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Expand Your World


Thank You!

Thank you everyone for your generous financial gifts to the The Howe Library Corporation. Your donations combined with the operating budget from the Town of Hanover create the robust blend of committed library staff, community volunteers, and wonderful programming that make The Howe Library vibrant and relevant today and in our future. Given the importance of knowledge and the valuable resources that exist at Howe Library, please take the Quick Quiz below. Happily, everyone will feel good with their results because if your answers are correct it confirms your knowledge and if not then you have learned something of value. Thank you!! Rebecca Roebuck Winter Chair, The Howe Library Corporation

The Howe Library Corporation Quick Quiz Match the question to the correct answer.



2017-2018 Andrew Bernard Jennifer Brown Rich Brown Sarah Buckey Nancy Carter Keri Craft Mary Donin Wayne Gersen Mary King, Secretary Rick Lemay Bill Mlačak, Vice Chair Jennifer Rickards Michele Sacerdote Rick Sayles, Treasurer Rebecca Winter, Chair

1. How many adult, teen and children’s programs were offered last year because of financial donations to the Howe Library Corporation? 2. How would you describe Lynda. com? 3. What is Howe 2.0? 4. What are the responsibilities of a Howe Library Corporation member?


ANSWER A. A site containing over 3,000 online courses on a multitude of subjects, that can be accessed free of charge by Howe cardholders. B. Attending meetings and events, electing Trustees and Corporation members, donating resources, volunteering, and serving as ambassadors to the community. C. 214, 21, 346 D. A drop-in program featuring a different hands-on activity each month. You’ll find the answer key on the back cover.


State of the Howe Nation FUNDING SOURCES Howe Library is funded from two sources: The Town of Hanover and The Howe Library Corporation. The Town of Hanover funds the day-to-day operations including salaries, utilities, routine maintenance, and collection development. The Howe Library Corporation funds further collection expansion as well as all adult, teen, and children’s programs. In addition, The Corporation has provided the funds for the library building itself. The year ending June 30, 2018 was another successful year for The Howe Library Corporation. Fundraising activities continue to be well received and loyal patrons have remembered The Corporation in their planned giving bequests and special annual donations. The endowment performed quite well and Corporation expenses were well-controlled and maintained within budget. On an overall library operating basis, during fiscal 2018, the town contributed $1,116,259 and the Corporation appropriated $243,213, exclusive of depreciation on capital assets. REVENUES The Annual Fund was again very successful, raising more than $115,000 from 492 donors, including 42 new supporters.

INVESTMENTS Our investments are currently managed by Ledyard Financial Advisors. At the end of the 2018 fiscal year, this consolidated investment portfolio had a value of $3.9 million. The net gain for the fiscal year was over $200,000 being a net return of over 5%. Our portfolio investments and allocation limits are governed by an Investment Policy Statement. The Corporation’s Finance Committee meets periodically with Ledyard Bank to review performance, review the terms of the investment policy, and develop strategies for the future.

CURRENT OPERATING EXPENSES The Corporation makes a contribution to the library’s collection and to programs and services for adults, teens, and children. In fiscal 2018 the total for these purposes was $75,400 compared to $67,485 in the preceding FY18 COLLECTIONS & PROGRAMS ALLOCATIONS Total $75,400 year. This contribution pays for $2,000 $12,600 library materials not covered in $8,000 the Town’s funding. $12,500

$40,300 Youth Collection

Adult & Electronic Resources Collection

For the year, the Corporation paid the Town $24,400 towards the maintenance costs of the enlarged and renovated building according to an agreement between the Town and The Corporation.

