Moultonborough Library News
April 19, 2018
Events
Are you ready for some baseball history? On Friday, April 20 at 10:30, we will have a program on “The Draper & Maynard Sporting Goods Company of Plymouth, NH,” presented by Louise Samaha McCormack. A comprehensive history of what was one of the largest sporting goods suppliers in the country.   Creator of the first baseball glove, the company was renowned for the quality and craftsmanship of its products. In its heyday, Draper & Maynard boasted endorsements from Babe Ruth, and visits from the then world-champion Boston Red Sox.
For April school vacation, on Monday, April 23, we will be showing the movie “Ferdinand” at 11:00 a.m. Popcorn will be served. On Wednesday, April 25, at 1:00 p.m., there will be a program on butterflies for children. First there will be a program on “Butterflies: Habits and Habitats,” and then we will make butterfly t-shirts using dyes, plants, and cutouts. Also, “Music and Movement” continues at the recreation department through May 17.
The first book discussion of the spring will be on Thursday, April 26, and the book will be “On the Black Hill,” by Bruce Chatwin. Dr. Suzanne Brown of Dartmouth joins us to lead the discussion. The next book to be discussed will be “On the Road,” by Jack Kerouac, on Thursday, May 24, and we have a bunch of extra copies available already.
On Friday, April 27 at 10:30, join us for a program with Master Gardener Roz Mason. Roz guides you through the process with essential tips on how to develop a garden plan, choose the best location, create a garden layout and get started!  She will also provide information on soil testing; seeds, plants, equipment and supplies; vegetable families; weeds, diseases and pests; and harvest and storage. Sponsored by UNH Cooperative Extension.
Children are invited to celebrate the coming of spring on Tuesday, May 1 at 10:30.  Join us as we dance around the May Pole to celebrate Spring! A King and a Queen of the May will be crowned, and everyone receives a May basket of goodies. All are welcome.
Mark your calendars now for Wednesday, May 2 at 7:00 p.m., when we will host Master Fiddler Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki with “Songs of Emigration: Storytelling Through Traditional Irish Music.
On Friday, May 4, Mike and Kate Lancor of Old Friends Genealogy will present “Chasing Your Ancestors,” an introduction to using the library’s ancestry.com edition and walking you through the highlights of searching and developing a tree for one of your own ancestry lines. As a special treat, there will be complimentary Cider Bellies donuts.Please bring your own laptop if you can, or you may borrow one from the library.
New Books
Lots of new books since last week, including “Hard Aground,” a mystery with a New Hampshire setting by Brendan Dubois, “City of Bones” by Anne Hillerman, “Lost Books and Old Bones,” by Paige Shelton, and “Twenty-one Days,” by Anne Perry, all in mystery; in fiction, “We Were the Lucky Ones,” by Georgia Hunter; “The Reluctant Fortune Teller,” by Keziah Frost; “The Overstory,” by Richard Powers; “Miss Julia Raises the Roof,” by Ann B. Ross; “A Nantucket Wedding,” by Nancy Thayer; “Women in Sunlight,” by Frances Mayes; “After Anna,” by Lisa Scottoline; “The Fallen,” by David Baldacci; “The Cutting Edge,” by Jeffrey Deaver; “The Good Pilot Peter Woodhouse,” by Alexander McCall Smith,  and “Shoot First,” by Stuart Woods. Lots of new children’s books, too.
New audiobooks given in memory of Barbara Putnam are “The Chilbury Ladies Choir,” by Jennifer Ryan, and “The Music Shop,” by Rachel Joyce. New on DVD are “The Greatest Showman,” about P.T. Barnum; “Phantom Thread,” season 3 of “Outlander,” season one of “13 Reasons Why,” and for fans of classic musicals, we had a donation of DVDs and added “Oklahoma!” and “Carousel.”
Technology
The Technology Users Group meets on Mondays from 2-4 p.m., and the Apple Users Group on Tuesdays from 2-4 p.m. There will be a Microsoft Publisher workshop on Thursday, April 19 from 2-4 p.m. Technology librarian, Annemarie Welch, is also available by appointment for one-on-one computer assistance.
Free audiobooks and ebooks are available through Overdrive or the new “Libby” app, 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. 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. There will be no Friday story times on March 9 and March 16.
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
April 12, 2018
Events
On Friday, April 20 at 10:30, we will have a program on “The Draper & Maynard Sporting Goods Company of Plymouth, NH,” presented by Louise Samaha McCormack. A comprehensive history of what was one of the largest sporting goods suppliers in the country.   Creator of the first baseball glove, the company was renowned for the quality and craftsmanship of its products. In its heyday, Draper & Maynard boasted endorsements from Babe Ruth, while entertaining several visits from the then world-champion Boston Red Sox.
