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CALLING ALL TEENS!


....6TH, 7TH, 8TH GRADERS AND HIGH SCHOOLERS


You are invited to attend an OPEN HOUSE on TUESDAY, MAY 16 from 5:30-6:30PM, to meet members of the Teen Advisory Board (TAB) and see if you would like to join this lively group. 

Help us congratulate the two graduating TAB seniors and celebrate with pizza, soda and cookies!!  Won't you join us?  Bring a friend or friends!


Here's what the TAB kids did in 2016:
  • Pride Day Parade Float
  • Yoga
  • Zumba
  • Chocolate Games
  • Author visit by Layne Case
  • Business Speakers
  • Happy Hearts Party
  • Cupcake Challenge
  • Designer Dinnerware
Come on in and help us come up with new 2017 activities!!!!
 
APRIL ART EXHIBIT BY SHARON LAFOND


Sharon's exhibit is available until the end of April.
Come on in and sign her guest book!

Read about the exhibit here

 
SEE THE TEEN PAGE FOR SCHOLARSHIP FORMS

ANNUAL APPEAL IN PROGRESS
 


A common misperception is that the Gafney is owned by the Town of Wakefield.  Though we serve the Towns of Wakefield and Brookfield, as a private, non profit 501(c)(3) organization we are responsible for raising internally about 10% of our operating expenses.  To raise a portion of this income the Board of Directors conducts an Annual Appeal which begins in November.  Other fundraisers are held throughout the year.  This year's Annual Appeal goal is $12,000. 

We could use your help!

Now you can contribute to the Gafney Annual Appeal using a credit or debit card using PayPal. Click on the DONATE button above and complete your contribution.  Otherwise, checks may be made out to Gafney Library and mailed to our PO Box, also above.

Here's the annual appeal letter

 
NH STATE LIBRARY - FIRST IN THE NATION - CELEBRATES 300 YEARS!



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HELP US EXPAND THE GAFNEY!




Thanks to those who came out to ask questions at the community information meeting!  We gave a brief history of the changes in libraries nationally, regionally and in our library specifically; an overview of where we are in the expansion process and then opened the floor to the 35 people present. 

Where do we stand now?  We are in the process of generating awareness of the expansion, networking, making as many folks as possible aware of our space needs and the services we can provide to our community.  If you can think of a way to help spread the word, shoot us an email:  beryl.donovan@gafneylibrary.org or call us:  Library Director, Beryl Donovan at 522-3401 or Board Chair, Dick DesRoches at 473-2216. We welcome and encourage your questions, concerns and/or comments to move the project forward.


Community Expansion Meeting press release