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Angela Morin-McCarty
· August 2, 2017
They have some good programs for kids during summer. Most of staff pretty nice.
Tamsan Beattie Tharin
· June 19, 2015
The Front Reading Room with the large windows/stained glass is a peaceful place to read, generally. During Motorcycle Week, maybe not so much :-) The staff is friendly & knowledgeable. And...with h...elp, I found several volumes of "campfire" ghost stories to "tell in the dark!" The old American Pioneer tradition of telling ghost stories by campfire still continues in the Lakes Region! See More
Justin Thomas
· January 7, 2017
good place to read and hang with people
and the librains r nice ppl when u get to know them

You've heard of yoga retreats and spa retreats, and you've probably heard of creative writing or painting retreats but could the next big thing in relaxation be a reading retreat?

Emma Jane Kirby visits a retreat that is dedicated purely to the pleasure of reading

The Laconia Public Library will not have any tax forms available this year. We are unable to guarantee the accuracy of the ones sent to us.

If you wish to print the correct forms from, the printing cost is $0.10 per page.

It may also be possible to contact the IRS to have them mail forms to you directly.


We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Preschool Storytime Thursdays
9:30am for ages birth - 3
10:30am for ages 3-6

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For families with children. Create beautiful paintings with just your fingers!

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"If you have a commute, use it. If you have a lunch break, use that. Waiting in line? Read." Having an ebook (or eaudiobook!) loaded and ready to go at all times makes even the wait in line at the grocery story a good place to get a paragraph or two in. Try our free services Overdrive or Hoopla to have books on the go at your fingertips!

Starting today, you can change your reading habit.

Preschool Storytime Wednesdays
10am for ages birth - 6

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If you're looking to swap screen time for book time, we've got a whole library full of them that you can try out different ones to see what suits you! Come visit us.

According to studies, people who choose to read or exercise after work, rather than watching television, are more likely to be happy.

Celebrate Bird Feeding Month by making your own bird Feeder!

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Weeks after Weare's only newspaper shut down, a resident had a proposal: The library should start one. Librarian Mike Sullivan jumped on the idea and, for the past year, has been producing Weare in the World.

Weeks after Weare's only newspaper shut down, a resident had a proposal: The library should start one. Librarian Mike Sullivan jumped on the idea and, for the past year, has been producing Weare in the World. The four-page publication comes out every week and is heavy on...

The Laconia Public Library will be closed Tomorrow, Monday, February 19 in observance of President's Day.

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Don't be sheepish, bring your little lambs to do a fluffy cotton ball sheep craft!

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"It's no news that travel is good for your physical wellbeing, but a significant amount of scientific research suggests that exploring a new place can do wonders for your mental and emotional health as well."

Rachel Wolchin rightly said, "If we were meant to stay in one place, we would have roots instead of feet." Extended travel can do wonders for your emotional and mental health, let the experts tell you how and why.

Discover what the Year of the Dog has in store for you!

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We have the blocks, just bring your imagination! Ages 5-12.

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Chocolate is not just dessert; it’s everything you need! You can influence a lot of people and change your world if you have the right chocolate recipe. Join Chef/Instructor Liz Barbour as she uses chocolate as the main ingredient in recipes that are not just for dessert. Add in Liz’s easy cooking technique tips and you are on your way to creating great meals you can prepare at home. Enjoy a cooking demonstration of two delicious recipes and samples.

This program is free but registration is required because space is limited!

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