There’s a Nip in the air.

We still have a few hats, scarves & mittens that need a home, thanks to our knitting fairy. Take what you need or share with someone who looks cold. We’ve collected a delightful assortment of craft supplies to swap. If you dropped materials off, you should have received a ticket to Early bird admission from…

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Crunchy, Swirling, Golden days

Quick, go to YouTube and look for Beggar’s Velvet, Lady of Autumn or Cheryl Wheeler’s Autumn in New England. Have a listen and you’ll know how I’m feeling about these lovely, fleeting, golden days. Today has been a busy day at Frost Free. My favorite kind. 9:30 am we read to Mrs. Hoglund’s preschoolers, Owl…

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Happiest of Fall Fridays…

So grateful for the loveliest of fall days to welcome Allison Gardner and her Kindergartners and Libby Gray and First graders from Marlborough School for library tours, stories and book sharing. We’ll be looking forward to scheduling with Preschool and 2nd graders for visits soon. Smiles weren’t just present on the faces of staff, teachers…

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Numerous New Hampshire Authors to discover.

Did you know Hancock’s own, Howard Mansfield will be at the library tomorrow for a talk about his book Chasing Eden: a book of seekers? Join us at 11 am at the library. He’ll have books available for sale. His visit has me thinking about how ‘rich’ New Hampshire and even Marlborough is in authors.…

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Congratulations to us!

We’ve nearly made it through August vacations and everyone came back! :> We were thrilled to hear we will be one of 160 libraries across the country to offer DigitalLearn workshops as part of Public Library Association (PLA) Digital Literacy Workshop Incentive 2022-2023 Cohort to boost digital literacy skills in communities like ours. Stop in,…

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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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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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