In July, 2016, the Nichols Library received 19 inter-library loans in one week, a haul that surpassed the previous record of 16 deliveries made in 2014. We wondered if we ever get to twenty. Well, last Friday, it happened! The van from the NH State Library dropped off a bin with twenty items. Inside were book club picks, crime series chapters, a stack of DVDs, and three non-fiction books (no audio CDs this time, but we can get those, too). This is a great service, just waiting there for you all to take advantage of. If there is a book you want to read, a DVD you want to see or a CD to listen to that we do not own, we can get it for you, often in the space of a week. It’s no trouble at all. All you have to do is ask!
Call 603-253-6950 or email us.
Open Hours for Drop-in Visits
Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
20-minute visits. Wear a mask, santize your hands, socially distance.
Appointments for High Risk
Make an appointment if you would like to visit in the hour before the building opens to the general public.
Curbside Pickup – still available
Reserve materials via phone, email or reserving through the online catalog. Requests will be put in the bin outside the front door during open hours.
Browsing our Catalog
See our tips for browsing the catalog online under the Resources menu/Library Catalog.
Our Nichols Online Library
NHDB offers downloadable eBooks, audios, and magazines. Hoopla offers streaming audio, eBooks, comics, movies, and music. Kanopy Video offers access to over 30,000 films. Tumblebooks streams stories for kids and teens. You will need your library card number to register; contact us if you do not know your card number.
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Our eNewsletter keeps you up-to-date on library happenings and lists the latest books, audios and DVDs. It comes a couple of times a month. Sign-up now!
Register for a library card
To signup for a library card, register here.
35 Plymouth Street, Center Harbor NH 03226-1339
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