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

Greetings Bookworms!


Tenney will be closed both on Thanksgiving and on Saturday,November 27th. We will resume regular hours on Tuesday, November 30th.

Home Schoolers! From now on we will have a copy of the Newbury Elementary School’s Friday Flyer on our bulletin board. This will give you the opportunity to learn what is being offered at the school that your child might want to take advantage of.

Holiday & Gift Giving Time is Nearing. Support the library and give unique gifts! We have Tenney T-shirts (in limited sizes) , Tenney tote bags, and a selection or hand made original crocheted scarves and lap robes. LOVELY! Who needs AMAZON?

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

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

All small group meetings are gathering now. ! We will observe Universal Guideline, which means distancing, wearing masks and good hygiene-washing hands for those who have not been vaccinated.
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 DECEMBER 2nd is the VERMONT READS BOOK – We Contain Multitudes by Sarah Henstra 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 6:30p
Public computers are available for limited times for Patrons.
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.

2021 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!

 *** Being guided by CDC standards, we ask that you continue to wear a mask if you are not two weeks beyond your second “jab.” We do have masks for you to borrow.

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

Inter-Library Loan services have resumed.

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