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Hammond Indiana 46320
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.
Learn a Love Language
Use our free Mango language software to learn the language of love!
Tuesday at 4:00 p.m.
ACME Pawn Pushers chess club
Monday from 11:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm
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