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Thursday, October 28, 2021


10:30 AM - Pre-school Story Time      


Location:  In-person at the Library
Contact:        
Description:  Join us for books, songs and finger plays. Siblings welcome. This is a drop-in program, no sign up is necessary.

* Please note, we will be holding story time outside when possible this fall. Bring a blanket or chair(s) to make yourself comfortable.



Wednesday, November 3, 2021


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMLego/Builder's Club      


Location:  In-person at the Library
Contact:        
Description:  Calling all future engineers! What can you make using LEGO blocks, Keva blocks, Plus-Plus blocks, or Snap Circuits? Please  sign up in advance.


Wednesday, November 10, 2021


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMArt Club      


Location:  In-person at the Library
Contact:        
Description:  Learn painting techniques and create your own masterpiece. Great for kindergarten and up. Please sign up in advance so we can plan for necessary supplies.


Thursday, November 11, 2021


5:30 AM - Library Closed      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed today due to Veteran's Day.


Saturday, November 13, 2021


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMAn Afternoon with Sy Montgomery      


Location:  Lincoln Akerman School
Contact:        
Description:  The Hampton Falls Free Library is pleased to present an in-person program with award-winning author, naturalist, and world traveler Sy Montgomery. While researching her books, films, and articles, Sy has been chased by an angry silver back gorilla in Africa, hunted by a tiger in India, swum with piranhas, electric eels and dolphins in the Amazon, and learned to SCUBA dive in order to commune with octopuses. Montgomery is the author of over thirty books for children and adults including: How to be a Good Creature, The Good Good Pig, The Hummingbirds’ Gift, Chasing Cheetahs, Inky's Amazing Escape and The Soul of an Octopus. She has a unique perspective in her interaction with animals, both wild and domestic, which includes observation, respect, and communication.

The program is free and open to the public, but advance registration is necessary as space is limited. Please note that all attendees must follow the SAU 21 COVID requirements by observing social distancing and wearing a mask while in the school building.

The Library gratefully acknowledges The Frying Pan Lane Fund (NH Charitable Foundation) for funding this program and the Lincoln Akerman staff for hosting the program.

Register




Wednesday, November 17, 2021


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMThe "I Survived" Book Club, Recommended for Grades 1-4      


Location:  In-person at the Library
Contact:        
Description:  Read and discuss a book from the "I Survived" Series by Lauren Tarshis with Miss Leah and your friends. Great for first grade and up. Books will be provided by the library. Please sign up in advance.


Wednesday, December 1, 2021


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMLego/Builder's Club      


Location:  In-person at the Library
Contact:        
Description:  Calling all future engineers! What can you make using LEGO blocks, Keva blocks, Plus-Plus blocks, or Snap Circuits? Great for kindergarten and up. Please  sign up in advance.


Thursday, December 2, 2021


6:30 PM - 7:30 PMLife Downstairs: British Servant Culture in Fact, Fiction and Film      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

Life Downstairs: British Culture in Fact, Fiction and Film with Ann McClellan*

The master/servant relationship is a popular subject matter in films such as Remains of the Day and Gosford Park. Additionally, PBS has produced wildly successful TV series such as Upstairs, Downstairs, Manor House and, of course, Downton Abbey. Join Ann McClellan as we explore the history behind the rise and fall of British servants and why Americans are so fascinated by their stories on page and screen.

McClellan is a professor of English and the Interim Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Plymouth State University where she teaches 19th and 20th Century British literature. She is the author of How British Women Writers Transformed the Campus Novel, and Sherlock’s World: Fanfiction and the Reimagining of BBC’s Sherlock, as well as, numerous articles on cultural topics.

*Sponsored by NH Humanities
 

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6:30 PM - 8:00 PMA Zoom Presentation: Life Downstairs: British Servant Culture in Fact, Fiction, and Film      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

The master/servant relationship is a popular subject matter in films such as Remains of the Day and Gosford Park. Additionally, PBS has produced wildly successful TV series such as Upstairs, Downstairs, Manor House and, of course, Downton Abbey. Join Ann McClellan as we explore the history behind the rise and fall of British servants and why Americans are so fascinated by their stories on page and screen.

McClellan is a professor of English and the Interim Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Plymouth State University where she teaches 19th and 20th century British literature.
She is the author of How British Women Writers Transformed the Campus Novel, and Sherlock’s World: Fanfiction and the Reimagining of BBC’s Sherlock, as well as, numerous articles on cultural topics.

Free and open to the public. Sponsored by NH Humanities.

   Register  




Saturday, December 4, 2021


5:30 AM - Santa's Coming!      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  Check back for more details as we finalize our plans.


Wednesday, December 8, 2021


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMArt Club      


Location:  In-person at the Library
Contact:        
Description:  Learn painting techniques and create your own masterpiece. Great for kindergarten and up. Please sign up in advance so we can plan for necessary supplies.


Wednesday, December 15, 2021


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMThe "I Survived" Book Club, Recommended for Grades 1-4      


Location:  In-person at the Library
Contact:        
Description:  Read and discuss a book from the "I Survived" Series by Lauren Tarshis with Miss Leah and your friends. Great for first grade and up. Books will be provided by the library. Please sign up in advance.

