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Puppy Possibilities with Kathleen Goodman
Wednesday, October 17 at 6:00 PM

The author of Puppy Possibilities will share her recipe for success: "Raising the Companion of Your Dreams". Kathy will be demonstrating her puppy training techniques with a real puppy and of course will answer all your puppy questions!

Books in Bloom Opening Night
Oct. 26 (through Oct 31)
6:30 - 7:30 PM

Flower arrangements inspired by books! A special viewing of Books in Bloom before the arrangements are distributed around the library. Come celebrate the efforts of the Garden Club and the Friends. Light refreshments will be served.

ONE YEAR CELEBRATION!
Join us to celebrate the one year anniversary of the library reopening
to our great renovated and expanded space!
Saturday, Oct. 27

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Library Tours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Books in Bloom 
Beautiful book-themed flower displays by the Garden Club will be displayed throughout the library. Complete the scavenger hunt by finding all of the displays, and you'll be eligible for a prize!
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM Cider and donuts with the Trustees
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM 1000 Homes Donor Plaque Dedication
2:00 - 3:00 PM Steve Spector performs in Betty Strong Event Room

YA for Adults (and 11th & 12th graders) Book Group
Monday October 29, 2018
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Join us for a discussion of a new Young Adult book called 'All of This is True'  Sign up online; books available at the main circulation desk.
New members always welcome!

Book Sale - Friends of Hopkinton Public Library
Friday, Nov. 3 - 10:00 - 10:30 Members Only (Join at the door); General Public 10:30 AM to 7:30 PM
Saturday, Nov. 4 - 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Our Time Memory Cafe
Tuesday, Nov. 6     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
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.  

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
  • 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.
  • 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/
  • ANCESTRY RESOURCE

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  • LIBRARY GROUPS

     
    Curious about all the groups associated with the library? Find out here how they all support the library.
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    Check out our new online language learning tool Mango Languages!

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