We have two children’s events planned for April vacation week. On Monday, April 23, we will be showing the movie “Ferdinand” at 11:00 a.m. Popcorn will be served. On Wednesday, April 25, at 1:00 p.m., the subject will be butterflies. First there will be a program on “Butterflies: Habits and Habitats,” and then we will make butterfly t-shirts using dyes, plants, and cutouts. Also, “Music and Movement” for preschoolers continues at the Recreation Department through May 17.
The first book discussion of the spring will be on Thursday, April 26, and the book will be “On the Black Hill,” by Bruce Chatwin. Dr. Suzanne Brown of Dartmouth says this is one of her favorite novels, and she joins us to lead the discussion. The next book to be discussed will be “On the Road,” by Jack Kerouac, on Thursday, May 24.
On Friday, April 27 at 10:30, get your vegetable garden off to a good start with Master Gardener Roz Mason. Roz guides you through the process with essential tips on how to develop a garden plan, choose the best location, create a garden layout and get started!  She will also provide information on soil testing; seeds, plants, equipment and supplies; vegetable families; weeds, diseases and pests; and harvest and storage.  It is designed for people who want to get into vegetable gardening for the first time and will also provide information that is useful for experienced gardeners. Sponsored by UNH Cooperative Extension.
Children are invited to celebrate the coming of spring on Tuesday, May 1 at 10:30.  Join us as we dance around the May Pole to celebrate Spring! A King and a Queen of the May will be crowned, and everyone receives a May basket of goodies. All are welcome.
Mark your calendars now for Wednesday, May 2 at 7:00 p.m., when we will host Master Fiddler Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki with “Songs of Emigration: Storytelling Through Traditional Irish Music.”
The local business featured in our display case this month is our next-door neighbor, the Old Country Store, with an enticing display of things to eat, drink, wear, and lay with.
 
New Books
New in mystery this week, we now have “The Knowledge,” by Martha Grimes, her first Richard Jury book since 2014; “Why Kill the Innocent?” by C.S. Harris; and “The Saint of Wolves and Butchers,” by Alex Grecian. Also new in fiction are “Go Ask Fannie,” by Elisabeth Hyde; and “Greeks Bearing Gifts,” by Philip Kerr. New in nonfiction are “The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook,” from America’s Test Kitchen; “Kitchen Table Wisdom,” by Rachael Remen, M.D.; and “Russian Roulette,” by Michael Isikoff.
New on DVD are Star Wars: The Last Jedi; season five of “The Americans;” “The Man Who Invented Christmas,” about Charles Dickens; “Crooked House,” based on the book by Agatha Christie; and the first season of “Thirteen Reasons Why.”
Technology
The Technology Users Group meets on Mondays from 2-4 p.m., and the Apple Users Group on Tuesdays from 2-4 p.m. On Thursday, April 12, there will be an iPad/iPhone beginner class, and on Thursday, April 19, Microsoft Publisher class. All classes run from 2-4 p.m. Please sign up, classes are limited to 8 participants. Coding Club for Kids meets again on Wednesday, April 11, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. 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. There will be no Friday story times on March 9 and March 16.
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
April 5, 2018
The Historical Society and the Library are co-sponsoring “A Walk Back in Time: The Secrets of Cellar Holes,” with Adair Mulligan, at the Library on Monday, April 9 at 7:00 p.m. Northern New England is full of reminders of past lives: stone walls, old foundations, a century-old lilac struggling to survive as the forest reclaims a once-sunny dooryard. Adair Mulligan explores the rich story to be discovered in what remains behind. See how one town has set out to create an inventory of its cellar holes, piecing together the clues in the landscape.
Also of historical interest, on Friday, April 20 at 10:30, we will have a program on “The Draper & Maynard Sporting Goods Company of Plymouth, NH,” presented by Louise Samaha McCormack. A comprehensive history of what was one of the largest sporting goods suppliers in the country.   Creator of the first baseball glove, the company was renowned for the quality and craftsmanship of its products. In its heyday, Draper & Maynard boasted endorsements from Babe Ruth, while entertaining several visits from the then world-champion Boston Red Sox.
There will be a Readathon for Grades 4-6 on Friday, April 13, from 5:30-8:00 p.m. Bring a book to read, wear comfy clothes, bring a pillow or blanket. Sign up is appreciated so we know how many volunteers are needed and much pizza to order. Please bring a small snack to share. Questions? Please call Mrs. Gulla 476-8895.
