Getting Your Library Card: All Ashland residents and property owners are eligible for free library cards at the Ashland Town Library. Persons wishing to apply for a library card must fill out an application card. Photo identification and proof of residency is required. Visitors and non-Ashland residents can obtain a library card for an annual fee of $20.00 per individual and $30.00 per family. A parent or legal guardian must sign giving permission to children under 18 years old. Your library card is effective immediately.
Borrowing: All circulating books, magazines, audio books and Kindles may be checked out for two weeks and renewed once for another two weeks. You may call or email the library to renew your materials. Extended borrowing times are available at the librarian’s discretion. Reference books do not circulate. Downloadable audio and E-books are available through Overdrive, please ask about getting your card set up to use this service. Up to two (2) DVDs can be checked out for one week with no renewal. Patrons may check out up to five (5) items at a time, two (2) of which may be movies (DVDs). The book drop can be used to return library materials when the library is closed. The book drop is located on the front porch with two separate slots; one for books and the other for audio books and DVDs. Please return library material inside the library when the library is open. We ask that you not try to fix damaged materials. Please report any damage to the Librarian immediately.
Inter-Library Loan: Inter-Library Loan is a system that allows us to borrow materials for you from other libraries in the state. If we don’t have the materials you are looking for, simply fill out an ILL request form and we will find out if the materials are available to be borrowed from another library in New Hampshire. Requests usually take one to four weeks to fill. You will receive a phone call when your materials arrive.
Printing, Faxing, Scanning: Printing & copies; black and white text is .20 cents a page. Sending a fax is $1.00 per page. Scanning is free.
Ashland Town Library 41 Main Street P.O. Box 660 Ashland, NH 03217 603-968-7928