Hope Library

December Activities

Holiday Closings:

December 24 & 25

January 1

Early closing: December 31st at 4 PM

Family Holiday Party

Saturday, December 7th

11 AM - 1 PM

Crafts, stories, refreshments and a visit from Santa!

Parents are invited to take pictures of your child's visit with Santa.

Santa arrives at 11:30 AM

Holiday Crafting for Adults

Tuesday, December 10th, 6 - 8 PM

Come & create a winter silhouette tea light holder, decoupage a cookie plate and make a Christmas card display holder. $5.00 fee to help defray the cost of materials.

Registration is required by December 7th.

Mystery Book Discusssion Group

Monday, December 16th

Please note the group will meet off-site this month.

This month's book selection is : The Twelve Clues of Christmas by Rhys Bowen.

Not Your Average Book Club

December 12th, 6 PM

Pick any book from the 100 best books from the PBS show “The Great American Read” and come and discuss your selection, and hear about other books being read. Everyone is invited to attend.

Tablets and Cellphones and Computers, Oh My!

Saturday, December 14th

10 - 2

Need help with your devices or just want some help learning how to get online or download books? Drop in or call the library (821-7910) and schedule a one-on-one help session! Help is available on alternate Saturdays, or weekdays by appointment.

Meal Planning & Cookbook Club

New Time: Wednesdays, 6 PM

Find your inspiration for weekly meals! Cook smarter -- not harder!
Registration is appreciated, but not required.

Weaving Time

Please note new day & time.

Meets second Wednesday of the month.

December 11th, 2:00 PM

Join a group of people who are interested in weaving - all skill levels are welcome! Learn about weaving, or share your experiences with the group.

Weekly Adult Programs:

Blood Pressure Screenings: Wednesdays from 1:30 - 4:30, and 6 - 8 PM

Coloring for Adults: Tuesdays, from 1 - 2 PM

All supplies are furnished. Everyone is invited to attend - no registration necessary.

Coffee Hour: See you in the spring!

Knitters Group

Tuesdays, 6:30 - 7:30 PM

All skill levels welcome!


Childrens' Programs

***** Story Times *****

Book Babies

Friday, December 6th, 10:30 AM

For babies, birth to 24 months and a parent or caregiver.

Time for Twos

Friday, December 6th, 11:15 AM

For children 2 years old and a parent or caregiver.

Preschool Story Time

Monday, December 2nd, 10:30 AM

Stories, movement & craft for children ages 3-5.

***** Family Programs *****

Lego Time

Saturday, December 21st, 10:30 - 11:30 AM

Families with children ages 4 & up are invited in to build LEGO creations! LEGOs supplied!

Parents & younger siblings welcome!

Vacation Movie Time

Friday, December 27, 10:30 AM

Watch "Abominable", drink cocoa & enjoy a snack! Registration is encouraged, but drop-ins welcome. Call the library at 821-7910 to register, or for additional information.

***** Crafts *****

Paper Plate Grinch

Wednesday, December 4th, 4 PM

Wear an old shirt! We will be creating a Grinch face using paper and paint! We will also do November's cancelled Turkey craft. This program is for children in K to grade 5. Space is limited - call the library at 821-7910 to register.

Christmas Craft

Wednesday, December 11th, 4 PM

Make a Christmas ornament or two for your tree, or a Christmas bracelet for yourself or to give as a gift! Registration is encouraged, but drop-ins are welcome. Open to children in grades K - 5.

Peppermint Slime Time

Wednesday, December 18, 4 PM

Get your hands into some nice, gooey homemade slime, but let's make it Christmas style - red, green and sparkly! Children grades K - 5 are invited to participate in this activity. Space is limited, please call the library at 821-7910 to register.

New Years Craft

Monday, December 30, 11 - 12:30

Drop into the library and make a craft for the New Year! This program is geared for families with children ages 4 - 10. Registration is encouraged, but drop-ins are welcome.


YA Programs (grades 6 - 12)

Make Your Own Ugly Christmas Sweater

December 3, 6 - 6:30 PM

Bring in an old sweater, sweatshirt, or T-shirt and decorate it with a variety of provided materials to make it festively ugly!

Book Gossip

Thursday, December 12, 5 PM

Come and talk about what you are reading and a bunch of other stuff.

Holiday Theme Art Lab

December 10 & 17, 5 - 6:30

Come and complete two holiday crafts that you can give as gifts or keep for yourself!

Adventure Time Marathon

Saturdays, December 14 & 28, 10 AM - 12 PM

Come watch episodes and eat snacks with other fans.

Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering

December 14 & 28, 12 PM - 1:30 PM

If you already have an established group come and use our space to play.

Game Night

Wednesdays, 5:00 - 6:30 PM

Come play Unstable Unicorns, Throw Throw Burrito, Disney Villainous and other fun games at the library!

Vacation Week Movie

Tuesday, December 31st: 1:30 - 3:00 PM

Come & watch "BRAVE".