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Monthly Tea Party
Friday February 9 at 2PM
Photo by Suhyeon Choi on Unsplash
The Library continues its series of monthly Teas.  It's a great opportunity to come together in a warm communal atmosphere for tea* and conversation.

Jack from Lake Street Garden Center demonstrates flower arranging, and makes a Valentine arrangement.  One lucky attendee gets to take the arrangement home!

*In a potluck style format, we encourage attendees to bring a dessert, snack, fruit, or sandwiches to share with others.

Please register in advance, and let us know what you will be bringing.
Call 603/329-6411 or email jarden@HampsteadLibrary.org
Family Movie Matinee: My Little Pony
Saturday February 10 at 10:30 AM

After a dark force conquers Canterlot, the Mane 6 embark on an 
unforgettable journey beyond Equestria. They meet new friends, have exciting challenges, and learn to use the magic of friendship to save their homeland. 

Cast includes Emily Blunt, Kristin Chenoweth, Liev Schreiber, Michael Peña,  and Sia

Released in 2017

Rated PG

99 minutes


Friends of the Library Program: African Safari with Kristy Lacroix
Tuesday February 13 at 7PM

Kristy Lacroix, a Travel Representative from Cruise Planners, takes us on an adventure into Africa. She spent 4 days touring Cape Town, 4 days at a 22,000 acre conservancy, and took 6 safaris. 

Join us as Kristy shares pictures of her trip and describes how this conservancy operates.

Free Movie Matinee: Victoria & Abdul
Wednesday February 14 at 1:30 PM

Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal) arrives from India to participate in Queen Victoria's golden jubilee. The young clerk is surprised to find favor with the queen herself. As Victoria, played by Judi Dench, questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance that her household and inner circle try to destroy. As their friendship deepens, the queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes, joyfully reclaiming her humanity.

Bring your Valentine or friend, and enjoy the show! 

Rated PG
1 hr 52 mins

Drum Workshop for All Ages
Saturday February 17 at 10AM

Find your rhythm! Learn to play a basic rock beat, the foundation of all pop music. Join us for a fun and informative workshop on drum basics. This hands-on interactive workshop will also include demonstrations on a variety of styles like jazz, funk, blues and Latin.

This workshop is provided free of charge by Let’s Play Music as part of their outreach initiative to build music appreciation and literacy in the community. 
For more info visit letsplaymusic.com.

The instructor is Let’s Play Music’s musical director, Wil Latulippe.  Wil is a former New England Music Festival Drum Champion and currently teaches percussion at Let’s Play Music.

Knowledge is Power: Learn How to Use Universal Class and Transparent Languages Online Resources
Saturday February 17 at 11:30 AM

Library cardholders learn how to use the Library’s free online learning programs Universal Class and Transparent Language, in a workshop with Kate.

Play with the Language learning software or start a class, all online, provided to you by your library.  

Transparent Languages offers over 100 languages to learn, and there are over 500 courses you can take online. Both of these resources allow you to proceed at your own pace, so you can get the most out of your learning time. 

Want to preview before you come to the session?  Link here to Universal Class and Transparent Languages  to get familiar.
Tech Tutoring: Get Your Questions Answered
Wednesday Februaru 21 from 3-4:30PM

Kate will help out with questions on your technology.  Bring your own device (laptop, tablet, smart phone, etc.) or borrow one of the library’s devices. Sometimes we learn something new from each other!

Bring your questions and your log in information with passwords, and we’ll do our best to provide the answers.

We will also have a list of helpful websites, and have helpful books available to check out. Learn about free ebooks and audiobooks, or simply how to take a picture with your phone.

For more information, contact Tech Librarian Kate Thomas at 603-329-6411 or kthomas@hampstead.lib.nh.us.

Scrabble Dabble
Thursday March 1 at 1PM

Come play Scrabble with others interested in the game!

If you have a Scrabble game at home, please bring it to be sure we have enough game boards.

We'll be meeting the first Thursday of every month at 1 pm, as long as there is interest.