Programs and Events

What’s happening at the Hanover Public Library?

  • We’ve got in-person and virtual programs and events for adults, teens and kids
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Adult Programs and Events

Clean and Green series

This series focuses on being more environmentally conscious. With presentations focusing on being more sustainable, homeopathic and natural. Past workshops have included creating natural tonics and growing your own garden. We are exploring topics of growing your own food, foraging, gathering seeds and more. Let us know if you have a specific interest you want to see included!

Older and Wiser series

This series of presentations is geared to our older generation. While anyone can attend, these subjects will be tailored to those who have become wiser through experience. Subjects such as keeping your mind sharp, palliative care, elder abuse and senior nutrition are a few we explore here at the Library

Memory Lane: Adult Storytime: Come to the Library on the Second Tuesday of each month at 10:30 for an adult storytime. This unique experience gives an opportunity for those suffering from memory loss and their caregivers to come for a read aloud followed by an activity.  


Interactive and hands on, this series is geared to our new and seasoned adults. It focuses on teaching valuable life skills and exploring those subjects that everyone should know but not everyone has been taught. Subjects such as budgeting, taxes, job skills, mental health and more.

Tech Helper

Do you need help learning how to use a computer or tablet? There’s a free library service for that! We offer individual lessons with our tech helper. Contact the library to get started.

Get help with:

  • Smartphones
  • Tablets
  • Social networking
  • iTunes
  • ebooks
  • Kijiji
  • Windows
  • Microsoft Word, Excel & Powerpoint
  • Remote printing
  • and so much more!

Where? @ the library

When? Regular Hours:

  • Tuesdays 10 am – 1 pm
  • Thursdays 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Fridays 12 pm – 3 pm

Stitch & Sip

Join us at our Drop in Crochet and Knitting Group. Come to the newspaper area to socialize and do your fiber arts the Second Saturday of each month. All skill levels are welcome. Please bring your own supplies. We will have a limited amount of supplies available for those wishing to learn as well as someone who can instruct. Refreshments provided.

English as a Second Language (ESL) social circle

Join us the Last Saturday of the month  from 1:30-3pm we will be hosting an ESL social circle. Come practice conversational English in a casual group setting with qualified teachers. The Library will be partnering with Employment Options and the Grey Bruce Newcomer Immigrant Women Collective to help guide newcomers to be more confident in their English language skills

Board Game Drop-in

Looking for something to do on Saturday afternoons? Saturdays are Board Game Drop-in day. Come in and join community members to play Cribbage or Chess. The library will provide the board (or bring your own). Stop by the library from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Saturdays and see who is up for a casual game.


Drop in to play this exciting and addictive Chinese tile game at the library!

Players of all levels are welcome to join.

This group meets Thursdays at 1 pm.

Mahjongg tiles
Mahjongg Tiles

Writer’s Group

Are you interested in writing? The Hanover Public Library hosts a Writer’s Group at 1:30 pm on the first Monday of every month in the Local History room.

This group is designed to get your creative juices flowing! The group practices writing using prompts, shares stories, and can even provide feedback on your writing if you’re interested. Writers of all levels are welcome, whether you’re just starting out or have been writing for years.

The group also hosts the occasional professional writer who shares their expertise with members.

Call Val at 519-364-4360 to sign up.

  • Where? @ the Library in the Local History Room
  • When? 1st Monday of every month @ 1:30 pm

Kid’s Programs and Events


Join Stephanie in the Community Hall on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am for songs, stories, and a craft!

Lego Club

Join us every Monday from 4pm to 6pm during the summer. For ages 0 – 12, come create Lego masterpieces at the library.

Teen Programs

Sponsored by the YMCA, we will have a Henna artist coming in on July 10th at 3pm to teach about the history and art of Henna. You will be able to leave with a temporary design as well. Snacks will also be provided.

Do you have an idea for a cool program you want to see at the library? E-mail

Virtual Programs

Norma’s Book Talks

Assistant Librarian Norma gives video book reviews to some of her favourite books!

View the recordings on YouTube here.

Children’s Storytimes

Watch Storytime videos created by our Children and Youth Services Librarian, Stephanie, and our summer students!

View the recordings on our YouTube channel.

Children’s Themed Craft Videos

Watch tutorials on how to make themed crafts. These videos accompany our weekly craft bags.

View the recordings on our YouTube channel.

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Adult Programs

Kid’s Programs

Teen Programs

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