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LATEST NEWS

Who Lives in the Forest?
 
Keeping with our Summer Reading Program theme, Tails and Tales, we have teamed up with outdoor educator and local naturalist, Kim Cote, to offer three guided nature walks on local conservation lands. The walks are for all ages.
 
Saturday August 14th 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. – Tucker and French Family Forest

Please call the library at 382-6733 to register. 
 
The remaining walk will be  September 18th at 10:30-12:30 at Back Road Conservation Land.

Check out this 7/15 Carraige Towne News article for upcoming events. 

August 9 - Stuffed Animal Storytime
August 12 - End of Summer Picnic - get your Summer Reading Program certificates and books
August 29 - Old Home Days - Popcorn and Cotton Candy and Storytime at the library. 2:00-3:30
Outdoor Storytimes: 
Weekly Thursday StorytImes are back (Toddlers at 10:00 a.m. and Pre-K at 11:30 a.m.). Join our Children’s Librarians for stories, outdoor activities and take-home craft bags. Registration is required. Call 603-382-6733.
Reminder
As of June 1st we are back to our pre-covid hours as follows:
Mon 12-8, Tue 12-8, Wed 10-6, Thur 10-6, Saturday 10-1.
No appointments needed!
The Library Board of Trustees has revised the library's mask policy to adhere to CDC guidance. If you are unvaccinated, including children, please continue to wear a mask.
Masks are not required outside, unless requested by a performer or vendor.

SUMMER READING PROGRAM 2021
Be sure to sign up for our Tails and Tales 
Prizes awarded weekly for readers. Logs for kids and teens will be available at the library. Adults will be on an honor system but should register.
We have lots of exciting programs planned including an all-age nature walk series with local outdoor educator Kim Cote, a virtual pet show, STEAM activities, a pen pal program with Duke and more. Call us or stop by to register.

Patrons may place holds directly in the library catalog, by emailing us at orders@colbymemoriallibrary.org or calling 382-6733. We will call you when your order is ready.
Not sure what you want? We can help! We're happy to make recoomendations based on what you like. We also have lists in our catalog of our newest titles as well as lists curated by genre. Holds may be placed directly from the lists.

FOR INFORMATION ON AND TO REGISTER FOR COVID VACCINE  - GO TO VACCINES.NH.GOV or call 211.

Attention Overdrive digital book users - due to a change in authentication rules all users are now prompted for a password in addtion to a library card number. All our borroweres are issued an initial password of changeme. If you have never changed your password this is what it remains, If you have changed it, please use whatever you have changed it to. If you do not know what your password is, or if you want help in changing it, please call us at 382-6733 or email director@colbymemoriallibrary. We apologize for the inconvenience.
If you are new to Overdrive, the state's collection of digital books and audiobooks, please contact us for assistance! We have also added a Danville only collection.

New to town or don't have a card? No problem, we will register you remotely. Email director@colbymemoriallibrary.org.
Please also check out our digital collection on Overdrive, follow us on Facebook for Colby Crafts at Home, Story Times, and other news and announcements. 

 

  • Passwords
    Please email me with questions about accessing the Overdrive ebooks and Audiobooks. My email address is director@colbymemoriallibrary.org 
    We can arrange a time to talk on the phone.

    Also email me if you need password information for EBSCO. Our licensing prohibits us from posting passwords  but I can email it to you upon request.

    The user ID for the Downloadable ebooks and digital books is the number on the back of your library card.

     
  • Virtual Story Time and Colby Crafts From Home on Facebook!
    for Virtual Story TImes and children's crafts!. 
    You can help us reach more users by following our page. Thank you!
     
  • Children's Connection
    Would you like to receive news of upcoming events from the Children's Room? We are planning a few outdoor story hours this fall, another Tale on the Trail is in the works and there are lots of new books, virtual book clubs, and other things to let you know about! Please email childrensroom@colbymemoriallibrary.org to sign up for the newsletter.
     
  • ATTENTION OVERDRIVE DOWNLOADABLE BOOK USERS
    You will soon need a PIN number, along with your library card number, when accessing Overdrive. Your PIN number is the number you use to sign in to the library's online catalog. If you do not know your PIN number, or have any trouble with Overdrive, please call us at 382-6733 or email director@colbymemoriallibrary.org.
    We are sorry for the inconvenience. 
     
  • Board of Library Trustees
    MEETING NOTICE

    The Board of Library Trustees of the Colby Memorial Library will meet on July 21st at 1PM at the library.
Information on Coronavirus


Up-to-date announcements on the Covid-19 virus from the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services

http://dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/cdcs/2019-ncov.htm

https://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/cdcs/alerts/han.htm

https://www.dhhs.nh.gov/