Trustees Meeting
The Board of Library Trustees will hold their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Library. 

*Times are approximate and are subject to change.

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Upcoming Events

Employment Opportunity - Library Director
Due to the Library Director's impending departure, the Sandown Public Library seeks a full-time director working 40 hours per week.  The Library Trustees seek a strong leader responsible for the management and development of staff, maintenance and safety of building, implementation of policies, management of a substantial budget, development/maintenance of a comprehensive collection in all formats, and increased library-community engagement. Setting priorities is a must; risk-taking is encouraged.
The full position description is available for viewing at:
Requirements: MLS|MLIS with 3-5 years of library supervisory management experience, thorough knowledge of current library practices and resources, technology skills necessary to administer library, experience in developing and managing budgets, demonstrated skills in HR supervision, and a sense of humor.
Salary to be commensurate with experience; benefits included.
Please send resume with cover letter and three references via email to: or via mail to: Tina M. Owens Board of Trustees, Sandown Public Library, 305 Main Street, P.O. Box 580, Sandown NH 03873
Deadline for submission: March 24, 2017 

Community Cookbook on Sale Now! $10.00
Pre-Wrapped and Filled with Recipes from Sandown Friends and Neighbors

Back by popular demand, the Friends have reprinted their bestselling community cookbook! Here's your chance to buy a copy for only $10.00. Now available at the Library! Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Sandown Public Library.

Sandown Garden Club Books
A big thanks to the Sandown Garden Club for their generous book donation. Come check them out!

Preschool Story Hour and Tales for Tots with Miss Tricia!
Join Miss Tricia for preschool story hour fun on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. and Thursdays at 10:00 a.m., and for Tales for Tots on Tuesdays, at 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Not just books in the Children's Room
Lucas Crowe is all set to build with Legos!

Caught Reading!
Books & Bites Book Group members caught reading in the library. The selection for March is A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving. It's not too late to check out the book and join the discussion on Tuesday, March 21st at 6:30 p.m. Copies of the book are available at the library.

Caught Reading!
 Library Volunteer Louise Stanley shows Friends of the Library Past President Sue Dupouy the newspaper project that she works on every week.  A big thank you to our library volunteers and our Friends' group for their great support!

Cake Pans to Borrow!
What a Fun Birthday Cake for all your Disney Fans!
Over 60 cake pans are available to borrow from the Library. Come check out all the designs.

Shared Lending Service - Easy Access, Shared Lending, More Resources!
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