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Monday August 8, 2022
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Take & Make Craft: Wind Chime (Grades K+)

Celebrate the outdoors with a fun craft to make at home! Pick up a wind chime craft kit at the Library starting on Monday August 8th, and then make it at home.

Additional Supplies: scissors, tape/glue, coloring supplies

 
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Beyond the Beaten Path Craft & Story (Grades K-2)
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Join Miss Jess on an adventure to explore a different book each week and create awesome crafts, such as a popsicle stick bird feeder, a cabin picture frame, and a painting with marshmallows!

Mondays, July 18 to August 8, 11:30 am

There are 13 spaces available.
 
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Monday Movie Matinee - The Lost City
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Enjoy a recently released flick with free snacks and soda! This week's pick is:

The Lost City

Rated: PG-13
Runtime: 1 hr 52 min

Loretta Sage’s novels are filled with ancient tombs and daring adventures, but that doesn’t mean she’s prepared for them in real life. When she is kidnapped by an eccentric billionaire to locate a legendary lost city, Loretta's handsome cover model, Alan, sets off on a heroic but hapless rescue mission. Thrust into an epic thrill-ride through the jungle, the unlikely pair must work together to survive the elements, and survive each other, to find the city's fabled treasure before it’s lost forever.

Drop in program, registration not required.

Tuesday August 9, 2022
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Paint Class: Watercolor Feathers (Ages 7+)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join Allison Andrews for a fun afternoon art class and create your own watercolor feathers painting!

$5 materials fee

Funded in part by State Aid to Public Libraries.

 
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Chess Club (All Ages)
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Play some chess with guidance provided by a local high school student and chess enthusiast!
Wednesday August 10, 2022
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Camping with Kate (PreK)
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Bring your favorite blanket! We'll read camping stories and make a camping craft. Held outside, weather permitting.

This week's craft: Toilet Paper Roll Binoculars

 
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Pool Noodle Obstacle Course
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Drop in anytime between 10:00 and 1:00 to test your speed and agility with a run through our obstacle course made of pool noodles! Course is available weather permitting.

Thursday August 11, 2022
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Read to a Dog: Book Club with Jaxx (Ages 8-12)
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

We'll take turns each week reading to Golden Retriever Jaxx from How to Steal a Dog by Barbara O'Connor and do a craft. Copies of the book and a small journal to write down our questions and discussions will be provided.

Thursdays, July 14 to August 18, 1:00 pm

 
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Pool Noodle Obstacle Course
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Drop in anytime between 2:00 and 5:00 to test your speed and agility with a run through our obstacle course made of pool noodles! Course is available weather permitting.

 
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Read to a Dog: Tasha! (Grades Pre-K-6)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Practice your reading with Tasha! Meet Tasha, an adorable 4 year-old Maltese therapy dog who loves to listen to kids read!

The Read to A Dog program is designed to give children a stress-free environment where they can practice and enjoy reading. Reading to dogs can boost reading skills in children as well as help with emotional and social skills.

 
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Dinner Detectives: Local Mysteries
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Join our new mystery book group! Discuss mysteries related to a different topic each month. Bring your book and dinner and we'll provide the dessert and discussion! Book suggestions for each topic are available on the recommendations page on our website. Find some local mystery suggestions here!
 

August's theme: A mystery set locally
Friday August 12, 2022
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Safari Scavenger Hunt (All Ages)
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Enjoy a mix of indoor and outdoor fun with a safari inspired scavenger hunt in and around the Library!
 
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LEGO Builder Club (All Ages)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

CALLING ALL MASTER BUILDERS!  Join us to create and connect with new friends!  Each week we will host a new theme and then display our works in the library lobby cases.

The challenge this week: coming soon!

Drop in, preregistration not required

 
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Summer Movie Night: Encanto
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
We're collaborating with Camp Kiwanee for outdoor movie nights at the Library and Lodge! Join us at the Hanson Public Library on Friday August 12 at 7:30pm for a showing of "Encanto." Refreshments will be available for purchase.
 
