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Tuesday October 17, 2017
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Just 4s and 5s (morning session)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Just 4s and 5s!

        A storytime with a little independence

Join Ms. Melissa for some stories and a craft/activity.

    Grownups remain outside our program room for this storytime.

      NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

      FOR CHILDREN AGES 4 AND 5 ONLY

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Appletree Arts Music Program
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Come and sing along with

Mr. Bill from Appletree Arts!

All ages are welcome.  Class size

will be limited so please come and get your space early.  

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Just 4s and 5s (afternoon session)
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

JUST 4s and 5s!

A storytime with a little independence. 

Join Ms. Melissa for some stories and a craft/activity.

This is a "repeat performance" of the morning session 

to allow morning preschoolers  a chance to attend a library storytime.

Grownups remain outside our program room for this storytime.

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

FOR CHILDREN AGES 4 AND 5 ONLY

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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English Conversation Circles
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

English Conversation Circles are one-hour informal group meetings run by library volunteers for adults who want to improve their conversational English.  In the meeting we practice listening, speaking and pronunciation in English through normal, everyday conversations with people from all over the world.  Join us for lively conversation in a friendly environment with other adults who are also learning.

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Wednesday October 18, 2017
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Mother Goose on the Loose
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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The Art of Weight Control
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 

Registrations are now being accepted for a nine-week course on weight control and healthful eating called The Art of Weight Control which will be held at the Northborough Free Library starting on September 27th @ 10:00 a.m. 

 

 

Instructor:   Judy Palken, MNS, RD, LDN  

Judy Palken is a registered dietitian from Northborough with over 30 years of experience in nutrition.  Judy works in nutrition and health research at University of Massachusetts Medical School, and teaches nutrition classes in the community. 

The Art of Weight Control is a 9-week series of classes designed to help anyone to lose or control weight, while choosing healthy, anti-inflammatory foods for good health.  Healthy choices with regard to physical activity, stress management, and time management will also be covered, since these are closely related to dietary choices and weight.  There will be a small side of appreciation for fine art paintings that relate to the topics in the class! 

Here are the topics that will be covered in each class, along with the dates:

Class 1 – Getting Started with Weight Control               September 27th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 2 – About those Portion Sizes                               October 4th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 3 – Processed Foods, and Fruits & Veggies        October 11th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 4 – Carbs Class                                                       October 18th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 5 – The Problem of Overeating                              October 25th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 6 – Getting to Satiety                                              November 1st @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 7 – Physical Activity, and Cooking Hints              November 8th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 8 – Stress and Food                                                November 15th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 9 – Making the Most of Time                                  November 29th @ 10:00 a.m.

The cost is $45 for the 9-part series. Those interested in participating are encouraged to register for the entire series. You can register here on our online event calednar, or you can register by calling 508-393-5025 x5. Space is limited so early registration is recommended. Please note that in order to reserve a space, payment by check or cash must be paid in full at the Library’s main desk prior to the first class on September 27th.  

As an added incentive, those who register for the entire series will receive a certificate for a 15% discount on any breakfast or lunch menu item or a FREE fruit smoothie at C’est la vie Bistro (http://cestlaviebistro.net), located at 30 Main Street in Northborough, immediately next door to the Library.

We hope you can join us for this Fall series!

There are 15 spaces available.
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Read to Finnegan
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Finnegan the Dog

 

Sign up to read to our very special “read” dog!

Finnegan is trained to sit with children and listen to them read.  This kind of support from lovable puppies

can foster your child’s self-confidence, build reading skills, and it’s just plain fun!

Choose a 15-minute time slot by clicking on the Register button below.

Because of greatly increased interest in this program, we ask that only children who are reading independently register.  Call the library to inquire about time for our younger patrons who cannot read on their own.  Thank you!

 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
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Drop in Legos
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Stop and create with friends!  Complete a challenge-of-the

day or browse through our collection of Lego idea books to

build your own.  This program supports STEAM (Science, Technology,

Engineering, Arts & Math) learning.

For kids in grades K thru 5.  No registration necessary.

 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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T.A.G. Teen Advisory Group
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

T.A.G. meets once a month to discuss all things Teen. T.A.G. plans Teen events and helps the Teen Librarian choose new materials for the Teen Room. This month we will also be decorating the Teen Room for Halloween. Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome. No registration required. This event will be in the Teen Room.

LOCATION: Teen Room
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Thursday October 19, 2017
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English Conversation Circles
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

English Conversation Circles are one-hour informal group meetings run by library volunteers for adults who want to improve their conversational English.  In the meeting we practice listening, speaking and pronunciation in English through normal, everyday conversations with people from all over the world.  Join us for lively conversation in a friendly environment with other adults who are also learning.

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Music Mashup
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

 

An engaging and interactive program developed for families with children ages 2 through 5.  

We will use instruments, scarves, and other toys while we read, dance to music, and make some noise!

No registration required.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Read-Aloud Book Club
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Beginning Reader Read-Aloud Book Club

3rd Thursday of the Month

4:00- 4:30 p.m.

