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Programs for Adults
BOOK DISCUSSIONS, BOOK TALKS, AUTHOR VISITS: Click here for topics and times.
CLASSES:Click here for a
schedule. Classes are open to teens and
FILMS:Thanks to Friends of the Library for funding Public Performance Licensing.
FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY: Click here for information on the Friends, fundraisers, and the ongoing Book Sale. No half-price sale in November or December. Now available: 2014 Half Price Sale schedule.
ADVOCACY COMMITTEE: We're looking for people who want to keep our library a strong community resource. Ideas and helping hands are welcome! Meeting dates are posted here when they are set.
PROGRAMS FOR YOUTH: Click here for a schedule.
PROGRAMS FOR TEENS: Click here for a schedule.
OTHER PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS:
* WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF MUSIC
Wed., Dec. 4. 11 & 18 (6:30 p.m.)
Florian Bolsega teaches mind training and music theory. Please bring paper and pencil.
* E-BOOK OPEN HOUSE
The Hammond Public Library has e-books! Stop in our Computer Lab during any of these Open Houses and find out about electronic books available for reading online or through download to your mobile devices.
Are you getting a tablet, Kindle, or other mobile device as a holiday gift? You're welcome to bring it to an Open House session.
Thurs., Dec. 5 from 6 – 7 p.m.
Sat., Dec. 7 from 2 – 3 p.m.
Fri., Dec. 13 from 10 – 11p.m.
Sat., Dec. 14 from 2 – 3 p.m.
Tues., Dec. 17 from 2 – 3 p.m.
Sat., Dec. 21 from 2 – 3 p.m.
Sat., Dec. 28 from 2 – 3 p.m.
Jan. 2 at 6 p.m.
Fri., Jan. 3 at 10 a.m.
Sat., Jan. 4 at 2 p.m.
Thurs., Jan. 9 at 6 p.m.
Sat., Jan. 11 at 2 p.m.
Wed., Jan. 15 at 2 p.m.
Sat., Jan. 25 at 2 p.m.
Fri., Jan. 24 at 10 a.m.
Feb. 1 at 2 p.m.
Fri., Feb. 7 at 10 a.m.
Sat Feb. 8 at 2 p.m.
Wed., Feb. 12 at 10 a.m.
Wed., Feb. 19 at 2 p.m.
Sat., Feb. 22 at 2 p.m.
Thurs., January 16 from 2-3 p.m.: "The Calumet Regional Archives"
Steve McShane, archivist and curator of the Calumet Regional Archives at IU Northwest, will describe the Archives' collections and how to use them.
JOINT MEETING: FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY & HAMMOND HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Sat., March 15, 2014 at 10 a.m.: "Dollar-A-Day Boys" (Civilian Conservation Corps)
Filmmaker & performer, Bill Jamerson, presents the story of the Civilian Conservation Corps and their efforts to build roads, state parks, etc., during the Great Depression. Those with stories or artifacts from the CCC are invited to bring them to this free program, which is open to the public. After the talk, Jamerson sells and signs copies of his historical novel, Big Shoulders, a coming-of-age story of a teenager during The Great Depression. Bill draws on his years of research and interviews with dozens of former CCC enrollees to create a novel that is rich in detail and authentic in his storytelling approach.
ADULT WINTER READING
Jan. 2 through Jan. 31, 2014
Check out a book, audiobook, or Playaway from the Hammond Public Library, and be entered to win a winter-themed gift basket. (Note: E-books are not eligible at this time.)
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