Attraction Passes

The library has free or reduced price passes to area attractions and musuems.  See the list below, along with details for each. Please call ahead to make sure your passes are available for the day you'd like them.

Canterbury Shaker Village

Funded by a generous donation
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury NH 03224

This one-day pass offers free admission to a guided tour for up to 2 adults and 2 children any day that the museum is open, excluding special events. The 2022 season runs from May 14 through November 2022.

Additional adult family members are admitted for hlaf price, $12.50 for adults. Youth 25 and under are always free.

Each pass is valid for one specific day, and only one pass may be issued per day.

The pass is not valid for discounts in the Museum Store, for special events, workshops, or special tours that require an additional fee or registration. Tour capacity is limited.

McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

2 Institute Drive
Concord NH 03301

2 passes available per day, reserve by phone or email and pick up at the library. 

Open Friday, Saturday & Sunday From 10:30 AM - 4 PM 

Free admission to the Exhibit Galleries for four people. There is an additional charge for planetarium shows. Two passes per day.

Passes are not accepted during special events such as AerospaceFest, nor are they accepted for member only events. 

All visitors must also reserve a time for their visit with the Planetarium at:

New England Aquarium

This pass is generously sponsored by B.E.S.T. (Belmont Elementary Support Team).

1 Central Wharf
Boston MA 02110
Phone: 617-973-5200
Valid through August 31, 2023. 1 pass per day.

Hours: Monday - Thursday:9am - 6pm; Friday - Friday:10am - 8pm

  • Each coupon admits up to four people for a reduced admission of 50% off per person. This discount applies to full-price adult and child admission rates. Children under age 3 are not included in the admission count and are always admitted free.
  • Coupons to the Aquarium will be valid only on the date printed on the coupon.

NH State Parks

Sponsored by the Friends of the Belmont Public Library.

Reserve by phone or emailing the library and pick up at the library. 

The NH State Parks Library Pass is valid for two adults and up to four dependents to enter any day-use state park for free.

The pass is not valid at Hampton Beach State Park and Wallis Sands State Beach, the Flume Gorge or the Cannon Mountain Tramway, and cannot be used for camping or parking meters. 

Reservation required with park pass:
Visitors with pre-paid or discounted access to NH State Parks are encouraged to make online reservations as well. When making a reservation you can indicate that you are a pass/parks plate holder on your order details page and you will not be charged the day-use/parking fee. However there will still be a $1 transaction fee for using the online reservation system. In the case that those with pre-paid or discounted access choose not to purchase a day use pass or parking pass reservation, we will be setting aside a limited number of parking spaces for pre-paid and discounted access based upon historical use. This does not guarantee space will be available when you arrive at the park.

Seacoast Science Center

This pass is generously sponsored by B.E.S.T. (Belmont Elementary Support Team).

570 Ocean Boulevard
Rye, NH 03870-2104

2 passes available per day, reserve by phone or email and pick up at the library. 
Hours: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays 10am-4pm (subject to change, please check with Seacoast Science Center).
Pass valid through 6/30/2023

After picking up library passes you will need to make additional reservations with Seacoast Science Center at:

Each pass admits 2 adults and up to 4 children or grandchildren into the Seacoast Science Center at 50% off the cost of regular admission. Pass holder receives a 10% discount in the Nature Store.

We cannot guarantee this library pass includes the State Park admission. Please present this pass at the Park toll both, but be aware that from April-September a park fee of $4.00 per adult (12-adult) and $2 per child (6-11) may be imposed. Pass holders will always get into the Seacoast Science Center at a 50% discount with a library membership pass. 

Strawbery Banke

This pass is generously sponsored by B.E.S.T. (Belmont Elementary Support Team).

14 Hancock St, Portsmouth, NH 03801

Two membership cards are available per day. Cards can be reserved  by phone OR email and/OR picked up at the library. Cards may not be booked in advance.

Hours: 10am-5pm

The membership pass grants you:

  • Unlimited free daily admission for two adults and up to four children.. 
  • Free admission to special events, including Candlelight Stroll, Ghosts on the Banke, and Baby Animals.
  • Half price ice skating tickets at Labrie Family Skate at Puddle Duck Pond (seasonal).