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Little Free Libraries Come to Bristol
Take a Book, Leave a Book
June 2021
Explore Newfound with NLRA's EcoTours:
Reservations Now Open
Perhaps you’ve noticed a small cottage on top of the shelves at Minot-Sleeper Library? It isn’t a dollhouse, it’s a Little Free Li- brary. The Minot-Sleeper Li- brary has initiated the Little Free Library program to provide free books for the public at several lo- cations in the Bristol area. The Little Free Libraries, an outreach project of the library trustees, will be sponsored and maintained by local organizations.
The Friends of the Mi- not-Sleeper Library have spon- sored the cottage, now on display, which will be placed at Cummings Beach. The Bristol Historical Society has sponsored theonetobeintheparkbythe Fudge Factory and a third will be at the Tapply Thompson Com- munity Center. The library and participating organizations ex- tend a sincere thank you to the volunteers who have donated their time, materials and skills to make the Book Houses.
Using a Little Free Library is
Caption: Little Free Library that will be placed at Cummings Beach is pictured with Gail Wolff, left, President of the Friends of the Minot- Sleeper Library and Brittany Overton, Library Director.
HEBRON—The Newfound Lake Region Association’s New- found EcoTours are a popular summer activity for Newfound’s visitors and long-time residents alike. After a year off during the coronavirus pandemic, Eco- Tours are now open for reserva- tions! Climb aboard the NLRA pontoon boat, Madelaine, for a two-hour boat tour that brings
vance reservation only. Special arrangements can be made for other days and times as well. NLRA members receive a 25% discount on the price of the tour! You can learn more and book your tour by visiting Newfound-
Newfound EcoTours are part of NLRA’s initiative to introduce all ages to the unique qualities
simple - just take a book! If you have one you would like to leave for someone else to enjoy, please do.
Little Free Library
is a global organi-
zation whose goal is
to build community,
inspire readers and
expand book access
for all. Ours in Bristol will be registered with the organization
and readers will be able to go to www. and to find the clos- est one, either here or wherever your travels may take you. So, as you look forward to a summer of reading, we hope you’ll visit the Minot-Sleeper
Library or one of the Little Free Libraries in Bristol.
passengers up close to the eye-popping scenery and abun- dant wildlife that can be found on Newfound Lake. Loons and eagles are a common sight on these tours, and tour-goers also participate in water quality demonstrations and can learn all kinds of history and trivia from the knowledgeable driver.
Newfound EcoTours depart from Grey Rocks Conserva- tion Area Thursday-Sunday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. from June 14th to September 27th by ad-
of this area and the importance of protecting it. Along with ed- ucation to foster stewardship of our natural resources, Newfound Lake Region Association per- forms water quality monitoring, stormwater mitigation, invasive species monitoring and preven- tion, and land conservation to work towards their mission of protecting and conserving the Newfound watershed. Visit to learn more about these programs and how you can join the effort.
Live Music at Panorama Six82 Starting June 6!
Finish Carpentry • Basement Remodels • Kitchens Bathrooms • Doors & Windows • Drywall • Flooring Siding & Trim Repair • Decks • Ramps & Railings
Painting, Pressure Washing • Screen Repair
There’s No Job Too Small, We’ll Return Your Call!

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