About the Nichols Library

The James E. Nichols Memorial Library was dedicated in 1910 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  Learn more about our history hereThe library is open to residents of Center Harbor, people from neighboring communities and summer visitors.    

Tour. Take 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.

Photo Gallery. View pictures of library events, activities and historic documents.

Our Collection.  The Nichols Library contains has over 14,000 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.