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Tuesday, February 7, 2023


6:30 PM - 7:30 PMCook Book Club      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  
People interested in cooking and trying new dishes are invited to the library's cook book club. Pick a dish from the selected cook book and bring it to the library to be enjoyed by fellow club members. 
Email your selected dish to Marianna at msorensen@southboroughma.com.
New participants are encouraged. All ages and partners welcome.
 



Tuesday, February 14, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Wednesday, February 15, 2023


7:00 PM - 8:00 PMRotary Club of Southborough      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   
Description:  Regular monthly meeting of the Rotary Club of Southborough. Meetings take place upstairs on the library's Main Floor. New and prospective members are welcome.


Thursday, February 16, 2023


7:00 PM - 8:30 PM​Genealogy Club      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      
Description:  This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. Group meetings are free and open to the public. This group meets upstairs at the library on the third Thursday of every month. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com at the library, and join in!


Saturday, February 18, 2023


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMMighty Aphrodite      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan / Kim Larkin   508-485-5031   kimlarkin61@yahoo.com
Description:  Celebrating Chocolate, Friendship and Love in-person at the library. A playful program celebrating love, friendship and fun romantic duos throughout history. Includes interactive trivia, origins of love rituals, samples of aphrodisiac foods (including Belgian chocolate!), Aphrodite’s Pomegranate mocktail spritzer, fun poetry, a colorful display and more! This series of programs is made possible with grant funds from the Library Services & Technology Act distributed by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
2:00 PM - 4:00 PMSit & Knit: Drop-In Knitting      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. Drop in and work on your latest knitting or crochet projects while you enjoy the company of fellow yarn crafters in a relaxed social setting. Please note knitters of all levels are welcome but no formal instruction will be given. This is a drop in program so no registration is required. For Adults: Ages 18 & Up.



Tuesday, February 21, 2023


5:30 PM - 7:00 PMVirtual Banh Mi Cooking Lesson      


Location:  Virtual
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Nothing is better than making BBQ chicken and pickled vegetables from scratch to serve in a sandwich. In this online interactive class, with a professional cooking instructor, make one of the most popular Vietnamese cuisines, Vietnamese Banh Mi. Attendees will make Vietnamese BBQ chicken, delicious sauces and condiments, and pickled vegetables served on French baguettes.


Thursday, February 23, 2023


7:00 PM - 8:30 PMTips & Tricks of Fraud Prevention      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Lanting / Ryan Donovan      rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Come and join community member Lanting for a fraud prevention discussion. Experiences of real fraud cases and a subsequent discussion with suggestions you how to protect your identity, detect a possible fraud, and prevention will take place.


Saturday, February 25, 2023


2:00 PM - 3:30 PMHealthy Garden Recipes      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Kate Donovan / Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens      bvveggiegardens@gmail.com
Description:  Presented by the Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens: Fresh is best!  Prepare healthy meals with the ingredients from your backyard garden! This program is made possible with a Library Services & Technology Act grant distributed through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.


Tuesday, February 28, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Wednesday, March 1, 2023


10:00 AM - 9:00 PMLibrary Seed Exchange Launch      


Location:  Judy Williams Reading Room
Contact:  Carol Logan   508-485-5031   clogan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Visit the Judy Williams Reading Room on the Main Floor during the library’s regular hours and choose vegetable, herb and/or flower seed packets from our repurposed card catalogue to plant in your home garden. The Library Seed Exchange is an ongoing program - until the seeds at the library run out! Visit our website for more information. The Library Seed Exchange is made possible with support from The Friends of the Southborough Library.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PMRotary Club of Southborough      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   
Description:  Regular monthly meeting of the Rotary Club of Southborough. Meetings take place upstairs on the library's Main Floor. New and prospective members are welcome.


Saturday, March 4, 2023


12:00 PM - 2:00 PMVirtual Cooking Lersson Moroccan Pastilla      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  

Moroccan Pastilla or Bastilla is the famous chicken pie of Morocco. A light crispy warqa pastry or phyllo dough filled with delicious, shredded chicken, egg stuffing, and sweet orange blossom almond. This sophisticated sweet and savory pie will be a showstopper for any occasion or just a simple day with friends and family. While the pastilla is baking, we will make Moroccan mint tea. 

