Who Done It? Mystery Book Club

    Do you love mysteries? Join this lively club! The Mystery Book Club has chosen River of Darkness by Rennie Airth for their next meeting, Thursday, February 27th at 12 pm.  All are welcome!

    Inspector John Madden of Scotland Yard investigates the murder of a family in the post-World War I British countryside. A veteran of the war, Madden immediately recognizes the work of a soldier, but discovering the motive will take longer. First in a series.



    G.A.R. Book Group

    This club usually meets on the first Monday of each month. The next meeting will be Monday, March 2nd at 6:30 pm.  All are welcome to join. The March selection is The Daring Ladies of Lowell by Kate Alcott.  Click here to order a copy.

    Moving to the mill city of Lowell in 1832 to escape farm life, young Alice is disillusioned by the local factory's harsh working conditions and struggles to advocate on their behalf while recklessly falling in love with the mill owner's son.


  • Friends of the West Newbury Library

    It's time for thanks...and giving!


    Our next order for bricks will be sent soon!  If you'd like yours to be included please drop off your order or place your order online. Thank you for participating. Stop by and check them out! If you haven't submitted your form yet, don't worry, we will continue to collect your orders.

    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.
    Have books to donate?  Our next book donation drop off will be Saturday, March 28th from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM.  We appreciate your gently used books, dvds and cds in newer condition. Please no textbooks, encyclopedias, magazines or VHS.

    Ask yourself, would you buy this?


    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. 


  • February 20th we'll be celebrating February vacation with cupcakes, goodie bags, and a movie! The movie being the 1999 version of The Mummy. It's one of Kristen's, the Teen Service Librarian's, favorite movies. There's a twist... February 20th is also Kristen's birthday! Come celebrate with her and have some fun! Movie is rated PG-13, the festival starts at 5 PM.


    Thanks to all the teen's who showed up to this months TAG meeting. Thanks to the Teen Advisory Group (and the many who stopped by the library to make cards this week) we have so many Valentine's Day cards to give to our Council on Aging! Thank you! Our next TAG meeting will be held at the Pentucket Middle School on March 17th from 2:15-3 and is open for grades 7-12.
    Do you find yourself writing for fun? Are you a fan of fanfiction? Or are you a poet (and you didn't even know it)? Then join the West Newbury Creative Writing Club! We will be discussing what we like to write and the craft itself as well as some in club writing. For teens and tweens only. March's meeting will be the 4th from 3 - 4.
  • Peabody Essex Museum

    Jacob Lawrence exhibit and complimentary passes

    Peabody Essex Museum has sent us these complimentary passes for admission to the museum.  Be sure to come in and pick up a pass and see this exhibit before April 26th.