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NOTICE OF MEETING
Meeting of the Gafney Library Corporation Membership
Wednesday February 21, 2024
5:00pm in the Community Room
Purpose:  Amend the Bylaws of the Gafney Library, Inc.
REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING TO FOLLOW

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 ANNUAL TOWN REPORTS

Search for your town's annual report.  For example, Wakefield's Town Reports are available online beginning with the year 1923.

NH City and Town Annual Reports - Historical

 


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.




SERVING WAKEFIELD AND BROOKFIELD
Sunday, Monday - closed
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 1:00pm to 7:00pm
Friday, Saturday - 9:00am to 12:30pm


 

WINTER YOUTH PROGRMS
     
 Check out the winter youth programs!


 
JOB OPPORTUNITY

Library Director

Job Advertisement 
Job Description


 
FEBRUARY ARTIST OF THE MONTHh
Public reception on Thursday February 22nd, 5:00pm

Husband and wife team - Henry and Nancy Grover

     

PRESS RELEASE

 
MEET WAKEFIELD CANDIDATES ON THE MARCH BALLOT


ClearviewCommunity TV will be filming a meet-the-candidate event on Saturday February 17th in the Opera House sponsored by the Greater Wakefield Lions Club and the Gafney Library.  A roundtable format will offer interactive conversation with candidates in contested races, with Dino Scala as Moderator. The public is welcome.

PRESS RELEASE

The event may be viewed after the fact at Clearview Community TV.  

Don't forget to vote on March 12th!  Warrant and budget information for Town and School can be found here Deliberative Session Documents | Wakefield NH.

Ballot will be posted on the Town website and here when ready.

 
AARP TAX PREP PROGRAM
Tax prep for low to moderate income with special attention to those over 60



Free IRS tax help!
  • Tuesdays 9:00am to 5:00pm in the community room, beginning February 6th
  • Appointment required - call the library at 603.522.3401 during open hours T, W, Th 1-7:00pm; Fri, Sat 9-12:30pm
The library no longer has IRS forms available to the public due to the paper reduction act.  You may print out forms directly from https://www.irs.gov/
 
DOWNLOAD EBOOKS, AUDIOBOOKS AND MAGAZINES


This is a link to NH Downloadable books








 


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.
  • Hint:  on the top of the page to the right of the search bar, you can turn the Kids option on/off

TWO "FRIENDS" FUNDRAISERS

The Friends of Wakefield Libraries work continuously to fundraise and provide the Gafney and Wakefield libraries with items not covered  in the annual budget. 
 

Ongoing: "Coins for Friends" - pick up a festive jar, fill it with your change and return!  Poster 

   
Stonewall Kitchens raffle basket ended January 6th - and the winner is....Sandy Pratt!


 
MUSEUM PASSES
Museum passes are limited to the Libby Museum in Wolfeboro due to the 2022 budget cuts.

Check out a Museum Pass
Call and use your library card to reserve a pass to the:

New Hampshire Farm Museum

The Wright Museum

The Remick Museum

The Libby Museum

The Children's Museum of New Hampshire 

The New Hampshire Boat Museum

 
NEED A LIBRARY CARD?

Go to the Gafney catalog: https://gafney.biblionix.com/catalog/ and click on the sign up button under the login on the upper right of the screen. Please do not apply for a new card if you already have one, it will not work!  Fill out the form and send. You will receive confirmation that your card is active when we have approved your application. 
  • If you don't remember your card number, give us a call at 522-3401 or email gafney@gafneylibrary.org  and we'll send you your number.  
  • If your card number is not working, it may need updating. Cards expire every two years, so again, give us a call and we'll renew it for you.

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. 

 
STAY IN TOUCH WITH YOUR TOWN GOVERNMENT!


TOWN OF WAKEFIELD




TOWN OF BROOKFIELD


 
CONSTRUCTION VIDEOS

Photos of the completed project here, videos below 

 

 



 

ESCAPE ROOMS

Fun Escape Rooms:

Dr. Who

Mandalorian

Bridgerton


 
LIVE CAMS, FILMS - EXPLORE!

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

EXPLORE!

 
RECOVERY RESOURCES - YOU ARE NOT ALONE

Online recovery resources

The Doorway - NH

 
NH AUDUBON SOCIETY - ADULTS AND KIDS!

Note the weekly streaming videos and storytimes

NH AUDUBON SOCIETY

 
NEVER BEEN TO DISNEYWORLD? HOP ON A VIRTUAL RIDE HERE


HOP ON A RIDE HERE

 
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.




 
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 .