Programming

Our library offers a variety of programs that are open to the public and free for all to attend regardless of whether or not you live in the area or have a library card. All programs are facilitated by library staff or in collaboration with community groups and volunteers. If you have a program suggestion, please email ceo@hastingshighlandslibrary.ca 
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Adult Programming

Bridge Club
Tuesdays 1:00pm to 3:00pm

If you're looking for something to do on a Tuesday afternoon, check out our weekly bridge club! Our bridge players are more than willing to teach beginners how to play if you don't already know.

Euchre
Tuesdays 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Come out to the library to play Euchre every Tuesday afternoon! 

Sew N' Sews
Wednesdays at 12:00 pm

An open sewing group for those looking to sew in a social environment, as well as exchange tips and patterns and show off your latest work. Sewing machines are not provided. 

Knitting, Crocheting & Embroidery
Wednesdays from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Bring your knitting, crocheting and embroidery work to the library and sit by the fireplace with others to socialize and exchange tips while you work. Beginners are welcome. 

Scrabble
Thursdays 1:00pm to 4:00pm

A drop-in scrabble group that plays every week. Enjoy coffee, snacks, and socializing with this laidback group. 

Book Club
The 3rd Thursday of the Month at 1:00 pm

Book Club is a monthly program every third Thursday. Copies of the book club book are available at the front desk to book club members and are signed out for a 1-month period. All book club books are due back on the day of the following meeting. Book-of-the-month discussions are extended to our Online Book Club Group.

Music in the Library
Fridays 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

A group of performers that play and sing to a variety of blues and folk music. 

Children & Youth Programming

Reading, Rhyming & Running Around
Tuesdays 10:00 am to 11:00 am.

A toddler group featuring a story, activity, snacks, and time to play in the Hastings Highlands Centre gymnasium. 

Teen Drop-In
The 3rd Tuesday of the Month from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Teens can come to hang out, do homework, participate in a monthly craft, or just to read or browse the internet. Snacks and drinks will be available, and the atmosphere is casual. 

Come Drum With Me
Thursdays 10:00 am to 11:00 am.  Pre-register to attend at register@nhcs.ca

Sponsored by the EarlyOn Child & Family Centre, Come Drum With Me is a toddler group that specializes literacy through drumming and teaches Indigenous cultural awareness through songs and music. 

Game Drop-In
Saturdays 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Come out for an afternoon of board games & video games, suitable for all ages! These items are also available upon request at any time during library hours. For video games, we have games for the Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Switch, and XBox One. For board games, we have an assortment of games including Trouble, Monopoly, Candyland, and Crokinole. 

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