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Thursday July 2, 2015 Go To Top
elect_multimedia 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM TEEN MOVIE NIGHT! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us on Thursday evenings -- July 2nd, July 9th, July 16th, July 30th, & August 6th -- during the summer for a movie!

Teens & Tweens are invited to bring a friend & enjoy a movie in the air-conditioned comfort of our large meeting room!

Please call the library for the movie title -- 978-263-4680 -- and ask for the Youth Services Librarian!

Monday July 6, 2015 Go To Top
nat_lightning SUMMER READING 2015 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   


SUMMER READING 2015 – EVERY HERO HAS A STORY! -- June 29th -- August 13th!
Beginning June 8, 2015 you may pick up a reading log & sign up for programs and workshops!
This year's children's program theme is: EVERY HERO HAS A STORY! It will run from June 29th until August 13th. Everyone is invited to read for fun and enjoyment all summer!
Your library has a variety of interesting, entertaining and fun programs lined up to help you and your children enjoy the summer months.
Our offerings include:  Concerts, Emergency Vehicles, entertainers, crafts, workshops, movies, LEGO Club, story times, etc. -- and don’t forget our annual Ice Cream Party!
Children and Young Adults who fulfil their reading goals will be rewarded with free book prizes!
Summer is a great time to read for pleasure or explore a new interest!
Please note:  Our programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Boxborough Public Library. If a program requires registration, preference will be given to Boxborough residents. Non-residents may attend programs on a space-available basis.
EVERY HERO HAS A STORY! @ Your Library! The 2015 State-wide Reading Program is funded by the Friends of the Library, the Acton-Boxborough Cultural Council, the Massachusetts Regional Library System, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, and the Boston Bruins!
 

[Sign up Required]
 
anim_dino01 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM STORYTIME & CRAFT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Kathleen for a morning of wonderful stories, songs,and fingerplays that promote literacy skills.

Children are also invited to participate in a creative craft. This storytime is suitable for children ages 2 1/2 to 6. 

Siblings are welcome!  Craft supplies and musical insturments are provided by the Friends of the Boxborough Library!


 

 
elect_multimedia 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Movie Monday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family Movie Fun!

Join us Monday afternoons June 29th, July 6th, July 20th, July 27th, August 3rd, & August 10th at 3:30 pm to watch a family movie on the big screen!

Children are invited to bring a friend & a pillow and enjoy the entertainment in the air-conditioned comfort of our large meeting room!

For the movie title, please call the Library -- 978-263-4680 -- and ask for the Children's Desk!

 

Tuesday July 7, 2015 Go To Top
nat_flower01 3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM DECORATE A FLOWER POT! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Decorate a Flower Pot

Children will paint a flower pot and plant a plant!
This fun workshop is suitable for children ages 4 up!

Class Size is Limited & Signup is required! Call 978-263-4680 and ask for the Children's Desk.

Please note: This special program is sponsored by the generous support of the Friends of the Boxborough Public Library.
 Non-residents may attend programs on a space-available basis.

Wednesday July 8, 2015 Go To Top
trans_firetruck3 3:00 PM EMERGENCY VEHICLE DAY! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Emergency Vehicle Day:  Children and their families will have a chance to get a closer look at emergency vehicles and meet the professionals who operate them during Boxborough Library's annual Emergency Vehicle Day on July 8th.
Representatives from the Department of Public Works, the Boxborough Police Force, the Boxborough Fire Department, and Littleton Electric
will bring a fleet of fablulous trucks and vehicles to the library parking lot!
Children of all ages are invited to climb on a fire truck, go inside an ambulance, sit in a police car, and climb aboard a variety of utility trucks!
Afterward, we will go into the Library for a special story time with a Fireman from the Boxborough Fire Department!

This program is free and open to the public!

For additional information call the Library:  978-263-4680 and ask for the Children's Desk!

Thursday July 9, 2015 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 4:00 PM Ballet & Story Telling Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Author Visit & Ballet -- Gwendolyn the Graceful Pig!

On Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 4:00 pm he Sargent Memorial Library will present a reading & dance performance of
the beloved children's book -  Gwendolyn the Graceful Pig by David Ira Rottenberg.

This wonderful story will come to life as it is read by the author & accompanied by a performance featuring the Acton-Boxborough Dance Center!
Children are encouraged to dress-up in their favorite ballet or dance outfit & will be invited to take pictures with the performers at the end of the storytelling.
This program is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of the Library. It is free and open to the public!

 

 
elect_multimedia 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM TEEN MOVIE NIGHT! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us on Thursday evenings -- July 2nd, July 9th, July 16th, July 30th, & August 6th -- during the summer for a movie!

Teens & Tweens are invited to bring a friend & enjoy a movie in the air-conditioned comfort of our large meeting room!

Please call the library for the movie title -- 978-263-4680 -- and ask for the Youth Services Librarian!

Monday July 13, 2015 Go To Top
anim_dino01 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM STORYTIME & CRAFT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Kathleen for a morning of wonderful stories, songs,and fingerplays that promote literacy skills.

Children are also invited to participate in a creative craft. This storytime is suitable for children ages 2 1/2 to 6. 

Siblings are welcome!  Craft supplies and musical insturments are provided by the Friends of the Boxborough Library!


 

 
anim_dragon 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM PUMPERNICKEL PUPPETS! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Sir George & the Dragon with originally designed puppets ranging in size from small hand puppets to larger than life size figures!

Pumpernickel Puppet shows include a cast of colorful puppet characters, live voices, sound effects, and fast-paced scripts that not only entertain, but stimulate children's imagination and creativity. This vivid and mesmerizing performance will encourage audience interaction and participation. A demonstration period follows every performance giving the audience some insight into what happens behind the scenes.

All performances last approximately forty minutes and are appropriate for children ages three and up. http://www.pumpernickelpuppets.com/upcoming-shows.html

This program is made possible by the generous support of the Friends of the Boxborough Library. For additional information call the Library:  978-263-4680 and ask for the Children's Desk.

Tuesday July 14, 2015 Go To Top
office_lightbulb 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children ages 4 & up are invited to build a special LEGO structure!
Bring a friend and share your building ideas!  We supply the LEGO's -- you supply the creativity!
Once finished, children will be able to display their masterpieces in the Children's Department for all patrons to enjoy! 
Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver -- so please join the fun!
For additional information
call the Library at 978-263-4680. This program is supported by the Friends of the Library!


 

Wednesday July 15, 2015 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM TODDLER TIME - STORY TIME! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Boxborough parents, caregivers and children ages 12 months to 2 1/2 years (older siblings are welcome, too)
are invited to this special story & play time. In keeping with early literacy practices,
children will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and musical instruments in a nurturing setting.
This Story Time meets twice a month. This program is supported by the Friends of the Library!


 

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Thursday July 16, 2015 Go To Top
rec_martial_arts.GIF 3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM TAE KWON DO Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Tae Kwon Do – Club -- Meets one Thursday per month.
National Competitor and State-wide Champion, Yufei Tian, will offer Tae Kwon Do Lessons at the Boxborough Library.

Yufei will teach the basic techniques of Tae Kwon Do - including basic punches, kicks, stances, and self-defense, and forms.

With a focus on self-discipline and respect the classes will be fun and informal.

The 45 minute sessions are open to girls and boys ages 5-10. The program is free and open to the public, but signup is required.

For more information, contact the library at 978-263-4680 and ask for the Children’s Desk.

 

[Sign up Required]
 
elect_multimedia 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM TEEN MOVIE NIGHT! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us on Thursday evenings -- July 2nd, July 9th, July 16th, July 30th, & August 6th -- during the summer for a movie!

Teens & Tweens are invited to bring a friend & enjoy a movie in the air-conditioned comfort of our large meeting room!

Please call the library for the movie title -- 978-263-4680 -- and ask for the Youth Services Librarian!

