Assistant Librarian Job Announcement
The Assistant Librarian position has been re-opened. Click here
for the complete job listing and application instructions.
Photographer David Lee Black Shares Love of Ireland
Award-winning photographer David Lee Black of Wrentham, MA is known throughout New England for his gallery shows, creative workshops, and ground-breaking portraiture.
Black has put together a special show for the Freedom Public Library that focuses on his love for the people and places of Ireland. From now until mid-December, Black's striking photos will be on display in our downstairs gallery. He's also included some whimsical and poignant sculptures that capture the mood and spirit of the Irish countryside. Many of the photographs will be included in Black's forthcoming book, "The Vanishing Light of Ireland."
Introducing Kanopy Film Streaming Service
We are excited to announce that the Freedom Public Library now offers access to the on-demand film streaming service Kanopy, thanks to the support of the Friends of the Library! Library card holders in good standing can stream up to 10 films per month with 72 hour access to the titles selected. Go to freedompl.kanopy.com
to sign up for an account. Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.
For more information on creating an account, click here
Offering what the New York Times calls “a garden of cinematic delights,” Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema with collections from Kino Lorber, Music Box Films, Samuel Goldwyn, The Orchard, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers. Patrons accessing any of the Great Courses have 30 days to complete the class and patrons interested in children's programming can have access to the Kanopy Kids collection for 30 days at a time as well.
Museum Passes Available
Thanks to the Friends of the Library, we have passes for free or reduced admission to the following museums and attractions: Remick Farm, Castle in the Clouds, Squam Lakes Science Center, the Libby Museum of Natural History, and the Mount Washington Valley Children's Museum. Just call or come by the library to reserve the pass for the day you want to go. You do not have to return the pass to the library.
Click for more information about the available passes
Borrow our Telescope!
Come borrow the library's telescope, donated to us by the New Hampshire Astronomical Society. The telescope circulates for a week, and is available for patrons 18+ to check out. For more information, visit us at the library, or check out our Telescope Lending Policy
Books on Wheels
Service to Home-bound Patrons
The Freedom Public Library is pleased to announce our home delivery service, Books on Wheels. This program provides services to Freedom residents who are unable to get to the library due to short/long term illness, physical challenges, visual disabilities, inability to drive, hospitalization or long-term care residence. Some of the benefits of our Books on Wheels program are personalized visits by a library volunteer and delivery of materials tailored to your preferences. We can deliver books, movies, magazines and audio books right to your home. If you or someone you know would like this service, please call the Freedom Public Library at (603) 539-5176.