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Amherst Town Library

Rankings
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Library Scout State Rank™

#4
in New Hampshire

Library Scout National Rank™

#646

Popularity Score

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People love visiting!

Visitors Score

👣 👣 👣 👣
Amherst Town Library gets a lot of visitors
Overview
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The Amherst Town Library is located in Amherst, New Hampshire. It serves a population of about 11,276 people.

Library Scout ranks the Amherst Town Library as the #4 best library in New Hampshire and the #646 best in the nation.

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What's great about Amherst Town Library?

Avid Reader Score

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Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Library Programs Score

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Many library programs!

Popularity Score

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People love visiting!

Visitors Score

👣 👣 👣 👣
Amherst Town Library gets a lot of visitors

Computer Availability Score

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Some computers
10 compared to 32 nationally

Librarians Score

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Tons of librarians!
Branches
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Amherst Town Library
14 Main Street
Amherst, New Hampshire 03031

About
🏠 14 Main Street
Amherst, New Hampshire 03031
State
📞 (603) 673-2288
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Popularity
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Popularity Score

❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️
People love visiting!

How often do people visit?

19
per year

Visitors Score

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Amherst Town Library gets a lot of visitors

Average Daily Visitors

309
Books, Music & Movies
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Books, CDs, and Videos Available

Number of Items
Source: Library Scout
Bookworms
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Avid Reader Score

📚📚📚📚📚
Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Library Checkouts per Visitor

31
compared to 14 nationally
Programs
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Library programs are an excellent way to meet other people in your community, continue your learning, or help your children meet friends and learn.

All Library Programs Score

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Many library programs!

All Library Programs

449
compared with 562 programs nationally

Children's Programs Score

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Tons of children's programs!

Children's Programs

394
compared with 310 programs nationally

Young Adult Programs Score

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Lots of young adult programs!

Young Adult Programs

10
compared with 55 programs nationally
Librarians
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Librarians Score

🧞 🧞 🧞 🧞 🧞
Tons of librarians!

Librarians

11

Average Library Staff Salary

$47,596
Funding
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How well funded is the Amherst Town Library?

Funding Score

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Very Well Funded

Library Funding

$80
per person in library district
Funds per library user is above the 80th percentile nationally
Methodology
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The Library Scout ranking rigorously analyzes public data to help you find the best library near you. Our methodology takes into account several factors including the library's total funding relative to the population it serves, the number of paid full-time employees relative to the population it services, the number of electronic and physical items in circulation, the number of library visits, the number of library programs, and the number of computers available for public use.