Celebrate National Native American Heritage Month
HURON — Celebrate National Native American Heritage Month at Huron Public Library! This November, the Huron Public Library invites you to explore the richness of Lakota culture through an exciting collection of language games. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Lakota language, and use your phone to hear authentic pronunciations by native speakers. Challenge your vocabulary skills alone or with friends!
In the spirit of giving, the Huron Public Library is waiving all overdue fines for the entire month of November. Additionally, returning “lost” items in good condition will not result in any overdue fines.
National Novel Writing Month Write-In Events
Join fellow writers on Nov. 4 (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.) for a Write-In in celebration of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Bring your own writing materials and immerse yourself in a supportive and inspiring environment.
Kids’ Korner (Birth-Grade 3)
• Early Release Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. is After the Bell Party. Drop your kiddo (grades K - 3) off at the library for free snacks and fun activities! Registration is required.
• Baby Jiggles is on Monday Mornings from 10 – 10:30 a.m. for kids ages 1-2. This is a special time for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers to develop a love for the library! The Children’s Librarian will share fun and age-appropriate activities and stories. This is also a great time to make new friends or invite others to play along!
• Gaming Unplugged is on Nov. 2, 16, and 30 at 4 - 5 p.m. for grades K – 12.
• Calling all kid gamers! Join in on some UNPLUGGED GAMING fun! Junior Monopoly, Chutes & Ladders, Uno....these are just a few of the games we will learn to play. High school-aged members from the HYLC group will join us to learn, laugh, and play!
• Lego Club is on Nov. 21 and Pokémon Club is on Tuesday, Nov. 28 from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. for grades K–3.
• A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Party will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 22 from 1 - 3 p.m. Activities, Movie, Storytime, and a Thanksgiving feast!
Tweens / Teens (Grades 4 – 12)
• After the Bell Party — An exclusive early release event on Nov. 1st at 1:30 p.m. promises an afternoon of fun and surprises for all attendees.
• Book Club: Exploring “Minrs” by Kevin Sylvester —Geared toward grades four to eight, the Book Club will meet every Monday at 4 p.m. to dive into the captivating world of Sylvester’s work.
• Games-UNPLUGGED —High school youth take the lead in an exciting board game session on Nov. 16 at 4 p.m.
• Celebrating National Jellyfish Day — Join the library on Nov. 3 at 4 p.m. for a creative crafting session, where participants will have the chance to make their very own jellyfish.
• Beaded Corn Craft — On Nov. 7 at 4 p.m., participants will have the opportunity to create beautiful beaded corn. Please note that registration is required.
• 5 Engineering Challenges —This STEM program on Nov. 9 at 4 p.m. is sure to stimulate young minds with exciting engineering challenges.
• Turkey Rocket Making — Join the library on Nov. 15 at 4 p.m. for an exhilarating rocket-making activity with a turkey twist!
• Library Scavenger Hunt - On Nov. 17th at 4 p.m., participants will embark on an adventurous library scavenger hunt.
• Drawing Club: Enhancing Artistic Skills — Taking place on Nov. 18 at 1 p.m., this club is designed to help youth enhance their drawing skills. Registration is required.
• Fun with Food: Mini Pumpkin Pies — On Nov. 22 at 1 p.m., participants will learn the art of making delicious mini pumpkin pies. Registration is required.
• Countdown to Christmas Calendars — Join the library on Nov. 28 at 6 p.m. for a festive session of creating personalized Countdown to Christmas calendars.
• Registration for Adult Craft classes on Dec. 11 at 1 and 6 p.m. is open. Attendees will be making Christmas placemats.
• Nov. 6 is Monday Movies at 1 and 6 p.m. showing: “National Velvet” (1957) a jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England’s Grand National Sweepstakes.
• Nov. 17 from 6 – 9 p.m. is a Murder Mystery Event: Get Together on the Night Train! Dangerous deeds have been taking place on board the European Belle. Can you work out whodunnit? Join fellow detectives at the library for a “killer” 1930s murder mystery dinner party! Registration is now open and is required to attend. Character cards are available for 13 patrons and they will need at least five characters to play.
Adult Book Clubs
• Purposeful Retirement Book Club meets on Nov. 7 and 21 at 6 p.m. This book club is for adults who are near retirement or thinking about retirement. It will invite attendees to think about retirement in new and exciting ways! Books are available at the library circulation desk.
• Mystery Book Club meets on Nov. 9 at 5:30 p.m. to discuss “Room” by Emma Donoghue. A movie adaptation of the book will be shown at 6 p.m.
• Around the World Book Club meets on Nov. 16 at noon to discuss “Lady Clementine” by Marie Benedict.
• Senior Center Book Club meets on Nov. 17 at 10:15 a.m. to discuss “The Giver of Stars” by Jojo Moyes. This group meets at the Senior Center located at 290 Seventh St. S.W.
The Library will open at 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 9 for staff training and will be closed on Nov. 10 and 11 in honor of Veteran’s Day. The library will also be closed on Nov. 23 and 24 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
For more information about library programs visit the library, watch Facebook for event notices, or give them a call at 605-353-8530.