The library will be closed on Monday, January 21st, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday.

Storytimes build kids' brains!

Sign up now for winter story times! Story times for 2-3 year olds, 3-5 year olds, extra-bouncy preschoolers,& 5-8 year olds start in January.  Click here to find out more and to sign up!

Afternoon movie for early-release day from school!

Vacation week fun for kids!

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. 

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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

Artwork by the Students of Saint John the Baptist School

Date: 1/19/2019


View artwork created by the little hands of the students of Saint John the Baptist School. The artwork will be on display throughout the month of January in the lobby display case and is viewable during normal library hours.



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

Date: 1/22/2019

Time: 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

Date: 1/22/2019

Time: 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!

Story-and-Play for 2-3 year olds

Date: 1/23/2019

Time: 10:00am


This winter we will enjoy stories, games, songs, and crafts about sea creatures. The 45 minute storytime includes 15 minutes for free play, 15 minutes of stories, fingerplays & songs, and 15 minutes of craft and snacktime. The session runs 6 weeks, weather permitting. 

This program is crafted specifically for the attention span and interest level of toddlers. If your child is older than 3 or has a greater capacity for sitting and listening to stories you may want to consider our storytime for 3-5 year olds, which runs on Mondays at 10am. 

Please click below to register.

Word Part II, Visually Enhancing your Documents

Date: 1/23/2019

Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm


Building on lessons learned in the Word introductory class, you will format a more extensive document including paragraph formatting, AutoCorrect, and tables.  Please register at the circulation desk or by calling 583-3408.  Space is limited.

Presenter: Pat McGowan, Library Director


Table-top Games Club

Date: 1/23/2019

Time: 1:30pm - 5:00pm


Join the Games Club for an afternoon of role play, stragegy, co-op, pvp & board game fun!  Meet up, make new friends and play RPGs like D&D or card and board games weekly! Don’t own games, no worries, we do!  This club is ideal for 20 and 30 somethings, though any adult is welcome.  We also have a games club available for people under 18 known as the Pop Culture Collective. 




Date: 1/24/2019

Time: 10:00am - 10:30am


This program is for the bounciest, wiggliest, most active little ones! Movement, music and games are mixed in with quick, interactive books for a rollicking good time, with no sitting-still required! Adult participation is expected in this program.

Please click below to register.

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

Date: 1/24/2019

Time: 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.

Please click below to register.

Getting started on your family history project

Date: 1/24/2019

Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm


An informal presentation on the basics of genealogy, including strategies for getting started, techniques, and resources available. We'll include a brief discussion of how genetics and DNA analysis have revolutionized the field. Hear stories and lessons learned from our presenter with more than 40 years of genealogical research experience.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Please register by stopping by the circulation desk or by calling 583-3408.  

Presented by: Cliff McCarthy of the Genealogy and Local History Library, Wood Museum of Springfield History, Springfield Museums


Anime "T & T" Club

Date: 1/25/2019

Time: 3:30pm - 5:00pm


A club for Tweens & Teens ("T & T") who are fans of anime & manga! Meet every Friday afternoon to watch & talk about anime - with free snacks! 

Please click below for more information and to register.

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