Pancake Breakfast will be held on Saturday, March 21st

Please join us for our annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, March 21st from 8:00-11:00 am at the Newfields Elementary School. This event is run by the Trustees of the Library.

This year the funds raised will help pay for the building of new beds in the community garden located in the backyard of the library. Think spring! You can participate in the garden by signing up for a bed – the cost is $30 to help with the cost of the water.

Come out and support the library! Tickets are $5.00 per person or $20.00 per family.

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Friends Bake Sale on Election Day, March 10th

The Friends of the Library will be hosting a bake sale at Town Hall on Election Day, Tuesday, March 10th. We can use your help! Please sign up at the library to volunteer to work the day of the event and/or make a food contribution. You can also call the library at 778-8169 to sign up or with any questions.

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Closing the case on the Smuttynose Ax Murders of 1873!

Please join us on Wednesday, March 11th at 7:00 pm as J. Dennis Robinson presents a slideshow presentation about his newest book, Mystery on the Isles of Shoals: Closing the Case on the Smuttynose Ax Murders of 1873.

Books will be available for purchase and refreshments will be served.

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Winter is here!

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LEGO Contest Pictures

Thanks to all the children who participated in our first Annual LEGO Contest today: Sam, Megan, Aselin, Tristan, Sophia, Lydia, Cecilia, Tegan, Charlie, Jacob, Anna and Sarah.

Our winners were Aselin Fream and the team of Charlie Sununu and Jacob Brown. Congratulations to all who participated! Wonderful creativity was happening at the Paul Memorial Library on this snowy Saturday.

Here are some pictures from the event:



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Shop Amazon Smile and help the library!

Any time that you shop on Amazon, you can help our library!

What is Amazon Smile?

AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on The difference is that when customers shop on AmazonSmile (, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers.

Just select Friends of the Newfields Public Library as your charity!

Thank you.


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Happy Birthday Doris!

Thank you to everyone who stopped by to wish Doris a happy 90th birthday on Friday!


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Boo Parade held on October 30th

Lots of cowboys, witches and little animals joined us for our annual Boo Parade on October 30th. We had fun decorating bags, trick-or-treating to the Country Store, Town Hall and the Police Station and returning to the library for Halloween songs and stories. Thanks to our Children’s Librarian, Miss Mary for leading it!


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Fall Festival Held on September 27th

Thank you to everyone who turned out for our Fall Festival last Saturday! Our Chocolate Making Basket raffle has been extended until October 4th - so you can still stop by to get a chance at winning this fun basket with Lindt chocolate and molds to create some special sweets.


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Here is our new shed!

Here is our new tool shed for the community gardens! Now you can find everything you need much easier and it will be dry. Our thanks to Erik MikkelseIMG_3376n for selecting this as his Eagle Scout project! We still have a few garden plots available for this summer.

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