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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Recycling Collection Week

Recycling pickup

Are you wondering when your curbside recycling will be picked up? Is it a holiday week and you aren't sure if there is a delay for trash pickup? 

This information, and much more, can be found on our Curbside Recycling Collection Calender ...

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City of Laconia - Spotlight
Posted on: September 17, 2021

Laconia Putnam Fund Presents Hart Keene - Mentalist and Illusionist

Hart Keene Putnam Fund Show

The Laconia Putnam Fund is proud to present mentalist and illusionist Hart Keene on Friday, October 8th at 7pm at the Colonial Theatre! Hart competed on Season 5 of America's Got Talent.

Tickets are FREE and can be reserved online at ColonialLacon...

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City of Laconia - Spotlight
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation's 2nd Annual Pumpkin Figure Contest

LRSF Pumpkin Contest

Fall is rapidly approaching and Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation is getting a head start on the season with the announcement of their 2nd Annual Pumpkin Figure Contest. 

 The contest is open to individuals, families, schools, businesse...

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City of Laconia - Spotlight
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters

Fallen Firefighters Light the Night

From September 26 through October 3, landmarks,  fire departments, businesses, organizations and homes across the nation will glow  in respect of fallen firefighters and their families.  The National Fallen Fighters' As...

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City of Laconia - Spotlight
Posted on: August 27, 2021

Belknap Mill's Duck Derby 2021

Duck Derby

The Belknap Mill's 2021 Duck Derby is coming! Scheduled for October 16th this is always a fun, family friendly event. Please log onto the Mill's website for more details!

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City of Laconia - Spotlight
Posted on: August 6, 2021

Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon Boat Festival

Mark your calendar for the first ever Dragon Boat Festival at Weirs Beach on September 25, 2021! The Festival will be a day of Dragon Boat races, a flower ceremony for loved ones touched by cancer, and fun for anyone racing or watching!

Dragon Boating is e...

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City of Laconia - Spotlight
Posted on: January 28, 2021

Fire Department News

Fire

Read the most current news for the Laconia Fire Department!

City of Laconia - Spotlight
Posted on: August 28, 2017

Laconia Links

Aerial photo of Fair Street East - photo compliments of Bill Hemmel

To receive Laconia Links each Friday via email, simply send your email address to info@laconianh.gov.


Laconia Links City of Laconia - Spotlight
Posted on: May 31, 2017

Special Events

Welcome to Laconia photo

The City of Laconia holds special events throughout the year..click the link below to find a listing of those events.

Special Events Page City of Laconia - Spotlight

News Flash

Posted on: May 13, 2021

Burn Permit Changes

Fire

As of May 1st, 2021, Property owners (or those with property owner permission form) will again be required to obtain a burn permit in person. These can be obtained at :

Central Fire Station - 848 N. Main Street Laconia, NH 

Weirs Fire Stat...

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Fire Department - Spotlight
Posted on: January 2, 2021

Laconia Fire Crews Deliver another baby!

stork

At around 10:30 AM on Friday December 4th, Laconia Fire responded to a call for a female in labor and arrived on scene just in time to deliver a healthy, baby boy! Mom and baby were transported to LRGH ED for further care and were both doing well. This wa...

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Fire Department - Spotlight
Posted on: January 2, 2021

Laconia Fire Crews Rescue man from Christmas Day Fire

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Laconia fire crews, along with mutual aid from Gilford and Belmont were dispatched to a building fire in the area of Union Avenue and Zion Hill Road around 10 AM on Christmas Day. First arriving crews found heavy smoke fire on the first level of the build...

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Fire Department - Spotlight

News Flash

Posted on: September 17, 2021

New Items Lists

new items

Visit our catalog, https://laconia.biblionix.com/catalog/

In the What's Hot box, click the What's New tab.

You may search by material type, and time frame.

Click search, and you will be taken to the results!

For more tips on using our online...

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Library News Flash
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Purchase Requests

Request an item

If the library's collection doesn't include a title you're looking for, we can try to get it for you! For newly released items, you can fill out a purchase request with this form: https://www.laconianh.gov/FormCenter/Laconia-Pub...

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Library News Flash
Posted on: September 6, 2021

Text a Librarian

Gabbie

A convenient way to talk to our librarians is our 2-way texting system. Send us a text message to renew your materials, place something on hold, or just ask us a question. 

Text us at 603-556-4666

Library News Flash
Posted on: August 27, 2021

Reserve Deferral

Defer Reserves

While logged into your online account, choose Reserves/Requests.

Then set the date range you wish to suspend your holds for. Your place in line will be saved, and any holds will trigger on your return date.

For more help with online account features, watch ...

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Library News Flash
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Library Card Sign-up Month

library card sign up month

Since 1987, Library Card Sign-up Month has been held each September to mark the beginning of the school year. During the month, the American Library Association and libraries unite in a national effort to ensure every child signs up for their own library ...

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Library News Flash
Posted on: September 1, 2021

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1000 books before kindergarten

The concept is simple, the rewards are priceless. Read a book (any book) to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. The goal is to have read 1,000 books (yes, you can repeat books) before your precious one starts kindergarten.

 Sign up in the Childr...

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Library News Flash
Posted on: August 5, 2021

Audiobooks Now on Roku with Hoopla

Roku on Hoopla

Audiobooks Now on Roku

In addition to the movies and TV shows already viewable, hoopla’s Roku app now makes audiobooks available through a patron’s television. Patrons can access more content from the comfort of their homes!

