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.

Trick-or-Treat at the Library and Candy Corn Contest

candy corn jarIt’s almost Halloween! Come in to visit us and ask about our candy corn contest! Try to guess how many kernels of candy corn are in the mason jar at our circulation desk. Think you’re good at guessing? You could win a fun Halloween prize! And we will be announcing the winner at our first ever Trick-or-Treat at the Library on Friday, October 30 from 3-5PM. Put on your favorite costume and creep, float or slither your way to the library where we will be reading some Halloween stories. Then decorate a sugar cookie to take home as a treat! We hope to see you there! It should be a spooky time!

Library Card Month

SnoopyLibraryCard_Sticker_200x300September is Library Card Sign-Uo Month!  We will be visiting the Allenstown Elementary School’s BBQ and Open House on September 9 at 5:30 pm.  Make sure to stop by our table to sign up for a free library card and make a craft item to take home!  Did you know that your library card gives you access to over 2 million items to borrow from other libraries in the state through the inter-library loan program?  That includes not just books, but DVDs and CDs as well!  We hope to see you at the Open House or come to the library to get your card any time we are open!!!

Final Summer Reading Program Party

Calling all Super Readers! Calling all Super Readers! Next week is the last week of our summer reading program. On Tuesday at 1PM we will be celebrating Community Heroes with a craft and fun races and games. And on Thursday, we will be rewarding all of you with free ice cream, a craft and our final raffle drawings! Make sure to write these down on your calendars because you definitely don’t want to miss either one!!!