The Elkins Library Board of Trustees welcomes
volunteers in the Library as an enhancement for the Library’s
programs and services. Volunteers are valued for their dedication,
enthusiasm and for the work they perform in support of the library.
Volunteer tasks may include: book mending, shelving, adult and
children's program assistance, cleaning maintenance of collections,
gardening, and other tasks as needed.
HUTCHINS MEETING ROOM
The library meeting room is available for
use by nonprofit community groups.
For information regarding the meeting room application
and room use policy, please request information from the
Priority is given to library programs and Canterbury groups.
Please confirm availability of desired date and time by
calling or coming into the library.
audio books at home!
Download audio books and e-books
Download audio books on CD, I-Pod, OMC or MP3 Players
from home. Compatible e-book readers are Sony, Barnes
& Noble Nook, Kindle & your PC or MAC.
Check out the website http://nh.lib.overdrive.com
for more details and then contact the library if
you would like to register for this service and receive
the code required.
This service purchased through the state
library and a grant from the Gates Foundation. A high-speed
connection is necessary.
is a great resource for tips to navigate the Downloadable
Watch for these wonderful upcoming events.
All programs take place at 7:00 pm. unless otherwise
Tuesday evenings at 7:00 (CHS is hosted by the Canterbury Historical
FIZZ, BOOM, READ!
This Summer we are taking on Science in a big way here at Elkins
Public Library as we launch our SUMMER READING theme of Fizz,
Boom, Read! Full S.T.E.A.M ahead into Summer 2014!
Tues. June 24 at 1:30: Join us on a fantastic adventure through
the mystery of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!
Kindergarten through grade 4 are welcome.
*Please sign up at the desk to reserve your spot for this event
created by our own Teen Reader group.*
Thurs. June 26 at 6:30: Summer Reading Kick-Off! THE MAGIC
Join us for an interactive performance that shows children
and adults the science behind magic!
The following programs all begin at 10:00 AM
Tues. July 1: Story Hour at 10:00am – Building and Construction.
Thurs. July 3: Build it! An Introduction to Building –
make a potato palace! 10:00am
Tues. July 8: Rock and Read at 10:00am – Bubble Fun!
Thurs. July 10: Fizz, Pop Science Camp – Liquid launch,
Gloop and Lava Lamps! 10:00am
Tues. July 15: Story Hour at 10:00am – Galileo’s
Thurs. July 17: Simple Machines, Leonardo and his Flying Machine.
Tues. July 22: Rock and Read at 10:00am – Little Clouds
Thurs. July 24: Food Lab – Play with your Food and blow
things up! 10:00am
Einstein’s Megatron Café: Thurs. July 24: 7:00
– 10:00 PM.
Einstein’s Megatron Café Half-Sleepover
Children must be entering the 5th grade in the Fall of 2014.
Learn to make the finest cuisine found anywhere in the universe
using Science! Snacks will be provided. Limit 15. Sign-up is
required at the desk.
FINALE!! Thurs. July 31 at 1:00 pm
Judy Pancoast is a great performer offering a fun and upbeat
musical show that will wrap up our summer of fun and discovery!
Pick up your Book Logs starting JUNE 9 and start reading! Put
a sticker on the space when you read a book or have a book read
to you! Turn in your book log no later than JULY 25 and collect
your book prize at the finale on Thursday, July 31.
Attention Middle School students! We have a copy of each title
on your summer reading list. Please remember to return your
books on time so that others have a chance to read them this
Sept (CHS) 9 “A Walk Back In Time”:
Secrets of Cellar Holes by Adair Mulligan
Oct 14 “White Mountain Huts”:
Past and Future by Allen Koop
Nov (CHS) 11 ( Veteran’s Day) “World
War II New Hampshire” Documentary by John Gfoerer