Visiting the Library

The library is open: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 1-8 pm, Thursday 1-5 pm, Friday 9-12 pm, Saturday 9-1 pm. Library Take Out is available everyday the library is open.

Please call 523-9650 or email to learn more.

Reopening the Canaan Town Library

Phase 5: Open (to begin January 17, 2024)

  • Safety Measures in place for Phase 5:
    • The public computer terminals will be separated by a plexiglass guard wall.
    • Disposable masks and hand sanitizer will be made available at no cost.
    • Surfaces will be sanitized and cleaned according to CDC guidelines.

To see all of the Phases of Operation

Library Take Out is a great option!  We are now offering Library Take Out every day that the library is open. Patrons are welcome to call: 523-9650, email:, or

Documents used to create this plan

A Phased Reopening Plan for Libraries as COVID 19 Restrictions Are Lifted:

Letter to Converse Free Library, Lyme NH patrons:

Our Phased Reopening Plan: A Letter to Our Patrons and Friends

Considerations for Wearing Cloth Face Coverings:

Coronavirus Face Masks:T ypes & When To Use:

The Governor’s Safer at Home plan for libraries:

REALM Project (Reopening Archives, Libraries and Museums)

Oscar Foss Memorial Library Reopening Plan:

Oscar Foss Memorial Library covid-19 phased reopening plan

Jaffrey Public Library, Jaffrey New Hampshire:

Jaffrey Public Library Newsletter

World Health Organization: