Welcome to the Harvey-Mitchell Memorial Library

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

                                                                                   Cicero

**Sign Ups for our 2017 Summer Reading Program will begin on Monday, June 19th**

Our Full Summer Reading 2017 Schedule

 

This Week @ HMML:

7/18: Dusty Olde Mystery Book Group 7 PM

Join the Dusty Olde Mystery Book Club as they discuss the Sherlock Holmes stories: "The Red Headed League", "Scandel in Bohemia", "Case of Identity", and "The Boscombe Valley Myster"?

7/19: SPCA Storytime - 11am

The SPCA will make a visit to the library, featuring several animal friends-- come see what cute creatures they bring this time! We ask that children and adults bring something to donate to the SPCA, such as a can of cat or dog food, dry food, etc.

7/23: Tj Wheeler Concert & Instrument Workshop - 2pm & 3pm

We've got a great family concert planned this summer! Grab the beach chairs and blankets and take a seat outside to enjoy the talented and entertaining American Roots musician, Tj Wheeler. The Friends of the Library will be selling snacks and refreshments, as well as holding a book sale. It will be a great way to spend a summer afternoon, for all ages! The concert begins at 3pm., preceded by a jugband instrument workshop for kids at 2pm.

Tj Wheeler performs his gumbo of Blues, Jazz, Ragtime and more on a wide variety of instruments, including the 7 string guitar, Ukulele, Tenor Banjo, 1 string Diddley Bow, Tap percussion, nitty gritty vocals & Kazoo! Audiences of all ages around the world have been enlightened by Tj’s knowledge of the history & stories behind the music as well as his talented and passionate performances. During a workshop prior to the concert, Tj will bring a variety of jug band and percussion instruments so kids will be able to play on traditional instruments such as the washboard, washtub bass, cigar box guitar, and a wide range of shakers and tambourines. Afterward, kids are invited to be featured on a couple of songs during the concert!

*Funding for the Kids, Books and the Arts event is provided by the Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation, CHILIS, Cogswell Benevolent Trust, and is supported in part by a grant from the NH State Council on the Arts & the National Endowment for the Arts as well as funds administered by the NH State Library and provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

 

 

 

NEW MUSEUM PASSES

We have just acquired a new museum pass at HMML:

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

Tales of Epping's Past by Madelyn Williamson

Local historian Madelyn Williamson has compiled a collection of stories about Epping's past in a hand bound book with illustrations provided by Analisa Harvey that is available exclusivley in our reference section. They have also been gracious enough to give us a digital version of the book for us to post here for all to enjoy!

Tales from Epping's Past (.pdf)

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, June 6th @  7 p.m.

 

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

 

Book Groups:

 

Dusty Olde Mystery Book Club:

Next Meeting: July 18th @ 7 PM

Book: Sherlock Holmes Stories-: "The Red Headed League", "Scandal in Bohemia", "Case of Identity", and "The Boscombe Valley Myster"

 

Contemporary Book Group:

Next Meeting: July 26  @ 7 PM

Book: The Matchmaker by Elin Hilderbrand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Tuesday, June 20th @ 7 PM in Epping Town Hall

Agenda:

  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Secretary's Report
  • Treasurer's Report
  • Director's/Youth Room Report
  • Addition Updates
  • Other Business
  • Request to adjourn to executive session if necessary,Pursuant to RSA 91---A:3 paragraph II ---a And RSA 91--A:3 paragraph II --c

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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.