Monday July 20, 2015 Go To Top
anim_dino01 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM STORYTIME & CRAFT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Kathleen for a morning of wonderful stories, songs,and fingerplays that promote literacy skills.

Children are also invited to participate in a creative craft. This storytime is suitable for children ages 2 1/2 to 6. 

Siblings are welcome!  Craft supplies and musical insturments are provided by the Friends of the Boxborough Library!


 

 
elect_multimedia 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Movie Monday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family Movie Fun!

Join us Monday afternoons June 29th, July 6th, July 20th, July 27th, August 3rd, & August 10th at 3:30 pm to watch a family movie on the big screen!

Children are invited to bring a friend & a pillow and enjoy the entertainment in the air-conditioned comfort of our large meeting room!

For the movie title, please call the Library -- 978-263-4680 -- and ask for the Children's Desk!

 

Tuesday July 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM MIKE THE BUBBLE MAN! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Bubbles with Mike the Bubble Man!

Children and their parents are invited to enjoy an amazing bubble show featuring Mike Dorval! 
This interactive program will teach us about the discovery, science, and mystery of Bubbles -- guaranteed FUN for everyone!
Mike is a charming, informative, and very funny. He has been performing for kids for over 16 years!

Children and adults of all ages are invited to enjoy this amazing bubble show!

For more information call the Library: 978-263-4680 and ask for the Children's Desk!

This program is made possible by the generous support of the Friends of the Boxborough Library!
 

Wednesday July 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_beaded_necklace.GIF 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM BEADS GALORE! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children will create a necklace or bracelet using a variety of beads & materials.

This fun workshop is suitable for ages 4 up. Non-residents may attend on a space available basis.

Note:  Class Size is Limited & Signup is required! Please call the library 978-263-4680 and ask for the Children's Desk!

Many thanks to the Friends of the Library for their generous funding of this program!

 

[Sign up Required]
Thursday July 23, 2015 Go To Top
rec_painters_palette.GIF 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM CHINESE BRUSH PAINTING Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Local artist Sharon Wu, an expert in traditional Chinese brush painting, will lead a Chinese brush painting workshop for children in ages 7-15 years.

The all-inclusive workshop will be held on Thursday, July 23, 2015 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Attendance is limited to 20 participants ages 7-15 of age.

A talented master, Sharon Wu has over 40 years of artistic experience. Don't miss this wonderful opportunity!

To sign up, call the Library at 978-263-4680 and ask for the Children's Desk. 

Note:  This program requires registration, so preference will be given to Boxborough residents. Non-residents may attend on a space-available basis.

This program is made possible by an Acton-Boxborough Cultural Council Grant!

[Sign up Required]
Monday July 27, 2015 Go To Top
elect_multimedia 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Movie Monday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family Movie Fun!

Join us Monday afternoons June 29th, July 6th, July 20th, July 27th, August 3rd, & August 10th at 3:30 pm to watch a family movie on the big screen!

Children are invited to bring a friend & a pillow and enjoy the entertainment in the air-conditioned comfort of our large meeting room!

For the movie title, please call the Library -- 978-263-4680 -- and ask for the Children's Desk!

 

Tuesday July 28, 2015 Go To Top
anim_dragon 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM PRINCE & PRINCESS EVENT! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Princes, Princesses, Fairies, & Super Heroes are invited to this exciting event!

Join us for a sing-along movie, a craft, and a photo booth!

Children ages 0-12 are invited to dress as their favorite Prince, Princess, Fairy or Super Hero!

Parents & Caregivers are invited to take lots of pictures at our special Photo Booth featuring the popular characters, Anna & Elsa!

This program is free and open to the public!

For additional information, please call the Library: 978-263-4680 and ask for the Children's Desk!

This program is made possible by the generous support of the Friends of the Boxborough Library!

Please Note: We will have lots of craft supplies on hand, but the craft will be available while supplies last!