Youth Programming

Adult Programming The Howel Classic: A MiniThe remaining expenses are Howe 2.0 Programming Golf Extravaganza, the primary largely in line with prior years fundraising event, grossed and budget and are summarized over $43,000, a new record for in the attached pie chart. The this event. This function continues to be very popular staff does an excellent job budgeting for the year and for The Corporation and is fun for all. More than 600 keeping the actual expenses in line with the budget. people attended the Saturday evening and Sunday festivities. In summary, The Howe Library Corporation had another strong financial year during fiscal 2018. Gifts Restricted gifts from other sources added over $5,700 to help fund museum passes, library materials, Sincerely, special programs, and advertising. Two bequests totaling $26,000 were given through Emily’s Legacy Society. The society was formed in 1912 with a gift from Emily Howe, and patrons continue to join the society as they support Howe Library in their will. Rick Sayles, Treasurer



Growing our Community Impact Two years ago, I stepped into the position of director at the Howe library. Much of my focus since then has been fulfilling our strategic planning goals. At the closing of this year, we’ve begun to move forward on many of our goals as we continued to offer all of your favorite programs. This past year our objective was to evaluate and plan on how to broaden our outreach to our Hanover and Upper Valley region. Our outreach efforts help us share resources, and enhance the quality of life in our communities where we can continue to find ways to inform, educate, engage, improve, explore and enhance our community connections.

Rubi Simon Director

It is key that we expand our footprint in our community, to reach out to people beyond those who come through the door.

Our primary goal has been to grow our community impact and maintain a vibrant array of programs and services to meet the needs of our diverse audiences. As we know, libraries are expanding outreach beyond their physical walls to ensure our content stays relevant. It is key that we expand our footprint in our community, to reach out to people beyond those who come through the door, and to have a greater impact in their lives. The Howe staff has continued to invest much of their time in building our collaborations with community partners—schools, local organizations, and libraries. One of our key primary accomplishments this past year was the beginning of our partnership with Hanover High school in planning a community Makerspace. In addition, we have worked to create an emerging technologies position which will help expand our digital literacy support for Hanover. Also, this year The Howe Library Corporation invested funds for staff professional development opportunities. Thanks to this support, staff was able to attend many trainings and conferences, such as the American Library Association, the Public Library Association, and the New England Library Association conferences. Our purpose was to focus on literacy development and community outreach with the goal to strengthen the Howe as a local asset and expand our collaborations with new ideas. As we continue to fulfill our planning goals we invite you to come and enjoy some of the new initiatives that benefit you and your community. (See page 6 for details.)




Angelo Abbate Mary Allen Ginia Allison Beth Ames Jamie Anderson Deb Ashton Jan Assmus Sharry Baker Emily Ball Vic Baughman Cyndy Bittinger Robert Boon Sue Boyle Georgia Brackett Susan Bridge Sawyer Brown Tom Brydges Sarah Buckey Tom Butler Tina Callaway Barbara Callaway Jennifer Casey Abby Chellis Judi Colla Stan Colla Jane Collins* Gregory Cook Debby Cromwell Amanda Cross Julie Cryans Judy Csatari Mimi Curphey Beth DeSimone John Douglas

Molly Drummond Nancy Dumont Christine Eickelman Monica Erives Samantha Estes Celeste Farrell Fred Faudie Ed Feustel Gloria Finkelstein Susan Frankenstein Bill Garfield Charlie Garipay Joan Garipay Kathleen Geraghty Sarah Gilson Sam Glueck Marla Gordon Janice Grady* Mariruth Graham Barbara Haak Susan Hanifin Carol Heil Kelley Hersey Helene Hickey Jen Hutchins Sandra Johnson Allison Keller Mary Lynn Kerrigan Erin Kirkpatrick James Kirkpatrick Suzanne Laaspere Jamie LaDouceur Toni LaMonica Laura Larrick

Ella Lemay Kadia Lemay Kelley Lemay Emilee Lenning Larry Litten Arlene Mahler Ann Malenka Dewitt Mallary Jennifer Manwell Jill Marquard Mary Martz Susie Matter Steven McLure Frieda Meehan Mike Morris Randy Mudge Alison North Robin Nuse John Parsons Patricia Parsons Preston Parsons Alyssa Pearl Braelyn Pearl Adrienne Peraza Betty Pizzuti Ali Price Camie Rediker Denise Reitsma* Heidi Reynolds Jodi Richardson Catherine Rieke Evelyn Roberts Jack Robey Kathy Robey

Murph Robey Rachel Roze Colleen Rozzi Dena Schertzer Sylvia Schlusselberg Ann Schofield* Stephanie Scholl Bob Scobie Joanne Scobie Olivia Simon Paul Simon Cameron Smith Julie Smith Pam Smith* Barbara Spaid Bill Thomas Elizabeth Tobiasson Jackson Tolliday Erin Umphrey Natalie Urmson Aricca Van Citters Beth Vesley-Goss Tracy Walsh Emilia Warrington Don Watson Susan Weeks Mary White Kathy Wilkerson Steve Wilkerson Lois Winkler Andrew Winter Marjorie Wu

*Signifies staff volunteer

n addition to the many hours given by our dedicated board, 134 community volunteers donated more than 1,770 hours of service to the library and to The Corporation in FY2018. Howe volunteers do many invaluable jobs that help The Howe Library Corporation and Howe Library run smoothly. They serve on special committees, help at events, prepare mailings, and do essential tasks in the library. If you are interested in donating your time and expertise, please contact Peter Appleton (


Donated 1,771 Hours

Howel Classic 274 Gallery Installations 32 Gallery Receptions 12 Gallery Jury 3 Development Committee 30 Governance Committee 16

Nominating Committee Events & Stewardship Committee Stewardship Event Foundation Work Mailings

27 40 10 10 12

Other Event Preparation 4 Photography 40 Annual Meeting 15 Volunteer Auditor 10 Library Tasks 1,236



Strategic Plan and Outcomes In 2016, The Howe Library Corporation Board and staff launched a strategic planning process to chart a vision and create goals to guide us for the next five years. As part of this process, members of the community were asked to convey their own hopes, needs, and visions for the Howe. These opinions, and those of the staff and Board, were brought together to formulate a thoughtfully constructed four-pronged plan. Two years later, we’d like to share some of the outcomes. INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR SPACES:

Assess our current use of space and examine opportunities to provide flexible/ multi-use rooms, quiet vs. active areas, and a welcoming environment.

• A space planner was hired to begin an interior renovation design process • A new piano was purchased for library programs • New program chairs were bought for our large events and meeting rooms • New landscaping was installed in our Children’s garden space


Improve patron experiences and support our library users and community in adapting to rapidly emerging technologies.

• A new emerging technologies position was created to expand our digital literacy support • The Howe Library went live with a new and improved website • Teen services increased Howe 2.0 (STEAM) budget and increased program offerings • Tech Talk: Introduction to Online Security program was held • Staff offered a class on computer coding with Scratch and one on circuit building with Arduino microcontrollers • A new program, Animation Afternoons, was offered for kids • New subscriptions to and the New York Times on-line are available • The ever-popular Tech drop in support continues • Wi-Fi bandwidth was increased for higher internet speed


Continue to evaluate and respond to evolving patron needs and maintain a vibrant array of programs.

• The collection budget was increased to meet the growing demand for e-books and audiobooks • New story times included: Chinese story time, toddler time, and pajama time. 6 | 2018 HOWE LIBRARY CORPORATION ANNUAL REPORT

• Created more intergenerational progr • Teen services offered improv workshop • Howe library hosted Hanover recreatio summer reading literacy development • Staff offered monthly reading lists/boo Book and BLT, as well as our annual Ev • Speakers, workshops, authors and mor • We hosted a visit from film maker Ja • Hiker, author, speaker, and National Jennifer Pharr Davis’ talked about h • The French club had a cheese tasting • Island Time Steel Drums - Attendee and steel drums from the Vermont-b


To strengthen Howe as a local asset and our collaborations.

• Howe offered an afterhours “moonligh band” program where kids who attend their instruments to play under the mo • Teen services provided an afterhours e study time at the library for Hanover H students • Teen services coordinated the Global A • Youth services collaborated with the H walk exhibit in one of our local nature • Container Gardens: A UNH Extension Badois was offered • NH Humanities grant talk: The Use of Criminalization of Black, Brown, and R • Dynamite, Whiskey, and Wood was co Conservancy, and the Hanover and Or

