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   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

Cancelled for today but will return on Saturday, 12/6.




   Monday, December 01, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
A Parent's ADHD Overview
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Jean Langley, Library Director   508 393-5025 ext. 9
jlangley@town.northborough.ma.us
Join neuropsychologist Dr. Nowell for this practical introduction to ADHD.  Learn about medication as well as non-medication interventions.  Discover effective solutions for managing common problems at home and school.


3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Art Smarts-Still Life Drawing
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4

Do you like to draw or want to learn how? Come join us for an art lesson and you will learn how to draw a realistic still life picture of everyday kitchen objects.

For kids ages 8-11 yrs.

Registration is required and begins 11/22

 

 

 

 

 




   Tuesday, December 02, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
English Conversation Circles
Event Location: Library Conference Room
Contact: Deborah Hersh   508-393-5025 ext. 5
reference@northboroughlibrary.org

Conversation Circles are one hour group meetings for adults who want to improve their English.In the meetings we will speak to one another in English about practical, everyday topics with other adults from all over the world who are also learning. Free. No registration required.




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

Come listen to a story and have fun coloring pictures about the story's theme. Today we will read: Look Book by Tara Hoban

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

Come listen to a story and have fun coloring pictures about the story's theme. Today we will read: Look Book by Tara Hoban

For children up to age 5

No registration needed.




   Wednesday, December 03, 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




   Thursday, December 04, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
English Conversation Circles
Event Location: Library Conference Room
Contact: Deborah Hersh   508-393-5025 ext. 5
reference@northboroughlibrary.org

Conversation Circles are one hour group meetings for adults who want to improve their English.In the meetings we will speak to one another in English about practical, everyday topics with other adults from all over the world who are also learning. Free. No registration required.




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

This fun monthly storytime is where young 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.

December's theme: Let It Snow!

For children ages 3 to 5 yrs

Registration is required and begins 11/20.




   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.



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 are practicing reading on their own. This is a 15 minute time slot.

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




   Monday, December 08, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Chess & Checkers
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
Do you like to play chess & checkers? Bring a friend along or make some new friends while enjoying a game and a snack. Prior knowledge of games are necessary.
 
For kids 6 yrs. and up.
 
Registration is required and begins 11/24.



   Tuesday, December 09, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
English Conversation Circles
Event Location: Library Conference Room
Contact: Deborah Hersh   508-393-5025 ext. 5
reference@northboroughlibrary.org

Conversation Circles are one hour group meetings for adults who want to improve their English.In the meetings we will speak to one another in English about practical, everyday topics with other adults from all over the world who are also learning. Free. No registration required.





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

Come listen to a story and have fun coloring pictures about the story's theme. Today we will read: Snow by Manya Stojlic.

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

Come listen to a story and have fun coloring pictures about the story's theme. Today we will read: Snow by Manya Stojlic.

For children up to age 5

No registration needed.




   Wednesday, December 10, 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




6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Make a Winter Wreath
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
Come make a decoration for your bedroom door or a special place in your house. We will make construction paper rolls and glue them to create a winter wreath you will enjoy all season long!
 
For ages 6 yrs.  and up.
 
Registration is required and begins 11/24.



   Thursday, December 11, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
English Conversation Circles
Event Location: Library Conference Room
Contact: Deborah Hersh   508-393-5025 ext. 5
reference@northboroughlibrary.org

Conversation Circles are one hour group meetings for adults who want to improve their English.In the meetings we will speak to one another in English about practical, everyday topics with other adults from all over the world who are also learning. Free. No registration required.




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

This fun monthly storytime is where young 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.

December's theme: Let It Snow!

For children ages 3 to 5 yrs

Registration is required and begins 11/20.




2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Drop In Legos Program
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
Come build, design, and create with Legos! We have lots of Legos and Duplo Blocks for you to use. so come on by with a friend or two and have some fun.
 
All ages are welcome.
 
No registration is necessary.



   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.



10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Yoga for Kids
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Children's Program Room   508-393-5025 x4
Yoga is great for kids! Come join Linda Davis and give this relaxing time a try with your little one(s).
 
For ages 3-5 yrs.
 
Registration is required and begins 12/1.



   Saturday, December 13, 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 are practicing reading on their own. This is a 15 minute time slot.

Registration is required and ongoing. 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
This month we will compare the books Pete the Cat by James Dean & Eric Litwin and How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr.Seuss. We will work on a small craft activity and have holiday cookies too! There are still a few openings available and we welcome new members.
 
For Kindergarten age children.
 
Registration is required and ongoing.



   Tuesday, December 16, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
English Conversation Circles
Event Location: Library Conference Room
Contact: Deborah Hersh   508-393-5025 ext. 5
reference@northboroughlibrary.org

Conversation Circles are one hour group meetings for adults who want to improve their English.In the meetings we will speak to one another in English about practical, everyday topics with other adults from all over the world who are also learning. Free. No registration required.




