Summer Reading For ALL Ages

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Summer Reading for Pre-K, Kids, Teens and Adults is underway! This year you'll log your reading online with READsquared, thanks to funding by the FY20 IMLS CARES Act grant, through the New Hampshire State Library.

The summer reading programs are slightly different for each age group. Go here for more information and how to register!

Writing Workshop Series

Wednesdays at 10:00 July 8-August 12

Students going into Grades 5-9 are invited to participate in our annual Writing Workshop series, "There's More than One Write Way to Have Fun" led by Cindy Fleming. This is a six-week series that will meet virtually on Zoom on Wednesdays at 10:00 from July 8 - August 12. Come to one or come to all! Click here for more information.

Preschool Storytime Now on YouTube

Virtual Preschool StorytimeWe may not be able to meet in person, but that doesn't mean you have to miss storytime! Our weekly preschool storytime that usually meets on Wednesdays at 10:00 is now being recorded and uploaded to YouTube. New storytimes will be available on Wednesdays until we can resume programming at the library. Click here to go to the library's YouTube channel and be sure to subscribe so you will be notified of new videos.

Introducing Kanopy Film Streaming Service

We are excited to announce that the Freedom Public Library now offers access to the on-demand film streaming service Kanopy, thanks to the support of the Friends of the Library! Library card holders in good standing can stream up to 10 films per month with 72 hour access to the titles selected. Go to to sign up for an account. Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.

For more information on creating an account, click here.
Offering what the New York Times calls “a garden of cinematic delights,” Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema with collections from Kino Lorber, Music Box Films, Samuel Goldwyn, The Orchard, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers. Patrons accessing any of the Great Courses have 30 days to complete the class and patrons interested in children's programming can have access to the Kanopy Kids collection for 30 days at a time as well.

Rick Davidson, Photographer & Author

Now Showing

Our current featured artist is Freedom photographer and “Catamount” author Rick Davidson. He is the author of three local bestselling thrillers, “Catamount, A North Country Thriller,” “Murder at Stillwater Lodge”, and now, “Catamount Unleashed” which are all set in the north country of New Hampshire. Rick is an accomplished and well-known photographer as well, and he has put together a show of recent works for the Freedom Public Library he calls “Photographs from a Rambling Photographer.”  Learn more by visiting his website at, or contact the Freedom Public Library. 

Borrow our Telescope!

Come borrow the library's telescope, donated to us by the New Hampshire Astronomical Society.  The telescope circulates for a week, and is available for patrons 18+ to check out. For more information, visit us at the library, or check out our Telescope Lending Policy.

Books on Wheels

Service to Home-bound Patrons

The Freedom Public Library is pleased to announce our home delivery service, Books on Wheels. This program provides services to Freedom residents who are unable to get to the library due to short/long term illness, physical challenges, visual disabilities, inability to drive, hospitalization or long-term care residence. Some of the benefits of our Books on Wheels program are personalized visits by a library volunteer and delivery of materials tailored to your preferences. We can deliver books, movies, magazines and audio books right to your home. If you or someone you know would like this service, please call the Freedom Public Library at (603) 539-5176.