We are open for appointments and curbside pickup!

-To set up an appointment, please call us @ 603-734-4587. If we are closed, leave a message and we will call you back to set up the appointment. Please arrive at the library at or before the start of your appointment.
-Appointments will be for up to 5 patrons at a time. Patrons will be able to browse, check out materials, and use our services (copy, fax, etc.) for 30 minutes. We will also have appointments for computer use and study rooms that will last an hour. Study rooms can be used by a max of 3 patrons.
-A mask or appropriate face covering is REQUIRED to enter the building. We have masks here if you forget to bring one. Patrons will also be required to pass a health screening consisting of a temperature reading and short questionnaire (similar to Town Hall) before entering the library.
Currently we are only taking individual appointments for patrons 13 years or older. We will make accommodations for younger patrons and family groups. Please call with questions.

-We will continue to provide curbside pickup service as well (Details below)
-Our hours for appointments and curbside pickup are as follows:

Monday 12-5pm
Tuesday 12-7pm
Wednesday 12-5pm
Thursday 12-7pm
Friday 12-5pm
Saturday 10-2pm

Let us know if you have any questions, and we look forward to seeing you again!

Curbside  pick-up.

To make a request for library books and DVD’s, simply email eppinglibraryrequest@gmail.com or call 603-734-4587 and include your name and title(s) you would like. We’ll get back to you within the next day or two to tell you when you can pick up your materials. Please first visit our catalogue online to confirm the book or DVD you’re looking for is available: https://harveymitchell.follettdestiny.com/common/welcome.jsp?context=saas06_2800519 

To return: Simply place your items in the drop box outside the library, as usual. When we collect the materials, we will quarantine and clean them before redistributing. Expect that the turn-around time on new arrivals and other popular materials may be longer than usual because of the new process. 

In summary:
Requests at eppinglibraryrequest@gmail.com or at (603) 734-4587
Pick-up in Community Room
Returns in the drop box

Brick Engraving to Support HMML

Want to have your name or that of a friend or family member engraved in the library? The Friends of the Library are accepting donations to have the name(s) of your choice engraved in brick on our library building or our future patio area. Click here for more information:

Click Here for more information and the necessary forms.

“A room without books is a body without a soul.”

– Cicero

The Harvey-Mitchell Memorial Library aims to be Epping’s center for culture, entertainment, and knowledge. We offer a wide array of books, films, audio and other media along with regular events for all ages.

During the building’s closure, we’re allowing sign-up online to get a library account. If you are interested in opening an account to check out materials, access our Overdrive service or Kanopy, please email harvmitch@gmail.com with your name, address, and phone number, and we’ll set you up with a library account. The cards issued online will be temporary until we reopen, at which point you can continue to use your account after providing proof of Epping residency.

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Next HMML Trustee Meeting on Tuesday, December 16th  @ 7 PM

REMOTE MEETING
You can join by phone OR through your computer using the free Zoom software. Zoom is available for download here: https://zoom.us/download

Join Zoom Meeting
TBA

Meeting ID: TBA
Passcode: TBA

To listen, call: 1-646-876-9923
To phone in public comments: 603-679-5441 EXT. 22

Board of Trustees Page

Online Resources

Reducing the Costs of College

Available to watch any time, Kathy Stoughton has created a virtual program with an overview of several programs available today that can help families lower their costs for college along with some alternatives to traditional college that are becoming more popular. Kathy Stoughton, M. Ed, is an independent author and tutor who has over 10 years and 10,000 hours of experience teaching students. Simply click the link below to view the free hour-long program:
Reducing the Costs of College

Strategies for Parents: Making Math Easier To Learn

Watch a twelve-minute video below for easy activities and information that let parents help their kids become better at learning math! In her Helpful Hints videos, Kathy Stoughton shares what she has learned from spending over a decade helping teens and older students grow their math and science skills. She now designs materials and programs to help parents prevent the issues she sees her older students having. In this video Kathy focuses on helping parents build a strong foundation by explaining some important concepts and providing a free activity that reinforces those concepts.
Making Math Easier To Learn


Many of us are wondering how we can take action to make positive changes regarding racial inequality and excessive police force. Here is a brief list of websites illustrating some of the steps you can take, resources you can seek out, and also an in-depth toolkit on how to approach improving our justice system and public safety for everyone. We hope these resources are helpful in bringing about meaningful change in our community and throughout the country.

A detailed list of Anti-Racism books and materials assembled by Katie Couric

20 Picture Books for 2020: Readings to Embrace Race, Provide Solace & Do Good from Embracerace.org

“How to Make this Moment the Turning Point for Real Change” by Former President Barack Obama

An extensive list of resources from The Obama Foundation

Talking About Race / National Museum of African American History and Culture

New Era of Public Safety Toolkit / Leadership Council on Civil and Human Rights

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Kanopy is a streaming video service with over 30,000 films to choose from. You’ll find releases from major studios, indie films, classic cinema, award-winning documentaries, film festival favorites, educational videos, and films that are often difficult or impossible to access elsewhere. There is also a special Kids’ section with movies and animated children’s books. There are Kanopy apps on Android, Apple, Roku etc. so you can watch on most any device.

To get started, visit https://eppinglibrary.kanopy.com/ and click “login to eppinglibrary.” To sign in, put 4554 followed by your library card #, for example card #1111 would log in with 45541111. (This is the same number you used for Overdrive). Then click “Log in” at the upper left hand corner and enter your email, google, or facebook account to create your personal Kanopy account.

Children’s Resources:

Daily newsletter with a schedule of virtual learning events: Reading Connects Us @ https://us19.campaign-archive.com/home/?u=5b876333808499090787c390e&id=454bd22741

Story time read by actors and other notable people: Storyline Online @ https://www.storylineonline.net/