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Library Closed

By order of Governor Sununu, all public libraries are to be closed by Friday, March 27th. The “Stay at Home” order will be in effect until May 4th. For the latest information visit https://www.nh.gov/covid19/.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

A Note From the Director

After consulting with the Town Health Officer and Mont Vernon Police Chief, the Library Board of Trustees has made the difficult decision to close the library until further notice. It is our duty to do all that we can to prevent the spread of illness in our town. The closing is effective immediately and will be in place as long as the situation demands.

Returns– PLEASE DO NOT RETURN BOOKS TO THE OUTSIDE DROP BOX. We have extended all due dates, ended the charging of overdue fees, and have frozen all reserves.

Events & Programs– All library events, programs, and meetings scheduled to take place in the library are cancelled until further notice.

Online Services– NH Overdrive remains open for eBook and audio book borrowing.  You’ll need your library card number and password to log in.  Don’t know your number? Call us.

Children’s Services– The staff will be delivering online Storytimes and providing links to children’s educational resources on the library website and Facebook page. We have been approved to place Take-n-Make craft kits for pick up on the library porch. Please do not return kits. Enjoy!

Although the library building is closed to the public, the library staff will be available by phone during staff hours at 673-7888 to assist you with online services or any questions you may have. Please do not hesitate to call us with any questions and concerns.

Staff Hours:
Tuesdays 10-3
Wednesdays 10-3
Thursdays 10-3
Friday 10-3
Saturdays 10-1 

Because the situation is ever changing, we will continue to communicate with updates on our website www.dalandlibrary.com and on Facebook and Instagram.  Please direct any questions to our email at dalandlibrary@comcast.net. This is a decision that is not made lightly.  Thank you for your cooperation and understanding in these unprecedented times. 

Stay safe,

Bonnie Angulas

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COVID-19 / Coronavirus Information

The purpose of this page is to help you to find accurate and reliable sources of information to answer your health related questions and become a more knowledgeable health care consumer. These resources do not replace the expert advice of a qualified health care professional. Please consult with a health care provider when making health related decisions. If you are experiencing a health emergency, please call 911.

Before using any online sources of healthcare information, we encourage you to consider the source and quality of the information. Here’s a handy guide from MedlinePlus and the National Library of Medicine on Healthy Web Surfing.

Misinformation spreads faster than illness. For reliable information on COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus, visit these websites for up-to-date information:

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The library trustees will be meeting Tuesday, March 17th via conference call at 7:30pm due to COVID-19. The public is invited to attend by following the log in information below.

Join FreeConference.com Meeting: https://hello.freeconference.com/conf/call/3496520
One tap mobile: +1 641-426-1600,,3496520#
Dial-in using your phone: United States: +1 641-426-1600 
Access code: 349 6520
Connection Test: https://hello.freeconference.com/system/test

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The Brook Trout is New Hampshire’s only native stream-dwelling trout, and a favorite among freshwater anglers and outdoor enthusiasts as a symbol of the wild outdoors.

Learn about the natural history of Brookies, including their habitat, spawning, prey and predators, and threats to their abundance. We will also learn about efforts to restore wild trout populations and return this majestic fish to New Hampshire’s streams.

Mont Vernon resident Rich Masters, a volunteer Wildlife Steward with New Hampshire Fish and Game, Environmental Engineer, and Adjunct Professor of Environmental Sciences at Southern New Hampshire University will present on Thursday, March 26th at 7:00pm. All ages welcome!

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Join watercolor artist and Mont Vernon Artisan Annette Immorlica on Tuesday, March 24th at 7pm for an evening of watercolor painting. Be inspired by blooming daffodils, tulips, and forsythia. All materials will be provided. Beginner to intermediate. Space limited to 12. Registration required. $5 material fee. Call 673-7888 to reserve your spot.

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Just in time for Town Meeting….the Daland Memorial Library presents Moved and Seconded on Saturday, February 29th at 1:00pm in the Mont Vernon Village School MPR. Drawing on research from her book, Moved and Seconded: Town Meeting in New Hampshire, the Present, the Past, and the Future, Rebecca Rule regales audiences with stories of the rituals, traditions and history of town meeting, including the perennial characters, the literature, the humor, and the wisdom of this uniquely New England institution. Come early from 12:00pm-1:00pm for an informal “Meet the Candidate” social hour. Candidates running for elected town offices will be invited to attend. Refreshments will be served. This program is made possible by a grant from NH Humanities and is free and open to the public.

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Due to the power outage, our Pop Up Movie Day has been moved! Come see Frozen II Friday, February 28th at 2:00! This is a drop off event for ages 5 and up. Refreshments will be served.

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JOB TITLE:  Library Assistant

Hours: 18 hours a week.  This job requires weeknight hours every Tuesday 3-8pm, Wednesday 3-8pm, and Thursday from 3-8pm, and every Saturday from 10am-1pm.  There is potential for additional fill in hours. 

Wage: $13.00 an hour.

Summary of position: 

This employee serves as the Senior Library Assistant supervising the Junior Library Assistant. He/she will perform the basic duties of the Librarian Assistant including opening the library, shelving, circulating materials, daily statistics, and closing.


High school diploma or equivalent required. Previous library experience recommended but not required.   Experience with social media outlets and a willingness to stay current as new technologies surface is essential. Basic word processing skills and computer literacy required. Employee must be a team player who is creative, organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, and enthusiastic to work with people in a small community.

Responsibilities and Duties:

· Learn and master Apollo, our Library Operating System. Perform the basic duties of the Librarian Assistant including opening the library, shelving materials, circulating materials, collecting daily statistics, and closing operations. 

-Provide technical assistance in creating advertising in the form of posters, flyers, and other PR materials. Must have basic computer skills to perform tasks in MS Office, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

-Be familiar with social media outlets including Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest in order to help manage sites.

-This employee may serve as the senior staff member on duty in the evening and on weekends. Candidate must be 18 years or older.

-Must be able to move boxes of materials weighing up to 20 lbs. Must be physically able to move large furniture including tables, chairs, and rolling book buggies.

-Light cleaning. 

Resume and letter of interest can be sent to dalandlibrary@comcast.net. Applications are available in person, at the library, until Saturday, March 7th, 2019. 

Questions? Contact Bonnie Angulas, Library Director, at dalandlibrary@comcast.net

Daland Memorial Library

5North Main Street

Mont Vernon, NH 03057



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