Calendar of Upcoming Events
Enriching Lives, Enhancing Community, Expanding Opportunities
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209 W. Brinton Street
Cicero, IN 46034
Monday - Thursday
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
100 Walnut ST
Atlanta, IN 46031
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday
3:00 -7:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Friday - Sunday
Notary Public now available at the Cicero branch.
Mon., Wed., Fri.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Recycle and Help the Library at the Same Time
Empties 4 Cash
Bring in your empty inkjet cartridges for recycling. Only inkjet cartridges will be accepted, not laser toner cartridges. The collection box is located by the copier in the Cicero Computer Lab.
Abitibi Paper Recycling
What can be put in the bin? - catalogs , magazines, newspapers, junk mail, office paper, fax paper, notebooks, folders. NO CARDBOARD OR PHONEBOOKS please! The green dumpsters are located behind the Cicero library.
With My Coke Rewards, HNPL can earn subscriptions to popular magazines at no cost, but we need your help! If you drink any Coke products, please save the caps/labels from their products, and bring them in. We're collecting My Coke Rewards labels at the front desk.
Starting April 1st, the library will be open:
Monday – Thursday: 10:00AM – 8:00PM
Friday & Saturday: 10:00AM – 4:00PM
Sunday: 1:00PM – 4:00PM
Sam Mitchel, Director
HNPL Partners & Friends of the Library
Have you ever wondered how you can support the library's programs, collections and special projects? Become a FRIEND of the LIBRARY! Discover the many ways you can contribute your creativity in promoting the library, funding programs, and building membership. For more information, email email@example.com
Friends of the Library Bookstores
Did you know that the Partners & Friends of the Library have bookstores in each branch? The shelves will be replenished with new items within the first week of each month. Fill your bookshelves, and help the Partners & Friends raise money for the library!
Guess who’s coming to HNPL on October 4?
Our guest author is also a retired physician.
The first person to correctly guess her identity will receive a copy of one of her books.
In mid-April, our meeting rooms and the computer room will be undergoing a renovation. The meeting rooms will be unavailable from Sunday, April 14 – Sunday, April 21.
Our 13th Annual Quilt Show is upon us! The quilts will be on display throughout the month of May. Entries will be accepted April 26-30. Each entrant is limited to 1 bed-sized quilt and 1 smaller sized quilt (lap or sampler) or 3 smaller sized quilts.
Upcoming Programs & Events in Cicero
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Art Class for Homeschoolers - Thursdays, April 11, 18 & 25, 11 am
Art class for home schooled children instructed by Deanna Leonard. Children will receive art instruction inspired by all the great masters. Cost is $10. Please register at www.hnpl.lib.in.us Location: Meeting Rooms A & B
Books and Babies - Tuesdays, April 16, 23 & 30, 10.30 am
Children birth to age 2 and their caregiver are invited for stories, finger plays and baby play time. Location: Miss Jane’s Storyhour Room
Tot Tales: Mother Goose on the Loose - Wednesday, April 10, 10.30 am
Children age 2 to 3 years and their caregiver are invited for stories, music, rhymes, and finger plays. Location: Miss Jane’s Storyhour Room
Preschool Pals - Thursdays, April 11, 18 & 25, 10.30 am
Children age 3 to 5 years and their caregiver are invited for stories, finger plays and simple crafts. Location: Miss Jane’s Storyhour Room
Lego Mania – Monday, April 15, 4.30 pm
Join us for a building challenge, snacks and Lego Wii games. Location: Miss Jane’s Storyhour Room
Pilates/Yoga —Mondays, April 1, 8, 22 & 29, 6 pm
Lose inches, gain strength & flexibility and rejuvenate yourself. Start anytime. Each class is $5, and a 10 class punch card is available for $45. Location: Meeting Rooms A & B
GabsBee Quilting Bee —Tuesday, April 9, 1 pm to 4 pm AND Tuesday, April 23, 10 am to 4 pm
The ladies of GabsBee meet twice monthly for quilting. All experience levels are welcome. No registration necessary. Location: Meeting Rooms A & B
Forever Young Adult Book Group —Saturday, April 13, 11 am
We will be discussing City of Bones by Cassandra Clare. Please see Emily for a copy of the book. Location: Indiana Room
HNPL Partners & Friends of the Library meeting—Monday, April 15, 6.30 pm
Please join us for our quarterly meeting. For additional information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Location: Indiana Room
Mother’s Day Cards with Annette Harling—Tuesday, April 16, 6 pm
