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FRIENDS PIZZA FUNDRAISER - a SUCCESS!
Love your Library...Eat Pizza! was held on  Monday, May 2nd from 5:00 - 9:00 PM.
West Newbury Pizza Company, 282 Main Street
By all accounts, the Pizza Company was very busy! We thank the West Newbury Pizza Company for their generous donation and we thank all who got a pizza or calzone during that time! We will post any further information!

 
Meet the Author: Amy Friend
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 6:30-7:30

Amy Friend, the author of Intentional Piecing, will share her new book as well as sample blocks of quilting. Plenty of time for questions and answers about quilting!

Amy Friend is a former museum curator who currently spends her days designing patterns, quilting and sewing. Paper piecing, as well as modern quilt design, bring her the most joy. Her work has been published in several magazines and collaborative books. Her first book, Intentional Piecing published by Lucky Spool, is available in April 2016. She founded the Seacoast Modern Quilt Guild and is a member of the MQG Charity Committee. You can follow her creative path on her blog, www.duringquiettime.com. Amy lives in an old home built in 1835 in Massachusetts with her husband and three children. When she isn't sewing or caring for her family, she loves to garden.






 
Heather Karp - Art Exhibit
May - June

Page School mom, Heather Karp, will be displaying her oil paintings at the West NewburyG.A.R. Memorial Library during May and June to benefit both our school and local library.
20% of all sales will be donated to the WNPTO
30%of all sales will be donated to the G.A.R. Memorial Library




Meet the Artist
Thursday May 12th
6:30-7:30pm
 
Heather Karp is a local, award-winning artist whose work has been featured in
North Shore magazine and collected both nationally and internationally. As a
self-taught artist, she tries to capture the essence of the world around her through
her use of vibrant colors and expressive brushwork. She is an active member of
the West Newbury chapter of the Massachusetts Cultural Council. She lives in
West Newbury with her husband, Jeff, 11-year old son, Jakob, and Puggle, Olive.

 
Children's Room receives new shelving for Books on CD
Remember that wonderful Book Launch with Elizabeth Atkinson months ago, supported by the Friends of the West Newbury Library?

Finally, we have had the new shelving installed to the right as you come into the Children's Room. The shelving holds all the books on CD in the Children's Collection. This replaces three spinners! And really opens up the Room!

We thank the Friends, Page School students and teachers, and all of the individuals who contributed to this project!

This is one important and critical step towards the remodeling of the Children's Room. We are hoping to buy mobile shelving so the Room can be used for programming and other activities! 







 
G.A.R. BOOK GROUPS
Nonfiction Book ClubFriday, April 15 at 1:00 pm For all you readers who love nonfiction, join our newest book group.  We will be discussing The good story : exchanges on truth, fiction and psychotherapy by J.M. Coetzee and Arabella Kurtz. For more info visit our Book Club Page.

Adult Book Group - Our next meeting is Monday, May 7th at 6:30
We are reading Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng. Visit the Book Club Page for all the details.
Museum Pass Reservation and Program Registration are online!


Please visit our Museum Pass Reservation Page! to reserve passes or Calendar of Events for program registration.  You will need your library card to make the reservation.

For program registration, scroll down to the day of the event and click register. When signing up for Story Times scroll down to the first day of the session.

If you are unable to use a pass you have reserved or attend a program, please contact the library as soon as possible so it can be made available other patrons!  978-363-1105


NEW! TumbleBooks for Kids
eBooks for Kids, read along and read to me, games and puzzles. 

 
Mango Languages and Mango's Little Pim
Language learning for all.

Mango Languages - Learn a new language at your convenience.  Over 64 languages to choose from.
Try Little Pim!  10 Languages for kids ages 0 - 6 to learn.  Click here for Little Pim


Ideas?
We welcome your suggestions and comments on programs and activities you'd like to see here at the library.  Stop in and see us or email Susan Babb, Library Director, at sbabb@mvlc.org