Teen Programs

  • Here's what's coming this week for Teens and Kids' at the Library (Just a quick note that the library will be closed for Independence Day on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4!)

    Kids' Summer ReadingChildren's Room Programs

    Signups for the Summer Reading Programs continue online or in the Children's Room. After you've signed up make sure to come by and pick up your free book. This year each age group (Family Readers and Independent Readers) will have Bingo Cards and Time Logs available. There are different prizes/categories available for the age ranges and the types of reading. Guidelines are available here.

    • Tuesday, June 30 at 10 am: Storytime with Miss Wendy in the Children's Room. Summer storytimes are "...
  • Youth Book Discussion GroupJoin us for our Youth Book Discussion, on a new date and time.  It's a free-form book discussion, where participants bring the book they're reading now, or just finished, and we all get a chance to share.  It's a great way to get kids taking about books!

    Who: Young Folks, ages 8-18
    What: Youth Book Discussion Group
    When: Alternate Tuesdays, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
    Where: Lane Memorial Library, Wheaton J. Lane Room (downstairs)

    Questions? Ask Kirsten: kcorbett@lanememoriallibrary.org or 926-3368.

  • 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.

  • Alice in WonderlandJoin us on Wednesday, July 24 for the fourth of our Book-to-Movie screening/discussions.  We'll be watching Alice in Wonderland (rated PG), starring Mia Wasikowska, and then comparing and contrasting it to Lewis Carroll's original book.  Haven't read it yet?  We won't tell!  If you do want to read it, though, you may check out a copy at the front desk.  It's a fun book, and the movie is an interesting and fun adapatation.  Come on in!

    Who: Everyone is welcome
    What: Alice in Wonderland screening/discussion
    When: Wednesday, July 24, 5 p.m.
    Where: Lane Memorial Library Weston Theater

    Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Lane Memorial Library.

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

  • 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.

  • Book-to-Movie SeriesWhich was better -the book or the movie?  Join us for a book-to-movie discussion series on Wednesday evenings this summer.

    Read the book (pick up your copy at the front desk).  Watch the movie.  Discuss.

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