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Sign Up for Cooking Programs Interest List 2022-2023
New cooking classes are now available to patrons online and at the library, thanks to a new LSTA grant provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services distributed by the Massachusettes Board of Library Commissioners.
Patrons interested in knowing of upcoming food programs can email email@example.com
to be signed up for the newsletter listing events.
Upcoming Programs include an in-person Young Food Explorers for picky eaters on May 13, and a pre-teen Taco Party (ages 9 to 11) also on May 13.
Learn to Play Chess | Thursday, May 25 | 5:00 PM
Learn to Play Chess at the library with Luca a young, local chess expert. The last session will next occur on May 25 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Tutorials meet upstairs on the Main Floor. No registration necessary. Open to all ages. People new to chess are welcome. Chess sets, and other board games, are also available to loan as part of the 'More Than Books' collection. Ask for more details at one of our circulation desks!
Can't make the chess event, but still want to learn? The Friends of the Southborough Library helped expand the library's Great Courses with: How to play chess lessons from an international master.
Teen Library Team | Wednesdays | 5:00 PM
Teens looking for a leadership opportunity are invited to meet one Wednesday a month at 5:00 PM to share their feedback and ideas for the library's teen collections and programs.
Time spent with this group can count as volunteer hours for National Honor Society and other groups. This event will take place in the Teen Room.
If interested in attending or being involved, please email Youth Services Librarian Marianna at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Manga & Anime Club | Wednesday | 4:30 PM
Do you think Anime is awesome? Do you read Manga like a maniac? Then look no further: the library now has a program for you! Anime & Manga lovers and experts are invited to join Marianna in the Teen Room for informal discussion and activities.
The next meeting is on Wednesday, May 31 at 4:30 PM. No registration necessary. Just bring yourself! Program attendance is limited for ages 12 to 18. For available manga at the library click here, and for books about creating manga and anime characters click here! Videos about manga style art can also be viewed on the library's app CreativeBug.
Friends' Fudge Fundraiser - Order Today!
The Friends of the Library are once again working with The Fudge Lady for our Spring 2023 fundraiser. Boxes are ½ pound each and are $10 per box. Please note: All flavors are made in a kitchen with peanuts and tree nuts. The deadline for orders is June 2, 2023.
Orders can be placed at the Library's checkout desk or mailed to the Southborough Library, 25 Main St, Southborough, 01772. Payment by cash or check is due at the time of placing the order. Checks should be made out to The Friends of the Southborough Library. Purchases will be available for pickup on 06/10/23.
Friends' Fudge Fundraiser - Order by June 2
The Friends of the Southborough Library are partnering again with The Fudge Lady for a fundraiser. They are selling a close to a dozen flavors of handmade fudge. Flavors include classics, popular specialties, and spring favorites. Available flavors are:
- Milk Chocolate (plain or with nuts)
- Dark Chocolate (plain or with nuts)
- Peanut Butter Chocolate
- Cookies and Cream
- Bailey’s with Coffee and Chocolate
- Mint Chocolate
- Raspberry Swirl in White Chocolate
- Sea Salt Caramel with Dark Chocolate
Half pound boxes are being sold at $10 each and payment is due up front. 30% from each box of fudge sold will go to the non-profit supporting Library resources including museum passes and programs. All fudge is prepared in a kitchen with tree nuts and peanuts.