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Plaistow Public Library
Plaistow Public Library
85 Main Street - Plaistow, NH 03865
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Plaistow Public Library

  • Meet Libby - Overdrive's new guide for FREE ebooks and audiobooks

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    With OverDrive eBooks, you can get a book any time, day or night. 
    • ​Over 10,000 eBooks and 8,000 audiobooks, with new titles added each week.
    • All you need is a computer or mobile device and your library card!
    • Login to, select Plaistow Library, enter your card number, and go shopping! 
    • Just as with any library book, it's all free! 
    • #ProTip: When you search our catalog, look above the regular search results. You'll see a little box with a blue outline. In there, you will find the results of your search from the statewide ebooks and audiobooks catalog. 

    For help getting started, visit the Overdrive site here

  • See the World!

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    The secret is out... Yes, we are a passport application acceptance facility!  

    For all the details, click here

    Note: This service is by appointment only.
    Please call ahead at 382-6011. 

  • What's the all the hoopla about?

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    Introducing hoopla! We’re excited to announce that Plaistow Public Library is now offering this new library app to all of our patrons. Download e-books, audiobooks, TV shows, movies... even graphic novels and comics!

    Titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. There are hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily.

    With hoopla, it's like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere. With no waiting lists. And no late fees. Grab your library card and give it a try today! 
    hoopla for the web link   download hoopla itunes app   download hoopla app for Android

  • Summer Reading Rocks!

    libraries rockKids! Be sure to sign up for Summer Reading. The prizes rock! 
    Teens! Be sure to sign up for Summer Reading. The prizes rock!
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  • Books & Beer Episode 3

    Join us for our third installment of our Books & Beer Series! This time we're hosting Lauren Clark, author of Crafty Bastards; Beer in New England from the Mayflower to Modern Day. It's a fascinating history of beer, from the days when beer was safer to drink than water, to the current explosion of microbreweries. Copies of her book will be available for sale. (Signed books make a great gift!) Register here for this event on Wednesday, July 25 at 6:30PM. Cheers! 

  • Mind Your Own Beeswax: Intro to Beekeeping

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    Learn how to "mind your own beeswax" with Loretta Jackson of the Merrimack Valley Beekeepers Association!  The show-and-tell presentation offers a hands-on exploration of bee equipment, bee suits, blocks of fragrant beeswax, and other products of the hive. You'll also see queen cages that formerly housed a queen bee. 

    Register here and join us for this special presentation and learn about bees, their challenges, and their value to our way of life. MVBA is one of 10 regional organizations comprised of beekeepers and enthusiasts from the Granite State. For more information, visit

  • BINGO! Summer Reading for Grown-Ups

    Be a library rockstar and win prizes! It's as easy as B - I - N - G - O! Receive a gold star for the box when you return the item. Line up 5 stars in a row to get BINGO! Turn in your completed card to the library and receive a raffle ticket. You can play again with new a BINGO card for another entry chance.

    Prizes include: baseball tickets, Plaistow YMCA membership, Timberlane Performing Arts Center Season Pass, and a Roku or Firestick TV streaming device. Wow! Deadline for entries is August 1, so get reading!