Hamburg Library

Programming at the Library

REGISTRATION REQUIRED for all programs to insure available seating, supplies, and hand-out materials. Registration begins August 27.

Programs with fees must register in person at the circulation desk. Class fees are non-refundable. Age requirement of 15 years and up unless otherwise indicated. All programs begin promptly at time indicated.

If registering a group of more than 2 people, you must provide names and phone numbers for each person.

Non-fee programs can be registered using the register link below the program date. Please click the month you wish to see.

Registration begins August 27
Pre-registration is required for Lapsit and Storyhour. No fees. All programs begin promptly on time. Watch Facebook for weather cancellations and library closed dates. When Pinckney Schools are closed, we will not be having storyhour.

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Lil' Wigglers Baby Time Program:
Ages newborn to 2 years old

Thursdays @ 10am - 10:45am
September 13 - December 13

A storytime designed for babies, newborn to 2 years old. Join us for 45 minutes of fun! Parent or caregiver and child will interact while participating in stories and songs in a format designed especially for babies. Free play will follow with age appropriate toys and socialization for babies and caregivers.

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Lapsit Program:
Ages 2-3 years

Mondays @ 10am - 10:45am
September 10 - December 10

Geared towards 2-3 year olds. Join us for 45 minute of parent and child interaction through stories, songs and fingerplays all from the comfort of the caregiver's lap.

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Storyhour:
Ages 3-5 years old

Mondays @ 1:30pm - 2:30pm
September 10 - December 10
or
Thursdays @ 10am - 11am
September 13 - December 13

Geared towards 3-5 year olds. Children will enjoy 30 minutes of storytelling followed by a 30 minute theme-related craft, with parent/caregiver participation.

Lost Towns of Michigan

Tuesday, September 11 @ 6:30pm

Many of eastern Michigan's old boomtowns and sleepy villages are faded memories. Nature reclaimed the ruins of some, while progress paved over the rest. Discover the fascinating history of lost communities hidden in plain sight or just off the beaten track with author Alan Naldrett. Books available for sale and signing.

Jewelry Making (FEE: $8)

Thursday, September 13 @ 12pm

Local artist Cinda Dawson will teach you some basics of jewelry making while you create a beautiful fall-themed necklace to take home.

How to start and grow your small business

Monday, September 17 @ 6:30pm

During this interactive workshop, Spencer Field, a local entrepreneur and business consultant, will discuss how to start a business, help you brainstorm your goal and steps you can take to get there, as well as connect you to business resources available in Michigan.

Making Magic with Michigan Foods (FEE: $10)

Monday, September 24 @ 6:30pm

The Great Foodini, Renee Chodkowski, will prepare delicious recipes using locally-grown foods and classic Michigan-made products. Renee will also share how to make the most of your trip to the farmers market. Lots of samples, lots of laughs, and lots of fun - guaranteed!


More than 1,2,3: Math and Early Childhood

Tuesday, October 2 @ 6:30pm

Have fun while learning more about early childhood mathematical concepts and strategies to support children's development of foundational math skills.

UFOs over Michigan

Tuesday, October 9 @ 6:30pm

Michigan has had some of the biggest UFO cases on record, including the 1966 sightings over southeast Michigan and 1994 sightings over Grand Rapids, which each had hundreds of eye-witnesses. Find out more about these and other unusual and well-documented sightings from around the Great Lakes State, with William Konkolesky, Director of the Michigan Mutual UFO Network.

Travel Photography

Thursday, October 11 @ 12pm

Learn how to us your camera to tell the story of your vacation and travels with local photographer Chris Trafford, including how to focus on the cultural and humanitarian elements of your trip. He will also discuss some ideas on presentation and display of your handiwork once you return home.

Inquiring Minds want to know: Science for young children

Tuesday, Ocotber 23 @ 6:30pm

Learn how science experiences promote child development and stimulate curiosity, and walk away with many hands-on activities you can implement with kids.

Paperclip Bookmarks

Monday, October 29 @ 6:30pm

Come create two bookmarks out of giant paper clips and scrapbook paper. These cute bookmarks are perfect to give as gifts or keep for your own reading.


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Bookclub

Join your friends and neighbors for coffee and lively, informal, adult book discussions. There are no registration fees. Anyone may join the group at any time. We meet every first Wednesday of the month @ 1:00pm. Come to Hamburg Library to pick up a copy of the following titles before the dates below. The library provides information about the authors whose books we discuss.
    June 6
    The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom (Fiction)

    July 11
    Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan (Non-Fiction)

    August 1
    The Circle by Dave Eggers (Fiction)

    August 15
    MOVIE: The Circle (PG-13)

    September 5
    My Name is Memory by Ann Brashares (Fiction)

10411 Merrill Road Box 247
Hamburg, MI. 48139

810.231.1771 (main)
810.231.1520 (fax)
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Friday: 12pm - 6pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm