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Hours

Lebanon Library
Monday – Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Friday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday (1st Sunday after Labor Day thru last Saturday in March) - 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Kilton Public Library
Monday – Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Friday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday (1st Sunday after Labor Day thru last Saturday in March) - 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Contact us

Lebanon Library – (603) 448-2459
Kilton Public Library – (603) 298-8544  Fax:603-790-8172
library@leblibrary.com

Sean Fleming Library Director
Amy Lappin Deputy Director / Volunteer coordinator
Roger Robbins Reference and Technical Services Librarian
Susanne Collins Reference and Young Adult Librarian / Interlibrary Loan requests
Amber Coughlin Children’s Services Librarian
Julie Couture Library Clerk II / Genealogical research
Carolyn Crocker Library Clerk II / Book discussion groups
Patti Hardenberg Library Technical Assistant
Chuck McAndrew Library Information Technology Assistant
Maria Ortiz Library Clerk II
Cheryl Saunders Library Assistant / Interlibrary Loan renewals
Katy Wuerker Library Assistant

Getting here

Lebanon Library 9 E. Park Street, Lebanon, NH 03766

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Kilton Public Library 80 Main Street, West Lebanon, NH 03784

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Mission statement

The Lebanon Public Libraries are committed to open access of information and resources for all persons. We are a gathering place for the community and provide materials selected for educational and leisure enrichment. We support people in their search for self-directed personal growth with the assistance of a staff dedicated to quality service and responsible fiscal management.

Lebanon History Resources

Policies (PDFs)

Interlibrary Loan

  • Interlibrary loan (ILL) is a cooperative system by which patrons may borrow materials not owned by the Lebanon libraries from other libraries.
  • A patron must have a current Lebanon Libraries card and must have no outstanding overdue items, unpaid fees or fines.
  • To maintain our good standing in the ILL community, it is crucial that all ILL materials be returned on time.

Library Cards

  • Library cards provide borrowing privileges at the Lebanon and Kilton Public Libraries.
  • Library cards should be presented at the time of checkout.
  • Library cards are available at no charge for:
    • City of Lebanon residents & taxpayers
    • Lebanon School District students & teachers
    • Lebanon businesses
  • Non-resident cards
    • $  60.00 per year for an individual or family
    • $  35.00 for six months for an individual or family
    • $  50.00 per year for senior citizens
    • $  30.00 for six month for senior citizens
    • Non-resident cards provide all library services free of charge.

Checkout periods, fees and fines

Material Type Loan Period Fines
All books
DVDs
Magazines
Audio books
Music CDsInterlibrary loan items
3 weeks
1 week
3 weeks
3 weeks
3 weeksvaries
$  .10/day
$1.00/day
$  .10/day
$  .10/day
$  .10/day$1.00/day
Museum passes:
  Late fee
  Fee for lost pass
3 days, No Renewal $1.00/day
$25.00
Library materials may be renewed twice after the original loan period.
Overdues cap
There is no cap per item, but a maximum fine of $10 per card (with the exception of lost or damaged materials).
Research fees
None
None
Book sale Item
Hardcovers
Children’s books
Audios & DVDs
Magazines
Price
$2.00
$.25 or 5/$1.00
$1.00
$.10

Lebanon Landfill Punch Cards

The libraries sell Lebanon landfill punch cards.
Cost: $10.00 per ticket / 10 punches per card / each punch = 29 lbs.
Minimum purchase: $5.00 (5 punches)

New Hampshire:
Lebanon
Canaan
Enfield
Grafton
Hanover
Lyme
Newbury
Orange
Orford
Plainfield
Sutton

Vermont:
Bridgewater
Fairlee
Hartford
Hartland
Norwich
Pomfret
Sharon
Strafford
Thetford
Vershire
West Fairlee
Woodstock

Meeting rooms

Use of the meeting rooms is primarily for educational, cultural or civic organizations that are free and open to the public. The exceptions are board meetings for non-profit groups, which may be held in these rooms even though these meetings are not open to the public, and for-profit groups which may use meeting rooms for a fee. These groups cannot charge attendees, solicit donations or sell items or services. It is understood that library programming will have first priority in room use.

The Community Room at Kilton Library is a multi-use room with a seating capacity of 100. Wireless access and a projector are available. This meeting space is available for after hours use.

The Conference Room at Kilton Library is for meetings of 12 or fewer. Wireless access is available.

The Tutorial Room at Kilton Library is for meetings of 5 or fewer. It is available on a first come, first served basis. Wireless access is available.

The Kitchen at Kilton Library has a stove and microwave for warming purposes, and a refrigerator and coffee pots that may be used for a fee of $25.00 in conjunction with the Community Room.

The All-Purpose Room at Lebanon Library is a multi-use room with a seating capacity of 30. Wireless access and a projector are available.

For more information about meeting room use, eligibility, scheduling, and fees, please review the LEBANON PUBLIC LIBRARIES MEETING ROOM POLICY

Museum Passes

Museum passes are available by reservation. Each pass may be checked out for 3 days only, no renewals. Please call the Lebanon Library at 448-2459 or ask at any circulation desk.

We strongly recommend you contact the Museums to make sure they will be open when you plan to go.

McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, Concord, NH
2 passes may go out each day; Each pass offers free admission to exhibit galleries for 4 people; Not valid for special events, programs, planetarium shows or workshops. Open year round.  www.starhop.com . AVAILABLE AT BOTH LEBANON AND KILTON.

Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH
1 pass available each day; The pass admits 2 adults any day the museum is open; Children 17 and under free; Allows participation in any programs that are free with admission. Open year round.   www.currier.org  AVAILABLE AT BOTH LEBANON AND KILTON.

The Fells Historic Estate & Gardens on Lake Sunapee, NH
2 passes are available each day. Free admission to the Main House, grounds, gardens, trails, and art exhibits for up to 2 adults and all accompanying children under age 16 (not intended for large group admission); Tickets for programs and events for which separate admission applies must be purchased by the patron. Open year round.  www.thefells.org. AVAILABLE ONLY AT LEBANON LIBRARY

The Fort at No. 4, Charlestown, NH
2 passes; Each pass admits 2 people. The Fort at No. 4 is open seasonally.  AVAILABLE  AT BOTH LEBANON AND KILTON

Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT
1 pass available. Pass admits 2 adults and accompanying minors. Open year round.  www.shelburnemuseum.org   AVAILABLE ONLY AT LEBANON LIBRARY.

VINS: Vermont Institute of Natural Science, Quechee, VT
2 passes; Each pass admits 2 people, children 3 and under are free. Open year round (hours change seasonally).   www.vinsweb.org  AVAILABLE ONLY AT LEBANON LIBRARY.

Trustees

7 members are elected in March with staggered 3 year terms.

Beverly Damren, Chair (2016)

Stewart Strachan, Treasurer (2015)

Laura Barrett (2017)

Laura Braunstein (2017)

Susan Desrosiers (2015)

Francis Oscadal (2017)

Susan Weber Valiante (2016)

Muffy Faucher, Alternate

Morgan Swan, Alternate