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564 State Street

Hammond Indiana 46320

(219)931-5100

hpl@hammond.lib.in.us

 

Adult Program Information

Coloring for Adults

Coloring for adults—it’s very relaxing, and it's all the rage! Crayons, colored pencils and coloring sheets will be provided. Thanks to the Friends of the Library for funding this program.

Tuesday from 6:30-8:00 p.m.

February 14

Learn a Love Language

Use our free Mango language software to learn the language of love!

Tuesday at 4:00 p.m.

February 14

ACME Pawn Pushers chess club

Monday from 11:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.

January 30

February 6, 13 and 27

Welcome to the World of Music

Florian Bolsega teaches mind training and music theory. Bring pencil and paper.

Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

February 1, 8, 15 and 22

Stitching in the Stacks

Free knitting and crochet lessons. Knitting needles, crochet hooks and yarn are available during the program.

Tuesday at 3:30 p.m.

February 7, 21 and 28

Black History Month: Tony Burroughs

Genealogist, Tony Burroughs, FUGA, speaks on "identifying the Slave Owner" and "After you Identify the Slave Owner". Thanks to the Friends of the Library for their support.

Tuesday at 6:00 p.m.

February 7

Sing Along with Rich

Music Therapist, Rich Boban, leads this program for those with Alzheimer's disease and dementia, or for anyone who likes to sing. Songbooks are provided during the program. Participants in music therapy may show improvement in memory, motor skills and speaking ability. Thanks to the Friends of the Library for financial support.

Monday at 10:00 a.m.

February 27

Game Night for Adults

Have fun and relax while playing board games with new friends! Refreshments are provided courtesy of the Friends of the Hammond Public Library

Thursday from 6:30 -8:00 p.m.

February 16

Fridays at the Movies

Movies for adults. Free popcorn while supplies last.

Friday at 1:00 p.m.

February 2: Groundhog Day starring Bill Murray. Popcorn served while supplies last.

February 10: The Magnificent Seven. Free popcorn while supplies last.

Essential Oils (Limit of 10 people)

Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

February 9

Make your own essential oils! Free, all supplies provided. To attend, call Mary Schons at (219) 931-5100; ext. 327 and leave your name, number and a message. Thanks to the Friends of the Library for their support.

President's Day Program

Master Gardener Shredes Kubiak presents "How Our Founding Fathers/Gardeners Helped Shape Our Nation."

Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.

February 22

 

Vegan Cooking Class

Make a heart-healthy Caesar Salad for Valentine's Day, without eggs or dairy! Wheat, nut and gluten allergens will be present.

Tuesday at 3:30 p.m.

February 14

Book Discussions Information

Novel Conversations (meets on the first Monday. If the first Monday is a holiday, meeting is on the second Monday.)

Mary Schons leads this group. Books are available for check out at the Circulation Desk one month before the book is discussed. More information is at 219-931-5100 ext. 327.

Monday at 6:30 p.m.

February 6: The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler

March 6: Crooked Letter Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin

YA Books for Adults Book Club

You are never too old to read Young Adult books! Jenny Bean leads a book discussion group for adults who love Young Adult novels. Refreshments are provided, courtesy of the Friends of the Library..

Tuesday at 2:00 p.m.

February 21: Cinder by Marissa Meyer

March 21: Divergent by Veronica Roth

Beyond our Borders (meets on the third Monday. If the third Monday is a holiday, meeting is on the fourth Monday)

Aysha Haq leads this group. Books are available for check out at the Circulation Desk one month before the book is discussed. More information is at 219-931-5100 ext. 351. Thanks to the Friends for their support.

Monday at 1:00 p.m.

February 27: Strength in What Remains by Tracy Kidder

March 20: Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok

Hammond Public Library

Phone: (219) 931-5100

Email: hpl@hammond.lib.in.us

Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm

            Friday-Saturday 9am-5pm

            Sunday-Closed

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