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digital-magazines-300x142Digital Magazines have ARRIVED!

We are so excited to announce that we now offer 40 of the most popular magazines for digital lending through New Hampshire Downloadable Books. You can download and read your favorite periodicals such as The Atlantic, Cook’s Illustrated, Organic Gardening… and more!

Magazines can be easily viewed on most Internet-enabled devices such as tablets and smart phones. All you need is your library card and password, and a free Nook account and Nook app. You can find step by step instructions HERE. If you have any questions about this service, please call the library for assistance. Enjoy!

We have a NEW Look to our Catalognew public catalog

Starting 3/30/15 we have a very spiffy and streamlined new look to our Card Catalog. If you have any questions, please do call us at the library, 487-3391.

heritagequest onlineHeritageQuest Online is here!

The Whipple Free Library and the New Boston Historical Society are please to collaborate and bring you a new genealogical database that can be used at home! HeritageQuest is now powered by Ancestry.com and has many fantastic features. You may now search the entire US Federal Census Collection by location with expanded coverage in the Revolutionary War Collection and Freedman’s Bank Records. To log in: click HERE. Scroll down to databases and click on HeritageQuest. You will be asked for your library card number and password to access.

Friends of the Library Auction, 2015IMG_2294

Thank you to all of our generous volunteers, our donors, and those who came out to bid! The Friends of the Library’s annual auction was a huge success! The Friends raised enough to fund the museum pass program for another year. The auction was a fun time for all.

 

biglibraryreadJoin the Big Library Read/ 3/17-3/31

Join the first-ever “global eBook Club” by clicking HERE. Connect with readers from around the world reading the same e-Book and listening to the same audiobook at the same time. During the next two weeks, Shakespeare Saved My Life: Ten Years in Solitary with the Bard by Laura Bates is available through Overdrive. There will not be a waiting list! You just need your library card! Enjoy.

nh_saves_logo_bodyCut the Carbon!

The library is a partner with nhsaves to help educate consumers on electricity use. We have two Cut the Carbon!
kits that help us to make smarter energy decisions to help save money. Kits are available for a two week check out. The kit includes a Kill a Watt meter, Energy Tips Brochure, Instruction Sheet a survey postcard and a bookmark. Take the first step to lower your electricity bill!

 

P1040523Fourth Grade Zentangle Display

This month the library’s display case is filled with beautiful Zentangle drawings. These beautiful creations were done by the Fourth Grade Students in Judy Keefe’s Art Class at the New Boston School.

lions recycle for sightLions Club Recycled Eye Glass Program

The library is now taking part in the Lion’s Club Recycled Eye Glass program. A bin is located in the entry hallway. Donate your old eyeglasses—-you would be surprised at what a great help your donation makes to a visually impaired person. Thank you.

1040 tax formImportant Info about 2014 Fed Tax Forms

The IRS recently notified the library that they will not be able to provide paper copies of instruction booklets and most tax forms due to budget cuts.

Currently we have Forms 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ available. We also have 1040 and 1040EZ Instructions, Tax Guide 2014 and Publication 1132 available for duplicating/or in-library use only, AND a copy of 1040 and 1040A available for check out.  We will try to help you print other forms from the IRS website and to copy reproducible forms.

All forms and booklets are available at irs.gov

You may also call the IRS at 1-800-829-3676 or visit www.irs.gov/orderforms to order forms and publication to be delivered to you via mail.

 

Thanks, Jim!jimposing

Ever wonder how we get your inter-library loans? Jim is our NH State Library van driver extraordinaire, and delivers books to us twice a week. Rain, snow, sleet and freezing rain. Many thanks!

 

 

Museum Tickets Available!myrtle the turtle

We have many museum tickets available, including the New England Aquarium! Each New England Aquarium coupon admits up to four people for a reduced admission rate of $10 per person. Children under the age of 3 are admitted free. Library coupons may not be used in conjunction with school or group visits, nor be applied toward Aquarium programs, IMAX tickets or whale watch tickets. Visit the New England Aquarium website HERE for information about hours, exhibits, schedules, prices, directions and parking! Enjoy Myrtle the Turtle.

fb-thanksFacebook and Weekly Newsletters

Do you want to receive weekly updates regarding library programs and events? Please let us know and we will sign you up for our Friday afternoon newsletter. Like us on Facebook, too!

Mango Languages–New Language Specialty Courses!

mango language

Mango is the most effective way to learn to speak a foreign language. It’s FAST! It’s FUN! And it is totally FREE from the library, and 30 of its much loved learning courses have doubled in size–meaning ten new chapters and over 1,000 additional learning hours. Just new: the debut of 17 new specialty courses that celebrate world cultures with short, easy lessons for new learners and seasoned experts. Log into your account (you will need your library card number), click on Mango and begin. Also works on your Android phone. The 14 new languages are: Armenian, Azerbaijani, Hungarian, Kazajh, Seribian, Yiddish, Bengali, Malay, Malayalam, Punjabi, Telugu, Scottish Gaelic, ESL Arabic MSA and ESL Armenian.

rodney with quiltNew Boston’s 250th Anniversary Quilt

Rodney Towne installed the New Boston 250th Anniversary Quilt in the Community Room of the library. The frame is made from wood recycled from Town Hall renovations. Have you been in to see this beautiful quilt yet?

 

Frustrated by your E-Reader??/ We can help!

oodles of e-readers

Are you having trouble getting started? We are available to give quick guidance to help you download to your e-reader, or give you handouts for the NH Downloadable Book Service. A great resource is the official New Hampshire Downloadable Book Service Blog.  Be sure to watch their video! The library now has a KindlePaperwhite and a Nook Glowlight to check out. Please call for more information, and to schedule a time to meet with library staff. Thanks!

 

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