Common Borrower Card

A valid library card from one of the libraries listed below will be honored at any of the libraries. Scroll down for information about each library. As the infomation is subject to change. You may want to call to verify library hours and policies before visiting. If summer hours differ from the regular schedule they are noted.

  • Amherst Town Library
  • Bedford Public Library
  • Danforth Library (New England College)
  • Derry Public Library
  • Goffstown Public Library
  • Hooksett Public Library
  • Kelley Library (Salem)
  • Manchester City Library
  • Manchester West Side Community Library
  • Merrimack Public Library
  • Nesmith Library (Windham)
  • Teti Library (New Hampshire Institute of Art)
  • Wadleigh Memorial Library (Milford)
  1. A valid library card must be presented to borrow items. A valid card is one that
    • has not expired.
    • has no charges for lost materials.
    • has no excessive fines as defined by the lending library.
  2. Fines may be paid at any library, (except NEC) but lost items must be paid to the owning library.
  3. Policies of the lending library prevail.
  4. Interlibrary Loan and Museum Passes are only available at your local library.
  5. Materials may be returned to any participating library.
  6. No renewals are allowed on materials which have holds on them.
If you are looking for something specific, please call the library to verify lending policies and hours.

Amherst Town Library
14 Main Street
Amherst, NH 03031-2930
673-2288 fax 672-6063
amherstlibrary.org
Directions to the library

Hours:

Mon - Thurs 9:30 AM-8:30 PM
Fri & Sat 9:30 AM-5:00 PM
Sunday 1:00 PM -5:00 PM
Summer: Sat 9:30 AM-12:30 PM; Closed Sunday
Not available: Children’s programs requiring registration
Borrowing Limits: None
Loan Period:, 1 week for Fiction DVD; 2 weeks all other items
Maximum Renewals: Two in person, by phone, email, or www.
Overdue Fees: Range from .10 to $1/day

Bedford Public Library
3 Meetinghouse Road
Bedford, NH 03110-5406
472-2300 fax 472-2978
www.bedfordnhlibrary.org
Directions to the library

Hours:

Mon - Thurs 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Fri 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Summer: Sat 10:00 AM-1:00 PM, closed Sunday 

Not Available: Children’s Programs requiring registration, Wii games, telescopes, Kindles and Nooks and museum passes.
Borrowing Limits: 25 items, 3 books per subject.
Loan Period: 2 weeks for most items, DVD and Magazines 1 week
Maximum Renewals: three in person, by phone, or through your online account.
Overdue Fees: Range from .10 to $1/day

 
Danforth Library
New England College
98 Bridge Street
Henniker, NH 03242
428-2344 fax 428-4273
http://libguides.nec.edu/librarywebsite
Directions to the library

Hours:
Mon - Thurs 7:30 AM -12 AM
Fri 7:30 AM - 8 PM
Sat 10 AM -5 PM
Sunday 10 AM-12 AM
Closed Sat and Sun in summer and semester breaks. Call or log onto www.nec.edu/library  for other hours.
Loan Period: 2 weeks for books and CDs. 3 days for videos and DVDs.
Renewals: In person or by phone, unless item is recalled.
Overdue Fees: Replacement cost if item is not returned.

Derry Public Library
64 East Broadway
Derry, NH 03038
432-6140 fax 432-6128
www.derrypl.org
Directions to the library


Hours:
Mon - Thurs 9:30 AM-8:30 PM
Fri & Sat 9:30 AM-5:00 PM
Summer: Saturday closed

Not Available: Children’s Programs
Borrowing Limits: 3 books/subject, 3 issues of any magazine, total of 15 items /card
Loan Period: DVDs, VHS and HOT Items 1 week
New books 2 weeks.
All other books, magazines, Music CDs, audiotapes and Books on CD 3 weeks.
Maximum Renewals: One in person, by phone, or www.
Overdue Fees: Range from .20 to $1/day


Goffstown Public Library
2 High Street
Goffstown, NH 03045-1746
497-2102 fax 497-8437
www.goffstownlibrary.com
Directions to the library

Hours:

Mon, Thurs & Friday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tues & Wed 9:00 AM-8:00 PM
Sat 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Closed Saturdays in July and August
Not Available: Children’s programming requiring registration.
Borrowing Limits: 3 video games per person
Loan Periods: 3 weeks except for special 7-day items
Maximum Renewals: Two in person, by phone, or www.
Overdue Fees: Range from .10 per day for all items


Hooksett Public Library
31 Mount St. Mary's Way
Hooksett, NH 03106
485-6092 fax 485-6193
www.hooksettlibrary.org
Directions to the library

Hours:

Mon - Wed 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Fri & Sat 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday: Closed

Not Available: Regular Children’s programs requiring registration
Borrowing Limits: 10 DVDs at a time
Loan Period: 2 weeks, except Circ/Ref collection: 1 week
Maximum Renewals: Two in person, by phone, or www.hooksettlibrary.org
Overdue Fees: Range from .15 per day for all items


Kelley Library
234 Main Street
Salem, NH 03079
898-7064 fax 898-8583 
www.kelleylibrary.org
Directions to the library  

Hours:

Mon & Tues 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wed - Fri 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Hours are the same in the summer.

