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Program Highlights

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Film showing of Spike Lee's Academy Award-nominated "BlacKkKlansman" (R)
Wednesday, Feb. 20   7:00 - 9:00 PM


CANCELLED-For Teens - Film showing of Academy Award-nominated "Black Panther"
Ages 13 and up ONLY (PG-13)  Signup online- limited to 40
Wednesday, Feb 20  1:00 - 4:00 PM


Mini-Golf in the library!
Sponsored by the Friends of Hopkinton Library

Friday, Feb 22  11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, Feb 23  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
All ages welcome! Free to play! Donation to Friends appreciated!


Native Plant Gardens for Pollinators
Presented by Mass Audubon Society
Wednesday, Feb 27    6:30 - 7:30 PM

Join us as our presenter and expert discusses how to establish a "Native Plant Garden" to make a positive impact on pollinators—and beautify your outdoor space.

Organic Approach to Vegetable Gardening
with Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens
Saturday, March 2   2:00 PM

The Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens will share the best way to maximize your harvest and minimize your garden headaches organically.

Our Time Memory Cafe
Tuesday, March 12   1:00 PM
(See description below)


Friends of Hopkinton Public Library present
Author and "Chronicle" reporter Ted Reinstein
Wednesday, March 13   6:30 PM

Discussing his book "New England General Stores: Exploring an American Classic"
 

ONGOING PROGRAMS
Rebel the Therapy Dog
Tuesdays -2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

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. 


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
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.
  • WHAT'S HAPPENING at HPL?

     

    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/
  • 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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