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Monday, June 21, 2021


7:00 PM - 8:00 PMClosing the Garden      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Presented by the Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens [https://www.blackstonevalleyveggiegardens.com/], this is part of the DIG IN! Garden Information Series coordinated by the Southborough Library in cooperation with Southborough Recreation. 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.This series of programs is made possible with grant funds from the Library Services & Technology Act [LSTA] distributed by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners [https://mblc.state.ma.us/]. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link. Please register: http://bit.ly/sblibvirtual46


Saturday, June 26, 2021


10:00 AM - 2:00 PMPoetry Seminars      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Participants must register: http://bit.ly/PoetrySeminarsVirtual. Seminar #2 - “Taking Inventory”. Join poet and essayist Heather J. Macpherson to discuss how creating a 'list' is an ordinary act, and sometimes an everyday redundancy. Or is it? For this seminar we'll read and discuss poets and poems that glean beauty through lists and repetition.Closing date of registration: Saturday, June 19


Monday, July 12, 2021


7:00 PM - 8:00 PMSleep, Stress & You      


Location:  Virtual
Contact:  Jill Vroman      Jill@jillvromanfitness.com
Description:  Join us for this virtual workshop over Zoom hosted by local resident Jill Vroman. Stress lives in our bodies, how can you shed it? Come and learn how to relax your body first, then learn to relax your mind. Learn when sleep is most potent and 5 takeaways for better sleep tonight! Registration is available through Southborough Recreation (you must have an account).


Thursday, July 15, 2021


7:00 PM - 8:30 PMWrite Now!      


Location:  Initially held on Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  We are all natural born storytellers; sometimes we just need a little encouragement. Write Now! is a club that will provide an opportunity to share your writing with a small group of other adult writers, get and give valuable feedback, and explore various genres of creative writing. No experience is required; all you’ll need is a willingness to write down and share your stories. Please register: https://bit.ly/sblibWriteNow. Our first session will meet every other week for four workshop meetings. Because of lingering Covid-19 concerns, we will meet on Zoom for July and August, then reassess future meeting locations. The intention is to create an ongoing community where we can share and support each other's writing. Workshop leader Janet Davis Karman is a retired English teacher who taught literature, creative writing, and journalism for 16 years in Wayland and Newton. She has participated in and led creative writing workshops and has helped numerous writers prepare their work for publication.


Monday, July 19, 2021


7:00 PM - 8:00 PMHouseplants 101      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Presented by the Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens, this is part of the DIG IN! Garden Information Series coordinated by the Southborough Library in cooperation with Southborough Recreation. Grow houseplants to make you happy, clean your air and beautify your home. We will review several of the easiest plants to grow and will also learn to identify common plant-growing problems. This series of programs is made possible with grant funds from the Library Services & Technology Act [LSTA] distributed by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link. Ages 12+. Please register: http://bit.ly/sblibhouseplants.


Thursday, July 29, 2021


7:00 PM - 8:30 PMWrite Now!      


Location:  Initially held on Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  We are all natural born storytellers; sometimes we just need a little encouragement. Write Now! is a club that will provide an opportunity to share your writing with a small group of other adult writers, get and give valuable feedback, and explore various genres of creative writing. No experience is required; all you’ll need is a willingness to write down and share your stories. Please register: https://bit.ly/sblibWriteNow. Our first session will meet every other week for four workshop meetings. Because of lingering Covid-19 concerns, we will meet on Zoom for July and August, then reassess future meeting locations. The intention is to create an ongoing community where we can share and support each other's writing. Workshop leader Janet Davis Karman is a retired English teacher who taught literature, creative writing, and journalism for 16 years in Wayland and Newton. She has participated in and led creative writing workshops and has helped numerous writers prepare their work for publication.


Thursday, August 12, 2021


7:00 PM - 8:30 PMWrite Now!      


