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SPECIAL BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING NOVEMBER 10, 2021 5:00PM AT GAFNEY LIBRARY





Get your HiSET at the Gafney!
 

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 TOWN REPORTS
UNH Online Town Reports

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


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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.



IT'S OFFICIAL! WE'RE UNDER CONSTRUCTION!
 
We are now in the public fundraising phase, and WE NEED YOUR HELP!
 
Expansion Donation 
 

 

OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY UNTIL THE EXPANSION IS COMPLETED

Fifteen-minute appointments are available on Tuesdays 1:00pm to 5:15pm and Saturdays 9:00am to 12:30pm.  Half-hour appointments are available for families with children. Though the Youth Library space is closed, a temporary space has been established in the adult area.

Curbside delivery is still in service (SEE GAFNEY ON THE GO BELOW.)

Copy and fax services are available and museum passes may be reserved for a specific date (check the museum for operating hours)

Masks are required for all those two years and older while in the library.  Curbside delivery is available for those unable to wear a mask..

Call the library at 522-3401 to make an appointment or for more information.

 
GAFNEY ON THE GO - CURBSIDE SERVICE



Easy as 1, 2, 3 - reserve, wait for a call to schedule a pickup appointment, pickup!

Here's how it works


 
MARTHA PIKE - BROOKFIELD RESIDENT - PUBLISHES BOOK

Press Release
 
The book (ISBN 9781737371908) is available in paperback and Kindle on Amazon and Barnes & Noble and may be checked out at the Gafney Library http://www.gafneylibrary.org  


Photo by Peter Abate

It is hoped that a fitting book launch will take place at the Gafney Library in Sanbornville when the new library addition is completed Spring 2022.
 
 

DOWNLOAD EBOOKS AND AUDIOBOOKS

This is a link to NH Downloadable books






Be sure to download the Libby app when you get to NH Downloadable Books site.  Scroll down to Meet Libby and download the Libby app.

While you're there, check out the Great Stone Face and read-along ebooks for the kids.

Need help?

 


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
Choose from movies, audio & ebooks, comics, music and TV shows!

We are grateful that The Friends of Wakefield Libraries is helping to fund this service
.
 
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.  Please remember to social distance.

 
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. 

Fill out the form and send.  Your application will be approved when we have reviewed the information and you will receive an automatic response to let you know your card is active.

Signing up for a new card if you already have one will not work!   
  • If you don't remember your card number, give us a call at 522-3401 or email gafney@gafneylibrary.org  and we'll get you up and running. 
  • If your card number is not working, it may need updating. So again, give us a call and we'll straighten it out for you.

TO FILE FOR UNEMPLOYMENT IN NEW HAMPSHIRE
 
visit www.nhes.nh.gov
click on the "File a Claim for Benefits" button on the left side of the homepage, or call the NH Unemployment Assistance Hotline, 603-271-7700.
 

COVID 19 INFORMATION SITES

Governor Sununu's Executive Orders related to Covid 19
          
EXHIBIT A to Emergency Order #17 - list of essential services

NH Department of Health and Human Services - Covid 19

National Library of Medicine

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

World Health Organization

Directory of Local Health Departments

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Map


Washington Post article on how to "Flatten the Curve"

EBSCO Covid 19 information - trending topics, news, maps and visualizations


 
STAY IN TOUCH WITH YOUR TOWN GOVERNMENT!


TOWN OF WAKEFIELD




TOWN OF BROOKFIELD


 


ESCAPE ROOMS

Fun Escape Rooms:

Dr. Who

Mandalorian

Bridgerton


 
MENTAL HEALTH, STRESS, AND ANXIETY SUPPORT DURING COVID-19

Common resources during COVID-19

Mental Health, Stress, and Anxiety Supports During COVID-19

If you, a loved one, neighbor, friend or an aquaintance need support during these trying times, this website is a good starting point.


 
LIVE CAMS, FILMS - EXPLORE!

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

EXPLORE!

 
COMMUNITY GUIDE FOR CORONA VIRUS

This document could answer many of your questions about contact info for unemployment, Social Security Benefits, Utilities, Food Stamps, SNAP, WIC, Cash Assitance, Medicaid, Domestic Violence, and much more during the covid 19 pandemic.
 
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

 
FEELING CREATIVE? THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT - BROOKLYN ART MUSEUM

Check out The Sketchbook Project from the Brooklyn Art Museum.  They are offering a challenge to you while you lately spend more time at home.  Use your creative powers to create your own sketchbook..and they put it in their collection!

 
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.




 
NEVER BEEN TO DISNEYWORLD? HOP ON A VIRTUAL RIDE HERE


HOP ON A RIDE HERE

 
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 .