Services Update
New Resources & Virtual Programs
4/12 - 4/18
Library Services Update

The Library may be closed, but your access is still open! Your Librarians are hard at work curating new content and planning virtual programs to sate your intellectual curiosity.

Keep reading for info on this week's newly curated content and updates to existing services. Have questions about these or other services, need a library card, or just need to connect? Don't hesitate to reach out!
Cultural Activities

Looking for an adventure during your stay-at-home time? Want to take your child-turned-student on a field trip from home? Just looking to make a difference while social distancing?

Visit our newly curated Cultural Activities webpage for a variety of virtual museum and national park tours, zoo and wildlife live-streams, on demand operas and orchestras, and more!
Resource of the Week

Ancestry Library Edition
Now accessible from home!

Our popular genealogy database Ancestry Library Edition has gone remote! Normally accessible only on-site, we're pleased to offer access to this resource from the comfort of home or anywhere else! What better time could there be to cultivate an interest in family research or complete that unfinished family tree?

New to genealogical research? Visit the Ancestry Library Learning Center for tips, tricks, and research aids.
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.
Call for Stories

The Library would like to record our shared history during these unprecedented times by compiling personal experiences and stories during the COVID-19 pandemic. Share your experience with a journal entry, photo, letter, short story, poem, or anything else that depicts how you are facing this historic event!

Submit your story here , and our Librarians will archive our town's collective experience on the Library website as a testament to our shared history.
Resident Fast Facts

The IRS has released a fact sheet on the long-considered stimulus checks, officially known as Economic Impact Payments. Read the fact sheet here (link opens PDF).

WMUR is compiling a list of NH businesses that are still open for business during the COVID-19 pandemic. This list is continuously updated as information becomes available. View the list here .

The Merrimack Transfer Station began summer hours this week and is now open until 7:00pm on Thursdays. More information can be found here .
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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