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Craft Night: 2022 Vision Boards

Join us on Tuesday, January 18th at 3pm in the library to make your very own 2022 Vision Board! Envision your goals, motivation, and aspirations for 2022 on a poster you can display anywhere in your home! Organize your New Year ideas in one place and stick to them with this Vision Board craft! All materials are provided by the Henderson Free Library and everyone is welcome!

Book Club is Back!

Book club is back at Henderson Free Library! This month’s book is The Readers of Broken Wheel Recomend by Katarina Bivald. Stop in during open hours to pick up a copy and come back February 15th at 4pm for an open book discussion! Happy Reading!

Movie Night Bags!

Pick the perfect movie night with our Movie Night Bags program! Movie Night Bags are labeled with the genre of each movie inside and come with a bag of microwavable popcorn and candy for your perfect movie night! Pick out a movie bag, check it out at the circulation desk, and enjoy!

Top 10 Checked out Books of 2021

2021 was an amazing year for reading and 2022 will be no different. Recently, the North Country Library System created “Top 10 Books of 2021” lists for each of its member libraries which listed the top ten most checked out books of 2021! Below is Henderson Free Library’s “Top 10 Books of 2021”. These books are available to check out at the library and to receive through Interlibrary Loan.

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year From the Library!

The Henderson Free Library would like to wish everyone and their families a very Happy New Year! 2022 is only a few days a way! Stop in and write a New Year’s resolution on a snowflake to be displayed in the library! Just a reminder that the Henderson Free Library will be CLOSED on January 1st, 2022 in observance of the holiday.

New Winter Hours

Beginning January 4th, 2022, the Henderson Free Library will move to winter hours. The updated hours will be:

Story Time Returns January 8th!

The Story Time program will return after the holidays on Saturday, January 8th at 10 a.m.! Pre-k children will have the opportunity to hear a read-aloud story from Library Assistant Bri, create a themed craft based on the story, and enjoy a snack! Story Time themes are announced on the Henderson Free Library’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Henderson-Free-Library-116336518407320

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Happy Holidays!

Holiday Closings

Mark your calendars! The Henderson Free Library will be CLOSED on Friday December 24th and Saturday December 25th to observe Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The library will still be open Tuesday through Thursday next week with our regular hours.

Craft Night!

Feeling creative? Henderson Free Library will be holding its first craft night of the winter season on Tuesday, December 28th from 4pm-7pm! Patrons will have the opportunity to design and create their very own winter wonderland shadow box! All materials will be provided by the Henderson Free Library!

Poke A Tree

Poke a Tree is here! Help us celebrate the holidays with this children’s program! Children will have the opportunity to “Poke A Tree” during the rest of the month of December! This program will be available during open hours and is free!

Book Club in a Bag!

There are still copies left of “The Girls Of Atomic City” By Denise Kiernan for anyone still interested in participating in the Book Club in a Bag event! The book’s discussion will take place at the Henderson Free Library on Tuesday, December 21st from 4pm-6pm.

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Happy December!

Closed For The Holidays

Mark your calendars for these upcoming holidays that the Henderson Free Library will be CLOSED for. The Henderson Free Library will be CLOSED on Friday, December 24th, Saturday, December 25th, and Saturday, January 1st in observance of Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Years Day. If you have any questions, stop in during open hours, or use the “Contact Us” page for assistance. Happy Holidays from all of us here at Henderson Free Library!

New Titles Are Here!

At Henderson Free Library, New books and materials arrive almost every week. Stop in during open hours to check out what’s new or browse on our “What’s New” Page. We have new titles in every category and genre: Adult Fiction, Nonfiction, Mystery, Thriller, Historical Fiction, Juvenile and Children’s Fiction, Adult and Juvenile DVD’s, and an ever expanding Large Print section! Below is just a few examples of what Henderson Library has for New Titles. “New” titles can be checked out for a 14 day loan period and can be renewed up to two times!

Holiday Card Sale

A local watercolor artist is being featured right here at Henderson Free Library! Watercolor holiday cards are now available for sale in the library from now until supplies last! Holiday cards are $3 each or 4 for $10 with a variety of designs to choose from!

Book Club In A Bag Is Here

Looking for a book club, but don’t know where to start? Then Book Club in a Bag is for you! This month, the Book Club In a Bag program is reading The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of The Women Who Helped Win World War 2 By Denise Kiernan. The book follows a group of women who move to Oakridge, Tennessee to work on the development of the atomic bomb during World War 2. Copies of the book are still available to pick up during open hours and the Book Club discussion will be held December 21st at 4pm in the Henderson Free Library.

Winter Themed Puzzles

Winter Themed puzzles are officially out for patron use! Come in during open hours, grab a cup of coffee and a friend and complete one of many of our holiday and/or winter themed puzzles! The puzzle board provides an easy way of completing our 1000 pieces puzzles without having to worry about running out of room at our table!

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Veterans Day

The Henderson Free Library will be CLOSED in observance of Veterans Day on Thursday, November 11th 2021. We at Henderson Free Library would like to thank all Veterans for their service!

Annual Report to the Community

The 2020 Annual report to the community is here! The report contains circulation and funding information for the year of 2019. Stop by the library to pick up a copy or check it out here!

What are you grateful for this month?

For the month of November, patrons have the opportunity to come into the library and share what they are grateful for on a leaf which is to be displayed in the library window. Fill out a leaf with what you’re grateful for and someone at the circulation desk will put it on display! Stop in during open hours and practice gratitude with this creative program for all ages!

Puzzles

Fall themed puzzles are now accessible for patrons to come in and enjoy! Complete a puzzle yourself, or with friends and family on our custom puzzle board that allows you to complete the puzzle almost anywhere in the library! Already finished a Fall puzzle? Ask the circulation desk about our Christmas themed puzzles, or other puzzles available!

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Halloween Bash and Fall Programing

The first ever Halloween Bash is this Saturday, October 28th from 10am-1pm. Join us at Henderson Free Library for Story Time, snacks, music, crafts, Poke a Pumpkin, a Photo Booth, and more! Show off your costume and celebrate Halloween with us here at Henderson Free Library.

Story Time will continue to be on Saturdays at 10am in the Children’s section of the library. Children will have the opportunity to listen to stories, participate in a craft, and enjoy a snack. This program is geared toward Pre-K ages, but children of all ages are welcome.

The Blind Date with a Book program will run through the end of Fall and most of Winter. If you’re in a reading slump, want to find a new author or genre, or just want to try something new, the Blind Date with a Book program is just for you! This Adult Program lets patrons go on a “Blind Date” with one of the wrapped books from the display in the library. Each Blind Date book has the genre, summary, and a quote from the book on the wrapping so patrons can decide for themselves which date with a book sounds the best!

Poke a Pumpkin is another kids program available for the month of October. Kids can come into the library and “Poke” the pumpkin located at the circulation desk to see what’s inside! Different “Poke a” programs will be available every month for kids to enjoy and have a chance to see what Henderson Free Library offers to the community.

Lego Wednesday’s is another children’s program offered for children of all ages. Every Wednesday from 1pm-5pm, Lego sets and larger Legos will be available to children for free play. Legos are provided by the Henderson Free Library for children to socialize, experiment, collaborate, and use their imagination with! This program will run through the Fall and Winter.

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Story Time Returns

Story Time returns this month starting September 11th at 10am at the Henderson Free Library. Families are invited to bring their children to listen to a story read by our Assistant Bri, create a fun craft, and enjoy a snack. This event will run every Saturday at 10am!

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September Is…

September is library card sign up month! Stop into the library anytime this month to sign up for a library card and get a handmade bookmark!