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Library Hours
Mon & Tues  10:00-8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00-8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00-8:00 pm
Friday  10:00-5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00-5:00 pm

History Room Hours:
Mon: 10-1pm & 3-8pm 
Tues/Wed/Thurs: 10-1pm 
2nd Sat/month: 10-1pm

Upcoming Events
Apr 19, 2015
Spring Book Sale

Apr 20, 2015
Spring Book Sale

Apr 21, 2015
Spring Book Sale

Apr 22, 2015
Spring Book Sale

Library Highlights
CPL is holding a blood drive May 2nd working with the American Red Cross. Visit redcrossblod.org to register or visit this library page and we will follow up with you to schedule an exact time.

Stop by the library on 4/24 at 10AM for story time and then we will go outside to check out the heavy equipment of our fantastic Public Works Department.


April is National Poetry Month and the Conway Public Library is holding their annual poetry contest! The deadline for a poetry submission is April 27, 2015 by 8:00 p.m. Judges will have a week to review and decide upon winners by age. There will be one winner and one runner up in each category, judged by a group of local volunteer judges with literary knowledge or expertise. Poems will be judged (age appropriately) on form, word usage, poetic elements, language conventions, effort, and illustration is always a wonderful addition.

Prizes are gift certificates or products donated by local businesses.  Winners will be notified by telephone before May 3rd. Winners may choose to read their works or have an adult read instead at our poetry celebration on Monday, May 4th at 6:00 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. We will be inviting Valley Vision to film the event. For more information please call 447-5552 or email Tessa at tnarducci@conwaypubliclibrary.org.



Check out the library newsletter here. You can subscribe by texting "CONWAY" to 22828.

Conway Public Library now offers access to Learning Express Library (LEL), which is an online practice test taking platform that offers patrons the opportunity to prepare for hundreds of different types of tests including the ASVAB, HISET, AP, and Praxis. The site also offers a wide range of computer learning tutorials as well as a large collection of e-books. Registration is quick and easy. Click on this link to get started. For more information contact David Smolen at 447-5552.



We are very happy to announce the papers of Samuel Bemis have been donated to the Conway Public Library. Please read the press release here.

Covered wooden bridges have been a vital part of the NH transportation network, dating back to the early 1800s. Given NH’s myriad streams, brooks, and rivers, it’s unsurprising that 400 covered bridges have been documented. Often viewed as quaint relics of a simpler past, they were technological marvels of their day. It may be native ingenuity and NH’s woodworking tradition that account for the fact that a number of nationally-noted covered bridge truss designers were NH natives. Glenn Knoblock discusses covered bridge design and technology, and their designers, builders, and associated folklore in the Ham Community Room, April 29, at 7 p.m.

The Library Board of Trustees will meet in the Ham Community Room, Monday, May 4, 2015 at 4:00 P.M.

We've added a new feature to our site. Delicious is a social bookmarking web service for storing, sharing, and discovering web bookmarks. Take a look at our Delicious Bookmarks.

We offer Downloadable Books!  Whether you have a Kindle, Nook, iPod, iPad, Android phone, or another device, chances are your device is compatible with NH Downloadable books powered by Overdrive.  

For more information, go to our Downloadable Books page to learn more and start downloading today.  Audio books may be downloaded to your computer, transfered to a player, or burn selected titles onto a CD for listening on the go.  Or, download e-books to your computer or directly to your Kindle, Nook, or Sony e-Reader.  It's even iPad & iPod compatible with a few extra steps.

Considering purchasing an e-reader?  Our e-reader devices are a great way to see if an e-book reader is right for you. We have one Kindle, two Nooks, and one Sony e-reader, each may be borrowed for three weeks at a time without renewals. Each device is pre-loaded with content in a variety of genres and one of the Nooks is loaded exclusively with titles for teens. Click here for more information.

The library's new public access catalog has numerous exciting features. It is very exciting that when you type in a search, automatically EBSCO, a database of magazines is also searched. This information can be found in the upper left corner. Have Fun!