• Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

    To allow our staff to spend time with their families during the Thanksgiving holiday, the Library will be closed Thanksgiving Day, November 26, and through the holiday weekend. We will reopen at our regular time from 10am-5pm on Tuesday, December 1.

    Best Thanksgiving Quotes and Wishes Ideas (2020)

    Maxfield Public Library would like to thank the Loudon Energy CommitteeHarry O Electrical, and RISE Engineering for the Library’s interior and exterior LED lighting upgrades. We would also like to thank Gordon Mobbs for always being available to help us get our outdoor sprinklers closed for the winter and reopened in the spring!

    36 Thank You Messages from Me to You. You Deserve It!
  • Early Literacy Packs for November are available!

    The Library is offering November's Early Literacy take-home bags for preschoolers. If you have a preschooler and would like to register for this program please call the library at 798-5153 for more information.

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Temporary Suspension of In-Person Services

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Due to the increase in Covid-19 cases, Maxfield Public Library has decided to temporarily suspend in-person services when we reopen after the Thanksgiving holiday on Tuesday, December 1st. We anticipate this suspension to last until approximately mid-January. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience. This decision was made with the safety and health of our staff and community in mind. Staff will be available by phone or email during our regular operating hours throughout the holidays and into the New Year. During this temporary change in services, our online and curbside services (including book and DVD requests and order pick-ups) will continue. Our book drop will also remain open for your convenience.

We will continue with in-person browsing and in-person technical services (including public computer access, printing, copying, scanning, and faxing) until the Library closes Wednesday, November 25, at 5pm. To accommodate families and our younger patrons, we have opened the Children’s Library for appointment-based browsing until 2pm on Wednesday.

If you would like to learn how to navigate our online catalog, please call us at 798-5153 and a staff member will be happy to show you how to browse our virtual shelves, see new materials, renew borrowed materials, and place items on hold. As always, you may call the Library or email Library Director Dena Norman at maxlib@comcast.net with any questions. Updates and changes to our services will be announced on our Facebook page, the Town of Loudon’s website at www.loudonnh.org, and the Library’s website at www.maxfieldlibrary.com.

Download Ebooks and Audiobooks!


By downloading the Libby or Overdrive app onto your electronic device you can set up an account that gives you access to the New Hampshire State Library Downloadable Book Consortium.

You will need to know your 6-digit library account number that was given to you when you signed up at Maxfield Public Library.

For those patrons who know their account numbers, be sure to add a 90 or 900 to the beginning of your account number to make a 6-digit number.

For those who do not know their library account numbers, please feel free to email us at maxlib@comcast.net or call the library at 798-5153 and leave a message. We will work over the upcoming days to get back to you with your account information.

You can find more information at the following websites:



Maxfield Public Library has reopened!

Beginning Tuesday, September 29, the Library will be allowing in-person browsing on the main floor and appointment-based browsing in the children’s library.

Our hours will be as follows (as of September 29, 2020):

Tuesday: 10-5
Wednesday: 10-5 (children’s library closed)
Thursday: 10-7
Friday: 10-5
Two Saturdays per month: 10-2 (call ahead, please)

A maximum of 5 patrons may be on the main library floor to browse our materials. However, the children’s library may only be accessed by appointment. Families may reserve 30 minutes to browse the children’s library. The children’s library will be closed on Wednesdays.

Face coverings MUST BE WORN in all areas of the library by patrons age 5 and older. The Library will provide face coverings for patrons who do not have one. Hand sanitizer will be provided in all areas within of the Library. Staff will also ensure that social distancing measures are being followed.

Thank you for your continued support and patience during these unprecedented times. We can’t wait to see you all again!