Thursday, August 19, 2010

We're in the News - August 26th




Old Home Day 2010 takes on new meaning with the news we received this morning of the passing of long-time Rumney resident Roger Winsor. We were so pleased to see him honored last week as the Grand Marshall of the Old Home Day Parade and how he seemed to enjoy the occasion. Roger was always a welcome visitor here at the library and at the Rumney Historical Society events and will be very much missed by all of us. Our thoughts and prayers go out to June and the rest of his family at this time.

What a great time we all had at Old Home Day this year. Gail and her committee did it all just right - beautiful weather, a wonderful parade, the delightful music of the Baker River Band, a full schedule of activities, and the colorful fireworks at the end. Our booksale was very well attended and the children will be enjoying some new books in the very near future. A big and very sincere thank you to the entire committee that put together such a special day for us.

The Byron G Merrill Library offers books, magazines, dvds, videos, downloadable audio books, interlibrary loan, and an internet-based language program - stop by and ask. Located at 10 Buffalo Road, the library is open on Wednesdays 2-8, Thursdays 10-12 and 2-5, and Saturdays 10-12. Phone:786-9520 - Email: rumneylibrary@roadrunner.com - Web: www.rumneylibrary.blogspot.com

Thursday, August 5, 2010

We are in the News! (Plymouth Record on 8/12/10)




Old Home Day is just around the corner, the weekend we have all been looking forward to for so long. Our Annual Book Sale will start at 9 am and run until noon. Hopefully the weather will cooperate and we will set up tables outside on the lawn with plenty of books to tempt you. We have received a lot of donations this year for the sale so it should be a good one. Proceeds will go towards a matching grant for new hardcover children's books.

The library will be open from 10am to 3 pm on Old Home Day. You are welcome to stop by, peruse the old scrapbooks and enjoy a glass of lemonade. We enjoy seeing everyone.

We are looking for some old photographs from the early 1940's for a project we are working on jointly with the Rumney Historical Society. Our program theme this year is 'Rumney - The Home Front during WWII.' We hope to find some photos which will show Rumney during this time as well as some of the folks who were living here. Can you help?

The Byron G Merrill Library offers books, magazines, dvds, videos, downloadable audio books, interlibrary loan, and an internet-based language program - stop by and ask. Located at 10 Buffalo Road, the library is open on Wednesdays 2-8, Thursdays 10-12 and 2-5, and Saturdays 10-12. Phone:786-9520 - Email: rumneylibrary@roadrunner.com - Web: www.rumneylibrary.blogspot.com