Listen to Au...

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Library News Flash
Posted on: August 20, 2021

Past Adult Craft Instructions

Craft Instructions available for past crafts on our website

We have hosted many craft programs at the library, and have set up a handy page for all of the craft instruction sheets for past crafts. If you're looking for something to create, but are stuck for ideas. You can try something we have created tog...

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Library News Flash
Posted on: August 13, 2021

Catalog Search Refinement

Refine your search

Here are some times for searching our library's catalog. You can get to the catalog directly using the catalog URL: https://laconia.biblionix.com

We also have a video to give an overview: https://youtu.be/5sxFP_zmbcI

To search, simply type a word, ...

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Library News Flash
Posted on: August 6, 2021

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library

(available in library only)

Search genealogical and historical documents including Census, Social Security, Military, Schools, Directories & Church Histories, City Directories, immigration, and other records. 

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Library News Flash
Posted on: July 30, 2021

Volunteer at the Library

The Library is seeking volunteers

Library volunteers play an important role as partners in the library’s mission of connecting people to the world of ideas and information. Library volunteer service offers a social experience and a valuable chance to help maintain library operat...

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Library News Flash
Posted on: July 23, 2021

NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus

Need help figuring out what book you might like to read next? Search Novelist by series, by author read-a-likes, award-winning books, genre (western, Christian fiction, historical novel), and lots more. A great tool to help readers like you find a book yo...

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Library News Flash
Posted on: July 1, 2021

New Library Website

New Library Website

The Library is excited to show off the new look of our website. 

New features include the ability to search the catalog with the search bar at the top right of the page. A convenient calendar to view all of the library's events, divided b...

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Library News Flash
Posted on: July 6, 2021

Library Passes Available

Library Passes

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

23 Science Center Road Holderness, NH 0325

Each pass allows up to four trail admissions for $10 each every day from May 1 through November 1.

Hours

Open daily from 9:30 am - 5 pm, with the last trail admission at 3:30 pm.

Cas...

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Library News Flash
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Enjoy our library garden

Enjoy our garden

We have a lovely open space behind the library, take your lunch, or read a book on one of our benches and enjoy the flowers. The garden is cared for by the Laconia Garden Club.

Library News Flash
Posted on: July 6, 2021

Summer Reading Begins

2021 Summer Reading Begins July 6

Teen & Tween Summer Reading

  • No Sign-ups Required! Grades 6-12.
  • Weekly Summer Fun Craft Kits: Beachball Painting, Rainbow Pom-Pom Key Chains, Unicornaments, Suncatchers, and Paint-by-Stickers.
  • Summer Reading Raffle with weekly Gift Bags featuring a gift c...
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Library News Flash
Posted on: June 15, 2021

New Library Service: Reading Round-Up

Reading Round-Up

Would you like help to pick out bedtime stories? Do you feel like you’ve read everything your child loves, and you’re looking for something new? Laconia Librarians to the rescue! Just fill out this quick form, and we’ll gathe...

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Library News Flash
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Reserve Express

Reserve Express

Arrange to receive new items by selected authors automatically! 

Reserve Express will automatically place you on the reserve list for new books by selected authors in regular print, large print, or audiobooks. 

You can find reserve express...

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Library News Flash
Posted on: January 28, 2021

Overdrive and the Libby App

Libby App

This is a large collection of eBooks and downloadable content available to Laconia Public Library cardholders.

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Library News Flash
Posted on: January 28, 2021

Hoopla

Hoopla

Hoopla is a collection of eBooks, movies, television shows, music, and more. Content is available to stream or download instantly to Laconia Public Library cardholders.

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Library News Flash
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Library Tech Help Videos

Shaylas Tech Help

Find out how to use our library services and more from Shayla's Tech Help Videos.

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Library News Flash
Posted on: January 28, 2021

Sign up for our e-mail newsletter

Sign up for one of our email newsletters.

Keep up to date on the programs and events at the library with these bi-weekly newsletters sent out on the 1st and 15th of each month. Now available by targeted age range so that you only get the information you care most about!

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

On-Demand, Anywhere Online Tutoring for Kids and Adults

New BrainFuse HelpNow

Laconia Public Library is excited to announce the launch of Brainfuse – on-demand, anytime, anywhere eLearning for children and adult learners. Through Help Now™ students communicate with live tutors using an interactive whiteboard to chat, write, draw, c...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

Sewer Projects

Road Crew at Work

Park Construction is completing sewer and water upgrades on Southern Lakeport Area Sewer, Water, Drain and Mechanic Street Reconstruction project. The project includes water and sewer upgrade on Mechanic, Clinton and Prospect Streets and sewer upgrades al...

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Road Updates
Posted on: September 13, 2021

2021 Road Program

Backhoe and Dump Truck

The Department of Public Works will be making improvements this fall to Dell Avenue, Severance Road and the Messer Street bridge. Spring 2022 work is currently being planned.  Check back for updates or contact Krista Larsen, Assistant Public Work...

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Road Updates
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Court Street Bridge

Roadwork on Lakeside Avenue

Underground utility construction began in the fall of 2020.  Groundwater infiltration into the drilling pits for the new water line presented a challenge due to volume of groundwater and contamination in the water from an old leak by an undergrou...

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Road Updates