 


2:00 PM - 4:00 PMSit & Knit: Drop-In Knitting      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. Drop in and work on your latest knitting or crochet projects while you enjoy the company of fellow yarn crafters in a relaxed social setting. Please note knitters of all levels are welcome but no formal instruction will be given. This is a drop in program so no registration is required. For Adults: Ages 18 & Up.


Tuesday, March 7, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMCook Book Club      


Location:  Main floor
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  People interested in cooking and trying new dishes are invited to the library's cook book club. Pick a dish from the selected cook book and bring it to the library to be enjoyed by fellow club members. 
Email your selected dish to Marianna at msorensen@southboroughma.com.
New participants are encouraged. All ages and partners welcome.


Saturday, March 11, 2023


11:00 AM - 1:00 PMOutdoor Seed Exchange Event      


Location:  Outside the Library
Contact:  Carol Logan   508-485-5031   clogan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join us outside on the library lawn and choose vegetable, herb and/or flower seed packets to plant in your home garden. We’ll have a new Story Walk title on exhibit and children activities. This is a one day program but the Library Seed Exchange will continue indoors until the seeds run out. Visit our website for more information. The Library Seed Exchange is made possible with support from The Friends of the Southborough Library. In the event of inclement weather, this event will run on Saturday, March 25th from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM.
1:00 PM - 2:30 PMCeltic Chocolate      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Larkin / Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  
A Klassic Kreations program highlighting the history of chocolate in Ireland, Irish chocolate pioneers, Irish lore, famous Irish foods, & Irish poetry. Includes samplings of Irish tea, Irish break, and beautiful Celtic chocolates in-person at the library. This series of programs is made possible with grant funds from the Library Services & Technology Act distributed by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners



Tuesday, March 14, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Wednesday, March 15, 2023


7:00 PM - 8:00 PMRotary Club of Southborough      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   
Description:  Regular monthly meeting of the Rotary Club of Southborough. Meetings take place upstairs on the library's Main Floor. New and prospective members are welcome.


Thursday, March 16, 2023


7:00 PM - 8:30 PMGenealogy Club      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      
Description:  This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. Group meetings are free and open to the public. This group meets upstairs at the library on the third Thursday of every month. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com at the library, and join in!


Saturday, March 18, 2023


2:00 PM - 4:00 PMSit & Knit: Drop-In Knitting      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. Drop in and work on your latest knitting or crochet projects while you enjoy the company of fellow yarn crafters in a relaxed social setting. Please note knitters of all levels are welcome but no formal instruction will be given. This is a drop in program so no registration is required. For Adults: Ages 18 & Up.


Tuesday, March 21, 2023


5:30 PM - 7:00 PMKorean Street Food      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Homestyle Korean cooking is full of vegetables. You can also adjust the heat level at home. In this online interactive class, with a professional cooking instructor, we will make popular delicious chicken bulgogi bibimbap, a rice bowl with chicken bulgogi, seasoned spinach, cucumber salad, kimchi, egg, and delicious sauce.


Saturday, March 25, 2023


2:00 PM - 3:30 PMTomato Growing      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Kate Donovan / Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens      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. This program is made possible with a Library Services & Technology Act grant distributed through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.


Tuesday, March 28, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Saturday, April 1, 2023


2:00 PM - 4:00 PMSit & Knit: Drop-In Knitting      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. Drop in and work on your latest knitting or crochet projects while you enjoy the company of fellow yarn crafters in a relaxed social setting. Please note knitters of all levels are welcome but no formal instruction will be given. This is a drop in program so no registration is required. For Adults: Ages 18 & Up.


Tuesday, April 4, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMCook Book Club      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  People interested in cooking and trying new dishes are invited to the library's cook book club. Pick a dish from the selected cook book and bring it to the library to be enjoyed by fellow club members. 
Email your selected dish to Marianna at msorensen@southboroughma.com.
New participants are encouraged. All ages and partners welcome.


Wednesday, April 5, 2023


7:00 PM - 8:00 PMRotary Club of Southborough      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   
Description:  Regular monthly meeting of the Rotary Club of Southborough. Meetings take place upstairs on the library's Main Floor. New and prospective members are welcome.


Tuesday, April 11, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Thursday, April 13, 2023


5:30 PM - 8:30 PMBooks in Bloom Exhibit      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Jane Davis      
Description:  Description coming in 2023...


