HFK PRESENTS: HAUNTED HISTORY
Friday, October 6th - 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Sit back and listen (if you dare) to the entertaining and chilling tales of the historical hauntings of the Midwest. Stories of the S.S. Eastland, Brookfield Zoo, Fort Dearborn Masacre and John Dillinger guarantee goosebumps! Performed by nationally known actor, Terry Lynch.
Coffee & hot chocolate will be provided!
POLYMER CLAY MINIATURE WORKSHOP WITH LOCAL ARTIST ASHLEY SANSON
Friday, October 20th, 6pm-8pm
Each participant will be taught, step-by-step, how to make "The Pumpkin Trio," the perfect project for the upcoming season!
A $20 materials fee will fund all clay used as well as provide each participant with their own tool kit they will be able to take home at the end of the workshop. Food and drinks will be provided by the library.
There are 20 spots available for patrons ages 10 and up. The $20 fee is due at registration. Refunds will be given to anyone who cancels prior to the week of the workshop (deadline is October 14th). Any cancellations after this date will not receive a refund. Please register at the adult department desk!
Check out our programming calendar at the bottom of the page to see when specific events are taking place!
COOKIES & CANVAS
A canvas painting program for teen and adults ages 13+. Each month, participates will be led in a step by step painting tutorial. Participants can come express their creativity in this relaxing environment accompanied by beverages, popcorn, and of course, cookies! Registration is required. An $8 non-refundable materials fee is due upon registration.
SEPTEMBER COOKIES & CANVAS: DISNEY MANIA
OCTOBER COOKIES & CANVAS: There will be no Cookies & Canvas in October
OPEN TECH HOUR
Patrons are invited to come in to the library during the schedule Open Tech Hours to receive assistance with their computers, smart phones, tablets, social medias and other computer related issues. Registration is not necessary and walk-ins are welcome. For more information and scheduled tech hours, please visit our Open Tech Hour page.
Lead by Professor Beate Gilliar (Manchester University,) the writing workshop is broken up into five two-hour sessions over the course of a season. Each session has a specific theme to help participants create and share with the workshop attendees. Registration is not necessary and all are welcome.
Saturday, September 16th @ 10am - Change
Saturday, October 7th @ 10am - Empowerment
Saturday, November 11th @ 10am - Out of the Box
Saturday, December 9th @ 10am - Legacy
SHEPHERD'S CENTER BOOK DISCUSSION
This book discussion focuses on a variety of books and themes and is led by Jonathan Watson, PHD of Manchester University.
All book discussion books are made available at the library 3 to 4 weeks before the scheduled meeting, and are free for all patrons to check out.
Tuesday, September 19th @ 3:30pm - "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead
Tuesday, October 17th @ 3:30pm - "The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood
Tuesday, November 21st @ 3:30pm - Book TBA
Tuesday, December 19th @ 3:30pm - Book TBA
ADULT SUMMER READING
The adult summer reading program if for patrons ages 18 and up. During this 6 week program, patrons will read books (including audio and eBooks) in order to earn entries in a prize drawing. Patrons will choose which prizes they would like to win in the drawing. A grand prize winner will be drawn at the end of the program.