Feeling the squeeze in your wallet?

Gas prices, grocery prices, interest rates …

I know I am. The latest news about electric rates has my, newly retired, husband GROANING. https://www.wmur.com/article/new-hampshire-increases-electricity-bills-61622/40314355.

Did you know that library usage typically goes up during times of financial stress? Your library card # gives you access to our print collection; including Large Print, Nonfiction, Magazines and the latest from the best of lists in Fiction for kids and adults. But, that’s not all. That crazy long 14-digit number also gives you access to Libby for downloadable books, audio and magazines. For Readers – New Hampshire Downloadable Books – LibGuides at New Hampshire State Library Don’t like to wait? Check the library catalog for print or audio on CD. I like to limit my search to ‘audio’ ‘available now’ for commute listening. Your library card # also enables access to our newest digital resource America’s News | Easy Search: All content (newsbank.com), which includes regional newspapers like Keene Sentinel and Monadnock Ledger as well as US News and more. There are current events articles and activities for students too. You can find direct links on the home page of this website on the bottom right. Kids can earn a brag tag and summer learning prizes by trying out one of our digital resources this summer. Impress your kids and grandkids and show them what you found. I bet saving money and cutting costs will be a big research topic.

You can access our local catalog from the website under Links as above or here https://frostfreelib.booksys.net/opac/ffpl and if you log in with your card # you can reserve titles on MONEY, making, spending, saving …

Hope you enjoy all the low & no-cost beauty of our region this weekend. Summer learning registration starts Tuesday, June 21st, First Day of Summer for FREE library programs, activities and reading for all.

Update your library card today and bring a friend or a neighbor. Did you know you can apply for a card online? Frost Free Library (booksys.net) It’s good for 30 days or until you present proof of residence/ID at the Circ Desk.

PS: FREE Elizabeth Richards Concert series starts Tuesday, June 28th at 6:30 pm (NEW START TIME) with 20th Century Pops, Friends will be dropping off schedules at the library soon.