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November 29, 2012

Hampstead Library News

By Janet Arden,

Programs Librarian

HAMPSTEAD - There is a free chair yoga class at the Hampstead Public Library on Tues., December 4, from 3:00 to 3:45 p.m. This monthly class features non-impact exercises that are beneficial for men and women, teens and adults. Participants move at their own pace, sitting, standing, or using a chair for support. The instructor is Maggie Morgan from the Yoga Room in Hampstead.

HOLIDAY BOOK BUDDIES - There is a Holiday Book Buddies session at the Hampstead Public Library on Mon., December 3, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. This program pairs middle and high school students as mentors for young children (preschool through grade 2.) The event features stories, crafts, food and fun. Parents: sign-up your young children to spend time with a “Big Kid.” They will love the one-on-one attention. Middle and high school students interested in being a mentor, please sign-up as well. It is a great way to earn volunteer hours. Call the library at 329-6411 or email pfalconer@hampstead.lib.nh.us to register for this event.

NEW TO MEDICARE WORKSHOP - On Mon., December 3, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., a representative from ServiceLink of Rockingham County will be at the Hampstead Public Library to answer questions about Medicare. If you or a loved one are new to Medicare, or will be going on Medicare soon, this meeting is for you. Workshop topics include: understanding the basics of Medicare, prescription drug coverage, Medicare supplements, and preventing fraud. To register for this workshop, call the library at 603/329-6411.

WOODWORKING - On Wed., December 5, at 6:30 p.m., the Hampstead Public Library hosts NH woodworking artist Stephen Carey as he presents “My Grandfather’s Lathe: Basic Woodworking.” Do you have an interest in wood crafts? Are you curious about how wood bowls, vases, and chessboards are made? Whether you are a woodworker, hobbyist, or admirer of wood craftsmanship, this event is sure to inspire you. Carey offers a basic introduction to woodworking including the variety of materials and tools available and ways to learn the craft, along with woodworking resources. Visit the library in the days before this event to get a preview of Carey’s work in the library’s display cases.

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