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Canceled

Spanish Conversation Club

for Youth in 5th Grade and up!

Join Well School teacher Alejandro for an hour of learning Spanish afterschool!

Join Well School teacher Alejandro for an hour of learning Spanish, conversation, and even some homework help!

For beginners and beyond this group will have fun practicing their Spanish together afterschool.

Please email ALaRue@peterboroughNH.gov to register!

About the instructor:

Alejandro Herrera was born and raised in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic with the inspiration and aspiration for teaching since he was a teenager hanging out in Santo Domingo´s villages.

In 1979, Hurricane David devastated his home island, sweeping away many villages, leaving over 200,000 people homeless. Alejandro’s passion for teaching and volunteerism grew as he found ways to help those who were displaced. Engaged in hosting refugee families in his high school, he started teaching literacy and life skills understanding that a hand-up is ever more effective than a hand-out. 

He studied Economics at the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo. His graduate studies led him to the National University of Costa Rica where he majored in Ecological Economics. After graduating, he returned to the Dominican Republic and spent more than 20 years building his career teaching sustainable development and economics at the Technological Institute of Santo Domingo.

In 2006-2007, Alejandro participated in the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program in Economic Development focused on sustainable tourism at Michigan State University and George Washington University sponsored by the U.S State Department.

Since 2017, Alejandro has lived in the Monadnock region where he has been an active volunteer, giving his time to the Colonial Theater, Hillside Spring Farm, Keene Restorative Justice Program, Project Home, Monadnock Afghan Resettlement Program, Keene Community Kitchen, Keene Public Library, and Keene International Festival.

Alejandro enjoys learning and teaching as well as listening to music, dancing and cooking. He recently started playing alto sax and participating in the Monadnock New Horizon Band. This winter he has chosen downhill skiing as his next lifelong learning adventure.

AGE GROUP: | Tweens | Teens |

EVENT TYPE: | Community |

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Peterborough Town Library

Phone: 603-924-8040

Hours
Mon, Apr 22 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Apr 23 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, Apr 24 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Apr 25 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Apr 26 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 27 9:00AM to 3:00PM
Sun, Apr 28 Closed

About the branch

Peterborough Town Library, located downtown at the corner of Main and Concord/Rt 202, has a large meeting room, study rooms, classroom, and a board room available to the public.

Upcoming events

Mon, Apr 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - 1833 Room
7 live animals at the library!

Tue, Apr 23, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Presented by the River Center this class is for 4th-6th graders!
Register

Wed, Apr 24, 10:30am - 1:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Drop-In and build with LEGO!

Wed, Apr 24, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Peterborough Town Library - Kelly Room
Need help with your laptop, smartphone, kindle, or other devices? PTL's IT Guru, Tim Brezovec is now available for Drop-in Tech Help!

Thu, Apr 25, 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Come hang with Aimee, eat pizza (or something) and do an activity (or something)

Fri, Apr 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
This month we will be reading, "The Great Circle" by Maggie Shipstead.

Fri, Apr 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - 1833 Room
Join us in watching Wonka!

Sat, Apr 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Held the second and fourth Saturday of the month, the Monadnock Handcrafters is an informal drop-in group. Bring your knitting, spinning, and other handwork projects for this low-key get together.

Tue, Apr 30, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peterborough Town Library - 1833 Room,Eben Jones Classroom
Join Lisa B. for stories, songs, and a craft! Click on the event title for more information.

Wed, May 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peterborough Town Library - Elizabeth Room
Join Lisa B. for board books, songs, nursery rhymes and lap bounces! Click on the event title for more information.

Wed, May 01, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Peterborough Town Library - Kelly Room
Need help with your laptop, smartphone, kindle, or other devices? PTL's IT Guru, Tim Brezovec is now available for Drop-in Tech Help!

Wed, May 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Join Well School teacher Alejandro for an hour of learning Spanish afterschool!

Tue, May 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peterborough Town Library - 1833 Room,Eben Jones Classroom
Join Lisa B. for stories, songs, and a craft! Click on the event title for more information.

Wed, May 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peterborough Town Library - Elizabeth Room
Join Lisa B. for board books, songs, nursery rhymes and lap bounces! Click on the event title for more information.

Wed, May 08, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Peterborough Town Library - Kelly Room
Need help with your laptop, smartphone, kindle, or other devices? PTL's IT Guru, Tim Brezovec is now available for Drop-in Tech Help!

Wed, May 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Join Well School teacher Alejandro for an hour of learning Spanish afterschool!

Thu, May 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Our book group for 1st-4th graders and their families! Click on the Event Title for more information.

