Tuesday, December 20, 2011

A new place to return your library materials...

Are you aware that the library has a brand-new, shiny outdoor book drop?  We were able to purchase this drop with funds from the Andover Friends of the Library, as well as money donated to the library by the Marlborough Grange.  We ask that you kindly DO NOT use the drop when the library is open, but otherwise, return all of your library materials to this outdoor drop, please.  You'll find it located on the handicapped parking side of the building.  Eventually, the old book drop in the building will be closed up, so please get used to returning all of your library materials to the new drop.  Thanks!

Library schedule for Christmas week...

The Andover PL schedule for Christmas week:
Saturday, December 24, 2011 - CLOSED
Monday, December 26, 2011 - CLOSED
Tuesday, December 27, 2011 - 3-8PM
Wednesday, December 28, 2011 - 10AM-8PM
Thursday, December 29, 2011 - 3-8PM
Friday, December 30, 2011 - 10AM-1PM & 3-6PM
Saturday, December 31, 2011 - 10AM-4PM
Monday, January 2, 2012 - CLOSED

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from all of us at the Andover Public Library!

Monday, December 05, 2011

The Clauses are coming!

Santa & Mrs. Claus make their annual visit to Andover PL this Saturday, December 10th.  They'll be here from noon 'til 2PM, so bring your kid, grandkid, neighbor's kid, niece, nephew, and, of course, your camera!  We'll have crafts for the kids while they wait their turn to visit with Mr. & Mrs. C., and musical entertainment from Ruth O'Neill.  The kids should bring their letters for Santa, too, as he'll be answering them shortly...

Monday, November 21, 2011

A holiday week at the library...

Our Thanksgiving week hours:

Monday, 11/21/2011 - 10AM-1PM & 3-8PM
Tuesday, 11/22/2011 - 3-8PM
Wednesday, 11/23/2011 - 10AM-4PM
Thursday, 11/24/2011 - HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
Friday, 11/25/2011 - CLOSED
Saturday, 11/26/2011 - CLOSED

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Book Discussion: "The Help" -- Monday, 11/21/2011

Early in 2011, our Andover PL book discussion group decided that we'd like to read Kathryn Stockett's The Help sometime this year.  We're getting pretty close to the end of the year, but we still have time to read this very popular novel (and now film).  Join us at the library on Monday, November 21st at 6:30PM.  Copies of the book are available for borrowing at the library's circulation desk -- just ask! 

Thursday, August 04, 2011

Have you "liked" the library yet?

Did you know that the Andover Public Library has its very own Facebook page? If not, take a second to "like" us next time you're on Facebook. In addition to finding updates about the library's activities, you'll see lots of photos of things we've done or will be doing very soon. You can even see our photos without actually logging into Facebook. To do that, go to:

Don't forget to visit our webpage, too:

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

The Andover Public Library will be closed on Monday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. We'll reopen on Tuesday, July 5th at 3PM.

Happy 4th!!

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

FREE pizza at the library??

Yup! It all happens on Monday evening, June 27th at 6PM, as we kick off our annual summer reading campaign. The challenge this summer is to "Carry Out A Good Book!" so what better way to do that than with FREE pizza at the library??? In addition, Rocky the Rock Cat (from the New Britain Rock Cats) will be here about 7PM for photos. Join us, won't you -- and bring the whole family!

In order to make sure we have enough pizza, please let us know you're coming by 6PM on Friday, June 24th. Thanks!!

Monday, June 06, 2011

Next book discussion coming soon...

Join us for our next book discussion on Monday, June 13th at 6:30PM. The book to be discussed is The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows, and copies are available for borrowing at the library's circulation desk.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Memorial Day closure(s)

The Andover Public Library will be CLOSED on Monday, May 30th in observance of Memorial Day. We'll also be closed on Saturday, May 28th.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

If you like Andover PL...

...then, by all means, visit our Facebook page and "like" us there, too! If you're not one of the millions of people who already have a Facebook account, you can still visit our library Facebook page -- you just won't be able to leave any comments or anything. However, you can still look at photos, read updates of things that are happening at the library, etc., etc. Very soon, we'll have lots of info to share about our upcoming summer programs...

Take a moment to "like" us on Facebook, if you will:

Monday, April 25, 2011

Discussing "My Antonia" on May 9th...

Next up to be discussed at Andover PL is Willa Cather's masterpiece, My Antonia. If you've not read this classic, why not join us? We'll meet at the library on Monday, May 9th at 6:30PM. If you need a copy, pick up one at the circulation desk ASAP...

Monday, March 07, 2011

Next book discussion - 3/28/2011

Please join us for our next book discussion on Monday, March 28th at 6:30PM. The book chosen for this month is Traveler by Ron McLarty, and copies are available at the circulation desk. Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Take Two Tandem - Wednesday, February 23rd

On Wednesday, February 23, 2011, the Andover Public Library will present a program featuring the TAKE TWO TANDEM storytellers. Anne-Marie Forer and Cindy Killavey captivate audiences with stories, music, and movement. Anne-Marie might even play a variety of instruments, including fiddle, guitar, and banjo.

Join us at the library for this FREE program on Wednesday, February 23rd at 6PM. Snow date is Wednesday, March 2nd at 6PM.

For more information, contact the library at (860)742-7428.

This program is a special Book Voyagers program, and is made possible by the CT Humanities Council.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Library CLOSED -- Monday, January 17, 2011

The Andover Public Library will be CLOSED on Monday, January 17, 2011 in observance of
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We'll reopen on Tuesday, January 18th at 3PM.