Events

December 2019

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Chair Yoga
Chair Yoga Dec 02, 2019 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Low impact yoga with instructor Arlene Santiago.

For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 14122
1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Pots and Knots
Pots and Knots Dec 02, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Come make your own macrame plant hanger. We'll also plant (fake) succulents!

For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 14088
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adults
 
 
1st Tuesday Book Discussion
1st Tuesday Book Discussion Dec 03, 2019 - 7:30pm - 8:45pm

The 1st Tuesday book group meets every other month at 7:30 p.m.<br />

For: Discussion Groups Location: MultiPurpose Room 13215
7:30pm - 8:45pm
Discussion Groups
 
 
Wacky Wednesday
Wacky Wednesday Dec 04, 2019 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Come to the FORT and enjoy games and snacks with your friends. Raffle every week.For anyone in grades 7 thru 12.

For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. 13878
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
 
 
Mister Rogers: It's You I Like Documentary
Mister Rogers: It's You I Like Documentary Dec 05, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

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For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 14002
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Friends Weekend Book Sale
Friends Weekend Book Sale Dec 07, 2019 (All day)

On the mezzanine level

For: Friends of the Library Location: 14078
(All day)
Friends of the Library
 
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Girl Scout Troop 65522
Girl Scout Troop 65522 Dec 08, 2019 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Monthly meeting for Brownie troop from Willow School.

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 14044
2:00pm - 4:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Rules of the Road
Rules of the Road Dec 09, 2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Presented by the Secretary of State's Office

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For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 13750
10:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
 
 
Winter Storytime
Winter Storytime Dec 09, 2019 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Join us for a special Winter themed storytime for families with young children and siblings up to six years of age. Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays. No registration required, but...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 14183
10:30am - 11:00am
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TED Talks and Discussion
TED Talks and Discussion Dec 09, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a curated viewing of TED talks about different topics. There will be time for discussion, if desired, afterward.

For: Discussion Groups Location: Meeting Room 13858
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Discussion Groups
 
 
Winter Storytime
Winter Storytime Dec 10, 2019 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Join us for a special Winter themed storytime for families with young children and siblings up to six years of age. Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays. No registration required, but...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room 14184
10:30am - 11:00am
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Bingo!
Bingo! Dec 10, 2019 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Join us for bingo! Prizes awarded!

For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 14003
1:30pm - 2:30pm
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Big & Little Craft Night - Snowflake Hoops
Big & Little Craft Night - Snowflake Hoops Dec 10, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

The perfect "date" night for you and your favorite kid!

Using embroidery hoops, snowflake shapes and recycled book pages, create a work of art to keep or give. Each participant will bring...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 14041
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Kids
 
 
Wacky Wednesday
Wacky Wednesday Dec 11, 2019 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Come to the FORT and enjoy games and snacks with your friends. Raffle every week.For anyone in grades 7 thru 12.

For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. 13879
4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Teen Leadership Council
Teen Leadership Council Dec 11, 2019 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Change the world around you! HPL is looking for teen leaders to help with programming ideas, book suggestions, or anything else that will help make the world around us a better place. Bring your...

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For: Teens Location: MultiPurpose Room 13475
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Teens
 
 
Homewood Historical Society
Homewood Historical Society Dec 11, 2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Monthly meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 13738
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Community Group
 
 
Tiny Picassos
Tiny Picassos Dec 12, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Once a month kids will learn about a famous artist's masterpiece and create their own artistic interpretation. We will explore different art techniques and mediums including watercolor and...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 13721
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Kids
 
 
Murder They Read Book Club
Murder They Read Book Club Dec 12, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Read and discuss mysteries with other readers! If you have questions about this meeting email Rachael Shores rachael-s@att.net.

For: Discussion Groups Location: MultiPurpose Room 13381
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Discussion Groups
 
 
Anime/Fandom Connection
Anime/Fandom Connection Dec 13, 2019 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Come share your love of animanga and comics! Come in COSPLAY (appropriate costume of your favorite character)! Pics will be posted on our Facebook page. For anyone in grades 7 thru 12....

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For: Teens Location: Meeting Room 13464
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Teens
 
 
Friends Weekend Book Sale
Friends Weekend Book Sale Dec 14, 2019 (All day)

On the mezzanine level

For: Friends of the Library Location: 14079
(All day)
Friends of the Library
 
 
WHO WAS? HISTORY BEE
WHO WAS? HISTORY BEE Dec 14, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 14193
2:00pm - 3:30pm
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Jr. Friends Meeting
Jr. Friends Meeting Dec 15, 2019 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Jr. Friends will be watching a movie at this meeting.

For: Friends of the Library Location: Meeting Room 14351
2:00pm - 4:30pm
Friends of the Library
 
 
True or False? I'm Smarter Than My Parents!
True or False? I'm Smarter Than My Parents! Dec 16, 2019 - 9:00am

Are you Smarter than your Parents? Enter for a chance to win! Stop by the service desk to get your True or False Questions for Week 1 starting Dec. 16th and new questions for Week 2, which starts...

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For: Kids Location: 14127
9:00am
Kids
 
 
Homewood Baseball
Homewood Baseball Dec 16, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Baseball Team Meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 14316
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Community Group
 
 
High School Semester Exam Cram
High School Semester Exam Cram Dec 16, 2019 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Need a quiet place to cram for your semester exams? The Homewood Public Library will provide snacks and stay open longer for high school students studying for tests. Tutor available. Must show...

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. 14174
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Teens
 
 
High School Semester Exam Cram-Therapy Dog
High School Semester Exam Cram-Therapy Dog Dec 16, 2019 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Stressed out about semester exams? Have no worries, a therapy dog will be here to release your stress.<br />For high school students only. Must show current high school ID.

