Essential Oils 101 Class
Wednesday, July 11, 6-8 pm
Downtown Library
Tap into your senses on a deeper level as we explore ways to support your well-being on all levels – physical, mental/emotional, and spiritual. 

The workshop will be facilitated by Eliane Provencher, DTN, Wellness Gold Advocate, spokesperson for dōTERRA International.

This is a free class!Please arrive 15 minutes early to get a good seat so that we can start promptly on time.
Registration is required - Space is limited!
Contact Liz to register: lcastle@hplct.org; 860-695-6320. 
Green Clean
Wednesday, July 11, 6-7 pm
Barbour Branch

Learn creative ways to clean in an eco-friendly and inexpensive way with common household items.
Faces and Places Collage Workshop with Andres Chaparro
Tuesdays, July 10 & 17, 10 am - 12 pm
Albany Branch

The workshop series will celebrate Hartford history and Hartford artists past and present, using reproductions of materials from the library’s Hartford History Center collection. All workshop supplies and materials will be provided. 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED - Space is limited! Contact Sarah to register: spelletier@hplct.org; 860-695-6377. 

Workshops are part of the HPL series "Lifelong Learning for Older Adults: Classes in the Arts at Hartford Public Library." Classes are designed for adults ages 55+. Funding made possible through the generous support of the Ensworth Charitable Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee.
Chicago Style Steppin Dance Class
Monday, July 9, 6-7 pm
Atrium, Downtown Library
Open to beginners and all levels! Come by for a Chicago Style Steppin Dance Class by the Hartford City Steppers. Taught by experienced instructors Princeton Hayes and Jannett Jennings. This is a partnered dance class, but all are welcome to come as individuals, a couple, or a group.
2018 Owl Enrichment Center Summer Programs
July 9 - August 3, 1-5 pm
Mondays through Thursdays
Hartford Public High School
Are you a high school student looking for something to do this summer? Attend the Owl Enrichment Center Summer Program! It includes podcasting, field trips, museum visits, teen journalism projects, scrapbooking, vision boards & more!

For more information, contact Michelle McFarland at (860) 969-9078.
Need to cool off? Come to HPL!

All Hartford Public Library locations are available as cooling centers during their normal hours of operation. Please click here for more information.
Loose Parts

Monday, July 9, 1:30-2:30 pm
Come out and explore what you can create with materials and objects!  
Healthy Eating with
the Very Hungry Caterpillar

Tuesday, July 10, 11 am - 12 pm
"But he was still hungry!" Munch your way through The
Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle as we read the story and try out some foods that are good for us.

Wednesday, July 11, 1:30-2:30 pm
Learn about the ancient art of Henna (or Mehndi) and create your own beautiful henna tattoo design.
Mindful Moments

Wednesday, July 11, 2-3 pm
Take a break and learn how to handle stress with easy
relaxation tips using music, paint, and your own body
HPL Book Scavenger Hunt

Wednesday, July 11, 2-3 pm
Calling all book lovers, treasure hunters and adventurers! Join a city-wide book scavenger hunt inspired by the Book Scavenger series by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman. Solve a secret cipher to find books hidden in all the Hartford Public Libraries. 
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