Mont Vernon

Daland Memorial Library

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Family Movie Finale! Saturday, August 7th

      YOU’RE INVITED!! Come have a barrel of fun and celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program at the Wilton Town Hall Theater on Saturday, August 7th at 1:00pm!  We will be watching the classic version of “The Jungle Book” in the large theater and signing along.  Jungle animal costumes encouraged!!  FREE ENTRY, POPCORN, & LEMONADE!!! Door prizes for the first 100 movie participants to arrive.  This event is made possible by a grant from the NH Charitable Foundation and Amherst Label/Calvetti Family Fund.

Souhegan Reads 2021

      Do you have a child at Souhegan High School? This year, the school did not require students to read a specific title over the summer but rather encouraged teens to read for joy. The staff at SHS compiled a recommended reading list with reviews and free access to digital versions. Books are also available at your local library. Click on the link below for the full list.

https://sites.google.com/sau39.org/souheganreads2021/full-list-of-titles?authuser=0&fbclid=IwAR2Gify9zM_1sYjLnFjOTamTsP0__ZwuUD8VxwIdkzO2xRsDoFCG6eY3k6U

American Rescue Plan Act Grant Funds Awarded to the Daland Memorial Library

      The Daland Memorial Library has received a $1,287 federal grant from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) which was made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the New Hampshire State Library. The grant funds received will support the Daland Memorial Library’s efforts to increase access to digital streaming services and resources.

      Using these grant funds, the library will add additional funds to the budget for Hoopla Digital. Grant funds will support this streaming service, which provides all library cardholders access to eBooks, audio books, movies, documentaries, children’s television series and more.  Access to this 950,000 title collection is available 24/7 with no holds or waits.  Each library card holding member can checkout up to 4 materials a month for free. Visit www.hoopladigital.com to create an account and start borrowing.

      To learn more about the Daland Memorial Library, its services, and resources, visit http://www.dalandlibary.com, or visit

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the library in Mont Vernon, NH at 5 North Main Street. Library cards are available for free to Mont Vernon residents and are available in person or online at https://daland.biblionix.com/catalog/       Questions? Call the library at 673-7888 and we’ll be happy to help get you started.

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Hooks & Needles

      Join the Friends of the Library social handwork group on the 2nd Friday of the month from 12-2pm.  Experts and beginners are invited to bring their projects to work on.  Group will meet outdoors under the library event tent weather permitting. See you Friday, August 13th from 12-2pm.

Cookbook Club 

      Cookbook Club is back! For our last meeting of the summer, please bring a favorite cookbook and a potluck dish to share on Monday, August 16th at 6:30pm. The library will set the table and provide all the paper products. New cooks always welcome!

Black Books Matter Community Read

      The Black Books Matter Book Club has been meeting for one year to share books by black authors.  Fiction and non-fiction titles were read and discussed. Join us for a new year of titles and discussions starting with “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?” by Beverly Daniel Tatum, PH.D. The meeting will be held on Thursday, August 12th at 6:30pm under the library event tent. Copies of books are available to borrow at the library.  We also encourage readers to purchase books to support black authors.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

      The Friends of the Library are hosting their Annual Book Sale on Saturday, August 21st from 9am-2pm in the backyard of the library. Come browse through hundreds of books including hardcover and paperback fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books.  Bring your own reusable bag and fill it for just $10.  We are accepting donated books starting on Friday, August 13th -Friday August 20th.  Funds from this sale go to support library programs. Questions? Call Bonnie at the library, 673-7888.

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AUGUST 2021