Museum Passes

This summer visit one of five nearby museums or one fantastic ski area with your Jackson Library card!

Squam Lake Science Center

Join us for Summer Reading!

Register for Cookies & Stories on 7/24

Events & Programs

What’s on the Story Trail?

A Unicorn Named SparkleA Unicorn Named Sparkle by Amy Young is the featured story on the trail behind the Library.

An Unexpected Trek in the Himalayas

Please join the Friends of the Jackson Public Library on Sunday July 21st at 7pm for a slideshow of trekking in the Himalayas with local artist and writer Louise Deretchin.

“We stood in a plywood-walled room, layering on clothing in the early morning darkness, our teeth clenched against the cold. We were first-time trekkers in the Himalayas.” Come listen as Dr. Louise Deretchin reads from her memoir, The Reluctant Mountain Goat, and shares slides of her adventure. The audience will be taken on a journey from palaces and shrines in Kathmandu to high mountain passes.

Louise Deretchin divides her time between homes here in Jackson and Houston, Texas. She is a formally trained artist, with a focus on portrait painting in oils. While child rearing, career building, and earning a Ph.D., she continued to hone her painting and writing skills. The Reluctant Mountain Goat, a travel memoir about an unexpected trek Louise took with her husband in the Himalayas is available on It is complete with photos of kingdoms and holy sites before the 2015 Nepal earthquake devastation.

This program is free and open to the public, although a $5.00 donation is
welcome to offset presenter expenses. For more information, please contact the Jackson Public Library at 603-383-9731.

New book day

It’s our favorite day of the month around here, New Book Day! I try to place book orders around the 1st of each month so they come in at the end of the first or second week. This one was a bit delayed but for a good reason, there were so many awesome titles coming out that I place an extra big order.

We will be slowly processing them and putting them on … Read more

Today is Book Group Day!

The festivities begin here at the Library at 4:30pm. We will be upstairs talking about The Muse by Jessie Burton. It’s probably too late to start it now, but if you did read it, please join us. If you borrowed it, please return it to us asap because your copy belongs to a kit that needs to be passed on to the next NH book group.

Our next selection is The Soul of … Read more