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3,985 ADULTS

6,087 YOUTH


The Howe Library Corporation is extremely grateful for the financial support received from many individuals, local businesses, and foundations. For fiscal year 2018, contributions to our Annual Fund were more than $115,000 from 492 donors. An additional $43,260 was raised through The Howel Classic. Donations to The Corporation fund 100% of our programming and a portion of library operations. We appreciate your support of this treasured community resource. RARE BOOKS Posey Fowler Mr. and Mrs. Daniel M. Ives Debra Williamson The Wright-Hager Foundation FIRST EDITIONS Charlotte Bernini Philip Bernini Benjamin, Mark and Kathleen Chaimberg Joanne M. Conroy Barbara Doyle Amy, Patrick, and Rowan Dunfey Bob Fox Head Light Fund Emily Landecker Foundation, Inc. Peter J. McLaughlin and Jane Kitchel McLaughlin Family Foundation Kevin and Suzanne Schon Foundation, Inc. Barbara Spaid Sheila H. Tanzer Coralea Wennberg CLASSICS Treb Allen and Marcela Diblasi Jamie and Beth Ames Mr. and Mrs. Brenton D. Anderson Richard and Lin Brown Cleveland H. Dodge Foundation, Inc. Susan N. Cohen Dr. Clifton and Michelle Farrell Michael and Barbara Gerling Giving Tree Fund Peter and Melanie Golder Mr. & Mrs. Vijay Govindarajan Carey Heckman International Women’s Club of the Upper Valley Ellen Ives and Colleen Johnson Marge and Ward Ives Kevin and Punam Keller Bruce and Mary King

Toni LaMonica and Larry Young Dana and Anne Low Erzo Luttmer and Ellen Meara James and Ellen Lynch Mrs. Robert Macdonald Pam Marshall Henry McKean Jayne McLaughlin Carolyn and Peter Mertz Marilyn Paganucci Nancy Parker Anne Pearson Heidi Reynolds Linda and Rick Roesch Jay and Colleen Rozzi Lynn and Gary Schwartz Anne Segal Libby Stragnell Bill and Jennifer Thomas Jim and Cindy Varnum

BEST SELLERS Patricia Appleton Peter Hoyle Armstrong Supreet and David Bauer Yolanda Baumgartner Priscilla and Jack Benson Andrew Bernard Marilyn Blight Ruth and Dick Blodgett Cheryl Boghosian and Neil Roth Jennifer and Roger Brown Bill and Nancy Carter Michael and Jennifer Casey Martha Cassidy John and Nancy Collier Ann and Ed Craxton Tom and Judy Csatari Drs. Lawrence and Linda Dacey Anthony, Isabella, and Jean DiScipio Robert and Mary Donin



Brian and Marianne Doyle Karen Dubois and Kerry Smith Harold J. Frost Mr. and Mrs. John Gilbert David and Cindy Glueck Charles W. Gray Barbara F. Hall Barbara and Thomas Hall The Hoopes-Scheidt Family Reid and Jennifer Hutchins Hypertherm H.O.P.E. Foundation Nicholas and Judith Jacobs John and Debra Jayne Glenn and Patricia Johnson Kathleen Jones and Donald Perovich Louise Kunkel David and Ann Malenka Josette and Raymond Malley Sally and Ralph Manuel Peter and Lu Martin Marlene McGonigle Mark and Nancy McLaughlin Linde and John McNamara Patricia Min and Richard Greger Albert and Margaret Mulley The Naughton Family Harry and Sylvia Nelson Carletta Nevers Kip and Judy Oberting Teresa Oden Tom and Judy Oxman Mr. and Mrs. Jay Pierson Winthrop Piper and Mundy Wilson J Michael Price Mary Quinton-Barry Athos Rassias and Marcia Procopio Jennifer Rickards and Jona Roberts Fred and Joan Rueckert Carol and Harold Sox Michael and Jennifer Taxman The Madonia Family Chris and Emilia Warrington Jenny and Stan Williams Children’s Fund of the Upper Valley Doug and Leslie Williamson Cynthia and Mark Winberry Andrew and Rebecca Winter BOOKWORMS Sarah Ackerman Ron Adner and S. Margaret Hanson Heywood and Bea Alexander Mary Allen Victor Ambros and Rosalind Lee Martin and Eleanor Arkowitz Carol Armstrong Patty Armstrong and Fred Perkins Duncan and Dorothy Aspinwall Mr. & Mrs. Dwight Aspinwall Gert and Jan Assmus Ken Baker and Judith Reeve Sharry Baker Mr. and Mrs. Roy Banwell

