Middle School & Teens Events

Tue, 06/28 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
David Treat, head of the Hampstead Conservation Commission, will lead us on a guided walk of the West Road Conservation Area. We will meet at the West Road parking lot and will walk for approximately one hour, so wear comfy clothes and your walking... Read More
Wed, 06/29 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Kick off summer reading with great books and delicious pizza!  This program for teens entering grades 5 through 12 will be hosted by Hampstead Middle School Librarian Mrs. Connors and HPL Youth Services Librarian Jennifer MacLeod.  We will discuss... Read More
Thu, 06/30 - 10:00am - 10:45am
This program takes place at Hampstead Central School. In cooperation with the Hampstead Recreation Department, join us at the Hampstead Central School for Jungle Jim of Boston's all-new Splash... Read More
Tue, 07/05 - 9:00am - 8:00pm
A crypex was discovered in a treasure chest at the bottom of the ocean, and a six letter password is required to open it. Stop by the front desk for instructions, and follow the clues to discover the six letters to unlock the puzzle. Win a prize and... Read More
Wed, 07/06 - 3:15pm - 3:45pm
Calling all teens to join the new Hampstead Public Library Teen Advisory Board (TAB)! TAB members will help to plan teen events and give input and suggestions for book purchasing for teens.  Make your voice heard! Sign up... Read More
Wed, 07/06 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Attention teens!  Do you like to draw?  Do you like to make up stories?  Did you ever want to make your own comics? Join cartoonist, musician, teacher, and author Marek Bennett for his 1-day Comics Workshop. Marek will guide attendees through... Read More
Wed, 07/13 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Calling middle and high school students!  Join us every other Wednesday for teen game night!  The library has a variety of games available, or feel free to bring your own from home.  Grades 5 and up. 
Sat, 07/16 - 10:00am - 11:30am
This project is for kids, teens, and adults (At least 8 years old, please.) Try your hand at hydro-dipping for beginners on the library lawn!  Attendees will add spray paint to water to create a unique pattern, then dip their canvas into the paint... Read More
Sat, 07/16 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Award-winning science writer, Nancy Castaldo, will discuss her new book When the World Runs Dry: Earth’s Water in Crisis. There is a chapter about Hampstead and the water issue on North Main Street in this book.  What do you do if... Read More
Tue, 07/19 - 10:00am - 11:00am
This program takes place at Hampstead Central School. In cooperation with the Hampstead Recreation Department, join us at the Hampstead Central School for Showtime Steve! Dubbed as “The Human Variety Show,” Showtime Steve is a one-... Read More
Wed, 07/20 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
The HPL Teen Advisory Board is calling all teens (entering grades 5 and up in the fall) to join us on the lawn for Water Wars!   What to bring?  Squirters or water guns, and a towel, we promise you will want that when this is all done! Activities... Read More
Wed, 07/20 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Calling middle and high school students!  Join us  for teen art night!  We supply materials, you bring the ideas. Feel free to bring a project you've been working on or start something new.  Grades 5 and up. 
Fri, 07/22 - 9:00am - 9:00am
Looking for a fun summer project?  Pick up a Yellow Submarine Take and Make kit!  Want to know the best part?  They really float! Kits will be available beginning July 22nd.  To reserve one, click HERE... Read More
Fri, 07/22 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Come watch CODA, this year's Oscar winner for Best Picture on the big screen! In addition to Best Picture, the movie also won Best Supporting Actor and Best Adapted Screenplay. This movie is not available on DVD and is only available with a... Read More
Tue, 07/26 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Our friends at Wildlife Encounters Ecology and Wellness Center will return this year with a selection of live animals to educate and delight you!   Wildlife Encounters' live-animal outreach programs are educational, interactive, and fun! This... Read More
Wed, 07/27 - 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Calling middle and high school students!  Join us  for teen movie night!   Grades 5 and up.  Snacks provided!        
Fri, 07/29 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Come and create a beachy necklace inspired by a sand dollar. Instructions and supplies will be provided, and all level of crafters are welcome! No RSVP needed.     
Tue, 08/02 - 9:00am - 8:00pm
A crypex was discovered in a treasure chest at the bottom of the ocean, and a six letter password is required to open it. Stop by the front desk for instructions, and follow the clues to discover the six letters to unlock the puzzle. Win a prize and... Read More
Tue, 08/02 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
We will have games for all ages set up throughout and outside the library! From cornhole on the front lawn to Wii bowling upstairs on the big screen, there's a game for everyone! This program is open to all ages. 
Wed, 08/03 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Calling middle and high school students!  Join us every other Wednesday for teen game night!  The library has a variety of games available, or feel free to bring your own from home.  Grades 5 and up. 
Wed, 08/03 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
In our final adult event of Summer Read we will send you off with an in-person meditation class with instructor Sue Crump. Participants will then write a positive intention and place it in a glass bottle, which we'll also fill with sand and... Read More
Fri, 08/05 - 9:00am - 9:30am
Summer Read Ends
Fri, 08/05 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Aquatic CrittersWater is essential for life on our planet. From marshes and... Read More
Wed, 08/10 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Calling middle and high school students!  Join us  for teen art night!  We supply materials, you bring the ideas. Feel free to bring a project you've been working on or start something new.  Grades 5 and up. 
Wed, 08/17 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Calling middle and high school students!  Join us every other Wednesday for teen game night!  The library has a variety of games available, or feel free to bring your own from home.  Grades 5 and up. 
Fri, 08/26 to Tue, 08/30 - 9:00am - 9:00am
Details forthcoming! 
Mon, 09/05 - 9:00am - 8:00pm
Library Closed for Labor Day. Check out our online resources.
Wed, 09/07 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Calling middle and high school students!  Join us every other Wednesday for teen game night!  The library has a variety of games available, or feel free to bring your own from home.  Grades 5 and up. 
Wed, 09/14 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Calling middle and high school students!  Join us  for teen art night!  We supply materials, you bring the ideas. Feel free to bring a project you've been working on or start something new.  Grades 5 and up. 

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