For: Teens Location: MultiPurpose Room 14314
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Teens
 
 
IMRF: Pre-Retirement Workshop
IMRF: Pre-Retirement Workshop Dec 17, 2019 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

IMRF

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room 12711
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Community Group
 
 
High School Semester Exam Cram
High School Semester Exam Cram Dec 17, 2019 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Need a quiet place to cram for your semester exams? The Homewood Public Library will provide snacks and stay open longer for high school students studying for tests. Tutor available. Must show...

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. 14175
7:00pm - 10:00pm
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High School Semester Exam Cram-Therapy Dog
High School Semester Exam Cram-Therapy Dog Dec 17, 2019 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Stressed out about semester exams? Have no worries, a therapy dog will be here to release your stress.<br />For high school students only. Must show current high school ID.

For: Teens Location: MultiPurpose Room 14315
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Teens
 
 
Wacky Wednesday
Wacky Wednesday Dec 18, 2019 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Come to the FORT and enjoy games and snacks with your friends. Raffle every week.For anyone in grades 7 thru 12.

For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. 13880
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
 
 
LEGO CLUB
LEGO CLUB Dec 18, 2019 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Come play with our big pile of LEGO's and DUPLO's available for smaller siblings. No registration required. PLEASE NOTE: November 27th Lego Club will be at 1pm!

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 13597
4:30pm - 5:30pm
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Monthly Board Meeting
Monthly Board Meeting Dec 18, 2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Scheduled meeting of board of trustees

For: Board of Trustees Location: The Makery 13744
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Board of Trustees
 
 
High School Semester Exam Cram
High School Semester Exam Cram Dec 18, 2019 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Need a quiet place to cram for your semester exams? The Homewood Public Library will provide snacks and stay open longer for high school students studying for tests. Tutor available. Must show...

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. 14176
7:00pm - 10:00pm
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Writing Club for Teens!
Writing Club for Teens! Dec 19, 2019 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Create a different story each month based on a fun writing prompt in this low stress club that highlights creativity and helps to hone your personal style. Club meets on the last Thursday of each...

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For: Teens Location: The Makery 13321
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Teens
 
 
Writing Club for Kids!
Writing Club for Kids! Dec 19, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Create a different story each month based on a fun writing prompt in this low stress club that stresses creativity. Club meets on the last Thursday of each month. Registration not required. Grades...

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For: Kids Location: The Makery 13312
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Junior Friends Meeting
Junior Friends Meeting Dec 20, 2019 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

A meeting of the Junior Friends group of HPL. Open to kids 5-18.

For: Friends of the Library Location: Meeting Room 14082
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Friends of the Library
 
 
Open Mic Night-Special Holiday Event
Open Mic Night-Special Holiday Event Dec 20, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Do you play an instrument? Sing? Both? Come show us your talent at Teen's Open Mic Night or just come and listen. If you plan on performing, please click the "Performer Sign Up"...

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For: Teens Location: Meeting Room 14177
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
 
 
Microsoft Word Basics (For Kids)
Microsoft Word Basics (For Kids) Dec 21, 2019 - 10:30am - 11:30am

<br><br><font size="4">Kids in grades 4 to 8 learn the basics of Microsoft Word.<br><br>We will go over<br>- Margins<br>- Fonts<br>- Line...

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For: Kids Location: MultiPurpose Room 14047
10:30am - 11:30am
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Citizen Science : Criminal Characters
Citizen Science : Criminal Characters Dec 21, 2019 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Learn to transcribe handwritten documents tracking the life histories and criminal careers of Australian prisoners from the 1850s to 1940s.

Open to ages 8+, this citizen science activity...

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For: Adults Location: MultiPurpose Room 13983
1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Friends of the Homewood Library Board Meeting
Friends of the Homewood Library Board Meeting Dec 23, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Monthly meeting

For: Friends of the Library Location: MultiPurpose Room 14166
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Friends of the Library
 
 
LIBRARY CLOSED
LIBRARY CLOSED Dec 24, 2019 (All day)

Library Closed Today

For: Library Closings Location: 13145
(All day)
Library Closings
 
 
LIBRARY CLOSED
LIBRARY CLOSED Dec 25, 2019 (All day)

Library Closed Today

For: Library Closings Location: 13146
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Library Closings
 
 
Bedtime Storytime
Bedtime Storytime Dec 26, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:00pm

Caregivers and children enjoy this interactive story time together with stories, songs, and bubbles. No registration is required for this program. Feel free to get cozy and wear your pajamas!

For: Kids Location: 13828
6:30pm - 7:00pm
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Pokemon Trading Party
Pokemon Trading Party Dec 27, 2019 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Pokémon trade! Bring your doubles and your extras to the library, show them off, and trade with other collectors! <br /><br />* Get one free Pokemon card from the library<br />*...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 13066
12:30pm - 2:00pm
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Jewelry Making
Jewelry Making Dec 27, 2019 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 13305
3:00pm - 4:30pm
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Gaming Night
Gaming Night Dec 27, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Hang out at the Homewood Public Library, after hours, and enjoy gaming and snacks! Xbox One,Wii,PlayStation2,board games,card games,and more! Registration is preferred. For anyone in grades 7-12....

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. 13370
6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Family Finger Paint
Family Finger Paint Dec 30, 2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Come ready to be messy! No brushes allowed in this messy fun art exploration. Everyone leaves with a piece of finger paint art! <br /><br />No registration is required for this Drop-In...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room 12835
10:00am - 12:00pm
Kids
 
 
New Years Eve
New Years Eve Dec 31, 2019 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Library closes at 5pm

For: Library Closings Location: 13939
5:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Closings
 
 
 
 
 
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