This book club is for newly independent readers to practice their new reading skills by reading outloud in a group setting, followed by short book discussion and an activity.

Best suited to kindergarten aged children

Books will be available to check out in advance in the children’s room.

Registration Required

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There are 8 spaces available.
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Friday October 20, 2017
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Toddler Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Please note the time change for the fall!

Enjoy age- and developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, movement activities and fingerplay

as we build your child's early literacy skills.

For children ages 2 and 3 years old with a favorite adult!  

No registration required.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Harry Potter Mystery Night
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for a Harry Potter themed Mystery Night! Each participant will be assigned a character and help solve the mystery.  Food will be served.  Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome.  Registration is required and space is limited.  *Please note: This program is taking place after the Library's regular closing time.*

                                    Registration will begin on October 2nd.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
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Saturday October 21, 2017
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Read with Kodiak and Echo
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

School is back in session, and that means Kodiak and Echo are back, too!

Sign up to read to our very special “read” dogs!

Kodiak and Echo are Bernese Mountain dogs, trained to sit with children

and listen to them read. This kind of support from lovable puppies can foster

your child’s self-confidence, build reading skills, and it’s just plain fun!

  CHOOSE A 15-MINUTE TIME SLOT BY CLICKING THE REGISTER BUTTON BELOW.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There are 6 spaces available.
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Monday October 23, 2017
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Young Scientists - presented by the YMCA Family Community Partnership
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

In this free 6-week workshop, children will learn

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)

concepts through hands-on activities, storytime, challenges

and simple experiments.

Registration is required.  Register once for the entire 6-week workshop.  For children ages 3 - 5 with their caregiver (siblings are welcome).

Please note:  there is no waiting list for this program however we will take names of those waiting to get in right before the start of class.

Any registered patron more than 10 minutes lates will forfeit their slot for that particular day.  Thank you for your understanding.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
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Digital Storytelling
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Record, illustrate and create your own digital

story!  We will be learning digital skills through

open source software Audacity, parsing out our

illustrations with mixed media, and working together

to build a final product that will be unveiled during a mini-release party for family and friends.  For kids

in grades 3 -5.  Registration is required and is for all sessions.

There are 4 spaces available.
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Minecraft Club
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join our growing club! You are not required to have your own Minecraft account to participate. This club is for all students in grades 6-12.  Registration is required, space is limited.  All club meetings will take place in the Computer Lab. Due to the popularity of this program and the limited space it is very important that you let us know ASAP if you can no longer attend.

LOCATION: Computer Lab
There are 2 spaces available.
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Tuesday October 24, 2017
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Just 4s and 5s (morning session)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Just 4s and 5s!

        A storytime with a little independence

Join Ms. Melissa for some stories and a craft/activity.

    Grownups remain outside our program room for this storytime.

      NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

      FOR CHILDREN AGES 4 AND 5 ONLY

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Just 4s and 5s (afternoon session)
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

JUST 4s and 5s!

A storytime with a little independence. 

Join Ms. Melissa for some stories and a craft/activity.

This is a "repeat performance" of the morning session 

to allow morning preschoolers  a chance to attend a library storytime.

Grownups remain outside our program room for this storytime.

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

FOR CHILDREN AGES 4 AND 5 ONLY

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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English Conversation Circles
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

English Conversation Circles are one-hour informal group meetings run by library volunteers for adults who want to improve their conversational English.  In the meeting we practice listening, speaking and pronunciation in English through normal, everyday conversations with people from all over the world.  Join us for lively conversation in a friendly environment with other adults who are also learning.

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Northborough Free Library Music Series: The Tuba Frau Hofbrau Band
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

 

Join us on October 24th at 7:00 p.m. for an Octoberfest performance by this premier German Oom Pah Band from Waltham, Mass.! 

The TubaFrau Hofbräu Band is a lively traditional German oompah band that appears throughout Massachusetts and New England as part of Oktoberfest celebrations. Don't miss Leslie Havens play the authentic Alphorn which is played in the Bavarian and Swiss Alps!  

Tuba Frau Hofbrau performs German, Swiss, Austrian and Bavarian music, such as polkas, waltzes, marches, gallops, schottisches, landlers, and other lively dance music. They also do sing-alongs and as noted above, they feature the Alpine horn or Alphorn in some of their musical selections. 

Group members are highly skilled professional musicians who perform all over the world with well-known bands and orchestras. 

The Nortborough Music Series is generally funded by the Friends of the Northborough Library. No registration is required and refreshments will be served.

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Wednesday October 25, 2017
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The Art of Weight Control
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 

Registrations are now being accepted for a nine-week course on weight control and healthful eating called The Art of Weight Control which will be held at the Northborough Free Library starting on September 27th @ 10:00 a.m. 

 

 

Instructor:   Judy Palken, MNS, RD, LDN  

Judy Palken is a registered dietitian from Northborough with over 30 years of experience in nutrition.  Judy works in nutrition and health research at University of Massachusetts Medical School, and teaches nutrition classes in the community. 

