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Library holds virtual Mario Kart tournament

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

While the Dover Library has always been a place where kids gathered for fun events, with COVID-19 severely limiting the number of people you can have indoors at any time, many of the library’s programs and gatherings have had to go virtual. From virtual Pictionary,...

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Dover Holiday Holiday House Tour Sunday

The Dover Library Holiday House Tour will be held on Sunday, November 24, from 11:30 - 3:30 p.m. This marks the 31st year of this popular event, which is held to benefit the library's many programs and services. A beautiful Farm Street Colonial is one of four houses featured on Tour this Sunday. The house was...
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Stockinged witch wins library pumpkin contest

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter If you’ve visited the Dover Town Library lately, you’ve likely seen the wide variety of colorful, decorated pumpkins that were scattered throughout the building. What you might not have known, however, is that voting was taking place to see which three pumpkins were the community’s favorites - and...
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Ukulele players brush up skills

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Thursday afternoon, The Dover Library was full of the sound of muted strings, as Lisa Cohen taught a group of ukulele players various strumming patterns. Cohen, an Ayurvedic health counselor and yoga teacher, explained what was going on by noting: “This is just a skills workshop for ukulele. The...
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Super Awesome Fun Time moves outdoors

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter No matter how super, awesome and fun Dover Library’s Super Awesome Fun Time is when it takes place inside the Dover Library, it’s hard to beat being out in the sunshine, with the insects, butterflies and flowers of The Gardens at Elm Bank. On Thursday, August 15, Nancy Tegeler...
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DSHS plays cool jazz outside library

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_33171" align="alignright" width="300"]The library - and a gorgeous white tree in full bloom - provided a unique background for the jazz band. The library - and a gorgeous white tree in full bloom - provided a unique background for...
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Tile Painting FUNdraiser on tap

The Friends of the Dover Library are conducting a Tile Painting FUNdraiser. Everyone from very young children to teens and adults will have an opportunity to design and paint tiles that will be permanently displayed inside the Library. The tiles will not only add beauty to the library, but present a unique way to celebrate community....
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Kira Seamon readies Art in Bloom

There will be a shower of flowers in the Dover Public Library this April. Art in Bloom is coming the week of April 29-May 4, and the highlight will be the "Bloom Party" from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Monday, April 29. Artist Kira Seamon will host the event and is honored to have received a grant...
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Library hosts ‘cities’ Lego challenge

By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Wednesday afternoon, the Dover Library held its Lego Challenge, a one-hour event where kids are given a theme and a box full of Legos to create something unique, to be photographed and placed on the library’s Facebook page. This week’s theme was “cities,” so the kids were tasked with...
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Curious Creatures invade Dover Library

By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Tuesday morning, Nikolas Parent from the Curious Creatures Zoo visited the Dover Library to teach a crowded room of children about the various animals he'd brought with him. The first animal Nikolas brought out was Lily, the red-footed tortoise. Parent set up a funny gag wherein he asked the children...
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Library Friends host Cheers for Books

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff
 [caption id="attachment_32665" align="alignright" width="300"]Librarian Angie Howes and Tom Costello try out one of the many games placed on party tables. These games are all available to be borrowed from the Dover Library. Librarian Angie Howes and Tom Costello try out...
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Scouts teach seniors phone technology

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Saturday morning, Boy Scout Troop Number One made the hike to the Dover Library to complete the third leg of their project designed to help local seniors better understand technology. While the first two sessions were largely focused on computers, this one was based on better...
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Library rings in spring with flowers

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff [caption id="attachment_32415" align="alignright" width="300"]Jeremiah, 5, smiles as he makes his seed balls. Jeremiah, 5, smiles as he makes his seed balls.[/caption] March is typically the month in which people begin preparing garden for the summer. They decide on the seeds or...
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Dover Library hosts Disney karaoke

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Before the singing began at the Disney karaoke party at the Dover Library on Wednesday afternoon, the crowd was promised there would be songs from “Aladdin," “Frozen," “Mary Poppins," “The Lion King” and “Moana.” This was technically true, but failed to convey just how “Let It Go”-heavy the...
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Young inventors make grabbers at library

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff “Has anyone ever used any robots?” was the key question asked of children at the Dover library on Thursday, February 28. Some children nodded. If they hadn’t before, they were going to learn today. Children came to the Dover Library, back fresh and well-rested after finishing their February break,...
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Library, CRS collaborating on STEM program

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Dover Library and Charles River School are set to co-host a STEM program for children ages 7-9 on Wednesday, February 27, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. at Dover Library. In this project – inspired by the book “And The Robot Went…” – participants will learn about using simple machines and the laws of physics, and will use...
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Hale’s Arnold to address Garden Club

Eric Arnold, Executive Director of Hale Reservation in Westwood, will speak at the Dover Library, Lower Level Wednesday, November 14, at 7:30 p.m. This program is co-sponsored by the Dover Historical Society and Chicatabot Garden Club. Refreshments will be served starting at 7:00 p.m. Hale Reservation is a 1,137-acre tract of largely undeveloped woodland straddling the...
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Hale’s Arnold to address Garden Club

Eric Arnold, Executive Director of Hale Reservation in Westwood, will speak at the Dover Library, Lower Level Wednesday, November 14, at 7:30 p.m. This program is co-sponsored by the Dover Historical Society and Chicatabot Garden Club. Refreshments will be served starting at 7:00 p.m. Hale Reservation is a 1,137-acre tract of largely undeveloped woodland straddling the...
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Jankowski presenting on Verdun, WWI

The Dover Historical Society has announced that popular speaker, author and Brandeis University Professor Paul Jankowski will return to Dover on Wednesday, October 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Dover Library, Lower Level. His topic will be: "Verdun: WWI’s Ironic, Iconic Battle." Dr. Jankowski has received wide acclaim for his recently published book on Verdun which,...
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Library celebrates summer with cupcakes

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By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter The only thing better than eating a cupcake is decorating it with just the right amount of frosting and sprinkles. Last Thursday, kids at the Dover Library made their own perfect cupcakes. The warm summer day brought a crowd of parents, guardians and children to take part in the...
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