Get library materials through our curbside pickup!

The library is currently open to the public for 30 minute visits by appointment, but our curbside service will continue for the foreseeable future!

You can put materials on hold via the computer catalog 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 x2 once you've put items on hold in order to schedule a pick up time.

For help from Youth Room staff, call (413)583-3408 x3. Tell July and Olivia what you like and they can make suggestions, put together a pile books to match your child's interests, help with reference questions, and get your student required reading books or materials to complete assignments.

Return all items in the Book Drop, which is open 24 hours a day.

No donations at this time please.

Note: we have resumed our normal loan periods on all items.

 

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC BY APPOINTMENT (curbside service continues)

The Hubbard Library is open to the public for 30 minute in-person visits by appointment. Appointment times are as follows:

Monday Wednesday Friday:10am-12pm open to the general public; 1pm-4pm open to the general public

Tuesday Thursday: 10am-12pm reserved for seniors and persons with underlying conditions; 1pm-7pm open to the general public. 

Saturday: 10am-12pm Open to the general public

Call 413-583-3408 x2 to schedule an appointment.

You can access all circulating and reference materials, and use the public computers, printers, copier, and fax machine.

Procedures: Please arrive promptly for your appointment. The door is locked but staff will watch for you, or call the above phone number to say you're here. If you're early, please wait in your car or at least 6 feet away from the entrance.

Please continue to use the Book Drop, which is open 24 hours a day, to return library materials. Do not return any items to the front desk during your visit.

To ensure that we can serve the most number of patrons, please limit yourself to one appointment per day per person.

Safety rules:

1. You must wear a mask that completely covers your nose, mouth, and chin for the entirety of your visit. 2. Maintain a distance of six feet 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; call (413) 583-3408 x2 to request materials and schedule a pick up time. 

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Upcoming Events

Book & Craft Pairing: Halloween & Glowing Pumpkin Jars

Date: 10/26/2020

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, and take home everything you need to make an accompanying craft!

This month: Halloween & glowing pumpkin jars!

Please click below for more information and to register.

Hybrid program: PreSchool Storytime series "Look Up!"

Date: 10/26/2020

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: 10/27/2020

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: 10/27/2020

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 STEAM PROGRAM: If I Built a House! with Miss Jane

Date: 10/27/2020

Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Description:

Pathways for Parents Educator Jane Christian will use Chris Van Dusen's book "If I Built a House" as inspiration for a ful engineering activity with Build- n- Strawz, which will be provided free of charge to everyone who registers. After registering, call the library toschedule a time \to pick up the materials for the activity via our curbside service.

Registration is required; please click below to register!

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents CFCE

 

VIRTUAL PROGRAM! Family Fun Hour: Scavenger Hunt!

Date: 10/27/2020

Time: 6:30pm

Description:

This family fun hour will have your racing around your house to find things that you probably never thought of as treasure!

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

Book & Craft Pairing: Halloween & Glowing Pumpkin Jars

Date: 10/29/2020

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, and take home everything you need to make an accompanying craft!

This month: Halloween & glowing pumpkin jars!

Please click below for more information and to register.

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

Date: 10/29/2020

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: 10/29/2020

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.

VIRTUAL PROGRAM: YA GAMES NIGHT!

Date: 10/29/2020

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.

 

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