Samuel H. Wentworth Library

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Welcome to the Samuel H. Wentworth Library email: sandwichlibrary@gmail.com
35 Main Street  / PO Box 146    Center Sandwich, NH 03227  Telephone: 603-284-6665 / Fax: 603-284-9226 Current hours are Monday - Thursday 12 - 6, Friday 12:30 - 6 and Saturday 9:30 - 1

 Now open for 30 minute drop-in visits as well as curbside pickup. Masks are optional inside the library building as of 6.22.21. However, the use of masks is strongly encouraged for anyone that is unvaccinated and/or immunocompromised. Please be aware that many of our patrons are in either or both of these categories. We still request that patrons use hand sanitizer before entering and maintain physical distancing while moving throughout in the building.              

NEWS FROM THE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY 9.11.21: 

The Friends of Samuel H. Wentworth Library 2021 book sale during Old Home Week in August was a great success. Thank you to all that donated items, volunteered many hours to prepare and run the sale, and to everyone that shopped! The Friends are continuing to accept donations for the 2022 sale.
You can learn more about how & what to donate here: https://bit.ly/3gTZxNg

 
 



kanopy

We are now offering both the Kanopy & Kanopy Kids video streaming platform to our patrons year round. This offering is made possible with the generous support of a NH Humanities CARES Act grant that was awarded in 2020. To learn more about the NH Humanities organization and the fine work they do on behalf of all NH residents please visit: nhhumanities.org    To learn how to use Kanopy with your current Samuel H. Wentworth Library card click this link:        
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uTBdgVPp31lkqKD-4T4-O3YKcLRYe2ZImecUbc8UIQo/edit
   If you have questions, need to renew your card or would like to get a new card please call the library.

      "BOOKS SANDWICHED IN" NEWS

Each winter season, the Friends of the Samuel H. Wentworth Library hosts "Books Sandwiched In"  - a series of presenter-led book reviews and discussions. The 2021 season has concluded but ZOOM-hosted recordings of the presentations can be accessed at the links listed below.

                             Educated by Tara Westover (memoir) and the reviewer is Peggy Merritt.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1C2MzrQ45qJh750kcKOZTu0BpWN2BVVhb/view

                            
                           ✡️ Night
by Elie Wiesel / Reviewed by Charlie Augustine
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1B4hTzorUu7xL6KmswacDVWRO3vsCilFM/view?usp=sharing 

                            The Lemon Tree by Sandy Tolman /Reviewed by Jean Knox:                                            
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1F_95tUj_nX20b_BSwQukU0506FbVyiP6/view?usp=sharing

                           The Feather Thief by Kirk Wallace Johnson /Reviewed by Ruth Stuart:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1dyOFOdNPjAnuX1Y-jT4SWx0r-WkxYRvA/view?ts=60142d29 

                         The Story of More: How We Got To Climate Change And Where Do We Go From Here? by Hope Jahren/Reviewed by Connie Cunningham
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1e-lLtPyOdLLCPk2CAStfki8lUPN9Gmgq/view?usp=sharing

                              Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward / Reviewed by Will Speers

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Mailing: PO Box 194, Center Sandwich, NH 03227
Phone:  603-284-7701

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