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Monday, January 30, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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 PMYouth Writing Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Youth ages 11-18 are invited to come share ideas and practice writing skills in a supportive environment. No sign up necessary. Teens interested in accumulating volunteering credits for this program can email msorensen@southboroughma.com for more details. 


Tuesday, January 31, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@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, February 1, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:45 AMYoung Scientist STEM Class      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children, ages 3-6, with a parent/caregiver will learn Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) concepts through hands-on activities, story time, challenges and simple experiments in this weekly STEM series facilitated by STEM Beginnings. Siblings are welcome and must be supervised. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child and join in the fun during each class! Registration is required and class size is limited to 12 children, ages 3-6. Please register at https://bit.ly/youngscientists2023.
“Young Scientists” is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) grant funded by the Department of Early Education & Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.

6:30 PM - 7:30 PMRead to a Dog      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children preferably ages 5 and up and with some reading ability can read to Perla, a registered therapy dog. Each child participating will have a chance to read a short book to Perla. Please register in the Children's Room (or you can email Kim at kivers@southboroughma.com/call 508-485-5031).
(Rescheduled from 1/25/23)
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, February 2, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMBaby & 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, February 4, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:45 AMSkyRise Theater presents      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  SkyRise Theater will visit the library to do an interactive reading of Dooby Dooby Moo by Doreen Cronin. Games and activities will be incorporated throughout the story. For ages 4-9. Registration required. Register at https://bit.ly/sblibskyrisetheater. Sponsored by Friends of the Southborough Library. 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PMIntro to Strategy Board Games      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen      msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Come play some board games and make new friends at the library!  Get an intro to strategy board gaming with a focus on easy to learn, gateway games like Ticket to Ride Europe, 7 Wonders, Azul, Wingspan, Between Two Cities, Pandemic, and Splendor. This will occur in Eaton Meeting Room, next to 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:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. 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, February 6, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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 PMYouth Writing Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Youth ages 11-18 are invited to come share ideas and practice writing skills in a supportive environment. No sign up necessary. Teens interested in accumulating volunteering credits for this program can email msorensen@southboroughma.com for more details. 


Tuesday, February 7, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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.
6:30 PM - 7:30 PMCook Book Club      


Location:  Main Floor
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, February 8, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:45 AMYoung Scientists STEM Class      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children, ages 3-6, with a parent/caregiver will learn Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) concepts through hands-on activities, story time, challenges and simple experiments in this weekly STEM series facilitated by STEM Beginnings. Siblings are welcome and must be supervised. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child and join in the fun during each class! Registration is required and class size is limited to 12 children, ages 3-6. Please register at https://bit.ly/youngscientists2023.
“Young Scientists” is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) grant funded by the Department of Early Education & Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.


Thursday, February 9, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMBaby & 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.
12:00 PM - 2:00 PMPal-Entine's Day Craft      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southborougma.com
Description:  Come celebrate Pal-entine's Day in the teen room! Weave a paper heart basket, fill it with some treats, and share it with a pal. For ages 11-18. 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PMDrop-In Lego Building      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Drop by the library to build with Legos! Kids can display their finished creations in the Children's Room. Legos will be provided by the library. Best for ages 4 and up. No registration required. 


Friday, February 10, 2023


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


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen      msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Readers in grades 6th-8th meet up to discuss the selected book and complete an eco-friendly craft. Please email msorensen@southboroughma.com for details regarding the selected book and any other questions. Participants can sign up at:  bit.ly/sblibteenbookclubform


Saturday, February 11, 2023


11:00 AM - 1:00 PMValentine's Day Party      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Lots of Valentine fun to be had at the library, including crafts, games, and cookie decorating! All ages are welcome and no registration is required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. 


Monday, February 13, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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 PMYouth Writing Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Youth ages 11-18 are invited to come share ideas and practice writing skills in a supportive environment. No sign up necessary. Teens interested in accumulating volunteering credits for this program can email msorensen@southboroughma.com for more details. 


Tuesday, February 14, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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.
4:30 PM - 5:30 PMTeen Book Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen      msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Once a month, readers in grades 9th-12th can come discuss the selected book for some lively discussion in a relaxed environment
Copies of each book will be requested through the library. Please sign up here: https://bit.ly/sblibteenbookclubform
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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, February 15, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:45 AMYoung Scientists STEM Class      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children, ages 3-6, with a parent/caregiver will learn Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) concepts through hands-on activities, story time, challenges and simple experiments in this weekly STEM series facilitated by STEM Beginnings. Siblings are welcome and must be supervised. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child and join in the fun during each class! Registration is required and class size is limited to 12 children, ages 3-6. Please register at https://bit.ly/youngscientists2023.
“Young Scientists” is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) grant funded by the Department of Early Education & Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PMCrafternoon: Picture Frames      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  
Work with a variety of materials -- including paint pens, sequins, beads and washi tape -- to make a unique photo frame. We can even print your photo on the spot so you can complete the project as a gift or keepsake. For ages 8 and up. Registration required. Register at https://bit.ly/sblibcrafts2023

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, February 16, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMBaby & 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      
Description:  This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. Group meetings are free and open to the public. This group meets upstairs at the library on the third Thursday of every month. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com at the library, and join in!



Saturday, February 18, 2023


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 - 2:30 PMMighty Aphrodite      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan / Kim Larkin   508-485-5031   kimlarkin61@yahoo.com
Description:  Celebrating Chocolate, Friendship and Love in-person at the library. A playful program celebrating love, friendship and fun romantic duos throughout history. Includes interactive trivia, origins of love rituals, samples of aphrodisiac foods (including Belgian chocolate!), Aphrodite’s Pomegranate mocktail spritzer, fun poetry, a colorful display and more! This series of programs is made possible with grant funds from the Library Services & Technology Act distributed by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
2:00 PM - 4:00 PMSit & Knit: Drop-In Knitting      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. 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, February 20, 2023


3:30 PM - 4:30 PMYouth Writing Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Youth ages 11-18 are invited to come share ideas and practice writing skills in a supportive environment. No sign up necessary. Teens interested in accumulating volunteering credits for this program can email msorensen@southboroughma.com for more details. 


Tuesday, February 21, 2023


5:30 PM - 7:00 PMVirtual Banh Mi Cooking Lesson      


Location:  Virtual
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Nothing is better than making BBQ chicken and pickled vegetables from scratch to serve in a sandwich. In this online interactive class, with a professional cooking instructor, make one of the most popular Vietnamese cuisines, Vietnamese Banh Mi. Attendees will make Vietnamese BBQ chicken, delicious sauces and condiments, and pickled vegetables served on French baguettes.


