, Kingston, NH


November 1, 2012

HPL Children's Room

By Patty Falconer,

Youth Services Librarian

HAMPSTEAD – Come to the Hampstead Public Library on Thurs., November 8, at 6:30 p.m., to meet Hilary Weisman Graham, author of the new young adult novel “Reunited.” Ask Hilary about her career as an author, filmmaker and screenwriter. Eat pizza and ice cream. Bring a friend (or ex-friend) and you will have a chance to win an autographed copy of “Reunited.” Learn more about the book and Hilary at For more information about this program call 329-6411 or email

BOOKS FOR BREAKFAST - The Hampstead Public Library will have “Books for Breakfast” on Sat., November 10, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. This program is designed to give families more time together. The library will have crafts, books to share, and delicious breakfast foods. Everyone who attends will have a chance to win a great prize.

PAWS TO READ - Johnny Claude the Listener Dog returns to the Hampstead Public Library on Mon., November 12, from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. He is a certified therapy dog who loves to listen to kids read, tell stories, or act out a book. The program is terrific for reluctant readers of any age. You can set up a fifteen minute session with Johnny Claude, by signing-up at the library’s front desk or calling the library at 329-6411. Adults are also welcome to visit with Johnny Claude.

FREE MOVIE MATINÉE - On November 17th at 12:30 p.m., the Hampstead Public Library will be having a movie matinee. This recent documentary by Disney takes moviegoers deep into the forests of Africa with a new true life adventure introducing an adorable baby chimp named Oscar. Working together, Oscar’s chimpanzee family navigates the complex territory of the forest. When they are confronted by a rival band of chimps, Oscar is left to fend for himself until a surprising ally steps in and changes his life forever. This movie is suitable for kids and adults of all ages.

Feel free to pack a lunch or snack and bring it along for this “Brown Bag Matinée” showing of a wonderful nature documentary.

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