Moultonborough Library News
February 22, 2018
Events
There will be a family movie on Friday, February 23, and 1:00 p.m., and it will be “Despicable Me 3.” There will be popcorn! The movie will be repeated on Friday, March 2 at 1:00 for the NH school vacation week.
On Monday, February 26, there will be another “Feed a Charity” event for the Friends of the Library at the Corner House in Sandwich. Dine in the pub between 4:30 and 9 p.m., or the dining room between 5:30 and 9 p.m., and let your server know that you are there to support the Friends, and a portion your check will be donated to the Friends of Moultonborough Library. Snow date will be March 14.
The monthly Evening of Poetry program will take place on Tuesday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m., and the featured reader will be K. Peddlar Bridges, aka The Roadpoet, is a Rock and Roll Bikerpoet and Motorcycle Historian. His poetry is fast paced with quick shifts and with the snap of a five speed tranny going through the gears! His life and work can best be summed up in a few words: “It’s all about the Road!”
We now have available to use in the library, Ancestry Library Edition,” a database to help patrons who want to look up their genealogy. Just click on the ancestry icon on the desktop of our patron computers to get started, or find it on our website under the “Learning” tab if you’re using your own computer in the library.
Free AARP income tax assistance continues on Mondays until April 9. Free tax counseling, preparation, and filing service is available to low and middle income taxpayers of any age (gross income below $70,000), with special attention to individuals age 60 and up. Please call the library at 476-8895 to make an appointment.
The Central NH VNA will be hosting a special book discussion at the library on Thursday, March 8 at 10:30. The topic will be “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters Most in the End,” by Atul Gawande, and we have several extra copies available.
The annual “Soup and Sweets” luncheon presented by the Friends of the Library will be on Friday, March 16, from 11:30 to 1:00 p.m. Come and enjoy sharing a bowl of soup and a dessert with your neighbors. There is such a thing as a free lunch!
The first spring book discussion isn’t until April 26, but because there aren’t too many copies available of the selected book, “On the Black Hill,” by Bruce Chatwin, we have borrowed as many as possible so that participating readers can get started and finish in time to share with others/
New Books
Our new fiction additions this week include “The Angels’ Lament,” by local author MJ Pettengill, which continues the story begun in “Etched in Granite.” Also new are “The Deceivers,” by Alex Berenson; “Surprise Me,” by Sophie Kinsella; “As Bright as Heaven,” by Susan Meissner; “Night Moves,” by Jonathan Kellerman; and “Fifty Fifty,” by James Patterson. New in nonfiction is “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House.”
New on dvd are “American Made,” “Battle of the Sexes,” about the Billie Jean King/Bobby Riggs tennis match; “Last Flag Flying,” “Only the Brave,” about the Hotshots wildfire team, and “Wonder,” based on the book by R.J. Palacio.
 
Technology
The 3-D Printer loaned from the State Library will be here until March 2, and there will be another demonstration for children on Thursday, March 14, from 1-3 p.m.
Technology Users Group meets on Mondays from 2-4 p.m., and the Apple Users Group on Tuesdays from 2-4 p.m. Have questions about your iPad, iPhone, or Android device? Stop in to get troubleshooting assistance, learn how to use your device(s), and discover the latest apps for your mobile devices. There will be a “Learn About Apps” on Wednesday, February 28. All classes run from 2-4 p.m. Please sign up, classes are limited to 8 participants. Technology librarian, Annemarie Welch, is also available by appointment for one-on-one computer assistance.
Free audiobooks and ebooks are available through Overdrive thanks to the New Hampshire Downloadable Books library consortium, and a link to the NHDB website can be found on the Moultonborough Library website. Just give us a call to get the four-digit code for our library, make sure your library card is up to date, and you will be ready to log in and download. Also, Overdrive has a new app for your phone or tablet called “Libby” that can also be used to download audiobooks or ebooks. Just go to the App Store, Google Play, or Microsoft to download Libby and start borrowing free books.
Our wi-fi network is “MPL Guest,” no password. Look for the network on your device and enjoy our signal, available 24/7, during library hours and also from the parking lot when the library is not open.
Weekly Events
Preschool story times are Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and Fridays at 11:00 a.m. All preschoolers are welcome to attend for a story and an easy craft project.
The “Stitch and Chat” group meets on Fridays from 10 a.m. until noon, and is open to all who enjoy knitting, embroidery, crochet, and any other small, portable handicraft.
Legos and More, including K’Nex, Nano Bugs, Snap Circuits, Hex Bugs and Lincoln Logs, third Wednesday of the month, 3:30-4:30. For children age five and up.
Book Talk general book discussion group on the second Thursday of the month at 10:30. All readers are welcome to come and discuss whatever they have been reading. If you’re looking for good book ideas, this is the place to be.
Passes
Thanks to the Friends of the Library, we have free or discount passes several local attractions. For the winter season, the Currier Museum of Art, McAuliffe-Shepherd Discovery Center, and the Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm are open and passes are available. Please call or check at the main desk for details on what discounts are offered by each museum and availability. Calling to sign up prior to the time you wish to visit is recommended.
 
