Save the Date for Summer Learning 2024

We’re working hard to plan an exciting summer learning adventure for our community. You can mark your calendar now for these already scheduled exciting events:🦈May 28 at 6 p.m.-A Visit with the Wave on Wheels Shark Cart *Please note this will be a ticketed event.📖June 11 at 11 a.m.-The Hungry, Hungry Bookworm, a puppet show by River City Puppets🔍June 14 at 11 a.m.-A Visit from Dr. Dave of Whizz Bang … Read More

Storytime Party!

For the past several weeks, we have focused on the elements of a good party: good food, good manners, decorations, dancing, and how to dress. Now it’s time to put those skills to work and throw a party! Everyone is invited! Please bring your family and friends! Friday, April 5th, 10 AM – 11 AM Bring a dish (if you can), and dress in whatever makes you feel the most … Read More

Story Time Returns January 12th, 2024

Best-est of holidays! Happy New Year! Just a quick note from Miss Lizzie here. Our story Time will soon be in full swing Every Friday (in January), when I will bring… New books, classic songs, goofy dances galore, Crafting and puppets and Legos and more! What can we build with just popsicle sticks? What is the secret to gooey slime mix? If you are curious (I love that you are!) … Read More

Gratitude Day

Join Miss. Lizzie for a One Day Only Special Learning Depot Event! After all the joys (and noise) of the holidays, come take a break at the library! We’ll get together to celebrate all we are thankful for. Then we can share our love and thanks with friends and family! Practice a mindfulness exercise on the hour and learn to write (or dictate or decorate) the perfect thank-you note (we’ll … Read More

Learning Depot Story Time

Our Library is pleased to announce a second story time, now offered after school! Please join Miss Sara Beth in the Learning Depot every Tuesday at 4pm for an all-age story time with arts and crafts. Miss Sara has been a staple in the community since childhood and we are honored she’s joined our library, where she is thriving as she takes over some of our children’s programming. She is … Read More

Name the Dragon and Decorate its Scales!

If you haven’t been to HCPL this autumn, you’re in for a fairy tale treat! The Learning Depot is full of fantastical activities, including a new puppet theatre, a cozy little castle-tent, and an enchanted forest mural. You’ll also find a GIANT DRAGON! (Don’t worry, it’s just cardboard.) Our dear dragon is in need of a few more scales and a name! Swing by to decorate a scale and submit … Read More

Story Time Resumes Friday, September 8th

Story Time will be taking a break until after Labor Day weekend, so mark your calendars for Friday, September 8th at 10 AM! In the meantime, we hope you all have a smooth (and exciting) transition back into the school year! We’ll be working hard to bring you fresh, new programming for the fall, and we can’t wait to see you! Love, Miss Lizzie

Back 2 School Celebration

Celebrate Back 2 School with Fun Activities, Special Guests, and More! Stop by the library for a visit on August 19 and take part in some fun activities, complete art & crafts projects, and pick up some FREE stuff.  The library will be giving away new paperback books to students to be added to their home library along with other free goodies.   Our partners from across the county will also … Read More

Spy Camp…

Registration for Spy Camp is now open! Monday, June 12th 1-2PM Monday, June 26th 1-2PM Monday, July 10th 1-2PM Monday, July 24th, 1-2PM

Family Story Time + Día de los niños/niñas y libros

Friday, April 28th, 4-5pm Family Story Time will combine books and collaborative crafts that embrace Día de los niños/niñas y libros. Our stories will blend English and Spanish and our crafts will include playing with language through poetry and journaling. All ages and types of families are welcome! Read on to learn more about Dia (taken from the American Library Association): El día de los niños/El día de los libros … Read More