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Library Corner, Nov. 23 edition

by | Nov 21, 2022 | 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 for the Thanksgiving holiday from Thursday, Nov. 24, through Sunday, Nov. 27. There also might be an early closure on Wednesday, Nov. 23.

The Camp David Accords 
Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2-3 p.m.
This virtual program contextualizes the diplomatic, economic, cultural and military interactions between empires, nations and peoples in the 20th century that shaped America’s increasingly important role in the world and set the stage for the Camp David Accords.

Freedom Team Book Club
Tuesday, Nov. 29, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Each month, members of the Freedom Team Book Club read a book about bias, discrimination or inequity. Check the library’s website calendar for more information. This program is recommended for ages 16 and older.

Conversation Circles
Thursday, Dec. 1, 2-3 p.m.
Conversation Circles will focus on learning basic English language skills. Learners will practice vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar in a fun, comfortable, laid-back environment. Each class will use guided conversations and real-life situations to build language confidence.

ELL for the Advanced Learner-Zoom
Thursday, Dec. 1, 6-7 p.m.
ELL for the Advanced Learner-at the library
Friday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m.-noon
ELL for the Advanced Learner will focus on creating greater fluency through casual conversation, focused discussion and cultural experiences. The atmosphere is relaxed and allows the learner to progress at their own comfort level.

Democracy Talks: Russia’s Invasion, Ukraine’s Resistance, Prospects for Peace
Tuesday, Dec. 6, 7-8 p.m.
This virtual program will focus on a discussion of the reasons behind Russian president Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, Ukraine’s determined resistance and how the war might end.

Author Talk: Geraldine Brooks
Tuesday, Dec. 6, 7-8 p.m.
This virtual/hybrid program will include an online chat with the highly acclaimed and award-winning novelist Geraldine Brooks in conversation about her most recent New York Times bestselling novel, “Horse.”

Classical Music 101
Coming in January
For anyone who enjoys classical music and would like to learn more about it, Friends of the Library is sponsoring Classical Music 101, a free, eight-week, online class starting in January. Registration begins Dec. 5 on the library website. For more details visit hopkintonlibraryfriends.org.

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