November 1, 2019

The Photographer

and The Naturalist

November 21, 2019

7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Free program given by the Nashua River Watershed Association!

Pre-registration is requested for planning purposes, but not required. To pre-register, please call the NRWA at (978) 448-0299 or email The NRWA is a non-profit environmental organization that provide water and land protection and environmental education programs in 32 watershed communities. To learn more about the work of the NRWA visit



November 4, 2019

Library’s 8th Annual

Small Business Saturday

November 30th, 9:30-1:30

Vendors will be here to help you start your holiday shopping. Enter our raffles and walk away with a little something for yourself too! 

We will also be selling our New Ipswich Library t-shirts and tote bags.

Library Tote

And of course we’ll have plenty of goodies to eat while you browse.

All money raised will fund future library technology.

Stop by to get started on your holiday shopping and support your New Ipswich Library at the same time!

LEGO Club every Monday evening

October 14, 2019

Join us Mondays from 5-7pm to play LEGOs with other master builders. Lots of instructions available if you need some inspiration. No need to bring your own LEGOs because we have a whole bucket full. If you want to bring a base plate or a special character with your name written on it, that is fine.

This drop-in program is for children of all ages. Adults can stay to play or peruse the library books but they must remain on-site.

Feel free to ask questions at or on our Facebook page.

Tour Europe with Tricia and Kathy

October 4, 2019

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Visit with us on Tuesday, October 8th at 7pm.

Tricia and Kathy will share their Europe trip with us. View the amazing photos from Finland, Latvia, Poland, Austria, Germany, and Sweden.

Ask questions and plan your trip!!!

Mrs. Soini’s Retirement Party!

September 16, 2019


Mrs. Soini is retiring and we want to thank her for her many years of dedication to the New Ipswich Library, so….

We’re having a


at the Library!

Monday, September 30th, 6pm-8pm

Mrs. Soini’s last day at work will be Monday, September 30th, and we want her last day to be more fun than usual! We will celebrate her and her service that night with cake and other goodies. Stop by to visit and to say thank you.

She will be missed by so many!

We are Hiring a Library Director!

September 16, 2019

The New Ipswich Library is inviting qualified individuals to submit applications for the position of Library Director, as our beloved director of many years, Anne Soini, is retiring at the end of September.

The ideal candidate will bring an openness to new ideas and growth as the number one goal for the New Ipswich Library is to develop and expand what we are able to offer to our community.

We are looking for a progressive-minded person with excellent communication skills and a strong knowledge of library operations and technology. We desire someone who thrives on working with the public and who will complement our dedicated and experienced staff. The candidate must be able to make independent decisions throughout the workday that best reflect the mission of the library, as well as the needs of the community and staff.

Preferred candidates will have an ALA-accredited degree in library and information sciences and four years of supervisory experience.

Salary is negotiable. This position will require a maximum of 24 hours per week including occasional evenings and Saturdays, in addition to attendance at monthly programs.

Employment is subject to a background check.

The New Ipswich Library is a 501(c)3 organization governed by a Board of Trustees composed of volunteers appointed and elected by the Board. The Library receives funding from a trust fund in addition to funds received via an annual town warrant article.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to by October 15, 2019. No phone calls please.


Book Club Pick for October 2019

September 5, 2019

The New Ipswich Library’s Adult Book Club meets the first Wednesday of every month. Books are agreed upon by members of the group and topics vary.

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In October, we’ll discuss Sujata Massey’s The Widows of Malabar Hill. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, October 2nd, at 7pm. No registration is required, but if you’d like to borrow a copy of the book, please contact The New Ipswich Library at 603-878-4644.