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Storytimes
for babies, toddlers and preschoolers
January 8 - March 1*
March 21-May 9

Baby Walkers
for babies ages 13-24 months
Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.

Baby Lapsit for babies ages 0-12 months
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Wiggle and Rhyme
Thursdays at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.

Once Upon a Time
Thursdays at 1 :30 p.m.

*No programs March 5-18 

Music and Movement
Mondays at 6:30 p.m.
January 8 - February 265

Join us for an interactive program aimed at increasing vocabulary, fine and gross motor skills, social skills and self-confidence through music-based activities. Come play with the parachute, beanbags, rhythm instruments and more while building early literacy skills and making new friends.



Camp HPL is a great way to focus on one topic for multiple, hands-on, interactive sessions. It’s all about growing and exploring, while having fun at the library with new friends! Registration is required. Register online using the links below, at the Children’s Desk, or call 758-6585.

Coding Camp: Robot Edition for kids in grades K-2
Learn to code using robots, games and apps. Sign up for one or all of the dates during this camp. Limit of 25 participants.
Mondays from 3:45-4:45 p.m.
January 22 and January 29

LEGO® Camp for kids in grades K-5
Join other Lego® enthusiasts and build your own creation based on the challenge of the week.  Sign up for one or all of the dates during this camp.   Limit of 30 participants.
Mondays from 3:45-4:45 p.m.
February 5 and February 12

Minecraft Camp for kids in grades 3-5
Join other Lego® enthusiasts and build your own creation based on the challenge of the week.  Sign up for one or all of the dates during this camp.   Limit of 30 participants.
Mondays from 3:45-4:45 p.m.
February 19 OR February 26 (choose one)


Tail Waggin’ Tutors - for kids having completed grades K-5
Thursdays from 4-5:30 p.m.
March 22-May 10

Sign up for 15 minutes of reading time with Maggie, the lovable Lhasa Apso
from Tail Waggin’ Tutors of Therapy Dogs International. Registration is required and begins February 5.Visit the Children’s Desk or call 758-6585.

Learning Through Play for kids ages 1-5
Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Sundays from 1-4 p.m.

January 27 & 28 • February 24 & 25
Drop in and join your child as he/she explores, discovers and learns through play. Play is an avenue through which children can express their emotions, build relationships with others and master difficult experiences. Play stations and activities are easy to duplicate at home.
An adult caregiver must accompany children. No registration necessary. Families welcome.


FAMILY FUN
for kids and their families
No registration necessary unless noted. Programs will start promptly at times listed.

Celebrating 20 Years of Trains at HPL
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Model Railroad Display with programs and displays all week long!

Train Week January 14 - 21
The Children’s Room will be celebrating TRAINS all week with pop-up and do-it-yourself activities and programs for all ages.

Railroad Slideshow for all ages
Tuesday, January 16, 6-7:30 p.m.
presented by the WIS-ILL HO Modular RR Group
Den Adler, train enthusiast and avid photographer, will share his collection of train slides.

20th Anniverary Model Railroad Display
Saturday, January 20, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, January 21, 1 - 5 p.m.

presented by the WIS-ILL HO Modular RR Group
The WIS-ILL Club members will be on hand to answer questions about this popular leisure-time interest while you enjoy cake, punch and trains!

Valentine Mailroom
January 29 - February 14
The Children’s Room will be Valentine Central with pop-up and do-it-yourself activities and programs for all ages. Stop by to make, deliver, and enjoy spreading the love.

LEGO® Showcase
Saturday, February 3, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
View LEGO® displays created by members of the Wisconsin LEGO® Users Group (WisLUG) and build your own LEGO® creations. LEGO® enthusiasts of all ages are welcome!

Mardi Gras Celebration
Saturday, February 10, 2 p.m.
Join us for food, music and fun as we learn how this tradition is celebrated in France, Canada and the United States.

Celebrate Lunar New Year
Sunday, February 17, 2 p.m.
Join us for traditional games, food, crafts and more. Enjoy the colorful presentation by the
Fu Saan Kung Fu lion dancers.

Box Party

Saturday, March 24, 1-4 p.m.
Bring your imagination and help create cool forts, castles, robots, mazes and more out of large boxes.

 

Parenting Connections
Thursdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12

Hedberg Public Library will be hosting parenting workshops in collaboration with several partners to provide resources to caregivers of youth with special needs. Visit our website or stop in for details.
January 11- Parental Self Care and Advocacy
February 8 - Summer Opportunities & Travel Tips
March 8 - Individual Education Plans (IEPs)
April 12 - Supported Decision Making: Supporting Individuals to Live Full Lives

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