The Art of Weight Control is a 9-week series of classes designed to help anyone to lose or control weight, while choosing healthy, anti-inflammatory foods for good health.  Healthy choices with regard to physical activity, stress management, and time management will also be covered, since these are closely related to dietary choices and weight.  There will be a small side of appreciation for fine art paintings that relate to the topics in the class! 

Here are the topics that will be covered in each class, along with the dates:

Class 1 – Getting Started with Weight Control               September 27th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 2 – About those Portion Sizes                               October 4th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 3 – Processed Foods, and Fruits & Veggies        October 11th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 4 – Carbs Class                                                       October 18th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 5 – The Problem of Overeating                              October 25th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 6 – Getting to Satiety                                              November 1st @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 7 – Physical Activity, and Cooking Hints              November 8th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 8 – Stress and Food                                                November 15th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 9 – Making the Most of Time                                  November 29th @ 10:00 a.m.

The cost is $45 for the 9-part series. Those interested in participating are encouraged to register for the entire series. You can register here on our online event calednar, or you can register by calling 508-393-5025 x5. Space is limited so early registration is recommended. Please note that in order to reserve a space, payment by check or cash must be paid in full at the Library’s main desk prior to the first class on September 27th.  

As an added incentive, those who register for the entire series will receive a certificate for a 15% discount on any breakfast or lunch menu item or a FREE fruit smoothie at C’est la vie Bistro (http://cestlaviebistro.net), located at 30 Main Street in Northborough, immediately next door to the Library.

We hope you can join us for this Fall series!

There are 15 spaces available.
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Read to Finnegan
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Finnegan the Dog

 

Sign up to read to our very special “read” dog!

Finnegan is trained to sit with children and listen to them read.  This kind of support from lovable puppies

can foster your child’s self-confidence, build reading skills, and it’s just plain fun!

Choose a 15-minute time slot by clicking on the Register button below.

Because of greatly increased interest in this program, we ask that only children who are reading independently register.  Call the library to inquire about time for our younger patrons who cannot read on their own.  Thank you!

 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There is 1 space available.
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Manga & Graphic Novel Book Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This month we are reading Real Friends by Shannon Hale. Teens in grades 6-10 are welcome. Registration is required. Don't forget to stop by the Teen Desk to pick up a copy of the book.

LOCATION: Teen Room
There are 13 spaces available.
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Thursday October 26, 2017
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Bilingual French/English Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join Miss Kathlyn and Miss Katrina for a special French story time.  We'll sing familiar songs, as well as

read old favorites and new stories in both English and French.  

Recommended for children ages 3 through 6 with their caregiver.

No registration required.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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English Conversation Circles
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

English Conversation Circles are one-hour informal group meetings run by library volunteers for adults who want to improve their conversational English.  In the meeting we practice listening, speaking and pronunciation in English through normal, everyday conversations with people from all over the world.  Join us for lively conversation in a friendly environment with other adults who are also learning.

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Crafternoon
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Drop by the Children's Room

and make the spooky craft of the day!

We will have all the fun materials

   you will need! All ages welcome!

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Friday October 27, 2017
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Toddler Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Please note the time change for the fall!

Enjoy age- and developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, movement activities and fingerplay

as we build your child's early literacy skills.

For children ages 2 and 3 years old with a favorite adult!  

No registration required.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Saturday October 28, 2017
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Read with Kodiak and Echo
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

School is back in session, and that means Kodiak and Echo are back, too!

Sign up to read to our very special “read” dogs!

Kodiak and Echo are Bernese Mountain dogs, trained to sit with children

and listen to them read. This kind of support from lovable puppies can foster

your child’s self-confidence, build reading skills, and it’s just plain fun!

  CHOOSE A 15-MINUTE TIME SLOT BY CLICKING THE REGISTER BUTTON BELOW.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There are 6 spaces available.
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Monday October 30, 2017
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Digital Storytelling
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Record, illustrate and create your own digital

story!  We will be learning digital skills through

open source software Audacity, parsing out our

illustrations with mixed media, and working together

to build a final product that will be unveiled during a mini-release party for family and friends.  For kids

in grades 3 -5.  Registration is required and is for all sessions.

There are 4 spaces available.
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Minecraft Club
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join our growing club! You are not required to have your own Minecraft account to participate. This club is for all students in grades 6-12.  Registration is required, space is limited.  All club meetings will take place in the Computer Lab. Due to the popularity of this program and the limited space it is very important that you let us know ASAP if you can no longer attend.

LOCATION: Computer Lab
There are 2 spaces available.
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Ghosts of New England
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Ghosts of New England” presented by Barry Deitz is a literary journey of ghostly tales by American writers such as Hawthorne, Poe and Lovecraft, Shirley Jackson and Stephen King. Barry will accompany the tales with a slideshow featuring pictures and illustrations, and will scare up some "true" regional ghost stories as well!  Participants will be invited to share their local ghost stories.  This presentation is appropriate for teens aged 16 through adults.

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Tuesday October 31, 2017
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Kids Halloween Party
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Who:  You and your grown-up :)

What:  Our Halloween Party!

