Monday, April 4, 2016

Spring Reading Program & Gardent Event

Sign up for Beanstack and be part of our online Spring Reading Program for children 12 years and under. Children 5 years and under keep track of the books they or listen to online while children ages 6-12 keep track of the minutes they spend reading or listening to stories. For every 6 books registered or 60 minutes they will earn a digital badge and a virtual raffle ticket for a chance to win our garden basket and other fun prizes. Readers can earn up to 5 tickets. Those who register on Beanstack BEFORE  June 11 will be entered in a raffle to win a Kindle Fire for Kids.

Special Secret Garden Event Saturday, April 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Come to the "Secret Garden behind the Library.

 From 10 to noon   Butterfly Tent

Noon                      Maypole Dance

12:30                      Butterfly Release

Swan Lake Ballet Tickets on Sale Now

Ballet Etudes is performing a shortened version of Swan Lake Tuesday, May 24 and Wednesday, May 25 at 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. in the Library Theater. Tickets are $5 each and may be purchased now at the Children's Desk. Buy them now before we sell out.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Paws 2 Read Reading Therapy Dogs

Held the second Saturday of each month from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Children read aloud to a dog in 15 minutes time slots. First Come First Served. For ages 4 to 12 years old. Held in our Tabby Theater and Wave Room.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Join BEANSTACK, our year round reading program!

The Friends of the Children's Library are proud to present, BEANSTACK, the library's new online year round reading program for children 12 years and under. Children can earn digital badges and rewards through their reading efforts while parents can receive weekly emails with book suggestions based on their child's age, reading level and interests.
It's free. It's fun. It's easy to do. Just click on this link and register today. http://hbpl.beanstack.com/reader365

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Storytime Apps and App Time StoryTime

Did you know there's an app for that?

Held on the second and fourth Monday of month in the Tabby Theater at 3:30 p.m. is our App Time StoryTime for children ages 3 to 5 and their parent. iPads are provided for child and parent to use together. Follow the storyteller as she demonstrates and interacts with a variety of different storytime apps and songs. Apps aren't just games. They can be learning tools too.
Space is limited.

What apps are out there?
Click on our list of great storytime apps, features and resources.
http://hbpl.libguides.com/kids/apps

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

One-on-One math tutoring for GR. 8th - HS seniors

One-on-One free tutoring for math homework is available Tuesdays and Thursday from 4:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the Children's Conference Room starting September 22. This service is for students in 8th grade through high school seniors.
Register online at hbpl.org  .Cut and paste this address into your browser. http://host6.evanced.info/hbpl/evanced/eventcalendar.asp

Need more help. Use the library's free online database Brainfuse and connect with live online tutors everyday from 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Library card is needed to access Brainfuse.

SCRATCH computer coding classes

Our popular SCRATCH computer coding classes for students ages 10 and up will be held
Monday, January 11
Wednesday, January 25
Monday, February 8 
Wednesday, February 22
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Downstairs Maddy Room
Learn how to make a Finch Robot.

Register online at hbpl.org   https://docs.google.com/forms/d/15QHsj_smflj_2xXDIxHB4w5aDFc3uspqAc2RpuUfx1Q/viewform