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 if you have not been vaccinated and boosted. Thank you so much for taking care with yourself and others.


WINTER CLOTHING DRIVE_ These items will be collected and taken to the Wells River Wellness Hall for distribution on October 8th at the Wells River Wellness Hall.

Thanks to everyone who supported our TENNEY ANNUAL BOOK SALE. We did well and the money raised will help to support programs, books and other expenses.

Save this date:

Newbury Elementary School Annual Farm Raiser to help with expenses for learning opportunities at the school – Order forms are available at this library. Forms need to be turned in by October 5th at the school, library, or can be mailed in. Pick Up orders on October 14th from 3 to 6:00pm at NES. The staff and students thank you for your support.

Sunday, October 16th at 2:00pm at Tenney Library – “Soup to Nuts: An Eccentric History of Food-” presented by Rebecca Rupp through a grant from the Vermont Humanities Council and co-sponsored by the Newbury Woman’s Club, who will supply refreshments. Accessible to all. Everyone is welcome. This program Includes “the scandalous history of the fork.”

SUMMER READING CHALLENGE for ADULTS WINNERS ! Thanks to all who entered. The winners are: Mary Wood, Lois Tweedy, and Erin Pellegrino. Congratulations to all. We hope to make this an annual event.

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 VERMONT READS, October 6th , 2022 is The Most Costly Journey, stories of migrant workers in Vermont. The discussion will take place at 7:00pm. Everyone is welcome. Bob Gray, of Four Corners Farm, will be sharing some of his experiences working with migrants over the years .Come in and get your own copy of this year’s Vermont Reads pick.
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. We have bought a new iMac and a new PC with a grant from the Dept. of Libraries. We also have a new printer that will print on both sides of the paper thanks to a grant from the same source.
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. (service4u)

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 are here!. 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. Time is running out to use these passes. Many places close or have limited opening in the winter.( VINS passes are good until March, though.)


Tuesday – 10-5:00pm

Thursday – 2:00 to 8:00pm

Saturday – 9:00 to 4:00pm

Email:  tenneylibrary@gmail.com

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