Special Events

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
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!  
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
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, 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
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the Friends of the Hooksett Library who actively support the library through advocacy, volunteer services and fundraising.
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
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
Tuesday, May 14
6:00pm - 7:15pm
Join us for a brand-new Lego Club.  We will be meeting once a month, and the participants will be given a monthly design challenge.  They will be given time to build, name their creation, and share their creations with the other participants.  If they don't want to stick with the design challenge,... Read more
Saturday, May 18
10:00am - 12:00pm
We will draw and paint and talk about what we've created! If you love creating, then you will love this fun night of drawing, painting and crafting! Don't dress up for this program - we'll be getting messy! No registration required. 
Tuesday, May 21
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
Thursday, May 23
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join Miss Anne in an introductory knitting program for teens and tweens.   Miss Anne has 25 years experience knitting, and she will also utilize our new resource, Creative Bug, which has videos to help along the way!  Learn more here :... Read more
Tuesday, May 28
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, June 04
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, June 04
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the Friends of the Hooksett Library who actively support the library through advocacy, volunteer services and fundraising.
Tuesday, June 11
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
Saturday, June 22
10:00am - 1:00pm
Our Annual Summer Reading Kickoff! Enjoy a fun day of seeing trucks up close, fun activities and of course, signing up for our summer reading program! We will also hold a food drive and ask that everyone who attends bring something for the Food Pantry. Needed goods include: macaroni and cheese,... Read more
Tuesday, July 02
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the Friends of the Hooksett Library who actively support the library through advocacy, volunteer services and fundraising.
Tuesday, August 06
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the Friends of the Hooksett Library who actively support the library through advocacy, volunteer services and fundraising.
Tuesday, September 03
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the Friends of the Hooksett Library who actively support the library through advocacy, volunteer services and fundraising.
Tuesday, October 01
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the Friends of the Hooksett Library who actively support the library through advocacy, volunteer services and fundraising.
Saturday, October 26
10:00am - 12:00pm
Families with children of all ages are welcome to join us for crafts, games, songs, dancing, and a Halloween photo booth!    

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