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NOTICE about book donations
The Friends of Hopkinton Public Library will begin accepting donations for their book sale on March 1, 2018. We cannot accept donations before that date. Please do not leave donations if the library is not open. Thank you!
Event Postponed - Our scheduled event- Take a Deep Breath: An Introduction to Yoga Breathing - for Wednesday January 17, 2018 6:30-7:30 in the large event/Strong Room has been rescheduled to Wednesday, January 24 due to the snow.
 
Mini-Golf at the Hopkinton Public Library
Family fun!

Play mini-golf throughout the library from 11-5 on Friday, February 2nd and from 11-3 on Saturday, February 3rd.
   
Presented by the Friends of the Hopkinton Public Library. No cost to play. Donations are welcome!




 
Please welcome our new Adult Services Librarian, Jessi McCarthy!
Jessi has been the Director of the Holland Public Library for the past three years. Before that, she worked as a reference librarian in the Peabody and Salem libraries. She received her MLIS from Rutgers University. Jessi has an exceptional track record of building community relationships across all of her previous positions. We think she will do a great job of welcoming Hopkinton residents into the library, and that she will bring exciting new ideas and the ability to make them reality. We're looking forward to working with her to keep bringing you the best service possible!

 

Learn about our new meeting rooms! We are now accepting requests for room reservations. Follow the links on our Meeting Rooms page to read the Use Policy and make a room request.
 
Monthly Program
colorful swash designColoring for Grown-Ups (and high-schoolers)
Wednesday, Jan. 24 (drop-in starting 6:30 pm)
Hopkinton Library - 13 Main Street - LL Classroom
Whether you're an experienced colorist or a beginner, 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!

Book Club
Young Adult Lit for Adults (and Grades 11 & 12)
Book Club
Monday, January 22 at 6:45 p.m
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Hopkinton Public Library
Registration required
Sign up with Anne, the YA librarian


 
Career Discussion Group
for women at all stages of their career
"Women for Women" career discussion group
Monday, Jan. 22
6:30 - 7:45 p.m.
Hopkinton Public Library

With Patricia Hunt Sinacole speaking about using LinkedIn.
For more information contact Christine at christine0220@verizon.net.
 
GIRLS WHO CODE CLUB
NEW ONGOING CLUB AT HOPKINTON PUBLIC LIBRARY!
GIRLS WHO CODE for grades 6-8
Begins Wednesday, January 17 2:30-4:00 p.m.

Please register to attend with the Teen Librarian, Anne Thie
508-497-9777 OR ATHIE@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
  • WHAT'S HAPPENING at HPL?

     

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

  • QUESTIONS, COMMENTS OR CONCERNS?

    Feel free to contact our director Heather Backman who can be reached at hbackman@hopkintonma.gov or by calling the library at 508-497-9777.
  • MEETING ROOM RESERVATIONS

    Learn about our new meeting room reservation system. We are now accepting room reservation requests!
  • 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.
  • 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/
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    Monthly news

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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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