Welcome to the Lane Memorial Library

9 AM - 8 PM
9 AM - 5 PM
Hours and Contact
Monday - Thursday
Friday - Saturday

Telephone: (603) 926-3368
Children's Room: (603) 926-4729
Email: library@hampton.lib.nh.us

Artist Lee Perrault
Artist Lee PerraultThe library will host a reception for artist Lee Perrault on Tuesday, October 21st at 6:30 PM.  An interior designer from Rye, NH working primarily in small oil landscapes, Lee is currently exhibiting her paintings in the Weston Gallery for the entire month of October.  

Soup Day!
Soup of the Americas Thanks to all who joined us on Columbus Day for our third annual Soup of the Americas family cook-off.  We served 60 bowls of soup from 9 contributors, and the votes are in for the winning entries!  Chef's 1st: "Kielbasa Swiss Chard", by Judy Palm.  Chef's 2nd: "ABC Turkey Vegetable", by Liz Premo.  People's 1st: "Turkey Vegetable 123", by Carolyn Smith.  People's 2nd: "Corn Chowder with Chiles", by Wendy Rega.  Special thanks to Chef Ron Boucher for his thoughtful comments on all the soup entries.  Pictures.

Reserve Museum Passes Online
Museum Pass Reservations Thanks to funding by the Friends of the Lane Memorial Library , patrons may now reserve our Museum Passes online up to a week in advance.  Reduced-admission or free passes are available to any Hampton resident with a library card.  See our list of Museums with hours of operation and driving directions.

E-books and Audiobooks
Downloadable books
Access downloadable e-books and audiobooks with your library card from New Hampshire Overdrive.  Learn about Overdrive e-books on our Tutorials page

Free Wowbrary Newsletter
Wowbrary Sign up here for a weekly e-mail newsletter listing books, DVDs, audiobooks and CDs that are new to the collection each week.  The current newsletter is always available here on the Lane Library website.

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Teen Events at the Library:

Enter our Teen Poetry Contest.
October 1-November 1, 2014
Open to ages 12-18.
Do you love to write poetry?
Enter the Teen Poetry Contest
to Celebrate Teen Read Week.

Interested in creative writing?
Try our Teen Writer's Workshop.
Grades 6th – 12th
Drop-ins are always welcome.
Oct 7th, 21st & Nov 4th, 18th

Book Groups Book Groups

The Twilight Book Group
Tue., 11/4/2014, 6:30 PM
Where'd you go Bernadette by Maria Semple
List of upcoming titles
The Thursday Group
Thu., 11/20/2014, 1:00 PM
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
List of upcoming titles
Teen Book Club
Tue., Oct 14 & 28 ; Nov 11 & 25 @ 4:30 PM

Bingo Game Seniors Bingo

The library and Town Recreation Dept. co-sponsor a Bingo game for Seniors every Friday at 1 PM.  All are invited!

Bridge Club Bridge Club

The library also hosts a Bridge Club for Seniors every Tuesday at 11:45 AM, Wednesday at 9:30 AM, and Thursday at 12:30 PM.