Thursday, February 23, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMBaby & 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 PMGiants & Giraffes*Dragons & Detectives      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Trevor the Games Man for games, comedy, and stilt walking! There will be lots of opportunity for audience participation. Kids will be able to make a ribbon dancer cradft after the show. No registration required and all ages are welcome. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PMTips & Tricks of Fraud Prevention      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Lanting / Ryan Donovan      rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Come and join community member Lanting for a fraud prevention discussion. Experiences of real fraud cases and a subsequent discussion with suggestions you how to protect your identity, detect a possible fraud, and prevention will take place.


Saturday, February 25, 2023


2:00 PM - 3:30 PMHealthy Garden Recipes      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Kate Donovan / Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens      bvveggiegardens@gmail.com
Description:  Presented by the Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens: Fresh is best!  Prepare healthy meals with the ingredients from your backyard garden! This program is made possible with a Library Services & Technology Act grant distributed through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.


Monday, February 27, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:00 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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 PMYouth Writing Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Youth ages 11-18 are invited to come share ideas and practice writing skills in a supportive environment. No sign up necessary. Teens interested in accumulating volunteering credits for this program can email msorensen@southboroughma.com for more details. 


Tuesday, February 28, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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 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 by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com or calling Kim at 508-485-5031.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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, March 1, 2023


10:00 AM - 9:00 PMLibrary Seed Exchange Launch      


Location:  Judy Williams Reading Room
Contact:  Carol Logan   508-485-5031   clogan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Visit the Judy Williams Reading Room on the Main Floor during the library’s regular hours and choose vegetable, herb and/or flower seed packets from our repurposed card catalogue to plant in your home garden. The Library Seed Exchange is an ongoing program - until the seeds at the library run out! Visit our website for more information. The Library Seed Exchange is made possible with support from The Friends of the Southborough Library.
11:00 AM - 11:45 AMYoung Scientists STEM Class      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children, ages 3-6, with a parent/caregiver will learn Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) concepts through hands-on activities, story time, challenges and simple experiments in this weekly STEM series facilitated by STEM Beginnings. Siblings are welcome and must be supervised. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child and join in the fun during each class! Registration is required and class size is limited to 12 children, ages 3-6. Please register at https://bit.ly/youngscientists2023.
“Young Scientists” is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) grant funded by the Department of Early Education & Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.
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, March 2, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMBaby & 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 PMDrop-In Art: Clay Animals      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Lanting Huang-Truong from Southborough's Bigelow Arts will teach participants how to make animals out of air dry clay. Best for ages 5 and up. Drop-In, no registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. 


Saturday, March 4, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:45 AMMusic with David Garden      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Musician David Garden for some sing-along fun that is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers! All welcome and no registration is required. Sponsored by Friends of the Southborough Library. 
2:00 PM - 4:00 PMSit & Knit: Drop-In Knitting      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. 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, March 6, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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 PMYouth Writing Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Youth ages 11-18 are invited to come share ideas and practice writing skills in a supportive environment. No sign up necessary. Teens interested in accumulating volunteering credits for this program can email msorensen@southboroughma.com for more details. 


Tuesday, March 7, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMCook Book Club      


Location:  Main floor
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, March 8, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:45 AMYoung Scientists STEM Class      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children, ages 3-6, with a parent/caregiver will learn Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) concepts through hands-on activities, story time, challenges and simple experiments in this weekly STEM series facilitated by STEM Beginnings. Siblings are welcome and must be supervised. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child and join in the fun during each class! Registration is required and class size is limited to 12 children, ages 3-6. Please register at https://bit.ly/youngscientists2023.
“Young Scientists” is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) grant funded by the Department of Early Education & Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.


Thursday, March 9, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMBaby & 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 PMDrop-In Lego Building      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Drop by the library to build with Legos! Kids can display their finished creations in the Children's Room. Legos will be provided by the library. Best for ages 4 and up. No registration required. 


Friday, March 10, 2023


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


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen      msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Readers in grades 6th-8th meet up to discuss the selected book and complete an eco-friendly craft. Please email msorensen@southboroughma.com for details regarding the selected book and any other questions. Participants can sign up at:  bit.ly/sblibteenbookclubform


Saturday, March 11, 2023


11:00 AM - 1:00 PMOutdoor Seed Exchange Event      


Location:  Outside the Library
Contact:  Carol Logan   508-485-5031   clogan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join us outside on the library lawn and choose vegetable, herb and/or flower seed packets to plant in your home garden. We’ll have a new Story Walk title on exhibit and children activities. This is a one day program but the Library Seed Exchange will continue indoors until the seeds run out. Visit our website for more information. The Library Seed Exchange is made possible with support from The Friends of the Southborough Library. In the event of inclement weather, this event will run on Saturday, March 25th from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM.
1:00 PM - 2:30 PMCeltic Chocolate      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Larkin / Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  
A Klassic Kreations program highlighting the history of chocolate in Ireland, Irish chocolate pioneers, Irish lore, famous Irish foods, & Irish poetry. Includes samplings of Irish tea, Irish break, and beautiful Celtic chocolates in-person at the library. This series of programs is made possible with grant funds from the Library Services & Technology Act distributed by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners



Monday, March 13, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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 PMYouth Writing Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Youth ages 11-18 are invited to come share ideas and practice writing skills in a supportive environment. No sign up necessary. Teens interested in accumulating volunteering credits for this program can email msorensen@southboroughma.com for more details. 


Tuesday, March 14, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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.
4:30 PM - 5:30 PMTeen Book Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen      msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Once a month, readers in grades 9th-12th can come discuss the selected book for some lively discussion in a relaxed environment
Copies of each book will be requested through the library. Please sign up here: https://bit.ly/sblibteenbookclubform

6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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, March 15, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:45 AMYoung Scientists STEM Class      


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children, ages 3-6, with a parent/caregiver will learn Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) concepts through hands-on activities, story time, challenges and simple experiments in this weekly STEM series facilitated by STEM Beginnings. Siblings are welcome and must be supervised. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child and join in the fun during each class! Registration is required and class size is limited to 12 children, ages 3-6. Please register at https://bit.ly/youngscientists2023.
“Young Scientists” is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) grant funded by the Department of Early Education & Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PMCrafternoon: Decorating Dish Towels      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  
Add a personal touch to your home kitchen with a hand decorated tea towel. Using embroidery techniques, fabric markers/paints and stencils and iron-on designs, this one-of-a-kind dishtowel will be a functional work of art. For ages 8 and up. Registration required. Register at https://bit.ly/sblibcrafts2023
This program is made possible through grant funding of the Library Services & Technology Act distributed by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
 
 

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, March 16, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMBaby & 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      
Description:  This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. Group meetings are free and open to the public. This group meets upstairs at the library on the third Thursday of every month. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com at the library, and join in!



