Labor Day closure

laborThe Library will be closed Saturday, September 5 and Monday, September  7 for the Labor Day weekend. All materials will be backdated to reflect the closing. If you find the book return overloaded, please don’t leave materials out in the weather. Bring them in at a later date and let us know the book drop was too congested.

September is Library Card Sign-up Month

You need to be 3 years or older, have your parents present a photo ID and proof of residence, and limit your borrowing to two items at a time for a few months (until we know you will take good care of our library materials). This card will let you check out books, movies, magazines from the library and give you on-line access to study guides, classes, newspapers, encyclopedias, movies, and a host of electronic media. The only card you really need to succeed!

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NEW — Parenting classes from Universal Class

Are you struggling with any aspect of modern parenting? Universal Class offers a number of on-line courses to help you improve your parenting skills. Check out this list of current offerings and use your library card to make life just a little easier. A reminder: continuing education credits are available through Universal Class and now recognized by many colleges.  http://rbdigitalmarketing.com/rbmkt_images/img_universal/LY1549_UC_Parenting.pdf

books (1)But the Friends are overwhelmed, so the last day for donations is set for Tuesday, August 11.

The Friends would like to thank the community for  your generous donations and hope to see everyone buying replacement books at the annual sale at St. Elizabeth’s Parish Center on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 25 and 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily .

New Cafe is open

cafeMagazines and newspapers are now located in the Cafe. Coffee will be available for free this week. Come in, relax in the new space and let us know what you think. After this week, coffee will be bring your own and you are welcome to have light snacks in this room as well.

Science Heroes draw a crowd

Over 80 children and adults attended Thursday night’s summer reading presentation by Mad Science of New England. The crowd was enchanted by all the clever tricks and snappy dialog, and the “hoverboard” was totally cool. This program was made possible by generous support of our Friends of NAPL and is part of the greater summer theme “Every Hero has a Story.” Thanks also to Kim and Nancy for working so hard to schedule a summer of fun.