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Programs for Adults
The library offers many programs for adults, from guest speakers to book discussion groups. Get email notifcations for our adult programs! Visit our sign-up page to customize your updates.

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Our adult programs are supported in part by the Nancy B. Parker Endowment Fund and are free and open to the public.

When possible, programs are taped for later telecasting on the local public access television channel, JATV. A sign language interpreter can be arranged with two weeks' advance notice. Call 758-5807 to arrange this service.

Visit HPL on JATV to see some of the programs available online!


Upcoming Programs

Learn to Download eBooks with OverDrive
Monday, November 3, 4-6 p.m.
Learn the basics of downloading audiobooks and e-books to your computer or device.
(Windows, Mac, Nook, iPhone, iPod, iPod Touch, iPad, Kindle or Sony E-Reader and more.)
General understanding of computer operations required. Library card number and RockCat password required. Kindle users must have Amazon account information. Free and open to the public. Registration required; call 608-758-6600 to register.

Faces of the World
Saturday, November 8, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.
for all ages
Sample the sights and sounds of cultures around the world right at your library.  Enjoy entertainment, crafts, food and more. No registration required.

Used Book Sale
Friday, November 14, 1-5 p.m.
Saturday, November
15, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Most titles under $1. All proceeds benefit the Friends of Hedberg Public Library.

Mondays are MurderMystery book group for adults
Monday, November 17, 1:30 p.m.
No registration is necessary. Come to one or all of our discussions - and bring a friend!
Naked in Death by J.D. Robb 

Reading on the Rock - Contemporary Fiction Book Club
Thursday, September 25, 6:30 p.m. 
The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells  by Andrew Sean Greer
All discussions take place in the Public Meeting Room, located on the library's lower level. Grab a cup of coffee at the Ground Floor coffee shop and join the conversation!
No registration necessary

Delivering an Ambulance
Tuesday, November 18, 6:30– 8:30 p.m.

After witnessing tragedy as a child, Hassimi Traore, associate professor of chemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, promised one day he would find a way to help others in his small village in Burkina Faso, Africa. Over 40 years later, and with the help of individuals, organizations and communities all over southeastern Wisconsin, he is finally able to fulfill his childhood dream. Come learn about how people in our communities came together to give back to others thousands of miles away. No registration necessary.
A Local Experts program.

Holiday Entertaining with Mrs. Claus
Saturday, December 6 at 1 p.m.
Learn tips from the holiday hostess with the mostess! Mrs. Claus will share her delicious secrets for creating the perfect festive feast.

Part of Janesville's Jolly Jingle three-day celebration.
Visit JanesvilleJollyJingle.com for a full event schedule that includes snow tubing, fireworks, a tree-lighting and much more!

Learn to Download eBooks with OverDrive
Wednesday, December 10, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Learn the basics of downloading audiobooks and e-books to your computer or device.
(Windows, Mac, Nook, iPhone, iPod, iPod Touch, iPad, Kindle or Sony E-Reader and more.)
General understanding of computer operations required. Library card number and RockCat password required. Kindle users must have Amazon account information. Free and open to the public. Registration required; call 608-758-6600 to register.

 




 

 
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