Thu, May 09, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - 1833 Room
CALLING ALL WRITERS (and curious readers/listeners)!! The Peterborough Town Library and Monadnock Underground are hosting a free form OPEN MIC for writers of all genres and levels of experience!

Sat, May 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Held the second and fourth Saturday of the month, the Monadnock Handcrafters is an informal drop-in group. Bring your knitting, spinning, and other handwork projects for this low-key get together.

Tue, May 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peterborough Town Library - 1833 Room,Eben Jones Classroom
Join Lisa B. for stories, songs, and a craft! Click on the event title for more information.

Wed, May 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peterborough Town Library - Elizabeth Room
Join Lisa B. for board books, songs, nursery rhymes and lap bounces! Click on the event title for more information.

Wed, May 15, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Peterborough Town Library - Kelly Room
Need help with your laptop, smartphone, kindle, or other devices? PTL's IT Guru, Tim Brezovec is now available for Drop-in Tech Help!

Wed, May 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Join Well School teacher Alejandro for an hour of learning Spanish afterschool!

Thu, May 16, 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Our book group for 5th graders and up! Click on the event title for more information!

Thu, May 16, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Abbot Board Room
The Board of Library Trustees meets the third Thursday of the month at 5:30pm unless otherwise posted. Meetings are open to the public.

Thu, May 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - 1833 Room
A monthly offering of free yoga at PTL. All levels welcome.

Canceled
Thu, May 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Peterborough Town Library
Wear your PJs and bring a stuffed friend to listen to stories and sing songs together!

Tue, May 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peterborough Town Library - 1833 Room,Eben Jones Classroom
Join Lisa B. for stories, songs, and a craft! Click on the event title for more information.

Wed, May 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peterborough Town Library - Elizabeth Room
Join Lisa B. for board books, songs, nursery rhymes and lap bounces! Click on the event title for more information.

Wed, May 22, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Peterborough Town Library - Kelly Room
Need help with your laptop, smartphone, kindle, or other devices? PTL's IT Guru, Tim Brezovec is now available for Drop-in Tech Help!

Wed, May 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Join Well School teacher Alejandro for an hour of learning Spanish afterschool!

Sat, May 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Held the second and fourth Saturday of the month, the Monadnock Handcrafters is an informal drop-in group. Bring your knitting, spinning, and other handwork projects for this low-key get together.

Tue, May 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peterborough Town Library - 1833 Room,Eben Jones Classroom
Join Lisa B. for stories, songs, and a craft! Click on the event title for more information.

Wed, May 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peterborough Town Library - Elizabeth Room
Join Lisa B. for board books, songs, nursery rhymes and lap bounces! Click on the event title for more information.

Wed, May 29, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Peterborough Town Library - Kelly Room
Need help with your laptop, smartphone, kindle, or other devices? PTL's IT Guru, Tim Brezovec is now available for Drop-in Tech Help!

Wed, May 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Join Well School teacher Alejandro for an hour of learning Spanish afterschool!

Thu, May 30, 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Come hang with Aimee, eat pizza (or something) and do an activity (or something)

Thu, May 30, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - 1833 Room
Drawing heavily on the repertoire of traditional singer Lena Bourne Fish (1873-1945) of Jaffrey and Temple, New Hampshire, Jeff Warner offers songs and stories.

Wed, Jun 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Join Well School teacher Alejandro for an hour of learning Spanish afterschool!

Wed, Jun 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Join Well School teacher Alejandro for an hour of learning Spanish afterschool!

Thu, Jun 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Our book group for 1st-4th graders and their families! Click on the Event Title for more information.

Thu, Jun 13, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - 1833 Room
CALLING ALL WRITERS (and curious readers/listeners)!! The Peterborough Town Library and Monadnock Underground are hosting a free form OPEN MIC for writers of all genres and levels of experience!

Thu, Jun 20, 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Our book group for 5th graders and up! Click on the event title for more information!

Thu, Jun 20, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Abbot Board Room
The Board of Library Trustees meets the third Thursday of the month at 5:30pm unless otherwise posted. Meetings are open to the public.

Canceled
Thu, Jun 27, 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Peterborough Town Library
Come hang with Aimee, eat pizza (or something) and do an activity (or something)

Thu, Jul 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Eben Jones Classroom
Our book group for 1st-4th graders and their families! Click on the Event Title for more information.

Thu, Jul 18, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Peterborough Town Library - Abbot Board Room
The Board of Library Trustees meets the third Thursday of the month at 5:30pm unless otherwise posted. Meetings are open to the public.