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End of Summer Book Bonanza

August 25th - 27th

We are cleaning out our Book Sale Room and everything must go! For three days only, browse hundreds of books, music, dvds and more in our End of Summer Book Bonanza. *Everything is free-will donation.

Volunteers are needed for this event.

Reach out to Library Director, Martin Walters at for volunteering opportunities.

Fall Storytime Session Begins

September 13th - October 20th

Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10:30am for storytimes this fall. Shimmy and Shake Storytime is back on Tuesday mornings and encourages school readiness for active bodies and minds. Toddler Time on Thursday mornings engages families with stories, songs and rhymes to spark your child's imagination. 

Registration is required. Visit our Online Calendar to reserve your spot.

Tinker Kits Available

Reserve a Kit through our Online Catalog

Did you know the library offers Tinker Kits for children?

Each kit contains two books that explore a scientific concept, along with toys and resources to explore that concept from home. Families with an active library card can borrow each kit for two weeks at a time. Currently, our kits explore, nature, coding, ocean life, and magnetism. Visit the library or contact to learn more, and place a reserve on any kit using our library catalog - just search for "tinker kit". Our Magnetism Kit and Ocean Kit recommended for ages 4+, and our Nature and Coding Kits for ages 5-10.

Visit our Online Catalog to reserve a kit today!

Edible Wild Plants and Mushrooms In and Around the Capital Region

Tuesday, Sept. 13th | 6:00pm

Join Russ Cohen, expert forager and author of Wild Plants I have Know...and Eaten, as he covers over three dozen of the tastiest species the region has to offer. Russ will present information for each species on identification tips, edible portion(s), season(s) of availability and preparation methods, along with general guidelines for safe and environmentally-responsible foraging.  Samples of tasty treats made with wild edibles for participants to sip and/or nibble on will be provided.

Registration is required. Visit our Online Calendar to reserve your spot.



NHSaves Button Up Workshop with Bow Energy Committee

Thursday, Sept. 22nd | 6:30pm

The NHSaves Button Up Workshop is a 90 minute presentation about improving the energy efficiency of your home. Speaker Andy Duncan of Lakes Region Community College will cover energy saving tips and NHSaves energy efficiency programs. Learn about saving electricity, insulation and air sealing, energy audit and weatherization programs, rebates on electric and gas appliances, and other incentives from NH’s energy utilities. This presentation is sponsored by the Bow Energy Committee.

Registration is recommended for this program. Visit our Online Calendar to reserve your spot.



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