It’s Time to Vote for Your Library at Town Meeting on May 5 and at Town Election on May 19
At the May 5 Annual Town Meeting and May 19 Annual Town Election, Hopkinton will vote on funding the renovation and expansion of YOUR Library! For information on the library building project, check out the Town Meeting and Project sections of this website, or come to one or all of the following information sessions:
Thursday, April 24 @ 10:00 am, Information Session, Hopkinton Senior Center, 28 Mayhew Street
Monday, April 28 @ 7:00 pm, HCAM’s “Know Your Vote”, 77 Main St. & Broadcast Live on HCAM
Wednesday, April 30 @ 7:00 pm, Meet the Architect, Johnson Roberts, Hopkinton Public Library
Friends Give $5,000 to Benefit the Renovation and Expansion of Hopkinton Public Library
Fundraising for the Library received a boost from the Friends of the Hopkinton Public Library just prior to the Library funding vote at the May 5 Town Meeting and the May 19 Town Election. With the Friends’ gift of $5,000, the amount raised by 1000 Homes for Hopkinton Library is now $280,000. In recognition of their gift, the Staff Room in the new Library will be named for the Friends.
“The Friends of the Hopkinton Public Library are thrilled to make this gift and to recognize the library staff for the incredible service they provide to the Town given the condition of the antique library building,” says Friends President Beth Mezitt. “The Friends look forward to the 2016 opening of a Hopkinton Public Library befitting our times, our Town and our population, and encourage others to support and give generously to the renovation and expansion of this essential community resource.”
“With the Friends’ generous gift, the Foundation has raised $280,000 in gifts and pledges since launching its 1000 Homes for Hopkinton Library challenge in October,” says Laura Barry, Chair of the Hopkinton Public Library Foundation. “The Friends join over 140 individuals, families and local groups giving to this incredible community project – one which benefits every resident of Hopkinton, from infant to senior, as well as the Town as whole.”
HPLF Runners Raise over $21,000 for the Library!
HPLF’s team of nine runners in the 2014 Boston Marathon has raised over $21,000 for the Library renovation and expansion in advance of the May 5 Town Meeting and May 19 Town Election votes to fund the Library. Each runner had a great day on the course, some completing their first marathons! Congratulations to our team and thank you for your unbelievable support of the Library. Here are their fantastic finishing times:
Jerry Gomez: 3:53
Micheal O’Loughlin: 4:13
Jeff Alkire: 4:45
Danielle Keane: 4:46
Courtney Urlage: 4:54
Jamie Weeden: 5:01
Treavor Weeden: 5:01
Jon Graziano: 5:17
Maureen Holmes: 5:46
Tickets to this fun ladies’ night out on sale here and at the Library NOW!