Hammond Public Library Teen Programs for February

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CHESS CLUB ACME Pawn Pushers chess club meets at the Hammond Public Library, 564 State St., on most Mondays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and on the second Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. All skill levels, from beginners to Grand Masters, are welcomed. There is no charge for regular meetings. Some chess sets are available. For details and …

Hammond Public Library Adult Programs for February

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Feb. 2: NOVEL CONVERSATIONS The Hammond Public Library’s Novel Conversations group meets Mon., Feb. 2 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss “The Yard,” by Alex Grecian. Set in Victorian London, a group of Scotland Yard detectives are stunned when one of their own is targeted. Details are with Mary Schons, Head of Information Services, at (219) 931-5100, Ext. 327. The library …

Hammond Public Library Offers Free Computer Classes

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Mon., Feb. 2: The Hammond Public Library, 564 State St., offers a free Intro to Excel class at 11 a.m. Advance registration is required by calling Carol Williams at (219) 931-5100, Ext. 345. Learn to store and organize your information. We’ll review worksheets, cells, data entry, fill options, formulas, functions, and more. Participants must be familiar with the keyboard and …

Hammond Police Department to host Coffee with a Cop

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On February 11th, officers from Hammond Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee. All community members are invited to attend. The event begins at 4:00pm to 6:00pm at The Wheel Restaurant 7430 Indianapolis Blvd. Please contact Sgt. Scott Holbrook with questions: (219)852-6376. Coffee with a …

Mayor McDermott announces “HUB of Innovation” ribbon cutting this Friday

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A formerly vacant building in downtown Hammond is being revitalized and celebrated with its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Friday, January 16, 2015 at 2:00pm. The HUB of Innovation, at 5233 Hohman Avenue, is an extension of the Hammond Innovation Center, in partnership between the Redevelopment Commission and the Hammond Development Corporation. The HUB, which stands for Hammond Understands …

Hammond Public Library hosts Terminal Town exhibit, highlighting Chicago’s transportation history

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Terminal Town is a festival of events showcasing Chicago’s role as a center of U.S. passenger transportation. Running from autumn of 2014 through April 2015, the festival offers everyone in the metropolitan region opportunities to take part in presentations, special events, tours and competitions. The festival also includes a traveling exhibit and an all-color illustrated book. All are designed to …

Hammond Public Library announces Job Ready Service Program

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The Hammond Public Library announces the Job Ready Service Program, a three-week training seminar to educate job seekers on strategic methods to assist them in obtaining employment. Library staff will offer training in the use of bibliographic resources, as well as instruction on the latest trends in prospective markets. We hope to engage local businesses and organizations that also would …