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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, May 30, 2023
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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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.
The theme for April is Books based in the 1920's.

Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 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, June 1, 2023
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 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, June 2, 2023
Time: 10:00 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, June 6, 2023
Time: 3:30 PM - 4:30 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, June 8, 2023
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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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, June 10, 2023
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Little Bugs, Big Problems

Designed with children in mind, this interactive table and informational pop-up display enables them to learn about, explore and experience the fascinating science of ticks while learning how to prevent the health risks associated with the illnesses ticks can transmit, particularly Lyme disease.

Start: Tuesday, June 13, 2023
End: Saturday, June 17, 2023
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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, June 13, 2023
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Beginners Ukulele for Kids

Bring your ukulele and learn with us! For children ages 7-15. We have 5 ukuleles for children to use during this program. First come, first served.

Date: Friday, June 16, 2023
Time: 3:30 PM - 4:30 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, June 29, 2023
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Drag Queen Storytime

Special guest Auntie Plum joins us for a Drag Queen Storytime in celebration of Minden Pride. This free, family-oriented literacy program will instill a love of books and reading for children and their families through an imaginative storytelling experience. Auntie Plum loves sharing stories and positive vibes!

Date: Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Turtle Guardians

Come out and meet turtle experts and the Turtle Guardians LIVE teaching turtles! Learn about these ancient creatures, and how you can help.

Date: Saturday, August 26, 2023
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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