Wednesday July 29, 2015 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM HOWL AT THE MOON WITH A HERO TUNE! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

FAMILY CONCERT  -- Tom Sieling performs humorous songs about our natural world that engage the whole family!

Tom's performances are participatory, fun, lively and informative. Sieling writes and performs songs for children and adults and accompanies himself on guitar, banjo, harmonica and a drum machine. Sieling's music is especially arranged to engage the whole family.

This program is free and open to the public. It is suitable for children ages 0-10!

For additional information call the Library at:  978-263-4680 and ask for the Children's Desk.

This program is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of the Boxborough Library.

Thursday July 30, 2015 Go To Top
elect_multimedia 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM TEEN MOVIE NIGHT! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us on Thursday evenings -- July 2nd, July 9th, July 16th, July 30th, & August 6th -- during the summer for a movie!

Teens & Tweens are invited to bring a friend & enjoy a movie in the air-conditioned comfort of our large meeting room!

Please call the library for the movie title -- 978-263-4680 -- and ask for the Youth Services Librarian!

Monday August 3, 2015 Go To Top
anim_dog1 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM CLIFFORD the BIG RED DOG! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a special Story Time with Clifford the Big Red Dog!

Look who's coming to town! He's big, he's red, and he's coming to Boxborough!

Children are invited to participate in an engaging story time and related activities with their favorite big red dog. Parents are encouraged to take pictures of their children with Clifford!

This program is sponsored by the UFund College Investing Program. No registration is required to attend. This event is free and open to the public! Suitable for children ages 0-8 years and anyone who loves Clifford!

For additional information please call the Library at: 973-263-4680 and ask for the Children's Desk!

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elect_multimedia 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Movie Monday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family Movie Fun!

Join us Monday afternoons June 29th, July 6th, July 20th, July 27th, August 3rd, & August 10th at 3:30 pm to watch a family movie on the big screen!

Children are invited to bring a friend & a pillow and enjoy the entertainment in the air-conditioned comfort of our large meeting room!

For the movie title, please call the Library -- 978-263-4680 -- and ask for the Children's Desk!

 

Tuesday August 4, 2015 Go To Top
anim_paw 3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM CREATURE TEACHERS! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Creature Teachers – Live Animals!

On Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 3:00 pm the Sargent Memorial Library in Boxborough, MA, will host Creature Teachers! 

This fascinating Animal presentation will feature live animals and include little known facts about their habits and habitats!

The audience will be intrigued by the variety of animals that share our planet.  

A Creature Teacher's educator will make the event fun & exciting -- and the interesting variety of animals will appeal to everyone!

This program is suitable for children ages 4 & up and is free and open to the public.

Many thanks to the Friends of the Boxborough Library for their generous support of our programs!

For additional information call the Library at: 978-263-4680 and ask for the Children's Desk!

Wednesday August 5, 2015 Go To Top
nat_stars 3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM DREAM CATCHER CRAFT! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children will design and construct a Dream Catcher using a variety of materials including paper plates, markers, yarn, beads, and feathers.

This creative workshop is suitable for ages 4 up! Non-residents may attend on a space available basis.

Note:  Class Size is Limited & Signup is required! Please call the library 978-263-4680 and ask for the Children's Desk!

Many thanks to the Friends of the Library for their generous funding of this program!

 

[Sign up Required]
Thursday August 6, 2015 Go To Top
elect_multimedia 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM TEEN MOVIE NIGHT! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us on Thursday evenings -- July 2nd, July 9th, July 16th, July 30th, & August 6th -- during the summer for a movie!

Teens & Tweens are invited to bring a friend & enjoy a movie in the air-conditioned comfort of our large meeting room!

Please call the library for the movie title -- 978-263-4680 -- and ask for the Youth Services Librarian!

Monday August 10, 2015 Go To Top
anim_dino01 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM STORYTIME & CRAFT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Kathleen for a morning of wonderful stories, songs,and fingerplays that promote literacy skills.

Children are also invited to participate in a creative craft. This storytime is suitable for children ages 2 1/2 to 6. 

