• 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 - 1/8/19

    We will meet Tuesday, January 8th at 12:30 p.m and 6:30 p.m.  This informal discussion group will be discussing the book The Book of Salt by Monique Truong.  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.
     
  • Library Board of Trustees - Next Meeting

    The next regular monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees will be held on Wednesday, 1/9/2019 at 5:15 pm in the Library's Welch Meeting Room. The public is always welcome to attend the meetings. Questions?  Email Lori Fisher, Library Director at lori@bakerfreelib.org.


Library Closures - Christmas & New Years

Christmas:
The Library will be CLOSED on Monday, December 24th AND Tuesday, December 25th for Christmas.
  We will re-open at our regular hours 10 am on Wednesday, December 26th.

New Years:
The Library will CLOSE EARLY on Monday, December 31st at 4 pm, and remain CLOSED on Tuesday, January 1st.  We will re-opn at our regular hours 10 am on Wednesday, January 2nd.

 Please remember that our book drop and CD/DVD drop are available 24/7, and that items may be renewed and reserved online through our catalog, using your library card number and the phone number associated with your account.

Only $2,700 to go!

Foundation Library endowment is close to $10,000 goal

The Baker Free Library Foundation has raised $7,300 of its $10,000 goal as of today!  We only have $2,700 more to raise in order to meet our goal by December 31st!  

First, thank you to those donors who have already contributed - we are so grateful for your support of the services and resources the Library offers to the Bow community. Donors who gave on Giving Tuesday (11/27/2018) helped us to reach our goal of $2000 for that one day, with a matching donation of $500 from Bogside Publishing once we reached our first $500 in donations. Thank you to Bogside for encouraging the community to support the endowment through your match!  Due to the generosity of our donors, we only have $2700 left to raise by 12/31.

If you haven't donated yet, please consider supporting the Library Endowment Fund so that we can continue to offer great services and resources that Bow residents use and need. The goal of the endowment is to establish a fund where the interest off of the principal is used annually to offset some of the tax burden on Bow residents for the annual library budget. The Foundation is a private non-profit 501(c)3 with the IRS, and donations can be made in any amount either online (through the DONATION PAGE link at the top left of this homepage) or by sending a check to the Baker Free Library Foundation, c/o Baker Free Library, 509 South Street, Bow, NH 03304.   Questions? Call 224-7113 or email lori@bakerfreelib.org.

The Giving Tree

Are you looking for a unique and meaningful way to give back to the Bow community this holiday season?  Are you interested in making a tax-deductible cash donation before the end of 2018?

Please consider helping the library through our 11th annual Holiday Giving Tree.

Donations may be made through December 31st.  Thank you for your generous support of the Baker Free Library.
 

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.