Online Presentation of Wild, Weird and Wacky Weather with David T. Chapman

November 8, 2021toNovember 30, 2021
December 1, 2021toDecember 31, 2021
January 1, 2022toJanuary 30, 2022

Wild, Weird and Wacky Weather with David T. Chapman

Join in online, anytime for a virtual presentation of Wild, Weird and Wacky Weather. In a country that is so vast and surrounded by large oceans, it is no wonder we have some of the most interesting weather in the world. It offers such a variety all year round because of its terrain, temperature variations and location. Learn about Fallstreak Holes, Superior Mirages and discover how far south the Aurora Borealis can actually be seen. This presentation covers North America’s weather uniqueness, power and beauty all wrapped into one. The presentation link will be available until March 31st, 2022. We are excited to bring you this engaging, fact-filled presentation that you may enjoy again and again! Free on behalf of Hanover Public Library.

Click on the YouTube Video Link here:  https://youtu.be/hdnLh-w3XsU

About David T. Chapman

David started doing photography at the age of 16. He is self-taught in the art of photography and has been pursuing his career professionally since the age of eighteen. David learned at a very young age from his father to appreciate his environment in the surrounding countryside. David likes to seek out unusual examples of nature such as albino robins, ice crystal formations and frozen water droplets. To date he has found multi-petalled Ontario trilliums, the highest of which had 33 petals. David is also a professional speaker and enjoys entertaining and educating a good crowd. His main areas of expertise are Weather/Aurora Borealis, Local Interests and Ontario Scenery of Ontario, Birds and Wildlife. 

Holiday StoryWalk

December 20, 2021toJanuary 3, 2022

Second Annual Holiday StoryWalk®

The Christmas Crumb by Lou Treleaven and Alex Willmore. A blonde child, a black haired child and two mice look at a chocolate Christmas roll excitedly.

It’s time again for the Hanover Public Library’s second annual Holiday StoryWalk®!

Follow the trail around town beginning at the Clock Tower. Continue through the numbered stations in order to read a fun holiday story. Don’t forget to write down the clue word from each station on the back of the map which you can pick up from the Library. Please make an appointment to pick up a print map. 

The Storywalk® book is The Christmas Crumb written by Lou Treleaven, Published by Maverick Arts. 

Story Walk Map
Hanover Public Library Holiday StoryWalk® Look for the clues at each station and jot them down. Unscramble the circled letters to figure out the answer to the holiday riddle below. Where does Frosty keep all his money??? Drop your completed ballot at the library or email a copy to sperkins@hanover.ca to be entered in to a draw for our holiday prize pack!

Holiday Storywalk®

December 18, 2021

It’s time again for the Hanover Public Library’s second annual Holiday StoryWalk®!

Follow the trail around town beginning at the Clock Tower. Continue through the numbered stations in order to read a fun holiday story. Don’t forget to write down the clue word from each station on the back of the map which you can pick up from the Library!

This year the Storywalk® book is The Christmas Crumb written by Lou Treleaven, Published by Maverick Arts. 

The Christmas Crumb by Lou Treleaven and Alex Willmore. 

A blonde child, a black haired child and two mice look at a chocolate Christmas roll excitedly.
Welcome to the Hanover Public Library's second annual Holiday StoryWalk®! You can also find this map and event instructions online @ www.hanoverlibray.ca/kids
Follow the trail around town beginning at the Clock Tower. Continue through the numbered stations in order to read a fun holiday story. Don't forget to write down the clue word from each station on the back of the map!

Then an image of a map.
Hanover Public Library Holiday StoryWalk®
Look for the clues at each station and jot them down. Unscramble the circled letters to figure out the answer to the holiday riddle below.

Where does Frosty keep all his money???
Drop your completed ballot at the library or email a copy to sperkins@hanover.ca to be entered in to a draw for our holiday prize pack!

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Storywalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.

Library Board Meeting

January 27, 2022
6:00 pm
February 24, 2022
6:00 pm
March 24, 2022
6:00 pm
April 28, 2022
6:00 pm
May 26, 2022
6:00 pm
June 23, 2022
6:00 pm
September 22, 2022
6:00 pm
October 27, 2022
6:00 pm
November 24, 2022
6:00 pm

Regular meetings of the Library Board take place on the 4th Thursday of every month, at 6:00 pm. Meetings are open to the public. Please let the CEO/Chief Librarian know if you wish to attend a library board meeting. Agendas and reports are available on request at the library the week of the meeting.

During COVID-19  – to ensure physical distancing, Board meetings will be held electronically, by Teleconference (Telephone conference call) or Zoom (online) until in-person meeting are allowed. Members of the public wishing to attend may request the participant access codes. Email the CEO/Chief Librarian in advance if you wish to be sent an electronic copy of the meeting agenda. Please call in several minutes before the meeting is due to begin.

Minutes from past library board meetings can be found on the Town of Hanover website https://www.hanover.ca/documents-library/public-library-board-minutes

Watch a Storytime With Stephanie on YouTube

December 1, 2021toDecember 31, 2021
January 1, 2022toJanuary 31, 2022
February 1, 2022toFebruary 28, 2022

Watch Storytime With Stephanie on YouTube

Join in online, anytime to watch a Storytime with Stephanie. All books presented are from our library, so check the library catalogue to place holds.

Watch this weeks Storytime here: https://youtu.be/_7uz5vCEhZo

Enjoy the full playlist of Storytime videos here: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBp1u2MpsNPgqiyOySe5JdJAFL_k1voXr

Loved the book that was read? Place a hold on it from our library catalogue!

Go to the Library Catalogue

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30, 2021

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation also celebrated as Orange Shirt Day, will be observed September 30th. This day calls on all Canadians to remember the history of residential schools, through the experience of Phyllis (Jack) Webstad, and the intergenerational impacts of its legacy on First Nations and Indigenous peoples. 

Activities Honouring the Legacy of Residential School:

In our library, we intend to recognise the day in various ways, to raise local awareness of the Indigenous issues around Residential School and the long lasting damage it caused in their families and communities.  One action we can take is to educate our community, to further the cause of reconciliation and honour those lost children by sharing the stories of residential school survivors, their families, and communities. 

At the library, we will recognize this day by inviting our patrons to:

Every Child Matters
  • View the information display in the museum cabinet about Residential School
  • Read and promote the books we have on Residential School, Indigenous matters and books by Indigenous authors. We have created suggesting reading lists for adults Indigenous Matters reading list and for kids Talking About Residential Schools for Kids reading list
  • Watch visual story books on our large screen TV,  telling the stories of the residential school experience like The Orange Shirt Story
  • Encourage people to read and learn about the Residential School system and the pain and lasting damage that it caused to survivors, their families and all Indigenous people
  • Provide a Make and Take craft kit with a related theme and information

A national Residential School Crisis Line has been set up to provide support for former students and those affected. Access emotional and crisis referral services by calling the 24-hour national crisis line: 1-866-925-4419.

Resources to read and learn about residential schools