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.
Guided Trail Walks with HPL/Hopkinton Trails Club
Thursday, Aug. 18, 5-7:30 p.m.
The HPL and the Hopkinton Trails Club are hosting a summer series of easy guided trail walks in Hopkinton. Participants will experience the trails while learning about the green spaces in our town. The next walk is on the Fruit Street Trails. Check the library website calendar for location and more details.
Summer Saturday Family Movie Matinees
Saturday, Aug. 20 and 27, 2-3:30 p.m.
The library will host Saturday matinees during Summer Reading. Registration is not required. Individuals are welcome to join as long as there are seats available in the auditorium. The movie on Aug. 20 is “Over the Hedge.” The movie on Aug. 27 is “Up.”
Escape Room: From the Rogue Planet
Tuesday, Aug. 23, various times
The challenge: You and your group have crash-landed on a rogue planet. Repair the ship, plot a return course and survive the journey home. For ages 12 and older. Registration required. Limited to one session per person.
Red Cross Blood Drive
Friday, Sept. 2, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Register at the Red Cross website (rcblood.org/3AmuYsP) or call the Reference Desk at 508-497-9777 for help scheduling an appointment.
Book Talk with Justice Daniel Roache
Tuesday, Sept. 13 , 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Participants will read “The Rage of Innocence: How America Criminalizes Black Youth” by Kristin Henning. Daniel Roache, who is a juvenile court justice in Massachusetts, will lead a discussion using the book as a jumping-off point to talk about race and justice in the juvenile court system.