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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


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


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.
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


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.
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.
7:30 PM - 8:30 PMRotary Interact Club      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Anupama Sehgal      
Description:  Take action, build international understanding, and make new friends around the world. Interact clubs bring together young people ages 12-18 to develop leadership skills while discovering the power of Service Above Self. Find out how serious leadership can be seriously fun.


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


Saturday, October 15, 2022


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMOpen Lab for Ideas      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Val De Angelis   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Join Library Associate Val for demonstrations of the Dremel Laser Cutter, the 3D Printer, and more! In the library’s Idea Lab, explore how you can take creative project ideas and make them a reality. This is a drop-in open lab session, no pre-registration is required. This program is limited to ages 12 to 18 in the Teen Room. If you have any questions, please email Ryan at rdonovan@cwmars.org.
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.


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.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PMCreativity Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Young people are invited to come to the library to work on creative projects. Join us Monday afternoons in the Teen Room! Craft materials will be available and writing prompts and projects provided. Drop-in program, no pre-registration required.  For ages 12 -18.


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.
5:00 PM - 6:00 PMTeen Book Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Once a month, readers in grades 9th-12th can come discuss the selected book featuring teens helping the causes they care about.
Copies of each book will be requested through the library. Please sign up here: https://bit.ly/sblibteenbookclub


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.
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


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.

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!


Friday, October 21, 2022


3:30 PM - 4:30 PMBetter World Book Club      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Once a month, 6th-8th graders can come discuss the selected book featuring kids helping the earth. Discussion will be followed by an eco-friendly craft. Copies of each book will be requested through the library.  Please sign up here:https://bit.ly/sblibbetterworld


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).
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!


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.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PMCreativity Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Young people are invited to come to the library to work on creative projects. Join us Monday afternoons in the Teen Room! Craft materials will be available and writing prompts and projects provided. Drop-in program, no pre-registration required.  For ages 12 -18.


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.
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.


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.
7:30 PM - 8:30 PMRotary Interact Club      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Anupama Sehgal      
Description:  Take action, build international understanding, and make new friends around the world. Interact clubs bring together young people ages 12-18 to develop leadership skills while discovering the power of Service Above Self. Find out how serious leadership can be seriously fun.


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.
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


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. 
10:30 AM - 12:30 PMOpen Lab for Ideas      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Val De Angelis   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Join Library Associate Val for demonstrations of the Dremel Laser Cutter, the 3D Printer, and more! In the library’s Idea Lab, explore how you can take creative project ideas and make them a reality. This is a drop-in open lab session, no pre-registration is required. This program is limited to ages 12 to 18 in the Teen Room. If you have any questions, please email Ryan at rdonovan@cwmars.org.
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.


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.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PMCreativity Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Young people are invited to come to the library to work on creative projects. Join us Monday afternoons in the Teen Room! Craft materials will be available and writing prompts and projects provided. Drop-in program, no pre-registration required.  For ages 12 -18.


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.
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


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.

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


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!
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. 



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.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PMCreativity Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Young people are invited to come to the library to work on creative projects. Join us Monday afternoons in the Teen Room! Craft materials will be available and writing prompts and projects provided. Drop-in program, no pre-registration required.  For ages 12 -18.


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
7:30 PM - 8:30 PMRotary Interact Club      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Anupama Sehgal      
Description:  Take action, build international understanding, and make new friends around the world. Interact clubs bring together young people ages 12-18 to develop leadership skills while discovering the power of Service Above Self. Find out how serious leadership can be seriously fun.
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


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.
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


Friday, November 11, 2022


10:00 AM - 5:00 PMLibrary Closed; No Curbside Pickup      


Location:  25 Main St.
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  The Southborough Library is closed. There will be no curbside pickup.


Saturday, November 12, 2022


10:00 AM - 5:00 PMLibrary Closed; No Curbside Pickup      


Location:  25 Main St.
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  The Southborough Library is closed. There will be no curbside pickup.


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.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PMCreativity Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Young people are invited to come to the library to work on creative projects. Join us Monday afternoons in the Teen Room! Craft materials will be available and writing prompts and projects provided. Drop-in program, no pre-registration required.  For ages 12 -18.


