Events Listing

Friday, April 19
9:30am - 10:15am
Is your child on the go? This is the program for them - and you, too! In this movement group, we'll be singing and dancing to promote early literacy - without having to sit down for a long time.  This program is for Hooksett cardholders only and registration is required. Once you register... Read more
Special, Childrens, Story Time
Friday, April 19
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Come to the HPL and learn to knit or crochet with Diane Valade and other community members.   No registration is required.   The Learning to Knit Circle is for adults.
Adult
Saturday, April 20
9:30am - 12:00pm
Please join us for a special workshop where we will learn how to craft and create flowers out of duct tape. All ages and no registration necessary.  Young children will need adult assistance.
Special, Teen, Childrens, STEAM
Monday, April 22
10:00am - 11:00am
Drop-in and make some fun crafts! All ages welcome and no registration is necessary!
Meeting (Public Use Only), Special, Childrens, STEAM
Monday, April 22
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Bring a blanket to sit on if you wish, snacks, your lunch, drinks and enjoy watching: Wreck-It Ralph 2- Ralph Breaks the Internet All ages are welcome - this film is rated PG.
Movies, Special, Childrens
Monday, April 22
1:00pm - 3:30pm
A group of local Mah Jongg players gather to play at the library. New (experienced) players are welcome to attend! Please contact the library prior to attending for more information.
Adult
Tuesday, April 23
10:00am - 11:00am
Children of all ages are welcome to join us for a fun drop in story time! No registration is necessary for this fun story time where we'll be singing, dancing, grooving and reading several stories!
Childrens, Story Time
Tuesday, April 23
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Did you know that the library has a subscription to Consumer Reports Online so that you don't have to subscribe to CR on your own? In this class we'll show you how you can get FREE and FULL access to Consumer Reports Online, and we'll also show you how to navigate the site to maximize its potential... Read more
Adult, Tech Classes
Tuesday, April 23
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for some STEAM fun! We'll explore different themes of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math in this fun drop-in class! Ages 4+ please - siblings always welcome!
Special, Childrens, STEAM
Wednesday, April 24
10:00am - 11:00am
Mr. Vinny's Shadow Puppet Show Very silly and very interactive.  We'll  play "What's that Shadow" and tell stories like “ The 12 Lil' Pigs and the Big Bad Pineapple”. It's the rowdiest Shadow Puppet show out there!    
Meeting (Public Use Only), Special, Teen, Childrens
Wednesday, April 24
11:00am - 12:00pm
Did you enjoy Mr. Vinny's Shadow Puppet Show?  Join us to make our own shadow puppets immediately following the puppet show! All ages welcome.  Small children may need some adult help. No registration necessary.
Special, Teen, Childrens, STEAM
Wednesday, April 24
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children aged 2+ and their grownups are welcome to join us for a special before-bed story time. Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal and get ready to yawn with our favorite bedtime tales and songs to wind down.     
Special, Childrens, Story Time
Thursday, April 25
12:00pm - 2:30pm
Bring a blanket to sit on if you wish, snacks, your lunch, drinks and enjoy watching: Mary Poppins Returns. All ages are welcome - this film is rated PG.
Movies, Special, Childrens
Thursday, April 25
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join Miss Anne as she demonstrates how to make simple yarn crafts.   You can finger knit,"paint" with yarn, or experiment with yarn. Ages 8+.  No registration required.
Meeting (Public Use Only), Special, Teen, Childrens
Thursday, April 25
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Speaking as Betsey Phelps, the mother of a Union soldier from Amherst, New Hampshire who died heroically at the Battle of Gettysburg, Sharon Wood offers an informative and sensitive reflection on that sacrifice from a mother's perspective. Wood blends the Phelps boy's story with those of other men... Read more
Adult
Friday, April 26
10:00am - 12:00pm
Join us for some fun sensory activity stations. Ages 2-6 are welcome! This is a program that is meant for parent and child to learn together through play!  
