• Heather Karp - Art Exhibit
    May - June

     
    Page School mom, Heather Karp, will be displaying her oil paintings at the West Newbury G.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


    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.

     
  • G.A.R. BOOK GROUPS

    Nonfiction Book Club -  Thursday, August 11, 10:30-12:00. 
    For
    all you readers who love nonfiction, join our newest book group.  We will be discussing The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot .. For more info visit our Book Club Page.






    Adult Book Group - Our next meeting is Monday, July 11th at 6:30. 
    We are reading Circling the Sun by 
    Paula McLain. Visit the Book Club Page for all the details.



     
  • Friends of the West Newbury Library
    Book Drop Off
    Drop off your books and donations on Saturday, July 2nd from 10:00 - Noon.

    On the First Saturday of each month (except Jan & Feb) the Friends gratefully accept donations of gently used, newer books, dvds and cds and books on cd from 10:00 am - Noon at the old Town Hall across from the library.  Sorry, we cannot accept encyclopedias, textbooks, moldy or damaged books, magazines, condensed books or vhs videos.
    Because of space limitations, the library cannot accept donations at any other time.  Please do not leave boxes outside the library.


    FALL BOOK SALE - October, 2016

    Our book sale will be here before you know it. 
    Check back for further information.


     
  • Summer Reading at the Library!
    For All Ages!
    Select the program for your age group and click to register. Registration will ask for birth day, month, and year. There are 7 challenges to complete. Each week when you have completed one, your name will be entered into the random prize drawing. If you finish all 7, your name will be entered into the grand prize drawing at the end of the summer. Weekly random prizes will be awarded, beginning the week of June 27.

    Registration begins June 13!
    Logging begins June 27!
    Each program is a little different.


    On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!

    Little Listeners - 3-7 years old
    Children's - Grades 1-6

     

            Get in the Game: Read
    Teens - Ages 12 - 19


    Exercise Your Mind – Read

    Adults - Ages 19 up




    Check out all the fun activities this summer:  Children    Teens    Adults




     



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