Art Workshop with Bev Morgan

July 15, 2019
1:00 pmto2:30 pm
July 22, 2019
1:00 pmto2:30 pm

Local artist Bev Morgan will be running a workshop for kids ages 8-12 on Monday July 15 and Monday July 22 from 1-2:30 pm. Kids will explore different techniques with a variety of materials. The cost will be $20 per child, per session. All materials are provided. Spots are limited, sign up in the library.

Creature Quest

August 7, 2019
2:00 pmto3:00 pm

Get up close and personal with a variety of domestic and exotic animals from around the globe. Learn interesting and hilarious or gross information about these amazing animal ambassadors. Tickets on sale now at Hanover Library.  All ages show.  All persons attending show must have a ticket. Buy tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.

Time: 2 pm  Location: Civic Theatre  Cost: $3.00/ticket  

Civic Theatre Address: 433 10th Ave, Hanover, ON 

Parking info: Civic Centre Lot, 341 10th Street; municipal parking lots located on east and west sides of 10th Avenue; street parking on 10th Street

Wacky Wednesdays

July 3, 2019
1:00 pmto2:30 pm
July 10, 2019
1:00 pmto2:30 pm
July 17, 2019
1:00 pmto2:30 pm
July 24, 2019
1:00 pmto2:30 pm
July 31, 2019
1:00 pmto2:30 pm
August 14, 2019
1:00 pmto2:30 pm
August 21, 2019
1:00 pmto2:30 pm

Wednesday afternoons from 1-2:30 pm we’ve got some exciting adventures for kids ages 5-12. These programs require pre-registration and have a limit of 20 kids, so sign up soon!

July 3- It’s Game Time

July 10- Becoming a Scientist

July 17th- Get Moving!

July 24th Sundae Fun Day

July 31st- Minute to Win it

August 14th- Exploring Nature

August 21st- Craft Crazy

TD Summer Reading Club

TD Summer Reading Club

 Join us this summer for the FREE TD Summer Reading Club at the Hanover Public Library. 

Come to the library during the first week of July to register and begin your summer adventure!

Each week, come back and see us at the library to tell us what you’ve read. We will give you a sticker and even a chance to win some prizes!

For kids ages 2 – 13

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*We would like to gratefully acknowledge the Hanover Lions Club for their ongoing support of the summer reading club*

TD Summer Reading Club Activity Schedule

TD Summer Reading Club Activity Schedule

Tuesdays

Blooming Babies Storytime

10:30 a.m. All ages. Drop in, no registration required. Free program. 

Coding 4 Kids

1 -2 p.m. For ages 8-13. Kids will explore different aspects of coding each week with fun challenges to test their skills.

Wednesdays 

Wacky Wednesdays

1 – 2:30 p.m. For ages 5-12. Registration required, space is limited to 20 kids. Free program. 

Thursdays

Paws 4 Stories

1-2:30 p.m. For ages 5-12. Read to a St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog for 15 minutes and improve confidence in reading aloud. Registration required, space is limited. Free program. 

Fridays

Storytime & Craft

10 a.m. All ages. Drop in, no registration required. Free program.


Special Events:

Art Workshop with Bev Morgan

Monday July 15th and Monday July 22nd 1-2:30 pm.

Local artist Bev Morgan will be running a workshop for kids ages 8-12. Kids will explore different techniques with a variety of materials. $20 per child per session. All materials will be provided. Spots are limited, pre- registration is required.


Storytime Under the Stars

Thursday July 25th 6:30-7:30 pm

Heritage Square Amphitheatre

Put on your pjs and bring your favourite stuffy for a special evening storytime!


Storytime Tent in the KidsZone

Saturday July 27th 11 am-4 pm

Look for our Storytime Tent in the KidsZone! We will have songs and stories going on throughout the day. We will also have a quiet area for kids to relax and cool down with a book and something to drink.


Creature Quest

Get up close and personal with a variety of domestic and exotic animals from around the globe. Learn interesting and sometimes hilarious or gross information about these amazing animal ambassadors.

Hanover Civic Theatre

Wednesday August 7th at 2 pm.

Tickets $3.00/person, available in the library

**All persons attending the show need a ticket**


We gratefully acknowledge the support of The Government of Canada, TD Summer Reading Club and The Hanover Lions Club.

