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!
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
Looking for a summer job and don’t know where to start? Already in the workforce but your resume is looking a little sparse? Join us for our Adulting 101 series! On Saturday, June 25th from 12:30 – 2:30 our very own Lindsey Smith will be joined by Lori Mahar to teach you how to build …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
At OFML, we are very proud of our blended high school. We feel the students of Alton and Barnstead do an amazing job of coming together to form one bright, talented community of young adults. To show our support, OFML has decided to waive our out of town library card fee for all Prospect Mountain …View full post
PLEASE NOTE – The first session of the planning workshops on March 12th has been rescheduled to March 22nd. Thank you! The Library, in conjunction with Lori Mahar, will be hosting a 3 month series of workshops designed to provide you with the education and support needed to complete a business plan. Whether you’re just …View full post