 
 
 
Moultonborough Library News
February 15, 2018
Events
On exhibit this month in our display case is a collection of handmade pottery from the kiln of Milan McNall of Kiln Hill Pottery in Sandwich, and the items, including trays, vases, bowls, mugs, and even a birdbath, are for sale. Ask for the price list at the front desk if interested, or just enjoy looking.
In honor of National Heart Month, we will be hosting a free blood pressure clinic on Friday, February 16, from 10:30 to 12:00, presented by the Central NH VNA.
There will be a family movie on Friday, February 23, and 1:00 p.m., and it will be “Despicable Me 3.” There will be popcorn! The movie will be repeated on Friday, March 2 at 1:00 for the NH school vacation week.
On Monday, February 26, there will be another “Feed a Charity” event for the Friends of the Library at the Corner House in Sandwich. Dine in the pub between 4:30 and 9 p.m., or the dining room between 5:30 and 9 p.m., and let your server know that you are there to support the Friends, and a portion your check will be donated to the Friends of Moultonborough Library. Snow date will be March 14.
Also to benefit the Friends, you can shop at smile.amazon.com instead of the regular Amazon website, and a percentage of your purchases will be donated to the charity of your choice, such as the Friends.
We now have available to use in the library, Ancestry Library Edition,” a database to help patrons who want to look up their genealogy. Unlike the home version of Ancestry, it does not allow the user to create a family tree online, with “hints” that pop up when names are entered, but it does have census, military, immigration, court, and vital records information for the U.S. and many foreign countries that can be searched, and the information can either be printed out or sent to the user’s email address. Forms to be filled in to create family trees are also available. Just click on the ancestry icon on the desktop to get started, or find it on our website under the “Learning” tab if you’re using your own computer in the library.
Free AARP income tax assistance continues on Mondays until April 9. Free tax counseling, preparation, and filing service is available to low and middle income taxpayers of any age (gross income below $70,000), with special attention to individuals age 60 and up. Please call the library at 476-8895 to make an appointment.
The Central NH VNA will be hosting a special book discussion at the library on Thursday, March 8 at 10:30. The topic will be “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters Most in the End,” by Atul Gawande, and we have several extra copies available.
The library will be closed on Monday, February 19 for President’s Day.
New Books
New fiction which arrived during the past week includes “Look For Me,” by Lisa Gardner, and “Poison,” by John Lescroart, plus “The Gate Keeper,” by Charles Todd, a new Inspector Ian Rutledge mystery.
New on DVD is season two of “Victoria,” starring Jenna Coleman as the young queen.
Technology
Technology Users Group meets on Mondays from 2-4 p.m., and the Apple Users Group on Tuesdays from 2-4 p.m. Have questions about your iPad, iPhone, or Android device? Stop in to get troubleshooting assistance, learn how to use your device(s), and discover the latest apps for your mobile devices. There will be a “Learn About Apps” on Wednesday, February 28. All classes run from 2-4 p.m. Please sign up, classes are limited to 8 participants. Technology librarian, Annemarie Welch, is also available by appointment for one-on-one computer assistance.
Free audiobooks and ebooks are available through Overdrive thanks to the New Hampshire Downloadable Books library consortium, and a link to the NHDB website can be found on the Moultonborough Library website. Just give us a call to get the four-digit code for our library, make sure your library card is up to date, and you will be ready to log in and download. Also, Overdrive has a new app for your phone or tablet called “Libby” that can also be used to download audiobooks or ebooks. Just go to the App Store, Google Play, or Microsoft to download Libby and start borrowing free books.
Our wi-fi network is “MPL Guest,” no password. Look for the network on your device and enjoy our signal, available 24/7, during library hours and also from the parking lot when the library is not open.
Weekly Events
Our first “Music and Movement” activity for toddlers was highly successful, and for those who want to join the group, the program continues on Thursdays from 10-11 a.m. at the recreation department building, with children’s librarian Sharon Gulla and Donna Tatro of the Rec Dept.
Preschool story times are Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and Fridays at 11:00 a.m. All preschoolers are welcome to attend for a story and an easy craft project.
The “Stitch and Chat” group meets on Fridays from 10 a.m. until noon, and is open to all who enjoy knitting, embroidery, crochet, and any other small, portable handicraft.
Legos and More, including K’Nex, Nano Bugs, Snap Circuits, Hex Bugs and Lincoln Logs, third Wednesday of the month, 3:30-4:30. For children age five and up.
Book Talk general book discussion group on the second Thursday of the month at 10:30. All readers are welcome to come and discuss whatever they have been reading. If you’re looking for good book recommendations, this is the place to be
Passes
Thanks to the Friends of the Library, we have free or discount passes several local attractions. For the winter season, the Currier Museum of Art, McAuliffe-Shepherd Discovery Center, and the Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm are open and passes are available. Please call or check at the main desk for details on what discounts are offered by each museum and availability. Calling to sign up prior to the time you wish to visit is recommended.
 
