Join us at the Friends Spring Book Sale!

The Friends of the Lane Memorial  Library will be holding a book sale on the following days in June:

Wednesday – June 7 – Friends Members Only from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM. (You become a member this night at the Book Sale Desk)

Thursday, June 8 from 9:00 AM to 7:00  PM

Friday, June 9 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Saturday, June 10 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Please be sure to drop by and find some wonderful books to read!

Second call for Book Sale Volunteers!

Second call for Book Sale Volunteers!

We still need some volunteers to help with the Friends Book Sale which starts Wednesday, June 7th. Below are the times and number of volunteers needed. If you could help out, please email Julie at which day and time slot you can volunteer. Again, we cannot do this without the help of our wonderful volunteers! Thank you!

Wednesday, June 7
5:00 to 7:30 PM (Friends Members Only Night) – We still need 4 volunteers.

Saturday, June 10
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM – we still need 1 volunteer.
11:00 to Noon – we still need 1 volunteer

Noon to ?? – Clean UP –! (Typically up to an hour) – we still need 6 volunteers

Faberge Eggs: From Fine Art to Fine Craft, Storytelling and Workshop

Join the Lane Library Friends for a fun and informative afternoon.

Faberge Eggs: From Fine Art to Fine Craft
Storytelling and Workshop

Place: The Lane Memorial Library
2 Academy Ave, Hampton, NH 03842                                                  Saturday, April 15 from 1pm to 4pm

This unique program combines a beautifully illustrated presentation on the life and remarkable work of Russian master jeweled egg artist, Peter Carl Faberge, with a hands-on workshop where participants will learn how to render a variety of delightful images on wooden eggs. This workshop is open to adults, teens and families with children 6 and up. Participants will be inspired by a spectacular photo-tour of the Faberge collections at the Faberge Museum at the Shuvalov Palace in St. Petersburg, the Kremlin Armory Museum in Moscow. The program is free to attend and there is a materials fee of $5. per egg for anyone participating in the hands-on component of the program. This fee covers the cost of the wooden egg and stand as well as the paints and brushes for the workshop.

Presenter Marina Forbes is a lecturer, historian and award-winning artist, Master Iconographer (2013, 2014 and 2015 awards for Artistic Excellence granted by The National Endowment for the Arts and The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts) who has lectured extensively on Russian traditional arts, history and the rich tapestry of Russian culture. She is a speaker on Russian Arts, History and Culture with the NH Humanities Council. Each year, Marina leads cultural tours to Russia where she regularly updates her scholarship.

To pre-register, stop by the Lane Memorial Library or call:
(603) 926-3368

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