On Tuesday, August 16 at 7 p.m. Franconia Heritage Museum sponsors a lecture at Abbie Greenleaf Library by Kevin Gardner entitled Discovering New England Stone Walls. Gardner, author of The Granite Kiss, explains how and why New England came to acquire its thousands of miles of stone
Yes! We have Google Chrome Books that can be used to surf the internet. We also have a computer station for word processing and a printer/copy machine. Computers are free to use and are available on a first come first served basis. Copies are $.10 for b+w and $.50 for color. For more information, please refer to the Computers and Internet Use (on the Rules & Policies page).
Do I have to be a resident to get a library card?
No! But non-residents do have to pay a fee of $12.50 for a six-month library card or $25 for one-year library card.
How do I get a library card?
A library card is easy to obtain. Simply show the librarian your driver’s license or a utility bill that reflects your status as a resident of the Town of Franconia. Non-residents must present a driver’s license or passport. Children under 16 years of age will be issued a library card after a parent or guardian signs a registration card accepting responsibility. For more information, please refer to Rules & Policies.
What in the world would we do without our libraries?
It was good to walk into a library again; it smelled like home.
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
Jorge Luis Borges
The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man