Madbury Public Library

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Story Trail

Now Open!

Experience Mother Bruce by Ryan T. Higgins while walking in the woods! Start at the kiosk behind Town Hall and walk a little ways, the trail will be on your left. This quarter mile loop trail ends on the other side of Town Hall, next to the garage.

Summer Reading Program

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Imagine Your Story
This year's summer theme is all about fairy tales, folk tales, and even your own family story.

2020 Summer Reading Programs at
Durham, Lee, and Madbury Public Libraries


Kick-off Event:

  • Science Tellers Zoom Party -6/25 @ 10:30

Special Joint Events:

  • Wildlife Encounters -7/9 @ 10:30
  • Marine Mammal Rescue with Seacoast Science Center- 7/15 @ 10:30 or 11:30
  • Chain Reactions (Rube Goldberg Machines)- 7/23 @ 10:30

Virtual Story Times:

  • Madbury- Mondays @ 10:30
  • Durham- Tuesdays @ 10:30
  • Lee- Wednesdays @ 10:30

Finale Event:

  •  Simon Brooks  7/31 @ 10:30

Summer reading is going to look different this year. Instead of in-person programs, we’re going virtual! Check out the library websites for more information about how to participate in our programs this year.

Programs will be presented using Zoom. To ensure security and safety using this platform, registration is required for all virtual events. Once you have registered, a link will be sent to you to access the program.  Visit to register! Event registration begins 6/15.

Durham Public Library    868-6699

Lee Public Library    659-2626

Madbury Public Library    743-1400

Online Summer Reading Registration

Participate from home using ReadSquared!

Online Book logging

This summer you will have the option of logging books online! Go to: and click on REGISTER to create an account. You can also downoad the app from the app store on your device. You are able to register just yourself, or children as well under a single account. Follow the onscreen prompts to create your account. Once created you will be able to log books and accumulate points. Parents can log books for their children by selecting their name from the drop down menu on the left hand side. To add a title, simply click on the “log reading” button. You can earn digital badges for every 100 points you accumulate! For kids for every 100 points earned, they earn a brag tag! (1 per week). Kids can also earn points by attending virtual story time or other events and entering the “secret code”! If you have any questions about online book logging, please email or see Miss Kayla.


The state-wide READsquared subscription for New Hampshire public libraries is funded by the FY20 IMLS CARES Act grant, through the New Hampshire State Library.


Virtual Story Times
Monday & Friday at 6:00PM
Check out our Facebook Page Monday and Friday at 6:00PM for a new story time with Miss Kayla! 



Sensory Saturday & Science Saturday
Saturdays at 9:00AM
Visit our Facebook Page Saturdays at 9:00AM for a new
sensory activity, or science experiment video to try at home!