Saturday, March 18, 2023


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:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. 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, March 20, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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 PMYouth Writing Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Youth ages 11-18 are invited to come share ideas and practice writing skills in a supportive environment. No sign up necessary. Teens interested in accumulating volunteering credits for this program can email msorensen@southboroughma.com for more details. 


Tuesday, March 21, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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.


Thursday, March 23, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMBaby & 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, March 25, 2023


2:00 PM - 3:30 PMTomato Growing      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Kate Donovan / Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens      bvveggiegardens@gmail.com
Description:  Presented by the Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens: Without question, tomatoes are the number one home garden crop.  We will teach you the best ways to maximize your harvest. This program is made possible with a Library Services & Technology Act grant distributed through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.


Monday, March 27, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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 PMYouth Writing Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Youth ages 11-18 are invited to come share ideas and practice writing skills in a supportive environment. No sign up necessary. Teens interested in accumulating volunteering credits for this program can email msorensen@southboroughma.com for more details. 


Tuesday, March 28, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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 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 by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com or calling Kim at 508-485-5031.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
Description:  ​At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don't have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Thursday, March 30, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMBaby & 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, April 1, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:45 AMSkyRise Theater presents Secret Agent Splat      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  SkyRise Theater will visit the library to do an interactive reading of Secret Agent Splat by Rob Scotton. Games and activities will be incorporated throughout the story. For ages 4-9. Registration required. Register at https://bit.ly/sblibskyrisetheater. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. 
2:00 PM - 4:00 PMSit & Knit: Drop-In Knitting      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. 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, April 3, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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 PMYouth Writing Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Youth ages 11-18 are invited to come share ideas and practice writing skills in a supportive environment. No sign up necessary. Teens interested in accumulating volunteering credits for this program can email msorensen@southboroughma.com for more details. 


Tuesday, April 4, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMCook Book Club      


Location:  Main Floor
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, April 5, 2023


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, April 6, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMBaby & 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 PMDrop-In Lego Building      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Drop by the library to build with Legos! Kids can display their finished creations in the Children's Room. Legos will be provided by the library. Best for ages 4 and up. No registration required. 


Friday, April 7, 2023


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


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen      msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Readers in grades 6th-8th meet up to discuss the selected book and complete an eco-friendly craft. Please email msorensen@southboroughma.com for details regarding the selected book and any other questions. Participants can sign up at:  bit.ly/sblibteenbookclubform


Monday, April 10, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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 PMYouth Writing Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Youth ages 11-18 are invited to come share ideas and practice writing skills in a supportive environment. No sign up necessary. Teens interested in accumulating volunteering credits for this program can email msorensen@southboroughma.com for more details. 


Tuesday, April 11, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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.
4:30 PM - 5:30 PMTeen Book Club      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen      msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Once a month, readers in grades 9th-12th can come discuss the selected book for some lively discussion in a relaxed environment
Copies of each book will be requested through the library. Please sign up here: https://bit.ly/sblibteenbookclubform
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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, April 12, 2023


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMCrafternoon: Book Bags      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Make a one-of-a-kind book bag using pre-cut fabric pieces and simple sewing techniques. Participants must have basic sewing skills and MUST be able to thread a needle independently and execute a basic running stitch. For ages 8 and up. Registration required. Register at https://bit.ly/sblibcrafts2023


Thursday, April 13, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMBaby & 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.
5:30 PM - 8:30 PMBooks in Bloom Exhibit      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Jane Davis      
Description:  Description coming in 2023...


Saturday, April 15, 2023


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:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. Drop in and work on your latest knitting or crochet projects while you enjoy the company of fellow yarn crafters in a relaxed social setting. Please note knitters of all levels are welcome but no formal instruction will be given. This is a drop in program so no registration is required. For Adults: Ages 18 & Up.



Tuesday, April 18, 2023


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMDrop-In Art: Butterfly & Bee Pictures      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Lanting Huang-Truong from Southborough's Bigelow Arts will teach participants how to make butterfly and bee pictures using watercolor and drawing techniques. Best for ages 5 and up. Drop-In, no registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. 


Wednesday, April 19, 2023


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, April 20, 2023


11:00 AM - 12:00 PMAnimal Adventures      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  A zookeeper from Animal Adventures will bring 8-10 animals to the library. Children will get to learn about and pet these animals. All ages welcome and no registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PMGenealogy Club      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      
Description:  ​This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. Group meetings are free and open to the public. This group meets upstairs at the library on the third Thursday of every month. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com at the library, and join in!


Saturday, April 22, 2023


2:00 PM - 3:30 PMGrowing Cucurbits      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Kate Donovan / Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens      bvveggiegardens@gmail.com
Description:  Presented by the Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens: Love the look and taste of summer and fall squash?  We'll help get the best yield possible from all your zucchini, cucumbers, pumpkins, and everything in between. This program is made possible with a Library Services & Technology Act grant distributed through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.


Monday, April 24, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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, April 25, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:30 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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 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 by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com or calling Kim at 508-485-5031.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
Description:  ​At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don't have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Thursday, April 27, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMBaby & 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, April 28, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMKids Jam      


Location:  Library Lawb
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Saturday, April 29, 2023


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


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. 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, May 1, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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, May 2, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMCook Book Club      


Location:  Main Floor
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, May 3, 2023


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, May 4, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMBaby & 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, May 5, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMKids Jam      


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Monday, May 8, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:30 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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, May 9, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:30 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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.
4:30 PM - 5:30 PMTeen Book Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen      msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Once a month, readers in grades 9th-12th can come discuss the selected book for some lively discussion in a relaxed environment
Copies of each book will be requested through the library. Please sign up here: https://bit.ly/sblibteenbookclubform

 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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, May 10, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Yoga      


Location:  Library Lawn
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 poses, using games, music, and literary activities. Yoga mats will be provided. This event will be held on the library lawn or inside if the weather is inclement.  For ages 3-6. Please register in the Children's Room or by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com.


Thursday, May 11, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMBaby & 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 PMDrop-In Lego Building      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Drop by the library to build with Legos! Kids can display their finished creations in the Children's Room. Legos will be provided by the library. Best for ages 4 and up. No registration required. 


Friday, May 12, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMKids Jam      


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Saturday, May 13, 2023


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 PM​Sit & Knit: Drop-In Knitting      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. 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, May 15, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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, May 16, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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.


