Annual Harvest Festival



Please join us for a fun day out with your family and support the NTL!  Here’s what’s happening this year:

  • BEST IN SOUP Competition.  Prizes awarded !  DEADLINE to enter is Monday, October 14, 2019 – Email your name, phone number, and name of your entry to: friendsofnewburytownlibrary@gmail.com, or leave a message at the NTL for a return call: 978.465.0539.  (see flyer for details here)

  • Amazing raffle prizes.  See list below – $5 per ticket or 7 tickets for $25!!   Buy tickets early at the library circulation desk if you’re unable to attend the day of the Harvest Fest.  *Purchases during Harvest Fest can now be made with credit cards, as well as cash or check.

There will be children’s activities, baked goods, mac-and-cheese, and drinks available for purchase.  Want to help out at Harvest Fest? We appreciate contributions, soup contestants, and your volunteer time to make this event a success! Click here to see what is needed and to sign up, and thank you in advance!   Sign Up!

Here’s a preliminary list of prizes and raffle items that have been generously donated by our greater community:

Some of the recent, current, and popular, Friends-sponsored programs at the library are listed below – be sure to check the NTL Calendar in the future to see registration dates on programs as some of these are already full!

Author Visit: Cheryl Suchors, 48 PEAKS, Hiking and Healing in the White Mountains.  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 6:30-7:30pm – please register online by clicking here:    Register

Drumming Circle – held on the third Tues. of the month through December,   7-8 pm,  through December.  Registration is required, please click here: Register

Children’s Yoga and Mindfulness  – held Thursdays from 10:15-11am on:   Aug. 29, Sept. 26,  Oct. 24,  Nov. 21 and  Dec. 19.  To register, please click here:  Register

In the Groves: World Stories & Songs, Thursday, Oct. 10, 6:30-7:30pm.  Please click here:  Register

Historic New England: A Tour of the Region’s Top 100 National Landmarks Tuesday, Nov. 12, 6-7pm.  Please click here:  Register

Scott Oulette Classical Guitar.  Thursday, Nov. 14, 6-7pm.  NO registration required.


The Friends Board will be meeting again on November 7 at the library from 12:30 -2.  Please stop in, we’d love to meet you.


Mission Statement:  The Friends of the Newbury Town Library is a volunteer organization primarily focused on raising funds to support the Library and staff, to enhance the resources and services of the Library, and to enrich the community.  As a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization, it is a legally distinct organization and all donations are fully tax-deductible.