A carefully selected book is a very special gift, but it can be tricky to choose just the right one. Fortunately, there are many places to find help. For a sure bet, take a look at this list of the books that have appeared on the most “best books” lists so far this year. Check out the Indie Next list of bo
On Wednesday, October 26th we held our second Reader's Tea of the year. This time the focus was Take Time to Read! I (Caitlin) offered some tips on how to squeeze more reading time into your life, and several staff members gave book talks about excellent books they've read recently.
Here are some tips from my presentation:
Recently, you may have seen one of our new read-alike bookmarks, offering recommendations for your next great read, tucked inside of a book. These bookmarks are designed to suggest books that you may enjoy because of similar themes, writing styles, characters, settings and more. They now cover more than 60 of our most popular titles, from
Thanks to the generosity of the Bedford Library Foundation, the Canterbury Shaker Village Museum pass is now available.
This pass admits any combination of two adults or children to the museum and exhibits. The admission co-pay is $6 per adult and $3 per child. The pass can be used for most special events, except Village Rising, Ghost Encounters, and Christmas at Canterbury.
During the upper level closure, we’re providing as many services and items as possible in the lower level gallery, but we know that our mini-library can’t replicate the experience of getting lost in the stacks and serendipitously finding your next great read. We’ve already heard from several of you who miss browsing.
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The construction of this project is made possible through the combined financial support of the Governor and Executive Council’s award of a $387,842 New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission Renewable Energy Fund Grant and a $50,000 Energy Efficiency Services Rebate from Eversource
In honor of Money Smart Week, we'd like to highlight two excellent investing resources: Value Line and Morningstar. Did you know that your library card entitles you to access both of these resources 24/7 via the Library's website?
This month, make sure to take advantage of a once in a lifetime opportunity to see one of the few existing copies of Shakespeare's First Folio when it is on display at the Currier Museum from April 9 to May 1. The First Folio is the first printed collection of Shakespeare's plays. Shakespeare died 400 years ago this month, on April 23, 1616 (his 52nd birthday). Seven years later, in 1623, the First Folio was printed.
What We've Been Reading Lately
Every now and then, library staff get together to trade recommendations and talk about what we've been reading. We'd like to share some of these suggestions with you.