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Programs for Adults

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PROGRAMS FOR YOUTH:Click here for a schedule.

PROGRAMS FOR TEENS: Click here for a schedule.


FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY:Click here for information on the Friends, fundraisers, and book sales.

COMPUTER CLASSES:Click here for a full schedule. Classes are open to teens and adults.

BOOK DISCUSSIONS, BOOK TALKS, AUTHOR VISITS:Click here for a full list of topics and times.

DISPLAYS AND EXHIBITS:

Display (November): Trains

Display (December): "Pinnie People" clothespin creations by Alice Piorkowski

Exhibit (Dec. 1-Jan. 5; hosted by the Hammond Historical Society): "Who is a Hoosier" traveling exhibit of the Indiana Historical Society

Gallery (November & December): Photography by Amanda Bortko


OTHER PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS (see above for book discussions and author visits):

FRIDAYS AT THE MOVIES

Friday, December 11 at 1 p.m.: Bless Me Ultima (English with Spanish subtitles)

Friday, January 15 at 1 p.m.: I Am Ali (English with Spanish subtitles)

Free popcorn while supplies last.

Thanks to Friends of the Library for funding Public Performance Licensing and popcorn.

WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF MUSIC

Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.: Dec. 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 (no session Nov. 25)

Florian Bolsega teaches mind training and music theory. Please bring paper and pencil.

ACME PAWN PUSHERS CHESS

Mondays from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.: Nov. 30; Dec. 7, 14, 21 & 28

Also the 2nd Saturday of the month from 1-4 p.m.: Sat., Dec. 12

Regular meetings are free and open to all skill levels. Some boards are available; feel free to bring your own set, clock, etc.

DIGITAL DOWNLOAD OPEN HOUSE

Wed., Dec. 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Enjoy magazines, e-books, audiobooks and more with HPL’s downloadable digital content!

Need a demonstration? Not sure how to get started? Bring your device to a Digital Downloads Open House and our staff will help get you started.

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING

Last Monday of the month:

Dec. 28 from 2-4 p.m., lobby

AFFORDABLE CARE ACT SIGN-UPS

Thursday, December 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tuesday, December 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A representative from Community HealthNet will be here to sign up patrons for the Affordable Care Act. Questions? Call Felisha Brown at 219-886-8980.

HEALTHY HAMMOND

On these Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m.:

HAPPY HOLIDAYS WITH THE GOLDEN TONES

Sat., Nov. 28 at 3 p.m. (NEW DATE- this was originally announced for Dec. 5)

The Golden Tones entertain with a selection of holiday classics. Thanks to the Friends of the Library for funding this program.

SONGWRITING CLASS

Wed., Dec. 2, 9, 16 & 30 from 7-9 p.m.

Back by popular demand, Rich Boban shows you how to get your song ideas out of your head, and onto paper. Thanks to the Friends of the Library for funding this program.

THE EAT MURAL: WHAT'S THAT ALL ABOUT?

Tues., Dec. 15 at noon

Have you seen the mural on the wall of Eat, An American Bistro (Sibley & Hohman)? Artists Felix "Flex" Maldonado, Jr. and Ish Muhammad describe and interpret their work,

and the famous mural upon which it was based. Thanks to the Friends of the Library for funding this program.

HAMMOND PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION PARTNERS

Tues., Dec. 15 at 5:30 p.m.

Community members are invited to assist the HPL Foundation.


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