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Monday, September 20, 2021


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMOutdoor Preschool Story Time      


Location:  Outdoor Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration necessary.


Tuesday, September 21, 2021


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMOutdoor Preschool Story Time      


Location:  Outdoor Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration necessary.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
6:00 PM - 7:00 PMOutdoor Cook Book Club      


Location:  Southborough Library Lawn
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Choose a dish from a cookbook of your choice and bring it in to share with other group members -- and try their dish! Fill in choices by emailing msorensen@southboroughma.com. This group will meet outside on the Library Lawn.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.


Wednesday, September 22, 2021


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMOutdoor Preschool Story Time      


Location:  Outdoor Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Amy on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration necessary.
6:00 PM - 7:00 PMLearning Yoga Nidra      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join local resident and health expert, Jill Vroman, and Dr. Patty Hlava online to learn about the benefits Yoga Nidra. Experience the bliss and relaxation from restorative Yoga Nidra and learn how it can improve your immune system, your sleep and help your body get restored. Please register: https://bit.ly/sblibwellness.


Thursday, September 23, 2021


11:00 AM - 11:45 PMOutdoor Baby/Toddler Storytime      


Location:  Outside Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.
6:00 PM - 6:30 PMStay Calm & Keep Cool      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:   As we say goodbye to the lazy days of summer, please join local resident and health expert, Jill Vroman, and Ayurvedic Practitioner, Heather Small, to learn about how to stay calm with the transition into September. Please register: https://bit.ly/sblibwellness
7:00 PM - 8:30 PMWrite Now!      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Write Now! is a club that will provide an opportunity to share your writing with a small group of other adult writers, get and give valuable feedback, and explore various genres of creative writing. No experience is required; all you’ll need is a willingness to write down and share your stories.


Friday, September 24, 2021


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMOutdoor Preschool Yoga with Mandy      


Location:  Outside Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Certified Kids' Yoga Instructor Mandy Roberge as she takes children through a series of yoga postures, using games, music, and literacy activities. Yoga mats will be provided. Ages 3-6.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. Registration required: https://bit.ly/sblibpreschoolyoga


Saturday, September 25, 2021


11:00 AM - 12:00 PMRead to a Dog Outside      


Location:  Outside, Southborough Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Read to Bear, a certified therapy dog. Each child participating will have a chance to read a short book to Bear. In case of inclement weather, this will be held over Zoom. AGES 5+, children must have some reading ability. Please register in the Children's Room-each child will sign up for a 15 min slot.


Monday, September 27, 2021


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMOutdoor Preschool Story Time      


Location:  Outdoor Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration necessary.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PMThe Savvy Consumer      


Location:  Southborough Library Lawn, Outside
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Join us for a fun opportunity to speak with a Community Bank Officer, about ways to flex your financial decisions, connect with helpful resources, review Consumer Reports online and talk with peers (Adults & Teens) as part of a community conversation! Space is limited. Please register by emailing: rdonovan@cwmars.org. We will be holding a second conversation in case you can't make this date on October 4th.


Tuesday, September 28, 2021


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMOutdoor Preschool Story Time      


Location:  Outdoor Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration necessary.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.


Wednesday, September 29, 2021


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMOutdoor Preschool Story Time      


Location:  Outdoor Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Amy on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration necessary.


Thursday, September 30, 2021


11:00 AM - 11:45 PMOutdoor Baby/Toddler Storytime      


Location:  Outside Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.


Friday, October 1, 2021


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMOutdoor Preschool Yoga with Mandy      


Location:  Outside Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Certified Kids' Yoga Instructor Mandy Roberge as she takes children through a series of yoga postures, using games, music, and literacy activities. Yoga mats will be provided. Ages 3-6.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. Registration required: https://bit.ly/sblibpreschoolyoga


Saturday, October 2, 2021


10:30 AM - 12:00 PMDrop-in Art with Lanting Outside!      


