Events for February at Hawthorne Public Library

All Ages Events:

African-American Read-In

Saturday, February 17            2:00pm – 3:15pm

Hawthorne Branch                  Meeting Room

Join over a million readers nationally in celebrating African American authors and African American literature during the annual African-American Read-In! Featured readers will include your neighbors and local community leaders. An event for the whole family. Refreshments provided by the Hawthorne Woman’s Club.


Children’s Events:


Thursdays, Feb 1, 8, 15, 22      10:30am – 11:00am

Hawthorne Branch                    Meeting Room

Story-based interactive program featuring music fingerplays activities and puppets for preschool children 0-5.


Computer Club: Google CS First

Wednesdays, Feb 21, 28, Mar 7, 14, 21, 28     4:00pm – 5:30pm

Hawthorne Branch                                               Meeting Room

Use the computer to design your own stories, create and share your own animations, and learn how technology is used in the film and media industry. Club will meet weekly with grades 4 through 8 student club members. All skill levels welcome. Google CS First is a free program that increases student access and exposure to computer science (CS) education.


Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day

Tuesday, February 20                 3:30pm – 4:45pm

Hawthorne Branch                     Meeting Room

Let’s do something kind and spread some creative encouragement! Create, write, and decorate some small kindness notes to share randomly! Take some home and leave some for the library to place in books. Next time you check out a book maybe you’ll find a happy note!


Teen Events:

Rock Painting for Teens

Thursday, February 8                    3:00pm – 4:00pm

Hawthorne Branch                        Meeting Room

Using different patterns and library supplies teens ages 10 – 18 can use their imagination and creativity to paint rocks to either hide around town or keep for themselves.


Teen TECHspace

Thursday, February 22                 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Hawthorne Branch                       Meeting Room

Bring a friend or two and have some fun with circuitry building and more with MakeyMakey Snap Circuits Q-BA-Maze LEGO Mindstorms and more! Ages 10-18


Adult Events:

Bookish Sort Book Club

Thursday, February 1                   5:30pm – 6:45pm

Hawthorne Branch                       Meeting Room

Join the Bookish Sort Book Club for fun food and lively discussions! All are welcome! Even if you haven’t read this month’s selection join us to see if the book is to your liking! Feb 1 The Widow by Fiona Barton will be discussed.


Yoga Stretch

Thursdays, February 8, 15, 22      5:55pm – 6:55pm

Hawthorne Branch                        Meeting Room

Feel more confident in a stronger more flexible body! Caroline Anaya MS certified Ayurvedic Yoga (ancient practice) YogaFit (Yoga for the fitness industry) & 200-hr Yoga Alliance. 21 Years’ experience teaching Yoga.


Tools to Quit Tobacco

Saturday, February 24                   2:00pm – 4:00pm

Hawthorne Branch                         Meeting Room

This program developed by ex-smokers will provide you with valuable tools that you need to quit tobacco. These tool include: Talking about what triggers you to smoke, dip, or chew. Specific ways to deal with withdrawal symptoms. Creating a quit plan that works for you. Up to four FREE weeks of nicotine patches, gum, or lozenges. Pre-Registration is required. Please call 866-341-2730 to reserve your spot today! Presented by the Tobacco Free Florida AHEC Cessation Program and Suwannee River Area Health Education Center.

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