The library will be closed on Tuesday, September 11, for the NH State Primary Election.  Polls will be open 11 AM-7 PM.

The Library Board of Trustees wll hold its monthly public meeting on Wednesday, September 12 at 2:30 PM.


Special Dewey’s Coffee Cafe Program

In celebration of the Hill Public Library’s 125th birthday, on August 21 from 10 AM-Noon (weather permitting), our weekly Dewey’s Coffee Cafe program will feature an open-air concert by Little Davey and the Rolling 88’s. This edition of “Dewey’s”  will be held by the town pond across the street from the library. Some table seating will be available, but feel free to bring lawn chairs or blankets.  Light refreshments and birthday cake will be served, and we’re planning on a few party games for children of all ages! There is no cost to attend the celebration and all are welcome.

“Little Davey” aka David Lockwood was featured on NH Chronicle last month.  Check out the segment here.


The Fairy House/Gnome House Building program planned for this Saturday, August 4, has been cancelled.  We hope to reschedule to a future date sometime in the fall.  We apologize for any inconvenience!

There will be no Library Board of Trustees meeting this month.  The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday,September 12 at 2:30 PM.

Summer News & Events

Effective July 1, the library will be open for business on Saturdays.

Our Summer Program, “Libraries Rock!”, kicks off on Tuesday, July 10 with a performance by Steve Blunt & Marty Kelley.  Check out the “SRP” page for more info on all the events and activities planned for this summer. The Friends of Hill Public Library will be hosting several fairy house/gnome house building sessions, starting Saturday, August 4 at 10 AM.  More details will be coming soon.

Thanks to the Friends of HPL, the library has passes available for Squam Lakes Natural Science Center and NH State Parks.  You can check these out just like a book and enjoy some summer fun at a reduced cost.  Passes may be reserved for any day of the week.  Call or email for more information.

The library will be closed on Tuesday, July 3 and Wednesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

Growing In Containers: A Great Way to Garden In Limited Space

Spring has arrived and many folks are ready to get out and play in the dirt.  Master Gardner, Marge Badois, joins us during Dewey’s Coffee Cafe on April 24 at 10 AM, for a presentation on container gardening.

This will be an introduction to the benefits and methods for growing flowering plants and vegetables in containers. The discussion will include choosing plants, containers and locations best suited for this type of gardening. Samples will be available for viewing, along with plenty of opportunities for questions and answers.

This program is free and registration is not required.