Location:  Front Lawn, Southborough Library outside
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Kids can drop in to make leaf art on rocks and paper. Let your creativity show by joining us for this fun project outside on the front lawn of the Southborough Library. Ages five and up. No registration.


Monday, October 4, 2021


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMOutdoor Preschool Story Time      


Location:  Outdoor Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration necessary.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PMThe Savvy Consumer      


Location:  Southborough Library Lawn, Outside
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Join us for a fun opportunity to speak with a Community Bank Officer, about ways to flex your financial decisions, connect with helpful resources, review Consumer Reports online and talk with peers (Adults & Teens) as part of a community conversation! Space is limited. Please register by emailing: rdonovan@cwmars.org.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PMBreathing 101      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Jill Vroman      jevroman26@gmail.com
Description:  Did you know that 90% of people breath incorrectly?  This inefficiency can lead to a host of problems: increased stress, increased fatigue and feeling run down, just to name a few. Join me for Breathing 101 and learn how to breath for more energy and mental clarity. This free program is offered to the library by Jill Vroman Fitness. Please register through Southborough Recreation. This program will be on Zoom and will be recorded.


Tuesday, October 5, 2021


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMOutdoor Preschool Story Time      


Location:  Outdoor Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration necessary.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.


Wednesday, October 6, 2021


4:00 PM - 5:30 PMSpooky Ukulele      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Want to try an instrument that is fun and easy to play? Join Julie Stepanek as she shows the fundamentals of ukulele playing virtually. You'll learn how to tune, strum and read chords. After a short lesson, you'll be able to play a few Halloween-themed songs. No experience necessary. Circulating ukuleles are provided from a grant by the Southborough Education Foundation. Patrons must register for all 4 sessions in advance: https://bit.ly/sblibspookyukulele. Sessions take place every Wednesday at 4:00 PM. Program is limited to youth ages 8 to 18. If you can provide your own ukulele and would like to join in on the program, please email your request to rdonovan@cwmars.org. Closing date of registration: Friday, October 1st, 2021. 


Thursday, October 7, 2021


11:00 AM - 11:45 PMOutdoor Baby/Toddler Storytime      


Location:  Outside Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.
7:00 PM - 8:30 PMWrite Now!      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Write Now! is a club that will provide an opportunity to share your writing with a small group of other adult writers, get and give valuable feedback, and explore various genres of creative writing. No experience is required; all you’ll need is a willingness to write down and share your stories.


Friday, October 8, 2021


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMOutdoor Preschool Yoga with Mandy      


Location:  Outside Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Certified Kids' Yoga Instructor Mandy Roberge as she takes children through a series of yoga postures, using games, music, and literacy activities. Yoga mats will be provided. Ages 3-6.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. Registration required: https://bit.ly/sblibpreschoolyoga


Tuesday, October 12, 2021


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMOutdoor Preschool Story Time      


Location:  Outdoor Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration necessary.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.


Wednesday, October 13, 2021


4:00 PM - 5:30 PMSpooky Ukulele      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Want to try an instrument that is fun and easy to play? Join Julie Stepanek as she shows the fundamentals of ukulele playing virtually. You'll learn how to tune, strum and read chords. After a short lesson, you'll be able to play a few Halloween-themed songs. No experience necessary. Circulating ukuleles are provided from a grant by the Southborough Education Foundation. Patrons must register for all 4 sessions in advance:https://bit.ly/sblibspookyukulele. Sessions take place every Wednesday at 4:00 PM. Program is limited to youth ages 8 to 18. If you can provide your own ukulele and would like to join in on the program, please email your request to rdonovan@cwmars.org. Closing date of registration: Friday, October 1st, 2021. 


Saturday, October 16, 2021


11:00 AM - 12:00 PMRead to a Dog Outside      


Location:  Outside, Southborough Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Read to Bear, a certified therapy dog. Each child participating will have a chance to read a short book to Bear. In case of inclement weather, this will be held over Zoom. AGES 5+, children must have some reading ability. Please register in the Children's Room-each child will sign up for a 15 min slot.


