Events

For information about adult events contact the Circulation Desk at 583-3408 Ext. 2

 

For information about events for kids and teens contact the Children's / Youth Services Department at 583-3408 Ext. 3

All Events

11/17/2018

Thanksgiving Food Drive

11/17/2018 - 11/20/2018

During November, the Children’s Department will be collecting Thanksgiving-dinner food to donate to the Survival Center! Bring in Thanksgiving food for our Cornucopia Box, and in exchange we will give you a FREE BOOK!

We are collecting these foods: Stuffing mix,Canned mince meat, Canned cranberry sauce, Canned corn, Canned gravy or gravy mix, Instant potatoes, Beans, Canned pumpkin, Corn bread mix, Canned sweet potatoes or yams,Canned green vegetables, Biscuit or muffin mixes, and also protein foods like peanut butter, beans or tuna fish. 

New Tech Petting Zoo!

9:00am - 1:00pm

The Hubbard Library was awarded a grant to buy a bunch of cool tech toys that you'll be able to use in the library or check out with your card, and we want YOU to tell us what we should buy!

We will have Makey Makey, Little Bits, and Bloxels electronics kits, Sphero, Dash, and Dot robots, 3D Doodlers, Lego WEDO and more, laid out on the Youth Room tables - come try them out, see what's fun, and tell us what you think!

This project was brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, grant #LS-00-16-0022-18. Thanks also to the Wilbraham Public Library, the Chicopee Public Library, and the Jones Library for loaning their tech toys for this program.

Minecraft Club

11:00am - 1:00pm

Minecraft players of all skill levels can bring their own devices, or may use one of the library’s eight computers to build, play & create. For elementary & up.  Registration required; please click below to register.

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11/19/2018

Storytime for 3 - 5 year olds

10:00am

This fall’s storytime theme is “All About Families,” a six-week session of stories about parents, grandparents, siblings, even pets!

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 click below to register.

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Explore Hubbard’s Databases with Pat

2:00pm - 3:15pm

We have many databases including Ancestry.com, Transparent Language, A to Z Maps, A to Z World food, Law Depot legal forms and more.  Come in for a hands-on 75-minute overview of our databases with our library director.  Please register at the circulation desk or by calling, space is limited to 8 participants.  Free!

 

11/20/2018

Sing With Me! Music Program for Preschoolers & Their Grown-ups

10:30am - 11:00am

If you have a little one who loves music, this program is for you! Join us for a half-hour of adult-&-child singing, clapping, and stomping along to favorite kids’ songs, with occasional musical instruments or accompanying books thrown in! No need to register, just drop in! Please note that adult participation is expected for this program - and it's fun!

Pop Culture Collective

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Unite for an afternoon of broad-spectrum fandom! Each week will have a different theme - anime, Pokemon, Steven Universe, Star Wars, cosplay, superheroes, & more - discuss, play, watch, and geek out! 

This club is open to ages 16 - 22, and all are welcome!

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11/21/2018

Chess Club

12:00pm - 5:00pm

Stop by the library for a fantastic chess match against seasoned chess veterans!  Our longest continually running adult program is free and open to the public!

Wednesdays 12-5.

Call for more info.

 

Games Club

1:30pm - 4:30pm

Enjoy an afternoon of gaming - role play, strategy, co-op, pvp & board games - with other gaming fans!

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11/22/2018

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

4:00pm

Children who have entered grade school journey towards being readers, but they still love listening to stories! This program is designed to support your emergent reader by sharing a sample of stories & series that are geared toward various levels of early readers, & get them excited to use their new reading skills on the sequels later. Stories are followed by a craft, and we finish up the 60 minute session with a snack.

Registration required; please note that when you register, you are signing up for the entire six-week session.

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