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The library will be closed Monday, January 21

in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.




 
Program Highlights
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Chat 'n' Chew Lunch-time Book Group
Tuesday, January 15  12:30 to 1:30 PM

What to bring:
-An easy lunch, your own covered drink (or we’ll have water)
-A copy of a book (fiction or non-fiction) that you've read recently to chat about with the group.
We'll discuss and share the book. The group leader will post a brief review on the library's website to also share with the Hopkinton community.  

Friends of Hopkinton Public Library present
Book Club 101
Wednesday, January 16   6:30 PM

Whether you’ve never been a part of a book club before, or you are a more experienced book club member looking for a recharge, join us for a lively discussion-based evening that will enrich your own book group participation!  Jennifer DeLeon, author and professor, will share some tips and techniques to enhance your reading experience.  

High School Study Day
Friday, January 18    12:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Midterms start January 22nd!  Spend some time at the library at the first ever High School Study Day!
We have reserved some great space at the library for high school students to study, by yourself or with friends!  Pizza will be served around dinnertime for those interested!  

Hopkinton Diversity & Cultural Alliance Book Club
Monday, January 28  6:00 PM to 7:45 PM

In January we will be discussing the book Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri. Copies are available at the Library for check out.
If you are unable to attend in person, but would still like to participate, please join the Goodreads online discussion: https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/543295-hdca-online-book-club

Multigenerational Storytelling
Saturday, Feb 2    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM


Our Time Memory Cafe
Tuesday, Feb. 12    1:00 PM to 3:00 PM 

Our Time Memory Café is a joint venture between The Hopkinton Senior Center and the Hopkinton Library. This is a welcoming gathering for those experiencing forgetfulness, mild cognitive impairment, or living with dementia, and their care partner, family, and friends.


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
  • MEETING ROOM RESERVATIONS

    Learn about our new meeting room reservation system. We are now accepting room reservation requests!
  • 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.
  • 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.
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    Check out what we have to offer this month. View/print our monthly program calendar

  • 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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