• Are you going out of town?

    If you're concerned about not being available to pick up your reserved items, you can defer your reserves until you get back. Log in to your account to manage your reserved items or call the library at 224-7113.
  • Library Board of Trustees - Next Meeting

    The next monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees will be held on Wednesday, August 14 at 5:15 pm in the Library's Welch Meeting Room. The public is welcome to attend meetings. Questions?  Email info@bakerfreelib.org.
  • Book Donation Day

    The next Friends Book Donation Day is Saturday, July 27th, from 10AM-2PM. Encyclopedia sets and magazines will not be accepted, nor will items that are water damaged or otherwise unsellable.
  • Monthly Book Talks

    Baker Free Library's book discussion group meets on the second Tuesday of each month at both 12:30pm and 6:30pm.  The group will be reading Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan.  Copies of the book are available to check out at the library. Questions? Contact Amy at amy@bakerfreelib.org, or call 224-7113.

Part-Time Library Assistant-Technology & Media Position Available

Estimated Start Date: September 2019

The Baker Free Library is searching for a friendly, energetic and collaborative individual to join our staff as a Library Assistant-Technology & Media.
Hours: 11-14 hours per week
4pm - 8pm Mondays and Wednesdays, 4pm-7pm  alternating Fridays, and 10am-4pm alternating Saturdays

Full Job Description below:

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume, in PDF format, to info@bakerfreelib.org.  Applications may also be mailed to the Baker Free Library at 509 South Street, Bow, NH 043304.  Applications will be accepted until August 5, 2019

Part-Time Page Position Available

Start date: August 22, 2019

Hours: 5-7.5 per week, year-round. 
2.5 hours Tuesdays & Fridays
2.5 Every other Saturday
Time of work must occur during Library open hours
*The above days are non-negotiable
Applications and a full job description is available at the Circulation Desk and the links below:
*We will accept applications until Friday 8/2

For Those Who Need To Submit A Passport Application

For those individuals who are visiting us in order to submit a Passport Application, please call or email us at 224-7113 or info@bakerfreelib.org to schedule an appointment in advance.  We CANNOT assist walk-in passport needs. Appointment times are during our open hours, Monday through Saturday, and take approximately 30 minutes per person. We do not schedule appointments or review applications during the hour before we close each day.

Important Notice regarding processing time!  Routine service is now 6 to 8 weeks.

Prior to your appointment, please take a moment to download this checklist to verify you will have what you need to submit your passport application or visit http://travel.state.gov.

For directions to the Library, visit our Directions page under the About Us tab above.

Reminder: we do NOT process passport renewals. Passport renewals are done using an online form and mailing it yourself, Visit the US State Department Passport Renewals page for more details.