Goffstown Public Library Teen Newsletter

Library Hours:
Monday, Thursday, Friday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday, Wednesday 9am - 8pm
Saturday (September 8 - June) 9am - 2pm
Service Update

Beginning November 2: The Children’s Room will be open to one family at a time, for 20-minute appointments with no ability to sit, play, etc. Appointments can be made online at www.goffstownlibrary.com/calendar or by calling us at 497-2102. There is a limited schedule for this service:
  • Monday 9-2
  • Tuesday and Wednesday 5-8 pm
  • Saturday 9-1

Important Reminders

You will be required to wear a face covering while in the library building. Disposable masks are available in the lobby, along with hand sanitizer.

Foyer Browsing: Our foyer area is open for browsing and check out of materials during regular hours. We have moved a selection from all areas, mostly new materials, and includes materials for kids, teens, and adults. You can still place requests remotely, and pick up contact-free, if you prefer.

Parking Lot Pick-Up: We will continue contactless parking lot pick-up of library materials for those who prefer that method. Just call us from the parking lot, open your trunk/back door, and we will place your items there.

Your returns are quarantined for 72 hours, and will not be checked in until after that quarantine period.

Computer Reservations: Call us at 497-2102 to make an appointment to use a computer. To keep Library staff and visitors safe, we are limiting the number of PC's in use, so your appointment length may be restricted.
For up-to-date information and announcements, please visit www.goffstownlibrary.com.
We are monitoring available information and guidance on COVID-19. For the most up to date information please visit the Department of Health & Human Services and Centers for Disease Control websites. For more resources and information: www.goffstownlibrary.com/covid-19.
Calendar Highlights
Veterans Day Wednesday, November 11
At 2pm on Wednesday, November 25
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 26

Teen YouTube Video Headings
Friday, 11/13 at 1pm: Let's Create ~ Teen DIY
on YouTube*

Thursday, 11/19 at 1pm: Book Browsing with Stacey on YouTube*

Friday, 11/20 at 1pm: I know it's Thanksgiving, but I want Tacos! Learn more

Friday, 11/27 at 1pm: Essential Teen Life Skills on YouTube*

*Please visit our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/goffstownlibrary.
TeenToGo Bags
New Teen-To-Go Bags

Each month features a new craft. The major supplies needed as well as directions for the monthly craft will be included inside each bag.

This bag can also be used in conjunction with Let's Create ~ Teen DIY videos premiering on our YouTube channel.

Stop by the Library starting Friday, 11/6 to pick up this month's bag: mini cereal box notebooks. Teen-To-Go bags are located in the Library foyer.

Teen-To-Go bags are for tweens & teens in grades 5-12, while supplies last.
Gratitude Grab Bag Whiles Supplies Last
Special Gratitude Grab Bag
Pick up a Gratitude Grab Bag and have some fun with family and friends in the kitchen or around the dinner table. The Gratitude Grab Bag contains:
·        a $5 Hannaford gift card,
·        a game,
·        a craft,
·        and two recipes.
The recipes are provided courtesy of the Hannaford Dieticians. These bags are available
while supplies last, beginning Thursday, November 12 in the Library foyer.
Turkey Taco YouTube with Marylin Mills
I Know It's Thanksgiving, But I Want Tacos!
Join Registered Dietician, Marilyn Mills, as she discusses how to build a balanced meal plate or deconstruct a meal to see the food groups.
Finally she'll demonstrate how to make some turkey tacos with leftover Thanksgiving fixings (one the recipes in the Gratitude Grab Bags).
This pre-recorded video will be unlisted - visit http://www.goffstownlibrary.com/calendar at 1pm on 11/20 to get the link to view this video via our YouTube channel. 
Something NEW!
Introducing The Curious Reader Podcast

Indulge your curiosity with Stacey & Melissa as they seek information beyond the book in this new podcast! The Curious Reader podcast is hosted by Stacey, Goffstown Public Library's Teen Services Library Assistant, and Melissa Mannon, Goffstown High School Librarian and Certified Library Media Specialist.

In their first episode, Stacey & Melissa discuss the young adult book "The Silence Between Us" by Alison Gervais and explore the questions that ignited their curiosity.

Listen now at thecuriousreader.podbean.com, or on Spotify, Stitcher, Amazon Music/Audible, and coming soon to your favorite podcast app.
LitLoot Book Bundle Bag

LitLoot is a book bundle bag that includes two teen books based on the theme(s) you select, and extra swag and goodies. You won't know exactly what books you are getting until you pick them up.

𝐑𝐞𝐚𝐝 the books - 𝐑𝐞𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐧 the books (keep the goodies) - 𝐑𝐞𝐩𝐞𝐚𝐭 by signing up for another book bundle bag each month.

To receive a November tween/teen LitLoot Bag, please fill out a request.

LitLoot signup available for kids in grades 5-12. Registration is required.
Want to spice up your movie nights? Looking for your new favorite TV show? Take a chance with Binge Bundles! Our Binge Bundle Bag includes five movies/television seasons based on your selected preferences. You won't know exactly what DVDs you are getting until you pick them up.

Watch the DVDs - 𝐑𝐞𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐧 the DVDs (keep the goodies) - 𝐑𝐞𝐩𝐞𝐚𝐭 by signing up for another binge bundle bag each month.

To receive a November Binge Bundle of DVDs, please fill out a request.

Binge Bundles signup is for all ages. Registration is required.
The Bookshelf: New Teen Titles
New Teen Books for November
These new books and more are available in the foyer browsing area! Are you afraid you may miss out on a great title? Put one on hold today!

Teen Fiction:

Teen Nonfiction:

Graphic Novels:
Reverie by Ryan La Salva Big Library Read
Big Library Read
November 2 - 16

"Inception meets The Magicians in this wildly imaginative story about what happens when the secret worlds people hide within themselves come to light."
Beginning November 2, Reverie by Ryan La Sala will be available instantly, in e-book and e-audio formats in the OverDrive and Libby apps. No holds, no waiting! You can read it on your computer or mobile device. All you need is a Library card.
Featured Resource
Issues, Events, People, Government, Sports & more!
Hey Teens, do you need reliable sources for a current events assignment? Information is at your fingertips with NewsBank and your Library card. Search through full-text U.S. newspapers including The Union Leader and The Concord Monitor. You can always find your link to current events at goffstownlibrary.com/elibrary.
Native American Heritage Month
Learn and Indigenous language with Mango
November is Native American Heritage Month. Engage with Native American heritage through language available to you free with your Goffstown Public Library card and

Mango is proud to offer Cherokee and Potawatomi language courses. Developed alongside local native speakers, lessons are also supplemented with cultural insights. If you’re interested in learning more about North American and Indigenous cultures, just go to Mango's Endangered and Indigenous Languages page to learn more, then set up your free Mango profile and get started in a matter of minutes.
Superhero Reads on hoopla
Discover Marvel comics with hoopla
hoopla is the perfect place to discover MARVEL stories you'll love! Follow your favorite superhero or nemesis by exploring the Experience MARVEL collection. This collection has superhero content in all formats, including audiobooks, comics, music, film, and eBooks.

The hoopla app is easy to use and there are never any holds or waitlists. hoopla
checkouts are limited to 6 titles per month per cardholder.
More Digital Content For All Your Teen Entertainment Needs
E-Books, E-Audio, Magazines, Movies, Comics, Television & More

The Library offers a variety of places for you to get your digital content, each with their own unique selections. See what they have to offer:

When you borrow a digital title you never have to worry about returns or overdue fines - books are automatically returned by the app when they're due, one less thing for you to worry about!

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