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Monday, June 17, 2019


10:00 AM - 5:00 PMSummer Reading Begins!      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim   508-281-8989   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Children's Librarian Kim Ivers in the  refurbished Children's Room downstairs to kickoff the start of a new Summer Reading season. The topic this year? Space!


Tuesday, June 18, 2019


3:00 PM - 5:00 PMCrafternoon: Harry Potter      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Mandy Roberge      mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  Harry Potter Stations. For Ages 10 & Up. This will be a registration program - please check back for online sign up sheet or call the library at 508-485-5031. This program is made possible by a grant from Southborough Community Fund, a fund of the Foundation for Metrowest. Register here: http://bit.ly/sblibcraft6
7:00 PM - 8:30 PMSupporting Wildlife      


Location:  Southborough Library, Main Floor
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  
Marth Gach, Conservation Coordinator with Mass Audubon/Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary and Conservation Center, will present best practices for supporting wildlife in your backyard and creating a beautiful, healthy yard for birds, native bees, butterflies and other wildlife! This even is hosted by the Southborough Open Space Preservation Commission.



Wednesday, June 19, 2019


4:00 PM - 4:45 PMOutdoor Story Time      


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Bring a blanket and a snack and join us on the lawn for story time! in case of inclement weather, story time will be held indoors. No registration is required and open to all ages. 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PMBallroom Dancing      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Carole Ann Baer      caroleannbaer@gmail.com
Description:  Learn waltz-style ballroom dancing on the library's Main Floor programing space. Come in pairs or be matched up. Third of four classes on Wednesdays in June. This program provided with funding from the Southborough Cultural Arts Council, a division of the Mass Cultural Council


Thursday, June 20, 2019


10:30 AM - 5:00 PMLegos at the Library!      


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Stop by for some Lego building fun and creativity! Parents or caregivers must be present with children in the Eaton Room. Legos remain at the Library. 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PMGenealogy Club      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      carol.colaianni@comcast.net
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, June 21, 2019


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMFamily Puzzle Club      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marta Burbeck      martasjigsawlibrary@gmail.com
Description:  Discover the world of British made Wentworth wooden jigsaw puzzles: premium quality craftsmanship, a wide range of sizes and images, challenging designs, unique shapes and whimsy puzzle pieces. This special collaboration between Piecefully Yours and the Southborough Library offers a collection of over 250 Wentworth jigsaws to enjoy and share. Join us for a relaxing, yet stimulating time and for a good conversation. This program is sponsored by The Friends of the Southborough Library.


Tuesday, June 25, 2019


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.


Wednesday, June 26, 2019


4:00 PM - 4:45 PMOutdoor Story Time      


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Bring a blanket and a snack and join us on the lawn for story time! in case of inclement weather, story time will be held indoors. No registration is required and open to all ages. 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PMBallroom Dancing      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Carole Ann Baer      caroleannbaer@gmail.com
Description:  Learn waltz-style ballroom dancing on the library's Main Floor programing space. Come in pairs or be matched up. Fourth and last of four classes on Wednesdays in June. This program provided with funding from the Southborough Cultural Arts Council, a division of the Mass Cultural Council


Thursday, June 27, 2019


11:00 AM - 12:00 PMMike The Bubble Man      


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Kick off summer reading with Mike the Bubble Man at the Southborough Library on Thursday, June 27th at 11:00 AM.
This program is sponsored by Fay School and brings together magic and science through music, choreography and comedy in a fun show all about bubbles! No registration required and open to all ages. 
 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PMBBC Series' Discussion Group      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Lauren Taylor      birgitalinder@gmail.com
Description:  Downton Abbey , Victoria , The Crown, Call The Midwife, Foyle's War ….for those of you who have thoroughly enjoyed these and other wildly popular BBC productions , come join us for exciting discussions of these series that have gripped the attention of an international audience.  The historical backdrop of the series will be part of the lively discussions of how these productions have provided a window into the lives of the 'commoner' to the crowned heads of each era. The historical backdrop of Victorian and Edwardian Britain , as well as the post WWI and II period characterized by upheaval, tragedy and the fallout both personal and national will be an essential part of the discussions.  Be ready to even dress up as 1  or more of your favorite characters if you wish!
7:00 PM - 8:00 PMAudiobook Club      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Chris McGinn   508-485-5013   cmcginn@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join us for the Audiobook Club, which meets monthly, with a focus on Science Fiction / Fantasy books. In June, the club will be listening & reading The Passage by Justin Cronin.


Saturday, June 29, 2019


2:00 PM - 3:30 PMLet's Play Saturday Chess!      


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Aileen Sanchez   508-485-5031   
Description:  Join us at 2:00PM on the main floor of the library for some strategizing and fun! You can come to learn something new or test out your skills. Ages 12+. No registration required.


Tuesday, July 2, 2019


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM4th of July Parade      


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join young patriots marching from the Southborough Library to the Town House together with flags and fun hats!  Cool down afterwards at the library with some refreshments provided by the Friends of Southborough Library. Open to all ages, no registration is required. 


Wednesday, July 3, 2019


4:00 PM - 4:45 PMOutdoor Story Time      


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Bring a blanket and a snack and join us on the lawn for story time! in case of inclement weather, story time will be held indoors. No registration is required and open to all ages. 


Thursday, July 4, 2019


10:00 AM - 9:00 PMLibrary Closed      


Location:  
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Description:  Due to the holiday, the library is closed.


Tuesday, July 9, 2019


10:15 AM - 11:30 AMAdvanced Tai Chi      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Jeanne Friswell      innerteacher@hotmail.com
Description:  Advanced Tai Chi class participants from the Southborough Senior Center will be meeting at the library over the summer. Want to practice your poses? Or make new friends? Fellow experienced Tai Chi participants are welcome to come check it out.
10:30 AM - 5:00 PMDrop in...Art!      


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  As part of Summer Reading "A Universe of Stories" please drop in with kids for fun outer space themed crafts anytime from 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM.  Open to all ages and no registration required.
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.


Wednesday, July 10, 2019


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMScienceTellers      


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  ScienceTellers Present "Aliens Escape from Earth!"  Storytelling and science experiments combine in the tale of two kids trying to rescue aliens. No registration required, open to all ages. This fun event is sponsored by Fay School.

 


Thursday, July 11, 2019


7:00 PM - 7:45 PMPajama Story Time      


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Wear your pajamas, bring a blanket and join us on the lawn for story time! In case of inclement weather, story time will be held indoors. Open to all ages, no registration is required. 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PMBBC Series' Discussion Group      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Lauren Taylor      birgitalinder@gmail.com
Description:  ​Downton Abbey , Victoria , The Crown, Call The Midwife, Foyle's War ….for those of you who have thoroughly enjoyed these and other wildly popular BBC productions , come join us for exciting discussions of these series that have gripped the attention of an international audience.  The historical backdrop of the series will be part of the lively discussions of how these productions have provided a window into the lives of the 'commoner' to the crowned heads of each era. The historical backdrop of Victorian and Edwardian Britain , as well as the post WWI and II period characterized by upheaval, tragedy and the fallout both personal and national will be an essential part of the discussions.  Be ready to even dress up as 1  or more of your favorite characters if you wish!


Tuesday, July 16, 2019


3:00 PM - 4:00 PMRainforest Reptiles      


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Rainforest Reptiles will visit the Southborough Library to show how "Reptiles Rock!" Enjoy this fun and informative event. Children of all ages are welcome and registration is not required. 


Wednesday, July 17, 2019


4:00 PM - 4:45 PMOutdoor Story Time      


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Bring a blanket and a snack and join us on the lawn for story time! in case of inclement weather, story time will be held indoors. No registration is required and open to all ages. 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMCookbook Club      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marianna   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 your choice from a selection of Jamie Oliver cookbooks, either Everyday Super Food or 5 Ingredients: Quick and Easy Food.


Thursday, July 18, 2019


10:30 AM - 5:00 PMLegos at the Library!      


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Stop by for some Lego building fun and creativity! Parents or caregivers must be present with children in the Eaton Room. Legos remain at the Library. 


Tuesday, July 23, 2019


10:15 AM - 11:30 AMAdvanced Tai Chi      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Jeanne Friswell      innerteacher@hotmail.com
Description:  Advanced Tai Chi class participants from the Southborough Senior Center will be meeting at the library over the summer. Want to practice your poses? Or make new friends? Fellow experienced Tai Chi participants are welcome to come check it out.
3:00 PM - 4:00 PMLittle Puppet Show      


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join us at the library when Mr. Vinny returns with lots of laughs and his "Little Puppet Show." Open to all ages and no registration is required. 
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.


Wednesday, July 24, 2019


10:30 AM - 5:00 PMLegos at the Library!      


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Stop by for some Lego building fun and creativity! Parents or caregivers must be present with children in the Eaton Room. Legos remain at the Library. 


