Museum Passes

New in 2017, borrow a day pass for one of seven area museums. Phone us or visit our museum page to reserve.

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You may remember awhile back that I shared information about the federal budget proposal and what it would mean to you and the services we are able to provide. While I was doing that, a little birdie ... See more

The Institute of Museum and Library Services, slated for elimination by the Trump administration, supports education and cultural resources around the nation.

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Some good suggestions here!

24 Books to Read This Summer - an awesome list of books from Bethany to dive into this summer.

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Don't think libraries matter this day in age? Check out our top 10 reasons you should care about the library, and be sure to celebrate National Library Week with us April 9–15! ... See more

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Help the Library

The Library’s Board of Trustees is looking for candidates for the one year term of Alternate Trustee. Alternates attend meetings and provide feedback when a vote is necessary they do so in the absence of an elected trustee. It is an excellent way to see how the Library runs and to participate in steering this wonderful ship. If you are interested in becoming an Alternate or if you have questions, please contact Lichen.

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Best of 2016 in Young Adult and Children’s Collection

In late winter (or early spring depending on where you live!), book review journals, which we use to help inform us as we make purchasing decisions, compile lists of books awarded special recognition and awards during the past year. As librarians, we love to peruse these lists. We also like to see how many of the titles mentioned made their way into our library collection. This year is no exception, and over the past week … Read more

The Federal Budget… and you.

As you may have heard, the President’s budget proposal eliminates funding to cultural programs. Among them are the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), which administers the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These support state libraries and comprise the only federal funding libraries receive. Many of the most important services our excellent New Hampshire State Library (NHSL) offers come from this program.

If this funding is removed, Jackson Library users would directly feel … Read more