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JUST AN FYI....
We do not have eclipse glasses here at the library.
Check out a video that shows how to make your own
viewer from items you have at home!

And some safety info from NASA!

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Telescope to lend!
Thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Hopkinton Public Library and the assistance of the Aldrich Astronomical Society, the library now has a telescope that Hopkinton residents can borrow!
Find out more about this exciting resource we are happy to offer!



 
Monthly Program
colorful swash designColoring for Grown-Ups (and high-schoolers)
Wednesday, August 23 (drop-in starting 6:30 pm)
Hopkinton Library
65 South Street
You're never too old to break out the art supplies! Whether you're an experienced colorist or just interested in seeing what's so popular about the new big thing, join us for a drop-in evening of relaxing coloring! Colored pencils, markers, and pictures to color will be provided - or bring your own materials if you prefer.

Zinio is now RB Digital

The library now provides access to Hopkinton Public Library cardholders through RBdigital Magazines (formerly Zinio for Libraries), a collection of 50 popular magazines that you can check out on your smartphone or computer.

All computer users: click on this link to get started downloading magazines on your computer.
For mobile users: Download the OneClickdigital app on itunes for iOS, Google Play for Android or Amazon for Kindle Fire.
 


Start to learn a foreign language online!
 
Like to learn some basic conversation skills in a foreign language? Try this new tool online. Click on the link above. Scroll down a bit and replace "Your Card Number" with your Hopkinton Library card barcode number and select "start learning" option.  You do not need to log in.
 
There are 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses for foreign speakers available!
 

Temporary Town Offices
The Town Hall building is closed until further notice due to water damage from a failed water pipe valve. They will be moving all offices under one roof to 80 South Street. Please see the press release from the Town Manager's office. More updates can be seen at Hopkintonma.gov, twitter.com/hopkintonma and Facebook.com/hopkintonma.gov 

Disability Access:Library programs and events: Should you require an accessible location which includes a restroom, please notify us 5 to 7 days before the program so we may relocate the program. Call (508) 497- 3400 or e-mail hbackman@hopkintonma.gov. Let us know if you need help accessing Children’s Story Hours or events. Call (508) 497 - 9779 or email dkofron@hopkintonma.gov
  • CHECK OUT OUR NEW TELESCOPE...LITERALLY!

    Hopkinton Library now has our own telescope to lend out for your use thanks to the generous donation from the Friends of Hopkinton Public Library and the assistance of the Aldrich Astronomical Society.


  • We are closed on Saturdays until September 9, 2017
  • WHEN IN DOUBT...ASK A LIBRARIAN

    This guide is intended to provide a brief introduction to provide some tools for identifying fake news and improving news literacy.
    http://guides.library.harvard.edu/fake
  • TRACK CONGRESSIONAL LEGISLATION


    Here is a link to a government website that will help you track legislation being debated in the U.S. Congress.
    https://www.govtrack.us/
  • WHAT'S HAPPENING at HPL?

     

    Check out what we have to offer this month. View/print our monthly program calendar

  • LIBRARY FOUNDATION NEWSLETTER

     

    Monthly news

    from the HPLF

  • ANCESTRY RESOURCE

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  • LEARN A LANGUAGE

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    Check out our new online language learning tool Mango Languages!

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