Who Done It? Mystery Book Club

    Do you love mysteries? Join this lively club! The Mystery Book Club has chosen The Crow Trap by Ann Cleeves for their October meeting,
    Thursday, October 24th at 12 pm. We enjoy reading and discussing the first book in a series.  All are welcome!

    An ingenious psychological suspense novel starring the unconventional Detective Inspector Vera Stanhope.



    G.A.R. Book Group

    Meets on the first Monday of each month. The next meeting is Monday, November 4th at 6:30 pm.  All are welcome to join. The November selection is Becoming, by Michelle Obama.

  • Friends of the West Newbury Library

    We've submitted our first order of 35 bricks! Thank you for participating! If you haven't submitted your form yet, don't worry, we will continue to collect your orders.

    Buy a brick - build a community
    Buy a brick to show you care about your library and your community. Families, businesses, organizations can all share in this lasting rememberance. Bricks will be installed on the walkways near the entrance to the library. Your donation is tax deductible. Download and print the order form or visit the donor website.

    Fundraisers and donations to the Friends of the Library pay for your discounted museum passes and programs for all ages. The Friends are a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation and donations are tax deductible. 

  • Join our Cookbook Club!

    Are you a food lover?
    A great cook?
    A terrible cook who wants to improve?

    Join our Cookbook Club! Our second meeting is on Thursday, November 7th at 6 pm at the library. We are getting ready for the holidays with an all appetizer cookbook! We have a limited number of copies of Party-Perfect Bites: Delicious Recipes for Canapés, Finger Food and Party Snacks by Milli Taylor on hand. Call or stop into the library for more information or to register.

  • Virtual Q&A with Author Emily Lloyd-Jones

    The West Newbury Library is excited to announce that we'll be hosting a virtual question and answer with YA author Emily Lloyd-Jones on 10/24 starting at 4! In preparation for National Novel Writing Month in November, Emily is going to talk to us about how to write a novel.

    This is a virtual chat. Laptops will be provided at the library but you can access the chat from anywhere, as long as you click on the link. Make sure to either check here the day of the event or email Kristen for the link.

    Emily Lloyd-Jones grew up on a vineyard in rural Oregon, where she played in evergreen forests and learned to fear sheep. She has a BA in English from Western Oregon University and a MA in publishing from Rosemont College. Her novels include Illusive, Deceptive, and The Hearts We Sold. Her newest nove, The Bone Houses, was released in late September.

  • Patagonia: Paintings & Photography by Mark & Jocelyne Cosentino

    Exhibit Dates:  September 4 - October 31, 2019

    Reception: September 24th, 6:30 pm

    Stop into the Fireplace Room to take in Patagonia’s sweeping landscapes and vibrant colors as captured and interpreted by West Newbury residents, Mark & Jocelyne Cosentino.  

  • Mosaic Jewelry Workshop

    Make a one-of-a-kind, original piece of mosaic jewelry and learn some new skills in this fun 3-hour workshop. Using a range of studio materials, such as glass, beads, charms and shells students will design and complete a mosaic pendant that expresses their personal style.

    Basic mosaic glass cutting techniques and jewelry adhesives will be discussed. If you have a special heirloom that you might like to incorporate into your pendant, bring it!

    No prior mosaic or jewelry making experience necessary. All materials and tools provided, however, you may want to bring your own magnifying eye-wear and a pair of tweezers if desired.

    Saturday, November 2nd, 9:30 - 12:30 pm
    Registration required.
    $10 materials fee.