Thursday, July 19
Third Thursday Book Discussion, 1 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. “The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession” by Allison Hoover Bartlett will be discussed. Copies are available at the front desk. Newcomers welcome. 603-329-6411, HampsteadLibrary.org.
Sleeping Beauty themed Story time, 10 to 11 a.m. at the Haverhill Public Library, 99 Main St. 978-373-1586, ext. 626.
Lecture: Resolving Childhood Allergies with Dr. Dan, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Haverhill Public Library, 99 Main St. Registration requested. 978-373-1586, ext. 641.
Informational Health Talk: Sleep Lecture, 10:30 a.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St., Methuen. Sponsored by Holy Family Hospital. 978-983-8825.
Native American Moons, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Lancaster Room, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. Children (7-11) will hear Native American folklore about the moon and make a moon mobile. Registration requested. 603-898-7064, kelleylibrary.org.
Thursday’s Monday Knitting Circle, 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Lancaster Room, Kelley Library, 234 Main St., Salem, N.H. 603-898-7064, kelleylibrary.org.
Friday, July 20
National Parks Online Scavenger Hunt, 11 a.m. to noon at the Haverhill Public Library, 99 Main St. For ages 7 and up. Registration requested. 978-373-1586, ext. 626.
Make Ice Cream, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Haverhill Public Library, 99 Main St. For ages 12 and up. Registration requested. 978-373-1586, ext. 650.
Fridays through Aug. 3
Friday Family Film, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Stevens Memorial Library, North Andover. The film changes each week and is not the same film shown during the library’s Tuesday/Wednesday movie time. Sponsored by the Friends of the Stevens Memorial Library. Free. 978-688-9505.
Saturday, July 21
Annual Lobster Bake Fundraiser, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lawrence Elks No. 65, 652 Andover St. Menu includes boiled lobster, 1/2 roasted chicken, chowder, baked potato, corn on the cob, salad, rolls and butter. Music and dancing, raffles. $25 per person. 978-687-7274.