Library Corner, Sept. 30 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 has reopened
    The Hopkinton Public Library has reopened for quick browsing from 1-4 p.m. on weekdays. A mask covering the nose and mouth is required. There will be a limited number of people allowed in the building at one time. Solo browsing is encouraged. Services/areas not available at this time include: computer use, study/meeting rooms, all seating, children’s play area and bathrooms (except for emergencies). Book returns will continue to be made at the outside book return at the Church Street entrance. Curbside pickup and printing will continue as well. Check the library website for updates on services.

    BabyKneads (Virtual)
    Thursdays, Oct. 8, 15, 22, 29, 10:30-11:15 a.m.
    Baby sign language (BabyKneads) with Sheryl White is for children from 2 months to about pre-verbal. Children must be available to attend all four sessions. This is a Zoom class, and registration is required. Sign up by clicking on the BabyKneads Oct. 8 event on the library’s website calendar, which will automatically register the child for all four classes.

    Chat ’n’ Chew Lunchtime Book Group (Virtual)
    Wednesday, Oct. 14, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
    For those missing their book club, the library offers the virtual Chat ’n’ Chew book group. Instead of assigning a book for all participants to read, each person reviews something they read this month. All reviews of the books then will be posted to Facebook to share with the Hopkinton reading community. The group will meet virtually using meet. Fill out a registration form at On the day of the meeting, registrants will be invited by email to join.

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