We have two children’s events planned for April vacation week. On Monday, April 23, we will be showing the movie “Ferdinand” at 11:00 a.m. Popcorn will be served. On Wednesday, April 25, at 1:00 p.m., the subject will be butterflies. First there will be a program on “Butterflies: Habits and Habitats,” and then we will make butterfly t-shirts using dyes, plants, and cutouts.
The first book discussion of the spring will be on Thursday, April 26, and the book will be “On the Black Hill,” by Bruce Chatwin. Dr. Suzanne Brown of Dartmouth says this is one of her favorite novels, and she joins us to lead the discussion.
New Books
Among our new arrivals this week are new mysteries, including “the Raspberry Danish Murder,” by Joanne Fluke; “I’ve Got My Eyes on You,” by Mary Higgins Clark, and “The Disappeared,” by C.J. Box. New fiction titles are “I’ll Be Your Blue Sky,” by Marisa de los Santos; “The Family Next Door,” by Sally Hepworth; “The Broken Girls,” by Simone St. James; “Sweet Vengeance” and Truth or Dare,” both by Fern Michales, and “To Die But Once,” the new Maisie Dobbs mystery by Jacqueline Winspear. We also have a batch of new children’s books for all ages, including “The Forgotten Sisters,” in the Princess Academy series by Shannon Hale; “Shadowsong,” by S. Jae-Jones; and in easy picture books, “Valensteins,”by Ethan Long, and “Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel,” by Adam Rubin.
New on DVD are “The Breadwinner,” “Maudie,” “Justice League,” and Thor: Ragnarok.” New in audiobook are “Manhattan Beach,” by Jennifer Egan, and “Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk,” by Kathleen Rooney.
Technology
The Technology Users Group meets on Mondays from 2-4 p.m., and the Apple Users Group on Tuesdays from 2-4 p.m. On Wednesday, April l1, there will be a class on “Using the Library Website.” Did you know you can review your library account online, including renewing and reserving materials? In this workshop, we will review the many services offered through our website.  On Thursday, April 12, there will be an iPad/iPhone beginner class, and on Thursday, April 19, Microsoft Publisher class. All classes run from 2-4 p.m. Please sign up, classes are limited to 8 participants. Coding Club for Kids meets again on Wednesday, April 11, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. 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. There will be no Friday story times on March 9 and March 16.
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
March 29, 2018
Events
Celebrating National Poetry Month during April, our monthly Evening of Poetry program will meet on Tuesday, April 3 with “open mic all night” for experimental poetry and music. All are welcome to attend and share their creations, or just enjoy the presentations.
Looking ahead to April, the Historical Society kicks off their 2018 program schedule with “A Walk Back in Time: The Secrets of Cellar Holes,” with Adair Mulligan, at the Library on Monday, April 9 at 7:00 p.m. Northern New England is full of reminders of past lives: stone walls, old foundations, a century-old lilac struggling to survive as the forest reclaims a once-sunny dooryard. Adair Mulligan explores the rich story to be discovered in what remains behind. See how one town has set out to create an inventory of its cellar holes, piecing together the clues in the landscape.
Also of historical interest, on Friday, April 20 at 10:30, we will have a program on “The Draper & Maynard Sporting Goods Company of Plymouth, NH,” presented by Louise Samaha McCormack. A comprehensive history of what was one of the largest sporting goods suppliers in the country.   Creator of the first baseball glove, the company was renowned for the quality and craftsmanship of its products. In its heyday, Draper & Maynard boasted endorsements from Babe Ruth, while entertaining several visits from the then world-champion Boston Red Sox.
The first book discussion of the spring will be on Thursday, April 26, and the book will be “On the Black Hill,” by Bruce Chatwin. Dr. Suzanne Brown of Dartmouth says this is one of her favorite novels, and she joins us to lead the discussion.
We now have available to use in the library, Ancestry Library Edition,” a database to help patrons who want to look up their genealogy.
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, with special attention to individuals age 60 and up. Please call the library at 476-8895 to make an appointment.
If cabin fever is setting in at your house, remember that we have a pass for the Currier Museum of Art, and they are currently featuring the work of Augustus St. Gaudens in a beautiful exhibit.