Saturday, April 15, 2023


2:00 PM - 4:00 PMSit & Knit: Drop-In Knitting      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. Drop in and work on your latest knitting or crochet projects while you enjoy the company of fellow yarn crafters in a relaxed social setting. Please note knitters of all levels are welcome but no formal instruction will be given. This is a drop in program so no registration is required. For Adults: Ages 18 & Up.



Tuesday, April 18, 2023


5:30 PM - 7:00 PMDim Sum for Beginners      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  

Dim Sum is a popular style of Cantonese cuisines that include small dishes that highlight different flavor profiles and cooking techniques. In this online interactive class, with a professional cooking instructor, we will make chicken shumai, pearl meatballs (chicken or pork), and vegetables with ginger garlic sauce.

 




Wednesday, April 19, 2023


7:00 PM - 8:00 PMRotary Club of Southborough      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   
Description:  Regular monthly meeting of the Rotary Club of Southborough. Meetings take place upstairs on the library's Main Floor. New and prospective members are welcome.


Thursday, April 20, 2023


7:00 PM - 8:30 PMGenealogy Club      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      
Description:  ​This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. Group meetings are free and open to the public. This group meets upstairs at the library on the third Thursday of every month. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com at the library, and join in!


Saturday, April 22, 2023


2:00 PM - 3:30 PMGrowing Cucurbits      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Kate Donovan / Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens      bvveggiegardens@gmail.com
Description:  Presented by the Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens: Love the look and taste of summer and fall squash?  We'll help get the best yield possible from all your zucchini, cucumbers, pumpkins, and everything in between. This program is made possible with a Library Services & Technology Act grant distributed through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.


Tuesday, April 25, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Thursday, April 27, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMSOLF: Coyotes      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  In coordination with the Southborough Open Land Foundation, Dr. Jonathan Way will be providing a public presentation on coyotes. Additional program details/description forthcoming.


Saturday, April 29, 2023


2:00 PM - 4:00 PMSit & Knit: Drop-In Knitting      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. Drop in and work on your latest knitting or crochet projects while you enjoy the company of fellow yarn crafters in a relaxed social setting. Please note knitters of all levels are welcome but no formal instruction will be given. This is a drop in program so no registration is required. For Adults: Ages 18 & Up.



Tuesday, May 2, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMCook Book Club      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  People interested in cooking and trying new dishes are invited to the library's cook book club. Pick a dish from the selected cook book and bring it to the library to be enjoyed by fellow club members. 
Email your selected dish to Marianna at msorensen@southboroughma.com.
New participants are encouraged. All ages and partners welcome.


Wednesday, May 3, 2023


7:00 PM - 8:00 PMRotary Club of Southborough      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   
Description:  Regular monthly meeting of the Rotary Club of Southborough. Meetings take place upstairs on the library's Main Floor. New and prospective members are welcome.


Tuesday, May 9, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Saturday, May 13, 2023


2:00 PM - 4:00 PM​Sit & Knit: Drop-In Knitting      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. Drop in and work on your latest knitting or crochet projects while you enjoy the company of fellow yarn crafters in a relaxed social setting. Please note knitters of all levels are welcome but no formal instruction will be given. This is a drop in program so no registration is required. For Adults: Ages 18 & Up.


Tuesday, May 16, 2023


5:30 PM - 7:00 PMJapanese Rice Bowls      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Japanese food is known for simple cooking techniques that make the dishes so delicious. In this online interactive class, with a professional cooking instructor, we’ll make delicious teriyaki chicken and will turn into teriyaki chicken rice bowl and simmered vegetables (donburi). We will also make delicious miso vegetable soup to serve as a side dish.


Wednesday, May 17, 2023


7:00 PM - 8:00 PMRotary Club of Southborough      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   
Description:  Regular monthly meeting of the Rotary Club of Southborough. Meetings take place upstairs on the library's Main Floor. New and prospective members are welcome.


Thursday, May 18, 2023


7:00 PM - 8:30 PMGenealogy Club      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      
Description:  ​This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. Group meetings are free and open to the public. This group meets upstairs at the library on the third Thursday of every month. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com at the library, and join in!


