Teen Programs

2016 Summer Reading Programs

Adult Programs, Prizes, and Reading

Exercise Your Mind This summer, why not set aside some time to Exercise your Mind - READ ! During the months of June, July and August, adults will have a chance to relax and read some great books while earning tickets toward a weekly gift card drawing and the end-of-summer Grand Prize - 2 FitBit smart wristbands.  As always, our patrons get a gentle nudge to read outside of their usual comfort zones, with two prize cards giving a choice of 25 Fiction or 25 Non-Fiction categories.  Pick up a card today at the library, or download and print your own copy from the links provided here.  Completing any 5 boxes wins a cool water bottle, and finishing off the entire card wins 15 extra tickets! 

Prizes! Fiction Card Non-Fiction Card

Things to Know: Lane Library Water Bottle

  • The contest runs from June 1st through September 4th, 2016
  • Read a book from any of the categories on the playing cards - ask the staff for recommendations, or check the blue endcaps in the library each week for books in a featured category
  • Get a raffle ticket for each book you read - there are two Grand Prize FitBits for two lucky winners!
  • Get a Lane Library water bottle after completing 5 squares on either card
  • Completing an entire card wins 15 bonus raffle tickets
  • A drawing for a $25 Barnes and Noble gift card or $20 Regal Cinema cards will be held each Monday from June 13th through August 29th.
  • The Grand Prize drawing will be held Tuesday, September 6th, 2016
  • Funding for the Adult Summer Reading Program is generously provided by the Friends of the Lane Memorial Library and the New Hampshire Humanities Council

 

Children's Room Programs, Prizes, and Reading

Read The Children’s Room Staff is very excited about our upcoming   Summer Reading Program which runs June 22nd to August 2nd!! The theme this year is “ On Your Mark, Get Set… Read ” and we’re going to have a summer full of events and contests. Kids are eligible from the age of 3 until the summer before they enter 6th grade.  If your child is entering 6th grade they may choose instead to participate in our Teen Summer Reading Program .

This year kids will earn prizes by reading and completing activities on our Reader Bingo Cards.  Each square completed will earn the child a raffle ticket for our Grand Prize Summer Raffle (see prizes below). 

For every row your child completes on their first Family or Independent Reader Bingo Cards they are eligible for a mini-prize.  Complete lists of mini-prizes can be found on the back of the Bingo Cards. Complete a card and win a game of mini-golf from Captain's Cove or a "Baby" ice cream cone from Lago's Ice Cream. After  your child has completed their first card, keep reading on a new bingo card for additional raffle tickets!

Also, bonus raffle tickets can be earned by  attending Children's Room Events!


Grand Prizes:

Family Readers:
4 "Author Book Pails" containing toys, books and gift cards

Independent Readers:
2 Fitbits, 1 set of (2) Water Country tickets and 1 set of (2) tickets to Canobie Lake Park



Teen Programs, Prizes, and Reading

  READ GREAT BOOKS
Students keep a log of the books, manga, comics, or magazines they read starting June 21st. The
log is available online and in the Teen Area.You can read whatever book, graphic novel, comic or magazine you like, but certain titles could be used to complete our Teen Bingo Card . Completing squares on the Bingo Card will earn extra raffle tickets and increase the chance of winning gift cards at our weekly drawing and at our end of summer party.

ATTEND GREAT PROGRAMS
From June
21st until August 2st the Teen
Department will offer daily programs for teens. Just check the calendar and be sure to sign up .
Te
en Services at Lane Library hopes you'll join us to learn and have fun. Take a class and learn to hula-hoop , fix a bike or skate board, repair a surf board, juggle, or adopt the practices of mindfulness . You'll be able to climb a Rock Wall . Try a Book Brawn Challenge and see how you do in a Book Cart Race, at Book Balancing, Library Mini-Golf, and life-size Pac-Man. Families can get together at our One for the Books Fun Run , and later that month take in the night at a Sky Watch at North Beach. Every week we'll get together and raffle great gift cards for participating in programs, reading, or fitness related activites they've done through out the summer.

PRIZE INFORMATION prizes

All logs and raffle tickets must be completed and turned in the day before the Finale Party in order to be eligible for the drawing.
We will have a weekly drawing for Dunkin Donuts, Stillwell's Ice Cream, Blitz Park, & Las Olas gift cards. Only tickets earned by each draw day at 4:00 pm will apply for that week's drawings. One card per winner.
We will have a massive prize give away at the end of Summer Reading on August 2th, 5:00pm. We'll raffle off gift cards, iPad Minis, and FitBits. Tickets earned all summer will apply for these drawings.

