Elkins Public Library

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Shaker Village – Canterbury, NH

Currier Museum of Art – Manchester, NH

SEE Science Center - Manchester 

Squam Lake Science Center

Family passes are available to borrow. Many allow a family of four to visit free while others provide a reduced entry fee. The details are explained when you reserve a pass either in person or by calling

Copier - .10/ copy
Computer prints - .10/copy
Fax machine - $1.00/copy

Fines: Contributions to our Conscience Box are welcome!

There is no registration fee for residents of Canterbury. 

The non-resident fee is $50.00 per year.


Elkins Library has 5 public computer terminals  and 2 Chrome Books available for the public in addition to a  24 hour WIFI connection. 
The public terminals are a first come first serve basis and patrons may sign up for a half hour. If no one else is waiting the time may be extended.

    Our services

Download audio books, E-books, magazines and more! Check out the website http://nh.lib.overdrive.com for more details and then contact the library if you would like to register for this service - it's free!

Chromebooks! There are two new Chromebooks at the library. Chromebooks run Google's Chrome OS. These machines are designed to be used primarily while connected to the Internet, with most applications and documents living in the cloud.


The library meeting room is available for use by nonprofit community groups. 

For information regarding the meeting room application and room use policy, please request information from the library.

Priority is given to library programs and Canterbury groups.

Please confirm availability of desired date and time by calling or coming into the library.