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National #IndigenousLanguages Day allows non-Indigenous and Indigenous Peoples to celebrate the ongoing efforts of protecting, educating and preserving #Indigenous languages.
Learn more through our HPL collections. bit.ly/3ZqzO37
Pop in for the unique blend of classical, contemporary and global rhythms of @Mohawk_Music's Art Pop Ensemble. They return for today's Noon Hour Concert at Central Library from Noon-1 pm.
#HamOnt #MuscLivesHere #SpotlightOnLocal #liveconcerts #livemusic
Celebrate International Transgender Day of Visibility with our collections of diverse experiences, resources and stories for the #transgender community, their families and allies to help raise visibility and awareness.
#HamOnt #TDOV #transvisibility
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the free drop-in tax preparation service clinic on Saturday, April 8, has been cancelled. Please visit hpl.ca/free-tax-servi… for other clinic dates being offered at our branches. We apologize for the inconvenience. #HamOnt
March is Francophonie Month. Last Friday's special Noon Hour Concert with Diogo Ramos was in honour of celebrating the French language and diverse Francophone cultures. @CFrancoHamilton
Tomorrow, visit Central for @Mohawk_Music Art Pop Ensemble! #HamOnt #MusicLivesHere #livemusic
Get outdoors and draw what you see on your adventures.
Say a favourite nursery rhyme, but change a word to a silly one.
Teach letter sounds by playing 'I Spy' together.
Download April's Literacy Calendar to find more daily literacy-building activity ideas.
Come into the Terryberry Branch before tomorrow (March 31) to play the 'March Minion Madness I SPY Contest.' Use your spy-tingling senses for your chance to win great prizes.
Drop in TONIGHT to meet local #author Andrew Hunter at 6:30 pm at Central Library. Hunter will discuss his new book, 'It Was Dark There All the Time' with Karen Turner
#HamOnt #authortalk #authorevent
We're rooting for you to be a part of these two @Green_Venture children's programs this Saturday, April 1st, at the Ancaster and Lynden Branches.
Roots and Shoots, 10-11 am: events.hpl.ca/event/8170201
Wiggly Worms, 1-2 pm: events.hpl.ca/event/8170161
#HamOnt #gardening #springhassprung
Get your hands on the What's Happening April Guide to discover all the #DIY, #gardening, #crafting and #literary events on next month. Review at the link below or pick up a copy at your local branch.
#HamOnt #libraries #programs #events
#Aspiringwriters, not too late to register to attend: eventbrite.ca/e/writer-in-re… twitter.com/maclibraries/s…
Did you know that only about 12% of books sold in Canada are written by #Canadian #authors? @tidewaterpress is challenging #bookclubs nationwide to select at least one Canadian book before Canada Day. For more details, email firstname.lastname@example.org
HPL Remembers author/illustrator Ian Falconer, who passed at 63 on March 7. Falconer created beloved children's book series 'Olivia,' a rambunctious piglet inspired by a Christmas gift he had illustrated for his niece. Borrow Olivia's spy adventures with your HPL library card.
Grief, Death and Dying are difficult topics for kids. Come for a session at Central Library with @4homehospice at 5:30pm Thursday, March 30 to hear about compassionate ways to help them understand their feelings. Details: bit.ly/3ZVOWXg #HamOnt @HWDSB @HWCDSB
"Thank you so much, #TeamHPL Brett ... We really do appreciate this wonderful program. You are throwing lifelines to people who desperately need it 😇. Can't Thank You Enough🙌. " - Shamese, PSW
#HamOnt #libraries #librariestransform
#TeamHPL's Paul D., wants to turn this moody Monday into a spring-feel vibes one for you. Spring has sprung at the Binbrook Branch with all the floral paper artwork designed by HPL Staff, Jackie D.
#libraries #springvibes #spring #artwork
Tatouine by Jean-Christophe Réhel is this year’s @1eReadLivrelCanada It’s available with no holds or waiting lists from April 1-30 in English and French. Borrow the eBook or eAudiobook to join the national discussion. hpl.ca/One-eRead
If you plan to visit Central Library today, scroll through the link below for the road closures due to the Around the Bay Race. Consider using @hsr transit; Central is open 12 pm-5 pm.
Search through previous winners' names at lha.hpl.ca/articles/aroun…
Little firefighters in training came to learn all about Fire Safety from @HamiltonFireDep in last week's Firefighter Storytime at the Lynden Branch. #HamOnt
These young superheroes had fun colouring their disguises in last week's Comics and Secret Identities at the Sherwood Branch.
Browse our March and new April What's Happening guides for upcoming children's programming ideas.
#HamOnt #libraryfun #kids
Make origami and discuss Mary Lynn Bracht's 2018 novel White Chrysanthemum in tomorrow's Westdale Branch's Fiction and Asian #History Book Club on Saturday, March 25, 1-2 pm. events.hpl.ca/event/8021523
Presented in partnership with @McMasterU @toalphaed
#HamOnt #bookclub #reading
Luckily for Dog Man, the kids at the Waterdown Branch were excellent puzzle solvers during March Break! They found the clues and rescued one of their favourite characters from the Library—with time to spare.
Check out the cool lock/key created in an HPL Makerspace. #HamOnt
@SusieKonkle @FrankFerragine Hi Susie, we do have a collection of his books in our catalogue. Take a look here: bit.ly/3TIDWud - Team HPL
If you plan to visit Central Library this Sunday, March 26, scroll through the link below for the road closures due to the Around the Bay Race. Consider using @hsr transit; Central is open 12 pm-5 pm.
Update: The Carlisle Branch has reopened today, Friday, March 24. hpl.ca/carlisle
Get whisked away by electro-samba-funk vibes in today's special Noon Hour Concert with Diogo Ramos. Listen to songs from the Brazilian singer-songwriter's newest album, Cabaça. Presented in partnership with @CFrancoHamilton
#HamOnt #MusicLivesHere #concert
Rainy Day St. Patrick's Day Crafts! Isobel created her beautiful gem clover while Rowan made some magical keys. One can open anything; the other can open anything science! Can you spot the four-leaf clover in Beatrice's lovely Leprechaun picture?
Carlisle Branch - Temporary Closure
Due to maintenance issues, the Carlisle Branch has closed today, Thursday, March 23. We are working quickly to restore service. Stay tuned for reopening details. Thank you for your patience. #HamOnt
Where do you prefer to read? Is it a cozy-up with a good cup of coffee? Or sprawled under the covers in bed? Tell us where you like to read and why.
#HamOnt #reading #libraries #librarydisplays
Meet local #author Andrew Hunter next Thursday, March 30, at 6:30 pm at Central Library. Hunter will discuss his new book, 'It Was Dark There All the Time' with Karen Turner @beautifulzion1
#HamOnt #authortalk #authorevent