New Museum Passes
McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, Historic New England, NH ParksThe Library is pleased to offer two new museum passes to the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center in Concord and to Historic New England as well as a pass to NH State Parks. All passes provide free admission. Call or visit the Library to reserve a pass. Thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring these new passes!
Enjoy Hiking, Tracking, Birding or Exploring?Using your library card you can check out one of our three explorer backpacks. Backpacks include items to expand your outdoor experience such as: a compass, binoculars, maps, tracking information and more! View our new backpacks below:
Annual Tea Party
Wednesday, April 24 from 3:00-4:15 p.m.The Annual Parent/Child (Grandparent-Nanny) Tea Party will be held on Wednesday, April 24. Call or visit the Library to sign up.
Saturday, May 4th at 1pmDarryl Thompson, the son of Canterbury Shaker Village museum founder Charles “Bud” Thompson, explores the contributions of the Shakers over two and a half centuries of existence. The Shakers made ingenious contributions to diverse fields such as: agriculture, industry, medicine, music, furniture design, women’s rights, racial equality, social and religious thought and mechanical invention. Darryl will also share his personal stories and experiences living with the last of the Canterbury Shaker sisters. The program is free and open to all.
Ansel Adams as an Environmentalist
Thursday, May 9 at 6:30 p.m.Professor of Art and Design Lance Hidy will discuss the famed photographer and environmentalist Ansel Adams. In his lifetime, Adams shot more than 40,000 photographs; produced several dozen books; and, for nearly 40 years, was a leader in the Sierra Club. Speak Lance Hidy was chosen by Adams to collaborate on the last book of his career, Yosemite and the Range of Light.
This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Hampton Falls Free Library.