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.
New library hours in effect
In response to community needs, the Hopkinton Public Library now is open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Computers will be shut down 15 minutes before closing, as will the Reference Department and Children’s Department.
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Saturday, May 7, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
There are always lots of great books to be found at this annual book sale.
Author Talk: “Love, Theodosia” with author Lori Goldstein
Tuesday, May 10, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Author Lori Goldstein will present a talk about “Love, Theodosia,” a book about a fictional romance between Theodosia Burr and Philip Hamilton. Attendees will learn about the research process for writing this historical romance. Copies of the author’s books will be on sale courtesy of Aesop’s Fable Bookstore, based out of Holliston. The program is presented by Friends of the Hopkinton Public Library.
Frayed Knot Fiber Arts Circle
Wednesday, May 11, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Participants in the Frayed Knot Fiber Arts Circle 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 welcome. This group will meet on the last Wednesday of each month. Anyone who has questions or needs knitting materials should email Jak Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Love is Love Book Club
Thursday, May 12, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
The LGBTQ+ Book Club will discuss a range of books across all genres. All LGBTQ+ adults and teens 14 and older are welcome, as well as allies. This group meets on the second Thursday of each month from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Books will be available at the circulation desk.
May’s book is “Red, White & Royal Blue” by Casey McQuiston.
Saturday, May 14, 9 a.m.-noon (Town Common)
Hopkinton 101 is a community event where residents and locals can learn about municipal departments as well as local nonprofit and volunteer opportunities. Town department representatives, nonprofit leaders and educational outreach coordinators will participate in this event, which is being held at the Town Common.