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All programs are at Main Branch unless noted.

Maker Mondays
Join us for our Open Makerspace Time on Mondays from 1-7 PM.  Bring tech questions between 1 and 3 PM at our Open Tech Time. 

Morning Art with Liz Ndoye
The art classes October 3, 10, 17, & 31 at 10 am, focus on rendering the human figure in color. Artist students will go from their first triumphs of drawing the human figure to drawing finished figures in color. A live clothed professional model from the Art Students League will pose for students.

Conversational English

The HPL Friends continue to offer free English as a Second Language (ESL) conversation classes at the Library, designed especially for non-native English students at the “intermediate” skill levels. The Fall-Winter 2018 session, will run from October 3 to December 19.  All interested students can join this fun and pressure-free program on Wednesdays at 6:30 PM. Please contact the Friends group at  to learn more.  There will not be class October 31.

Climate Mobilization
Please join us Tuesday, October 16 at 6:30 pm, for a round table discussion amongst all attendees, on how to structure our meetings going forward. How can we best pursue our ongoing projects, like solar challenge, our oyster restoration system and our climate coalition.

Park Bench Open-Mic Concert Series featuring, Every Flavor Weather Machine
Bring your poetry and other spoken word to our Open Mic in Church Square Park on Saturday, October 20 at 2 pm. This month our special musical guests will be Every Flavor Weather Machine.

Sci Fi Book & Movie
Monday, October 22 we will be discussing short stories by the master of Horror H.P. Lovecraft, at 6 PM.  Beforehand we will be watching two classic horror/comedy films in honor of Halloween; the first at 3 PM and the second at 4:30 PM.

Rocky Horror Picture Show
Please join Master of Ceremonies Harmonica Sunbeam, a famous NYC drag queen, as the performer guides us through the fan rituals that made Rocky Horror Picture Show a cult Classic on Thursday, October 25 at 6 pm. Yes you can stream it at home but it will never beat watching the original with a live audience ! Please wear a costume to win a prize! Adults only.

Saturday Afternoon Movie
All ages welcome at this month’s afternoon movie showing Saturday, October 27 at 12:30 pm. Fresh out the box office and just in time for Halloween join us for a charming spooky animated film! Refreshments and snacks will be available. Popcorn will be served.

Women’s Self Defense
This two part series on Thursdays, October 18 & November 1 at 7:00 pm is about empowering women with the knowledge and tools to keep them safe. It is designed to make women more aware, prepared, and ready.  Come early to guarantee your spot!



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