ROCKPORT — Barnswallow Books will be collecting donations for New Hope Midcoast under its 20-foot fir tree in the barn through Jan. 9, 2023. Please consider leaving a donation under our holiday tree on your next trip to the bookshop to select the perfect title for that special someone on your holiday gift list.

Requested items include size 1 and 4 diapers, size 6 pull-ups and general house cleaning products.

New Hope Midcoast (formerly New Hope for Women) is a domestic violence resource center serving individuals affected by domestic abuse. For more information contact

Barnswallow Books is located at 166 Russell Ave. and Pascal Hall is located just around the corner and down the street at 86 Pascal Ave. For further information visit