• Family Craft!

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    On Saturday, August 24th, from 11-12 Bethany Hawkins leads this class designed just for families! You and your little ones can create your own unique photo frame that is perfect for gift-giving. Sign up at the desk to reserve your spot. A $5 materials fee will be collected for each craft at the time of registration. Be sure to bring a favorite photo (2x3 or slightly larger) to personalize your craft!
  • Kiss & Cry Coffee Hour

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    Summer has been full of games, late nights, ice cream, and swimming…. but, now it’s time for school and you might be feeling
    a little sad at the thought.

    So, parents, on the first day of school, instead of tearing up as you watch the bus drive off, come down to the library and share a box of tissues with other parents who feel the same way.

    Join us in the Maxfield Library’s meeting room for coffee and goodies on Tuesday, Aug. 27, and talk with other parents as your child begins their school year.

    Kiss and Cry begins at 8:45 am; the library will open for business at 10:00 am.
  • Drop-In Tech Help

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    Need help navigating Facebook? Want to learn more about e-readers and our Libby app? Come by Maxfield Library on Wednesday, August 14th between 3-5pm for tech help from one of our staff. Be sure to bring your device!

    No appointment is needed, but please know that multiple people may show up. Our staff may limit sessions to 15 minutes if demand is high.

    *Our Drop-In Tech Help is meant to provide basic technology help and we are unable to help with in-depth issues, repairs, or specialized software instruction.
  • Extreme Couponing 101

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    Thursday, August 15th, join Hannah Seigen and let her teach you how to cut costs on your grocery and household purchases by gathering, organizing, and using coupons!

    Registration is required but the class is FREE! Reserve your seat by calling 798-5153 or by signing up at the circulation desk.
  • Dungeons & Dragons Night

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    Join us at 5:30 on Tuesday, August 20th for a Stranger Things-inspired adventure! Pre-made character sheets will be provided, but feel free to bring your own character to play if you have one!

We're changing our hours!

*Library hours are scheduled to change September 1st:
Tues & Thur 10-7pm
Wed & Fri 10-5pm
Sat 10-2pm
Closed Sun & Mon


Current Library Hours

Monday 2 pm - 7:30 pm
Tuesday 10 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 2 pm to 7:30 pm
Thursday 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Friday Closed
Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m
Sunday Closed

Check out our telescope!

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.