Hinsdale Public Library
June news & updates
HPL Awareness Survey
The Library is conducting a brief survey to help us improve library services and offerings. We value community input and would appreciate your insight. It should take less than five minutes to complete. Enter your contact information at the end if you'd like to be included in a drawing for a gift card. 

HPL After Dark: Sunnyside Up
Bring family, friends, neighbors, and a picnic dinner to Memorial Hall Lawn for some summertime fun! Sit back, relax, and enjoy Sunnyside Up , a bluegrass band that incorporates elements of jazz, rock, and traditional music to create an energetic acoustic show. Refreshing summer drinks and treats will be provided.

Register at the Library, over the phone, or online . Sponsored by the Friends of the Hinsdale Public Library. 

Summer Reading Kick-off
Wednesday, June 6
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

School's out! Stop by the Library for fun, games, and ice cream. Readers of all ages, pick up your challenge card to keep track of your summer reading.
Hinsdale Alum Studies How Kids View Rule Breakers
June 18-23

James Dunlea, Hinsdale native and Psychology doctoral candidate at Columbia University, will be conducting research at the Library that investigates how children perceive those who commit moral transgressions. Children ages 6-8 (with their caregivers) are invited to participate in a 10-15 minute research study. For more info, or to register your child, contact Ridgeway Burns at rburns@hinsdalelibrary.info .
Program Spotlight
“I just received the newsletter, and I’m amazed at the amount of adult programming now being offered.I’ve been using this library for 48 years and there is always something new.”
Backpacking Gems of the Midwest
The experts from REI will take the mystery out of Midwest Backpacking with an overview of planning, preparation, and gear. Along with local information, learn how to choose a pack and select proper clothing and footwear. Plus, we’ll give you important notes on trail etiquette and Leave No Trace principles.

Register at the Library, over the phone, or online .

The  summer newsletter  is now available. Visit the  online calendar  to register for events and to learn more.
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