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"BYOD" - Bring Your Own Device Tech Tutoring Session
Wednesday Jan 18 from 3-4:30PM

Kate will help out with questions on your technology.  Bring your own device (laptop, tablet, smart phone, etc.) or borrow one of the library’s devices. Sometimes we learn something new from each other!

Bring your questions and your log in information with passwords, and we’ll do our best to provide the answers.

We will also have a list of helpful websites, and have helpful books available to check out. Learn about free ebooks and audiobooks, or simply how to take a picture with your phone.

For more information, contact Tech Librarian Kate Thomas at 603-329-6411 or kthomas@hampstead.lib.nh.us.

Children's Program: Music and Movement
Tuesday Jan 24 from 10 to 10:30 AM
Music and Movement is a lively and noisy program for toddlers and preschoolers aged 1-5 and their caregivers.  

Join us on the fourth Tuesday of each month as we explore a variety of songs, dances, and instruments while finding new ways to move our bodies. 

This program is designed to engage children and get them excited about music, improve their fine and gross motor skills through movement, and spark their creativity while supporting the development of their mind and body.


Family Books Bingo Night
Thursday January 26 at 6pm

Family Book Bingo Night at the Library is on January 26 at 6 pm. Come spend quality time playing bingo and winning prizes. This program is ideal for children 3 and up with their caregivers. All family and friends are welcome. No advance registration is necessary. For more information, contact dvancuren@hampsteadlibrary.org.

Coloring Club for Adults: Valentine's Day edition
Thursday February 2 from 2 to 4pm

Adults are invited to enjoy this meditative, relaxing and fun pastime.

The Library will supply materials, but you are also welcome to bring your own favorite coloring book and pencils, markers, etc.

Teen Scene: Sign Up for Candy Sushi
Thursday February 2 at 6 PM

This is a 1st Thursday Teen Scene event for preteens and teens in grades 5+. 

Remember to sign up so we have enough candy for everyone. See you there!

Chair Yoga with Meditation
Tuesday February 7 at 3pm

Maggie Grace, registered Yoga Teacher, teaches this FREE class which is tailored to adults of all ages and anyone interested in learning these various stretches and strengthening postures. Participants move at their own pace and can do exercises while sitting in a chair or standing. The class will end with breathing techniques to relax the body and calm the mind.

Maggie has practiced yoga since 1977 and is certified through the Pathways Yoga System and registered with the National Yoga Alliance. Her journey to maintain a healthy lifestyle shows in her practice. Her instruction is gentle and can be applied to all levels of fitness and ability.  Maggie is the owner & an instructor at the Yoga Room in Hampstead.

Chairs will be provided, just bring your healthy attitude! This class is one a many ongoing programs for adults at your library and meets the first Tuesday of each month at 3 PM from September to June.

Free Movie: The Light Between Oceans
Wednesday Feb 8 at 1:30PM AND 6:30PM

This Month we host TWO times to enjoy a FREE movie at your library. Join us for the Matinee at 1:30 pm and the evening show at 6:30pm.
An Australian World War I veteran (Michael Fassbender) takes a job as a lighthouse keeper on an isolated island. He meets his future wife (Alicia Vikander) at the nearest coastal town, and the two begin their new life alone at the lighthouse. Once settled, a lifeboat washes ashore with a newborn inside, and the couple raise the infant as their own. Rachel Weisz co-stars in this adaptation of M.L. Stedman's best-selling novel.

Rated: PG-13
2 hrs 13 mins

Family Movie Matinee: Frozen Sing Along
Sat Feb 11 at 10:30AM

Do you wanna watch a movieeeeee?

All ages are invited to join us for the Disney movie Frozen.  Relax, watch the movie, and feel free to sing along.

When the newly crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister, Anna, teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition.

Rated PG      
Runtime 1 hr 42 mins

Friends' Program: Harriet Tubman's Civil War- "I Can't Die But Once"
Tuesday February 14 at 7 pm

In 2017 Harriet Tubman’s picture will begin appearing on the $20 bill. In honor of this event and to recognize Black History Month, Gwendolyn Quezaire-Presutti will portray Tubman and show us her remarkable and influential life.

This program is funded in part by N.H. Humanties. This program is free and open to the public.

Guitar Workshop
Saturday Feb 18 at 10 AM

Instructor, Daniel Saunders, from Let's Play Music welcomes you to join him for a free Guitar Workshop! In this 1 hour class, individuals of all ages will have an opportunity to learn about the guitar and even try one out!

During this fun and informative workshop, Daniel will discuss some of the many musical styles that feature guitar. He will also perform examples of these styles to showcase the versatility of the instrument. Students will then be invited to try out a guitar and even jam with the teacher!

Daniel has over twenty years of experience as a guitar instructor and performer. He has taught at the university level and enjoys working with students of all ages and skill levels. Daniel is the Guitar Program Director at Let's Play Music in Derry, NH.