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November Construction Gallery

December 2, 2022 – Explore photos of this month’s progress on the construction of the HMMPL Whitestown Branch.

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Ballet Storytime

November 29, 2022 – The Central Indiana Academy of Dance joined us at the Library for a Ballet Storytime of The Nutcracker. Children enjoyed stories, songs, and of course, dancing!

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2022 Friends of the Library Silent Auction

Check out the dozens of baskets in this year’s Friends of the Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library Silent Auction held in conjunction with the Secret Snowflake Shop. Baskets are on display and receiving bids through 5 p.m. Sun., Dec. 4, 2022.

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Preschool Yoga: Animal Friends

November 28, 2022 – Miss Kelly led the children in a playful time with yoga and movement, exploring all kinds of animals.

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Animal Adventures: Hiberation

November 18, 2022 – Miss Molly from the Zionville Nature Center joined HMMPL Librarians Miss Andrea and Miss Michelle to talk about animals that hibernate through read-aloud stories, rhymes and activities.

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STEM Drop-in: Making Connections

November 14, 2022 – Our young patrons spent the evening trying out various STEM stations, including Snap Circuits, CODE Mouse, Kamigami, Boxels, Little Bits Star Wars Droid, Cubelets, Dash Robot, Lego WeDo and more. Laura, our MakerStudio Specialist, also demonstrated one of our 3D printers.

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October Branch Construction

November 7, 2022 – Explore photos of this month’s progress on the construction of the HMMPL Whitestown Branch.

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ABC Storytime

November 1, 2022 – Miss Kelly led the children in fun ABC stories, music, and activities during an alphabet-themed storytime.

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Whitestown Branch Beam Signing

October 26, 2022 – Community leaders, Library board members and staff, and members of the Worth Branch Advisory Group gathered at the HMMPL Whitestown Branch construction site to sign a steel beam that will be installed and remain visible in a mechanical room in the new building.

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Bilingual Storytime/Hora del Cuento Bilingüe

October 24, 2022 – Preschool families spent the morning reading books about animals and learning new words in English and Spanish. They also made a hipopótamo, or hippopotamus, puppet.

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StoryWalkers Club October Event

October 7, 2022 – Participants met at Elm Street Green to read the book Walter’s Wonderful Web by Tim Hopgood. The children also learned more about spiders and the good work they do in our world.

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September Branch Construction

September 2022 – Explore photos of this month’s progress on the construction of the HMMPL Whitestown Branch.

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Space Romp & Stomp

September 30, 2022 – Children spent the morning with our youth librarians dancing, moving and singing to space-related songs.

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After-School Squad: Life-Sized Games Edition

September 20, 2022 – Several students in grades K – 2 participated in our first After-School Squad event to read Bob Shea’s “Crash, splash, or moo!” and play a few life-sized games.

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Bilingual Storytime 双语故事时间 (Chinese and English)

September 14, 2022 – During one of our bilingual storytimes, we read The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle, sang songs and enjoyed a craft in Chinese and English with a special guest.

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Chuseok 추석 (Koren Thanksgiving) Festival

September 12, 2022 – Children in grades k-5 and their families spent the evening learning about the Korean holiday of Chuseok from our special guests Joo-Yun Kim and her son Joshua. There were stories, games and Choco Pies!

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August Branch Construction

August 2022 – Explore photos of this month’s progress on the construction of the HMMPL Whitestown Branch.

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Mr. Mike’s Train Day

September 1, 2022 – Mr. Mike our Train Guy participated in storytimes and crafts with many of the children who love to visit him at our model train set, which he designs, maintains and operates for the Library.

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Storybook Theater

August 31, 2022 – Youth Librarians bring their favorite books and characters to the stage. Miss Julie is Piggie, Miss Kelli is Gerald the Elephant, Miss Michelle is the Pigeon and Miss Robyn is the Snake.

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Diamond Jubilee Book Ball

August 20, 2022 – The Library was transformed into a grand ballroom Saturday night, August 20, for the HMMPL Foundation’s Diamond Jubilee Book Ball.

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Romp & Stomp

August 19, 2022 – Romp & Stomp with Music, Dance and Movement! Participants danced and sang with Miss Julie and Miss Andrea at Lincoln Park using scarves, rattles and more.

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Teddy Bear Sleepover

August 18, 2022 – Children brought their teddy bears and other stuffed friends to the library for a special storytime and then left them with the librarians for an adventure-filled slumber party.

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July Branch Construction

July 2022 – Explore photos of this month’s progress on the construction of the HMMPL Whitestown Branch.

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StoryWalker’s Club Event

August 5, 2022 – Participants met at Elm Street Green for the StoryWalk with Miss Julie featuring the book How Big is the World by Britta Teckentrup. Naturalist Molly from the Zionsville Nature Center also led an activity.

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Fine Motor Fun

August 2, 2022 – Kiddos and their caregivers dropped in to the Library for some fine motor fun!  This program featured several stations focusing on fine motor skills practice, such as cutting, stamping, stacking, gluing, stringing and coloring! 

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Romp & Stomp at Lincoln Park

July 29, 2022 – Romp & Stomp with Music, Dance and Movement! Participants danced and sang with Miss Julie and Miss Robyn at Lincoln Park about all kinds of bugs.

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Touch-a-Truck

July 22, 2022 – Patrons of all ages got to check out big machines and everyday community builders up close in our 5th Street Library parking lot!

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Foam Beach Party

July 21, 2022 – We had a blast celebrating the end of our Dive into Reading Summer Reading Program with a Foam Beach Party in our 5th Street Parking Lot!

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BATPIG Party with Rob Harrell

July 15, 2022 – Celebrating the release of author/illustrator Rob Harrell’s 2nd book in the BATPIG series, Too Pig to Fail, with live drawing and games.

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July’s Romp and Stomp

July 8, 2022 – Romp & Stomp with Music, Dance and Movement! Participants danced and sang with Miss Julie about all kinds of transportation.

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Author Talk with Laura Martin

July 8, 2022 – Celebrating the release of Laura Martin’s newest book, Vanishing Act, with a sweet s’mores treat!  A book signing followed the event.

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Storywalkers July 2022

July 1, 2022 – Enjoying a story and activity at Elm Street Green to celebrate the StoryWalk featuring the book Hey, Water! by Antoinette Portis.

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2022 Summer Reading Kick-off Party

June 3, 2022 – An event to celebrate the start of Summer Reading and all of the summer readers in our community!

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Library Night Out

Feb. 24, 2020 – A creative event for our HMMPL Adults! Attendees tested their painting skills while learning from The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross.

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Animal Adventures

Jan. 10, 2020 – An educational event! Kids listened to animal-themed stories and engaged in hands-on interactions with furs and real animals.

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