We now have passes for:
- Strawberry Banke
- Children's Museum of NH
- Boston MFA
- See Science Center (https://www.see-sciencecenter.org/educators/exhibits.aspx)
(to see the Lego city click here)
- Canterbury Shaker Village
All passes are available at the library. Passes must be reserved ahead of time.
Call 942-5472 for more information.
Get Caught Reading
Get Caught Reading at the Chesley Memorial Library! May is “Get Caught Reading Month” so we invite you to send in your photos of you, your family, and your friends reading…here at the library, at home, on vacation, wherever you are “caught” reading! We will post the photos on our library web site with your permission. “Get Caught Reading” is a nationwide public service campaign launched by the Association of American Publishers to remind people of all ages how much fun it is to read.
Northwood Fun Facts!
In 1897 -
The cost of tuition is $8.75 for 3 students to Coe’s Northwood Academy.
The library had 409 books
Did you know that in 1898 Northwood had 2 mules living in it and that there were 6 - one room school houses, with a total enrollment in the Northwood Schools of:
In 1902 -
Supplies that were furnished during the fever quarantine cost $125.19.
Tuition for 3 students to Northwood Seminary is $371.65
The Dog Constable made $8.50 a year.
The Library had 1038 books.
The town received the results of the 1900 nation-wide census.
Northwood has 1 mule and 10 oxen.
The teacher bonus for 1907 was $6.00
Money made from registering automobiles and vehicles $775.00
The town had $241.83 cash on hand.
Dog licenses brought in $146.20.
The Mountain School was recommended to be closed by the state.
The school year is now 31 weeks.
The town now has three libraries:
1. The Knowlton Library located in the Ridge District, averaged 23 books loaned peer week.
2. The Centre Library averaged 21 books loaned per week.
3. The Narrows Library averaged 25 books loaned per week.
No Town Report Available
Northwood has three hogs in its town limits.
The Memorial Day Celebrations receive $50 from the town.
The Highway Department has $3000.00 to work with.
The rate of taxation in Northwood is $2.44 on $100.
The list of abatements given to soldiers and widows is $429.61.
Northwood had six schools.
Northwood has a total of seven teachers. The total teacher salary is $18.94.00
Tuition to high school is:
Coe’s Northwood Academy $1000.00
Austin Cate Academy $80.00
The library has 2073 books.
The town now has two police officers.
The town owned three portable mills valued at $2400.00.
The town has boats and launches worth $550.00.
The cost to teach music at 7 Northwood Schools is $200.00 a year.
The removal of brown moth nests from trees on highway and private property is $595.71.
The truant officer made $2.00 a year.