Tenney is maintaining regular hours with the caveats below. We look forward to helping you.

Greetings Bookworms!

We ask that everyone who uses our library wear an approved mask. Thank you so much for taking care with yourself and others.


  WAHOO! New, original note cards are in! NEWBURY BARNS-6 barns- 2 of each and envelopes. 12 Newbury Barn Note Cards for $15.00. Help support your library . Available exclusively at Tenney Memorial Library …now.

SAVE the DATE – TENNEY ANNUAL BOOK SALE – September 24th from 9:30 to 2:00pm!

We are accepting donations of books in good condition that are odorless . We do not accept textbooks, or abridged books, VHS tapes, or out of date books. Please do not drop off books without calling first. Thank you. WE do appreciate your support for this fund raiser.

SPRING is Here! Performances & Programs Begin- Save the Dates:

The library is accessible to all and everyone is welcome. If you have questions you can contact Tenney Library at: tenneylibrary@gmail.com and to sign up for a spot. Free handouts for those who attend.

RESCHEDULED CONCERT – CHANGED from May 6th at 7:00pmto JULY 7th at 6:00pm Celebrate Summer with us and join our first collaboration with Court Street Arts at Alumni Hall in Haverhill,NH. Together we are welcoming JAZZ Guitarist, Abe Ovada, presenting the “Reimagined American Songbook” for your pleasure. No need to travel to New York City to get tickets for his concert at Carnegie Hall, Abe will be with us right where we live! Entrance by donation AND The Bailiff Cafe will be open for the purchase of beverages and treats.

Please join us. For more information go to the Court Street Arts website or contact Tenney Memorial Library..

POETRY SLAM featuring the 4th graders from the Newbury Elementary School

Join us at 1:30PM on Tuesday,May 24th to enjoy original poems written by our very own students. This will be our 3rd Annual Poetry Slam – interrupted only by the Pandemic. Celebrate being back with us at the library. Everyone is welcome.

REMINDER: We have an interesting selection of magazines: from Yankee, The New Yorker, Consumer Reports, to English Home, Country Living, Vanity Fair, Smithsonian & more. We have begun to get Consumer Reports,

For the younger reader we have copies of the wonderful Cricket magazine.

All small group meetings are gathering! We will observe Universal Guideline, which means distancing, wearing masks and good hygiene-washing hands for those who have not been vaccinated.
Mindful Meditation is meeting on Mondays from 7:00-8:30pm. Everyone is welcome.
Pins & Needles– meets on Thursdays at 9:30 to 11:30am. Everyone is welcome. Bring any handwork you wish.
Book Discussion meets on the first Thursday of each month from 7:00 to 8:00pm. The book chosen for June 2nd, 2022 is A Libertarian Walked Into a Bear by Matthew Hon-Goltz The discussion will take place at 7:00pm. Everyone is welcome.
Scrabble players meet now on Saturday at 2:00pm. This is subject to change.
Mindful Meditation will continue to meet via ZOOM for the present on Tuesdays starting at 6:30pm.
Public computers are available for limited times for Patrons., as well as FREE WiFi.
You may call ahead with the names of items you wish to borrow and the Librarian will have them ready for you when you come in.

2022 Updates from Tenney Memorial Library

PUZZLES, PUZZLES, PUZZLES! We have started a new puzzle collection. Please come in and check one out. Scientists are telling us that puzzles can keep your brain working and in good shape. Worth a try. Right?

Race and Racism: We have a good collection of books on these topics.

Grief & Coping: We have acquired a selection of helpful books on this topic.

LARGE PRINT BOOKS! We have developed a large collection of these books for those who are visually challenged. Come and see what we have. We can also order large print books for you from the ABLE library run by the Vermont Dept. of Libraries.

Tenney has purchased ALL of the new RED CLOVER picture book award winners for young ones and early readers.

In addition, we have most of the YA books which won the GREEN MOUNTAIN BOOK AWARD.

Come to the library and check out the winners!

FREE WiFi in the parking lot will continue, as well as in the building.

Inter-Library Loan services– We can usually get you any book you require in a short period of time.

FREE PASSES for Vermont State Parks & Historic Sites will be coming in soon. Please check with individual places to see their guidelines.  Some are limiting numbers.  Enjoy!

We also have discounted passes to lend to our Patrons for VINS and Hildene. Please note that these are for Newbury Patrons only.


Tuesday – 10-5:00pm

Thursday – 2:00 to 8:00pm

Saturday – 9:00 to 4:00pm

Email:  tenneylibrary@gmail.com

At 4886 Main Street since 1897

For INFORMATION CALL: 802 866-5366