1 Ticket = 100 Pages 10   Tickets = 5   Bingo Squares
3 Tickets = 1 Bingo   Square or Book 25 Tickets = Attend 7 Programs or Full Bingo Card
4   Tickets = 1 Program, Volunteer, or Fitness Activity 50 Tickets = Attend 10 Program, Volunteer, or Fitness Activity

 

 

 

 

 

 


Teen Services: Programs for Summer Reading

 Discover, Learn, Connect!
 Click here to sign up for Summer Reading
Open to incoming 6th graders and older who live in Hampton or are students of Winnacunnet HS.


UNH Juggling Club Workshop
If you don't have equipment, don't worry.  Equipment will be provided. Don't know how to juggle? Josh and Alaina of UNH Juggling Club will be on hand to teach you. Learn the basics and some tricks. There will be a total of three workshops June 27th, July 13 and July 25th 1:30-3:00 pm. Come to all to improve your skill or just one to try it out. Sign-ups required. Group size limited.

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EVO Rock+ Fitness Portable Rock Wall
Climb a Rock Wall on June 29th1:00 pm at the HAJH Parking Lot. Evo Rock + Fitness from Concord, NH will set up their portable climbing wall for kids of all ages to try! No sign-up is needed for this free event. Signed waiver are required and will be available that day. Compete in the Frozen T-Shirt Challenge to win fun prizes. Shirts donated by Cinnamon Rainbows Surf Co, Las Olas Tangeria, Flatbread Pizza, and more.

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Hula Hoop Workshop w/ Jennifer Daly
Jeni Cormier Daly is a New England-based Middle Eastern Dance Performer and teacher as well as a certified Hoopnotica Method Hoop Dance & Fitness Instructor. She holds regular classes and workshops in Belly Dance and Hoop Dance in various locations throughout ME, MA and NH. She'll be leading teens in a fun and exciting hula-hoop class. Sign-up required. Class size limited. Classes 7/6 & 7/20 at 4:00-5:00 pm.

Connected Elephant Mindfulness Program
Specially-trained by Mindful Schools, instructors Christine and Meg of The Connected Elephant teach powerful tools to help teens regulate their own emotions in a world filled with sensory overload, peer pressure, sports, school, family and internal pressures. Participants will also be taught to stay grounded and centered throughout summer.
Each class includes instruction, a brief meditation, and a fun activity outlining tools for emotional regulation, positive self-awareness and gratitude-giving. This first event will be open to 5th-7th graders. Sign-up required. July 11th 3:00-4:20 pm.
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Gus' Bike Shop Bike Repair
Ever had a flat tire? Ever wondered the easiest way to get a chain back on? Learn important information about bike maintenance and repair. Join us at the library for a basics in bike repair. This informative event will be led by locals Gus’ Bike Shop. July 12, 6:00-7:00 pm & July 19th, 4:00-5:00 pm. Sign-up required.

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Join us for the first ever Lane Memorial Library 1 Mile Family Fun Run event. July 18th at 10:00 am. As part of our Summer theme, “On Your Mark, Get Set…READ!” the goal of the run is to promote fitness, fun, health, and literacy. Everyone is welcome, even spectators! Open to all ages. Come cheer on your friends, family and neighbors! Registration can be found on our website. Our race course will be located next door at the Hampton Academy. 
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Cinnamon Rainbows Surf Board Repair Workshop
Learn important information about surf board maintenance and repair. Got a ding? Applying fresh wax? Join us at the library for the basics. This informative event will be led by Cinnamon Rainbows Surf Co. Sign-up required. July 26th, 4:00-5:00 pm

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Pioneers Board Shop Skateboard Repair
Learn important information about board maintenance and repair. Wheels don't spin freely? Wheel bite? Join us at the library for the basics. This informative event will be led by Pioneers Board Shop of North Hampton. Sign-up required. July 27th, 4:00-5:00 pm.

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NH Astronomical Society Skywatch
A "Skywatch" is simply a gathering of amateur astronomers with a focus on outreach and education for a private group or for the public at large. A Skywatch is by definition "beginner-friendly." At a skywatch our focus is on giving you and your group the most enjoyable and educational experience possible! The NH Astronomical Society will arrive before sunset, set up their equipment and choose their celestial targets with public education and outreach in mind. Open to all ages.
July 28th, 8:30 pm. Rain Date: July 30th. August 25th, 8:30 pm. Rain Date: August 30th.

