Elementary Events

Mon, 06/27 - 10:00am - 11:00am
In a program best for early learners, our friends from the Seacoast Science Center will be visiting us. An SSC Naturalist will bring unique ocean-themed activity stations right to the library that align with the summer 2022 reading theme: Oceans of... Read More
Thu, 06/30 - 10:00am - 10:45am
This program takes place at Hampstead Central School. In cooperation with the Hampstead Recreation Department, join us at the Hampstead Central School for Jungle Jim of Boston's all-new Splash... Read More
Thu, 07/07 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Calling all elementary school-aged LEGO® enthusiasts!  Are you up to the challenge?  You will have 50 minutes to build a sea creature (and 10 minutes to clean up.)  It can be realistic or imainary. Every child who builds a sea creature will enter... Read More
Fri, 07/08 - 10:00am - 11:45am
Join us for a Marine Movie Morning!  Families can take a break from the heat and view an ocean-themed movie upstairs!        
Tue, 07/12 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Billions of bubbles!  This STEM program for our Elementary-aged crowd will give kids the opportunity to experiment with bubbles.  We will make our own bubble solutions and bubble wands and learn how to create bubble snakes.  We will experiment and... Read More
Wed, 07/13 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The UNH Marine Docents program is coming to HPL to teach our young scientists about whales and seals with hands-on learning fun! We will investigate questions like: How do marine mammals stay warm? How big are they? How do they eat?  We will explore... Read More
Thu, 07/14 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Gather in the meeting room to view a moderated conversation with bestselling author Mary Pope Osborne, creator of the beloved Magic Tree House series! The author will also be giving a special reading and will answer audience questions.    
Sat, 07/16 - 10:00am - 11:30am
This project is for kids, teens, and adults (At least 8 years old, please.) Try your hand at hydro-dipping for beginners on the library lawn!  Attendees will add spray paint to water to create a unique pattern, then dip their canvas into the paint... Read More
Tue, 07/19 - 10:00am - 11:00am
This program takes place at Hampstead Central School. In cooperation with the Hampstead Recreation Department, join us at the Hampstead Central School for Showtime Steve! Dubbed as “The Human Variety Show,” Showtime Steve is a one-... Read More
Fri, 07/22 - 9:00am - 9:00am
Looking for a fun summer project?  Pick up a Yellow Submarine Take and Make kit!  Want to know the best part?  They really float! Kits will be available beginning July 22nd.  To reserve one, click HERE... Read More
Tue, 07/26 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Our friends at Wildlife Encounters Ecology and Wellness Center will return this year with a selection of live animals to educate and delight you!   Wildlife Encounters' live-animal outreach programs are educational, interactive, and fun! This... Read More
Tue, 08/02 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
We will have games for all ages set up throughout and outside the library! From cornhole on the front lawn to Wii bowling upstairs on the big screen, there's a game for everyone! This program is open to all ages. 
Fri, 08/05 - 9:00am - 9:30am
Summer Read Ends
Fri, 08/05 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Aquatic CrittersWater is essential for life on our planet. From marshes and... Read More
Fri, 08/26 to Tue, 08/30 - 9:00am - 9:00am
Details forthcoming! 
Mon, 09/05 - 9:00am - 8:00pm
Library Closed for Labor Day. Check out our online resources.
Fri, 11/11 - 9:00am - 8:00pm
Library is closed to honor Veteran's Day. 
Mon, 01/02 - 9:00am - 8:00pm
New Year’s Day observed (Town Holiday)