Pillsbury Free Library News | June 19, 2020 Warner, N.H.
News From Your Library
If you missed the previous newsletters, you can find them on our website.
We suggest adding the address newsletter@warner.lib.nh.us to your contacts.
Fourteen N.H. State Parks Now Open for Visitors
Ask for our N.H. State Parks Library Pass
As of June 12, 2020, nine more N.H. Parks are open (a total of 14). Our library pass saves you money! However, the library pass does not guarantee entrance into any park. You also need to reserve a parking space at the park , ahead of your arrival.
If the park is at capacity, you will not be allowed to enter . Contact the library to reserve a payment pass , which we can email, or print for you to pick up. For Park reservation instructions, see pdf here.
Community News
Warner Museums Opening July 1
New Hampshire Telephone Museum Tues.-Sat. 10 am - 4 pm NOT July 4
Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum
(Wed. - Sat. 10-4, Sunday 12 -4) Not 7/4
Both museums will be following the NH Museums guidelines. Visitors must wear face coverings and follow distancing protocols.

Warner Board of Selectmen will start meeting in person at Warner Town Hall, but remote attendance via Zoom has been so popular, it will also continue to be offered.

MainStreet Bookends has new curbside service hours: Tues-Friday noon - 6 pm
Sat. ~ 10 am - 4 pm closed Sun- Monday

United Church of Warner will start offering a choice of in-person or virtual attendance at Sunday services by July 12. Those attending in person will be required to wear face coverings and follow distancing protocols.
Welcome to the newest Warner Police Department employee, Officer Steven Payne, who is now on duty for regular shifts. Officer Payne was formerly with the Lebanon PD and is from Warner.

New Local Dining Options
(following the newest NH restaurant guidelines):
The Local: takeout, and inside dining by reservation 11 am - 8 pm (9 pm Fri-Sat)
Charlie Macs: takeout and patio dining. (Inside dining soon). 7 days a week
The FootHills of Warner: 7 am - 1 pm takeout, indoor dining by reservation.
Schoolhouse Cafe: takeout, limited indoor (call ahead) Tues-Sun 6 am - 2 pm

Concord Regional VNA will be offering two online Spousal Loss Groups as well as two online Adult Grief Groups starting in July. These groups are open to the community and are offered at no charge as part of the community benefit programs Visit crvna.org/ to see more offerings.
Found in the Stacks
Nancy Noticed
An "always available" eBook at nh.overdrive.com which contains a brief mention of a Warner resident: Hue' 1968 by Mark Bowden. We also own it in print.

Those who know Thomas Greenlaw of Warner may be interested in his LBGTQ novel, Remembering takes so long.
Watch / Listen / Download
Stonewall Uprising , a documentary from American Experience on PBS, is streaming now online. The film covers the history of one of the catalyst events in the modern movement for LGBTQIA rights.

Downloadable Books
Some other always available eBooks to read alone or for discussion:
Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden
Call of the Wild by Jack London
Tech Tips : Borrowing items by placing Library catalog holds
A great way to let staff know what you want to borrow (and to get your name in line first!) is to place a hold via our catalog.
Step 1: Find your library card and password. Contact us if you forgot, or need to get a card.
Step 2 : Go to the catalog at warner.lib.nh.us
Step 3 : Type in your 14 digit card # (no spaces) and your password.
Step 4: Search for an item by author, title, genre, subject or key word.
Step 5: When you find the item you want, place a hold by clicking "Place Hold" and confirming.
Miss Sue's News (for Kids)
Summer Program! Grades K-5
"Imagine Your Story" activities start Tuesday, July 7th. All are welcome. Free.
Dragons, billy goats, fairyies and elves, parachutes, towers and bridges!
There will be a combination of "takeout" activities, short videos to inspire creations, logging of reading, and suggested general activity lists. More information HERE
A brief schedule outline is HERE .
Sign-up information will be in next week's newsletter. .
Preschool storytimes
Join Children's Librarian Sue Matott ("Miss Sue") for Thursday Storytimes at 10:30 am. Contact us for the Zoom sign-in link.

Free ebooks for learning :
MidAmerica Books has extended their free access to eBooks from ABDO publisher through July 31, 2020. https://midamericabooks.com

Tumblebooks are providing free ebooks
Every Week
  • Warner Area Farmer's Market Saturdays 9 am -1 pm
Coming Soon

Check the Warner Events Calendar for events- send yours!
Teen Talk
Teen Summer Big Read N.H.
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness. Ebook available at nh.overdrive.com
" An unflinching, darkly funny, and deeply moving story of a boy, his seriously ill mother, and an unexpected monstrous visitor, featuring stunning artwork by Jim Kay ."
Are you interested in a book discussion?

Middle and High School:
Visit our Teen page to find links to online lists and activities.
Free Teen Summer Audio books
This week's free downloads available until June 24 from Sync audiobooks for teens are The Brontë Plot by Katherine Reay and The Music of What Happens by Bill Konigsberg.
N.H. book award 2010-21 lists:
Read all year, vote in April 2021
Suggestions from NH Teens
Gr. 7-8: from the 2020-21 Isinglass Award List
Genesis Begins Again
by Alicia D. Williams
Thirteen-year-old Genesis tries again and again to lighten her black skin, thinking it is the root of her family's troubles, before discovering reasons to love herself as is.
Gr. 9-12: from the 2020-21 Flume Award Nominees List
Dear Martin
by Nic Stone
Writing letters to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., seventeen-year-old college-bound Justyce McAllister struggles to face the reality of race relations today and how they are shaping him.
Library Trustees' Meetings
Library Trustee committees next meetings by Zoom include the Library's Programs and Publicity committee on Tuesday June 30 at 6 pm.
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.
Volunteers in the Spotlight
Many thanks to everyone who has been bringing us boxes and paper bags to use.
We are all set with boxes for right now, but the Warner Area Food Pantry can use them. Drop off boxes or donations on the left side of their steps at the CAP building, under the arch.
Your Support Keeps Library Service Strong
Support our supporters! Auction Sponsors
This week we are thanking:
Daniels's Restaurant and Pub in Henniker and Charlie Mac's Pizzaria of Warner, for their donations of Gift Certificates for the Silent Auction / Wine and Cheese Social , which was postponed due to COVID-19.