February Audio Book Club - Thursday 3/28/19
The Southborough Library will be holding an Audiobook Club once a month on Thursday evenings. This group is aimed at adult readers who enjoy both reading - and listening - to books. Led by library associate Christopher McGinn with assistance from senior library assistant Leah Selleck, this group will primarily focus on science fiction and fantasy titles.
The group will be focusing on reading/listening to science fiction/fantasy titles. The March 28 selection is Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor. Upcoming titles include Vengeful by V.E. Schwab, Blackfish City by Sam J. Miller, and The Passage by Justin Cronin. Submit suggestions to Chris McGinn via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Let's Play! Chess - Every Other Saturday at 2:00 PM
The Southborough Library is excited to continue the successful Saturday Chess program this spring. This program is geared toward players ages 12+ who are interested in learning and practicing beginner chess skills. The group will be led by the library's Assistant Director & Young Adult Librarian Aileen Sanchez.
The group meets every other Saturday at 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM on the Main Floor upstairs. Looking for the dates? Check out the library events calendar. Next Saturday chess date: March 23, 2019. Attendees can test their skills! Ages 12 & Up are welcome! The library would like to say a special thank you to the Roumiantsev Family of Southborough for their donation of materials for these programs.
Genealogy Club on Thursday, February 21 at 7:00 PM
On Thursday, March 21 - the Southborough Genealogy Club will host their next monthly meeting. Due to the current status and unavailability of the library's meeting rooms, this meeting may be held upstairs on the library's Main Floor.
Individuals wishing to get started in researching family history are invited. New members are always welcome.
The Genealogy Club is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching genealogy. Bring your laptop and join in! If you are at the library, feel free to access our new subscription to Ancestry Library, part of our Research Databases.
Library Facade Restoration Project - Article 22
View the SAM presentation of Library Director Ryan Donovan, Operating Project Manager Mary Bulso, and architect Lynne Spencer on their informational update on the Library Facade Restoration Project. This a grant funded historical preservation project funded by the Southborough Community Preservation Committee.
Please click here to read the library's application to the Southborough Community Preservation Committee. View the SSV Assessment report of the library's historic facade here. Please click here to view a PDF format of March 6th presentation. This project is Article 22 of the 2019 Annual Town Meeting. Click here to view the 2019 Town Meeting Warrant.
Children's Room Reopening & Friends Bag Sale 3/23
Strategic Planning Forum - April 2 at 7:00 PM
You are being invited to our Strategic Planning Forum on April 2, 2019 at 7:00 PM. This informal meeting will be charged with providing feedback that will help to update the Southborough Library Long Range Strategic Plan. The Fall 2018 Community Survey data will also be used to help formulate the needs assessment and ultimate action plan in addition to your feedback in this and future forums plus several planned focus groups.
The April 2nd Forum is open to the general public. We want feedback from both library users and nonusers alike! For more information about Library Strategic Planning, please visit the LibGuide from the Massachusetts Library System here.