Saturday, May 20, 2023


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMA Perky Pairing      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan / Kim Larkin   508-485-5031   kimlarkin61@yahoo.com
Description:  Coffee and Fine Chocolates in-person at the library. This presentation covers everything there is to know about java! The interesting history, benefits, how and where coffee and choc. hail from, the famous pioneers in both industries, interactive trivia quiz, best brewing and roasting methods, fun coffee terminology. Choc. Tasting wheel for each patron. Fun display of vintage coffee grinders and coffee pots, chocolate samplings that include Espresso chocolate, “coffee cup” molded chocolates, bittersweet and a classic decaf Italian Affogato(in-person). Specialty Coffee Assoc. of America Certified in “Coffee Foundations”. This series of programs is made possible with grant funds from the Library Services & Technology Act distributed by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners


Tuesday, May 23, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Saturday, May 27, 2023


2:00 PM - 4:00 PMSit & Knit: Drop-In Knitting      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. Drop in and work on your latest knitting or crochet projects while you enjoy the company of fellow yarn crafters in a relaxed social setting. Please note knitters of all levels are welcome but no formal instruction will be given. This is a drop in program so no registration is required. For Adults: Ages 18 & Up.


Saturday, June 3, 2023


12:00 PM - 1:30 PMBurmese Curry Noodles and Tea      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  

Let's have fun and learn how to make Burmese curry. in this virtual cooking class, we’ll make a version of Mandalay Mouti Thoke, chicken yellow curry with noodles. Traditionally, the dish uses rice vermicelli (“bun” style noodles used in Vietnamese cuisines) but in this class, we will use long pasta including spaghetti or linguine. You can substitute chicken with any meat, tofu, or any vegetables. While the curry is cooking, we’ll make Burmese milk tea




Tuesday, June 6, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMCook Book Club      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  People interested in cooking and trying new dishes are invited to the library's cook book club. Pick a dish from the selected cook book and bring it to the library to be enjoyed by fellow club members. New participants are encouraged. All ages and partners welcome. Email your selected dish to Marianna at msorensen@southboroughma.com. 


Wednesday, June 7, 2023


7:00 PM - 8:00 PMRotary Club of Southborough      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   
Description:  Regular monthly meeting of the Rotary Club of Southborough. Meetings take place upstairs on the library's Main Floor. New and prospective members are welcome.


Friday, June 9, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMKids Jam      


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Saturday, June 10, 2023


2:00 PM - 4:00 PMSit & Knit: Drop-In Knitting      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. Drop in and work on your latest knitting or crochet projects while you enjoy the company of fellow yarn crafters in a relaxed social setting. Please note knitters of all levels are welcome but no formal instruction will be given. This is a drop in program so no registration is required. For Adults: Ages 18 & Up.



Tuesday, June 13, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Thursday, June 15, 2023


7:00 PM - 8:30 PMGenealogy Club      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      
Description:  ​This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. Group meetings are free and open to the public. This group meets upstairs at the library on the third Thursday of every month. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com at the library, and join in!


Saturday, June 17, 2023


2:00 PM - 3:30 PMGrowing A Summer Salad      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Kate Donovan / Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens      bvveggiegardens@gmail.com
Description:  Presented by the Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens: Is there anything more refreshing in the summer than a homegrown salad?  We'll give you the basics on lettuce, tomato, and cucumber growing. This program is made possible with a Library Services & Technology Act grant distributed through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.


Wednesday, June 21, 2023


7:00 PM - 8:00 PMRotary Club of Southborough      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   
Description:  Regular monthly meeting of the Rotary Club of Southborough. Meetings take place upstairs on the library's Main Floor. New and prospective members are welcome.


Saturday, June 24, 2023


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMSuperfoods 101      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan / Kim Larkin   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Educational culinary workshop celebrating the powerhouses of nutrition. Fun, colorful presentation that highlights the powerful properties of popular Superfoods and how best to incorporate them into your life. Tips, techniques, unique superfood samplings (i.e. cacao protein balls, acai smoothies, goji berries and dark chocolate). Handouts and recipes included to insure an informative takeaway. This series of programs is made possible with grant funds from the Library Services & Technology Act distributed by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners


Tuesday, June 27, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Tuesday, July 11, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Tuesday, July 25, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Tuesday, August 8, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Tuesday, August 22, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Tuesday, September 12, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Thursday, September 21, 2023


7:00 PM - 8:30 PMGenealogy Club      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      
Description:  This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. Group meetings are free and open to the public. This group meets upstairs at the library on the third Thursday of every month. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com at the library, and join in!


