Braiding Rugs

The rug-braiding class is just one of many craft groups that meets at the library.

Book Group

The book group meets monthly. Books by Ann Patchett, Don DeLillo, Erik Larson and Colum McCann have been the subjects of recent discussions.

Art Classes

Local artist Caroline West instructs teens in the intricacies of painting mandelas.

Using the Library

Lee residents take advantage of the free print, electronic and programming resources available for all ages. 2012-2013 statistics:

  • 2335 registered borrowers (includes family cards)
  • Circulation - 42,355 plus 1237 items borrowed through inter-library loan
  • Library Visitors - 27,175
  • Youth Program Attendance - 2590 (238 events)
  • Adult Program Attendance - 1073 (106 events)
  • Public Access Computers Sessions and Wireless Access Sessions - 2021

Children's Classes and Events:

  • The Summer Reading Program - 17 sessions
  • Weekly story times for toddlers and preschoolers
  • Weekly after school programs for elementary school-aged children
  • Monthly book discussion for 5th and 6th graders
  • School vacation week events
  • Traveling story-time to local daycares

Adult Classes, Workshops, Seminars and Events:

  • Monthly book discussion
  • Healthy Soil, Healthy Lee: Building Soil Health - part of the Backyard Farming Initiative co-sponsored with the Lee Agricultural Commission. Segments are filmed and available for checkout at the library.
  • Gardening Series
  • First Aid, CPR training workshops and Babysitting class
  • Craft workshops
  • New England history (in collaboration with the Lee Historical Society)
  • Selected programs from the University of New Hampshire Speakers Bureau
  • Armchair Travelers series: local residents share photographs and anecdotes of their travels
  • Senior activities and wellness classes (in collaboration with the Senior Advisory Committee)
  • Device Advice - help with tablets, e-readers and more!
  • Monthly art exhibits featuring talented local artists


Working together, Lee can build it