Monday, June 5, 2017

Summer Reading is BIG fun reading program June 24 - Aug 5

Children ages 12 and under are invited to join our Summer Reading is BIG Fun reading program starting Saturday, June 24 and ending Saturday, August 5. Children can earn prizes through their reading efforts. Register online by clicking this link ( you can pre-register before June 24) or come to any HB library branch starting June 24 and have our staff/volunteers assist you.

There will be a free outdoor concert for all our reading program participants and their families on Saturday, August 5 featuring Kids Imagine Nation at 10:30 a.m. at the Central Park Bandstand.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Summer Kick-Off Carnival June 24, 11am -3pm

Come the FOTCL's summer kick-off carnival on Saturday, June 24 in front of the Central Library. It's the first day of our Summer Reading is BIG fun reading program. There will be games, crafts, facepainting and balloons. The HB singers will be giving a free performance at 11:00 a.m. in the Tabby Theater. Belle from Beauty and the Beast will be walking around for photo opportunities and to meet and greet the children. Don't miss our Flappy and Buttons Clown show at 1:00 p.m. Show tickets are $4 per person. The carnival is from 11:00 3:00 p.m. Carnival tickets are .50 each or at strip of 11 tickets for $5. Tickets may be used for games, facepainting, crafts and balloons.

Chick-fil-A and Lion's Club will be selling food during the event. They take cash.

Toddler and Craft storytime have been cancelled for this event.

Flappy and Button Show Jun 24

They're crazy. They're wacky. They're funny. They are clowns! Come see this zany show and watch the antics of these two hilarious clowns as they "clown" around and entertain. Sure to make you laugh and clap your hands. Tickets are $4 each and are being sold at the Children's Desk starting May 23.

Flappy and Buttons Show
Saturday, June 24 at 1:00 p.m.
Tabby Theater. $4 per person

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Register for Shelving Workshop and Shelving Schedule

The teen volunteer shelving workshop is held the first Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in the Tabby Theater. Volunteers MUST attend the workshop before they can start shelving books.
To register for a workshop, click here

Monday, January 5, 2015

Rock and Roll Reading Pajama Storytime June 8

Rock out to Mr. Brian's Pajama Storytime. Lots of music, singing and audience participation. National Charity League will be handing out refreshments to the children afterward. Children and parents can wear their pajamas to storytime (if they want to)

 7:00 p.m. in the Tabby Theater.

Rock and Roll Reading is held the second Thursday of the month. This event is FREE.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Tile Painting, Engraved Book Spines and FOTCL Bookbags

Tile Painting Certificates are available for purchase. Give a great gift and help the library while doing so. Proceeds will go towards the Books for Kids campaign.

Tile Painting Gift Certificates are $50 per single tile, $80 for two tiles. Tiles, glazes and brushes are provided by the library. Have a painted tile display on a wall in the Central Library Children's Department.

The FOTCL, Friends of the Children's Library, are selling canvas bookbags for $5 each. Bags are sold at the Children's Desk at the Central Library.

Books For Kids are selling carved wooden bookspines which are being installed on a specially designed donor shelf in the entrace of the Children's Library. These spines range in price from $250 to $5,000 each and are engraved with donor names and logos if desired. Flyers about these special spines are available in the Children's Library.