 


 Book Brawn Challenges!

Book Cart Race
run

Do you have what it takes to be a Librarian? Individuals will race book carts around obstacles without spilling any books in the Library parking lot! Awesome prizes, and bragging rights, will be up for grabs! In case of rain, the event will be held in the Lane Room. June 30th, 4-4:30 pm.

Library Mini Golf
golf

Take a turn through our challenging 9-hole golf course set-up throughout the library’s book stacks. Bank a shot off a book cover. Can you make it through the music rack? Take the tricky turn shot in the ref desk area. July 7th, 4-5 pm.

Life-Size Pac-Man
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Take a turn around the Life Size Pac-Man board. Be a Ghost or Pac-Man and collect Cherries in the form of candy. Can you can finish the board or will it be "woo-woo-woo-woo," you're out. July 14th, 4-4:30 pm.

Book Balance Challenge
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According to the Guiness Book of World Records. “The most people balancing books on their heads is 998 and was organized by Danielle Di-Masi (Australia) in North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, on 13 November 2012.” We won’t expect our participants to balance the books on their head, but we will be testing how many books they can hold in their arms. How high of a stack they can reach. July 21st, 4-4:30 pm


 

All logs and raffle tiprizesckets must be completed and turned in the day before the Finale Party in order to be eligible for the drawing. Participants can earn multiple tickets for each item completed. 

We will have a weekly drawing for Dunkin Donuts, Stillwell's Ice Cream, Blitz Park, & Las Olas gift cards. Only tickets earned by each draw day at 4:00 pm will apply for that week's drawings. One card per winner.

We will have a massive prize give away at the end of Summer Reading on August 2th, 5:00pm. We'll raffle off gift cards, iPad Minis, and FitBits. Tickets earned all summer will apply for these drawings.

1 Ticket = 100 Pages 10  Tickets = 5  Bingo Squares
3 Tickets = 1 Bingo  Square or Book 25 Tickets = Attend 7 Programs or Full Bingo Card
4  Tickets = 1 Program, Volunteer, or Fitness Activity 50 Tickets = Attend 10 Program, Volunteer, or Fitness Activity










logoWhat's Going On This Summer?
Not sure where to start? Check out our Calendar.

Signing Up For Summer Reading:

Teens can sign-up any time! Teens will get a Summer ID, the number they'll use each time they submit their reading logs for summer reading. Check with the Library after for signing up for your Summer ID number.

 Lane Memorial Library Summer Reading is generously sponsored by The Friends of Lane Memorial Library.

One For The Books Fun Run

 

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Join us for the first ever Lane Memorial Library 1 Mile Family Fun Run event. As part of our Summer theme, “On Your Mark, Get Set…READ!” the goal of the run is to promote fitness, fun, health, and literacy. Everyone is welcome, even spectators! Come cheer on your friends, family and neighbors! This is a fun, non-competitive event, although a time clock will be running at the finish line courtesy of our very own former Assistant Director Bill Teschek. All ages and abilities are invited to participate! This run is free and sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Everyone who finishes the run will be entered into a prize drawing.To foster the spirit of fun and participation, stickers will be awarded to all participants in the 1 Mile Fun Run. Our race course will be located next door at the Hampton Academy Field.

Register Online

Printable information and form.

Contact Stacy to sign up: smazur@hampton.lib.nh.us or 603-926-3368.

Course Map(tentative)

funrunmap


logoWhat's Going On This Summer?
Not sure where to start? Check out our Calendar.
Signing Up For Summer Reading:

Teens can sign-up any time! Teens will get a Summer ID, the number they'll use each time they submit their reading logs for summer reading. Check with the Library after for signing up for your Summer ID number.


Lane Memorial Library Summer Reading is generously sponsored by The Friends of Lane Memorial Library.

Teen Services Summer Reading: Reading Buddies

Reading Buddies Program


medalForm for teens to volunteer for Reading Buddies.
Form for parents to sign-up their children.

Teen Services is looking for enthusiastic teens and little buddies for our coming Reading Buddies session.

Students of all ages enjoy teaching and learning from one another. The Reading Buddies Program involves a group of teenagers reading one-on-one with a group of children every week. You'll read books together, tell stories, play word games, write stories - anything to help younger children become better readers.

Reading Buddies is for teens who love reading and volunteering. Teenagers  are an ideal role model for children. And one of the best ways to prepare and support young children for success in school is simply to read aloud with them.

To start off our program we will have a training session that will last about four hours. It will take place June 24th, 12:30-2:30 pm. Any Reading Buddies who participated over last years Summer Reading won't have to retake training.