New Books
New in fiction this week are “Every Note Played,” by Lisa Genova, about a concert pianist with ALS; “Let Me Lie,” by Clare Mackintosh, a thriller about a daughter investigating her parents’ apparent suicides; “Alternate Side,” by Anna Quindlen; “Red Alert,” by James Patterson; and “Accidental Heroes,” by Danielle Steel. New in mystery are “Fade to Black,” by David Rosenfelt, second in his David Brock series; and “The Punishment She Deserves,” by Elizabeth George., number twenty in the Inspector Lynley series.  
New on DVD are “Ferdinand,” “I, Tonya,” “The Shape of Water,” and “Jumanji  : Welcome to the Jungle,” plus season one of “The Handmaid’s Tale.”
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. On Wednesday, April l1, there will be a class on “Using the Library Website.” Did you know you can review your library account online, including renewing and reserving materials? In this workshop, we will review the many services offered through our website.  On Thursday, April 12, there will be an iPad/iPhone beginner class, and on Thursday, April 19, Microsoft Publisher class. All classes run from 2-4 p.m. Please sign up, classes are limited to 8 participants. Coding Club for Kids meets again on Wednesday, April 11, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. 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. There will be no Friday story times on March 9 and March 16.
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
March 22, 2018
Events
New in the display case this month is a collection of Goebel Red-Head figurines, loaned by Pat Heald, and featuring a red-headed boy and girl doing all kinds of childhood activities, such as playing with pets, school, sports, musical instruments, and more.
Despite the recent snow, the Easter Egg Hunt for children age 12 and younger is still on for Saturday, March 24 very promptly at 11:00 a.m. We plan to have an area clear of snow for the giant shredded paper bunny nest for the younger children, and the older children who search the library and town hall grounds for their eggs should be sure to dress for deep snow. Bring your basket and don’t be late! We usually have a crowd that is very eager to get started and it doesn’t last long. The Easter Bunny will be here to greet everyone prior to the start.
On Tuesday, March 27, at 10:30, there will be a “Shattered Bowl Fused Glass” craft, with Jean Cox from Art Escape in Laconia, in which you will make your own unique piece by starting with a square of glass that you cut apart and put back together like a puzzle.  Participation is limited to 15, and there is a charge of $10 for materials.
Looking ahead to April, the Historical Society kicks off their 2018 program schedule with “A Walk Back in Time: The Secrets of Cellar Holes,” with Adair Mulligan, at the Library on Monday, April 9 at 7:00 p.m. Northern New England is full of reminders of past lives: stone walls, old foundations, a century-old lilac struggling to survive as the forest reclaims a once-sunny dooryard. Adair Mulligan explores the rich story to be discovered in what remains behind. See how one town has set out to create an inventory of its cellar holes, piecing together the clues in the landscape.
The first book discussion of the spring will be on Thursday, April 26, and the book will be “On the Black Hill,” by Bruce Chatwin. Dr. Suzanne Brown of Dartmouth says this is one of her favorite novels, and she joins us to lead the discussion.
We now have available to use in the library, Ancestry Library Edition,” a database to help patrons who want to look up their genealogy.
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, with special attention to individuals age 60 and up. Please call the library at 476-8895 to make an appointment.
If cabin fever is setting in at your house, remember that we have a pass for the Currier Museum of Art, and they are currently featuring the work of Augustus St. Gaudens in a beautiful exhibit.
New Books
New in fiction and mystery this week are “The Bishop’s Pawn,” by Steve Berry; “the Flight Attendant,” by Chris Bohjalian; “the Rising Sea,” by Clive Cussler; “Duel to the Death,” by J.A. Jance, number 13 in her Ali Reynolds series; and “The Temptation of Forgiveness,” number 27 in the Commissario Guide Brunetti series by Donna Leon.
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 class on “Windows 10 Tips and Tricks” on Wednesday, March 28; on Wednesday, April l1, the class will be “Using the Library Website,” and on Thursday, April 12, there will be an iPad/iPhone Workshop. 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. There will be no Friday story times on March 9 and March 16.
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
March 15, 2018
Events
Our new art display for the month of March is a large collection of beautiful photography by local resident James LeBaron, including both local views of our beautiful Lakes Region and others of Paris.
The annual “Soup and Sweets” luncheon will be on Friday, March 16, from 11:30 to 1:00 p.m. The Friends, Staff, and Trustees of the Library would like to say “Thank You” to our wonderful community with a free lunch! We will offer a wide variety of delicious homemade soups and desserts.
The “Feed a Charity” event for the Friends of the Library at local restaurants have been a very successful fundraiser, and the program continues on Wednesday, March 21 at the Bob House on Route 25 in Moultonborough. Enjoy lunch or dinner any time from 11:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., and be sure to tell your server that you are supporting the Friends of the Library, and a percentage of the proceeds will be donated.
