June 16, 2021

Director’s Message

The Goffstown Public Library is open:Parking Lot Pick-Up remains an option for those who choose to maintain contactless pick-up. Call us at 603-497-2102 from the parking lot, open your trunk/back door, and we will place your items there.Some seating will not be available, and computers may be limited to allow
Community, General
The Goffstown Public Library has been awarded $28,080 in funding through the Institute for Museum and Library Services’ “Grants to States” program. The grant program is part of the American Rescue Act Plan of 2021 and is being facilitated by the New Hampshire State Library.We will use this grant award
Community, General

December 22, 2021

Staff Picks: 2021

Looking for a good read? Our staff always have something to suggest … read on! Dianne's Favorites of the Year As the calendar winds down, our Director, Dianne Hathaway always selects her favorite book of the year. In 2021 she read just under 60 books, still off her pre-COVID pace.
Adult, General, Teens
On top of a gray cabled blanket lies an e-reader with a cookbook opened on it, beside a wooden circular platter carrying a black cup of coffee and a selection of cookies.
It’s the most wonderful time of year! We’re not talking about kids jingle-belling – we’re excited about couches, fuzzy blankets, cocoa, andholiday-themed books we wait all year to read. Find seasonal books, movies & music on display at the Library – and get your cozy on!Search the catalog, or stop
Adult, Kids, Teens
"Nebizun: Water is Life" Painting by Francine Poitras Jones, Nulhegan Abenaki Tribe
Whether we are aware of it or not, the Merrimack River—quietly and forcefully—runs through all our lives in ways far beyond the water we drink. What did the rivers and wetlands mean to Abenaki people, and what is their cultural importance today? What does the archaeological record tell us about
Adult, Community
Full moon behind a haunted house and spooky gnarled tree

October 25, 2021

Scary Books

It Came From the Library There’s something spooky for everyone at the library, from R.L. Stine to Stephen King. Whether it’s a classic, or a new thriller, you can find what you’re looking for on display or by searching the catalog – try searching for: “ghost“, “horror“, “scary“, or “zombies“.
Adult, Kids, Teens