Hours & Directions

While our buildings remain closed to the public, beginning July 8 our TAKE-OUT service is available Monday through Saturday.  Watch our video for what you need to know about Howe Library Take-Out!

Howe Take-Out Service Hours
Etna Take-Out Service Hours
Monday       9am - 12pm & 4 - 6pm   Monday         2:30 - 6:30pm
Tuesday       9am - 12pm & 4 - 6pm   Tuesday         9:30am - 2:30pm  
Wednesday 9am - 12pm & 4 - 6pm   Wednesday   2:30 - 6:30pm
Thursday     9am - 12 pm & 4 - 6pm   Thursday       2:30 - 6:30pm
Friday           9am - 12pm & 4 - 6pm   Friday             9:30am - 2:30pm
Saturday      9am - 12pm & 4 - 6pm   Saturday       12:30 - 2:30pm
Virtual Howe 24/7  

Howe Library staff is available Monday through Saturday 9am - 5pm for your questions and requests:
Questions about your Howe account?  Contact circulation@thehowe.org or call 643-4120
Questions about our online resources?  Contact reference@thehowe.org
Questions about Etna Library services?  Contact etna.library@hanovernh.org  or call 643-3116

2020 Holiday Closings:
January 1 & 20
February 17
March 29 (Closed for normal business for the Howel Classic, please join us!)
April 12
May 24 & 25
July 3 & 4
September 6 & 7
October 12
November 11, 26 & 27
December 23 closing at 5 pm
December 24 & 25
December 31 closing at 5 pm
How to Find Us

Take Exit 13 (Norwich) from I-91 in Vermont. Cross the river and follow
West Wheelock Street to Main Street in Hanover. Turn right on Main Street
and go south two blocks to South Street. Turn left and go one block.

From East and South on I-89 in New Hampshire, take Exit 18 (Lebanon-Hanover) and follow Rte 120 north to Hanover. In Hanover, bear left on Lebanon Street where it intersects with Rte 120. (Hanover Food Coop and Ledyard Bank are at this intersection.). From Lebanon Street, turn left on Sanborn Place (at St. Denis Church) and go one block.

Parking is available in the lot across from the main entrance, in the side lot along Currier Place, and in the Town of Hanover Parking Garage diagonally across from the library. You can get a voucher from the library for one free hour of parking in the Parking Garage.