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New Boston, NH 03070
(603) 487-3391


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Staff is available through email
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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!
"Sometimes you wanna go, where everybody knows your name"
Just a quick reminder we are open by appointments now with limited occupancy. Call or email to schedule an appointment to come inside the library! As always curbside pickup is available, no appointment necessary.
 
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!

We empty the drop box at the end of each business day and then begin quarantining those materials for 3 calendar days.
Around Town!
(Here's the events happening around New Boston)
Drive-Thru Visit with Santa!
Dec. 12th from 2-4pm at NBCS Main Entrance

Courtesy of the New Boston Rec. Dept. -
Santa will greet and socially distance chat with your children while they remain in the car.  Drop off your letters to Santa and please bring a canned good for donation to the New Boston Community Church Food Pantry.    Drive in the main entrance at NBCS and follow the traffic pattern around the back of the school down to the front entrance. We expect a heavy turnout for this event. Please wear your masks while visiting with Santa, dropping off letters, and donating non-perishable canned goods. Thank you!
 
Light Up New Boston!
Dec. 19th 5-8pm

Courtesy of New Boston Rec. Dept. - Do you go all out on Christmas decorations every year?  Show off your display to everyone!   How to participate?   Download the sign-up form here and email or drop it off to the Recreation Department by December 9.  You can also call us with your address by December 9 to sign up.  We will put your location on our map and families can drive around to view the festive extravaganza.   Maps will be available starting December 11, either by download from our website or pick one up behind the mailbox near our front door.  All participating residents on the map will be entered in a prize raffle! 

New Boston Rail Trail Holiday Decorating!
Dec. 6th 12-3pm

Courtesy of Louise Robie - Bring non-tinsel, non-breakable Holida decorations to help decorate the rail trail! Start at either the Fairground trailhead or Lang Station, and meet in the middle at the picnic table for hot cocoa and cookies. Bring your family, neighbors, friends along with you since there will be plenty of trail to decorate while social distancing. Please wear a mask, we hope to see you there!
Just for Grownups!
(The newest books, exciting programs,
and other areas of interest for adults)
Makin' It Happen Suicide Prevention Program!
Winter Resiliency Essentials-Helping To Build Safer & Stronger Communities

December 15, 2020 
Time: 10:00 -11:30  AM
Location: Virtually


Register for Training Here
 
 
This suicide prevention training is for all adult members in your community and the QPR mission is to reduce suicidal behaviors and save lives by providing innovative, practical and proven suicide prevention training. The signs of crisis are all around us. We believe that quality educations empowers all people, regardless of their back ground, and to make a positive difference in the life of someone they know. You will gain skills that enable you to support yourself and your neighbors, friends and family, receive available resources and where to go for help.
 
Note: Some people who have experienced a recent loss of a close family member or friend, may find attending a suicide prevention training to be difficult. Remember your self-care is so important and that comes first.

For questions or more information please contact
Deb Baird at dab@mih4u.org, or call 603-717-5408

Blood Drive for the American Red Cross!

Where:
Whipple Free Library Community Room
When: Tuesday, 12/22/20 from 1:00-6:00pm

Please Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit REDCrossBlood.org and enter: NewBostonNH to schedule an appointment

Have a program idea?

Email directorwfl@gmail.com or whipplefreelibrary@gmail.com to share what you'd like to see or host for adult programming!
 
Are you an adult looking for some new books and movies?
Check the links below!


Fiction      Non-Fiction     DVDs
The Teen Nook!
(Programs, News, and the latest additions to our teen collection)
Teen Book Club!
Fri. Dec. 11th from 4-5pm

All American Boys by Jason Reynolds

This event will take place via zoom, please email childrenswfl@gmail.com for the access information. Physical copies of this book are available at the library!
Please call or email Ken at whipplefreelibrary@gmail.com for a copy.

Teen Night In!
Weds. Dec. 30th 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 did in October. We'll share more information as we get closer, but in the mean time email childrenswfl@gmail.com if you're interested!
Need something new to read?

We've got all kinds of ways for you to try something new!
 
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!

Surprise Subscriptions - Click here to sign up for our monthly surbscription package where you can get some books and some swag to keep as well!

The New Books List! - 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. Dec. 14th 3:30-4:30pm

Bad Kitty Gets a Bath by Nick Bruel

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!
Fri. Dec. 18th 2:30-3:30pm

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

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 December!
Anyone is welcome to participate in our weekly challenges!
Week 2 - Free Build!
Week 3 - Build something that reminds you of Christmas, Hannukah, or Winter!
Week 4 - Free Build!
Week 5 - Build a wish for the New Year!
Any LEGO Challenge creation photos can be sent to childrenswfl@gmail.com
Don't Forget Storytimes!
 
Mondays at 1pm - Story Time with Mrs. Ballou on Facebook Live
Picture books, songs, and fun for all ages, but geared to ages 3-5
Wednesdays at 1pm - Mrs. Ballou Reads on Facebook Live
A few chapters from a book each week.
Currently we are enjoying The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
Fridays at 11am - Story Time with Mrs. Ballou on Facebook Live
Picture books, songs, and fun for all ages but geared to children ages birth to 3

Need something new to read?

We've got all kinds of ways for you to try something new!
 
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!

Surprise Subscriptions - Click here to sign up for our monthly surbscription package where you can get some books and some swag to keep as well!

The New Books List! - JUV Fiction    ESY PIC  
That Little Something Extra:
Comic of the Day

Magazines coming to Overdrive!

NH Downloadable Books has announced that the following magazines will be added to their digital collection later this week, and will be available for download through August 2021! All new issues can be read in "article view" on the Libby app for a cleaner reading experience on smaller screens.

Titles Include:
Architectural Digest                                           Macworld
Bon Appetit                                                        National Geographic
Cook's Illustrated                                               Newsweek
Family Handyman                                             Ok!
Family Tree                                                       PCWorld
House Beautiful
                                                      Popular Science
The New Yorker                                                This Old House
Us Weekly                                                         Yoga Journal



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
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