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Holiday Hours

Please note the following changes in Library Hours for the upcoming Holidays

*Wednesday, December 24th the library will be closed

*Thursday, December 25th the library is closed 

Friday, December 26th the library is open regular hours 10AM - 5PM

*Wednesday, December 31 the library will be closing at 5PM

*Thursday, January 1st the library is closed - Happy New Year!

Friday, January 2nd the library is open regular hours 10AM - 5PM Now Available

What is it? is a web-based video subscription service that provides courses for learning the latest commercial software, creative and business skills. 

Introduction to

How does it Work?

The Library's subscription allows patrons access from library computers or your desktop, mobile and tablet devices.  You will need your library card and your library card account PIN.  

What's Available?

More than 3000+ courses with 129,942 video tutorials. Most tutorials last several hours but are broken into multiple chapters.

Software like MS Word, Excel, or PowerPoint; Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator.

Web design: Web graphics, Interactive Design, Prototyping and more.

Social media and web publishing tools like Facebook, Twitter and Wordpress.

Photography: Lighting and Photographing a Still Life, Photography 101: Shooting in Low Light, GIMP:Essential Training

Business and career skills - productivity, marketing, time management and more.

Job Search Tools: with Resume design, Searching for Positions, Working with Recruiters and more.

Courses for all levels cover technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more.  Courses may also include exercise files (practice), closed captioning and text transcripts.

You will be asked to create a LyndaLibrary account, which will allow you to track your progress through your tutorials. For Townsend Public Library cardholders only. 

Townsend Public Library Portal

The Library will be open Sundays January 4 through March 29

Townsend Public Library will have Sunday hours for the 2015 winter months. We will be open from 1:00pm-5:00pm starting on Sunday January 4 and running every Sunday through March 29. 

Thank you to our donors who together provided the Friends of the Library with funds to open on Sundays.  If you have the opportunity, please be sure show your appreciation to these generous donors.

January 4         Anonymous Library Lover

January 11 Appreciative Patron

January 18 Concord Cheese Shop

January 25 Dr. Martin S. Spiller DDS

Currently In the Meeting Hall Gallery

October 4th, 2014 - January 5th, 2015

Our Townsend: Fessenden Thru Sterilite

 Happy 5th Anniversary to our beautiful Senior Center, Meeting Hall, Library complex!

Currently on display throughout the Meeting Hall Art Gallery and the Townsend Public Library are images of Townsend's past, present, and future. A history from the B. & A.D. Fessenden Co., to the Sterilite Corporation, to the construction of this building complex, to the gifting of this building complex to the Town of Townsend. Maps, photos, art, and words tell the story.

 *** Gallery Committee Call-for-Art ***

Stitched With Love

January 7th - February 28th, 2015


The Townsend Meeting Hall Art Gallery Committee is looking for artists that work in any type of fiber;

whether it be fabric, thread, fleece, roving, yarn, or even collage that uses fiber.


INTERESTED? Please fill out an application that can be found at the Meeting Hall Gallery link below.  Applications are due by Saturday, December 20th.


 See the Meeting Hall Gallery page for more information about art shows in the gallery.


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