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BOOKPAGE DECEMBER

 



Get your HiSET at the Gafney!
 

STAND UP FOR YOUR RIGHTS!

BEE THE DIFFERENCE

Bee a voter, bee an activist, bee a fact-checker

A website designed by our own Madison Newton


 

HISTORICAL NH TOWN REPORTS
UNH Online Town Reports

I'm looking for a NH law about....

And, some seasonal NH laws:
Removing snow and ice from your vehicle

Utility disconnection

Why we don't have to shovel our sidewalks

 



Search the Library's Catalog


Google





Check out some of our newest books
and materials...


CLEARVIEW TV
Watch Planning/Zoning Board, School Board, Selectmen, Deliberative Session, Budget Committee and many more meetings and events.



LETTER FROM THE TOWN OF WAKEFIELD ABOUT THE CURRENT COVID-19 SITUATION



Read this letter from Town of Wakefield officials


 
GAFNEY ON THE GO - CURBSIDE SERVICE IS HERE!



Easy as 1, 2, 3 - reserve, wait for a call to schedule a pickup appointment, pickup!

Here's how it works


 
DOWNLOAD EBOOKS AND AUDIOBOOKS

This is a link to NH Downloadable books






Be sure to download the Libby app when you get to the site! (Hit "Try Libby")

While you're there, check out the Great Stone Face and read-along ebooks for the kids.

Need help?

 


NEW! HOOPLA - DOWNLOAD MOVIES, MUSIC, COMICS, EBOOKS, AUDIOBOOKS AND TV SHOWS



HOOPLA
  • Create an account with your email and a password.
  • Once logged in, find your library - Gafney of course!
  • Log in with your card number and phone number on record.
Choose from movies, audio & ebooks, comics, music and TV shows!

We are grateful that The Friends of Wakefield Libraries is helping to fund this service
.
 
WE ARE WIRELESS OUTSIDE THE GAFNEY - 24/7!!


Use your laptop, phone, iPad or other hand held technology to access the internet while sitting in your car, on your bike, in the adirondack chairs or on the library steps or grass outside the library.  Please remember to social distance.

 
NEED A LIBRARY CARD?

On our catalog: https://gafney.biblionix.com/catalog/ click on the sign up button under the login.

Signing up for a new card if you already have one will not work!   
  • If you don't remember your card number, give us a call at 522-3401 or email gafney@gafneylibrary.org  and we'll get you up and running. 
  • If your card number is not working, it may need updating. So again, give us a call and we'll straighten it out for you.

TO FILE FOR UNEMPLOYMENT IN NEW HAMPSHIRE
 
visit www.nhes.nh.gov
click on the "File a Claim for Benefits" button on the left side of the homepage, or call the NH Unemployment Assistance Hotline, 603-271-7700.
 

COVID 19 INFORMATION SITES

Governor Sununu's Executive Orders related to Covid 19
          
EXHIBIT A to Emergency Order #17 - list of essential services

NH Department of Health and Human Services - Covid 19

National Library of Medicine

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

World Health Organization

Directory of Local Health Departments

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Map


Washington Post article on how to "Flatten the Curve"

EBSCO Covid 19 information - trending topics, news, maps and visualizations


 
STAY IN TOUCH WITH YOUR TOWN GOVERNMENT!



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD




TOWN OF BROOKFIELD


 
MENTAL HEALTH, STRESS, AND ANXIETY SUPPORT DURING COVID-19

Common resources during COVID-19

Mental Health, Stress, and Anxiety Supports During COVID-19

If you, a loved one, neighbor, friend or an aquaintance need support during these trying times, this website is a good starting point.


 
EXPLORE TO YOUR HEART'S CONTENT

For children, adults, educators (lesson plans!)....all you who are curious!

EXPLORE!

 
COMMUNITY GUIDE FOR CORONA VIRUS

This document could answer many of your questions about contact info for unemployment, Social Security Benefits, Utilities, Food Stamps, SNAP, WIC, Cash Assitance, Medicaid, Domestic Violence, and much more during the covid 19 pandemic.
 
RECOVERY RESOURCES - YOU ARE NOT ALONE

Online recovery resources

The Doorway - NH

 
NH AUDOBON SOCIETY - ADULTS AND KIDS!

Note the weekly streaming videos and storytimes

NH AUDUBON SOCIETY

 
FEELING CREATIVE? THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT - BROOKLYN ART MUSEUM

Check out The Sketchbook Project from the Brooklyn Art Museum.  They are offering a challenge to you while you lately spend more time at home.  Use your creative powers to create your own sketchbook..and they put it in their collection!

 
HOW ABOUT DOING SOME FAMILY RESEARCH?

Some resources now available free for your genealogy projects!

Ancestry.com Library Edition can be accessed on our catalog page by logging in with your library card and phone number, then scrolling down under electronic resources.

HeritageQuest Online is available to anyone by using the login information on the handout.

New Hampshire State Library Researching your NH family history online from home.




 
ARE YOU MISSING DISNEYWORLD DURING SPRING BREAK?


HOP ON A RIDE HERE

 
TOUR THE GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM

Explore the Guggenheim from home

Browse their over 200 art books and catalogs

And here is a link to the sister museums in Venice and
Bilbao



 
GO TO A MUSEUM - VIRTUALLY

Visit a museum!  (click on the blue link after clicking on the colored link)

 
GET TO KNOW YOUR FAMILY (TREE!)
Great family activity



Heritage Quest

Getting Started


The NH State Library has arranged for us to offer HeritageQuest software free of charge during this period of pandemic. 

Note the login info after you click on the HeritageQuest link.





 
GET THE REAL FACTS, NOTHING BUT THE FACTS!!

There is a lot of false information about the coronavirus out there, so get your facts straight from the sources:

WHO   - World Health Organization

CDC - Center for Disease Control  

NH Department of Health and Human Services - For NH specific information

Before forwarding social media posts check for truthfulness by going to SNOPES .