Upcoming Events

NEW HOURS at the Library

We are Open Mornings & Weekends Now!

Monday May 23 2016 12:00am to Monday Aug 1 2016 12:00am

You spoke and we listened!

Based on our patron survey in the spring, we have decided to change our operating hours to include some morning and weekend hours. We would love to be open more hours and days, but unfortunately, our budget doesn't permit this...

Here are our new hours at the North Conway Library:

Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wednesday: Noon to 6 p.m.

Thursday: Noon to 6 p.m.

Friday: Noon to 5 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sun & Mon: closed


Win a Fitbit Alta!

Win a Fitness & Sleep Tracker & Support the Library!

Thursday Jul 14 2016 12:00am to Thursday Jul 28 2016 5:00pm

Win a Fitbit at the North Conway Library

Would you like to track your activities and your sleep? Or would you like to give a fitness/sleep tracker away as a gift to aFitbit Alta friend or family member?

This summer, the North Conway Public Library is raffling off a Fitbit Alta fitness tracker! Raffle tickets are $3 each or four for $10 or ten tickets for $20. The drawing will be held on Thursday, July 28, 2016.

The Fitbit is one of the most popular fitness trackers ever and the brand new Fitbit Alta combines stylishness with functionality on its slender OLED display.

The Alta is a fashionable wristband that tracks your steps, distance, calories burned, active minutes, hourly activity & stationary time. It helps you stay active throughout the day by giving you friendly reminders to move.

You can instantly see the time and all your data & stats, plus smartphone notifications on the slim OLED display. It will push important call, text, and calendar notifications from your phone directly to your Fitbit.

Track your way to a better night’s sleep: The Alta automatically tracks how long and how well you sleep, so you can see your sleep trends and get on a better routine.

Its value is $130, but you can win it with a $3 raffle chance at the North Conway Library! All proceeds of the raffle will go directly to the Library to purchase new books and DVDs.

The library believes in the old adage “Healthy mind in a healthy body” and wants to enrich your life with its library offerings but also add value to your life by pursuing an active lifestyle. Hence the raffle of a fitness/ sleep tracker!

For more information about the raffle, please call the Library at (603) 356-2961 or email us at ncpl@myfairpoint.net.  Better yet, stop by the library on Main Street in North Conway Village to purchase your winning ticket!


Oct. 1: Bike for Books

No. Conway Mountain Bike Adventure Rides

Saturday 1 October 2016 8:00am to 3:00pm

Bike for BooksA Fun Fundraiser for the North Conway Library

presented by Merrill Lynch/ Andy Orsini


Join the North Conway Public Library on Oct. 1 for a day of mountain biking in the White Mountains at “Bike for Books: Mountain Bike Adventure Rides!

Bike for Books offers biking enthusiasts of all levels and abilities a great opportunity to explore the varied trails and terrain along well-marked routes in North Conway.

This year, Bike for Books will focus on Whitaker Woods for easy rides and on North Conway's Eastside for intermediate and expert rides. Several brand new route options will be marked for all levels of riders, from novice to expert and some kid-friendly family loops, too. You can ride for an hour or two or do an epic ride with all the technically challenging hero options which takes about 4 to 6 hours.

Have fun learning new trails at your own pace- on your own or with a group of your friends.

After the ride, join other riders for the included pizza lunch, hot soup, fresh coffee, and delicious desserts.

Bike for Books is a fundraiser for the North Conway Library and fundraising by participants is encouraged with prizes for top fundraisers.

Highlights of the event:

  • Self-guided rides on marked trails
  • Different route options for all ages & abilities:
    • 2 easy loops in Whitaker Woods (for kids & families & novice riders)
    • Intermediate loop on North Conway's Eastside
    • Expert loop on technically challenging trails
  • Signed trails showcase the best North Conway's Eastside has to offer
  • Snack stop with food & drink
  • After ride pizza lunch with hot soup, delicious desserts, and fresh coffee
  • Mechanical support tent by local bike shop
  • Optional fundraising with prizes for top fundraisers instead of registration fee

Registration: 8-11 a.m.

Costs: Adults $25, couples $45, families $55, kids 16 +under $15. Or raise pledges instead!

Along with the great riding, the Mount Washington Valley offers many other activities for the whole family: great hiking in the White Mountains, canoeing and kayaking in the Saco River, shopping in the tax-free outlet stores, and much more. The blue ribbon fair in Fryeburg, Maine (10 miles away) will start the next day.

You can come and bike for an hour or all day; easy or difficult routes- it’s all your choice!

Riders should be on mountain bikes with knobby tires and children should have some off-road cycling experience. Joe Jones, the bike shop next to the Library, offers mountain bike rentals for the event for $10 (as supplies last).

Registration forms may be picked up at the North Conway Library or downloaded here.  Online registration is available at BikeReg.com .

Instead of paying a registration fee, you can also raise money for the North Conway Library. Top fundraisers will get prizes. Download a pledge form. Collect cash, checks, or let friends donate online.

Check-in & registration on the day of the event will be held at the Whitaker Woods Homesite in North Conway (off Route 16, across from White Mountain Oil) from 8 to 11 a.m.

FMI click here or contact the library at (603) 356-2961.

North Conway serves up some of the best riding in New Hampshire. For over a decade, NEMBA has been working to create a wonderful assortment of trails for beginners and experts alike.  So whether it's cruising along gently wooded fire roads, biking on single tracks through magnificent forests, along rivers, around picturesque ponds, or negotiating the technical rocky descents on the edge of the White Mountains, there is something for everyone.


Nov.: Show Tunes and Jazz With Mary Bastoni & George Weiss

Date TBD

Monday Oct 3 2016 4:00pm to Wednesday Nov 16 2016 7:00pm

Join the North Conway Public Library to hear the amazing music of Mary BASTONI accompanied by George WEISS.

We will have this event in November before Thanksgiving- the exact date is not known yet.

The cost for this event is $40 per person and is a fundraiser for the nonprofit Library.

Reserve your tickets early as this event is sure to be a sellout. More information will be posted here as it becomes available.

Stay TUNED!


 

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