• 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.
     
  • Monthly Book Talks - 11/13/18

    We will meet Tuesday, November 13th at 12:30 p.m and 6:30 p.m.  This informal discussion group will be discussing the book Radium Girls by Kate Moore.  Questions?  Contact Amy at amy@bakerfreelib.org or call 224-7113.
     
  • Coming to the Library for a Passport?

    For 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 guarantee you will be assisted immediately if you do not make an appointment.  Appointment times are during our open hours Monday - Saturday, and take apporoximately 20-30 minutes per person.  We do not schedule appointments during the half hour before we close.
    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.
  • Update: Interlibrary Loan

    If you are waiting on an interlibrary loan, the state's online system is down and will be until further notice. We can still do interlibrary loans, they may just take a bit longer than usual. We appreciate your patience as we work to get requests filled for everyone. Questions? Email Amy at amy@bakerfreelib.org.
     
  • Monthly Book Donation - October

    The Friends book donation day is Saturday, October 27th, 10-2 PM.


Candidate's Night - 10/24/18 @ 7 pm

Candidates for NH House Merrimack District 23, NH Senate District 16, NH Executive Council District 4, Merrimack County Sheriff, and Merrimack County Attorney will share their views in a moderated format with time for questions from the audience. Doors open at 6:30 pm, and candidates have been invited to remain after the formal event to chat with voters. Sponsored by the Baker Free Library and the League of Women Voters of NH. 



CANDIDATE PACKETS ARE AVAILABLE!  Click below to download a pdf of candidate information, or stop by the library to pick up hard copies. Information in the candidate packets were provided by the candidates; if a candidate did not provide information, only their name, party affiliation, and position sought are listed.

NH House District 23
NH Senate District 16
NH Executive Council District 4
Merrimack County Attorney
Merrimack County Sheriff
Links to NH Gubernatorial and US Representative, District 2 candidate web sites

Teen Trivia Night - Thursday 11/1/18 @ 6 pm

Lauren Porter is hosting a Teen Trivia Night in our Lower Level for anyone between the ages of 13 and 18!  The event will be laid out in the style of Trivia Crack with seven categories: Art, Books, Entertainment, Geography, History, Science, and Sports.  A gift card prize will be awarded to each member of the winning team!  For info and to RSVP, email info@bakerfreelib.org.

Free Yoga Class Bow residents - 11/3

As part of a facility rental agreement approved by the Library Trustees, Yoga NH (owned by Maureen Miller of Concord, NH), is pleased to offer FREE 1-hour yoga classes each month to Bow residents and library card holders!  These classes are suitable for all levels.

Saturday 11/3 from 9 am to 10 am

Classes will be held in the Library's Merrimack County Savings Bank Room in the Lower Level.  Because these classes are being held outside of library operating hours, participants will need to enter through the Lower Level door near the handicapped parking and ramp.  Registration is highly encouraged -  contact Lori Fisher, Library Director, at 224-7113 or lori@bakerfreelib.org. Thank you to Maureen Miller and Yoga NH for giving back to the Bow community as part of their paid use of our facilities for events and workshops!

 

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 guarantee you will be assisted immediately if you do not make an appointment.  Appointment times are during our open hours, Monday through Saturday, and take approximately 45 minutes per person. We do not schedule appointments or review applications during the half hour before we close each day.

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.