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Tuesday, October 4, 2022


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMCook Book Club      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
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 Dinner: Changing the Game by Melissa Clark 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, October 5, 2022


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, October 6, 2022


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMReading Buddies      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Beginner readers looking for a supportive listener, and teens interested in helping young patrons gain confidence in the reading skills, are invited to the library's Reading Buddies program.  It will be offered for 6 sessions every Thursday from 4PM-5PM in the children's room and teen room. Meet ups would run from 9/15 to 10/20. 

Readers can bring a book from home or borrow one from the library. Sign ups are required. Young readers and volunteers please email msorensen@southboroughma.com if interested.

7:30 PM - 8:30 PMVirtual Book Club      


Location:  Zoom - Online
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Southborough Library is hosting a Virtual Book Club. Participants chat about what they're reading or listening to with library staff and other patrons on the Zoom platform. We will meet once a month to informally chat and exchange ideas about what you and the library staff are currently reading. 



Monday, October 10, 2022


10:00 AM - 3:00 PMHeritage Day Book Sale      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Diana Tremblay      djmtremblay@verizon.net
Description:  Sponsored by The Friends of the Southborough Library, the sale includes a large selection of fiction and non-fiction hardcover and paperback books for adults, children, and young adults. The Friends will also offer its stuff a bag sale deal. So, if you purchased a Friends’ tote in the past, be sure to bring it with you. The sale will be held in the Library parking lot, right across from the main field. This year’s hours are 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.


Tuesday, October 11, 2022


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Wednesday, October 12, 2022


7:30 PM - 8:30 PMFriends of the Library Meeting      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Beth Melo      friends@southboroughlib.org
Description:  Regular meeting of The Friends of the Southborough Library. Learn more  and how you can join The Friends of the Southborough Library or renew your membership.


Thursday, October 13, 2022


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMReading Buddies      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Beginner readers looking for a supportive listener, and teens interested in helping young patrons gain confidence in the reading skills, are invited to the library's Reading Buddies program.  It will be offered for 6 sessions every Thursday from 4PM-5PM in the children's room and teen room. Meet ups would run from 9/15 to 10/20. 

Readers can bring a book from home or borrow one from the library. Sign ups are required. Young readers and volunteers please email msorensen@southboroughma.com if interested.



Saturday, October 15, 2022


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


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  Starting this September, the Southborough Library will host a Sit and Knit Program on select Saturday afternoons. 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, October 18, 2022


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


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


Wednesday, October 19, 2022


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, October 20, 2022


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMReading Buddies      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Beginner readers looking for a supportive listener, and teens interested in helping young patrons gain confidence in the reading skills, are invited to the library's Reading Buddies program.  It will be offered for 6 sessions every Thursday from 4PM-5PM in the children's room and teen room. Meet ups would run from 9/15 to 10/20. 

Readers can bring a book from home or borrow one from the library. Sign ups are required. Young readers and volunteers please email msorensen@southboroughma.com if interested.

7:00 PM - 8:30 PMGenealogy Club      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Carol Colaianni   508-485-5031   carol.colaianni@comcast.net
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, October 22, 2022


1:00 PM - 2:00 PMHealthy Holiday Harvest      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Kim Larkin   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Celebrate the holiday season with a lovely eye-catching three table display. Topics covered include how to construct a fun, colorful buffet, tablescaping techniques 101, healthful recipe handouts, easy wine and spirit batch recommendations. Get Board Certified with a Cheeseboard primer and easy entertaining ideas. Samplings of healthful buffet food alternatives, lighter recipe versions for healthful soups, appetizers, light Mocktails, light desserts and a healthful Dark Chocolate Harvest Bark. Fun poetry and trivia quiz, too!


Tuesday, October 25, 2022


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor, Southborough Library
Contact:  Elliott Simons   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Thursday, October 27, 2022


7:00 PM - 8:00 PMRestorative Sleep      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Jill Vroman      jevroman26@gmail.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! Please register: ​https://bit.ly/sblibsleep


Saturday, October 29, 2022


11:00 AM - 3:00 PMStrategic Board Game Day      


Location:  Teen Room*
Contact:  Marianna   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Come play games and make new friends at the library!  Get an intro to strategy board gaming with a focus on easy to learn, gateway games including Ticket to Ride Europe, 7 Wonders, Azul, Wingspan, Between Two Cities, Pandemic, and Splendor. This will occur in the teen room. All experience levels welcome. For ages 10 and up.
2:00 PM - 4:00 PMSit & Knit: Drop-In Knitting      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  Starting this September, the Southborough Library will host a Sit and Knit Program on select Saturday afternoons. 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, November 1, 2022


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMCook Book Club      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
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

Half baked harvest: Super Simple by Tieghan Gerard, 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, November 2, 2022


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, November 3, 2022


7:30 PM - 8:30 PMVirtual Book Club      


Location:  Zoom - Online
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   
Description:  
The Southborough Library is hosting a Virtual Book Club. Participants chat about what they're reading or listening to with library staff and other patrons on the Zoom platform. We will meet once a month to informally chat and exchange ideas about what you and the library staff are currently reading. 



Tuesday, November 8, 2022


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


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


Wednesday, November 9, 2022


7:30 PM - 8:30 PMFriends of the Library Meeting      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Beth Melo      friends@southboroughlib.org
Description:  Regular meeting of The Friends of the Southborough Library. Learn more  and how you can join The Friends of the Southborough Library or renew your membership.


Thursday, November 10, 2022


7:00 PM - 8:15 PMVirtual Japanese Wagashi Sweet Making Workshop      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  This autumn themed traditional wagashi Japanese sweet making virtual workshop will feature nerikiri, a kneaded sweet bean paste that can be made into seasonal shapes. 
Easy to follow virtual instruction from professional instructors will include fashioning chrysanthemum and maple leaf sweets with autumn colors. Recipes will be provided to participants Please register here:bit.ly/sblibjapanesesweets


Tuesday, November 15, 2022


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Wednesday, November 16, 2022


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, November 17, 2022


7:00 PM - 8:30 PMGenealogy Club      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Carol Colaianni   508-485-5031   carol.colaianni@comcast.net
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, November 19, 2022


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


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  Starting this September, the Southborough Library will host a Sit and Knit Program on select Saturday afternoons. 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, November 22, 2022


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Tuesday, November 29, 2022


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


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


Thursday, December 1, 2022


7:30 PM - 8:30 PMVirtual Book Club      


Location:  Zoom - Online
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   
Description:  The Southborough Library is hosting a Virtual Book Club. Participants chat about what they're reading or listening to with library staff and other patrons on the Zoom platform. We will meet once a month to informally chat and exchange ideas about what you and the library staff are currently reading. 


Tuesday, December 6, 2022


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMCook Book Club      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
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, December 7, 2022


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, December 10, 2022


2:00 PM - 3:00 PMDIY Healthy Gifts Everyone Will Love to Eat!      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Follow along in this virtual cooking class with a professional  cooking instructor. Give the gift of health for the holidays with the homemade delicious & decadent desserts - Peppermint Blizzard Rolls, Orange Chocolate Bites, and more!
2:00 PM - 4:00 PMSit & Knit: Drop-In Knitting      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  Starting this September, the Southborough Library will host a Sit and Knit Program on select Saturday afternoons. 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, December 13, 2022


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Wednesday, December 14, 2022


7:30 PM - 8:30 PMFriends of the Library Meeting      


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Beth Melo      friends@southboroughlib.org
Description:  Regular meeting of The Friends of the Southborough Library. Learn more  and how you can join The Friends of the Southborough Library or renew your membership.


Tuesday, December 20, 2022


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


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


Wednesday, December 21, 2022


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, December 27, 2022


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMTuesday Tech Time      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.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. 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...

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

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


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
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 Dinner: Changing the Game by Melissa Clark 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, October 5, 2022

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, October 6, 2022

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Reading Buddies


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Beginner readers looking for a supportive listener, and teens interested in helping young patrons gain confidence in the reading skills, are invited to the library's Reading Buddies program.  It will be offered for 6 sessions every Thursday from 4PM-5PM in the children's room and teen room. Meet ups would run from 9/15 to 10/20. 

Readers can bring a book from home or borrow one from the library. Sign ups are required. Young readers and volunteers please email msorensen@southboroughma.com if interested.

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Virtual Book Club


Location:  Zoom - Online
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Southborough Library is hosting a Virtual Book Club. Participants chat about what they're reading or listening to with library staff and other patrons on the Zoom platform. We will meet once a month to informally chat and exchange ideas about what you and the library staff are currently reading. 



Monday, October 10, 2022

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Heritage Day Book Sale


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Diana Tremblay      djmtremblay@verizon.net
Description:  Sponsored by The Friends of the Southborough Library, the sale includes a large selection of fiction and non-fiction hardcover and paperback books for adults, children, and young adults. The Friends will also offer its stuff a bag sale deal. So, if you purchased a Friends’ tote in the past, be sure to bring it with you. The sale will be held in the Library parking lot, right across from the main field. This year’s hours are 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.


Tuesday, October 11, 2022

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


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Wednesday, October 12, 2022

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Friends of the Library Meeting


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Beth Melo      friends@southboroughlib.org
Description:  Regular meeting of The Friends of the Southborough Library. Learn more  and how you can join The Friends of the Southborough Library or renew your membership.


Thursday, October 13, 2022

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Reading Buddies


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Beginner readers looking for a supportive listener, and teens interested in helping young patrons gain confidence in the reading skills, are invited to the library's Reading Buddies program.  It will be offered for 6 sessions every Thursday from 4PM-5PM in the children's room and teen room. Meet ups would run from 9/15 to 10/20. 

Readers can bring a book from home or borrow one from the library. Sign ups are required. Young readers and volunteers please email msorensen@southboroughma.com if interested.