Funded by Camp Kiwanee and State Aid to Public Libraries.
Saturday August 13, 2022
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Pool Noodle Obstacle Course
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Drop in anytime between 10:00 and 12:00 to test your speed and agility with a run through our obstacle course made of pool noodles! Course is available weather permitting.

Monday August 15, 2022
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Bea Beluga Storytime & Yoga Class (Grades PreK-3)
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

We are excited to welcome local children's book author Carolyn Killian back to the Hanson Public Library! Join us in hearing her read her newest Bea Beluga story, Bea Beluga's First Yoga Class, and enjoy a short yoga lesson.  

This event is free admission but pre-registration is required.  Parents are required to stay with the kids.

 
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Monday Movie Matinee - Sonic the Hedgehog 2
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Enjoy a recently released flick with free snacks and soda! This week's pick is:

Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Rated: PG
Runtime: 2 hr 2 min

The world’s favorite blue hedgehog is back for a next-level adventure in Sonic the Hedgehog 2. After settling in Green Hills, Sonic is eager to prove he has what it takes to be a true hero. His test comes when Dr. Robotnik returns, this time with a new partner, Knuckles, in search for an emerald that has the power to destroy civilizations. Sonic teams up with his own sidekick, Tails, and together they embark on a globe-trotting journey to find the emerald before it falls into the wrong hands.

Drop in program, registration not required.

Tuesday August 16, 2022
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Detective Camp Book Club (Grades 2-4)
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Join Miss Jess as we embark on a journey through the book Detective Camp from Ron Roy's A to Z Mysteries series, using clues to solve the mystery. Each week we'll discuss what we've been reading, do activities, and play games like Clue Junior. Copies of the book will be provided.
 
Tuesdays, July 19 to August 2 and 16, 1:00 pm
 
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Chess Club (All Ages)
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Play some chess with guidance provided by a local high school student and chess enthusiast!
Wednesday August 17, 2022
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Puppet Storytime (Ages 3-7)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Through Me To You Puppetry invites you to join Newton and his puppet friends for some story time fun! Newton and his friends take turns reading stories and singing songs with the kids. At the end of the show, the kids are invited to say hi to Newton. Our half-hour in person show is geared to ages 3-7, but all are welcome!

 
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Pool Noodle Obstacle Course
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Drop in anytime between 10:00 and 1:00 to test your speed and agility with a run through our obstacle course made of pool noodles! Course is available weather permitting.

Thursday August 18, 2022
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Read to a Dog: Book Club with Jaxx (Ages 8-12)
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

We'll take turns each week reading to Golden Retriever Jaxx from How to Steal a Dog by Barbara O'Connor and do a craft. Copies of the book and a small journal to write down our questions and discussions will be provided.

Thursdays, July 14 to August 18, 1:00 pm

 
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Pool Noodle Obstacle Course
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Drop in anytime between 2:00 and 5:00 to test your speed and agility with a run through our obstacle course made of pool noodles! Course is available weather permitting.

 
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Paint Class: Handprint Campfires (Ages 4-8)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join Allison Andrews for a fun afternoon art class and create your own handprint campfires!

$5 materials fee

Funded in part by State Aid to Public Libraries.

 
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In the Middle Book Club: Scary Stories & S'mores (Grades 5-8)
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Discuss your favorite books from the past few months, find new reads, and join us at Camp Kiwanee to make tasty campfire s'mores and hear some fun ghost stories!

Made possible by donations made in memory of Mary "Gret" Lozeau to the Hanson Public Library Foundation.

Friday August 19, 2022
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LEGO Builder Club (All Ages)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

CALLING ALL MASTER BUILDERS!  Join us to create and connect with new friends!  Each week we will host a new theme and then display our works in the library lobby cases.

The challenge this week: coming soon!

Drop in, preregistration not required

Saturday August 20, 2022
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Saturday Stories (Ages 0-3)
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Come sing, dance, and read stories with Miss Jess!

Drop in program, registration not required.

 
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Pool Noodle Obstacle Course
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Drop in anytime between 10:00 and 12:00 to test your speed and agility with a run through our obstacle course made of pool noodles! Course is available weather permitting.