 
 
 
Moultonborough Library News
February 8, 2018
Events
Discover your family’s unique history with Ancestry Library Edition, now available for use in the library. Genealogy makes a hobby that can last for years as the search continues for details about all those ancestors, as well as learning the history of the times in which they lived.
Our annual Valentine’s Day tea party for girls will be on Saturday, February 10 from 11:30-1:00 p.m. Girls, bring your mom, grammy, auntie or nice neighbor and a special doll to our annual Tea Party! Enjoy tea, lemonade and sweet treats. Share the story of your doll and make a Valentine's Day card for someone special!
The first meeting of our new Kid’s Coding Club will be on Wednesday, February 14, from 6:00-7:30 p.m.  and continuing on the second Wednesday evening of each month. Please call 476-8895 to sign up and reserve a laptop. The purpose of this club is to introduce coding to kids in a fun way. This club is intended for elementary school students. We expect beginners!
In honor of National Heart Month, we will be hosting a free blood pressure clinic on Friday, February 16, from 10:30 to 12:00, presented by the Central NH VNA.
Free AARP income tax assistance continues on Mondays until April 9. No-fee tax counseling, preparation, and filing service is available to low and middle income taxpayers of any age (gross income below $70,000), with special attention to individuals age 60 and up. Please call the library at 476-8895 to make an appointment.
The library will be closed on Monday, February 19 for President’s Day.
New Books
A nice batch of new fiction arrived this week, including “Crooked Heart,” by Lissa Evans; “Force of Nature,” by Jane Harper;” To the Bright Edge of the World,” by Eowyn Ivey; “The Moon and the Other,” by John Kessel; “The Pearl Sister,” by Lucinda Riley; “Anatomy of a Scandal,” Sarah Vaughan; “Act of Revenge,” by Dale Brown; “The Great Alone,” by Kristin Hannah; “Still Me,” by Jojo Moyes; “The Woman in the Window,” by A.J. Finn; “Killer Choice,” by Tom Hunt; and  “Mr. Tender’s Girl,” by Carter Wilson. And in mystery, “The Wife,” by Alafair Burke; “Death by Cherry Chocolate Cheesecake,” by Joanne Fluke; and “The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place,” by Alan Bradley, the latest in his Flavia de Luce series.
New on DVD are “Blade Runner 2019,” “The Florida Project,” “Goodbye Christopher Robin,” “Loving Vincent,” about Vincent Van Gogh; and season six of “Homeland.”
We also added eight new titles to the audiobook collection, and they are: “Killers of the Flower Moon,” and “Lost City of Z,” both nonfiction by David Grann; “End Game,” by David Baldacci; “Murder on the Orient Express,” by Agatha Christie; “Hardcore Twenty-four,” by Janet Evanovich; “Force of Nature,” by Jane harper; “Artemis,” by Andy Weir; and “Take,” by Christopher Reich.
Technology
Technology Users Group meets on Mondays from 2-4 p.m., and the Apple Users Group on Tuesdays from 2-4 p.m. Have questions about your iPad, iPhone, or Android device? Stop in to get troubleshooting assistance, learn how to use your device(s), and discover the latest apps for your mobile devices. There will be a “Social Media Apps” class on Wednesday, February 7; and “Learn About Apps” on Wednesday, February 28. All classes run from 2-4 p.m. Please sign up, classes are limited to 8 participants. Technology librarian, Annemarie Welch, is also available by appointment for one-on-one computer assistance.
There will be another 3-D printer demonstration on Wednesday, February 15, from 2-4 p.m. The printer will be here for three weeks, sothere will be time for everyone to see it in operation.
Free audiobooks and ebooks are available through Overdrive thanks to the New Hampshire Downloadable Books library consortium, and a link to the NHDB website can be found on the Moultonborough Library website. Just give us a call to get the four-digit code for our library, make sure your library card is up to date, and you will be ready to log in and download. Also, Overdrive has a new app for your phone or tablet called “Libby” that can also be used to download audiobooks or ebooks. Just go to the App Store, Google Play, or Microsoft to download Libby and start borrowing free books.
Our wi-fi network is “MPL Guest,” no password. Look for the network on your device and enjoy our signal, available 24/7, during library hours and also from the parking lot when the library is not open.
Weekly Events
Our first “Music and Movement” activity for toddlers was highly successful, and for those who want to join the group, the program continues on Thursdays from 10-11 a.m. at the recreation department building, with children’s librarian Sharon Gulla and Donna Tatro of the Rec Dept.
Preschool story times are Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and Fridays at 11:00 a.m. All preschoolers are welcome to attend for a story and an easy craft project.
The “Stitch and Chat” group meets on Fridays from 10 a.m. until noon, and is open to all who enjoy knitting, embroidery, crochet, and any other small, portable handicraft.
Legos and More, including K’Nex, Nano Bugs, Snap Circuits, Hex Bugs and Lincoln Logs, third Wednesday of the month, 3:30-4:30. For children age five and up.
Book Talk general book discussion group on the second Thursday of the month at 10:30. All readers are welcome to come and discuss whatever they have been reading. If you’re looking for good book recommendations, this is the place to be
Passes
Thanks to the Friends of the Library, we have free or discount passes several local attractions. For the winter season, the Currier Museum of Art, McAuliffe-Shepherd Discovery Center, and the Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm are open and passes are available. Please call or check at the main desk for details on what discounts are offered by each museum and availability. Calling to sign up prior to the time you wish to visit is recommended.
 
