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New Learning App: SkillShare
The Skillshare App lets users study a huge range of topics including cooking, artistic techniques, writing, personal development, and business. Students can also get online feedback from the instructor. Some lessons are less than an hour, while others are a collection of sessions.
Users can personalize their account to mark favorite classes, set goals, and share progress with others to find new inspiration with millions of other students! Southborough Library users can request access to Skillshare for 30 days using this link. Please provide your name, email address, and library card number when you submit an application for an account.
Fall Poetry Seminars w/ Heather J. Macpherson
Join Heather and the library for another round of poetry analysis and discussions. Dates for the Fall Poetry Seminars are 10/23/21 and 11/20/21 from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM. Unlike past sessions, we recommend attendees register for both Saturday sessions. Register here.
Subject: To Beg, Borrow or Steal: Writing New Poems from Existing Work w/ Heather J. Macpherson. How might you look back on your own poems or those written by poets you admire to draft and develop new work? In this 2-part virtual workshop, we’ll closely read our own poems and that of a few Boston Moderns and create new pieces together. Both sessions are extensions of the same topic. New and experienced poets are welcome.
Library Virtual Reading Run and Story Stroll
From Saturday, October 9 to Sunday, October 17, run or walk to support The Friends of the Southborough Library. You can sign up individually or as a family HERE. Prices are: Individual Registration is $20 per person and Group Registration is $35 per family.
For the 5K Reading Run runners will get a link to share their times andcan share photos on social media using #SoboReadingRun. For the 1 Mile Story Stroll, enjoy a 1 mile walk.
Participating families can see their pictures on a Thank You poster in the Children's Room. To be included, email photos of your stroll to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 18th and share your photos on social media using #SoboStoryStroll
Money Matters: A Virtual Youth Conversation
The Southborough Library is pleased to offer Money Matters online on Thursday, October 28th at 5:00 PM to help build skills for kids & youth ages 8 t0 18 that can contribute to future financial success. Get connected to helpful library resources as well as a place for an informative peer conversations about financial literacy so good money habits can start young!
Please note: Attending this program will count as credit as for library volunteer hours. Registration closes 10/27/21. Participants will receive a Zoom link the day of the program. Space is limited to the first 20 participants. Questions? Contact Amy (email@example.com) or Ryan (firstname.lastname@example.org).Pre-registration is required: https://bit.ly/sblibmoneymatters.
This program was made possible with a Libraries Transforming Communities grant distributed by the American Library Association.