Library Closed Mon-Wed, August 21-23

The library will be getting new carpeting throughout the building on Monday, August 21 through Wednesday, August 23. We will be closed these dates for the work to take place. Unfortunately, our telephone will not be working.

If you need help or have a question, please email the Director, Pam Burch at pamburch@comcast.net or send a text to 617-538-2507.

You can return all items to us via our book drop located in the front of the building.

Thank you to the Friends for funding this project!

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Town Wide Yard Sale on Sat, Sept 30th

Our Friends of the Library will be sponsoring their annual Town Wide Yard Sale on Saturday, September 30 from 8:00 am to 12 noon, RAIN OR SHINE.

In order to participate you can pick up a form at the library or download it here:

Yard sale registration 2017

The fee is $25.00 – this includes all the advertising costs for the event.

Deadline is 7:00 pm on Wednesday, September 27th.

A map of all the yard sale locations will be posted here by 8:00 pm on Friday, September 29th. Maps can also be picked up at the library, 76 Main Street when we open at 9:00 am on September 30th.

Enjoy the treasure hunt!

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New tote bags for sale!

The Friends of the Library have new tote bags for sale!

These are wonderful for carrying books but great for lots of other things too. They will make lovely gifts as well.

The cost is $12 – payable in cash or by check made out to the Friends of the Newfields Public Library.

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Summer Reading Raffle Winners and photos

Here are the winners of our Summer Reading Raffle prizes:

Basket #1 – Atticus Johnston

Basket #2 – Greta Bauer

Basket #3 – Lauren Leigh

Basket #4 – Grace Mcilroy

Basket #5 – Megan Leigh

Basket #6 – Olivia Amarosa

Prize # 7 – Bennett Kyle

Teen Prize – Lydia Murray

Adult Prize – Holly Tomilson

New tote bag winner – Molly Conner

Everyone enjoyed ice cream and the Boston Museum of Science presentation on rockets!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Summer Reading Photos!

We have had some great events this summer so far!

On the way to the pool!                          Author Julia Jewett

Author Laurie Collins reading The Pajamas of My Dreams

 

 

 

 

 

The Children’s Museum of NH program, thanks to our Friends!

 

 

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Birds of Prey Photos

We had a great turnout for Jane Kelly’s Bird of Prey lecture on May 3rd! Our largest audience to date!

Here are some wonderful photos provided by Terri Fratus:

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New Resource for Book Lovers!

As a patron of our library, you now have access to BookBrowse – a great resource for helping you find books to read, articles and interviews with authors, book club resources, read-alikes and more!

You will need your library card to try it out – ask us for it!

http://www.bookbrowse.com/pml

Thank you to our Friends for sponsoring this!

 

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Books for Babies Event held on April 22

Four new residents were honored with books selected by their parents at our annual Books for Babies event held on Saturday, April 22:

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Great Pancake Breakfast!

Thank you to everyone who came and enjoyed pancakes on Saturday morning!  Great to see everyone after the long winter and raise money for our Summer Reading program!

We appreciate support that we received for this event from: The Country Store, the Nichols family for the maple syrup, Shaw’s, Hannford, and Dunkin Donuts – thank you.

Our Library Trustees – Win Fream, Jack Parnham and Carolyn Gajewski demonstrate their cooking skills

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LEGO Club Photos

Great fun was had at LEGO Club on Wednesday, February 22. Creative designers included:

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