Oceans of Possibilities

PLA | Project Outcome Please click the link to fill out a survey about this year’s summer reading programs. Paper copies are also available at the desk. Your input will be especially valuable as we plan programming during construction. I’ve already ordered the manual link for 2023 All Together Now – Friendship & Kindness. We…

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Om, shanti, shanti, shanti;

Om Shanti (Sanskrit: ॐ शान्तिः) is an invocation for peace or an invocation to God and is usually chanted three times to become om shanti shanti shanti. This mantra means “om, peace, peace, peace.” The phrase can be seen as a salutation, but it appears mostly in Hindu and Buddhist prayers, writings and ceremonies. John said “peace to…

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InterLibrary Loan at Frost Free NH

” June 2022 ILL Activity The latest from NHAIS Notes… During June 2022 there were 12,376 requests filled through the NHAIS ILL System by 224 separate libraries. Most of the requests placed, 75% , were filled. ILL – Interlibrary loan.…Here are the top 10 titles for which requests were filled in June 2022: Where the…

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Digital Resources for Summer Learning.

https://www.newsbank.com/2022-summer-reading-activities-center Life is busy; summer camp, family, work, family, errands, daycare, chores, family … did you know that even if you can’t make it to Frost Free during open hours (Tues & Wed 1-7 pm, Thurs & Fri 10-5 pm, Sat 10-1 pm) You can still access curated, vetted resources and activities? All you need…

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Feeling the squeeze in your wallet?

I know I am. The latest news about electric rates has my, newly retired, husband GROANING. https://www.wmur.com/article/new-hampshire-increases-electricity-bills-61622/40314355. Did you know that library usage typically goes up during times of financial stress? Your library card # gives you access to our print collection; including Large Print, Nonfiction, Magazines and the latest from the best of lists…

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I hope we can follow his fine example.

As many of you may now by now our community lost a good man this week. Rufus Frost, III, He left us on Tuesday morning. Though I’m grateful his suffering has ended, I find myself wondering how we will fill the gap when we lose such an integral community member. Many of you may have…

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Happy Friday, Marlborough

During May 2022 there were 11,303 requests filled through the NHAIS ILL System by 238 separate libraries. That’s NH’s Inter Library Loan System in case you’re on acronym overload like me. There were 197 libraries during May that filled 60% (or more) of all the requests they got. There were 39 libraries that received 100+ requests…

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#PlantWildflowers for pollinators.

Seed packets have arrived thanks to a grant through the #PlantWildflowers project. We have NorthEast Mix wildflowers seed packets to support our pollinators. There are also Common Bees of Eastern North America ID cards. All are welcome to pop in for a packet or two to spread in your favorite spot to encourage pollinator habitat.…

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You are NOT alone

I don’t know about you but I’ve been feeling wobbly for over a year now. As everyone worked on book displays and book marks in the library for Mental Health Month, I found myself listening to THWOD, The Hilarious World of Depression by John Moe, through the LIBBY app. The author also has a podcast.…

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