- Featured Museum Pass: Mystic Aquarium
Are you aware that with a valid library card you have access to several different discount & free admission passes? For the month of May, we are featuring the Mystic Aquarium.
Each pass admits 4 people at $5 off admission. Children under the age of 2 are admitted free.
Please check the museum's website for information on admission prices.
This pass must be returned to the library the following day by 10:00 a.m.
See also Museum Passes at a Glance for a program overview (information subject to change).
- Teen- Comic Drawing Workshop
Wed, June 17 @ 6:00 PM
Learn basic drawing techniques as well as character and page design with DC and Marvel artist, Jack Purcell. Jack works in penciling & inking. He has worked on many comic series including the Teen Titans and Batman.
He will also be available for questions about his more than 20 year adventure in the comic book process. Program will take place upstairs from 6:00 PM to 7:30PM.
Bring your friends and your questions!
This program is provided with support from the Friends of the Library and will be located on the main floor. Please subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter for event information.
- Southborough Library Strategic Planning Focus Groups
The Southborough Library's Strategic Planning Committee is currently working on the library's next five year long range plan. After two productive meetings, we are now hoping to get additional community feedback via focus groups led by committee members.
Below are a list of meeting dates, times and topics. We are still looking for local members of the Southborough community to be a part of these focus groups. If you would like to get involved with or help the library, this is an excellent opportunity!
Anyone interested in signing up for a group is asked to email the library's director Ryan Donovan at firstname.lastname@example.org. The last day to register for a focus group is June 5th.
| June 9 - 7 PM | June 10 - 7 PM | June 16 - 7 PM | June 19 - 3 PM | June 25 - 5:30 PM |
- French Workshop - June 15 - Registration Required!
Parlez-vous francais? Join Narcisse Esmaili, a native French speaker, for an instructional 6-week French Workshop offered on Monday and Wednesday afternoons in the library's downstairs meeting room. While this group is aimed at individuals who have spoken French before, everyone is welcome to attend the first session.
Classes take place from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM on June 15th and end July 22. The instructor will be using a French textbook. The library will have a reference copy of the required book available for photocopying. School-age children are welcome to attend when accompanied by a parent, but these workshops are aimed at adults.
NOTE: If 10 people do not register, this series of workshops will be cancelled. The last day to register is June 4th. Please register online today or call the library at 508-485-5031 and speak with Kim or Ryan.
- Author Kirk Westphal on June 16 at 7:00 PM
Join us for an evening with local author Kirk Westphal, whose new book "No Ordinary Game" celebrates great moments in sports that happen to everyday people, including some of the kids in our town. A collection of memoirs and actual accounts, the book brings grandstands to sandlots, outdoor basketball courts, and even backyards right here in Southborough. You can learn more about Kirk and the book on his website: kirkwestphalwriting.com.Kirk will read humorous and poignant excerpts from the book, talk about its origins and how it was written, and engage the audience with a question and answer session. Perhaps the evening will bring back some of your own memories.The reading will take place at the Library on June 16th from 7:00 - 8:30 PM. Copies of the book will be on sale at the event.