Summer Library Program has come to an end!
Wednesday, August 7 is the last day to turn in your reading cards and claim your prizes. And don't forget to join us for our bit finale party!
Here are some quick summer stats:
- 291 children age 3 and under registered for our pre-readers program
- 1,205 kids register for our age 4 - grade 5 program
- Readers reached the goal of 3,950 miles to help us dig to the center of the earth
Way to go summer readers!
Fall Programs and Events
No registration is required for the following programs, unless noted.
for babies, toddlers and preschoolers
Please call the Children's Room at 758-6585 if you have any questions about
storytime at the library.
for kids and their families
No registration necessary. Programs begin promptly at time listed.
Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration
Sunday, September 15, 2 p.m.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with us! Discover the culture and history of Latin America with activities, food and more.
Latino Games for Families
Saturday, September 28, 2 p.m.
Join us as we continue to celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with traditional games from Latin America.
Failte Ireland! HPL Dons the Green
Saturday, October 5, 2 p.m.
Enjoy Irish-style revelry with storytelling, music, crafts and more as we celebrate the Emerald Isle. Kiss the Blarney Stone, follow the Leprechaun’s clues to the pot of gold and help crown King Puck!
Latino Film For Families
Wednesday, October 9, 6 p.m.
Conclude our celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month with a free movie for families. Popcorn and beverage included!
Día de los muertos
Saturday, October 19, 2 p.m.
Have fun making ofrendas (altars), calaveras de azucar (sugar skulls) and calacas de chocolate (chocolate skeletons) in preparation for this traditional Mexican holiday.
This is Your Life Amelia Bedelia
Saturday, November 2, 10 a.m.
Join us for a dramatic celebration of the exploits of everyone’s favorite housekeeper, Amelia Bedelia.
Faces of the World International Fair
Saturday, November 9, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Travel the world @ your library! Visit booths to learn about the language, culture, history and more of countries around the world. Watch cultural presentations and an international fashion show. Each child will receive a FOW souvenir passport.
Winter Holidays Around the World
Sunday, December 15, 2 p.m.
Celebrate traditional winter holidays with music, food and fun.
for kids in grades K-5
Mondays from 3:45 - 4:45 p.m.
September 9 - December 9*
Have fun exploring different themes through stories, activities and more. Because this is a special program for elementary school children, younger siblings are not invited. *No program October 21
for kids in grades 1-5
Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m.
September 12 - November 21
Sign up for 15 minutes of reading time with Maggie, the lovable Lhasa Apso from Tail-Waggin’ Tutors of Therapy Dogs International. Registration is required and begins
September 3. Call 758-6585 or visit the Children’s Desk. * No program October 3.
for kids in grades 3-5
Space is limited. Registration is required and begins September 3. Call 758-6585 or visit the Children’s Desk.
Saturday, October 12, 1-2:30 p.m. or 3-4:30 p.m.
Super-Sized, Life-Sized Games
Saturday, November 23, 1-2:30 p.m.
HPL Knifty Knitters
Wednesdays from 3:45-4:45 p.m.*
Yarn and needles provided – or bring your own.
*No program October 23.
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