, Kingston, NH


June 19, 2014

HPL Children's Room News

HAMPSTEAD —The first summer Storytime for 3 to 5 year old children at the Hampstead Public Library is on Fri., June 20 at 10:00 a.m. Kids listen to stories, sing songs, and make a craft. No advance sign-up is necessary. Summer Storytime continues on Fridays through August 1.

CRAZY CONCOCTIONS - Summer reading is off to a slimy, bouncy start at the Hampstead Public Library with a family program, “Crazy Concoctions” on Mon., June 23 at 2:00 p.m. Make ooblek, flubber, a glow-in-the-dark bouncy ball and more. Come get messy and have fun with science!

CANDY EXPERIMENTS - Students entering Middle School in the fall are invited to the Hampstead Public Library on Wed., June 25 at 2:00 p.m. for Candy Experiments. Use different types of candy to demonstrate acidity, density, buoyancy and other scientific principles. Find out how delicious science can be.

JUNGLE JIM - The Summer Reading Program goes to the Hampstead Central School on Thurs., June 26 at 10:00 a.m. for a family event with Jungle Jim. Prepare to be amazed by his balloon artistry, and his high-energy “How to Catch a Mouse: Simple Machines at Work” program. Fun for the whole family!

MIDDLE SCHOOL BOOK GROUP - Students entering grades 5 through 8 this fall are invited to participate in the popular “Pizza and Pages” book group at the Hampstead Public Library. Join Mrs. Griffin to discuss books you like to read, and enjoy pizza. First session is on June 30 and second is July 21, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Please sign-up in advance by calling the library or emailing

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