Happy Thanksgiving!Thanksgiving2012

The Whipple Free Library will close at 6 PM on Wednesday, 11/26, and be closed on Thursday, 11/27 and Friday, 11/28 in celebration of Thanksgiving. Stop by early to stop up on books and DVDs! We will be open our normal hours on Saturday, 11/29.


americanredcrossRed Cross Blood Drive/Sponsored by NB Fire Auxilliary

Tuesday, 11/25, 1:00-6:00 PM at the library. Appointments are recommended. Please schedule online at redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1 800-733-2767).

Farmer’s Market/Holiday Craft Marketbelocalbuylocal

Saturday, 11/29 from 9:30-3 PM at the library. Support your local artisans and crafters and keep money local. Some of the many products offered include wreaths, jewelry, soap, candles, knitted items, maple products and baked goods… too many to mention! Please contact Karina for more info: 487-2102. Thanks!

Giving_Tree-284x200Giving Trees

Visit one of the Giving Trees around New Boston to donate to a family less fortunate this holiday season. Donations will be given to the Community Church of New Boston to help provide gifts for children and families in need. Donations accepted Sunday, 11/30-Monday, 12/15. For more info: Cathy at 487-2500 or Mary at 487-2880.

christmas bath fizziesCraft for Adults/Make Holiday Bath Fizzies

Saturday, 12/6 10-11 AM. Have you ever wanted to make a simple, natural bath care product that makes a fantastic holiday gift? Our bath fizzies will look great, smell delicious and fizz wonderfully. They will make a perfect holiday gift!

Friends of the Library/Holiday Wassailwassail, wassail

Sunday, 12/7 from 7-9 PM at the library. Lovely refreshments, a carol sing-a-long, and the best wassail. This is a great chance to meet up with old friends and neighbors. This is a program for adults only.


New England Aquarium Coupons are here!


We have museum coupons for the New England Aquarium through 6/30/2015. Thank you to the Friends of the Library for this generous donation! Each 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.


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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!

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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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