Tuesday, September 26, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Tuesday, October 10, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Thursday, October 19, 2023


7:00 PM - 8:30 PMGenealogy Club      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      
Description:  This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. Group meetings are free and open to the public. This group meets upstairs at the library on the third Thursday of every month. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com at the library, and join in!


Tuesday, October 24, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Tuesday, November 14, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Thursday, November 16, 2023


7:00 PM - 8:30 PMGenealogy Club      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      
Description:  This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. Group meetings are free and open to the public. This group meets upstairs at the library on the third Thursday of every month. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com at the library, and join in!


Tuesday, November 28, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Tuesday, December 12, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Tuesday, December 26, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


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Tuesday, February 7, 2023

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cook Book Club


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  
People interested in cooking and trying new dishes are invited to the library's cook book club. Pick a dish from the selected cook book and bring it to the library to be enjoyed by fellow club members. 
Email your selected dish to Marianna at msorensen@southboroughma.com.
New participants are encouraged. All ages and partners welcome.
 



Tuesday, February 14, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Wednesday, February 15, 2023

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Rotary Club of Southborough


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   
Description:  Regular monthly meeting of the Rotary Club of Southborough. Meetings take place upstairs on the library's Main Floor. New and prospective members are welcome.


Thursday, February 16, 2023

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
​Genealogy Club


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      
Description:  This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. Group meetings are free and open to the public. This group meets upstairs at the library on the third Thursday of every month. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com at the library, and join in!


Saturday, February 18, 2023

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Mighty Aphrodite


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan / Kim Larkin   508-485-5031   kimlarkin61@yahoo.com
Description:  Celebrating Chocolate, Friendship and Love in-person at the library. A playful program celebrating love, friendship and fun romantic duos throughout history. Includes interactive trivia, origins of love rituals, samples of aphrodisiac foods (including Belgian chocolate!), Aphrodite’s Pomegranate mocktail spritzer, fun poetry, a colorful display and more! This series of programs is made possible with grant funds from the Library Services & Technology Act distributed by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sit & Knit: Drop-In Knitting


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. Drop in and work on your latest knitting or crochet projects while you enjoy the company of fellow yarn crafters in a relaxed social setting. Please note knitters of all levels are welcome but no formal instruction will be given. This is a drop in program so no registration is required. For Adults: Ages 18 & Up.



Tuesday, February 21, 2023

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Virtual Banh Mi Cooking Lesson


Location:  Virtual
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Nothing is better than making BBQ chicken and pickled vegetables from scratch to serve in a sandwich. In this online interactive class, with a professional cooking instructor, make one of the most popular Vietnamese cuisines, Vietnamese Banh Mi. Attendees will make Vietnamese BBQ chicken, delicious sauces and condiments, and pickled vegetables served on French baguettes.


Thursday, February 23, 2023

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Tips & Tricks of Fraud Prevention


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Lanting / Ryan Donovan      rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Come and join community member Lanting for a fraud prevention discussion. Experiences of real fraud cases and a subsequent discussion with suggestions you how to protect your identity, detect a possible fraud, and prevention will take place.


Saturday, February 25, 2023

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Healthy Garden Recipes


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Kate Donovan / Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens      bvveggiegardens@gmail.com
Description:  Presented by the Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens: Fresh is best!  Prepare healthy meals with the ingredients from your backyard garden! This program is made possible with a Library Services & Technology Act grant distributed through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.


Tuesday, February 28, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Wednesday, March 1, 2023

10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Library Seed Exchange Launch


Location:  Judy Williams Reading Room
Contact:  Carol Logan   508-485-5031   clogan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Visit the Judy Williams Reading Room on the Main Floor during the library’s regular hours and choose vegetable, herb and/or flower seed packets from our repurposed card catalogue to plant in your home garden. The Library Seed Exchange is an ongoing program - until the seeds at the library run out! Visit our website for more information. The Library Seed Exchange is made possible with support from The Friends of the Southborough Library.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Rotary Club of Southborough


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   
Description:  Regular monthly meeting of the Rotary Club of Southborough. Meetings take place upstairs on the library's Main Floor. New and prospective members are welcome.


