Andover Public Library Acquisitions — June

By Michaela Hoover

The Best Way to Bury Your Husband, Alexia Casale The Museum of Lost Quilts, Jennifer Chiaverini The Husbands, Holly Gramazio Funny Story, Emily Henry The Lantern’s Dance, Laurie R. King Empire of the Damned, Jay Kristoff She’s Not Sorry, Mary Kubica The Night House, Jo Nesbo The 24th Hour, James Patterson Conversations with Friends, Sally […]

Through the Reading Glasses June 2024

By Janet Moore

What an interesting book group discussion we had in April–only three of us finished “Swing Time” by Zadie Smith, and hardly anyone liked it! Talk we did though, and I’m more convinced than ever that an unpopular book is worth reading and makes for great conversation. The narrator grows up in Northwest London with best […]

New Friends of the Andover Libraries

A newly formed Friends of the Andover Libraries (FOALs)

Press release

Are you looking for ways to get involved with our wonderful Andover Libraries? A newly formed Friends of the Andover Libraries (FOALs) group will launch a community-wide membership campaign in the near future. Over the past few months, a planning committee met to organize this non-profit Friends association to strengthen, support, and extend library resources […]

New London Barn Playhouse Announces Starry Cast

South Pacific Concert: June 1, 7:30 PM; June 2, 3 PM

Press release

The New London Barn Playhouse, in collaboration with Symphony NH, proudly announces casting for the upcoming concert performance of South Pacific. Get ready to be enchanted by these Broadway talents as they bring the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein masterpiece to our intimate stage in New London. Performances are Saturday, June 1, at 7:30 PM, and […]

Andover Library New Acquisitions – May

By Michaela Hoover

Fiction A Calamity of Souls, David Baldacci Feline Fatale, Rita Mae Brown Mrs. Quinn’s Rise to Fame, Olivia Ford The Hunter, Tana French Just For the Summer, Abby Jimenez House of Sky and Breath, Sarah J. Maas One By One, Freida McFadden The Wild Side, Fern Michaels After Annie, Anna Quindlen Nonfiction Good For a […]

Through the Reading Glasses

By Janet Moore

Warning: this book is about animals, just animals, not animals as they might represent people. The John Newbery Medal is awarded each year for the outstanding contribution to children’s literature. Past winners have included Madeleine L’Engle, Kate DiCamillo, Lois Lowry, and Beverly Cleary, and I freely admit that I have copies of each of those […]

Andover First Grader Pens Poem about Libraries

By Michaela Hoover

Oh libraries, oh libraries What do they have? Books and books, Shelves and shelves, Lined with books, Big and small. Which one will I get? Which one will be the one? I got it! My favorite! I’ll take it and more! — Mabel Brown, 1st Grader 

Bachelder Library New Acquisitions

Press release

Fiction The Familiar, Leigh Bardugo I Cheerfully Refuse, Leif Enger The Goodbye Coast, Joe Ide The Frozen River, Ariel Lawhon Indian Burial Ground, Nick Medina Held, Anne Michaels Twilight Territory, Andrew X. Pham The Truth About the Devlins, Lisa Scottoline Millicent Glenn’s Last Wish, Tori Whitaker Nonfiction Legacy, Uche Blackstone, MD The Thefts of the […]