Oscar Foss Memorial Library

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Date registered: 21 January, 2014

Latest posts

  1. Family Movie Night: Muppet Christmas Carol — 25 November, 2017
  2. Giving Tuesday and Hat and Mitten Drive — 25 November, 2017
  3. Have Your Presents Wrapped by Oscar’s Elves! — 25 November, 2017
  4. Ancestry.com Now at the Library! — 7 November, 2017
  5. Community Art Project — 7 November, 2017

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Apr 04

Check Out Our Vinyl!

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The Library now has a great collection of vinyl albums that you can check out! Click here for a list of albums. We also have a record player that we are circulating if you want to try some of the albums out, but don’t have one at home. You must be 16+ to borrow the …

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Jan 03

Join the OFML Mystery Club!

Thanks to a generous donation from our Friends of the Library group, the Library now subscribes to a bi-monthly mystery club! Every other month, a mysterious package  will arrive at the library with a compelling short mystery story and objects, clues and puzzles to help solve the case! This month’s mystery box theme is “The …

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Jan 03

Donate to our Library DIY Makerspace!

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Do you have any extra craft supplies or crafting items to clear out after the holidays?  We would love them! The Library would like to build its collection of DIY supplies and equipment to offer the community a space to create!  We will be setting aside a few hours a week for community members to …

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Sep 22

Now You Can Print Photos at the Library!

Photo

  Working on a scrapbook?  Want to frame that really great picture you took?  Come on down to the library and print it on 4×6 glossy paper! You can connect wirelessly to our Canon Selphy printer right from your phone or tablet and have a beautiful photo in minutes. Photos cost $.30 each

Aug 30

Toddler Time and Story Hour

Story Time

Join us for stories, music and movement, fun and crafts!

Aug 30

Yoga at the Library

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Now offering Chair Yoga at the 4:15 class! If the ups and downs from the floor has kept you away, come and try this out!. The benefits of Yoga, while sitting up in the chair! Mary Ellen Shannon, RYT has been a resident of Barnstead for 18 years and a yoga practitioner for even longer.  She …

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Aug 15

OFML Teen Writers Club

Teen Writers

  The Teen Writers group will meet on the first Thursday of each month from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Meetings will consist of one of the following: Discussion and exercises on topics like;  story mapping, character development, research, genres, sources of inspiration, how to publish your work, etc. Viewing of Ted Talks by authors or related to writing …

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Aug 11

OFML Strategic Plan 2016-2021

Strategic Plan

Thanks to all the hard work and dedication of our staff, trustees, and strategic plan committee, our library now has a 5 year strategic plan! The plan is intended to set overall goals for our library and develop a process to achieve them. It’s an excellent tool to guide library staff in setting priorities that …

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Jun 21

Our new YA Book Review Blog is live!

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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 lindsey.ofml@gmail.com if you are interested.) On our new blog site you’ll find: Young Adult …

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May 24

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

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 …

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