Wednesday May 3rd: Centennial Cane Presentation

Thursday May 11th: Wright Museum of Wolfeboro presents WWII Stories

Featured Speaker is Dan Schroeder from the Museum

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church of Gilford 6 p.m.

Extensive Propaganda Poster Display by Ernie Bolduc

Joint Meeting with Thompson Ames Gilford Historical Society

Saturday May 20th: Annual Tour of NH Veterans Association at the Weirs with Fred Merrill

Monday May 15th: Jared Guilmett presents City Centers Restored

Lost Identity & Community in Derelict Mill Towns

7 p.m. Rotary Hall at Laconia Library

Watch out for June !


‘Odd Fellows’ History

Chocorua Lodge 51 of The Independent Order of Odd Fellows, chartered in 1869, will give a presentation on its history in our region. Members will discuss many of the interesting aspects of their story as well as the Rebecca chapter that encourages men and women to serve. (This event, originally scheduled for Jan. 23 and postponed to Feb. 13, was again postponed due to severe weather. The new date is now Monday April 17, 2017.)

‘Freemason Presidents’ at Library, Feb. 22

Mt. Lebanon Lodge 32 will present a public program recognizing the 14 Freemason Presidents at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, in the upper gallery of the Laconia Public Library, under the auspices of the Laconia Historical and Museum Society.

Offered nationally at a number of venues, this program recognizes Brethren who have achieved the country’s highest office while Freemasons. This moving ceremony is an educational opportunity allowing intellectual and civic insight into some of the many achievements of these individuals.

The event will last approximately 45 minutes and is free and open to the public.

For further information, contact LHMS at 527-1278, or [email protected]

Mt. Lebanon Lodge #32 Exhibit

December  7, 2016 – March 1, 2017

On December 7, 2016 LHMS opened an overview exhibit of this important 197 year old local organization. As the oldest continuous Freemason Lodge (1819) located in what became Belknap County, Mt. Lebanon Lodge continues a strong tradition of philanthropic and charitable service to the community.

The exhibit may be viewed, on the Upper Level of the Laconia Public Library, during normal library hours, Monday through Saturday.

Bob Giguere Exhibit

Currently also on display at the Laconia Public Library are materials pertaining to the United States Navy service of Robert A. Giguere, Lakeport native, who participated in the D-Day Invasion of World War II. (Enter the library by the Church Street entrance and turn left. The display will be located just before the Circulation Desk.)


Recurring Events

Programs on TV

LHMS programs are available on Lakes Region Public Access, Channel 25 of MetroCast TV.
Air times are Wednesdays at 9 p.m., Thursdays at 4 a.m. and 1 p.m., Fridays at 9 a.m., Saturdays at 2 p.m. and Tuesdays at 1 a.m. and 8 a.m.
Note: LHMS programing is usually pre-empted during the annual Children’s Auction, each December.

Antiques Appraisal Day

Annual May and November event.