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Frayed Knot Fiber Art Circle

Frayed Knots Fiber Arts Circle

New Day! The Second Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m.

Resuming May 9th!

An unserious group of crafters who chat as much as they stitch. Beginners and drop-ins welcome and encouraged. Every second Thursday of the month in the Main Floor community area. Jak, the Stitch Witch/ Assistant Library Director can also provide crochet instruction and help during this time.

Last Day of School: Open Gameplay with VR

Tuesday, June 18th from 12-3 p.m.

One Up Games brings a variety of consoles and gaming monitors to the HPL! They bring all the popular games along with a mixture of classic and retro games. This program allows patrons to play what you wish, with the freedom to move to any system and play any game. Suggested for middle schoolers and high schoolers.

New! In the Middle Book Club

Every other Tuesday at 3:30 p.m.

In the Middle is a new book club for Middle Grade readers in 5th Grade and up. There is no assigned summer reading for HMS, so join us this summer to discuss some great books, eat some snacks, meet new people and get those reading logs filled out! Register on our calendar & pick up a book at the Circulation desk.

Teen Board Game Nights

Select Wednesdays this Summer!

Come to the Betty Strong room and play one of the library’s many modern and classic games. Feel free to bring your favorite game(s) to play. Open to rising 8th graders and up.

Free soda & snacks provided!

Click here to view our calendar

Animanga Club

Every Other Wednesday from 6-8pm.

Anime & Manga Fans: Meet in the Betty Strong room to discuss manga, watch Crunchyroll, draw characters, and eat fun snacks!

Open to teens and pre-teens in 6th Grade and up. Please note: in this club we may watch and/or discuss material that is unrated, or rated TV-14.

Please e-mail Jess at with any questions.

New! YA Crafternoons

Every other Monday from 2-4 p.m.

Calling all artists! Come to the library’s downstairs classroom every other Monday this summer for a relaxing afternoon of crafting. We’ll have a different themed craft each meeting as well as a collaborative coloring page and free snacks while they last. Open to rising 6th graders and up.

The Young Adult Department:

So much more than books!

Library of Things

Check out our Library of Things! You can take home board games, craft supplies, technology, instruments and more. Note: some items may have age restrictions.

Teen Space

The YA Room is a space where teens and pre-teens can study, chat, game, create, and hang. You are always welcome here, and it will never cost you anything. Stop in to browse our new releases, graphic novels, manga, video games, and more!

Diversity Reads Book Club

Each month we offer three selections for our Diversity Read book club. Each selection has an offering that is on a related topic for adults, young adults, and children. This is a passive reading group where readers can engage with the books however they choose. Use the questions that come with each book to discuss the work with family and friends. Post online using #diversityreads to engage with others.

Find your next adventure at the library!

From study sessions to gaming, take and make craft to book groups, the HPL has an activity for everyone.