Peterborough

Library Information
Peterborough Town Library

  • Location: Concord Street
  • Telephone: (603) 924-8040
  • Librarian:
  • Children's Librarian: Lisa Bearce
  • Director: Michael Price
  • Assistant Director, Head of Technical Services: Linda Tiernan Kepner
Hours of Operation:
Mon., Wed., Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Tues., Thur. 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; summer hours: Sun. noon-2 p.m. (Labor Day-Memorial Day).

Usage:
Free for all Peterborough residents and property owners, students of Conval district; child's card issued when applicant can write own name; $68 annual fee for out-of-town residents who do not qualify above.

Collection:
Approximately 43,000 books, 150 titles of periodicals, 700-plus audiocassettes, 500-plus videocassettes, 150 CDs, 100 pieces of framed art; strength in local history and genealogy, also scrapbooks on MacDowell Colony.

Miscellaneous:
Annual book sale on Columbus Day weekend; many children's reading programs; delivery services to home-bound persons.