 
 
 
Moultonborough Library News
February 1, 2018
Events
AARP Tax-Aide volunteers are now at the library to assist with tax preparation on Mondays until April 9. AARP volunteers are qualified tax preparers certified by the IRS, and their service is provided for free. No-fee tax counseling, preparation, and filing service is available to low and middle income taxpayers of any age (gross income below $70,000), with special attention to individuals age 60 and up. Please call the library at 476-8895 to make an appointment. The next Evening of Poetry program will be on Tuesday, February 6, and will again be an open mike session for all poets to share their work with the audience. No featured poet is scheduled this month.
There will be another fused glass workshop on Tuesday, February 6 at 10:30 a.m. to make a votive candle holder. Cost is $10, and space is limited so please call or come in to sign up.
Our annual Valentine’s Day tea party for girls will be on Saturday, February 10 from 11:30-1:00 p.m. Girls, bring your mom, grammy, auntie or nice neighbor and a special doll to our annual Tea Party! Enjoy tea, lemonade and sweet treats. Share the story of your doll and make a Valentine's Day card for someone special!
The first meeting of our new Kid’s Coding Club will be on Wednesday, February 14, from 6:00-7:30 p.m.  and continuing on the second Wednesday evening of each month. Please call 476-8895 to sign up and reserve a laptop. The purpose of this club is to introduce coding to kids in a fun way. This club is intended for elementary school students. We expect beginners!
New Books
New this week on our fiction shelves are “Fall From Grace,” by Danielle Steel; “The Heart’s Invisible Furies,” by John Boyne; “The Wife Between Us,” by Greer Hendricks; “Eternal Life,” by Dara Horn; “Hell Bent,” by Gregg Hurwitz; “The Wolves of Winter,” by Tyrell Johnson; “Points North,” a collection of stories by the late Howard Frank Mosher; and “Dark in Death,” by J.D. Robb.
In biography, we now have “Promise Me, Dad,” by Joe Biden; “Walking to Listen,” by Andrew Forsthoefel; and “Hunger: a memoir of (my) body.” Also new in nonfiction are “We Were Eight Years in Power,” by Ta-Nehisi Coates, and “Happiness is a Choice You Make,” by John Leland.
New in dvd are “It,” based on the book by Stephen King, and “Lego Ninjago,” and we also added a couple of old favorites that were donated, Disney’s “Bedknobs and Broomsticks,” and the Tracy and Hepburn classic, “Desk Set.”
New in audiobook are “Beartown,” by Fredrik Backman; “Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine,” by Gail Honeyman; “The Women in the Castle,” by Jessica Shattuck; and “Born to Run,” by Bruce Springsteen. Thanks to a donation from another library, we added two Lisa Gardner audiobooks, “Love You More” and “Right Behind You,” plus three Lisa Gardners in large print.
Technology
Technology Users Group meets on Mondays from 2-4 p.m., and the Apple Users Group on Tuesdays from 2-4 p.m. Have questions about your iPad or iPhone? Stop in to get troubleshooting assistance, learn how to use your device(s), and discover the latest apps for your mobile devices. There will be a “Social Media Apps” class on Wednesday, February 7; and “Learn About Apps” on Wednesday, February 28. All classes run from 2-4 p.m. Please sign up, classes are limited to 8 participants. Technology librarian, Annemarie Welch, is also available by appointment for one-on-one computer assistance.
There will be another 3-D printer demonstration on Wednesday, February 15, from 2-4 p.m. The printer will be here for three weeks, sothere will be time for everyone to see it in operation.
Free audiobooks and ebooks are available through Overdrive thanks to the New Hampshire Downloadable Books library consortium, and a link to the NHDB website can be found on the Moultonborough Library website. Just give us a call to get the four-digit code for our library, make sure your library card is up to date, and you will be ready to log in and download. Also, Overdrive has a new app for your phone or tablet called “Libby” that can also be used to download audiobooks or ebooks. Just go to the App Store, Google Play, or Microsoft to download Libby and start borrowing free books.
Our wi-fi network is “MPL Guest,” no password. Look for the network on your device and enjoy our signal, available 24/7, during library hours and also from the parking lot when the library is not open.
Weekly Events
Our first “Music and Movement” activity for toddlers was highly successful, and for those who want to join the group, the program continues on Thursdays from 10-11 a.m. at the recreation department building, with children’s librarian Sharon Gulla and Donna Tatro of the Rec Dept.
Preschool story times are Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and Fridays at 11:00 a.m. All preschoolers are welcome to attend for a story and an easy craft project.
The “Stitch and Chat” group meets on Fridays from 10 a.m. until noon, and is open to all who enjoy knitting, embroidery, crochet, and any other small, portable handicraft.
Legos and More, including K’Nex, Nano Bugs, Snap Circuits, Hex Bugs and Lincoln Logs, third Wednesday of the month, 3:30-4:30. For children age five and up.
Book Talk general book discussion group on the second Thursday of the month at 10:30. All readers are welcome to come and discuss whatever they have been reading. If you’re looking for good book recommendations, this is the place to be
Passes
Thanks to the Friends of the Library, we have free or discount passes several local attractions. For the winter season, the Currier Museum of Art, McAuliffe-Shepherd Discovery Center, and the Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm are open and passes are available. Please call or check at the main desk for details on what discounts are offered by each museum and availability. Calling to sign up prior to the time you wish to visit is recommended.
 