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Thursday, October 28, 2021

10:30 AM -
Pre-school Story Time


Location:  In-person at the Library
Contact:        
Description:  Join us for books, songs and finger plays. Siblings welcome. This is a drop-in program, no sign up is necessary.

* Please note, we will be holding story time outside when possible this fall. Bring a blanket or chair(s) to make yourself comfortable.



Wednesday, November 3, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego/Builder's Club


Location:  In-person at the Library
Contact:        
Description:  Calling all future engineers! What can you make using LEGO blocks, Keva blocks, Plus-Plus blocks, or Snap Circuits? Please  sign up in advance.


Wednesday, November 10, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Art Club


Location:  In-person at the Library
Contact:        
Description:  Learn painting techniques and create your own masterpiece. Great for kindergarten and up. Please sign up in advance so we can plan for necessary supplies.


Thursday, November 11, 2021

5:30 AM -
Library Closed


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed today due to Veteran's Day.


Saturday, November 13, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
An Afternoon with Sy Montgomery


Location:  Lincoln Akerman School
Contact:        
Description:  The Hampton Falls Free Library is pleased to present an in-person program with award-winning author, naturalist, and world traveler Sy Montgomery. While researching her books, films, and articles, Sy has been chased by an angry silver back gorilla in Africa, hunted by a tiger in India, swum with piranhas, electric eels and dolphins in the Amazon, and learned to SCUBA dive in order to commune with octopuses. Montgomery is the author of over thirty books for children and adults including: How to be a Good Creature, The Good Good Pig, The Hummingbirds’ Gift, Chasing Cheetahs, Inky's Amazing Escape and The Soul of an Octopus. She has a unique perspective in her interaction with animals, both wild and domestic, which includes observation, respect, and communication.

The program is free and open to the public, but advance registration is necessary as space is limited. Please note that all attendees must follow the SAU 21 COVID requirements by observing social distancing and wearing a mask while in the school building.

The Library gratefully acknowledges The Frying Pan Lane Fund (NH Charitable Foundation) for funding this program and the Lincoln Akerman staff for hosting the program.

Register




Wednesday, November 17, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The "I Survived" Book Club, Recommended for Grades 1-4


Location:  In-person at the Library
Contact:        
Description:  Read and discuss a book from the "I Survived" Series by Lauren Tarshis with Miss Leah and your friends. Great for first grade and up. Books will be provided by the library. Please sign up in advance.


Wednesday, December 1, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego/Builder's Club


Location:  In-person at the Library
Contact:        
Description:  Calling all future engineers! What can you make using LEGO blocks, Keva blocks, Plus-Plus blocks, or Snap Circuits? Great for kindergarten and up. Please  sign up in advance.


Thursday, December 2, 2021

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Life Downstairs: British Servant Culture in Fact, Fiction and Film


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

Life Downstairs: British Culture in Fact, Fiction and Film with Ann McClellan*

The master/servant relationship is a popular subject matter in films such as Remains of the Day and Gosford Park. Additionally, PBS has produced wildly successful TV series such as Upstairs, Downstairs, Manor House and, of course, Downton Abbey. Join Ann McClellan as we explore the history behind the rise and fall of British servants and why Americans are so fascinated by their stories on page and screen.

McClellan is a professor of English and the Interim Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Plymouth State University where she teaches 19th and 20th Century British literature. She is the author of How British Women Writers Transformed the Campus Novel, and Sherlock’s World: Fanfiction and the Reimagining of BBC’s Sherlock, as well as, numerous articles on cultural topics.

*Sponsored by NH Humanities
 

   Register   
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
A Zoom Presentation: Life Downstairs: British Servant Culture in Fact, Fiction, and Film


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  

The master/servant relationship is a popular subject matter in films such as Remains of the Day and Gosford Park. Additionally, PBS has produced wildly successful TV series such as Upstairs, Downstairs, Manor House and, of course, Downton Abbey. Join Ann McClellan as we explore the history behind the rise and fall of British servants and why Americans are so fascinated by their stories on page and screen.

McClellan is a professor of English and the Interim Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Plymouth State University where she teaches 19th and 20th century British literature.
She is the author of How British Women Writers Transformed the Campus Novel, and Sherlock’s World: Fanfiction and the Reimagining of BBC’s Sherlock, as well as, numerous articles on cultural topics.

Free and open to the public. Sponsored by NH Humanities.

   Register  




Saturday, December 4, 2021

5:30 AM -
Santa's Coming!


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  Check back for more details as we finalize our plans.


Wednesday, December 8, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Art Club


Location:  In-person at the Library
Contact:        
Description:  Learn painting techniques and create your own masterpiece. Great for kindergarten and up. Please sign up in advance so we can plan for necessary supplies.


Wednesday, December 15, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The "I Survived" Book Club, Recommended for Grades 1-4


Location:  In-person at the Library
Contact:        
Description:  Read and discuss a book from the "I Survived" Series by Lauren Tarshis with Miss Leah and your friends. Great for first grade and up. Books will be provided by the library. Please sign up in advance.