- G.A.R. BOOK GROUPS
Who Done It? Mystery Book Club
Do you love mysteries? Join this lively club! The Mystery Book Club is reading Case Histories by Kate Atkinson for their September meeting. All are welcome!
G.A.R. Book Group
Meets on the first Monday of each month. The next meeting is Monday, September 9th at 6:30 PM. All are welcome to join. The September selection is The Study of Animal Languages by Lindsay Stern. Please click here to order a copy.
- 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.
Book Donation Drop Off September 14th10:00-Noon across the street at the old Town HallPlease donate your newer, gently used books, dvds, books on cd, and puzzles.
Click on the Friends page for all the details. Please do not leave boxes outside the library.
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.
DOWNLOAD THIS FORM TO JOIN THE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP.
- SUMMER READING CONTINUES THROUGH AUGUST 9TH
Summer Reading Weekly Winners! - Congratulations and thanks to everyone who participated. Great job reading!
Week 1 Week 2
Adult - Mary Evitts Adult - Emily Dresser
Teen - Lucas Reese Teen - Timothy Friend
Children - Parker Evitts Children - Thalia Saraceno
Week 3 Week 4
Adult - Nancy Wile Adult - Melissa Lugo
Teen - Sophie McCoy Teen - Yvette Estevez
Children - Penny Friend Children - Rowan Weinberg
Week 5 Week 6
Adult - Jessica Murray Adult - Joanne Gay
Teen - Lily Friend Teen - Timothy Friend
Children - Nicholas Evitts Children - Donovan Yoder
Week 7 Grand Prize
Adult - Bonnie Gibbons Adult - Mark Friend
Teen - Lucas Reese Teen - Lillian Friend
Children - Kaeleigh Belanger Children - Nathan Lagueux, Bailey
Graziano & Penny Friend
- Join our Cookbook Club!
Are you a food lover?
A great cook?
A terrible cook who wants to improve?
Join our Cookbook Club! The first meeting is on Thursday, September 26th at 6 pm at the library.
This is how it works: get a copy of the cookbook, choose a recipe, sign up, prepare your recipe for the night of the meeting and enjoy a potluck at the library!
September's cookbook is Skinnytaste One and Done by Gina Homolka. We have a limited number of copies at the library and there are more available in the consortium. Call the library for more information or to register.
- LEARNING TO DRIVE?
Explore Driving-Tests, where you will find RMV manuals and practice tests to help you prepare. Driving-Tests provides G.A.R. Memorial Library patrons with unlimited access to official state driver's manuals, online practice tests for car, motorcycle and commercial driver's license (CDL), an exam simulator, and a DMV-related FAQ.
- ARE YOU INTERESTED IN KANOPY?
Kanopy allows you to watch up to 4 movies per month using a library card!
Try it out with a Boston Public Library eCard!
As a Massachusetts resident, you are elibgle for a Boston Public Library eCard. An eCard grants you access to ALL of the BPL's eHoldings. This includes eBooks, eAudiobooks, streaming video, and much more!
To sign up for a free BPL eCard click here, it won't take more than 5 minutes. If you need help, please stop in or call the library.