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Library Corner, May 15 edition

by | May 12, 2024 | 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 for Memorial Day weekend from Saturday, May 25, through Monday, May 27.

All Things Pee and Poop Story Time
Friday, May 17, 10:30-11:15 a.m.
For those who want the scoop on poop and the tea on pee, Dr. Erika Johnson of Better Together Physical Therapy will lead this program that consists of a story time, crafts and learning all about normal pee and poop health habits. This is best for ages 3-6. Registration started one week before the event.

Asian American Representation in Literature
Tuesday, May 21, 7-8 p.m.
Registration is open for this Zoom program that features a conversation with Rebecca (R.F.) Kuang. She will chat about her New York Times bestselling novel, “Yellowface,” which grapples with questions of diversity, racism and cultural appropriation as well as the terrifying alienation of social media.

Doughnut Story Time
Tuesday, May 21, 10-11 a.m.
Author Carrie Finison will make an appearance for an interactive read-aloud of her book “Dozens of Doughnuts.” Children (best for ages 2-5) will have a chance to ask questions, meet a large stuffed version of LouAnn the Bear and make doughnut crafts. Registration is required and starts one week before the event.

Monthly Music & Movement
Wednesday, May 22, 10:30-11:15 a.m.
This month’s performance, generously supported by the Hopkinton Public Library Foundation, is with Stacey Peasley.

Not Just Ancestry.com
Wednesday, May 22, 1-2 p.m.
Whether an experienced family researcher looking for new online sites to explore, or someone just starting research and unsure what’s out there, everyone is invited to join Hopkinton librarian Allison Keaney for a presentation and discussion of lesser-known online resources.

What to Know When Your Child’s Gotta Go
Wednesday, May 22, 6:15-7:45 p.m.
Parents of children who experience constipation, struggle with potty training, seem to go to the bathroom too frequently or not enough, or experience abdominal pain and bloating without clear cause are invited to this presentation by Dr. Erika Johnson of Better Together Physical Therapy. She will talk about pediatric pelvic health, including potty training, normal bladder and bowel habits, and how to get help if someone is struggling.

100 Years of Boston Comedy
Thursday, May 23, 6-7:45 p.m.
Arts journalist Nick Zaino explores Boston’s long history of comedy, from vaudeville to YouTube, highlighting some of the personalities that have defined laughter in America for 100 years.

Over the Rainbow Book Group
Tuesday, May 28, 1-2 p.m.
This adult book group explores works of fiction and nonfiction written by LGBTQ+ authors or with LGBTQ+ themes. This month’s book is “The Guncle” by Steven Rowley. The group meets in the Ellsworth Room on the fourth Tuesday of each month from 6:30-7:45 p.m. unless otherwise noted — this month’s meeting has been moved to 1 p.m.


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