The library will be closed this Thursday and Friday, November 26 and November 27 for Thanksgiving. Gobble up some good books along with your Thanksgiving dinner and stop in next week when we will be back to our regular hours.
It’s almost Halloween! Come in to visit us and ask about our candy corn contest! Try to guess how many kernels of candy corn are in the mason jar at our circulation desk. Think you’re good at guessing? You could win a fun Halloween prize! And we will be announcing the winner at our first ever Trick-or-Treat at the Library on Friday, October 30 from 3-5PM. Put on your favorite costume and creep, float or slither your way to the library where we will be reading some Halloween stories. Then decorate a sugar cookie to take home as a treat! We hope to see you there! It should be a spooky time!
September is Library Card Sign-Uo Month! We will be visiting the Allenstown Elementary School’s BBQ and Open House on September 9 at 5:30 pm. Make sure to stop by our table to sign up for a free library card and make a craft item to take home! Did you know that your library card gives you access to over 2 million items to borrow from other libraries in the state through the inter-library loan program? That includes not just books, but DVDs and CDs as well! We hope to see you at the Open House or come to the library to get your card any time we are open!!!
Calling all Super Readers! Calling all Super Readers! Next week is the last week of our summer reading program. On Tuesday at 1PM we will be celebrating Community Heroes with a craft and fun races and games. And on Thursday, we will be rewarding all of you with free ice cream, a craft and our final raffle drawings! Make sure to write these down on your calendars because you definitely don’t want to miss either one!!!
Early signup starts Tuesday, 23 June. Fun prize just for signing up. Signup drawing Thursday, July 9.
We have the prizes this summer: tickets to Chucksters, Charmingfare Farm, Liquid Planet Waterpark, NH Motor Speedway tickets, Fisher Cats premium box seat tickets and a first pitch opportunity, super hero LEGO kit and MORE—-Kindle Fire HD 6!
The Allenstown Public Library Trustee’s meeting normally scheduled for Thursday, May 21 will be held on Friday, May 22 @ 1pm.
The New Hampshire Downloadable Books Consortium now offers free digital magazines, officially known as “Nook Periodicals” along side the current collection of eBooks and audiobooks! If you have any questions or need assistance with the process of downloading magazines, stop by the library for our guide or see Debbi for help with your device.