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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


 



High School Certification
We can help you get your HiSET (formerly the GED)


 

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.






To file for unemployment in NH: visit www.nhes.nh.gov and 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.

 

LIBRARY OPEN 24/7 - VIRTUALLY

The doors may be closed but you have us 24/7 right here!

All your friendly library staff will provide you with educational, fun, and informative resources right here.  We are eager to use our creative juices so be sure to check back daily.

We're also checking our email (gafney@gafneylibrary.org) and phone (522-3401) messages daily from home, so contact us with any questions, comments and suggestions  you might have
(maybe you just miss us too?). Let's keep in touch!

Take care of yourselves, we look forward to seeing you when we reopen the physical doors.

Beryl, Peter, Jan, Diane and Susan

 
STAY IN TOUCH WITH YOUR TOWN GOVERNMENT!



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD


 
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.
 
HOW ABOUT A READALOUD TODAY?!






 
VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR - ANIMATED!




 
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

 
GIRL SCOUTS AT HOME - OPEN TO ALL GIRLS

Checkout all the free badge activities
A  guide to keep the kids busy for at least a day!
Goals and activities to achieve the goals


Girl Scouts at Home
 
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA AT HOME

Guided activities for the kids

Boy Scouts of American at Home

 
COVID-19 Resources for Granite Staters

Important resources, all in one spot!




 
FREE GALE RESOURCES FOR ALL AGES

Gale at home college https://go.gale.com/ps/start.do?p=CSIC&u=c19micro

ADBO Zoom https://www.abdozoom.com/zoomchoice/?tk=AE75056C570B319A6B47A15986D1DEE9
(through 6/30/20) (Username: abdo zoom & Password: 2020, if asked)

Gale at home high school  https://go.gale.com/ps/start.do?p=SUIC&u=c19micro&password=open

Kids Discover https://online.kidsdiscover.com/
(through 6/30/20)
USERNAME/PW:
nasboces



Miss Humblebee's Academy   https://www.misshumblebee.com/accounts/login/gale/choose-account/


 
JUNIOR GUILD FOR STUDENTS

Junior Library Guild activities and resources for students



 
FREE EBOOKS - EXAMPLE OF HOW TO FIND THEM

Here is an example of where you can find free ebooks

 
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!

 
EXCELLENT EDUCATIONAL AND FUN RESOURCES FOR KIDS

Children's Book Council

The Children’s Book Council (CBC) is the nonprofit trade association of children’s book publishers in North America, dedicated to supporting the industry and promoting children’s books and reading.


 
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)

Directory of Local Health Departments

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Map


Washington Post article on how to "Flatten the Curve"

 
HOW ABOUT SOME FAMILY RESEARCH?

Two 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.


 
ARE YOU MISSING DISNEYWORLD DURING SPRING BREAK?


HOP ON A RIDE HERE

 
DON'T FORGET OUR READ ALONG EBOOKS FOR KIDS


There are ebooks and audiobooks for kids, teens and adults...check them out here:

https://nh.overdrive.com/

 
GAFNEY LIBRARY ADULT LEARNING CENTER AND HiSET STUDY....WE'VE GOT YOUR BACK!

Although the doors are locked at the Greater Wakefield Resource Centers where the program is held on Wednesdays from 3:00 to 7:00pm due to the covid-19 pandemic - don't worry!  We've got your back!  Know that our wonderful literacy tutors are on it - they are continuing to work with students remotely, so if you are a recent regular you've been contacted by either Rosemary, Sharon, Lisa, Jenn or Christy.  If you have not heard from one of them....but would like to restart or begin your studies...call Rosemary at 986-1116 and she will help you out.  They all have a truckload of resources to help you.
 
FREE FROM SCRIBD!

Magazines, ebooks, audiobooks and documents

Free for 30 days with no credit card required!

 
UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS FOR ALL NH RESIDENTS WHO CAN'T WORK DUE TO CORONA VIRUS

NH residents who can’t work/have reduced hours due to COVID-19 can immediately access unemployment benefits: https://www.nhes.nh.gov/ or call 603-271-7700 @nhesworking @GovChrisSununu

 
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



 
LIVE READINGS


List of authors or illustrators who will be doing live readings or interactive sessions.

 
SITES FOR KIDS



Some of these are available under the Kids link, to the left here.  Others are new, so have fun!

 
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.





 
FUN STUFF FOR KIDS


What should I do today?

Day to day activities from Scholastic

 
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 .

 
WE ARE WIRELESS - 24/7!!

Use your laptop, phone, iPad or other hand held technology to access the internet right near the library..  Sit in your car, truck or bike; on a nice sunny day plunk in the comfy adirondacks, or the front steps of the library to read your email, download your podcasts or surf to your heart's content.  It's been said you can access our wireless at Lino's!

 
2020 SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE



Click on the Teen link on the left sidebar for applications and more information.

 
PATRON SUGGESTION!

Want to see what you currently have checked out?  Have on reserve?  Renew or request something?  Log in to your account and find out!

Click here and follow the directions!  Once logged in you have access to databases, the library catalog....and more!

 
NEW FOR PARENTS!
check out these award winning learning sites for kids



Excellence in Early Learning Digital Media Award by The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) is awarded to PBS for:

Play and Learn Science    


With Honor Awards going to:

Coral Reef by Tinybop
Lexi's World by Pop Pop Pop


 
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!

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


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