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Holiday hours: All MCPL locations will be closed Mon.-Tue., 12/24-12/25.

Events: Hatley

Letters to Santa

Children's Event Drop-in Children are encouraged to write letters to Santa Claus and drop them off at the library this holiday season!

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Create Your Own Holiday Cards

All-Ages Event Drop-in Patrons of all ages can make their own handmade holiday cards using a variety supplies! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Hobbies and Crafts Night

Kids & Adults Event Drop-in Hobby and craft enthusiasts are welcome to join us every month for a night of creating and socializing!

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Family Story Time

Children's Event Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians are welcome to this 30-minute program.

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Play and Learn

Children's Event Children of all ages are invited to use their imagination and creativity! These fun-filled, 60-90 minute programs feature a different story each week, followed by songs and supplemental activities. Offered in partnership with the Family Resource Center.

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Create a Snowman

All-Ages Event Drop-in All ages are invited to create their own snowman using wooden craft sticks and other provided supplies!

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Outside the Lines: A Family Coloring Party

Children's Event Drop-in Bring the whole family to work on coloring projects for both children and adults!

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Book Club: "Hidden Figures" by Margot Lee Shetterly

Adult Event Join the library Book Club in January to discuss this book, a true story about four African-American women who worked at NASA and contributed to the space program.

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Finger and Arm Knitting

All-Ages Event Drop-in Learn the skills of finger knitting and arm knitting during this drop-in event at the library!

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LEGO® Block Party

Children's Event Drop-in Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO blocks! All blocks will be provided. Free and no registration required.

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MCPL DIY
Decoupage Jars

All-Ages Event Create unique decor for your home or office! Free and all supplies provided.

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Create a Valentine!

All-Ages Event Drop-in Make your own handmade valentines using a variety of craft supplies! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Valentine's Day Story Time

Children's Event Celebrate Valentine's Day with a special story time featuring stories, songs and a craft! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Book Club: "Shotgun Lovesongs" by Nickolas Butler

Adult Event Join the library Book Club in February to discuss this book by Wisconsin author Nickolas Butler!

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Library Learning
Facebook Fundamentals

Adult Event Learn how to make a Facebook profile, send friend requests, like, comment and more during this free class!

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Book Club: "The Joy Luck Club" by Amy Tan

Adult Event Join the library Book Club in March to discuss this revered novel by Amy Tan!

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Recycled Magazine Crafts

All-Ages Event Drop-in Find a fun, creative use for old magazines and newspapers and recycle at the same time!

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Escape Room Family Adventure

Adult Event Test your problem-solving and teamwork skills as a family as you try to get out of our escape room! Free, with registration required.

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Book Club: "Hillbilly Elegy" by J.D. Vance

Adult Event Join the library Book Club in April to discuss this best-seller by J.D. Vance!

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Create a Mother's Day Card!

Children's Event Drop-in Kids can make a card for the maternal figure in their life, with all supplies provided!

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Book Club: "The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie

Adult Event Join the library Book Club in May to discuss this book by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows!

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