Wednesday, May 17, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Yoga      


Location:  Library Lawn
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 poses, using games, music, and literary activities. Yoga mats will be provided. This event will be held on the library lawn or inside if the weather is inclement.  For ages 3-6. Please register in the Children's Room or by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PMCrafternoon: Macrame Keychains      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Learn to braid, bead and hitch in this macrame workshop that uses twine, embroidery floss and hemp to help participants create 3 unique keychains and/or friendship bracelets. For ages 8 and up. Registration required. Register at https://bit.ly/sblibcrafts2023 
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, May 18, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMBaby & 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      
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, May 19, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMKids Jam      


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PMBetter World Book Club      


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen      msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Readers in grades 6th-8th meet up to discuss the selected book and complete an eco-friendly craft. Please email msorensen@southboroughma.com for details regarding the selected book and any other questions. Participants can sign up at:  bit.ly/sblibteenbookclubform


Saturday, May 20, 2023


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMA Perky Pairing      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan / Kim Larkin   508-485-5031   kimlarkin61@yahoo.com
Description:  Coffee and Fine Chocolates in-person at the library. This presentation covers everything there is to know about java! The interesting history, benefits, how and where coffee and choc. hail from, the famous pioneers in both industries, interactive trivia quiz, best brewing and roasting methods, fun coffee terminology. Choc. Tasting wheel for each patron. Fun display of vintage coffee grinders and coffee pots, chocolate samplings that include Espresso chocolate, “coffee cup” molded chocolates, bittersweet and a classic decaf Italian Affogato(in-person). Specialty Coffee Assoc. of America Certified in “Coffee Foundations”. This series of programs is made possible with grant funds from the Library Services & Technology Act distributed by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners


Monday, May 22, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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, May 23, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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 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 by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com or calling Kim at 508-485-5031.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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, May 24, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Yoga      


Location:  Library Lawn
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 poses, using games, music, and literary activities. Yoga mats will be provided. This event will be held on the library lawn or inside if the weather is inclement.  For ages 3-6. Please register in the Children's Room or by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com.


Thursday, May 25, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMBaby & 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 PMDrop-In Art: Printmaking      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Lanting Huang-Truong of Southborough's Bigelow Arts will teach participants how to make spring flower pictures using printmaking techniques. Best for ages 5 and up. Drop-In, no registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. 


Friday, May 26, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMKids Jam      


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Saturday, May 27, 2023


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


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. 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, May 29, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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, May 30, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Story Time      


Location:  Children's Room
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.


Wednesday, May 31, 2023


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMPreschool Yoga      


Location:  Library Lawn
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 poses, using games, music, and literary activities. Yoga mats will be provided. This event will be held on the library lawn or inside if the weather is inclement.  For ages 3-6. Please register in the Children's Room or by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com.


Thursday, June 1, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMBaby & 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, June 2, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMKids Jam      


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AMKids Jam      


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Tuesday, June 6, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMCook Book Club      


Location:  Main Floor
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. New participants are encouraged. All ages and partners welcome. Email your selected dish to Marianna at msorensen@southboroughma.com. 


Wednesday, June 7, 2023


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, June 8, 2023


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMDrop-In Lego Building      


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Drop by the library to build with Legos! Kids can display their finished creations in the Children's Room. Legos will be provided by the library. Best for ages 4 and up. No registration required. 


Friday, June 9, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMKids Jam      


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Saturday, June 10, 2023


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


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Leah Selleck   508-485-5031   lselleck@southboroughma.com
Description:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. Drop in and work on your latest knitting or crochet projects while you enjoy the company of fellow yarn crafters in a relaxed social setting. Please note knitters of all levels are welcome but no formal instruction will be given. This is a drop in program so no registration is required. For Adults: Ages 18 & Up.



Tuesday, June 13, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
Description:  ​At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don't have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Thursday, June 15, 2023


7:00 PM - 8:30 PMGenealogy Club      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      
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, June 16, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMKids Jam      


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Saturday, June 17, 2023


2:00 PM - 3:30 PMGrowing A Summer Salad      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Kate Donovan / Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens      bvveggiegardens@gmail.com
Description:  Presented by the Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens: Is there anything more refreshing in the summer than a homegrown salad?  We'll give you the basics on lettuce, tomato, and cucumber growing. This program is made possible with a Library Services & Technology Act grant distributed through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.


Wednesday, June 21, 2023


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.


Friday, June 23, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMKids Jam      


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Saturday, June 24, 2023


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMSuperfoods 101      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan / Kim Larkin   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Educational culinary workshop celebrating the powerhouses of nutrition. Fun, colorful presentation that highlights the powerful properties of popular Superfoods and how best to incorporate them into your life. Tips, techniques, unique superfood samplings (i.e. cacao protein balls, acai smoothies, goji berries and dark chocolate). Handouts and recipes included to insure an informative takeaway. This series of programs is made possible with grant funds from the Library Services & Technology Act distributed by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners


Tuesday, June 27, 2023


4:00 PM - 4:45 PM"Join In" with Storyteller Diane Edgecomb      


Location:  Library Lawn (Main Floor if inclement weather)
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Storyteller Diane Edgecomb returns to the Southborough Library with "Join In", a compilation of musical stories encouraging children to dance, sing, and join right in! All ages welcome and no registration is required. Please bring a blanket or chair. 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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.


Friday, June 30, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMKids Jam      


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Friday, July 7, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMKids Jam      


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Tuesday, July 11, 2023


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM"A Tromp Through the Swamp" Concert by Tom Sieling      


Location:  Library Lawn (Main Floor if inclement weather)
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Musician Tom Sieling will return to the Southborough Library to perform "a top 10 lineup of the world's most fun, participatory kids' songs" where there will be more dancing and moving than sitting! Weather permitting, this will be on the library lawn so please bring a blanket or chair. All ages welcome, no registration required. 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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.



Friday, July 14, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMKids Jam      


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Friday, July 21, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMKids Jam      


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Tuesday, July 25, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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.



Friday, July 28, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMKids Jam      


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Friday, August 4, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMKids Jam      


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Tuesday, August 8, 2023


4:30 PM - 4:45 PMTaleWise presents "Science Heroes"      


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Two unlikely heroes work together to save their town from a super-polluting mastermind in this program which combines science experiments and storytelling. Volunteers will help solve problems by doing science experiments. Best for ages 3+ and no registration is required. 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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.



Friday, August 11, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMKids Jam      


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Friday, August 18, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMKids Jam      


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Tuesday, August 22, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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.



Friday, August 25, 2023


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMKids Jam      


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Tuesday, September 12, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
Description:  At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don't have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Thursday, September 21, 2023


7:00 PM - 8:30 PMGenealogy Club      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      
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!



Tuesday, September 26, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
Description:  At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don't have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Tuesday, October 10, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
Description:  At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don't have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Thursday, October 19, 2023


7:00 PM - 8:30 PMGenealogy Club      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      
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!



