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Our adult programs are supported in part by the Nancy 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!

Free Programs, Classes and Events

   Used Book Sale

Saturday, July 24, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 03:00 PM

Stock up on books, movies and more while supporting library programs and services.

Program Room

 
   Janesville's Tails and Tales Weekly Prize Drawing

Monday, July 26, 2021 from 5:30 PM to 06:00 PM

Facebook Live
Join library staff LIVE on Facebook as they announce the weekly prize drawing winners for the Summer Library Challenge.

 
   Pages & PositiviTea

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Twitch.tv
HPL librarians will give you the TEA on the best books and our world around them. We want to hear your thoughts, too, so be sure to join in! 

 
   Pages & PositiviTea

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Twitch.tv
HPL librarians will give you the TEA on the best books and our world around them. We want to hear your thoughts, too, so be sure to join in! 

 
   Pages & PositiviTea

Thursday, July 29, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Twitch.tv
HPL librarians will give you the TEA on the best books and our world around them. We want to hear your thoughts, too, so be sure to join in! 

 
   Last Day to Vote for Your Favorite Place in Janesville in the Summer

Friday, July 30, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Today is the last day to vote for your favorite place to visit in Janesville during the summer.  We'll announce the winning location on Monday, August 9.

 
   Summer Library Challenge Prize Book Pick-Up Begins

Monday, August 02, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Summer Library Challenge participants can stop at the library's summer library challenge desk to pick up a free book.  For curbside pick-up, visit www.hedbergpubliclibrary.org, fill out our SLC Book Request form and library staff will choose a book for you.
The last day to pick-up your free book or fill out the Book Request form is Friday, August 20.
Congratulations to all participants in the summer library challenge!

 
   Quest Con Bookworm Bottles Take and Make Kit

Monday, August 02, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM

 
   Janesville's Tails and Tales Weekly Prize Drawing

Monday, August 02, 2021 from 5:30 PM to 06:00 PM

Facebook Live
Join library staff LIVE on Facebook as they announce the weekly prize drawing winners for the Summer Library Challenge.

 
   Pages and Positivi-Tea

Tuesday, August 03, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

HPL librarians will give you the Tea on the best books and our world around them. We want to hear your thoughts too so be sure to join in!  Now with video games on select Fridays!

 
   Quest Con @ the Marv

Saturday, August 07, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Join us for our 8th annual celebration of pop culture. This year, we're taking our party to the Marvin Roth Pavilion on S. Main St.
Schedule of events:6 p.m. Gates open6:30 p.m. Costume Contest7:30 p.m. Costume Contest Parade7:45 p.m. Fan Art and Costume Contest winners announced 8 p.m. Movie in the Park: Labyrinth (PG, 1hr. 41 min.)
FAN ART CONTESTPick up your entry form and a blank canvas at the library anytime and submit your art by July 30 for judging. Winners will be announced on-stage at the Marv!

COSTUME CONTESTWear your favorite costume to our Quest Con event to be judged, then join the costume parade through Courthouse Park. 
MOVIE IN THE PARKQuote-along, sing-along and dance-along to the 80s classic, Labyrinth, starring the one and only David Bowie! 

 
   Last Day of the Summer Library Challenge

Sunday, August 08, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 11:59 PM

Today is the last day to log challenges for the Janesville's Tails and Tales summer library challenge.  
Thank you for participating in this year's summer library challenge!

 
   Janesville's Tails and Tales Weekly Prize Drawing

Monday, August 09, 2021 from 5:30 PM to 06:00 PM

Facebook Live
Join library staff LIVE on Facebook as they announce the weekly prize drawing winners for the Summer Library Challenge.

 
   OFFICE HOURS -- Homeless Intervention Task Force PATH Program

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 04:00 PM

Study Room 5

 
   Pages and Positivi-Tea: Gaming Edition

Friday, August 13, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Your favorite Tea librarians are bringing gaming to their Twitch channel! Join Librarian Claire for streaming playing different video games!

 
   Pages and Positivi-Tea

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

HPL librarians will give you the Tea on the best books and our world around them. We want to hear your thoughts too so be sure to join in!  Now with video games on select Fridays!

 
   HPL Board Meeting

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 06:00 PM

Woodruff Room

 
   OFFICE HOURS -- Rock County Council on Aging Elder Benefits Specialist

Thursday, August 19, 2021 from 11:30 AM to 01:00 PM

Study Room 1

 
   JM4C Monthly Coalition Meeting

Thursday, August 19, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Woodruff Room

 
   Summer Library Challenge Prize Book Pick-up Ends

Friday, August 20, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Today is the last day for summer library challenge participants to stop at the library's summer library challenge desk to pick up a free book or complete the online Book Request form to receive a book using curbside pick-up.  
Congratulations to all participants in the summer library challenge!

 
   Summer Library Challenge Prize Pick-Up Ends

Friday, August 20, 2021 from 9:05 AM to 05:00 PM

Today is the last day for summer library challenge participants to pick up any of this summer's prizes including the lanyard, buttons, stickers or free book.
Thank you for participating in the summer library challenge!

 
   Pages and Positivi-Tea: Gaming Edition

Friday, August 20, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Your favorite Tea librarians are bringing gaming to their Twitch channel! Join Librarian Claire for streaming playing different video games!

 
   OFFICE HOURS -- Homeless Intervention Task Force PATH Program

Friday, August 27, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Study Room 5

 
   OFFICE HOURS -- Homeless Intervention Task Force PATH Program

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 04:00 PM

Study Room 5

 
   OFFICE HOURS -- Rock County Council on Aging Elder Benefits Specialist

Thursday, September 16, 2021 from 11:30 AM to 01:00 PM

Study Room 1

 
   JM4C Monthly Coalition Meeting

Thursday, September 16, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Woodruff Room

 
   Senior Moments: Get BOOKED at the library!

Friday, September 17, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Presenter: Nikki Bolka, Librarian & other library staff

Looking for your next favorite book?  Join us to learn about HPL's book suggestion service, explore some online tools especially for readers and find out what HPL staff members are reading and recommending.

Program Room

 
   HPL Board Meeting

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 06:00 PM

Woodruff Room

 
   Reading on the Rock

Thursday, September 23, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Woodruff Room

 
   OFFICE HOURS -- Homeless Intervention Task Force PATH Program

Friday, September 24, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Study Room 5

 



 

 
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