Cook Book Club: Rhubarb
Saturday, June 17th at Noon
What can you do with rhubarb?
Let's find out!
The Cookbook Club will meet in person at the Library. Participants will prepare a new or favorite rhubarb recipe and share it with the group. Need a recipe? We have cookbooks at the Library to peruse or checkout. Need rhubarb? Free rhubarb available at the LIbrary the week before.
Sign Up for the June 17th Cookbook Club
8,000 Miles to the Crossroads and Beyond: Country Blues from Nepal
Wednesday, June 21st at 6pm
Co-hosted by the Friends of the Hampton Falls Bandstand, this engaging program will include a slideshow of Prakash's picturesque homeland of Nepal and highlights of his epic 8,000-mile tour. Prakash will be joined by his friend, mentor, and local musician TJ Wheeler for his performance at the Library. Join us for a Nepalese tea and reception with Prakash at 6 pm before the concert starting at 6:30pm. Appropriate for all ages. Families encouraged to attend.
Prakash Slim is an international artist/performer and educator of music theory, history of the Blues and Nepalese music. His style of music is acoustic blues and classic blues.
Prakash's debut American tour began in April 2023. He has performed in venues across the U.S. including: NYC, Chicago, Virginia, Tennessee, Texas, Mississippi and Washington. Prakash's debut album "Country Blues from Nepal" was released on DeVille Records, in Europe, February 2022.
*Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Free and open to the public, however the program is limited to 50 attendees. Register here.
All Together Now
All Together Now - Community Read
Events Around Town
Envisioned as a collaborative effort between the Library and community to encourage reading for pleasure and to start a conversation. We will be reading Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer (both adult and YA versions) and the picture book, The First Blade of Sweetgrass by Suzanne Greenlaw. Books will be available at the library starting in June. Events will include book discussions around town led by NH Humanities speaker Damian Costello, story times with Miss Leah and the opening of the school house museum. Events held throughout the day.
Co-hosted with the Hampton Falls Historical Society and Recreation Commission.
Stay Tuned for Schedule of Events
Summer Reading: All Together Now!
Starting June 20th
The Hampton Falls Free Library invites children ages 3 and up to enjoy our “All Together Now” summer reading program at the Library this summer. The program encourages reading for pleasure and participation in an exciting line-up of programs.
Calendar coming soon!
Join our team!
The Library needs subs for providing vacation coverage for Library staff. Duties will primarily consist of answering customer queries at the circulation desk, helping customers with computers, shelf reading, and shelving returned materials. Positions available until filled. Qualifications are a high school diploma, basic computer skills, excellent customer service skills and the ability to work well with both adults and children.
Interested candidates: Please send cover letter and resume to: email@example.com
Just for kids! Come to the Library to try your hand at watercolors with a new tutorial by Let's Make Art. Art Club meets on the second Wednesday of each month from 4:00-4:45 AND 5:00-5:45. All materials will be provided. First grade and up.
January 18 * February 15 * March 15 * April 12 * May 17
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"I Survived" Book Club
Once a month, this group reads a book from Lauren Tarshis's "I Survived..." series, short historical fiction books that cover major natural and man-made disasters and events throughout history. Fires, volcanoes, wars, animal attacks, earthquakes, and hurricanes are just some of the topics covered by this series.
Wednesdays: January 25 * February 22 * March 22 * April 19 * May 24 (4:00-4:30pm)
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LEGO Club is a once-monthly program here at the Library, usually the first Wednesday of the month, from 4:00-5:00. All children in Kindergarten and up are welcome to join us! We have thousands of LEGO bricks to explore; what will you build?
January 11 * February 8 * March 8 * April 5 * May 3 * June 7 (4:00 - 5:00pm)
Sign up here.
Baby/Toddler Story Time will resume on Tuesday, January 10 at 10:30. Preschool Story Time will resume on Wednesday, January 11 at 1:30 and Thursday, January 12 at 10:30. Signup is not required for these programs, but we appreciate having your contact information in case of cancellation due to weather or illness.
We are looking at adding an evening story time once a month at the Library. If you would be interested in attending, please fill out this short form to indicate the best time for your family. We will use your email address to contact you when we have created a schedule.
The first meeting of Kindergarten Club will be on Tuesday, January 10. After-School Story Time for grades 1-4 will return on Thursday, January 12. There will be no Kindergarten Club on January 24 or March 14, and neither club will meet during school vacations. Sign up here.
Email Miss Leah at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.