Aug 17

Make your own pinhole viewer for the solar eclipse

Information about the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017 can be found on the NASA website

Directions for making a pinhole viewer can be found here


Do not look at the sun.


Great simulation video can be found here:

Had to work and missed it? Watch Nova: Eclipse Over America at 9 p.m. on  Monday, August 21, 2017


Aug 04

Kombucha Workshop on Tues. 8/22

KOMBUCHA WORKSHOP at Sanbornton Public Library

Tuesday, August 22 at 6:30 p.m.

Discover the health benefits of this sparkling fermented tea and leave with your own SCOBY*

This kombucha class includes a talk about the history of kombucha, what exactly kombucha is, health benefits and nutrition, a sampling/ toast, and hands on instructions that include do’s and don’t s and a fun game. Everyone leaves with an instruction packet with fun recipes and troubleshooting tips, as well as a jar with a live culture to get started at home.

There is a $10 materials fee.

Class size is limited to 15 people so please sign up in the library or call 286-8288 to register.

Our presenter:  Lori Steere

Lori is a Certified

Integrative Health Coach with

Good For You Health

Aug 03

Teddy Bear Sleepover at the library

You never know what might happen when your stuffy spends the night at the library!

Join us on Thursday, August 24th at 6:30pm for story time and book give away. Special guest stars, Duckling and Pigeon will lead the fun!

Bring a stuffy, but not your favorite, to sleepover at the library. Come the next day to pick up your animal and see what it was up to when the library was closed!

Jul 15

Quilt Raffle


This beautiful quilt was made by Carol Levesque and the raffle proceeds will benefit the library. The drawing was held on Old Home Day, July 22, 2017.  The winner is Jen Fogarty.  Thank you very much for helping.

Jun 28

Museum Passes available!

Come to the library to check out our 2017 passes to Castle in the Clouds and Squam Lake Science Center.

Castle in the Clouds pass offers free admission to 2 adults and 2 children daily through October 22nd.





The Squam Lake Science Center pass offers two $3 trail admissions, plus up to four additional discounted trail admission for $10 each, every day from May 1st to November 1st.

Jun 27

Story Walk up all summer

Read the story, If I Built a Car by Chris Van Dusen while walking in the field.

Jun 26

Ancestry Library edition now available

Ancestry Library edition is now available in the library. You can access the site on our computers or using your own device with our wi-fi. Come by and check it out.


Jun 07

YO-YO GUY to kick off the library summer reading program!

Related imageFun filled show with the Yo-Yo Guy on Wednesday, June 28th at 10am. At the show you can also sign-up for our reading incentive program where kids (birth-15) can read and do activities to earn prizes! Check out all of our events listed on the children’s events page.

May 26

On the Trail of NH State Dog, the Chinook

Join us for Harnessing History: On the Trail of New Hampshire’s State Dog, the Chinook, a presentation by Bob Cottrell covering the colorful history of this athletic breed of dog.

This event will be in memory of Tug, Bob’s Chinook, who passed away recently.

Thursday, June 1st at 6:30 p.m.             Click here for details:   Chinooks NH State Dog

This event has been generously funded by the Salatiello Family Trust.

Pemi, a Sanbornton local, strikes a classic Chinook pose.

Dec 10

And the winners are…

The winning tickets were picked for the Holiday Baskets. The winners are:img_1412

Sweet Treats Basket ~ Sandra McNeff

Snuggle Basket and Books ~ Celina Dykstra

Car Wash Bucket ~ John Olmstead

We are very grateful to everyone who bought tickets for your support to of Sanbornton Public Library.

Businesses who donated include Onion Restaurant, Local Eatery Restaurant, Advance Auto Parts of Laconia,

and new to Tanger Outlets, the Book Warehouse. Thank you very much

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