Events

Tue, 08/16 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
The Board of Trustees has a regular meeting schedule of the third Tuesday of each month at ... Read More
Wed, 08/17 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Calling middle and high school students!  Join us every other Wednesday for teen game night!  The library has a variety of games available, or feel free to bring your own from home.  Grades 5 and up. 
Thu, 08/18 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
The Third Thursday Book Club discusses The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin. Copies of the book are available to borrow. New attendees are welcome. Description: When his most prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems,... Read More
Fri, 08/19 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
So we can prepare the space, please RSVP for this event: https://forms.gle/1K1XL3o8qzun3dMDA   Join Elizabeth Gallien, Licensed Massage Therapist and owner of Hampstead Pain Relief, as she shows us... Read More
Sat, 08/20 - 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
Mon, 08/22 - 9:30am - 10:30am
Love putting together puzzles? Or sharing your morning coffee or tea with others? Maybe you're just looking for something social to do?  Stop by for a morning of puzzles (group or individual!), and a cup of coffee or tea (or two!) No RSVP necessary. 
Fri, 08/26 to Tue, 08/30 - 9:00am - 9:00am
Book sale is back! Special this year! Buy an HPL library canvas tote bag at the book sale for $30 and fill it with books at no extra cost!   Suggested Donation for books and media types: Adult Hardcover  $2 All Paperbacks $1 Children’s books 50... Read More
Fri, 08/26 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
This year, we're adding a special delicious addition to our already great book sale.  Browse for books, grab a sweet treat!  
Sat, 08/27 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
This year, we're adding a special delicious addition to our already great book sale.  Browse for books, grab a sweet treat!  
Sat, 09/03 - 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
Mon, 09/05 - 9:00am - 8:00pm
Library Closed for Labor Day. Check out our online resources.
Tue, 09/06 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
The Nonfiction Book Club meets and discusses  The Good Neighbor, The LIfe and Work of Fred Rogers by Maxwell King. All readers of the book are welcome to attend the meeting. Fred Rogers (1928-2003) was an enormously influential figure in... Read More
Wed, 09/07 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Calling middle and high school students!  Join us every other Wednesday for teen game night!  The library has a variety of games available, or feel free to bring your own from home.  Grades 5 and up. 
Thu, 09/08 - 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Mexican Train Dominoes Group 
Fri, 09/09 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Come sip some tea and listen to Lindsay Webb, a Wildlife Educator with the NH Fish and Game Department, discuss NH wildlife. New Hampshire's wildlife diversity is a product of our diverse habitats across the state.  Some wildlife are abundant, while... Read More
Sat, 09/10 - 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
Tue, 09/13 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Mother Goose on the Loose is back for the fall session!  This program is best for children ages 0-2 and their caregivers.  Older siblings are welcome to attend.   We will be holding this program outdoors on Tuesdays as long as the weather allows. ... Read More
Tue, 09/13 - 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, 09/13 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Friends of the Hampstead Library Program. While servant narratives have been popular for centuries, there seems to be a resurging interest in these stories in recent decades. Films like The Remains of the Day and Gosford Park garnered numerous Oscar... Read More
Tue, 09/13 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Friends of the Library business meeting.  
Wed, 09/14 - 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Calling all teens to join the new Hampstead Public Library Teen Advisory Board (TAB)! TAB members will help to plan teen events and give input and suggestions for book purchasing for teens.  Make your voice heard! Sign up... Read More
Wed, 09/14 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Calling middle and high school students!  Join us  for teen art night!  We supply materials, you bring the ideas. Feel free to bring a project you've been working on or start something new.  Grades 5 and up. 
Wed, 09/14 - 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, 09/15 - 9:30am - 10:30am
More info coming soon.
Thu, 09/15 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
To recognize Banned Book Week (Sept 18-24, 2022,) the Third Thursday Book Club is reading Alice Walker's The Color Purple. Copies of the book are available to borrow. Over the years, The Color Purple has been challenged at high... Read More
Thu, 09/15 - 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Celebrate creativity, courage, and collaboration at the library by joining us to celebrate International Dot Day!  We will share Peter H Reynold's book, The Dot and embark on our own creative endavors!  Make your mark! This program is for... Read More
Fri, 09/16 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Downton Abbey: A New Era is a 2022 historical drama film and the sequel to the 2019 film Downton Abbey. Tea will be made available to sip during the movie!   About the movie: The Crawley family goes on a grand... Read More
Sat, 09/17 - 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
Sat, 09/17 - 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
Mon, 09/19 - 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
Mon, 09/19 - 11:00am - 11:45am
Join us for our fall session of outdoor Story Time on Mondays at 11:00AM  Our Story Time session will feature themed stories and crafts!  Sing, move, and read with us! This program is designed for 3-6 year olds, but siblings and slightly younger or... Read More
Mon, 09/19 - 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
Tue, 09/20 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Mother Goose on the Loose is back for the fall session!  This program is best for children ages 0-2 and their caregivers.  Older siblings are welcome to attend.   We will be holding this program outdoors on Tuesdays as long as the weather allows. ... Read More
Tue, 09/20 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
The Board of Trustees has a regular meeting schedule of the third Tuesday of each month at ... Read More
Wed, 09/21 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Calling middle and high school students!  Join us every other Wednesday for teen game night!  The library has a variety of games available, or feel free to bring your own from home.  Grades 5 and up. 
Wed, 09/21 - 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, 09/22 - 9:30am - 10:30am
More info coming soon.
Thu, 09/22 - 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Mexican Train Dominoes Group 
Sat, 09/24 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Did you know that  30% of NH homes have elevated levels of radon, a naturally occurring, radioactive gas that can't be seen or smelled. Come learn from NH resident Tom Jarvela as he discusses the importance of testing your home for radon, and learn... Read More
Mon, 09/26 - 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
Mon, 09/26 - 11:00am - 11:45am
Join us for our fall session of outdoor Story Time on Mondays at 11:00AM  Our Story Time session will feature themed stories and crafts!  Sing, move, and read with us! This program is designed for 3-6 year olds, but siblings and slightly younger or... Read More
Tue, 09/27 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Mother Goose on the Loose is back for the fall session!  This program is best for children ages 0-2 and their caregivers.  Older siblings are welcome to attend.   We will be holding this program outdoors on Tuesdays as long as the weather allows. ... Read More
Wed, 09/28 - 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Calling middle and high school students!  Join us  for teen movie night!   Grades 5 and up.  Snacks provided! September Movie:  
Wed, 09/28 - 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, 09/29 - 9:30am - 10:30am
More info coming soon.
Thu, 09/29 - 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Mexican Train Dominoes Group 
Fri, 09/30 - 9:30am - 10:30am
Back by popular demand...  Bagels! Bingo! Together for a fun morning.  Stop by for delicious bagels and a couple games of bingo, plus coffee and tea. There will be a small prize for the first Bingo winner! No RSVP necessary. 
Mon, 10/03 - 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
Mon, 10/03 - 11:00am - 11:45am
Join us for our fall session of outdoor Story Time on Mondays at 11:00AM  Our Story Time session will feature themed stories and crafts!  Sing, move, and read with us! This program is designed for 3-6 year olds, but siblings and slightly younger or... Read More
Tue, 10/04 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Mother Goose on the Loose is back for the fall session!  This program is best for children ages 0-2 and their caregivers.  Older siblings are welcome to attend.   We will be holding this program outdoors on Tuesdays as long as the weather allows. ... Read More

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