Saturday, March 4, 2023

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Virtual Cooking Lersson Moroccan Pastilla


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  

Moroccan Pastilla or Bastilla is the famous chicken pie of Morocco. A light crispy warqa pastry or phyllo dough filled with delicious, shredded chicken, egg stuffing, and sweet orange blossom almond. This sophisticated sweet and savory pie will be a showstopper for any occasion or just a simple day with friends and family. While the pastilla is baking, we will make Moroccan mint tea. 

 


2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sit & Knit: Drop-In Knitting


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. Drop in and work on your latest knitting or crochet projects while you enjoy the company of fellow yarn crafters in a relaxed social setting. Please note knitters of all levels are welcome but no formal instruction will be given. This is a drop in program so no registration is required. For Adults: Ages 18 & Up.


Tuesday, March 7, 2023

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


Location:  Main floor
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  People interested in cooking and trying new dishes are invited to the library's cook book club. Pick a dish from the selected cook book and bring it to the library to be enjoyed by fellow club members. 
Email your selected dish to Marianna at msorensen@southboroughma.com.
New participants are encouraged. All ages and partners welcome.


Saturday, March 11, 2023

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Outdoor Seed Exchange Event


Location:  Outside the Library
Contact:  Carol Logan   508-485-5031   clogan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join us outside on the library lawn and choose vegetable, herb and/or flower seed packets to plant in your home garden. We’ll have a new Story Walk title on exhibit and children activities. This is a one day program but the Library Seed Exchange will continue indoors until the seeds run out. Visit our website for more information. The Library Seed Exchange is made possible with support from The Friends of the Southborough Library. In the event of inclement weather, this event will run on Saturday, March 25th from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM.
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Celtic Chocolate


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Larkin / Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  
A Klassic Kreations program highlighting the history of chocolate in Ireland, Irish chocolate pioneers, Irish lore, famous Irish foods, & Irish poetry. Includes samplings of Irish tea, Irish break, and beautiful Celtic chocolates in-person at the library. This series of programs is made possible with grant funds from the Library Services & Technology Act distributed by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners



Tuesday, March 14, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Wednesday, March 15, 2023

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Rotary Club of Southborough


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   
Description:  Regular monthly meeting of the Rotary Club of Southborough. Meetings take place upstairs on the library's Main Floor. New and prospective members are welcome.


Thursday, March 16, 2023

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Genealogy Club


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      
Description:  This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. Group meetings are free and open to the public. This group meets upstairs at the library on the third Thursday of every month. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com at the library, and join in!


Saturday, March 18, 2023

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sit & Knit: Drop-In Knitting


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. Drop in and work on your latest knitting or crochet projects while you enjoy the company of fellow yarn crafters in a relaxed social setting. Please note knitters of all levels are welcome but no formal instruction will be given. This is a drop in program so no registration is required. For Adults: Ages 18 & Up.


Tuesday, March 21, 2023

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Korean Street Food


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Homestyle Korean cooking is full of vegetables. You can also adjust the heat level at home. In this online interactive class, with a professional cooking instructor, we will make popular delicious chicken bulgogi bibimbap, a rice bowl with chicken bulgogi, seasoned spinach, cucumber salad, kimchi, egg, and delicious sauce.


Saturday, March 25, 2023

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Tomato Growing


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Kate Donovan / Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens      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. This program is made possible with a Library Services & Technology Act grant distributed through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.


Tuesday, March 28, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Saturday, April 1, 2023

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sit & Knit: Drop-In Knitting


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. Drop in and work on your latest knitting or crochet projects while you enjoy the company of fellow yarn crafters in a relaxed social setting. Please note knitters of all levels are welcome but no formal instruction will be given. This is a drop in program so no registration is required. For Adults: Ages 18 & Up.


Tuesday, April 4, 2023

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


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  People interested in cooking and trying new dishes are invited to the library's cook book club. Pick a dish from the selected cook book and bring it to the library to be enjoyed by fellow club members. 
Email your selected dish to Marianna at msorensen@southboroughma.com.
New participants are encouraged. All ages and partners welcome.


Wednesday, April 5, 2023

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Rotary Club of Southborough


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   
Description:  Regular monthly meeting of the Rotary Club of Southborough. Meetings take place upstairs on the library's Main Floor. New and prospective members are welcome.


Tuesday, April 11, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Thursday, April 13, 2023

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Books in Bloom Exhibit


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Jane Davis      
Description:  Description coming in 2023...


