• Author Meredith O'Brien on 4/26/18 at 7:00 PM


    Author Meredith O'Brien
    Our Spring Author Series continues with a special visit from Meredith O’Brien, the author of Mr. Clark’s Big Band.
     
    Update! The event has been rescheduled from it's original date. It will now be on: April 26th, 2018 on Thursday evening at 7:00 PM in the upstairs Main Floor Programming Space.

    Ms. O’Brien, a Boston-area journalist, shadowed the Trottier Middle School Big Band during the 2012-2013 school year. She witnessed how a creative, compassionate, charismatic music director helped children overcome their anguish by making music.

    Copies of Meredith's book will be available for sale following her presentation. This program will be filmed by Southborough Access Media. To view upcoming author events or check out other programming for Adults, visit our Events page. View upcoming events on the library's Facebook & Twitter.

     
  • Job Opening: Assistant Director / Young Adult Librarian


       The Town of Southborough is seeking applications from qualified individuals for the full-time position of Assistant Director / Young Adult Librarian. Qualified applicants must be available to periodically attend Library Trustee or community meetings/events outside of normal business hours. Experience with library youth services, grant writing, marketing experience and website development are an asset, as is comprehension of state and local government. southboroughtown.com/town-administrator/pages/job-opportunities
     
       Requirements: A Master's Degree in Library Science, accredited by the American Library Association. Candidates currently enrolled in a Master’s of Library Science Degree program will be considered. Three to five years of experience in public library service, preferably at a supervisory level. Must be able to occasionally lift 10-30 pounds and obtain Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners’ certification upon appointment.  Preferred skill set:  Prior personnel administration, budgeting and payroll experience desired as well as prior Collection Development and public relations experience; proven written and verbal communication and superior customer service skills are also essential. Organizational, procedural and public relations proficiency, and an ability to develop and maintain a rapport with the public, as well as an ability to supervise and secure the cooperation of the staff are needed. 

       This is a 40 hour per week position with full benefits; $26.50/hourly rate is non-negotiable. Full job description available by clicking here. Interested applicants should apply by sending resume and cover letter, and no less than three professional letters of reference to: Ryan Donovan, Director, Southborough Library, 25 Main Street, Southborough, MA 01772 at rdonovan@southboroughma.com. EOE/AA
     
  • Candidates' Night | May 2, 2018 | 6:00 PM


    Candidates Night 2018   The Southborough Library will host its annual Candidates' Night event on Wednesday, May 2 at 6:30 PM. A Meet & Greet with available candidates will take place from 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM. A program with statements, followed by a Questions & Answer session with individuals in contested races will begin promptly at 6:30 PM for the following open races: Library Board of Trustees, School Committee, and Board of Selectmen. Former Town Meeting Moderator John Wilson will be facilitating the event.

       Candidates' Night helps to fulfill the library's mission by providing a space to serve as a center of civic engagement in Southborough. Refreshments will be made available courtesy of the Southborough Library Fund. This program will be filmed by Southborough Access Media, and will be made available on cable access and their YouTube channel prior to the Annual Town Election on 5/08/18.