Red book wrapped in yellow warning tape

September 24, 2021

Banned Books Week

Sharing stories important to us means sharing a part of ourselves. Books reach across boundaries and build connections between readers. Censorship, on the other hand, creates barriers.The books featured during Banned Books Week have all been targeted for removal or restriction in libraries and schools. The ALA Office for Intellectual
Adult, General, Kids, Teens
Author Fair August 2021

August 31, 2021

Author Fair

The Goffstown Public Library is in the business of celebrating local authors! Books by local authors are on display on the second floor of the Library and available for checkout. On August 7, the Library kicked off its inaugural Author Fair, an event in which published writers could read from
Adult, Community
The 2021 summer reading theme was Tails and Tales where we celebrated animals and stories about them. Every age group participated – Adults 17+, Tweens and Teens ages 10-18, and Children preschool ages and up. Our staff had a great Summer Experience planned, with many events held in our new
Adult, Kids, Teens

August 27, 2021

Mask Requirement Update

In an effort to ensure that the Goffstown Public Library is able to remain open and to protect the health of all visitors and staff the Library Board of Trustees has voted to require masks while inside the library building. We decided to reinstate the mask requirement due to the
Adult, General, Kids, Teens
The Goffstown Public Library has received $2,979 in grant funding thanks to federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds and made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the New Hampshire State Library. The grant funds received will support our efforts to increase access to services
Community, General