Andover Library Book Club Debates Next Steps

Through the Reading Glasses

By Janet Moore, Andover Libraries

The Andover Library Book Club has met six times since June. Having chosen the books beforehand and made them available in the libraries, we are debating our next step. Participation was low; loyal, but low. What would you like to do? Please contact Priscilla Poulin, Andover librarian; Michelle Bengivengo, East Andover librarian; or Janet Moore […]

Pemi Choral Society Presents 40th Anniversary Holiday Concerts

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The Pemigewasset Choral Society invites you to join us for our 40th Winter Holiday Season with a three-concert series beginning on Thursday, December 13, at 7:30 PM at Gilford Community Church. This performance will be followed with concerts on Friday, December 14, at 7:30 PM in Franklin at St Paul’s Roman Catholic Church, and Sunday, […]

Bachelder Library: New Acquisitions, November 2012

Adult Titles A Dance with Dragons, George RR Martin The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds: An Isabel Dalhousie Novel, Alexander McCall Smith Golfing with God: A Novel of Heaven and Earth, Roland Merullo The Racketeer, John Grisham The Giving Quilt: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel, Jennifer Chiaverini The Jewels of Paradise, Donna Leon The Tiny Book […]

Andover Public Library: New Acquisitions, November 2012

Adult Titles The Kitchen House, Kathleen Grissom The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds, Alexander McCall Smith Three Brides No Groom, Debbie Macomber A Game of Thrones Book 1, George RR Martin A Clash of Kings Book 2, George RR Martin A Storm of Swords Book 3, George RR Martin A Feast  For Crows Book 4, George RR Martin A Dance with […]

Tomie dePaola’s “The Night of Las Posadas” Premieres November 30

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Tomie dePaola’s “The Night of Las Posadas” Premieres November 30

First published in 1999, The Night of the Las Posadas, an award-winning book written and illustrated by New London’s Tomie dePaola, is a tradition in itself. One of over 300 books Tomie has written and illustrated, it has become an international phenomenon. Las Posadas (Spanish for “the inn”) is a traditional Spanish festival which is now […]

Vocalist Shawnn Monteiro To Perform Jazz

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Jazz on a Sunday Afternoon series, also known as JOSA, begins its 21st season Sunday, December 9 with international vocalist Shawnn Monteiro. “Exciting, captivating and completely distinctive” is how most jazz cognoscenti describe Shawnn’s pulsating lyric style. Whether in the intimacy of a club date or the glitter of a Las Vegas showroom, Shawnn has […]

Kearsarge Chorale Performs Handel’s Messiah

By Robert Ofenloch, Beacon volunteer

On November 18, the Kearsarge Chorale performed the second and third parts of Handel’s Messiah in front of a packed audience at Our Lady of Fatima Church in New London. Andover Service Club member Margo Coolidge (standing) of East Andover was the alto soloist for the performance.

Gourmet Garden Announces Two New Lake Sunapee Area Ornaments

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Gourmet Garden Announces Two New Lake Sunapee Area Ornaments

Sarah Parker Cave announces the release of two new Kearsarge/Lake Sunapee Area Ornaments. With this release, there are now ten ornaments representing the surrounding towns of the Kearsarge/Lake Sunapee region. Each ornament has prominent buildings and attractions from the towns. Gourmet Garden will be donating a portion of the proceeds to the nonprofit organizations that […]

Former Andover Resident Becomes Best-Selling Author

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Former Andover Resident Becomes Best-Selling Author

Add a former Andover resident to the best seller list and to your personal library. Cathy Beauman, a resident of Andover for 18 years, just released her first three romantic suspense novels and became a best-selling author along the way. Cathy attended Andover Elementary/Middle School for most of her grade school education but moved frequently […]

Through The Reading Glasses: December, 2012

By Janet Moore, Library Trustee

I turned around on a whim after noticing a sleeping pad tied to the woman’s backpack and asked her if she was through-hiking on the Appalachian Trail. She was, and as the conversation resumed with “Miss Sippi,” she said they just had to get to Maine, where they’d “pop on up” to Katahdin in a […]