Hubbard Memorial Library has been serving the local community for over a century.

The library’s mission is to enable people to explore library resources, to enrich their lives with information, knowledge and enjoyment. The library provides free & equal access to information and service to people of all ages & abilities. 

Upcoming Events

Story-and-Play for 2 year olds, Wednesday morning session

Date: 7/30/2014

Description:

The Story-and-Play session starts with a 15 minute free-play period, followed by about 15 minutes of stories and finger plays, & finishes up with a simple craft & a snack. Each session runs about 45 minutes.

Please note: this is the same program as the Friday morning storytime for 2 year olds; please register for either Wednesdays or Fridays, not both.

Once you register, your child will be signed up for all 5 weeks of the session.

Chess Club

Date: 7/30/2014

Time: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Description:

Storytime for 3 - 5 year olds on Wednesday afternoons

Date: 7/30/2014

Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Description:

This summer’s storytime theme is “FIZZ, BOOM, READ!” a five-week session of science-themed stories about experiments, dinosaurs, robots, electricity, space & more!

Please note: this is the same storytime as the Thursday morning storytime for 3-5 year olds; please register for only one. When you register, you are signing up for all 5 weeks of storytimes.

 

CARTOONING WORKSHOP!

Date: 7/30/2014

Time: 2:30pm

Description:

This class, taught by professional artist, cartoonist and teacher Mike Cady, will meet for an hour every week for three weeks. Participants will learn how to draw comic-strip style comics, superheroes, and manga, and will gain basic drawing techniques as well as how to develop their own personal style. All materials will be provided. Space is limited; please register in the Children’s Department or online.

This program is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

3 - 5 Year-Old Storytime, Thursday Morning Session

Date: 7/31/2014

Time: 10:00am

Description:

Each storytime includes about 30 minutes of stories, finger-plays, songs and games related to that week’s theme, followed by a craft project and a snack; the total storytime runs approximately 60 minutes. 

Please note: this is the same program as the Wednesday afternoon 3-5 year old storytime; please register for only one! Registration required; please note that when you register, you are signing up for the five-week session.

Ready-To-Read Storytime for 5 - 8 year olds

Date: 7/31/2014

Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Description:

Children who have entered grade school start their own journeys towards being readers, but they still love listening to stories! ...

GALAXY JARS!

Date: 7/31/2014

Time: 6:00pm

Description:

Turn a leftover jar into a mini glowing cosmos! Drop-in, suitable for ages 3 & up.

 

Literary Elements: "Poets and Potters"

Date: 7/31/2014

Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Description:

Writers have alluded to clay and the potter at work in numerous poems and stories throughout time.  Massachusetts' poets Longfellow, Whitman, Thoreau and Gibran celebrated the potter in their writings and reflected on the forming of clay as a metaphor for life in various ways. In this one hour program, Rick will be demonstrating "throwing" at the pottery wheel while exploring their verses and the historical connections of Massachusetts potters to these poets.

Story-and-Play for 2 year-olds on Fridays

Date: 8/01/2014

Time: 10:00am

Description:

The 45 minute storytime includes 15 minutes for free play, 15 minutes of stories, fingerplays & songs, and 15 minutes of craft and snacktime. Please register in the Children's Department or online.

Please note: this is the same program as the Wednesday morning 2 year old story-and-play storytime; please register for only one! Registration required; please note that when you register, you are signing up for the five-week session.

DUCT TAPE FLOWERS

Date: 8/01/2014

Time: 3:30pm

Description:

Who knew duct tape could be so pretty? Learn how to make a variety of flowers!

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