Friends of the Library will host a Book Sale: Friday May 27, 2 – 5 p.m. and Saturday May 28, 10 – 1 p.m. Purchase books by the box for $5 or single hardcover books for $1 and single paperbacks for $.50. In addition DVD’s and puzzles will also be for sale.
Artist James Arnosky performed music and told terrific stories about his career observing and illustrating nature. We have lots of Jim’s books. Stop in and check some out! P.S. Thank you to CLIF, the Children’s Literacy Foundation, for sponsoring this event.
Abbie Greenleaf Library and the Children’s Literacy Foundation present nature and children’s book illustrator James Arnosky. Jim will discuss and “illustrate” his artwork. This event is suitable for patrons of all ages! James Arnosky has written and illustrated 132 b
On April 27 artists Marjorie Morgan and Whitney Robbins of Woolly Mammoth Studio, Greenfield, MA visited Abbie Greenleaf library. (click “Read More” for photos). Marjorie taught our youngest patrons about color theory. Then, the budding Picassos had an opportunity to pract
Yes! We have Google Chrome Books that can be used to surf the internet. We also have a computer station for word processing and a printer/copy machine. Computers are free to use and are available on a first come first served basis. Copies are $.10 for b+w and $.50 for color. For more information, please refer to the Computers and Internet Use (on the Rules & Policies page).
Do I have to be a resident to get a library card?
No! But non-residents do have to pay a fee of $12.50 for a six-month library card or $25 for one-year library card.
How do I get a library card?
A library card is easy to obtain. Simply show the librarian your driver’s license or a utility bill that reflects your status as a resident of the Town of Franconia. Non-residents must present a driver’s license or passport. Children under 16 years of age will be issued a library card after a parent or guardian signs a registration card accepting responsibility. For more information, please refer to Rules & Policies.
What in the world would we do without our libraries?
It was good to walk into a library again; it smelled like home.
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
Jorge Luis Borges
The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man