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Season's Greetings to all!
and a Happy New Year!
May you all have a wonderful and safe holiday time with family and friends!
The library will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 24, Thursday, Dec. 25 and Friday, Dec. 26 so that we may celebrate the holidays with our families.
We will be open on Saturday, Dec. 27 from 9 - 1.
On New Year's Eve we will be closing at 5:00 PM and will be closed on New Year's Day.
We wish you all a happy and healthy 2015!
Susan, Kate, Dottie, Dawn, Ginny, Liz and Jean
Community Picks - Your favorite books to give ... and to receive!
During these first weeks in December, join the library staff in displaying your favorite books to give and your favorite books to receive! We'll keep a list and share at the end of the week!
We have created a Community List - just in time for the holidays! Here is the final list of favorites!
Favorites can be new, old, audio, even movies!
Thursday, December 18th from 4:00 - 5:00
Join Family Legos on Thursday, December 18th from 4:00 - 5:00. Class is open to kids and family members ages 5 and up. Drop in! We provide the legos, you provide the ideas. Come and make something and see it on display for the next month.
Artist Ingrid Moberger Sanborn
November/December Art Exhibit
Enjoy the landscapes and wildlife scenes of West Newbury artist Ingrid Moberger Sanborn. Click here to read more about the Sumi-e Japanese Ink Painting which Ingrid uses. She also dedicates this exhibit to Debbie Grinnell.
G.A.R. BOOK GROUPS
Our TEEN book group is hosted by our Young Adult Librarian, Ginny Dalrymple. Open to young adults ages 13-22.
Next meeting is Tuesday, January 6th, 6:30. Come ready to talk about what you are reading, what you would like to read, and all things teen fiction. There will be food and games! Click here for more info.
Adult Book Group - Next meeting is Monday, January 5th at 6:30. Our book this month is The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes.
Visit the Book Club Page for all the details.
Story Times will begin again the week of January 6th!
Story Time for ages 3-6 (morning and afternoon sessions) begins Tuesday, January 6th with Miss Kate and runs until February 24th. Click here to register for 10:15 class Click here to register for 1:15 class
Toddler Time for ages 2-3 begins Wednesday, January 7th at 10:30 with Miss Kate and runs until February 25th. Click here to register for Toddler Time
Babies and Books for infants - 2 years will be held on Thursdays at 10:00, beginning January 8th and running until February 26th. Click here to register for Babies and Books
Check our calendar of events for more info.
5 Year Strategic Plan approved!
Please visit the Strategic Planning Page to see the Community survey results and to read the plan!
Spotlight on Legal Forms!
a web resource accessible in the library and from home!
Visit our Spotlight on Web Resources to learn more about Legal Forms!
Friends of the Library - Book Donations
We will not be holding drop offs in January and February. If possible, please hold onto your books until March. If you are not able to keep them until then, you may either contact the library or donate them to Got Books whose bin is behind the Safety Complex.
Drop off your books and donations on Saturday, March 7th, 2015 from 10:00 - Noon.
Donate your gently used, newer books, dvds and cds and books on cd from 10:00 - 12:00 at the old Town Hall across from the library. Sorry, we cannot accept encyclopedias, textbooks, magazines, vhs videos or damaged/moldy items. Ask yourself, would you want to buy this at the book sale?
Thank you for helping support the library.
Museum Pass Reservation and Program Registration are online!
Please visit our Museum Pass Reservation Page! for passes or Calendar of Events for program registration. You will need your library card to make the reservation.
Some passes are "tear-off" tickets and do not need to be returned. These may be picked up when requested. Passes that need to be returned must be returned directly to us (in person during open hours or using our Book Drop). They may be picked up the day before the pass is used to allow as many people to use the pass as possible. We ask that all returnable passes be returned by the time we open on the day following your museum visit.
For program registration, scroll down to the day of the event and click register. When signing up for Story Times scroll down to the first day of the session.
If you are unable to use a pass you have reserved or attend a program, please cancel the registration. Contact us at 978-363-1105 if you need help!
NEW! TumbleBooks for Kids
eBooks for Kids, read along and read to me, games and puzzles. See our Children's Pages, Things to Do
Mango's Little Pim
Language learning for the littlest ones
Try Little Pim! 10 Languages for kids ages 0 - 6 to learn. Click here for Little Pim
We welcome your suggestions and comments on programs and activities you'd like to see here at the library. Stop in and see us or email Susan Babb, Library Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org