Believe in Books/Polar Express

Physical Address: 41 Observatory Way
Intervale, NH
GPS Coordinates: 44.101547, -71.153641
Mailing Address: PO Box 1800
Intervale, NH 03845
Phone: 603-356-9980
Fax: 603-356-9688


"Theater in the Wood"
This unique performance space is situated within the 100 Acre Wood in Intervale with privacy and beautiful views. The 150-300 seat theater is now a year-round performing arts facility for entertainment, education, and as a gathering place for non-profit groups and others in the community. A wonderful place to host your event or wedding! 

"Trails in the Wood"

Be sure to check out the 10K of nature trails in the unique 100 Acre Wood, located in Intervale, NH. Great family recreation trails for walking, hiking, mountain biking, skiing, snowshoeing, exploring and nature observation.
COST:  Trail passes are $3 per car load for the day, $10 for the week.  A season pass is $50 and can purchased at the Foundation office.
HOURS: Open from 9:00 a.m.  - 4:00 p.m. when gate is open. For complete details, visit or call 603.356.9980.

Maple Sugar Tours!
Come out and visit us in the 100 Acre Wood for a Maple Sugar Tour! Beginning early March through early April (depending on when the season ends!) you can take a self-guided tour that includes the Sugar House along with a 1/2 mile trail through the Sugar Bush & a Storywalk through the 100 Acre Wood.
* Fresh Pure New Hampshire Maple Syrup available all year long! (or while it lasts!)


The Polar Express Event
Join us aboard The Polar Express, a magical journey to the North Pole. This memorable adventure departs each December from the White Mountains of New Hampshire. This experience includes a wonderful train ride, a sea of elves, and of course, Santa himself!

Based on the Caldecott Award-Winning book written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg, the Polar Express Event in a unique re-creation that affects young and old alike, leaving everyone truly believing in the spirit and magic of Christmas.

To learn more about how to get tickets for the Polar Express, visit our website

General Information:

The Believe in Books Literacy Foundation (BIBLF) has a broadening mission to enhance the quality of life by education, promotion, encouragement and aide to those of all ages in the appreciation of reading and literature, making a positive impact on literacy.


BIBLF is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) charitable organization guided by a volunteer Board of Directors, and supported by hundreds of dedicated volunteers from the communities that we serve.


As a result of 19 years of fundraising efforts, the Literacy Foundation has given over $1.3 million through literacy programs, scholarships, grants and book distributions in Northern New Hampshire and Western Maine.


Your support by participation in our events, merchandise sales, membership or a tax-deductible donation will help us to continue to provide literacy programs in Northern New England.


For more information about all of our literacy programs, membership opportunities and events, visit


The BIBLF office and 100 Acre Wood property is located at 41 Observatory Way in Intervale, NH 3.5 miles North of North Conway Village off of Rt. 16-302, directly across from Town Hall Road.