Happy Holidays!

12/24 Curbside pick-up available 9:10 - 11:40, in-person visits by appointment from 10-11.

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.

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Upcoming Events

Book & Craft Pairing: Early Winter Holidays or Uniqueness, & Sparkly 3D Snowflakes

Date: 12/05/2020

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!

This month we have a gorgeous sparkly 3D snowflake for kids to make, paired with books about early winter holidays or uniqueness (since no two snowflakes are alike!)!

Please click below for more information and to register.

Book & Craft Pairing: Early Winter Holidays or Uniqueness, & Sparkly 3D Snowflakes

Date: 12/07/2020

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!

This month we have a gorgeous sparkly 3D snowflake for kids to make, paired with books about early winter holidays or uniqueness (since no two snowflakes are alike!)!

Please click below for more information and to register.

Hybrid program: PreSchool Storytime series "Look Up!"

Date: 12/07/2020

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Description:

Meet Youth Services librarian July each  Monday morning for stories about things that float, things that fly, & things we see in the sky! If the weather is good and it remains safe for the library to be open to the public, we will meet on the library lawn; if the weather is not good or we need to tighten up safety measures, this program will be presented with video conferencing for two-way interaction!

In order to maintain safety, registration is required; please click below for more information and to register.

 

Hybrid program: Sing With Me!

Date: 12/08/2020

Time: 10:30am - 11:00am

Description:

Little ones and their grown-ups, join Youth Services Librarian July for 30 minutes of favorite children's songs & movement! This is a hybrid program: when the weather is good and safety allows, this program will take place on the library lawn (masks are required except for babies; everyone will be assigned a spot to sit that is at a safe distance from other participants). When in-person participation isn't possible, this program will take place via Zoom.

In order to maintain safety we need to have everyone register in order to participate. Please click below for more information and to register. Parents & caregivers, please stay with your children as this is a adult-and-child program.

 

 

 

Hybrid program: "Whose Shoes" Storytime for 5-8 year olds

Date: 12/08/2020

Time: 4:00pm - 4:40pm

Description:

A storytime 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.

This is a hybrid program: if the weather is good and safety allows, we will meet on the library lawn, with equipment set up so that the storytime will also be accessible virtually. If the weather is bad or our safety protocols change, the program will happen entirely virtually.

Safety rules:

Everyone in attendance over the age of 2 must wear a mask that remains over their noses and mouths for the entire program.

Family groups must maintain at least 6' of distance from other groups at all times.

Registration is required; please click below for more information and to register.

 

VIRTUAL PROGRAM! Family Fun Hour: CHARADES!

Date: 12/08/2020

Time: 6:30pm

Description:

Join us for another round of this classic game! Compete against other family teams - laughs are the biggest prize!

In order to maintain internet safety, registration is required; please click below for more information and to register.

Book & Craft Pairing: Early Winter Holidays or Uniqueness, & Sparkly 3D Snowflakes

Date: 12/09/2020

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!

This month we have a gorgeous sparkly 3D snowflake for kids to make, paired with books about early winter holidays or uniqueness (since no two snowflakes are alike!)!

Please click below for more information and to register.

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: You & Me in Music

Date: 12/09/2020

Time: 11:00am

Description:

In this developmentally appropriate music class for 4-5 year olds, you and your child are invited to engage virtually through Zoom along with a limited number of participants. We will explore many aspects of music, including singing, playing instruments (you can use any instruments you may have or also pots, pans, and utensils!), and moving in a fun, interactive program that fosters social, emotional, and physical development.  Join us for this dynamic program led by Music Therapist, Renee Coro of Harmonious Happenings.

Geared towards older preschoolers.

This Program sponsored by Pathways for Parents CFCE.

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

Date: 12/10/2020

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. A link for participating will be emailed to you after we receive your registration; registration closes 15 minutes before the program begins.

 

 

Pets & Princesses Roblox Club

Date: 12/10/2020

Time: 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Description:

Join us for two fun, friendly hours of gaming!

This Roblox club features games like My Restaurant, Adopt Me, and Royale High, and will be run by the Hubbard Library Youth Room. Join other players from the comfort of your own home!

Please click below for more information and to register.

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