Weekly Update: June 29 - July 3

Extended Hours for Curbside Borrowing

Starting Monday, July 6, patrons can pick up holds through our Curbside Borrowing service during extended hours:
Monday-Thursday, 10 AM-7 PM, Friday, 10 AM-4 PM,
and Saturday, 10 AM-3 PM
Circulation Assistant Jo-Ann models the latest in librarian protective attire as she prepares to bring in returned materials from our book drop.
Visit our COVID-19 Updates page to see our past updates about services, and keep reading this newsletter for updates as we continue to work on our Phased Reopening plans.
Visit the Curbside Borrowing & Services page
Participants must register through this online form, then download our bingo card to track reading and enter to win prizes. We will print a bingo card for you to pick up through curbside borrowing if you would like: call to request one!
Antarctica: The White Continent with Ken Harvey, Wednesday, July 22, 6:30 PM. Register online.
Fierce Females: Women in Art - an NH Humanities Program, Thursday, July 30, 6 PM. Register online.
Learn More about our Summer Reading Programs
Children's and Teen Summer Reading Programs have begun!
Thank you to the Friends of the Library of Windham (FLOW) for sponsoring Beanstack and many of our Summer Reading programs!
Register, log your reading, complete challenges, and enter to win prizes through Beanstack! Visit our Event Calendar for virtual programs and pickup craft programs throughout the summer!
Toddler Time, Mondays at 10:30 AM, Nesmith Library's Facebook page!
Teen Take Away Craft: Dragon Eggs, Monday, July 6, 12 PM onward!
Magical Mondays: craft pick up plus Facebook Live Mondays at 2:30 PM!
Children's Take Away Craft, Tuesdays during curbside pickup!
Busy Bees Storytime, Wednesdays at 10:30 AM on Facebook Live!
STEAM Thursdays: Facebook Live, Thursdays at 4:30 PM!
View Our Full Event Calendar
Please consider responding to our community survey: we are looking for submissions from residents of all ages of Windham. Respond using our Google Form, or visit our website to learn more!
  • The library building remains closed to the public, but library staff are back in the building. You can call us (603-432-7154) Mondays-Thursdays, 9 AM-8 PM, Fridays, 9 AM-5 PM, and starting Saturday, July 11, Saturdays from 9 AM-4 PM. You can email ( any time. We also have a new web chat service on our website: look for the Ask a Librarian block when we are online! We are continuing to work on a phased reopening plan.


  • EXTENDED HOURS: Starting Monday, July 6, curbside pickup hours will be Monday-Thursday, 10 AM-7 PM, Friday, 10 AM-4 PM, and Saturday, 10 AM-3 PM! Our first Saturday will be July 11.
  • We are lending Nesmith Library items using the curbside process described in these instructions (visit our Curbside Borrowing page).
  • Homebound deliveries will be resuming where we can safely do so.


  • You may return library items in the book drop at any time. Please contact us if you have an item to return which will not fit in the book drop. We are not accepting book donations at this time.
Please continue to check our website, or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for further updates.
Request a note or chalk doodle from a Nesmith Children's Librarian!
Use our new Ask a Librarian web chat service to ask questions directly from our website! When this block is visible on our website, it means one of our dedicated librarians is available to chat.
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