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Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 10-7
Thursday: 10-5
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 10-2

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Thanksgiving Hours
Wednesday, November 22: 10:00-2:00;
Thursday, November 23:  CLOSED;
Saturday, November 25:  10:00-2:00.

New Furniture for the Children's Room!
Thanks to a generous grant from Madbury's Wentworth Family Trust, we have just purchased several new browsing units for picture books and board books.  These are squeezed into our current space but will be perfect in the more spacious room planned for our new library.  Stop in and take a look!

A Special Art Exhibit for November and December
The Road Not Taken: Artistic Interpretations of the Poetry of Robert Frost
This exhibit, which features three Derry-area artists--Ingeborg Seaboyer, Judy Krassowski, and Corinne Dodge-- contains personal interpretations of Frost's poems.  Images in pen and ink, watercolor, acrylics, and oils accompany selected verses that were the source of inspiration.

Daytime Book Group
Next meeting is Monday, November 27, 3:00
The group will read Junot Diaz's This Is How You Lose Her, a collection of interlocking short stories featuring an "irrepressible, irresistible" young Dominican and the women he tries to love.  Join us!
Evening Book Group
Monday, December 4, 7:00 PM
Join us Monday, December 4, to discuss The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan, a novel called  called "clever, charming, and quietly moving."  Set in England, the story imagines the possibility of uniting found treasures with their one-time owners who, as one reviewer described, "may be more lost than the things."  Copies of the January selection, The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore will be available that evening.
MPL Has Received a CLiF Grant
New books have arrived!
We have received a CLiF Rural Library grant for the 2017-2018 school year.  CLiF, the Children's Literacy Foundation, seeks to create a culture of literacy in the communities it serves and encourage everyone to read for pleasure.   Our new books ($2,000 worth!) are now on display in the Children's Room.  We hope you'll come in and take a look!

Major Grants Received for New Library Building!
The Friends of Madbury Library and members of the Capital Campaign Committee are delighted to announce that two major challenge pledge grants have been received for the New Library Building Campaign.  Read more about this exciting development here.

Weekly Storytimes
Mondays at 10:00, Thursdays at 10:30
During the second week of November, we'll read all about pies!  (It must be almost time for Thanksgiving.)
Our Reading Dogs Are Back!
Perfect for kids who love both dogs and reading
Read with Digby ~ Monday, November 20, 3:00-5:00
Read with Grover ~ Monday, December 4, 3:00-5:00

 Digby is a handsome, sweet Cavalier King Charles spaniel and Grover is a friendly,   lovable English Setter, and they both love to have children read to them.  Grover is with us the first Monday of each month and Digby the third Monday.  Call or stop in to sign up for a 20-minute time slot.

Friends of the Library Meeting
Thursday, December 14, 7:00 PM

Support the Library while Shopping on Amazon
Do You Know about Amazon Smile?
See the Friends of the Library page for more information.
MPL reaches out to Madbury's youngest and oldest readers
New outreach offering at Carriage Hill Assisted Living
Did you know that each month, Children's Librarian Kayla Morin hosts a story time at Little Tree Education Center? And Library Director Susan Sinnott began a monthly book discussion at Carriage Hill Assisted Living, scheduled for each second Thursday at 2:00 PM?  Happy to serve such a wide age range!
Quilters Meet Every Monday, 1:00-3:00
New members always welcome!