Local Author Collection

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The library supports and promotes local talent through our Nashua Creates collection.

Selected materials are displayed on a shelf in the library and made available for checkout for library users. 

Donation Guidelines

  • Authors/creators must meet the eligibility requirements for a Nashua Public Library card. 
  • All ages are eligible to submit their original work. 
  • Accepted formats include books, films, and sound recordings. 
  • The library will only accept one (1) copy of any title. 
  • Submissions must be professionally printed and bound. 
  • Library staff reserves the right to refuse any submissions. 

How to Apply

  1. Carefully review our Nashua Creates policy. 
  2. Complete this form and submit it along with one (1) copy of your creative work. 
    • In-person at the Information Desk on the library's main floor. 
    • By mail to our physical address. 

You will be notified within 60 days of your submission whether your work has been accepted or not. 

  • If your submitted work is not included in the collection, it will be donated to the Friends of the Nashua Public Library. 
  • Library staff are not available to discuss your submission.