ATKINSON — HOT SPOTS: They are hot! They are Hotspots! You may not know that we currently own two that are available for lending. The Wi-Fi Hotspot is about the size of a deck of cards and can link up to 15 devices to the Internet at the same time. The Wi-Fi Hotspot is portable and simple to use.

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HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead Public Library is collecting items for the Pease Greeters’ Care Package Program. A donation box is present near the Library’s front desk. A Wish List can be found at the Library or on hampsteadlibrary.org/libraryupcomingevents.asp, and on peasegreeters.org/care-pack…

PLAISTOW — Our December Artist-of-the-Month is artist Eunice Miller, a watercolorist and photographer. Small Passions is bringing in some of their wonderful miniature displays for December. Do you have a collection of pretty much anything you would be willing to have on display here? Please …

KINGSTON — The Holiday Season Is here at Kingston Community Library and they have lots going on! Stop in and see what is new!

DANVILLE — The Friends of Colby Library are offering a Holiday raffle of a $50.00 Amazon gift card which will be drawn on Sat., December 15.

NEWTON — There’s still time to buy your tickets for the Friends of the Gale Library Christmas Basket Raffle! Tickets are only $1.00 each or six for $5.00. All items will be raffled on Fri., December 14 at 1:00 p.m. Donations from local businesses and community members are appreciated and inf…

EAST KINGSTON — We are busy with adult and children’s activities at the library. Check the social media sites for the most up to date information.

BRENTWOOD —Hark! The Herald Angels Scream. Looking for a bit of a different take on the Holidays? Join us on Thurs., December 13 at 6:30 p.m. when we welcome six local authors who read excerpts from their books and answer questions. Free and open to the public. Stop by, call or see our websi…

DANVILLE — Want a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift certificate? For just $2.00 you can enter the Friends of The Colby Memorial Library December Drawing to be held December 15. You do not need to be a Danville resident to enter nor do you need to be present to win.

PLAISTOW — Our November Artist-of-the-Month is artist Don Jalbert, an American Impressionist painter and we will be transitioning to our December Artist, Eunice Miller, a watercolorist and photographer. Kathryn Rickers has graciously offered to let us display part of her doll collection and …

KINGSTON — The holiday season is here! Kingston Community Library has lots going on. Stop in and check out the latest!

HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead Public Library has a Stone Painting crafternoon on Thurs., December 6. Visit between 1:00-4:00 p.m., and decorate stones with colorful patterns or meaningful phrases. The resulting pieces will make terrific gifts for you, your friends, or family. The Library provide…

DANVILLE — Kickoff your holiday season with us on Wed., December 5 at 7:00 p.m. when master storyteller, Odds Bodkin will present a dramatic reading of “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens. This program is brought to you from the Friends of Colby Library and the Colby Trustees.

EPPING — Our annual Holiday Party is this Fri., December 7 at 6:00 p.m.! We’ll have family entertainment, crafts, food, and an appearance from Santa! This year’s performer will be local favorite Diane Kordas, maker of wonderful puppets and fun music-filled stories. Afterwards get a chance to…

SOUTH HAMPTON —The South Hampton Public Library announces an Innovation Plan being implemented in early 2019. The plan includes updating the Library’s technological infrastructure, including the computers available for community use, as well as a new “loaner” iPad program.

BRENTWOOD — The Friends of the MEB Library will be hosting SANTA on Sat., December 8 from 9:00-12:00 p.m. Come enjoy some snacks, do a craft then shop at the craft fair and book sale. Stop by after 12:00 p.m. and visit with our "Christmas Pirate." Both events are free and open to the public.

NEWTON — A reminder that The Friends of the Gale Library Christmas Basket Raffle is now going on! Tickets are only $1.00 each or six for $5.00. All items will be raffled on Fri., December 14 at 1:00 p.m. Donations from local businesses and community members are appreciated and inform the pub…

DANVILLE — Join us on Wed., December 5 at 7:00 p.m. when master storyteller, Odds Bodkin will present a dramatic reading of “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens. This program is brought to you from the Friends of Colby Library and the Colby Trustees.

HAMPTON FALLS — The Hampton Falls Free Library is pleased to present a holiday concert on Sat., December 8 at 1:00 p.m. with Ramblin’ Richard.

ATKINSON —Please take notice that our preschool opportunities (Mother Goose on the Loose, Bitty Books, Kiddie Lit, Sensory Story Time, and Discovering STEAM classes) all take a brief intermission the week of Christmas and New Year’s. Your registration is intact and other than STEAM (six-week…

KINGSTON — The holiday season is here! Kingston Community Library has lots going on. Stop in and check out the latest!

EXETER – On Mon., December 3, at 1:00 p.m., Exeter Public Library will host a free movie matinee in its Adult Monday Movie Matinee series.

HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead Public Library is providing an opportunity for you to craft a little something to give to those in need with a free Sewing Scarves Workshop on Sat., December 1. Visit anytime between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Learn how to sew a “quick scarf” that you can donate. You…

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EXETER —The Trustees and Staff of Exeter Public Library wish to thank Jean Grout for 38 years of service to the Exeter Community. On Fri., November 30, Jean will retire as longtime Teen Librarian at Exeter Public Library.

BRENTWOOD — It is that time of year, time for the Friend's Craft Fair! If you are a crafter and would like to participate, stop by now to pick up an information packet and your sale tags. The Fair goes until Thurs., December 27. Twenty-five percent of sales will go to the Library for the pur…

DERRY — Derry Public Library will present a Holiday Music Program on Wed., December 12 at 6:30 p.m.