 
 
Moultonborough Library News
January 25, 2018
Events
AARP Tax-Aide volunteers will be at the library to assist with tax preparation on Mondays beginning on Monday, February 5. AARP volunteers are qualified tax preparers certified by the IRS, and their service is provided for free. No-fee tax counseling, preparation, and filing service is available to low and middle income taxpayers of any age (gross income below $70,000), with special attention to individuals age 60 and up. Please call the library at 476-8895 to make an appointment.
On Friday, January 26, at 10:30 a.m., there will be a program entitled “Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias: A Candid Conversation,” Lakes Region VNA will be hosting an education forum on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
The “Feed a Charity” event that was scheduled for January 17 at the Lakehouse restaurant in Meredith was postponed due to the inclement weather and rescheduled for Tuesday, January 30. Dine at Lakehouse between 5 and 9 p.m. and tell your server that you are supporting the Friends of the Library, and a portion of you bill will be donated to the Friends. Alcoholic beverages not included.
The next Evening of Poetry program will be on Tuesday, February 6, and will again be an open mike session for all poets to share their work with the audience. No featured poet is scheduled this month.
If you’re making plans for February, there will be a Valentine’s Day tea party for girls on Saturday, February 10 from 11:30-1:00 p.m. Girls, bring your mom, grammy, auntie or nice neighbor and a special doll to our annual Tea Party! Enjoy tea, lemonade and sweet treats. Share the story of your doll and make a Valentine's Day card for someone special!
New Books
Among this week’s new fiction titles are “Pachinko,” by Min Jin Lee, a family saga set in Korea during the 20th century; “The Take,” by Christopher Reich, about a Saudi prince robbed of millions on the streets of Paris, “Fall From Grace,” by Danielle Steel; and “The Girls in the Picture,” by Melanie Benjamin, about the friendship between silent film superstar Mary Pickford and screenwriter Frances Marion. New in nonfiction is “The Dog Who Could Fly,” by Damien Lewis, about a Czech airman and his dog who escaped from occupied Europe to fly and fight in the RAF.
New for young adult readers are “Ghostfaces,” #6 in the Brotherband series by John Flanagan, and “The Librarian of Auschwitz,” by Antonio Iturbe; and for chapter book readers, “Dog Man,” a graphic novel by Dav Pilkey.
New on dvd are season three of “Fargo,” and “The White Princess,” about the marriage of Princess Elizabeth of York and King Henry VII of England, which ended the Wars of the Roses, based on the novel by Philippa Gregory, which is also in our collection.
New in audiobook format is “The Force,” by Don Winslow, about a highly decorated NYPD cop who has stolen millions in drugs and cash from a huge heroin bust.
Technology
Technology Users Group meets on Mondays from 2-4 p.m., and the Apple Users Group on Tuesdays from 2-4 p.m. Have questions about your iPad or iPhone? Stop in to get troubleshooting assistance, learn how to use your device(s), and discover the latest apps for your mobile devices. There will be a Microsoft Publisher class on Wednesday, January 31; “Social Media Apps” on Wednesday, February 7; Windows 10 for Beginners on Thursday, February 22; and “Learn About Apps” on Wednesday, February 28. All classes run from 2-4 p.m. Please sign up, classes are limited to 8 participants. Technology librarian, Annemarie Welch, is also available by appointment for one-on-one computer assistance.
An extra added attraction will be a 3-D Printer demonstration on Wednesday, February 15. The State Library has a small 3D printer that can be borrowed so that libraries and patrons can be introduced to this new technology, which “prints” items using a tiny thread of plastic.
Free audiobooks and ebooks are available through Overdrive thanks to the New Hampshire Downloadable Books library consortium, and a link to the NHDB website can be found on the Moultonborough Library website. Just give us a call to get the four-digit code for our library, make sure your library card is up to date, and you will be ready to log in and download. Also, Overdrive has a new app for your phone or tablet called “Libby” that can also be used to download audiobooks or ebooks. Just go to the App Store, Google Play, or Microsoft to download Libby and start borrowing free books.
Our wi-fi network is “MPL Guest,” no password. Look for the network on your device and enjoy our signal, available 24/7, during library hours and also from the parking lot when the library is not open.
Weekly Events
Preschool story times are Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and Fridays at 11:00 a.m. All preschoolers are welcome to attend for a story and an easy craft project.
The “Stitch and Chat” group meets on Fridays from 10 a.m. until noon, and is open to all who enjoy knitting, embroidery, crochet, and any other small, portable handicraft.
Legos and More, including K’Nex, Nano Bugs, Snap Circuits, Hex Bugs and Lincoln Logs, third Wednesday of the month, 3:30-4:30. For children age five and up.
Book Talk general book discussion group on the second Thursday of the month at 10:30. All readers are welcome to come and discuss whatever they have been reading. If you’re looking for good book recommendations, this is the place to be
Passes
Thanks to the Friends of the Library, we have free or discount passes several local attractions. For the winter season, the Currier Museum of Art, McAuliffe-Shepherd Discovery Center, and the Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm are open and passes are available. Please call or check at the main desk for details on what discounts are offered by each museum and availability. Calling to sign up prior to the time you wish to visit is recommended.
 
