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Issue #4

Hanover Library Newsletter

Hello library friend

 

Art Beneath the Autumn Sky

We had a night to remember! Our library was transformed by our dedicated volunteers into an autumn themed wonderland.  A wonderful evening was enjoyed by our guests!

Almost $8,000 raised for the library
103 people attended
66 silent auction donors
29 volunteers
23 artists
18 cash and in-kind sponsors including Electrical Contacts Ltd., Garcia & Donnelly, Hanover Holidays, J.P. Engineering and Smitty's 
10 gift baskets auctioned off
4 musicians entertained us
1 happy library

Our guests enjoyed the excellent food, paired with beer from MacLean’s Ales and wines and cider from Georgian Hills Vineyards.  Members of the Saugeen Artists Guild and 4 musicians entertained the crowd with their talents.  Generous donors provided 10 beautiful baskets of goodies for our silent auction, and MPP Bill Walker auctioned off three high value items.  Local vendors helped us keep the costs down by donating or discounting food and decor.  

"This gala was a wonderful evening of friendship and culture. A huge thank you to the hard working volunteers, generous donors and all the people who supported the library through this event"
-Agnes Rivers-Moore, CEO/Chief Librarian
Agnes opens the show
Bev Morgan painting
crowds in the hall
Bill Walker and Susan

Fall Adult Events


Nov. 3 | 2 pm Explore the mysterious death of Tom Thompson with Dr. Gregory Klages

Dr. Klages will speak about his book The Many Deaths of Tom Thompson and explore theories about what happened to the famous Canadian landscape artist. 
Tickets $5/person. 


Nov 10th | 1 pm 8th Annual Writer's Workshop
Author Alyssa York leads the workshop.

$20/person. Pre-Registration is required.

Nov. 11th Closed for Remembrance Day

Nov. 21st | 7 pm Card Making Class with Susan Schlorff
Susan shows you how to make beautiful handmade greeting cards. Christmas themed styles to choose from!  All supplies included. $20/person.

Dec. 15 | 2pm Flower Arranging Workshop with Angela Mungai-Ferguson from Little Buds and Posies.
Create a beautiful fresh flower centrepiece for your holiday table, and learn tips on keeping your flowers looking fresh and pretty.
Pre-registration is required as space is limited. More details available at the library! 


Play Mahjong in the library
Every Thursday | 1 pm

Join the Mahjong players every Thursday 1-3 pm. No experience necessary. Meet new friends and learn a new game! 

Staff Picks

Fiction
Fauna by Alyssa York   tells the story of six very different characters who are brought together around the wildlife in The Don Valley. When Edal Jones can't cope ...   Norma says..

The Witch Elm by Tana French   Toby is a charming young man who has never really considered the role of luck in his life, until now. He’s always had an easy go  ...   Norma says...

Non-Fiction 
Pale Rider : the Spanish Flu of 1918 and how it changed the world  by Laura Spinney
When we look back at human history, we can see important turning points: times where a certain set of events or circumstances changed the world.  ...  Norma says...
Holiday Hours 

Christmas 

Closed Dec. 24-26th 
Open regular hours Dec. 27-30th


 
New Years' Eve 
Dec. 31 10 am- 5 pm
Closed Jan. 1st
holiday photo

New Library Board Members needed

We are looking for new individuals to join our library board. As a trustee with the Hanover Public Library Board, you will become an advocate for our library and actively support and promote our library to the community. See more details here:
https://hanoverlibrary.ca/seeking-new-board-members/
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