Hope Library

September 2019 Events

Holiday Closing: Labor Day Weekend, August 31 - September 2


Craft & Yard Sale

Saturday, October 12

9 - 2

Craft items, yard sale finds and food - stop by on your way to the Scituate Art Festival!

Table rentals are $25 - space is limited - rent your table today!

Spending! Spending! Where Does All My Money Go?

Tuesday, September 17, 6:30 - 7:30 PM

Join Susan Greenhalgh, of Mind Your Money, LLC to learn:

1. How to track your spending.

2. How to save more mindfully.

3. How minding your money increases your financial well-being.

Everyone is invited to attend.

Author Visit - Dr. Michael Fine

Not Your Average Book Club

Thursday, September 12, 6 PM

Join Dr. Fine as he does a reading from his fictional novel, Abundance. A short discussion will follow. Everyone is invited to attend.

Banned Books Week

September 22 - 28th

Stop by the library to view the most challenged and/or banned books. You may be surprised at the titles you find!

Tablets and Cellphones and Computers, Oh My!

Saturdays, September 7 & 21

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 Visit

September 6 & 20

11 AM - 1 PM

Amanda Marzano, RN, from the Scituate Health Alliance will be here to answer your health related questions. Everyone is invited to stop by and speak with Amanda - no appointment necessary.

Meal Planning

Thursdays, 6:30 PM

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

Cookbook Club: Thursday, September 19

Weaving Time

Meets second Tuesday of the month: September 10, 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, September 23, 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.

September Weekly Adult Programs:

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

Coloring for Adults: Tuesdays, from 1 - 2 PM

Everyone is invited to attend - no registration necessary.

Coffee Hour: Saturday mornings, 10:30 AM, weather permitting

*** Mystery Book Discussion group returns in October.***


Chocolate Delights!

What's tastier than fresh fruit? Fruit dipped in chocolate!

September 10

Program times:

Grades 1- 5 at 4 PM

Grades 6 - 12 at 5:30 PM

Registration is required. Please call the library at 821-7910 to register today!


Childrens' Programs

Book Babies

Fridays, September 20 & 27, 10:30 AM

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

Time for Two's

Fridays, September 20 & 27, 11:15 AM

For children 2 years old and a parent or caregiver.

Preschool Story Time

Mondays, September 16, 23, & 30, 10:30 AM

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

Pajama Time!

Thursdays, September 19 & 26, 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, September 28, 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.

Craft Time

Tuesday, September 17, 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Children grades K & up will make a spaced-out craft! Call the library to register or for additional information.

Lego Time

Saturday, September 14 & 28, 10:30 - 11:30 AM

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

Parents & younger siblings welcome!


YA Programs (grades 6 - 12)

Middle School Book Club

Thursday, September 12, 3:30 PM

3:30 PM

This month we will be discussing Meanwhile by Jason Shiga.

Book Gossip

Thursday, September 26

5:00 PM

This month we will be discussing If I'm Being Honest, by Emily Wibberley.

Come talk about books 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.

No Art Lab on 9/17.

Gravity Falls Marathon

Saturdays, September 7 & 21: 10 AM - 12 PM

Come watch episodes and eat snacks with other fans.

Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering

September 7 & 21: 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 - 6:30 PM

Bring your Switch remote and play Super Smash Bros. or come play Magic the Gathering and other fun games!