Annette Harling returns to help us create cards for Mother’s Day. All the materials will be provided, but there is a class fee of $15. Participants will make 10 cards. Registration is required, with a max of 10 participants. Location: Indiana Room
Spoon Pendants with Deanna Leonard—Wednesday, April 17, 6 pm
Participants will make spoon pendants. The class is $20, and all materials are provided. Registration is required. Location: Indiana Room
Medicare Information—Thursday, April 18, 1 pm
Are you eligible for Medicare? Are your parents, other relatives or friends having trouble wading through the "alphabet soup" of Standard Medicare and your Medicare options? You have probably heard about Medicare Supplement or Medigap plans, but have you heard about Medicare Advantage plans? What do you know about these plans and what do you know about Standard Medicare benefits? What do you need to know before you buy a Medigap or Medicare Advantage policy? Rick Altstadt and Holly King, of Acumen Benefit Solutions, will describe the Standard Medicare benefits and compare Medigap Plans to Medicare Advantage plans and answer your questions with an informal presentation and discussion. You will NOT be asked to buy anything--this is not a sales presentation, but rather an informative educational session for you to ask questions and gain knowledge. Registration is requested for this free program. Location: Indiana Room
Evening Reading Group—Monday, April 22, 6.30 pm
We will be discussing The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz. No registration necessary. Location: Indiana Room
Brown Bag Reading Group—Friday, April 26, 11.30 am
We will be discussing Life of Pi by Yann Martel. No registration necessary. Location: Indiana Room
Come Alive Through Poetry with Suzanne Purewal —Monday, April 29, 6 pm
This workshop will guide participants to explore techniques to create poems using life experiences, emotions and their senses. We will also address the anxieties of reading aloud and encourage and assist participants to overcome the obstacles of public speaking. Participants should bring one poem (original or from their favorite poet) to work with during the workshop. The class is $15, and payable to the instructor. Registration is required. Location: Indiana Room
Painting with Deanna Leonard —Tuesday, April 30, 6 pm
Participants will paint a garden gate with inspirational words. The class is $20, and is payable to instructor Deanna Leonard at the time of class. All materials are provided. Registration is required. Location: Indiana Room
We also offer the following free computer tutorials:
iPad/Kindle/Nook, Computers 101, Introduction to the Net, Email Basics, Introduction to Facebook. Please call Emily at 317-984-5623 to schedule an appointment.
Spring Break Double Feature - Thursday, April 4, 11 am – 3 pm
We will be watching Hitchcock at 11 am, and Psycho (1960) at 1 pm. Hitchcock is rated PG-13, and Psycho is unrated. Attendees under 13 must have parent/guardian permission to attend. Free popcorn! Location: Meeting Rooms A & B
Teen Art Class with Deanna Leonard - Thursdays, April 11, 18 & 25, 3:15 pm
Join Deanna Leonard for a weekly art class. Each class is $10. Registration is required. Participants must register by noon the day prior to class. Location: Meeting Rooms A & B
Snack & Yak - Friday, April 12, 3:30 pm
We’ll be discussing books members are currently reading. Snacks provided! Location: Indiana Room
Saturday @ the Movies - Saturday, April 13, 2:00 pm
We will be watching Red Dawn (2012), rated PG-13. Those under 13 must have parent/guardian permission to attend. Free popcorn! Location: Meeting Rooms A & B
Teen Advisory Board - Wednesday, April 24, 2:30 pm
TAB meets once a month to discuss ideas to enhance the TeenZone. Anyone in grades 6 – 12 is invited to attend. Snacks provided! Location: Indiana Room
ACE Video Game Club - Wednesday, April 24, 3:30 pm
Join us for our new video game club. Bring your tablet, your DS, or any of your favorite games. We'll have competitions, and enjoy free play. Snacks provided. Location: Indiana Room
Etiquette 101 for Teens with Christie Herron - Saturday, April 27, 1 pm
Christie Herron of Excellence with Etiquette presents Etiquette 101 for Teens. Topics to be discussed include: self-confidence, poise & posture, social media etiquette, and grooming & attire. This workshop is $20, and payable to the instructor at time of class. Students will be able to take home handouts with etiquette tips. Registration is required. Location: Meeting Rooms A & B
It’s time for our 4th annual Teen Poetry Contest, open to students in grades 6 – 12. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 students in the following categories: free verse, haiku, limerick. Entries are due by Saturday, April 27, and may be dropped off at the circulation desk in Cicero.