Siblings are welcome!  Craft supplies and musical insturments are provided by the Friends of the Boxborough Library!


 

 
elect_multimedia 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Movie Monday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family Movie Fun!

Join us Monday afternoons June 29th, July 6th, July 20th, July 27th, August 3rd, & August 10th at 3:30 pm to watch a family movie on the big screen!

Children are invited to bring a friend & a pillow and enjoy the entertainment in the air-conditioned comfort of our large meeting room!

For the movie title, please call the Library -- 978-263-4680 -- and ask for the Children's Desk!

 

Tuesday August 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 4:00 PM  -  4:40 PM KINDERGARTEN GET-TOGETHER! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling all Blanchard kindergarteners entering school in the Fall 2015 in Boxborough!
Children are invited to a special library gathering! Join us for stories, meet other kindergarteners, and 
receive your very own Library Card!
Note:  Parents need to register in advance so we can have a library card ready for your child!
To register please come into the library before the event & fill out a library card application.

For additional information, please call the library -- 978-263-4680 -- and ask for the Children's Desk.
This program is made possible by the generous support of the Friends of the Library!

For your convenience, there will be two sessions of this popular program:

Session One meets on July 1st, and Session Two meets on August 11th.

 

 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Library Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The summer meeting for the Sargent Memorial Library Board of Trustees will be held on Tuesday, August 11th at 7:30 at the library.  For more information and agendas please visit the TOWN WEBSITE:  at http://www.boxborough-ma.gov/library-board-of-trustees.

Wednesday August 12, 2015 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM TODDLER TIME - STORY TIME! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Boxborough parents, caregivers and children ages 12 months to 2 1/2 years (older siblings are welcome, too)
are invited to this special story & play time. In keeping with early literacy practices,
children will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and musical instruments in a nurturing setting.
This Story Time meets twice a month. This program is supported by the Friends of the Library!


 

 
office_lightbulb 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children ages 4 & up are invited to build a special LEGO structure!
Bring a friend and share your building ideas!  We supply the LEGO's -- you supply the creativity!
Once finished, children will be able to display their masterpieces in the Children's Department for all patrons to enjoy! 
Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver -- so please join the fun!
For additional information
call the Library at 978-263-4680. This program is supported by the Friends of the Library!


 

Thursday August 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM ICE CREAM PARTY! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ice Cream Social with Concert by Ellen Allard!

On Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 6:00 pm: The Sargent Memorial Library in Boxborough, MA will hold its annual Ice Cream Social & evening concert with music by the Ellen Allard! To celebrate our reading success and the completion of our 2015 summer reading program, “Every Hero Has A Story!” --  members of the community are invited to enjoy ice cream while listening to the upbeat, engaging music of the Ellen Allard. This program is free of charge and open to the public. So come have some fun & ice cream! All ages are welcome!

Note: This program is made possible by the generous support of the Friends of the Boxborough Library!

For additional information call the Library: 978-263-4680 and ask for the Children's Desk!

 

Monday September 7, 2015 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF LIBRARY IS CLOSED - LABOR DAY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The library is CLOSED TODAY in observance of Labor Day!

Many resources are available even when the library is closed, such as the CWMARS Catalogue, as well as Freegal - free downloadable music, numerous Children's Databases, and a variety of Electronic Resources--newspapers, magazines, and more!

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Friday November 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Friends Preview Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Friends Preview Sale

Friday, November 6th, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Donations

Book donations can be made the week of November 2nd-5th  during regular library hours.

If you are not currently a member of the Friends, and would like to join, you may do so by filling out a membership form and mailing it in or dropping it off at the library.

Saturday November 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Friends Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Book Sale

Saturday, November 7th, 2015  9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Friends Preview Sale

Friday, November 6th, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Donations

Book donations can be made the week of November 2nd-5th  during regular library hours.

If you are not currently a member of the Friends, and would like to join, you may do so by filling out a membership form and mailing it in or dropping it off at the library.

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