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Teen Summer Reading Program, Week 5: Emergency Candles

Emergency CandlesThis week, we're going to do just a little bit to get ready for hurricane season, blizzard season, or whatever issue causes us to lose power!  Hampton teens are invited to come and create their own emergency candle(s).  *We'll be playing with hot, melted wax, so parents be warned.

Who: Teens entering 7th grade and up
What: Emergency Candle Making

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Our Books-to-Movies Discussion Series Continues with Alice in Wonderland

Alice in WonderlandJoin us on Wednesday, July 24 for the fourth of our Book-to-Movie screening/discussions.  We'll be watching Alice in Wonderland (rated PG), starring Mia Wasikowska, and then comparing and contrasting it to Lewis Carroll's original book.  Haven't read it yet?  We won't tell!  If you do want to read it, though, you may check out a copy at the front desk.  It's a f

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Teen Summer Reading Program, Week 4: Cake Pops!

Cake PopsToday we're going to play with our food!  Hampton teens are invited to come and show off their creativity this afternoon with cake pops.  We'll have melted chocolates to dip them in and all sorts of things to decorate them with.  Haven't tried cake pops yet?  They're fun and easy to make, and even more fun and yummy to eat!

Who: Teens entering 7th grade and up

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"Remembrance: the Pink Chair Project" with July artist Lynn Schulte

"Daisy Love"Lynn Schulte will be exhibiting her travelling art show Remembrance: the Pink Chair Project in the Lane Library Weston Gallery during the month of July, 2013.  The group of paintings make up a love story that celebrates the memory of Lynne’s mother in moving and beautiful images. Lynne sensed her mother’s presence while painting an Adirondack chair of her mother’s favorite color – bright, knock-your-socks-off pink.

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Court's Demolition Opens Door for Library Addition/Community Center?

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By Kyle Stucker

Hampton-North Hampton Patch , July 1, 2013

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Lane Memorial Library is hoping to get the green light from town officials to formally begin the process of drafting plans for an addition that could satisfy Hampton's long-sought demands for a community center.