Novel Mornings Thursday, November 2, 11:30 am Meeting Room Enjoy a discussion of the novel The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri. This group meets discuss popular fiction. These discussions are open to all adults. Advance phone or online registration is required.
Non Fiction Addiction: Finding Me by Viola Davis Thursday, November 16, 2:00 pm Meeting Room Join us for a discussion of Finding Me by Viola Davis, "In my book, you will meet a little girl named Viola who ran from her past until she made a life-changing decision to stop running forever. This is my story, from a crumbling apartment in Central Falls, Rhode Island, to the stage in New York City, and beyond. This is the path I took to finding my purpose but also my voice in a world that didn't always see me." All adults are welcome to attend. Advance registration is required.
Take A Seat: Chair Yoga With Dana Sunday, November 5, 1:30 pm Meeting Room Join us for our chair yoga class where we focus on moving, breathing, building strength & flexibility, and end with relaxation! This class is perfect for all levels of students, including those who are new to yoga, as we use the chair to help balance, support, and challenge us. **Please wear comfortable clothing that you will be able to move freely in.** This class is limited to Margaret E Heggan cardholders due to its size and popularity. The class will be held in our adult meeting room. Advance registration is required.
Adult Board Game Club Monday, November 6, 6:30 pm Meeting Room Join our new monthly social club and enjoy board and card games with some new friends! The library will provide a number of different board and card games to choose from, but feel free to bring you own! This program is open to all adults and will be held in person in our adult meeting room. Please register in advance by calling the library or visiting our website.
Jigsaw Puzzle Club Thursday, November 9, 2:00 pm Meeting Room Are you a jigsaw enthusiast? Drop in for socializing and jigsaw puzzle fun. This event is open to all adults. Advance registration is required.
Dungeons and Dragons @ the Library Monday, November 20, 6:30 pm Meeting Room Join our new social club and enjoy a round of role-playing adventures with some new friends! Having survived an assault by evil possessed corn, our heroes have ventured into a mysterious ethereal mansion in their quest to lift the curse that has befallen the humble town of Wimbletonville. Will they overcome the trials within its halls and reveal its secrets? Bring your own character, create a new one, or embody an adventurer prepared for you in advance. New and veteran players welcome alike! Adventures are episodic, jump in at any time! This program is open to all adults and will be held in person in our adult meeting room. Please register in advance by calling the library or visiting our website.
Art at the Library: Pictionary Monday, November 27, 6:30pm Meeting Room Join us as we celebrate ALA’s International Games Month with a night of Pictionary! This program is open to all adults and will be held in person in our adult meeting room. Please register in advance by calling the library or visiting our website.
Christmas Crafting: Make a Snowman Tuesday, November 28, 6:30pm Meeting Room Join us at the library as we make cute, fun snowmen out of recycled coffee creamer containers. Decorate your snowman however you want, then use him as a creative centerpiece for holiday entertaining. This program is open to all adults. Registration is required.
Washington Township High School Open House Wednesday, November 1, 4:00 pm Teen Area Families who attend Washington Township High School are invited to drop by the Heggan Library between 4pm and 8:30pm. Come and learn about the resources the library has to offer and sign up for a library card. Already have a card? All are invited to stop by for crafts, activities, snacks and drawings for prizes! Registration is not required, but is encouraged.
Art Club for Teens and Tweens Monday, November 6, 4:00 pm Meeting Room Explore your interest in art with friends. Participants will have time, space, and materials to create. This monthly club will be led by a Teen Advisory Board member and is meant to allow teens to explore all things ART! Come check it out and have fun while exploring favorite artistic mediums and hanging out with like-minded friends. Meetings include discussions, art challenges, and time for participants to work on individual projects, collaborate with fellow members, or simply hang out while incubating their creative genius.
Game Time for Teens & Tweens Thursday, November 9, 4:00 pm Meeting Room To celebrate International Games Month, we're playing games. Chess, checkers, Battleship, cards and more! Come join the fun.
TAB Meeting Tuesday, November 14, 4:00 pm Meeting Room (Entire) The Teen Advisory Board meets to discuss upcoming teen programming, library events, displays, and the collection. Want to make a difference in the library and the community? Join us to find out how.Eligible teens must apply for membership. This group meets in the Teen Area.
Teen Writing Club Tuesday, November 14, 4:30 pm Meeting Room Do you like to write? Do you like playing with words or pictures to tell a story? Are poetry and lyrics more your style? Do you want to write a book someday? Why not start today !Come join us in the Meeting Room to discuss writing, get feedback on your work in progress, and get closer to creating your great work! Open to Teens and Tweens from 6th-12th grade only. Register online or call the library for assistance .Email Librarian Barb for details at email@example.com
Teen Book Club Monday, November 20, 4:00 pm Chapter Chat is a Heggan Teen book club. This group is led by Teen Advisory Board members. Join us in the Teen Area or join us on ZOOM for lively teen and tween book discussions. This month we're talking about books made into movies. Come join us to chat! Chapter Chat meets monthly to discuss popular youth fiction. For more information, please contact Librarian Barb at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art Adventures (Grades K-5) Wednesday, November 1, 6:30 pm Meeting Room For artists in grades K-5, in the Children's Story Room. Join us as each month as we learn about a famous artist or illustrator, explore their techniques, and give their art style a try ourselves! This month: Alma Thomas Open to Heggan cardholders only. Registration required; register children only, not caregivers.
Whitman Elementary School Open House Thursday, November 2, 4:00 pm Families who attend Whitman Elementary School are invited to drop by the library between 4pm and 8:30pm. Come and learn about the resources the library has to offer and sign up for a library card. Already have a card? All are invited to stop by for crafts, activities, snacks and drawings for prizes! Registration is not required, but is encouraged.
Homeschool Hangout Monday, November 6, 1:30 pm Meeting Room Would you like to meet other homeschooling families? Stop by the Library Meeting Room on the first Monday of the month (or 2nd Monday if the 1st is a holiday) from 1:30-2:30pm to get to know other homeschool families, see what the library has to offer, and give us some feedback on how we can serve you. Legos, board games, and an easy craft will be available for children. Registration required; Heggan cardholders only. Register children only, not caregivers.
Human Candyland! Saturday, November 4, 2:00 pm Meeting Room GRADES PRE-K-5.November is International Games Month! Celebrate with your library friends by joining our human Candyland game on our oversized Candyland board...just be careful not to get stuck in Licorice Lagoon! This program will be held in the Library Meeting Room. Please register children only, not caregivers. Open to Heggan Library cardholders only. Advance online registration is required.
Saturday Storytime (All Ages) Saturday, November 4, 10:15 am Meeting Room Join us for an all-ages, special Saturday storytime featuring family-friendly stories, songs, and fun! Will take place in the Library Meeting Room.Open to Heggan cardholders only. Advanced registration is required. Please register children only, not caregivers.
Family Board Game Night Monday, November 6, 6:30 pm Children's Library Join us to celebrate International Games Month with a little friendly family competition! While the adults are playing board games in the Meeting room, families can play games together in the Story Room and the Children's Library. We will provide the snacks and the games, you bring your game face! Registration is required. Open to Heggan cardholders only.
Give Thanks Storytime Monday, November 20, 10:15 am Story Room Join us for stories and a craft about being thankful. Storytime is for all ages, craft may require the help of a caregiver. This program will take place in the large meeting room. Open to Heggan cardholders only. Advanced registration is required.
More Children's Programs For a full schedule of all the children's programs in November click here.
The Library will be closed on November 11 in observance of Veterans Day.