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New Boston, NH 03070
(603) 487-3391


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MWF 10-5
Th 2:30-6:30


Available online 24/7 through the catalog, website, newsletter and Facebook

Staff is available through email
whipplefreelibrary@gmail.com

 
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Curbside Pickup and Returns!

Pickup: All items are now inside our main entrance during normal hours

Returns: Please place in the drop box at any time!

Materials are no longer being quarantined after being returned. We will check the return bins frequently and process as we are able!
Tax Forms

We have a limited number of 1040 and 1040-SR Tax Forms and instruction booklets now available at the library as well! Schedule an appointment, or stop by and ring the doorbell outside to pickup a form if you or someone you know needs one!
Just for Grownups!
(The newest books, exciting programs,
and other areas of interest for adults)
Who DUNNIT? Mystery Book Club

Date Correction: Weds. May 5th 11am-12pm

Spider Woman's Daughter by Anne Hillerman


This event will take place via zoom. Copies of the book available currently, can begin a wait list as needed.
The access link goes out Monday 5/3, email Allison at adultserviceswfl@gmail.com if you'd like to make sure you're on the list!

 


Adult Book Discussion


Weds. May 19th at 7pm

A Good Neighborhood by Therese Ann Fowler


This event will take place via Zoom. Copies of this book are available!
Register for access here
Email Allison at adultserviceswfl@gmail.com if you'd like to make sure you're on the list! Please let her know whether you need a copy of the book or not as well!

 

Take and Make: Mini Topiaries

Sign up to participate in our take and make craft.  There are 5 Mini Topiary kits still available and they are first come first serve.  You will be notified by email when you kit is available for pick up in the library lobby.
A small paint brush, glue gun & glue stick are needed for this project and not provided with the kit.  We will have a handful of glue guns available to loan out if needed. Just let us know.
Sign Up Here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080E4FABA722A20-take1

 


Take and Make: Miss Rumphius Seed Bombs

In honor of Earth Day we are offering these
Miss Rumphius Seed Bombs for a Take and Make.

Miss Rumphius is a picture book for children written and illustrated by Barbara Cooney. It features the life story of fictional Miss Alice Rumphius, a woman who sought a way to make the world more beautiful and found it in planting lupines in the wild.
Your seed bombs are made with non-toxic air-dry clay, soil, bits of tissue paper and lupine seeds!
Let’s make our town more beautiful by sowing seeds!  Make sure you ask permission if wishing to sow seeds outside of your own property.
Sign Up Here to reserve your Seed Bomb Kit:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080E4FABA722A20-take2

 


Brewing in NH: An Informal History of Beer in the Granite State
from Colonial Times to the Present


Thursday May 20th at 7:00pm


Presented by Glenn Kloblock
Sponsored by New Hampshire Humanities


Glenn Knoblock explores the fascinating history of New Hampshire’s beer and ale brewing industry from Colonial days, when it was home- and tavern-based, to today’s modern breweries and brew pubs. Unusual and rare photos and advertisements document this changing industry and the state’s earliest brewers, including the renowned Frank Jones. A number of lesser-known brewers and breweries that operated in the state are also discussed, including the only brewery owned and operated by a woman before the modern era. Illustrations present evidence of society’s changing attitudes towards beer and alcohol consumption over the years. Whether you’re a beer connoisseur or a “tea-totaler”, this lecture will be enjoyed by adults of all ages.

This event will be held via zoom, please register here if interested
Direct inquiries to adultserviceswfl@gmail.com

 



Art Theft in the 20th and 21st Centuries

by Rachel Stevenson
Thursday, June 3rd at 6:00 pm via Zoom

 
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Join armchair art theft expert Rachel Stevenson as she discusses art thefts where paintings of women were stolen, the most notorious female art thief, why paintings are stolen multiple times, and if a piece of art can curse the thief if not returned to where it belongs.
Rachel Stevenson studied art history under Osi Rhys Osmond in Wales. She is obsessed with art theft and has read a great deal on the subject.
Registration for Zoom Program: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAvduqgrzsqGNbFZFoHAbehMzx5Tk48DLMx



The Seed Library is Open!
 