Thursday, July 25, 2019


5:00 PM - 7:00 PMHenna Tattoos      


Location:  Outside the Library* [weather permitting]
Contact:  Mandy Roberge      mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  Patrons can pick existing patters or create their own hand designs to pencil onto their skin. Recommended for Ages 8 & Up. Sponsored by The Friends of the Southborough Library.
7:00 PM - 7:45 PMPajama Story Time      


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Wear your pajamas, bring a blanket and join us on the lawn for story time! In case of inclement weather, story time will be held indoors. Open to all ages, no registration is required. 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PMBBC Series' Discussion Group      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Lauren Taylor      birgitalinder@gmail.com
Description:  ​Downton Abbey , Victoria , The Crown, Call The Midwife, Foyle's War ….for those of you who have thoroughly enjoyed these and other wildly popular BBC productions , come join us for exciting discussions of these series that have gripped the attention of an international audience.  The historical backdrop of the series will be part of the lively discussions of how these productions have provided a window into the lives of the 'commoner' to the crowned heads of each era. The historical backdrop of Victorian and Edwardian Britain , as well as the post WWI and II period characterized by upheaval, tragedy and the fallout both personal and national will be an essential part of the discussions.  Be ready to even dress up as 1  or more of your favorite characters if you wish!


Tuesday, July 30, 2019


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMMusic Concert with Tom Sieling      


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Musician Tom Sieling wants everyone to join in and "Howl At The Moon With A Wild Thing Tune!" Join us for a fun event singing together. Open to all ages and no registration is required. 


Wednesday, July 31, 2019


4:00 PM - 4:45 PMOutdoor Story Time      


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Bring a blanket and a snack and join us on the lawn for story time! in case of inclement weather, story time will be held indoors. No registration is required and open to all ages. 


Thursday, August 1, 2019


11:00 AM - 12:00 PMRock-It to The Library Family Concert      


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  As part of our summer reading program, bring the family and come sing-along with musician Steve Blunt for this fun Rock-It to the Library family concert! This event is sponsored by the Friends of Southborough Library. All ages are welcome, no registration is required.


Tuesday, August 6, 2019


10:15 AM - 11:30 AMAdvanced Tai Chi      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Jeanne Friswell      innerteacher@hotmail.com
Description:  Advanced Tai Chi class participants from the Southborough Senior Center will be meeting at the library over the summer. Want to practice your poses? Or make new friends? Fellow experienced Tai Chi participants are welcome to come check it out.
10:30 AM - 5:30 PMDrop in...Science Fun!      


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  As part of Summer Reading "A Universe of Stories" please drop in with kids for fun outer space theme science anytime from 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM.  Open to all ages and no registration required.


Wednesday, August 7, 2019


3:00 PM - 5:00 PMCrafternoon: Alien Cookie Decorating      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge      mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  Patrons will use a variety of techniques from royal icing, butterceam frosting and fondant to copy some templates, and of course accessorize with candy! Limited to 15 participants. For ages 10+. Please register. Sponsored by The Friends of the Southborough Library. Register here: bit.ly/sblibcraft7


Thursday, August 8, 2019


4:00 PM - 4:45 PMOutdoor Story Time      


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Bring a blanket and a snack and join us on the lawn for story time! in case of inclement weather, story time will be held indoors. No registration is required and open to all ages. 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PMBBC Series' Discussion Group      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Lauren Taylor      birgitalinder@gmail.com
Description:  ​Downton Abbey , Victoria , The Crown, Call The Midwife, Foyle's War ….for those of you who have thoroughly enjoyed these and other wildly popular BBC productions , come join us for exciting discussions of these series that have gripped the attention of an international audience.  The historical backdrop of the series will be part of the lively discussions of how these productions have provided a window into the lives of the 'commoner' to the crowned heads of each era. The historical backdrop of Victorian and Edwardian Britain , as well as the post WWI and II period characterized by upheaval, tragedy and the fallout both personal and national will be an essential part of the discussions.  Be ready to even dress up as 1  or more of your favorite characters if you wish!


Tuesday, August 13, 2019


10:30 AM - 5:00 PMDrop in...Crafts!      


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  As part of Summer Reading "A Universe of Stories" please drop in with kids for fun outer space themed crafts anytime from 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM.  Open to all ages and no registration required.
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.


Wednesday, August 14, 2019


3:00 PM - 5:00 PMCrafternoon: Sewing 101      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge      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). Limited to 15 participants. Recommended for Ages 13 & Up. Sponsored by The Friends of the Southborough Library. Register here: bit.ly/sblibcraft8
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMOutdoor Story Time      


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Bring a blanket and a snack and join us on the lawn for story time! in case of inclement weather, story time will be held indoors. No registration is required and open to all ages. 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMCookbook Club      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marianna   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 your choice from a selection of Christina Tosi cookbooks, either Milk Bar Life: recipes & stories or Momofuku Milk Bar.


Thursday, August 15, 2019


3:00 PM - 4:00 PMComedy Magic Show      


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Finish up Summer Reading with us and join magician Ed Popielarczyk for his Comedy Magic show which will keep the whole family entertained! Open to all ages and no registration required. 


Tuesday, August 20, 2019


10:15 AM - 11:30 AMAdvanced Tai Chi      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Jeanne Friswell      innerteacher@hotmail.com
Description:  Advanced Tai Chi class participants from the Southborough Senior Center will be meeting at the library over the summer. Want to practice your poses? Or make new friends? Fellow experienced Tai Chi participants are welcome to come check it out.


