Hope Library

October 2019 Events

Holiday Closing:

Columbus Day, Monday, October 14th


Vendors Wanted! – Craft Fair / Yard Sale / Book Sale

Saturday, October 12, 9 AM - 2 PM

​Join us for a day of Arts/Crafts items, yard sale finds, and food!

Dunkin' Donuts hot & iced coffees will be available, as well as pizza and other goodies.

​Visit us on your way to the Scituate Art Festival!

Table space is available for $25 - reserve your spot today!

Halloween Bake Sale

Wednesday, October 30th

Stop in for some frightfully delicious treats!

Bakers needed.

FLU CLINIC at Hope Library

Sunday, November 10, 11 AM - 1 PM

No insurance required - vaccinations are free of charge.

Reiki Share

Saturday, October 26, 10 – 12

Free individual Reiki session. Space is limited – sign up today!

Not Your Average Book Club

October 10, 6 PM

Pick any book from the 100 best books from the PBS show “The Great American Read” and come and discuss your selection, and hear about other books being read. Everyone is invited to attend.

Mystery Book Discusssion Group

Tuesday, October 15th, 7 PM

We’re back! Come to our group night and pick up your copy for November’s read.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

Tablets and Cellphones and Computers, Oh My!

Saturdays, October 5 & 19

Need help with your devices or just want some help learning how to get online or download books? Call the library (821-7910) and schedule a one-on-one help session! Help is available on alternate Saturdays, or weekdays by appointment.

Nurse Visits - call for October dates

Visit Amanda Marzano, RN, Friday mornings from 11-1. Amanda is available to speak with you on any health related subject – free of charge! Please call the library for dates in October. (Courtesy of the Scituate Health Alliance and WellOne.)

Meal Planning

Thursdays, 6:30 PM

Find your inspiration for weekly meals! Cook smarter -- not harder!
Registration is appreciated, but not required.

Weaving Time

Meets second Tuesday of the month.

October 8, 5:30 PM

Join a group of people who are interested in weaving - all skill levels are welcome! Learn about weaving, or share your experiences with the group.

Card Class

Monday, October 28, 6:30 PM

Learn different techniques using rubber stamps and inks to create one-of-a-kind greetings.

No previous experience needed. Class fee: $7 per class. Registration is required. Please call the library at 821-7910 for additional information.

Weekly Adult Programs:

Blood Pressure Screenings: Wednesdays from 1:30 - 4:30, and 6 - 8 PM

Coloring for Adults: Tuesdays, from 1 - 2 PM

All supplies are furnished. Everyone is invited to attend - no registration necessary.

Coffee Hour: Saturday mornings on our patio, 10:30 AM, weather permitting


Childrens' Programs

***** Story Times *****

Book Babies

Fridays, October 4, 11, 18 & 25, 10:30 AM

For babies, birth to 24 months and a parent or caregiver.

Time for Twos

Fridays, October 4, 11, 18 & 25, 11:15 AM

For children 2 years old and a parent or caregiver.

Preschool Story Time

Mondays, October 7, 21 & 28, 10:30 AM

Stories, movement & craft for children ages 3-5.

Pajama Time!

Thursdays, October 3, 17 & 24, 6:30 - 7:15 PM

Wear your PJ's! Stories, movement & craft time for families with children ages 3 - 5. Registration is encouraged, but drop-ins are welcome!

Sensory Story Time

Saturday, October 26, 12:30 PM

Story time and sensory play for children ages 3 - 8 years old. Registration is encouraged but drop-ins are welcome! For more information, or to register, please contact the library at 821-7910.


Tuesday, October 22, 3:30 PM

Share your favorite books! Talk about the 2019 RI Children’s Book Award Nominees! Or just drop in and listen to what others have to say about what they have read! For students in grades 3-5! Registration encouraged but drop-ins are welcome!

***** Family Programs *****

Bat Chat

Thursday, October 10, 6:30 PM

Join RIDEM’s Division of Fish and Wildlife for a fun program about bats! Learn the importance of bats, how bats are being monitored and how you can become a bat hero! Fun bat trivia! All ages are welcome! Call the library at 821-7940 for more information or to register!

Lego Time

Saturday, October 12 & 26, 10:30 - 11:30 AM

Families with children ages 4 & up are invited in to build LEGO creations! LEGOs supplied!

Parents & younger siblings welcome!

***** Crafts *****

Fall Tree Luminaries

Wednesday, October 9, 4 PM

Make a spooky luminary to usher in the fall season. This program is for children in Grades 1-5. Space is limited - call the library at 821-7910 to register.

Hand Print Witches

Wednesday, October 23, 4 PM

Get your hands in some paint to make a scary witch. Remember to wear an old shirt! This program is for children in Grades 1-5. Space limited. Call the library at 821-7910 to register.

Pumpkin Decorating

Wednesday, October 16, 3:30 – 4:30 PM

Bring in a small pumpkin or other fall gourd and decorate! Artistic supplies will be supplied! For families with children aged 4 and up. Registration is encouraged but drop-ins are welcome!


YA Programs (grades 6 - 12)

Middle School Book Club

Thursday, October 24, 3:30 PM

This month we will be discussing Dry by Neal Shusterman.

Book Gossip

Thursday, October 10 at 5 PM

This month we will be discussing,

The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw

and a bunch of other stuff.

Art Lab

Tuesdays, from 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Experiment with a variety of art supplies to create a work of art each week.

Gravity Falls Marathon

Saturdays, October 5 & 19: 10 AM - 12 PM

Come watch episodes and eat snacks with other fans.

Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering

October 5 & 19: 12 PM - 1:30 PM

If you already have an established group come and use our space to play, or come and learn how to play!

Game Night

Wednesdays, 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Bring your Switch remote and play Super Smash Bros. or come play Magic the Gathering, Disney Villainous and other fun games at the library!