Tuesday, October 24, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
Description:  At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don't have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Tuesday, November 14, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
Description:  At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don't have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Thursday, November 16, 2023


7:00 PM - 8:30 PMGenealogy Club      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      
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!



Tuesday, November 28, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
Description:  At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don't have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Tuesday, December 12, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
Description:  At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don't have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Tuesday, December 26, 2023


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMPoetry Workshop      


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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.


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Monday, January 30, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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
Youth Writing Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Youth ages 11-18 are invited to come share ideas and practice writing skills in a supportive environment. No sign up necessary. Teens interested in accumulating volunteering credits for this program can email msorensen@southboroughma.com for more details. 


Tuesday, January 31, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@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, February 1, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Young Scientist STEM Class


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children, ages 3-6, with a parent/caregiver will learn Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) concepts through hands-on activities, story time, challenges and simple experiments in this weekly STEM series facilitated by STEM Beginnings. Siblings are welcome and must be supervised. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child and join in the fun during each class! Registration is required and class size is limited to 12 children, ages 3-6. Please register at https://bit.ly/youngscientists2023.
“Young Scientists” is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) grant funded by the Department of Early Education & Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.

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 preferably ages 5 and up and with some reading ability can read to Perla, a registered therapy dog. Each child participating will have a chance to read a short book to Perla. Please register in the Children's Room (or you can email Kim at kivers@southboroughma.com/call 508-485-5031).
(Rescheduled from 1/25/23)
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, February 2, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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, February 4, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
SkyRise Theater presents


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  SkyRise Theater will visit the library to do an interactive reading of Dooby Dooby Moo by Doreen Cronin. Games and activities will be incorporated throughout the story. For ages 4-9. Registration required. Register at https://bit.ly/sblibskyrisetheater. Sponsored by Friends of the Southborough Library. 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Intro to Strategy Board Games


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen      msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Come play some board games and make new friends at the library!  Get an intro to strategy board gaming with a focus on easy to learn, gateway games like Ticket to Ride Europe, 7 Wonders, Azul, Wingspan, Between Two Cities, Pandemic, and Splendor. This will occur in Eaton Meeting Room, next to 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:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. 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, February 6, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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
Youth Writing Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Youth ages 11-18 are invited to come share ideas and practice writing skills in a supportive environment. No sign up necessary. Teens interested in accumulating volunteering credits for this program can email msorensen@southboroughma.com for more details. 


Tuesday, February 7, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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.
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cook Book Club


Location:  Main Floor
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, February 8, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Young Scientists STEM Class


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children, ages 3-6, with a parent/caregiver will learn Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) concepts through hands-on activities, story time, challenges and simple experiments in this weekly STEM series facilitated by STEM Beginnings. Siblings are welcome and must be supervised. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child and join in the fun during each class! Registration is required and class size is limited to 12 children, ages 3-6. Please register at https://bit.ly/youngscientists2023.
“Young Scientists” is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) grant funded by the Department of Early Education & Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.


Thursday, February 9, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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.
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Pal-Entine's Day Craft


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southborougma.com
Description:  Come celebrate Pal-entine's Day in the teen room! Weave a paper heart basket, fill it with some treats, and share it with a pal. For ages 11-18. 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Drop-In Lego Building


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Drop by the library to build with Legos! Kids can display their finished creations in the Children's Room. Legos will be provided by the library. Best for ages 4 and up. No registration required. 


Friday, February 10, 2023

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


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen      msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Readers in grades 6th-8th meet up to discuss the selected book and complete an eco-friendly craft. Please email msorensen@southboroughma.com for details regarding the selected book and any other questions. Participants can sign up at:  bit.ly/sblibteenbookclubform


Saturday, February 11, 2023

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Valentine's Day Party


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Lots of Valentine fun to be had at the library, including crafts, games, and cookie decorating! All ages are welcome and no registration is required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. 


Monday, February 13, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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
Youth Writing Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Youth ages 11-18 are invited to come share ideas and practice writing skills in a supportive environment. No sign up necessary. Teens interested in accumulating volunteering credits for this program can email msorensen@southboroughma.com for more details. 


Tuesday, February 14, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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.
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Teen Book Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen      msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Once a month, readers in grades 9th-12th can come discuss the selected book for some lively discussion in a relaxed environment
Copies of each book will be requested through the library. Please sign up here: https://bit.ly/sblibteenbookclubform
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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, February 15, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Young Scientists STEM Class


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children, ages 3-6, with a parent/caregiver will learn Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) concepts through hands-on activities, story time, challenges and simple experiments in this weekly STEM series facilitated by STEM Beginnings. Siblings are welcome and must be supervised. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child and join in the fun during each class! Registration is required and class size is limited to 12 children, ages 3-6. Please register at https://bit.ly/youngscientists2023.
“Young Scientists” is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) grant funded by the Department of Early Education & Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Crafternoon: Picture Frames


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  
Work with a variety of materials -- including paint pens, sequins, beads and washi tape -- to make a unique photo frame. We can even print your photo on the spot so you can complete the project as a gift or keepsake. For ages 8 and up. Registration required. Register at https://bit.ly/sblibcrafts2023

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, February 16, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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      
Description:  This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. Group meetings are free and open to the public. This group meets upstairs at the library on the third Thursday of every month. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com at the library, and join in!



Saturday, February 18, 2023

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 - 2:30 PM
Mighty Aphrodite


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan / Kim Larkin   508-485-5031   kimlarkin61@yahoo.com
Description:  Celebrating Chocolate, Friendship and Love in-person at the library. A playful program celebrating love, friendship and fun romantic duos throughout history. Includes interactive trivia, origins of love rituals, samples of aphrodisiac foods (including Belgian chocolate!), Aphrodite’s Pomegranate mocktail spritzer, fun poetry, a colorful display and more! This series of programs is made possible with grant funds from the Library Services & Technology Act distributed by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
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:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. 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, February 20, 2023

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Youth Writing Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Youth ages 11-18 are invited to come share ideas and practice writing skills in a supportive environment. No sign up necessary. Teens interested in accumulating volunteering credits for this program can email msorensen@southboroughma.com for more details. 


Tuesday, February 21, 2023

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Virtual Banh Mi Cooking Lesson


Location:  Virtual
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Nothing is better than making BBQ chicken and pickled vegetables from scratch to serve in a sandwich. In this online interactive class, with a professional cooking instructor, make one of the most popular Vietnamese cuisines, Vietnamese Banh Mi. Attendees will make Vietnamese BBQ chicken, delicious sauces and condiments, and pickled vegetables served on French baguettes.


