WELCOME to the TENNEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY

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

Greetings Bookworms!

PLEASE READ

TML Annual Book Sale will be held on Saturday, September 25th from 10:00 to 2:00pm.

DONATIONS: we will be accepting donations of clean and odorless books right up until the day of the sale. PLEASE ! No textbooks, encyclopedias, mildew smelly books,

NEW! NEW! MEW!

September 30th at 6:30pm- Poetry Reading at the library by Lenice Cicchini from West Newbury.

She will be reading from her first book of poetry, The Last Will and Testament of Palmira Sei,. talking about her working methods, and telling us about her second book of poems. which is in process. Please come and share the joy of poetry.

BOOK SALE – SATURDAY, September 25th from 9:00 to 2:00pm. That is the last Saturday of September.

NON-SMELLY book donations will be accepted until a week before the sale. No text books, encyclopedias, or academic books. Please, no VHS tapes.

Sunday, October 24th at 3:00pmNOTE-later beginning time – “From the Parlor to the Polling Place” Songs and Stories about women getting the right to vote.(101 year ago- we had to cancel this last year because of the lock down.) Linda Rathke. Co-Sponsored by the Newbury Woman’s Club, so you know there will be great refreshments. All welcome.

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 October 7th is Women in Sunlight by Frances Mayes. 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
GRIEF GROUP will be starting in July. Watch ListServes and this site for details or call the library.
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.

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

TENNEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY in NEWBURY,VT is open to the public during our regular hours.

 *** 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.

Hours: 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

LOOK FOR THE RED “NEW” STICKER.

LOOK FOR PINK DOTS WHICH DENOTE BOOKS PURCHASED with FRANCES MALLARY MEMORIAL FUNDS