The annual Easter Egg Hunt for children age 12 and younger will be on Saturday, March 24 very promptly at 11:00 a.m. Bring your basket and don’t be late! We usually have a crowd that is very eager to get started and it doesn’t last long. The Easter Bunny will be here to greet everyone prior to the start. There will be a giant “bunny nest” of shredded paper for the youngest egg hunters, and the older children will search the grounds around the library, town hall and recreation department. Thanks to those who helped prepare the eggs!
On Tuesday, March 27, at 10:30, there will be a “Shattered Bowl Fused Glass” craft, with Jean Cox from Art Escape in Laconia, in which you will make your own unique piece by starting with a square of glass that you cut apart and put back together like a puzzle.  Participation is limited to 15, and there is a charge of $10 for materials.
The first book discussion of the spring will be on Thursday, April 26, and the book will be “On the Black Hill,” by Bruce Chatwin. Dr. Suzanne Brown of Dartmouth says this is one of her favorite novels, and she joins us to lead the discussion.
We now have available to use in the library, Ancestry Library Edition,” a database to help patrons who want to look up their genealogy.
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, with special attention to individuals age 60 and up. Please call the library at 476-8895 to make an appointment.
New Books
This week’s new fiction titles are “As you Wish,” by Jude Deveraux; “The Woman Left Behind,” by Linda Howard; “The Third Victim,” by Philip Margolin; “Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions,” by Mario Giordano; “Summer Hours at the Robbers Library," by Sue Halpern; “Chicago,” by David Mamet; “Girls Burn Brighter,” by Shobha Rao.
New on DVD is “Lady Bird.’
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 an iPad/iPhone Intermediate Workshop on Thursday, March 15, and Windows 10 Tips and Tricks on Wednesday, March 28. On Wednesday, April 11, the class will be “Using the Library Website.”  Did you know you can review your library account online, including renewing and reserving materials? In this workshop, we will review the many services offered through our website. 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. There will be no Friday story times on March 9 and March 16.
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
March 1, 2018
Events
The first book discussion of the spring on the theme of “Restless Hearts and Quiet Souls,” will be on Thursday, April 26, and the book will be “On the Black Hill,” by Bruce Chatwin. Because there are only about 12 copies available statewide, we have already borrowed them so that participants can get an early start. In this novel, the author describes the solitary lives of identical twin brothers, Lewis and Benjamin Jones, living an isolated and repressed life in rural Wales, similar to the characters discussed earlier in Kent Haruf’s “Plainsong” and “Eventide.”
  There will be a family movie on Friday, March 2, and 1:00 p.m., and it will be “Despicable Me 3.” There will be popcorn!
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.
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, 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 will be on Friday, March 16, from 11:30 to 1:00 p.m. The Friends, Staff, and Trustees of the Library would like to say “Thank You” to our wonderful community with a free lunch! We will offer a wide variety of delicious homemade soups and desserts.
New Books
Two new books of local interest are “Where You’ll Find Me,” by Ty Gagne, about the death of a hiker in the White Mountains in winter; and a graphic novel for children, “Lake: a Loony Winnipesaukee Duck Tale,” by Bridget Finnegan.
Also new in fiction are “The Bad Daughter,” by Joy Fielding; “Sunburn,” by Laura Lippman; “An American Marriage,” by Tayari Jones; “White Houses,” by Amy Bloom; “The Tuscan Child,” by Rhys Bowen; “Munich,” by Robert Harris; “Only Killers and Thieves,” by Paul Howarth; “A Time of Love and Tartan,” by Alexander McCall Smith; and “Winter Sisters,” by Robin Oliveira; and in mystery, “The Hush,” by John Hart.
New in nonfiction are “How to Roast Everything,” from America’s Test Kitchen; “Text Me When Your Get Home: the evolution and triumph of modern female friendship,” by Kayleen Schafer; “Enlightenment Now,” by Stephen Pinker; “Heart Berries,” a memoir of growing up in the Seabird Island Indian Reservation, by Terese Mailhot;  “Theft by Finding,” the diaries of David Sedaris 1977-2002; and “The Only Girl in the World,” by Maude Julien, a memoir of her childhood in a one-family cult.
New in DVD are the first seasons of “The Good Place,” and “Master of None.”
 
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 an iPad/iPhone Intermediate Workshop on Thuirsday, March 15.  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. There will be no Friday story times on March 9 and March 16.
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 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.