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Hampstead Branch



   Tuesday, May 30, 2017
10:30 AM
Children's Program
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 1-4
Description:  Books: 
The Wall – Eve Bunting
I am So Brave! – Stephen Krensky
Activity: Popsicle Stick Star Streamers
 
 



   Tuesday, June 6, 2017
2:30 PM
Build a Better Environment
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 5-9
Description:  Books: 
My Forever Dress – Harriet Ziefert
The Curious Garden – Peter Brown
Activity: Soda Bottle Greenhouse (items needed: Soda Bottles, Potting soil, seeds, scissors, plate/plastic lid)
 



10:30 AM
Build a Better Environment
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 1-4
Description:  Books: 
My Forever Dress – Harriet Ziefert
The Curious Garden – Peter Brown
Activity: Soda Bottle Greenhouse (items needed: Soda Bottles, Potting soil, seeds, scissors, plate/plastic lid)
 



   Wednesday, June 7, 2017
3:45 PM
Build your Own Series
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: All Ages
Description:  Join us for an afternoon of “up-cycling” your old plastic bottles into small planters for your indoor growing needs. Participants are asked to bring their own plastic bottle if at all possible. Other materials will be provided. Open to all ages. Please RSVP by June 2nd so materials for crafts can be obtained.
 



   Thursday, June 8, 2017
4:15 PM
Build a Better Environment
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Teen
Description:  Discussion: Recycling, the Environment, and You! – How we effect the environment with our trash and what we can do to help reduce and reuse the items we have.
Activity: Recycled Newspaper/Magazine Bead jewelry – Teens will create their own beads and jewelry out of old newspapers and magazines.  (Items Needed: Newspapers, Magazines, Glue/Modpodge, straws, string, scissors)
 



4:15 PM
Build a Better You
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Teen
Description:  Discussion: How to better ourselves through mistakes – We all make mistakes, some big and some small. We’ll be exploring some of our mistakes to see what effects they’ve had on us and what we’ve learned from them.
Activity: Working through our Mistakes worksheet and “A Lie and 2 truths” game.
 



   Monday, June 12, 2017
2:00 PM
Department of Archives and History Program
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: All Ages
Description:  Join the library and the Department of Archives and History for a fantastic program featuring prominent history in the state and how we can use it to build a better future.
 



3:45 PM
Stress Relief Coloring
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: All Ages
Description:  Spend some time connecting with coloring! The library will have coloring sheets for all age levels and welcome everyone who wants to attend. Stop by and spend a bit just taking a break from your hectic schedule to destress with some crayons and a coloring sheet.
 



   Tuesday, June 13, 2017
10:30 AM
Building a Better You
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 1-4
Description:  Books: 
What do you do with a Mistake? - Kobi Yamada
The Most Magnificent Thing – Ashley Spires
Activity: Origami (subject to change)
 



2:30 PM
Building a Better You
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 5-9
Description:  Books: 
What do you do with a Mistake? - Kobi Yamada
The Most Magnificent Thing – Ashley Spires
Activity: Origami (subject to change)
 



   Wednesday, June 14, 2017
3:45 PM
Stress Relief Coloring
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: All Ages
Description:  Spend some time connecting with coloring! The library will have coloring sheets for all age levels and welcome everyone who wants to attend. Stop by and spend a bit just taking a break from your hectic schedule to destress with some crayons and a coloring sheet.
 



   Tuesday, June 20, 2017
10:30 AM
Building a Better Community
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 1-4
Description:  Molly's Organic Farm – Carol Malnor
One Hen – Katie Smith Milway
Activity:  Coloring Sheets
 



2:30 PM
Building a Better Community
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 5-9
Description:  Molly's Organic Farm – Carol Malnor
One Hen – Katie Smith Milway
Activity:  Coloring Sheets
 



   Thursday, June 22, 2017
4:15 PM
Build a Better Community
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Teen
Description:  Discussion: Why community Matters –Whether at home or at school, we have a community of people who make up our daily lives. Today we discuss why our communities matter and who makes up our community including agencies like law enforcement, fire and rescue, etc.
Activity: Mute Organization activity and Cup Tower Build activity



   Tuesday, June 27, 2017
10:30 AM
Inspire Others
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 1-4
Description:  Books: 
Josephine : the dazzling life of Josephine Baker – Patricia Powell
The story of Ruby Bridges – Robert Coles
Activity: Compli-mats



2:30 PM
Inspire Others
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 5-9
Description:  Books: 
Josephine : the dazzling life of Josephine Baker – Patricia Powell
The story of Ruby Bridges – Robert Coles
Activity: Compli-mats



   Thursday, June 29, 2017
4:15 PM
Inspiring Others
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Teen
Description:  Discussion: Inspiration Station – Everyone has inspirations, whether it’s a parent, teacher, or a friend. We’ll be discussing people and things that inspire us to do great things.
Activity: String Art (string, cardboard/cardstock, brads/pushpins)
 



   Tuesday, July 4, 2017
10:30 AM
Library Closed: Happy Fourth of July
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 1-4
Description:  Library Closed: Happy Fourth of July


2:30 PM
Library Closed: Happy Fourth of July
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 5-9
Description:  Library Closed: Happy Fourth of July


   Thursday, July 6, 2017
4:15 PM
No Program this Week! Happy 4th of July
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Teen
Description:  No Program this Week! Happy 4th of July


   Tuesday, July 11, 2017
10:30 AM
Being Open and Understanding
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 1-4
Description:  Take me out to the Yakyu – Aaron Meshon
ABC USA – Martin Jarrie
Activity:  Empathy Dolls (items Needed: TP rolls, cardstock, markers/crayons, glue/tape)
 



2:30 PM
Being Open and Understanding
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 5-9
Description:  Take me out to the Yakyu – Aaron Meshon
ABC USA – Martin Jarrie
Activity:  Empathy Dolls (items Needed: TP rolls, cardstock, markers/crayons, glue/tape)
 



   Wednesday, July 12, 2017
3:45 PM
�Summer Fun�
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: All Ages
Description:  Join us for an afternoon of Summertime Fun crafts including pocket ladybug rocks and beaded spiral sun catchers. Open to all ages. Please RSVP by July 7th so materials for crafts can be obtained.

 



   Thursday, July 13, 2017
5:30 AM
Be Open and Understanding
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Teen
Description:  Discussion: Strength of Diversity – No two people are the same, and while we all might have similarities, our differences are what make us a stronger community. We’ll be looking at various ways we differ and where one person’s weakness might be another’s strength within our community.
Activity: Human Knot and Balloon Pass



   Tuesday, July 18, 2017
10:30 AM
Be Kind and Helpful
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 1-4
Description:  If You Plant a Seed – Kadir Nelson
 Pinduli – Janell Cannon
Activity: Kindness Jars (items needed: plastic or glass jars, tissue paper, modpodge/glue, strips of paper)
 



2:30 PM
Be Kind and Helpful
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 5-9
Description:  If You Plant a Seed – Kadir Nelson
 Pinduli – Janell Cannon
Activity: Kindness Jars (items needed: plastic or glass jars, tissue paper, modpodge/glue, strips of paper)
 



   Tuesday, July 25, 2017
10:30 AM
Be Honest
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 1-4
Description:  
Books: 
The Boy Who Cried Bigfoot – Scott Magoon
Princess K.I.M. and the lie that grew – Maryanne Cocca-Leffler
Activity: coloring sheets
 



2:30 PM
Be Honest
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 5-9
Description:  
Books: 
The Boy Who Cried Bigfoot – Scott Magoon
Princess K.I.M. and the lie that grew – Maryanne Cocca-Leffler
Activity: coloring sheets