The Hubbard Public Library held its annual open house April 14.
The open house enabled patrons and guests to get a glimpse of everything the library has to offer.
The open house included a visit from Mother Hubbard and featured Mother Goose nursery rhymes and activities with each station to include a library service, rhyme, and activity along with different nursery rhyme character.
Hubbard Public Library held an open house recently showcasing the many programs and services. Reading a nursery rhyme to children are Mary Ann Russo and Dana Tirabasci, both as nursery rhyme characters. The event had a Mother Goose theme.
Other events included local children performing on violins, the library mascot, Simon, and a photo booth for free photos.
Computers and Internet access were free and visitors had the opportunity to download free music. Refreshments were served as well.
Tours of the various library rooms and programs were held.
In addition to the crafts and hobbies section on the website, a local craft group, the Fortnightly Craft Group is available to help with projects. The group meets at 5:15 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the library. New members are welcome.
Many of the library's services also are available through the website, www.beyond-books.org. On the website, visitors can find ideas for crafts, hobbies and various free projects.
Also included on website is a link to "Bookflix," where visitors can read and listen to children's books online. The site also include links to free audiobooks, e-books and video. Free music downloads are available three times a week through "Freegal."
The Hubbard Public Library is one of seven independent libraries serving Trumbull County. The library is governed by a seven member board. Members serve a seven year term and are appointed by the Hubbard Board of Education. The primary functions of the board is to establish policies required for the operation of the library, to secure funding and to oversee library needs and expenditures.
The library board meets at 5:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month in the Schafer Room.