Location:  Initially held on Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  We are all natural born storytellers; sometimes we just need a little encouragement. Write Now! is a club that will provide an opportunity to share your writing with a small group of other adult writers, get and give valuable feedback, and explore various genres of creative writing. No experience is required; all you’ll need is a willingness to write down and share your stories. Please register: https://bit.ly/sblibWriteNow. Our first session will meet every other week for four workshop meetings. Because of lingering Covid-19 concerns, we will meet on Zoom for July and August, then reassess future meeting locations. The intention is to create an ongoing community where we can share and support each other's writing. Workshop leader Janet Davis Karman is a retired English teacher who taught literature, creative writing, and journalism for 16 years in Wayland and Newton. She has participated in and led creative writing workshops and has helped numerous writers prepare their work for publication.


Monday, August 16, 2021


7:00 PM - 8:00 PMLifecycle of Seeds      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Presented by the Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens, this is part of the DIG IN! Garden Information Series coordinated by the Southborough Library in cooperation with Southborough Recreation. All about sowing, harvesting and storing seeds.. Presentation deals with all types of seed starting as well as which seeds to harvest and how to store them to add to your sustainable life. This series of programs is made possible with grant funds from the Library Services & Technology Act distributed by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link. Ages 12+. Please register: http://bit.ly/sbliblifeofseeds.


Thursday, August 26, 2021


7:00 PM - 8:30 PMWrite Now!      


Location:  Initially held on Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  We are all natural born storytellers; sometimes we just need a little encouragement. Write Now! is a club that will provide an opportunity to share your writing with a small group of other adult writers, get and give valuable feedback, and explore various genres of creative writing. No experience is required; all you’ll need is a willingness to write down and share your stories. Please register: https://bit.ly/sblibWriteNow. Our first session will meet every other week for four workshop meetings. Because of lingering Covid-19 concerns, we will meet on Zoom for July and August, then reassess future meeting locations. The intention is to create an ongoing community where we can share and support each other's writing. Workshop leader Janet Davis Karman is a retired English teacher who taught literature, creative writing, and journalism for 16 years in Wayland and Newton. She has participated in and led creative writing workshops and has helped numerous writers prepare their work for publication.

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Monday, June 21, 2021

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


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Presented by the Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens [https://www.blackstonevalleyveggiegardens.com/], this is part of the DIG IN! Garden Information Series coordinated by the Southborough Library in cooperation with Southborough Recreation. 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.This series of programs is made possible with grant funds from the Library Services & Technology Act [LSTA] distributed by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners [https://mblc.state.ma.us/]. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link. Please register: http://bit.ly/sblibvirtual46


Saturday, June 26, 2021

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Poetry Seminars


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Participants must register: http://bit.ly/PoetrySeminarsVirtual. Seminar #2 - “Taking Inventory”. Join poet and essayist Heather J. Macpherson to discuss how creating a 'list' is an ordinary act, and sometimes an everyday redundancy. Or is it? For this seminar we'll read and discuss poets and poems that glean beauty through lists and repetition.Closing date of registration: Saturday, June 19


Monday, July 12, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sleep, Stress & You


Location:  Virtual
Contact:  Jill Vroman      Jill@jillvromanfitness.com
Description:  Join us for this virtual workshop over Zoom hosted by local resident Jill Vroman. Stress lives in our bodies, how can you shed it? Come and learn how to relax your body first, then learn to relax your mind. Learn when sleep is most potent and 5 takeaways for better sleep tonight! Registration is available through Southborough Recreation (you must have an account).


Thursday, July 15, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Write Now!


