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   Saturday, October 25, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Reading with Kodiak the Dog!
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4

Come read to Kodiak, a Bernese Mountain Dog who is specifically trained to help kids practice reading out loud. Kodiak is a very good listener! So bring a book from home or choose one from the Children's Room.

For children who read on their own

Registration is required and open. Must register for at least 3 out of 4 Saturdays.




   Monday, October 27, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
3rd & 4th Grade Book Club
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
Join us for a fun discussion about scary books! We will do an activity and have a snack.
 
For 3rd & 4th Graders
 
Registration is required and begins in 9/29.



   Tuesday, October 28, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
5th Grade Book Club
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
Grab a friend and join our book club! This is for 5th graders only.
We will be reading Anything But Typical by Nora Raleigh Baskin, doing a fun activity, and enjoying a snack.
 
For 5th graders
 
Registration is required and is open



6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Conversation Circle
Event Location: Library Conference Room
Contact: Deborah Hersh   508-393-5025 ext 5
reference@northboroughlibrary.org
Would you (or someone you know) like to meet people from all over the world to practice speaking English with other adults who are also learning? Then English Conversation Circles are for you! Federally funded with LSTA funds through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, a Conversation Circle meeting will complement formal ESL classroom instruction or one-on-one tutoring by providing a structured opportunity for adult English language learners to practice basic conversational English.


   Wednesday, October 29, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose On the Loose
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4

A special half storytime for our littlest patrons! Join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays. We will use musical instruments and puppets too!

For children ages birth through 2 yrs.

No registration required




4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Pumpkin Decorating -- Duct Tape & Zentangle
Event Location: Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
Come decorate pumpkins using colorful Duck Tape and Zentangle designs. These will be amazing!
 
For ages 10 to 12 yrs.
 
Registration is required and opens 10/1.



6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Pastel Painting Sublime Sunflowers
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Jean Langley, Library Director   508 393-5025 ext. 9
jlangley@town.northborough.ma.us
Greg Maichack, our popular art instructor, will show you how to make a pastel drawing, step by step.  All supplies will be included.  Free, but registration required.  Call 508 393-5025 ext. 5 or stop at the Reference Desk on the second level.  Space is limited.  For adults.


   Thursday, October 30, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
On My Own Storytime
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4

A monthly storytime where children participate "on their own" in stories and crafts related to a monthly theme. We ask adult caregivers to remain outside of our story room during this special time.

October's Theme:  Funny Faces

For children ages 3 to 5 yrs

Registration is required and open at this time




1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Pumpkin Faces (Drop in Craft)
Event Location: Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
Come to the Children's Program Room to make a creative pumpkin face using yarn, glue, black paper, and your imagination!!
 
For school age kids
 
No registration required



10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Conversation Circle
Event Location: Library Meeting Room
Contact: Deborah Hersh   508-393-5025 ext 5
reference@northboroughlibrary.org
Would you (or someone you know) like to meet people from all over the world to practice speaking English with other adults who are also learning? Then English Conversation Circles are for you! Federally funded with LSTA funds through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, a Conversation Circle meeting will complement formal ESL classroom instruction or one-on-one tutoring by providing a structured opportunity for adult English language learners to practice basic conversational English.


   Saturday, November 01, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Reading with Kodiak the Dog!
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4

Come read to Kodiak, a Bernese Mountain Dog who is specifically trained to help kids practice reading out loud. Kodiak is a very good listener! So bring a book from home or choose one from the Children's Room.

For children who read on their own

Registration is required and open. Must register for at least 3 out of 4 Saturdays.




   Monday, November 03, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Chess & Checkers
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
Sign up to play a game or two with a friend or play a match with someone new! Game knowledge is required and snack will be provided.
 
For ages 6 and up
 
Registration is required and begins 10/20
 
 



   Tuesday, November 04, 2014
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Art Smarts-Learn Perspective
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
Come join us and learn an art technique!  Everyone will be working on a drawing that teaches perspective and what that means to an artist. A variety of medium will be available and kids will get to choose how to personalize their piece.
 
For kids ages 8-11 yrs.
 
Registration is required and begins 10/20



10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Color Me A Story
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4

Please join us for a fun story and some coloring pages about the story theme!  Today we will be reading: One Ted Falls Out of Bed.

This program will be held at 10:30 AND 11:30 - so come to either one!

For children up to age 5

No registration needed.




11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Color Me A Story
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4

Please join us for a fun story and some coloring pages about the story theme!  Today we will be reading: One Ted Falls Out of Bed.

This program will be held at 10:30 AND 11:30 - so come to either one!

For children up to age 5

No registration needed.




11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Color Me A Story
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4

Please join us for a fun story and some coloring pages about the story theme!  Today we will be reading: Caillou- Happy Thanksgiving!

This program will be held at 10:30 AND 11:30 - so come to either one!

For children up to age 5

No registration needed.




   Wednesday, November 05, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Legos: Balloon Powered Car Building Challenge
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
Do you like Legos? Do you like to build cars? Come to the library and bring a friend to create a Balloon Powered Car.  We will race our creations at the end of the hour.
 
For ages 6-9 yrs.
 
Registration is required and begins 10/20.



10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose On the Loose
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4

A special half storytime for our littlest patrons! Join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays. We will use musical instruments and puppets too!

For children ages birth through 2 yrs.

No registration required




   Thursday, November 06, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
On My Own Storytime
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4

A monthly storytime where children participate "on their own" in stories and crafts related to a monthly theme. We ask adult caregivers to remain outside of our story room during this special time.

November's Theme:  Bears, Bears, Bears!!
     Feel free to bring along a teddy bear for our storytime!

For children ages 3 to 5 yrs

Registration is required and open at this time




   Friday, November 07, 2014
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Create Together Makerspace Program
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
Whether you like to build or break apart, this program is for you! There will be laptops, keyboards, old cell phones, and more for you to work with. Also available: sewing, knitting, and craft stations.  So come join us for the fun!
 
For ages 7 and up
 
No registration is necessary



   Saturday, November 08, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Reading with Kodiak the Dog!
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4

Come read to Kodiak, a Bernese Mountain Dog who is specifically trained to help kids practice reading out loud. Kodiak is a very good listener! So bring a book from home or choose one from the Children's Room.

For children who read on their own

Registration is required and open. Must register for at least 3 out of 4 Saturdays.




2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Kindergarten Book Club
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
In our Kindergarten Book Club we will be reading Mind Your Manners, B. B. Wolf by Judy Sierra. After our story there will be a fun game related to the story and snack.
 
There are still a few spaces available and registration is open.
 
 



   Wednesday, November 12, 2014
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friends of the Northborough Library Annual Children's Book & Media Sale
Event Location: Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
Fall into the Friends of the Northborough Library Annual Childrenís Book & Media Sale.  Itís a great way to get started on your Christmas shopping! The sale will begin Wednesday, November 12, and run until Sat, November  15. Book Sale hours are Wednesday 3:00PM-8:00PM, Thursday and Friday 9:30AM-5:00PM, and Saturday (Bargain Day) 9:30AM-3:00PM (the Bag sale starts at noon). The sale is located in the Children's Craft Room at the Northborough Library, 34 Main Street.
 
 



10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose On the Loose
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4

A special half storytime for our littlest patrons! Join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays. We will use musical instruments and puppets too!

For children ages birth through 2 yrs.

No registration required




   Thursday, November 13, 2014
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friends of the Northborough Library Annual Children's Book & Media Sale
Event Location: Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
Fall into the Friends of the Northborough Library Annual Childrenís Book & Media Sale.  Itís a great way to get started on your Christmas shopping! The sale will begin Wednesday, November 12, and run until Sat, November  15. Book Sale hours are Wednesday 3:00PM-8:00PM, Thursday and Friday 9:30AM-5:00PM, and Saturday (Bargain Day) 9:30AM-3:00PM (the Bag sale starts at noon). The sale is located in the Children's Craft Room at the Northborough Library, 34 Main Street.
 
 



10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
On My Own Storytime
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4

A monthly storytime where children participate "on their own" in stories and crafts related to a monthly theme. We ask adult caregivers to remain outside of our story room during this special time.

November's Theme:  Bears, Bears, Bears!!
     Feel free to bring along a teddy bear for storytime!

For children ages 3 to 5 yrs

Registration is required and open at this time




   Friday, November 14, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Friday Morning Book Group
Event Location: Northborough Free Library
Contact: Deborah Hersh   508-393-5025 x 5
reference@northboroughlibrary.org

Please join us for a  lively book discussion and camaraderie at our Friday morning book club.

This months selection is Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader by Ann Fadiman.

Book should be available for pick up at the library circulation desk approximately one month prior to meeting.



9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friends of the Northborough Library Annual Children's Book & Media Sale
Event Location: Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
Fall into the Friends of the Northborough Library Annual Childrenís Book & Media Sale.  Itís a great way to get started on your Christmas shopping! The sale will begin Wednesday, November 12, and run until Sat, November  15. Book Sale hours are Wednesday 3:00PM-8:00PM, Thursday and Friday 9:30AM-5:00PM, and Saturday (Bargain Day) 9:30AM-3:00PM (the Bag sale starts at noon). The sale is located in the Children's Craft Room at the Northborough Library, 34 Main Street.
 
