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Monday, October 3, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.


Tuesday, October 4, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PMDrop-In Crafts: Fall Trees      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children age five and older are invited to make a "3-D Tree" out of paper and add leaves, animals, and birds! No registration necessary. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. 
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 5, 2022


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMKids Jam      


Location:  Southborough Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join our Library Associate, Amy Kaufman, for our Kids Jam program! Traditional and popular children's songs will be accompanied by a mountain dulcimer. Suitable for newborns through preschool age. Drop-In, no registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver. *In the event of inclement weather, this event will be cancelled.


Thursday, October 6, 2022


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


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers in the downstairs Children's Room. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.
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.



Friday, October 7, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMOutdoor Preschool Yoga      


Location:  Library Lawn, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Certified Kids' Yoga Instructor Mandy Roberge as she takes children through a series of yoga postures, using games, music, and literacy activities. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. Yoga mats will be provided.  Please register: https://bit.ly/sblibkidsyoga


Tuesday, October 11, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.
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 12, 2022


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMKids Jam      


Location:  Southborough Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join our Library Associate, Amy Kaufman, for our Kids Jam program! Traditional and popular children's songs will be accompanied by a mountain dulcimer. Suitable for newborns through preschool age. Drop-In, no registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver. *In the event of inclement weather, this event will be cancelled.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PMCrafternoon: Painted Mini-Pumpkins      


Location:  Main Floor, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Using paint and your imagination, paint your own mini-pumpkin to get into the October spirit. Templates will be on hand, but you are always welcome to use your own creativity to create a one-of-a-kind piece. Ages 8+. Please register:  https://bit.ly/sblibfall22crafts.


Thursday, October 13, 2022


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


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers in the downstairs Children's Room. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.
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.



Friday, October 14, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMOutdoor Preschool Yoga      


Location:  Library Lawn, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Certified Kids' Yoga Instructor Mandy Roberge as she takes children through a series of yoga postures, using games, music, and literacy activities. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. Yoga mats will be provided.  Please register: https://bit.ly/sblibkidsyoga


Monday, October 17, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.


Tuesday, October 18, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.
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


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMKids Jam      


Location:  Southborough Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join our Library Associate, Amy Kaufman, for our Kids Jam program! Traditional and popular children's songs will be accompanied by a mountain dulcimer. Suitable for newborns through preschool age. Drop-In, no registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver. *In the event of inclement weather, this event will be cancelled.


Thursday, October 20, 2022


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


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers in the downstairs Children's Room. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.
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 22, 2022


11:00 AM - 12:00 PMRead to a Dog!      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children preferably ages 5 and up with some reading ability will read to Bear, a registered therapy dog. Each child participating will have a chance to read a short book to Bear. Please register in the Children's Room (or you can email kivers@southboroughma.com /call 508-485-5031).


Monday, October 24, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.


Tuesday, October 25, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.
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.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PMMystery & Puzzle Book Club      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  For 2-5th grade students, this book club will focus on books featuring mysteries and puzzles. Participants will read the selected book each month and meet for discussion and activities. Copies of the book for each participant will be ordered by the library through interlibrary loan. Please register: https://bit.ly/sblib2-5BookClub.


Wednesday, October 26, 2022


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMKids Jam      


Location:  Southborough Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join our Library Associate, Amy Kaufman, for our Kids Jam program! Traditional and popular children's songs will be accompanied by a mountain dulcimer. Suitable for newborns through preschool age. Drop-In, no registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver. *In the event of inclement weather, this event will be cancelled.
6:30 PM - 7:30 PMRead to a Dog      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children age 5 and up with some reading ability are invited to read to a certified therapy dog at the library! Each child will have a 15 minute time slot to read a book of their choice to Perla from Therapy Dogs International. Please register at the library or by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com.


Thursday, October 27, 2022


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


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers in the downstairs Children's Room. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.


Saturday, October 29, 2022


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMHalloween Party      


Location:  Fay School Campus
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Southborough Library will partner with Fay School for lots of Halloween fun! Kids are invited to come in costume for crafts, a parade, and a Halloween story time! This event will be held at Fay School. 
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.


Monday, October 31, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.


Tuesday, November 1, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.
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 2, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMYoung Scientists      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This is a free 6-week in-person series for children, ages 3-6 to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child. The “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP).
Please register at the library or by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com.



