The library building is open to the public with limitations
Monday and Wednesday: 9-5
Tuesday and Thursday: 9-8
PLEASE NOTE: 9-11am Tuesday and Thursday are reserved for elderly and medically vulnerable patrons. We ask that all respect this accommodation.
Returned items are checked in daily, and are then quarantined for 3 days.
Guidelines for visiting the library
- Please wear a face covering.
- Please observe social distancing and remain 6 feet apart.
- You are welcome to visit the library one time per day, for up to 45 minutes.
- Please, no food or drink inside.
- Please check in at the welcome station.
Museum passes are not available at this time.
To the kind souls donating books, we cannot accept anything other than library material returns at this time. The virus is a serious concern and can last several days or more on surfaces. We are quarantining all returns and do not have space or resources available to clean donations. Please do not donate materials at this time.
Homebound delivery and Inter-library loans are not available at this time.
HOW TO ACCESS MATERIALS FROM HOME
LPL is committed to keeping you entertained and informed throughout this difficult time. Here are some of the great digital resources we offer online:
New Hampshire Downloadable Books (login with your library card number)
- Visit: https://nh.overdrive.com OR download the Libby app to your device
- At this time there are 9843 eBook titles and 6963 audiobook titles (and often multiple copies of each title) available in the NHDB collection to check out and enjoy, as well as our handful of popular magazines. (Limited to 3 checkouts at a time).
Hoopla (login with your library card number)
- Visit: https://www.hoopladigital.com OR download the Hoopla app to your device
- Download/stream ebooks, audiobooks, comics, music, movies, and television shows from an enormous digital collection. (Limited to 5 checkouts per month).
EBSCO Periodical Databases (login with your library card number)
- Visit: https://www.laconianh.gov/738/Online-Databases (click on the EBSCO link)
- Access thousands of full-text articles from popular magazines and scholarly journals.
- For more resources and to see what’s available to request check out our catalog: https://laconia.biblionix.com/catalog/
DON’T HAVE A LACONIA PUBLIC LIBRARY CARD?
Call us at 603-524-4775 ext.12 to sign-up for a temporary account. You can also sign up on our catalog page: https://laconia.biblionix.com/catalog/