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February 7, 2013

Hampstead Library News

HAMPSTEAD - On Sat., February 9, at 12:30 p.m., come to the Hampstead Public Library for a free movie matinee. See Walt Disney’s animated interpretation of the rags-to-riches fairytale about the poor girl who, with the help of her fairy godmother, goes to the royal ball. Wonderful songs, a plucky band of helpful mice, suspense, and of course a happy ending all make this terrific entertainment for the whole family. Feel free to pack a lunch or snack and bring it along.

BOOKS FOR BREAKFAST - Books for Breakfast at the Hampstead Public Library takes place on Sat., February 16, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. This event is designed 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.

NONFICTION BOOK DISCUSSION - On Mon., February 17, at 7:00 p.m., the Non-Fiction Book Group at the Hampstead Public Library will be discussing “Tuesdays with Morrie: an old man, a young man, and life’s greatest lesson” by Mitch Albom. This novel chronicles the months in which Albom spends time with his old and dying mentor, Morrie Schwartz. The mentor shares his enduring wisdom and gives Mitch lessons on how to live. Newcomers are always welcome to the book discussion, and are encouraged to come and help choose further books for the group to read.

THIRD THURSDAY BOOK DISCUSSION - On February 21st at 1:00 p.m., the Hampstead Public Library’s Third Thursday Book Group will be discussing “The Housekeeper and the Professor” by Yoko Ogawa. An astute Housekeeper is hired to care for a Professor who has a peculiar problem. Ever since a traumatic head injury, he has lived with only eighty minutes of short-term memory. Every morning the Professor and the Housekeeper are introduced to each other anew, and a strange and lovely relationship blossoms between them. Copies of the book are available at the library’s front desk, and newcomers are always welcome to the discussions.

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