Foundation Membership Drive

The Directors of The Hanson Public Library Foundation, Inc. thank you for your support of our library and the Hanson Public Library Foundation.

The Library Foundation has another exciting lineup of programs scheduled for 2018. The Hanson Public Library Foundation 2018 Calendar of Events: Save the Dates, available at the library or through the library’s homepage, lists the spectacular events lined up for you and our library community.

The 2018 Hanson Public Library Foundation membership drive is currently underway, and the Foundation Directors invite you to become a member by making a donation. Your gift, at whatever level works best for you, will help the Foundation to continue to enhance library services and offer valuable programs at the Hanson Public Library.

Please make a donation today.  Checks should be made payable to The Hanson Public Library Foundation, Inc. and may be dropped off at the library or mailed to Hanson Public Library, 132 Maquan St., Hanson, MA 02341. Thank you in advance for your ongoing support of the Library Foundation and its wonderful programs.

Sincerely yours,

Directors of The Hanson Public Library Foundation, Inc.

Kathleen Teahan Author Visit

Hanson Public Library
Saturday, January 20th, 12:30 pm

Author talk featuring:

  • Book talk & reading – Adults and families with children are welcome to attend. This event is most appropriate for children ages 4-8.
  • Questions & answers
  • Book selling & signing
  • Chocolate chip  cookies and milk will be served

Author Info:
Local author Kathleen Teahan is a retired teacher and former MA State Representative who is passionate about social justice. She has served on the Whitman School Committee and has also volunteered in classrooms, food programs, scholarship committees, and various outreach programs, including Habitat for Humanity. Her goal is to leave a better world for her grandchildren and children throughout the world. A portion of each sale of The Cookie Loved ‘Round the World goes to fight world hunger.

Featured Book Info:
Based on real events, The Cookie Loved ‘Round the World tells the tale of how, in the midst of the Great Depression, the chocolate chip cookie was created by Ruth Wakefield, the owner of the Toll House Restaurant in Whitman. The story follows the famous chocolate chip cookie from its invention to its designation as the Official State Cookie by the Massachusetts State Legislature in 1996 through Whitman’s Cookie Drop on New Year’s Eve in 2013.

This free event requires registration. Sign up through our Calendar of Events, call 781-293-2151, or email
Important: Registration will be checked at the door due to space limitations of the room.
Sponsored by the Hanson Public Library Foundation, Inc.

POSTPONED: ArtMatters: Georgia O’Keeffe

The Georgia O’Keeffe ArtMatters presentation originally scheduled for Jan 6th has been postponed to Saturday, Jan 27th at 12:30 pm. If you were already registered, you will automatically be registered for the 27th. If you are unable to attend on the 27th, please contact us at 781-293-2151 or If you have not already registered, space is still available. You may sign up through our Calendar of Events at, call 781-293-2151, or email

Start off the New Year with an informative and entertaining event at the Hanson Public Library: ArtMatters: Georgia O’Keeffe.

On Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 12:30 p.m., The Hanson Public Library Foundation is pleased to sponsor ArtMatters: Georgia O’Keeffe. This presentation will explore O’Keeffe’s art and her personal conflicts during an era of great cultural change. Many reproductions of O’Keeffe’s artwork will be displayed as part of the presentation.

Georgia O’Keeffe is one of the most significant and intriguing artists of the 20th century, internationally known for her innovative art. O’Keeffe was a pioneer of abstraction and influenced the male-dominated culture of New York City in the beginnings of the “Modern Century”. In a career spanning more than 60 years, O’Keeffe produced more than a thousand artworks, including large-scale flower paintings, images of towering skyscrapers and landscapes.

This free event requires pre-registration. To register, go to and sign up under “Calendar of Events”, email, or call 781-293-2151.

Space is limited so sign up today.