Hollis Social Library
December Newsletter
Happy Holidays from HSL!

We wish you all the happiest of times with family and friends and look forward to a New Year filled with fun and educational programming from our "family" to yours!


Please register for programs below by clicking sign-up or visiting our website:

www.hollislibrary.org
The Power of Mindfulness Meetings
*New* Morning Edition
Monday, December 4 @ 10:30 AM
OR
Evening Edition
Monday December 11 @ 6:30 PM
How about some stress reduction for the Holidays? Come to HSL and learn about the power of mindfulness. We’ll share tips and experiences, and Laura will lead a guided meditation.


DIY: Gift Tags & Trimmings
Ages 16+
Tuesday, December 5 @ 6:30 PM
OR
Wednesday, December 6 @ 11 AM
Join us to make gift tags & embellishments for all your holiday gifts. This program is being held twice. Please sign-up for one session only.


Registration Required.



Card Making with Pat Silva!
Ages 12+
Thursday, December 7 @ 6 PM
Hey Teens and Tweens! Come make your own cards and show off your style this holiday season! We'll have local artist Pat Silva and a whole bunch of cool supplies so you can find your own way to say Happy Holidays!

Registration Required.

Paint Afternoon with Paula
Ages 16+
Saturday, December 9 @ 2 PM

Paint your own masterpiece with step-by-step instructions from local painter Paula Furlong. Come ready to spend two hours laughing, flexing your creative muscles and getting a little paint spattered. No painting experience required and we'll provide all the supplies! Paula works with acrylic paint.

Registration Required.

Cookie Share & Tasting
All Ages
Wednesday, December 13 @ 6 PM
Test your recipe before the holidays! Whether you're trying a new recipe or sticking with an old favorite, bring your coolies and your recipe to HSL for a cookie share. You'll get to sample what everyone else is baking and get new recipes for your collection. Maybe you'll even find a new favorite! This event must have at least 5 participants so sign-up soon!

Registration Required.

Polar Express Party!
Ages 3+
*Drop and shop or stay and play*
Friday, December 15 @ 5:30-7:30 PM
Come enjoy some cocoa and cookies while listening to the story of The Polar Express! Join Miss Laura and Miss Jackie for other stories, songs, and games as well! This program is a "Drop & Shop" so parents may feel free to leave their children and get some holiday shopping done!

Registration Required.

Tween/Teen DIY Ornaments
Ages 10+
Tuesday, December 19 @ 3:30 PM
Create your own winter scene ornament. Hang on a tree or in your window! Feel free to bring your own knick-knacks to use in your ornaments.

Registration Required.

DIY Snow Globes
Ages 5+
Wednesday, December 27 @ 2 PM
Create your own winter wonderland snow globe! Shake, shake, shake and see the magic. All materials will be included and child safe.

Registration Required.

December's Featured Artist
Amy Jankovic
Amy Jankovic is a Hollis resident who recently relocated here from Florida. She says she was drawn to this area for its natural beauty.
Ms. Jankovic enjoys painting landscapes as well as wildlife and other natural scenes. She has been painting for over 40 years.

Please stop in to see her beautiful work sometime this month!
Hollis Social Library | 465-7721 | www.hollislibrary.org
Did you know? We purchase e-book titles for our library! If there is a title that you can't find in the NHDB you can fill out a request and we will consider making a purchase! Contact us to learn more!