5:30 AM -
English Conversation Circles
Event Location: Library Conference Room
Contact: Deborah Hersh   508-393-5025 ext. 5
reference@northboroughlibrary.org

Conversation Circles are one hour group meetings for adults who want to improve their English.In the meetings we will speak to one another in English about practical, everyday topics with other adults from all over the world who are also learning. Free. No registration required.




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

Come listen to a story and have fun coloring pictures about the story's theme. Today we will read: Spot's First Christmas by Eric Hill.

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

Come listen to a story and have fun coloring pictures about the story's theme. Today we will read: Spot's First Christmas by Eric Hill.

For children up to age 5

No registration needed.




6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Winter Craft-Snowy Candle Jar
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
A winter craft for the older kids! Make your own beautiful snowy candle jar to enjoy at home or to give to someone special.
 
For kids 9-12 yrs.
 
Registration is required and begins 12/1. 



   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.



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, December 18, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
English Conversation Circles
Event Location: Library Conference Room
Contact: Deborah Hersh   508-393-5025 ext. 5
reference@northboroughlibrary.org

Conversation Circles are one hour group meetings for adults who want to improve their English.In the meetings we will speak to one another in English about practical, everyday topics with other adults from all over the world who are also learning. Free. No registration required.




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

This fun monthly storytime is where young 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.

December's theme: Let It Snow!

For children ages 3 to 5 yrs

Registration is required and begins 11/20.




   Friday, December 19, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Music with Bill Roy
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4

Join popular musician Bill Roy from Apple Tree Arts for some music and dancing fun!

All ages are welcome.

Registration is required and begins 12/1.




   Saturday, December 20, 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 are practicing reading on their own. This is a 15 minute time slot.

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




1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Movie & Cookie Decorating
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
Come watch Emmet Otter's Jug Band Christmas after you decorate some holiday cookies! Please make staff aware if you have any food allergies upon sign up- thank you!
 
For ages 3-10 yrs.
 
Registration is required and begins 12/1



   Monday, December 22, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Grades 1 & 2 Book Group Party
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4
Join us for our book group celebration! There will be a short book discussion followed by games, surprises, and a treat. For this meeting children will be choosing a folk tale from books Laura has pre-selected.
 
For kids in grades 1 & 2 (with regular attendance to book group)
 
Registration is required and is open.



   Tuesday, December 23, 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

Come listen to a story and have fun coloring pictures about the story's theme. Today we will read: Christmas Parade by Sandra Boynton.

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

Come listen to a story and have fun coloring pictures about the story's theme. Today we will read: Christmas Parade by Sandra Boynton.

For children up to age 5

No registration needed.




1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
The Polar Express
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x5
Come "ride" The Polar Express with our own train conductor Ms. Tracey. While listening to Ms. Tracey read, this classic Christmas story will come to life with it's illustrations being projected for all to see. Hot cocoa & cookies will be served. Please let us know of any food allergies upon registration,
 
For ages 4 yrs. and up- Please note, young children should be independent.
 
Registration is required and begins 12/1.



   Saturday, December 27, 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 are practicing reading on their own. This is a 15 minute time slot.

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




   Monday, December 29, 2014
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Snowperson Paper Bag Puppet-Drop In Craft
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4

Stop by and have fun making a cute snowperson puppet to take home, play with, and enjoy!

All ages are welcome.

 

No registration is necessary.




6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Grades 3 & 4 Book Group Party
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4

Join us for our book group celebration! There will be a short book discussion followed by games, surprises, and a treat. For this meeting children will select a book from titles Laura has pre-selected.

For kids in grades 3 & 4 (with regular attendance to book group)

Registration is required and begins 11/24.




6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Make Your Own Mini-Pizza and Movie Night
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Bonny Krantz -Teen Librarian   508-393-5025 ext. 7
bkrantz@cwmars.org

Bring along a friend or two and join us for a delicious night of cooking and movies. All cooking supplies will be provided. See the Teen Librarian for the movie title.This program is open to all Teens entering grades 6-12. Registration is required and begins December 1st. See the Teen Librarian to register. This program will be held in the Meeting Room.




   Tuesday, December 30, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Morning Movie Time
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x4

Bring some friends along and enjoy an early morning movie and fun snack! You may give the Children's Room a call to check on the movie title.

No registration is necessary.




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

It's never too late to join our 5th Grade Book Club! Our book for December's meeting will be Almost Home by Joan Bauer.  Come for a discussion, meaningful activity, and a snack.  

For 5th Grade 

Registration is required and begins immediately.





2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Craft Wars
Event Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Bonny Krantz -Teen Librarian   508-393-5025 ext. 7
bkrantz@cwmars.org

Compete against your friends in this craft themed competition!! You will be given a bag of craft supplies and 1 hour to come up with your craftiest creation!! Awards will be given to the most creative crafters! This program is open to all Teens entering grades 6-12. No registration required.See the Teen Librarian if you have any questions. This program will be held in the Meeting Room.




   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.