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Webster Memorial Library

About the library

Services during COVID-19

  • Grab and go while at the library
  • Porch-side service

More information about these services is listed below.

Contact

  • Nance Masterson, Librarian

E-mail

Hours

Monday 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am to 12:30 pm,
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 12:00 noon

Phone

603-764-5818

Facebook

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Location

20 Wentworth Village Road
Wentworth, NH 03282

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 105
Wentworth, NH 03282

Library Trustees
3 Year Term

  • Jared King, 2021
  • Sharon Sanborn, Chair, 2022
  • Toni Sylvain, 2021

Online Book Catalog

Use this link to search our online book catalog.

Available at the Library

The following can be borrowed from the library:

  • Audio books (CD format)
  • Books (hardcover, paperback)
  • Cut the Carbon kits (used to see what each appliance/device in your home uses for electricity)
  • DVDs
  • Geneology database Ancestry.com
  • Magazines
  • Telescope (available for 1 week)
  • Wentworth history books by Hoyt and Plummer can be borrowed

The following can only be accessed from within the library:

  • Geneology database Ancestry
  • Wentworth history books by other authors
  • Wentworth historical photos
  • Wentworth scrap books

The library also has 2 public access computers and Wi-Fi (password needed).

Webster Memorial Library

Available during COVID-19

"Grab and go" service

  • Maximum of 11 people in the library at the same time
  • Library will only be for checking out books, magazines, DVDs.
  • Reading/researching the non-circulating collection is not available now.
  • Limiting copier use -- short jobs only
  • Public computer use will be unavailable
  • No public use of restroom
  • All Internet use on personal devices needs to be done outside (we have great WiFi!)
  • Sitting at the long table will not be available
  • Library stapler, scissors, etc., will not be available for public use

"Porch side" service

Any age reader

  • Visit our online catalog to see if the book you want to borrow is available (https://wentworth.biblionix.com/)
  • Place a reserve on the desired book. Once reserved, you will receive a phone call to arrange a pick-up time. If you would like an e-mail instead, please fill in the e-mail portion of the request hold. Items will be placed in a paper bag and put on the porch for pick-up.

Young children

If you have young children and would like us to pick out and fill a bag with picture books, please let us know.

Pick-up times

Monday   1:00 pm to 5:45 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am to 4:45 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 11:45 pm

Returning books

Please return all items in the book drop.

Meeting Schedule

  • Story Hour - canceled
    due to COVID-19Wednesdays at 10:00 am

  • Adult Book Group2nd Monday of the month at 6:00 pm
    No one has to purchase the book; all book group selections are available at the library through inter-library loan.
  • Trustee meetings4th Monday of the month at at 6 p.m.
  • Trustee meeting minutesMeeting minutes are available at the library.

All Event Schedule

Links We Recommend

New Hampshire
Downloadable Books

In case the library is closed, New Hampshire Downloadable Books is always open! Audio books, Ebooks, and magazines are available to download for FREE with a valid library card.  Check out the NHDB website at nh.lib.overdrive.com or download the New Hampshire Downloadable Books Libby app

If you don't currently have a library card and would like one, please stop by the library, call 764-5818, or to find out how to get one. Please include your name, phone # and physical address. Please bring ID and proof of residency or the most current tax bill if you are a non-resident taxpayer.

An important note: PLEASE DO NOT GUESS AT YOUR LIBRARY CARD NUMBER when using NHDB. If you are unsure and use someone else's library card, that person will not be able to check anything out because there are limits to checkouts.