Thursday, February 23, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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
Giants & Giraffes*Dragons & Detectives


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Trevor the Games Man for games, comedy, and stilt walking! There will be lots of opportunity for audience participation. Kids will be able to make a ribbon dancer cradft after the show. No registration required and all ages are welcome. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Tips & Tricks of Fraud Prevention


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Lanting / Ryan Donovan      rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Come and join community member Lanting for a fraud prevention discussion. Experiences of real fraud cases and a subsequent discussion with suggestions you how to protect your identity, detect a possible fraud, and prevention will take place.


Saturday, February 25, 2023

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Healthy Garden Recipes


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Kate Donovan / Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens      bvveggiegardens@gmail.com
Description:  Presented by the Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens: Fresh is best!  Prepare healthy meals with the ingredients from your backyard garden! This program is made possible with a Library Services & Technology Act grant distributed through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.


Monday, February 27, 2023

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Preschool Story Time


Location:  Children's Room
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
Youth Writing Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Youth ages 11-18 are invited to come share ideas and practice writing skills in a supportive environment. No sign up necessary. Teens interested in accumulating volunteering credits for this program can email msorensen@southboroughma.com for more details. 


Tuesday, February 28, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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
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 by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com or calling Kim at 508-485-5031.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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, March 1, 2023

10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Library Seed Exchange Launch


Location:  Judy Williams Reading Room
Contact:  Carol Logan   508-485-5031   clogan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Visit the Judy Williams Reading Room on the Main Floor during the library’s regular hours and choose vegetable, herb and/or flower seed packets from our repurposed card catalogue to plant in your home garden. The Library Seed Exchange is an ongoing program - until the seeds at the library run out! Visit our website for more information. The Library Seed Exchange is made possible with support from The Friends of the Southborough Library.
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Young Scientists STEM Class


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children, ages 3-6, with a parent/caregiver will learn Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) concepts through hands-on activities, story time, challenges and simple experiments in this weekly STEM series facilitated by STEM Beginnings. Siblings are welcome and must be supervised. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child and join in the fun during each class! Registration is required and class size is limited to 12 children, ages 3-6. Please register at https://bit.ly/youngscientists2023.
“Young Scientists” is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) grant funded by the Department of Early Education & Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.
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, March 2, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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
Drop-In Art: Clay Animals


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Lanting Huang-Truong from Southborough's Bigelow Arts will teach participants how to make animals out of air dry clay. Best for ages 5 and up. Drop-In, no registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. 


Saturday, March 4, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Music with David Garden


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Musician David Garden for some sing-along fun that is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers! All welcome and no registration is required. Sponsored by Friends of the Southborough Library. 
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:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. 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, March 6, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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
Youth Writing Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Youth ages 11-18 are invited to come share ideas and practice writing skills in a supportive environment. No sign up necessary. Teens interested in accumulating volunteering credits for this program can email msorensen@southboroughma.com for more details. 


Tuesday, March 7, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cook Book Club


Location:  Main floor
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, March 8, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Young Scientists STEM Class


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children, ages 3-6, with a parent/caregiver will learn Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) concepts through hands-on activities, story time, challenges and simple experiments in this weekly STEM series facilitated by STEM Beginnings. Siblings are welcome and must be supervised. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child and join in the fun during each class! Registration is required and class size is limited to 12 children, ages 3-6. Please register at https://bit.ly/youngscientists2023.
“Young Scientists” is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) grant funded by the Department of Early Education & Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.


Thursday, March 9, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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
Drop-In Lego Building


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Drop by the library to build with Legos! Kids can display their finished creations in the Children's Room. Legos will be provided by the library. Best for ages 4 and up. No registration required. 


Friday, March 10, 2023

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


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen      msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Readers in grades 6th-8th meet up to discuss the selected book and complete an eco-friendly craft. Please email msorensen@southboroughma.com for details regarding the selected book and any other questions. Participants can sign up at:  bit.ly/sblibteenbookclubform


Saturday, March 11, 2023

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Outdoor Seed Exchange Event


Location:  Outside the Library
Contact:  Carol Logan   508-485-5031   clogan@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join us outside on the library lawn and choose vegetable, herb and/or flower seed packets to plant in your home garden. We’ll have a new Story Walk title on exhibit and children activities. This is a one day program but the Library Seed Exchange will continue indoors until the seeds run out. Visit our website for more information. The Library Seed Exchange is made possible with support from The Friends of the Southborough Library. In the event of inclement weather, this event will run on Saturday, March 25th from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM.
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Celtic Chocolate


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Larkin / Ryan Donovan   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  
A Klassic Kreations program highlighting the history of chocolate in Ireland, Irish chocolate pioneers, Irish lore, famous Irish foods, & Irish poetry. Includes samplings of Irish tea, Irish break, and beautiful Celtic chocolates in-person at the library. This series of programs is made possible with grant funds from the Library Services & Technology Act distributed by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners



Monday, March 13, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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
Youth Writing Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Youth ages 11-18 are invited to come share ideas and practice writing skills in a supportive environment. No sign up necessary. Teens interested in accumulating volunteering credits for this program can email msorensen@southboroughma.com for more details. 


Tuesday, March 14, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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.
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Teen Book Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen      msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Once a month, readers in grades 9th-12th can come discuss the selected book for some lively discussion in a relaxed environment
Copies of each book will be requested through the library. Please sign up here: https://bit.ly/sblibteenbookclubform

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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, March 15, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Young Scientists STEM Class


Location:  Children's Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Children, ages 3-6, with a parent/caregiver will learn Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) concepts through hands-on activities, story time, challenges and simple experiments in this weekly STEM series facilitated by STEM Beginnings. Siblings are welcome and must be supervised. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child and join in the fun during each class! Registration is required and class size is limited to 12 children, ages 3-6. Please register at https://bit.ly/youngscientists2023.
“Young Scientists” is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) grant funded by the Department of Early Education & Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Crafternoon: Decorating Dish Towels


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  
Add a personal touch to your home kitchen with a hand decorated tea towel. Using embroidery techniques, fabric markers/paints and stencils and iron-on designs, this one-of-a-kind dishtowel will be a functional work of art. For ages 8 and up. Registration required. Register at https://bit.ly/sblibcrafts2023
This program is made possible through grant funding of the Library Services & Technology Act distributed by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
 
 

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, March 16, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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      
Description:  This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. Group meetings are free and open to the public. This group meets upstairs at the library on the third Thursday of every month. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com at the library, and join in!



Saturday, March 18, 2023

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:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. 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, March 20, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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
Youth Writing Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Youth ages 11-18 are invited to come share ideas and practice writing skills in a supportive environment. No sign up necessary. Teens interested in accumulating volunteering credits for this program can email msorensen@southboroughma.com for more details. 


Tuesday, March 21, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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.