 



10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Music with Bill Roy
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
Come join us as we sing and dance with Bill Roy, a popular musician from Apple Tree Arts.
 
All ages are welcome!
 
Registration is required and begins 11/1.



   Saturday, November 15, 2014
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Friends of the Northborough Library Annual Children's Book & Media Sale
Event Location: Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
Fall into the Friends of the Northborough Library Annual Childrenís Book & Media Sale.  Itís a great way to get started on your Christmas shopping! The sale will begin Wednesday, November 12, and run until Sat, November  15. Book Sale hours are Wednesday 3:00PM-8:00PM, Thursday and Friday 9:30AM-5:00PM, and Saturday (Bargain Day) 9:30AM-3:00PM (the Bag sale starts at noon). The sale is located in the Children's Craft Room at the Northborough Library, 34 Main Street.
 
 



1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Reading with Kodiak the Dog!
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4

Come read to Kodiak, a Bernese Mountain Dog who is specifically trained to help kids practice reading out loud. Kodiak is a very good listener! So bring a book from home or choose one from the Children's Room.

For children who read on their own

Registration is required and open. Must register for at least 3 out of 4 Saturdays.




1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Reading with Kodiak the Dog!
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4

Come read to Kodiak, a Bernese Mountain Dog who is specifically trained to help kids practice reading out loud. Kodiak is a very good listener! So bring a book from home or choose one from the Children's Room.

For children who read on their own

Registration is required and open. Must register for at least 3 out of 4 Saturdays.




   Monday, November 17, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
A Parent's ADHD Overview
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Jean M. Langley   508 393-5025 ext. 9
jlangley@town.northborough.ma.us
This talk will give parents 11 strategies for Common Home and School Challenges for dealing with your chld's behaviors that may be a result of ADHD (Attention Deficient Hyperactivity Disorder).  David D. Nowell, Ph.D, is a licensed psychologist and clinical neuropsychologist.


7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Monday Evening Book Group
Event Location: Northborough Free Library
Contact: Deborah Hersh   508-393-5025 x 5
reference@northboroughlibrary.org

Join us for our Monday evening book discussion.

Selection to be determined.




6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
1st & 2nd Grade Book Club
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
For this meeting we will be reading Time to Eat by Steve Jenkins. Join us for a short video, an animal activity, and a snack!
 
 
For kids in grades 1 & 2
 
Registration is required and begins 10/20..



   Tuesday, November 18, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Color Me A Story
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4

Please join us for a fun story and some coloring pages about the story's theme. Today we will read Caillou  Happy Thanksgiving!

This program will be held at 10:30 AND 11:30 - so come to either one!

For children up to age 5

No registration needed.




10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Color Me A Story
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4

Please join us for a fun story and some coloring pages about the story theme!  Today we will be reading: Caillou- Happy Thanksgiving!

This program will be held at 10:30 AND 11:30 - so come to either one!

For children up to age 5

No registration needed.




6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
New! Monthly Poetry Program for Kids
Event Location: Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025
Do you want to create poetry in a fun and interesting way! Each month we will have a new way of writing and building our poems. COME CHECK IT OUT!
 
For 4th, 5th, and 6th graders
 
Registration is required and opens 11/1.



   Wednesday, November 19, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Mystery Book Club
Event Location: Northborough Free Library
Contact: Deborah Hersh   508-393-5025 x 5
reference@northboroughlibrary.org
Wondering what to do on Wednesday evening? Mystery solved! Please join us for our Mystery Book Club.

This months book selection is Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith.

Book should be available for pick up at the library circulation desk approximately one month prior to meeting.



10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose On the Loose
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4

A special half storytime for our littlest patrons! Join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays. We will use musical instruments and puppets too!

For children ages birth through 2 yrs.

No registration required




2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Drop in Legos
Event Location: Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x 4
We have lots of Legos for you to build and create with-so stop in and bring a friend too!  We also have Duplos for younger ones. 
 
All ages are welcome -No registration required



9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Barrett Wellness Center Preschool Sensory Intergration Program
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
Swing by for fun sensory stations known to stimulate both occupational and speech learning in preschool aged children. Come squish shaving cream, search for treasure in rice & beans, fish from a rocking board dock, and crawl through tunnels!  There will also be an apple craft to make.
 
While children are playing, they will be working on articulation & vocabulary without being aware of it.
 
For preschool aged children & their caregivers.
 
No registration necessary



   Thursday, November 20, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
On My Own Storytime
Event Location: Children's Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4

A monthly storytime where children participate "on their own" in stories and crafts related to a monthly theme. We ask adult caregivers to remain outside of our story room during this special time.

