• Happy Birthday, Loudon!

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    Maxfield Library and Loudon Historical Society invite you to celebrate YOUR town!

    Join us Wednesday, January 23, anytime between 4-7pm at the library to see some of the town's historical items, learn a bit of Loudon history, and, of course, enjoy a piece of birthday cake! 

    Loudon was incorporated on January 23, 1773, making the town 246 years old this year. This means you have 4 more years to learn how to say "sesquicentennial!"
  • Our telescope is now available for check out!


    The Library has recieved a gift of an Orion StarBlast 4.5-inch Astronomical Telescope  with a zoom eye piece and supportive material and an instruction manual. The telescope is easy to use and is robust. There is nothing to assemble.  The telescope is of manageable size, but has a relatively large optical tube. This means that the Moon and deep sky objects will show far more detail than one could see with the common "beginners" telescopes. It also has a large field of view that allows the object to stay in the eyepiece longer. This is a quality instrument, reviewed by a number of astronomical publications and found quite worthy.

    Many thanks to  the New Hampshire Astronomical Society and Loudon resident Curtiss Rude for the generous gift.

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  • Humanity and the Heavens: From Stonehenge to Challenger and Beyond

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    Join us Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 10am-11am 
    Presented by Phil Browne, retired science teacher at Concord High School
    Light refreshments will be provided. 

    Advance registration is required.
    Call 798-5153 or stop in to sign up.

Wine Glass & Mug Painting Night!

Tuesday, February 19th from 2-4pm

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Create your own personalized wine glass or mug during this class led by Bethany Hawkins. Space is limited to 6 participants, so be sure to sign up early!

Advance registration is required. Participants will be asked to pay a $5.00 materials fee at time of registration. Come to the library circulation desk to sign up! All supplies, materials, and equipment will be provided.

BOOK SWAP! (registration required)

Saturday, February 9th from 11am-12pm

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Maxfield Library is hosting a book swap so that you can trade your old books for someone else’s books! Bring anywhere between 1 to 6 books to the library for the swap.
For each book you bring, you’ll be allowed to trade in your book and take a new one home.

Books must be in good condition!
Only YA and Adult Non-Fiction and Fiction will be accepted. Call Maxfield Library at 798-5153