Friday, January 20, 2017

Hoopla


Want free access to audiobooks, music, movies, comics and more? Use your public library card to sign up for a free Hoopla digital account! You'll save yourself tons of money and have access to all the latest and greatest titles :)

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Fake News


Need some help recognizing "fake news?" Here's a resource to help you increase your confidence in identifying trusted sources of information. Want more info about the "fake news" crisis? Scan the QR code!

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Survival of the Prettiest


On Thursday, January 19th, HHS alum Ashley Olafsen (class of 2015) will be visiting the HHS Library to give a reading, and sign copies of her recently published book, Survival of the Prettiest. The event will begin at 2:00pm and all are welcome! There will be a Q&A session as well, during which attendees will have an opportunity to ask Ashley questions about her research and the MOVE organization she co-founded.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Financial Literacy for Teens


The Framingham Public Libary is hosting several financial literacy seminars for teens during the months of December and January. You do not need to be a Framingham resident to attend. This is a great opportunity for middle and high schools students! Read here to learn more about the "Thinking Money" program.

Scratch Workshop - Tuesday 12/6

There will be a Scratch workshop in the library after school, on Tuesday 12/6 @ 2:00pm. This workshop is open to both students and staff, and good for the novice programmer interested in learning some coding basics. We'll be using Google CS First curriculum to run the workshop, so please bring your laptops! Please contact Mrs. Fournier at kfournier@hopkinton.k12.ma.us with any questions.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Winter Reading Challenge


The HHS Library Winter Reading Challenge is here again! This year, the goal is to read 5 books between December 1st and March 15th. Participants must pick books that meet the following criteria (pick 5 that appeal the most to you):

- A book you own, but haven't read
- A book that was made into a movie
- A "blind date" book from the library
- A book that was published this year
- A book recommended by HHS library staff
- A book with an orange cover
- A book that is older than you
- A nonfiction book
- A book that you chose only by the cover
- A book written by an author you've already read

Participants must also use the official reading log to track their reading. There will be a library celebration Monday, March 20th for all participants who complete the challenge, and there will be prizes :) Stop by the HHS library for more details!

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Complete MLA 8 Citation Guide


Need to cite your research, but not sure how to do it? EasyBib now offers their "A Complete Guide to MLA 8 Citation!" An excellent resource for students - and free!