The idea is that you can "borrow" seeds by taking from the library and then return seeds harvested from what you grow.

Special thank you to Live Bee or Die Farm and Grasshoppers for seed donations to get us started!

Donations can be dropped off at the seed library during business hours. "Heirloom" seeds preferred!

For more information on what we are looking for, how to donate, and the types of seeds we are looking for, please refer to these links:
 


Saving Seeds Graphic Courtesy of Weare Garden Club

 
Are you an adult looking for some new books and movies?
Check the links below for the newest additions, including items added the last week of March!


March:    Fiction      Non-Fiction     DVDs
               April:       Fiction      Non-Fiction     DVDs
The Teen Nook!
(Programs, News, and the latest additions to our teen collection)
Teen Night In!
Tonight from 6-8pm!

Join us on Zoom with other libraries and teens from around the state! We'll play games, share some laughs, and
have a great time just like we always do. Event activities will include: Interpretive Pizza, Ransom Note Poetry, and games! Goodie bags (needed for the event) will be available for pickup for those that register!
Register Here!

Teen Book Club
Weds. May 7th 4:30pm

One of Us is Lying by Karen McManus

If you would like to join us in a fun discussion, email Mrs Ballou at childrenswfl@gmail.com Books are now available! Will meet outside weather permitting. A zoom link will be sent if meeting will be held virtually.

 
Need new teen books to read?
 
Book Bundles - Send an email to childrenswfl@gmail.com or whipplefreelibrary@gmail.com to request a set of 5 books at random or based on your favorite genres and topics!

The New Books List! - March: YA Fiction  April: YA Fiction
Kids Corner!
(Everything you'd ever like to know about new books, storytimes, bookclubs, and more for your family)
Craft a Story Book Club!
Mon. May. 10th 3:30-4:30pm

Princess Pulverizer: Grilled Cheese and Dragons by Nancy Krulik

This event will take place on zoom and will involve a take home craft. Please email childrenswfl@gmail.com to sign up and to get the access information!

Pageturners Book Club!
Mon. May 17th 3:00-4:00pm

The Bicycle Spy by Yona Zeldis McDonough

This event will take place on zoom and will involve a take home craft. Please email childrenswfl@gmail.com to sign up and get the access information!

LEGO Challenges for April!
Anyone is welcome to participate in our weekly challenges!

Week 4 - Build a Rainbow Star!

Any LEGO Challenge creation photos can be sent to childrenswfl@gmail.com
We'd love to display them in our display case since we
can't put up your creations right now!


Outside Stories for Spring Vacation!

Weather permitting we would like to have story times outside next week

Monday, Wednesday or Friday, 10:30-11:15am

We will enjoy stories, songs and movement activities.
Monday and Wednesday will be geared to ages 3 to 6
Friday will be geared to ages 1 to 4. However, all ages are welcome.


Please do not register for more than two of the days (if weather causes us to cancel you can try again for another day if necessary) Register Here

If weather makes outdoors impossible, we will use Zoom! Please follow the link below to register for access to the Zoom meeting!
Please register now just in case.


https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZclc-2tpzwvE9QYyqr4OoMRflSI6fOOz4j2 

Need new kids books to read?
 
Book Bundles - Send an email to childrenswfl@gmail.com or whipplefreelibrary@gmail.com to request a set of 5 books at random or based on your favorite genres and topics!

The New Books Lists! - ESY PIC: March    April

                                             Juv Fic:   March    April
That Little Something Extra:
Comic of the Day
 

Important COVID-19 Information

Note: The website URLs seen in the above photo are not clickable, please see the links below if you would like easy access to this information!
 

New eBooks               New eAudios
Send your Suggestions!
Email Ken at whipplefreelibrary@gmail.com if you have suggestions for what you'd like to see from our library newsletter going forward. Thanks for reading!
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