Download audio books, E-Books, magazines,music and movies! We offer materials through the State Library and Hoopla! Contact the Library if you would like to register for this service - it's free to our patrons. Click below for the link to our Digital Resources page for quick links.
To access our entire collection, click here to access our catalog. Reserve a book through this service that can be picked up curbside or at the Circulation Desk.
We can borrow from any Library in the State! Access this website to view what is available through the State of New Hampshire Library System and place your request today.
Elkins Public Library has 5 computer terminals and 4 Chrome Books available to the public. 24 Hour WIFI connection is also available.Our WIFI is on 24 hours and can be accessed from the parking lot.
Copier: 10 cents per copy
Computer prints: 10 cents per copy
Fax Machine: $1.00 per sheet
Fines: Voluntary contributions to our Conscience Box are always welcome.
There is no registration fee for residents of Canterbury NH.
The non-resident fee is $50.00 per year.
Come to the library with a proof of residency to sign up or call 783-4386. Proof of residency can be as simple as a bill stating your Canterbury address.
The Library meeting room is available for use by non-profit community groups.
For information regarding the meeting room use policy, please request information from the Circulation Desk. Your application for use must be approved by The Board of Trustees.
Squam Lakes Science Center
NH State Parks Pass
Petals in the Pines
Currier Art Museum
Canterbury Shaker Village
Childrens Museum of NH (Summer 2022)
Family passes are available to borrow. Many allow a family of four to visit free while others provide a reduced entry fee. The details are explained when you reserve a pass. Call or visit to reserve a pass.
To access our entire collection, click here to access our catalog. Make a list of books you would like to reserve and let us know. When we open again, the book will be right here waiting for you!
NH Humanities is a wonderful resource for learning and growing. Read, watch and listen to NH artists and thinkers. Sign up for a weekly newsletter called "Human Ties" for updates
Studying history helps us gain a better understanding of the world we live in today. The World History Encyclopedia is a FREE resource. They've published thousands of articles on world history, from the beginnings of civilization to the first colonies in the Americas. Every month, millions of people read articles on the website, listen to our audio articles or watch our videos... all for free.
Free Period Press exists to help you slow (way, way) down, take care of yourself, and focus on what’s most important to you.
Take a break and sign on to one the these neat forums.
Gibsons Book Store in Concord is offering some wonderful virtual events including Book Talks and Zoom discussions. Click on this website to see the list of events and register for the next program. Order titles and gifts from this wonderful, local bookstore.
Can't make it to Strawbery Banke, or want a sneak preview prior to a visit to the museum? Whether you're interested in the history of the Puddle Dock neighborhood, the historic houses, or the museum's gardens and historic landscapes, click on the selections below for a virtual tour that will transport you to this historic waterfront neighborhood.
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The New Hampshire Library Association has put together a wonderful resource page of Covid-19 information and links to help us get through this challenging time together.
Since 1899, Concord Regional VNA has been committed to meeting the health needs of our patients, clients, and families. Today as the largest home health and hospice provider in the state, our not-for-profit, community-based agency offers people of all ages a wide range of personalized services and programs.
Need help presenting yourself to a prospective employer? Use this helpful link to create your best resume.
At ResumeBuilder.com they believe that landing a job and building the perfect resume should be simple. Find a wide range of personalized services and programs.
NHLA has put together an overview on public programs and systems. Topics include:
Social Security Benefits; Unemployment Insurance Benefits;
Utilities; Food stamps, cash assistance and Medicaid; Domestic Violence;
Housing; Senior and Consumer Law; Youth Law/Education.
Although the Law Library building is closed to the public, the library
itself is open, and staff are answering phones and responding to emails.
Please feel free to email with any legal information requests.
The mission of the bureau of New Hampshire Employment Security is to pay unemployment compensation benefits in a timely manner to eligible claimants and collect the tax which funds these payments.
They are available on-line to assist you in this time of crisis.
A free pass to Petals in the Pines Tale Trail is available at Elkins Public Library. Plan your visit by calling the Library to reserve the pass. Go check out the Peter Rabbit garden and others just like it on your own. Enjoy the Tale Trail that changes periodically through the season.