Our final presentation on the design and budget before the vote. See the final design, ask questions and get a look at the budget in advance of Town Meeting. Town meeting is on March 11 at 7pm at the ILHS Gym! See you there! Want to see the youtube video of the full walkthrough of the final design? Click here.
In case you missed the big news, here is a media round-up!
A huge thank you to the community for all of us at the Meredith Library. We could not do this without your support.
Don't forget two very important upcoming events:
February 29 at 11AM: Library Building Project Update @the Community Center
March 11 at 7PM: Town meeting is at the Inter-Lakes High School auditorium. The library building renovation/expansion project will be on the warrant for vote.
Meredith Library Fund's #MoveTheMercury hashtag challenge was a resounding success. Thank you to everyone who participated and submitted a photo, or just shared the event!
Lakes Region Visiting Nursing Association's submission got the most likes and they are donating the gift basket to one of their clients!
Announcing the Meredith Library Fund Hashtag Challenge!
Get caught reading by the thermometer in front of the Meredith Public Library! Safely take a pic and post it on their facebook post with the hashtag #movethemercury and be entered to win a library-themed gift basket. The picture with the most likes by 8 PM on Monday, 9/2/19 will be declared the winner. Let's get that next $50,000!
For more information on the mission of the Meredith Library Fund, ways to donate, and updated project information, visit www.meredithlibraryfund.org.
Meredith Library Fund thanks Paquette Signs for their in-kind donation of the two “thermometer” signs supporting our Capital Campaign which are now installed at the Meredith Public Library lawn and the Route 3/25 junction.
“Paquette Signs, located in Meredith, has been designing and building signs for New Hampshire’s Lakes Region and beyond since 1970. We produce signs the old fashioned way combined with modern day technology. “We build signs that build business.”
The 501(c)(3) Meredith Library Fund’s mission is to obtain tax-deductible donations and grants to provide a philanthropic opportunity to help equip, renovate and expand the Meredith Public Library and reduce taxpayers’ cost for the project.
Meredith Library Fund’s campaign launched February 1, 2019 and will end March 1, 2020. Through generous pledges and donations, we have already raised $540,000 toward our goal of $1,125,000.
For more information about ways to donate to our Capital Campaign and the project please visit our website www.meredithlibraryfund.org
Visit the Meredith Library Fund website for more information.
As Meredith residents, we have established the independent 501(c)(3) Meredith Library Fund. Our mission is to obtain tax-deductible donations, pledges and grants to
provide a philanthropic opportunity to help equip, renovate and expand the Meredith Public Library and reduce taxpayers’ cost for the project.
The campaign launched on February 1, 2019. We are pleased to report pledges are already at $60,000, jump starting our fundraising efforts. We are setting a goal of $1,125,000 for the capital campaign, based on the positive
feedback received from the recent Library Trustees Fundraising Study.
The Meredith Library Fund has received our 501(c)(3) designation letter from the Internal Revenue Service which can be viewed on our website. To learn more about Meredith Library Fund and the different ways to donate, pledge or volunteer, visit our website at www.meredithlibraryfund.org .
Questions regarding the fund should be directed to Meredith Library Fund
president Jim McFarlin at 603-393-0863 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Many thanks in advance for your support.
James McFarlin – President
Jaime Laurent – Vice President
Steven Geer – Treasurer
Amy LaFavre – Secretary
Jeff Reilly – Director at Large
Thank you Elihu, Kaya, and Olivet for sharing what they love about the Meredith Library for Library Lovers Month.
If you would like to participate in a video like this one, stop by the children's room on February 28 @ 3:30pm! Ms. Karen will have snacks and parent release forms!
"Get Carded” in September at the Meredith Public Library!
The Meredith Public Library has been challenged by other New Hampshire libraries to see which library can have the highest percentage of new library card holders by the end of September. It is our goal to get as many people “carded” as possible this month! Please stop by the library to get your library card. All Meredith residents and property tax-payers are eligible for a free card as are all Inter-Lakes students and staff. Non-residents must pay a small fee of $10.00. Please bring a
current form of identification with you such as a driver’s license, rental agreement or electric bill.
Top Ten Things You May Not Have Known About
10. Check out a telescope for one week.
9. Visit Squam Lakes Science Center, Castle in the Clouds and other area attractions for free or at a reduced rate.
8. Download eBooks, eAudios and eMagazines at no charge.
7. Check-out over 4000 movies and television shows.
6. Try out a Kindle.
5. Access genealogy databases, academic journals or draft legal documents all from our Website.
4. Renew your items online from home.
3. Get tech support for your smart phone, laptop or other
devices at no charge.
2. Order hard-to-find items from other public and academic libraries in NH.
1. Help your local library win the Granite State Library Card Challenge Trophy…but in the end you’re the real winner with your Meredith Library Card!
The Librarians and Library Aides of the Meredith Public library: Erin, Chris, Matthew, Karen, John, Cherie, Joyce, Jessica, and Linda. Please check out our Staff page for more information.