Pillsbury Free Library News | June 5, 2020 Warner, N.H.
News From Your Library
If you missed the previous newsletters, you can find them on our website as pdf or links
We suggest adding the address newsletter@warner.lib.nh.us to your contacts.
Finding Our New Books and DVDs
Images of new items are posted on Instagram and FaceBook. You can place holds by logging into your account on our catalog (try the lists) or by contacting us .

To sign up for a tutorial on how to use t he library's online catalog or to see what is checked out on your account, see our sign up form .

Tech Tips - Library catalog
Miss browsing the library shelves? You can do it in our catalog (sort of). Search for an author or topic, click on a title, then look for the "Browse Shelf" link by the call number. You will see titles of books that would be nearby on the actual shelf (try it by clicking the image here).
You can browse backwards or forward using the side arrows. Have fun!
Community News to Use
Area First Responders from several towns will hold a vehicular parade of fire trucks and police cruisers in honor of our KRSD educators on Saturday, June 6 starting at the Warner Post Office at 9 am, traveling on North Road to the High School and then to the Middle School in Sutton, Newbury and then Bradford Elementary School.

Warner Town Hall is adding a mail slot drop box to the Main Street entrance's wooden doors, for your convenience.

Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains hold virtual meetings. More information at www.girlscoutsgwm.org
Facing eviction due to rent issues? Community Action Program can help with past due rent if you have received an eviction notice.
Assistance with electric bills is available year round. The Food pantry is open 11-3 Monday - Thursday. Call 603-456-2207

MKIM Plant Sale : The Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum outdoor Plant Sale will be held at the Museum on Saturday, June 6 , from 9 am to 1 pm. Syrup also available.

There are plans underway for some virtual Powwow activities on July 11 via Facebook Live, such as craft demos and music.
find out more at Indianmuseum.org.
Miss Sue's News (for Kids)
The 2020 Great Stone Face Award winner is: "The New Kid" by Jerry Kraft
a "graphic novel" about race.
The new GSF list for 2021 is out and you can reserve one or two at a time to pick up curbside. GSF 2020-21 Book List

Join Children's Librarian Sue Matott ("Miss Sue") for Thursday Storytimes at 10:30 am
Contact us for the Zoom sign-in link.
Summer Program! Starting date is set for Tuesday, July 7th: "Imagine Your Story". There will be a combination of "takeout" activities and online logging of reading and activity lists. Details available soon!

Sue Suggests - We have Nature KIt backpacks with lightweight quick species identification guides to check out! Choose themes for Seashore, forests, lakes or fields, or a general Nature Bag designed by the Nature Discovery Museum full of fun activities for families!

Free ebooks for learning : online at https://midamericabooks.com until 7/31
Library Trustees' Meetings
Library Trustee committees meeting this week by Zoom include the Library Policies and Personnel Committee (Tues. June 9) and a Finance Committee meeting (TBA). Zoom links to Trustee meetings are published 24-48 hours in advance on the Warner Events Calendar. Approved minutes are published on the Trustee Meetings page.
Relevant Reading
In the News
In view of recent events, library staff have compiled a list of some titles in our collection about Race, Black Lives, and White Privilege. Follow the links below to the lists in our catalog and place a hold on any you wish to borrow. We will contact you when your requests are ready for pickup.

Magazines Online - correction
Apologies for the bad link to "Clean Eating" magazine last week. This link
should work: Clean Eating 5-6/2020
Watch: Black history in N.H.

Shadows Fall North , a 2016 documentary from the UNH Center for the Humanities and Atlantic Media, explores Black history in New Hampshire. New Hampshire Humanities supported this work through Community Project Grants. You can watch the full film here by using the password SFN2016 .

Free Audio books for Teens
This week's free downloads from Sync audiobooks for teens are Into White by Randi Pink and Like no Other by Una LaMarche, both of which cover issues of race.
They are available until June 10, and once downloaded can be kept all summer. Use the free Sora app to listen. Sora accounts are free.
LOCAL EVENTS In Brief
This weekend
  • Plant Sale Sat. June 6: at the Indian Museum 9 -1
  • Responders' parade honoring educators: June 6 at 9
  • Black Lives Matter March Concord 1 pm CHS
  • Book Group: MainStreet BookEnds Sunday June 7 by Zoom "The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency" at 4 pm.
Next week
  • Book Group: Library Friends Wed. June 10 at 1:30 by Zoom The Yellow House (ebook) all welcome.
  • Warner's railroad stations: 7-9 pm virtual program by Rebecca. Email info@warnerhistorical.org to register

Check the Warner Events Calendar for events and some links
Volunteers in the Spotlight
Many thanks to Linda Hedrick for creating DVD covers to match the 1990s Yankee News Network's local interview titles and other local videos that were converted from VHS by Dan O'Leary with permission from the producers. Hours of video watching to get good screen shots were involved!
These DVDs will soon be in our catalog to borrow. Fred Courser, Linda Hartman and are among those seen in the interviews, and we also have videos of the annual children's plays.
Your Support Keeps Library Service Strong
Support our supporters! Auction Sponsors
This week we are thanking:
Soot Solutions Chimney Cleaning Service and Warner Public Market for their donations of Gift Certificates for the Silent Auction / Wine and Cheese Social , which was postponed due to COVID-19.

You can also donate to the library any time, online: