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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What do we do all day?

At least once a year or so, a patron saunters in with a sigh ands says something to the effect “What a perfect job, you get to sit and read all day.” A typical day at Frost Free is hardly EVER typical. Some days may be ‘quiet’ visits-wise but those are the days the staff…

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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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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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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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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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Celebrating the Fall Season in the Monadnock Region

My favorite season, crunching leaves, sweater weather, flannels … What do you LOVE about fall right here in your own back yard? The mums and the view at Cheshire Floral Farm, Rummage sale season, Cider everything? Get out and soak up the beauty that gets us through February. Don’t waste a minute! We have a…

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Summertime, summertime, sum, sum …

We have had floods, we’ve had droughts, we’ve had 3 sunny days in a row! HURRAY! We enjoyed some RED riding hood stories with Rosie and friends and enjoyed bubbles and boomwhackers afterwards for stay n play. Next Thursday, 7/28 at 10 am will be our last Summer Story Time. We’ll look forward to seeing…

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