Thursday, November 3, 2022


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


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers in the downstairs Children's Room. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMAuthor Visit with Phaea Crede      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join picture book author and Southborough resident Phaea Crede to celebreate her new book, SUPER PIZZA & KID KALE! Play writing games, do silly crafts, and enjoy a read-aloud of Phaea's books. 
As a writer with dyslexia, Phaea is proud to demonstrate that disabilities don't have to stand in the way of dreams. She loves to connect with kids and adults who think they can't write - and convince them that they can!


Monday, November 7, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.


Tuesday, November 8, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.
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


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMYoung Scientists      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This is a free 6-week in-person series for children, ages 3-6 to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child. The “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP).
Please register at the library or by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PMCrafternoon: Mosaic Trivets      


Location:  Main Floor, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Try your hand at mosaic art and make a trivet that can be used functionally for your Thanksgiving meal, or decoratively for your home. Ages 8+. Please register: https://bit.ly/sblibfall22crafts


Thursday, November 10, 2022


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


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers in the downstairs Children's Room. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.


Monday, November 14, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.


Tuesday, November 15, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.
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 16, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMYoung Scientists      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This is a free 6-week in-person series for children, ages 3-6 to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child. The “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP).
Please register at the library or by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com.



Thursday, November 17, 2022


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


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers in the downstairs Children's Room. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.


Saturday, November 19, 2022


11:00 AM - 12:00 PMRead to a Dog!      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children preferably ages 5 and up with some reading ability will read to Bear, a registered therapy dog. Each child participating will have a chance to read a short book to Bear. Please register in the Children's Room (or you can email kivers@southboroughma.com /call 508-485-5031).


Monday, November 21, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.


Tuesday, November 22, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.
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.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PMMystery & Puzzle Book Club      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  For 2-5th grade students, this book club will focus on books featuring mysteries and puzzles. Participants will read the selected book each month and meet for discussion and activities. Copies of the book for each participant will be ordered by the library through interlibrary loan. Please register: https://bit.ly/sblib2-5BookClub.


Monday, November 28, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.


Tuesday, November 29, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.
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 30, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMYoung Scientists      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This is a free 6-week in-person series for children, ages 3-6 to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child. The “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP).
Please register at the library or by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com.

6:30 PM - 7:30 PMRead to a Dog      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children age 5 and up with some reading ability are invited to read to a certified therapy dog at the library! Each child will have a 15 minute time slot to read a book of their choice to Perla from Therapy Dogs International. Please register at the library or by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com.


Thursday, December 1, 2022


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


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers in the downstairs Children's Room. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.


Monday, December 5, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.


Tuesday, December 6, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.
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 7, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMYoung Scientists      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This is a free 6-week in-person series for children, ages 3-6 to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child. The “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP).
Please register at the library or by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PMCrafternoon: Snowflake Reading Lanterns      


Location:  Main Floor, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Come learn the art of decoupage and create your own snowflake-themed reading lantern for your room Participants must be able to use a hot glue gun independently. Ages 8+. Please register: https://bit.ly/sblibfall22crafts 


Thursday, December 8, 2022


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


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers in the downstairs Children's Room. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.


Saturday, December 10, 2022


11:00 AM - 12:00 PMRead to a Dog!      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children preferably ages 5 and up with some reading ability will read to Bear, a registered therapy dog. Each child participating will have a chance to read a short book to Bear. Please register in the Children's Room (or you can email kivers@southboroughma.com /call 508-485-5031).


Monday, December 12, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.


Tuesday, December 13, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.
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 14, 2022


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMYoung Scientists      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This is a free 6-week in-person series for children, ages 3-6 to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child. The “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP).
Please register at the library or by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com.



Thursday, December 15, 2022


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


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers in the downstairs Children's Room. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.


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.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PMMystery & Puzzle Book Club      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  For 2-5th grade students, this book club will focus on books featuring mysteries and puzzles. Participants will read the selected book each month and meet for discussion and activities. Copies of the book for each participant will be ordered by the library through interlibrary loan. Please register: https://bit.ly/sblib2-5BookClub.


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.


Wednesday, December 28, 2022


1:00 PM - 4:30 PMStuffed Animal Sleepover - Drop off      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Your stuffed animal can sleep over at the library! Drop off an animal (or two), do a craft with your animal, and then leave your animal with the librarians for the night. Pictures will be emailed to show you what the animals are up to! Pick up your animal the next day and hear all about the sleep over adventures!


