The Dunbarton Public Library moves forward to
Phase Three of our Phased Reopening Plan.

The Dunbarton Public Library is offering limited inside “In and Out” Browsing Services --by 30-minute appointment. Please make your appointment in advance by phone or email. The number of people in the building will be occupancy-limited to three people (two people and the director), OR a parent with a family unit, to allow for a minimum of 6 feet social distancing. A 30-minute appointment may be used for computer use. Only one person per computer.
Please note that there will be no public seating or tables for meeting until further notice.

Although the state mask mandate expired, during Phase Three of the Dunbarton Public Library's Phased Reopening Plan, all patrons over the age of 3 are required to wear a face covering over the nose and the mouth while in the building. If a patron is unable or unwilling to wear a face covering, or is unable to enter the building, they may use the outside No-Contact Curbside Pickup. This service will be offered to all until further notice.
The 10:00-11:00 AM hour each day will be reserved for seniors and high-risk or immunocompromised library users. We ask everyone to respect this accommodation.

In order to facilitate a safe environment for staff and the public,
the Dunbarton Public Library Board of Trustees supports precautions intended to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 per NH DHHS and the CDC.

Virtual programs will continue until further notice.

Library hours for appointments and curbside pick-ups will remain:
 Tuesday-Friday, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
And Saturday, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

We are happy to welcome you back, and appreciate your patience as we
make employee and community safety our first priority.

It is important to note that our plan is a working document.
Details are fluid and subject to change.

Be safe and be well.
Mary Girard, Director
 and the Dunbarton Public Library Board of Trustees

Curbside Pick-ups
will continue for all until further notice!

Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Saturday, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM.

Please find the pick-up cart with your requests
outside our front door.
Green Exterior Book Drop is open!

Our green exterior book drop is once again open 24/7 for your drop-off convenience.
At this time, materials will continue to be quarantined and checked in after 72 hours.
We are not accepting donations at this time.
Electronic Resources

What’s New?
Check out our catalog.
Place your holds!
Browse our catalog HERE .
Place holds on materials by logging in to your library account with card number and password, calling 774-3546, or emailing a list to

Please note that holds will be filled during hours of operation, T-F 10-4 and Sat 10-2. Please expect a wait time of up to 24 hours. Thank you.
Need a password? Call the library and we can get you set up.

Our catalog has NEW
Reader's Advisory features!
New Hampshire Downloadable Book Content
Just a reminder that we
are OPEN virtually 24/7.

Download books, audios and magazines anytime with your card, PIN and Libby app available from your app store.
Call the library to set up your password.
Ancestry Library Edition
This fabulous resource is still available for us to use at home! To access, please log in to your library account with card number and password. Scroll down through our Electronic Resources listed to the ALE link. Need help? Please call the library.
Children's Programs
1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Online Toddler Story Time
Wednesdays at 10:30 AM.
Rhymes, songs and stories.

Wednesday, 5/5/21 due to a meeting.
Sorry for any inconvenience!
How about a book bundle instead?

Pre-recorded story times and videos are always available on our website. Click HERE to access.
Reading to Dogs Virtually
A virtual reading program designed to improve children's reading skills. Read to a registered/certified therapy dog and their handler from Therapy Dogs International, Chapter 205 the following Thursdays from 3:00-4:00 PM:

Thursday, May 13--Lily and Liz

Call the library to schedule your session!
Book Bundles for Children
Children's Book Bundles To Go!

We know you are busy. Let us help! We will handpick books from our shelves with your special requests in mind. Please call the library, 774-3546, and we will do the rest!
Kindly give us 24 hours, and then we will have your book bundle ready for curbside pick-up.
Adult Books by the Bundle

Books to go!
Our Book Bundles for children have been a big hit, so we are extending this offer to adults!
Book Bundles might be for you if you are not comfortable requesting books online, or like surprises!! We will handpick books from our shelves with your special requests in mind. Please call the library, or email for service.

FYI: This is not an on-demand service. We ask that you please kindly give us 24 hours to get your book bundle ready for curbside pick-up. Thanks so much.
Adult Virtual Programs
Virtual Men's Coffee

Every Friday at 9:00 AM

To join us, please contact the library for the Zoom link. Thanks!

Virtual Loving-Kindness Meditations
with Judy Caron
Living Mindfully, NH

Participate in an hour-long
Loving-Kindness Meditation via Zoom.
7:00-8:00 PM:
Thursday, May 13 and 27, 2021.
Last two sessions before we break for the summer.

Please contact the library if you are interested in participating.
Virtual Book Chat

Wednesday, May 19 , 2021
at Noon via Zoom.

If you would like to join us, please email

Books are available for pick up!
Books also available
for our June 16, 2021 meeting.

Author Visit
with Rebecca Rule
That Reminds me of a FUNNY Story!

Sponsored by NH Humanities
THIS Tuesday, May 4, 2021,
6:30 PM
virtual via Zoom
Rebecca Rule is a writer, humorist, and storyteller. She has traveled throughout New England, telling stories and gathering them. One story always leads to another...
Rebecca's latest book is a collection of best-of-the-best stories. It is also a memoir -- how she came to be a storyteller, why storytelling matters, and what she has learned about the craft in the hundreds of performances she has given. 
Email to register!
For Fun!

Puzzle Swap Continues!
Puzzles to Go!
Our annual puzzle swap is STILL going strong, although I have moved everything inside now. If you are interested, please let me know.
Thanks so much for the fabulous donations!
"Take and Make" Crafts
Happy Mother's Day!
This craft is suitable for children with a little supervision from an older person.
Everything is provided, except glue and paint.

Find the "Take and Make" Crafts outside for pickup starting
Tuesday, May 4, 2021. Please choose only one due to limited supplies. Thanks!
Community Information
Vaccine Registration INFO

Vaccine Registration HERE
Tax Information
Update: Tax Day for Individuals extended to May 17, 2021.
Need forms? Please call the library. We can print out most forms for curbside pickup.

Visit for more forms and filing options.
Thanks so much to the Dunbarton Garden Club for their clean-up work around Town Common. Everything looks so beautiful!
(Photo from May, 2018)
 1004 School Street
Dunbarton, NH 03046
Phone: (603) 774-3546