Programs and Events

What’s Happening in the Library This Month?

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Helping Hands Tutoring 12:00 pm
Helping Hands Tutoring @ Hercules Library
Aug 5 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
High School Students led by Hercules High School seniors Munachi Udenyi and Kaitlin Joya will tutor and mentor students entering into 6th, 7th and 8th grade in Math and English throughout the summer. Students will[...]
ESL Conversation Group 3:00 pm
ESL Conversation Group @ Hercules Library
Aug 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us as we improve our conversational English through reading and discussion!
Minecraft in the Library 3:00 pm
Minecraft in the Library @ Hercules Library
Aug 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Come play Minecraft EDU in the library! Monday and Wednesday afternoons all summer, registration is required as space is limited. (Participants on the main list have until 3:07 to arrive before their spot will be opened up[...]
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Storywalk® at Refugio Valley Park – Traffic Pups 12:00 pm
Storywalk® at Refugio Valley Park – Traffic Pups @ Hercules Library
Aug 6 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Go on a Storywalk® in Refugio Valley Park and read the book Traffic Pups by Michelle Meadows as you get ready to watch the movie Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse outside under the stars. The movie will start shortly after sunset, but the[...]
Builders Club 3:30 pm
Builders Club @ Hercules Library
Aug 6 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Kids let your imaginations take over as you build with LEGOs. Creations will be displayed in the library. No registration required. Unless otherwise noted, the Builders Club meets the first Tuesday of every month. We ask[...]
Business Master Mind Class for Women Entrepreneurs 6:00 pm
Business Master Mind Class for Women Entrepreneurs @ Hercules Library
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Let us network and support each other on the journey of Entrepreneurship. Whether you are just starting your business or have an existing one, this is a great place for discussion, problem-solving, support, and to[...]
Summer of Stories 6:00 pm
Summer of Stories @ Hercules Library
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Join us for a special storytime featuring our citys manager, David Biggs! David will read stories, sing songs, and do fingerplays. Stay afterwards for a Q&A with David.
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Computer Basics 10:00 am
Computer Basics @ Hercules Library
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Receive instruction in a variety of computer applications including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and how to set up an email account.
Helping Hands Tutoring 12:00 pm
Helping Hands Tutoring @ Hercules Library
Aug 7 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
High School Students led by Hercules High School seniors Munachi Udenyi and Kaitlin Joya will tutor and mentor students entering into 6th, 7th and 8th grade in Math and English throughout the summer. Students will[...]
Minecraft in the Library 3:00 pm
Minecraft in the Library @ Hercules Library
Aug 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Come play Minecraft EDU in the library! Monday and Wednesday afternoons all summer, registration is required as space is limited. (Participants on the main list have until 3:07 to arrive before their spot will be opened up[...]
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Baby Lapsit Storytime – Ages 0-24 Months 10:15 am
Baby Lapsit Storytime – Ages 0-24 Months @ Hercules Library
Aug 8 @ 10:15 am – 10:35 am
Welcome babies and their grownups to Baby Lapsit Storytime. Age appropriate stories, songs, felt board stories, finger plays, and engaging activities for our youngest library users. Best for ages 6-24 months, but a toddler program[...]
Toddler and Preschool Storytime 11:00 am
Toddler and Preschool Storytime @ Hercules Library
Aug 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:25 am
Welcome toddlers, pre-schoolers and their grownups to Toddler and Preschool Storytime. Interactive rhymes, felt board stories, finger play, and songs. Best for ages 2-5, but all ages and abilities are welcome.
Meditation 4:00 pm
Meditation @ Hercules Library
Aug 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Experience group guided meditation led by Roslyn Seaton, meditator for 29 years.
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Hercules Library Knitting Group 2:00 pm
Hercules Library Knitting Group @ Hercules Library
Aug 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Looking to spend a pleasant Saturday afternoon with great company, good conversation, and creative ideas? Then gather up your knitting needles, crochet hooks, looms, and yarn and join the Hercules Library knitting group. All skill[...]
Tween & Parent Summer Book Club! 3:00 pm
Tween & Parent Summer Book Club! @ Hercules Library
Aug 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tweens and parents!  Here’s your chance to read and discuss awesome tween novels, share summery treats, and make new friends!We’re reading Sanity &Tallulah by Molly Brooks for our last book of the summer. Registration will[...]
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ESL Conversation Group 3:00 pm
ESL Conversation Group @ Hercules Library
Aug 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us as we improve our conversational English through reading and discussion!
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Gardening 101 5:30 pm
Gardening 101 @ Hercules Library
Aug 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Learn how easy and fun gardening can be!! Join Lori Caldwell to learn the basics to be a successful first time gardener. Topics will include: deciphering the terminology, plants 101, healthy soil building, transplanting and plant choice by season,[...]
Family Storytime 6:00 pm
Family Storytime @ Hercules Library
Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Welcome kids and their grownups to Family Story Time! Stories, songs, fingerplays! Stay for free play after Story Time to meet other kids and their families.                   [...]
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Computer Basics 10:00 am
Computer Basics @ Hercules Library
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Receive instruction in a variety of computer applications including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and how to set up an email account.
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Baby Lapsit Storytime – Ages 0-24 Months 10:15 am
Baby Lapsit Storytime – Ages 0-24 Months @ Hercules Library
Aug 15 @ 10:15 am – 10:35 am
Welcome babies and their grownups to Baby Lapsit Storytime. Age appropriate stories, songs, felt board stories, finger plays, and engaging activities for our youngest library users. Best for ages 6-24 months, but a toddler program[...]
