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July 11, 2013

Hampstead Library News

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HAMPSTEAD TALENT SHOW: Warm up your voice, practice your dance, tryout your jokes and get ready for the Hampstead Public Library’s sixth annual “Hampstead Idol!” Kids and adults are welcome to be a part of the show. Singers, dancers, poets, comedians, magicians -- whatever your talent is, we hope you will share it.

Sign-up in advance at the library, call 329-6411, or email pfalconer@hampstead.lib.nh.us. This event takes place on Thurs., July 25 at 6:30 p.m.

FREE MOVIE SHOWING: On Tues., July 16 at 6:30 p.m., the Hampstead Public Library will show the film based on Louis Sachar’s award-winning novel “Holes.” The book comes to life in this fun and adventure filled movie. Dogged by bad luck stemming from an ancient family curse, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a very strange correctional camp. He and his campmates must each dig a hole a day for the warden. As Stanley forges friendships, they begin to unearth a mystery. This movie is fun for all ages, so come in, get comfy, and enjoy the library’s big screen.

BOOK DISCUSSION: The Third Thursday Book Group at the Hampstead Public Library will meet on Thurs., July 18 at 1:00 p.m. to discuss “Defending Jacob” by William Landay. This novel is about a Massachusetts assistant district attorney, Andy Barber, who is blindsided when his 14 year-old son is charged with the murder of a fellow student. Every parental instinct Andy has rallies to protect his boy. Jacob insists that he is innocent, and Andy believes him. Award-winning author William Landay has written a suspenseful, character-driven and spellbinding mystery.

Copies of the book are available at the library’s front desk. Newcomers are always welcome to the discussion.

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