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.
5:00 PM - 6:00 PMTeen Book Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Once a month, readers in grades 9th-12th can come discuss the selected book featuring teens helping the causes they care about.
Copies of each book will be requested through the library. Please sign up here: https://bit.ly/sblibteenbookclub
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


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.

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


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.
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!


Friday, November 18, 2022


3:30 PM - 4:30 PMBetter World Book Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Once a month, 6th-8th graders can come discuss the selected book featuring kids helping the earth. Discussion will be followed by an eco-friendly craft. Copies of each book will be requested through the library.  Please sign up here: https://bit.ly/sblibbetterworld


Saturday, November 19, 2022


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMOpen Lab for Ideas      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Val De Angelis   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Join Library Associate Val for demonstrations of the Dremel Laser Cutter, the 3D Printer, and more! In the library’s Idea Lab, explore how you can take creative project ideas and make them a reality. This is a drop-in open lab session, no pre-registration is required. This program is limited to ages 12 to 18 in the Teen Room. If you have any questions, please email Ryan at rdonovan@cwmars.org.
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).
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.


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.
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.


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.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PMCreativity Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Young people are invited to come to the library to work on creative projects. Join us Monday afternoons in the Teen Room! Craft materials will be available and writing prompts and projects provided. Drop-in program, no pre-registration required.  For ages 12 -18.


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.
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. 


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.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PMCreativity Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Young people are invited to come to the library to work on creative projects. Join us Monday afternoons in the Teen Room! Craft materials will be available and writing prompts and projects provided. Drop-in program, no pre-registration required.  For ages 12 -18.


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.
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


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 
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, 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


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMOpen Lab for Ideas      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Val De Angelis   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Join Library Associate Val for demonstrations of the Dremel Laser Cutter, the 3D Printer, and more! In the library’s Idea Lab, explore how you can take creative project ideas and make them a reality. This is a drop-in open lab session, no pre-registration is required. This program is limited to ages 12 to 18 in the Teen Room. If you have any questions, please email Ryan at rdonovan@cwmars.org.
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).
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.


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.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PMCreativity Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Young people are invited to come to the library to work on creative projects. Join us Monday afternoons in the Teen Room! Craft materials will be available and writing prompts and projects provided. Drop-in program, no pre-registration required.  For ages 12 -18.


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.
5:00 PM - 6:00 PMTeen Book Club      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Once a month, readers in grades 9th-12th can come discuss the selected book featuring teens helping the causes they care about.
Copies of each book will be requested through the library. Please sign up here: https://bit.ly/sblibteenbookclub
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


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.

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.
7:30 PM - 8:30 PMRotary Interact Club      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Anupama Sehgal      
Description:  Take action, build international understanding, and make new friends around the world. Interact clubs bring together young people ages 12-18 to develop leadership skills while discovering the power of Service Above Self. Find out how serious leadership can be seriously fun.


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.


Friday, December 16, 2022


3:30 PM - 4:30 PMBetter World Book Club      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Once a month, 6th-8th graders can come discuss the selected book featuring kids helping the earth. Discussion will be followed by an eco-friendly craft. Copies of each book will be requested through the library. Please sign up here: https://bit.ly/sblibbetterworld


Monday, December 19, 2022


3:30 PM - 4:30 PMCreativity Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Young people are invited to come to the library to work on creative projects. Join us Monday afternoons in the Teen Room! Craft materials will be available and writing prompts and projects provided. Drop-in program, no pre-registration required.  For ages 12 -18.


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.


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


3:00 PM - 4:00 PMComic Mime Winter Wonderland      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join comic mime Robert Rivest as he shares some winter wonderland stories. There will be plenty of laughter and some mime techniques taught as well!
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.
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 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!


Friday, January 6, 2023


3:00 PM - 4:30 PMLearn to Play Ukulele      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Julie Stepanek   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Want to try an instrument that is fun and easy to play? Join Julie Stepanek as she shows the fundamentals of ukulele playing in-person. You'll learn how to tune, strum and read chords. After a short lesson, you'll be able to play songs. No experience necessary. Bring your own ukulele or borrow one from the library – email rdonovan@cwmars.org to reserve your circulating ukulele provided with an education mini-grant from the Southborough Community Fund.


