library logolibrary name and vision

Home > Programs, Activities, Classes > Adult Programming and Events


Programs for Adults

At your Library

BOOK DISCUSSIONS, BOOK TALKS, AUTHOR VISITS: Click here for topics and times.

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

ADVOCACY COMMITTEE: Wanted: people who want to keep our library a strong community resource. Ideas and helping hands are welcome!

(no meeting in December)

Tues., Jan. 20 at 5:30 p.m.

PROGRAMS FOR YOUTH: Click here for a schedule.

PROGRAMS FOR TEENS: Click here for a schedule.

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

>> ADULT WINTER READING — Easy peasy! No paper logs to keep or validate!

Jan. 2 through 31

For ages 18 and above with a valid Hammond Library card. All items must be checked out from HPL or downloaded through the HPL website.

Check out books, audiobooks, Playaways, or downloadable e-books and audiobooks, and you'll receive a teabag to celebrate Hot Tea Month PLUS you'll be eligible for a drawing to win a gift basket of winter goodies!

Limit of one entry ticket per checkout (NOT per book), and one ticket per day.

If checking out e-books or downloadable audiobooks, you must bring your mobile device to the 2nd floor Information Desk before removing the book from your device.

Drawing will take place on Mon., Feb. 2.

>> WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF MUSIC

Wed., Jan. 7, 14, 21 & 28 at 6:30 p.m.

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

>> ACME PAWN PUSHERS CHESS CLUB

Mondays from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Also the 2nd Saturday of the month from 1-4 p.m.

Some boards are available; feel free to bring your own set, clock, etc.

>> STITCHING IN THE STACKS

Thurs., Jan. 8 from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Thurs., Feb. 5 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

This open session is for those interested in crochet and knitting. All skill levels welcomed.

>> ADULT WINTER READING

Fri., Jan. 2 through Sat., Jan. 31

Read books, audiobooks or ebooks and be eligible to win a winter-themed bag of goodies!

>> ROBY SPEEDWAY MEMORIES & STORIES

Sat., Jan. 24 at 10 a.m.

Auto racing historians, Jerry Murawski and Stan Kalwasinski discuss Roby Speedway, its racers and cars. They'll share many newly discovered photos and stories.

Racing enthusiasts are welcome to attend and reminisce.

>> WILLS AND POWERS OF ATTORNEY

Wed., Jan. 28 at 2 p.m.

If something should happen to you, do you have a plan to provide for your loved ones? Attorney Meghann Labadie discusses wills and powers of attorney at this free program.

>> HEALTH INSURANCE SIGN-UP

Thurs., Jan. 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Navigators from Community HealthNet will help people sign up for health insurance.


Hammond Public Library, 564 State Street, Hammond, Indiana 46320, (219) 931-5100
http://www.hammond.lib.in.us