Tuesday, July 22, 2008

National Geographic at the Library

We have added some wonderful National Geographic DVDs to our collection. Be sure to come in and check them out. In addition, the library has several issues of the National Geographic magazine on CD-ROM. This would be great supplemental research for a school report.

National Geographic Series:
China's Lost Girls
Inside the U.S. Secret Service
In the Womb
Volcano, Nature's Inferno
Super Croc
Tiger's of the Snow
Surviving Everest
Asteroids, Deadly Impact
Dinosaur Hunters

Teen Read Winners

You can still sign up for the Teen Read this summer! For every chapter in a library book read, you can submit your name in a raffle. Winners receive gift certificates to the Newfields Country Store. The drawing is held each Thursday afternoon. Be sure to sign up! The Teen Read ends August 7th.

July 10th - Molly Klemarczyk, Lucy Klemarczyk
July 17th - Katie Woodworth, Justin McGowan

Teens - Be sure to come in and check out the new Young Adult section in the front of the library. We have all of the new Stephenie Meyer books, information about book club events and more!

Creatures Down Under THIS THURSDAY!

Come to the Newfields Town Hall on Thursday, July 24th at 10:00 am for the experience of a lifetime! Join us as we welcome the Wildlife Encounters Traveling Zoo and some of their Australian animals for a presentation of "Creatures Down Under", as a part of "G'Day for Reading Summer Camp 2008! While here, you will meet up-close, learn about, and maybe even TOUCH Australian Wildlife including birds, tree frogs, goannas, snakes (crikey!) and best of all - the beautiful marsupials! Be sure not to miss your chance to meet the only traveling Wallaby Joeys in Northern New England!

For more information, please call the library at 778-8169. Many thanks to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this event!

Thursday, July 10, 2008


Award-winning singer/storyteller Steve Blunt will present “Sing-Along in the Billabong” at the Newfields Public Library on Monday, July 14, at 6:30 p.m. Blunt’s performance is part of the library’s “G’Day for Reading” summer reading program, a celebration of all things Australian. Blunt will offer fun, upbeat original and traditional material that appeals to a wide age range. Since moving to New Hampshire in 1998, Blunt has been teaching locally and appearing at schools, libraries, and concert venues throughout the region. He has been selected 7 times as a roster artist for the NH State Library’s “Kids, Books, and the Arts” Program. Both of Blunt’s CD’s, Hang On, Henry! (2002) and Outta School! (2007), have been recognized as Parents’ Choice “Approved” Award Winners. Library patrons should expect an hour of sing-along, laugh-a-lot family fun...with an Aussie flair! More information is available at www.steveblunt.com.

Sunday, July 6, 2008

Summer Reading Begins Thursday

Don't forget that the Summer Reading Program begins this Thursday, July 10th! Stories and crafts will begin at 10am. All ages are invited to attend! Stop in anytime this week to register your child!