Library Update
Resources & Programs for Adults
1/31 - 2/6
Thank you to our patrons and community for continuing to support a safe and pleasant environment while visiting us! We look forward to continuing to serve you both inside the library and via curbside services, and we thank you for your patience as we work to gradually reintroduce our services in a safe and responsible manner.

Although we are thrilled to have our members back in the building, remember that we are enforcing new "Pop In & Pick Up" procedures to safeguard the health of our community. All items will continue to be quarantined for at least 72 hours upon return, and overdue fines will continue to be waived until further notice.
Roots of Black Music in America

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
6:00pm-7:00pm

Join us for a fabulous exploration of the roots of Black music in America, presented by Musician Karlus Trapp.

This virtual program will bring us through time and space to delve into the history of Black music in America, from spirituals to jazz to rock 'n' roll to hip-hop.
Writers' Group via Zoom

Thursday, February 4, 2021
7:00pm-8:30pm

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 meeting will take place remotely over Zoom!
Understanding Homelessness
in New Hampshire

Friday, February 5, 2021
5:00pm

In this New Hampshire Humanities presentation, Dr. Yvonne Vissing, Professor of Healthcare Studies at Salem State University and Founding Director of its Center for Childhood & Youth Studies, will explore the history of homelessness in the Granite State, as well as commonly used approaches to understand and do something about it.
Title of the Week

Open Borders: the Science and Ethics of Immigration 
by Bryan Caplan
and Zach Weinersmith

"I enjoyed learning about this research, and I liked learning more about the possible solutions to the problems. Wherever you stand on the immigration debate, this book will give you more knowledge on the subject and more insights on where you stand."
Resident Fast Facts

Physical copies of Forms 1040 and 1040-SR and accompanying instructions are now available at the library. Click HERE for more information.

Registration is now open for the Merrimack Parks and Recreation Winter Carnival, which will be held on Saturday, February 20th from 12:00pm to 3:00pm at Wasserman Park. Register now for this free family fun day!

The Merrimack Police Department is accepting applications for 3 full-time Police Officer positions. Those interested should submit a completed Town Application (link opens PDF) by Friday, February 19th.
We're Just a Click Away!

Connect with us via email at merrimackpl@merrimacklibrary.org and through Facebook and our Ask Us service. The Library will be open, with staff available to answer questions in person and remotely, during the following times:

Monday-Thursday 10am to 2pm & 3pm to 6:30pm
Friday 10am to 2pm & 3pm to 4:30pm
Saturday 9am to 12:30pm

Remember that our Wi-Fi is on 24/7 and that overdue fines will continue to be waived until further notice.
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