Toddler and Preschool Storytime 11:00 am
Toddler and Preschool Storytime @ Hercules Library
Aug 15 @ 11:00 am – 11:25 am
Welcome toddlers, pre-schoolers and their grownups to Toddler and Preschool Storytime. Interactive rhymes, felt board stories, finger play, and songs. Best for ages 2-5, but all ages and abilities are welcome.
Meditation 4:00 pm
Meditation @ Hercules Library
Aug 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Experience group guided meditation led by Roslyn Seaton, meditator for 29 years.
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Hercules Library Knitting Group 2:00 pm
Hercules Library Knitting Group @ Hercules Library
Aug 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Looking to spend a pleasant Saturday afternoon with great company, good conversation, and creative ideas? Then gather up your knitting needles, crochet hooks, looms, and yarn and join the Hercules Library knitting group. All skill[...]
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ESL Conversation Group 3:00 pm
ESL Conversation Group @ Hercules Library
Aug 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us as we improve our conversational English through reading and discussion!
Uke and Me at the Library 6:30 pm
Uke and Me at the Library @ Hercules Library
Aug 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Slow down and enjoy the sounds of the islands as you learn to make beautiful music at the library. With monthly teacher-led ukulele classes you will be a master in no time. Bring your own[...]
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Chess Club 4:00 pm
Chess Club @ Hercules Library
Aug 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The third Tuesday of each month we’ll have chess games in the large conference room. We provide boards, or bring your own. All ages are welcome, bring a friend or find a new opponent. 
Family Storytime 6:00 pm
Family Storytime @ Hercules Library
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Welcome kids and their grownups to Family Story Time! Stories, songs, fingerplays! Stay for free play after Story Time to meet other kids and their families.                   [...]
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Computer Basics 10:00 am
Computer Basics @ Hercules Library
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Receive instruction in a variety of computer applications including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and how to set up an email account.
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Baby Lapsit Storytime – Ages 0-24 Months 10:15 am
Baby Lapsit Storytime – Ages 0-24 Months @ Hercules Library
Aug 22 @ 10:15 am – 10:35 am
Welcome babies and their grownups to Baby Lapsit Storytime. Age appropriate stories, songs, felt board stories, finger plays, and engaging activities for our youngest library users. Best for ages 6-24 months, but a toddler program[...]
Toddler and Preschool Storytime 11:00 am
Toddler and Preschool Storytime @ Hercules Library
Aug 22 @ 11:00 am – 11:25 am
Welcome toddlers, pre-schoolers and their grownups to Toddler and Preschool Storytime. Interactive rhymes, felt board stories, finger play, and songs. Best for ages 2-5, but all ages and abilities are welcome.
Meditation 4:00 pm
Meditation @ Hercules Library
Aug 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Experience group guided meditation led by Roslyn Seaton, meditator for 29 years.
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Hercules Library Knitting Group 2:00 pm
Hercules Library Knitting Group @ Hercules Library
Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Looking to spend a pleasant Saturday afternoon with great company, good conversation, and creative ideas? Then gather up your knitting needles, crochet hooks, looms, and yarn and join the Hercules Library knitting group. All skill[...]
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ESL Conversation Group 3:00 pm
ESL Conversation Group @ Hercules Library
Aug 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us as we improve our conversational English through reading and discussion!
Hercules Library Great Books Discussion Group 7:00 pm
Hercules Library Great Books Discussion Group @ Hercules Library
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us each month as we discuss classic works of fiction.
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Big Gardens in Small Spaces: The Adventures of Container Gardening 5:30 pm
Big Gardens in Small Spaces: The Adventures of Container Gardening @ Hercules Library
Aug 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
This class is geared toward people who don’t have a lot of space and want to grow their own food. Topics such as: maintaining soil fertility, best plants for container gardens & crop rotation will be[...]
Sing & Sign Storytime 6:00 pm
Sing & Sign Storytime @ Hercules Library
Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Come along with your children & explore Outer Space in American Sign Language.  We’ll read space-themed books, sing songs, and hands-on movement activities, too!
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Computer Basics 10:00 am
Computer Basics @ Hercules Library
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Receive instruction in a variety of computer applications including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and how to set up an email account.
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Baby Lapsit Storytime – Ages 0-24 Months 10:15 am
Baby Lapsit Storytime – Ages 0-24 Months @ Hercules Library
Aug 29 @ 10:15 am – 10:35 am
Welcome babies and their grownups to Baby Lapsit Storytime. Age appropriate stories, songs, felt board stories, finger plays, and engaging activities for our youngest library users. Best for ages 6-24 months, but a toddler program[...]
Toddler and Preschool Storytime 11:00 am
Toddler and Preschool Storytime @ Hercules Library
Aug 29 @ 11:00 am – 11:25 am
Welcome toddlers, pre-schoolers and their grownups to Toddler and Preschool Storytime. Interactive rhymes, felt board stories, finger play, and songs. Best for ages 2-5, but all ages and abilities are welcome.
Meditation 4:00 pm
Meditation @ Hercules Library
Aug 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Experience group guided meditation led by Roslyn Seaton, meditator for 29 years.
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Hercules Library Knitting Group 2:00 pm
Hercules Library Knitting Group @ Hercules Library
Aug 31 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Looking to spend a pleasant Saturday afternoon with great company, good conversation, and creative ideas? Then gather up your knitting needles, crochet hooks, looms, and yarn and join the Hercules Library knitting group. All skill[...]