Library Telescopes

Available for Checkout

   This compact and easy-to-use telescope can be borrowed from the library just as you would a book or a movie.

   The library has 2 circulating telescopes. Each telescope circulates for 3 weeks with no renewals. They are not reservable, but available on a first come, first served basis.

   Part of the Adopt-A-Library Telescope initiative from the Aldrich Astonomical SocietyOne was funded by the Southborough Cultural Arts Council with help from The Friends of the Southborough Library, while the other was donated by MathWorks in Natick

   For more information or to request a telescope, e-mail Library Director Ryan Donovan at


Circulating Puzzles

June 2021

Puzzles are availble to check out from the library again! An ongoing community puzzle is usually in progress at the back of the main room. Help us complete it!

All other puzzles are available for circulation and kept in the library's front room. They circulate for 3 weeks, with no renewals. *Please do not return puzzles to the outside book returns.*

Unfinished puzzleCompleted hot air balloon puzzleCompleted Book puzzleCompleted picnic puzzle

Energy Use Meter

Available for Checkout

Energy Usage Meter - Kill A Watt®    You can measure the electrical usage of your household appliances with the Kill-a-Watt kit from National Grid.

   How it works: Connect the meter to an outlet, then plug a device or appliance into the meter.

   The meter's screen will display how much electricity the device or appliance is using. Try it out on your TV, stereo, computer and other electronics.

   There's also a booklet with the kit that includes energy conservation tips and information about energy savings rebates and program available through National Grid and Mass Save.