SANDOWN — The Friends of the Sandown Library will hold their annual Christmas dinner and cookie swap on Mon., December 3 at 6:00 p.m. The dinner and meeting will be held at the Sandown Recreation Center, 25 Pheasant Run Road.

PLAISTOW — Our November Artist-of-the-Month is artist Don Jalbert, an American Impressionist painter and we will be transitioning to our December Artist, Eunice Miller, a watercolorist and photographer. Kathryn Rickers has graciously offered to let us display part of her doll collection and …

SANDOWN — We hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! We want to thank all our patrons who visit the library, in person or using our online services! The Library Staff is grateful we have the opportunity to serve you with your literary, educational and recreational needs.

EAST KINGSTON — Check out the many Ways to Give at the East Kingston Public Library!

The Fremont Public Library, 7 Jackie Bernier Drive, had Glenn Knoblock, center, as guest speaker. He is an independent scholar and author of fifteen books and 100 articles on “New Hampshire Covered Bridges”. He discussed bridge design and technology, and their designers, builders, and associ…

HAMPSTEAD — All seniors and friends are welcome to a free Ukulele Lesson at the Hampstead Public Library on Thurs., November 29 at 10:30 a.m. Kathi Hanson from Let's Play Music leads participants through easy ukulele basics. Instruments are provided. This free event follows the Senior Drop-I…

SANDOWN — The Friends of the Sandown Library will hold their annual Christmas dinner and cookie swap on Mon., December 3 at 6:00 p.m. The dinner and meeting will be held at the Sandown Recreation Center, 25 Pheasant Run Road.

HAMPTON FALLS — The Hampton Falls Free Library is pleased to present a holiday concert on Sat., December 8 at 1:00 p.m. with Ramblin’ Richard.

FREMONT — Just imagine winning a live uncut Christmas tree that you can plant in your own yard or give as a gift!

ATKINSON — Interested in creating a new holiday tradition, having some fun with a friend or just looking to express yourself in an edible and creative way? Then Kimball Library is the place to be on Thurs., December 13 at 6:00-8:00 p.m. for gingerbread house decorating. Joanne Fiore from Atk…

EXETER – On Mon., December 3, at 1:00 p.m., Exeter Public Library will host a free movie matinee in its Adult Monday Movie Matinee series.

PLAISTOW —Our November Artist-of-the-Month is artist Don Jalbert, an American Impressionist painter. Kathryn Rickers has graciously offered to let us display part of her doll collection and a collection of “Just the Right Shoe” for November. Do you have a collection of pretty much anything y…

BRENTWOOD — The Staff at the MEB Library hope that all our patrons and Brentwood residents have a Happy Thanksgiving! Keep that "Come Together" feeling going by joining the Brentwood Bookers for their book discussion on Mon., November 26 at 7:00 p.m. They are reading “The Book Thief” by Mark…

EAST KINGSTON — The East Kingston Public Library will be set up for open sewing time on November 28 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

KINGSTON — The holiday season is here! Kingston Community Library has lots going on. Stop in and check out the latest!

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BRENTWOOD — The Staff at the MEB Library hope that all our patrons and Brentwood residents have a Happy Thanksgiving! Keep that "Come Together" feeling going by joining the Brentwood Bookers for their book discussion on Mon., November 26 at 7:00 p.m. They are reading “The Book Thief” by Mark…

An Exhibition of Paintings by Nicole Ellis and Photographs by Tony Nicholls will be displayed now through December 31 throughout the Adult Services floor at Exeter Public Library, Chestnut Street in Exeter. Nicole paints in acrylics and enjoys finding rusty trucks on winding New England infi…

EXETER — Exeter Public Library will host a free movie matinee in its Classic Film series on Mon., November 26 at 1:00 p.m. at 4 Chestnut Street.

SANDOWN — During this season of thanksgiving, the staff at the Sandown Library is thankful for all our patrons and supporters. We appreciate everyone who comes to the library to check out materials, use the computers, print, copy or fax, and attend our programs! We are here to serve you, and…

HAMPTON FALLS — The Hampton Falls Free Library is pleased to present a holiday concert on Sat., December 8 at 1:00 p.m. with Ramblin’ Richard.

DANVILLE — Join us on Wed., December 5 at 7:00 p.m. when master storyteller, Odds Bodkin will present a dramatic reading of “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens. This program is brought to you from the Friends of Colby Library and the Colby Trustees.

KINGSTON — There are lots of fun Fall activities planned at Kingston Community Library. Stop in and see what’s happening this month!

NEWTON — Thank you to everyone who donated and purchased baked goods for the Friends of the Library Voting Day Bake Sale that was held at Town Hall. Your generous support is greatly appreciated!

ATKINSON — Woo-hoo! It’s time to register for the ever popular ‘Holiday Drop ‘n Shop’ event! Let the kids spend the day having fun with crafts, art, music, games, and movement. Our finale will be a show with Zoo Creatures! We are proud to sponsor this annual event so parents can have a day (…

PLAISTOW — Our November Artist-of-the-Month is artist Don Jalbert, an American Impressionist painter. Kathryn Rickers has graciously offered to let us display part of her doll collection and a collection of “Just the Right Shoe” for November. Do you have a collection of pretty much anything …

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