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Subs Needed
We are seeking customer service- oriented, tech savvy individuals to join our team as substitutes covering staff shifts as needed. A high degree of availability to work a variety of hours, often on short notice, is necessary.
Substitutes staff our main and children's room desks and must be welcoming and efficent in using our online circulation system as well as assist the public with the copier, computers, online research tools, locating books and more.
Salary $14 an hour. Must be high school graduate. Open until filled.
Please send a letter of interest and resume to No phone calls, please. 
Summer Reading Program Kick-off Event June 22 at 11AM.
 Join us on Thursday June 22 at 11AM for our Summer Reading Kickoff Event with M. Aaron, who will provide a musical “All Together Now” themed performance for kids and kids at heart. Mr. Aaron is a New Hampshire musician who has twice been named best Children’s Performer by New Hampshire Magazine. 
This free event will be held on the ball field next to the library or, in the event of bad weather, at the Community Center. Registration is not required.
Throw a 4th of July party with help of this giant raffle!

The Fourth of July Raffle sponsored by the Friends of the Colby Memorial Library now includes $75 worth of gift cards and a Weber Stainless Steel Grill Steaming Box. A $25 card to Brookvale Mercantile, a $50 card to J&B Butcher, a grilling cookbook, Fourth of July holiday decorations, paper goods, sparklers, and more were donated by members of the Friends. 
Tickets are $1 each or six for $5. The winner will be drawn on June 24th.
Here are current events and news as reported in this week's Carriage Towne News online edition. Also follow us on Facebook for news.
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
Call us for information on this exciting new program to get your little ones ready to learn to read when they go to school. 
Wall Street Journal Online Now Available - Colby library card holders may now access the Wall Street Journal online for free - a savings of $200-$400 a year! Call us for details on how to access. If you do not have a card just come see us with a proof of residency. If you are unable to come to the library please call Ann Massoth at 6903-382-6733.
Have you tried hoopla?
Over a million free ebooks, audiobooks, movies, tv shows, and music are available with no wait! 
Go to to get started. 
You will need an email address and your library card number. 
Selections may be viewed or listened to on your computer or on a host of digital devices. Items may be downloaded with WIFI and then streamed later on a device without a connection.
Borrow up to ten items a month and also Bonus Borrows that don't count against your total.

Knitting Group 
The library's knitting and handcrafting hour is returning every other Tuesday at 6:30. These gathering are not intended as lessons but Dottie BIllbrough will be on hand to offer encouragement. Please contact us for more information as the time may change.
Curbside Pick-up Available on Request
As covid cases continue we would like to remind everyone that curbside pick-up is available upon request. Thanks.

Join Nancy and and Carolyn for their popular Thursday  Storytimes - fun stories, activities and crafts.
Toddlers at 10:00 a.m.
Pre-K -K at 11:30 a.m.
Storytimes are held indoors and outdoors depending on weather and other conditions. Please call us at 603-382-6733 to register or for more information.
Babytime, a special interactive story time for infants is held the second Tuesday of each month at 1:00. Reading to babies help infants build language skills, eye/hand coordination and early social skills as well , as well as offer social time for parents and caregivers.
Mystery Book Club meets the first Thursday of each month at 6:30. Call Carolyn for more information on the current book. 
Cookbook Club usually meets on the third Saturday at 11:30 and share dishes based ona  theme. Come check out our cookbooks and Cooks Magazine for inspiration and then bring your creation to share.


Free Online Research Tools

Salem Press Reference Books are available for home access with your library card. 

Click on the following link:

and enter your card number. Plase call us if you do not know your number. 

Brand New Titles include:


Also Current Topics:

Ukraine and Russia

Older Reference Sets:

The Decades
Great Lives From History
Great Events From History