Teens and adults have plenty to do at the library

2013-08-28T00:00:00Z Teens and adults have plenty to do at the libraryTimes Staff nwitimes.com
August 28, 2013 12:00 am  • 

HAMMOND | Teenagers and adults have plenty of reasons to visit the Hammond Public Library, 564 State St., in coming weeks.

Teens will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday to create fun pouches made of upcycled snack chip bags.Supplies will be provided. For more information, call (219) 931-5100, ext. 351.

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The Hammond Public Library’s Summer Reading Program ends Saturday. Teens and adults must turn in their reading logs by 4 p.m. that day to receive credit for books read, and to be entered into a prize drawing. Call (219) 931-5100, ext. 351.

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Teens meet at the Hammond Public Library at 4 p.m. Sept. 5 for an End-of-Summer Reading Party/Book Discussion. Celebrate the end of summer reading with books and snacks.

This event is for teens who completed the program at least once. Prize winners will be announced, but they don’t need to be present to win. Call (219) 931-5100, ext. 351.

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The Novel Conversations book group meets at 6:30 p.m. Swept. 9 at the library to discuss "The Distant Hours" by Kate Morton. Copies are available for checkout approximately two weeks before each meeting.

For details, call (219) 931-5100, ext. 327.

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The library presents a Kickoff to Hispanic Heritage Month at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12.

The Hammond Hispanic Community Committee and founding board members will be honored for the group's 20th anniversary year. HHCC will also present its new logo and promote its upcoming Latino Resource Fair. The event features music and refreshments.

Call (219) 931-5100, ext. 310.

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The Hammond Public Library’s Advocacy Committee seeks community members and leaders interested in providing input and ideas. The committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at the library. The assistance of the community is needed to ensure that the library remains a vital community resource. Subsequent meetings are Tuesdays, Oct. 22, and Nov. 19.

For more information, call (219) 931-5100, ext. 310.

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The library will  present a Teen Magnet Making Program at 4 p.m. Sept. 19. Decorate a school locker with handmade, customized magnets. Details are with the library at (219) 931-5100, ext. 351.

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An Open House for Homeschooled Teens takes place at 10 a.m. Sept. 20 at the library. Teens will hear about Teen Scene, the library’s teen space. They will find out about resources that the library can offer, and hear  about the latest teen books. Call (219) 931-5100, ext. 351.

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