Friday, January 13, 2023


3:00 PM - 4:30 PMLearn to Play Ukulele      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Julie Stepanek   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Want to try an instrument that is fun and easy to play? Join Julie Stepanek as she shows the fundamentals of ukulele playing in-person. You'll learn how to tune, strum and read chords. After a short lesson, you'll be able to play songs. No experience necessary. Bring your own ukulele or borrow one from the library – email rdonovan@cwmars.org to reserve your circulating ukulele provided with an education mini-grant from the Southborough Community Fund.


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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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


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

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.
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

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.
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.
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Rotary Interact Club


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Anupama Sehgal      
Description:  Take action, build international understanding, and make new friends around the world. Interact clubs bring together young people ages 12-18 to develop leadership skills while discovering the power of Service Above Self. Find out how serious leadership can be seriously fun.


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


Saturday, October 15, 2022

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Open Lab for Ideas


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Val De Angelis   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Join Library Associate Val for demonstrations of the Dremel Laser Cutter, the 3D Printer, and more! In the library’s Idea Lab, explore how you can take creative project ideas and make them a reality. This is a drop-in open lab session, no pre-registration is required. This program is limited to ages 12 to 18 in the Teen Room. If you have any questions, please email Ryan at rdonovan@cwmars.org.
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.


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.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Creativity Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Young people are invited to come to the library to work on creative projects. Join us Monday afternoons in the Teen Room! Craft materials will be available and writing prompts and projects provided. Drop-in program, no pre-registration required.  For ages 12 -18.


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.
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Teen Book Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Once a month, readers in grades 9th-12th can come discuss the selected book featuring teens helping the causes they care about.
Copies of each book will be requested through the library. Please sign up here: https://bit.ly/sblibteenbookclub


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.
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

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.

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!


Friday, October 21, 2022

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Better World Book Club


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Once a month, 6th-8th graders can come discuss the selected book featuring kids helping the earth. Discussion will be followed by an eco-friendly craft. Copies of each book will be requested through the library.  Please sign up here:https://bit.ly/sblibbetterworld


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).
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!


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.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Creativity Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Young people are invited to come to the library to work on creative projects. Join us Monday afternoons in the Teen Room! Craft materials will be available and writing prompts and projects provided. Drop-in program, no pre-registration required.  For ages 12 -18.


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.
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.


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.
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Rotary Interact Club


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Anupama Sehgal      
Description:  Take action, build international understanding, and make new friends around the world. Interact clubs bring together young people ages 12-18 to develop leadership skills while discovering the power of Service Above Self. Find out how serious leadership can be seriously fun.


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.
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

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. 
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Open Lab for Ideas


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Val De Angelis   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Join Library Associate Val for demonstrations of the Dremel Laser Cutter, the 3D Printer, and more! In the library’s Idea Lab, explore how you can take creative project ideas and make them a reality. This is a drop-in open lab session, no pre-registration is required. This program is limited to ages 12 to 18 in the Teen Room. If you have any questions, please email Ryan at rdonovan@cwmars.org.
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.


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.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Creativity Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Young people are invited to come to the library to work on creative projects. Join us Monday afternoons in the Teen Room! Craft materials will be available and writing prompts and projects provided. Drop-in program, no pre-registration required.  For ages 12 -18.


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.
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

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.

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

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!
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. 



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.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Creativity Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Young people are invited to come to the library to work on creative projects. Join us Monday afternoons in the Teen Room! Craft materials will be available and writing prompts and projects provided. Drop-in program, no pre-registration required.  For ages 12 -18.


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
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Rotary Interact Club


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Anupama Sehgal      
Description:  Take action, build international understanding, and make new friends around the world. Interact clubs bring together young people ages 12-18 to develop leadership skills while discovering the power of Service Above Self. Find out how serious leadership can be seriously fun.
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

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.
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


Friday, November 11, 2022

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Library Closed; No Curbside Pickup


Location:  25 Main St.
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  The Southborough Library is closed. There will be no curbside pickup.


Saturday, November 12, 2022

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Library Closed; No Curbside Pickup


Location:  25 Main St.
Contact:  Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  The Southborough Library is closed. There will be no curbside pickup.


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.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Creativity Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Young people are invited to come to the library to work on creative projects. Join us Monday afternoons in the Teen Room! Craft materials will be available and writing prompts and projects provided. Drop-in program, no pre-registration required.  For ages 12 -18.


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.
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Teen Book Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Once a month, readers in grades 9th-12th can come discuss the selected book featuring teens helping the causes they care about.
Copies of each book will be requested through the library. Please sign up here: https://bit.ly/sblibteenbookclub
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

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.

