Events

Mon, 11/28 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
What’s a Women’s Circle? A women’s circle is a welcoming, safe, supportive and revered space for women to come together to be heard and seen. Women throughout history have gathered in circles to empower, support, and share wisdom with each other.... Read More
Tue, 11/29 - 9:00am - 11:00am
The Hampstead Public Library is hosting a two-week Dignity Drive to benefit the Community Caregivers of Greater Derry. Starting Tuesday, November 15th and ending on Tuesday, November 29th (the National Day of Giving) we will be collecting donations... Read More
Tue, 11/29 - 1:00pm - 3:20pm
As a complement to the Third Thursday Book Club's November 17 discussion of Kazuo Ishiguro's novel Remains of the Day, the library shows a matinee of the movie with the same name. Staring Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson,... Read More
Wed, 11/30 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Volunteers from the New Hampshire Astronomical Society will come to share their knowledge and their telescopes with community members for a Skywatch!  This event is friendly for beginners.  Enjoy the beauty of the night sky, learn how to identify... Read More
Wed, 11/30 - 7:30pm - 8:00pm
Join library associate and meditation instructor, Sue Crump, for enriching virtual meditation sessions. Whether you are a frequent practitioner or have never done meditation before, you are welcome to classes. Please register in advance and you will... Read More
Thu, 12/01 - 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Mexican Train Dominoes Group 
Thu, 12/01 - 5:00pm - 6:45pm
We will be screening the new movie A CHRISTMAS INVITATION, some of which was filmed in Hampstead and stars local Hampstead residents Rosie Andlauer and Zoe Wells, who will be in attendance and answer questions at the end of the screening. Writer and... Read More
Fri, 12/02 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris is about a 1950s London cleaning lady who falls madly in love with a couture Dior dress, deciding she must have it. After working to raise the funds to pursue her dream, she embarks on an adventure to... Read More
Sat, 12/03 - 1:00pm - 2:45pm
We will be screening the new movie A CHRISTMAS INVITATION, some of which was filmed in Hampstead and stars local Hampstead residents Rosie Andlauer and Zoe Wells.  About the movie: It's Christmas and a dysfunctional family is brought together... Read More
Mon, 12/05 - 9:30am - 10:15am
Join us for our fall session of indoor Story Time on Mondays at 9:30AM in our newly-renovated program room! This Story Time session will feature themed stories and crafts!  Sing, move, and read with us! This program is designed for 3-6 year olds... Read More
Tue, 12/06 - 1:00pm - 2:35pm
The Library's Nonfiction Book Club meets to discuss Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love by Dani Shapiro. Book Description: The acclaimed and beloved author of Hourglass now gives us a new memoir about identity,... Read More
Tue, 12/06 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Stop in to make a homemade body scrub for yourself or to wrap up as a gift for someone special! All materials and instruction will be provided.  Please RSVP here: https://forms.gle/JeqSjvjLshjYHC2c8... Read More
Wed, 12/07 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Do you like fairies, crafting, dancing, and treats?  If the answer is "Yes!" join Merry Fairy Jasmine for a night of all three.  Fairy dress is highly recommended.  Jasmine will help children to craft their own fairies and fairy accessories out of... Read More
Wed, 12/07 - 7:30pm - 8:00pm
Join library associate and meditation instructor, Sue Crump, for enriching virtual meditation sessions. Whether you are a frequent practitioner or have never done meditation before, you are welcome to classes. Please register in advance and you will... Read More
Thu, 12/08 - 9:30am - 10:30am
The Upper Room, a Family Resource Center in Derry New Hampshire will collaborate with the Hampstead Public Library this fall to bring you Toddler Talk and Play Programs. These programs will provide opportunities for play-based learning and social... Read More
Thu, 12/08 - 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Mexican Train Dominoes Group 
Fri, 12/09 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
The dancers of “Jewels of Paradise” are back to take you on a journey via dance! Come sip some tea and be entertained with this special performance.  Please note the 2pm afternoon Tea is now full. There are currently seats open at the 11am... Read More
Fri, 12/09 - 11:00am - 12:30pm
The dancers of “Jewels of Paradise” are back to take you on a journey via dance! Come sip some tea and be entertained with this special performance.  Please note that this RSVP link is for the 11am morning seating: ... Read More
Sat, 12/10 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
This group meets the 2nd Saturday of the month from 10 am to 12 PM. The group is comprised of mainly knitters and spinners (who create their own yarn on spinning wheels); however, all needleworkers are welcome to join. This is a place to relax and... Read More
Sat, 12/10 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Join library associate and meditation instructor, Sue Crump, for enriching in-person meditation sessions. Whether you are a frequent practitioner or have never done meditation before, you are welcome to classes. Please register in advance:  ... Read More
Sat, 12/10 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
In this year's holiday centerpiece workshop we will be making a natural centerpiece in a 12" wooden box, using greens, cones, berries, glass balls and ribbon. Shadyhill Greenhouses will supply everything needed to make this lovely centerpiece and... Read More
Mon, 12/12 - 9:30am - 10:15am
Join us for our fall session of indoor Story Time on Mondays at 9:30AM in our newly-renovated program room! This Story Time session will feature themed stories and crafts!  Sing, move, and read with us! This program is designed for 3-6 year olds... Read More
Tue, 12/13 - 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Maggie Grace from the Yoga Room in Hampstead leads us in a Chair Yoga class, in which we practice strengthening, stretching, and meditative breathing exercises. Please register in advance so we can plan the space.Click... Read More
Tue, 12/13 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Friends of the Hampstead Library Program. Back by popular demand, the English Handbell Choir from Pelham will delight the audience with their selection of holiday music. Don’t miss this wonderful musical interlude in the winter holiday season. The... Read More
Tue, 12/13 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Friends of the Library business meeting.  
