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~~ SPECIAL NOTICE ~~

Due to the 

COVID-19/CORONAVIRUS outbreak,

***THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED AT LEAST UNTIL***

***early May***

All scheduled programs and meetings are cancelled until further notice.

Please check this website for updates as they become available.

Information on the virus may be found at:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-updates/summary.html

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Click here for important updates from CW MARS. 

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LIBRARY CATALOG

Click here to view the catalog and log in to your account.

Or click on the Catalog tab above or Library Catalog under Quick Links

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HASTON HIGHLIGHTS

~ April 2020 edition ~

 The newsletter of the Haston Library

Please click below for the complete March newsletter.

HastonHighlightsApr20

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* LONDON’S NATIONAL THEATRE *

FREE STREAMING

***Four shows available Thursdays, April 2, 9, 16, and 23 at 2:00 pm***

Today:  One Man, Two Govnors

with James Corden

Free via YouTube

Click here for details

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SEWING KIT WORKSHOP–

tentatively scheduled

with Louise Meierdiercks

Thursday, May 7th at 6:00 pm

There is a $10 workshop fee.

The workshop is funded, in part, by gifts to the library in memory of Sandra Metcalf.

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NEEDLE FELTING WORKSHOP–

tentatively rescheduled

with Heidi Jeldres

Thursday, May 14th at 6:00 pm

Signups will take place when the library reopens.

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UKULELE WITH JULIE–

tentatively rescheduled

Wednesday, May 20th at 7:00 pm

in the Reading Room

This program is supported in part by a grant from the NB Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the MA Cultural Council, a state agency.

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BOOK GROUP

The next (Zoom) meeting of the Book Group will be

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 7:00 pm

We’ll be meeting again via Zoom videoconferencing.  The link will be posted when we get closer to the date.

Choose a poem to share,  Suggested themes are good health, unity, joy in the face of challenge, or whatever poem you’d like.

Relatively short poems are best due to time constraints.

All are welcome.

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MINI GOLF AT THE LIBRARY

And a grand time was had by all!

Everyone enjoyed the 18 hole course designed and installed by the Friends of the Library on all three floors.  There were rockets and dinosaurs, Dr. Seus, the jungle, thrillers and romance, travel and gardening, among others.  Thanks to all who helped out and everyone who came and had a good time!

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FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY

on AmazonSmile

“You shop.  Amazon gives.

If you shop through Amazon.com you can select the Friends of the Haston Library and Amazon will donate to the organization every time you make a purchase.  Just go to https://smile.amazon.com and follow the prompts to select the Friends of the Haston Library before you begin to shop.

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LIBRARY LONG RANGE PLAN

2020-2024

Thanks to the Long Range Planning Committee for assisting

with the preparation of the Plan for 2020-2024

Please click below for the full document.

Haston Library LONG RANGE PLAN 2020-2024 (1)

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ROBOTICS CLUB–cancelled 

Meets Thursdays 2:30–4:00 pm

Stop by and check it out!

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HASTON LIBRARY ON YOUTUBE

The library now has its own YouTube channel

Thanks to Josh Allen for creating our first Haston video.

Click here to take a look.

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THE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY

Monthly Meeting (via Zoom)

Thursday, April April 16th 6:15 pm

All are welcome.

The Friends group was formed in 1991 to support the work of the library.

Dues are just $10 per year and the group meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month.

Click here for more information.

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“E-ZINES”

Check out the many magazines available to patrons

through the OverDrive and Libby apps

Click here for the complete list (97 in all) of magazines available

through Overdrive and Libby

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TEEN AND ADULT COLORING–cancelled

adult coloring

Mondays at 5:30 pm in the Reading Room

Drop by and de-stress or just enjoy.

Pages and colored pencils provided or feel free to bring your own.

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***LIBRARY PASSES NOT AVAILABLE***

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Use a library pass for discounted admission and

VISIT THE BOSTON

MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS

~~Works by the next generation of artists~~

This exhibition features work by four graduate and undergraduate students at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University.

November 16, 2019–April 12, 2020

Edward H. Linde Gallery (Gallery 168)

https://www.mfa.org/exhibitions

A library pass covers admission of up to 2 adults at $10 per person, a savings of $15 per person.

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 ~ NEW ACQUISITIONS~

  

 Click below for lists of recent additions to the library’s collection.

Adult Fiction

Adult Nonfiction

DVD’s

Audiobooks

Young Adult Fiction/Non Fiction

Children’s Books

ALL TITLES ADDED DURING THE LAST WEEK (OR TWO)

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***NOT AVAILABLE***

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE    

THE LIBRARY TELESCOPE

IS AVAILABLE FOR CHECK-OUT!

Through the generosity of Country Bank, the library has purchased a telescope through the Aldrich Adopt-a-Library Telescope program.

The telescope is be available for borrowing.

Stop by and check it out (figuratively and/or literally)!

Click here for more information on the Adopt-a-Telescope program.

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***NOT AVAILABLE***

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

BORROW A UKULELE!

Jump on the ukulele bandwagon!  The library has instruments available for borrowing complete with tuner and instruction booklet.  Stop by and see if your favorite color is here (red, purple, orange, green, or blue).

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        NEW E-BOOK LINKS

axis 360 biblioboard library

Direct access to Commonwealth eBook collections is now available.

See the Quick Links menu at the right of this Home Page to access Axis 360 and BiblioBoard Library collections.

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 SEARCHING FOR A JOB?

job hunting

Click here to link to MA Public Library information sources.