Belly Up

  Belly Up by Stuart Gibbs


Online Stories

Storyline Online is a wonderful website that offers free online stories read by members of the Screen Actors Guild.

You can listen to a story and do activities based on that story. Please check out this website and listen to and view a great story.

More online stories and website are available on our Recommended Sites page.


Bookworms Book Club

A book discussion for 3-5 grade students. Meets the 3rd Thursday of the month in the Storyhour Room at 7:00 pm. Sign up at the Children's desk or contact Angie Bayne at 634-6064 x. 253 or

July 17: A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park


Summer Reading Club

Our summer reading program ends on August 31st, so there still is time to turn in your completed reading logs! Come in today, and claim your prizes!


Hampstead Stage Presents: Alice in Wonderland

Saturday, August 2
1:00 - 2:00 pm
No reservations needed.

A two-person play for children and families, presented by the Hampstead Stage Company of New Hampshire! Through Alice's imagination, ordinary things become extraordinary. Lewis Carroll's classic comes alive in this fully-costumed, interactive adventure play.



Family Science Mondays

On the following Mondays, throughout the summer!
An hour of science-related acitivities for children and their families.
All ages. No reservations needed.

Monday, June 30, 11:00 am - Noon: Fly Away
Fold, decorate, and fly paper airplanes and helicopters. Zoom through hoops, land on pads, and complete goofy challenges.

Monday, July 14, 11:00 am - Noon: Sink & Float
Sinking boats, dancing raisins, ketchup packet divers. Explore bouyancy through hands-on experiments.


Tail Waggin' Tutors

Bring your favorite book to read to one of the trained therapy dogs. All ages. No reservations needed.

Tuesday, July 1 & 15, 7:00-8:00 pm
Tuesday, August 5 & 19, 7:00-8:00 pm

Thursday, July 10, 6:00-7:00 pm
Thursday, August 14, 6:00-7:00 pm


Family Movie Nights

6:00-8:00 pm
Family event. Bring a folding chair, sleeping bag, blanket or pillow and join the fun. Light snacks and drinks provided.
Note: This is an after-hours event. The front library doors will close at 6:15.

Friday, July 18: The LEGO Movie (PG)

Friday, August 15: The Nut Job (PG)

Friday, September 19: Muppets Most Wanted (PG)


LEGO Block Party nights

Ages 5-12. Limited to the first 45 participants on the evening of the event. A sign-in sheet will be available 30-minutes before start time.
For more information, contact Eric Lyon, 634-6064, ext 229.

Free-building LEGO fun at the library!

6:30-8:00 pm in the MRRL Art Gallery
Monday, July 7
Monday, August 4
Monday, September 8
Monday, October 6


Family Fun Wednesdays

Each Wednesday, 10:30-11:30 am, in the MRRL Gallery (upstairs)

Beyond story time! An hour of reading, music and activities, all with a weekly theme. All ages welcome. No reservations needed. Day care groups are welcome to attend, but please call ahead to let us know. Contact Eric Lyon, 634-6064, ext. 229.

Wednesday, July 2: Fizz Boom!
Straw rockets and fireworks art

Wednesday, July 9: It's Puzzling
Optical illusions, mazes, and other mind games