By Theresa Caswell
---- — By Theresa Caswell, Director
NEWTON — If you are looking for activities and reading resources, look no further than your local library. We offer free internet access, the latest bestsellers, audiobooks, music, movies, and much more. Do you enjoy portable audio or e-book technology? The library subscribes to OverDrive, a NH Downloadable Books consortium for both audiobooks and e-books. (http://nh.lib.overdrive.com) From there you can download to the many compatible devices and enjoy your books on the go! A prefix number is required before you enter your library card number. Please contact the library for this unique log-in information.
Congratulations to our many prize winners who participated in this year’s Winter Reading Programs! Lots of books read and enjoyed. It is wonderful to see the many enthusiastic readers that are enjoying the programs!
School’s winter break is upon us and the library offers a variety of activities to help you engage in some great times! A Game Day Drop-In event will be held on Mon., February 25, all day long. Stop by and play a board game, card game, Wii, and more. Bring along a friend or two, we will be happy to greet you!
Storyhour with Mrs. Mears will be held on Tues., February 26 at 10:00 a.m. Children are invited to hear stories, songs, and make themed-crafts. Always educational and entertaining, sure to bring some smiles to everyone!
A Movie Matinee will be held on Wed., February 27 at 1:00 p.m. “The Brave Little Toaster” film will be shown along with some tasty popcorn.
Teens and Tweens are invited to attend Wii Game Night on Wed., February 27 starting at 6:00 p.m. The games continue through 7:30 p.m.
A second Movie Matinee will be held on Fri., March 1 at 1:00 p.m. The newly-released title, “Hotel Transylvania” will be the featured film and is rated PG.
Voting Day will be coming up on Tues., March 12. The Friends of the Gale Library will be at the polls with their famous baked goods for sale! Stop by their table to purchase some of their delicious pastries that are sure to please. A request is also sent out for all bakers who would like to donate baked items to be included in the sale. If you are making some cookies, squares, cakes, please consider making a few extra to bring to the Friends’ sale. All proceeds are used to assist the library in various needs throughout the year. Your support is appreciated. New members are always welcome to join the Friends group. Their next meeting will be held on Tues., March 5, at 1:00 p.m.
For more information, please call us at 382-4691, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.