Library Update
Closure Extension & Virtual Offerings
Library Closure Extended

The Library Board has made the difficult decision to extend the library's closure until May 4 to coincide with Governor Sununu's stay-at-home order. Our staff will remain hard at work ensuring access to our services is uninterrupted.

Your library staff misses you and wishes you health and peace during this time. Below are just a few of the ways we're bolstering our virtual services to keep connected. Have questions about these or other services, need a library card, or just need to connect? Don't hesitate to reach out!
COVID-19 in NH Resources

Avoid information clutter with this concise yet comprehensive list of resources on changes to NH infrastructure, business, and associated services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Highlights include press releases and community guidance, innovative services like virtual urgent care, and resources for business owners, employees, and parents turned educators!
Hoopla Bonus Borrows

In response to an increase in our Hoopla service, we're proud to announce the Bonus Borrows collection of over 1,100 ebooks and digital audiobooks of top titles and Hoopla favorites.

Now through April 30, borrowing any of these titles will deduct zero borrows from your 6-item Hoopla limit. Reach your cap for the month? We've still got you covered!
Virtual Story Times

Our Youth Services staff are excited to offer virtual story times for the duration of our closure! Miss Cathy and Miss Jenny will be streaming live weekly at the following times:

Writers' Group via Zoom

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
7:00pm-8:45pm

Join an informal gathering where aspiring writers can discuss what they're working on, what they're reading, where they're submitting their work, and more.

This month's meeting will take place remotely over Zoom!
Chamber of Commerce Business Book Group via Zoom

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
7:00pm-8:30pm

April's book: Ted Talks by Chris Anderson, available on Hoopla !

This month's meeting will take place remotely over Zoom!

Selected titles cover a variety of topics that are of interest to business people, including leadership, finance, hiring, and strategic planning. This will also be a great opportunity to network with fellow business leaders.
Resident Fast Facts

Residents are urged to exercise increased vigilance when asked to provide personal information over the phone or email for unemployment purposes. Read the NH Attorney General's press release on unemployment scams here (link opens PDF).

The second session of the Town of Merrimack's ballot voting has been postponed to Tuesday, May 12, 2020.

The deadlines for filing and paying federal income taxes have been extended to July 15, 2020.

Residents who have not yet responded to the 2020 Census may do so remotely by filling out the online questionnaire or calling 844-330-2020.
We're Just a Click Away!

Our Librarians will be monitoring voicemail daily and can be reached via Facebook , our Ask Us service, and the following emails:


Remember that all fines are waived and our Wi-Fi is on 24/7 while the Library is closed. Please keep your items until we reopen.
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