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Lower Level Renovation!

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100 for $100 Campaign through 12/31/2014

Are you 1 in 100?  Our 100th Anniversary goal is to raise $10,000 towards the Lower Level Renovation project by the end of 2014.  The first 100 Centennial Donors to this campaign will be recognized on a plaque in the newly renovated Lower Level space, honoring their support of the project and Baker Free Library’s 100 years of service to the Town of Bow.

Donations can be made by cash or check, payable to the Baker Free Library Foundation, an IRS 501(c)3 public charity. Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Questions? Contact the Library at 224-7113 or

Library 100-Year Anniversary Sun Catchers

To commemorate the Library's 100th Anniversary this year, we have commissioned hand-made pressed glass medallions designed by Old Hancock Glassworks in Antrim, NH. The medallions, which come in green or blue recycled glass, feature the 1914 South Street entrance to the Library. There is a glass loop at the top of each for hanging. These have been made in limited quantities and will only be sold through December 2014.  Cost is $10 each, Proceeds from the sales funded the Library's 100th Anniversary Community Event on Saturday October 18th, and the remaining profits will be put towards the Lower Level Renovation fundraising effort. For more information, call 224-7113 or email

Come Laugh with Jason Tardy at BHS
Fundraising event for the Lower Level on Friday 11/7
To support the ongoing fundraising efforts to complete the Library's Lower Level Renovation Project, Jason Tardy will be performing his high energy comedy act at the Bow High School Auditorium on Friday, November 7th at 6:30 p.m.  Tickets are $5 a seat or $15 per family.  All proceeds will go directly to the Lower Level Renovation Fund.

Jason Tardy's show is a heady mix of high-energy juggling, balancing, contortion, and crazy offbeat comedy. His fearlessness, outrageous risk-taking, and constant off-kilter banter makes this show a must for audiences of all ages. He has 20 years of experience in the performing arts that has brought him all over the US and abroad. Some highlights include Disney Cruise Ships, the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas, the Golden Phoenix Casino, and the White House in Washington, DC (three times!).

For more information, please contact the Library at 224-7113 or email

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Library Monthly Event Calendars
The following calendars are also available in print form at the library.  The calendars and descriptions refer to all classes, workshops, and events offered by the library for those months.  These files are in pdf format (you need free Adobe Reader software in order to download these files). 

October 2014 Calendar

October 2014 Descriptions

November 2014 Calendar
November 2014 Descriptions

December 2014 Calendar
December 2014 Descriptions

Library Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting
Next meeting on 11/6/2014
The Baker Free Library Board of Trustees meets the second Wednesday every month except July or when scheduling conflicts arise.

The next regular monthly meeting will be held Wednesday November 12, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. in the Library's Meeting Room. A Joint fundraising meeting with the Trustees, Lower Level Renovation Committee, and Friends of the Baker Free Library will occur on Thursday November 6, 2014 at 5:30 p.m., in the Library's Meeting Room. Members of the public are welcome to attend and listen to any meeting.  For more information call Lori Fisher, Library Director, at 224-7113 or