Thursday, March 23, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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, March 25, 2023

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Tomato Growing


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Kate Donovan / Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens      bvveggiegardens@gmail.com
Description:  Presented by the Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens: Without question, tomatoes are the number one home garden crop.  We will teach you the best ways to maximize your harvest. This program is made possible with a Library Services & Technology Act grant distributed through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.


Monday, March 27, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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
Youth Writing Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Youth ages 11-18 are invited to come share ideas and practice writing skills in a supportive environment. No sign up necessary. Teens interested in accumulating volunteering credits for this program can email msorensen@southboroughma.com for more details. 


Tuesday, March 28, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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
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 by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com or calling Kim at 508-485-5031.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
Description:  ​At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don't have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Thursday, March 30, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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, April 1, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
SkyRise Theater presents Secret Agent Splat


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  SkyRise Theater will visit the library to do an interactive reading of Secret Agent Splat by Rob Scotton. Games and activities will be incorporated throughout the story. For ages 4-9. Registration required. Register at https://bit.ly/sblibskyrisetheater. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. 
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:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. 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, April 3, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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
Youth Writing Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Youth ages 11-18 are invited to come share ideas and practice writing skills in a supportive environment. No sign up necessary. Teens interested in accumulating volunteering credits for this program can email msorensen@southboroughma.com for more details. 


Tuesday, April 4, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cook Book Club


Location:  Main Floor
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, April 5, 2023

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, April 6, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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
Drop-In Lego Building


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Drop by the library to build with Legos! Kids can display their finished creations in the Children's Room. Legos will be provided by the library. Best for ages 4 and up. No registration required. 


Friday, April 7, 2023

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


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen      msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Readers in grades 6th-8th meet up to discuss the selected book and complete an eco-friendly craft. Please email msorensen@southboroughma.com for details regarding the selected book and any other questions. Participants can sign up at:  bit.ly/sblibteenbookclubform


Monday, April 10, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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
Youth Writing Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen   508-485-5031   msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Youth ages 11-18 are invited to come share ideas and practice writing skills in a supportive environment. No sign up necessary. Teens interested in accumulating volunteering credits for this program can email msorensen@southboroughma.com for more details. 


Tuesday, April 11, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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.
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Teen Book Club


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen      msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Once a month, readers in grades 9th-12th can come discuss the selected book for some lively discussion in a relaxed environment
Copies of each book will be requested through the library. Please sign up here: https://bit.ly/sblibteenbookclubform
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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, April 12, 2023

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Crafternoon: Book Bags


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Make a one-of-a-kind book bag using pre-cut fabric pieces and simple sewing techniques. Participants must have basic sewing skills and MUST be able to thread a needle independently and execute a basic running stitch. For ages 8 and up. Registration required. Register at https://bit.ly/sblibcrafts2023


Thursday, April 13, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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.
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Books in Bloom Exhibit


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Jane Davis      
Description:  Description coming in 2023...


Saturday, April 15, 2023

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:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. Drop in and work on your latest knitting or crochet projects while you enjoy the company of fellow yarn crafters in a relaxed social setting. Please note knitters of all levels are welcome but no formal instruction will be given. This is a drop in program so no registration is required. For Adults: Ages 18 & Up.



Tuesday, April 18, 2023

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Drop-In Art: Butterfly & Bee Pictures


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Lanting Huang-Truong from Southborough's Bigelow Arts will teach participants how to make butterfly and bee pictures using watercolor and drawing techniques. Best for ages 5 and up. Drop-In, no registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. 


Wednesday, April 19, 2023

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, April 20, 2023

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Animal Adventures


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  A zookeeper from Animal Adventures will bring 8-10 animals to the library. Children will get to learn about and pet these animals. All ages welcome and no registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Genealogy Club


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      
Description:  ​This is an informal group meeting where you can learn and share tips about resources for researching family history. Group meetings are free and open to the public. This group meets upstairs at the library on the third Thursday of every month. Bring your laptop, log into Ancestry.com at the library, and join in!


Saturday, April 22, 2023

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Growing Cucurbits


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Kate Donovan / Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens      bvveggiegardens@gmail.com
Description:  Presented by the Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens: Love the look and taste of summer and fall squash?  We'll help get the best yield possible from all your zucchini, cucumbers, pumpkins, and everything in between. This program is made possible with a Library Services & Technology Act grant distributed through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.


Monday, April 24, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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, April 25, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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
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 by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com or calling Kim at 508-485-5031.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
Description:  ​At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don't have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Thursday, April 27, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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, April 28, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kids Jam


Location:  Library Lawb
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Saturday, April 29, 2023

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:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. 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, May 1, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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, May 2, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cook Book Club


Location:  Main Floor
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, May 3, 2023

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, May 4, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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, May 5, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kids Jam


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Monday, May 8, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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, May 9, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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.
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Teen Book Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen      msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Once a month, readers in grades 9th-12th can come discuss the selected book for some lively discussion in a relaxed environment
Copies of each book will be requested through the library. Please sign up here: https://bit.ly/sblibteenbookclubform

 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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, May 10, 2023

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool Yoga


Location:  Library Lawn
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 poses, using games, music, and literary activities. Yoga mats will be provided. This event will be held on the library lawn or inside if the weather is inclement.  For ages 3-6. Please register in the Children's Room or by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com.


Thursday, May 11, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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
Drop-In Lego Building


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Drop by the library to build with Legos! Kids can display their finished creations in the Children's Room. Legos will be provided by the library. Best for ages 4 and up. No registration required. 


Friday, May 12, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kids Jam


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Saturday, May 13, 2023

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:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. 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, May 15, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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, May 16, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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.


Wednesday, May 17, 2023

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool Yoga


Location:  Library Lawn
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 poses, using games, music, and literary activities. Yoga mats will be provided. This event will be held on the library lawn or inside if the weather is inclement.  For ages 3-6. Please register in the Children's Room or by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Crafternoon: Macrame Keychains


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Learn to braid, bead and hitch in this macrame workshop that uses twine, embroidery floss and hemp to help participants create 3 unique keychains and/or friendship bracelets. For ages 8 and up. Registration required. Register at https://bit.ly/sblibcrafts2023 
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, May 18, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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      
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, May 19, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kids Jam


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Better World Book Club


Location:  Teen Room
Contact:  Marianna Sorensen      msorensen@southboroughma.com
Description:  Readers in grades 6th-8th meet up to discuss the selected book and complete an eco-friendly craft. Please email msorensen@southboroughma.com for details regarding the selected book and any other questions. Participants can sign up at:  bit.ly/sblibteenbookclubform


