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
  • Event and program updates will appear on this page

Stay tuned!

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Adult Programs and Events

Book a Librarian – CANCELLED

Our Book a Librarian program in October has been unexpectedly cancelled. We’re sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

If you’re looking for personalized reading recommendations, drop by the front desk and library staff will be happy to help.

Coffee With the Age-Friendly Committee

Join us for Coffee With Brandon Dobson of the Age-Friendly Committee. Call us or drop by the library to sign up.

Come learn about the committee and what they are doing to help make Hanover senior-friendly!

  • When? Thursday, October 12th from 10:30 am – 11:30 am
  • Where? at the library
  • Cost? Free

Tech Talk: Online Shopping

Register for our latest Tech Talk session! Learn everything you need to know about how to shop online safely.

Sign up to secure your seat. This is a free program, and everyone is welcome to attend.

  • Where? Saugeen Room
  • When? Thursday, November 23rd from 1 pm – 2 pm
  • Cost? free

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
  • Apple
  • Microsoft Word, Excel & Powerpoint
  • Internet surfing
  • Search engines
  • Remote printing
  • and so much more!

Where? @ the library

When? Regular Hours:

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


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 1pm.

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!

Creative Kids Club

We are starting a Creative Kids Club! This program is geared towards school-age children 6-12. There will be a different theme every month. Come play, share & learn!

When? 1st Thursday of every month, 4 pm – 5 pm

  • October 5th – Super Lego Challenge
  • November 2nd – Remembrance Day Activities & Postcards for Veterans
  • December 7th – Holiday Crafts Galore

Sign up at the library.

Creative Kids Club poster

Reading with the Dogs

Reading with the Dogs is back!

Therapy dogs and their volunteers will listen to your child practice reading aloud. Choose a book from the library or bring a fave from home!

Spots are limited; see the front desk to register.

More dates will be added soon.

  • When? Tuesday, October 10th 4 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Where? at the library
Reading with the Dogs poster

Teen Programs

Donations for Teen Franken-Doll Workshop

We need donations of old and well-loved stuffed animals and dolls!

These dolls and stuffed animals will be torn apart and made into something new during our Teen Franken-Doll Workshop.

Please drop off your donations at the library.

No collectables or beloved items please.

Teen Franken-Doll Workshop

We are hosting a Teen Franken-Doll Workshop!

Discover your inner Dr. Frankenstein by tearing apart and swapping parts from different dolls and stuffed animals to make your own monstrous creation!

Snacks and drinks will be provided.

  • Who? Teens 12-18
  • When? Thursday, October 26th 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Where? Saugeen Room
  • Cost? $2
Teen Franken-Doll Workshop - decorative image

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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