Special Events

Wednesday, June 19
10:00am - 11:00am
Let's Play Music, in partnership with the Hooksett Library is offering an Interstellar Space Sounds Workshop.  Kids ages 3 and up will be able to try out different instruments and see what intergalactic sounds they can make. Recommended for ages 3 and up. Registration is... Read more
Thursday, June 20
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Bring a blanket to sit on if you wish, snacks, your lunch, drinks and enjoy watching the Lego Movie: The Second Part. All ages are welcome - this film is rated PG.
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! The Friends of the Hooksett Library will be selling hot dogs, popcorn and snow cones during Touch-A-Truck this year as well!
Monday, June 24
10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for a fun bubble party outside on the lawn outside the Children's Room. Bring your own bubbles if you'd like, but we'll have plenty here! No registration is required for this fun event for families with children of all ages!
Monday, June 24
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Join us in building a Make-Do Space Pod with our cardboard construction tools!  We will keep building until the space pod is built! Ages 7+!  
Wednesday, June 26
10:00am - 11:00am
Join Miss Anne for this weekly craft session where you will make a space-themed craft!  Crafts will include: paper bag astronaut helmets, popsicle stick stars, making moon sand/galaxy playdough, toilet paper rocket ships, and more! Please register so we can have the appropriate number of... Read more
Wednesday, June 26
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join Miss Anne for this weekly craft session where you will make a space-themed craft!  Crafts will include: Rocket Ship Pop-ups using our Fab-Maker Silhouette, Constellation exploration and button moon craft, making sand/galaxy playdough, making kaleidoscopes and more! Please register so... Read more
Thursday, June 27
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Bring a blanket to sit on if you wish, snacks, your lunch, drinks and enjoy watching WALL-E. All ages are welcome - this film is rated PG.
Thursday, June 27
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
Friday, June 28
10:00am - 10:45am
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.  Children ages birth-5.
Saturday, June 29
10:00am - 11:30am
Join Miss Anne in the Discovery Room as you make and test out Straw Rockets! NO registration necessary.  Ages 4+
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.
Wednesday, July 03
10:00am - 11:00am
Join Miss Anne for this weekly craft session where you will make a space-themed craft!  Crafts will include: paper bag astronaut helmets, popsicle stick stars, making moon sand/galaxy playdough, toilet paper rocket ships, and more! Please register so we can have the appropriate number of... Read more
Wednesday, July 03
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join Miss Anne for this weekly craft session where you will make a space-themed craft!  Crafts will include: Rocket Ship Pop-ups using our Fab-Maker Silhouette, Constellation exploration and button moon craft, making sand/galaxy playdough, making kaleidoscopes and more! Please register so... Read more
Wednesday, July 10
10:00am - 11:00am
Join Miss Anne for this weekly craft session where you will make a space-themed craft!  Crafts will include: paper bag astronaut helmets, popsicle stick stars, making moon sand/galaxy playdough, toilet paper rocket ships, and more! Please register so we can have the appropriate number of... Read more
Wednesday, July 10
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join Miss Anne for this weekly craft session where you will make a space-themed craft!  Crafts will include: Rocket Ship Pop-ups using our Fab-Maker Silhouette, Constellation exploration and button moon craft, making sand/galaxy playdough, making kaleidoscopes and more! Please register so... Read more
Thursday, July 11
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Bring a blanket to sit on if you wish, snacks, your lunch, drinks and enjoy watching a space-themed kids movie. All ages are welcome - this film is rated PG.
Friday, July 12
10:00am - 10:45am
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.  Children ages birth-5.
Monday, July 15
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Forensics educator, Mary Dawson, will be here for an intergalactic mission!  Join us for an hour long mystery!  In this interactive story, children will learn about astronauts and life in space.  They will explore different patterns of their own fingerprints using magnifying glasses, magnetic... Read more
Monday, July 15
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Join forensics educator Mary Dawson for a forensics mystery designed for Middle School kids. This interactive story will focus on learning about astronauts and life in space.  Children will explore different patterns of their own fingerprints using magnifying glasses, magnetic dusting powder and... Read more
Monday, July 15
4:00pm - 5:00pm
On July 20th, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first people to walk on the surface of the moon.  How did this extraordinary mission happen?  Celebrate NASA's 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11's historic moon landing.   Join us in the Hebert Room to watch a "guided recreation of... Read more
Wednesday, July 17
10:00am - 11:00am
Join Miss Anne for this weekly craft session where you will make a space-themed craft!  Crafts will include: paper bag astronaut helmets, popsicle stick stars, making moon sand/galaxy playdough, toilet paper rocket ships, and more! Please register so we can have the appropriate number of... Read more
Wednesday, July 17
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join Miss Anne for this weekly craft session where you will make a space-themed craft!  Crafts will include: Rocket Ship Pop-ups using our Fab-Maker Silhouette, Constellation exploration and button moon craft, making sand/galaxy playdough, making kaleidoscopes and more! Please register so... Read more
Thursday, July 18
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Bring a blanket to sit on if you wish, snacks, your lunch, drinks and enjoy watching a space-themed kids movie. All ages are welcome - this film is rated PG.
Friday, July 19
10:00am - 10:45am
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.  Children ages birth-5.
Wednesday, July 24
11:00am - 1:00pm
Children, tweens and teens are all welcome to join us for a super fun TIE DYE DAY outside on the lawn! We'll have all the things you need to dye whatever! Bring your own tee shirts, socks, and whatever else you'd like to tie dye! Please register so that we are prepared with enough supplies!  ... Read more
Thursday, July 25
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Bring a blanket to sit on if you wish, snacks, your lunch, drinks and enjoy watching a space-themed kids movie. All ages are welcome - this film is rated PG.
Friday, July 26
10:00am - 10:45am
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.  Children ages birth-5.
Tuesday, July 30
10:00am - 11:00am
Who was FIRST in the race to the moon?  Well... a Russian Turtle reached the moon on September 14th, 1968, almost a full-year before a human stepped foot on the moon's surface. Please join us for an engaging, fast-paced, educational program for kids, that connects with our summer reading theme of a... Read more
Tuesday, July 30
11:00am - 12:00pm
Did you just see the Wild About Turtles program?  Join us immediately afterwards for a drop-in  program where we will make turtles in space! All ages although young children will need adult assistance.

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