• 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.
  • Library Board of Trustees - Next Meeting

    The next monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees will be held on Wednesday, November 13 at 5:15 pm in the Library's Welch Meeting Room. The public is welcome to attend meetings. Questions?  Email info@bakerfreelib.org.
  • Book Donation Day

    The next Friends Book Donation Day is Saturday, November 30th from 10AM-2PM. Encyclopedia sets, magazines and VHS tapes will not be accepted, nor will items that are water damaged or otherwise unsellable.
  • Monthly Book Talks

    Baker Free Library's book discussion group meets on the second Tuesday of each month at both 12:30pm and 6:30pm.  The group will be reading Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate.  Copies of the book are available to check out at the library. Questions? Contact Amy at amy@bakerfreelib.org, or call 224-7113.

We Are Hiring!

Seeking a Circulation Desk Assistant

Do you thrive on delivering excellent customer service?  Are you tech-savvy and an avid reader? We are looking for a mature individual who enjoys interacting with the public, is detail-oriented, and has excellent communication and technology skills.
26 Hours per Week
Tuesday-Friday 10am-3pm
Saturday 10am-4pm

$9.75 per hour

For a full job description, CLICK HERE

Please send your cover letter, resume, and references to the Library Director, Martin at martin@bakerfreelib.org

Closing date for applications: December 16th, 2019

Start Date: January 2nd, 2020

*The Baker Free Library is an equal opportunity employer.


BFL Foundation News

Consider offering a charitable donation to the Baker Free Library Endowment Fund this holiday season. To learn more about the BFL Foundation and the Endowment Fund, visit www.bakerfreefoundation.org

Donate today or submit a check to Baker Free Library Foundation - 509 South Street - Bow, NH 03304

Holiday Closure

Thanksgiving Holiday

We will be closing early on Wednesday, Nov. 27th at 4pm.  We will remain CLOSED on Thursday, Nov. 28th and Friday, Nov. 29th. We will reopen Saturday, November 30th at 10 AM.

Winter Weather Closures

If winter weather causes us to close the library, you can find out by tuning in to WMUR, either on your TV or online.  We'll post in the business listings, which run at quarter past and quarter to the hour on the TV, and are put in the list with all of the school and other closings online.

You can also check back here on our web site, or on our Facebook page, to see if we are closed.

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 assist walk-in passport needs. Appointment times are during our open hours, Monday through Saturday, and take approximately 30 minutes per person. We do not schedule appointments or review applications during the hour before we close each day.

Important Notice regarding processing time!  Routine service is now 6 to 8 weeks.

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.

Reminder: we do NOT process passport renewals. Passport renewals are done using an online form and mailing it yourself, Visit the US State Department Passport Renewals page for more details.