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Details of Special Events at the Library


Results for Free Mock S.A.T.
October 21st at 6:30pm


The Library hosted a free mock S.A.T. for high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors.This is a great way to practice, get tips, and improve performance on the actual SAT.  

Results of the test and a discussion of some test-taking tips will follow on TUESDAY October 21st at 6:30pm.

Call the library at 329-6411 or email ProgramsHPL@gmail.com for more information.




Science of Climate Change
Wednesday October 22 at 7pm


University of New Hampshire professor Barrett Rock presents "The Science Behind Climate Change” at the Library on Wednesday, October 22 at 7 p.m.

Based on his own research and that of many other scientists, Dr. Rock describes the natural and man-made causes known to result in the warming and cooling of our planet. He discusses both global and local effects of the current warming period, and the science that can help us understand our changing climate.

Barrett Rock Ph.D. is a Professor Emeritus of Natural Resources and Environment, at UNH.He is the Founder and Director of Forest Watch, an outreach program focused on engaging students in hands-on study of ozone impacts. Dr. Rock is also the Coordinator for the Environmental Module of Project SMART (Science and Mathematics Achievement through Research Training), a research experience for high school students at UNH. In addition, he is a current member of the National Advisory Board for the Union of Concerned Scientists, tasked with creating materials to increase public awareness of climate change issues.




Critters and Creatures
Thursday October 23 at 6:30pm



Families won’t want to miss Critters ‘N Creatures. This live animal show is Halloween-themed and features bats, skunks, pythons and more! After the show, the brave will have an opportunity to get up close and personal with the animals.






Classic Movie Night: Cary Grant comedy with wacky aunts and creepy family!
Thursday October 30 at 6:30pm
We’ll screen a classic Frank Capra comedy for your entertainment. Cary Grant plays a drama critic who learns that his adorable aunts have a gruesome secret. To complicate matters, his brother Teddy thinks he’s Teddy Roosevelt, and his other criminal brother – who resembles Frankenstein -- drops in for a visit. Creepy and comedic, this fast-paced film is just the fun you need in time for Halloween.

Call the library for more details, 603-329-6411.




Pacific Crest Trail Hike in Photos
Tuesday November 4 at 7PM


In 2013, hiker Wendy Johnston backpacked the entire 2,700 mile Pacific Crest Trail from the US/Mexican Border to the US/Canadian border through California, Oregon, and Washington. That is the same trail Cheryl Strayed wrote about in her book "Wild.”

Join Wendy at the Library for a slideshow of fantastic photos taken during her hike. She’ll also talk about the lessons she learned during her 5 months on the trail. A question and answer session will follow. Wendy hopes you will leave inspired and encouraged to follow your own dreams!

See more information about this trail  at the Pacific Crest Trail Association site.










Friends Program: Fifty Shades of Radio with Mike Morin
Tuesday November 11 at 7 PM



Mike Morin, well-known radio humorist, author, and columnist for NH papers, will entertain us with stories about his experiences as a radio personality, his meetings with the rich and famous, and life in general. If you want to laugh, be sure to attend this program.