Wednesday, August 21, 2019


3:00 PM - 5:00 PMCrafternoon: Planet Pendants      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge      mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  This program invites patrons age 13+ (most ideal for an adult or parent/child craft program) to create a planet pendant using wires and pliers, and then create a unique strand on which to hang it, using leather cording, beads and wire, or macrame techniques. Limited to 15 participants. Recommended for Ages 13 & Up. Sponsored by The Friends of the Southborough Library. Register here: bit.ly/sblibcraft9


Thursday, August 22, 2019


7:00 PM - 8:30 PMBBC Series' Discussion Group      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Lauren Taylor      birgitalinder@gmail.com
Description:  ​Downton Abbey , Victoria , The Crown, Call The Midwife, Foyle's War ….for those of you who have thoroughly enjoyed these and other wildly popular BBC productions , come join us for exciting discussions of these series that have gripped the attention of an international audience.  The historical backdrop of the series will be part of the lively discussions of how these productions have provided a window into the lives of the 'commoner' to the crowned heads of each era. The historical backdrop of Victorian and Edwardian Britain , as well as the post WWI and II period characterized by upheaval, tragedy and the fallout both personal and national will be an essential part of the discussions.  Be ready to even dress up as 1  or more of your favorite characters if you wish!


Tuesday, August 27, 2019


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.


Monday, September 2, 2019


10:00 AM - 5:00 PMLibrary Closed      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  Due to the holiday, the library is closed.


Monday, September 9, 2019


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children ages 2-5 years old and their parents or caregivers. Each week will feature several stories based on a theme and a related craft. Drop-in, no registration required.


Tuesday, September 10, 2019


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children ages 2-5 years old and their parents or caregivers. Each week will feature several stories based on a theme and a related craft. Drop-in, no registration required.
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.


Wednesday, September 11, 2019


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children ages 2-5 years old and their parents or caregivers. Each week will feature several stories based on a theme and a related craft. Drop-in, no registration required.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMCookbook Club      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marianna   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 The Silver Palate cook book by Julee Rosso & Sheila Lukins.


Thursday, September 12, 2019


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMBaby and Toddler Time      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim   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.


Saturday, September 14, 2019


1:00 PM - 3:00 PMA Pleasant Pairing: Tea & Fine Chocolate      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Larkin   203-415-9948   kimlarkin61@yahoo.com
Description:  An educational talk highlighting the history and health benefits of tea and dark chocolate (cacao) with insights from my commercial chocolatier background. Includes samplings of tea, tea infused food, various chocolates, trivia, poetry, antique teapot/lace display, and more. Sponsored by The Friends of the Southborough Library.



Thursday, September 19, 2019


7:00 PM - 8:30 PMGenealogy Club      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      carol.colaianni@comcast.net
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!


Tuesday, September 24, 2019


4:00 PM - 6:00 PMCrafternoon: Slime Time      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge      mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  Each child will leave with 3 containers of their own unique slime, including fluffy, butter and original slimes. I do not use Borax, and the slime is 100% safe for all skin types. Limited to 15 participants.  Recommended for Ages 10 & Up. Sponsored by The Friends of the 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.


Thursday, October 3, 2019


7:00 PM - 8:30 PMClosing the Garden      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kate Donovan   508-314-8311   bvveggiegardens@gmail.com
Description:  Presented by the Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens. "While the end of the season can be depressing, it's also the best time to get a jump start on the following year.  We'll explore pruning, seed saving, mulching, and composting." Program will be filmed by Southborough Access Media. Sponsored by The Friends of the Southborough Library.


Tuesday, October 8, 2019


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.


Monday, October 14, 2019


10:00 AM - 5:00 PMLibrary Closed      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  Due to the holiday, the library is closed.


Thursday, October 17, 2019


7:00 PM - 8:30 PMGenealogy Club      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      carol.colaianni@comcast.net
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!


Tuesday, October 22, 2019


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.


Tuesday, October 29, 2019


4:00 PM - 6:00 PMCrafternoon: Monster Cookies      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge      mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  Patrons will use a variety of techniques from royal icing, butterceam frosting and fondant to copy some templates, and of course accessorize with candy! Limited to 15 participants. Sponsored by The Friends of the Southborough Library.


Monday, November 11, 2019


10:00 AM - 5:00 PMLibrary Closed      


Location:  
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Description:  Due to the holiday, the library is closed.


Tuesday, November 12, 2019


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.


Thursday, November 21, 2019


7:00 PM - 8:30 PMGenealogy Club      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      carol.colaianni@comcast.net
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!


Tuesday, November 26, 2019


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


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge      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! Recommended for Ages 10 & Up. Limited to 15 participants. Sponsored by The Friends of the Southborough Library.
6:30 PM - 8:30 AMPoetry 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.


