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Welcome To Hill Public Library

Over 125 years ago the Hill Public Library was opened for the residents in the old village with 105 volumes in circulation. Today we have over 12,500 volumes with access to thousands more via interlibrary loans and over 50,000 more via eBooks and audiobooks. Our librarian orders books that will interest a wide variety of readers, from the latest adult best seller to the imaginative picture book. Books and magazines can be ordered from other libraries or downloaded to your device. Weekly programs benefit those looking to make friends at Dewey’s Cafe, discuss the latest novel at the Book Club, or hear a story and make a craft at the Children’s Hour. Periodic special events are added as they become available. So, every age group in Hill can find something to benefit them and although many years have passed, the library continues to provide quality material, services and programs to its patrons.

Hill Public Library

30 Crescent St., Suite #6 Hill, NH 03243
(603) 934-9712
Lynn Christopher, Librarian

Library Hours

Tuesday: 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM- 6:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM- 6:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM- 6:00 PM

Brown Bag Story Hour

Every Thursday at 11am we read a story and do a craft with pre-school and elementary age homeschoolers. During the school year we meet inside the library, but for the summer months we meet at the pond for our story and enjoy a bag lunch together. Join us!

Hill Public Library Services

Interlibrary Loans

If the library doesn’t own the book you’d like, we may borrow it from another library in NH.


Museum Passes

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
NH State Parks
Canterbury Shaker Village


Internet Access

The library offers free public Internet access. Parental consent is required.


Meeting Room

The library’s meeting room has a seating capacity of 12 and may be reserved. Please call the library.


Hill Public Library Featuring Local Artists

Artist Joanna Peel:

Although I was born in Colorado, my family moved to Vermont when I was 4. Currently I live with my son in Grafton, NH. As far back as I can remember I been drawing. When I was a child I drew caricatures, but when I reached my adolescent years I started to paint, flowers mostly. In college I took as many painting classes as possible; that’s where I developed my love of watercolors. I had always painted in acrylics before.

Today I mainly paint in watercolor because I love the process: soaking and stretching the paper, leaving light instead of painting in the white as with acrylics. The result of watercolor is a dream scene effect/impressionistic rather than the perfectness one can achieve with acrylic or oil.

Please stop in to the library to see my work in person to fully appreciate its effect.

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Hill Public Library How you can Help

Accepting gifts and donations is an important way for the public library to benefit from the generosity of the community it serves.


Picture, Chapter books, or non-fiction


New releases and popular books


Give the gift of a magazine subscription


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Collectors:  Do you have any items of interest you’d like to share with the community?  The library’s display is available to showcase your collections.

Friends Of Hill Public Library

The Friends of the Hill Public Library, a nonprofit organization, was established in 1993; exactly 100 years after the library was founded.  The purpose of the “Friends”  is to focus attention on the library, to increase and improve the facilities and services of the library, and to stimulate use of the library’s resources.  Through the years, the group has provided books, programming, and other materials not supported by the library’s budget.



APRIL 19 ~ 10 AM Join us at the JD Blake School Amsden Auditorium, for a celebration of our town’s newest residents. The ceremony will be followed by a program featuring the animal ambassadors from Wildlife Encounters Ecology Center & Farm School



MAY 18 ~ 10AM-2PM Book Sale ~ Bake Sale ~ Plant Swap (indoor & outdoor)



3rd Annual Chicken BBQ -Cosponsored by the Hill Parks&Rec. Committee-Saturday ~ July 27 ~ Served 5:00- 8:00 PM
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Besides fundraising, the “Friends” contribute in many ways to the library.  The staff is always able to count on the group for help with children’s programs, seasonal decorating, and assistance with library operations.  If you have spare time, and are interested in enriching the lives of the people in your community, please consider becoming a member of the Friends of the Hill Public Library.

Next “Friends” Board Meeting: October 17 at 2:30 PM
Public is welcome to attend.

Upcoming Events

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