Childrens Events

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
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.
Monday, April 22
10:00am - 11:00am
Drop-in and make some fun crafts! All ages welcome and no registration is necessary!
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.
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!
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!
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!    
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.
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.     
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.
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.
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!  
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.
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
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
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. 
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
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.     
Friday, May 03
10:00am - 12:00pm
Families with children ages 0-5 are invited to a special playtime every Friday morning in the Discovery Room.  Come and play and meet new friends. No registration necessary.
Monday, May 06
10:00am - 10:45am
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!
Tuesday, May 07
10:00am - 11:15am
Join us for our program, specifically for children aged 0-3 and their parent(s). Each week, we will engage children in different areas of play including dramatic play, manipulatives, music and more! Each week, a professional in the fields of child development, nutrition, health, music and play and... Read more
Tuesday, May 07
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us as we create  fun make and take crafts. Children ages 3+ .  Younger children may need help from a grownup for some crafts. Don't dress up for this program as we will be getting messy! Only Hooksett cardholders may attend. Don't have a... Read more
Wednesday, May 08
9:30am - 10:00am
Join us for lots of songs and rhymes to promote early literacy, a story and open playtime afterwards!   Don't have a Hooksett card? Ask us about purchasing one!
Wednesday, May 08
10:30am - 11:15am
Join us for early literacy fun including dancing, singing, crafts and activities! This program is specifically for children aged 2 and 3. This program... Read more
Thursday, May 09
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for activities in Science, Math, Technology, Art and Engineering.   This story time is specifically for children who are pre/k- kindergarten age, who are able to participate in stories and science experiments independently.   ... Read more
Friday, May 10
10:00am - 12:00pm
Families with children ages 0-5 are invited to a special playtime every Friday morning in the Discovery Room.  Come and play and meet new friends. No registration necessary.
Saturday, May 11
11:00am - 1:00pm
It's Tiki Time~ Please join us as we celebrate Mother's Day with a Hawaiian inspired, luau tea party!  Come dressed in your favorite Hawaiian shirt or flower inspired attire and get ready to party!  We will have refreshments, games, tea and crafts and all mothers, aunts, grandmothers, daughters... Read more
Monday, May 13
10:00am - 10:45am
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!
Monday, May 13
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us as we create  fun make and take crafts. Children ages 3+ .  Younger children may need help from a grownup for some crafts. Don't dress up for this program as we will be getting messy! Only Hooksett cardholders may attend. Don't have a... Read more
Tuesday, May 14
10:00am - 11:15am
Join us for our program, specifically for children aged 0-3 and their parent(s). Each week, we will engage children in different areas of play including dramatic play, manipulatives, music and more! Each week, a professional in the fields of child development, nutrition, health, music and play and... Read more

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