James Barrett John and Virginia Bayliss Martha and Jim Beattie Mark and Laura Beliveau Wes and Kierstin Bell Charlotte Belser James and Judith Bernat Dr. & Mrs. Michael Bettmann Chrysanthi Bien Tom Blinkhorn Gunnar Blix and Michele VanderHeyden Anne L. Boswell William and Susan Boyle Jean K. Broehl Gary Brooks and Barbara Duncan Mary and Scott Brown Ellen and Tom Brydges Sarah and Jay Buckey Sherri Wrey Burchman Audrey and Michael Calderwood Alan and Barbara Callaway Neil and Molly Castaldo Rob and Jan Chapman Steve Chapman and Cathy Shubkin Brad Choyt and Charlotte Bacon Richard and Ellen Clattenburg William and Elizabeth Clendenning Jeffrey Cohen and Renee Vebell Stan and Judi Colla Lewis and Jane Collins Dr. and Mrs. Dan Collison Margaret Colton Russell and Marjorie Cook Sylvia Cook Dr. Joseph Cravero and Dr. Carolyn Murray Marilyn Crichlow Larry and Debby Cromwell The Curtis Family Gertrude Daley Jane Darrach Dartmouth Class of 1959 Davison Block and Annex LLC Bryant and Marilyn Denk Joseph and Elizabeth DeSimone Jim and Joan Doig Brian and Karyl Drew Margaret Drinker Vicky and Reid Drucker Dale and Christine Eickelman Robert Field Five-Colleges Book Sale George and Patricia Fowler Julie and Mark Franklin Fran Friedman Hanover Garden Club Arthur Z. Gardiner, Jr. and Robin Nuse Karen and Jim Geiling Bill and Kathy Geraghty Wayne Gersen and Gail Kuhl Roger and Betty Lameyer Gilmore Ben and Sarah Gilson Dennis and Laura-Beth Goodman


KEY TO GIVING LEVELS Thank you to all who donated to Howe Library during fiscal year 2017-2018. Many donations are not listed at the request of the donors. We apologize for any errors or omissions. Contact the library with corrections. This is a list of donations received by June 30, 2018. Donations received after June 30, 2018 are credited to fiscal year 2018–2019 and will be listed in next year’s report. Rare Books $2,500 + First Editions $1,000—$2,499 Classics $500—$999 Best Sellers $250— $499 Bookworms $100—$249 Community Bookshelf up to $99 Bolded name signifies Corporation member.


GETTING SOME WORK DONE IN THE STACKS. Thomas and Margaret Greene Barbara Haak Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hargraves Andrea and Mike Harris Alice and John Harrison Jill and William Hatch Elaine Hawthorne Ed and Carrie Hayman James and Nancy Heffernan Nancy Canavan Heslop and John Heslop Betty Heston Grace Hill Sandra Hoeh Romer and Deming Holleran Jeffrey Horrell and Rodney Rose IBM International Foundation Matching Grants Program Susan and Mark Israel Mr. and Mrs. Jim James Kathryn Jastrzembski Mr. and Mrs. Chris Jernstedt Gary and Sandra Johnson Richard Joseph and Maggie Kundtz Dorothy Judd J. R. and Carolyn Judson Kazal Family Ron and Carol Keenhold Pattrawadi and Francis Kennedy Adam Kleinbaum and Rachel Barenbaum-Kleinbaum Tom and Aggie Kurtz

Fred and Ruth Lappin Richard and Kelley Lemay Renee & David Lent Dianne and Gary Levine Michael Liu and Shaofeng Yan Frank and Drewry Logan Joanna M. Long Bruce and Martha Lorden Steven and Allegra Lubrano Ms. Elsa Luker Linda MacKay Donald and Arlene Mahler Susan and John Malanowski Jean Mallary Josh and Amy Mancini Elizabeth and Matthew Marshall Tom and Mary Martz Dr. and Mrs. Michael Mayor Kristine and Pat McDevitt Christine McKenna The McPeek Family Henry and Deborah Metzger Nancy H. Mitchell Mr. Bill Mlacak and Ms. Joanna Whitcomb William and Margaret Montgomery Meredith Morgan Jean and Ben Moss Mr. and Mrs. Randy Mudge Deborah Nelson Chris Nice and Susan Harper Walter and Joyce Noll Dr. and Mrs. Richard E. Nordgren Brenda and Jerry Nunnally Joe and Janice O’Donnell Karen and Kevin O’Leary Mr. and Mrs. Tedd Osgood Penny Paquette Polly and Henry Parker Teal and Siddha Parker Lisa and David Pastel Bryant and Tammie Patten Anne Pattison Joan Piccolo Kelly and Harold Pikus Francie Prosser-Riessen and Bob Riessen Scott and Alison Purvis Keith Quinton and Barbara Fildes Rick and Janet Rebman Cary Reich Robert B. Rettig Laura Rice and Michael Wagner