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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Monday, October 3, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.


Tuesday, October 4, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Drop-In Crafts: Fall Trees


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children age five and older are invited to make a "3-D Tree" out of paper and add leaves, animals, and birds! No registration necessary. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. 
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 5, 2022

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kids Jam


Location:  Southborough Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join our Library Associate, Amy Kaufman, for our Kids Jam program! Traditional and popular children's songs will be accompanied by a mountain dulcimer. Suitable for newborns through preschool age. Drop-In, no registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver. *In the event of inclement weather, this event will be cancelled.


Thursday, October 6, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers in the downstairs Children's Room. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.
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.



Friday, October 7, 2022

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


Location:  Library Lawn, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Certified Kids' Yoga Instructor Mandy Roberge as she takes children through a series of yoga postures, using games, music, and literacy activities. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. Yoga mats will be provided.  Please register: https://bit.ly/sblibkidsyoga


Tuesday, October 11, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.
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 12, 2022

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kids Jam


Location:  Southborough Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join our Library Associate, Amy Kaufman, for our Kids Jam program! Traditional and popular children's songs will be accompanied by a mountain dulcimer. Suitable for newborns through preschool age. Drop-In, no registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver. *In the event of inclement weather, this event will be cancelled.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Crafternoon: Painted Mini-Pumpkins


Location:  Main Floor, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Using paint and your imagination, paint your own mini-pumpkin to get into the October spirit. Templates will be on hand, but you are always welcome to use your own creativity to create a one-of-a-kind piece. Ages 8+. Please register:  https://bit.ly/sblibfall22crafts.


Thursday, October 13, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers in the downstairs Children's Room. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.
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.



Friday, October 14, 2022

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


Location:  Library Lawn, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Certified Kids' Yoga Instructor Mandy Roberge as she takes children through a series of yoga postures, using games, music, and literacy activities. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. Yoga mats will be provided.  Please register: https://bit.ly/sblibkidsyoga


Monday, October 17, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.


Tuesday, October 18, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.
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

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kids Jam


Location:  Southborough Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join our Library Associate, Amy Kaufman, for our Kids Jam program! Traditional and popular children's songs will be accompanied by a mountain dulcimer. Suitable for newborns through preschool age. Drop-In, no registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver. *In the event of inclement weather, this event will be cancelled.


Thursday, October 20, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers in the downstairs Children's Room. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.
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 22, 2022

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Read to a Dog!


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children preferably ages 5 and up with some reading ability will read to Bear, a registered therapy dog. Each child participating will have a chance to read a short book to Bear. Please register in the Children's Room (or you can email kivers@southboroughma.com /call 508-485-5031).


Monday, October 24, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.


Tuesday, October 25, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.
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.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mystery & Puzzle Book Club


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  For 2-5th grade students, this book club will focus on books featuring mysteries and puzzles. Participants will read the selected book each month and meet for discussion and activities. Copies of the book for each participant will be ordered by the library through interlibrary loan. Please register: https://bit.ly/sblib2-5BookClub.


Wednesday, October 26, 2022

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kids Jam


Location:  Southborough Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join our Library Associate, Amy Kaufman, for our Kids Jam program! Traditional and popular children's songs will be accompanied by a mountain dulcimer. Suitable for newborns through preschool age. Drop-In, no registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver. *In the event of inclement weather, this event will be cancelled.
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Read to a Dog


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children age 5 and up with some reading ability are invited to read to a certified therapy dog at the library! Each child will have a 15 minute time slot to read a book of their choice to Perla from Therapy Dogs International. Please register at the library or by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com.


Thursday, October 27, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers in the downstairs Children's Room. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.


Saturday, October 29, 2022

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Halloween Party


Location:  Fay School Campus
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Southborough Library will partner with Fay School for lots of Halloween fun! Kids are invited to come in costume for crafts, a parade, and a Halloween story time! This event will be held at Fay School. 
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.


Monday, October 31, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.


Tuesday, November 1, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.
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 2, 2022

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Young Scientists


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This is a free 6-week in-person series for children, ages 3-6 to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child. The “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP).
Please register at the library or by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com.



