Library Corner, Oct. 13 edition


    For more information on any of the following programs or other activities at the library, visit The library also can be found on Facebook, @hopkintonlibrary, and on Twitter, @HopkintonPLMA.

    Library Hours
    The library is open for browsing Mondays through Thursdays from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Due to the expanded hours, curbside pickup has been discontinued. Study rooms and computers are available on a limited basis.
    The library will be closed on Oct. 11 for Indigenous Peoples Day/Columbus Day.

    Baptiste Power Yoga Class
    Mondays, Oct. 18 and 25, noon (Zoom)
    Join Natasha Linton from Nourish Power Yoga & Ayurveda in Hopkinton for a weekly 30-minute Baptiste Power Yoga class.

    Relaunching Your Career with Deb Raymond
    Tuesday, Oct. 19, 10:30 a.m.-noon (Zoom)
    Experienced career coach Deb Raymond is leading a six-week series on relaunching a career. Attendees will meet weekly with others who are on the same journey and build their confidence to transition back to work. Register via the library’s website calendar.

    ESL Conversation Circle
    Fridays, Oct. 15, 22 and 29, 10: 30 a.m.-noon
    This in-person program will provide an opportunity for English as a Second Language (ESL) learners to practice vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar in a fun, comfortable, laidback environment.

    NaNoWriMo — Read like a Librarian
    Tuesday, Oct. 19, 7 p.m. (Zoom)
    Join reference and technology librarian Danielle for a peek into how librarians read. Get recommendations for books that will blow your mind and change the way you look at humans, plants, animals, rocks, societies and more.

    Chat ’n’ Chew Book Group
    Wednesday, Oct. 20, 12:30 p.m. (
    Instead of assigning a book for all participants to read, each person reviews something they read this month.

    Freedom Team Book Club
    Tuesday, Oct. 26, 7 p.m. (Zoom)
    This month’s book is “Broke in America” by Joanne Samuel Goldblum and Colleen Shaddox.