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Minden Hills Branch

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176 Bobcaygeon Road
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Residential well water samples for testing by the HKPR District Health Unit will be accepted at the Minden Hills branch on Tuesdays 10am–5pm and Thursdays 12pm–7pm. Empty sample bottles will be available to pick up anytime during our operating hours. 

Please note that this is a courtesy drop off only. For questions specific to your water sample, please contact the Health Unit.

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Sunday closed

Monday closed

Tuesday 10:00am–5:00pm

Wednesday 10:00am–5:00pm

Thursday 12:00pm–7:00pm

Friday 10:00am–5:00pm

Saturday 10:00am–5:00pm

Upcoming Events

Family Storytime

Join us at the library for a fun new family Storytime! Children will get to experience the magic of reading while meeting our brand-new puppets, singing songs and much more! Ages 0-6 with a caregiver. Drop ins welcome.

Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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Cricut Crafters Circle

Join us for a monthly Cricut crafting session to learn more about how to use a Circut Cutter, and to make new crafts. Registration is required.

Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Mini Makers

Drop by after school on the first Tuesday of the month to try out some of our fun tech toys! No registration required. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Time: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Drop-In Crafts

Join us every Thursday from 3:00-5:00pm to create a fun new craft. All ages are welcomed to join, children under 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver.

Date: Thursday, February 9, 2023
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Drop-In Craft: Heart Frogs

Children are invited to drop by their local library branch to create a heart frog craft in celebration of Valentine’s Day! Click here for locations and times.

Date: Saturday, February 11, 2023
Time: all day
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Altered Book Crafts

Join us each month for a new altered-book craft at the Minden Hills Branch. No registration required.

Date: Saturday, February 11, 2023
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Afternoons with Ancestors

Adele Espina from the Haliburton Highlands Genealogy Group will be running these drop-in sessions. Adele is amazing at using the databases that are available at the library ( and Family Search) to help patrons find answers to their family tree and genealogy questions.

Date: Tuesday, February 14, 2023
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Beginners Ukulele Group

Our Beginners Ukulele Group is meeting again at the Minden Hills branch on Thursday evenings from 5:30pm to 6:30pm. Bring your ukulele and learn with us!

Date: Thursday, February 16, 2023
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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Friends of HCPL Book Nook

A used-book shopper's paradise! Drop-in and browse a huge selection of lightly read books.

Date: Friday, February 17, 2023
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Minden Book Club

Join the Minden Book Club for reading and lively conversation. This book club meets the last Wednesday of each month at 2pm.

Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Writer's Circle

A program to support and inspire all writers. No matter your experience level or your genre, we are here for you! Join a group of supportive writers to develop a joyful writing practice, share craft tips, give and receive feedback, and commit to putting your pen to the page.

Date: Thursday, February 23, 2023
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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