Special, Childrens, STEAM
Friday, April 26
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Come to the HPL and learn to knit or crochet with Diane Valade and other community members.   No registration is required.   The Learning to Knit Circle is for adults.
Adult
Friday, April 26
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Representatives from Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association will be at the library for monthly health clinics. Services include foot care, medication education, nutritional counseling and blood pressure screenings.    Please call 603-224-4093, ext. 5815 to schedule an appointment. ... Read more
Adult
Friday, April 26
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Drop in and play with our tech toys!  These include Ozobots, Dot and Dash, Snap Circuits and our Lego Mindstorm Robot! Ages 6+.  No registration necessary.
Childrens, STEAM
Saturday, April 27
10:00am - 11:30am
Jeanne Menard, a search and rescue dog specialist, will demonstrate how canines are trained and used for rescue work.  After watching a short video called HikeSafe, she will discuss how NOT to get lost in the woods.  Guests will be delighted to meet Blaze, a certified New England K9 Search and... Read more
Adult, Special, Teen, Childrens
Monday, April 29
10:00am - 11:00am
Please join us for a special storyhour as we read several stories by Eric Carle, including his classic, The Very Hungry Caterpillar!  We will celebrate the 50th anniversary of this classic tale by making some colorful caterpillars and butterflies of our own. Registration is... Read more
Meeting (Public Use Only), Childrens, Story Time
Monday, April 29
1:00pm - 3:30pm
A group of local Mah Jongg players gather to play at the library. New (experienced) players are welcome to attend! Please contact the library prior to attending for more information.
Adult
Tuesday, April 30
10:00am - 12:00pm
Make a play date with a friend at the library! Come in and play and bond with your child with toys, listen to music and play with bubbles!  No registration required, all ages welcome. 
Special, Childrens
Tuesday, April 30
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Are you a Hooksett resident or Hooksett cardholder? Do you own a computer, tablet, smart phone, or other device? Are you looking for some place to get help and to learn more about your device(s)? Bring your device(s), your questions and your ideas to our drop in tech help session.... Read more
Adult, Tech Classes
Tuesday, April 30
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us for a fun book club for children in grades 2-4 and their grown-ups! Grown-ups can sign up online and pick up the book at the Children's desk. At the book club, we will have a discussion, do fun activities together and enjoy snacks inspired by the book! This month's title is The Wild Robot... Read more
Book Club, Childrens
Wednesday, May 01
10:00am - 12:00pm
The Ash Street Group - Digital Photography Group meets at the library on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month to learn and share digital photography techniques. The group's facilitator is available to answer basic digital photography questions. Please visit the... Read more
Adult
Wednesday, May 01
2:00pm - 4:00pm
In Book Club, four lifelong friends including recently-widowed Diane (Diane Keaton), Vivian (Jane Fonda) the relationship "free spirit", divorcee Sharon (Candice Bergen), and Carol (Mary Steenburgen), whose marriage is in a rut, have their lives turned upside down with outrageous... Read more
Adult, Movies
Wednesday, May 01
6:00pm - 8:00pm
In Book Club, four lifelong friends including recently-widowed Diane (Diane Keaton), Vivian (Jane Fonda) the relationship "free spirit", divorcee Sharon (Candice Bergen), and Carol (Mary Steenburgen), whose marriage is in a rut, have their lives turned upside down with outrageous... Read more
Adult, Movies
Wednesday, May 01
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Come meet and read to Mr. T, a certified therapy dog! New readers who would like to practice their reading skills can come and read to Mr. T or just visit!  Mr. T will be here the first and third Wednesdays of every month. Questions? Call Miss Heather at 485-6092.     
Childrens
Wednesday, May 01
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Turning 65 or retiring soon? Need some help navigating thru all the Medicare information and understanding the basic Parts A, B, C and D? Learn the differences of Original Medicare and what supplement insurance does so you can make the best decisions for your health care needs. Know the importance... Read more
Adult

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