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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!

 Thanks to all of you for supporting our Book Sale.  We did well.

NEXT – Look for Tenney Library Trustees creating ice cream delights for you

at UNCOMMON JAM on the Common on August 27th from 2:00 to 7:00.

     A delicious way to support your library and enjoy some unique LIVE music.


LOTS of NEW books for you to borrow. Recommendations from NPR, NY Times and OPRAH!  Come in and check them out.

Tenney Memorial Library was awarded a Vermont Humanities Council grant to participate in the VERMONT READS program.

 You can pick up YOUR very own copy of Brown Girl Dreaming at the library and start reading.  We hope you will join us in October to discuss this National Book Award winner.  We are  asking you to reflect on your early years and bring some photos from that time to share with the group. Later we will write a little bit about our own lives. Sharing will be optional.

Fall Festival Book Sale

For those of you who missed our earlier Book Sale you have a second chance to pick up more great books at great prices. Come to the Newbury Fall Festival and be sure to stop at the library between 9:00 and 2:00 on September 23rd to choose from our new selections. (We are accepting donations until the week before the festival.)  As always we thank you for supporting our fund raisers.


Family Outdoor Adventure Group

1st & 3rd Saturday of the month

Tenney Memorial Library is now hosting a “Family Outdoor Adventure Group” on the first and third Saturday of each month.



NEW Spanish Conversation Group

Brand New Spanish Conversation GROUP?

Please let the librarian know if you would be interested in being part of a beginning Spanish group.  There is already some interest from those who are novices.  If we get enough people we will contact you and try to arrange a time and day that will be good for all. HASTA!

 Spanish Conversation Group – On going

3:00 – 4:00 pm

Tenney Memorial Library is hosting the regualar “Spanish Conversation Group” every Tuesday.  This group meets at 3:00 pm. Join and make new amigos as you practice speaking, discovering new phrases, and finally figuring out verb conjugations!.  All ages and levels are welcome. Come prepared to speak only Spanish!  Don’t forget to check out a book from our “Libros en Espanol”  section!

 Pre-school Story Time

1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month at 10:30am

The preschoolers “Watch Them Grow- Newbury” walk over two Tuesdays a month with their teachers to enjoy stories read by community members. You never know who will attend these story times.  All are welcome.  One Tuesday we had Jelly Bean and Spanky, two Newbury goats visit! (If you would like to volunteer to read a book, please let the Librarian know.)

Newbury Elementary School’s Parent Book Group

Second Tuesday of the month
5:00 – 6:30 pm

You are all invited to be part of the Newbury Elementary School’s Parent Book Group. This book group meet on the second Tuesday of every month. Childcare, Refreshments and BOOKS are provided.

In an effort to parent mindfully and light-heartedly, we come together once a month to explore and discuss perspectives about conscious parenting. Each month we get together and discuss our parenting frustrations, break-through, and create space for everyone to listen, learn, and share.

We hope to see you at our next meeting!

The Circle of Presence Meditation Group

7:00 – 8:30 pm

In an effort to live mindfully and light-heartedly, we come together on Monday 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
7:00 – 8:00 pm

The Newbury Book Discussion group sponsored by the Newbury Woman’s Club meets on the first Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:00 pm

Meeting on September 7th :  Reading The Round House by Louise Erdrich

If you need a copy of the book, contact the library.

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!


Support the Tenney Memorial Library

Dear Friends of the Tenney Memorial Library,

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,art and music, as well as special programs that benefit our entire community.

With your help 2017 will be an even greater year.

You can help us achieve our goals by making a recurring donation using our Paypal account located here in our website!

With gratitude,
Library Director and Trustees

Newbury Arts is participating in the V


t Crafts Council Open Studio Tour