 
 
Moultonborough Library News
January 18, 2018
Events
On Friday, January 26, at 10:30 a.m., there will be a program entitled “Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias: A Candid Conversation,” Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias: A Candid Conversation. Lakes Region VNA will be hosting an education forum on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. According to The Alzheimer’s Association, more than 5 million people are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease and it is now the 6th leading cause of death, more than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined. This is a topic on everyone’s mind and many people are searching for a better understanding. What is Alzheimer’s disease all about, and what about other dementias? How is it diagnosed? Are there effective treatments? Is there a cure in sight? How do I support my loved one with Alzheimer’s disease? Join us to learn more.
On display in the meeting room is a wonderful collection of embroidery by local needleworkers, ranging from an 1807 cross-stitch sampler, to crewel embroidered flower gardens, cross-stitch wedding samplers, and a cross-stitch view of Castle in the Clouds that is nearly photographic in detail.
On display this month in our display case is a collection of metal sculptures by Carla Sullivan of Newbeginningsbycarla.com, located at Meredith Bay Furniture. Using old tools and metal parts such as horseshoes, stove burners, wrenches, clamps, forks, spoons, and wheel bearings, she has created figures of people and animals, lettered signs, and more.
If you’re making plans for February, there will be a Valentine’s Day tea party for girls on Saturday, February 10 from 11:30-1:00 p.m.
We are starting a Kid’s Coding Club to help elementary school students learn computer coding in a fun way. The first meeting will be on Wednesday, February 14 from 6-7:30 p.m. Please sign up to use one of our laptops.
 
New Books
We have added three new fiction titles this week, and they are “Sunday Silence,” by Nicci French, number seven in her Frieda Klein series; “City of Endless Night,” by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child, number seventeen in their Agent Pendergast series; and “The English Wife,” by Lauren Willig, which is not part of a series but a stand-alone novel from the author of the Pink Carnation series.
New on DVD are “Marshall,” about the early days of lawyer Thurgood Marshall, who later became the first black justice on the Supreme Court; “Arthur and George,’ about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and a real-life case in which the crime writer turns detective himself, based on the novel by Julian Barnes, which we also have in the collection; and “9 Mini-Movie Collection,” featuring nine short animated stories about the Minions.
For those interested in attending the “Books Sandwiched In” book reviews at the Samuel H. Wentworth Library in Sandwich, we have three of the five books to be discussed this season, and the other two are on order. “American Canopy: Trees, Forests, and the Making of a Nation,” “Lincoln in the Bardo,” and “Clementine; The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill,” are currently in our collection, and “The Dog Who Could Fly” and “Walking to Listen” should be arriving shortly.
Technology
Our Technology Librarian, AnneMarie Welch, recently completed her master’s degree in Library and Information Science, and a celebration of her accomplishment was held at the January meeting of the library trustees.
Technology Users Group meets on Mondays from 2-4 p.m.  and the Apple Users Group on Tuesdays from 2-4 p.m. Have questions about your iPad or iPhone? Stop in to get troubleshooting assistance, learn how to use your device(s), and discover the latest apps for your mobile devices. There will be an “Introduction to iPad and iPhone” class on Wednesday, January 24; Microsoft Publisher class on Wednesday, January 31, and “Social Media Apps” on Wednesday, February 7.  All classes run from 2-4 p.m. Please sign up, classes are limited to 8 participants. Technology librarian, Annemarie Welch, is also available by appointment for one-on-one computer assistance.
Free audiobooks and ebooks are available through Overdrive thanks to the New Hampshire Downloadable Books library consortium, and a link to the NHDB website can be found on the Moultonborough Library website. Just give us a call to get the four-digit code for our library, make sure your library card is up to date, and you will be ready to log in and download. Also, Overdrive has a new app for your phone or tablet called “Libby” that can also be used to download audiobooks or ebooks. Just go to the App Store, Google Play, or Microsoft to download Libby and start borrowing free books.
Our wi-fi network is “MPL Guest,” no password. Look for the network on your device and enjoy our signal, available 24/7, during library hours and also from the parking lot when the library is not open.
Weekly Events
Preschool story times are Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and Fridays at 11:00 a.m. All preschoolers are welcome to attend for a story and an easy craft project.
Coloring for Grownups activity on Tuesdays from 10:30 until noon.
The “Stitch and Chat” group meets on Fridays from 10 a.m. until noon, and is open to all who enjoy knitting, embroidery, crochet, and any other small, portable handicraft.
Legos and More, including K’Nex, Nano Bugs, Snap Circuits, Hex Bugs and Lincoln Logs, third Wednesday of the month, 3:30-4:30. For children age five and up.
Book Talk general book discussion group on the second Thursday of the month at 10:30. All readers are welcome to come and discuss whatever they have been reading. If you’re looking for good book recommendations, this is the place to be
Passes
Thanks to the Friends of the Library, we have free or discount passes several local attractions. For the winter season, the Currier Museum of Art, McAuliffe-Shepherd Discovery Center, and the Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm are open and passes are available. Please call or check at the main desk for details on what discounts are offered by each museum and availability. Calling to sign up prior to the time you wish to visit is recommended.
 
