The Friends of the Newfields Library has generously provided free tickets for Newfields residents to use at the Labrie Family Skate, an outdoor ice skating rink operating December to March at Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, NH. Pick up your tickets at the library circulation desk while supplies last. Limit 4 tickets per household. Children … Continue reading Free Tickets to Labrie Family Skate at Puddle Dock Pond | 2022-2023 Season
Join us for a town-wide Read-a-Thon this holiday season! With cold weather approaching we’re helping people find more reasons to stay in and read. Simply log your reading time on ReaderZone and watch the hours stack up. All ages and reading levels welcome to participate. Pre-readers can log reading time with their grown-up. Audiobooks count! … Continue reading Newfields Holiday Read-a-Thon | Nov 21 – Dec 31
Do you have any broken strings of lights this holiday season? Don't throw them away—recycle them! Paul Memorial Library will be collecting holiday lights for recycling from MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2022 - SATURDAY, JANUARY 7, 2023. Look for the "Holiday Light Recycling" bin located inside the library. Accepted items: Holiday lights and CFL lightbulbs.
Libraries play an essential role in our communities. Come listen to a panel of local librarians Thursday, October 27 at 7pm at The Millspace in Newmarket as they discuss the value of libraries and how they can evolve to meet the needs of their communities into the future. Register Here The discussion will be moderated … Continue reading Our Public Libraries | Panel Discussion Thurs. Oct 27, 7pm
Looking for you next great read? See what the Newfields librarians are reading and loving this month… This is a heart-wrenching story about love, loss, grief, and finding your way back on the other side. When Lydia's fiancé Freddie (and partner of over a decade) tragically dies in a car accident, Lydia is devastated. As … Continue reading Staff Picks | October 2022
Have you finished all your jigsaws and are looking for your next puzzle? Don’t buy a new one, come to our third Quarterly Puzzle Swap and stock up for the winter! Where: Paul Memorial LibraryWhen: Saturday, November 12Time: 11AM Bring a 500+ piece puzzle without any missing pieces to trade for one that's new-to-you! Clean … Continue reading Newfields Puzzle Swap | Saturday, Nov. 12
Wednesday, Nov. 16, 6:30pmBook Pick: You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington, by Alexis Coe Join us at the library for a facilitated book discussion led by Carrie Brown from the New Hampshire Humanities. The Perspectives Book Groups are a new initiative by the NH Humanities to bring communities together and engage … Continue reading Perspectives Book Group
Join us for an illustrated presentation on historic colonial meetinghouses by photographer Paul Wainwright on Wednesday, October 12 at 6:30pm at the Town Hall. Using photographs of the few surviving "mint condition" meetinghouses, Wainwright tells the story of the society that built and used them, and the lasting impact they have had on American culture. … Continue reading Presentation: New England’s Colonial Meetinghouses | Weds Oct. 12, 6:30pm
Don't miss our biggest book sale of the year on Saturday, October 1 during the Newfields Town-Wide Yard Sale from 9AM to 1PM. Fill a bag for $5Or everything $1 each Adult Fiction Adult Non-Fiction Biographies Juvenile Fiction + Non-Fiction Children's Easy Readers DVDs Puzzles All proceeds support the Paul Memorial Library.
Join us for a conversation about community and how we can create and sustain public spaces in Newfields on Wednesday, October 19 at 6:30pm at the Newfields Town Hall. Library Director Carl Heidenblad will moderate the discussion with a panel of our local community leaders and neighbors. Topic of Discussion: Creating and Sustaining Public Spaces … Continue reading Newfields Roundtable: A Conversation About Community | Oct 19, 6:30pm