Hammond Public Library Features Photography of Lax-Salinas

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Through February 26, the Hammond Public Library is pleased to feature 15 photographs by Hammond native, Joey B. Lax-Salinas, in its first and second floor galleries. Lax-Salinas spent his childhood in the Woodmar area of Hammond, and he is a 1999 graduate of Gavit High School. He received a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University, and has been a photographer for …

Hammond Public Library Youth Programs for February

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Feb. 5 and Feb. 19: EARLY LITERACY PROGRAMS The Hammond Public Library, 564 State St., offers the following early literacy programs on Thurs., Feb. 5 and Feb. 19, Information is with Youth Services at (219) 931-5100, Ext. 336. Babies and Books, for newborns through age 18 months, meets at 10 a.m. Tiny Tots, for ages 18 months through 2 years, …

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 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 …

HAMMOND LIBRARY OFFERS SUMMER READING CHOICES

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Contact: Linda Herrick Swisher, Public Information Coordinator Hammond Public Library 564 State Street Hammond, IN 46320 P: (219) 931-5100, ext. 310 F: (219) 931-3474 Email: swishl@hammond.lib.in.us Web: www.hammond.lib.in.us HAMMOND LIBRARY OFFERS SUMMER READING CHOICES The Hammond Public Library’s Summer Reading Program is in full swing. When it comes to Summer Reading, HPL believes that one size does not fit all. …