Half Way Raffle!


We are almost at the half way point of our Summer Reading Program!  Next Thursday, July 14 at 1PM we will have our first raffle prize drawing for lots of great items!  The library is very grateful to the following donors for helping to make our Summer Reading Program so awesome!  Glow Golf Manchester, Allenstown Country Diner, Legends Golf, Nuthin’ But Good Times, NH Fisher Cats, Fun Spot, Jacques Pastries, Brick House Drive-In, Storyland, Chuckster’s, Canobie Lake Park, Water Country, Santa’s Village, Wal-Mart, The Friends of the Allenstown Public Library, Fairpoint Pioneers Keller Chapter, and NH Boating Museum.  A huge thank you for making this the best Summer Reading Program ever!

It’s almost time for Summer Reading sign-ups! This year’s theme is On Your Mark, Get Set, Read! On Friday, June 17 come see us and sign up for an awesome program this summer! We have so many prizes and performers this year, we can’t even list them all! When you have signed up, grab some sidewalk chalk on our patio and decorate it with pictures of your favorite sport, sports team, etc. in our Chalk the Walk event. We can’t wait to see you!


Senior Center Raffle

When you come to see us, make sure you buy a raffle calendar to benefit the new Suncook Senior Center. You can buy a raffle calendar at the circulation desk. And say “hello” to our bear Miss Daisy! Click on the photo below for more information.


Friends of the Library

Did you know that we have a Friends of the Library group? They are always looking for new members, so if you love your library, have ideas for fundraising, and are willing to be an advocate for the library consider joining the group. Get more information on their Facebook page-Friends of the Allenstown Public Library.  Or click on the tab above this post.   Everyone who joins gets a book bag and bumper sticker. You gotta have friends!

friends bag

Night of Holiday Lights

Snow way are you going to want to miss Night of Holiday Lights on December Twelfth! Come out and celebrate with us from 5PM-7:30PM. We will have a Hot Chocolate Bar where you can dress up a warm cup of cocoa with whipped cream, flavored syrups, chocolate chips and more! And don’t have a meltdown, because kids can make a terrific snowman ornament before they leave. There’s snow better way to spend an evening than in Allenstown at Night of Holiday Lights!

 hot chocolate mug

Happy Thanksgiving


The library will be closed this Thursday and Friday, November 26 and November 27 for Thanksgiving.  Gobble up some good books along with your Thanksgiving dinner and stop in next week when we will be back to our regular hours.