Upcoming summer programs at the Hampton NH Lane Memorial Library

HAMPTON – The Lane Memorial Library is hosting a number of events this summer, including a beekeeping program and an outdoor movie at Tuck Field.

Learn the ABCs of beekeeping

Have you ever thought about keeping a beehive in your backyard or garden?

Seacoast Beekeeper’s Association member Dianne Richards will talk about how you can help these essential pollinators thrive in Hampton at the Lane Memorial Library at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 27.

Richards will provide a quick tour of the bee life cycle, show how hives work, demonstrate a beekeeper costume, and explain how to keep your bees happy and productive.

Registration is mandatory and can be completed on the library website.

‘Top Gun’ at Tuck Field

The Lane Memorial Library and Hampton Parks and Rec present “Top Gun,” one of the summer films set to premiere at Tuck Field on Wednesday July 28 at 8pm. “Top Gun” was released in 1986 and is rated PG.

Wildlife Encounters visit the library

The library will host a second visit to Wildlife Encounters “Tiny Creatures” on Saturday, July 31 at 11 am and 1 pm. The library is happy to share this handy live animal program with a variety of safe and amazing little ambassadors. animals.

The library will host a second visit from Wildlife Encounters

Brought to you by educators at the Wildlife Encounters Ecology Center & Farm School in Barrington, most of their animals are rescues that have been injured, abandoned or moved and they all have their own personal stories.

Registration is mandatory and can be completed on the library website.

Virtual animal parade via Zoom

The library will be hosting a “virtual pet parade” via Zoom on Thursday, August 5, from 10 am to 11 am. Show off your pets at a city-wide virtual event. Can’t be there live? Upload a photo by August 5th and the library will be sure to share your photo. Registration is mandatory and can be completed on the library website. Participants will receive a link via email prior to the event or if they are unable to attend photos via email to [email protected]

“Ragtime” Jack Radcliffe on stage

Don’t forget to register for the summer outdoor concert with “Ragtime” musician Jack Radcliffe on Saturday July 24 from 12:30 pm to 2 pm

"Ragtime" Jack Radcliffe will perform on Saturday, July 24, 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the library.

Radcliffe is a master of traditional country blues and ragtime & stride piano, and a powerful singer of ‘Great American Folk Scare’ songs of the 1950s and 1960s. He also accompanies himself on guitar and violin.

Table games for seniors

Senior Hampton residents are invited to the Library’s Summer Pavilion for table games on Mondays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Do you like playing with a band? You are invited to meet at one of the tables in the library. The library will have limited supplies for a variety of card and board games or bring your own supplies. These hours will be free and open to all.

Summer activities for children and teenagers

Summer activities for teens continue at the library’s summer pavilion in July on Fridays at noon. On Friday July 23, teens can learn needle felting and make a cute animal. There is no registration for this free event. All supplies are provided.

Summer Story Time with Ms Paulina and Ms Wendy will be weekly every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. until August 6. Summer story times are for all ages. Register online to read fun books, sing songs and speech bubbles.

To take a walk. Read a book. From July 6 to August 14, the library will be hosting a StoryWalk at Marston School. Live the adventure! Read Maya Thompson’s “Ruby’s Birds” as you walk the Marston School Trail. Take a photo of your participating family and send it to the online library via social media or by emailing [email protected]

Summer reading program

Participants should be ready to hand in their Adult Prize Cards, Teen Tracker Sheets Read, Learn, Explore, and Kids’ Bingo Sheets by August 6.

The Lane Memorial Library would like to thank all of the partners who generously contributed to the summer reading program. Prizes of $ 5 were generously donated by the Friends of the Lane Library and sponsored by Blue Harbor Coffee and Huckleberry’s Fine Candies. The Marelli Market, Las Olas, Dunkin ‘Donuts and Stillwell’s Ice Cream, right in downtown Hampton, continue to be an annual summer favorite for young Hampton patrons who receive awards from these companies.

Validated Adult Prize Cards can be presented for up to $ 5 off any purchase at Blue Harbor or Huckleberry’s. Cards expire August 15; each is valid for one visit up to $ 5, has no cash value and cannot be combined. Marelli’s candy bags have no cash value. Marelli’s and the library are not responsible for lost or stolen bags. Must be used by August 21.

Visit the Lane Memorial Library website for complete program information and to register for all events. The Lane Memorial Library welcomes full time residents of the community, local business partners and summer travelers to all of their events. For more information, visit www.lanememoriallibrary.org or call 603-926-3368.

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