Beyond Books

Your library card can get you more than books… check out these materials you can also check-out and utilize!


Copies

Library card-holders, and nonliterary card holders can utilize our copy and/or fax machine. Copies are available from our copier or printer at 20 cents per page. Faxes are $1 per page for the first five pages. Pages 6-10 are free, and pages 11-15 are an additional $1 per page. If you are interested in receiving a fax, call us before sending, as the fax machine needs to be turned on.Our scanner is available free of charge.


Computers/ Free wifi 

Three computers are available for public use on a first-come basis. Users under 17 must have a parents permission slip on file. Free wireless internet is also available utilizing the guest password anywhere in the library or on library property. Stop by the front desk to obtain the guest password. 


Museum Passes

Free passes to museums in NH and Massachusetts are available for library card holders. See the museum passes page for a complete list and more information on how to obtain these passes. 


Cake Pans

Cake Pan Policies: Borrow a cake pan for a birthday, Super Bowl, Valentine’s Day, and more! Located in the kids room. Limit to 1 pan per family at a time. Loan period of 1 week- no renewals. Return your cake pan to the circulation desk. Please do not put pans in the book drop.
Pan shapes: bears, a cross, bunny, crown bundt pan, flowers, snowman, letters, numbers, monkey, Mickey Mouse, a football, big and small hearts, and doughnuts, Holly Hobbie, Princess, Enchanted Castle, Dora the Explorer, Dinosaurs, Baseball player, Ladybug, Snowman, Christmas Tree.
Cake pans can be checked out for 1 week. You are limited to 1 cake pan at a time, per library card.
Handling Instructions: Before and after usage, wash the cake pan in warm, soapy water and dry it thoroughly. Most of our cake pans are dishwasher safe, but not all.
We would love a picture of your creation! Share on our Facebook page or email the pictures to librarian@smythpl.org 


The Healing Library

These are kits designed to aid younger children in coping with difficult situations. We offer “The Death of a Loved One,” “The Death of a Pet,” and “Alzheimer’s & Your Family.” These are be located in the children’s room, along with books about each topic. The kits are available to check out fro two weeks.


Ukulele and harmonica

Ukulele and harmonica can be borrowed for one week at a time. Learn how to play one or both of these instruments, or grab a friend and family members to use both at once, harmonizing for a perfect duet! Located at the front desk, simply ask our librarians to check-out the instruments.


Check out a telescope!

Start star-gazing with our telescope. Located at the front desk, simply ask our librarians to check-out the telescope. Borrow period is one week.