The library has an extensive collection of books and material relating to New Hampshire history and local genealogy.  Some of our historical collection is now also available online; including some of the earliest decades of our Digital Newspaper Archive (see below).

While visiting the library you also have free access to Ancestry.com and HeritageQuest Online.

All our microfilm collection of historical local newspapers has been digitized into searchable PDF images.

Available for viewing on the NH Room computer:

  • Littleton Journal: 1881-1889
  • People’s Journal: 1855-1864
  • White Mountain Republic: 1867-1913
  • The Lisbon Courier : 1908-1916
  • Littleton Courier: DEC 1889-2007
  • We also have the publisher’s pdfs of the Littleton Courier: MAR 26, 2008 – DEC 2022

For  more information call (603-444-5741) or email littlib@gmail.com the library.

Digital Newspaper Archive Now Online

We have begun a partnership with Advantage Archives to make early editions available online.

From Advantage Archives: “The Community History Archive is user-friendly and easy to learn. We focused on making it as simple as possible so that everyone…from students to grandparents (and everyone in between) can browse, search, view, clip, and share articles, headlines, pages, and stories recorded in the pages of the community newspaper. Just type a search and hit “enter” or browse to a specific year, month, day, or page in any (or all) publications contained in the archive. Often a better value than a single microfilm reader! Advantage Preservation has developed a tailor-made solution to meet the preservation needs of libraries across the country.”

Currently Available Online (we will be adding more in the coming months):

  • Littleton Courier: DEC 1889 – 1929

Littleton Public Library History Archives Online

LPL Searchable Spreadsheets

Littleton, NH Annual Reports after 1859 are available at: Littleton Annual Reports 


Ancestry & Heritage Quest

The Ancestry Library (World) Edition and HeritageQuest Online are only accessible while in our library.  You can access them from one of our computers or from your own device while connected to our WiFi network.