Art by our very own Cori the Librarian Support Future Haunted Library Events Scaring Newfields is a big production. Help us keep the boo’s flowing by supporting future Haunted Library programming. Please consider purchasing one of our limited edition “I Survived The Haunted Library” t-shirts. (Available in all sizes up to 4XL.) They make great gifts! … Continue reading Order Your “I Survived” the Haunted Library T-Shirts | Pre-Orders Open Thru Nov 14
Hello everyone, It’s been a little over a month since I wrote to our Paul Memorial Library customers. As you are well aware, we are still in the midst of the COVID 19 outbreak (although there are signs of hope and evidences of many kindnesses and great thoughtfulness throughout our community and state). We are still … Continue reading A Note to Our Patrons | Library Book Returns
Did you know? With your Paul Memorial Library card you can access thousands of downloadable books, magazines, and audio books right on your phone or mobile device. The NH State Library and NH Downloadable Books Consortium have partnered to provide library patrons across the state with access to a wide variety of digital materials (powered … Continue reading How to Access Thousands of Books With Libby
Celebrate Earth Day this year with a Newfields roadside clean-up day! When: Saturday, April 17Time: 9AMWhere: Meet at Town Hall, clean up on route 85 and 87 Please come to the front lawn of Town Hall with gloves and brightly colored clothing between 9 and 10am. You will receive bags for trash and recycling and … Continue reading Earth Day Newfields Roadside Clean-Up | Sat April 17 9am-1pm
Join Barbara Rimkunas, Curator & Co-Executive Director of the Exeter Historical Society as she discusses the Historical Society’s on-going research on African Americans, like Revolutionary War hero Jude Hall, in post-Revolutionary War New Hampshire. When: Thursday, Feb. 25Time: 7 - 8PMWhere: Virtual via Zoom Shortly after the American Revolution, the population of Exeter, NH was … Continue reading African American Veterans After the Revolutionary War | Virtual Event Feb. 25
Join Steve Hale of Open World Explorers, for his presentation Winter Backyard Birds! Great for all ages. When: Thursday, Feb. 11Time: 7 - 8PMWhere: Virtual via Zoom This event is presented as an interactive, bird-quiz where the audience can test their own knowledge. Learn tips for identifying common and not-so-common winter birds frequenting the backyards … Continue reading Winter Backyard Birds with Steven Hale | Virtual Event Feb. 11 @7pm
Learn about New Hampshire's history of anti-abolitionist sentiment in the early 1800s in this presentation by Dan Billin. This is a FREE virtual event, sponsored by NH Humanities and hosted generously by North Hampton Public Library and Seacoast Area Libraries. Register here. In 1835, abolitionists opened one of the nation's first integrated schools in Canaan, … Continue reading Abolitionists of Noyes Academy | NH Humanities Virtual Presentation Tues Feb. 23 @6:30pm
Enjoy a night of New England legends and mysteries with storyteller Jeff Belanger with a virtual program on Tuesday, March 2 at 6:30pm. This event is free. Register HERE. Jeff Belanger is one of the most visible and prolific researchers of folklore and legends today. A natural storyteller, he’s the award-winning, Emmy-nominated host, writer, and … Continue reading An Evening of New England Legends with Jeff Belanger | Virtual Program March 2 @ 6:30pm
Calling all wizards, paladins, elves and bards of all levels! The Paul Memorial Library is excited to introduce a new *virtual* program for our D&D and tabletop roleplaying fans. Our resident Dungeon Master will lead players through an exciting one-night adventure module. Have you ever wanted to try DND but didn't know where to start? … Continue reading Dungeons & Dragons Virtual Game Night | Are you interested?
Help us deck the Town Hall tree this holiday season with take-home bird-feeder ornaments from the library. Pick up your pinecone ornament kit at the library to make at home. (Craft bags located in the front entrance alcove on the curbside pickup table). Then return to the Town Hall this week before December 6 at … Continue reading Newfields Town Celebration| Holiday Ornaments
The library will be CLOSED Thursday, November 26 for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will be open for our regular hours again on Friday. Happy Thanksgiving!
Join us for a town-wide Read-a-Thon this December! With cold weather and fewer group events this year, we’re helping people find more reasons to stay in and read. How to Participate To participate, simply sign up with Reader Zone. You can download the app or log in through your desktop. (The app is super easy … Continue reading Newfields Holiday Read-a-Thon | Dec 1 – 31
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow at the library! This season we want to frost the library with your beautiful winter creations. Stop by the library to pick up your craft bag from our front entrance alcove between December 2 and December 16. Decorate your snowflakes at home and bring them back … Continue reading “Frost the Library” Winter Craft | Dec 2