Martin Luther King Jr. Day

We will be closed on Monday, January 18 in observance of

Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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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.

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Upcoming Events

Learn a Language!

Date: 1/19/2021

Description:

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

 

Book Vs Movie

Date: 1/19/2021

Description:

Looking for some entertainment this winter?  E-visit or come in to see our month-long display of book & movie pack combos available for check-out.   Read the book then watch the movie and you decide, which is better? The combos are viewable online and requestable via phone or e-mail for curb-side pick-up, while supplies last!  There are selections for all ages.

Virtual program: Sing With Me!

Date: 1/19/2021

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: if the weather isn't too cold and safety allows, we'll offer this program out on the library lawn along with a virtual version (masks are required except for babies; everyone will be assigned a spot to sit that is at a safe distance from other participants). Other times this program will take place only 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.

 

 

 

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

Date: 1/19/2021

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.

During the winter, this program is all virtual. When the weather improves and it starts staying light out later, we'll add a hybrid option and meet on the library lawn in addition to offering the program virtually. 

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

 

VIRTUAL STEAM PROGRAM: Build Your Own Vehicle!

Date: 1/19/2021

Time: 4:30pm

Description:

Please note: this program is full.

If you register, we will put you on the waiting list, and let you know if we have an opening.

Join Pathways for Parents Educator Jane Christian via Zoom to make a wooden truck, car or motorcycle! Free kits to do the program are provided via our curbside service. After registering, call the library to at (413)583-3408 x2 schedule a time \to pick up the materials for the activity 

Space is limited to 6, registration is required; please click below to register!

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents CFCE

 

Movie Club VIRTUAL Meeting Vertigo

Date: 1/19/2021

Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Description:

Typically, 2nd from the last Tuesday of the Month

Join us for monthly discussions of classic movies!  Watch your movie at home with a DVD available for checkout at the library prior to the event then meet online or by phone to discuss.

You do not need to be a club member to attend, but you must register to get the invite link.

 

Virtual Escape Room: Escape the Alien Planet

Date: 1/19/2021

Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Description:

Scifi fans, band together for a virtual escape room!

Use your wits, work together, and solve clues to escape an alien planet! You don't need to know any of the other participants to have fun in this program, but bring your friends if you want!

For ages 10+. Please register.

Book & Craft Pairing: Snow/Winter & No-Sew Sock Snowmen

Date: 1/20/2021

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!

This month we have adorable no-sew sock snowmen for kids to make, paired with books about snow & winter.

Please click below for more information and to register.

Virtual program: Movement Across Milestones for 0-15 month olds

Date: 1/20/2021

Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Description:

 

For children from birth to fifteen months w/their caregivers.

Meet Physical Therapist Lisa Erickson through Zoom to learn about typical motor development & how to promote it with floor time play and social games. 

This program is sponsored by Pathways for Parents CFCE.

Please click below to register.

 

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

Date: 1/21/2021

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.

 

 

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