November 6th at 6:30 PM
    Adult Book Group -

    For November 6th we will be reading The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars by Dava Sobel.  All are welcome to join us.  We meet at 6:30 with light refreshments. 

    Click here to order a copy for yourself.

    Visit the Book Club Page for all the details.

  • Friends of the West Newbury Library

    Book Sale Success!! 

    Thank you to all the volunteers, friends and patrons.  Over $2,300 was raised which will be used towards more programs and museum passes for the library.

    Many of you joined last year at this time, so it's time to renew!   Join now, support your library.  Download this form and mail it or drop it off at the library.

    Book Drop Off
    Saturday, November 4th from 10:00 - 12:00
    Please donate your newer, gently used books, dvds, books on cd, and puzzles.  Our next Book Sale will be in the Spring.  Click on the Friends page for all the details.  Please do not leave boxes outside the library. 
  • NEW at the Library
    The Library has many online resources for you to use from downloading a book or song to learning a language. Sometimes it may be overwhelming to try to learn which resources are most useful to YOU.

    The Library now has quick tutorials on how to get started on some of these resources. In most cases, there is a short introduction with additional videos on how to get started. Instructions on how to download books also include specific devices. You'll  see them on the Resources and Databases and Downloadable Books as a nifty side slider page! And within those pages, there are also links to the tutorials. We hope they will help you!

    We will list here tutorial additions on using social media programs:

    Facebook - Video
    Goodreads - Video
    Google - Video
    Instagram - Video
    Pinterest - Video
    New!  pronunciator - Video
    Snapchat - Video
    Twitter - Video

  • Susan Hebenstreit
    Fine Art Exhibit - September 11 - October 31
      "At the end of a session when the student discovers how creative they can be, I know I have done my job.

    I enjoy the enthusiasm the elderly, as well as others, love to explore and hone a new skill. I'll take my students as far as they want to to in their art.

    My personal favorite style is that of the Dutch Masters. The glazing process, one layer of paint over another, gives a recognizable glow that cannot be achieved without patience."
  • Holiday Recipe Swap for Adults Only
    Friday, November 3 - 6:15 PM - 9:00 PM

    Please make your favorite appetizer or side dish to share! Please bring serving platters and serving utensils.
    Email the recipe to Susan Babb by Friday, October 27.

    Also featuring:
    Creating an Edible Still Life Buffet for Entertaining - Cooking demonstration and tasting
    Learn how to turn your holiday buffet table into a beautiful work of art. Watch as cooking instructor Liz Barbour demonstrates how to use found
    objects, fruits, vegetables, fine china, fresh herbs, and flowers to create a three-dimensional still life for you and your dinner guests to enjoy.
    Following Liz’s demonstration she will offer acooking demonstration of 2 seasonal recipes. The finished recipes, works of art in themselves, will be
    placed onto the Still Life buffet for all to taste and enjoy. Add in Liz's easy cooking technique tips and you are on your way to creating great meals
    you can prepare at home.
    Timeline for the evening:
    Arrive between 6:15 - 6:30 pm
    Doors lock at 6:30!
    6:30 - 7:15 - Recipe swap and taste
    7:15 - 8:45 - Liz Barbour's Edible Still Life
    Registration by October 27 is mandatory in advance. Space is limited!
    Please sign up at the Circulation Desk - Contact information and what recipe you are bringing.
    Eating utensils, plates, napkins, and beverages provided by the Library.

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