Please remember that by doing Reading Buddies you are committing to weekly sessions from June 28th-August 23rd. Do you want to do Reading Buddies, but can't make the scheduled time frame, please let Teen Services know. We want you to read, and will try to accommodate slight schedule differences.

To comply with NH Department of Labor Regulations, those 12 and over must get a Employer Request for Child Labor Form filled out. These can be obtained from the library. Fill out the form with your parent/guardian. Then you and your parent/guardian will have to go to your SAU school office with your birth certificate or evidence of date of birth, and have it signed by the school. The school will then issue a NH Youth Employment Certificate. Those 16 and 17 years old will need to have a Parental Permission form completed.

Please let me know if you have any questions. I look forward to hearing from you!

Parents of younger children, we'd love for you to sign up your child for Reading Buddies, fill out the this form and return it to the library. You can also speak with Ms. Paulina or Ms. Wendy.

logoWhat's Going On This Summer?
Not sure where to start? Check out our Calendar.

Signing Up For Summer Reading:

Teens can sign-up any time! Teens will get a Summer ID, the number they'll use each time they submit their reading logs for summer reading. Check with the Library after for signing up for your Summer ID number.

Lane Memorial Library Summer Reading is generously sponsored by The Friends of Lane Memorial Library.

Volunteer for Summer Reading

Book Carts at Hampton Beach

bookcartLane Memorial Library will have staffed Book Carts located near the Shell Stage on Hampton Beach. Volunteers will be on hand to greet and assist beach goers as they browse a selection of books provided by the Friends of the Library.

Volunteer Qualifications:
-Must be able to interact positively with community members and other volunteers.
-Friendly, pleasant manner.

-Openly supports the mission and efforts of Lane Memorial Library and their partner the Friends of the Lane Memorial Library.

Form for volunteering for the Book Cart at Hampton Beach.


Reading Buddies: 

The Reading Buddies Program involves teenagers read
trophying one-on-one with children every week. Teens and children will read books together, tell stories, play word games, write stories - anything to help younger children become better readers. Reading Buddies runs through the summer: June 28th- August 23rd. Teens will be required to take a short training session on June 24th, 12:30-2:30pm.
Form for teens to volunteer for Reading Buddies.

Form for parents to sign-up their children.


Volunteers earn tickets for our weekly raffles and end of summer Grand Prize giveaway. Win gift cards to Las Olas, Stillwells, Blitz Park and more. You'll be entered for the drawing of an iPad Mini or Fitbit tracker.

Teens and parents can contact Stacy to sign up, smazur@hampton.lib.nh.us or 603-926-3368.

logoWhat's Going On This Summer?
Not sure where to start? Check out our Calendar.
Signing Up For Summer Reading:
Teens can sign-up any time! Teens will get a Summer ID, the number they'll use each time they submit their reading logs for summer reading. Check with the Library after for signing up for your Summer ID number.

 

Lane Memorial Library Summer Reading is generously sponsored by The Friends of Lane Memorial Library.

 

Teen Babysitting Course - March 2016

Teen Services will be offering a Teen Babysitting Course starting March 1st. This is a great way for Teens to become certified babysitters. Space is limited, so sign up! The course covers a variety of topics. We'll discuss safety, the business end of babysitting, nutrition, child development and more. After the course teens can arrange to receive CPR and First Aid training with the Hampton Fire Department for free. Print out the sign up sheet here.

Teen Services Events: February/March

 

 Teen Service February/March Events

February Events

Felting Workshop: Classes include all materials to make a bird and basic shape.  During the class you will be introduced to basic felting techniques. Tuesday Feb 9th & 16th 2:30-4:30 PM.

Make Anti-Valentine Cookies on Wednesday, February 10th, 2:30-3:30 pm in the Study Room. We’ll provide sugar cookies for teens to decorate.

Game Night is Thursday February 11th, 18th, and 25th, 5:30-7:50 pm. Join with others to play great games at the library on Thursday nights. Open to ages 12 and up. We have a nice selection of about 30 board games to play and you are encouraged to bring your own favorites to share. All experience levels are welcome to join us. Some of the games featured will include Ticket to Ride, The Resistance, Pandemic, Sushi Go, Dixit, and more.

Mini Mechanism: Monday, February 8th, 2:30-3:30 pm. Utilizing easy-to-find and inexpensive materials, get creative with the laws of physics, experimentation and the fuel of the imagination.