Saturday, October 15, 2022

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:  Starting this September, the Southborough Library will host a Sit and Knit Program on select Saturday afternoons. 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, October 18, 2022

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


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


Wednesday, October 19, 2022

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, October 20, 2022

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Reading Buddies


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Beginner readers looking for a supportive listener, and teens interested in helping young patrons gain confidence in the reading skills, are invited to the library's Reading Buddies program.  It will be offered for 6 sessions every Thursday from 4PM-5PM in the children's room and teen room. Meet ups would run from 9/15 to 10/20. 

Readers can bring a book from home or borrow one from the library. Sign ups are required. Young readers and volunteers please email msorensen@southboroughma.com if interested.

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Genealogy Club


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Carol Colaianni   508-485-5031   carol.colaianni@comcast.net
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, October 22, 2022

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Healthy Holiday Harvest


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Kim Larkin   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Celebrate the holiday season with a lovely eye-catching three table display. Topics covered include how to construct a fun, colorful buffet, tablescaping techniques 101, healthful recipe handouts, easy wine and spirit batch recommendations. Get Board Certified with a Cheeseboard primer and easy entertaining ideas. Samplings of healthful buffet food alternatives, lighter recipe versions for healthful soups, appetizers, light Mocktails, light desserts and a healthful Dark Chocolate Harvest Bark. Fun poetry and trivia quiz, too!


Tuesday, October 25, 2022

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


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor, Southborough Library
Contact:  Elliott Simons   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Thursday, October 27, 2022

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Restorative Sleep


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Jill Vroman      jevroman26@gmail.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! Please register: ​https://bit.ly/sblibsleep


Saturday, October 29, 2022

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Strategic Board Game Day


Location:  Teen Room*
Contact:  Marianna   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Come play games and make new friends at the library!  Get an intro to strategy board gaming with a focus on easy to learn, gateway games including Ticket to Ride Europe, 7 Wonders, Azul, Wingspan, Between Two Cities, Pandemic, and Splendor. This will occur in the teen room. All experience levels welcome. For ages 10 and up.
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:  Starting this September, the Southborough Library will host a Sit and Knit Program on select Saturday afternoons. 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, November 1, 2022

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


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cook Book Club


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
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

Half baked harvest: Super Simple by Tieghan Gerard, 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, November 2, 2022

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, November 3, 2022

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Virtual Book Club


Location:  Zoom - Online
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   
Description:  
The Southborough Library is hosting a Virtual Book Club. Participants chat about what they're reading or listening to with library staff and other patrons on the Zoom platform. We will meet once a month to informally chat and exchange ideas about what you and the library staff are currently reading. 



Tuesday, November 8, 2022

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


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


Wednesday, November 9, 2022

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Friends of the Library Meeting


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Beth Melo      friends@southboroughlib.org
Description:  Regular meeting of The Friends of the Southborough Library. Learn more  and how you can join The Friends of the Southborough Library or renew your membership.


Thursday, November 10, 2022

7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Virtual Japanese Wagashi Sweet Making Workshop


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  This autumn themed traditional wagashi Japanese sweet making virtual workshop will feature nerikiri, a kneaded sweet bean paste that can be made into seasonal shapes. 
Easy to follow virtual instruction from professional instructors will include fashioning chrysanthemum and maple leaf sweets with autumn colors. Recipes will be provided to participants Please register here:bit.ly/sblibjapanesesweets


Tuesday, November 15, 2022

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


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Wednesday, November 16, 2022

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, November 17, 2022

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Genealogy Club


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Carol Colaianni   508-485-5031   carol.colaianni@comcast.net
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, November 19, 2022

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:  Starting this September, the Southborough Library will host a Sit and Knit Program on select Saturday afternoons. 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, November 22, 2022

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


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Tuesday, November 29, 2022

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


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


Thursday, December 1, 2022

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Virtual Book Club


Location:  Zoom - Online
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   
Description:  The Southborough Library is hosting a Virtual Book Club. Participants chat about what they're reading or listening to with library staff and other patrons on the Zoom platform. We will meet once a month to informally chat and exchange ideas about what you and the library staff are currently reading. 


Tuesday, December 6, 2022

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


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cook Book Club


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
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, December 7, 2022

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, December 10, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
DIY Healthy Gifts Everyone Will Love to Eat!


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Follow along in this virtual cooking class with a professional  cooking instructor. Give the gift of health for the holidays with the homemade delicious & decadent desserts - Peppermint Blizzard Rolls, Orange Chocolate Bites, and more!
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:  Starting this September, the Southborough Library will host a Sit and Knit Program on select Saturday afternoons. 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, December 13, 2022

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


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.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. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Wednesday, December 14, 2022

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Friends of the Library Meeting


Location:  Zoom
Contact:  Beth Melo      friends@southboroughlib.org
Description:  Regular meeting of The Friends of the Southborough Library. Learn more  and how you can join The Friends of the Southborough Library or renew your membership.


Tuesday, December 20, 2022

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


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


Wednesday, December 21, 2022

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, December 27, 2022

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


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Need help with technology? Library staff and teen volunteers will make every effort to assist you. Bring questions about ebooks and electronic resources. This is a drop in event; no registrations necessary. Sessions are limited to no more than 1 hour.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons   508-485-5031   rdonovan@southboroughma.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. 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...