Events

Tue, 12/06 - 1:00pm - 2:35pm
The Library's Nonfiction Book Club meets to discuss Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love by Dani Shapiro. Book Description: The acclaimed and beloved author of Hourglass now gives us a new memoir about identity,... Read More
Tue, 12/06 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Stop in to make a homemade body scrub for yourself or to wrap up as a gift for someone special! All materials and instruction will be provided.  Please RSVP here: https://forms.gle/JeqSjvjLshjYHC2c8... Read More
Wed, 12/07 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Do you like fairies, crafting, dancing, and treats?  If the answer is "Yes!" join Merry Fairy Jasmine for a night of all three.  Fairy dress is highly recommended.  Jasmine will help children to craft their own fairies and fairy accessories out of... Read More
Wed, 12/07 - 7:30pm - 8:00pm
Join library associate and meditation instructor, Sue Crump, for enriching virtual meditation sessions. Whether you are a frequent practitioner or have never done meditation before, you are welcome to classes. Please register in advance and you will... Read More
Thu, 12/08 - 9:30am - 10:30am
The Upper Room, a Family Resource Center in Derry New Hampshire will collaborate with the Hampstead Public Library this fall to bring you Toddler Talk and Play Programs. These programs will provide opportunities for play-based learning and social... Read More
Thu, 12/08 - 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Mexican Train Dominoes Group 
Fri, 12/09 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
The dancers of “Jewels of Paradise” are back to take you on a journey via dance! Come sip some tea and be entertained with this special performance.  Please note the 2pm afternoon Tea is now full.  To be added to the 2pm waitlist, please... Read More
Fri, 12/09 - 11:00am - 12:30pm
The dancers of “Jewels of Paradise” are back to take you on a journey via dance! Come sip some tea and be entertained with this special performance. ... Read More
Sat, 12/10 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
This group meets the 2nd Saturday of the month from 10 am to 12 PM. The group is comprised of mainly knitters and spinners (who create their own yarn on spinning wheels); however, all needleworkers are welcome to join. This is a place to relax and... Read More
Sat, 12/10 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Join library associate and meditation instructor, Sue Crump, for enriching in-person meditation sessions. Whether you are a frequent practitioner or have never done meditation before, you are welcome to classes. Please register in advance:  ... Read More
Sat, 12/10 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
In this year's holiday centerpiece workshop we will be making a natural centerpiece in a 12" wooden box, using greens, cones, berries, glass balls and ribbon. Shadyhill Greenhouses will supply everything needed to make this lovely centerpiece and... Read More
Mon, 12/12 - 9:30am - 10:15am
Join us for our fall session of indoor Story Time on Mondays at 9:30AM in our newly-renovated program room! This Story Time session will feature themed stories and crafts!  Sing, move, and read with us! This program is designed for 3-6 year olds... Read More
Tue, 12/13 - 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Maggie Grace from the Yoga Room in Hampstead leads us in a Chair Yoga class, in which we practice strengthening, stretching, and meditative breathing exercises. Please register in advance so we can plan the space.Click... Read More
Tue, 12/13 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Friends of the Hampstead Library Program. Back by popular demand, the English Handbell Choir from Pelham will delight the audience with their selection of holiday music. Don’t miss this wonderful musical interlude in the winter holiday season. The... Read More
Tue, 12/13 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Friends of the Library business meeting.  
