Described as a romantic horror film, this film from Sweden is easily the best vampire movie of the last decade!
The Library will be closed on Monday, October 12, 2015 in observance of the Columbus Day holiday. We will be open on Saturday, October 10th, so come on down and stock up on books and DVDs!
The New Boston Farmer’s Market is looking for Halloween costumes/period clothing/accessories for a Halloween Costume Swap. You can drop them off at the library—just look for a bin in the hallway. Why buy when you can borrow, reuse and recycle!? Costumes will be available at the Farmer’s Market in October.
The Friends of the Library will hold their fall meeting Tuesday, October 13th, 7 PM by the fireplace in the library. The Friends will discuss plans for fall and winter, all are welcome to attend.
Coloring isn’t just for kids anymore! Coloring is relaxing, stress-relieving and FUN. Check out our new coloring station. We provide the coloring sheets, cool pencils, twistable crayons and markers. Sit down and color at one of our tables, or you can bring your coloring sheet home for later.
Thank you to ALL of our library garden volunteers! We appreciate the time you spend caring for our garden area, and appreciate you all very much. Honestly, the garden has never looked better!
We have received our coupons for the 2015-2016 program year! Each coupon admits up to four people for a reduced admission of $10 per person. Visit the New England Aquarium’s website for information about hours, exhibits, schedules, directions and parking.
Would you like your due date receipt emailed to you? Log into our Catalog and go to My Account. Under Notifications, go to Check out Receipt. Click your email address. You will NOT receive a paper due date receipt at checkout.
NOW OPEN! The Science Behind Pixar! This cool, interactive and hands-on activities exhibit will showcase the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts used by the artists and computer scientists who help bring Pixar’s award-winning films to the big screen. Please Note: For library pass holders, tickets for this special exhibit will be $12 per person (maximum purchase of four tickets per library pass) in addition to your reduced admission price for the general Exhibit Halls.
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.
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 Mary for more info: 487-3391.
We have Digital Magazines
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!
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!
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!
We have many museum tickets available this summer! Take a day trip to Portsmouth and visit the Strawbery Banke Museum. Our coupon gets two adults and up to four children in free. Our pass to the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center in Concord allows free admission to the exhibit galleries for four people. There are so many more museums to list! Please call us at the library for more information.
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Mango: Learn a new language ONLINE
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!