Hazel Mackin Community Library

Events for the week of June 17th, 2019

From Director, Krissa Coleman


Hope everyone enjoyed the Father’s Day weekend!  Our Dads and Donuts event was a great hit so take a look at our Facebook page or on our website gallery page at www.robertspubliclibrary.org/h-m-c-l-gallery/ to see the photos.  A special thank you to Buddy’s Bakery in Hudson for partnering with us for that event. 

Monday Movie Matinees: Mondays, 1 pm.  June 17th, Pokemon: The Power of Us, PG, June 24th, Kim Possible, PG, July 1st, The Lego Movie Part 2, PG, July 8th, The Kid Who Would Be King, PG.

Sensory Stations: Most Mondays, 10:30 am during the summer months.

Story Times: Most Wednesdays, 10:30 am.   June 12th-Mrs. Johnson, June 19th Mrs. Tate, June 26th Mrs. Ramberg, July 3rd will be Sensory Bins, July 10th will be Mrs. Fern.

Teen Book Club: Tuesday, June 18th, 6-7 pm.  The group will be discussing Blood Red Snow White by Marcus Sedgewick.    Pizza will be provided.

Mexican Cooking Class: Thursday, June 20th, 5:30 pm.  Local author and chef, Peter Kwong will be teaching us tips and tricks when it comes to cooking Mexican cuisine.  Please register by call the library, 715-749-3849.  Please note this class is currently filled, but we have started a cancellation list.

Paws to Read: June 25th, 5-7 pm.  Bring in your student and give the opportunity to continue to strengthen reading skills with trained therapy dogs, Ole and Uffda.

The Lego Guy: Thursday, June 27th, 5:30 pm.  We are excited to bring Curtis Mork to our library so he can share his amazing creations including some engineering feats, some robotics and lots of fun with Legos.  This event is open to families; so fill the car up and bring everyone!

The Library will be closed on July 4th for Independence Day. 

Stuffed Animal Sleepover: Thursday, July 11th -12th.  Bring your favorite stuffed animal to experience a fun of fun at the library.  Animals will be ready for pickup on Friday morning along with special pictures you can take home to show you all of the fun they had making new friends!

Touch-a-Truck: Wednesday July 17th, 10-1 pm at the Roberts Park.  Mark this down and make it a day.  We have lots of parents and grandparents take the day off of work to enjoy this great event. Please invite friends and share it on your social media. Hotdogs, chips and icees and water will be available for purchase as a fundraiser for the parking lot.

Stitchers: this group meets every Friday 12:30-3 pm. 

Crocheters and Knitters:  This group meets every Thursday, 2:15-5 pm. If you can’t come during this time, feel free to bring in your projects and grab a friend to come in and work in the evening.  We have people always using the library for a variety of reasons and we have some great spots to enjoy conversations and get something done at the same time.

Strong Seniors: this group meets every Tuesday and Thursday, 1-2 pm.  Chair workouts are done with light hand weights.  In this cold season, come on in to get your body moving!

Senior Coffee and Cookies: every Friday, 10-12 pm.  This is a fantastic way to come together and enjoy conversations, play some games and find out about what is going on in our community.  We are seeing new faces every month so don’t let the fact that this program has been ongoing for so long prevent you from stopping by!

The parking lot fundraiser is ongoing and the Library Board is currently working toward raising $77,253 to pay off the extended lot and prepare the way for pavement. We are currently in the Double this Donation campaign and are excited to see that people are realizing the need to get this paid for and support our library and all of the programs and activities and we provide. Thank you!!!

Hazel Mackin Community Library Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 10-6 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays 10-7 pm, Saturdays 10AM-1PM (except holiday weekends)

Phone: (715) 749-3849

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