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67 Mont Vernon Rd
New Boston, NH 03070
(603) 487-3391


Hours:
MWF 10-5
Th 2:30-6:30
Sat 9:30-12:30


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

Staff is available through email
whipplefreelibrary@gmail.com

 
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UPDATED: Pickup and Returns

Pickup: All items by default will now be available at the checkout desk, and will not be checked out
until you pick them up!


Curbside is available by request only.



Returns: Please place in the drop box at any time!
Around Town!
New Boston Farmers' Market!
 
Saturday, July 17th, 10-1pm
 
 
Vendor offerings include local organic veggies, grassfed beef, breads, maple products, honey, flowers, soaps, vegan meats, personal care products, jewelry, fairy garden items, homemade wreaths and a multitude of other products made and grown locally.
 
On the Gazebo this Week:
Cameron & Mary
 
As a duo, Cameron and Mary perform original material and classic country and folk cover songs.
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This week's Community Guest is: Granite State Graziers
 
 
Granite State Graziers is a small non-profit New Hampshire organization working to create an environment in New Hampshire that is both welcoming to beginning farmers and homesteaders and supportive of experienced graziers.

Learn all about grass based agriculture and its many benefits.
 

New Boston Farmers' Market
 Upcoming Community
Guests & Events 2021
Jul 24 NH Agricultural Experiment Station & Children's Market
(Young Entrepreneurs)
 
Jul 31 NH DCYF – Foster Families
 
Aug 7 Geocaching
 
Aug 14 NB Rails to Trails

Aug 21 Joe English Grange #53


Aug 28 Second Chance Ranch
Sept 4 Michael Stridsberg
 
Sept 11 Caricature Carvers &
Celebrating Grandparents' Day
 
Sept 18 NB Historical Society
 
Sept 25 Piscataquog Quilters
 
Oct 2 New Boston Recreation
 
Oct 9 New Boston Fire Department
(Fire Prevention Week)
 
Hoopla Updates!


With the Craftsy collection on hoopla, you can fine-tune their craft or start a new one in baking, cake decorating, knitting, quilting, and sewing.
 

Bonus Borrows

For the return of Bonus Borrows in August, you can choose from hundreds of titles in themes including All Things British, Series You'll Love, Romance, and more! These hoopla Instant titles will require zero of your patron borrows!
Just for Grownups!
(The newest books, exciting programs,
and other areas of interest for adults)
Take & Make: Hummingbird Swing



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There are four left!

Crowes Pasture Concert

New Date: Weds. Aug. 4th at 6:30pm

at the Whipple Free Library

 
Who DUNNIT? Mystery Book Club

Weds. August 4th 11am-12pm

Faceless Killers by Hanning Makell


This event will take place via zoom. Copies of the book are now available! A wait list can be started as needed!

Please contact Allison at adultserviceswfl@gmail.com to make sure you are included!
 
Wed. Night Book Club

Weds. August 18th 7-8pm

Bar Harbor Retirement Home for Famous Writers
by Terri-Lynne Delfino


This event will take place via zoom. Copies of the book are now available! A wait list can be started as needed!

Please contact Allison at adultserviceswfl@gmail.com to make sure you are included!
New Books for Adults!
 
June:       Fiction      Non-Fiction    
      July:        Fiction      Non-Fiction          

2021 Adult Summer Reading Program
Runs thru August 20th.



Earn raffle tickets for our prizes by:

1. Reading a book

2. Logging 100 minutes read

3. Attending a library event

4. Returning the reading bingo card
 

Online Option: ReadSquared

In person Option: Summer Reading Log and Bingo Card
 

Turn your reading logs, BINGO cards in at the circulation desk
by August 20th to receive your raffle tickets

Drawings will be held the week of August 23rd

Tails and Tales!
Summer Adventures 2021 has begun!


You can still register
online or in person!

 
100% Online Option: Readsquared is available again this summer

In Person Option: Book tracking such as BINGO cards and journals

Google Form for In Person Option:
https://forms.gle/fsqYg34SGhPwXyvW8




Please stop by for a copy of the Summer Adventures schedule
to see what's being offered. We have copies at the checkout desk, and some in the entryway for curbside pickup as well!




 Mrs. Ballou's Summer Challenge!

“Last year, our summer reading numbers were much lower than usual, and we would like to see more of you this summer. If over 300 kids and/or teens sign up for Summer Adventures, I will put some fun color in my hair. You may even get the chance to vote on the color!”

 

 
Thanks to a Summer Learning Grant, we were able to purchase items needed for safe outdoor programming! Funding for the NH State Library Summer Learning Grant is provided by the Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation and funds administered by the NH State Library and provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Kids Corner!
(Everything you'd ever like to know about new books, storytimes, bookclubs, and more for your family)
Craft a Story Book Club



Will Return in September!
 
Pageturners Book Club!
Mon. July 26th 3:30-4:30pm

A Wolf Called Wander by Rosanne Parry

Please email childrenswfl@gmail.com to sign up! Will be meeting in person; outside if weather permits, inside the community room if weather is uncooperative.

LEGO Challenges for July!

Anyone is welcome to participate in our weekly challenges!


Week 4 - Free Build!
Week 5 - Build your Favorite Animal!

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!

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: June     July

                                             Juv Fic:   June     July
The Teen Nook!
(Programs, News, and the latest additions to our teen collection)
Between the Lines Book Club
For Grades 6-8
Fri. July 23rd 4:30pm


Artemis Fowl by Erin Colfer

If you would like to join us in a fun discussion, email Mrs Ballou at childrenswfl@gmail.com Will be meeting in person; outside if weather permits, inside the community room if weather is uncooperative.

 


Teen Summer Fun“Tails and Tales”
This summer program is for youth entering grade 7 and up


Registration has begun and is ongoing!

Google Form Option for signing up:

Read books and/or attend Teen Nights to receive raffle tickets
to enter for some awesome prizes.

Weekly raffle at the teen nights.

Pre-registration required for all events due to limited space

Each Teen Nights event will be limited to no more than 33 teens


Teen D&D Night!
Tonight! From 6-9pm
By popular demand, we are hosting another Dungeons & Dragons event! Beginners and experienced campaigners are welcome.

Never played before? Our Dungeon Masters will help create your own character and delve into another world, where monsters and puzzles challenge your daring and creativity! Together with your friends, you will overcome obstacles that stand in the way of your quest!

Are you an experienced Dungeon Master interested in running a campaign? Let Mrs. Ballou or Ken know ahead of time.

Bring your own drink, labeled with your name. 
Donations of pre-packaged, individual snacks, gratefully accepted!
There will be a designated snack break.
No other food is allowed at this time.
Masks required.
 
Teen Nights are for New Boston youth entering grades 7 to 12. Guests are welcome!
Teen Trivia Night!
Fri. 7/23 From 6-8pm

Tell us what kind of Trivia you would like to have.
We will throw in some surprises as well.

Bring your own drink, labeled with your name. 
Donations of pre-packaged, individual snacks, gratefully accepted!
There will be a designated snack break.
No other food is allowed at this time.
Masks required.
 
Teen Nights are for New Boston youth entering grades 7 to 12. Guests are welcome!

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! - YA Fic:   June      July
That Little Something Extra:
Comic of the Day




 

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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