The winner of the 2016 2nd Annual CUPCAKE WAR was Hannah Shortt #14!
Watch for these events coming in June!
- Teddy Bear Sleep Over: June 10th & 11th
Watch for more details to come!
Afternoons or evenings…the choice is yours!
Afternoon & Evening Book Discussions
Our book discussions for adults will continue this fall and new participants are always welcome.
The Afternoon Book Discussion Group will meet at the Chesley Memorial Library on Wednesday, June 1, at 2:00 p.m. to discuss “Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand” by Helen Simonson. The Afternoon Group will not meet in July.
Books we have read for our afternoon group:
Junior Readers Book Club
Junior Book Club will meet on Thursday, June 2 from 5:00 - 6:00 to discuss "Wonder" by R.J. Palacio. New members are always welcome!
Evening Book Club
The Evening Book Discussion Group will meet at the Blaisdell Memorial Library in Nottingham on Thursday, June 30, at 7:00 p.m. to discuss “Wave” by Sonali Deraniyagala. New members welcome!
Books that we have read for our evening book group over the last 10 years are listed on Pinterest!
The library still has the following museum and local attraction passes available: Boston Museum of Fine Arts,
Canterbury Shaker Village,
Children’s Museum of NH,
SEE Science Center,
and Strawbery Banke.
Each pass works a little differently…some let you in free while others provide discounted admission. Some different passes will be purchased this summer so check our web site (chesleylib.com) or call the library at 942-5472 for updated information regarding passes. We can also provide you with information on when to visit the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester for free admission.
OverDrive (The New Hampshire Downloadable Books Consortium) requires a PIN number to access your account.
Your PIN number is the last four digits of your primary phone number.
More At the Northwood Library
There's more than books at Chesley Memorial, Northwood's Public Library, we carry a wide range of magazines (Read them while at the library or take them home to enjoy at your leisure).
Better Homes and Gardens
Early American Life
Every Day With Rachael Ray
Field & Stream
Love of Quilting
Martha Stewart Living
National Geographic Kids
Rodale’s Organic life
Saturday Evening Post
This Old House
We have audiobooks, DVDs, and would be more than happy to procure any materials we currently don't have on-site!
We now have open access to a genealogy website! ancestrylibrary.com
“Where did previous generations come from? How did they live? What did they fight for? And how did their lives affect yours? Historical records and photos hold so many answers about the fascinating people in history. Ancestry Library Edition puts them at your fingertips, enabling both research and inviting critical thinking. Ancestry Library Edition provides access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos, plus local narratives, oral histories, indexes and other resources in over 30,000 databases that span from the 1500s to the 2000s.”
The Chesley Memorial Library now has access to Ancestry Library Edition thanks to the Friends of the Northwood Libraries!
Stop in and use one of our public access computers to start your genealogy search today.
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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
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