May Art Receptions at Proctor Academy

Thursday, May 2, and Monday, May 6

By Molly Leith
May Art Receptions at Proctor Academy

  On Thursday, May 2, Proctor Academy will celebrate its own observance of Earth Day, including an art reception to celebrate artists Yuko Oda and Adriana G. Prat from 2-3 PM. Oda’s and Prat’s compelling artwork focuses on the subject of climate change. Live music will be performed by faculty musicians, Scott King and Amy […]

Rehearsals Underway for Kearsarge Chorale Spring Matinee

Saturday, May 25 at 3 PM

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Rehearsals Underway for Kearsarge Chorale Spring Matinee

“If you haven’t been following the Kearsarge Chorale, you’ve been missing out – missing out on 15 years of the magic of their music,” according to long-time audience member Linda Barnes of Salisbury. In this fifteenth anniversary year, concerts are to take place on May 25 and November 23.  Weekly rehearsals have been underway since […]

Mini Golf Returns to Andover Public Library in July

Currently seeking sponsors

By Michaela Hoover

If you swung by the Putt Fore at the Bachelder Library mini golf course last year, you’ll be excited to know that we’re at it again! A new, exciting mini golf course will pop up at the Andover Public Library from July 3 to July 6 as a fundraiser for library programming and special activities. […]

May Programs at your Andover Libraries

The beautiful month of May will be full of fun at your Andover Libraries.

By Michaela Hoover

The beautiful month of May will be full of fun at your Andover Libraries  Thursday, May 2, 7 PM – Fiesta de Libros – Book Exchange Party at Andover Public Library (APL) Join us for an evening of fun games, delicious snacks, and book swapping! Bring a wrapped book to give, and you’ll leave with […]

Stuffed Animal Library Sleepover Delights Andover’s Children

First "Stuffie Sleepover."

By Michaela Hoover
Stuffed Animal Library Sleepover Delights Andover’s Children

Did you ever wonder what your stuffed animals did at night when you were a child? In February, many Andover children were able to find out just that! The Andover Public Library hosted its first Stuffie Sleepover, where stuffed animals of all types were invited to enjoy an evening of fun at the library.  The […]

April Events at the Andover Libraries

By Michaela Hoover

Spring has sprung! If April showers are keeping you indoors, swing by the libraries for great reading material and awesome events. Mini Art Show Grand Opening: Tuesday, April 2, 4 to 7 PM, William A. Bachelder Library (WABL). Come enjoy our second annual Mini Art Show! Andover’s artists have created some beautiful works that you […]

W. A. Bachelder Library New Acquisitions — April

By Janet Moore

Murder in the Tea Leaves, Laura Childs Swamp Sniper, Jana Deleon Still See You Everywhere (Large Print), Lisa Gardner Expiration Dates, Rebecca Serle The Funeral Ladies of Ellerie County, Claire Swinarski Nonfiction Grief is for People, Sloane Crosley Normal Women, Philippa Gregory The Food Explorer, Daniel Stone Children’s Fiction and Nonfiction Ice Fishing, Diane Bailey […]

Andover Public Library New Acquisitions — April

By Janet Moore

Fiction The Princess of Las Vegas, Chris Bohjalian In Sunshine or in Shadow, Rhys Bowen Three-Inch Teeth, C.J. Box The Mysterious Case of the Alperton Angels, Janice Hallett Righteous, Joe Ide Wrecked, Joe Ide The Book of Love, Kelly Link The One, John Marrs The #1 Lawyer, James Patterson A Grave Robbery, Deanna Raybourn Nonfiction […]

Through the Reading Glasses — April 2024

By Janet Moore

Winter comes and goes and comes again, and surely our wells must be filling up with all this rain. At least the crocuses and daffodils are pushing up green stems, and I’ve noticed lilies, too. Speaking of pushing, that seems to be a theme in this month’s selections — pushing through to another side, that […]

Medieval Merriment is coming to Franklin

Saturday, April 27, 5:30 PM

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Medieval Merriment is coming to Franklin

The Franklin Opera House is pleased to announce a special Spring Gala event on Saturday, April 27, at 5:30 PM, featuring a sit-down meal, fundraising raffle, and music by The Scott Spradling Band. This event is being celebrated with a Medieval Feast theme (costumes optional!). Some of their Friends from the neighboring Kingdom of Footlight […]