Saturday, April 15, 2023

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sit & Knit: Drop-In Knitting


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. Drop in and work on your latest knitting or crochet projects while you enjoy the company of fellow yarn crafters in a relaxed social setting. Please note knitters of all levels are welcome but no formal instruction will be given. This is a drop in program so no registration is required. For Adults: Ages 18 & Up.



Tuesday, April 18, 2023

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Dim Sum for Beginners


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  

Dim Sum is a popular style of Cantonese cuisines that include small dishes that highlight different flavor profiles and cooking techniques. In this online interactive class, with a professional cooking instructor, we will make chicken shumai, pearl meatballs (chicken or pork), and vegetables with ginger garlic sauce.

 




Wednesday, April 19, 2023

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Rotary Club of Southborough


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   
Description:  Regular monthly meeting of the Rotary Club of Southborough. Meetings take place upstairs on the library's Main Floor. New and prospective members are welcome.


Thursday, April 20, 2023

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Genealogy Club


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      
Description:  ​This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. Group meetings are free and open to the public. This group meets upstairs at the library on the third Thursday of every month. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com at the library, and join in!


Saturday, April 22, 2023

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Growing Cucurbits


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Kate Donovan / Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens      bvveggiegardens@gmail.com
Description:  Presented by the Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens: Love the look and taste of summer and fall squash?  We'll help get the best yield possible from all your zucchini, cucumbers, pumpkins, and everything in between. This program is made possible with a Library Services & Technology Act grant distributed through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.


Tuesday, April 25, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Thursday, April 27, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
SOLF: Coyotes


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  In coordination with the Southborough Open Land Foundation, Dr. Jonathan Way will be providing a public presentation on coyotes. Additional program details/description forthcoming.


Saturday, April 29, 2023

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sit & Knit: Drop-In Knitting


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. Drop in and work on your latest knitting or crochet projects while you enjoy the company of fellow yarn crafters in a relaxed social setting. Please note knitters of all levels are welcome but no formal instruction will be given. This is a drop in program so no registration is required. For Adults: Ages 18 & Up.



Tuesday, May 2, 2023

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


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  People interested in cooking and trying new dishes are invited to the library's cook book club. Pick a dish from the selected cook book and bring it to the library to be enjoyed by fellow club members. 
Email your selected dish to Marianna at msorensen@southboroughma.com.
New participants are encouraged. All ages and partners welcome.


Wednesday, May 3, 2023

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Rotary Club of Southborough


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   
Description:  Regular monthly meeting of the Rotary Club of Southborough. Meetings take place upstairs on the library's Main Floor. New and prospective members are welcome.


Tuesday, May 9, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Saturday, May 13, 2023

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
​Sit & Knit: Drop-In Knitting


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. Drop in and work on your latest knitting or crochet projects while you enjoy the company of fellow yarn crafters in a relaxed social setting. Please note knitters of all levels are welcome but no formal instruction will be given. This is a drop in program so no registration is required. For Adults: Ages 18 & Up.


Tuesday, May 16, 2023

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Japanese Rice Bowls


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Japanese food is known for simple cooking techniques that make the dishes so delicious. In this online interactive class, with a professional cooking instructor, we’ll make delicious teriyaki chicken and will turn into teriyaki chicken rice bowl and simmered vegetables (donburi). We will also make delicious miso vegetable soup to serve as a side dish.


Wednesday, May 17, 2023

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Rotary Club of Southborough


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   
Description:  Regular monthly meeting of the Rotary Club of Southborough. Meetings take place upstairs on the library's Main Floor. New and prospective members are welcome.


Thursday, May 18, 2023

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Genealogy Club


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      
Description:  ​This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. Group meetings are free and open to the public. This group meets upstairs at the library on the third Thursday of every month. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com at the library, and join in!


