Tutoring by St. Mark's School, Mondays at 3:30 PM
Students from St. Mark’s School are now offering free tutoring sessions at the Southborough Library. These sessions are for children in grades 1-8. They are designed to aid students looking for help with school work in any subjects including all levels of math, foreign languages (Spanish and French), science, writing, and reading practice (for younger students). Tutoring sessions take place every Monday that the library is open from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM in the Ella Eaton Meeting Room. A full listing is available on the library’s event calendar.
Tutoring is available on the following Mondays: April 22, April 29, May 6, May 13, and May 20.
Mosaic Trivets - 5/21/19 @ 3:00 PM
What's a trivet? A trivet is a small plate placed under a hot serving dish to protect a table. On Tuesday, May 21, the Southborough Library will host Mosaic Trivet making from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Popular library programmer Mandy Roberge from Wicked Good Henna will be leading everyone in their creations.
Registration is required. The program is limited to 15 participants. You can use our quicklink to register: http://bit.ly/sblibcraft5. This event will be held upstairs in the Main Floor space. This event is for participants ages 10 years and up. This program is made possible by a grant from Southborough Community Fund, a fund of the Foundation for MetroWest.
Cookbook Club on Thursday 6/13 at 7:00 PM
On the second Thursday of every month, join us at the Southborough Library for the tasty Cookbook Club! The group meets on the Main Floor of the library at 7:00 PM.
Interested participants prepare a different dish from the selected cookbook of the month. To avoid overlap, please e-mail library associate and cook Marianna Sorensen at: firstname.lastname@example.org with your recipe selection.
The club's next meeting is on Thursday, June 13 at 7:00 PM. The cookbook selection is Ottolenghi: the cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi. Starting in July, the club will move to Wednesdays.
Ballroom Dancing- Wednesdays in June @ 7:00 PM
Want to dance like a star? Polish your shoes, don your dance attire, and come to the library to learn the joy of ballroom dancing! Professional dance instructor Carole Ann Baer will teach attendees the essentials of ballroom dancing, followed by an opportunity to practice new skills. No registration necessary. It will be held Wednesdays in June: the 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th, at 7:00 PM. Participants can attend as many sessions as the choose. All ages welcome. See you on the dance floor!
This program is supported by a grant from the Southborough Cultural Arts Council, a local agency which in turn is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
Strategic Planning Forum - May 29th 7:00 PM
You are invited to our Strategic Planning Forum on May 29th, 2019 at 7:00 PM. The forum is open to the general public and you do not need to have attended the first forum to participate in the second.
Please join the Library Director Ryan Donovan to revise the Southborough Library's mission statement and provide feedback that will help to update the FY15-FY20 Southborough Library Long Range Strategic Plan. If you have a friend or family member who has feedback to contribute, be sure to bring them along. We want feedback from both library users and nonusers alike.
Your valuable insights will help the library formulate our action plan!
Poetry Writing Seminar - Saturday, May 25 at 10:30 AM
Join Heather Macpherson and Southborough
Poets on Saturday, May 25th at 10:30 AM for a follow up to the January Poetry Writing Seminar.
The group will read and discuss poems by Emily Dickinson with a focus on poetic and rhetorical moves which will be applied to attendees own work. Join us on the main floor of the Southborough Library having read the materials ahead of our meeting and we will delve into the work of one of the greatet poets together!
Required reading includes:
"My Life had stood a--loaded gun."
"I Started Early--Took my Dog."
"Before I got my eye put out--"
Beyond The Art Classroom- May 30 6:00 PM
The Southborough Library and Southborough Arts Council are proud to present Beyond the Art Classroom: Art by Past Southborough Students and Their Teachers.
The event will be held upstairs in the Southborough Library on May 30, 2019 from 6:00 - 8:30 PM. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet the 20 artists during the "Artist Stroll" while enjoying unique installations. Refreshments provided.
The Southborough Cultural Arts Council is a part of the Massachusetts Cultural Council's Local Cultural Council (LCC) Program, the largest grassroots cultural funding network in the nation that annually supports thousands of community-based projects in the arts, humanities, and sciences.
A Tour of the Cosmos-June 4 at 7:00 PM
Natural Sciences Club of Southborough presents "A Tour of the Cosmos from the Dark Skies of Southborough" with Dr. Heilman, professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute on June 4th from 7:00-8:30 PM at the Southborough Library.
With astrophotographs taken from his backyard observatory in Southborough, Dr. Heilman will describe the astronomy, the photography, and the environmental science that goes into each beautiful image.
This program will be filmed by Southborough Access Media.