Thursday, November 28, 2019


10:00 AM - 9:00 PMLibrary Closed      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  Due to the holiday, the library is closed.


Tuesday, December 10, 2019


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.


Thursday, December 12, 2019


4:00 PM - 6:00 PMCompetitive Gingerbread Houses      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Mandy Roberge      mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  For Ages 12 & Up. Materials will be provided for the creation of 15 gingerbread houses. Work as an individual or with a small team. Sponsored by The Friends of the Southborough Library.


Saturday, February 8, 2020


1:00 PM - 3:00 PMMighty Aphrodite: Chocolate & Love Pairing      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Larkin   203-415-9948   kimlarkin61@yahoo.com
Description:  A playful program celebrating romantic dynamic duos throughout history, fun trivia, discussion and samples of aphrodisiac foods (including chocolate!), fun poetry and more. Sponsored by The Friends of the Southborough Library.


Thursday, March 5, 2020


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.

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Monday, June 17, 2019

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Summer Reading Begins!


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim   508-281-8989   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Children's Librarian Kim Ivers in the  refurbished Children's Room downstairs to kickoff the start of a new Summer Reading season. The topic this year? Space!


Tuesday, June 18, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Crafternoon: Harry Potter


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Mandy Roberge      mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  Harry Potter Stations. For Ages 10 & Up. This will be a registration program - please check back for online sign up sheet or call the library at 508-485-5031. This program is made possible by a grant from Southborough Community Fund, a fund of the Foundation for Metrowest. Register here: http://bit.ly/sblibcraft6
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Supporting Wildlife


Location:  Southborough Library, Main Floor
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  
Marth Gach, Conservation Coordinator with Mass Audubon/Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary and Conservation Center, will present best practices for supporting wildlife in your backyard and creating a beautiful, healthy yard for birds, native bees, butterflies and other wildlife! This even is hosted by the Southborough Open Space Preservation Commission.



Wednesday, June 19, 2019

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Outdoor Story Time


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Bring a blanket and a snack and join us on the lawn for story time! in case of inclement weather, story time will be held indoors. No registration is required and open to all ages. 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ballroom Dancing


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Carole Ann Baer      caroleannbaer@gmail.com
Description:  Learn waltz-style ballroom dancing on the library's Main Floor programing space. Come in pairs or be matched up. Third of four classes on Wednesdays in June. This program provided with funding from the Southborough Cultural Arts Council, a division of the Mass Cultural Council


Thursday, June 20, 2019

10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Legos at the Library!


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Stop by for some Lego building fun and creativity! Parents or caregivers must be present with children in the Eaton Room. Legos remain at the Library. 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Genealogy Club


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      carol.colaianni@comcast.net
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, June 21, 2019

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Family Puzzle Club


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marta Burbeck      martasjigsawlibrary@gmail.com
Description:  Discover the world of British made Wentworth wooden jigsaw puzzles: premium quality craftsmanship, a wide range of sizes and images, challenging designs, unique shapes and whimsy puzzle pieces. This special collaboration between Piecefully Yours and the Southborough Library offers a collection of over 250 Wentworth jigsaws to enjoy and share. Join us for a relaxing, yet stimulating time and for a good conversation. This program is sponsored by The Friends of the Southborough Library.


Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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.


Wednesday, June 26, 2019

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Outdoor Story Time


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Bring a blanket and a snack and join us on the lawn for story time! in case of inclement weather, story time will be held indoors. No registration is required and open to all ages. 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ballroom Dancing


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Carole Ann Baer      caroleannbaer@gmail.com
Description:  Learn waltz-style ballroom dancing on the library's Main Floor programing space. Come in pairs or be matched up. Fourth and last of four classes on Wednesdays in June. This program provided with funding from the Southborough Cultural Arts Council, a division of the Mass Cultural Council


Thursday, June 27, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mike The Bubble Man


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Kick off summer reading with Mike the Bubble Man at the Southborough Library on Thursday, June 27th at 11:00 AM.
This program is sponsored by Fay School and brings together magic and science through music, choreography and comedy in a fun show all about bubbles! No registration required and open to all ages. 
 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
BBC Series' Discussion Group


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Lauren Taylor      birgitalinder@gmail.com
Description:  Downton Abbey , Victoria , The Crown, Call The Midwife, Foyle's War ….for those of you who have thoroughly enjoyed these and other wildly popular BBC productions , come join us for exciting discussions of these series that have gripped the attention of an international audience.  The historical backdrop of the series will be part of the lively discussions of how these productions have provided a window into the lives of the 'commoner' to the crowned heads of each era. The historical backdrop of Victorian and Edwardian Britain , as well as the post WWI and II period characterized by upheaval, tragedy and the fallout both personal and national will be an essential part of the discussions.  Be ready to even dress up as 1  or more of your favorite characters if you wish!
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Audiobook Club


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Chris McGinn   508-485-5013   cmcginn@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join us for the Audiobook Club, which meets monthly, with a focus on Science Fiction / Fantasy books. In June, the club will be listening & reading The Passage by Justin Cronin.


