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Hancock Library September happenings

Dr. Dan Murphy will present a program at the library entitled “Hancock History: 300 Years In the Making,” which will include over 200 pictures of the town past and present on Thursday. September 14 at 6 p.m.

The library will be partnering with Martha’ s House to present a program by Thin Line Service Dogs, who will talk about their program to provide dogs to veterans and first responders on Tuesday, September 19, 5:30 p.m. The program will include a visit from some of the dogs in the program. If you are interested in being considered for a service dog, in becoming a puppy trainer, or just want to visit with the dogs, you are welcome to attend. This program will take place at Martha’s House, and will include dinner at 5:30 p.m. followed by the program.

Homeschoolers are welcome to attend the first of monthly homeschool group for this school year. This year the group will focus on art, and include art instruction by library staff and visiting artists, and field trips to visit local artists and galleries, Wednesday, September 20 at 3 p.m.

Saturday, September 23 – Two events. From 10 to 11:30 a.m. the library will have it’s first monthly Cricut Maker Club. Anyone from grade five to adult who would like to learn about creating with a Cricut is encouraged to attend. Each month will have a different theme. Then from 12 to 2 p.m. the monthly Family Craft Day will take place. This month’s craft will be a Fall Tealight Centerpiece. Register for these events online, or by calling the library.

The monthly STEM Club for grades one-six on Wednesday, September 27 at 3 p.m. This month will be Programming with Sphero’s. Also at 5 p.m. will be the monthly adult Book Club. New members welcome.

Beginning on September 29, all ages can sign up to participate in the library’ s third annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest. Call or come into the library to register, pick up a pumpkin to decorate, and return it to the library by Friday, October 6. There will be winners in four age groups: pre-K-one, grades two-five, grades six10, and grades 11-Adult. Winners will be chosen by the community, and announced at our five-year anniversary celebration in October.