The OFML trustees are pleased to announce the appointment of our new library director, Danielle Hinton, beginning this month. Danielle grew up and currently lives in Barnstead and brings her love of libraries, her love of the community, and some impressive skills to the position. She has been registrar, IT consultant, visual arts instructor, and more at the non-profit Concord Community Music School. Ms. Hinton possesses strong customer service skills as well as a creative and enthusiastic vision for the library. Be sure to stop by the library to meet and welcome Danielle and to see all that your library has to offer. There really is something for everyone and there really is “something always happening” at the library!
Income tax filing season has begun. You can find all the necessary forms and information needed to make filing easier by using the following links to the IRS website: Forms and Publications Free Tax Return Preparation for Qualifying Taxpayers IRS top 10 Tax Time Tips Find Answers Using the Interactive Tax Assistant You can also …View full post
The Oscar Foss Memorial Library invites the families of Barnstead to come to the library on Saturday, February 7th any time between 9am-noon for a special children’s day. The children can enjoy lots of fun activities, visit with a special guest, check out all our newest books, and even get their very own library card. …View full post
Bring a non-perishable, unexpired food item to the Oscar Foss Memorial Library during the month of February and have your fines forgiven! We will also be accepting monetary donations and winter clothing (such as coats), all of which will be given to the Barnstead Food Pantry & Thrift Shop.View full post
Starting in February the time for our After School Club will be changing to 3-4pm. It will still be held on the first Tuesday of each month for K-3rd graders and the third Tuesday of each month for 4th-8th graders. Sign up is not required and this program is free and open to the public.View full post
The After School Library Club is for Barnstead children in grades K- 8. Children in grades K-3 are invited the first Tuesday of each month at 4pm and children in grades 4-8 are invited on the third Tuesday of each month at 4pm. Sign up is not required, so join us for lots of special …View full post
Want to know if a new release is available at your library? While you are at your favorite book store, use the Scan ISBN feature to capture the ISBN and instantly find out if that item is available at the Oscar Foss Memorial Library. Be sure to ask a staff member about this exciting App. …View full post
The NH Astronomical Society has graciously donated a high quality telescope to the library for general use! Steve Rand, a representative of the society, brought the telescope over and taught the staff how to use it. The telescope is available for circulation on a first come, first serve basis. For more information, take a look …View full post