Elizabeth Geraghty, Director
Address:

5 Corporation Hill Road
Box 202
Sutton, NH 03260


Phone: (603) 927-4927
Fax: (603) 927-4927 same number. Call ahead.
suttonlibrarian@gmail.com



Literacy, Inquiry, Collaboration

Stay connected with your town library!

Please check out the NEW Sutton Free Library website!
CLICK HERE
(still under construction).



Not sure what you want to request for Curbside Pickup: check out this page with photos of many new books from the past two years! Automation (with online catalog!) to be completed 2021. https://suttonlibrarian.wixsite.com/curbside


CURBSIDE PICKUP

How does it work?

  1. You will place holds by calling or emailing the library at: suttonlibrarian@gmail.com
    (603) 927-4927. Not sure what you want? Call or email for recommendations!
  2. When your holds are ready, you will receive an email or phone notification to schedule a pickup time. We’re NOT open for our usual business hours. We’re in the library approximately Mon – Wed from 8-1. Don’t worry, we’re flexible and will do our best to work around your personal schedule if these times don’t work for you.
  3. Visit the library at the agreed upon time to retrieve your materials. At this time, you may also return any items you have out, using the metal returns box by the parking lot.

I don’t have a library card! Can I still use this service?

Absolutely, please call or email the library to remotely sign up for your library card.

Can I request items from other libraries?

Yes, request books now. ILL resuming for Sutton Free Library July 1st.

Can I come into the library to grab something while I’m there?

Absolutely, starting June 21st, call or email to make an appointment to come browse or use the computer. Mid-July reduced hours will resume with no appointments necessary.

What safety precautions is the library taking?

Masks are required within the library building. Hand sanitizer will be available for those who would like to use it. Safe social distancing practices requested.

Use the Library Without Stepping IN to the Library

  • WIFI is available 24/7. Patrons can always utilize this free service from their cars.
  • Overdrive/Libby: Read ebooks & magazines, listen to audiobooks (library card required for free sign-in. Don’t have a library card? No worries, email or call and we’ll set you up!)

Don’t forget to email or call anytime with questions or ideas, we love hearing from you!

SFL Instagram Feed                                                                SFL Facebook Page
www.instagram.com/suttonfreelibrarynh                www.facebook.com/suttonfreelibrary  

Our Commitment to Keeping You Safe

We will continue these safety measures until a decision has been made by the Sutton Free Library Board of Trustees that the spread of Covid-19 has abated (in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services). 

In the meantime we encourage you to keep yourself informed. Misinformation spreads fast, we recommend visiting the following reliable resources frequently for up-to-date information about COVID-19:

Worldwide:

World Health Organization – www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Nationwide:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html
Johns Hopkins Medicine, Coronavirus at a Glance – www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus

Statewide:

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Serviceswww.nh.gov/covid19

Local:

Kearsarge Regional School District – https://www.kearsarge.org
Town of Suttonhttps://www.sutton-nh.org

 

Please feel free to contact us at any time with questions, concerns or suggestions.

603.927.4927 suttonlibrarian@gmail.com


We thank you for your cooperation and understanding as we face this health emergency together. If you find yourself stuck at home, remember, there’s nothing like the company of a good book to pass the time! 

We wish you and your family good health,  

Elizabeth Geraghty ~ Sutton Free Library Director
& the Sutton Free Library Board of Trustees


Holiday and Weather Closings
Throughout the winter, please call ahead if you have concerns about weather, if there is no answer, we’re most likely closed.   603.927.4927

Sutton Free Library Book Discussion~

currently on hold ~ due to covid-19

The SFL book group now meets the third Wednesday of each month from 6-7pm. Call or stop in to grab a copy of this month’s book! All are welcome!

This month’s book and discussion date:


Collections and MORE! 

The general collection at Sutton Free Library includes thousands of fiction and non-fiction titles as well as audiobooks and DVDs to appeal to all audiences.

Magazine subscriptions,  board games, a meeting room, public computer, copier, fax and 24/7 wifi.  If the book you need is not in the building, the library participates in state-wide interlibrary loan – which means the book can be borrowed for you from over 200 libraries throughout NH!


New Hampshire Downloadable BooksHave you tried Libby!? 

If you use downloadable books this new app will be your new best friend! Check it out from your app store today! (It is FREE!!)

Have a tablet, smart phone, kindle, nook  or other electronic device?

Access thousands of e-books and audiobooks from anywhere through the library. Simply go to nh.overdrive.com select Sign In, then “Sutton Free Library” and enter your library number and pin.   Ask the library for details! No charges apply.


Inter-library Loan: Search the New Hampshire State Catalog for titles state-wide.

With inter-library loan you can borrow titles from all around NH as well as our local collection!


Sutton Free Library

Museum Passes

NH State Parks (limitations)

The Fells

The American Heritage Museum


Kindness Rocks Sutton~ Started summer of 2018

Take one for inspiration ~ Share one for encouragement ~ Leave one for motivation

The Kindness Rocks Project encourages people to leave rocks painted with inspiring messages along the path of life.

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE IN CREATING KINDNESS ROCKS FOR OTHERS?

The purpose is simple, to cultivate connections within communities and lift others up through simple acts of kindness.

To learn more, visit:     www.thekindnessrocksproject.com/


Local Artist Exhibits at the Library

Find work from artists Larry Harper (Photographer), Joanna White (watercolors of Sutton Mills village homes) and Loren Howard (multimedia abstract three-dimensional pieces). Their works are on display throughout the library and will rotate periodically.

 


Year-Round Book Sale

Looking for the perfect book gift? Come check out the sale bookcases!

You name the price, all donations support your Sutton Free Library!


Want to keep up to date with what’s going on at the library? You’re invited to visit the Sutton Free Library Facebook page which is regularly updated. Find out what’s going on with Story Time, discover new books , hear about new program offerings… there’s a little of everything! Hope you can join us!

Click here to visit the Sutton Free Library Facebook Page


Board Members
First Name Last Name Position Term Expires
Nancy Brook-Heckel Chair 2022
Nancy Glynn Recording Secretary 2024
Marcy Vierzen Treasurer 2023
Emily Cooper Trustee 2024
Betsy Anderson Alternate -
Jen Call Trustee 2022