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Paws 4 Stories

July 11, 2019
1:00 pmto2:30 pm
July 18, 2019
1:00 pmto2:30 pm
July 25, 2019
1:00 pmto2:30 pm
August 8, 2019
1:00 pmto2:30 pm
August 15, 2019
1:00 pmto2:30 pm
August 22, 2019
1:00 pmto2:30 pm

Paws 4 Stories

Hey kids on Thursdays in July and August join us for Paws 4 Stories! Kids who love dogs but not reading will read to a St. John Ambulance Therapy dog for 15 minutes. The dogs will sit and listen to you read. This will build confidence to read out loud with a encouragement from a furry friend!  Kids will need to register for their 15 minute spot. 

Paws 4 Stories is for ages 5 – 12.

Kids need to register for these programs. Space is limited to 6 kids per week. 

Every Thursday from 1-2:30 p.m.

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Wacky Wednesdays

July 4, 2018
1:30 pmto3:00 pm
July 11, 2018
1:30 pmto3:00 pm
July 25, 2018
1:30 pmto3:00 pm
August 1, 2018
1:30 pmto3:00 pm
August 8, 2018
1:30 pmto3:00 pm
August 15, 2018
1:30 pmto3:00 pm
August 22, 2018
1:30 pmto3:00 pm
Join us every Wednesday from 1:30-3:00 p.m. for programs that will challenge your creativity, make you laugh and have lots of fun!

For Ages 5-12. Registration for each Wednesday is required. Space is limited to 20 children per Wednesday program. 

July 4 – Lego Challenge

Are you ready for the challenge? OH and maybe a little thing called LEGO BINGO!

July 11 – Game ON! 

Nothing better than good old board games! Join us for a day that will entertain and challenge you.

July 25 – Slime Spree

Who doesn’t love slime?! Come on our for some slimey good fun…wear your old clothes!

August 1 – Art Attack

Calling all artists! Come and further your passion with lots of awesome art activities!

August 8 – Animals Among Us

Are you an animal lover? This is YOUR day! Join us for all things animal!

August 15 – Minecraft Me!

Zombies, ghosts and withers oh my! Come get your craft on.

August 22 – Escape the Saugeen Room

Do you live for the thrill of beating the timer? Come out and escape before time runs out!

Coding 4 Kids

July 2, 2019
1:00 pmto2:00 pm
July 9, 2019
1:00 pmto2:00 pm
July 16, 2019
1:00 pmto2:00 pm
July 23, 2019
1:00 pmto2:00 pm
July 30, 2019
1:00 pmto2:00 pm
August 6, 2019
1:00 pmto2:00 pm
August 13, 2019
1:00 pmto2:00 pm

Are you between the ages of 8-13? Do you love a challenge and want to learn coding? Every Tuesday afternoon from 1-2 p.m. starting July 2nd. Each week you will learn something new, and each week will get tougher and tougher!

Summer Storytime & Craft

July 6, 2018
10:00 amto11:00 am
July 13, 2018
10:00 amto11:00 am
July 20, 2018
10:00 amto11:00 am
July 27, 2018
10:00 amto11:00 am
August 3, 2018
10:00 amto11:00 am
August 10, 2018
10:00 amto11:00 am
August 17, 2018
10:00 amto11:00 am
August 24, 2018
10:00 amto11:00 am
Join us every Friday in July and August from 10-11 a.m. for a themed story time and a take home craft! All ages welcome and no registration needed!

July 6 – Hockey Time in Hanover

They shoot! They score! Enjoy a hockey filled hour with a craft that scores!

July 13 – Munsch Madness

You might have Smelly Socks, or be a Paper Bag Princess, but it turns out all good children love silly story times!

July 20 – Teddy Bear Take Over

Bring your teddy bears to the library to enjoy story time!

July 27 – Critter Tales

Critters here, there and everywhere! I wonder what a critter craft looks like??

August 3 – Dinosaurs Walk the Library

Let’s travel back in time to dinosaur days! And a dinoriffic craft to take home!

August 10 – Dance Dance Underpants

Ok don’t really wear only your underpants but do get ready to bust a move!

August 17 – Mo Pigeon, Mo Piggie

Mo of your favourites, just don’t let the pigeon take home your craft!

August 24 – Octopus’ Garden

I like to be under the sea, and take an ocean craft home with me!