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Pillsbury Free Library
Serving Warner, NH since 1892
Mondays & Wednesdays: 1 - 5 pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 9 am -12 pm, 1 - 8 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 2 pm

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Position Available – Library Assistant

JOB OPPORTUNITY:  Library Assistant, Pillsbury Free Library in Warner NH

HOURS:  12-15 hours per week including afternoon, evening and Saturday shifts.

Our busy public library is looking for an energetic, friendly and unflappable team member to work in a positive and collaborative work environment. 

Download an application and Job description at and submit your application, along with a cover letter and three references, to Nancy Ladd, Library Director, at or Pillsbury Free Library, PO Box 299, Warner NH 03278 by Saturday, September 7, 2019.

DUTIES:  Direct interaction with patrons, greeting them as they enter the library, checking in/out library materials, accepting payments, shelving and retrieving materials, answering phones, issuing library cards, handling Inter-library loans, and a myriad of other tasks.

Candidates must have excellent customer service skills and facility with computers. Previous library experience is preferred.  Candidates must also be detail oriented, have skill in alphabetizing and putting materials in correct Dewey Decimal order, be in good physical condition and able to push heavy carts, reach upper and lower shelves, bend, stoop, lift, and stand for long periods of time.

Starting hourly rate $15 – $18, based on experience.

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Adult and Teen Summer Reading Challenge

If you like to read and enjoy chocolate and/or cute tiny blue aliens, try our summer reading challenge for ages 13 and up! Complete a simple reading “challenge” and win a sweet reward; complete 10 points for a bigger reward and be entered in a drawing for a prize. details on the handout below

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Author Joanne Randall at Storytime

Storytime at 10:30, July 18, 2019 we will be hosting author Joanne Randall. She will be reading her story “The Adventures of Largo & Shelby”. That story is also featured on the Warner storywalk for the month.

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1st Annual Appeal Off to a Great Start

The Pillsbury Free Library Board of Trustees launched its first Annual Appeal in May with a mailing to all postal boxes in Warner. The Board is aiming to raise $10,000 in 2019, for projects and needs that the funds of the Town tax appropriation cannot provide.

As of June 6th, the Appeal has received 40 responses, totaling over $5000. The Board of Trustees thanks all of these generous donors. Any further donations may be sent to Pillsbury Free Library Annual Appeal, PO Box 299, Warner NH 03278.

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Art & Poetry Exhibit May 2019 “The Road Not Taken”

The Road Not Taken, a fine art exhibit inspired by the poetry of Robert Frost, is at the Pillsbury Free Library through May 2019. The presentation, designed by three Derry artists, Ingeborg V. Seaboyer, Judy Krassowski and Corinne Dodge, features approximately 30 works that reflect a variety of personal interpretations of the most famous as well as some of the “less traveled” works of one of America’s most inspiring poets, Robert Frost.

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Edible Books Contest at Spring into Warner, Saturday May 18.

The Library will be hosting its annual Edible Books Contest again this year during the Townwide Spring into Warner arts celebration. All visitors are encouraged to vote between 9:30 am and 1:30 pm for their favorites in Youth, Adult, and Professional categories and well as funniest, cutest and most amazing. To enter, create something book-themed out of edible ingredients, and please complete the form below and let us know. Then bring your creation by 9 am and plan to remove it at 2 pm after votes are counted and awards given.

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“School Lunch” Kids’ Theater Saturday May 4 at 4 pm

The Pillsbury Free Library’s Book Nook Theater group presents “School Lunch”, a play based on the book by Warner resident True Kelley. It is produced by Children’s Librarian Susan Matott and actors are local children. The script was written by Emma Swanson. Admission price is a donation of cash or items for the Warner Area Food Pantry. Refreshments will be available for a donation to the library. Saturday, May 4 at the Warner Town Hall at 4 pm.

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Spring into Warner 2019

This year’s 12th annual Spring Into Warner celebration of the Arts and local foods will be on Saturday, May 18 from 9 am to 3 pm. Artists and performers or groups offering creative experiences of all kinds are encouraged to join us on Warner’s Main Street for a family- oriented day of activities and enjoyment of the Arts. The participant forms can be found HERE, and should be submitted early to ensure a location shown on the map to be distributed.

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April 2019 Indoor Flea Market

This year’s annual Warner Indoor Flea Market will be held Saturday, April 20 inside Warner Town Hall from 9 am to 2 pm. Tables are $15. Admission for the public is free. Snacks and a raffle are available.

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Veterans Day 2018 schedule

The library will be OPEN this year on the observed holiday for Veterans Day, Monday, November 12 from 1 to 5 pm.

We will be closed for Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 22, 2018

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