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From this site you can search our online catalog, track your reading history, and even renew books. With just a few clicks you can download audio and e-books from Listen Up Vermont, access free online classes at Universal Classes, and find out about our services and upcoming programs and events.
GIRL SCOUTS’ Informational Meeting
Parents and girls who would like to find out about all of the interesting things that Girl Scouts do these days are invited to the Tenney memorial Library on Wednesday, January 23rd at 6:00 to do so. Everyone is welcome.
The list of famous people who used to be Girl Scouts is astounding- starting with Michelle Obama, Mary Tyler Moore,Barbara Walters,Celine Dion,Gloria Steinem,Grace Kelly,Katie Couric,Lucile Ball,Nancy Reagan,Shirley Temple and Venus Williams,to name a few.
AARP TAX Prep
Tenney Memorial Library is again pleased to host AARP TAX-AIDE at the library starting in February. Call Connie Philleo at 802 866-9008 to make an appointment for help. (If you are interested in taking the training, please call Connie ASAP. The training will take place on Wednesdays in January from 9:00 to 4:00 at the library.)
Newbury Artists’ Exhibit
The Tenney Memorial e Library walls are being graced with the work of several Newbury artists during the darkest days of winter. When you come to visit, please take time to enjoy the many and varied pieces that are displayed. The exhibit will continue into March. Enjoy!
Missed the “Great American Read”
No need to fret. TML has the definitive BOOK of BOOKS to help you plan your winter reading. All 100 books selected for the contest, artifacts and a one page description of every book are available to you here. You might wonder why you never read a certain book or remember why you had no interest n the first place.
Represented in the Book of Books you will find children’s books, books from other countries, books of every genre.
Why not use this book as a guide and give it a go?
TML has 2 circulating copies of
Becoming by Michelle Obama
**Because of the large number of patrons who wants to read this biography, we ask that you try to stick to a two week return on this book. Hope you understand. MTB
WHERE ARE THE NEWEST BOOKS?
I have been displaying the newest fiction and non- fiction books, as well as AWARD WINNERS, in the front READING ROOM. This is where you will find the books that are hot off the presses and have made it onto the NY Times and Boston Globe best seller lists. Let me know what you are looking for and I will be happy to help you find it. More newer books can be found on the round table in the main room of the library. In addition, if you enter by the side library door, you will see a large round table that holds many of the newest fiction and non0fiction books. ENJOY!
New LARGE PRINT books have arrived. We have a good collection in “the stacks.”
Patrons’ requests also figure highly in choosing the books we order.
In addition, Tenney is very active in the inter-library loan system in Vermont, now called CLoVER. We are happy to get you just about any book you desire.
RED CLOVER Award Winning Children’s Books Are In
We have received all of the award winners. Please come in and enjoys this year’s choices- a good mix of fiction and non fiction.
In addition, we were able to purchase ALL of the Dorothy Canfield Fisher award winning books for 2018.
Many periodicals are in this room also. Please enjoy the wide variety that we have . You may borrow periodicals from TML , too. ENJOY!
NEW to OUR COLLECTION:
Authors: Jacquekine Windspear (Maisie Dobbs),James Patterson,
Daniel Silva,Faye Kellerman,Maria Semple, and JoJo Moyes & more to come.
Looking for a unique gift? Tenney Memorial Library T- Shirts might just fill the bill!
Sizes from small through 3XL
$15.00 for a good quality shirt
A Green Mountain Monogram Original
T- shirts are always available at the library.
SCRABBLE NIGHT at TML
EVERY Thursday at 6 o’clock, you are welcome to come to the library to enjoy a lively game of Scrabble. Exercise your brain and get out of the house. For more information contact Elizabeth Burnham: redburn70@gmail,com. (We have multiple boards and a SCRABBLE dictionary should any disputes arise.) All are welcome to join this low stress group.
**** BEGINNING: Spanish Conversation Group***
***NOTE CHANGE OF DAY ***
This class is for beginners. WEDNESDAYs from 5:00 to 6:00ish
All beginners are welcome at the library to start & continue your journey in learning a new language. No experience necessary. This is a low stress, supportive class.
Pre-School Story Time
1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month at 10:30am
The preschoolers of “Watch Them Grow- Newbury” walk over two Tuesdays a month with their teachers to enjoy stories read by the librarian or community members. You never know who will attend these story times. (One time two goats visited the children.) All are welcome.
We have been expanding our collection of children’s books and have lots of new ones to pick from. I especially like the reworking and parodies of some old favorites. We have “The Seals on the Bus” instead of “The Wheels on the Bus”, for example. Pretty funny!
The Circle of Presence Meditation Group
7:00 – 8:30 pm
In an effort to live mindfully and light-heartedly, we come together on Tuesday from 7:00 – 8:30 PM. to enjoy some wisdom and participate in both sitting and walking meditation. Join this new mindful group. Bring your cushion if you like; chairs provided
Newbury Book Discussion Group
1st Thursday of the month –
February 7, 2019, at 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Watch this space for new title, as the book has not been chosen yet.
The Newbury Book Discussion group is sponsored by the Newbury Woman’s Club and meets on the first Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:00 pm. Everyone is welcome.
Pin and Needles Group
9:30 – 11:30 am
The Newbury Woman’s Club “Pins and Needles” group meets on Thursdays from 9:30-11:30 AM. Everyone is welcome! Bring whatever handcraft you are currently working on – knitting, embroidery, felting, quilting, crewel, counted cross stitch, mending, and crochet – anything! New people are always welcome.
We have PUBLIC COMPUTERS for your use, as well as WiFi, and a printer!
TML has FREE PASSES to all Vermont State Parks including Groton State Park AND FREE passes to Billings Farm Museum in Woodstock, Vermont.
We also have reduced cost passes to the Leahey ECHO Science Center in Burlington and $2.00 off passes for everyone in your party to the VINS RAPTOR Center in Quechee, Vermont
Ask your librarian for more information and how to check out passes.
Please Support the Tenney Memorial Library
Dear Friends of the Tenney Memorial Library,
Be on the lookout for this year’s Tenney Memorial Library fund raising letter.
We are so grateful for your generosity.
Your support has made this a remarkable year.
Your generous donations enable us to continue offering library services, as well as special programs that benefit our entire community.
With your help 2018 will be an even greater year.
You can help us achieve our goals by using Amazon Smile which makes a donation to the library each time you make a purchase from them.
The Library Director and Trustees
Newbury Arts is participating in the V
t Crafts Council Open Studio Tour