Adults
 


Programs for Adults
The library offers many programs for adults, from guest speakers to book discussion groups. Many of our programs are also open to all ages. Look for them in our lineup!



Library Closed for Memorial Day
Sunday, May 28, 2017 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
The library is closed for the Memorial Day Holiday.

Library Closed for Memorial Day
Monday, May 29, 2017 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
The library is closed for the Memorial Day Holiday.

Word Processing Basics
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Learn to edit a document with cutting, copying, pasting, inserting, deleting, bolding, italicizing, and underlining.

Registration begins for the "Build a Better World" Summer Library Programs
Thursday, June 01, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Registration begins for the "Build a Better World" summer library programs for kids ages 3 and under, kids ages 4 - grade 5, teens and adults.  Register at the library or online at HedbergPublicLibrary.org.

Red Cross Blood Drive
Tuesday, June 06, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM


Introduction to Computers
Wednesday, June 07, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Learn the basic operation of a Windows 10 PC, including keyboard and mouse use and desktop features.

Senior Moments: SNAP and the Farmers Market
Friday, June 09, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 03:00 PM

Presented by Emily Arthur, Manager of the Janesville's Farmers Market.

Find out how to use the USDA's Program SNAP(Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) to get fresh produce and healthy foods from the farmers Market.





Holistic Well Being Fair
Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Discover ways to live a healthier and happier life through a holistic approach. Informational booths on the following aspects of well-being: *Intellectual *Social *Spiritual *Occupational *Financial *Environmental. There will also be a Children's Corner with activities for your young family members. No registration necessary. 

Check-in begins for the "Build a Better World" Summer Library Programs
Monday, June 12, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Check-in begins for the "Build a Better World" summer library programs for kids ages 3 and under, ages 4 - grade 5, teens and adults.

Citizen or Prisoner? Life in a Japanese Internment Camp
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 07:30 PM
Listen to retired Janesville pediatrician, Dr. Katsumi Neeno, share his experience as a Japanese American sent to an internment camp during WWII. No registration required.

Managing Files and Documents
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Learn to move files between devices, save documents to the cloud and find documents you've already saved. Includes information for both desktop and mobile devices.

Mondays are Murder
Monday, June 19, 2017 from 1:30 PM to 03:00 PM
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John Le Carre



Word Processing II
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
(basic word processing skills required)

Learn about line spacing, special symbols, WordArt, tabs and more.


Reading on the Rock
Thursday, June 22, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 07:30 PM
The Rosie Project by Greene Simsion

JM4C Lecture Series Part 3: Pride Month and the History of the LGBTQ Movement
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 08:00 PM

Join Janesville Mobilizing 4 Change for Session 3 in the series for Pride Month. High school students from Rock University High School will provide a presentation on the history of the LGBTQ movement. This lecture series promotes awareness and understanding about LGBTQ individuals. No registration is necessary. 



Searching the Internet: Special "Fake News" Edition
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Avoid information overload and scams on the Internet. Discover different internet browsers available and how to navigate basic pages.  Plus, learn how to find the best answers, identify fake news and other scams, and much more!

Excel Spreadsheet Basics
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 03:30 PM
Learn the basic terminology and skills to use Excel as a tool for organizing information in a spreadsheet.

Library Closed for Independence Day
Tuesday, July 04, 2017 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM


Searching the Internet - Shopping Edition
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Discover the benefits and pitfalls of shopping online.  Learn about popular shopping sites, the basic mechanics of making a purchase, spotting frauds and scams, avoiding hidden costs, and much more!

Senior Moments: The Art of Collecting Buttons
Friday, July 14, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 03:00 PM




Building an Energy-Conscious Home on a Budget
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Interested in learning about ways to design a home in order to maximize energy savings on a budget?  Then join Katie and Andy Udell to hear about how they built their energy-conscious home in Janesville.  They will share design tips and construction methods they implemented on their electric-only home.  From 13" thick walls to heat recovery ventilators, the Udell's will discuss the main components of their home that work to keep energy costs under ~$40/month.  No registration necessary.




Open Lab - Mobile Devices (Apple)
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Puzzled by your tablet, smart phone or other mobile device? Bring your device to the library's Open Lab for Mobile Devices and ask your questions! Library staff will be available to answer your questions about: Navigating your device, Adjusting your settings, Connecting to WiFi, Downloading apps, And more! 

This Lab is for iphones, ipads and other Apple devices. There is a separate Android Lab for all other devices.

Register in advance for seating priority.


Senior Moments: Tech Day
Friday, July 21, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Presented by Hedberg Public Library Teen Advisory Board
TAB will demonstrate hands-on technology such as Robots, 3-D Printer, and more. Come, see, and try the things your grandchildren are using. Bring your grandkids and have a fun time together. 


CosPlay DIY:Dynamite Costumes on a Budget
Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Gear up for Quest Con as we explore ways to create fun and easy costumes.  Bring your own supplies or use ours.


