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Support the library and join the fun as local spelling teams compete for the Fuzzy Bee trophy at this fall’s library fundraiser: Spell Check Adult Spelling Bee. 

The competition begins at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 1 at the library. 

Enter the team competition or come to cheer on your favorites.  Enjoy the food and drink.  Bid on great prizes at the silent auction.  As a bonus, attending makes you eligible to buy discounted Hamiltons for Hamilton raffle tickets.  Featuring emcees Amy Eagle and Nicholas Quirke along with brilliant local spellers, this will be the event of the season!

Register a 4-Person Team - $200 in advance.
Join the Party (no spelling required) - $5 at the door.
This is an adults-only event.

If spelling isn’t your thing, Hamiltons for Hamilton raffle tickets can be purchased at the library from September 1-30 for $75.00 each.

This event is sponsored by:

The Friends of the Homewood Library     

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Harry Potter Day!

Thursday, September 1    

6:00-7:30 p.m.: All Ages! Join us for a transfiguration photo booth, games, and light snacks.

8:00-10:00 p.m.: Harry Potter Class Reunion! Come in your best wizarding clothes to be sorted! Games and light snacks. Registration required.

Both events will feature a Readers Theater production of a scene from The Cursed Child.

Relaxed Coloring for Adults

September 7, September 22, October 5, November 3  6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

The adult coloring craze is sweeping the nation!  Join other adults (no children please) for an evening of relaxing coloring and music.  Drop in anytime between 6:30 and 8:30 to experience the mind-calming powers of coloring.

  • No registration required
  • All materials provided

Second Saturday Swings @ HPL

Saturday, September 10, 1-2 p.m. --Two for One Broadway: Matt and Cynthia Gruel will perform hit Broadway songs from the 1940s to the 2000s!

Saturday, October 8, 1-2 p.m.--Dangerous Folk performing Blowing in the Wind: 
"Blowing in the Wind" is a sing-along concert of those stirring songs that we all remember from Peter, Paul, and Mary, The Kingston Trio, Pete Seeger, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, John Denver, Phil Ochs, Woody Guthrie and more.

Saturday, November 12, 1-2 p.m.--America Once More: Join Dave Byron and Renee Hein for a salute to Americana music.

Join us on the second Saturdays of the month at 1 p.m. to enjoy a variety of free concerts.

Games After Dark

Monday, September 12, October 10, November 14  6:30-8:30 p.m.

Adults Only Game Night!  We will provide games such as Gloom, Super Flight and more. We invite participants to bring games that they're passionate about, too.

  • Walk-ins welcome
  • Must be over 18 years old to participate

Games After Dark-- Weekend Edition

Saturdays, September 17, October 22, November 19 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Can't make it to Games After Dark during the week? Want to play longer games? Join us on Saturdays. We will provide games such as Gloom, Super Flight and more. We invite participants to bring games that they're passionate about, too.

  • Walk-ins welcome
  • All ages welcome!