Wed, 12/14 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm
**This is a Hampstead School District Early Release Day** Gather with friends and neighbors at the library to decorate your own graham cracker gingerbread house!  We will provide the graham cracker houses, royal icing, and candy, you bring your... Read More
Wed, 12/14 - 7:30pm - 8:00pm
Join library associate and meditation instructor, Sue Crump, for enriching virtual meditation sessions. Whether you are a frequent practitioner or have never done meditation before, you are welcome to classes. Please register in advance and you will... Read More
Thu, 12/15 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Third Thursday Book Club
Sat, 12/17 - 9:30am - 1:00pm
Stitched with Love charitable quilt sewers meet to create items for groups of people (or animals) in need.  The  group meets at the Library on the third Saturday morning of each month.  Set up starts at 9:30 am, and the meeting ends by 1 pm. This... Read More
Tue, 12/20 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
The Board of Trustees has a regular meeting schedule of the third Tuesday of each month at... Read More
Tue, 12/20 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
What’s a Women’s Circle? A women’s circle is a welcoming, safe, supportive and revered space for women to come together to be heard and seen. Women throughout history have gathered in circles to empower, support, and share wisdom with each other.... Read More
Wed, 12/21 - 7:30pm - 8:00pm
Join library associate and meditation instructor, Sue Crump, for enriching virtual meditation sessions. Whether you are a frequent practitioner or have never done meditation before, you are welcome to classes. Please register in advance and you will... Read More
Thu, 12/22 - 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Mexican Train Dominoes Group 
Thu, 12/29 - 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Mexican Train Dominoes Group 
Fri, 12/30 - 9:00am - 3:30pm
Audience:  This course is a babysitting training program for boys and girls in grades 6-8. Course Content: Safe Sitter® prepares students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. Students learn... Read More
Mon, 01/02 - 9:00am - 8:00pm
New Year’s Day observed (Town Holiday)- Library Closed
Tue, 01/03 - 1:00pm - 2:35pm
The Library's Nonfiction Book Club meets
Thu, 01/05 - 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Mexican Train Dominoes Group 
Tue, 01/10 - 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Maggie Grace from the Yoga Room in Hampstead leads us in a Chair Yoga class, in which we practice strengthening, stretching, and meditative breathing exercises. Please register in advance so we can plan the space.Click HERE to... Read More
Tue, 01/10 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Friends of the Hampstead Library Program. Those highway signs that describe the history you just passed by at 50 mph are highlighted in this fascinating look at the people, events, and places of NH History. There are 259 of these signs scattered... Read More
Tue, 01/10 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Friends of the Library business meeting.  
Thu, 01/12 - 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Mexican Train Dominoes Group 
Sat, 01/14 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
This group meets the 2nd Saturday of the month from 10 am to 12 PM. The group is comprised of mainly knitters and spinners (who create their own yarn on spinning wheels); however, all needleworkers are welcome to join. This is a place to relax and... Read More
Sat, 01/21 - 9:30am - 1:00pm
Stitched with Love charitable quilt sewers meet to create items for groups of people (or animals) in need.  The  group meets at the Library on the third Saturday morning of each month.  Set up starts at 9:30 am, and the meeting ends by 1 pm. This... Read More

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