Gilford Public Library

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Gilford Public Library

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In addition to all the services listed on our Menu:

Library Cards
Free library cards to Gilford residents, those who own property within but live outside Giflord, attend Gilford schools, or who work in Gilford. All others may purchase a card for $40 for two years.

13 Internet access computers are available for public use as well as wireless Internet for laptops.


Interlibrary LoanInterlibrary Loan
Looking for a title we don’t have? If you are a Gilford Public Library card holder, we will attempt to borrow it from another library for you through a reciprocal arrangement with other libraries to share materials not found in our own collection. Van service three times weekly ensures that materials arrive in a timely manner.

Homebound ServicesBooks
We provide reading materials to those unable to visit the library and to those with special needs such as large print books or books on audio.

Special Collections
New Hampshire Collection. Our collection of materials about or pertaining to New Hampshire is available in the NH Room for in-house use.


Try It Out Kits
Check out a Try It Out Kit for two weeks and see how you like it. We offer Birding, Sewing, Knitting, Baking, Candy Making, Cuttlebug,  Hiking, Grandparents Kits, and much more.

Mobile Hotspots
Access the internet at home or on the go.  Perfect for short term, basic internet needs—email, Facebook, etc. Check one out for 1 week. Thanks to the Friends of the Library for providing these hotspots. 

We have a Kindle Fire available for check out to Gilford residents over 18 for one week loan.

Astronomical TelescopeTelescope
The telescope is available for check out to Gilford residents over 18 for one week loan.Thanks to the NH Astronomical Society for our telescope.



The Library has a GPS which may be loaned to Gilford residents over 18 for one week loan.


Hiking Maps

We offer several hiking maps of trails in the area at nominal cost--most are $3.00. Among the offered maps are Piper Mountain, Belknap Range, Mt. Rowe, Weeks Woods, Ramblin Vewe, and more. 


The Library has several Kill-A-Watts available for check out.


Programs and Events
We offer a variety of special events throughout the year, including monthly book discussions, visiting authors, craft and hobby classes, writing, guest speakers, and programs from the NH Humanities Council. Event calendar...