PTL offers something for everyone. Explore our services and let us know what’s missing!

**Please note: Storytime offered in quarterly blocks. See Event Calendar for exact dates and breaks.**

We are currently hosting class visits and prepping for Summer Reading 2017! Storytime will start back up again in late June.

Storytime Schedule:


Baby Storytime

Wednesdays at 10:30am


Preschool Storytime

Tuesdays at 10:30am


Big Kid Storytime

Fridays at 4:00pm

1000 Books Before Kindergarten!


How to Participate

  • Visit the Library
  • Pick up a NH 1000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN canvas tote bag, filled with a tally sheet, a bookmark, and the book, Read to your Bunny by Rosemary Wells.
  • Check out books or read books at home. We also have ten filled book bags with five fun, colorful, and playful boardbooks contained in easy “to-go” red bags on our red table as you enter the Children’s Area.
  • Fill out the Reading tall Sheets–keep at home or turn in for a prize

Special thanks to the Friends of the Peterborough Town Library and The Toadstool Bookshop for purchasing the Read to Your Bunny books. The NH 1000 Books Before Kindergarten initiative is sponsored by CHILIS and the NH State Library, and supported by the Center for the Book at the NH State Library, the NH Academy of Family Physicians, and NH Family Voices.

Online Resources for Families

TumbleBooks eBooks for kids!

Access TumbleBooks from home. TumbleBooks are animated children’s books with sound and songs. Great resource to encourage reading and educational play on devices.




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Space and Toys

Talk, read, sing, and play at the library. We have learning toys, puzzles, and building blocks to inspire your little ones!