Jodi Richardson Catherine Rieke and Jason Pettus Les and Diane Riman Kathryn and Kris Robbins Evelyn Roberts Brooks and Kathy Robey Dennis & Louise Robison Herb and Lois Roland Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Rolett Marilyn Roos Schertzer Family Bruce and Michele Sacerdote Rick and Jan Sayles Jill and John Schiffman Stacy Schreiber Sandra and Erland Schulson Schwartz Family Susan and Stephen Shadford Dr. and Mrs. Eric Shirley Sierra Club Upper Valley Group Janet and Nathan Simmons Rubi and Paul Simon Woody and Debbie Simonds Sarah Slater & Matthew Lotterhand Roger Soderberg Lori Sostowski and Robert Booth Lynne and John Stahler Doug and Beth Staiger Tad and Carole Stashwick Edith and William Summers Andrea Tarnowski Posie Taylor Buddy and Kirsten Teevens Vijay Thadani and Onita Connington Paul and Suzanne Thompson & Family Dennis and Ann Thron Bill and Rita Tingle Heidi and Tom Trimarco Paula Tsai Trumbull-Nelson Construction Co., Inc. Doug and Aricca Van Citters August Ventura Timothy and Susan Wagg Margery S. Walker Rob and Tracy Walsh Sharon and John Weaver Mr. David Webb M. Jane Welsh Charlie and Leah Wheelan Huntley and Lynne Whitacre Mary H. White Sybil Williamson Tom and Joan Wilson

Stephen and Suzie Woods Jimmy and Marjorie Wu Dr. and Mrs. William Young Arthur and Jeanne Young COMMUNITY BOOKSHELF Carol Abbey and Thomas Urgo Perry and Jeanne Ball Ingrid Barrett MK Beach and Terry Osborne Jim and Jean Behnke John and Jessica Bell Bernard Benn and Vivian Kogan Hank and Sophie Bernstein Paul Bilgen Mr. and Mrs. William Bittinger Marjorie Boley Elizabeth Brackett Ann and David Bradley Margaret Bragg William and Jean Brown Mary Ann and Len Cadwallader Dave and Ann Cioffi Elizabeth Clarke Pat and Monte Clinton Lindsay Coe Christopher Connor Kinson and Keri Craft Mike and Julie Cryans Andrew and Penny Cunningham Mimi Curphey Helen and Gus DeMaggio Julie and John Dolan David Dostal Anne Downey and Glenn King Diana Dunbar Katie Eaton Woody and Emily Eckels Dave and Ana Edson Susan and Brian Edwards Cameron and Heidi Eldred Linda and Rick Ely Clifford and Felixa Eskey Peter and Marcia Frederick Sharon Fromm Kurt and Jennifer Gantrish Leah G. Goat Katy Goldschmidt Sean and Alison Gorman Granite United Way Ms. Janice Grant Cristina and Bill Hammond Susan Hanifin and Kevin Cotter Patricia and David Harrison Nick and Connie Harvey Pete Henderson Deborah and David Hoffer Chris and Christine Hoskin Robert and Beverly Houghton Tom Kearney and Rebecca Pschirrer Andy and Carol Keeffe Mary Hart Keeley Sarah-Jane and Philip Kerr

