The Andover Community Coffeehouse Returns with Virtual Performances

March Features The Ferns Family Band of Wilmot

Press release

On Friday, March 19, The Andover Community Coffeehouse will return to monthly performances, with The Ferns Family Band of Wilmot as featured performers. The concert will begin at 7 PM, via Zoom.  The Ferns appeared as open mic performers at a past Coffeehouse and consist of Justin Ferren on guitar, his son Quinlan on the […]

Through the Reading Glasses March 2021

By Janet Moore

Do you have a particular directional orientation? Mine has always been north, and as soon as I can locate the North Star and the Big Dipper, I know I can settle into place. It helps that the houses I’ve inhabited as an adult were built on a north-south axis and that my body adapts better […]

CFA First Friday to Feature “Passion Prevails Pandemic”

March 5 performance on Zoom at 7 PM

Press release

The Center for The Arts March First Friday will feature the Kearsarge Conservatory of the Performing Arts (KCPA) performing through Zoom on March 5 at 7 PM.  Experience the amazing talent of the KCPA Performance Company, Art in Motion, as they perform Passion Prevails Pandemic followed by a question-and-answer session. You can get the Zoom […]

Bachelder Library Book Acquisitions – March

By Janet Moore

Adult Fiction Before She Disappeared, Lisa Gardner The Book of Lost Names, Kristin Harmel The Four Winds, Kristin Hannah Hamnet, Maggie O’Farrell Homeland Elegies, Aya Akhtar How Much of These Hills is Gold, C. Pam Zhang How to Raise an Elephant: No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency, Alexander McCall Smith The Liar’s Dictionary, Eley Williams The […]

Andover Library Book Acquisitions – February

By Janet Moore

Andover Library New Acquisitions February 2021 Adult Fiction The Wife Upstairs, Rachel Hawkins Hush-Hush, Stuart Woods The Exiles, Christina Baker Kline Kill the Indian, Johnny D. Boggs Pianos and Flowers, Alexander McCall Smith Before She Disappeared, Lisa Gardner The Pull of the Stars, Emma Donoghue The Russian, James Patterson and James O. Born The Star […]

Reads-To-Go Program Benefits Andover Libraries

Provides 15 copies of book club selection

By Lee Wells

One of the services of our libraries is supporting book clubs by getting multiple copies of a single title to distribute to the members of the book club.  A few years ago this involved searching the State Library database and then calling or e-mailing libraries in order to borrow enough copies.   Over a year ago, […]

Bachelder Library New Acquisitions January 2021

By Janet Moore

Bachelder Library New Acquisitions January 2021 ADULT FICTION The Archer, Paulo Coelho A Children’s Bible: A Novel, Lydia Millet The Curse of the Pharaohs, Elizabeth Peters Dance Away with Me, Susan Elizabeth Phillips Deacon King Kong, James McBride Deadly Cross, James Patterson Interior Chinatown, Charles Yu The Cold Millions, Jess Walter The Darkest Evening, Ann […]

Through the Reading Glasses – February 2021

By Janet Moore

“Miss Benson’s Beetle” is the intriguing title of an extraordinary new book, one in which I was engrossed over much of the holiday. Perhaps it’s because my youngest lives on Australia’s East Coast, almost a straight line away from the novel’s setting in 1950 New Caledonia, which I urge you to seek out in an […]

Andover Library New Acquisitions January 2021

By Janet Moore

Andover Library New Acquisitions January 2021 ADULT FICTION The Slow Regard of Silent Things, Patrick Rothfuss Fortune and Glory, Janet Evanovich A Time for Mercy, John Grisham Credible Threat, J.A. Jance The Noel Letters, Richard Paul Evans The Law of Innocence, Michael Connolly Elsewhere, Dean Koontz The Searcher, Tana French The Titanic Secret, Clive Cussler […]

Library Newsletter Updates Readers on Best Books; State Library

WABL walking group continues their walks

By Priscilla Poulin and Lee Wells

Please remember that libraries in general and books in particular can be a source of comfort and entertainment, a mode of travel, a way to explore new ideas, learn new things, and they can even push us out of our comfort zones from time to time!  Whether you like to curl up in a comfy […]

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