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We get the New Hampshire Union Leader and the Concord Monitor. Newspapers are located on the 3rd floor of the library, along with some comfortable seating.
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Books, magazines, audiobooks, and music CDs are checked out for 3 weeks. Most movies circulate for 3 weeks, but those with waiting lists are due in one week. Some picture books on summer reading lists circulate for one week during summer months. Hot Spot titles and video games circulate for 7 days with no renewals.
Yes, renewals may be made over the phone, in person, or you can do it through our web-based catalog with your library card number and password. Items on hold for another patron, and materials that were inter-library loaned from other libraries may not be renewed.
There is no limit to the number of fiction, picture books, audios, movies or magazines that may be borrowed.
Library cards are available to any Goffstown resident (including minors 6-16 with a parent or guardian), landowner, person working full-time in Goffstown, or student attending a Goffstown public school. To get your card, stop by the Library with a form of identification showing your address or affiliation. Non-residents can purchase a card for 1-year. See Circulation Policy : At-a-Glance in our Policies.
Visit or call the library at 603-497-2102. We will be happy to assign a password of your choosing as your PIN. You can use this PIN to reserve and renew items through our online catalog.
Yes, depending on the potential appeal of the book, we will either purchase it or borrow it from another library. If the item is within our catalog you can place the request yourself!
The library does have public Internet access. Several websites on the Internet (such as hotmail and yahoo!) offer free e-mail.
The library has a conference room for library sponsored activities and meetings. Due to its limited size, however, and because it doubles as a staff work area, it is no longer available as a meeting place for outside groups. (per the Library Board of Trustees, October 20, 2004)
We are happy to proctor exams for individuals in need on a case-by-case basis. Please call ahead to make arrangements. We have limited space and staffing for exam proctoring and no private, quiet areas in our library. Companies in need of testing for multiple employees cannot be accommodated.
While we don’t have a notary public on staff, there are several notaries nearby at Town Hall, and TD Bank usually has one on staff as well.
Check our Policies