Location:  Initially held on Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  We are all natural born storytellers; sometimes we just need a little encouragement. Write Now! is a club that will provide an opportunity to share your writing with a small group of other adult writers, get and give valuable feedback, and explore various genres of creative writing. No experience is required; all you’ll need is a willingness to write down and share your stories. Please register: https://bit.ly/sblibWriteNow. Our first session will meet every other week for four workshop meetings. Because of lingering Covid-19 concerns, we will meet on Zoom for July and August, then reassess future meeting locations. The intention is to create an ongoing community where we can share and support each other's writing. Workshop leader Janet Davis Karman is a retired English teacher who taught literature, creative writing, and journalism for 16 years in Wayland and Newton. She has participated in and led creative writing workshops and has helped numerous writers prepare their work for publication.


Monday, July 19, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Houseplants 101


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Presented by the Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens, this is part of the DIG IN! Garden Information Series coordinated by the Southborough Library in cooperation with Southborough Recreation. Grow houseplants to make you happy, clean your air and beautify your home. We will review several of the easiest plants to grow and will also learn to identify common plant-growing problems. This series of programs is made possible with grant funds from the Library Services & Technology Act [LSTA] distributed by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link. Ages 12+. Please register: http://bit.ly/sblibhouseplants.


Thursday, July 29, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Write Now!


Location:  Initially held on Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  We are all natural born storytellers; sometimes we just need a little encouragement. Write Now! is a club that will provide an opportunity to share your writing with a small group of other adult writers, get and give valuable feedback, and explore various genres of creative writing. No experience is required; all you’ll need is a willingness to write down and share your stories. Please register: https://bit.ly/sblibWriteNow. Our first session will meet every other week for four workshop meetings. Because of lingering Covid-19 concerns, we will meet on Zoom for July and August, then reassess future meeting locations. The intention is to create an ongoing community where we can share and support each other's writing. Workshop leader Janet Davis Karman is a retired English teacher who taught literature, creative writing, and journalism for 16 years in Wayland and Newton. She has participated in and led creative writing workshops and has helped numerous writers prepare their work for publication.


Thursday, August 12, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Write Now!


Location:  Initially held on Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  We are all natural born storytellers; sometimes we just need a little encouragement. Write Now! is a club that will provide an opportunity to share your writing with a small group of other adult writers, get and give valuable feedback, and explore various genres of creative writing. No experience is required; all you’ll need is a willingness to write down and share your stories. Please register: https://bit.ly/sblibWriteNow. Our first session will meet every other week for four workshop meetings. Because of lingering Covid-19 concerns, we will meet on Zoom for July and August, then reassess future meeting locations. The intention is to create an ongoing community where we can share and support each other's writing. Workshop leader Janet Davis Karman is a retired English teacher who taught literature, creative writing, and journalism for 16 years in Wayland and Newton. She has participated in and led creative writing workshops and has helped numerous writers prepare their work for publication.


Monday, August 16, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lifecycle of Seeds


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Presented by the Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens, this is part of the DIG IN! Garden Information Series coordinated by the Southborough Library in cooperation with Southborough Recreation. All about sowing, harvesting and storing seeds.. Presentation deals with all types of seed starting as well as which seeds to harvest and how to store them to add to your sustainable life. This series of programs is made possible with grant funds from the Library Services & Technology Act distributed by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link. Ages 12+. Please register: http://bit.ly/sbliblifeofseeds.


Thursday, August 26, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Write Now!


Location:  Initially held on Zoom
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  We are all natural born storytellers; sometimes we just need a little encouragement. Write Now! is a club that will provide an opportunity to share your writing with a small group of other adult writers, get and give valuable feedback, and explore various genres of creative writing. No experience is required; all you’ll need is a willingness to write down and share your stories. Please register: https://bit.ly/sblibWriteNow. Our first session will meet every other week for four workshop meetings. Because of lingering Covid-19 concerns, we will meet on Zoom for July and August, then reassess future meeting locations. The intention is to create an ongoing community where we can share and support each other's writing. Workshop leader Janet Davis Karman is a retired English teacher who taught literature, creative writing, and journalism for 16 years in Wayland and Newton. She has participated in and led creative writing workshops and has helped numerous writers prepare their work for publication.