Adults
 



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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

   Business Start-Up Series: Location and HR (Pt. 2)

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

VIRTUAL - MICROSOFT TEAMS  
Location, Location, Location! Megan Dorn (Dorn Wealth Management) discusses the right business location. Mike Mathews (Janesville Innovation Center) introduces Janesville's Innovation Center and the space options there for startups.

Registration is required. Register online or call 608-758-6600.

Learn more about our Business Start-Up Series.

Virtual Program

 
   Pages & PositiviTea

Tuesday, June 15, 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! 

 
   HPL Board Meeting

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 06:00 PM

Woodruff Room

 
   Pages & PositiviTea

Wednesday, June 16, 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! 

 
   JM4C Monthly Coalition Meeting

Thursday, June 17, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Woodruff Room

 
   Pages & PositiviTea

Thursday, June 17, 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! 

 
   Camp Fire Tales for all ages

Thursday, June 17, 2021 from 7:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Palmer Park Hilltop Pavilion Fire Pit
Join T.H.E.M. Hedberg Public Library's storytelling troupe, along with library storytellers Elizabeth Matson and Jamie A. Swenson for an evening of summer storytelling in pods around the campfire perfect for school-age to adult listeners.  Masks encouraged outside of your household's assigned pod and when unable to maintain 6 feet distance from other groups.  Stories will range from rollicking, to scary, to the absurd.  You never know what our storytellers have up their sleeves!  Parks & Recreation staff will stoke the fire and provide pre-packaged s'more surprises. 
Registration is required. Register online or call 608-758-6585 to reserve your pod.  Night of/walk-up seating will be limited. Register for 1 of the 10 available pods by listing one contact name. A pod will comfortably seat a family of 4.  
Note:  Unoccupied or unclaimed pods will be released to walk-up traffic by 6:55 p.m.
There is no rain date for inclement weather.  

 
   Janesville's Tails and Tales Weekly Prize Drawing

Monday, June 21, 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, June 22, 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, June 23, 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, June 24, 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! 

 
   OFFICE HOURS -- Homeless Intervention Task Force PATH Program

Friday, June 25, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Study Room 5

 
   Outdoor Yoga

Friday, June 25, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Join us for a gentle Vinyasa Yoga class. Bring your own yoga mat or towel and any props you may need (blocks or strap) and water. Registration is required and limited to 10 people. Social distancing will be required. Please participate at your own risk and let the instructor know of any injuries or modifications before the program begins. 

Greenspace

 
   Telling Your Tale for ages 10 to adult

Monday, June 28, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 03:00 PM

Everyone has a unique story to tell. What's yours? Through the use of inspirational texts and writing prompts, we'll create short memoirs perfect for sharing with family and friends. Open to writers ages 10 through adult. Bring writing materials such as journals, tablets or laptops.  
The theme for June 28th is Celebrations/Traditions.
Registration is required and limited to 20 participants.  Register online or call 608-758-6585.
Masks are strongly recommended when unable to maintain 6 feet distance from others.
Additional sessions will be held on July 12, and July 26. Sign up for as many sessions as desired.

 
   Janesville's Tails and Tales Weekly Prize Drawing

Monday, June 28, 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, June 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 Nominate Your Favorite Place in Janesville in the Summer

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 08:00 PM

Today is the last day to nominate your favorite place to visit in Janesville during the summer.  We'll announce the top 3 nominations on Wednesday, July 7 and you can vote for your favorite spot from July 7 - 30.

 
   Pages & PositiviTea

Wednesday, June 30, 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 01, 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! 

 
   Business Start-Up Series: Ready to Launch

Tuesday, July 06, 2021 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

VIRTUAL - MICROSOFT TEAMS    
Plan your opening! Strategies for your soft opening, grand opening, and anything in between. Mindi Kessenich (Mindi Kessenich Real Estate and Design) with Mike George and Dave Jenneke (SCORE).Registration is required.

 
   Pages & PositiviTea

Tuesday, July 06, 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! 

 
   Janesville's Tails and Tales Weekly Prize Drawing

Tuesday, July 06, 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.

 
   Vote for Your Favorite Place in Janesville in the Summer

Wednesday, July 07, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 08:00 PM

Vote for your favorite place in Janesville in the summer from the top 3 nominations.  Visit www.hedbergpubliclibrary.org or stop at the library's summer library challenge desk to vote for your favorite spot from July 7 - 30.  We'll announce the winning location on Monday, August 9.

 
   Pages & PositiviTea

Wednesday, July 07, 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 08, 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! 

 
   Janesville's Tails and Tales Weekly Prize Drawing

Monday, July 12, 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 13, 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! 

 
   OFFICE HOURS -- Homeless Intervention Task Force PATH Program

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 04:00 PM

Study Room 5

 
   Pages & PositiviTea

Wednesday, July 14, 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! 

 
   JM4C Monthly Coalition Meeting

Thursday, July 15, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Woodruff Room

 



 

 
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