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Hammond Public Library: Coming up at the library

The month of December is full of wonderful events that will be taking place at the library and throughout the community.

A free-will bake sale will go from Dec. 1-3 during library hours and is sponsored by the Friends of the Hammond Community Library.

The annual tree lighting ceremony will take place at Veteran’s Park at 6 p.m. with a performance by the St. Croix Central Pep Band. Come to see the tree lighting and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and pick up a few bake sale items.


Page Turners Book Club is Reading: “The Snow Angel” by Glenn Beck for their discussion in December.

Thursday morning book club is reading: “A return to Christmas” by Chris Heimerdinger for their discussion in December.

Cozy Book Club Meeting, 7 p.m., third Monday of each month. Next meeting will be at 7 p.m., Nov. 21. November challenge is to find a cozy mystery that fits the theme of harvest, pies, pumpkins, apples, or fall festival. Read any cozy mystery to your liking and then each month discuss your likes and dislikes with the group of the book or series you have read.

Creative Thinkers, a STEM Program for middle school students grades 4K-7th, fourth Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. for the ages 4K-fourth-grade, and 6:30 p.m. for fifth- through seventh-grade. The next STEM program will be held Thursday, Dec. 15.

Crochet and Knit Club meets 6-8 p.m. every Monday night at the library.

Coloring Club meets the second Thursday of each month. Next meeting is 6-8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 8.

Busy Bees, a program for ages 3-5 to have fun learning the alphabet, numbers, colors, shapes, and so much more at 4 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday.

Michelle Johnson is librarian at the Hammond Community Library

Jordan Willi
Jordan Willi is a reporter for the New Richmond News. Previously, he worked as a sports reporter at the Worthington Daily Globe in Worthington, Minnesota. He also interned at the Hudson Star Observer for two summers and contributed to the Bison Illustrated sports magazine at North Dakota State University.
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