Not Available:Kindle, Videogames and programs with limited enrollment
Borrowing Limits: 5 new entertainment DVDs. Unlimited books on CD, music CDs, CD-ROMs, nonfiction DVDs and movies on VHS.
Loan Period: 1 week for new entertainment DVDs. 2 weeks for all other material.
Maximum Renewals: 0 for new entertainment DVDs. Three in person, by phone, or www for all other material.
Overdue Fees: Range from .15 to $1/day


Manchester City Library
405 Pine Street
Manchester, NH 03104-6199
624-6550 fax 624-6559
manchesterlibrary.org
Directions to the library  

Hours:

Mon, Tues, Thurs 9:30 AM -8:30 PM
Wed, Fri, Sat 9:30 AM-2:30 PM
Summer: Closed Sat.
Summer hours are the same.

Not Available: Storytime
Borrowing Limit: 50 items
5 books-on-tape, 5 books-on-CD, 5 DVDs, 5 VHS
Loan Period: 2 weeks except -
Art Prints 8 weeks; Videos, DVDs 1 week
Maximum Renewals: 3 in person, by phone or www except Framed Prints-No Renewals.
Overdue Fees: Range from .25 to $1/day


Manchester West Side Community Library
76 N. Main St.
Manchester, NH 03102-4084
624-6560 fax 628-6216
 
Directions to the library

Hours:

     Wed 12:30 PM - 8:30 PM
     Thurs & Fri 9:30 PM - 5:30 PM
     Closed Mon, Tues, Sat and Sunday
     Summer hours are the same.

Not Available: Storytime
Borrowing Limit: 50 items
5 books-on-tape, 5 books-on-CD, 5 DVDs, 5 VHS
Loan Period: 2 weeks except -
Art Prints 8 weeks; Videos, DVDs 1 week
Maximum Renewals: 3 in person, by phone or www except Framed Prints-No Renewals.
Overdue Fees: Range from .25 to $1/day


Merrimack Public Library
470 Daniel Webster Highway
Merrimack, NH 03054-3694
424-5021 fax 424-7312
www.merrimacklibrary.org
Directions to the library

Hours:

Mon - Thurs 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Fri 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Summer: Closed Sunday

Not Available: Children’s programming requiring registration.
Borrowing Limits: None
Loan Period: 2 weeks
Maximum Renewals: Two in person, by phone, or www.
Overdue Fees: Range from .10 to $1/day


Nesmith Library
8 Fellows Road
Windham, NH 03087
432-7154
nesmithlibrary.org
Directions to the library

Hours:

Mon - Thurs 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Fri 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Summer hours are the same.

Loan Period: 2 weeks
Maximum Renewals: Four in person, by phone, or www.
Overdue Fees: Range from .05 to $1/day


Teti Library and Special Collections
New Hampshire Institute of Art
156 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03101
Phone: 603-836-2532
Fax: 603-645-7429
www.nhia.edu/teti-library-2
Library hours

Hours:

Mon-Thurs 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED
Summer: M-TH 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, F 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Sat and Sun CLOSED
Please see our homepage for Holiday/Semester Break closings.

Borrowing Limit: (Non-NHIA Community) : 5 items total, 2 DVD limit
Loan Period: Books: 3 weeks. / DVDs and Videos: 1 week
Renewals: 1
Overdue Fees: $.10/day for books, $1.00/day for DVDs and Videos.


Wadleigh Memorial Library
49 Nashua Street
Milford, NH 03055-3753
673-2408 fax 672-6064

Website: http://www.wadleighlibrary.org
Email: wadleigh@wadleighlibrary.org
Directions to the library

Hours:

Mon - Thurs 9:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Fri - 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sun 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Summer: Closed Sundays in June, July, August

Wireless access is available
Note: All children's programs requiring registration are limited to Wadleigh cardholders.
Borrowing Limits: 10 videos, 15 music CDs
Loan Period: 2 weeks except videos 1 week
Maximum Renewals: Two, except one for videos. In person, by phone,email, or through your online account.
Overdue Fees: Range from .10 to $1/day