Sign up now for the 2016 Summer Reading Program!
*Please note: Books logged online prior to the July 1 start date DO NOT count towards the program. Thanks!
OFML has two delightful resident gargoyles. Although they are identical twins, each has a unique personality all their own. Gargoyle One likes to read Poe, Lovecraft and the occasional haiku. His hobbies include self reflection and origami. You’ll often find him taking a moment or two out of his day to meditate in the library …View full post
Dust off your putter and practice your swing..it’s Library Mini Golf! Join us after hours on July 30th starting at 12pm for a golfing extravaganza! We will be transforming the rooms of the library into our very own course complete with challenging obstacles designed by our very own Teen Advocacy Group! This program is suitable …View full post
Need a little practice reading or just love dogs? Register to read to Zara – our very special Reading Therapy Dog! Zara will be at the library on Mondays from 4-5pm beginning on July 11th and continuing for four weeks. Sessions will last for 15 minutes per family. You can sign up at the library …View full post
Summer Reading will soon be in full swing! We have lots of fun activities planned and will be hosting the Barnstead Adventure Zone kids for 4 hours a week. Out of respect for our patrons who are here to study, or just enjoy the quiet, we have designated quiet times during the week when we …View full post
Lit Happens is a brand new book review blog written by the talented young adults in the Oscar Foss Memorial LibraryTeen Advisory Group. (We are currently looking for review authors! Sign up for the Teen Advisory Group, then contact Lindsey at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.) On our new blog site you’ll find: Young Adult …View full post
Mary Ellen Shannon, RYT will be offering two yoga classes at the library beginning on Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Classes will continue weekly on Tuesdays through August 30, 2016 (no class will be held on 7/26/16). Mary Ellen (or M.E. as she is known) has been a resident of Barnstead for 18 years and a …View full post
The Oscar Foss Memorial Library is excited to participate in the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program. This program encourages parents and caregivers to provide positive, nurturing early experiences by reading aloud to their children regularly. Through their partnership, Upstart and the 1,000 Books Foundation have designed materials and incentives that help libraries, early childhood centers …View full post