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Help Me Find My Next Book, our new reader's advisory service, has got you covered! Tell us what you like, and we'll send you a list of recommendations. Give it a try!

Main library building to re-open to public March 8th!

Building Access - Hours of operation starting on March 8th, 2021 are:

Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 9-11 am, 12 noon-2 pm, 3-5 pm
Tuesday & Thursday: 11 am-1 pm, 2-4 pm, 5-7 pm

Visit our blog, for more information on what to expect when you return.

Curbside service hours will change to:
Monday & Wednesday: 10 am-12 noon
Tuesday & Thursday: 5-7 pm
Friday: 2-4 pm

Curbside Pickup Procedures:

  • When you are parked please call us at 624-6550 x3304 or x3314 to let us know you are here.
  • We will get your holds and place them on the table in the library's vestibule.
  • If you are just picking up craft kits, those are also on the table, so please take what you need. There's no need to call us! For more info about craft kits and children's programs dial x3328.
  • Please be mindful that multiple patrons may be calling at the same time so be sure to check the names/initials on the item receipt(s) before you take the materials on the table!
  • Please give other patrons time and space to get their items.
  • If you have an accessibility issue and cannot leave your car, let us know and we will bag your materials and bring them out to you.
  • If you don't have a cell phone, give us a call from home before you leave with your approximate time of arrival, and we will have your items on the table for you by the time you arrive.
  • Please put all returns in the outside book drops just like last time.
  • There are still no fines and items are checked out for three weeks.

If you need assistance with a library card issue call us at 624-6550 and we will help you as we can renew your card over the phone. You can also apply for a new card online.

Please continue to place returns in the outside bins for us to empty.

Chat with a librarian! Visit our blog, and try out our new chat feature during library business hours.



Don't have a library card? Had a card, but it expired? Sign up for a temporary library cardYou will receive a confirmation e-mail with a library card number that will let you download books and movies while we are closed.

Read the Union Leader for Free Online

Did you know you can read The Union Leader and New Hampshire Sunday News online, using your library card?

Log in to NewsBank using your valid Manchester library card number and password, and give it a try!

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405 Pine St
Manchester, NH 03104
(603) 624-6550

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Manchester, NH 03102
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