February 2016

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss

Wednesday, March 2
11:00am - 12:30pm
​in the Children's Room

Join us for fun and crafts as we celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday and National Read Across America Day. There will be a variety of stations for children to enjoy.  Drop in anytime for as little or as long as you want.    

Ages 5 and under.  No registration necessary.

 

Quizzo Night

Thursday, February 25, 2016
7:00 pm

Community Room of the Library

$15 a team (up to 5 players) payable at the door.  

​BYOW (bring your own wine).  21 and over.

Prizes awarded to the winning team as well as spot prizes throughout the evening. 

sponsored by The Friends of the Library

First Friday Flick: Bridge of Spies

Friday, March 4, 2016
7:00 pm
in the Community Room
 
FREE and open to the public.  No registration necessary.

Afternoon Snackin'

Wednesdays, March 9 and 16
4 - 4:45 pm
​in the Children's Room

Join Ms. Courtney, our local Giant's nutritionist, to learn about the rainbow of food complete with snacks and activities.

This program is free and open to students in grades K-5. Registration is REQUIRED through Eventkeeper.

 

Reading Olympics

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
4:00 - 4:45 pm
​in the Children's Room

You're already reading the books; now come have some fun with them at HTFL!  Each month, we'll highlight two different books from the Elementary Reading Olympics list and participate in a variety of related activities and crafts. 

This month's titles are: 

1. Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
2. James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

FREE and open to students in grades 2-5. Registration REQUIRED.

Designer Bag Bingo

Friday, March 11, 2016
7:00 - 10:00 pm (doors open at 6pm)

Community Room of the Library

$30 in advance
$30 for members of the Friends of the Library

$35 at the door

Purchase tickets at the library or online at 

http://friendsofthehtfl.org/events-2/designer-bag-bingo/

BYOW (wine) and snacks.  21 and over.

Wearing the Gray: The Confederate Soldier and His World

Sunday, March 13, 2016
2:00 pm

Community Room

The Civil War was more than the experience of generals and politicians.  Hear Neumann University History professor, Andrew Miller, discuss the views and experiences of the average southern soldier during the Civil War.

Free.  No registration required.

Photo:  Portrait of Private Edwin Francis Jemison, 2nd Louisiana Regiment, C.S.A., taken between 1860-1862.  From the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Online Catalog at http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/cwp2003001058/PP/

Children's Book Bingo

Thursday, September 15, 2016

4:00 - 4:45 pm

in the Children's Room

Come for bingo, leave with great books to add to your personal library.  

Open to kids in grades K-5.  No registration required.

Meet Ms. Sojourner Truth: Historical Program

Sunday, February 21, 2016
2:00 pm

in the Community Room of the Library

Open to all ages.  No registration required.

Dr. Daisy Century portrays this important 19th century woman who was a powerful voice for the rights of women and against slavery.  Sojourner Truth is best known for her speech "Ain't I a Woman?", one of the most famous abolitionist and