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

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.
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!


Friday, November 18, 2022

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Better World Book Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Once a month, 6th-8th graders can come discuss the selected book featuring kids helping the earth. Discussion will be followed by an eco-friendly craft. Copies of each book will be requested through the library.  Please sign up here: https://bit.ly/sblibbetterworld


Saturday, November 19, 2022

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Open Lab for Ideas


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Val De Angelis   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Join Library Associate Val for demonstrations of the Dremel Laser Cutter, the 3D Printer, and more! In the library’s Idea Lab, explore how you can take creative project ideas and make them a reality. This is a drop-in open lab session, no pre-registration is required. This program is limited to ages 12 to 18 in the Teen Room. If you have any questions, please email Ryan at rdonovan@cwmars.org.
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).
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.


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.
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.


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.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Creativity Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Young people are invited to come to the library to work on creative projects. Join us Monday afternoons in the Teen Room! Craft materials will be available and writing prompts and projects provided. Drop-in program, no pre-registration required.  For ages 12 -18.


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.
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. 


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.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Creativity Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Young people are invited to come to the library to work on creative projects. Join us Monday afternoons in the Teen Room! Craft materials will be available and writing prompts and projects provided. Drop-in program, no pre-registration required.  For ages 12 -18.


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.
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

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 
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, 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

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Open Lab for Ideas


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Val De Angelis   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Join Library Associate Val for demonstrations of the Dremel Laser Cutter, the 3D Printer, and more! In the library’s Idea Lab, explore how you can take creative project ideas and make them a reality. This is a drop-in open lab session, no pre-registration is required. This program is limited to ages 12 to 18 in the Teen Room. If you have any questions, please email Ryan at rdonovan@cwmars.org.
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).
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.


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.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Creativity Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Young people are invited to come to the library to work on creative projects. Join us Monday afternoons in the Teen Room! Craft materials will be available and writing prompts and projects provided. Drop-in program, no pre-registration required.  For ages 12 -18.


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.
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Teen Book Club


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Once a month, readers in grades 9th-12th can come discuss the selected book featuring teens helping the causes they care about.
Copies of each book will be requested through the library. Please sign up here: https://bit.ly/sblibteenbookclub
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

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.

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.
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Rotary Interact Club


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Anupama Sehgal      
Description:  Take action, build international understanding, and make new friends around the world. Interact clubs bring together young people ages 12-18 to develop leadership skills while discovering the power of Service Above Self. Find out how serious leadership can be seriously fun.


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.


Friday, December 16, 2022

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Better World Book Club


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Once a month, 6th-8th graders can come discuss the selected book featuring kids helping the earth. Discussion will be followed by an eco-friendly craft. Copies of each book will be requested through the library. Please sign up here: https://bit.ly/sblibbetterworld


Monday, December 19, 2022

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Creativity Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Young people are invited to come to the library to work on creative projects. Join us Monday afternoons in the Teen Room! Craft materials will be available and writing prompts and projects provided. Drop-in program, no pre-registration required.  For ages 12 -18.


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.


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

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Comic Mime Winter Wonderland


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join comic mime Robert Rivest as he shares some winter wonderland stories. There will be plenty of laughter and some mime techniques taught as well!
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.
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 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!


Friday, January 6, 2023

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Learn to Play Ukulele


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Julie Stepanek   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Want to try an instrument that is fun and easy to play? Join Julie Stepanek as she shows the fundamentals of ukulele playing in-person. You'll learn how to tune, strum and read chords. After a short lesson, you'll be able to play songs. No experience necessary. Bring your own ukulele or borrow one from the library – email rdonovan@cwmars.org to reserve your circulating ukulele provided with an education mini-grant from the Southborough Community Fund.


Friday, January 13, 2023

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Learn to Play Ukulele


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Julie Stepanek   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Want to try an instrument that is fun and easy to play? Join Julie Stepanek as she shows the fundamentals of ukulele playing in-person. You'll learn how to tune, strum and read chords. After a short lesson, you'll be able to play songs. No experience necessary. Bring your own ukulele or borrow one from the library – email rdonovan@cwmars.org to reserve your circulating ukulele provided with an education mini-grant from the Southborough Community Fund.


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...