Where:  Northboro Library Meeting Room

When:  Tuesday, October 31st  10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

How:  Registration is required.

Wearing a costume is optional -- come for some fun!

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English Conversation Circles
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

English Conversation Circles are one-hour informal group meetings run by library volunteers for adults who want to improve their conversational English.  In the meeting we practice listening, speaking and pronunciation in English through normal, everyday conversations with people from all over the world.  Join us for lively conversation in a friendly environment with other adults who are also learning.

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Wednesday November 1, 2017
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Mother Goose on the Loose
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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The Art of Weight Control
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 

Registrations are now being accepted for a nine-week course on weight control and healthful eating called The Art of Weight Control which will be held at the Northborough Free Library starting on September 27th @ 10:00 a.m. 

 

 

Instructor:   Judy Palken, MNS, RD, LDN  

Judy Palken is a registered dietitian from Northborough with over 30 years of experience in nutrition.  Judy works in nutrition and health research at University of Massachusetts Medical School, and teaches nutrition classes in the community. 

The Art of Weight Control is a 9-week series of classes designed to help anyone to lose or control weight, while choosing healthy, anti-inflammatory foods for good health.  Healthy choices with regard to physical activity, stress management, and time management will also be covered, since these are closely related to dietary choices and weight.  There will be a small side of appreciation for fine art paintings that relate to the topics in the class! 

Here are the topics that will be covered in each class, along with the dates:

Class 1 – Getting Started with Weight Control               September 27th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 2 – About those Portion Sizes                               October 4th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 3 – Processed Foods, and Fruits & Veggies        October 11th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 4 – Carbs Class                                                       October 18th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 5 – The Problem of Overeating                              October 25th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 6 – Getting to Satiety                                              November 1st @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 7 – Physical Activity, and Cooking Hints              November 8th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 8 – Stress and Food                                                November 15th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 9 – Making the Most of Time                                  November 29th @ 10:00 a.m.

The cost is $45 for the 9-part series. Those interested in participating are encouraged to register for the entire series. You can register here on our online event calednar, or you can register by calling 508-393-5025 x5. Space is limited so early registration is recommended. Please note that in order to reserve a space, payment by check or cash must be paid in full at the Library’s main desk prior to the first class on September 27th.  

As an added incentive, those who register for the entire series will receive a certificate for a 15% discount on any breakfast or lunch menu item or a FREE fruit smoothie at C’est la vie Bistro (http://cestlaviebistro.net), located at 30 Main Street in Northborough, immediately next door to the Library.

We hope you can join us for this Fall series!

There are 15 spaces available.
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Thursday November 2, 2017
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English Conversation Circles
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

English Conversation Circles are one-hour informal group meetings run by library volunteers for adults who want to improve their conversational English.  In the meeting we practice listening, speaking and pronunciation in English through normal, everyday conversations with people from all over the world.  Join us for lively conversation in a friendly environment with other adults who are also learning.

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Music Mashup
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

 

An engaging and interactive program developed for families with children ages 2 through 5.  

We will use instruments, scarves, and other toys while we read, dance to music, and make some noise!

No registration required.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Friday November 3, 2017
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Toddler Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Please note the time change for the fall!

Enjoy age- and developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, movement activities and fingerplay

as we build your child's early literacy skills.

For children ages 2 and 3 years old with a favorite adult!  

No registration required.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Saturday November 4, 2017
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Memoir Writing with Rhonda Chadwick
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

FIND YOUR VOICE.  SPEAK YOUR TRUTH: Memoir Writing with Rhonda Chadwick.

Many people hold the key to their story and the stories of those who have gone before them, but they lack the ability to craft these stories into an organized readable manuscript.  Whether you want to be published or make a record for your family, this introductory workshop will get your started in the right direction.  In this 3-hour workshop, Rhonda will inspire you to find your voice and give you confidence to claim your story so that you can:

  • Leave a personal or family legacy for future generations
  • Illuminate the life of a noteworthy ancestor
  • Record a devastating experience, tragic event or life altering circumstance
  • Be the voice for your community or generation.

Rhonda Chadwick is an archivist and a historian.  She has a BA in English/creative writing, and a MA in history.  Her writing experience includes technical writing, academic writing and creative writing.  Registration required.  Free.  Sponsored by The Friends of the Northborough Free Library.

LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 10 spaces available.
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Monday November 6, 2017
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Minecraft Club
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join our Minecraft Club!  You are not required to have your own Minecraft account to participate. This club is for all students in grades 6-12.  Registration is required, space is limited.  All club meetings will take place in the Computer Lab. 

LOCATION: Computer Lab
There are 8 spaces available.
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Books & Brownies
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

What are you reading?  Come tell us about it!

Bring a friend, binge on brownies, and get suggestions

from peers who are reading great books.  Books & Brownies

will meet monthly.  For kids in grades 2 through 5.  Registration

is required.  Please make us aware of any food allergies -- thank you.