Open Lab - Mobile Devices (Android/Non-Apple)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Puzzled by your tablet, smart phone or other mobile device? Bring your device to the library's Open Lab for Mobile Devices and ask your questions! Library staff will be available to answer your questions about: Navigating your device, Adjusting your settings, Connecting to WiFi, Downloading apps, And more! 

This is an Android Lab for all other devices.  There is a separate Lab is for iphones, ipads and other Apple devices. 

Register in advance for seating priority.


Used Book Sale
Friday, July 28, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 05:00 PM


Used Book Sale
Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 05:00 PM


Introduction to Computers
Wednesday, August 02, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 03:30 PM
Learn the basic operation of a Windows 10 PC, including keyboard and mouse use and desktop features.

JM4C Lecture Series Part 4: How to Be an Ally
Tuesday, August 08, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 08:00 PM

Join Janesville Mobilizing 4 Change for Session 4, How to Be an Ally. This lecture series promotes awareness and understanding about LGBTQ individuals. No registration is necessary. 



Word Processing Basics
Wednesday, August 09, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Learn to edit a document with cutting, copying, pasting, inserting, deleting, bolding, italicizing, and underlining.

Red Cross Blood Drive
Wednesday, August 09, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM


Senior Moments: Medigap Part D and Prescription Drug Helpline
Friday, August 11, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 03:00 PM

Presented by Gail Wickman, Wisconsin Board on Aging and Long Term Care.

Get Answers to questions about your prescriptions and prescription drug coverage. The Medigap Part D and Prescription Drug Helpline is a free service funded through the State of Wisconsin Board on aging and Long Term Care that helps people on Medicare who are 60 and over determine their most suitable drug coverage. Counselors evaluate Part D options, Explain Wisconsin's SeniorCare, search for pharmaceutical assistance programs, and help people transition their drug coverage during changes in life. 



Homebuyer Education Workshop
Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 04:30 PM
Sponsored by the City of Janesville, Rock County, Associated Bank, Blackhawk Bank, Blackhawk Community Credit Union, BMO Harris, Inlanta Mortgage, Johnson Bank, and Old National Bank.

The information covered will include the steps in the home buying process from budgeting to shopping for a home, getting a loan, and the importance of homeowners insurance. Morning refreshments and lunch will be provided. Registration is required. To register, please contact by phone 608.362.9051 ext 20, email homebuying@nwbr.org, or text 608.313.7809.


E-Mail Basics
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 06:00 PM
(basic Internet skills required)
Lean to check, read, compose, delete, spell-check and send electronic mail using a free service.


Searching the Internet: Special "Fake News" Edition
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Avoid information overload and scams on the Internet. Discover different internet browsers available and how to navigate basic pages.  Plus, learn how to find the best answers, identify fake news and other scams, and much more!

Managing Files and Documents
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 03:30 PM
Learn to move files between devices, save documents to the cloud and find documents you've already saved. Includes information for both desktop and mobile devices.

Library Closed for Labor Day
Sunday, September 03, 2017 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM


Excel Spreadsheet Basics
Wednesday, September 06, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Learn the basic terminology and skills to use Excel as a tool for organizing information in a spreadsheet.

Senior Moments
Friday, September 08, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 03:00 PM




Open Lab - Mobile Devices (Apple)
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Puzzled by your tablet, smart phone or other mobile device? Bring your device to the library's Open Lab for Mobile Devices and ask your questions! Library staff will be available to answer your questions about: Navigating your device, Adjusting your settings, Connecting to WiFi, Downloading apps, And more! 

This Lab is for iphones, ipads and other Apple devices. There is a separate Android Lab for all other devices.

Register in advance for seating priority.


Fiesta Latina
Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 04:00 PM


Open Lab - Mobile Devices (Android/Non-Apple)
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Puzzled by your tablet, smart phone or other mobile device? Bring your device to the library's Open Lab for Mobile Devices and ask your questions! Library staff will be available to answer your questions about: Navigating your device, Adjusting your settings, Connecting to WiFi, Downloading apps, And more! 

This is an Android Lab for all other devices.  There is a separate Lab is for iphones, ipads and other Apple devices. 

Register in advance for seating priority.


Peace Week Film
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 08:00 PM


Peace Meditation and Hike
Thursday, September 21, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM


Peace Week Brown Bag Lunch
Friday, September 22, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM


International Day of Peace
Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 04:00 PM


Introduction to Computers
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Learn the basic operation of a Windows 10 PC, including keyboard and mouse use and desktop features.

Word Processing Basics
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 02:30 PM
Learn to edit a document with cutting, copying, pasting, inserting, deleting, bolding, italicizing, and underlining.

A Visit with Abraham Lincoln
Saturday, October 07, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 04:00 PM



Senior Moments
Friday, October 13, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 03:00 PM




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Our adult programs are supported in part by the Nancy B. Parker Endowment Fund and are free and open to the public.

When possible, programs are taped for later telecasting on the local public access television channel, JATV. A sign language interpreter can be arranged with two weeks' advance notice. Call 758-5807 to arrange this service.

Visit HPL on JATV to see some of the programs available online!

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