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The Children's Library
Family Storytime on November 17

“Turkey” Family Storytime

November 17 @ 3:30

Thanksgiving stories and a turkey craft!

Children's Winter Activities


Hemet Christmas Parade

December 2

Library will be closed – visit us at Gibbel Park!

Tween and Teen Craft – Get Your Glow On

December 8 @ 3-4

Create a Light-up card (ages 10+)

Family Storytime

December 15 @ 3:30

Stories and a craft

Winter Crafts

December 16 @ 2-4 -- Crafts are geared for ages 3-11

Get Your Comic-On (the Library’s 1st Comic Book Convention)

January 13 @ 10-4

*superhero storytime and activities @ 10-11am

*Manga drawing class@ 11am (space limited to 30 students)

Family Storytime

January 19 @ 3:30

Warm up with some cozy stories at Family Storytime!

Tween and Teen Craft

February 2 @3-4

Make a Valentine-themed Tile (ages 10+)

Valentine’s Day Crafts

February 10 @ 2 -- Crafts are geared for ages 3-11

Meet Smokey Bear

February 23 @ 10

Meet Smokey Bear and firefighters from the U.S. Forestry Service 

Bark for Books absent December, but will return on January 5
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Bark for Books will be held the first Friday of every month @ 4-5 in the Children's Library area. 

                     Taking a December break, but will return January 5th! 

Improve reading skills by reading out loud to therapy dogs with Bark for Books.  These certified therapy dogs are looking for children to read to them on the first Friday of every month @ 4-5. No registration required. Ages 3+

Join the Bark for Books reading club where you can earn prizes for every 5 books or 5 chapters you read to one of the therapy dogs.

Preschool Storytime -- Thursdays at 11-11:45

November 2: NIGHT take home activities sheet
November 9: OWLS take home activities sheet
November 16: THANKSGIVING take home activities sheet
November 23: NO STORYTIME
November 30: FALL LEAVES take home activities sheet
December 7: BEARS
December 14: SANTA
December 21: NO storytime 
December 28: NO storytime

Mission E-books availble online

California Mission E-books available FREE through the library’s catalog. Look up your mission and then click on the URL link. These  e-books can be accessed from any computer at any time by going through the library’s catalog.

ABC Mouse is available free through library computers
The award-winning curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-6+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. ABCmouse. com is 100% educational, with 3,500+ learning activities across all major subject areas—reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. Best of all, kids love it.  And it’s free to use in this library, either on library computers or your own device as long as you are connected to the library's WiFi! From Age of Learning, Inc.

Hoopla Digital for kids... borrow digital movies, music, ebooks and more!

Children's E-books and Downloadable Audio Books!
Free children's E-BOOKS and downloadable AUDIO BOOKS available through the library's website from One Click Digital Audio. Click Here to go to the page and check out the selection, or access the e-books available on One Click Digital Audio through the Hemet Public Library's website main page under the "Online Services" tab. 

Over 6,000 children's and adult downloadable books are at your fingertips with more being added!  

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Free Homework Help Online
Live Homework Help
Free homework help available from your computer... 7 days a week 1 PM until 10 PM.  All you need is your library card and PIN.

Click on Online services and Live online tutoring!