There are 19 spaces available.
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Mindfulness for Surviving Holiday Stress
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

 

There is no escaping stress, especially during the holiday season: the streets are jammed, there are lines everywhere, year-end deadlines, unrealistic expectations, and so much more. Mindfulness Teacher Ginny Wholly will guide you through a sampling of meditation practices and introduce you to mindfulness.  If you already have experience meditating, come and enjoy the practice.  Give yourself the gift of relaxation.  You cannot eliminate stress, but; you can learn to cope with it and remain healthy and happy through the holidays and all year long!

Ginny Wholly has trained with some of the world’s greatest teachers and institutions in yoga, meditation, and spirituality, She is authorized by the University of Massachusetts Medical School’s Center for Mindfulness to teach its world recognized Mindful Based Stress Reduction program.

 

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 27 spaces available.
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Tuesday November 7, 2017
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Just 4s and 5s (morning session)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Just 4s and 5s!

        A storytime with a little independence

Join Ms. Melissa for some stories and a craft/activity.

    Grownups remain outside our program room for this storytime.

      NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

      FOR CHILDREN AGES 4 AND 5 ONLY

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Just 4s and 5s (afternoon session)
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

JUST 4s and 5s!

A storytime with a little independence. 

Join Ms. Melissa for some stories and a craft/activity.

This is a "repeat performance" of the morning session 

to allow morning preschoolers  a chance to attend a library storytime.

Grownups remain outside our program room for this storytime.

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

FOR CHILDREN AGES 4 AND 5 ONLY

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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English Conversation Circles
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

English Conversation Circles are one-hour informal group meetings run by library volunteers for adults who want to improve their conversational English.  In the meeting we practice listening, speaking and pronunciation in English through normal, everyday conversations with people from all over the world.  Join us for lively conversation in a friendly environment with other adults who are also learning.

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Wednesday November 8, 2017
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Mother Goose on the Loose
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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The Art of Weight Control
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 

Registrations are now being accepted for a nine-week course on weight control and healthful eating called The Art of Weight Control which will be held at the Northborough Free Library starting on September 27th @ 10:00 a.m. 

 

 

Instructor:   Judy Palken, MNS, RD, LDN  

Judy Palken is a registered dietitian from Northborough with over 30 years of experience in nutrition.  Judy works in nutrition and health research at University of Massachusetts Medical School, and teaches nutrition classes in the community. 

The Art of Weight Control is a 9-week series of classes designed to help anyone to lose or control weight, while choosing healthy, anti-inflammatory foods for good health.  Healthy choices with regard to physical activity, stress management, and time management will also be covered, since these are closely related to dietary choices and weight.  There will be a small side of appreciation for fine art paintings that relate to the topics in the class! 

Here are the topics that will be covered in each class, along with the dates:

Class 1 – Getting Started with Weight Control               September 27th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 2 – About those Portion Sizes                               October 4th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 3 – Processed Foods, and Fruits & Veggies        October 11th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 4 – Carbs Class                                                       October 18th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 5 – The Problem of Overeating                              October 25th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 6 – Getting to Satiety                                              November 1st @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 7 – Physical Activity, and Cooking Hints              November 8th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 8 – Stress and Food                                                November 15th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 9 – Making the Most of Time                                  November 29th @ 10:00 a.m.

The cost is $45 for the 9-part series. Those interested in participating are encouraged to register for the entire series. You can register here on our online event calednar, or you can register by calling 508-393-5025 x5. Space is limited so early registration is recommended. Please note that in order to reserve a space, payment by check or cash must be paid in full at the Library’s main desk prior to the first class on September 27th.  

As an added incentive, those who register for the entire series will receive a certificate for a 15% discount on any breakfast or lunch menu item or a FREE fruit smoothie at C’est la vie Bistro (http://cestlaviebistro.net), located at 30 Main Street in Northborough, immediately next door to the Library.

We hope you can join us for this Fall series!

There are 15 spaces available.
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Read to Finnegan
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Finnegan the Dog

 

Sign up to read to our very special “read” dog!

Finnegan is trained to sit with children and listen to them read.  This kind of support from lovable puppies

can foster your child’s self-confidence, build reading skills, and it’s just plain fun!

Choose a 15-minute time slot by clicking on the Register button below.

Because of greatly increased interest in this program, we ask that only children who are reading independently register.  Call the library to inquire about time for our younger patrons who cannot read on their own.  Thank you!

 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Faith Traditions in America: A Four-Part Series
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

 

 

Program #3

An overview of the sacred texts of Christianity, Islam and Judaism

Topics: The Bible, The Qur’an, The Torah and The Talmud         

                         

 

 

Presenters:                                                  

  • Pastor Steve Georgeson, Rice Memorial Baptist Church (Northborough, MA)

  • Shaheen Akhtar, Islamic Center of Boston – Wayland (Wayland, MA)

  • Rabbi Rachel Gurevitz, Congregation B’nai Shalom (Westborough, MA)

Recommended Reading: Please see the Recommended Reading List on our website at www.northboroughlibrary.org for editions.

  • The Bible

  • The Qur’an

  • The Torah

  • The Talmud 

This is the third program in the four-part series. The other programs are on September 13th, October 11th and December 13th. Please register for EACH discussion program by going to each date on our online calendar and registering with your name and contact info. 

