Welcome to Gordon-Nash Library

The Gordon-Nash Library is a private non-profit library in New Hampton, New Hampshire that is open to all residents, students, and sojourners. This library was established, endowed, and this building erected, through the generous bequest of Stephen Gordon Nash (1822-1894), a ripe scholar, a just judge, and an upright man. He gave the fruits ofContinue reading “Welcome to Gordon-Nash Library”

A Wonderland for Children

GORDON-NASH LIBRARY EVENTS FOR KIDS LEGO Club with Mike Dowal Bedtime Math at the New Hampton Community School With Christine Hunewill Funny Little Squirrels In their paws, our squirrels held an acorn made of corrugated cardboard, which many of us thought looked like one of those wavy potato chips! Our squirrels talked to each otherContinue reading “A Wonderland for Children”

A Place with History

Gordon-Nash Library came to New Hampton through the generosity of the late Stephen Gordon Nash of Boston. The library first opened in 1896 with Rev. Lewis P. Bickford serving as librarian. The library was then formally opened to the public on June 25th, 1906. The will of Judge Nash expressed this purpose: “To establish aContinue reading “A Place with History”