Herbert and Marion Kummel Laura and Jim Larrick Mary R. Lincoln Maria and Richard Love Rosemary and Virgil Lunardini Elizabeth and Jim Lustenader Marjorie and James Matthews Margot McCaffrey John McCall Martha McDaniel and Stephen Plume The McNulty Family Finetta Veronica Mellish Nancy Menton and Dan Mendelsohn Shirley and David Montgomery Jim and Wendy Murphy Scott and Betsey Neslin Patricia O’Toole David and Patricia Parsons Barbara and Henry Payson Laurent & Irina Perreard Frank and Betty Pizzuti Peter Rankin Joanna E. Rapf Mary Lougee Ripley Maureen Ripple Shirley H. Robinson Tim and Lissy Rooney Cathleen Scanlan Dr. Thomas G Schell & Dr. Patrick C Noble, PLLC The Schembri Family Molly P. Scheu Mary Schneider Kay Shumway Iain and Caroline Sim Mrs. Barbara Smith Tracy Smith John and Mary Snell Daniel and Maureen Stannard Phillip and Mary Beth Stocken Marjorie Storrs James and Pegge Strickler Barbara and Malcolm Swenson Lyn Swett Miller and Donald Miller Ruth Sylvester Umit Tapan The Taylor Family Louise Nunan Taylor Ted and Ann Thompson Nancy Tierney Peter Travis and Carol Westberg Arifa Toor and John Trummel Lucinda Walker Karen and Don Watson Robert Weatherill Kathleen and Rick Whitmore Kathy and Steve Wilkerson Priscilla Williams Genevieve Williamson Ms. Karen Williamson Martin and Yolanda Witschi Jane Womack Kristin and Stewart Wood


GIFTS IN MEMORY OF: Julie Albright Wendy Bernstein Col. Desmond E. and Marie Canavan Estelle Diamond Dorothea West Allen DiBlasi Patti Eckels Max Edson Peggy Forester

Katherine Fox Pat Huston Mary E. Ives Louise Kunkel Toomas Laaspere Joan Andrews Maurer Dr. James O’Toole Joan Snell Winnie Morrissey

GIFTS IN HONOR OF: Janet Davison Judy Kohn

EMILY’S LEGACY SOCIETY — FY 2018 Leonard and Winifred Morrissey Martina Quellmann

To learn more about the Emily’s Legacy Society, contact the Development Office at: (603) 640-3260


A special thank you to our generous corporate sponsors

The Howel Classic 2018


RARE BOOKS The Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation Mascoma Savings Bank Pompanoosuc Mills (in-kind)

any thanks go to the individuals, families, and businesses of the Upper Valley who came together to support the 2018 Howel Classic Mini-Golf Extravaganza. The weekend was quite a success, with more than 600 people attending and the library raising over $43,000. After eight years, The Howel Classic 18th hole party has become a perennial favorite for a date night, girls night, or just a night out on the town. And the tradition of family fun continues on Sunday, as kids and parents get more than a little loud in the library.

Join us March 16-17, 2019 for the 9th Annual Howel Classic mini-golf weekend.

FIRST EDITIONS Bionic Advertising Systems Global Rescue, LLC JMH Wealth Management Just Kids Pediatric Dentistry Peraza Dermatology Group White Mountains Capital, Inc. BEST SELLERS Alice Williams Interiors Baker Orthodontics Bar Harbor Bank & Trust BCR | Brown Commercial Realty Boloco (in-kind) Caldwell Law Charter Trust Company Chippers Coldwell Banker Lifestyles Computac Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC Estes & Gallup Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty Global Forest Partners Granite Value Capital, LLC Jake’s Market & Deli Ledyard National Bank Northeast Credit Union River Valley Club Snyder, Cahoon & Co, CPA Tyler, Simms & St. Sauveur, P.C. Von Bargen’s Jewelry Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC Wheelock Terrace

Quick Quiz Answers: 1=C, 2=A, 3=D, 4=B

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Front page photos (clockwise): Fun summer activities in the Children’s Garden; reading near the sun-filled windows; testing out a stop-motion animation program; Howe 2.0 snow sculpture building by Bill Young

Pictures courtesy of John Douglas with Flying Squirrel Photography, Molly Drummond, and Heidi Reynolds.

2018 Howe Library Corporation Annual Report  

This publication contains reports from the Treasurer and Director, a list of past donors, and an update on Howe Library's strategic plan.

2018 Howe Library Corporation Annual Report  

This publication contains reports from the Treasurer and Director, a list of past donors, and an update on Howe Library's strategic plan.