Please also be sure to check our website at www.northboroughlibrary.org for the Recommended Reading List for this series. 

Space is limited so if you are interested in participating, we encourage you to register early in order to get a space in the class. 

Thank you for your cooperation! We are excited to present this series and look forward to your participation! 

There are 3 spaces available.
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Thursday November 9, 2017
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English Conversation Circles
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

English Conversation Circles are one-hour informal group meetings run by library volunteers for adults who want to improve their conversational English.  In the meeting we practice listening, speaking and pronunciation in English through normal, everyday conversations with people from all over the world.  Join us for lively conversation in a friendly environment with other adults who are also learning.

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Music Mashup
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

 

An engaging and interactive program developed for families with children ages 2 through 5.  

We will use instruments, scarves, and other toys while we read, dance to music, and make some noise!

No registration required.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Monday November 13, 2017
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Minecraft Club
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join our Minecraft Club!  You are not required to have your own Minecraft account to participate. This club is for all students in grades 6-12.  Registration is required, space is limited.  All club meetings will take place in the Computer Lab.

LOCATION: Computer Lab
There are 8 spaces available.
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Tuesday November 14, 2017
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Just 4s and 5s (morning session)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Just 4s and 5s!

        A storytime with a little independence

Join Ms. Melissa for some stories and a craft/activity.

    Grownups remain outside our program room for this storytime.

      NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

      FOR CHILDREN AGES 4 AND 5 ONLY

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Just 4s and 5s (afternoon session)
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

JUST 4s and 5s!

A storytime with a little independence. 

Join Ms. Melissa for some stories and a craft/activity.

This is a "repeat performance" of the morning session 

to allow morning preschoolers  a chance to attend a library storytime.

Grownups remain outside our program room for this storytime.

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

FOR CHILDREN AGES 4 AND 5 ONLY

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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English Conversation Circles
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

English Conversation Circles are one-hour informal group meetings run by library volunteers for adults who want to improve their conversational English.  In the meeting we practice listening, speaking and pronunciation in English through normal, everyday conversations with people from all over the world.  Join us for lively conversation in a friendly environment with other adults who are also learning.

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Wednesday November 15, 2017
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Mother Goose on the Loose
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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The Art of Weight Control
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 

Registrations are now being accepted for a nine-week course on weight control and healthful eating called The Art of Weight Control which will be held at the Northborough Free Library starting on September 27th @ 10:00 a.m. 

 

 

Instructor:   Judy Palken, MNS, RD, LDN  

Judy Palken is a registered dietitian from Northborough with over 30 years of experience in nutrition.  Judy works in nutrition and health research at University of Massachusetts Medical School, and teaches nutrition classes in the community. 

The Art of Weight Control is a 9-week series of classes designed to help anyone to lose or control weight, while choosing healthy, anti-inflammatory foods for good health.  Healthy choices with regard to physical activity, stress management, and time management will also be covered, since these are closely related to dietary choices and weight.  There will be a small side of appreciation for fine art paintings that relate to the topics in the class! 

Here are the topics that will be covered in each class, along with the dates:

Class 1 – Getting Started with Weight Control               September 27th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 2 – About those Portion Sizes                               October 4th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 3 – Processed Foods, and Fruits & Veggies        October 11th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 4 – Carbs Class                                                       October 18th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 5 – The Problem of Overeating                              October 25th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 6 – Getting to Satiety                                              November 1st @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 7 – Physical Activity, and Cooking Hints              November 8th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 8 – Stress and Food                                                November 15th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 9 – Making the Most of Time                                  November 29th @ 10:00 a.m.

The cost is $45 for the 9-part series. Those interested in participating are encouraged to register for the entire series. You can register here on our online event calednar, or you can register by calling 508-393-5025 x5. Space is limited so early registration is recommended. Please note that in order to reserve a space, payment by check or cash must be paid in full at the Library’s main desk prior to the first class on September 27th.  

As an added incentive, those who register for the entire series will receive a certificate for a 15% discount on any breakfast or lunch menu item or a FREE fruit smoothie at C’est la vie Bistro (http://cestlaviebistro.net), located at 30 Main Street in Northborough, immediately next door to the Library.

We hope you can join us for this Fall series!

There are 15 spaces available.
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Read to Finnegan
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Finnegan the Dog

 

Sign up to read to our very special “read” dog!

Finnegan is trained to sit with children and listen to them read.  This kind of support from lovable puppies

can foster your child’s self-confidence, build reading skills, and it’s just plain fun!

Choose a 15-minute time slot by clicking on the Register button below.

Because of greatly increased interest in this program, we ask that only children who are reading independently register.  Call the library to inquire about time for our younger patrons who cannot read on their own.  Thank you!

 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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T.A.G. (Teen Advisory Group)
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

T.A.G. meets once a month to discuss all things Teen. T.A.G. plans Teen events and helps the Teen Librarian choose new materials for the Teen Room. Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome. No registration required. This event will be in the Meeting Room.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Thursday November 16, 2017
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English Conversation Circles
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

English Conversation Circles are one-hour informal group meetings run by library volunteers for adults who want to improve their conversational English.  In the meeting we practice listening, speaking and pronunciation in English through normal, everyday conversations with people from all over the world.  Join us for lively conversation in a friendly environment with other adults who are also learning.

