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850 Davis Street
P.O. Box 120
Hammond, WI 54015
715-796-2281
mjohnson@hammondpubliclibrary.org
Hours for In-Person Service
Tuesday-Thursday
9 AM - 8 PM
Friday                             
9 AM - 6 PM
Saturday                       
9 AM - 1 PM
Hours for curbside pickup
Tuesday-Friday   
10 AM - 6 PM
Saturday           
10 AM - 12 PM

 

Meet Author David Benjamin

Looking for a good book?
Find out what goes into creating stories and characters that you remember and love.
David Benjamin, author and publisher (www.lastkidbooks.com), is known for his unforgettable, enlightening and
entertaining book presentations.
At the Hammond Public Library he will discuss the evolution of his well-known character, Cribbsy who first appears in the book, The Life & Times of the Last Kid Picked, and transitions into Benjamin’s subsequent Wisconsin-based books, Fat Vinny’s Forbidden Love, They Shot Kennedy, and Summer of ’68.
Share Stories, Join the Conversation!
Enjoy an evening with the author when he discusses his coming-of-age books about growing up mid-century in small
town Wisconsin.

Visit Us in Person

In-person services resume.
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Yoga and Gentle Stretch

Virtual Yoga, Wednesday evenings at 7:00 PM.

Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Library support the library.  They welcome donations at anytime during the year.  The donations are greatly appreciated and put to good use for the whole community.  

WAYS TO MAKE DONATIONS:  

1.Donations may be dropped off at the library (cash or check) 

2.Use Goodsearch as your search engine and when shopping online and select the Hammond Library 

3.Use AmazonSmile 


Program Central

Discover what’s next! Explore Hammond programs here. 

Library Programs

Library Programs

Programs are being offered both at the library and virtually.  Visit the program calendar for up-to-date information on programs that are currently being offered. 

"13 Days of Halloween" October 13

Tonight, listen to “Spooky” tales and create a very spooky tree. Fun for the whole family to enjoy! This program is not just for kids, adults are very welcome and encouraged to participate. You are never to old to enjoy Halloween!

Three options for you to register for: 5:00 and 7:00 PM for the in person option and 6:00 PM for the virtual option. No matter which option you choose, we provide the same level of program excellence at the Hammond Community Library.

"13 Days of Halloween" October 14

Fun painting night…with the theme of “Full Moon”. Create a unique piece of art to decorate your home this Halloween. This program is not just for kids, adults are very welcome and encouraged to participate. You are never to old to enjoy Halloween!

Three options for you to register for: 5:30 and 6:30 PM for the in person and 7:30 PM Virtual. All options provide the same level of program excellence we strive for at the Hammond Community Library.

"13 Days of Halloween" October 18

Make up to 2 different ornaments tonight. Painting, paper, spooky and cute–you choose how your ornament is going to turn out. This program is not just for kids, adults are very welcome and encouraged to participate. You are never to old to enjoy Halloween!

Three options for you to register for: 5:30 and 6:30 PM for the in person and 7:30 for virtual. All options provide the same level of program excellence we strive for at the Hammond Community Library.

"13 Days of Halloween" October 19

Who doesn’t just love fairy gardens? Now mix fairy gardens and Halloween. Cuteness overload. We will be creating a fairy mushroom house and some of the Halloween decorations you may find around the little fairy house during the holiday.

This program is not just for kids, adults are very welcome and encouraged to participate. You are never to old to enjoy Halloween!

Three options for you to register for: 5:30 and 6:30 PM for the in person and 7:30 for virtual. All options provide the same level of program excellence we strive for at the Hammond Community Library.

"13 Days of Halloween" October 20

Tonight, listen to “Spooky” tales and create a spooky cards and tags. Fun for the whole family to enjoy! This program is not just for kids, adults are very welcome and encouraged to participate. You are never to old to enjoy Halloween!

Three options for you to register for: 5:00 and 7:00 PM for the in person option and 6:00 PM for the virtual option. All options provide the same level of program excellence we strive for at the Hammond Community Library.

"13 Days of Halloween" October 21

Hosting a Halloween Party or enjoy the Halloween activities for your family. We will be talking about games, food and decorating ideas. You will leave with rules for games, recipes for party food, and one make and take item that will get you started for your party.

"13 Days of Halloween" October 22

Give an old book a face lift and turn it into a unique piece of holiday décor. We will be using old discarded hardcover books and creating a fun piece of Halloween art.  Tonight we will be using a cut and fold method and adding a splash of color (color is optional). 

"13 Days of Halloween" October 23

Create a whole Halloween Village with these paper houses. Make them look spooky and add your own details to this paper craft.

"13 Days of Halloween" October 25

Surprise a friend or neighbor this Halloween with a special little gift, “You’ve been BOO’ed”. These are fun to make and give before Halloween 🙂

"13 Days of Halloween" October 26

Cross Stitch a simple design and make a beautiful card with your cross stitched design. Making a homemade card is so much fun! 

"13 Days of Halloween" October 27

This week more spooky stories and another great craft. Craft this week is creating a paper banner that you can hang in a doorway, over a fireplace, or wherever you like to hang your favorite banners for the holidays.

"13 Days of Halloween" October 28

Fun, fun, fun. A great way to brighten any bookshelf. Paint a pair of bookends with your own design.

"13 Days of Halloween" October 29

The Day of the Dead (el Día de los Muertos), is a Mexican holiday where families welcome back the souls of their deceased relatives for a brief reunion that includes food, drink and celebration.

Today we are going to have fun painting/coloring and celebrating by creating a wonderful art piece.

Yoga Wednesdays

Yoga Wednesdays

Unwind in the middle of the week with a yoga/stretching 30 minute workout.  By subscribing to this program you will receive a weekly email with the zoom link you will need to particiate.

This program is done using Zoom–subscribe here to yoga/gentle stretch.

Check the program calendar for upcoming events.

Book Tasting

Book Tasting

Subscribe to our “book tasting”.  Receive one to three emails each month with little samples from various books that may peak your interest.  All books are available through the MORE library system.  Happy Reading! 

Friends of the Library

Support the Friends of the Hammond Public Library

The Friends of the Hammond Public Library support library programs and educational opportunities for the whole family. 

Your donations are tax deductible–Donate now.  Thank you!

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Use the Digital Library!

Escape with books and library resources…

Libby: The Wisconsin Digital Library App

Free eBooks and eAudiobooks on your smart device and computer with your library card!

NoveList Plus

Find book, author, and series recommendations, author biographies, articles and lists for fiction and nonfiction books.

Transparent Language Online

Learn more than 100 languages at home or on the go with your library card.

Hammond Community Library
850 Davis Street
P.O. Box 120
Hammond, WI 54015
715-796-2281

mjohnson@hammondpubliclibrary.org

Hours for In-Person Service

Tuesday-Thursday     9 AM - 8 PM
Friday                           9 AM - 6 PM
Saturday                      9 AM - 1 PM

Hours for curbside pickup

Tuesday-Friday   10 AM - 6 PM
Saturday            10 AM - 12 PM

Sunday Closed