Library Corner, April 7 edition

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    For more information on any of the following programs or other activities at the library, visit hopkintonlibrary.org. The library also can be found on Facebook, @hopkintonlibrary, and on Twitter, @HopkintonPLMA.

    Seasonal Cooking Workshop — Celebrate Spring!
    Thursday, April 8, 6-7:15 p.m. (Zoom)
    Join Nancy Wind, founder of Peaks and Poses, for the first of two seasonal cooking workshops that will celebrate spring. Participants can cook along with her or simply watch. In April, she will be making carrot ginger soup with roasted chickpeas. Sign up in advance to receive the Zoom info and recipe.

    Finding Easy Walks with Marjorie Turner Hollman
    Tuesday, April 13, 7 p.m. (Zoom)
    This program is presented cooperatively with the Framingham and Natick libraries. The author of “Finding Easy Walks Wherever You Are” and “More Easy Walks in Massachusetts” will offer some suggestions of places to go nearby, as well as strategies for finding easy walks, avoiding crowds and dressing for comfort outdoors. Register in advance on the website calendar to receive the Zoom link.

    Tales of a Reluctant World Traveler
    Tuesday, April 20, 7 p.m. (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. Register in advance on the website calendar to receive the Zoom link.

    Chat ’n’ Chew Book Group
    Wednesday, April 21, 12:30 p.m. (Jitsi Meet)
    For those missing their book club, the library offers the virtual Chat ’n’ Chew book group. Instead of assigning a book for all participants to read, each person reviews something they read this month. Fill out a registration form at forms.gle/kpsKLP761Lh9387w5 to join.

    Library Strategic Plan Information Session
    Wednesday, April 21, 6:30-7:30 p.m. (Zoom)
    Library director Heather Backman will provide an overview of the library’s strategic plan for Fiscal Years 2022-27, preview some of the library’s plans for the next fiscal year and answer questions. This presentation will be recorded and made available on the library’s YouTube page. Register in advance on the website calendar to receive the Zoom link.

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