Daland Memorial Library Reopens
The Daland Memorial Library has reopened to the public. The staff welcomes you back to the library for Walk Through Service. A maximum capacity of 3 patrons at a time are allowed in the building. Social distancing rules apply and masks are required. Curbside Pickup Service remains open for those who prefer touch free service. The building remains closed to indoor programs and public meetings. We have provided an outdoor space in the backyard of the library with lawn seating and FREE WiFi as an alternate meeting and programming space that follows social distancing rules. Open hours are as follows. Tuesday- Thursday 10:00am-8:00pm, Friday 2:00pm-6:00pm, and Saturday 10:00am-1:00pm.
Digital Streaming Services
The library offers two ways to borrow materials digitally online with a valid library card. Log into www.hoopladigital.com to set up a Hoopla account for access to 750,000 titles including movies, E books, audio books, magazines, television shows, documentaries and more! You can also use your library card number to borrow books from NH Overdrive. Visit www.nhoverdrive.com to borrow eBooks and audio books for children and adults. Need a library card? Stop in the library to sign up during open hours or visit www.dalandlibrary.com for more details.
Inter Library Loan - The NH State Library has reopened and our ILL services have resumed. If you need an item that is not in our collection, simply make a request in person at the library, online, by phone or email. The library receives once a week deliveries and will call you when it arrives. Questions? Call Amy at the library at 673-7888.
Adult Book Clubs - The library is excited to offer three book clubs for adults. New members always welcome. Books available to borrow at the library. Meetings by Zoom. Questions? Call the library at 673-7888.
Morning Book Discussion - Meets the 1st Monday each month at 10:00AM by ZOOM. The group reads a mix of contemporary fiction and non-fiction titles. 2020 titles listed below.
November 2nd: “The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek” by Kim Michele Richardson.
December 7th: “The Christmas Train” by David Baldacci
Just the Classics - Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:30 PM by ZOOM. This book group is focused on reading classic titles selected by group members. 2020 titles listed below.
November 19th: “The Fall of the House of Usher” by Edgar Allen Poe
December 17th: “Ethan Frome” by Edith Wharton
Black Books Matter - Meets the 2nd Thursday of the month at 6:30 PM by Zoom. This is a newly formed book club that will focus on books by black authors and race relations. 2020 titles listed below.
November 12th: “Homegoing” Yaa Gyasi
December 10th: “The Water Dancer” by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Join the Friends!
Join the Friends of the Daland Memorial Library between now and the end of 2020 and your covered for the 2021 year! The Friends of the Daland Memorial Library are a group of people joined together for the well-being of the library, who express this through annual donations and/or by volunteering their time and talent. Through fundraising, the Friends support a variety of library programs including the children’s summer reading program, passes for library patrons to area museums, treats for Trick-or-Treaters who visit the library on Halloween, the “Books for Babies” program, and children and adult programs. Members also volunteer to maintain the library gardens. Membership information is available on the library website at www.dalandlibrary.com or at the circulation desk at the library.