Dewey Dispatch Online Edition
April 16, 2012
Library Events & Info
New Books & More: (Fiction, Large Print, Nonfiction, Audiobook: CD, DVD)
About the E-mail Newsletter
Library Events & Info: We have a great calendar of events on our Web site! ~Take a look at http://library.strathamnh.gov and click on “Library Events.” ~All of the following programs are free and open
to the public.
- Thank you to all who helped to make the Spring Book Sale, Bake Sale and Raffle a success! As always, our Board of Trustees did a fabulous job with the book sale, and our Friends of the Library group outdid themselves on the bake sale and raffle. Don’t forget – the raffle is going on until April 27! Tickets are $1 each or 7 for $5. Buy your tickets at the library front desk. The Friends of the Library would like to thank the following local businesses for donating gift cards for the raffle: The Tavern at River’s Edge, Valerio’s Kitchen, The Loaf & Ladle, The Portsmouth Country Club, The Lobster Boat, Jade Palace, The Green Bean, Pimentos,
Las Olas Taqueria, New England Pizza, Scamman’s Garden Center, Market Basket, Water Street Bookstore, Cookies by Design and Sweet Dreams.
Upcoming Programs for Adults:
- An Evening with Joyce E. Wiggin-Robbins - Ninth Great Granddaughter of Captain Thomas Wiggin, Monday April 23, 7 pm at the Stratham Fire Station. Captain Thomas Wiggin was the first of European descent to settle in the area now called Stratham. The program will be held at the Morgera Room of the Stratham Fire Station behind the Historical Society’s building at the corner of Portsmouth Ave and Winnicutt Road. The program is free and open to the public. There is ample parking available. Light refreshments will
be served. For further information please call 772-4955 or 778-9525.
- Library Book Discussion Group, Wednesday April 25, 6:30 pm This month’s book is Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See. Extra copies are available at the library front desk. The book for May will be Breakfast with Buddha by Roland Merullo.
- Local Authors Night, Wednesday May 2, 6:30 pm Join us for a panel discussion on writing and publishing with local authors Nancy Donovan, Susan Koeguell, Michelle Albion, Peter Hughes, Bob Moore and Maren Tirabassi.
- A Night of Music with Two Old Friends, Tuesday May 8, 6:30 pm
Back by popular demand! Join us for an evening or Irish and old-time traditional country music with Two Old Friends Mac McHale and Emery Hutchins. This program is made possible by a grant from the New Hampshire Humanities Council.
From the Children’s Room:
- Spring Storytime and Baby Lapsit are on a two-week break. The May session will begin on April 30.
OTHER LIBRARY NEWS:
- MP3 CD Audiobooks are here! The library has added MP3 CD audiobooks to the collection. These items contain the same content as regular CD books but on fewer discs. You need an MP3 CD compatible player in order to listen to these books. Most of the newer CD players, DVD players, car stereos and computer disc drives will play them.
- Create legal documents with Law Depot – the library’s new online resource. With Law Depot you can create legal documents specific to NH Laws including documents for Wills/Power of Attorney, Sales/Transactions, Leasing/Renting/Real Estate, Business/Employment, Marriage/Cohabitation, Consent/Release, and more! ~Law Depot guides you through every step of creating a document that conforms to your situation. ~You will be able to print documents and return to previously created documents (like a rental agreement) to edit. To register you will need your library card number and e-mail address. ~Your e-mail address will be your user name and you will choose a password.
- More E-books available! We have started adding "Stratham-Only" titles to the OverDrive collection so wait-times will be shorter (or nonexistent!) on those titles if you have a Stratham library card. ~We want to know what titles you want us to add! ~Fill out our Purchase Suggestion Form on our website and select "ebook" as the format.
- Drop-in Tech Help @ the library: 2nd Wednesday 5:30 – 7 pm, 3rd Thursday 1:30 – 3 pm, 4th Monday 10 – 11:30 am No registration necessary. Bring your technology questions. Bring in your e-reader or laptop or use the library computers.
Knit or Crochet a Troop Cap for U.S. Service Members to be distributed by Pease Greeters. Instructions for knitting or crocheting troop caps for service members are available both at the library and on the library’s website. Finished hats can be dropped off at the library, or you can contact JoAnne Schottler 772-8620 for more information.
The Fixit Program for Seniors: is a program of volunteers who assist seniors (60 years old and older) or disabled homeowners with minor home repairs and maintenance. Any senior homeowner or disabled homeowner may call for assistance – there is no income requirement to use the service. To reach The Fixit Program, call 603-430-2923 or 1-800-856-5525.
NEW BOOKS & MORE
Fluke, Joanna, Cinnamon Roll Murder
Haddam, Jane, Blood in the Water
Johansen, Iris, What Doesn’t Kill You
Leon, Donna, Beastly Things
Pearl, Matthew, The Last Dickens
Woods, Stuart, Unnatural Acts
Grisham, John, Calico Joe
James, EL, Fifty Shades of Grey
Quick, Amanda, Crystal Gardens
Roberts, Nora, Witness
Trigiani, Adriana, The Shoemaker’s Wife
Neville, Katherine, The Magic Circle
O’Donovan, Gerard, Dublin Dead
O’Donovan, Gerard, The Priest
Pavone, Chris, The Expats
David, Peter, Fallen Angel Omnibus
Picoult, Jodi, Lone Wolf
Social Sciences, includes women’s & men’s studies, economics, crime (aka 300s)
DeSimone, Denise, From Stage IV to Center Stage
Goodavage, Maria, Soldier Dogs: The Untold Story of America’s Canine Heroes
Graff, Garret, The Threat Matrix
Maddow, Rachel, Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power
Weiner, Tim, Enemies: A History of the FBI
Medicine & Technology, includes gardening, cooking, parenting, business (aka 600s)
Abramson, Jill, The Puppy Diaries
Davis, William, Wheat Belly
Richardson, Alan, Cupcakes, Cookies & Pie, Oh My!
Literature, includes poetry, essays, humor writing (aka 800s)
Older, Julia, Tales of the Francois Vase
Pratt, Charles, From the Box Marked Some are Missing
Sakellariou, Becky, Earth Listening
History, Geography & Travel (aka 900s)
Brewster, Hugh, Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
Hines-Davenport, Richard, Voyagers of the Titanic
Kloppenberg, James, Reading Obama
Biography & Autobiography (aka BIOs)
LaMott, Anne, Some Assembly Required
Strayed, Cheryl, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
Wentworth, Alexandra, Ali in Wonderland
Green, Jane, Another Piece of my Heart
Kellerman, Jonathan, Victims
Happy Feet 2
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
We Bought a Zoo
ABOUT THE E-MAIL NEWSLETTER
We publish this newsletter approximately once per week and send it to those people who have signed up to receive library news via e-mail. ~If you know someone who would like to receive this newsletter, please have them visit the web site http://library.strathamnh.gov/subscriber~and choose to subscribe to “Library News”. ~If you would no longer like to receive this newsletter, visit that same Web site and choose “Remove My Name from a List” and your e-mail address will be removed. ~Please do not respond
to these e-mails – if you need to contact the library in response to this newsletter send a message to Library@WigginML.org. ~~~
~--Tricia Ryden, Assistant Director