Cookies: Abington Public Library, at 600 Gliniewicz Way, is hosting a cookie decorating workshop for youngsters on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 4 p.m. Attendees will be provided with cookies, icing, and other decorating supplies. To register, call 781-982-2139.
Santa: The Brockton Public Library, at 304 Main St., is hosting a Saturday With Santa on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 1 to 4 p.m. Youngsters will have a chance to take a picture with Santa, participate in storytime, watch a holiday movie, and enjoy face painting.
Stress relief: The Duxbury Free Public Library, at 77 Alden St., is hosting a workshop on Saturday, Dec. 9, at 10:30 a.m. on techniques to eliminate stress and get a better night’s sleep. To register, call 781-934-2721, ext. 5632. Attendees are asked to wear comfortable clothes.
Holiday fest: The Hanson Fire Department is hosting the Hanson Holiday Fest on Saturday, Dec. 9, at 7 a.m. Youngsters will have breakfast with Santa at Camp Kiwanee, at 1 Camp Kiwanee Road. Tickets are $10 per person and will include a photo with Santa.
Movie: The Thomas Crane Public Library, at 40 Washington St., is screening the 1989 movie “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” on Monday, Dec. 4, at 2 p.m.
Books: The library is also hosting a bookstore on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m. Shoppers can find deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs, and DVDs. Proceeds will benefit the library and its programs.
History: The Milton Public Library, at 476 Canton Ave., is hosting a talk on the Halifax, Nova Scotia, explosion of 1917, after which the city of Boston sent aid and disaster relief. Attendees will learn why Halifax delivers a Christmas tree to Boston each year. The discussion will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m.
Party: The town of Norton is hosting a “Festival of Lights” on Sunday, Dec. 3, at 5 p.m. Attendees will meet at the Town Common for carols, cookies, hot cocoa, and crafts. Santa and Mrs. Claus will make an appearance.
Movie: The Weymouth Public Library, at 46 Broad St., is screening the 1997 film “Good Will Hunting” on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m.
College: The library is hosting an “Educational Seminar on College Saving” on Saturday, Dec. 9, at 10 a.m. Attendees will learn how to get started on college savings.Jonathan Ng can be reached at Jonathan.Ng@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @JonathanNgBOS.