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UNH Sea Grant: Seals & Whales
Wednesday, July 20th 1:00-2:15 PM / Library Pavilion

Families / Register

We will address the following questions: How do marine mammals stay warm? How big are they? How do they eat? We will explore these questions with hands-on activities such as blubber gloves, feeding frenzy, measuring a whale. This event is for families.

Brianna O'Brien with Hampton Conservation Commission
Thursday, July 21st 7:00-8:00 PM / Lane Room

Adults / Register

Join Brianna O'Brien, Conservation Coordinator at Town of Hampton, NH as she talks about the functions of the wetland community and how we can be good stewards of that place. Q&A at the end. This event is open to adults.

Teen Event: Bike Maintenance
Friday, July 22nd 2:00-3:00 PM / Library Pavilion

Teens / Register

Teens are invited to an outdoor event with Ron Deshaies of Ocean Cycles. Ron will give a demonstration on bike safety, simple repairs, and routine maintenance. Bring your bikes and bike-related questions! This event is open to those entering 6th grade thru 12th.

Zach's Trivia Night
Thursday, July 28th 6:00-8:00 PM / Library Pavilion

Suggested age: 12 and up.

Enter as a team of 1-6 friends, coworkers or family members working together to answer questions from multiple categories. Prizes will be awarded to the top trivia teams! Pack a picnic and enjoy a night of trivia in the library pavilion! Registration is required. Suggested age: 12 and up.

1st Prize: Growler, 2 Gift Cards, & Tote from Whym Brewery & Gift Card to Barnes&Noble

2nd Prize: Tank Top from 4 Pines Brewery, 1 Gift Card Community Oven & Gift Card to Barnes&Noble

3rd Prize: Gift Card to Water Street Book Store & 2 Gift Cards to Stillwells Ice Cream

4th Prize: Gift Card to Water Street Book Store & 1 Gift Card to Stillwells Ice Cream

Teen Craft: Button Making
Tuesday, July 19th 2:00—3:00 PM / Library Pavilion


Make your own pins with our button maker! Make Pride pins, sayings, emojis, animals, or make your own design! We will offer pre-made designs or art supplies. This event is open to teens entering 6th grade thru 12th grade. No registration required.

Afternoon Movie: Downton Abbey: A New Era
Rated PG

Tuesday, July 19th 2:00-4:15 PM
Friday, July 22nd 2:00-4:15 PM
Lane Room

The Crawley family goes on a grand journey to the South of France to uncover the mystery of the dowager countess's newly inherited villa.

Summer Storytime with Ms. Paulina & Ms. Wendy
Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 10:30 am

Summer Storytimes run 7/5-8/3
No Registration

Storytimes are all ages. We’ll read fun books, sing songs, and have bubbles! No registration is required. Storytimes will be held outside under the Library Pavilion. In case of severe weather, storytime will be held in the Lane Room. Check the calendar for dates and times.
StoryWalk© at Marston School / All Ages
(Runs 6/27-8/26)

Take a walk. Read a book. Have an adventure! Read Land Shark by Beth Ferry while you take a walk on the Marston School trail. Take a picture of the QR code at the end of the storywalk to have a chance to receive a special prize. The only thing Bobby wants for his birthday is a pet shark. So you can imagine his disappointment when his parents get him…a puppy.
The Dread Pirate, Lane One-Eye Nibley has hidden their treasure at the library! Pickup a treasure map at either Circulation Desks. Search for the clues hidden around the Library. Follow all the clues to the Lane's treasure and get a special prize. One prize per child.
While some events will take place indoors in the Lane Room, outdoor events will be held in the Lane Library’s Pavilion across the street from the library. When not in use for library events, the Pavilion is a space that Hampton residents, clubs and businesses can reserve for meetings and club gatherings. There are specific guidelines for reserving the Pavilion; contact the library or check the library's website for more information. The Pavilion was generously funded by the Friends of Lane Memorial Library.

Reserve the Pavilion
The pavilion can be reserved for meetings and club gatherings during times when library events are not occurring between the hours of 10:30 am-5:30 pm. Booking can be arranged by contacting the library directly at 603-926-3368. Reservations are guided by the Pavilion Use Policy. All bookings will need to complete a Pavilion Application and Temporary Use Form.
Our summer newsletter and calendar is out! You can print or download a digital copy here. All summer reading programs are underwritten financially by generous support of The Friends of Lane Memorial Library. Library prizes are generously sponsored by Blue Harbor Coffee Co., Susie’s Sweets, Huckleberry’s Fine Candies, and Las Olas.
Seniors, join the Hampton, NH Recreation & Parks Department for the 2022 Hampton Strawberry Festival! Enjoy strawberry shortcake served by members of the Firefighters Local 2664 on Tuesday, July 19th at 1PM at the Victoria Inn.
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Hours of Operation


Monday-Friday 10am- 6pm
Saturday 10am - 2pm
 Our Park n Pickup service continues, opening at 9am.
A beach cleanup with Always in Motion to Save the Ocean was a perfect Sunday morning with friends!
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