Join us for Audio Book Club this Summer
Starting in June, the Southborough Library will be holding an Audio Book Club once a month on Thursday evenings. This new group is aimed at adult readers who enjoy both reading - and listening - to books. Led by library associate Christopher McGinn, this group will primarily focus on science fiction and fantasy titles.
This summer, the group will be reading/listening to science fiction / fantasy titles. July's group will be reading/listening The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins. The August selection is Spoonbenders. Books are also available via Overdrive. We hope you can join us for this exciting new evening book group.
Advanced Tai Chi - July and August 2018
The Southborough Library is once again happy to host our annual series of Advanced Tai Chi sessions upstairs in our Main Floor programming space.These sessions are taught by Jeanne Friswell, who regularly works with the Southborough Senior Center to offer the classes September through June. Library sessions welcome adult and young adult tai chi enthusiasts.
To start off summer, sessions will be held every other Tuesday on July 10 and July 24 at 10:15 AM to 11:45 PM. These sessions are advanced - it is designed for participants who have taken tai chi workshops previously. Sessions are open to the general public. Click for August Tai Chi Flyer.
Tuesday Poetry Workshops at 6:30 PM
Led by Southborough residents Elliott and Nancy Simons, this regular poetry workshop meets every other week on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. Sessions start at 6:30 PM until about 8:30 PM. The group is loosely associated with the Worcester County Poetry Association. Starting in July, the group will meet in the library's downstairs "Book Sale" Room.
At each session, each participant is asked to bring five copies of their original poetry and distribute them to the group. The poem will be read aloud, and the group will provide constructive feedback. Don't have a poem? No problem. Come stop by and see if this group is for you.
Ballroom Dancing - August 9 at 7:00 PM
On Thursday, August 9, the Southborough Library will host Ballroom Dancing in the library's Main Floor programming space. This introductory session will be taught by dance instructor Carole Ann Baer. Carole has been teaching ballroom and latin dance for over 30 years. She has taught at Keefe Tech Adult Ed, Needham Adult-Ed and also Lincoln-Sudbury Adult Ed. Carole also teaches dance at Brandeis University and has taught at several dance studios over the years.
Please join us on Thursday, August 9 at 7:00 PM for this exciting new program. We will focus on Waltz-style dancing. This event made possible with funding from Southborough Rotary.
Laurie Blanchard Art Reception - 8/08 at 4:00 PM
Artist Laurie Blanchard is from Southborough, MA and studied art at Skidmore College. Laurie's passions are her family, friends, painting, drawing, zentangle, hiking, and more. Her work is currently on display in the Eaton Meeting Room. Please join us for a reception to celebrate her summer exhibit at the library on Wednesday, August 8 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM.
Laurie works part-time at the Expressions Art Bar, which is located in the Town Center on Cordaville Road. This is the first featured exhibition of her work. The reception is open to the public. All are welcome. Laurie can be reached at: email@example.com.