Study Hall: Every Monday 2:30-4:30 pm the teen area is for Quiet study hours. Reading/Homework Only. No gaming.
Artist Workshop: Every Friday 2:30-3:30 pm, we’ll work with a different medium in the Study Room.


March Events

Study Hall: Every Monday 2:30-4:30 pm the teen area is for Quiet study hours. Reading/Homework Only. No gaming.

Teen Babysitting Course runs Tuesday 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, 5:30-7:30 pm.
Utilizing a 4-H/Army Child & Youth Services curricula, Lane Memorial Library Teen Services will be offering a babysitting course. Teens will learn: Child Development, Food and Nutrition, Safety and First Aid, Entertaining Children, The Business of Babysitting. Students must attend all dates. Sign-ups required by Feb 20th of 11-14 students for class to begin.

Reading Buddies
Teenagers read one-on-one with children every week. You'll read books together, tell stories, play word games, write - anything to help younger children become better readers. Training March 2nd 5:00-6:00 pm. Runs from March 9th-May 25th. Space limited. Sign ups required.

Game Night is Thursday February 11th, 18th, and 25th, 5:30-7:50 pm. Join with others to play great games at the library on Thursday nights. Open to ages 12 and up. We have a nice selection of about 30 board games to play and you are encouraged to bring your own favorites to share. All experience levels are welcome to join us. Some of the games featured will include Ticket to Ride, The Resistance, Pandemic, Sushi Go, Dixit, and more.

Artist Workshop: Every Friday 2:30-3:30 pm, we’ll work with a different medium in the Study Room.

Reading Buddies (Teen/Kids Summer Program)

For Teens:

I am still looking for volunteers for our Reading Buddies Program. 

The Reading Buddies Program involves a group of teenagers reading one-on-one with a group of children every week. You'll read books together, tell stories, play word games, write stories - anything to help younger children become better readers. 

To start off our program we will have a training session Tuesday, June 30th 5:30-7:30 pm. I will be providing Flatbread pizza.

Teens commit to 5 sessions of reading on July 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, & Aug 3rd from 4:00-4:30 pm.

To comply with NH Department of Labor Regulations, I will have to have those 12-15 get a Employer Request for Child Labor Form filled out. The form is obtained from the library. Then both teen and parent will have to go to their SAU school office with a birth certificate or evidence of date of birth, and have it signed by the school. The school will then issue a NH Youth Employment Certificate which comes back to the library. 

If you are interested in being a Reading Buddy, please contact me ASAP for the proper forms and further information. Call 926-3368 or email stacycmazur@gmail.com  

For Parents:

I are still accepting sign-ups for children 5-8 years old for Reading Buddy. Please be aware that the aim is to have one teen for one child, so space is limited. If you're interested in signing up your child, please contact me directly via email at stacycmazur@gmail.com or call 926-3368. We can take down your name and information, and will try our best to match your child with a teen.

-Stacy

Teen Summer Reading Program, Week 5: Emergency Candles

Emergency CandlesThis week, we're going to do just a little bit to get ready for hurricane season, blizzard season, or whatever issue causes us to lose power!  Hampton teens are invited to come and create their own emergency candle(s).  *We'll be playing with hot, melted wax, so parents be warned.

Who: Teens entering 7th grade and up
What: Emergency Candle Making
When: Wednesday, July 24, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Where: Lane Memorial Library, Lane Room
Why: Earn a raffle ticket toward winning the Kindle Fire grand prize, just for attending.  Also, remember that if there are more than 5 of you there, you'll get to vote on Kirsten's new hair color: red, orange, or pink!  Only 5 more chances to make your vote count!

Questions?  Ask Kirsten: kcorbett@hampton.lib.nh.us or 926-3368.

Teen Summer Reading Program, Week 4: Cake Pops!

Cake PopsToday we're going to play with our food!  Hampton teens are invited to come and show off their creativity this afternoon with cake pops.  We'll have melted chocolates to dip them in and all sorts of things to decorate them with.  Haven't tried cake pops yet?  They're fun and easy to make, and even more fun and yummy to eat!

Who: Teens entering 7th grade and up
What: Cake Pops Decorating
When: Wednesday, July 17, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Where: Lane Memorial Library, Lane Room
Why: Earn a raffle ticket toward winning the Kindle Fire grand prize, just for attending.  Also, remember that if there are more than 5 of you there, you'll get to vote on Kirsten's new hair color: red, orange, or pink!  Only 7 more chances to make your vote count!

Questions?  Ask Kirsten: kcorbett@hampton.lib.nh.us or 926-3368.

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