Andover Libraries’ Book Sale Returns on the Fourth of July

Same location at the Stone Chapel

By Janet Moore

It’s that time again. Yes, the Book Sale is returning to Andover!  On the Fourth of July, the Stone Chapel on the Village Green will once again host the Andover Libraries’ Book Sale. On Sunday evening, July 3, the sale will be open to residents of our great town from 5 to 7 PM. On […]

Bachelder Library New Acquisitions

By Janet Moore

Adult Fiction Book Lovers, Emily Henry City on Fire, Don Winslow Courting Trouble, Lisa Scottoline Dream Town, David Baldacci The Good Left Undone, Adriana Trigiani One Italian Summer, Rebecca Serle The Recovery Agent, Janet Evanovich Sea of Tranquility, Emily St. John Mandel Unlikely Animals, Annie Hartnett The Unsinkable Greta James, Jennifer E. Smith What Happened […]

Andover Library New Acquisitions

By Janet Moore

Adult Fiction Becoming My Sister, VC Andrews Run, Rose, Run, Dolly Parton and James Patterson A Sunlit Weapon, Jacqueline Winspear The Lightning Rod, Brad Meltzer Her Last Affair, John Searles Plot Twist, Bethany Turner The Tourist Attraction, Sarah Morgenthaler The Diamond Eye, Kate Quinn High Stakes, Danielle Steel The Love of My Life, Rosie Walsh […]

Through the Reading Glasses

By Janet Moore

TJ Klune’s “The House in the Cerulean Sea” not only has a cover that depicts its stunning and beautiful location, but it’s also a really beautiful description of the struggles and joys of being different. Should one conform and learn to fit in? What are the limits of tolerance and acceptance?  Believe it or not, […]

Andover Libraries’ June Book Club

June reading is "Hillbilly Elegy"; meeting on 27th.

By Janet Moore

The Book Club meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month at the Bachelder Library in East Andover. Meetings begin at 7 PM, and everyone is welcome to join in the discussion. June’s meeting is on the 27th, so grab a book from either library and come talk with us! Despite its publication way back […]

Fleming Center for Artistic Development Opens June 15

Expands education at Barn Playhouse

Press release
Fleming Center for Artistic Development Opens June 15

The New London Barn Playhouse is pleased to announce the official opening of the new Fleming Center for Artistic Development at the New London Barn Playhouse. The Fleming Center is due to the generous donation of Nancy Fleming and her family. “Theater, music, and the arts have been a part of my life since childhood,” […]

The 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program Encourages Kids to Read

Either Andover library can sign-up your child

By Lee Wells
The 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program Encourages Kids to Read

According to its website at, “New Hampshire 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is an early literacy initiative that encourages families to read to their young children and to use the resources of their public libraries.  “The project is based on the national 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten initiative. New Hampshire 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is sponsored […]

Andover Libraries May Newsletter

May is "Get Caught Reading Month"

By Lee Wells and Priscilla Poulin

Happy May, Despite the wind and colder temperatures, it really looks like spring now, summer can’t be far off. Without going through a great deal of trouble it is possible to create an “National Awareness Day or Month” to call attention to a cause or a favorite pastime.  We were happy to discover that among […]

Book Club Pick for May is Jessica Bruder’s Nomadland

Surviving America in the 21st century

By Janet Moore

The Andover Libraries Book Club meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month at the Bachelder Library, just up Chase Hill Road in East Andover. Anyone is welcome to pick up the monthly read and come sit around and talk about books. On Wednesday, May 25, at 7 PM, we’ll be discussing Jessica Bruder’s “Nomadland: […]

Summer Music Associates Presents Exceptional Music

Five summer concerts, minutes from home

Press release

Bringing distinctive and diverse classical and jazz concerts to the Lake Sunapee-New London region is the mission of Summer Music Associates, and what a spectacular 49th season is planned for this year.  We are thrilled to be back! The esteemed Boston Civic Symphony, now in its 97th year, will return for the ninth time to […]

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