Saturday, June 29, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Let's Play Saturday Chess!


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Aileen Sanchez   508-485-5031   
Description:  Join us at 2:00PM on the main floor of the library for some strategizing and fun! You can come to learn something new or test out your skills. Ages 12+. No registration required.


Tuesday, July 2, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
4th of July Parade


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join young patriots marching from the Southborough Library to the Town House together with flags and fun hats!  Cool down afterwards at the library with some refreshments provided by the Friends of Southborough Library. Open to all ages, no registration is required. 


Wednesday, July 3, 2019

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Outdoor Story Time


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Bring a blanket and a snack and join us on the lawn for story time! in case of inclement weather, story time will be held indoors. No registration is required and open to all ages. 


Thursday, July 4, 2019

10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Library Closed


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  Due to the holiday, the library is closed.


Tuesday, July 9, 2019

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Advanced Tai Chi


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Jeanne Friswell      innerteacher@hotmail.com
Description:  Advanced Tai Chi class participants from the Southborough Senior Center will be meeting at the library over the summer. Want to practice your poses? Or make new friends? Fellow experienced Tai Chi participants are welcome to come check it out.
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Drop in...Art!


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  As part of Summer Reading "A Universe of Stories" please drop in with kids for fun outer space themed crafts anytime from 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM.  Open to all ages and no registration required.
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.


Wednesday, July 10, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ScienceTellers


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  ScienceTellers Present "Aliens Escape from Earth!"  Storytelling and science experiments combine in the tale of two kids trying to rescue aliens. No registration required, open to all ages. This fun event is sponsored by Fay School.

 


Thursday, July 11, 2019

7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Pajama Story Time


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Wear your pajamas, bring a blanket and join us on the lawn for story time! In case of inclement weather, story time will be held indoors. Open to all ages, no registration is required. 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
BBC Series' Discussion Group


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Lauren Taylor      birgitalinder@gmail.com
Description:  ​Downton Abbey , Victoria , The Crown, Call The Midwife, Foyle's War ….for those of you who have thoroughly enjoyed these and other wildly popular BBC productions , come join us for exciting discussions of these series that have gripped the attention of an international audience.  The historical backdrop of the series will be part of the lively discussions of how these productions have provided a window into the lives of the 'commoner' to the crowned heads of each era. The historical backdrop of Victorian and Edwardian Britain , as well as the post WWI and II period characterized by upheaval, tragedy and the fallout both personal and national will be an essential part of the discussions.  Be ready to even dress up as 1  or more of your favorite characters if you wish!


Tuesday, July 16, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Rainforest Reptiles


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Rainforest Reptiles will visit the Southborough Library to show how "Reptiles Rock!" Enjoy this fun and informative event. Children of all ages are welcome and registration is not required. 


Wednesday, July 17, 2019

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Outdoor Story Time


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Bring a blanket and a snack and join us on the lawn for story time! in case of inclement weather, story time will be held indoors. No registration is required and open to all ages. 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cookbook Club


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marianna   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 your choice from a selection of Jamie Oliver cookbooks, either Everyday Super Food or 5 Ingredients: Quick and Easy Food.


Thursday, July 18, 2019

10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Legos at the Library!


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Stop by for some Lego building fun and creativity! Parents or caregivers must be present with children in the Eaton Room. Legos remain at the Library. 


Tuesday, July 23, 2019

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Advanced Tai Chi


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Jeanne Friswell      innerteacher@hotmail.com
Description:  Advanced Tai Chi class participants from the Southborough Senior Center will be meeting at the library over the summer. Want to practice your poses? Or make new friends? Fellow experienced Tai Chi participants are welcome to come check it out.
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Little Puppet Show


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join us at the library when Mr. Vinny returns with lots of laughs and his "Little Puppet Show." Open to all ages and no registration is required. 
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.


Wednesday, July 24, 2019

10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Legos at the Library!


Location:  Southborough Library, Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Stop by for some Lego building fun and creativity! Parents or caregivers must be present with children in the Eaton Room. Legos remain at the Library. 