 
 
Moultonborough Library News
January 11, 2018
Events
For those of our patrons who would prefer to use an Apple computer, thanks to the Friends of the Library we now have a brand-new MacBook set up in the young adult area, with programs including Safari, Keynote, Pages, Numbers, iTunes, iBook, iMovie, Facetime, Maps, Garage Band, Audacity, GIMP, and much more.  The two overstuffed swivel chairs that formerly occupied that spot have moved to the alcove in the children’s room that features our mural, and the wonderful wood sculpture “Whoo’s Reading?” by local artist Sammi Wakefield has moved to the dvd/audiobook area, where it can be appreciated by patrons who may never have noticed it before.
The Central NH Visiting Nurses will be holding a blood pressure clinic at the library on Friday, January 12, from 10:30 until 12:00. Come and get yours checked for free!
There will be another “Feed a Charity” at a local restaurant, this time at the Lakehouse Grille in Meredith, on Wednesday, January 17. Just tell your server that you are there to support the Friends of the Moultonborough library and a percentage of your check with be donated to the Friends.
Beginning today, Thursday, January 18, the library and the recreation department are cooperating on a “Music and Movement” program for toddlers, at the recreation department, from 10-11 a.m. weekly through February 22, there will be a session of about 30 minutes of guided activity, followed by an opportunity for the kids to explore on their own, using their imaginations to make up games, songs, and dances. Please call the library at 476-8895 or the recreation department at 476-8868 for more details. Too cold to play outside? Come on down and wiggle, giggle and clap while experiencing the joy of music and practicing social skills, self-esteem, language skills, and listening.
On Friday, January 19 there will be a Readathon for adults and children of all ages. Children in first grade and up, and adults with or without a child are welcome to join us for an evening of pizza, quiet reading and snacks. Please bring a book to read, wear comfy clothing and a pillow or blanket. Please bring a small snack to share! We will provide pizza, soda and ice cream. Please call ahead to reserve a spot so we know how much pizza to order! Any questions please call Mrs. Gulla 476-8895.
On Friday, January 26, at 10:30 a.m., there will be a program entitled “Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias: A Candid Conversation,” a forum presented by the Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association.
New Books 
  New in fiction: “Death in Nuremberg,” by W.E.B. Griffin; “The House of Shattered Wings,” by Aliette deBodard; “Unbound,” by Stuart Woods; “The Immortalists,” by Chloe Benjamin; “The Music Shop,” by Rachel Joyce; “Promise Not to Tell,” by Jayne Ann Krentz; “Dangerous Crossing,” Rachel Rhys; and “Operator Down,” by Brad Taylor. New in mystery are “The Bomb Maker,” by Thomas Perry; “Robicheaux,” by James Lee Burke; and “Shadow Play,” by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles. Also in new nonfiction is “The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam,”  by Max Boot.
 
Technology
Technology Users Group meets on Mondays from 2-4 p.m.  There will be an Apple Users Group on Tuesdays from 2-4 p.m. Have questions about your iPad or iPhone? Stop in to get troubleshooting assistance, learn how to use your device(s), and discover the latest apps for your mobile devices. Classes on a variety of technologies will continue on Wednesdays and Thursdays, beginning with Introduction to Libby for downloading ebooks and audiobooks on Thursday, January 18; Introduction to iPad and iPhone on Wednesday, January 24, and Microsoft Publisher on Wednesday, January 31. All classes run from 2-4 p.m. Please sign up, classes are limited to 8 participants. Technology librarian, Annemarie Welch, is also available by appointment for one-on-one computer assistance.
Free audiobooks and ebooks are available through Overdrive thanks to the New Hampshire Downloadable Books library consortium, and a link to the NHDB website can be found on the Moultonborough Library website. Just give us a call to get the four-digit code for our library, make sure your library card is up to date, and you will be ready to log in and download. Also, Overdrive has a new app for your phone or tablet called “Libby” that can also be used to download audiobooks or ebooks. Just go to the App Store, Google Play, or Microsoft to download Libby and start borrowing free books.
Our wi-fi network is “MPL Guest,” no password. Look for the network on your device and enjoy our signal, available 24/7, during library hours and also from the parking lot when the library is not open.
Weekly Events
Preschool story times are Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and Fridays at 11:00 a.m. All preschoolers are welcome to attend for a story and an easy craft project.
Coloring for Grownups activity on Tuesdays from 10:30 until noon.
The “Stitch and Chat” group meets on Fridays from 10 a.m. until noon, and is open to all who enjoy knitting, embroidery, crochet, and any other small, portable handicraft.
Legos and More, including K’Nex, Nano Bugs, Snap Circuits, Hex Bugs and Lincoln Logs, third Wednesday of the month, 3:30-4:30. For children age five and up.
Book Talk general book discussion group on the second Thursday of the month at 10:30. All readers are welcome to come and discuss whatever they have been reading. If you’re looking for good book recommendations, this is the place to be
Passes
Thanks to the Friends of the Library, we have free or discount passes several local attractions. For the winter season, the Currier Museum of Art, McAuliffe-Shepherd Discovery Center, and the Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm are open and passes are available. Please call or check at the main desk for details on what discounts are offered by each museum and availability. Calling to sign up prior to the time you wish to visit is recommended.
 
