Archive for April, 2015

Upcoming Programs

Art Class

Drawing classes for beginners meet Friday afternoons at 1:30 PM.  All are welcome. Free  Call for more information or stop by.

Monday April 20, 1 PM: Eggs in a nest.  Stories, craft and snack. K – 3
Wednesday, April 22, 1 PM: What goes peep peep and can peck out of its shell? Baby Chicks of course!  Make baby chick masks  Stories, craft and snack.  All ages
Friday April 24, 1 PM: Washcloth baby bunnies Stories, craft and snack.  All ages


Cailey’s Closet Prom Dress Event & Social
Wednesday April 29 4 – 7 PM

Cailey’s Closet is a dress recycling program brought to you by the Highgate Public Library. Our intention is to help reduce the financial  costs associated with semi-formals and proms to families and young women across Franklin County.
This event was organized and sponsored by Highgate Public Library as a way to help to make this year’s prom night sparkle for our local youth. Thank you to Highgate for sharing so that we may bring this opportunity to the young ladies of Richford, Berkshire and Montgomery.

* NO dresses will be handed out prior to this event (or before 4 PM). Those attending the event will not have access to the dresses until this time).

* If you are unable to make it on 4/29, you may stop in anytime after the 29th during library hours to check out the remaining dresses  as long as they remain in Richford

* All those attending the event are asked to sign in.

* Only one dress per girl is allowed.

* Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend the event with their daughter.

* This event is on a first come first serve basis. Dresses will not be held or reserved for anyone. We also do not guarantee that every girl will find that perfect dress. We only have available what has been donated from the local community during our dress drive.

* If it is felt by library staff or Cailey’s Closet volunteers that you are in anyway breaking Library policy, you will be asked to leave the building immediately and without a dress.

* Our intention is to provide a fun filled afternoon for local youth.This is our first year trying this and are doing our best to make this program run smoothly. It may not be the perfect setup, but we hope that you enjoy yourself while you are here!

Cailey’s Closet is a dress recycling program brought to you by the Highgate Public Library. Our intention is to help reduce the financial  costs associated with semi-formals and proms to families and young women across Franklin County.

If you have a dress that you are willing to donate, we’d love to add it to the collection. PLEASE have it to us no later than 2 PM  on April 29th


Gardening Program

Saturday May 9 at 11 AM
The Woodchuck Returns: Author Ron Krupp will talk about his latest book Saturday May 9 at 11 AM.  Ron is the author of The Woodchuck’s Garden, Lifting the Yoke and his latest The Woodchuck Returns to Gardening.  He is an engaging speaker and his presentations are always filled with wit and wisdom of the garden and beyond!


Tabletop Game Group

We are interested in starting a tabletop game group which will meet monthly.  We will play games like Ticket To Ride. Settlers of Catan, Dominion, Smallworld, Zombie DIce – or anything that you might want to share!.  If you are interested in joining please contact the library.  Ask for Susan.

April 20, 2015 at 12:48 pm Leave a comment

New Adult Books — March

Twelve Days Berenson, Alex
Endangered Box, C. J.
The Stranger Coben, Harlan
Crash & Burn Gardner, Lisa
Still Alice Genova, Lisa
Die Again Gerritsen, Tess
The Buried Giant Ishiguro, Kazuo
Motive Kellerman, Jonathan
Hush Hush Lippman, Laura
Private Vegas Patterson, James
The Angel Court Affair Perry, Anne
Life or Death Robotham, Michael
A Dangerous place Winspear, Jacqueline
Conquered into Liberty Cohen, Eliot A.
The Big Book of Maker Skills Hackett, Chris
Hope for the flowers Paulus, Trina
Pioneer Girl Wilder, Laura Ingalls

April 7, 2015 at 7:40 am Leave a comment

New Children’s Books!

Children’s Picture Books
Finding Spring Berger, Carin
The Line Bossio, Paula
Outside Gill, Deirdre
Very Little Red Riding Hood Heapy,Teresa
Once Upon an Alphabet Jeffers, Oliver
Ah-ha to Zig-Zag Kalman, Maira
Breathe Magoon, Scott
In This Book Marceau, Fani
Snow School Markle, Sandra
Bug on a Bike Monroe, Chris
The Book With No Pictures Novak, B. J.
While You Were Napping Offill, Jenny
Want to be in a Band? Roche, Suzzy
Uni the Unicorn Rosenthal, Amy Kro
Raindrops Roll Sayre, April Pulley
My Blue Bunny Bubbit Smith, Maggie
Dinosaur Kisses Stein, David Ezra
Mr Tweed’s Good Deeds Stoten, Jim
George in the Dark Valentine, Madeline
Penguin on Vacation Yoon, Salina
Children’s Easy & Transitional Readers
The Camping Trip Hapka, Catherine
Jim’s Lion Hoban, Russell
Very Short Tall Tales to Read Hoberman, Mary Ann
The Titanium Ninja Howard, Kate
Amelia Bedelia Joins the Club Parish, Herman
Amelia Bedelia Chalks One Up Parish, Herman
Mr. Putter & Tabby Turn The Page Rylant, Cynthia
Poppleton in Winter Rylant, Cynthia
Splat & Seymour, Best Friends For Scotton, Rob
Mr. Ball An Egg-cellent Adventure Townsend, Michael
Juvenile Fiction
Miniature World of Marvin & James Broach, Elise
Odd and the Frost Giants Gaiman, Neil
The Cats of Roxville Station George, Jean Craighead
The Great Trouble: a mystery of London… Hopkinson, Deborah
The Whoopie Pie War / Invisible Inkling Jenkins, Emily
The Spotted Dog Last Seen Kerrin, Jessica Scott
Nuts to You Perkins, Lynne Rae
Bluffton Phelan, Matt
Rooftoppers Rundell, Katherine
When Did You See Her Last? Snicket, Lemony
Juvenile Non-fiction and Biographies
Fire Birds Collard, Sneed B. III
Shackleton’s Journey Grill, William
The Secret Galaxy Hodgkins, Fran
The Tapir Scientist Montgomery, Sy
Ripley’s Believe it or Not 2015
Young Adult Fiction & Nonfiction
I’ll Give You the Sun Nelson, Judy
16 Things I Thought Were True Gurtler, Janet
Winger Smith, Andrew
The Story of Owen: dragonslayer of Trondheim Johnston, E. K.
The Living De La Pena, Matt
Templar Mechner, Jordan
The Moon and More Dessen, Sarah
All the Truth That’s in Me Berry, Julie

April 6, 2015 at 11:20 am Leave a comment

New Books in February

Astronomy, the definitive guide. / Burnham, Robert,
Sweetland : Crummey, Michael,
Outline / Cusk, Rachel,
Crimson angel / Hambly, Barbara,
We are pirates : Handler, Daniel.
The nightingale / Hannah, Kristin,
The girl on the train / Hawkins, Paula,
Cold cold heart / Hoag, Tami.
The secret galaxy / Hodgkins, Fran,
A country year : Hubbell, Sue.
Descent : Johnston, Tim,
The first bad man : July, Miranda,
Breaking creed / Kava, Alex.
The woodchuck returns to gardening / Krupp, Ron.
Honeydew : Pearlman, Edith,
Lost in translation : Sanders, Ella Frances.
The beige man / Tursten, Helene,
A spool of blue thread : Tyler, Anne.
Crazy love you / Unger, Lisa,
A dangerous place : Winspear, Jacqueline,
Insatiable appetites / Woods, Stuart.

April 6, 2015 at 10:50 am Leave a comment

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