Thursday, July 25, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Henna Tattoos


Location:  Outside the Library* [weather permitting]
Contact:  Mandy Roberge      mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  Patrons can pick existing patters or create their own hand designs to pencil onto their skin. Recommended for Ages 8 & Up. Sponsored by The Friends of the Southborough Library.
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Pajama Story Time


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Wear your pajamas, bring a blanket and join us on the lawn for story time! In case of inclement weather, story time will be held indoors. Open to all ages, no registration is required. 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
BBC Series' Discussion Group


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Lauren Taylor      birgitalinder@gmail.com
Description:  ​Downton Abbey , Victoria , The Crown, Call The Midwife, Foyle's War ….for those of you who have thoroughly enjoyed these and other wildly popular BBC productions , come join us for exciting discussions of these series that have gripped the attention of an international audience.  The historical backdrop of the series will be part of the lively discussions of how these productions have provided a window into the lives of the 'commoner' to the crowned heads of each era. The historical backdrop of Victorian and Edwardian Britain , as well as the post WWI and II period characterized by upheaval, tragedy and the fallout both personal and national will be an essential part of the discussions.  Be ready to even dress up as 1  or more of your favorite characters if you wish!


Tuesday, July 30, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Music Concert with Tom Sieling


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Musician Tom Sieling wants everyone to join in and "Howl At The Moon With A Wild Thing Tune!" Join us for a fun event singing together. Open to all ages and no registration is required. 


Wednesday, July 31, 2019

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Outdoor Story Time


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Bring a blanket and a snack and join us on the lawn for story time! in case of inclement weather, story time will be held indoors. No registration is required and open to all ages. 


Thursday, August 1, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Rock-It to The Library Family Concert


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  As part of our summer reading program, bring the family and come sing-along with musician Steve Blunt for this fun Rock-It to the Library family concert! This event is sponsored by the Friends of Southborough Library. All ages are welcome, no registration is required.


Tuesday, August 6, 2019

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Advanced Tai Chi


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Jeanne Friswell      innerteacher@hotmail.com
Description:  Advanced Tai Chi class participants from the Southborough Senior Center will be meeting at the library over the summer. Want to practice your poses? Or make new friends? Fellow experienced Tai Chi participants are welcome to come check it out.
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Drop in...Science Fun!


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  As part of Summer Reading "A Universe of Stories" please drop in with kids for fun outer space theme science anytime from 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM.  Open to all ages and no registration required.


Wednesday, August 7, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Crafternoon: Alien Cookie Decorating


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge      mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  Patrons will use a variety of techniques from royal icing, butterceam frosting and fondant to copy some templates, and of course accessorize with candy! Limited to 15 participants. For ages 10+. Please register. Sponsored by The Friends of the Southborough Library. Register here: bit.ly/sblibcraft7


Thursday, August 8, 2019

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Outdoor Story Time


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Bring a blanket and a snack and join us on the lawn for story time! in case of inclement weather, story time will be held indoors. No registration is required and open to all ages. 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
BBC Series' Discussion Group


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Lauren Taylor      birgitalinder@gmail.com
Description:  ​Downton Abbey , Victoria , The Crown, Call The Midwife, Foyle's War ….for those of you who have thoroughly enjoyed these and other wildly popular BBC productions , come join us for exciting discussions of these series that have gripped the attention of an international audience.  The historical backdrop of the series will be part of the lively discussions of how these productions have provided a window into the lives of the 'commoner' to the crowned heads of each era. The historical backdrop of Victorian and Edwardian Britain , as well as the post WWI and II period characterized by upheaval, tragedy and the fallout both personal and national will be an essential part of the discussions.  Be ready to even dress up as 1  or more of your favorite characters if you wish!


Tuesday, August 13, 2019

10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Drop in...Crafts!


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  As part of Summer Reading "A Universe of Stories" please drop in with kids for fun outer space themed crafts anytime from 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM.  Open to all ages and no registration required.
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.


Wednesday, August 14, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Crafternoon: Sewing 101


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge      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). Limited to 15 participants. Recommended for Ages 13 & Up. Sponsored by The Friends of the Southborough Library. Register here: bit.ly/sblibcraft8
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Outdoor Story Time


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Bring a blanket and a snack and join us on the lawn for story time! in case of inclement weather, story time will be held indoors. No registration is required and open to all ages. 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cookbook Club


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marianna   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 your choice from a selection of Christina Tosi cookbooks, either Milk Bar Life: recipes & stories or Momofuku Milk Bar.


Thursday, August 15, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Comedy Magic Show


Location:  Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Finish up Summer Reading with us and join magician Ed Popielarczyk for his Comedy Magic show which will keep the whole family entertained! Open to all ages and no registration required. 


Tuesday, August 20, 2019

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Advanced Tai Chi


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Jeanne Friswell      innerteacher@hotmail.com
Description:  Advanced Tai Chi class participants from the Southborough Senior Center will be meeting at the library over the summer. Want to practice your poses? Or make new friends? Fellow experienced Tai Chi participants are welcome to come check it out.


