About the Nichols Library

The Nichols Memorial Library is open to residents of Center Harbor, people from neighboring communities and summer visitors.  The library circulates books, audios, DVDs and eBooks, offers wifi and computer access, and provides copying, FAX and scanning services.   

Our Collection.  The Nichols Library contains has over 16,000 items that appeal to a wide range of ages and interests, including popular and classic fiction, non-fiction that offers practical and topical information, and books for young readers from toddlers to teens. Our historic collection has  300 books on New Hampshire, the Lakes region, Center harbor and Belknap College.  We still own books from the original collection.  

TourTake a virtual tour of the Nichols Library.  Images taken by Bill Gassman for Google Maps.

Directions.  The Nichols Library is at 35 Plymouth Street in Center Harbor, NH.  Get detailed travel direcitons.

HistoryThe Nichols Library was dedicated in 1910 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  Learn more about our history here.

Newsletter.  Our eNewletter keeps readers up-to-date on new materials and upcoming events. Subscribe here.

Photo GalleryView pictures of library events, activities and historic documents.

Staff and Trustess. Meet our current staff and library board.   

Center Harbor and the Lakes Region.  Links to points of interest in the village of Center Harbor and neighboring communities.