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Library Membership

Thank you for your interest in Library Memberships. Please check back soon for information about 2021 Library Memberships.

Contact Development Officer Kim Beardwood Smith at if you have questions.

2021 Library Summer Reading Program - Tails and Tales

No Two Tails Alike
An animal’s tail can serve as a rudder when swimming, help with agility during flight, or can even function like an extra hand. Meet live native wildlife ambassadors as a naturalist from Squam Lakes Natural Science Center tells tales of the tails of some of New Hampshire’s native wildlife.
Currently scheduling in-person outdoor programs* and virtual programs**.


  • In-person: $250 per program (discounted non-profit rate) plus mileage.
  • Virtual: $150 per program
  • $25 discount per program when scheduling two or more programs for the same organization.

*physical distancing and masks required for in-person outdoor programs; programs are one hour and feature three live animals
**virtual programs are held via zoom; recommended for 40 of fewer logins per program; programs are 45 minutes and feature two live animals

To make a reservation request, go to the Live Animal Outreach Page and select the blue Outreach Program Reservation Request button.

Virtual Live Animal Outreach Programs

Make natural science a part of your summer reading program with a Virtual Live Animal Outreach Program. Squam Lakes Natural Science Center presents one-hour programs featuring live animals and led by our expert naturalists. Select from a variety of informative and inspiring programs.

See all virtual live animal outreach programs