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Order Your “I Survived” the Haunted Library T-Shirts | Pre-Orders Open Thru Nov 14

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

How to Access Thousands of Books With Libby

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

Fund a New Hilton Historical Marker

The Newfields Cemetery Trustees, the Newfields Garden Club, the Newfields Select Board and several Town residents have applied to the state for a historical marker to be placed along Exeter Road/Route 85 to commemorate the Hilton's and their historic significance. Recognizing that state funds are limited right now, under the state Division of Historic Resources … Continue reading Fund a New Hilton Historical Marker

Earth Day Newfields Roadside Clean-Up | Sat April 17 9am-1pm

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

African American Veterans After the Revolutionary War | Virtual Event Feb. 25

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

Winter Backyard Birds with Steven Hale | Virtual Event Feb. 11 @7pm

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

Abolitionists of Noyes Academy | NH Humanities Virtual Presentation Tues Feb. 23 @6:30pm

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

An Evening of New England Legends with Jeff Belanger | Virtual Program March 2 @ 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