Monday, October 18, 2021


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMOutdoor Preschool Story Time      


Location:  Outdoor Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration necessary.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PMAdvanced Breathing      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Jill Vroman      jevroman26@gmail.com
Description:  Learn more advanced breathing techniques for sleep, reducing stress and increasing energy.  Experience breath work to improve the engine of you! This free program is offered to the library by Jill Vroman Fitness. Please register through Southborough Recreation. This program will be on Zoom and will be recorded.


Tuesday, October 19, 2021


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMOutdoor Preschool Story Time      


Location:  Outdoor Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration necessary.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.


Wednesday, October 20, 2021


4:00 PM - 5:30 PMSpooky Ukulele      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Want to try an instrument that is fun and easy to play? Join Julie Stepanek as she shows the fundamentals of ukulele playing virtually. You'll learn how to tune, strum and read chords. After a short lesson, you'll be able to play a few Halloween-themed songs. No experience necessary. Circulating ukuleles are provided from a grant by the Southborough Education Foundation. Patrons must register for all 4 sessions in advance: https://bit.ly/sblibspookyukulele. Sessions take place every Wednesday at 4:00 PM. Program is limited to youth ages 8 to 18. If you can provide your own ukulele and would like to join in on the program, please email your request to rdonovan@cwmars.org. Closing date of registration: Friday, October 1st, 2021. 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PMCrafternoon: Mandala Mini-Pumpkins      


Location:  Outside, Southborough Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Mandy Roberge for this fun Halloween activity!Let your creativity fly in this workshop where various painting techniques, including pointillism, are demonstrated but not required. As always, participants are encouraged to create something from the heart.


Thursday, October 21, 2021


11:00 AM - 11:45 PMOutdoor Baby/Toddler Storytime      


Location:  Outside Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.
7:00 PM - 8:30 PMWrite Now!      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Write Now! is a club that will provide an opportunity to share your writing with a small group of other adult writers, get and give valuable feedback, and explore various genres of creative writing. No experience is required; all you’ll need is a willingness to write down and share your stories.


Saturday, October 23, 2021


10:00 AM - Halloween Party at Fay School      


Location:  Fay School
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  *Further informatioin forthcoming*
11:00 AM - 1:30 PMFall Poetry Seminars      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  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. As both sessions are extensions of the same topic, patrons are encouraged to register for both sessions: https://bit.ly/sblibfallpoetry New and experienced poets are welcome.



Monday, October 25, 2021


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMOutdoor Preschool Story Time      


Location:  Outdoor Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration necessary.


Tuesday, October 26, 2021


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMOutdoor Preschool Story Time      


Location:  Outdoor Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration necessary.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.


Wednesday, October 27, 2021


4:00 PM - 5:30 PMSpooky Ukulele      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Want to try an instrument that is fun and easy to play? Join Julie Stepanek as she shows the fundamentals of ukulele playing virtually. You'll learn how to tune, strum and read chords. After a short lesson, you'll be able to play a few Halloween-themed songs. No experience necessary. Circulating ukuleles are provided from a grant by the Southborough Education Foundation. Patrons must register for all 4 sessions in advance:https://bit.ly/sblibspookyukulele. Sessions take place every Wednesday at 4:00 PM. Program is limited to youth ages 8 to 18. If you can provide your own ukulele and would like to join in on the program, please email your request to rdonovan@cwmars.org. Closing date of registration: Friday, October 1st, 2021. 


Thursday, October 28, 2021


11:00 AM - 11:45 PMOutdoor Baby/Toddler Storytime      


Location:  Outside Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.


Monday, November 1, 2021


7:00 PM - 8:00 PMEmotional Tool Kit      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Jill Vroman      jevroman26@gmail.com
Description:  Learn about your emotions and how they can impact your health. Learn what they are and how you can learn from them. You can improve our response to stress the more you understand how emotions work. Join me to work on growing your resiliency towards stress! This free program is offered to the library by Jill Vroman Fitness. Please register through Southborough Recreation. This program will be on Zoom and will be recorded.


Tuesday, November 2, 2021


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.


Wednesday, November 3, 2021


10:30 AM - 11:30 AMYoung Scientist STEM Beginnings      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This is a free 6-week virtual series for children, ages 3-6 to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. Provided by the YMCA of Central MA,  parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child during the live and interactive Zoom programs. A list of materials for families to prepare for each class will be provided weekly. Please email Kim Ivers at kivers@southboroughma.com or call 508-485-5031 for each programThe “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), which is a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant funded by the Department of Early Education and Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.


Tuesday, November 9, 2021


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.


Wednesday, November 10, 2021


10:30 AM - 11:30 AMYoung Scientist STEM Beginnings      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This is a free 6-week virtual series for children, ages 3-6 to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. Provided by the YMCA of Central MA,  parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child during the live and interactive Zoom programs. A list of materials for families to prepare for each class will be provided weekly. Please email Kim Ivers at kivers@southboroughma.com or call 508-485-5031 for each programThe “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), which is a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant funded by the Department of Early Education and Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.


Tuesday, November 16, 2021


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.


Wednesday, November 17, 2021


10:30 AM - 11:30 AMYoung Scientist STEM Beginnings      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This is a free 6-week virtual series for children, ages 3-6 to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. Provided by the YMCA of Central MA,  parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child during the live and interactive Zoom programs. A list of materials for families to prepare for each class will be provided weekly. Please email Kim Ivers at kivers@southboroughma.com or call 508-485-5031 for each programThe “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), which is a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant funded by the Department of Early Education and Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.


Saturday, November 20, 2021


11:00 AM - 12:00 PMRead to a Dog Outside      


Location:  Outside, Southborough Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Read to Bear, a certified therapy dog. Each child participating will have a chance to read a short book to Bear. In case of inclement weather, this will be held over Zoom. AGES 5+, children must have some reading ability. Please register in the Children's Room-each child will sign up for a 15 min slot.
11:00 AM - 1:30 PMFall Poetry Seminars      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  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. As both sessions are extensions of the same topic, patrons are encouraged to register for both sessions: https://bit.ly/sblibfallpoetry New and experienced poets are welcome.


Tuesday, November 23, 2021


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.


Wednesday, November 24, 2021


10:30 AM - 11:30 AMYoung Scientist STEM Beginnings      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This is a free 6-week virtual series for children, ages 3-6 to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. Provided by the YMCA of Central MA,  parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child during the live and interactive Zoom programs. A list of materials for families to prepare for each class will be provided weekly. Please email Kim Ivers at kivers@southboroughma.com or call 508-485-5031 for each programThe “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), which is a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant funded by the Department of Early Education and Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.


Tuesday, November 30, 2021


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.


Wednesday, December 1, 2021


10:30 AM - 11:30 AMYoung Scientist STEM Beginnings      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This is a free 6-week virtual series for children, ages 3-6 to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. Provided by the YMCA of Central MA,  parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child during the live and interactive Zoom programs. A list of materials for families to prepare for each class will be provided weekly. Please email Kim Ivers at kivers@southboroughma.com or call 508-485-5031 for each programThe “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), which is a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant funded by the Department of Early Education and Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.


Wednesday, December 8, 2021


10:30 AM - 11:30 AMYoung Scientist STEM Beginnings      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This is a free 6-week virtual series for children, ages 3-6 to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. Provided by the YMCA of Central MA,  parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child during the live and interactive Zoom programs. A list of materials for families to prepare for each class will be provided weekly. Please email Kim Ivers at kivers@southboroughma.com or call 508-485-5031 for each programThe “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), which is a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant funded by the Department of Early Education and Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.


Thursday, December 9, 2021


5:00 PM - 6:00 PMFamily Gingerbread      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Mandy Roberge brings back her popular gingerbread house making program  as a virtual holiday event this year! We encourage families to sign up as a group and build their gingerbread houses together. Pictures of completed gingerbread houses can be emailed to rdonovan@cwmars.org and kivers@southboroughma.com – A winner will be selected by Southborough librarians and announced on the library’s Facebook and Twitter accounts on Friday, December 24th.*Registration required: https://bit.ly/sblibgingerbread
1 registration per household. Participants will be e-mailed an access link.* This program was made possible with funding by The Friends of the Southborough Library. Ages 6 and up. Gingerbread kits provided.

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Monday, September 20, 2021

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Outdoor Preschool Story Time


Location:  Outdoor Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration necessary.


Tuesday, September 21, 2021

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Outdoor Preschool Story Time


Location:  Outdoor Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration necessary.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday Tech Time


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Outdoor Cook Book Club


Location:  Southborough Library Lawn
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Choose a dish from a cookbook of your choice and bring it in to share with other group members -- and try their dish! Fill in choices by emailing msorensen@southboroughma.com. This group will meet outside on the Library Lawn.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday Tech Time


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.


Wednesday, September 22, 2021

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Outdoor Preschool Story Time


Location:  Outdoor Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Amy on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration necessary.
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Learning Yoga Nidra


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join local resident and health expert, Jill Vroman, and Dr. Patty Hlava online to learn about the benefits Yoga Nidra. Experience the bliss and relaxation from restorative Yoga Nidra and learn how it can improve your immune system, your sleep and help your body get restored. Please register: https://bit.ly/sblibwellness.


Thursday, September 23, 2021

11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Outdoor Baby/Toddler Storytime


Location:  Outside Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Stay Calm & Keep Cool


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:   As we say goodbye to the lazy days of summer, please join local resident and health expert, Jill Vroman, and Ayurvedic Practitioner, Heather Small, to learn about how to stay calm with the transition into September. Please register: https://bit.ly/sblibwellness
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Write Now!


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Write Now! is a club that will provide an opportunity to share your writing with a small group of other adult writers, get and give valuable feedback, and explore various genres of creative writing. No experience is required; all you’ll need is a willingness to write down and share your stories.


Friday, September 24, 2021

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Outdoor Preschool Yoga with Mandy


Location:  Outside Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Certified Kids' Yoga Instructor Mandy Roberge as she takes children through a series of yoga postures, using games, music, and literacy activities. Yoga mats will be provided. Ages 3-6.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. Registration required: https://bit.ly/sblibpreschoolyoga


Saturday, September 25, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Read to a Dog Outside


Location:  Outside, Southborough Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Read to Bear, a certified therapy dog. Each child participating will have a chance to read a short book to Bear. In case of inclement weather, this will be held over Zoom. AGES 5+, children must have some reading ability. Please register in the Children's Room-each child will sign up for a 15 min slot.


Monday, September 27, 2021

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Outdoor Preschool Story Time


Location:  Outdoor Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration necessary.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The Savvy Consumer


Location:  Southborough Library Lawn, Outside
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Join us for a fun opportunity to speak with a Community Bank Officer, about ways to flex your financial decisions, connect with helpful resources, review Consumer Reports online and talk with peers (Adults & Teens) as part of a community conversation! Space is limited. Please register by emailing: rdonovan@cwmars.org. We will be holding a second conversation in case you can't make this date on October 4th.


Tuesday, September 28, 2021

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Outdoor Preschool Story Time


Location:  Outdoor Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration necessary.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday Tech Time


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday Tech Time


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.


Wednesday, September 29, 2021

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Outdoor Preschool Story Time


Location:  Outdoor Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Amy on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration necessary.


Thursday, September 30, 2021

11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Outdoor Baby/Toddler Storytime


Location:  Outside Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.


Friday, October 1, 2021

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Outdoor Preschool Yoga with Mandy


Location:  Outside Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Certified Kids' Yoga Instructor Mandy Roberge as she takes children through a series of yoga postures, using games, music, and literacy activities. Yoga mats will be provided. Ages 3-6.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. Registration required: https://bit.ly/sblibpreschoolyoga


Saturday, October 2, 2021

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Drop-in Art with Lanting Outside!


Location:  Front Lawn, Southborough Library outside
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Kids can drop in to make leaf art on rocks and paper. Let your creativity show by joining us for this fun project outside on the front lawn of the Southborough Library. Ages five and up. No registration.


Monday, October 4, 2021

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Outdoor Preschool Story Time


Location:  Outdoor Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration necessary.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The Savvy Consumer


Location:  Southborough Library Lawn, Outside
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Join us for a fun opportunity to speak with a Community Bank Officer, about ways to flex your financial decisions, connect with helpful resources, review Consumer Reports online and talk with peers (Adults & Teens) as part of a community conversation! Space is limited. Please register by emailing: rdonovan@cwmars.org.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Breathing 101


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Jill Vroman      jevroman26@gmail.com
Description:  Did you know that 90% of people breath incorrectly?  This inefficiency can lead to a host of problems: increased stress, increased fatigue and feeling run down, just to name a few. Join me for Breathing 101 and learn how to breath for more energy and mental clarity. This free program is offered to the library by Jill Vroman Fitness. Please register through Southborough Recreation. This program will be on Zoom and will be recorded.


Tuesday, October 5, 2021

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Outdoor Preschool Story Time


Location:  Outdoor Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration necessary.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday Tech Time


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday Tech Time


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.


Wednesday, October 6, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Spooky Ukulele


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Want to try an instrument that is fun and easy to play? Join Julie Stepanek as she shows the fundamentals of ukulele playing virtually. You'll learn how to tune, strum and read chords. After a short lesson, you'll be able to play a few Halloween-themed songs. No experience necessary. Circulating ukuleles are provided from a grant by the Southborough Education Foundation. Patrons must register for all 4 sessions in advance: https://bit.ly/sblibspookyukulele. Sessions take place every Wednesday at 4:00 PM. Program is limited to youth ages 8 to 18. If you can provide your own ukulele and would like to join in on the program, please email your request to rdonovan@cwmars.org. Closing date of registration: Friday, October 1st, 2021. 


Thursday, October 7, 2021

11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Outdoor Baby/Toddler Storytime


Location:  Outside Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Write Now!


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Write Now! is a club that will provide an opportunity to share your writing with a small group of other adult writers, get and give valuable feedback, and explore various genres of creative writing. No experience is required; all you’ll need is a willingness to write down and share your stories.


Friday, October 8, 2021

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Outdoor Preschool Yoga with Mandy


Location:  Outside Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Certified Kids' Yoga Instructor Mandy Roberge as she takes children through a series of yoga postures, using games, music, and literacy activities. Yoga mats will be provided. Ages 3-6.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. Registration required: https://bit.ly/sblibpreschoolyoga


Tuesday, October 12, 2021

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Outdoor Preschool Story Time


Location:  Outdoor Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration necessary.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday Tech Time


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday Tech Time


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.


Wednesday, October 13, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Spooky Ukulele


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Want to try an instrument that is fun and easy to play? Join Julie Stepanek as she shows the fundamentals of ukulele playing virtually. You'll learn how to tune, strum and read chords. After a short lesson, you'll be able to play a few Halloween-themed songs. No experience necessary. Circulating ukuleles are provided from a grant by the Southborough Education Foundation. Patrons must register for all 4 sessions in advance:https://bit.ly/sblibspookyukulele. Sessions take place every Wednesday at 4:00 PM. Program is limited to youth ages 8 to 18. If you can provide your own ukulele and would like to join in on the program, please email your request to rdonovan@cwmars.org. Closing date of registration: Friday, October 1st, 2021. 


Saturday, October 16, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Read to a Dog Outside


Location:  Outside, Southborough Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Read to Bear, a certified therapy dog. Each child participating will have a chance to read a short book to Bear. In case of inclement weather, this will be held over Zoom. AGES 5+, children must have some reading ability. Please register in the Children's Room-each child will sign up for a 15 min slot.


Monday, October 18, 2021

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Outdoor Preschool Story Time


Location:  Outdoor Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration necessary.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Advanced Breathing


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Jill Vroman      jevroman26@gmail.com
Description:  Learn more advanced breathing techniques for sleep, reducing stress and increasing energy.  Experience breath work to improve the engine of you! This free program is offered to the library by Jill Vroman Fitness. Please register through Southborough Recreation. This program will be on Zoom and will be recorded.


Tuesday, October 19, 2021

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Outdoor Preschool Story Time


Location:  Outdoor Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration necessary.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday Tech Time


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday Tech Time


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.


Wednesday, October 20, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Spooky Ukulele


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Want to try an instrument that is fun and easy to play? Join Julie Stepanek as she shows the fundamentals of ukulele playing virtually. You'll learn how to tune, strum and read chords. After a short lesson, you'll be able to play a few Halloween-themed songs. No experience necessary. Circulating ukuleles are provided from a grant by the Southborough Education Foundation. Patrons must register for all 4 sessions in advance: https://bit.ly/sblibspookyukulele. Sessions take place every Wednesday at 4:00 PM. Program is limited to youth ages 8 to 18. If you can provide your own ukulele and would like to join in on the program, please email your request to rdonovan@cwmars.org. Closing date of registration: Friday, October 1st, 2021. 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Crafternoon: Mandala Mini-Pumpkins


Location:  Outside, Southborough Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Mandy Roberge for this fun Halloween activity!Let your creativity fly in this workshop where various painting techniques, including pointillism, are demonstrated but not required. As always, participants are encouraged to create something from the heart.


Thursday, October 21, 2021

11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Outdoor Baby/Toddler Storytime


Location:  Outside Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Write Now!


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Write Now! is a club that will provide an opportunity to share your writing with a small group of other adult writers, get and give valuable feedback, and explore various genres of creative writing. No experience is required; all you’ll need is a willingness to write down and share your stories.


Saturday, October 23, 2021

10:00 AM -
Halloween Party at Fay School


Location:  Fay School
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  *Further informatioin forthcoming*
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Fall Poetry Seminars


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  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. As both sessions are extensions of the same topic, patrons are encouraged to register for both sessions: https://bit.ly/sblibfallpoetry New and experienced poets are welcome.



Monday, October 25, 2021

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Outdoor Preschool Story Time


Location:  Outdoor Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration necessary.


Tuesday, October 26, 2021

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Outdoor Preschool Story Time


Location:  Outdoor Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim on the lawn (weather permitting) for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Please bring a blanket or chair. No registration necessary.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday Tech Time


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday Tech Time


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.


Wednesday, October 27, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Spooky Ukulele


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Want to try an instrument that is fun and easy to play? Join Julie Stepanek as she shows the fundamentals of ukulele playing virtually. You'll learn how to tune, strum and read chords. After a short lesson, you'll be able to play a few Halloween-themed songs. No experience necessary. Circulating ukuleles are provided from a grant by the Southborough Education Foundation. Patrons must register for all 4 sessions in advance:https://bit.ly/sblibspookyukulele. Sessions take place every Wednesday at 4:00 PM. Program is limited to youth ages 8 to 18. If you can provide your own ukulele and would like to join in on the program, please email your request to rdonovan@cwmars.org. Closing date of registration: Friday, October 1st, 2021. 


Thursday, October 28, 2021

11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Outdoor Baby/Toddler Storytime


Location:  Outside Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.


Monday, November 1, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Emotional Tool Kit


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Jill Vroman      jevroman26@gmail.com
Description:  Learn about your emotions and how they can impact your health. Learn what they are and how you can learn from them. You can improve our response to stress the more you understand how emotions work. Join me to work on growing your resiliency towards stress! This free program is offered to the library by Jill Vroman Fitness. Please register through Southborough Recreation. This program will be on Zoom and will be recorded.


Tuesday, November 2, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday Tech Time


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday Tech Time


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.


