Friday, March 29, 2013

The Book Remade

We are very excited about the number of submissions to "The Book Remade" show!

We've got the screens, we've got the tables, we have the books!

Next week Cathy and friends are setting up the show.

Still time to drop something off if you were thinking about it and not sure.


Thursday, March 28, 2013

Long Distance Hiking Workshop

Sat., Apr. 20

Gordon-Nash Library
69 Main St.
New Hampton, NH 03256

Registration required

Wheelchair accessible
Long Distance Hiking Workshop

Saturday, Apr. 20
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Gordon DuBois

Is there a long distance hike on the Appalachian Trail or the Long Trail in your future?  Do you want information on planning, physical conditioning, gear, clothing, food, and resupply? Do you know how much your pack should weigh? Is it safe to hike alone? What equipment should I bring? Should I take a snake bite kit? What about bears, vultures, and wild boar? 
The Gordon-Nash Library, 69 Main Street, New Hampton, N.H. is sponsoring a day-long workshop on long distance hiking and developing a personalized system for a long distance hike.
The workshop will cover a broad range of topics including financial and time consideration as well as all the above.
The workshop will be led by long distance hiker, Gordon DuBois who is a resident of New Hampton and has hiked extensively in the mountains of Northern New England.  He completed his AT hike in 2011 and has also hiked the Long Trail and sections of the International Appalachian Trail. 
Extensively experienced in winter mountaineering, hiking 85 on the highest 100 in New England in winter. Registration covers morning refreshments, lunch and learning materials. Make check payable to Gordon DuBois and send to The Gordon-Nash Library 69 Main Street, New Hampton, NH 03256 Registration deadline: April 15th 

Tuesday, March 26, 2013


Books from all over the world—some as far away as Belgium and China!                                     
The show will be up the entire month of April, 2013.

Gallery hours:
Tues. 10:00a.m.-- 8:00 p.m.
Wed. 10:00 a.m. --8:00 p.m.
Thurs. 10:00 a.m.--8:00 p.m.
Fri. 10:00 a.m. -- 6:00p.m. 
Sat.  10:00 a.m. --2:00 p.m.
There will be a closing reception, as some of these works are travelling a long way, on April 24th from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Next Movie at The Gordon-Nash

April 17th 
6:00 p.m. 
Nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, Monsieur Lazhar tells the poignant story of a Montreal middle school class shaken by the death of their well-liked teacher. Bachir Lazhar (Fellag), a 55-year-old Algerian immigrant, offers the school his services as a substitute teacher and is quickly hired. As he helps the children heal, he also learns to accept his own painful past. This moving film features exquisite performances by Fellag and a stunning ensemble of child actors.

Surprising Birds: A Friends of Gordon-Nash Library Event

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Children's Blog and DIG Into Reading Site for the Gordon-Nash Library!

Summer is Almost Here!

The Gordon-Nash Library is putting the final preparations on our Summer Reading Program. 
The theme this year is, 
"Dig Into Reading!" 

We have booked two performances and two workshops!

As well as an Archaeological Dig to discover hidden treasures at the Gordon-Nash!

Keep checking for updates!

Friday, March 8, 2013


Go to this address to join the fun: 

Titles must be nominated by teens in grades 9-12, can be fiction or nonfiction books, with appeal to this age group. They must have a publication date within the last two years (no older than 2010). If the book is part of a series, it must be able to stand alone, meaning a reader doesn't have to read the other books in the series to understand what's going on.

We invite you to comment on these nominations. Please click on a title of a book that you wish to discuss and you will come to a discussion page. Click the tab that says "Edit this page" and begin typing your comments. Please include your name and library-if you only want to put your first name, that's fine. After you have finished, hit "Save." We especially welcome your input in terms of whether you think the book will appeal to teens in grades 9-12, whether it appeals to boys and girls, and how it compares to other works of the same genre. If it is part of a series, please say whether you think the book stands alone. Also, please let us know if you think it should or should not be on the "final 13" nominated list.

One final note: If the title was nominated last year, you will find the discussion page includes the comments made by readers who wrote about the book during last year's nomination process. Feel free to add new comments or to revise your comments from last year.

In the past, the selection committee has chosen to include titles that also appear on the Isinglass list. The committee recognizes that a book can appeal to both age groups.

UPDATE: When you click on a title, you will get to the discussion page for that book. The title on the discussion page is linked to its NHU PAC entry, where you can see the book's cover and read reviews if you wish.

Selection Meeting for 2014 Flume Award: Tuesday, April 9, at 3:00 pm at West High School in Manchester.


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