Closed April 19, Patriots' Day Holiday.

We will be closed on Monday, April 19 in observance of Patriots' Day.

(State Holiday)

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.

 

Give Hoopla a Whirl!

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Try Libby!

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Get library materials through our curbside pickup!

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! Call (413)583-3408 x0 once you've been notified that your holds are ready to schedule a pick up time.

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.

Library Visits By APPOINTMENT (Call 413-583-3408 x0.)

The Hubbard Library is open for 30 minute in-person visits by appointment. Appointment times are as follows: Monday Wednesday Friday: 10am-12pm and 1pm-4pm. Tuesday Thursday: 10am-12pm reserved for seniors and vulnerable populations; 1pm-7pm open to the general public. Saturday: 10am-12pm. All circulating and reference materials, and use computers, printers, the copier, and fax machine will be available.

Procedures: Please arrive promptly for your appointment. The door is locked, staff will watch for you or you may call to say you're here. If you're early, please wait in your car or at least 6 feet away from the entrance. To ensure that we can serve the greatest number of patrons, please limit yourself to one appointment per day.

Safety rules:  1. You must wear a mask that completely covers your nose, mouth, and chin for the entirety of your visit. 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.

Book Return open 24/7

We are now accepting returns!

Please return all library materials in the 24 hour Book Drop.  Call to make a special arrangement for oversized items or tech materials.

Do not bring any returns into the library.

All materials are subject to a quarantine of up to 7 days before being checked in.

No donations at this time please.

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

Novelist is here to help!

Upcoming Events

Ramadan Book Bundles!

Date: 4/14/2021

Description:

If you observe Ramadan, include a book bundle of stories from the Hubbard Library in your month! Click below to register for a bundle of 5-8 books tailored to your child's age, to pick up from our curbside service. Available until 5/12 while supplies last.

Please click below for more information and to register.

Learn a Language!

Date: 4/14/2021

Description:

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

 

Poetry Book Bundles

Date: 4/15/2021

Description:

April is National Poetry Month!

We'll help your child celebrate it with a bundle of children's poetry books! Register to reserve a bundle of 5 books; we'll make sure they are suitable for your child's age, and we'll throw in a simple  "poem flower" craft when you pick it up through curbside service.

Please click below for more information and to register.

Book & Craft Pairing: Spring & Garden Books with Magical Garden kits

Date: 4/15/2021

Description:

The Hubbard Library Youth Room is offering a monthly book and craft pairing program: check out a book about our theme of the month, schedule a curbside pick up, and take home everything you need to make an accompanying craft!

For the month of April, pick a book about spring or gardens, and get a kit to make a magical wildflower garden!

Please click below for more information and to register.

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Grow, Play & Learn for 18-36 month olds

Date: 4/15/2021

Time: 9:30am - 10:00am

Description:

Come join us for stories, songs and skill building led by an Early Childhood Developmental trained staff member Jane Christian, who will guide caregivers in strengthening interactions with their child. Program includes curriculum, "Ages and Stages" questionnaire, and resources to fit your child’s individual needs.

This program will happen via video conferencing; registration is required for every new month. Free materials that correspond with each month's theme can be picked up through the library's curbside delivery service. Call (413)583-3408 x2 to schedule pick ups (materials are supplemental, not required). A link for participating will be emailed to you after we receive your registration; registration closes 15 minutes before the program begins.

 

 

Online Minecraft Club

Date: 4/15/2021

Time: 3:30pm - 5:00pm

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: 4/15/2021

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.

Stories In Stone

Date: 4/15/2021

Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Description:

There are many stone inscriptions hidden in the forests of New England that date back to early Native American and Colonial periods. Some of them are examples of spiritual rock art and cultural artifacts. The purpose and meaning of other inscriptions are cloaked in mystery. There are those who claim they are signs of pre-columbian voyages, hidden treasures, or the dark practice of witches.

In this presentation you will hear about the original mysterious inscriptions in America. You also will see some of the fascinating inscriptions recently discovered in the northeast. Join Michael Girard and enjoy as he shares a mix of history and lore for all to enjoy.


Michael Girard is an explorer and adventurer with over 30 years of experience in discovering some of the lesser-known locations, history and lore of New England. From lost cave to inscribed rocks, Michael brings New England history to life.

Please join us for this virtual event by registering on this website to be sent a link on the day of the event.

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: YA GAMES NIGHT!

Date: 4/15/2021

Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Description:

Join Olivia for some awesome virtual gaming (similar to Pictionary, trivia & Mad Libs) through Jackbox games on Steam.

For ages 12 & up. Please click below for more information and to register.

 

VIRTUAL CLUB: Mega Roblox Club for YAs

Date: 4/16/2021

Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Description:

Meet new friends or bring old ones as you chat on Zoom while playing Roblox!

We'll set up break out rooms for different game types and ages. All players are welcome. For ages 8+. Click below to register.

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