Hope Library

January Programs

Holiday Closings

January 1: New Year's Day

Early closing: December 31st at 4 PM

January 20th: Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

Universal Class

Access to over 500 online classes from your home, with your Hope Library Card (or from inside the library with any other library card). Learn at your own pace!


Reiki Share

Saturday, January 4

10 - noon

Individual (free) Reiki session - please call to register.

Mystery Book Discusssion Group - Movie Night!

Tuesday, January 7, 5:30 PM

The Hounds of Baskerville will be shown.

Everyone is invited to the movie!

Not Your Average Book Club

Thursday, January 9, 6 PM

Theme for 2020: Non-fiction

Explore the best of non-fiction from yesterday & today.

Everyone is welcome.

Tablets and Cellphones and Computers, Oh My!

Saturdays, January 4th & 18th

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. Everyone is invited!

Weaving Time

Meets second Wednesday of the month.

January 8th, 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.

Card Class

Monday, January 13th, 6:30 PM

Make 3 different cards every month! Class fee: $7 per class. Registration is required.

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!

Knitter's Group: Tuesdays, 6:30 - 7:30 PM - All skill levels welcome!

Yoga Classes are on hiatus until March.


Childrens' Programs

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

Book Babies

Fridays, January 17, 24 & 31 at 10:30 AM

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

Time for Twos

Fridays, January 17, 24, & 31 at 11:15 AM

For children 2 years old and a parent or caregiver.

Preschool Story Time

Monday, January 27, 10:30 AM

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

Sensory Story Time

Saturday, January 18 at 12:30 PM

Story time and sensory play for children ages 3 - 8 years old. Registration is encouraged but drop-in's are wlecome! For more information please contact the library at 821-7910.

Pajama Time!

Thursday, January 9 at 6:30 PM

Bedtime story, craft & snack for children ages 3 & older.


Wednesday, January 8 at 4 PM

Come on in and listen to what other kids are reading, and talk about what you've read lately, while enjoying a snack! This hour is open to grades 3 - 5. Call for additional information.

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

Lego Time

Saturdays, January 4 & 18 , 10:30 - 11:30 AM

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

Parents & younger siblings welcome!

***** Crafts *****

Marbled Paper

Wednesday, January 15 at 4 PM

How do you make beautiful decorated paper with shaving cream? Sound impossible? Come in and try! This program is for children in grades K-5. Space is limited. Please call the library (821-7910) to register.

Monster Bookmarks

Wednesday, January 22 at 4 PM

Make your own monster bookmark! Open to children in grades K - 5. Registration is encouraged, but drop-ins are welcome.

Theater Games for Kids

Wednesday, January 29 at 4 PM

Bring your imagination and a sense of fun to the library for an hour of make believe games. Grades K - 5 are invited to participate. Call the library to register.


YA Programs (grades 6 - 12)

Book Wrap

Tuesday, January 7 at 6 PM

Pick a wrapped book; commit to reading any 25 pages of it and tell us anything about the book at our next meeting!

Book Gossip

Thursday, January 9 at 5 PM

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

Art Lab

Tuesdays from 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Experiment with a variety of art supplies to create a work of art each week.

(No ArtLab on January 7)

Adventure Time Marathon

Saturdays, January 11 & 25 from 10 - noon.

Come watch episodes and eat snacks with other fans.

Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering

Saturdays, January 11 & 25 from 12 - 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 Llamas Unleashed, We Didn't Playtest This at All, and other fun games.

Babysitting Classes

Thursdays, January 16 & 23 from 3:30 - 4:30 PM

This two part course offers an introduction to babysitting for students ages 10 and older. Registration is required for this program.