November's Theme:  Bears, Bears, Bears!!
         Feel free to bring along a teddy bear for storytime!

For children ages 3 to 5 yrs

Registration is required and open at this time




2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fall Fairy Houses
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
If you believe in fairies this program is for you!  We will be making creative fairy houses using natural fall materials.
 
For ages 8-12 yrs.
 
Registration is required and begins 11/1.



   Friday, November 21, 2014
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Totally Turkeys: Story & Craft
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
Gobble your way over to the Children's Room to listen to a story and make a craft totally about turkeys!
 
For ages 3-5 yrs.
 
Registration is required and begins 11/1



2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Create Together Makerspace Program
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
Whether you like to build or break apart, this program is for you! There will be laptops, keyboards, old cell phones, and more for you to work with. Also available: sewing, knitting, and craft stations.  So come join us for the fun!
 
For ages 7 and up
 
No registration is necessary



   Saturday, November 22, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Reading with Kodiak the Dog!
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4

Come read to Kodiak, a Bernese Mountain Dog who is specifically trained to help kids practice reading out loud. Kodiak is a very good listener! So bring a book from home or choose one from the Children's Room.

For children who read on their own

Registration is required and open. Must register for at least 3 out of 4 Saturdays.




   Monday, November 24, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
3rd & 4th Grade Book Club
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
For this meeting we will be reading The Forbidden Stone by Tony Abbott. Come be a part of our discussion, code-cracking, and a snack!
 
For 3rd & 4th Graders
 
Registration is required and begins in 10/27.



   Tuesday, November 25, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
5th Grade Book Club
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
This month we will be reading Treasure Hunters by James Patterson. There will be a discussion, fun activity, and snack. New members are welcome at any time!
 
Please stop by the Children's Room to sign up and get your copy of the book.
 
For 5th graders
 
Registration is required and is ongoing.



   Wednesday, November 26, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose On the Loose
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4

A special half storytime for our littlest patrons! Join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays. We will use musical instruments and puppets too!

For children ages birth through 2 yrs.

No registration required




   Saturday, November 29, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Reading with Kodiak the Dog!
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4

Come read to Kodiak, a Bernese Mountain Dog who is specifically trained to help kids practice reading out loud. Kodiak is a very good listener! So bring a book from home or choose one from the Children's Room.

For children who read on their own

Registration is required and open. Must register for at least 3 out of 4 Saturdays.




   Saturday, December 06, 2014
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Northboro Holiday Trolley-Drop in Craft
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
This trolley stop will offer a fun family holiday craft and a sweet treat.  So plan to get off at The Northborough Free Library stop and enjoy the fun!
 
All are welcome!
 
No registration is required.



   Friday, December 12, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Friday Morning Book Group
Event Location: Northborough Free Library
Contact: Deborah Hersh   508-393-5025 x 5
reference@northboroughlibrary.org

Please join us for a  lively book discussion and camaraderie at our Friday morning book club.

This months selection is The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck.

Book should be available for pick up at the library circulation desk approximately one month prior to meeting.



   Wednesday, December 17, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Mystery Book Club
Event Location: Northborough Free Library
Contact: Deborah Hersh   508-393-5025 x 5
reference@northboroughlibrary.org

Wondering what to do on Wednesday evening? Mystery solved! Please join us for our Mystery Book Club.

This months book selection is Blanche on the Lam by Barbara Neely.

Book should be available for pick up at the library circulation desk approximately one month prior to meeting.



   Wednesday, January 21, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Mystery Book Club
Event Location: Northborough Free Library
Contact: Deborah Hersh   508-393-5025 x 5
reference@northboroughlibrary.org
Wondering what to do on Wednesday evening? Mystery solved! Please join us for our Mystery Book Club.

This months book selection is The Bomber by Liza Marklund.

Book should be available for pick up at the library circulation desk approximately one month prior to meeting.



   Wednesday, February 18, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Mystery Book Club
Event Location: Northborough Free Library
Contact: Deborah Hersh   508-393-5025 x 5
reference@northboroughlibrary.org

Wondering what to do on Wednesday evening? Mystery solved! Please join us for our Mystery Book Club.

This months book selection is Six Suspects by Vikas Swarup.

Book should be available for pick up at the library circulation desk approximately one month prior to meeting.



   Wednesday, March 18, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Mystery Book Club
Event Location: Northborough Free Library
Contact: Deborah Hersh   508-393-5025 x 5
reference@northboroughlibrary.org

Wondering what to do on Wednesday evening? Mystery solved! Please join us for our Mystery Book Club.

This months book selection is A Cold Day in Paradise by Steve Hamilton.

Book should be available for pick up at the library circulation desk approximately one month prior to meeting.