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Music of Independence

Begin your holiday celebration early with a night of music heard by America’s Founders!  On Monday, July 2nd at 7:00 p.m., join the Ministers of Apollo for a performance of instrumental pieces and period songs enjoyed on our first Independence Day.  Special thanks to our Friends of the Library for their sponsorship of this program.  Free and open to the public.


Thank you, gardeners!

We would like to express our sincere gratitude to the Nottingham Garden Club for their volunteer efforts in beautifying the planters on our front walkway – they look terrific!


For the Love of Reading Book Club

Join us at the Hamilton Library to enjoy and discuss a variety of compelling stories.  This month’s selection is The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood.  Our meeting will be held Wednesday, July 18th at 6:45 p.m.  For more information, email or check out our flyer.


Project Code – 2nd Session

This summer, the Library is proud to host a second session of “Project Code”.  Children ages 8-12 will learn the fundamental concepts of programming by making fun apps, games, animations and more using MIT scratch.  Classes will be held on Saturday’s, June 30th thru September 15th, from 2-3 p.m.  To register, send an email to with your child’s name and age.  Please bring your own laptop.  FREE!


Teen Summer Reading Program

The 2018 Teen Summer Reading Program is on its way! Registration begins on Wednesday, June 27th at the Reference Desk for students between 6th grade and high school graduation. See more information in our SRP flyer and look for our Calendar of Events. Full information is on our Teen Summer Reading Program page.


Upcoming Events for Kids

The Libraries Rock! summer reading program is here!  In-person registration continues until July 21.  Open to all children from birth through Grade 6.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

On Monday, June 25, kids 6 years and older can join us at the library for crafts.  Create rhythm instruments: maracas and drums!  Registration begins Monday, June 18.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Come see The Emoji Movie on Wednesday, June 27 @ 2:30 p.m.  No registration required.  Bring your own snacks!  For a complete Wednesday afternoon kids’ movie schedule, click here.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Sensei Chad Ruff, of USA Karate & Fitness, will present free demo classes on Friday, June 29 and Friday, July 27 @ 3:00 p.m. each day.  Sign-up begins Monday, June 18.

Join us for  story time this summer!  Registration begins Monday, June 25.

Kids 9 to 12 years old can have fun and exercise their imaginations this summer, practicing creative writing and storytelling with Rory’s Story Cubes.  Meets Tuesdays at 2:30 p.m., beginning July 10, in the teen room.  Registration begins Monday, June 25.

Enjoy stories and a snack when you come to the library for Fun with Food!  On Wednesday, July 12 @ 10:00 a.m., our menu is fruit kabobs and yogurt dip. Space is limited; registration begins Friday, June 29.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library


Would you like to go to a museum…for FREE?

Check out the Hamilton Township Public Library’s FREE Museum Pass Program.  Library patrons may reserve a pass to a wide variety of museums, with some passes accommodating up to seven guests! Find out how to reserve your museum pass today.


Interested in local history?

Be sure to check out Tom Glover’s Hamilton Scrapbook website for fun and interesting facts concerning the history of our town and the surrounding communities.