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Music Mashup
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

 

An engaging and interactive program developed for families with children ages 2 through 5.  

We will use instruments, scarves, and other toys while we read, dance to music, and make some noise!

No registration required.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Read-Aloud Book Club
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Beginning Reader Read-Aloud Book Club

3rd Thursday of the Month

4:00- 4:30 p.m.

This book club is for newly independent readers to practice their new reading skills by reading outloud in a group setting, followed by short book discussion and an activity.

Best suited to kindergarten aged children

Books will be available to check out in advance in the children’s room.

Registration Required

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There are 8 spaces available.
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Friday November 17, 2017
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Toddler Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Please note the time change for the fall!

Enjoy age- and developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, movement activities and fingerplay

as we build your child's early literacy skills.

For children ages 2 and 3 years old with a favorite adult!  

No registration required.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Monday November 20, 2017
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Food Wars
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This month we are making some Harvest inspired treats.   Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome. Registration is required. This event will be in the Meeting Room.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 13 spaces available.
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Tuesday November 21, 2017
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Just 4s and 5s (morning session)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Just 4s and 5s!

        A storytime with a little independence

Join Ms. Melissa for some stories and a craft/activity.

    Grownups remain outside our program room for this storytime.

      NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

      FOR CHILDREN AGES 4 AND 5 ONLY

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Appletree Arts Music Program
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Come and sing along with

Mr. Bill from Appletree Arts!

All ages are welcome.  Class size

will be limited so please come and get your space early.  

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Just 4s and 5s (afternoon session)
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

JUST 4s and 5s!

A storytime with a little independence. 

Join Ms. Melissa for some stories and a craft/activity.

This is a "repeat performance" of the morning session 

to allow morning preschoolers  a chance to attend a library storytime.

Grownups remain outside our program room for this storytime.

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

FOR CHILDREN AGES 4 AND 5 ONLY

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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English Conversation Circles
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

English Conversation Circles are one-hour informal group meetings run by library volunteers for adults who want to improve their conversational English.  In the meeting we practice listening, speaking and pronunciation in English through normal, everyday conversations with people from all over the world.  Join us for lively conversation in a friendly environment with other adults who are also learning.

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Wednesday November 22, 2017
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Mother Goose on the Loose
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Monday November 27, 2017
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Minecraft Club
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join our Minecraft Club!  You are not required to have your own Minecraft account to participate. This club is for all students in grades 6-12.  Registration is required, space is limited.  All club meetings will take place in the Computer Lab.

LOCATION: Computer Lab
There are 8 spaces available.
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Tuesday November 28, 2017
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English Conversation Circles
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

English Conversation Circles are one-hour informal group meetings run by library volunteers for adults who want to improve their conversational English.  In the meeting we practice listening, speaking and pronunciation in English through normal, everyday conversations with people from all over the world.  Join us for lively conversation in a friendly environment with other adults who are also learning.

Tell a Friend Remind Me about this Event
Wednesday November 29, 2017
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Mother Goose on the Loose
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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The Art of Weight Control
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

 

Registrations are now being accepted for a nine-week course on weight control and healthful eating called The Art of Weight Control which will be held at the Northborough Free Library starting on September 27th @ 10:00 a.m. 

 

 

Instructor:   Judy Palken, MNS, RD, LDN  

Judy Palken is a registered dietitian from Northborough with over 30 years of experience in nutrition.  Judy works in nutrition and health research at University of Massachusetts Medical School, and teaches nutrition classes in the community. 

The Art of Weight Control is a 9-week series of classes designed to help anyone to lose or control weight, while choosing healthy, anti-inflammatory foods for good health.  Healthy choices with regard to physical activity, stress management, and time management will also be covered, since these are closely related to dietary choices and weight.  There will be a small side of appreciation for fine art paintings that relate to the topics in the class! 

Here are the topics that will be covered in each class, along with the dates:

Class 1 – Getting Started with Weight Control               September 27th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 2 – About those Portion Sizes                               October 4th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 3 – Processed Foods, and Fruits & Veggies        October 11th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 4 – Carbs Class                                                       October 18th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 5 – The Problem of Overeating                              October 25th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 6 – Getting to Satiety                                              November 1st @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 7 – Physical Activity, and Cooking Hints              November 8th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 8 – Stress and Food                                                November 15th @ 10:00 a.m.

Class 9 – Making the Most of Time                                  November 29th @ 10:00 a.m.

The cost is $45 for the 9-part series. Those interested in participating are encouraged to register for the entire series. You can register here on our online event calednar, or you can register by calling 508-393-5025 x5. Space is limited so early registration is recommended. Please note that in order to reserve a space, payment by check or cash must be paid in full at the Library’s main desk prior to the first class on September 27th.  

