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What’s Happening in the Children's Room

  • The Library's Summer Reading Program starts June 22nd! We've planned lots of crafts, games, reading materials, virtual storytimes, and a whole lot more. Learn more...
  • Welcome to another virtual escape room from the Hooksett Public Library! Everyone on our staff is so grateful to our community for their patience and understanding while they are keeping one another safe through social...
  • RBdigital Magazines provides you with unlimited simultaneous access to complete digital magazines, which can easily be viewed on any Internet-enabled device inside or outside of the library. RBdigital's unique...
  • The TumbleBook Library is a fun and interactive library of animated, talking story books for preschoolers, beginner readers and older independent readers too. Read along and listen, or read on your own. TumbleBooks are...
  • The concept is simple, the rewards are priceless. Read a book (any book) to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. The goal is to have read 1,000 books (yes you can repeat books) before your precious one starts...

Upcoming Children's Events

Tue, Jul 14
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Join Miss Lori every Tuesday and Thursday at 4PM as she reads aloud from The BFG by Roald Dahl.  This book tells the story of young Sophie who is carried off...
Wed, Jul 15
9:30am - 10:00am
Join Miss Lori on the Hooksett Public Library's Facebook page for a Virtual Baby Rhyme.  She will sing songs, do finger play and read stories to our smallest...
Wed, Jul 15
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Join us as we do a special demonstration on how to make Mermaid Slime and Fluffy Unicorn Slime. This will be broadcast on the Hooksett Library Facebook Page.
Wed, Jul 15
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Imagine Your Story  with Miss Heather as we read the book: A Royal Guide to Monster Slaying by Kelley Armstrong.  This book delights readers with magical...
Thu, Jul 16
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Join Miss Lori every Tuesday and Thursday at 4PM as she reads aloud from The BFG by Roald Dahl.  This book tells the story of young Sophie who is carried off...
Tue, Jul 14
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Join Miss Lori every Tuesday and Thursday at 4PM as she reads aloud from The BFG by Roald Dahl.  This book tells the story of young Sophie who is carried off...
Wed, Jul 15
9:30am - 10:00am
Join Miss Lori on the Hooksett Public Library's Facebook page for a Virtual Baby Rhyme.  She will sing songs, do finger play and read stories to our smallest...
Thu, Jul 16
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Join Miss Lori every Tuesday and Thursday at 4PM as she reads aloud from The BFG by Roald Dahl.  This book tells the story of young Sophie who is carried off...
Fri, Jul 17
10:00am - 10:30am
Join Miss Emily every Friday for a special flannel storytime.  She will read classic stories using the Flannel Board to help visualize the story. This program...
Mon, Jul 20
10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for storytime featuring magical creatures!  We will read about unicorns, dragons, mermaids and more! This event will be broadcast on the Hooksett...
Wed, Jul 15
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Join us as we do a special demonstration on how to make Mermaid Slime and Fluffy Unicorn Slime. This will be broadcast on the Hooksett Library Facebook Page.
Fri, Jul 17
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Join us as we learn how to decorate the rocks to look like mermaid scales. Tweens/Teens who registered for our take and make kit will receive the materials...
Mon, Jul 20
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Join us as we demonstrate how to make a Fairy Jar and a Fairy House.  Materials for these crafts are not provided. This will be broadcast on the Hooksett...
Wed, Jul 22
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Join us for a demonstration on how to make a Foaming Dragon.  The materials for this demonstration will not be provided. You will need:  bottle vinegar baking...
Fri, Jul 24
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Join us as we demonstrate how to paint the dragon's egg that was sent home in the Tween/Teen Take and Make Kit. This will be broadcast on the Hooksett Library...
Wed, Jul 22
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Join us for a demonstration on how to make a Foaming Dragon.  The materials for this demonstration will not be provided. You will need:  bottle vinegar baking...
Tue, Sep 01
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Love our library?  Join our great team of Friends who actively support the library through fundraising, advocacy and volunteering!   All are welcome! ...
Tue, Oct 06
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Love our library?  Join our great team of Friends who actively support the library through fundraising, advocacy and volunteering!   All are welcome! ...
Sat, Oct 24
10:00am - 11:30am
Families with children of all ages are welcome to join us for crafts, games, songs, dancing, and a Halloween photo booth!    
Tue, Nov 03
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Love our library?  Join our great team of Friends who actively support the library through fundraising, advocacy and volunteering!   All are welcome! ...
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