In celebration of the Hill Public Library’s 125th birthday, on August 21 from 10 AM-Noon (weather permitting), our weekly Dewey’s Coffee Cafe program will feature an open-air concert by Little Davey and the Rolling 88’s. This edition of “Dewey’s” will be held by the town pond across the street from the library. Some table seating will be available, but feel free to bring lawn chairs or blankets. Light refreshments and birthday cake will be served, and we’re planning on a few party games for children of all ages! There is no cost to attend the celebration and all are welcome.
“Little Davey” aka David Lockwood was featured on NH Chronicle last month. Check out the segment here.
The Fairy House/Gnome House Building program planned for this Saturday, August 4, has been cancelled. We hope to reschedule to a future date sometime in the fall. We apologize for any inconvenience!
There will be no Library Board of Trustees meeting this month. The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday,September 12 at 2:30 PM.
Effective July 1, the library will be open for business on Saturdays.
Our Summer Program, “Libraries Rock!”, kicks off on Tuesday, July 10 with a performance by Steve Blunt & Marty Kelley. Check out the “SRP” page for more info on all the events and activities planned for this summer. The Friends of Hill Public Library will be hosting several fairy house/gnome house building sessions, starting Saturday, August 4 at 10 AM. More details will be coming soon.
Thanks to the Friends of HPL, the library has passes available for Squam Lakes Natural Science Center and NH State Parks. You can check these out just like a book and enjoy some summer fun at a reduced cost. Passes may be reserved for any day of the week. Call or email for more information.
The library will be closed on Tuesday, July 3 and Wednesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.
The Friends of the Hill Public Library will hold a Book & Bake Sale in the library on Saturday, May 19, 10 AM to 2 PM. All proceeds will be used to fund future programming as well as library materials.
Please stop by and browse our selection of gently-used adult and youth titles!
Spring has arrived and many folks are ready to get out and play in the dirt. Master Gardner, Marge Badois, joins us during Dewey’s Coffee Cafe on April 24 at 10 AM, for a presentation on container gardening.
This will be an introduction to the benefits and methods for growing flowering plants and vegetables in containers. The discussion will include choosing plants, containers and locations best suited for this type of gardening. Samples will be available for viewing, along with plenty of opportunities for questions and answers.
This program is free and registration is not required.
Thanks to a generous sponsorship by Friends of the Hill Public Library, the library now has NH State Park passes available for patron use!
Please check our “Services” page for more details on this pass and others available to borrow.
The library will be hosting a Scrapbooking Workshop on Thursday, April 12, at 1 PM. Carolyn Wilson will demonstrate the basic techniques and offer creative ideas on preserving your photos and mementos. This program is free and registration is not required. Bring five or six photos and you’ll leave with two completed pages that you’ve designed yourself.
The annual Friends of HPL Baby Book Presentation will be held on Friday, April 20, 10 AM, at the JD Blake School. All are welcome to attend this celebration!
On Tuesday, April 24, at 10 AM, Master Gardner, Marge Badois, from the UNH Cooperative Extension will present a program on container gardening. Join us for coffee and some gardening advice!
The library’s Knitting & Craft Group’s weekly meetings have been rescheduled to Thursday afternoons at 3 PM. Crafters of all abilities are always welcome to attend.
For more information on all programs offered by the library, check out the “Programs/Events” page or call us at 934-9712.