Monday August 22, 2022
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Monday Movie Matinee - Vivo
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Enjoy a recently released flick with free snacks and soda! This week's pick is:

Vivo

Rated: PG
Runtime: 1 hr 39 min

Vivo is a Kinkajou, a unique rainforest "honey bear," who enjoys his days playing music with his owner Andres to local crowds. They do not speak a common language, but their interest and passion for music unite Vivo and Andres. Andres unexpectedly receives a letter from the famous Marta Sandoval. She invites him to one last concert to reconnect with old friends. Vivo must deliver a message that Andres never dared to say: a love ballad for Marta from long ago. Vivo enlists the assistance of Gabi to help his owner find true love.

Drop in program, registration not required.

Tuesday August 23, 2022
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Chess Club (All Ages)
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Play some chess with guidance provided by a local high school student and chess enthusiast!
Wednesday August 24, 2022
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Back to School with Mac
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Got back-to-school jitters? Mac can help! 🍎 Join local author Kim DiLoreto for an outdoor back to school storytime featuring her book, Back to School with Mac!

 
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Pool Noodle Obstacle Course
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Drop in anytime between 10:00 and 1:00 to test your speed and agility with a run through our obstacle course made of pool noodles! Course is available weather permitting.

Thursday August 25, 2022
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Pool Noodle Obstacle Course
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Drop in anytime between 2:00 and 5:00 to test your speed and agility with a run through our obstacle course made of pool noodles! Course is available weather permitting.

 
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Book-to-Movie Discussion Group: The Enchanted April
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Made a resolution to read more this year? Join our book-to-movie discussion group! This August we will be reading, watching, and discussing The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim.

Copies of the book and movie will be available at the desk. New faces are always welcome!

 
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Scary Stories & S'mores (Grades 2-4)
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Join us at Camp Kiwanee to make tasty campfire s'mores and hear some fun ghost stories!
Friday August 26, 2022
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Hygge at Home: String Art (Adults & Teens)
Hygge (pronounced hoo-ga) is a Danish concept encompassing coziness and the small comforts of life. Pick up a diy kit at the library, and take it home to make your own string art!

Additional supplies needed: scissors, hammer

 
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LEGO Builder Club (All Ages)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

CALLING ALL MASTER BUILDERS!  Join us to create and connect with new friends!  Each week we will host a new theme and then display our works in the library lobby cases.

The challenge this week: coming soon!

Drop in, preregistration not required

Saturday August 27, 2022
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Saturday Stories (Ages 0-3)
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Come sing, dance, and read stories with Miss Jess!

Drop in program, registration not required.

 
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Pool Noodle Obstacle Course
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Drop in anytime between 10:00 and 12:00 to test your speed and agility with a run through our obstacle course made of pool noodles! Course is available weather permitting.

Tuesday September 6, 2022
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September Teen Book Box (Grades 6-12)

Do you like books and surprises? Try the Hanson Public Library's subscription box service: Teen Book Box! Here's how it works:

1. Sign up for a Teen Book Box each month. Each box will include a new library book, treats, crafts, and more!
2. Pick up your box at the Hanson Library the first Monday of the month. Once you get home, open your surprise! You'll have to return the library book at the end of the month, but you get to keep everything else.  
3. Repeat: return the book and pick up your next month's box!

Supplies are limited. Open to grades 6-12. Please fill out a form for each teen requesting a box.

Boxes will be available for pickup on Tuesday, September 6.

Please note, Teen Book Box pickups are usually onthe first Monday of the month, but due to the Labor Day holiday, September Teen Book Boxes will be available on Tuesday, September 6.

Thursday September 8, 2022
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Dinner Detectives: Team Ups
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Join our new mystery book group! Discuss mysteries related to a different topic each month. Bring your book and dinner and we'll provide the dessert and discussion! Book suggestions for each topic are available on the recommendations page on our website. Find some suggestions featuring featuring detective duos, trios, and teams here!
 

September's theme: Detective Team Ups
Thursday September 22, 2022
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Book-to-Movie Discussion Group: The Princess Bride
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Made a resolution to read more this year? Join our book-to-movie discussion group! This September we will be reading, watching, and discussing The Princess Bride by William Goldman.

Copies of the book and movie will be available at the desk. New faces are always welcome!


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