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Library Corner, Jan. 11 edition

by | Jan 9, 2023 | Featured

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.

Schedule update
The library will be closed Saturday, Jan. 14, through Monday, Jan. 16

Frayed Knot Fiber Arts Circle 
Wednesday, Jan. 11, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Participants are invited to bring their current project or pattern. This group is open to teens and adults 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.

50-plus Job Seekers Networking Group
Wednesday, Jan. 11, 6-8 p.m.
This virtual program (held via Zoom) focuses on self-assessment and transferable skills. It’s designed for those who are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for an ”encore career.”

Red Cross Blood Drive
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Register on the Red Cross website at rcblood.org/3AmuYsP.

Author Talk: Dana K. White, decluttering to start the year
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2-3 p.m.
In this virtual program, participants will learn to become better organized and clutter-free. The program is led by author Dana K. White, creator of the popular podcast and blog “A Slob Comes Clean.” She will impart tips from her books, “Organizing for the Rest of Us” and “Decluttering at the Speed of Life.”

50-plus Job Seekers Networking Group
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
The Massachusetts Library Collaborative’s 50-plus Job Seekers Group meets on the first and third Wednesdays of the month via Zoom. This program is for those who are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed or seeking a new career direction. This session will focus on creating a “career story” pitch. Click here to register.

Common foot conditions for diabetics and how to treat them
Saturday, Jan. 21, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
In this presentation, those with diabetes or who have a loved one with diabetes will learn how to take care of their feet.

Tuesday, Jan. 24, 7-8 p.m.
This virtual program is for anyone who wishes they felt more hopeful about the state of the world. Renan Bernardo, Brianna Castagnozzi, Susan Kaye Quinn and T. K. Rex are writing hopepunk stories that challenge people to look up from doom-scrolling and envision a future filled with defiant optimism.

‘The Ransomware Hunting Team’
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 7-8 p.m.
In this virtual program, Pulitzer Prize finalist Renee Dudley and local Pulitzer Prize winner Daniel Golden will discuss their latest book, “The Ransomware Hunting Team: A Band of Misfits Crusade to Save the World from Cybercrime.” Urgent, uplifting and entertaining, the book is a real-life technological thriller that illuminates a dangerous new era of cybercrime.


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