, Kingston, NH


January 10, 2013

Gale Library News

NEWTON — As we welcome the New Year, it is an excellent time to visit the library for the latest bestsellers, craft and cookbooks to enjoy the winter season. We also have books that feature outdoor sports such as snowboarding, skiing and more. A great time to try something new!

Congratulations to the lucky winners of the Friends’ Holiday Basket Raffle! The drawing was held on December 21. Gratitude is extended to the many who donated baskets for this annual fundraising event.

Thank you very much to everyone who selected gift tags from the Angel Tree this year. Your gifts of kindness made the Holidays brighter for many!

For those who have or received a new e-reader, the library offers downloadable books on OverDrive for your enjoyment. Visit: . A library card and unique prefix number is necessary to create your account. Stop by, call or email us at, and we will help guide you on the set-up procedure.

Morning Book Review Circle will meet on Wed., January 16 at 10:30 a.m. New members are always welcome to join and share their latest read. A morning snack and coffee will be served.

Our next Genealogy Club meeting will be held on Wed., January 16 at 1:00 p.m. The group will continue with their research about the history of early Newton community members. The library subscribes to ProQuest Ancestry Library Edition databases: Please contact the library for username and password information.

Cribbage games continue each Wednesday evening at 6:00 p.m. If you are new to the game, players will be happy to offer helpful instruction.

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