Vanishing Veterans: New Hampshire’s Civil War Monuments and Memorials

Tuesday May 13, 2014
7:00 PM until 8:30 PM


From Seabrook to Colebrook, Berlin to Hinsdale, New Hampshire’s towns, individuals and veterans organizations erected a fascinating assortment of memorials to The War of the Rebellion. Beginning with obelisks of the 1860s and continuing to re-mastered works of the 21st century, historian George Morrison presents a diverse selection of New Hampshire’s commemorations.

 

This program is provided by a grant from the New Hampshire Humanities Council  Humanities To Go! program.

 


Location: Keyes Meeting Room

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EVENING BOOK GROUP

Tuesday May 27, 2014
7:00 PM until 8:15 PM


When Haven Kimmel was born in 1965, Mooreland, Indiana, was a sleepy little hamlet. Nicknamed “Zippy”, she possessed big eyes and even bigger ears. In this loving memoir, Kimmel takes readers back in time to when small-town America was still in the innocent postwar period and treats readers to an appealing, and knowing, heroine.     Publisher Description

Location: Keyes Meeting Room

March Madness – The Winners!

 

MarchMadnessThe voting was in on April 12 — The Husband’s Secret, by Liane Moriarty was the final winner. Stephanie Vore Apple won a $25 gift certificate to Toadstool Bookstore for correctly guessing the most squares on the bracket. See the March Madness 2014 Contest Results here.

Congratulations, Stephanie!

The GMILCS, Inc. consortium serves the libraries of Amherst, Bedford, Derry, Goffstown, Hooksett, Manchester, Merrimack, Milford, Salem, Windham New England College and the New Hampshire Institute of Art. GMILCS, Inc. is a nonprofit consortium of public and academic libraries in New Hampshire, sharing an integrated system, sharing resources and sharing experience. By sharing, we offer more to the communities we serve.

Morning Book Group

Thursday May 8, 2014
10:00 AM until 11:30 AM


The Art Forger by B. A. Shapiro

Boston painter Claire Roth has survived financially by painting reproductions, so when influential gallery owner Aiden Markel arrives with a bizarre proposal–her own show if she will forge a copy of a Degas, one of the pictures stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum–she says yes.                                  Publisher Summary

Copies are available at the Main Desk. Newcomers always welcome.

Flight of Remembrance: a World War II Memoir of Love and Survival

Tuesday April 29, 2014
7:00 PM until 8:15 PM


Flight of Remembrance: A World War II memoir of Love and Survival is the true narrative of author Marina Kirsch’s family’s experiences against the backdrop of World War II tragedy and devastation in Latvia, Poland, and Germany.

The author will discuss the book’s subject matter, protagonists, inspiration and special research accompanied by World War II era photographs. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

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Location: Keyes Meeting Room

Learn about Linked In

LinkedIn

Tuesdays
6 – 8 p.m.

This free class will help you become a member of the largest professional social network and have access to the most powerful people in your industry.
Learn how to:
• Set up your account.
• Create an online resume and profile and manage your online image
• Make connections so you can have a presence in your industry
• Make the whole system work best for you.

A great way to help your career goals…AND IT’S FREE!

Craig Clifton will be offering a variety of classes geared towards helping people to learn how to use social networking sites, networking and employment.

Knit 1, Crochet 2

1st and 3rd Mondays of the Month
6:30 PM until 8:30 PM


Are you looking for other yarn addicts? Do your Monday nights seem dull? Look no further! Join us for a drop-in stitch-fest on the 1st Monday of each month.  Bring your project in & be inspired; if you’re a beginner, your local craft store can help you select a project & requisite supplies. There will be no formal instruction but ‘knitwits’ are a helpful bunch and love indoctrinating the uninitiated into the cult of knitting.


Location: Keyes Meeting Room

Learn a Language Today!

transparentlanguageMilford cardholders have unlimited access to more than 100 online language courses, packed with pronunciation, speech, grammar, writing and vocabulary-building lessons. Write or speak your answers, practice pronunciation by slowing down the on-screen examples, and converse with native speakers though interactive videos. Learn on your own time, at your own pace in the library, in the comfort of your own home, or on the go with Byki Mobile for the iPhone® and Android™.

Click Research and then Language Learning or visit library.transparent.com/wadleighnh to begin! Please ask us if you have any questions.

March Madness – The Winners!

 

MarchMadnessThe voting was in on April 12 — The Husband’s Secret, by Liane Moriarty was the final winner. Stephanie Vore Apple won a $25 gift certificate to Toadstool Bookstore for correctly guessing the most squares on the bracket. See the March Madness 2014 Contest Results here.

Congratulations, Stephanie!

The GMILCS, Inc. consortium serves the libraries of Amherst, Bedford, Derry, Goffstown, Hooksett, Manchester, Merrimack, Milford, Salem, Windham New England College and the New Hampshire Institute of Art. GMILCS, Inc. is a nonprofit consortium of public and academic libraries in New Hampshire, sharing an integrated system, sharing resources and sharing experience. By sharing, we offer more to the communities we serve.

Health Care Law Links

The Affordable Care Act requires just about everyone to have health insurance.

You can enroll in health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. The Marketplace allows you to compare your options and find the one that best fits your needs and budget.

Application Assistance at the Wadleigh Library by appointment: Call Harbor Homes, Inc. at 882-3616 x1132 or ServiceLink at 800-318-2596 to set up an appointment or to get help over the telephone.

Helpful Links

Actual enrollment site
www.healthcare.gov

Find local navigators to help answer questions
localhelp.healthcare.gov

Kaiser Family foundation – great source of info about health care and ACA
kff.org

Good site to model credit and monthly cost
www.thehealthsherpa.com

AARP healthcare site
healthlawanswers.aarp.org

Service Link
www.nh.gov/servicelink

Vanishing Veterans: New Hampshire’s Civil War Monuments and Memorials

Tuesday May 13, 2014
7:00 PM until 8:30 PM


From Seabrook to Colebrook, Berlin to Hinsdale, New Hampshire’s towns, individuals and veterans organizations erected a fascinating assortment of memorials to The War of the Rebellion. Beginning with obelisks of the 1860s and continuing to re-mastered works of the 21st century, historian George Morrison presents a diverse selection of New Hampshire’s commemorations.

 

This program is provided by a grant from the New Hampshire Humanities Council  Humanities To Go! program.

 


Location: Keyes Meeting Room

Sign up today!

EVENING BOOK GROUP

Tuesday May 27, 2014
7:00 PM until 8:15 PM


When Haven Kimmel was born in 1965, Mooreland, Indiana, was a sleepy little hamlet. Nicknamed “Zippy”, she possessed big eyes and even bigger ears. In this loving memoir, Kimmel takes readers back in time to when small-town America was still in the innocent postwar period and treats readers to an appealing, and knowing, heroine.     Publisher Description

Location: Keyes Meeting Room

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