Musical Baseball Show with Howie Newman

Local singer-songwriter, and former sportswriter, Howie Newman sings baseball songs, offers baseball trivia and tells stories about his days on the Boston Red Sox beat.  This program is suitable for all ages. Howie covered baseball for the Patriot Ledger, Lowell Sun, Boston Globe and Lynn Item, as well as several other newspapers and magazines. For three years, he also provided color commentary for the Lowell Spinners on WCAP radio.

Musical Tour of Hampstead NH with the Pangaros

Local musicians Sharon and Nick Panagaro treat us to the stories of American music and a variety of intruments. They were scheduled to do a concert at the Hampstead Public Library, but the healthcare emergency intervened. Sharon and Nick decided to bring their music to Hampstead with a video. They recorded at locations around town including Ordway Park, the Conservation area and the Library. They played a variety of instruments such as the bodhran, fiddles, guitar, harmonica, dobro, tenor banjo, 5-string banjo, and mandolins.

Car Parade to Bid Miss Devin Farewell

Miss Devin is leaving the Hampstead Public Library to follow her dreams in Texas.  The public is welcome to a driving parade around the Library parking lot on Fri July 31 between 11 am and 12 pm. Devin will be outside and all are welcome to beep and wave. It'll give her a chance to wave good-bye to you too. Devin has enjoyed her time working in Hampstead with this fantastic community.  

Re-Imagine Your Story, a Zoom Writing Workshop - cancelled

Professor Melissa Juchniewicz, English faculty at UMass Lowell, shares writing tips and writing exercises for an exploration of writing possibilities. The workshop includes a chance to write about what we imagine we might be doing now if we could, and even to re-imagine the stories we tell ourselves about our lives. There will be time for discussion and voluntary sharing of work.  Advanced registration is required. Click here: https://forms.gle/zUXckY1z7gwWMfeGA

Third Thursday Book Club: THE RED HOUSE (alt. week)

The Third Thursday Book Club meets a week later than usual in August. The group discusses THE RED HOUSE by Mark Haddon.  Please call the library if you would like to reserve and borrow a copy of the book. All readers are welcome to join the discussion. The group will either meet outside or via a Zoom discussion (TBD.) Those who borrow the book will be notified of the meeting location in days prior to the meeting.


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