Beginning December 18th 2020 We are stopping in person appointments for the time being due to an increase of COVID-19 cases in and around Epping.

We will still be continuing Curbside services in the meantime. See details below on how to set up an order for pickup.

Also, as long as you have a library card # with us you can take advantage of our digital services. Overdrive (and its app Libby) provide access to thousands of digital books, magazines, and audiobooks. Kanopy provides access to a huge streaming library of films, documentaries, and children’s programing. You can find out how to access these services @ . Please email with any questions about digital access or if you’d like to set up a new library account.

We want to thank our patrons for being patient while we navigate this year and look forward to seeing you all again in person soon. Have a safe and happy holidays!


To make a request: for library books and DVD’s, simply email 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: 

Pickup times will be during the following hours:

  • Monday 12-5 pm
  • Tuesday 12-5 pm
  • Wednesday 12-7 pm
  • Thursday 12-7 pm
  • Friday 12-3 pm
  • Saturday 10-2 pm

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. 

Email or call 603-734-4587 with any questions

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:

UPDATE 1/7/21 – We still have bricks available for both the wall ($100) and patio ($50)

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 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.


Next HMML Trustee Meeting on Tuesday, January 19th  @ 7 PM

HMML Trustees Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

7:00 PM


Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 858 0997 1268
Passcode: 398685

TO LISTEN CALL 1-646-876-9923


Board of Trustees Page

Online Resources

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. All this is FREE with your library card! Instructions are here:


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

“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