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Make origami and discuss Mary Lynn Bracht's 2018 novel White Chrysanthemum in tomorrow's Westdale Branch's Fiction and Asian #History Book Club on Saturday, March 25, 1-2 pm. events.hpl.ca/event/8021523
Presented in partnership with @McMasterU @toalphaed
#HamOnt #bookclub #reading
Luckily for Dog Man, the kids at the Waterdown Branch were excellent puzzle solvers during March Break! They found the clues and rescued one of their favourite characters from the Library—with time to spare.
Check out the cool lock/key created in an HPL Makerspace. #HamOnt
@SusieKonkle @FrankFerragine Hi Susie, we do have a collection of his books in our catalogue. Take a look here: bit.ly/3TIDWud - Team HPL
If you plan to visit Central Library this Sunday, March 26, scroll through the link below for the road closures due to the Around the Bay Race. Consider using @hsr transit; Central is open 12 pm-5 pm.
Update: The Carlisle Branch has reopened today, Friday, March 24. hpl.ca/carlisle
Get whisked away by electro-samba-funk vibes in today's special Noon Hour Concert with Diogo Ramos. Listen to songs from the Brazilian singer-songwriter's newest album, Cabaça. Presented in partnership with @CFrancoHamilton
#HamOnt #MusicLivesHere #concert
Rainy Day St. Patrick's Day Crafts! Isobel created her beautiful gem clover while Rowan made some magical keys. One can open anything; the other can open anything science! Can you spot the four-leaf clover in Beatrice's lovely Leprechaun picture?
Carlisle Branch - Temporary Closure
Due to maintenance issues, the Carlisle Branch has closed today, Thursday, March 23. We are working quickly to restore service. Stay tuned for reopening details. Thank you for your patience. #HamOnt
Where do you prefer to read? Is it a cozy-up with a good cup of coffee? Or sprawled under the covers in bed? Tell us where you like to read and why.
#HamOnt #reading #libraries #librarydisplays
Meet local #author Andrew Hunter next Thursday, March 30, at 6:30 pm at Central Library. Hunter will discuss his new book, 'It Was Dark There All the Time' with Karen Turner @beautifulzion1
#HamOnt #authortalk #authorevent
Due to operational issues, Bookmobile service is cancelled tomorrow, Thursday, March 23 and Friday, March 24. This will impact the Garth Trails, Bennetto, Kinsmen Park, Strathcona, Bernie Morelli Recreation Centre and Maplewood visits.
Celebrate author @AmandaLeduc as she wraps up her Writer in Residence term. This event will be held in-person at the Black Box Theatre @McMasterU. RSVP by this Friday, March 24: AmandaLeduc.eventbrite.ca
@maclibraries #HamOnt #writers #aspiringwriters #writingcommunity
Wondering how to talk to your #kids about the toughest subject of all? Join @4homehospice Staff at Central Library to learn how to discuss the delicate topics of grief, death and dying.
Plan to attend Thursday, March 30, 5:30pm. bit.ly/3ZVOWXg
#HamOnt @HWDSB @HWCDSB
Ramadan is a time of fasting, reflection and gratitude. Learn more about the traditions through our HPL collections. bit.ly/3JWRK0N #HamOnt
Georgia recently came in for Craft Cart to the Concession Branch; you should too. This week, check out our event listings at hpl.ca/events for programming at your local branch. #HamOnt #libraryfun #libraries
Congrats to all the 2022 Power of the Pen winners and honourable mentions! Take some time to recognize and read their talented literary works at hpl.ca/articles/2022-…
#HamOnt @HamLitSciArt @HWCDSB @HWDSB #TeenTuesday #teens #tweens #students #youngwriters
Hello Spring! 🌼 We've been expecting you.
Check out all the latest reads to get your #gardens growing, your #patios designed, and #homedecor vibe makeovers ready. hpl.ca/sherwood #HamOnt
Looking for titles for the #TransRightsReadathon? Come down to Central Library and check out our book display.
Pick a title and join the readathon (on Instagram/TikTok/Goodreads) on until Monday, March 27.
#HamOnt #reading #libraries
Get a head start reading the Binbrook Bookclub's title, They May Not Mean To But They Do, by Cathleen Schine. Then come in and chat about it with #TeamHPL on Wednesday, April 12, at 2:30 pm.
Registration opens this Friday, March 24, at 9 am.
In partnership with the 100% Certainty Project, watch the new Tom Hanks movie, A Man Called Otto, at the beautiful newly-renovated Westdale Theatre next Monday, March 27, at 6:45 pm, with free admission. (Limited seating)
RSVP and get FREE popcorn: shorturl.at/hnwO9
Annual @stratfest lecture series returns in person this year! Come to Valley Park Branch tomorrow, Tuesday, March 21, 6:30pm to discuss Frankenstein Revived, presented by Dr. Jean Wilson.
More lectures will be held on March 28, April 4 and 11. #HamOnt
@RetaSwift Hi Reta, no Drag Storytimes are scheduled at this point. Stay tuned to hpl.ca/guide for future programming. - Team HPL
Happy First Day of Spring! 🌷🌸
#TeamHPL's Carol designed this colourful cube display in honor of one of Eric Carle's most beloved picture book characters. hpl.ca/central
#VeryHungryCaterpillarDay #VHCDay #lovefromtheveryhungrycaterpillar #ericcarlebooks
Create mini greenhouses and learn about winter sowing as these two Members recently did at the Terryberry Branch. Register your spot at these upcoming March 27 sessions:
Ancaster Branch: events.hpl.ca/event/8100863
Central Library: events.hpl.ca/event/8020942
Hailey and Peyton were getting ready for Spring's arrival at the Barton Branch's Craft Cart program. Look at their bright smiles and fluffy creations!
Teamwork! Isla, Tyler, Rachel and Alice worked as a team to engineer a giant skyscraper at Saltfleet Branch's Imagination Stations #MarchBreak program.
Come in from the chill today. Central Library is open 12-5pm, while Dundas, Terryberry and Valley Park are open 1-5pm.
Bundles of #MarchBreak fun from bingo to building with Bloxels at the Concession Branch. #TeamHPL's Jeff admired the Bloxels art that Rauri, Emmett and Charlie designed, while Thomas and his brother won big at bingo! hpl.ca/march-break
Imaginations were in full motion, from birds, and cars to rocket ships to unicorns, at Monday's Make and Create program held at the Sherwood Branch. #TeamHPL's Carly showed off her creation which the kids drew inspiration from. hpl.ca/guide
Pssst, what's the secret code? This fun bunch had a great time at our Comics and Secret Identities program at Turner Park. Wrap up your #MarchBreak with us and drop in for some #libraryfun today. #HamOnt
Mysterious Mila is all decked out for St. Patrick’s Day ☘️ investigating the "I Spy Minions" contest at the Terryberry Branch. hpl.ca/terryberry