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for babies, toddlers and preschoolers
September 6 - October 12*
October 25 - December 7**

Baby Walkers
for babies ages 13-24 months
Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.

Baby Lapsit for babies ages 0-12 months
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Wiggle and Rhyme
Thursdays at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.

Once Upon a Time
Thursdays at 1 :30 p.m.

*No storytime October 18 & 19
**No storytime November 23

Music and Movement
Mondays at 6:30 p.m.
November 6 - December 4

Come play with the parachute, beanbags, rhythm instruments and more while building early literacy skills and making new friends.

NEW! Coding Club for kids age 9-12
Informational Meetings (choose one to attend)
Wednesday, September 6 at 4 p.m.
Wednesday, September 13 at 4 p.m.

Join a team to compete in the 2017-2018 Wonder Workshop Robotics Competition. All levels of coding experience are welcome. Coding Club will meet on Wednesdays from 4-5:30 p.m. Dates to be determined.

Camp HPL is a great way to focus on one topic for multiple, hands-on, interactive sessions. It’s all about growing and exploring, while having fun at the library with new friends! Registration is required. Register online using the links below, at the Children’s Desk, or call 758-6585.

App Camp for kids in grades K-2
Explore fun apps including the library’s green screen photo booth. Sign up for one or all of the dates below. Limit of 25 participants.
Mondays from 3:45-4:45 p.m.
September 25, October 2 and October 9

Storytelling Camp for kids in grades 3-5
Learn to create and perform an original version of a folk tale. Must register for all four session; each session builds on the other. Limit of 15 participants.
Mondays from 3:45-4:45 p.m.
November 6, November 13, November 20 and November 27

Tail Waggin’ Tutors - for kids having completed grades K-5
Thursdays from 4-5:30 p.m.
September 7 - October 12*
October 26 - November 1

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.Visit the Children’s Desk or call 758-6585.

*No program October 19


Fiesta Latina
Saturday, September 16, 1-4 p.m.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month.

International Day of Peace
Saturday, September 23, 1-4 p.m.
Come together to promote peace.

Pokémon Go Historical Walk
presented by the Rock County Historical Society
Saturday, September 30, 1 p.m.
Hunt for Pokémon and learn a little local history. The walk begins in the library’s Program Room. Kids age 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Meet Woof & Quack
Tuesday, October 10, 6:30 p.m.
Join author and HPL staff member, Jamie A. Swenson, for the very first reading of her new easy reader series. A book sale, signing and cake reception will follow the reading.

Things That Go Bump in the Night
Thursday, October 26, 7 p.m.
Join us for an evening of spooky stories and songs with expert storytellers and musicians Stuart Stotts and Elizabeth Matson.

Día de los Muertos
Saturday, October 28, 1-4 p.m.
Learn about a traditional Latin American holiday with stories, crafts, snacks and more.

Faces of the World
Saturday, November 11, 1-4 p.m.
Janesville Performing Arts Center | 408 S. Main St.
Sample the sights and sounds of cultures around the world with crafts, food and more.

Janesville’s Jolly Jingle at HPL
Saturday, December 2, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Take part in Janesville’s winter celebration with Stories with Santa at 10 a.m. and Family Holiday Movies from 1-3 p.m. For a complete three-day city event schedule, visit

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