Hampstead Library Announces September Events!!

Hampstead Branch Library September Programs


Toddler Time

Ages 2 and Under

Mondays @ 10:15

Twenty minutes of books, songs, rhymes and more followed by a free play and bubbles. Recommended for more wiggly active children under the age of three.


September 9: What happens when you let a cow drive? We’ll find out in Moo by David Larochelle.

September 16: Get ready to name some body parts today as we read All of Baby, Nose to Toes by Victoria Adler.

September 23: We’re going to get noisy with some Barnyard Banter by Denise Fleming.

September 30: Buses take us from here to there in My Bus by Byron Barton.


Story Time

Ages 3 and Up

Tuesdays @ 10:15 and 4:15

Thirty-five to forty minutes of books, rhymes, songs, and movement followed by a craft or free play. Recommended for children three and older who are able to sit through longer stories.


September 3: Schools back in session, so we’ll enjoy some books that will give us some important instructions in Don’t Eat Your Classmates by Jane Yolen and some great advice in Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes by Eric Litwin.

Activity: Dinosaur Craft

September 10: Sometimes the same people can look at one thing and see two very different things! Let’s talk about perspective with They All Saw a Cat Brendan and Wenzel Duck! Rabbit! By Amy Rosenthal.

Activity: Free Play / Color Pages

September 17: What makes a Good Egg (by John Jory)? What makes a  Bad Seed (by John Jory)? We’ll discover the difference together!

Activity: Seed Art

September 24: It may not feel like it, but Fall is on the way. Let’s get ready by reading a couple books all about fall. Full of Fall by April Sayre Leaves by David Stein

Activity: Fall tree painting





September 26th 2:30 and 4:30

FIRST GRADE AND UP. Engineering is the name of the game today. We’re using pool noodles to build some structures that will be up to STEAM’ed building codes. As always we will have sensory toys and block available for younger siblings.

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