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  • The Teddy Bear Picnic returns this Wednesday, August 4th, at 12:00pm! Join Miss Cathy for a teddy bear storytime and socially distanced activity in Abbie Griffin Park. Families are encouraged to...
  • The Merrimack Public Library is forgiving overdue fines until December 31, 2021. Have an overdue fine you haven't gotten around to paying yet? Stop by our circulation desk and ask about our Fine...
  • Join your community in crafting a community rock snake! Rocks, paint pens, and instructions are available at our outdoor seating areas; simply decorate you rock as you see fit, leave it to inspire...
  • The Merrimack Public Library goes live on Spotify to bring you a new podcast series for teens, Out on a Tangent! Join youth services librarians Cathy and Sam on a journey through teen literature,...
  • The library is open to the public for browsing, indoor assistance, and computer use! Although we are thrilled to have our members in the building, we will be enforcing the following "Pop In &...

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The Town of Merrimack is seeking individuals interested in serving on the Town's many committees.
Thursday, August 5, 2021 @ 7:00pm and Thursday, August 5, 2021 @ 7:20pm
The popular Bonus Borrows collection returns to Hoopla on Sunday, August 1st.

Upcoming Events

August 05
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join me on Zoom to help caregivers boost a love of learning to help children in a variety of age groups! Caregivers will also be able to bounce ideas off of each other. We'll talk about early literacy, bullying, math skills, social/emotional... Read More
August 05
6:30pm - 8:00pm
This program looks at how dog sledding developed in New Hampshire and how the Chinook played a major role in this story. Explaining how man and his relationship with dogs won out over machines on several famous polar expeditions, Bob Cottrell covers... Read More
August 05
7:00pm - 8:30pm
During the COVID-19 building closure, the Library's Writers' Group will be meeting virtually. This is an informal gathering where you can discuss what you are working on, what you are reading, where you are submitting your work, and more.  This... Read More
August 10
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Join Hannaford Dietitian Heidi Tissot on Zoom to learn about what it means to follow a "plant-based eating" pattern. Learn about the emerging plant forward movement and foods that fit into this pattern with moderation. Heidi will showcase specific... Read More
August 10
6:00pm - 7:00pm
The group will take a brief hiatus over the summer. 
August 12
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join me on Zoom to help caregivers boost a love of learning to help children in a variety of age groups! Caregivers will also be able to bounce ideas off of each other. We'll talk about early literacy, bullying, math skills, social/emotional... Read More
August 04
12:00pm - 12:45pm
The Teddy Bear Picnic is back! Join Miss Cathy on Wednesday, August 4 at noon for a teddy bear storytime and a socially distanced activity. Families are encouraged to bring their own picnic lunch. If you want your... Read More
August 05
10:30am - 11:00am
Join us on Thursday mornings at 10:30 for Books & Babies Storytime, now coming to you via ZOOM! This is our classic lapsit storytime, perfect for babies age ... Read More
August 05
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Outta School Stories is the perfect storytime for "big kids" who are in elementary school but miss the storytime experience - plus time in storytime counts toward summer reading minutes! On the first Thursday of each month, join Miss Cathy on ... Read More
August 06
10:30am - 11:00am
Join us on... Read More
August 06
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Do you love minecraft? Come join us for a fort building team competition in Abbie Griffin Park! We'll be hosting a fort building competion inspired by minecraft! Can you and your team build the best fort?  Ages 8-14. Registration Required. Teams... Read More
August 06
4:30pm - 4:45pm
Miss Cathy and Miss Jenny will read a chapter/15 minutes of a book to encourage young reader's to try a new book. Books will be chosen from our series shelf along with chapter books. So come along and let us help you find your next new favorite!... Read More
August 05
7:00pm - 8:30pm
During the COVID-19 building closure, the Library's Writers' Group will be meeting virtually. This is an informal gathering where you can discuss what you are working on, what you are reading, where you are submitting your work, and more.  This... Read More
August 06
2:15pm - 2:30pm
Listen for our NEW Teens only podcast, "Out on a Tangent", where we'll discuss books, fandoms, and more! Check us out on Spotify! https://open.spotify.com/show/5HEbl6J2yPmCxr7yzvHyqr
August 06
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Do you love minecraft? Come join us for a fort building team competition in Abbie Griffin Park! We'll be hosting a fort building competion inspired by minecraft! Can you and your team build the best fort?  Ages 8-14. Registration Required. Teams... Read More
August 10
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Join us on Instagram live for a read aloud book club! We'll be reading chapter books together every Tuesday at 3:30! 
August 12
6:00pm - 7:30pm
As part of the Town's 275th Anniversary Celebration, we invite you to learn about African American history in New England from Jared Hardesty, associate professor of history at Western Washington University and a scholar of colonial America, the... Read More
August 16
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Come join our virtual anime club, now meeting via Zoom! We meet once a month to hang out, chat, and watch anime together. At our August meeting, we'll be watching The Disastrous Life of Saiki K, a quick-paced, deadpan comedy about a high... Read More
August 05
7:00pm - 8:30pm
During the COVID-19 building closure, the Library's Writers' Group will be meeting virtually. This is an informal gathering where you can discuss what you are working on, what you are reading, where you are submitting your work, and more.  This... Read More
August 10
6:00pm - 7:00pm
The group will take a brief hiatus over the summer. 
August 11
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us at Abbie Griffin Park on Wednesday, August 11 at 6 PM for our summer reading closing concert, starring Rockin' Ron the Friendly Pirate! This concert is presented annually in partnership with Merrimack Parks & Recreation... Read More
August 12
6:00pm - 7:30pm
As part of the Town's 275th Anniversary Celebration, we invite you to learn about African American history in New England from Jared Hardesty, associate professor of history at Western Washington University and a scholar of colonial America, the... Read More
August 17
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Monthly Business Meeting of the Merrimack Public Library Board of Trustees.  Agenda. The Merrimack Public Library has a five-member Board of Trustees.  The Trustees are elected by the general population and each serve a 3-year term with staggered... Read More
August 19
7:00pm - 8:30pm
During the COVID-19 building closure, the Library's Writers' Group will be meeting virtually. This is an informal gathering where you can discuss what you are working on, what you are reading, where you are submitting your work, and more.  This... Read More