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The Friends of the Library Seek New Active Members!

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Can't get involved at this time? Click here to be redirected to a printable membership application to give financial support.

 

Veterans' Day

Current Service Procedures and Hours

THE HUBBARD MEMORIAL LIBRARY IS OPEN normal business hours, no appointment needed!

 

Safety rules:  1. For the sake of our unvaccinated children, we still request masks be worn inside the building.  2. Maintain six feet distance between other patrons and staff at all times. 3. If you or anyone you have regular contact with has a temperature or displays signs of COVID within the previous 72 hours, please refrain from visiting the library. If you are unable to follow these rules, our curbside service remains available for access to library materials.

 

Curbside pick-up: Curbside appointments are no longer necessary, when your items are ready - "JUST DRIVE AND CALL, THAT'S ALL!!".  Dial 583-3408 x0 when you arrive.  Place materials on hold via the computer catalog, the CWMARS app, or call the library to ask for help. If you're not sure what you want, we're happy to make suggestions!   Curbside services will continue for the foreseeable future!

 

For help from Youth Room staff, call (413)583-3408 x3. Tell us what you like, and we can make suggestions, find books to match your child's interests, help with reference questions, get required reading books, or materials to complete assignments.

 

Our book drop is still open 24/7 for those who wish not to come in yet due to the pandemic.

No donations are being accepted at this time please.

Note: we have resumed our normal loan periods on all items, late fees incurred during the pandemic are being forgiven.

 

Upcoming Events

Book & Craft Pairing: Halloween & Glowing Pumpkin Jars

Date: 10/27/2021

Description:

Check out a book about Halloween, Autumn, or Harvest-time,  and take home everything you need to make a glowing pumpkin jar! You can pick your book out from our display in the Youth Room, or we'll email you a list and you can pick the book & craft up from curbside service.

 Please click below if you'd like to order a book online.

 

 

Learn a Language!

Date: 10/27/2021

Description:

Simply click here and then create an account with your Hubbard Memorial Library library card to start learning online today!

 

An Artist's Sketchbook by Incendavery

Date: 10/27/2021

Description:

View a display of An Artist's Sketchbook by Incendavery in the library's display case all month long.

Families in Harmony 4-week series with Renee Coro

Date: 10/27/2021

Time: 1:00pm

Description:

Join us on the lawn every Wednesday (or virtually if the weather is bad) for Families in Harmony, sponsored by Pathways for Parents! This music-based mindfulness program assists children ages 2-5 and their caregivers in becoming more aware of the present moment, focusing on both their physical and emotional well-being, and connection to the world around them.

Please click below for more info and to register.

"Whose Shoes" Story program for 5-8 year olds

Date: 10/27/2021

Time: 4:00pm - 4:45pm

Description:

A gently educational, always fascinating story program especially for elementary school-aged kids! Youth Services Librarian July will help us "walk a mile" in the shoes of different real-life people, with picture book biographies about real people, some famous and some not, who have inspiring and fascinating stories. Meets on the library lawn of via Zoom during bad weather.

 

Book & Craft Pairing: Halloween & Glowing Pumpkin Jars

Date: 10/28/2021

Description:

Check out a book about Halloween, Autumn, or Harvest-time,  and take home everything you need to make a glowing pumpkin jar! You can pick your book out from our display in the Youth Room, or we'll email you a list and you can pick the book & craft up from curbside service.

 Please click below if you'd like to order a book online.

 

 

Outdoor Grow, Play & Learn for 18-36 month olds

Date: 10/28/2021

Time: 9:30am - 10:30am

Description:

Come join us for stories, songs and skill building led by a Early Childhood Developmental trained leaders who will introduce preliteracy curriculum in a fun, playful environment. Program includes support for caregivers, "Ages and Stages" questionnaire, and resources to fit your child’s individual needs.

This program will take place on the library lawn; if the weather is bad we will switch to a virtual format. Sponsored by  for Parents CFCE.

 

Online Minecraft Club

Date: 10/28/2021

Time: 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Description:

Unite with other Minecraft players via Zoom for 1.5 hours of fun multiplayer gaming!

Moderated by Hubbard Library Youth Room staff. Please click below to register.

Online Minecraft Club

Date: 10/28/2021

Time: 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Description:

Meet up with other Minecrafters via Zoom (either with a 2nd device or split screen) to do multiplayer gaming either in creative or survival. Moderated by library staff. Please click below to register.

Pumpkin Decorating for kids!

Date: 10/28/2021

Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Description:

A special Halloween treat for ages 3 & up! Kids are invited to decorate a pumpkin with paints, pom-poms, glitter out on the library lawn! Pumpkins are generously donated by Randall’s Farm. Space is limited; please click below to register.

Rain date: Saturday 10/30, 11:30am

Note: there will also be a separate pumpkin decorating event just for middle & high schoolers on Tuesday, 10/26 at 4:30pm;  please check here for more info.

 

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