The 32nd Annual Strawberry Festival is on Saturday, May 30, 2015!!


The Friends of the Library of Windham are gearing up for the 2015 Strawberry Festival and Book Fair on Saturday, May 30, 2015.  It will take place at Windham High School (64 London Bridge Road, Windham, NH) from 10:00am – 4:00pm. 


This event will feature games, entertainment, raffles, information booths and even a dodgeball arena!  Inflatables will include a 35ft long obstacle course, 40ft long volcano slide, a bounce house and a deluxe photo booth.  You can play unlimited games for one price of $8 for ages 4 and up and $6 for ages 3 and under for the entire day.  Prizes for the games are included (while supplies last). 


There will also be plenty of delicious food for purchase provided by the local establishments of The Lobster Tail, The Kitchen at Windham Junction, Capri Pizza and Kona Ice.  Don't forget the grill with hamburgers and hot dogs served up by local celebrity "chefs!"  And what is a Strawberry Festival without the Festival's signature strawberry shortcake.


New this year! The "Strawberriest" Kids Parade.  Dress your children up like strawberries, bakers, Strawberry Shortcake or another strawberry surprise.  Feel free to decorate strollers and wagons.  (No pets please)  The parade will line up at 11:00am.


The festival is the major fundraiser for the Nesmith Library and its’ success is the reason that F.L.O.W. is able to sponsor museum passes, children and adult programming, scholarships – just to name a few!

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Amanda Laws and Michelle Stith at  We hope to see you there!


Windham’s Strawberry Festival Welcomed its First Festival Sponsor, Canobie Lake Veterinary Hospital, in March.  Canobie Lake Veterinary Hospital has signed on to support Windham’s largest community event which will be held Saturday, May 30th at Windham High School. 

Canobie Lake Veterinary Hospital is located at 61 Range Road in Windham, NH.  Canobie Lake Veterinary Hospital is a family owned business that serves Windham and the greater southern New Hampshire community with three different locations throughout the state.  To learn more about how Canobie Lake Veterinary Hospital can help your pet live a long, healthy and happy life please visit or call their Windham office at 603-898-8982.



If you are a local business or organization that is interested in sponsoring this wonderful Windham tradition, please contact



Design Contest Winner


Every year the Friends of the Library of Windham look for young artists to help create the official logo for the Strawberry Festival and Book Fair!  The winning artists masterpiece is used on all of the posters and advertisements for the festival.  The 2015 Winner is 10 year old Gianna Bauer.   Gianna is a fifth grader at Windham Center School. Her winning design is featured here.  All entries will be proudly displayed at the Festival.  Thanks to everyone who participated!



Volunteers Needed!!
Volunteers are desperately needed to help make this event a success!  Just an hour or two of your time will help to make this huge event a success!


Visit our Signup Genius to volunteer an hour or two to make the Strawberry Festival a success.


Questions:  Email



Cyr Lumber and Home Center


Windham Learning Tree Academy


Elliot Pediatrics at Windham


Nault's Honda of Windham


Windham Orthodontics






Book Fair


The Friends of the Library of Windham will host a Book Fair that will be ongoing during the Strawberry Festival for you to pick up a few good page turners.   We will hold the Preview Sale and Extended Days May 27th - May 29th at the Nesmith Library.  The Book Fair will join the Festival on Saturday, May 30th at Windham High School.


The Preview Sale is open to F.L.O.W. members, Windham teachers and Windham seniors and will be held on Wednesday, May 27th from 3:00-6:00pm.  This kick-off event is the perfect time to head to the library and be among the first patrons to peruse and purchase books and other items!  If you are not already a F.L.O.W. member, plan to join that day and get the first opportunity to shop the Book Sale.  Seniors also enjoy a 25% discount on all items purchased on Wednesday.


The general Book Fair will run from Thursday, May 28th (9:00am-6:00pm), Friday, May 29th (9:00am-12:00pm) and Saturday, May 30th at Windham High School (10:00am-4:00pm).




Book Fair Volunteers are also needed.   Click here for our Book Fair Signup Genius.  Volunteers needed May 26-30.



Debbie MacKenzie Realty


Windham Terrace


Northstar Financial Planning


Law Office of Suzan Messina


Moms Club of Windham



The Friends of the Library of Windham have some exceptional raffle prizes planned for this year.  This year’s raffle prizes will include tickets to the Red Sox, a 2015 American Girl Doll, A Tour and Wine Tasting Party for up to 20 People at Zorvino Vineyards, a Razor Zip Rider, tickets to Story Land, Canobie Lake Park, Santa’s Village, Zoo New England, Boston Duck Tours, The Swan Boats, The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire, and gift certificates to Sensationally Sweet Bakery, Simply Wholesome, You’re Fired, Paint Party, The Copper Door, the Black Moose Country Store, Lucia’s Bodega and many, many more!  These are only a few of the prizes that will be raffled at the Strawberry Festival.  Please come out and support the Friends of the Library of Windham and the Nesmith Library at this wonderful community event!


Raffle tickets are priced at $1 per ticket or 12 tickets for $10.  For those purchasing raffle tickets, please consider bringing return address labels for placement on your tickets.  This will help avoid the tedious process of filling out each ticket.


New This Year!  A Berry Special Raffle to Blow Your Sox Off!

This year at the Strawberry Festival there will be a berry special raffle going on!  For $10, you can buy a chance to win two premium private suite tickets to watch the Boston Red Sox play the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday evening, June 23rd at Fenway Park.  Included in these tickets are a variety of food and drink.  Enjoy the game from the comfort of an air conditioned suite or step outside to enjoy the game in the fresh air.  The suite has a private bathroom, televisions, and various seating area's for your comfort.  ​This is sure to be a memorable time!





2015 Strawberry Festival Entertainment Schedule in the Windham High School Auditorium:


10:30AM – 11:15AM               Dance Impressions

11:30AM – 12:00PM               Professional Martial Arts Academy

12:00PM – 1:30PM                 Band – Razen Kayne*

1:00PM – 1:20PM                   Karate International              

1:30PM – 2:00PM                   Triple Threat Theater Camp Presents “Broadway Bound”

2:15PM – 2:45PM                   Happy Feet Dance School

2:45PM – 3:45PM                   Judy Pancoast – Grammy Nominee “Best Children’s Album” 2011*

3:45PM – 4:00PM                   Raffle Announcements*


Emceeing the day:  DJ Skot

*Performance outside                                                                 

Dunk Tank Schedule


11:20am                    Windham School Board Member Rob Breton

11:40am                    Windham School Board Member Daniel Popovici-Muller

12:00pm                    GBS Media Director Joel Burdette

12:20pm                    Windham School Board Member Dennis Senibaldi

12:40pm                    GBS Principal Rory O’Connor

1:00pm                      GBS First Grade Teacher Michael Hachey

1:20pm                      Windham School Board Chairperson Ken Eyring

1:40pm                      Windham School Board Vice Chair Tom Murray

2:00pm                      Windham High School Curtis Walker

2:20pm                      WBSL Softball Coach Jeff Mitrou

2:40pm                      WCS Guidance Counselor Jill Sapochetti

3:00pm                      WCS Guidance Counselor Beth Baddeley