Adult Programs

September Programs

Herb & Spice Club

September Spice: Sage

Join our take-home cooking club! Each month, there will be a unique herb or spice to use at home along with a corresponding recipe and historical anecdotes.

Boost Your Brain and Memory

Wednesdays, September 21 – November 9 at ­­­­9:30 - 11 am

Starting on September 21 and meeting every Wednesday until November 9, Boost Your Brain & Memory is an eight-week workshop run by the ADRC of Waukesha County designed for adults aged 55+ that meets once a week for 90 minutes. Each session starts with informative video segments, followed by instructor-led group discussions and activities. Boost Your Brain & Memory offers a holistic approach to improving brain health. Participants will learn to implement new habits to maintain cognitive health while also practicing new skills for better memory performance. Program participants learn practices that can help them live a healthier life, remember things better, be more organized, and pay closer attention.

Adult Coloring

Wednesday, September 28 at 6:30 pm

Looking for a way to de-stress? Join us for a night of themed adult coloring. We will provide the pages, coloring utensils, and light refreshments, and you bring your creativity and sense of calm for an hour of artistic Zen.

October Programs

Herb & Spice Club

October Spice: Garlic

Join our take-home cooking club! Each month, there will be a unique herb or spice to use at home along with a corresponding recipe and historical anecdotes.

A Haunting on Park Ave II: A Librarian’s Revenge

September 12 – October 31

A Haunting on Park Ave Part II: The Librarian's Revenge is the second annual Adult Autumn Reading and Activity Program, which consists of reading goals and autumn activities to get you in the mood for Spooky Season! For more information, stop at the reference desk or head to our website.

Genre Book Club

Wednesday, October 5 at 6 pm

The Blessing Way by Tony Hillerman

Join us as we discuss an abomination of homicide. There is something exceptionally disturbing about the victim discovered in a high, lonely place—a corpse with a mouth full of sand—abandoned at a crime scene seemingly devoid of tracks or useful clues. There is palpable evil in the air, and Detective Leaphorn's pursuit of a Wolf-Witch leads him where even the bravest men fear, on a chilling trail that winds perilously between mysticism and murder.

Gothic Milwaukee

Wednesday, October 12 at 6:30 pm

Tales of ghosts and haunted buildings dwell on the streets of Milwaukee, lurking in the shadows of history. These stories, whispered so as not to wake the dead or frighten the living, have endured the passage of time. Join author and tour guide Anna Lardinois as she joins us for a special program at the Hartland Public Library to hear spooktacular tales from Milwaukee’s most famously haunted locations.

Tuesday Tastes: Spooky Treats

Tuesday, October 18 at 3 pm

Join us for a monthly cooking club focusing on beginner to intermediate recipes while learning various culinary techniques. This month we will create different spooky treats that are simple yet delicious. Registration is required. Please email hplinfo@hartland.lib.wi.us to register.

Shelf Indulgence Book Club

Thursday, October 20 at 11 am 

The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri

Join us to discuss a beekeeper and his wife, who is an artist. They live a simple life, rich in family and friends, in the hills of the beautiful Syrian city of Aleppo—until the unthinkable happens. When all they love is destroyed by war, Nuri knows they have no choice except to leave their home. But escaping Syria will be no easy task.

Adult Coloring

Wednesday, October 26 at 6:30 pm

Looking for a way to de-stress? Join us for a night of themed adult coloring. We will provide the pages, coloring utensils, and light refreshments, and you bring your creativity and sense of calm for an hour of artistic Zen.