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Library Corner, Nov. 10 edition

by | Nov 7, 2021 | 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.

Announcements: New Young Adult Librarian
The Hopkinton Public Library is pleased to announce the hiring of Jak Miller as Hopkinton’s next young adult librarian. A resident of Hopkinton, Jak has worked as a reference substitute for the library since July. Jak brings a strong background in library service for young adults through a master’s in library and information science from Simmons University specializing in youth services, as well as superb leadership skills gleaned from 13 years of management experience with the U.S. Army. The library is excited for Jak to join the team and looks forward to seeing the great work she will do for our young adults in Hopkinton.

Baptiste Power Yoga Class
Mondays, Nov. 15, 22 and 29, noon (Zoom)
Natasha Linton from Nourish Power Yoga & Ayurveda in Hopkinton will lead a weekly 30-minute Baptiste Power Yoga class. Register via the library’s website calendar.

Conversation Circle at the Library
Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:30 a.m.-noon; Thursdays, 6:30-8 p.m.
This program will provide an opportunity for English as a second language (ESL) learners to practice vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar in a fun, comfortable, laid-back environment. Register at the library’s website calendar.

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
Tuesday, Nov. 16, 7 p.m. (Zoom)
In this virtual discussion, acclaimed author Richard Rothstein demonstrates that residential segregation was created by racially explicit and unconstitutional government policy in the mid-20th century that openly subsidized whites-only suburbanization in which African-Americans were prohibited from participating.

Chat ’n’ Chew Book Group
Wednesday, Nov. 17, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Instead of assigning a book for all participants to read, each person reviews something they have read. Check the library’s website calendar for details.

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