Saturday, May 20, 2023

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
A Perky Pairing


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan / Kim Larkin   508-485-5031   kimlarkin61@yahoo.com
Description:  Coffee and Fine Chocolates in-person at the library. This presentation covers everything there is to know about java! The interesting history, benefits, how and where coffee and choc. hail from, the famous pioneers in both industries, interactive trivia quiz, best brewing and roasting methods, fun coffee terminology. Choc. Tasting wheel for each patron. Fun display of vintage coffee grinders and coffee pots, chocolate samplings that include Espresso chocolate, “coffee cup” molded chocolates, bittersweet and a classic decaf Italian Affogato(in-person). Specialty Coffee Assoc. of America Certified in “Coffee Foundations”. This series of programs is made possible with grant funds from the Library Services & Technology Act distributed by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners


Tuesday, May 23, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Saturday, May 27, 2023

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sit & Knit: Drop-In Knitting


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. Drop in and work on your latest knitting or crochet projects while you enjoy the company of fellow yarn crafters in a relaxed social setting. Please note knitters of all levels are welcome but no formal instruction will be given. This is a drop in program so no registration is required. For Adults: Ages 18 & Up.


Saturday, June 3, 2023

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Burmese Curry Noodles and Tea


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  

Let's have fun and learn how to make Burmese curry. in this virtual cooking class, we’ll make a version of Mandalay Mouti Thoke, chicken yellow curry with noodles. Traditionally, the dish uses rice vermicelli (“bun” style noodles used in Vietnamese cuisines) but in this class, we will use long pasta including spaghetti or linguine. You can substitute chicken with any meat, tofu, or any vegetables. While the curry is cooking, we’ll make Burmese milk tea




Tuesday, June 6, 2023

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


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  People interested in cooking and trying new dishes are invited to the library's cook book club. Pick a dish from the selected cook book and bring it to the library to be enjoyed by fellow club members. New participants are encouraged. All ages and partners welcome. Email your selected dish to Marianna at msorensen@southboroughma.com. 


Wednesday, June 7, 2023

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Rotary Club of Southborough


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   
Description:  Regular monthly meeting of the Rotary Club of Southborough. Meetings take place upstairs on the library's Main Floor. New and prospective members are welcome.


Friday, June 9, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kids Jam


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Saturday, June 10, 2023

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sit & Knit: Drop-In Knitting


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. Drop in and work on your latest knitting or crochet projects while you enjoy the company of fellow yarn crafters in a relaxed social setting. Please note knitters of all levels are welcome but no formal instruction will be given. This is a drop in program so no registration is required. For Adults: Ages 18 & Up.



Tuesday, June 13, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Thursday, June 15, 2023

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Genealogy Club


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      
Description:  ​This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. Group meetings are free and open to the public. This group meets upstairs at the library on the third Thursday of every month. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com at the library, and join in!


Saturday, June 17, 2023

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Growing A Summer Salad


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Kate Donovan / Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens      bvveggiegardens@gmail.com
Description:  Presented by the Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens: Is there anything more refreshing in the summer than a homegrown salad?  We'll give you the basics on lettuce, tomato, and cucumber growing. This program is made possible with a Library Services & Technology Act grant distributed through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.


Wednesday, June 21, 2023

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Rotary Club of Southborough


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   
Description:  Regular monthly meeting of the Rotary Club of Southborough. Meetings take place upstairs on the library's Main Floor. New and prospective members are welcome.


Saturday, June 24, 2023

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Superfoods 101


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan / Kim Larkin   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Educational culinary workshop celebrating the powerhouses of nutrition. Fun, colorful presentation that highlights the powerful properties of popular Superfoods and how best to incorporate them into your life. Tips, techniques, unique superfood samplings (i.e. cacao protein balls, acai smoothies, goji berries and dark chocolate). Handouts and recipes included to insure an informative takeaway. This series of programs is made possible with grant funds from the Library Services & Technology Act distributed by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners


Tuesday, June 27, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Tuesday, July 11, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Tuesday, July 25, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Tuesday, August 8, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Tuesday, August 22, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Tuesday, September 12, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Thursday, September 21, 2023

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Genealogy Club


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      
Description:  This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. Group meetings are free and open to the public. This group meets upstairs at the library on the third Thursday of every month. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com at the library, and join in!


Tuesday, September 26, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Tuesday, October 10, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Thursday, October 19, 2023

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Genealogy Club


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      
Description:  This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. Group meetings are free and open to the public. This group meets upstairs at the library on the third Thursday of every month. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com at the library, and join in!


Tuesday, October 24, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Tuesday, November 14, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Thursday, November 16, 2023

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Genealogy Club


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      
Description:  This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. Group meetings are free and open to the public. This group meets upstairs at the library on the third Thursday of every month. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com at the library, and join in!


Tuesday, November 28, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Tuesday, December 12, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Tuesday, December 26, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.