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.
The Roosevelts At Christmas
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2-3 p.m. (virtual)
In this virtual program, attendees will learn about the customs and traditions followed by the Roosevelt family as they celebrated Christmas, one of their favorite holidays of the year.
It’s Now or Never with Judah Leblang
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
“It’s Now or Never: My Life in the Late Middle Ages” is a mostly humorous look at getting older, trying to live a creative life and dealing with times when “man planned and God laughed.” Judah has done his shows live/in person at Fringe Festivals in the U.S. and Canada, and won Best of Festival at the 2019 Calgary Fringe.
Monthly Music & Movement
Wednesday, Dec. 14, 11-11:45 a.m.
Recommended for ages 0-5, this program is a children’s concert with performer Rock-a-Bye Beats. This program is funded by Friends of the Hopkinton Public Library.
Author Talk: Nicole Eustace
Wednesday, Dec. 14, noon-1 p.m.
Individuals are invited to explore early American history during an online afternoon conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Nicole Eustace as she discusses her 2022 award-winning book “Covered With Night: A Story of Murder and Indigenous Justice in Early America.”
Frayed Knot Fiber Arts Circle
Wednesday, Dec. 14, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Participants are invited to bring their current project or pattern. This group is open to teens and adult of all skill levels. All fiber arts crafts (knitting, crochet, needlepoint, cross-stitch, needle felting, etc.) are more than welcome. This group will meet on the second and last Wednesdays of each month from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Best Bike Rides in New England
Wednesday, Dec. 14, 7-8 p.m.
Author David Sobel will give a presentation based on his new book, “Best Bike Rides in New England,” in this Zoom webinar. Sobel will reveal some of his favorite rides, discuss the variables he uses when designing a ride, explain how to design rides using online tools like Map My Ride or Strava, advocate for incorporating bike riding 3-5 times a week into personal wellness goals, and suggest a great ride in or around the community.
Friends of the Library annual meeting
Wednesday, Jan. 4, 6:30 p.m.
The annual meeting of Friends of the Hopkinton Public Library will be held in the Strong Room at the library. All members are invited to attend. The agenda will include the election of officers, approval of the dues structure and affirmation of regular business. The annual meeting will be followed by the January board meeting.