Wednesday, November 3, 2021

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Young Scientist STEM Beginnings


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This is a free 6-week virtual series for children, ages 3-6 to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. Provided by the YMCA of Central MA,  parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child during the live and interactive Zoom programs. A list of materials for families to prepare for each class will be provided weekly. Please email Kim Ivers at kivers@southboroughma.com or call 508-485-5031 for each programThe “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), which is a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant funded by the Department of Early Education and Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.


Tuesday, November 9, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday Tech Time


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday Tech Time


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.


Wednesday, November 10, 2021

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Young Scientist STEM Beginnings


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This is a free 6-week virtual series for children, ages 3-6 to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. Provided by the YMCA of Central MA,  parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child during the live and interactive Zoom programs. A list of materials for families to prepare for each class will be provided weekly. Please email Kim Ivers at kivers@southboroughma.com or call 508-485-5031 for each programThe “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), which is a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant funded by the Department of Early Education and Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.


Tuesday, November 16, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday Tech Time


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday Tech Time


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.


Wednesday, November 17, 2021

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Young Scientist STEM Beginnings


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This is a free 6-week virtual series for children, ages 3-6 to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. Provided by the YMCA of Central MA,  parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child during the live and interactive Zoom programs. A list of materials for families to prepare for each class will be provided weekly. Please email Kim Ivers at kivers@southboroughma.com or call 508-485-5031 for each programThe “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), which is a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant funded by the Department of Early Education and Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.


Saturday, November 20, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Read to a Dog Outside


Location:  Outside, Southborough Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Read to Bear, a certified therapy dog. Each child participating will have a chance to read a short book to Bear. In case of inclement weather, this will be held over Zoom. AGES 5+, children must have some reading ability. Please register in the Children's Room-each child will sign up for a 15 min slot.
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Fall Poetry Seminars


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  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. As both sessions are extensions of the same topic, patrons are encouraged to register for both sessions: https://bit.ly/sblibfallpoetry New and experienced poets are welcome.


Tuesday, November 23, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday Tech Time


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday Tech Time


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.


Wednesday, November 24, 2021

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Young Scientist STEM Beginnings


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This is a free 6-week virtual series for children, ages 3-6 to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. Provided by the YMCA of Central MA,  parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child during the live and interactive Zoom programs. A list of materials for families to prepare for each class will be provided weekly. Please email Kim Ivers at kivers@southboroughma.com or call 508-485-5031 for each programThe “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), which is a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant funded by the Department of Early Education and Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.


Tuesday, November 30, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday Tech Time


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday Tech Time


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.


Wednesday, December 1, 2021

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Young Scientist STEM Beginnings


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This is a free 6-week virtual series for children, ages 3-6 to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. Provided by the YMCA of Central MA,  parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child during the live and interactive Zoom programs. A list of materials for families to prepare for each class will be provided weekly. Please email Kim Ivers at kivers@southboroughma.com or call 508-485-5031 for each programThe “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), which is a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant funded by the Department of Early Education and Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.


Wednesday, December 8, 2021

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Young Scientist STEM Beginnings


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This is a free 6-week virtual series for children, ages 3-6 to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. Provided by the YMCA of Central MA,  parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child during the live and interactive Zoom programs. A list of materials for families to prepare for each class will be provided weekly. Please email Kim Ivers at kivers@southboroughma.com or call 508-485-5031 for each programThe “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), which is a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant funded by the Department of Early Education and Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.


Thursday, December 9, 2021

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Family Gingerbread


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Mandy Roberge brings back her popular gingerbread house making program  as a virtual holiday event this year! We encourage families to sign up as a group and build their gingerbread houses together. Pictures of completed gingerbread houses can be emailed to rdonovan@cwmars.org and kivers@southboroughma.com – A winner will be selected by Southborough librarians and announced on the library’s Facebook and Twitter accounts on Friday, December 24th.*Registration required: https://bit.ly/sblibgingerbread
1 registration per household. Participants will be e-mailed an access link.* This program was made possible with funding by The Friends of the Southborough Library. Ages 6 and up. Gingerbread kits provided.