, Kingston, NH

March 13, 2014

Hampstead Library News

By Janet Arden
Adult Programs Librarian

---- — HAMPSTEAD — Thurs., March 13 at 7:00 p.m., is Movie Night at the Hampstead Public Library. The featured film won several Academy Awards this year including Best Director. Sandra Bullock and George Clooney star as two astronauts stranded in space, when debris separates them from their ship during a spacewalk. Light refreshments will be served at this free movie showing. For more information, call the library 603-329-6411 or visit

BOOKS FOR BREAKFAST - The Hampstead Library will have a “Books for Breakfast” program on Sat., March 15, from 9:00-11:00 a.m. This event is to give families a chance to spend time together in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Come enjoy books, crafts, hot drinks and breakfast – all for free!

BUTTONS, BUTTONS! On Tues., March 18 at 7:00 p.m., the president of the NH Seacoast Button Club comes to the Hampstead Public Library to talk about the hobby of collecting antique clothing buttons. Using her vast collection, Cheryl Killam will show the various designs, colors and textures that make these buttons a miniature work of art. For more information about this event, visit

NEW LIBRARY WEBSITE - The Hampstead Public Library recently launched a new website design. It has a less cluttered home page, and is designed with user-friendly navigation. There are quick link buttons to the catalog, your account, downloading free ebooks, and more. A bar near the top of the page has drop down menus for easy direction. Please try the new digital branch of the Hampstead Public Library,, to find resources for your educational, recreational, and informational needs. Special thanks go to the library patrons who were on the website committee and helped the Assistant Director and IT Librarian with the new design.