Wed, 12/14 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm
**This is a Hampstead School District Early Release Day** Gather with friends and neighbors at the library to decorate your own graham cracker gingerbread house!  We will provide the graham cracker houses, royal icing, and candy, you bring your... Read More
Wed, 12/14 - 7:30pm - 8:00pm
Join library associate and meditation instructor, Sue Crump, for enriching virtual meditation sessions. Whether you are a frequent practitioner or have never done meditation before, you are welcome to classes. Please register in advance and you will... Read More
Thu, 12/15 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Third Thursday Book Club
Sat, 12/17 - 9:30am - 1:00pm
Stitched with Love charitable quilt sewers meet to create items for groups of people (or animals) in need.  The  group meets at the Library on the third Saturday morning of each month.  Set up starts at 9:30 am, and the meeting ends by 1 pm. This... Read More
Tue, 12/20 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
The Board of Trustees has a regular meeting schedule of the third Tuesday of each month at... Read More
Tue, 12/20 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
What’s a Women’s Circle? A women’s circle is a welcoming, safe, supportive and revered space for women to come together to be heard and seen. Women throughout history have gathered in circles to empower, support, and share wisdom with each other.... Read More
Wed, 12/21 - 7:30pm - 8:00pm
Join library associate and meditation instructor, Sue Crump, for enriching virtual meditation sessions. Whether you are a frequent practitioner or have never done meditation before, you are welcome to classes. Please register in advance and you will... Read More
Thu, 12/22 - 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Mexican Train Dominoes Group 
Thu, 12/29 - 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Mexican Train Dominoes Group 
Fri, 12/30 - 9:00am - 3:30pm
Audience:  This course is a babysitting training program for boys and girls in grades 6-8. Course Content: Safe Sitter® prepares students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. Students learn... Read More
Mon, 01/02 - 9:00am - 8:00pm
New Year’s Day observed (Town Holiday)- Library Closed
Tue, 01/03 - 1:00pm - 2:35pm
The Library's Nonfiction Book Club meets
Thu, 01/05 - 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Mexican Train Dominoes Group 
Tue, 01/10 - 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Maggie Grace from the Yoga Room in Hampstead leads us in a Chair Yoga class, in which we practice strengthening, stretching, and meditative breathing exercises. Please register in advance so we can plan the space.Click HERE to... Read More
Tue, 01/10 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Friends of the Hampstead Library Program. Those highway signs that describe the history you just passed by at 50 mph are highlighted in this fascinating look at the people, events, and places of NH History. There are 259 of these signs scattered... Read More
Tue, 01/10 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Friends of the Library business meeting.  
Thu, 01/12 - 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Mexican Train Dominoes Group 
Sat, 01/14 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
This group meets the 2nd Saturday of the month from 10 am to 12 PM. The group is comprised of mainly knitters and spinners (who create their own yarn on spinning wheels); however, all needleworkers are welcome to join. This is a place to relax and... Read More
Sat, 01/21 - 9:30am - 1:00pm
Stitched with Love charitable quilt sewers meet to create items for groups of people (or animals) in need.  The  group meets at the Library on the third Saturday morning of each month.  Set up starts at 9:30 am, and the meeting ends by 1 pm. This... Read More
Thu, 01/26 - 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Mexican Train Dominoes Group 
Thu, 02/02 - 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Mexican Train Dominoes Group 
Tue, 02/07 - 1:00pm - 2:35pm
The Library's Nonfiction Book Club meets
Thu, 02/09 - 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Mexican Train Dominoes Group 
Fri, 02/10 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Come sip Wild Berry tea (a blend of raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, and blackcurrants) and listen to Carolyn Grieco of Carolyn's Farm Kitchen in Haverhill, MA discuss her career and give a brief cooking demonstration of her scone recipe!... Read More
Tue, 02/14 - 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Maggie Grace from the Yoga Room in Hampstead leads us in a Chair Yoga class, in which we practice strengthening, stretching, and meditative breathing exercises. Please register in advance so we can plan the space.Click HERE to... Read More
Tue, 02/14 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Friends of the Hampstead Library Program. From American Gothic to Whistler’s Mother to Nighthawks, there are some images that are so ubiquitous in our culture that we have stopped looking at them closely. This program delves into these iconic works... Read More
Tue, 02/14 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Friends of the Library business meeting.  
Sat, 02/18 - 9:30am - 1:00pm
Stitched with Love charitable quilt sewers meet to create items for groups of people (or animals) in need.  The  group meets at the Library on the third Saturday morning of each month.  Set up starts at 9:30 am, and the meeting ends by 1 pm. This... Read More

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