The 2016 Summer Reading Program has opened for registration! Stop by the library to sign up for the child, teen or adult summer reading programs.
This year’s theme “On Your Mark, Get Set…Read!” is about games, sports, physical challenges, eating healthy and taking care of both your mind and your body.
So what are you waiting for? Get in the game. Read!
We have all kinds of books at the library, including that big online book…the Facebook! Find us, like us, love us!
Want a book that we don’t have? Put in an Interlibrary Loan request! Go to your account, login and fill out a request, or give us a call!
Check out our new Second Friday Foreign Film Face Book Page HERE. Please use the new page for discussion of films, asking questions, critiquing, making suggestions and give your opinions about the films we are showing! Thanks!
A new quilt group for fourth graders is now meeting! Come and learn how to piece, applique and quilt by hand.
Summer Session will meet Wednesdays from 10:00 AM- Noon, August 10, 17 and 24.
For more information on joining the Young Piscataquogs, please call the library to sign up. Sewing supplies, fabric and a light snack will be provided at each session. Deborah Scannell will be your teacher.
Mahalo! The Friends of the Library have generously donated two ukuleles to the library. These ukes are available for check out. They come with a bag and a chord sheet, and check out for a period of one week. Inquire at the front desk.
Coloring is not just for kids anymore! Coloring is relaxing, stress-relieving and fun. Check out our coloring station. New sheets every week! Drop in, sit down and color at the library, or bring a coloring sheet home for later. Enjoy!
Aquarium and other Museum Passes available!
Thanks to the Friends of the Library, we have a wonderful Museum Pass program. We offer card holders reduced or free admission to several local and Boston museums. Thank you to the Friends for their efforts and generosity.
Please call the library for further details and availability. Vacation weeks often are booked up in advance.
Did you know that we have a Orion Star Blast telescope and an instruction manual ready to go? Check out is for one week! Our telescope was donated to us by the New Hampshire Astronomical Society for circulation. Get out into the night and learn the starry names and patterns overhead. Tips for star viewing HERE.
Join the Whipple Free Ukesters!
Come join us Wednesday nights at 6:00 PM. Bring your ukuleles, tuners and chord sheets. We will play and share music. All levels are welcome! Call for more information.
The library takes 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.
Austin, Interlibrary Loan Coordinator, and Jim, our NH State Library Van Driver-Extraordinaire. This dynamic duo delivers interlibrary-loaned books to you from around the state, twice a week, every week… rain, snow, sleet and freezing rain. Many thanks to Jim and Austin. They are pleased to deliver for you!
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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.
Have eReader Frustration? We can help!
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!