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NOTE-Appointments for curbside pickup should be made in
advance at www.picktime.com/hplib or by calling the library.

Computers, study rooms, meeting rooms, seating, and public
bathrooms will remain unavailable for the time being. Masks are required.
(if you are unable to wear a mask, we are happy to offer curbside service)

New Curbside Pickup Coming-4/26
Next week we are moving to a new way to book curbside pickups!
The reservation system will be integrated into your online catalog account and will allow you to book your appointment directly from the "Manage Your Account" library card portal. You will need the account access information for the library card that the holds are placed on. Please contact us before the end of April if you need your library card number.

Announcing the library's new Strategic Plan!
Last fall and winter, we asked for your feedback on library programs and services as we planned for the future. Thank you to the many people who shared their thoughts! We heard you - and we used your valuable input to create a new plan to guide the library's work for the next five years.  You can read the Hopkinton Public Library FY22-27 Strategic Plan on our website now!  This plan identifies five priority areas that we will work within to achieve our mission to "inspire exploration, discovery, and engagement as we enrich and strengthen the social network of our diverse community."

If you would like to hear more about the new Strategic Plan, Library Director Heather Backman will give a public presentation on Wednesday, April 21 at 6:30 pm on Zoom. (please register on our April website calendar). The Director is also available to speak directly to community groups about the Strategic Plan upon request.

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Virtual Programs
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Baptiste Power Yoga Class
Monday, April 5, 12 & 26  12:00 pm on Zoom

Join Natasha Linton from Nourish Power Yoga & Ayurveda in Hopkinton for a weekly 30-minute Baptiste Power Yoga class! Get a Power practice into your day in half the time. This class is a vinyasa flow that will leave you vitalized and reinvigorated so you can step back into your day recharged. Please sign up under the dates you wish to attend.

Tales of a Reluctant World Traveler
Tuesday, April 20 at 7:00 pm on Zoom

'Sixteen weeks, four continents, three bungee jumps, and I couldn't come home soon enough.'
Join Randy Ross, Massachusetts novelist, performer, and co-founder of the New England Indie Authors Collective, for a multimedia event on how a Boston homebody turned a solo trip around the globe into a comedy novel and an acclaimed one-man show. Please sign up in advance on our website calendar to be emailed the Zoom info. 

The Library's New Strategic Plan: Information Session
Wednesday, April 21  6:30 to 7:30 pm on Zoom

Library Director, Heather Backman will provide an overview of the Library Strategic Plan for FY'22-27, preview some of the library's plans for the next fiscal year, and answer your questions. This presentation will be recorded and made available on the library's YouTube page after the event. Please sign up on our website calendar to receive Zoom info which will be emailed near the event date.

Organic Land Care with Laura Davis of Long Life Farm
Tuesday, April 27  7:00 pm on Zoom

Learn how to have a lush, green lawn and playfield without toxic harm to children, pets, pollinators, or the planet. Care for your lawn organically! Please sign up in advance by clicking this event title to be emailed the Zoom info.

May Adult Take and Make: Hand-Bound Pamphlets! 
Kit pickup is Mon-Wed 5/3-5/5

These little booklets are your first steps into bookbinding. Register for the event at https://forms.gle/8ANwGZ1zb9Ghaosm6. Space is limited. An instructional video will be posted to our social media pages on May 3.

Companion Planting & Design
Tuesday, May 4 at 6:30 pm on Zoom

Location, location, location..... some plants just naturally grow better next to others, and well, some don't. Join Blackstone Valley Veggie Garden experts to learn what keeps the peace in your garden!  Please sign up on our website to be emailed the Zoom info.


Disability Access: Hopkinton Library is a fully accessible building, but should you require any assistance accessing library services or events, please contact us at 508-497-9777 or email hopkintonlibrary@hopkintonma.gov.
  • 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.

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