• Are you going out of town?

    If you're concerned about not being available to pick up your reserved items, you can defer your reserves until you get back. Log in to your account to manage your reserved items or call the library at 224-7113.
     
  • Coming to the Library for a Passport?

    For individuals who are visiting us in order to submit a Passport Application, please call or email us at 224-7113 or info@bakerfreelib.org to schedule an appointment in advance.  We CANNOT guarantee you will be assisted immediately if you do not make an appointment.  Appointment times are during our open hours Monday - Saturday, and take apporoximately 20-30 minutes per person.  We do not schedule appointments during the half hour before we close.
    Prior to your appointment, please take a moment to download this checklist to verify you will have what you need to submit your passport application or visit http://travel.state.gov.
  • Update: Interlibrary Loan

    If you are waiting on an interlibrary loan, the state's online system is down and will be until further notice. We can still do interlibrary loans, they may just take a bit longer than usual. We appreciate your patience as we work to get requests filled for everyone. Questions? Email Amy at amy@bakerfreelib.org.
     
  • Monthly Book Donation - November

    The Friends book donation day is Saturday, November 24th, 10-2 PM.


I-93 Improvement Project - Bow/Concord

Public Hearing 11/14 and Comment Period until 12/14



The Library has print versions of the documents about the proposed I-93 Improvement Project for Bow/Concord (slated to be started around 2023/24).  Here's the link to the NHDOT web site with all of the pertinent info:

www.I93BowConcord.com

The public hearing will take place on Wednesday 11/14 at 7 pm at the NHDOT, John O. Morton Building, Room 114, located at 7 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH.  Room 114 will be open to the public at 6 pm to review the printed plans.

Written comments about the plan will be accepted through 12/14. Please write or email your comments to:

Donald Lyford, NHDOT
John O. Morton Building
7 Hazen Drive,
Concord, NH 03301
Donald.Lyford@dot.nh.gov
603-271-2165

Jamison Sikora, NH Federal Highway Administration
53 Pleasant Street, Suite 2200
Concord, NH 03301
Jamie.Sikora@dot.gov
603-410-4870

Library Closures - Thanksgiving!

The Library will CLOSE EARLY at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21st.  We will be CLOSED on Thursday, November 22nd AND Friday, November 23rd for the Thanksgiving holiday.  We will re-open at our regular hours 10 am on Saturday, November 24th.  Please remember that our book drop and CD/DVD drop are available 24/7, and that items may be renewed and reserved online through our catalog, using your library card number and the phone number associated with your account.

Free Yoga Class Bow residents - 12/1 and 12/2

As part of a facility rental agreement approved by the Library Trustees, Yoga NH (owned by Maureen Miller of Concord, NH), is pleased to offer FREE 1-hour yoga classes each month to Bow residents and library card holders!  These classes are suitable for all levels.

Saturday 12/1 from 9 am to 10 am
Sunday 12/2 from 9 am to 10 am

Classes will be held in the Library's Merrimack County Savings Bank Room in the Lower Level.  Because these classes are being held outside of library operating hours, participants will need to enter through the Lower Level door near the handicapped parking and ramp.  Registration is highly encouraged -  contact Lori Fisher, Library Director, at 224-7113 or lori@bakerfreelib.org. Thank you to Maureen Miller and Yoga NH for giving back to the Bow community as part of their paid use of our facilities for events and workshops!

 

For Those Who Need To Submit A Passport Application

For those individuals who are visiting us in order to submit a Passport Application, please call or email us at 224-7113 or info@bakerfreelib.org to schedule an appointment in advance.  We CANNOT guarantee you will be assisted immediately if you do not make an appointment.  Appointment times are during our open hours, Monday through Saturday, and take approximately 45 minutes per person. We do not schedule appointments or review applications during the half hour before we close each day.

Prior to your appointment, please take a moment to download this checklist to verify you will have what you need to submit your passport application or visit http://travel.state.gov.

For directions to the Library, visit our Directions page under the About Us tab above.