The Political Library is nonpartisan and works to increase civic engagement in the democratic process by promoting and preserving New Hampshire's unique political traditions and ensuring these traditions are passed on to future generations.

The Political Library offers several programs and events in addition to its civic engagement activities, including the New Hampshire Primary Awards, Politics & EggsCandidate Café, Conversation with the Candidate, Kids Voting, and Voter Registration in communities across the Granite State.

The Political Library also maintains the only comprehensive collection of election campaign papers and memorabilia from over half a century and provides forums for voters and community leaders to meet presidential candidates.