The library needs a few new Friends!

Online reading programs for preschoolers, kids, teens, parents reading to their kids, and adults

Current Service Procedures and Hours

THE HUBBARD MEMORIAL LIBRARY IS OPEN normal business hours, no appointment needed!

 

Safety rules:  1. For the sake of our unvaccinated children, we still request masks be worn inside the building.  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.

 

Curbside pick-up: Curbside appointments are no longer necessary, when your items are ready - "JUST DRIVE AND CALL, THAT'S ALL!!".  Dial 583-3408 x0 when you arrive.  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!   Curbside services will continue for the foreseeable future!

 

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.

 

Our book drop is still open 24/7 for those who wish not to come in yet due to the pandemic.

No donations are being accepted at this time please.

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

 

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.

 

Upcoming Events

Learn a Language!

Date: 8/02/2021

Description:

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

 

YOUTH RHYTHM DRUM CIRCLE

Date: 8/02/2021

Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Description:

Music instructor & band leader Rick Marshall will teach students rudimentary rhythms, sticking combinations, beats, & self-expression through percussion on 5 gallon buckets!

There are 4 weeks of classes and then a recital on the 5th week. In case of rain, classes will be held in the gazebo in the park across the street. Please click below for more information or to register. 

YOUTH RHYTHM DRUM CIRCLE

Date: 8/02/2021

Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Description:

Music instructor & band leader Rick Marshall will teach students rudimentary rhythms, sticking combinations, beats, & self-expression through percussion on 5 gallon buckets!

There are 4 weeks of classes and then a recital on the 5th week. In case of rain, classes will be held in the gazebo in the park across the street. Please click below for more information or to register. 

Hybrid program: Sing With Me!

Date: 8/03/2021

Time: 10:30am - 11:00am

Description:

Join Youth Services Librarian July on the library lawn (or via Zoom if it's raining) for 30 minutes of favorite children's songs & movement! A virtual option will also be available during outdoor programs. Please note: the library requires all participants during outdoor programs for youth to wear masks that remain over the nose and mouth for the entirety of the program, and for family groups to keep 6' distance between each other.  

Outdoor Anime Club

Date: 8/03/2021

Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Description:

Meet each week (weather permitting) under tents on the library lawn to watch & talk about anime, eat snacks, try out your cosplay, & more Please click below to register.

HARRY POTTER TRIVIA for prizes!

Date: 8/03/2021

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Description:

When is Harry Potter's birthday? Where is the Slytherin common room located? Who was the headmaster of Hogwarts when the Chamber of Secrets was opened for the first time? Meet us on the library lawn or join in virtually via Zoom to test your knowledge for a chance to win a flying golden snitch, a mini Hedwig stuffie, Hogwards Uno, and more! 

For tweens, teens, and families. Please register.

Wag Your Tail Virtual Event

Date: 8/03/2021

Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Description:

Make two kinds of doggie treats for your pooch, a neighbor, or an Animal Shelter with Chef Rob.  We will be making banana sweet potato oats treats and pumpkin cinnamon doggie treats in this virtual event for all ages.  We will provide you with recipes and ingredient lists prior to the class so that you make cook along with Chef Rob.  You must register in advance to get the link to the program.  Registration begins on June 21.

"Ready for K" Virtual Kindergarten-Readiness Class

Date: 8/04/2021

Time: 9:30am - 10:00am

Description:

Early Childhood Development specialist Jane Christian will teach essential Kindergaretn-readiness skills in this virtual class sponsored by Pathways for Parents. Families will pick up free educational materials from the library that will be used during the class activities. Limited to 12 families, please click below to register.

Preschool Storytime series "Tales of Tails" (hybrid)

Date: 8/04/2021

Time: 11:00am - 11:45am

Description:

Meet Youth Services librarian July Siebecker each Wednesday morning at 11:00am on the library lawn (or virtually via Zoom during bad weather) for stories, songs, and educational games - a different animal theme each week!

Outdoor Grow, Play & Learn for 18-36 month olds

Date: 8/05/2021

Time: 9:30am - 10:00am

Description:

Come join us for stories, songs and skill building led by a Early Childhood Developmental trained leaders who will introduce preliteracy curriculum in a fun, playful environment. Program includes support for caregivers, "Ages and Stages" questionnaire, and resources to fit your child’s individual needs.

This program will take place on the library lawn; if the weather is bad we will switch to a virtual format. Sponsored by  for Parents CFCE.

 

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