Hooksett Public Library http://www.hooksettlibrary.org Find Books & More... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:16:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=217 Exercising Your Independence: Small Steps to Minimize the Risk of Fallshttp://www.hooksettlibrary.org/2014/08/28/exercising-independence-small-steps-minimize-risk-falls/ http://www.hooksettlibrary.org/2014/08/28/exercising-independence-small-steps-minimize-risk-falls/#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:16:55 +0000 http://www.hooksettlibrary.org/?p=8332 Tuesday, September 30 at 10:00 a.m. - One in three older Americans fall each year.

These falls can result in hip fractures, broken bones, head injuries, or even cause an older adult to become fearful or depressed making it difficult to remain active. It is important to realize that [...]

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The Amoskeag Manufacturing Company — A Mile of Mills in Manchesterhttp://www.hooksettlibrary.org/2014/08/28/amoskeag-manufacturing-company-mile-mills-manchester/ http://www.hooksettlibrary.org/2014/08/28/amoskeag-manufacturing-company-mile-mills-manchester/#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:00:05 +0000 http://www.hooksettlibrary.org/?p=8189 Thursday, September 25 at 6:45 p.m. - Discover the story of the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company which built a mile of brick factory buildings along the banks of the Merrimack River in Manchester. Through photos, artifacts, and readings from original documents, participants will gain insight into what it was like to [...]

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Medicine and YOU – AARP Presentationhttp://www.hooksettlibrary.org/2014/08/27/medicine-aarp-presentation/ http://www.hooksettlibrary.org/2014/08/27/medicine-aarp-presentation/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:53:39 +0000 http://www.hooksettlibrary.org/?p=8324 Friday, September 12 at 1:00 p.m. - AARP and the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences have teamed up to offer a free presentation at your library called Medicine and You.

Dr. Cheryl Abel – pharmacist and professor – talks about the wise use of medicine and offers [...]

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eReader & Gadget User Group Documentationhttp://www.hooksettlibrary.org/2014/08/27/ereader-gadget-user-group-documentation/ http://www.hooksettlibrary.org/2014/08/27/ereader-gadget-user-group-documentation/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:33:40 +0000 http://www.hooksettlibrary.org/?p=8322 Gadget User Group documentation in slide format is now available for review…

Gadget Group Meeting 20140730 Gadget Group Meeting 20140827

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Movie Screening – Starring Gregory Peckhttp://www.hooksettlibrary.org/2014/08/25/movie-screening-starring-gregory-peck/ http://www.hooksettlibrary.org/2014/08/25/movie-screening-starring-gregory-peck/#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:18:43 +0000 http://www.hooksettlibrary.org/?p=8311 Thursday, September 4 at 2:00 p.m. - Please join us for an afternoon movie screening on the library’s big screen.

A variety of new and classic movies will be shown each month.

Today’s movie is based on the classic novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee. Not Rated.

Bring [...]

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Tech it out! – Using Windows 8.1 Without Touch Screen & More Tech Tips & Trickshttp://www.hooksettlibrary.org/2014/08/22/tech-using-windows-8-1-without-touch-screen-tech-tips-tricks/ http://www.hooksettlibrary.org/2014/08/22/tech-using-windows-8-1-without-touch-screen-tech-tips-tricks/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:14:02 +0000 http://www.hooksettlibrary.org/?p=8264 In this post learn more about using Windows 8.1 without having to use a touch screen computer, how to manage your photos on the iPad, how to make your Android device more user-friendly, how to manage your computer’s harddrive to extend its life, how to use Facebook’s new bookmarking feature, [...]

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Facebook Class Documentationhttp://www.hooksettlibrary.org/2014/08/19/facebook-class-documentation/ http://www.hooksettlibrary.org/2014/08/19/facebook-class-documentation/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:05:17 +0000 http://www.hooksettlibrary.org/?p=8249 Documentation for our Facebook classes is provided in the links below. The format of the documentation is in the form of slideshows. If you would like access to the documentation in another format, please contact us (Mark – mglisson@hooksettlibrary.org or Mat – mbose@hooksettlibrary.org).

Facebook for [...]

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Mah Jongg Classeshttp://www.hooksettlibrary.org/2014/08/19/mah-jongg-classes/ http://www.hooksettlibrary.org/2014/08/19/mah-jongg-classes/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:49:31 +0000 http://www.hooksettlibrary.org/?p=8245 Monday, September 8 from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Learn to play Mah Jongg, a popular game played with tiles that originated in China!

Instructor and longtime player (12 years), Florette Tilton, will teach participants the basics and assist everyone with game play. This series of four [...]

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Tech it out! – Replace Desktop Software with These Alternatives & Other Tips & Tricks_20140814http://www.hooksettlibrary.org/2014/08/15/tech-replace-desktop-software-alternatives-tips-tricks_20140814/ http://www.hooksettlibrary.org/2014/08/15/tech-replace-desktop-software-alternatives-tips-tricks_20140814/#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:52:17 +0000 http://www.hooksettlibrary.org/?p=8223 In this latest installment of tech tips & tricks, learn more about some online alternatives to expensive desktop software, how to reset your Android device to factory settings (and additional steps to take before selling it), how to track TV shows with Showlist, best alternatives to the native iOS Mail [...]

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Mike Morin & Fifty Shades of Radiohttp://www.hooksettlibrary.org/2014/08/11/mike-morin-fifty-shades-radio/ http://www.hooksettlibrary.org/2014/08/11/mike-morin-fifty-shades-radio/#comments Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:53:29 +0000 http://www.hooksettlibrary.org/?p=8166 Thursday, September 4 at 6:30 p.m. - Mike Morin, radio personality and co-host of the daily morning show at WZID in Manchester, will discuss his new book, a professional memoir: Fifty Shades of Radio – True Stories of a Morning Radio Guy Being Wired, Tired and Fired.

“He’s been [...]

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