Amy C.'s blog

New Volunteer Orientation

stacksDo you want to do more to help your community?  Volunteer at the library!  We’ll be having a New Volunteer Orientation next Monday, December 1st at 6:30 PM.  You’ll learn more about the volunteer opportunities available at the library.  All ages are welcome, though anyone under the age of 12 must volunteer with a parent or guardian who has also attended the orientation.  You

Etsy and eBay for the Holidays

The holidays are swiftly approaching.  Did you know that you could escape the madness of Black Friday by shopping from the comfort of your own computer?  Join us on Friday, November 21st to learn more!  At 1:00 you will learn how to shop for that perfect holiday gift on Etsy.  At 3:30 you’ll learn how to navigate eBay to find the best deals on the right gift.

Tech Help Hours

Do you need help with a mobile device or have simple tech questions that need answering?  If so, our Tech Help Hours are for you!  Make an appointment for a session on Friday, November 14th from 1:00-3:00 PM or 3:30-5:30 PM.  To set up your appointment, please email christopher_holthe@hcpl.net.

Image Copyright © 2014 Vital Imagery Ltd

Bear Creek Book CLub

Join the Bear Creek Book Club on Wednesday, November 5th at 7:00 PM to discuss the book A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra.  The book for December is

Halloween Story Time

HalloweenGet in the spirit for Halloween with our special Halloween Storytime on Thursday, October 30th at 10:30 AM.  All ages of children are welcome.  Kids are welcome to come in their costumes!

Vintage Halloween picture by Flickr user Jhayne

Little Scientists: Catapults

CatapultJoin us on Thursday, October 23rd for Little Scientists.  We’re going to have fun making and playing with catapults!  The fun starts at 10:30 AM in the Meeting Room.

Catapult image by Flickr user Josh Bancroft

Preschool Picassos: Make a Monster Face!

Purple MonsterJoin us on Thursday, October 16th to Make a Monster Face!  The fun starts at 10:30 AM in the Meeting Room.  

Purple monster by Flickr user Jenn and Tony Bot.

Creepy Crawly Bugs

spiderEek!  We’re having a Creepy Crawly Bugs Preschool Storytime on Tuesday, October 7th at 10:30 AM!  Free tickets will be available at the Information Desk at 10 AM.  First come, first served.

Cute and cuddly spider image by Flickr user Lisa Brown

Sssssnakes!

Garter SnakeSnakes…why did it have to be snakes?  Join us on Tuesday, July 8th at 3:00 & 4:00 PM for a visit from Snake Man!  See his wide assortment of snakes and learn all about how snakes are beneficial predators in our ecosystem.  (Hey, someone has to eat those pesky rats and mice.)  This program is appropriate for school-age children and families are welcome.  Tickets will be

Bear Creek Book Club

The Bear Creek Book Club will meet on Wednesday, July 3rd at 7:00 PM.  They will discuss the book Left Neglected by Lisa Genova.  The book for August is Even Money by Dick Francis.

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