Welcome to the Lane Memorial Library

Summer Reading Programs
A Universe of Stories 2019Welcome to A Universe of Stories!  The Lane Memorial Library summer reading opportunities for all ages are in full swing, so follow these links to find out about all the great events and programs we have in store.  Download our full brochure, or check the calendar of all our events.  Parents and children can jump directly to the Kids Summer Reading Page or Children's Calendar, Teens can check out their page and Event Calendar, and adults can plan to attend our lineup of concerts and lectures.

Research Your House
Andrew CushingEvery house has a history. How do you discover it? Join the NH Preservation Alliance’s Andrew Cushing on Tuesday, July 23rd at 6:30 PM in the Lane Room as he reveals tools, tricks, and tips for researching your old house. Using a combination of sources – common and uncommon – anyone can start to assemble their home's history.

Stranger Things Escape Room
Stranger Things Escape RoomDoes your family love Stranger Things? Come to the Lane Memorial Library’s Stranger Things Escape Room on Friday, July 26th, 12:00 – 6:30 PM. There will be 7 time slots, 30 minutes each. Library staff are re-creating Will's living room, Hopper's office, 11's blanket fort, and more! Wait until you see all the 80's awesomeness! Ticket holders will have to solve the puzzles, find the clues, and escape the Upside Down with Will and Eleven. This is a free event, but tickets are required. Families/teens/all age groups welcome. Group size limited to 6 per team. Teams and individuals will be combined as needed. Tickets are available here.

Drone Demo
Drone DemoMonday, July 22nd from 4:30 to 5:30 PM. Learn about drones!  Local drone pilots from ARE-AirShark will be at the library.  They will be flying drones and talking with teens about how to get involved in this emerging field.  Teens will get to race and fly a variety of nano drones at the end of the demo.

Peter Randall Exhibit
"Hampton Beach in the 1980s"A reception for local photographer, publisher and writer Peter Randall will be held at the Lane Library on Tuesday, July 9th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.  Peter has created an exhibit of photographs taken on Hampton Beach in the early 1980s that will be on display in the downstairs Weston Gallery during the month of July. Details.

9 AM - 8 PM
9 AM - 5 PM
Hours and Contact
Monday - Thursday
Friday - Saturday

Telephone: (603) 926-3368
Children's Room: (603) 926-4729
Email: library@hampton.lib.nh.us

Bryson Lang ...
Bryson Lang... will bring his unique blend of juggling and comedy to the Lane Library on Friday, July 19th at 10 AM in the Centre School Gym.  Those who attend will see a likable, energetic personality performing inventive and clever routines that mix comedy, audience participation, ball spinning, ball bouncing, fire-juggling, well-crafted timing, sharp sickles, huge spinning bouncing rings, giant Beach Balls, improv, glo-in-the-dark objects and always a few surprises.

Reserve Museum Passes Online
Museum Pass Reservations Thanks to funding by the Friends of the Lane Memorial Library , patrons may now reserve our Museum Passes online up to a week in advance.  Reduced-admission or free passes are available to any Hampton resident with a library card.  See our list of Museums with hours of operation and driving directions.