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 …

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 …

Splash Dance and Bizarre Bazaar keep summer alive in Hammond


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[text-blocks id=”credit_times”] While summer is winding down and children have returned to school, the city of Hammond still has plenty of fun planned. A Special Needs Splash Dance is planned from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at Hammond’s splash pad at the Wolf Lake Aquatic Play Center, a state-of-the-art facility at 2100 Calumet Ave. complete with splash pad, changing rooms, …

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. …