Youth Library Card

Youth Library Card

Due to COVID-19, we missed one of the highlights of our year, our annual visits to the elementary schools to register students for a library card.  Should your child need a card, please print this form, complete it, and mail it to us or drop 

Community Reflection #6

Community Reflection #6

My COVID Experience Deeandra Payne   February 4, 2020. We were on our way to Yellowstone National Park, a long planned and eagerly anticipated vacation.  Everyone thought we were a little crazy to go to such a cold place. Most people head to the tropics 

Children’s 2020 Coronavirus History Project

Children’s 2020 Coronavirus History Project

Children are unique storytellers and expressing their feelings during this time of uncertainty can be beneficial to them.  Writing down or drawing their thoughts and experiences will provide both them and their families a history to look back on and reflect on.  We hope the 

Community Reflection #5

Community Reflection #5

Contributor: Pamela Hayden   Who knew that real life could turn out like a science fiction novel? In all my years as an educator, I could never see life turning upside down the way it has over the last month or so.   Since I want 

Community Reflection #4

Community Reflection #4

Coronavirus story New Hartford Library Barbara Shuck The calendar was full….it is now empty. A meeting for a book club at the New Hartford Library was among the notations. Another book club is meeting through zoom in front of our individual computers. I have learned 

Community Reflection #3

Community Reflection #3

Contributor: Marcia Cadwell   I am using my time mostly, to make face masks for health care workers, who really need them.  It thrills my heart to be helping others, who have a huge need.  I work several hours a day, and feel good that 

Community Reflection #2

Community Reflection #2

Contributor: Kathy DonovanOriginal works can be found on Kathy’s blog,  Life Breaths. A new slice It’s March 31, 2020, and today, in another dimension there is a Kathy Donovan looking forward to her future plans. She readies her mind and heart to experience Cheryl Strayed 

Community Reflections #1

Community Reflections #1

Contributor: John Dye   April 4, 2020: Early Saturday morning are special to me. It’s the time I join a group of friends for our weekly runs. We laugh at each other’s bad jokes, talk about our lives and our families and are governed by 

Journaling Tips

Journaling Tips

Here are some tips and/or observations for participating in the New Hartford Public Library’s 2020 Coronavirus History Project. We’re encouraging our patrons to keep a diary or journal of their thoughts and experiences as our community deals with the impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic.