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Thursday, February 20, 2020


4:00 PM - 6:00 PMCrafternoon: Macrame Keychains      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Mandy Roberge   ​978-660-2394   mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  You might have admired the art of Macramé, a form of textile produced using knotting techniques, but did not have the opportunity to learn this fun skill! Join us for a fun program where you will use simple macrame techniques to make your very own keychain! Recommended for ages 13 & up. Please register at bit.ly/sblibcraft16. This program is made possible by a grant from the Southborough Community Fund, a fund of the Foundation For Metrowest. Printable flyer link.
7:00 PM - 8:30 PMGenealogy Group      


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton Room
Contact:  Carol Colaianni   508-485-5031   
Description:  This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. This event is free and open to the public. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com, and join in!


Friday, February 21, 2020


2:30 PM - 4:30 PMDrop-In Chess      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Are you ready to make your next move? Join us every Friday afternoon this month as we reconfigure the Eaton Room into a gaming space for players of all ages. Bring a friend, or make a new one, as attendees play the competitive classic game: Chess. Click here for printable flier.


Saturday, February 22, 2020


2:00 PM - 3:00 PMTeen Room Button Making      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Ryan      rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  For Ages 13 to 19. Join us in the new Teen Room Idea Lab for an hour of button making fun. Bring in clip art from an old magazine or design your own image at the "Creation Station" and turn it into wearable art! Click here for printable flier.


Tuesday, February 25, 2020


4:15 PM - 5:15 PM4th-5th Grade Book Group      


Location:  Eaton Meeting Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Book club members read a book selected each month and then meet for discussion & activities. Registration is required. Refreshments provided by Wegmans and Friends of Southborough Library. 
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Elliott Simons      analog1000@gmail.com
Description:  At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don't have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights. Click here for printable flier.


Wednesday, February 26, 2020


4:15 PM - 5:15 PM2nd & 3rd Grade Book Group      


Location:  Eaton Meeting Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Book club members read a book selected each month and then meet for discussion & activities. Registration is required. Refreshments provided by Wegmans and Friends of the Southborough Library. 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PMIntroduction To Idea Lab      


Location:  Southborough Library, Teen Room
Contact:  Val DeAngelis   508-485-5031   vdeangelis@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join library associate Val De Angelis for an "open house" of our newest features in the Teen Room downstairs! Demonstrations and activities include: Art Creation Station, 3-D Printing, Laser Cutting, Video Producing, Button Making and more! No registration required.  This program is made possible by a grant from the Mass Board of Library Commissioners and the Library Services & Technology Act. Additional funding provided by The Friends of the Southborough Library.
6:15 PM - 7:15 PMTales & Tails: Reading with Dogs      


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton ROom
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children can read with a certified therapy dog from Therapy Dogs International. Contact the library to sign up for a 15 minutes time slot. Children should have some reading ability. Children can bring books or pick some from the library.


Thursday, February 27, 2020


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMBaby & Toddler Story Time      


Location:  Southborough Library, Children's Room
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.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PMTales & Tails: Reading with Dogs      


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton ROom
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children can read with a certified therapy dog from Therapy Dogs International. Contact the library to sign up for a 15 minutes time slot. Children should have some reading ability. Children can bring books or pick some from the library.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PMSilent Book Group      


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton Room
Contact:  Amy Townsley   508-485-5031   atownsley@southboroughma.com
Description:  Strangers or friends meet the last Thursday of every month at the library to share one another's company. The group can read the same book together or drop in with your own pick. There is no expectation for a discussion. The suggested Februrary book selection is The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah. Adults and young adults are welcome. The first meeting will be in the Eaton Room, all others to meet upstairs on the Main Floor. Please email atownsley@southboroughma.com with any questions. Click here for printable flier.
7:00 PM - 8:30 PMSCAC 2020 Grant Award Ceremony      


Location:  Southborough Library, Main Floor
Contact:  Denise Johnson      
Description:  Please join us for the Southborough Cultural Arts Center (SCAC) 2020 Grant Art Award Ceremony at the Southborough Library on the Main Floor. Artist Sigrid Knewmeyer will share insights on her art and the fascinating field of of Medical Illustration.


Friday, February 28, 2020


2:30 PM - 4:30 PMDrop-In Chess      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Are you ready to make your next move? Join us every Friday afternoon this month as we reconfigure the Eaton Room into a gaming space for players of all ages. Bring a friend, or make a new one, as attendees play the competitive classic game: Chess. Click here for printable flier.


Saturday, February 29, 2020


2:00 PM - 3:00 PMTeen Room Button Making      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan      rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  For Ages 13 to 19. Join us in the new Teen Room Idea Lab for an hour of button making fun. Bring in clip art from an old magazine or design your own image at the "Creation Station" and turn it into wearable art! Click here for printable flier.


Monday, March 2, 2020


8:30 AM - 10:00 AMLibrary Legislative Breakfast      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join State Senator Jamie Eldridge and Representative Carolyn Dykema to celebrate libraries across the Commonwealth & the politicians that support them. Learn more about the issues facing libraries statewide and how to become more involved with library advocacy. Representatives from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, Massachusetts Library System, and the Massachusetts Library Association will also speak about the state of libraries. The Southborough Library Board of Trustees and The Friends of the Southborough Library will talk about their local contributions as well. 

Pre-registration is not required, but encouraged: link will be provided shortly.


