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Serving Warner, NH since 1892
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Tue 9-12 & 1-8
Wed 1-5
Thu 9-12 & 1-6
Sat 9-2

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Well Water Testing Workshop Sept 29, 2021

Do you wonder if your home’s well water is safe to drink, but don’t know enough about testing or don’t have time to pick up and drop off samples in Concord? The library wants to help make it easy!

Pillsbury Free Library will host a “Private Well Water” Testing Workshop presented by the NH Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021 at 6:30 pm in the meeting room of the library (masks required), maybe also Zoom.

The workshop, for residents of Warner and neighboring towns, will cover why well users should get their water tested; the most common contaminants, and the associated health risks; how to get your water tested; how to understand what your test results mean, and water treatment options.  

Water test kits with forms will be available for pickup at the library during the event, and the next day for those unable to attend who still want to have their well tested.

Register online at or by calling or emailing the Pillsbury Free Library; and please indicate if you will want a test kit. (You are not required to have your water tested, even if you take a kit home.) A standard DES water test is $85, with options to test for other contaminants for varying fees. Basic retest for well monitoring is $30. If you need help paying for the test, Please call 603-456-2053.

Any private well owners or users who pick up a kit will have a chance to save travel time by dropping off their collected water samples in Warner (probably on Sunday, October 17), with a check to NHDES for the testing requested, and completed test forms. A library Trustee will drive all the samples to the NH DES lab in Concord the next morning for testing. Or you can deliver your test kit to DES yourself.

Kits with samples for Bacteria testing must be delivered within 24 hours of samples being taken. Results are mailed to YOU.

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NH Humanities Program Jennie Powers, April 7, 2021

Wed. April 7 at 6:30 pm via Zoom. Free Humanities to Go program, Jennie Powers, the Woman Who Dares, with Jenna Carroll. Cosponsored by Pillsbury Free Library and Warner Historical Society, with funds from New Hampshire Humanities. Info & Registration

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2021 Summer Program Tails and Tales T-Shirt Orders

Contact Sue at the Library to order your green cotton T-Shirt with “Tales and Tails” artwork. Available in regular and Women’s cuts. Prices range from $5.75 for youth sizes to $9.75 for Adult XXXL .

View T-shirt designs and prices here:

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Program on Ireland’s Famine, March 3, 2021 at 6:30 pm.

Ireland’s Great Famine in Irish-American History: Fateful Memory, Indelible Legacy. Presenter: Mary Kelly

6:30 pm March 3 via Zoom. Drawing on material from her book “Ireland’s Great Famine in Irish-American History”, Dr. Mary Kelly will discuss the role of the Famine in shaping Irish-American ethnic identity. Focusing on the long-term impact of the episode between the 1840s and 1990s, she explores the shadowed landscape of Famine legacy and its status in Irish-American culture today. Co-sponsored by Warner Historical Society and funded by NH Humanities.

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Black History Month program Feb. 10, 2021

Wed. February 10 at 6:30 pm, via Zoom: Free Humanities to Go program All Eyes Are Upon Us: Racial Struggles in the Northeast, from Jackie Robinson to Deval Patrick by Jason Sokol. cosponsored by The Pillsbury Free Library and Kearsarge Justice Alliance, with funding from New Hampshire Humanities.
Info & Registration

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Library Building Committee meeting 9/3/2020

 Pillsbury Free Library’s Building Committee Zoom Meeting

This meeting is zoom only. There is no physical location

Time: Sep 3, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Topic: Covid HVAC strategies and other building updates

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Summer Program is happening!

Summer program starts Tuesday, July 7th. Details and a link to sign up is on the Kids main page. Email or call Miss Sue if you have questions. See you soon! (At least, from a distance-better than nothing!)

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Library Lending to Restart, Curbside Only.

[Subject to Change] The Library Trustees have authorized a cautious return to lending library materials, beginning after Monday May 18, 2020. Items must be requested by phone, email, or by signing in to our catalog. Staff will gather the items while wearing gloves and face coverings, place into a paper bag or box, and make an arrangement for pick up outside the library entrance. Read more

All returns should be placed in the book drop. They will then be quarantined for three days before wiping with disinfectant.

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Miss Sue is Reading a Chapter Book on Zoom

Wednesdays and Saturdays at 1 pm, Miss Sue will be reading from a book for grades 3-6 on Zoom. Contact her to get the Zoom link! You can listen to audio recordings of her readings until June 30, 2020 here, Arcade and the Triple T token by Rashad Jennings:

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National Library Week

Next week, April 20-April 25, 2020 is National Library Week, “Find the Library at Your Place“. Adding some humor into our lives is very important right now, so Miss Sue wants to have some FUN! Consider it Library Spirit week so: MONDAY– wear PJ’s and take a pic with a book, TUESDAY- Favorite t-shirt day, pic with a book, Wednesday- Crazy socks day, pic with a book, Thursday- Hat day, pic with a book, and Saturday- Spread joy and a smile with Flowers, take a pic with a book. Have fun! Send your photos to Miss Sue’s email. (Miss Sue’s pics will be posted on Instagram and Facebook.)

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