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Library Corner, June 28 edition

by | Jun 26, 2023 | Featured

For more information on any of the following programs or other activities at the library, visit hopkintonlibrary.org. Visit the library’s website calendar for event registration information. The library also can be found on Facebook, @hopkintonlibrary, and on Twitter, @HopkintonPLMA.

Schedule update
The library will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, for Independence Day.

Frayed Knot Fiber Arts Circle
Wednesday, June 28, 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 meets on the second and last Wednesdays of each month from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Author Talk: Nancy Horan
Wednesday, June 28, 7-8 p.m.
In this virtual program, Nancy Horan, author of the million-copy New York Times bestseller “Loving Frank,” sits with Therese Fowler to discuss her new book, “The House of Lincoln,” a sweeping historical novel that tells the story of Abraham Lincoln’s ascendance from rumpled lawyer to U.S. president to the Great Emancipator through the eyes of a young asylum-seeker who arrives in Lincoln’s home of Springfield, Illinois, from Madeira, Portugal.

Author Talk: Tananarive Due
Wednesday, June 28, 8-9 p.m.
In this virtual program, Tananarive Due, a contributing author to “Black Panther: Takes of Wakanda,” will discuss her newest work, “The Wishing Pool and Other Stories.” The second collection of stories by the author is full of her signature offerings of horror, science fiction and suspense while confronting monsters of all kinds, including racism, the monster within and the supernatural.

Learn to Play Dungeons & Dragons
Wednesdays, June 28, July 5 and July 12, 6-8 p.m.
The experts from Pete’s Nerd Emporium will teach two series of three sessions this summer. No experience is needed. Individuals are asked to commit to all three of the evenings in a given series. These sessions are intended for tweens and teens 10 years old through high school.

Learn to Play Pokemon
Tuesday, July 11, 1-4 p.m.
During this three-hour session, participants will have hands-on instructions on how to play the Pokémon Trading Card Game, receive a free structure Pokémon deck, and get to play with others. Those interested should register early, as space is limited to 10 players.

Red Cross Blood Drive
Wednesday, July 12, 2-7 p.m.
Registration is available at the Red Cross website at rcblood.org/3AmuYsP.

Young Adult Craft Workshop — Candle Making with Duckie Soaps
Wednesday, July 12, 2-3 p.m.
This workshop is an introduction to fragrance candle making. Each participant will make one container candle using soy wax and can choose from a variety of seasonally inspired fragrance oils.

Author Talk: Lisa See
Wednesday, July 12, 7-8 p.m.
In the Zoom program, New York Times bestselling author Lisa See will talk about her new book, “Lady Tan’s Circle of Women,” a captivating story of women helping other women. See’s latest historical novel was inspired by the true story of a woman physician from 15th-century China and is a triumphant reimagining of the life of a woman who was remarkable in the Ming dynasty and would be considered remarkable today.

Author Talk: Martha Wells
Thursday, July 13, 7-8 p.m.
This virtual conversation is with science fiction and fantasy author Martha Wells, whose latest release, “Witch King,” is described as “a remarkable story of power and friendship, of trust and betrayal and of the families we choose.”