Apr 26

Allagash Tales with Tim Caverly~May 3rd at 7 pm

Allagash Allagash Tales, a program hosted by the Harmony Grange.

Tuesday, May 3rd at 7pm at the Old Town Hall.

Presented by Tim Caverly, author and storyteller.


Tim has a 32 year career as the Manager of the Allagash Wilderness with the Maine Department of Conservation. Come hear him share his experience of the Maine woods in music, photographs and stories!

The program and free and open to the public.

Apr 26

And the winners are…

IMG_0888Happy Earth Day, even in the snow! And congratulations to our winners!
The winners of the Student Nature Photo Contest include,

First Prize:
Emma Evans for the youngest category
Emma Curtin for the middle category
Kadin Burns for the oldest category

Second Prize:
Joseph Curtin for the youngest category
Hunter Foster for the middle category
Daisy Burns for the oldest category

Thank you for all who participated. We were blown away by the talent! Thank you also to the judges, Dot Banks, Jackie Bonafide and Ian Raymond. Thank you to trustee, Carol Raymond for procuring all the wonderful prizes. Thank you to the local business who donated to the event including, Dairy Queen, Ian Raymond Photography, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Smitty’s Cinema, Sanbornton Conservation Commission, Squam Lake Science Center, Tilton House of Pizza and Walmart.

Special thank you to Jackie Bonafide for a fabulous talk inspiring us all to get out in nature and bring along a camera!IMG_0883IMG_0894

Mar 22

Student Photo Contest

IMG_0782 (2)In honor of Earth Day, the Sanbornton Conservation Commission and the Sanbornton Public Library are celebrating New Hampshire through the eyes of its’ youngest members. Photograph submissions are now on display in the library.
015The photos will be judged by Dot Banks, Ian Raymond and Jackie Bonifide. Prizes include gift certificates to Smitty’s, Dairy Queen, Tilton House of Pizza, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, and free passes to Squam Lake Science Center, professional matte of your print and maple syrup!

The winners will be announced at the library on Thursday, April 21st at 7pm prior to a talk given by Jackie Bonafide. any and all are invite to attend. Go to the Children’s Events page on the website for more information.

Feb 26

Evening Yoga with Maya

Maya Hardcastle is offering an evening yoga class, 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. to be held on Wednesday April 13th and Wednesday April 20th.  It will be offered Thursday evenings starting on April 28th.

Her program is free and open to the public. Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes.


Feb 03

New Pass for the Currier Museum of Art

currier-museum-of-artThe library is excited to announce a new membership to the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester.

The pass is good for one family including two adults and accompanying children.

The museum is open everyday but Tuesday. Please call in advance to reserve the pass.


Jan 26

Winterfest on Wednesday, February 24th

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Winterfest at the Library will be Wednesday, Feb. 24th from 1 to 3 p.m.

We will have games, Legos, crafts, twister, Uno, and snacks inside. Create your own hot chocolate.  A fun time with friends for all. There is a lack of snow in the field so no snowshoeing. For the hardy ones, we will have games outside.

It may get icy, so please use your own judgement.

Open to all ages. Program is offered in conjunction with the Recreation department. Winterfest2015 031

Jan 21

Bring Your Child to the Library Day on Saturday, February 6th

Let's go to the LIBRARY!

Let’s go to the LIBRARY!

Join us to celebrate the wonders of stories and information with children.

  • Drop-in anytime to get your child (6 and up) their own library card.
  • 10:30 am story time for ages birth-6
  • 11 am book making activity for all ages
  • All day lego building drop-in
  • All day library scavenger hunt for ages 5-12.

Jan 21 2016

Writers’ Performance on January 27th at 7 p.m.

Writers at work

A Storytellers’ Soiree will be performed at the Sanbornton Public Library on Wednesday evening, January 27, 2016 at 7 p.m.  Original stories and poems will be read by area writers who include Dot Banks, Linda Boucher, Kim Dunn, Theresa Ludwick, Elaine Morrison and David Zebuhr. The writers have been meeting weekly for two years, honing their writing and presentation skills and are now ready to share a sample with the public.

Please join them for this free evening of imaginative and thought-provoking tellings.  Refreshments will be served.

Jan 02

Downloadable Demonstration

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Did you know that you can borrow and enjoy downloadable audiobooks and ebooks from anywhere for free through the public library! Bring your own phone, tablet or laptop to our demonstration on Thursday 1/7 or 1/21 at 3pm and 5pm to find out more.

Dec 12

Basket Raffle Winners are…..

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Holiday Basket Raffle. The winners are:

Sanbornton Basket #1 ~ Justin Barriault

Lakes Region Basket # 2 ~ Deb Auger

Children’s Tote of books ~ Katie Surowiec



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