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November 15, 2012

Hampstead Library News

HAMPSTEAD - The Hampstead Public Library will be open regular hours on Wed., November 21, from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. It will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, as well as Fri., November 23, and Sat., November 24. The library will reopen with regular hours on Mon., November 26.

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 what you need to get started, the variety of materials and tools available, project planning, and ways to learn the craft, along with a host of woodworking resources. Visit the library in the weeks before this event to get a preview of Carey’s work in the library’s display cases. This event is free and open to the public

HOLIDAY TEA AND CONCERT - As the weather turns colder and the holiday rush starts to take its toll, the library knows just what you need – warmth, good food, good company and lovely musical entertainment. Take a break from the hustle and bustle, come to the Hampstead Public Library on Sat., December 8, between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. There will be coffee, tea, hot cider, pastries and other good food. Crafts for kids will be available. We’ll give an award to the person with the most fabulous holiday sweater or outfit. Best of all, you will be entertained by the fantastic Profile Chorus! Performing between 12 noon and 1:00 p.m., this women’s a cappella show chorus sings joyfully in four-part harmony. Please come, bring friends or family, and join us for this relaxing community event. It is free and open to the public. The library staff is grateful to the Friends of the Hampstead Public Library for their generosity in funding this event.

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