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Nov 25

Family Movie Night: Muppet Christmas Carol


A Muppet Christmas Carol – Rated G – 1hr 25min Click here for movie details December 8th at 6:30pm Refreshments provided. Pajamas welcome!

Nov 25

Giving Tuesday and Hat and Mitten Drive

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11/28 is Giving Tuesday! The library will be collecting cold weather accessories (hats, mittens, gloves, scarves) for the Barnstead Thrift Store and Barnstead Elementary School. Handmade items are welcome! We will continue to collect items throughout the month of December.

Nov 25

Have Your Presents Wrapped by Oscar’s Elves!


Bring your presents to the library on 12/16 and have them wrapped by Oscar’s Elves! Simply drop your presents off in the meeting room with our elves and then enjoy some hot chocolate, cookies and a good book while our elves go to work wrapping your presents for you. Gift wrapping services will be available …

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Nov 07 Now at the Library!


The Barnstead Historical Society has generously donated access to to the library. The Library Edition is now available for you to use in the library on one of our computers. (Library edition is public access, so you will be able to search information and print it or write it down, but you won’t …

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Nov 07

Community Art Project


Show off your art skills with our Community Art Project! Here’s how it works: Check out one of our YA/Adult coloring books (Game of Thrones or Bob Ross) Complete a page. You can use colored pencil, markers, bits of paper, or any medium that doesn’t affect the other pages in the book. You can choose …

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Oct 05

Baking With the Piesmith – Rescheduled date and spaces available!


Join our very own Piesmith, Lindsey, at 6pm on December 14th and learn how to bake pie from scratch (just in time for the holidays!) Participants will be able to make a mini-pie to bring home. (There are four spaces left so sign up early!) Call 269-3900 or register below.

Sep 27

Paint a Rock for our Centennial!

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Bring a friend and stop by the library after 11am on 9/30 to paint a rock for our centennial! Use your favorite book quote, paint your favorite character, or design your own. We will provide the materials and refreshments. Any remaining rocks will be left out in the library with painting supplies so you can …

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Sep 02

Middle School Writers Club

Middle School Writers will meet the second Thursday of each month from 5:30-6:15pm. Meetings will involve writing exercises, time to share what you’re writing and get feedback, and an opportunity to have your work published in our newsletter! This group is geared towards ages 9-13. If you are interested in our Teen Writers Club, it …

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May 17

Become a FIT VISTA for the Library and BAZ program!

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The Oscar Foss Memorial Library and Barnstead Adventure Zone program have been approved for a VISTA grant! VISTA stands for Volunteers In Service To America. As a VISTA, you will work for a minimum of one year to build programs, create change and fight poverty in NH communities. The VISTA for our program will work …

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Apr 04

Check Out Our Vinyl!


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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