The Friends of the Northborough Library are having our annual Applefest Book Sale! We have an excellent selection of fiction and non-fiction, adult and children's books. There are thousands of books for sale.  Please visit our sale while you enjoy the town-wide festival!
The sale is Saturday, September 17th from 9:30-3PM , at the Northborough Library, 34 Main Street.   All books will be priced at $1, with our special of 10 books/$8.  Since DVDs were such a bit hit last year, we will have a bunch of DVDs priced to sell at $2 each! We will be outside the library on the sidewalk in front of the library.  In the event of inclement weather, the booksale will be held inside the library.   
   For those of you coming to Northborough from out of town, please follow your GPS to 34 Main Street.  There is free parking at the library, across the street (and down a little) at Town Hall and at other locations in town.   

   Of course, we are now accepting donations of gently used books and media items at the library. Please no magazines, Baby board books, Reader's Digest condensed books, encyclopedia sets, or books in poor condition.  Please bring them to the library anytime during open hours.  Please do not leave the books outside the library or in the book drops.  Feel free to visit our on-going sale shelves every day at the library, where the books are just 50 cents each, every day.  


Antiques Appraisal Day – October 15 (10 AM – 3 PM)
The Friends of the Northborough Library is holding an Antiques Appraisal community fundraiser on  Saturday, October 15 from 10 AM – 3 PM.
The appraisal fee will be: $15/item, $30/2 items, $40/3 items.

We expect four appraisers, including two from Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers, and two volunteer appraisers at the event. We expect several hundred people to come through this 5 hour event, either seeking an appraisal or just coming to enjoy the show. Reserve your appraisal library postcardappointment in advance starting on  September 1st  on our Registration page  or walk-in with your item.  All are welcome to this event! Entrance to the event is free. Only those seeking verbal appraisals of their item(s) will be charged a fee.  The Library will be open for regular business during the event. You can come in and check out a book, DVD, CD, audiobook, pick up a museum pass or browse our collections for children, teens and adults! We look forward to seeing you there! 
Appraisal Items – Acceptable (Maximum of 3 items per person)
-Furniture,  fine art, books & paper (documents, posters and ephemera)
-Ceramics, glassware, china or silver (Note: one example of each piece in a set accompanied by a list of the total number of pieces will serve to represent the entire set)
-Toys, dolls & collectibles 
-General antiques 
Note: For large items of furniture, a good quality photo or photos of the item and other documentation about the item’s provenance is acceptable 

Appraisal Items – Not Acceptable 
-No weapons (guns, swords or other military weapons) or ammunition
-No coins or stamps 
-No jewelry (real or costume jewelry) or watches 
-No musical instruments 
-No vintage clothing or textiles 


Another Successful Friends of the 
Northborough Library Basket Raffle
Thank you to everyone who took a chance on our basket raffle. Congratulations to our winners.  
Thanyouto the local businesses and individuals who contributed to our Basket Raffle. The Friends hold this raffle every year as a fundraiser to support the museum discount passes, library programs, and other services. We couldn’t have done it without you.
Armeno Coffee Roasters, Carvalho & Roth Orthodontics, The Core Connection, The Ecotarium, Infinite Fitness, In the Batters Box Hudson, Learning Express of Westborough, Northborough Baseball and Softball Association, Northborough Garden Club, Northborough Historical Society,  Northborough House of Pizza, Northborough Junior Woman’s Club, Northborough Moms & Tots, Plexus - Katina Spataro, The Purple Rose, Whitney Place Assisted Living 
Terry Crean, Desposito/Bartoluneo Family, Kim Frysinger, Nachum Family, Lisa Hodge, Pam Hodge, Oakes Family, Melanie Railing, Sutermeister Family, Amy Walton