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NH the Beautiful/Litter Free Day!new hampshire the beautiful

Saturday, April 25 from 9-1PM: It’s the annual town clean up day. Pick up blue trash bags at the Town Hall, Transfer Station or here at the library. Fill your bags and then load them into Highway Trucks at the Town Hall Parking Lot. Keep New Boston beautiful!

Spring Vacation Fun!vacation fun

Come on down to the library for some Spring Vacation Fun!

Monday, 4/27, 1 PM: Movie Monday! Free popcorn and drinks, and open to all ages.

Monday, 4/27, 6:30 PM: Night Time Stories. PJs and blankets and stuffed animals are welcome

Wednesday, 4/29 and Friday, 5/1, 10-Noon: LEGO Fun. Drop in LEGO fun.

thank you volunteersThank you to our Library Volunteers

This year our library volunteers donated 623+ hours of service! Those countless hours put in to help shelve, organize and straighten, and work on special projects mean so much to us. The great success of our library is due in large part to you and your efforts. Thank you for sharing your energy, talents and time with us.


Friends of the Library Meetingfriends of the library

Wednesday, 5/5, 7 PM: Join the Friends of the Library meeting to discuss election of officers, plans for the annual Book Sale, and an update on library services.

 

Genealogy Workshop/with Dan Rothmanheritagequest online

Wednesday, 5/13, 7PM: The Whipple Free Library and the New Boston Historical Society are pleased to collaborate and bring you a new genealogical database that can be used at home. Dan Rothman from the Historical Society will provide a workshop that will demonstrate Ancestry.com and HeritageQuest online. He will compare and contrast the two databases.

Seeking Interesting Displays for our CaseP1040523

The Library is actively seeking interesting displays for our display case in the lobby. We display and promote library programs, as well as artwork from the NBCS, but now seek out additional educational, artistic and cultural materials. Perhaps personal collections or hobbies. The display would be changed monthly, and the library would ensure the safety and security of the items. If you have something of interest to display, please contact Sarah Chapman, 487-3391. Thanks!

Digital Magazines have ARRIVED!

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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.

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!

 

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.

 

State Library Book Van
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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 for vacation week, 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.

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Mango Languages–New Language Specialty Courses!

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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.

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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