 
 
Moultonborough Library News
January 4, 2018
Events
There will be a fundraiser for the Friends of the Library at Giuseppe’s Pizzeria in Meredith on Monday, January 8. Dine at Giuseppe’s in the Mill Falls Marketplace any time between 11 a.m. and 10 p.m. and tell your server that you are there to support the Friends of Moultonborough Library, and the Friends will receive a percentage of your bill.
The Central NH Visiting Nurses will be holding a blood pressure clinic at the library on Friday, January 12, from 10:30 until 12:00. Come and get yours checked for free!
Beginning on Thursday, January 18, the library and the recreation department are cooperating on a “Music and Movement” program for toddlers, at the recreation department, from 10-11 a.m. Weekly through February 22, there will be a session of about 30 minutes of guided activity, followed by an opportunity for the kids to explore on their own, using their imaginations to make up games, songs, and dances. Beat the winter blues and post-holiday doldrums with a day of fun music and activities for your young child. Please call the library at 476-8895 or the recreation department at 476-8868 for more details.
On Friday, January 19 there will be a Readathon for adults and children of all ages. Children in first grade and up, and adults with or without a child are welcome to join us for an evening of pizza, quiet reading and snacks. Please bring a book to read, wear comfy clothing and a pillow or blanket. Please bring a small snack to share! We will provide pizza, soda and ice cream. Please call ahead to reserve a spot so we know how much pizza to order! Any questions please call Mrs. Gulla 476-8895.
There will be a workshop on Fused Glass craft on Tuesday, January 23 from 10:30 until 12:00. with Jean Cox from Art Escape in Laconia. You will be provided with step by step directions and all the supplies needed to complete a beautiful one of a kind fused glass snow scene of your own, which will be fired in their kiln to be picked up at a later date. Not an artist? That is OK! No experience necessary, no talent required. Space is limited to 15. Please sign up in advance. Materials charge is $10.00 for one 5" x 5" glass project.
New Books
Our update of the sci-fi, future, and fantasy collection continues this week with “The Girl in the Tower,” by Katherine Arden, sequel to “The Bear and the Nightingale;” “Clade,” by James Bradley; “The House of Binding Thorns,” by Aliette de Bodard; “Amberlough,” by Lara Elena Donnelly; “The Obelisk Gate” and “The Fifth Season,” both by N.K. Jemisin; “Autonomous,” by Annalee Newitz; “Plague of Giants,” by Kevin Hearne; and “The Demon Crown,” by James Rollins. For those who prefer more conventional fiction, we have added “Elmet,” by Fiona Mozley; “The Vineyard,” by Maria Duenas; “Victoria,” by Daisy Goodwin; and in large print, “Little Fires Everywhere,” by Celeste Ng, named on many lists as one of the best of 2017.
New on DVD are “Dunkirk,” “Megan Leavey,” “Stronger,” “The Mountain Between Us,” and “Victoria and Abdul.”
 
Technology
Technology Users Group meets on Mondays from 2-4 p.m.  There will be an Apple Users Group on Tuesdays from 2-4 p.m. Have questions about your iPad or iPhone? Stop in to get troubleshooting assistance, learn how to use your device(s), and discover the latest apps for your mobile devices. Classes on a variety of technologies will continue on Wednesdays and Thursdays, beginning with Microsoft Word for Beginners on Wednesday, January 10; Introduction to Libby for downloading ebooks and audiobooks on Thursday, January 18; Introduction to iPad and iPhone on Wednesday, January 24, and Microsoft Publisher on Wednesday, January 31. All classes run from 2-4 p.m. Please sign up, classes are limited to 8 participants. Technology librarian, Annemarie Welch, is also available by appointment for one-on-one computer assistance.
Free audiobooks and ebooks are available through Overdrive thanks to the New Hampshire Downloadable Books library consortium, and a link to the NHDB website can be found on the Moultonborough Library website. Just give us a call to get the four-digit code for our library, make sure your library card is up to date, and you will be ready to log in and download. Also, Overdrive has a new app for your phone or tablet called “Libby” that can also be used to download audiobooks or ebooks. Just go to the App Store, Google Play, or Microsoft to download Libby and start borrowing free books.
Our wi-fi network is “MPL Guest,” no password. Look for the network on your device and enjoy our signal, available 24/7, during library hours and also from the parking lot when the library is not open.
Weekly Events
Preschool story times are Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and Fridays at 11:00 a.m. All preschoolers are welcome to attend for a story and an easy craft project.
Coloring for Grownups activity on Tuesdays from 10:30 until noon.
The “Stitch and Chat” group meets on Fridays from 10 a.m. until noon, and is open to all who enjoy knitting, embroidery, crochet, and any other small, portable handicraft.
Legos and More, including K’Nex, Nano Bugs, Snap Circuits, Hex Bugs and Lincoln Logs, third Wednesday of the month, 3:30-4:30. For children age five and up.
Book Talk general book discussion group on the second Thursday of the month at 10:30. All readers are welcome to come and discuss whatever they have been reading. If you’re looking for good book recommendations, this is the place to be
Passes
Thanks to the Friends of the Library, we have free or discount passes several local attractions. For the winter season, the Currier Museum of Art, McAuliffe-Shepherd Discovery Center, and the Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm are open and passes are available. Please call or check at the main desk for details on what discounts are offered by each museum and availability. Calling to sign up prior to the time you wish to visit is recommended.