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Holiday Bake Sale 
Join us Saturday December 17 10-1 for the Friends of the Library Annual Holiday Bake Sale. 
Premium Chocolate Bars
My Favorite Chocolate bars are available at the library in milk, dark, and white 3 ounce bars for $3. Profit goes to the Friends of the Library. The Hampstead chocolatier's bars now come in a holiday wrapper making them a perfect gift.
Here are current events and news as reported in this week's Carriage Towne News online edition. Also follow us on Facebook for more. 
Wall Street Journal Online Now Available - Colby library card holders may now access the Wall Street Journal online for free - a savings of $200-$400 a year! Call us for details on how to access. If you do not have a card just come see us with a proof of residency. If you are unable to come to the library please call Ann Massoth at 6903-382-6733.
Thanksgiving Turkey Raffle - The Friends of the Library are selling chances for a fresh 14-16 pound turkey from Raymond's Turkey Farm. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5. Winner will be chosen on November 19th. The turkey and other holiday fixings can be picked up at the library on Monday November 21.
My Favorite Chocolate Bars on sale at the library to benefit Friends of the Library. These popular candy bars made by the Hampstead chocolatier sell for $3. White, Dark and Milk varieties. 
The Cookbook Club - Family Recipes!  Many families have a favorite dish passed through the generations. Share yours with the Cookbook Club. 
Check out our cookbooks and magazines for inspiration and then bring an entree for the group. This month the group will meet November 19th  11:30.  Please call to register and let us know what you are bringing.
Have you tried hoopla?
Over a million free ebooks, audiobooks, movies, tv shows, and music are available with no wait! 
Go to to get started. 
You will need an email address and your library card number. 
Selections may be viewed or listened to on your computer or on a host of digital devices. Items may be downloaded with WIFI and then streamed later on a device without a connection.
Borrow up to ten items a month and also Bonus Borrows that don't count against your total.

Knitting Group 
The library's knitting and handcrafting hour is returning every other Tuesday at 6:30. These gathering are not intended as lessons but Dottie BIllbrough will be on hand to offer encouragement. Please contact us for more information as the time may change.
Curbside Pick-up Available on Request
As covid cases continue we would like to remind everyone that curbside pick-up is available upon request. Thanks!
We Need More Friends!
If you are a library lover or new to town and looking to get involved, consider joining the Friends of the Colby Memorial Library. The Friends sponsor several fundraisers a year and support the library by donating funds for museum passes, programming and more. Last year, the Friends paid for the design of our library logo that you may have seen on the cover of our new brochure, which was paid for by American Recovery Plan Act funding.
The Friends meet every third Saturday at 10 a.m. at the library.  Annual membership is $5. 
Join Nancy and and Carolyn for their popular Thursday  Storytimes - fun stories, activities and crafts.
Toddlers at 10:00 a.m.
Pre-K -K at 11:30 a.m.
Storytimes are held indoors and outdoors depending on weather and other conditions. Please call us at 603-382-6733 to register or for more information.
Mystery Book Club meets the first Thursday of each month at 7:30. Call Carolyn for more information on the current book. 
New 4/5 and 6/7 grade book clubs.
Call Nancy for details!

Information on Coronavirus

Up-to-date announcements on the Covid-19 virus from the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services