Thursday, November 3, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers in the downstairs Children's Room. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Author Visit with Phaea Crede


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join picture book author and Southborough resident Phaea Crede to celebreate her new book, SUPER PIZZA & KID KALE! Play writing games, do silly crafts, and enjoy a read-aloud of Phaea's books. 
As a writer with dyslexia, Phaea is proud to demonstrate that disabilities don't have to stand in the way of dreams. She loves to connect with kids and adults who think they can't write - and convince them that they can!


Monday, November 7, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.


Tuesday, November 8, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.
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

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Young Scientists


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This is a free 6-week in-person series for children, ages 3-6 to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child. The “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP).
Please register at the library or by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Crafternoon: Mosaic Trivets


Location:  Main Floor, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Try your hand at mosaic art and make a trivet that can be used functionally for your Thanksgiving meal, or decoratively for your home. Ages 8+. Please register: https://bit.ly/sblibfall22crafts


Thursday, November 10, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers in the downstairs Children's Room. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.


Monday, November 14, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.


Tuesday, November 15, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.
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 16, 2022

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Young Scientists


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This is a free 6-week in-person series for children, ages 3-6 to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child. The “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP).
Please register at the library or by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com.



Thursday, November 17, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers in the downstairs Children's Room. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.


Saturday, November 19, 2022

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Read to a Dog!


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children preferably ages 5 and up with some reading ability will read to Bear, a registered therapy dog. Each child participating will have a chance to read a short book to Bear. Please register in the Children's Room (or you can email kivers@southboroughma.com /call 508-485-5031).


Monday, November 21, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.


Tuesday, November 22, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.
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.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mystery & Puzzle Book Club


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  For 2-5th grade students, this book club will focus on books featuring mysteries and puzzles. Participants will read the selected book each month and meet for discussion and activities. Copies of the book for each participant will be ordered by the library through interlibrary loan. Please register: https://bit.ly/sblib2-5BookClub.


Monday, November 28, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.


Tuesday, November 29, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.
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 30, 2022

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Young Scientists


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This is a free 6-week in-person series for children, ages 3-6 to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child. The “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP).
Please register at the library or by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com.

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Read to a Dog


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children age 5 and up with some reading ability are invited to read to a certified therapy dog at the library! Each child will have a 15 minute time slot to read a book of their choice to Perla from Therapy Dogs International. Please register at the library or by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com.


Thursday, December 1, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers in the downstairs Children's Room. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.


Monday, December 5, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.


Tuesday, December 6, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.
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 7, 2022

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Young Scientists


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This is a free 6-week in-person series for children, ages 3-6 to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child. The “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP).
Please register at the library or by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Crafternoon: Snowflake Reading Lanterns


Location:  Main Floor, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Come learn the art of decoupage and create your own snowflake-themed reading lantern for your room Participants must be able to use a hot glue gun independently. Ages 8+. Please register: https://bit.ly/sblibfall22crafts 


Thursday, December 8, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers in the downstairs Children's Room. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.


Saturday, December 10, 2022

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Read to a Dog!


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children preferably ages 5 and up with some reading ability will read to Bear, a registered therapy dog. Each child participating will have a chance to read a short book to Bear. Please register in the Children's Room (or you can email kivers@southboroughma.com /call 508-485-5031).


Monday, December 12, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.


Tuesday, December 13, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room, Southborough Library
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Miss Kim in the Children's Room downstairs for stories and craft based on a weekly theme. Ages 2-5. No registration necessary.
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 14, 2022

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Young Scientists


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This is a free 6-week in-person series for children, ages 3-6 to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child. The “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP).
Please register at the library or by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com.



Thursday, December 15, 2022

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


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  This story time is for children age 0-2 years and their parents or caregivers in the downstairs Children's Room. Each session will include puppets, stories, and music. Drop-in, no registration required.


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.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mystery & Puzzle Book Club


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  For 2-5th grade students, this book club will focus on books featuring mysteries and puzzles. Participants will read the selected book each month and meet for discussion and activities. Copies of the book for each participant will be ordered by the library through interlibrary loan. Please register: https://bit.ly/sblib2-5BookClub.


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.


Wednesday, December 28, 2022

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Stuffed Animal Sleepover - Drop off


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Your stuffed animal can sleep over at the library! Drop off an animal (or two), do a craft with your animal, and then leave your animal with the librarians for the night. Pictures will be emailed to show you what the animals are up to! Pick up your animal the next day and hear all about the sleep over adventures!


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...