Wednesday, August 21, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Crafternoon: Planet Pendants


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge      mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  This program invites patrons age 13+ (most ideal for an adult or parent/child craft program) to create a planet pendant using wires and pliers, and then create a unique strand on which to hang it, using leather cording, beads and wire, or macrame techniques. Limited to 15 participants. Recommended for Ages 13 & Up. Sponsored by The Friends of the Southborough Library. Register here: bit.ly/sblibcraft9


Thursday, August 22, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
BBC Series' Discussion Group


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Lauren Taylor      birgitalinder@gmail.com
Description:  ​Downton Abbey , Victoria , The Crown, Call The Midwife, Foyle's War ….for those of you who have thoroughly enjoyed these and other wildly popular BBC productions , come join us for exciting discussions of these series that have gripped the attention of an international audience.  The historical backdrop of the series will be part of the lively discussions of how these productions have provided a window into the lives of the 'commoner' to the crowned heads of each era. The historical backdrop of Victorian and Edwardian Britain , as well as the post WWI and II period characterized by upheaval, tragedy and the fallout both personal and national will be an essential part of the discussions.  Be ready to even dress up as 1  or more of your favorite characters if you wish!


Tuesday, August 27, 2019

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.


Monday, September 2, 2019

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Library Closed


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  Due to the holiday, the library is closed.


Monday, September 9, 2019

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


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children ages 2-5 years old and their parents or caregivers. Each week will feature several stories based on a theme and a related craft. Drop-in, no registration required.


Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children ages 2-5 years old and their parents or caregivers. Each week will feature several stories based on a theme and a related craft. Drop-in, no registration required.
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.


Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children ages 2-5 years old and their parents or caregivers. Each week will feature several stories based on a theme and a related craft. Drop-in, no registration required.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cookbook Club


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marianna   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 The Silver Palate cook book by Julee Rosso & Sheila Lukins.


Thursday, September 12, 2019

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Baby and Toddler Time


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim   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.


Saturday, September 14, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
A Pleasant Pairing: Tea & Fine Chocolate


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Larkin   203-415-9948   kimlarkin61@yahoo.com
Description:  An educational talk highlighting the history and health benefits of tea and dark chocolate (cacao) with insights from my commercial chocolatier background. Includes samplings of tea, tea infused food, various chocolates, trivia, poetry, antique teapot/lace display, and more. Sponsored by The Friends of the Southborough Library.



Thursday, September 19, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Genealogy Club


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      carol.colaianni@comcast.net
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!


Tuesday, September 24, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Crafternoon: Slime Time


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge      mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  Each child will leave with 3 containers of their own unique slime, including fluffy, butter and original slimes. I do not use Borax, and the slime is 100% safe for all skin types. Limited to 15 participants.  Recommended for Ages 10 & Up. Sponsored by The Friends of the 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.


Thursday, October 3, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Closing the Garden


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kate Donovan   508-314-8311   bvveggiegardens@gmail.com
Description:  Presented by the Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens. "While the end of the season can be depressing, it's also the best time to get a jump start on the following year.  We'll explore pruning, seed saving, mulching, and composting." Program will be filmed by Southborough Access Media. Sponsored by The Friends of the Southborough Library.


Tuesday, October 8, 2019

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.


Monday, October 14, 2019

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Library Closed


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Description:  Due to the holiday, the library is closed.


Thursday, October 17, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Genealogy Club


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      carol.colaianni@comcast.net
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!


Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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.


Tuesday, October 29, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Crafternoon: Monster Cookies


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge      mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  Patrons will use a variety of techniques from royal icing, butterceam frosting and fondant to copy some templates, and of course accessorize with candy! Limited to 15 participants. Sponsored by The Friends of the Southborough Library.


Monday, November 11, 2019

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Library Closed


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Description:  Due to the holiday, the library is closed.


Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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.


Thursday, November 21, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Genealogy Club


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      carol.colaianni@comcast.net
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!


Tuesday, November 26, 2019

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


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Mandy Roberge      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! Recommended for Ages 10 & Up. Limited to 15 participants. Sponsored by The Friends of the Southborough Library.
6:30 PM - 8:30 AM
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.


Thursday, November 28, 2019

10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Library Closed


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Description:  Due to the holiday, the library is closed.


Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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.


Thursday, December 12, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Competitive Gingerbread Houses


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Mandy Roberge      mandy@wickedgoodhenna.com
Description:  For Ages 12 & Up. Materials will be provided for the creation of 15 gingerbread houses. Work as an individual or with a small team. Sponsored by The Friends of the Southborough Library.


Saturday, February 8, 2020

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mighty Aphrodite: Chocolate & Love Pairing


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Larkin   203-415-9948   kimlarkin61@yahoo.com
Description:  A playful program celebrating romantic dynamic duos throughout history, fun trivia, discussion and samples of aphrodisiac foods (including chocolate!), fun poetry and more. Sponsored by The Friends of the Southborough Library.


Thursday, March 5, 2020

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.