Updated Statement from The Gilsum Public Library

Updated 4/15/2021

As you may know, The Governor has lifted the mask mandate put into effect in November. Although he has lifted the mask mandate, he has also left it up to individual communities and businesses to continue the requirement if they feel the need.

We always consider the safety and security of our Library family our highest priority. Considering the continuing coronavirus concerns, we would like to share the steps the Gilsum Public Library will extend to help keep our community safe and healthy.

The Gilsum Public Library will continue to require masks be worn at all times by anyone in the building unless under the age of 5 or for whom wearing a mask is medically a challenge. We will have masks on hand should you need one. We also have hand sanitizer available.

Anyone uncomfortable with visiting in person or who is unable or unwilling to wear a mask, but wishing specific books, can contact the Library at 352-4826 and leave a message. You may also email gilsumlibrary@comcast.net. A member of the Library will get back to you with instructions on picking up books. Returns can still be made at the outside depository.

You may also use our downloadable book consortium available to card holders at http://nh.lib.overdrive.com

Thank you for supporting us at a crucial time and thank you for your part in keeping our community safe and healthy!

Bruce M Murphy, Chairperson
Gilsum Public Library Board of Trustees

650 Route 10, Gilsum, NH 03448
603-352-4826
gilsumlibrary@comcast.net
Library Hours
Tuesday 2:30 – 5:00
Wednesday 10:30 – 12:30
Saturday 11 – 1
Or by appointment at 352-4826.

Library Staff

 Librarian Lenoir Law and Assistant Lisa Warren. 

Library Trustees

Library trustee page

Library Board of Trustees Meetings

  • The second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Library
  • Minutes of Trustees meetings are in the display case outside the library.

Book Club

Our book club meets at 7 pm on the last Tuesday of the month. They read and discuss novels, memoirs and biographies. Everyone is invited to attend. Copies of the latest book are available at the desk. More information may be obtained by calling the library, 352-4826 or Karen Hastings, 352-1401.

2018 GPL Stats:

1401 visits to GPL
1827 materials borrowed from GPL
10,882 volumes
10 magazine subscriptions
111 audios
296 videos & CDs
29,514 E-books available through NH downloadable
19,350 downloadable audio book titles through NH Downloadable


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