As an added incentive, those who register for the entire series will receive a certificate for a 15% discount on any breakfast or lunch menu item or a FREE fruit smoothie at C’est la vie Bistro (http://cestlaviebistro.net), located at 30 Main Street in Northborough, immediately next door to the Library.

We hope you can join us for this Fall series!

There are 15 spaces available.
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Read to Finnegan
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Finnegan the Dog

 

Sign up to read to our very special “read” dog!

Finnegan is trained to sit with children and listen to them read.  This kind of support from lovable puppies

can foster your child’s self-confidence, build reading skills, and it’s just plain fun!

Choose a 15-minute time slot by clicking on the Register button below.

Because of greatly increased interest in this program, we ask that only children who are reading independently register.  Call the library to inquire about time for our younger patrons who cannot read on their own.  Thank you!

 

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
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Manga & Graphic Novel Book Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This month we are reading American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang. Teens in grades 6-10 are welcome. Registration is required. Don't forget to stop by the Teen Desk to pick up a copy of the book. This event will take place in the Teen Room.

LOCATION: Teen Room
There are 15 spaces available.
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Thursday November 30, 2017
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English Conversation Circles
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

English Conversation Circles are one-hour informal group meetings run by library volunteers for adults who want to improve their conversational English.  In the meeting we practice listening, speaking and pronunciation in English through normal, everyday conversations with people from all over the world.  Join us for lively conversation in a friendly environment with other adults who are also learning.

Tell a Friend Remind Me about this Event
 
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Music Mashup
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

 

An engaging and interactive program developed for families with children ages 2 through 5.  

We will use instruments, scarves, and other toys while we read, dance to music, and make some noise!

No registration required.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
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Tuesday December 5, 2017
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English Conversation Circles
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

English Conversation Circles are one-hour informal group meetings run by library volunteers for adults who want to improve their conversational English.  In the meeting we practice listening, speaking and pronunciation in English through normal, everyday conversations with people from all over the world.  Join us for lively conversation in a friendly environment with other adults who are also learning.

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Thursday December 7, 2017
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English Conversation Circles
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

English Conversation Circles are one-hour informal group meetings run by library volunteers for adults who want to improve their conversational English.  In the meeting we practice listening, speaking and pronunciation in English through normal, everyday conversations with people from all over the world.  Join us for lively conversation in a friendly environment with other adults who are also learning.

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Tuesday December 12, 2017
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English Conversation Circles
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

English Conversation Circles are one-hour informal group meetings run by library volunteers for adults who want to improve their conversational English.  In the meeting we practice listening, speaking and pronunciation in English through normal, everyday conversations with people from all over the world.  Join us for lively conversation in a friendly environment with other adults who are also learning.

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Wednesday December 13, 2017
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Faith Traditions in America: A Four-Part Series
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

 

 

Program #4:

Holy Days and Their Significance 

 

 

 

 

Topics:   Holy Days and their significance:

  • Christmas
  • Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr
  • Hanukkah

Presenters:

  • Pastor Steve Georgeson, Rice Memorial Baptist Church (Northborough, MA)
  • Shaheen Akhtar Islamic Center of Boston – Wayland (Wayland, MA)
  • Rabbi Rachel Gurevitz, B’nai Shalom (Westborough, MA)

This is the fourth and final program in the four-part series. The other programs are on September 13th, October 11th and November 8th. Please register for EACH discussion program by going to each date on our online calendar and registering with your name and contact info. 

Please also be sure to check our website at www.northboroughlibrary.org for the Recommended Reading List for this series. 

Space is limited so if you are interested in participating, we encourage you to register early in order to get a space in the class. 

Thank you for your cooperation! We are excited to present this series and look forward to your participation! 

There are 5 spaces available.
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Thursday December 14, 2017
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English Conversation Circles
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

English Conversation Circles are one-hour informal group meetings run by library volunteers for adults who want to improve their conversational English.  In the meeting we practice listening, speaking and pronunciation in English through normal, everyday conversations with people from all over the world.  Join us for lively conversation in a friendly environment with other adults who are also learning.

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Tuesday December 19, 2017
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English Conversation Circles
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

English Conversation Circles are one-hour informal group meetings run by library volunteers for adults who want to improve their conversational English.  In the meeting we practice listening, speaking and pronunciation in English through normal, everyday conversations with people from all over the world.  Join us for lively conversation in a friendly environment with other adults who are also learning.

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Thursday December 21, 2017
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English Conversation Circles
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

English Conversation Circles are one-hour informal group meetings run by library volunteers for adults who want to improve their conversational English.  In the meeting we practice listening, speaking and pronunciation in English through normal, everyday conversations with people from all over the world.  Join us for lively conversation in a friendly environment with other adults who are also learning.

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Read-Aloud Book Club
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Beginning Reader Read-Aloud Book Club

3rd Thursday of the Month

4:00- 4:30 p.m.

This book club is for newly independent readers to practice their new reading skills by reading outloud in a group setting, followed by short book discussion and an activity.

Best suited to kindergarten aged children

Books will be available to check out in advance in the children’s room.

Registration Required

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There are 8 spaces available.
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