How do I contact the library?
Call us at 603.436.8548 or email us.
How do I get a library card?
Residents of Greenland and Greenland business owners are entitled to a free library card. Non-residents may purchase, in-person, a card for $50.
Children may receive a library card when their parents request it.
Greenland Central School and Town employees may receive individual cards. (please bring most recent paycheck stub for verification.)
Library cards are issued for one (1) year or the term of the lease, whichever is less.
Photo identification and proof of residency showing the current Greenland street address are required for registration and renewal.
- Greenland P.O. boxes are not accepted as proof of residency nor is the use of the Greenland Post Office address at 609 Portsmouth Avenue.
- Acceptable Identification (with printed current street address)
- Driver’s license with current street address printed on the front
- Utility bill
- Bank Statement or Checkbook
- Automobile registration
- Property tax bill
- Executed Lease Agreement
- Closing Documents
Business card applicants must provide a utility bill, a property tax bill, an executed lease, or other such document as proof of address.
All applicants must provide a valid working phone number.
How do I find out if the library owns a book or other materials?
How do I access my library account?
Look for the Account box at the upper right hand corner of the online card catalog. Click Log On. Enter your library card number and PIN (the last four digits of the phone number we have on file for you).
While in your Account you may do several things. Click on “Items Out” to renew books. See your checkout history under “History”. Create “Watch Lists” and “Book Bags”. While logged in you may reserve items. See the next “How do I” for more information on how to reserve titles.
How do I reserve title from the card catalog?
First log into your account. Look for the Account box at the upper right hand corner of the online card catalog. Click Log On. Enter your library card number and PIN (the last four digits of the phone number we have on file for you). Now search the catalog. When you find a title you want click on the title. A pop-up screen appears. Click the Reserve button on the right to reserve the title for you. If the item is OUT you will be called when it comes in for you. Note others may already be on reserve for the same title. If the item is IN, staff will receive an email notice within an hour of your request notifying us to pull the material. We will contact you when the item is ready for pickup.
How do I request material not owned by the Library?
Requests for materials may be made in person, by calling the library, or by emailing the library. The library will attempt to borrow any material not in its collection or scheduled for purchase from any lending library in the state. No attempt will be made to borrow from libraries in other states. Newly published material will be given strong preference in selection. Items obtained from other libraries must be returned to the Weeks Public Library. Please do not return them to the lending library directly.
How long may I keep materials?
Books, audio books, music CDs, instructional DVDs, Kill-a-Watt Energy Detectors, kits, the Literacy iPad, and the Orion Star Blast telescope circulate for two (2) weeks;
eReaders circulate for three (3) weeks;
periodicals and movie DVDs circulate for one (1) week;
multi-disc DVD sets circulate for three (3) weeks;
Interlibrary Loan materials circulate for two (2) weeks or less as determined by the lending library;
Book Discussion materials circulate for four (4) weeks.
Books over 500 pages circulate for three (3) weeks.
Vacation loans are available upon request.
Materials may be renewed twice if others have not reserved them. Materials borrowed from other libraries are subject to the lending library’s renewal policy.
All lost or damaged materials must be paid for by the borrower. The patron is charged the retail price of the lost or damaged item.
How do I Download Books and Magazines?
The Weeks Library is a member of the NH Downloadable Books consortium setup through OverDrive. As a Greenland resident and library card holder you may access the collection using your library card number and your PIN. Your library card must not be expired and you may not have anything overdue to gain access. eBooks, audio books, and Nook periodicals are available through this service. See the help page for free software and lending policies. Call for more information or if you need help.
How do I reserve a museum pass?
Museum passes are provide by the Friends of the Library and the Greenland Women’s Club. Call or email us to reserve a pass. Passes are date specific, so contact us for availability. Passes are only available to Greenland residents and some require a valid library card. See the list of passes available.