Spring Break Movies— Monday – Friday, April 1 - 5, 3:30 pm
Every afternoon, come enjoy an age-appropriate movie. Popcorn and drinks available.
Tuesday Afternoon Movies— Tuesdays, April 9, 16, 23 & 30, 4 pm
Every Tuesday afternoon, come enjoy an age-appropriate movie. Popcorn and drinks available.
Story Time & Crafts— Wednesdays, April 3, 10, 17 & 24, 3 pm
Come join us for stories and crafts. Open to preschoolers and early elementary-aged students.
Crochet and Quilting— Wednesdays, April 3, 10, 17 & 24, 3 pm
Bring your craft supplies and projects for inspiration and sharing with the group. Learn new techniques and stitches.
Homework help is available as needed. Please ask Miss Mary.
Until The End Of Time/Danielle Steel
The Typewriter Girl/Alison Atlee
After Clare/Marjorie Eccles
The Silver Linings Playbook/Matthew Quick
The Tutor’s Daughter/Julie Klassen
The Aviator’s Wife/Melanie Benjamin
Come To The Table/Neta Jackson
Standing In Another Man’s Grave/Ian Rankin
Here I Go Again/Jen Lancaster
How It All Began/Jennifer Lively
Open Heart/Elie Wiesel
Something Wicked/Lisa Jackson
The Wrath Of Angels/John Connolly
Touch And Go/Lisa Gardner
Political Suicide/Michael Palmer
Sea Glass Winter/JoAnn Ross
A Week In Winter/Maeve Binchy
Power Trip/Jackie Collins
Proof Of Guilt/Charles Todd
House Of Earth/Woody Guthrie
The Dinner/Herman Koch
The Storyteller/Jodi Picoult
Red Velvet Cupcake Murder/Joanne Fluke
Bad Blood/Dana Stabenow
The Ambassador’s Daughter/Pam Jenoff
Crystal Cove/Lisa Kleypas
The Avalon Ladies Scrapbooking Society/Darien Gee
Good Woman and Good Daughter/Jane Porter
The Passing Bells, Circles of Time, and A Future Arrived: The Graville Family Trilogy/Phillip Rock
Ten Years Later/Hoda Kotb
The Wardrobe Wake-Up: Your Guide To Looking Fabulous At Any Age/Lois Joy Johnson and Cheryl Tiegs
Alternative Art Journals/Margaret Peot
Journal Fodder 365: Daily Doses Of Inspiration For The Art Addict/Eric M. Scott and David R. Modler
Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology And My Harrowing Excape/Jenna Miscavige Hill and Lisa Pulitzer
The Future: Six Drivers Of Global Change/Al Gore
Slow Cooking All Year ‘Round/Gooseberry Patch
The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook/Deb Perelman
The End Of Diabetes: The Eat To Live Plan To Prevent And Reverse Diabetes/Joel Fuhrman
An Invisible Thread: The True Story Of An 11-Year Old Panhandler, A Busy Sales Executive, And An Unlikely Meeting/Laura Schroff
Behind The Scenes In The Lincoln White House: Memoirs Of An African-American Seamstress/Elizabeth Keckley
E Street Shuffle: Glory Days Of Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band/Clinton Heylin
Bohemian-Inspired Jewelry: 50 Designs Using Leather, Ribbons, And Cords/Loralei Eurto and Erin Siegel
Country Living Simple Sustainable Style: Ways To Make A House Your Home/Randy Florde and Nancy J. Beckett
Here Comes The Boom
Tyler Perry’s Medea Gets A Job: The Play
Samantha: An American Girl Holiday
Silent Hill: Revelation
The Perks Of Being A Wallflower
The Man With The Iron Fists
Atlas Shrugged 2: The Strike
Barbie In The Pink Shoes
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2
Disney Princess: My Fairy Tale Adventure
Game Of Thrones Season 2
Bully, a documentary
All That Echoes/Josh Grobin
Two Lanes Of Freedom/Tim McGraw
Now 45: That’s What I Call Music
Kirby’s Dream Collection
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