Monthly Trustee Meeting NOTICE

The Laconia Public Library Board of Trustees will meet at the Laconia Public Library.

at 5:30 pm on Thursday, May 27, 2021.

Please contact Library Director Randy Brough, if you plan to attend in person or remotely at 

(603) 524-4775x20 before 3:00 pm on Thursday, May 27.


The library building is open to the public with limitations

Starting Monday, May 3rd, the library will be open on Fridays from 9am to 5pm.

Library Hours

Monday - Thursday: 9am-8pm

Friday: 9am-5pm

Saturday: 9am-4pm

We continue to offer our curbside service.

Returned items are checked in daily, and are then quarantined for 2 days.

Guidelines for visiting the library

  1. Please wear a face covering.
  2. Please observe social distancing and remain 6 feet apart.
  3. Please, no food or drink inside.

Library passes

Museum passes are not available at this time.

DONATIONS

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.

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)

  • 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, or email info@laconialibrary.org to sign-up for a library account. For more information on signing up for a new card, check Registration and Loan Information.

  1. Libby App

    Overdrive and the Libby App

    This is a large collection of eBooks and downloadable content available to Laconia Public Library cardholders. Read on...
  2. Hoopla

    Hoopla

    Hoopla is a collection of eBooks, movies, television shows, music, and more. Content is available to stream or download instantly to Laconia Public Library cardholders. Read on...
  3. Shaylas Tech Help

    Library Tech Help Videos

    Our tech help librarian has created several videos to walk you through using some of our services. Read on...
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