Holiday Hours

Miss JoAnn invites you to stop by the library from Dec.12-24th to countdown the 12 days to Christmas with fun activities. Check the list below and DROP IN to one or all of our activities.
Thursday, Dec. 12th- Holiday Movie Night 6:30pm
Friday, Dec. 13th- Letters to Santa 2-6pm
Saturday, Dec, 14th- Beaded Candy Cane Ornament 10-1
Tuesday, Dec. 17th- Felt Tree Ornament 10am-8pm
Wednesday, Dec. 18th- Gingerbread Man Ornament 10-8pm
Thursday, Dec.19th- Wooden Elf Ornament 10-8pm
Friday, Dec. 20th- Nest Ornament 2-6pm
Saturday, Dec.21st- Paper Chains & Snowflakes 10-1
Tuesday, Dec. 24- Star Ornament 10-5pm

The holidays are upon us here at the library and we couldn’t be more excited. Tune in to hear all the holiday happenings around Tiny Town, take notes on our Best of 2019 book recommendations, and learn how you can help your neighbors this season from the chair of Neighbor 2 Neighbor Rich Master. Happy Holidays!

For more information, donations, and volunteer opportunities for Neighbor 2 Neighbor, please visit their website here .

Best Reads of 2019:


The Last Romantics by Tara Conklin

Ask Again Yes by Mary Beth Keane

The Night Tiger by Kangsze Choo

The Nickle Boys by Colson Whitehead

The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

The Ninth House by Leigh Barugo


Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson


She Said by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey


Holiday Book Recommendations:


  • Santa Mouse by Michael Brown
  • Father Christmas by J.R.R. Tolkein
  • Christmas Cookies by Jennifer Darling


  • Pick a Pine Tree by Patricia Toht
  • The Bird in Santa’s Beard by Don Rutt and Jeffery Schatzer


  • The Jolly Christmas Postman by Janet Alberg
  • Eloise at Christmastime by Kay Thompson


Holiday Closings


Holiday Movie Night



Dress the kids in pajamas and head to the library for our Annual Holiday Movie Night. It’s a double header this year with

“Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer” and “Frosty the Snowman”.

Ages 5 & up welcome! Refreshments will be served.

We have so many things to be thankful for this year in our community. Open your calendars and get ready to “save the date” on multiple events happening in November and early December. Podcast includes town news, community updates, book recommendations, and guest interviews.

Book Recommendation:

  • The Stationary Shop by: Marjam Kamali
  • Nothing to See Here by: Kevin Wilson
  • American Royals: Katharine McGee
  • The Revisioners: Margaret Wilkerson Sexton
  • Twisted 26 by Janet Evanovich
  • The Starless Sea by: Erin Morgenstern
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid Wrecking Ball: Jeff Kinney
  • Olive, Again: Elizabeth Strout

Adam Steel

SAU 39 Superintendent Adam Steel is hosting a “Meet & Greet” at the Daland Memorial Library in Mont Vernon, NH on Tuesday, Nov. 12th at 7pm. Residents are invited to attend this casual gathering to ask questions about our schools, the budget, and the strategic plan for SAU 39.  All are welcome!

Census Job Fair


Drop in the library from 10-1pm on Saturday, November 9th to speak with a representative from the US Census Bureau at the library. Jobs can be part time or full time-very flexible to meet the needs of the applicant.  Position pay $16.50/hr which includes paid training and also 58 cents/mile for driving.  Attend the job fair, ask your questions, and find out if this is a fit for you!

Scouting for Food


BSA Troop 613 is Scouting For Food in November.  A collection box will be placed at the Daland Memorial Library from

Sat. November 2nd- Sat. November 9th.

Nonperishable foods items are gladly accepted during open hours.

Open Hours: Tuesday-Thursday- 10-8, Friday 2-6, Sat 10-1

Coffee & Books

Free coffee and tea every Tuesday at the library.  Cookies too!

Thank you to the friends of the Library and Starbucks for sponsoring.