Saturday, May 20, 2023

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
A Perky Pairing


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan / Kim Larkin   508-485-5031   kimlarkin61@yahoo.com
Description:  Coffee and Fine Chocolates in-person at the library. This presentation covers everything there is to know about java! The interesting history, benefits, how and where coffee and choc. hail from, the famous pioneers in both industries, interactive trivia quiz, best brewing and roasting methods, fun coffee terminology. Choc. Tasting wheel for each patron. Fun display of vintage coffee grinders and coffee pots, chocolate samplings that include Espresso chocolate, “coffee cup” molded chocolates, bittersweet and a classic decaf Italian Affogato(in-person). Specialty Coffee Assoc. of America Certified in “Coffee Foundations”. This series of programs is made possible with grant funds from the Library Services & Technology Act distributed by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners


Monday, May 22, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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, May 23, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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
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 by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com or calling Kim at 508-485-5031.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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, May 24, 2023

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool Yoga


Location:  Library Lawn
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 poses, using games, music, and literary activities. Yoga mats will be provided. This event will be held on the library lawn or inside if the weather is inclement.  For ages 3-6. Please register in the Children's Room or by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com.


Thursday, May 25, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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
Drop-In Art: Printmaking


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Lanting Huang-Truong of Southborough's Bigelow Arts will teach participants how to make spring flower pictures using printmaking techniques. Best for ages 5 and up. Drop-In, no registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library. 


Friday, May 26, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kids Jam


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Saturday, May 27, 2023

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:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. 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, May 29, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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, May 30, 2023

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


Location:  Children's Room
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.


Wednesday, May 31, 2023

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool Yoga


Location:  Library Lawn
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 poses, using games, music, and literary activities. Yoga mats will be provided. This event will be held on the library lawn or inside if the weather is inclement.  For ages 3-6. Please register in the Children's Room or by emailing kivers@southboroughma.com.


Thursday, June 1, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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, June 2, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kids Jam


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kids Jam


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Tuesday, June 6, 2023

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


Location:  Main Floor
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. New participants are encouraged. All ages and partners welcome. Email your selected dish to Marianna at msorensen@southboroughma.com. 


Wednesday, June 7, 2023

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, June 8, 2023

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Drop-In Lego Building


Location:  Eaton Room
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Drop by the library to build with Legos! Kids can display their finished creations in the Children's Room. Legos will be provided by the library. Best for ages 4 and up. No registration required. 


Friday, June 9, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kids Jam


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Saturday, June 10, 2023

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:  The Sit and Knit bi-monthly meetings continue on select Saturday afternoons in 2023. Drop in and work on your latest knitting or crochet projects while you enjoy the company of fellow yarn crafters in a relaxed social setting. Please note knitters of all levels are welcome but no formal instruction will be given. This is a drop in program so no registration is required. For Adults: Ages 18 & Up.



Tuesday, June 13, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
Description:  ​At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don't have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.


Thursday, June 15, 2023

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Genealogy Club


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      
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, June 16, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kids Jam


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Saturday, June 17, 2023

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Growing A Summer Salad


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Kate Donovan / Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens      bvveggiegardens@gmail.com
Description:  Presented by the Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens: Is there anything more refreshing in the summer than a homegrown salad?  We'll give you the basics on lettuce, tomato, and cucumber growing. This program is made possible with a Library Services & Technology Act grant distributed through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.


Wednesday, June 21, 2023

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.


Friday, June 23, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kids Jam


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Saturday, June 24, 2023

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Superfoods 101


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Ryan Donovan / Kim Larkin   508-485-5031   rdonovan@cwmars.org
Description:  Educational culinary workshop celebrating the powerhouses of nutrition. Fun, colorful presentation that highlights the powerful properties of popular Superfoods and how best to incorporate them into your life. Tips, techniques, unique superfood samplings (i.e. cacao protein balls, acai smoothies, goji berries and dark chocolate). Handouts and recipes included to insure an informative takeaway. This series of programs is made possible with grant funds from the Library Services & Technology Act distributed by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners


Tuesday, June 27, 2023

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
"Join In" with Storyteller Diane Edgecomb


Location:  Library Lawn (Main Floor if inclement weather)
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Storyteller Diane Edgecomb returns to the Southborough Library with "Join In", a compilation of musical stories encouraging children to dance, sing, and join right in! All ages welcome and no registration is required. Please bring a blanket or chair. 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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.


Friday, June 30, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kids Jam


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Friday, July 7, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kids Jam


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Tuesday, July 11, 2023

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
"A Tromp Through the Swamp" Concert by Tom Sieling


Location:  Library Lawn (Main Floor if inclement weather)
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Musician Tom Sieling will return to the Southborough Library to perform "a top 10 lineup of the world's most fun, participatory kids' songs" where there will be more dancing and moving than sitting! Weather permitting, this will be on the library lawn so please bring a blanket or chair. All ages welcome, no registration required. 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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.



Friday, July 14, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kids Jam


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Friday, July 21, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kids Jam


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Tuesday, July 25, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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.



Friday, July 28, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kids Jam


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Friday, August 4, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kids Jam


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Tuesday, August 8, 2023

4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
TaleWise presents "Science Heroes"


Location:  Main Floor
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Two unlikely heroes work together to save their town from a super-polluting mastermind in this program which combines science experiments and storytelling. Volunteers will help solve problems by doing science experiments. Best for ages 3+ and no registration is required. 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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.



Friday, August 11, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kids Jam


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Friday, August 18, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kids Jam


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Tuesday, August 22, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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.



Friday, August 25, 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kids Jam


Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  Kim Ivers   508-485-5031   kivers@southboroughma.com
Description:  Join Amy Kaufman as she will sing a variety of traditional and popular children's songs, accompanied by her mountain dulcimer. Kids are invited to dance and sing along! Best for newborns through preschool age. No registration necessary. This event will be held on the library lawn. 


Tuesday, September 12, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
Description:  At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don't have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Thursday, September 21, 2023

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Genealogy Club


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      
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!



Tuesday, September 26, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
Description:  At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don't have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Tuesday, October 10, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
Description:  At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don't have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Thursday, October 19, 2023

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Genealogy Club


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      
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!



Tuesday, October 24, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
Description:  At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don't have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Tuesday, November 14, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
Description:  At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don't have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Thursday, November 16, 2023

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Genealogy Club


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Carol Colaianni      
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!



Tuesday, November 28, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
Description:  At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don't have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Tuesday, December 12, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
Description:  At each Tuesday session, everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. Someone will read the poem and the group will provide supportive feedback. If you don't have a poem, come anyway! We are always interested in your insights. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.



Tuesday, December 26, 2023

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Poetry Workshop


Location:  Main Floor Stacks
Contact:  Elliott Simons      
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.