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Money Matters: A Virtual Youth Conversation
The Southborough Library is pleased to offer Money Matters online on Thursday, October 28th at 5:00 PM to help build skills for kids & youth ages 8 t0 18 that can contribute to future financial success. Get connected to helpful library resources as well as a place for an informative peer conversations about financial literacy so good money habits can start young!
Please note: Attending this program will count as credit as for library volunteer hours. Registration closes 10/27/21. Participants will receive a Zoom link the day of the program. Space is limited to the first 20 participants. Questions? Contact Amy (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Ryan (email@example.com).Pre-registration is required: https://bit.ly/sblibmoneymatters.
This program was made possible with a Libraries Transforming Communities grant distributed by the American Library Association.
Kids' Book Groups Grab and Go
The Southborough Library is mixing things up this year with a new way to hold book groups! We are offering three different Grab and Go books groups for grades 2nd-3rd, 4th-5th and 6th-8th grade. This means that children can sign up and read a selected book each month but instead of meeting in the library, we will create a bag activities that can be picked up with the book to bring home with you.
Kids can then share pictures of their work with eachother and will receive updates each month. This is a fun and flexible way to keep your child's love of reading alive! You can still join us for this fall/winter. Please email Kim Ivers at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to sign up your child for the 2nd & 3rd grade book group or the 4th & 5th grade book group. You can email Amy at email@example.com for the 6th-8th grade book group.
Emotional Tool Kit with Jill Vroman
Life can be stressful! Sometimes it is difficult to manage our feelings and deal with long term effects on our well-being.
Join us for the library's last virtual wellness program for 2021 via Zoom: Emotional Tool Kit on Monday, November 1st at 7:00 PM | Southborough Recreation. Learn about emotions & how they can impact your health. With health guru Jill Vroman's guidance, improve your reponse to stress & build resiliency by understanding how emotions work.
Register for the program by clicking here. This free program is offered in collaboration with Jill Vroman Fitness. This event will be recorded and made available on Jill's website.
The Color of Law with Richard Rothstein
In this virtual discussion on Tuesday November 16th at 7:00 PM, acclaimed author Richard Rothstein will discuss his book, The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America. The Color of Law discusses the laws and policy decisions passed by all levels of the government that escalated patterns of discrimination that continue to this day.
His lecture will educate attendees, so they can be prepared to undertake the national conversation necessary to remedy the unconstitutional racial landscape. Please register here: https://bit.ly/sblibcoloroflaw.
This program was funded in local collaboration with the following groups: the Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library, the Shrewsbury Rotary Club, A Better Shrewsbury, The Needham Diversity Initiative, the Needham Rotary Club, the Grafton Public Library, the Hopkinton Public Library, the Westborough Public Library, and the Southborough Library.