Tuesday, March 3, 2020


4:00 PM - 6:00 PMCrafternoon: Creative Journaling      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge   ​978-660-2394   mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  Does your library have a group of young authors or writers? This creative workshop invites kids and teens to think about their past, future and present as they design pages of their journal. For Ages 10 & Up. Please register at bit.ly/sblibcraft17. This program is made possible by a grant from the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency. Printable flyer link.


Thursday, March 5, 2020


3:45 PM - 5:00 PMLegos at the Library      


Location:  Eaton Meeting Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  A favorite at the library! Kids can show off their creativity and make lego creations to display at the library!  Parents and caregivers must stay with children. This activity is recommended ffor children ages 4 and up.
7:00 PM - 8:30 PMTomato Growing      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kate Donovan   508-314-8311   bvveggiegardens@gmail.com
Description:  Presented by the Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens. "Without question, tomatoes are the number one home garden crop.  We will teach you the best ways to maximize your harvest." Program will be filmed by Southborough Access Media.  Sponsored by The Friends of the Southborough Library. Click here for printable flier.


Friday, March 6, 2020


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Storytime Yoga      


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children ages 3-5 can hear a story and learn different yoga poses throughout this fun program that gets everybody moving and learning at the same time! Mary Roberge will lead this event. Please register with the Children's Room.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PMScratch Coding Club      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Val De Angelis   508-485-5031   vdeangelis@southboroughma.com
Description:  Code in Scratch 3.0!  New and experienced coders welcomed and may attend one or more weekly sessions on Friday afternoons in January. For children in grades 3-5. Registration is required.

Register here: http://bit.ly/scratchcc04


Questions? Email Val De Angelis: vdeangelis@southboroughma.com


Monday, March 9, 2020


12:00 PM - 12:30 PMMeet & Eat      


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton Room
Contact:  Amy Townsley   508-485-5031   atownsley@southboroughma.com
Description:   Bring your lunch and learn a bunch! Connect with professionals and residents who love learning each month as we explore and discuss a new topic with local speakers, community leaders and/or video presentations. For our March topic, help us welcome and meet the new Southborough Recreation Director, Tim Davis, and Program Coordinator, Alexandra Officer! Joins us to learn about new school & summer programs as well as events for the whole family to enjoy. 


Tuesday, March 10, 2020


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Elliott Simons      analog1000@gmail.com
Description:  At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don't have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights. Click here for printable flier.


Wednesday, March 11, 2020


3:45 PM - 5:00 PMHands on Nature: Bird Beaks      


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Come discover the amazing variety of bird beaks, and how each beak is cleverly designed for a certain type of food! Pretend to be a bird and pick up food with different utensils similar to the many varieties of bird beaks and see which one is the most challenging. This program is for children ages 5-9. Please register in the Children's Room or by calling the library.


Thursday, March 12, 2020


4:00 PM - 6:00 PMGraphic Novel Workshop      


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Graphic novelist Jonathan Todd will take students through the steps of creating their own graphic novel based on experiences from their own lives. This exciting event is for children ages 8-12 and up. Please register in the Children's Room.


Friday, March 13, 2020


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Storytime Yoga      


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children ages 3-5 can hear a story and learn different yoga poses throughout this fun program that gets everybody moving and learning at the same time! Mary Roberge will lead this event. Please register with the Children's Room.
2:30 PM - 4:30 PMLearn to Play Chess with Luca      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Cynthia Conigliaro      cynthiaconigliaro2@gmail.com
Description:  Local student Luca will run through chess basics with interested players on select Friday afternoons. Looking to learn new chess skills? Or play against a young chess master? Everyone at all age levels is welcome. Program will take place upstairs on the Main Floor.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PMScratch Coding Club      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Val De Angelis   508-485-5031   vdeangelis@southboroughma.com
Description:  Code in Scratch 3.0!  New and experienced coders welcomed and may attend one or more weekly sessions on Friday afternoons in January. For children in grades 3-5. Registration is required. 

Register here: http://bit.ly/scratchcc04


Questions? Email Val De Angelis: vdeangelis@southboroughma.com


Wednesday, March 18, 2020


6:30 PM - 8:00 PMCook Book Club      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join us for the tasty cookbook club! Those interested cook a different dish from the selected cookbook of the month. To avoid overlap, please email msorensen@southboroughma.com with your recipe choice. This month's cookbook is America's Test Kitchen twentieth anniversary TV show cookbook.


Thursday, March 19, 2020


4:00 PM - 6:00 PMCrafternoon: Inspiration Rocks      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge   ​978-660-2394   mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  

Participants will create a rock using different media that will speak to them. What word or phrase is speaking to you right now? Using special paint pens, enjoy this Zen workshop as patrons connect over intention and art. For Ages 8 & Up. Please register at bit.ly/sblibcraft18. This program is made possible by a grant from the Mass Cultural Coucil, a state agency. Printable flyer link.


7:00 PM - 8:30 PMGenealogy Group      


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton Room
Contact:  Carol Colaianni   508-485-5031   
Description:  This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. This event is free and open to the public. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com, and join in!


Friday, March 20, 2020


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Storytime Yoga      


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children ages 3-5 can hear a story and learn different yoga poses throughout this fun program that gets everybody moving and learning at the same time! Mary Roberge will lead this event. Please register with the Children's Room.
2:30 PM - 4:30 PMLearn to Play Chess with Luca      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Cynthia Conigliaro      cynthiaconigliaro2@gmail.com
Description:  Local student Luca will run through chess basics with interested players on select Friday afternoons. Looking to learn new chess skills? Or play against a young chess master? Everyone at all age levels is welcome. Program will take place upstairs on the Main Floor.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PMScratch Coding Club      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Val De Angelis   508-485-5031   vdeangelis@southboroughma.com
Description:  Code in Scratch 3.0!  New and experienced coders welcomed and may attend one or more weekly sessions on Friday afternoons in January. For children in grades 3-5. Registration is required.

Register here: http://bit.ly/scratchcc04


Questions? Email Val De Angelis: vdeangelis@southboroughma.com


Saturday, March 21, 2020


10:30 AM - 12:00 PMDrop-In Art      


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join us for some fun family Saturday crafts! Art projects in the spring of 2020 will focus on endangered animals. This drop-in activity is all about orangutans- drawing & mixed media!   Recommended for ages 5-10, siblings welcome. No registration required.This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Click here for printable flier


Tuesday, March 24, 2020


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Elliott Simons      analog1000@gmail.com
Description:  At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don't have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights. Click here for printable flier.


Thursday, March 26, 2020


7:00 PM - 8:00 PMSilent Book Group      


Location:  Southborough Library, Main Floor
Contact:  Amy Townsley   508-485-5031   atownsley@southboroughma.com
Description:  Strangers or friends meet the last Thursday of every month at the library to share one another's company. The group can read the same book together or drop in with your own pick. There is no expectation for a discussion. The suggested March book selection is The Plotters by Un-su Kim. Please note the group will meet on the Main Floor which is space shared with other patrons and there might be light background noise. Adults and young adults are welcome. Please email atownsley@southboroughma.com with any questions. 


Friday, March 27, 2020


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Storytime Yoga      


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children ages 3-5 can hear a story and learn different yoga poses throughout this fun program that gets everybody moving and learning at the same time! Mary Roberge will lead this event. Please register with the Children's Room.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PMScratch Coding Club      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Val De Angelis   508-485-5031   vdeangelis@southboroughma.com
Description:  Code in Scratch 3.0!  New and experienced coders welcomed and may attend one or more weekly sessions on Friday afternoons in January. For children in grades 3-5. Registration is required.

Register here: http://bit.ly/scratchcc04


Questions? Email Val De Angelis: vdeangelis@southboroughma.com


Saturday, March 28, 2020


11:00 AM - 11:45 AMDrama Out Of The Box      


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join us for Drama Out of the Box with Meredith Charles to explore acting through storytelling, pantomime and creative expression! This is for ages 5+. Please register by calling the library or stopping by the Children's Room. This even is sponsored by Friends of the Library.


Wednesday, April 1, 2020


3:45 PM - 5:00 PMLegos at the Library      


Location:  Eaton Meeting Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  A favorite at the library! Kids can show off their creativity and make lego creations to display at the library!  Parents and caregivers must stay with children. This activity is recommended ffor children ages 4 and up.


Friday, April 3, 2020


2:30 PM - 4:30 PMDrop-In Chess      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Are you ready to make your next move? Join us every Friday afternoon this month as we reconfigure the Eaton Room into a gaming space for players of all ages. Bring a friend, or make a new one, as attendees play the competitive classic game: Chess. 


Saturday, April 4, 2020


11:00 AM - 11:45 AMMusic Together with David Garden      


Location:  Southborough Library, Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers    508-485-5031   kivers@southborough
Description:  Children can sing and dance during this musical program. This fun event is best for toddlers & preschoolers. No registration is necessary. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library.


Tuesday, April 7, 2020


4:00 PM - 6:00 PMCrafternoon: Clipboard Makeover      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge   ​978-660-2394   mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  Starting with a simple clipboard, each participant will tailor the ordinary office supply into something personal and wonderful to make their life a little more fun! For Ages 10 & Up. Please register at bit.ly/sblibcraft19. This program is made possible by a grant from the Mass Cultural Coucil, a state agency. Printable flyer link.


Wednesday, April 8, 2020


7:00 PM - 8:30 PMOwls of New England      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Hal Kiess      hkiess@verizon.net
Description:  In this captivating presentation, Peter delivers stunning photographs of his favorite owls combined with stories that entertain, educate and inspire the audience. You’ll learn the secrets Peter uses to find and photograph these same owls in the wild in their natural habitat! Eight species of expected owls in New England include: Great Horned, Barred, Eastern Screech, Long-eared, Short-eared, Snowy Owl, Northern Saw-whet  and the very elusive Barn Owl - the toughest of all to find. Why are all these owls so successful at hunting? Peter provides the answer with his beautiful images. He’ll wrap up this exciting program with stunning photos of a rare visitor from the North called the Great Gray Owl. Sponsored by the Southborough Open Land Foundation.



Thursday, April 9, 2020


7:00 PM - 8:00 PMAuthor Meredith O'Brien      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Meredith O'Brien is an award-winning author of three books, and a co-author of one. Her fourth book -- Uncomfortably Numb: a memoir -- will be published in March 2020. She is a journalism faculty member and writing coach at Northeastern University. Click here for printable flier


Friday, April 10, 2020


2:30 PM - 4:30 PMDrop-In Chess      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Are you ready to make your next move? Join us every Friday afternoon this month as we reconfigure the Eaton Room into a gaming space for players of all ages. Bring a friend, or make a new one, as attendees play the competitive classic game: Chess. 


Wednesday, April 15, 2020


6:30 PM - 8:00 PMCook Book Club      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join us for the tasty Cook Book Club! Those interested cook a different dish from the selected cookbook of the month. To avoid overlap, please email msorensen@southboroughma.com with your recipe choice. This month's cookbook is The Plant Paradox by Steven R. Gundry.


Thursday, April 16, 2020


4:00 PM - 6:00 PMCrafternoon: Mosaic Trivets      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge   ​978-660-2394   mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  Participants will use a variety of mosaic items to create a project -- either functional or simply a piece of art -- unique to their own creative side. For Ages 8 & Up. Please register at bit.ly/sblibcraft20. This program is made possible by a grant from the Mass Cultural Coucil, a state agency. Printable flyer link.


Friday, April 17, 2020


2:30 PM - 4:30 PMDrop-In Chess      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Are you ready to make your next move? Join us every Friday afternoon this month as we reconfigure the Eaton Room into a gaming space for players of all ages. Bring a friend, or make a new one, as attendees play the competitive classic game: Chess. 


Saturday, April 18, 2020


10:30 AM - 12:00 PMDrop-In Art      


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join us for some fun family Saturday crafts! Art projects in the spring of 2020 will focus on endangered animals. This drop-in activity will focus on galapagos penguin painting!   Recommended for ages 5-10, siblings welcome. No registration required.This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Click here for printable flier.


Tuesday, April 21, 2020


7:00 PM - 8:30 PM"Nibbling on Natives in Your Backyard"      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Frederica Gillespie      fgillespie@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Russ Cohen, expert forager and author of Wild Plants I Have Known… and Eaten, for a 90-minute slide show featuring at least two dozen species of native edible wild plants suitable for adding to your own landscape, or nibbling on as you encounter them in other locales.  Keys to the identification of each species will be provided, along with edible portion, seasons of availability and preparation methods, along with guidelines for safe and environmentally responsible foraging.  Russ will also include a few details regarding some native edible plants he has grown successfully from seed, and the partnerships he has made with conservation groups and others to add edible native plants to their landscapes. Last but not least, Russ will accompany his talk with handouts and bring along samples of foraged goodies made from edible native species for people to taste. 



Thursday, April 23, 2020


11:00 AM - 12:00 PMThe Fun and Games Magic Show      


Location:  Southborough Library, Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  All ages are welcome for this family-friendly magic show with magician Debbie O'Carroll! Let her keep you on your toes! No registration required. This engaging event is sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. 


Friday, April 24, 2020


2:30 PM - 4:30 PMDrop-In Chess      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Are you ready to make your next move? Join us every Friday afternoon this month as we reconfigure the Eaton Room into a gaming space for players of all ages. Bring a friend, or make a new one, as attendees play the competitive classic game: Chess. 


Tuesday, May 5, 2020


4:00 PM - 6:00 PMCrafternoon: Jewelry Makerspace      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge   ​978-660-2394   mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  Participants will use their creative side to make necklaces, bracelets, key chains, napkin holders, bubble wands, earrings....or all of the above! For Ages 13 & Up. Please register at bit.ly/sblibcraft21. This program is made possible by a grant from the Mass Cultural Coucil, a state agency.


Thursday, May 7, 2020


3:45 PM - 5:00 PMLegos at the Library      


Location:  Eaton Meeting Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  A favorite at the library! Kids can show off their creativity and make lego creations to display at the library!  Parents and caregivers must stay with children. This activity is recommended ffor children ages 4 and up.


Wednesday, May 20, 2020


6:30 PM - 8:00 PMCook Book Club      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join us for the tasty Cook Book Club! Those interested cook a different dish from the selected cookbook of the month. To avoid overlap, please email msorensen@southboroughma.com with your recipe choice. This month's cookbook is a choice of Thug Kitchen or Eat Like a Gilmore: Daily Cravings by Kristi Carlson.


Thursday, May 21, 2020


4:00 PM - 6:00 PMCrafternoon: Old Book Page Crafting      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge   ​978-660-2394   mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  Participants will create a variety of crafting projects from old book pages using a wide variety of functional items that can be enhanced by the words and images found in old pages. For Ages 13 & Up. Please register at bit.ly/sblibcraft22. This program is made possible by a grant from the Mass Cultural Coucil, a state agency.


Saturday, May 23, 2020


10:30 AM - 12:00 PMDrop-In Art      


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join us for some fun family Saturday crafts! Art projects in the spring of 2020 will focus on endangered animals. This drop-in activity will work on blue whales with model magic!   Recommended for ages 5-10, siblings welcome. No registration required.This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Click here for printable flier


Tuesday, June 2, 2020


4:00 PM - 6:00 PMCrafternoon: Star Wars Stations      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge   ​978-660-2394   mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  This workshop celebrates all things Star Wars! Three stations will be available to kids and teens as they rotate through the room, including "Wookie Cookie" decorating, Perler Bead Keychains and Star Wars finger puppets (using hot glue guns). For Ages 8 & Up. Please register at bit.ly/sblibcraft23. This program is made possible by a grant from the Mass Cultural Coucil, a state agency.


Thursday, June 4, 2020


3:45 PM - 5:00 PMLegos at the Library      


Location:  Eaton Meeting Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  A favorite at the library! Kids can show off their creativity and make lego creations to display at the library!  Parents and caregivers must stay with children. This activity is recommended ffor children ages 4 and up.


Wednesday, June 17, 2020


6:30 PM - 8:00 PMCook Book Club      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen      msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join us for the tasty Cook Book Club! Those interested cook a different dish from the selected cookbook of the month. To avoid overlap, please email msorensen@southboroughma.com with your recipe choice. This month's cookbook is Bobby Flay at Home by Bobby Flay.


Thursday, June 18, 2020


4:00 PM - 6:00 PMCrafternoon: Sewing 101/Makerspace      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge   ​978-660-2394   mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  This workshop focuses on learning the basics of sewing (threading a needle, starting and stopping a stitch, and fixing a button) and then invites participants to work on one hand-sewing project and one machine project (i.e. a scrunchie). For Ages 13 & Up. Please register at bit.ly/sblibcraft24. This program is made possible by a grant from the Mass Cultural Coucil, a state agency.


Wednesday, July 15, 2020


6:30 PM - 8:00 PMCook Book Club      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join us for the tasty Cook Book Club! Those interested cook a different dish from the selected cookbook of the month. To avoid overlap, please email msorensen@southboroughma.com with your recipe choice. This month's cookbook is The Milk Street Cookbook by Christopher Kimball, et al.

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Crafternoon: Macrame Keychains


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Mandy Roberge   ​978-660-2394   mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  You might have admired the art of Macramé, a form of textile produced using knotting techniques, but did not have the opportunity to learn this fun skill! Join us for a fun program where you will use simple macrame techniques to make your very own keychain! Recommended for ages 13 & up. Please register at bit.ly/sblibcraft16. This program is made possible by a grant from the Southborough Community Fund, a fund of the Foundation For Metrowest. Printable flyer link.
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Genealogy Group


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton Room
Contact:  Carol Colaianni   508-485-5031   
Description:  This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. This event is free and open to the public. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com, and join in!


Friday, February 21, 2020

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Drop-In Chess


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Are you ready to make your next move? Join us every Friday afternoon this month as we reconfigure the Eaton Room into a gaming space for players of all ages. Bring a friend, or make a new one, as attendees play the competitive classic game: Chess. Click here for printable flier.


Saturday, February 22, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Teen Room Button Making


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Ryan      rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  For Ages 13 to 19. Join us in the new Teen Room Idea Lab for an hour of button making fun. Bring in clip art from an old magazine or design your own image at the "Creation Station" and turn it into wearable art! Click here for printable flier.


Tuesday, February 25, 2020

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
4th-5th Grade Book Group


Location:  Eaton Meeting Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Book club members read a book selected each month and then meet for discussion & activities. Registration is required. Refreshments provided by Wegmans and Friends of Southborough Library. 
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Elliott Simons      analog1000@gmail.com
Description:  At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don't have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights. Click here for printable flier.


Wednesday, February 26, 2020

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
2nd & 3rd Grade Book Group


Location:  Eaton Meeting Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Book club members read a book selected each month and then meet for discussion & activities. Registration is required. Refreshments provided by Wegmans and Friends of the Southborough Library. 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Introduction To Idea Lab


Location:  Southborough Library, Teen Room
Contact:  Val DeAngelis   508-485-5031   vdeangelis@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join library associate Val De Angelis for an "open house" of our newest features in the Teen Room downstairs! Demonstrations and activities include: Art Creation Station, 3-D Printing, Laser Cutting, Video Producing, Button Making and more! No registration required.  This program is made possible by a grant from the Mass Board of Library Commissioners and the Library Services & Technology Act. Additional funding provided by The Friends of the Southborough Library.
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Tales & Tails: Reading with Dogs


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton ROom
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children can read with a certified therapy dog from Therapy Dogs International. Contact the library to sign up for a 15 minutes time slot. Children should have some reading ability. Children can bring books or pick some from the library.


Thursday, February 27, 2020

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Baby & Toddler Story Time


Location:  Southborough Library, Children's Room
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.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tales & Tails: Reading with Dogs


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton ROom
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children can read with a certified therapy dog from Therapy Dogs International. Contact the library to sign up for a 15 minutes time slot. Children should have some reading ability. Children can bring books or pick some from the library.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Silent Book Group


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton Room
Contact:  Amy Townsley   508-485-5031   atownsley@southboroughma.com
Description:  Strangers or friends meet the last Thursday of every month at the library to share one another's company. The group can read the same book together or drop in with your own pick. There is no expectation for a discussion. The suggested Februrary book selection is The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah. Adults and young adults are welcome. The first meeting will be in the Eaton Room, all others to meet upstairs on the Main Floor. Please email atownsley@southboroughma.com with any questions. Click here for printable flier.
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
SCAC 2020 Grant Award Ceremony


Location:  Southborough Library, Main Floor
Contact:  Denise Johnson      
Description:  Please join us for the Southborough Cultural Arts Center (SCAC) 2020 Grant Art Award Ceremony at the Southborough Library on the Main Floor. Artist Sigrid Knewmeyer will share insights on her art and the fascinating field of of Medical Illustration.


Friday, February 28, 2020

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Drop-In Chess


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Are you ready to make your next move? Join us every Friday afternoon this month as we reconfigure the Eaton Room into a gaming space for players of all ages. Bring a friend, or make a new one, as attendees play the competitive classic game: Chess. Click here for printable flier.


Saturday, February 29, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Teen Room Button Making


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan      rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  For Ages 13 to 19. Join us in the new Teen Room Idea Lab for an hour of button making fun. Bring in clip art from an old magazine or design your own image at the "Creation Station" and turn it into wearable art! Click here for printable flier.


Monday, March 2, 2020

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Library Legislative Breakfast


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join State Senator Jamie Eldridge and Representative Carolyn Dykema to celebrate libraries across the Commonwealth & the politicians that support them. Learn more about the issues facing libraries statewide and how to become more involved with library advocacy. Representatives from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, Massachusetts Library System, and the Massachusetts Library Association will also speak about the state of libraries. The Southborough Library Board of Trustees and The Friends of the Southborough Library will talk about their local contributions as well. 

Pre-registration is not required, but encouraged: link will be provided shortly.


Tuesday, March 3, 2020

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Crafternoon: Creative Journaling


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge   ​978-660-2394   mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  Does your library have a group of young authors or writers? This creative workshop invites kids and teens to think about their past, future and present as they design pages of their journal. For Ages 10 & Up. Please register at bit.ly/sblibcraft17. This program is made possible by a grant from the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency. Printable flyer link.


Thursday, March 5, 2020

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Legos at the Library


Location:  Eaton Meeting Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  A favorite at the library! Kids can show off their creativity and make lego creations to display at the library!  Parents and caregivers must stay with children. This activity is recommended ffor children ages 4 and up.
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Tomato Growing


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kate Donovan   508-314-8311   bvveggiegardens@gmail.com
Description:  Presented by the Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens. "Without question, tomatoes are the number one home garden crop.  We will teach you the best ways to maximize your harvest." Program will be filmed by Southborough Access Media.  Sponsored by The Friends of the Southborough Library. Click here for printable flier.


Friday, March 6, 2020

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool Storytime Yoga


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children ages 3-5 can hear a story and learn different yoga poses throughout this fun program that gets everybody moving and learning at the same time! Mary Roberge will lead this event. Please register with the Children's Room.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Scratch Coding Club


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Val De Angelis   508-485-5031   vdeangelis@southboroughma.com
Description:  Code in Scratch 3.0!  New and experienced coders welcomed and may attend one or more weekly sessions on Friday afternoons in January. For children in grades 3-5. Registration is required.

Register here: http://bit.ly/scratchcc04


Questions? Email Val De Angelis: vdeangelis@southboroughma.com


Monday, March 9, 2020

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Meet & Eat


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton Room
Contact:  Amy Townsley   508-485-5031   atownsley@southboroughma.com
Description:   Bring your lunch and learn a bunch! Connect with professionals and residents who love learning each month as we explore and discuss a new topic with local speakers, community leaders and/or video presentations. For our March topic, help us welcome and meet the new Southborough Recreation Director, Tim Davis, and Program Coordinator, Alexandra Officer! Joins us to learn about new school & summer programs as well as events for the whole family to enjoy. 


Tuesday, March 10, 2020

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Elliott Simons      analog1000@gmail.com
Description:  At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don't have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights. Click here for printable flier.


Wednesday, March 11, 2020

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Hands on Nature: Bird Beaks


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Come discover the amazing variety of bird beaks, and how each beak is cleverly designed for a certain type of food! Pretend to be a bird and pick up food with different utensils similar to the many varieties of bird beaks and see which one is the most challenging. This program is for children ages 5-9. Please register in the Children's Room or by calling the library.


Thursday, March 12, 2020

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Graphic Novel Workshop


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Graphic novelist Jonathan Todd will take students through the steps of creating their own graphic novel based on experiences from their own lives. This exciting event is for children ages 8-12 and up. Please register in the Children's Room.


Friday, March 13, 2020

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool Storytime Yoga


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children ages 3-5 can hear a story and learn different yoga poses throughout this fun program that gets everybody moving and learning at the same time! Mary Roberge will lead this event. Please register with the Children's Room.
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Learn to Play Chess with Luca


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Cynthia Conigliaro      cynthiaconigliaro2@gmail.com
Description:  Local student Luca will run through chess basics with interested players on select Friday afternoons. Looking to learn new chess skills? Or play against a young chess master? Everyone at all age levels is welcome. Program will take place upstairs on the Main Floor.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Scratch Coding Club


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Val De Angelis   508-485-5031   vdeangelis@southboroughma.com
Description:  Code in Scratch 3.0!  New and experienced coders welcomed and may attend one or more weekly sessions on Friday afternoons in January. For children in grades 3-5. Registration is required. 

Register here: http://bit.ly/scratchcc04


Questions? Email Val De Angelis: vdeangelis@southboroughma.com


Wednesday, March 18, 2020

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cook Book Club


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join us for the tasty cookbook club! Those interested cook a different dish from the selected cookbook of the month. To avoid overlap, please email msorensen@southboroughma.com with your recipe choice. This month's cookbook is America's Test Kitchen twentieth anniversary TV show cookbook.


Thursday, March 19, 2020

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Crafternoon: Inspiration Rocks


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge   ​978-660-2394   mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  

Participants will create a rock using different media that will speak to them. What word or phrase is speaking to you right now? Using special paint pens, enjoy this Zen workshop as patrons connect over intention and art. For Ages 8 & Up. Please register at bit.ly/sblibcraft18. This program is made possible by a grant from the Mass Cultural Coucil, a state agency. Printable flyer link.


7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Genealogy Group


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton Room
Contact:  Carol Colaianni   508-485-5031   
Description:  This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. This event is free and open to the public. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com, and join in!


Friday, March 20, 2020

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool Storytime Yoga


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children ages 3-5 can hear a story and learn different yoga poses throughout this fun program that gets everybody moving and learning at the same time! Mary Roberge will lead this event. Please register with the Children's Room.
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Learn to Play Chess with Luca


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Cynthia Conigliaro      cynthiaconigliaro2@gmail.com
Description:  Local student Luca will run through chess basics with interested players on select Friday afternoons. Looking to learn new chess skills? Or play against a young chess master? Everyone at all age levels is welcome. Program will take place upstairs on the Main Floor.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Scratch Coding Club


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Val De Angelis   508-485-5031   vdeangelis@southboroughma.com
Description:  Code in Scratch 3.0!  New and experienced coders welcomed and may attend one or more weekly sessions on Friday afternoons in January. For children in grades 3-5. Registration is required.

Register here: http://bit.ly/scratchcc04


Questions? Email Val De Angelis: vdeangelis@southboroughma.com


Saturday, March 21, 2020

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Drop-In Art


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join us for some fun family Saturday crafts! Art projects in the spring of 2020 will focus on endangered animals. This drop-in activity is all about orangutans- drawing & mixed media!   Recommended for ages 5-10, siblings welcome. No registration required.This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Click here for printable flier


Tuesday, March 24, 2020

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Elliott Simons      analog1000@gmail.com
Description:  At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don't have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights. Click here for printable flier.


Thursday, March 26, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Silent Book Group


Location:  Southborough Library, Main Floor
Contact:  Amy Townsley   508-485-5031   atownsley@southboroughma.com
Description:  Strangers or friends meet the last Thursday of every month at the library to share one another's company. The group can read the same book together or drop in with your own pick. There is no expectation for a discussion. The suggested March book selection is The Plotters by Un-su Kim. Please note the group will meet on the Main Floor which is space shared with other patrons and there might be light background noise. Adults and young adults are welcome. Please email atownsley@southboroughma.com with any questions. 


Friday, March 27, 2020

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool Storytime Yoga


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children ages 3-5 can hear a story and learn different yoga poses throughout this fun program that gets everybody moving and learning at the same time! Mary Roberge will lead this event. Please register with the Children's Room.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Scratch Coding Club


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Val De Angelis   508-485-5031   vdeangelis@southboroughma.com
Description:  Code in Scratch 3.0!  New and experienced coders welcomed and may attend one or more weekly sessions on Friday afternoons in January. For children in grades 3-5. Registration is required.

Register here: http://bit.ly/scratchcc04


Questions? Email Val De Angelis: vdeangelis@southboroughma.com


Saturday, March 28, 2020

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Drama Out Of The Box


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join us for Drama Out of the Box with Meredith Charles to explore acting through storytelling, pantomime and creative expression! This is for ages 5+. Please register by calling the library or stopping by the Children's Room. This even is sponsored by Friends of the Library.


Wednesday, April 1, 2020

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Legos at the Library


Location:  Eaton Meeting Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  A favorite at the library! Kids can show off their creativity and make lego creations to display at the library!  Parents and caregivers must stay with children. This activity is recommended ffor children ages 4 and up.


Friday, April 3, 2020

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Drop-In Chess


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Are you ready to make your next move? Join us every Friday afternoon this month as we reconfigure the Eaton Room into a gaming space for players of all ages. Bring a friend, or make a new one, as attendees play the competitive classic game: Chess. 


Saturday, April 4, 2020

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Music Together with David Garden


Location:  Southborough Library, Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers    508-485-5031   kivers@southborough
Description:  Children can sing and dance during this musical program. This fun event is best for toddlers & preschoolers. No registration is necessary. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library.


Tuesday, April 7, 2020

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Crafternoon: Clipboard Makeover


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge   ​978-660-2394   mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  Starting with a simple clipboard, each participant will tailor the ordinary office supply into something personal and wonderful to make their life a little more fun! For Ages 10 & Up. Please register at bit.ly/sblibcraft19. This program is made possible by a grant from the Mass Cultural Coucil, a state agency. Printable flyer link.


Wednesday, April 8, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Owls of New England


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Hal Kiess      hkiess@verizon.net
Description:  In this captivating presentation, Peter delivers stunning photographs of his favorite owls combined with stories that entertain, educate and inspire the audience. You’ll learn the secrets Peter uses to find and photograph these same owls in the wild in their natural habitat! Eight species of expected owls in New England include: Great Horned, Barred, Eastern Screech, Long-eared, Short-eared, Snowy Owl, Northern Saw-whet  and the very elusive Barn Owl - the toughest of all to find. Why are all these owls so successful at hunting? Peter provides the answer with his beautiful images. He’ll wrap up this exciting program with stunning photos of a rare visitor from the North called the Great Gray Owl. Sponsored by the Southborough Open Land Foundation.



Thursday, April 9, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author Meredith O'Brien


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Meredith O'Brien is an award-winning author of three books, and a co-author of one. Her fourth book -- Uncomfortably Numb: a memoir -- will be published in March 2020. She is a journalism faculty member and writing coach at Northeastern University. Click here for printable flier


Friday, April 10, 2020

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Drop-In Chess


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Are you ready to make your next move? Join us every Friday afternoon this month as we reconfigure the Eaton Room into a gaming space for players of all ages. Bring a friend, or make a new one, as attendees play the competitive classic game: Chess. 


Wednesday, April 15, 2020

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cook Book Club


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join us for the tasty Cook Book Club! Those interested cook a different dish from the selected cookbook of the month. To avoid overlap, please email msorensen@southboroughma.com with your recipe choice. This month's cookbook is The Plant Paradox by Steven R. Gundry.


Thursday, April 16, 2020

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Crafternoon: Mosaic Trivets


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge   ​978-660-2394   mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  Participants will use a variety of mosaic items to create a project -- either functional or simply a piece of art -- unique to their own creative side. For Ages 8 & Up. Please register at bit.ly/sblibcraft20. This program is made possible by a grant from the Mass Cultural Coucil, a state agency. Printable flyer link.


Friday, April 17, 2020

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Drop-In Chess


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Are you ready to make your next move? Join us every Friday afternoon this month as we reconfigure the Eaton Room into a gaming space for players of all ages. Bring a friend, or make a new one, as attendees play the competitive classic game: Chess. 


Saturday, April 18, 2020

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Drop-In Art


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join us for some fun family Saturday crafts! Art projects in the spring of 2020 will focus on endangered animals. This drop-in activity will focus on galapagos penguin painting!   Recommended for ages 5-10, siblings welcome. No registration required.This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Click here for printable flier.


Tuesday, April 21, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
"Nibbling on Natives in Your Backyard"


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Frederica Gillespie      fgillespie@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Russ Cohen, expert forager and author of Wild Plants I Have Known… and Eaten, for a 90-minute slide show featuring at least two dozen species of native edible wild plants suitable for adding to your own landscape, or nibbling on as you encounter them in other locales.  Keys to the identification of each species will be provided, along with edible portion, seasons of availability and preparation methods, along with guidelines for safe and environmentally responsible foraging.  Russ will also include a few details regarding some native edible plants he has grown successfully from seed, and the partnerships he has made with conservation groups and others to add edible native plants to their landscapes. Last but not least, Russ will accompany his talk with handouts and bring along samples of foraged goodies made from edible native species for people to taste. 



Thursday, April 23, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Fun and Games Magic Show


Location:  Southborough Library, Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  All ages are welcome for this family-friendly magic show with magician Debbie O'Carroll! Let her keep you on your toes! No registration required. This engaging event is sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. 


Friday, April 24, 2020

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Drop-In Chess


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Are you ready to make your next move? Join us every Friday afternoon this month as we reconfigure the Eaton Room into a gaming space for players of all ages. Bring a friend, or make a new one, as attendees play the competitive classic game: Chess. 


Tuesday, May 5, 2020

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Crafternoon: Jewelry Makerspace


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge   ​978-660-2394   mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  Participants will use their creative side to make necklaces, bracelets, key chains, napkin holders, bubble wands, earrings....or all of the above! For Ages 13 & Up. Please register at bit.ly/sblibcraft21. This program is made possible by a grant from the Mass Cultural Coucil, a state agency.


Thursday, May 7, 2020

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Legos at the Library


Location:  Eaton Meeting Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  A favorite at the library! Kids can show off their creativity and make lego creations to display at the library!  Parents and caregivers must stay with children. This activity is recommended ffor children ages 4 and up.


Wednesday, May 20, 2020

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cook Book Club


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join us for the tasty Cook Book Club! Those interested cook a different dish from the selected cookbook of the month. To avoid overlap, please email msorensen@southboroughma.com with your recipe choice. This month's cookbook is a choice of Thug Kitchen or Eat Like a Gilmore: Daily Cravings by Kristi Carlson.


Thursday, May 21, 2020

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Crafternoon: Old Book Page Crafting


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge   ​978-660-2394   mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  Participants will create a variety of crafting projects from old book pages using a wide variety of functional items that can be enhanced by the words and images found in old pages. For Ages 13 & Up. Please register at bit.ly/sblibcraft22. This program is made possible by a grant from the Mass Cultural Coucil, a state agency.


Saturday, May 23, 2020

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Drop-In Art


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join us for some fun family Saturday crafts! Art projects in the spring of 2020 will focus on endangered animals. This drop-in activity will work on blue whales with model magic!   Recommended for ages 5-10, siblings welcome. No registration required.This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Click here for printable flier


Tuesday, June 2, 2020

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Crafternoon: Star Wars Stations


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge   ​978-660-2394   mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  This workshop celebrates all things Star Wars! Three stations will be available to kids and teens as they rotate through the room, including "Wookie Cookie" decorating, Perler Bead Keychains and Star Wars finger puppets (using hot glue guns). For Ages 8 & Up. Please register at bit.ly/sblibcraft23. This program is made possible by a grant from the Mass Cultural Coucil, a state agency.


Thursday, June 4, 2020

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Legos at the Library


Location:  Eaton Meeting Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  A favorite at the library! Kids can show off their creativity and make lego creations to display at the library!  Parents and caregivers must stay with children. This activity is recommended ffor children ages 4 and up.


Wednesday, June 17, 2020

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cook Book Club


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen      msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join us for the tasty Cook Book Club! Those interested cook a different dish from the selected cookbook of the month. To avoid overlap, please email msorensen@southboroughma.com with your recipe choice. This month's cookbook is Bobby Flay at Home by Bobby Flay.


Thursday, June 18, 2020

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Crafternoon: Sewing 101/Makerspace


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge   ​978-660-2394   mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  This workshop focuses on learning the basics of sewing (threading a needle, starting and stopping a stitch, and fixing a button) and then invites participants to work on one hand-sewing project and one machine project (i.e. a scrunchie). For Ages 13 & Up. Please register at bit.ly/sblibcraft24. This program is made possible by a grant from the Mass Cultural Coucil, a state agency.


Wednesday, July 15, 2020

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cook Book Club


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join us for the tasty Cook Book Club! Those interested cook a different dish from the selected cookbook of the month. To avoid overlap, please email msorensen@southboroughma.com with your recipe choice. This month's cookbook is The Milk Street Cookbook by Christopher Kimball, et al.