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Lizzie Borden: The Mystery Continues
Saturday, November 17, 2018
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

This program is a one-hour in-depth retelling of the famous crime.
Extensive research utilizing archival materials, period
newspapers and period photographs create an entertaining
and informative presentation by historian Christopher Daley.

Chat 'n' Chew Lunch-time Book Group
November 20th and December 18th
the third Tuesday of every month.    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.  

YA for Adults (and 11th & 12th graders) Book Group
Monday, November 26, 2018
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

We are reading 'Blood Water Paint' by Joy McCullough, a story told in verse about a female artist in Renaissance Italy.  New members welcome! Pick up a copy of the book at the main circulation desk at the library. Sign up online here.

'Neither Wolf Nor Dog' Screening
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
6:00 PM to 7:45 PM

In honor of Native American History Month, please join us for this independent film debut.  This road movie travels through the heart of Lakota Country when a Lakota elder summons a white writer to visit him and help him write a book about his people. Adapted from the award-winning novel of the same name by Kent Nerburn.

Our Time Memory Cafe
Tuesday, Dec. 11     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.

ONGOING PROGRAMS
RebelRebel the Therapy Dog
Tuesdays -2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
at the library.

Rebel the Therapy Dog will have regular 'office hours' at the library on Tuesdays. Rebel is a sweet Swiss Mountain Dog who would be happy to meet you! Find her in the Young Adult room or the Ellsworth Conference Room. To make an appointment to see Rebel, contact Jessi McCarthy at jmccarthy@hopkintonma.gov.



Our Time Memory Cafe
Second Tuesday of the month
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.


Chat 'n' Chew Lunch-time Book Group
September 18th, October 16th, November 20th and December 18th
the third Tuesday of every month.
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. Group leader will post brief review on the library's website to also share with the Hopkinton community.  

 

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
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    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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