Temporary Open Hours

Open hours Tuesdays 10-5, Thursdays 10-5 and Saturdays 10-2

We are excited to welcome the public back to the Library! 

Will Library hours change?
Yes. We will have temporary open hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-5 and Saturdays from 10-2 with some modifications in service. Staff will be in the building on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-2 as well. We will continue to fullfill curbside requests during the hours we are in the building. Call, email or request materials through our online catalog using your library card.

What can I expect?
We are following recommendations for a safe reopening for the public and staff.  Our safety measures include limited seating, frequent cleaning of high-touch surfaces, a plexiglass shield at the circulation desk, and all staff wearing masks. There will be no wired computers, toys, or in-person activities.  We have hand sanitizer and masks for visitors.

What do I need to do?
Stay at  home if you have symptoms.
Wear a mask.
Keep 6 feet apart from others.
Return your items to the outside drop/cart.

How do I return items?
All items must be returned to the outside drop.  Returned items are quarantined for 72 hours before they are checked in.

Will you still offer curbside service?
Absolutely!  Curbside service has been been popular and will continue.

 

Story Times

Outdoors and Zoom

Tuesdays at 10:30:  Baby & Toddler*
Wednesdays at 1:00:  All Ages*
Thursdays at 10:30:  Preschool*
Fridays at 10:30:  First Chapter Fridays on Facebook Live with Miss Leah
Saturdays at 10:30:  Zoom Story time with Miss Leah
*  These story times will take place outdoors at the Library.  In the event of inclement weather, we will shift to Zoom.

Webinar: Holiday Pies Sweet and Savory

Wednesday, October 28 at 6:30 pm

Just in time for the holidays! NH Chef, cookbook author and Gardener Liz Barbour of "The Creative Feast", will prepare and demonstrate two pies, one sweet and one savory. Sit back and relax while Liz prepares and presents these exciting dishes for you.

Interested patrons can follow the ZOOM link to below to register. Following registration, each student will  receive a one-time login/password for the class. Registrants DO NOT need a Zoom account, nor do they need to create an account or download the  Zoom application. A reminder email will be sent to registrants 1 hour before the scheduled program.
 
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sTjZ5EpAQEGZ-jL-VM0LHA

 

Museum Passes

Looking for something to do when the weather is uninspiring? Come by and pick up a Library Sponsored Museum Pass!  Our passes give you access to local art, history and scientific museums for reduced or free admission.  Try out The Portland Museum of Art, The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The MFA, The Wright Museum, The Currier, or The Seacost Science Center for indoor fun. We also offer Strawbery Banke, Historic New England, State Parks and Bedrock Gardens, to get outside and explore! Call or stop by to learn more.