Stay and Play Cafe for Families
Thursdays, January 8th, February 12th and March 12th
Come browse for books, then spend time in our Community Room at the Stay and Play Cafe for Families. The Keurig will be set up in the kitchen and the tea kettle will be singing. Use our coffee or tea or bring your own special flavors. There will be toys, music, and games to play. The room will be open from 10-2:30, so drop in anytime! Bring friends!
The above program is brought to you with the support of the Hopkinton Public Library Foundation.
**Felt Board Workshop
Saturday January 31st from 10am-1pm
You (and your child, if you wish) will create a fun activity at this hands-on workshop. You'll leave with a finished, ready to use felt board, and pieces to go on it. All felt materials will be provided. You are also welcome to bring your own. Please bring a piece of 1/4 inch plywood, no bigger than 24x36 inches, for the base of your felt board.
Choose the time that works for your family to begin and stay as long as you'd like! (Between 10 and 1).
Limit 12 families. Please call the library to register for this program
or email Leigh.
Thursday February 5th from 3:15-4:15pm
Make a gift for a friend! Ages 5-8. Please call the library to register for this program or email Leigh.
**Take Your Child to the Library
Saturday February 7th from 10am-3pm
Games for all!
**Peter Boie, Magician
Sunday February 8th from 4-4:45pm
Bring the whole family to see the magic!
**Skype with Beth Revis
Friday February 13th at 6pm
Find out more about the author of the Across the Universe series.
6th grade and up. Pizza too!!
Indoor Snowman Scavenger Hunt
Sunday February 15th from 2-4pm
Choose a prize after finding the snowmen! Program in conjunction with the Rec. Dept. Funnelator event, also 2-4pm.
Curious George Party
Wednesday February 25th from 1-2pm (vacation week)
Ages 3-6 with a caregiver. Limit 20 children.
Please call the library to register for this program or email Leigh.
Friday March 27th at 6pm
Hampstead Stage brings Carlo Collodi's famous tale to life. All ages invited. Best for K-5th.
**Brought to you with the support of the Friends of the Hopkinton Town Library as part of the Friends Winter Family Series.
Call the library at 746-3663,
email Leigh at firstname.lastname@example.org
or stop by the library if you have any questions.
Check out photos from the 2014 Stuffed Animal Sleepover on Flickr! Looks like those guys had a blast!
Story Time is a preschool (ages 3-5) program of stories, poems, songs and crafts offered on Tuesdays at 1pm and Wednesdays at 10:30am. Each program is approximately 1 hour long. No Story Time on Wednesday Jan. 21st.
Lap Time is for children ages 2 and younger accompanied by a caregiver, and is offered on Fridays at 10:30am. Each program will run 20-30 minutes.
No registration is required for story times.
Read with Emma
Our friendly yellow lab is a really good listener! Call 746-3663 or email to schedule your 15 minute time to read to Emma! For all ages.
We're here to help!
The Children’s Librarian and the Reference Librarian will be available to help you find the books or resources you need. Please see Leigh Maynard or the Reference Librarian of the day for assistance.
Looking for a good book?
Looking for more books like your favorites? Want to find a new author?
Try NoveList K-8 Plus!
(ask at the library for the username and password)
Need help with homework assignments?
Try the Searchasaurus for research!
Primary and middle school resources.
(ask at the library for the username and password)
Links to Hopkinton School sites:
Great Websites for Kids and Parents!
New Hampshire Awards:
Ladybug Picture Book Award
Cochecho Readers' Award (Grades 3-4 in Dover)
Great Stone Face Award (Grades 4-6 Statewide)
Isinglass Award (Grades 7-8 Statewide)
Flume Award (NH Teen Reader’s Choice Award - Grades 9-12)
The Internet Public Library Kidspace is an excellent site that links users to numerous “librarian approved” websites that have been organized by subject. This site also allows online users to submit questions to librarians, and have their questions answered in three days or less. http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/
Great Web Sites for Kids Links to great reference sites recommended by the American Library Association. http://www.ala.org/greatsites
ALA Great Websites for Parents, Caregivers and Teachers Links to great sites recommended by the American Library Association. http://gws.ala.org/category/sites-parents-caregivers-teachers-others
New Hampshire Homeschooling Coalition (NHHC) The NHHC is an all-volunteer organization which exists solely to support homeschooling in New Hampshire. http://www.nhhomeschooling.org/
New Hampshire Homeschooling Resources This site is dedicated to homeschooling, homeschoolers, parents, students, and caregivers interested in improving the quality of a homeschool education. http://nhhr.dimentech.com/index.html
Online Learning in New Hampshire connects K-12 students to e-learning programs. This site is maintained by the New Hampshire Department of Education Office of Educational Technology. http://nheon.org/onlinelearning/