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Events: Hatley

Family Game Day

All-Ages Event Drop-in Come join us in playing a variety of board games, suitable for all ages!

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Play and Learn

Children's Event Drop-in Children of all ages are invited to use their imagination and creativity! These fun-filled, 60-90 minute programs feature a different story each week, followed by songs and supplemental activities. Offered in partnership with the Family Resource Center.

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LEGO® Block Party

Children's Event Drop-in Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO blocks! All blocks will be provided. Free and no registration required.

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Family Story Time

Children's Event Drop-in Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians are welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities.

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Summer Craft Day

Children's Event Drop-in Families can join us to make crafts based on popular children's songs! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Celebrate the USA Story Time

Children's Event Drop-in Celebrate the 4th of July with this patriotic story time and craft event!

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Outside the Lines: A Family Coloring Party

Children's Event Drop-in Bring the whole family to work on coloring projects for both children and adults!

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Book Club: "Big Little Lies" by Liane Moriarty

Adult Event Drop-in Join the library Book Club in July to discuss the novel "Big Little Lies" by Liane Moriarty!

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Hobbies and Crafts Night

All-Ages Event Drop-in Hobby and craft enthusiasts are welcome to join us every month for a night of creating and socializing!

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Tom Pease

Children's Event Drop-in Children's musician (and MCPL favorite) Tom Pease returns to rock the library this summer with a wonderful blend of songs, humor and stories!

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Nature's Niche Animal Program

Children's Event Drop-in Dino Tlachac from Nature's Niche will introduce children to live animals, their native habitats and importance in our environment. Free and open to the public.

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MCPL DIY
Create Your Own Mosaics!

Teen Event Drop-in Teens are invited to stop by the library to create their own colorful mosaics! Free and all supplies provided.

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Let's Make Some Noise! Story Time

Children's Event Drop-in Kids and families can attend this story time focusing on musical instruments at the library!

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Thinkers & Tinkers Week

Kids & Adults Event Drop-in Visit the library any time the library is open to tinker with tech gadgets including a 3D printer, snap circuits and more!

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Library Learning
Internet Basics

Adult Event Drop-in Join us for a class that will teach you how to get the most out of what the Internet has to offer, including how to use a web browser. Space is limited so registration is required. Call 715-446-3537 for more information or to register.

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Book Club: "Troublemaker" by Leah Remini

Adult Event Drop-in Join the library Book Club in August to discuss the book "Troublemaker" by Leah Remini!

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Beauty Products

Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Join us to learn how to make your own beauty products and take it home with you!

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Natural Dyeing for Beginners

Adult Event Drop-in Adults can learn the basics of dyeing fabrics with vegetable dyes such as red cabbage, carrot greens and more during this free informational presentation!

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Create a Grandparents Day Card!

Children's Event Drop-in Kids can prepare for Grandparents Day by making a handmade card for their grandma or grandpa, with all supplies provided!

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Book Club: "Life After Life" by Kate Atkinson

Adult Event Drop-in Join the library Book Club in September to discuss "Life After Life," about a woman who lives her life over and over again during the early 20th century.

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Cotton Swab Flowers

Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Join us for this fun and creative craft project, where we'll transform some simple household items into beautiful flowers! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Book Club: "Wonder" by R. J. Palacio

Adult Event Drop-in Join the library Book Club in October to discuss "Wonder," about a young boy with facial differences who attends a public school for the first time after years of homeschooling.

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Scratch Art Creations

Kids & Teens Event Drop-in Kids can make bookmarks, drawings and other works of art using scratch art paper! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Book Club: "The Good Nurse" by Charles Graeber

Adult Event Drop-in Join the library Book Club in November to discuss this book, about a nurse who killed hundreds of people over the course of 16 years.

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Book Club: "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens

Adult Event Drop-in Join the library Book Club in December to discuss this classic holiday tale!

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