The wonderful Miss Jess came up with the idea for these logs. All you have to do is complete them, then when the library is open again you can turn them in for a free book!
Our community has shown itself to be amazing, talented, and resilient! Check out all of the wonderful work the town of Meredith has been up to!
Click here to view the display. Hover over each image for more information.
Introducing our first episode of "Book Babble" where Erin, Matthew, and Linda "babble on" about different genres! This episode is about our personal faves: Science Fiction & Fantasy! Join us for talks like this in the future for patrons (which will not be recorded). Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested! We will be doing many different genres in the future.
Have you been creating things while social distancing? Taking photographs? Painting? Using coloring books? Finished a big puzzle as a family? Send us your photos of what you've been working on!
From your photos, we will create a virtual art display of your work! We miss you guys and want to see how creative you've been.
E-mail your submissions to email@example.com
View the submissions so far! http://www.meredithlibrary.org/virtual-art-display.html
We have been compiling links to help with distance learning and boredom during the quarantine/lock-down. Here are a variety of resources to help with learning from afar, as well as just some fun things to do from home!
Virtual Museum Tours:
Documentaries/Movies Streaming for Free:
Fun with the Meredith Library Staff:
* Not everything is free on links marked with asterisks.
UPDATE: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update April 3: In keeping with Governor Sununu’s mandate, the Meredith Public Library is closed until at least May 4. Because it is unclear how long the virus can live on books and other materials, we will not be circulating items. Everyone’s items will be renewed until we reopen. Please disregard any overdue notices. Our book drop is locked, so please do not return items at this time.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update March 18, 8:00AM: In keeping with Governor Sununu’s mandate to close all NH schools and certain businesses in order to slow the spread of COVID-19, the trustees of the Meredith Public Library have voted to close the library through April 4. Because it is unclear how long the virus can live on books and other materials, we will not be circulating them. We have renewed everyone’s items until April 6. Please disregard any overdue notices. Our book drop is locked, so please do not return items at this time. The staff is working on ways to provide reference and virtual service to our patrons. They will also be working to prepare the building for renovation and expansion. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns.
Interact President, Jasmine Morrissett presents Meredith Library Fund President, Jim McFarlin with a $500 check from the Interact Club after their successful Bob House raffle at this year's Great Meredith Rotary Ice Fishing Derby. Interact is Rotary in High School and the Fund greatly appreciates all of the hard work done by the club that went into this donation.
Altrusa Adult Scholarship Deadline is March 27, 2020
The March 27th deadline is fast approaching for non-traditional students who wish to continue their education to submit an application for an Altrusa scholarship. Adult learners, currently age 23 or older are eligible. Applicants must live or work in one of the following towns: Meredith, Moultonborough, Center Harbor, New Hampton, Sandwich, Holderness, or Laconia.
Don’t miss out on your opportunity to become an Altrusa Scholarship recipient like Dianne who was able to obtain her Masters in Business Administration or Michelle who was able to continue to pursue her doctoral studies thanks in part to receiving a scholarship through the Altrusa Club of Meredith.
Applications are available through the town libraries in Laconia, Meredith, Moultonborough, Center Harbor, New Hampton, Holderness and Sandwich. They are also available through the financial aid offices at Plymouth State University and Lakes Region Community College in Laconia. Applications may be obtained electronically as well by visiting the Altrusa website at www.altrusameredithnh.org or e-mail your request to email@example.com.
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.