Two Bad Ants

Two Bad Ants When the New Hampton Community School “Primary Patrons” came to the library today, we read one of Mr. McCann’s favorite Chris Van Allsberg’s books, Two Bad Ants. In it, two ants depart from their colony and decide to live where the food source is – in someone’s kitchen! They end up havingContinue reading “Two Bad Ants”

Help Us Create the Library of the Future With This Survey.

Through the generosity of Stephen Gordon-Nash, the Gordon-Nash Library first opened to the public in 1896. Since that time it has been a thriving hub of community life in the Town of New Hampton and remains one of the few privately funded public libraries in the State of New Hampshire. After an energizing planning sessionContinue reading “Help Us Create the Library of the Future With This Survey.”

Gordon-Nash Library Outreach Program

Today the Gordon-Nash began a new outreach program with the New Hampton Community School’s After School Program. For the rest of the school year, I will be working Tuesday afternoons with a group of upper elementary students, assisted by Mr. McCann. Together we will be facilitating fun and innovative math activities as part of aContinue reading “Gordon-Nash Library Outreach Program”

May Themes for Storytime!

Thursday Storytimes (10:45-11:45 & 2:00-3:00)   May 7th: Mother’s Day May 14th: Flowers & Gardens May 21st: Red, White, & Blue May 28th: On the Farm Saturday, May 9th (10:30-1:00): Drop in Mother’s Day craft Saturday, May 30th: STEM Saturday (10:30-11:30): Marble Runs (please bring a roll of painters’ tape)

“The Old Country Fiddler: Charles Ross Taggart, Traveling Entertainer”

Adam Boyce of West Windsor, Vermont, will be portraying Charles Ross Taggart, through the New Hampshire Humanities To Go!, at The Gordon-Nash Library, 69 Main Street, New Hampton, New Hampshire. Wednesday, April 22, 7:00 p.m.     Born in Washington, D.C. in 1871, Charles Ross Taggart grew up in Topsham, Vermont, living in Newbury, VermontContinue reading ““The Old Country Fiddler: Charles Ross Taggart, Traveling Entertainer””