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Indoor Tag Sale
Saturday, March 28th, from 9am - 3pm
For Sellers: Set-up will be on Friday, March 27th, from 2-5pm, and Saturday, March 28th, starting at 8:30am.
Come join us in the Community Room for our Indoor Tag Sale! Celebrate Springtime and pick up some new treasures and steals! Additionally, we are currently seeking sellers for the Tag Sale. Rent a 2x5-foot table for just $15! Only 10 tables are available, so please reserve now!


"Roots," by Elton Braithwaite
February 3rd - February 28th in the Library Community Room
"Roots," a collection of woodcarvings and sculptures by local artist Elton Braithwaite, will be on display at the Granby Library during the month of February. Elton says of his artwork, "In every tree lives a spirit, and as a wood carver I release the form of the spirit in the wood." The exhibit and reception are free and open to all - we hope to see you there!
 

The Granby Library now has a subscription to the Hampshire Gazette!
Stop by and read up on the latest news!


 
Did you know that Amazon Smile will support the Granby Library every time you shop at Amazon.com? Here's how to enroll:  Type "amazonsmile.com" into your web browser, type in "Friends of Granby Free Public Library, Inc." when asked to pick your own charitable organization, and press search.  You can now begin your shopping!  Every eligible purchase made through amazonsmile.com will result in a donation to the Friends (0.5% of the purchase price).  Your shopping cart, wish list, registries and other account settings are the same on AmazonSmile as they are on Amazon.com.  Happy shopping!! 


Quilters Retreat Days

The 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month at 12:30pm. 
The Granby Free Public Library is hosting a Quilters Retreat Day twice a month in our Community Room! Anyone wishing to join is more than welcome!  Bring your project, sewing machine and whatever you will need to work.  A few experienced quilters will be there to offer help!  
**Please note that in the month of February the Quilters will meet in the Conference Room


Scrabble at the Library
Tuesdays at 1pm and Thursdays at 6pm 
Adults who are avid Scrabble fans - join us!  Drop in to join in on some friendly games of Scrabble.  


Round Robin Quilt Group
Future Dates:  Friday, March 20th, and Friday, April 17th
This group meets on the third Friday of every month from 10:30am to 3:00 pm.  
The group will be meeting at the Church of Christ Congregational for the month of February.


New Writer's Club

Saturdays at 10:30am
All are welcome!  A writing prompt will be provided but does not have to be used.  No writer is forced to share their words but it is encouraged - only positive feedback will be given!  Sign up at the library or just drop in.  


Doing genealogy research?  The Granby Library now has access to Ancestry.com and HeritageQuest Online for all patrons doing research in the library!  Stop in today for more information.  
Ancestry Library - Must be used in the library.
HeritageQuest Online - Must have library barcode to access.

Check out a great resource for America's news and local newspapers all in one place at NewsBank InfoWeb!  Unlimited access with just your library card barcode! 


Meeting Rooms
*Note: The Community Room will be CLOSED for outside use during the month of February 2015 to make room for our month-long art exhibit!  
The New Granby Free Public Library has meeting room space available for use by any non-profit group or organization by reservation!  Click the links below to read our policies and print an application for reservation.  Meeting Room Use Policy / Meeting Room Application
Community Room Use Policy / Community Room Application / Community Room Key Policy

The Granby Library has a booth at Kev's Barnyard Flea Market
Stop in at Kev's Barnyard and check out a wide array of items such as vases, tea cups, kitchen tools, lamps, framed pictures and prints, dishes, office supplies, jewelry, candles, knick-knacks, small appliances and more.  All proceeds benefit the New Library Furnishings Fund.  Kev's Barnyard Flea Market - Located in the Chateau Harmony Building.  185 West State Street, Granby. Our booth is on the upper floor!  Open Weds through Sun 10am to 4:30pm.  

 

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