Welcome to the Harvey-Mitchell Memorial Library

"A room without books is a body without a soul."

                                                                                   Cicero

 

April Vacation (24th-29th) Events:

Tuesday, April 25th: No-Fret Cooking Class 2-3:30 PM

A fun and healthy cooking presentation for families, with music! Join local cookbook author Marilynn Carter and jazz guitarist Steve Carter as they demonstrate how to make simple, healthy, yummy recipes, accompanied by music to cook and dine by.

Thursday, April 27th: Anne Jenesen @ 1 PM

Storyteller Anne Jennison will take us on a spell-binding and entertaining journey through a series of traditional Native American springtime stories that explain everything from Why Maple Syrup Was First Created, to How the First Strawberries Came to Be. Prepare yourself for an interactive storytelling experience filled with humor, drama, silliness, and moments of wonder that are appropriate for audiences of all ages.

Friday, April 28th: Drawing workshop with Jack and David Meyer 10 am-2 pm

We're very happy to welcome back local artists Jack and David Meyer. Following last year's Spongebob Drawing workshop. Jack and David will be leading a workshop on drawing characters from "Calvin Can't Help It". They'll be helping patrons all throughout the session, so drop on by and learn some new techniques! 

 

NEW MUSEUM PASSES

We just aquired two new museum passes at HMML:

The New England Aquarium: 1 pass per day grants $10 admission (per person) for up to 4 people.

The Museum of Fine Arts Boston: 2 passes per day for $10 admission (per person) for up to 2 people.

Take our Library Survey

We're looking for your feedback about Harvey-Mitchell Memorial Library! Tell us what you think about what we're doing here at the library, and how we can improve. Take a moment and fill out a copy at the library or take it online at this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CDJ7HH3

 

 

 

                                                 

Friends of the Library

Tuesday, April 4th @  7 p.m.

 

Come join the Friends and help expand our building, services and resources!!

 

Book Groups:

 

Dusty Olde Mystery Book Club:

Next Meeting: May 23rd @ 7 PM

Book: The Black Camel by Earl Derr Biggers

 

Contemporary Book Group:

Next Meeting: April 25th @ 7 PM

Book: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Tuesday, April 18th @ 7 PM in Epping Town Hall

Agenda:

  • Secretary's Report
  • Treasurer's Report
  • Director's/Youth Room Report
  • Other Business

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  NEWS

   www.wmur.com    www.seacoastonline.com

 

                www.carriagetownenews.com

 

    www.unionleader.com      bostonglobe.com

 

  www.nytimes.com/   www.washingtonpost.com

 

           www.usatoday.com     www.wsj.com    

 

          www.espn.go.com         www.cnn.com  

 

          www.msnbc.com   www.foxnews.com

 

      STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

           Government                          www.nh.gov

           DMV       www.nh.gov/safety/divisions/dmv

           Employment Security      www.nhes.nh.gov

           Human Rights Commission  www.nh.gov/hrc

           State Library                   www.nh.gov/nhsl

           Center for the Book nh.gov/nhsl/bookcenter  

           Public Records  newhampshirepublicrecord.com

           

                 WASHINGTON, D. C.

 

             Arlington National Cemetery 

                 www.arlingtoncemetery.mil

     

             Folger Shakespeare Library 

                          www.folger.edu

 

       Ford's Theatre     www.nps.gov/foth

 

             House of  Representatives   

                         www.house.gov

 

    Jefferson Memorial     www.nps.gov/thje

 

       Library of Congress      www.loc.gov

 

    Lincoln Memorial      www.nps.gov/linc

 

                   NASA      www.nasa.gov

 

                     National Cathedral

               www.nationalcathedral.org

      

   National Gallery of Art     www.nga.gov

 

           National Geographic Society      

              www.nationalgeographic.com

 

   National Zoo    www.nationalzoo.si.edu

        

              Senate         www.senate.gov

 

    Smithsonian Institution     www.si.edu

 

  Supreme Court      www.supremecourt.gov

 

               Washington  Monument 

                       www.nps.gov/wamo

 

   White House         www.whitehouse.gov

 

 

 

The Five Laws of Library Science

Dr. S. R. Ranganathan, considered the father of modern library science, published his 5 laws in 1931: Books are for use; Every reader his or her book; Every book its reader; Save the time of the reader; The library is a growing organism.