Peggy Tuttle Award for Library Service Distinction 2019
Nominations are now open for the fifth annual Peggy Tuttle Award for Library Service Distinction. This yearly honor recognizes a library volunteer, staff member, or community member that has dedicated a significant amount of their time into making the library better for the entire Southborough community. Whether they lead a monthly book group or program, serve on the board of The Friends of the Southborough Library, or even suggest what library book to read next, this is a time to celebrate an individual who makes the Southborough Library the unique, dynamic, and wonderful place that it is. Award nominations close March 1, 2019.
Please feel free to print out the nomination form, use the new online form, or e-mail Ryan Donovan at email@example.com with 1-2 paragraphs explaining who you are nominating and why. Only the Library Director and previous award recipients are ineligable. This award is in rememberance of staff member Peggy Tuttle who worked at the Southborough Library for over 30+ years. The Peggy Tuttle Award is supported by the Southborough Library Fund, a donor managed fund under the Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts.
Simple Sewing Crafternoon - 2/19/19 @ 3:00 PM
Sew simple! On Tuesday, February 19th, the Southborough Library will host Simple Sewing 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 for this event is required. The program is limited to 15 participants. You can use our quicklink to register: http://bit.ly/sblibcraft2. This event will be held upstairs in the Main Floor space. This event is for participants ages 12 years and up.
This program is made possible by a grant from Southborough Community Fund, a fund of the Foundation for MetroWest.
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.
Raised Bed Gardening on Thursday 3/7 at 7:00 PM
At Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens, their mission is to inspire others to grow their own fresh produce. They deliver residential and community based training, consulting, and assistance in vegetable garden development.
The Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens staff will be returning to the Southborough Library this March for Raised Bed Gardening. "Everything you ever wanted to know about raised beds, including how to build, fill, site, and plant them."
Please join us on Thursday, March 7th at 7:00 PM. This program is sponsored by the Southborough Gardeners. It will be filmed by Southborough Access Media.
Genealogy Club on Thursday, February 21 at 7:00 PM
On Thursday, February 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 will 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.