Events this week: Teen Book Club & Writing Club, Children’s Concert, Literacy Webinar, Crafting Dreamcatchers and more

by beth on July 20, 2020

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Above: Remember when children’s concerts were in person? This week, musician David Garden will return to the Library – though his young audience will have to participate remotely. Other highlights include a remotely led crafting session. (photos from Facebook and Wicked Good Henna)

Here are highlights of what’s happening this week for Southborough.

Most of this week’s events are all online. All of the events are through the Southborough Library.

(If you’re looking for some off-line fun with kids, click here for info that includes ongoing activities/opportunities.)

Monday, July 20, 2020

  • Virtual Teen Book Club (3:00 – 4:00 pm) @ zoom: Join us for a discussion of a recommended title from Trottier’s reading list and one of our favorite books, The Crossover by Kwame Alexander. Join staff for a discussion about the book and participate in some online activities via the Zoom platform. Wear your favorite basketball team jersey or team colors. Hosted by Leah and Amy. For details, see dedicated post

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

  • Library’s Virtual Story Time (10:30 am) @ Facebook: Children’s Librarian “Miss Kim” will hold a story time on Facebook live, which will also be viewable after. (Note: you don’t have to have a Facebook account to watch the Library’s videos.) These take place every Tuesday and Friday through August.
  • Creative Writing Club (3:00 – 3:40 pm) @ zoom: Southborough Library is hosting this weekly club for tweens and teens through mid-August. Are you looking for a new place to foster your writing? How about a welcoming environment to share writing projects? Or maybe some help practicing your writing skills in a fun way? Tuesday afternoons meet with other writers along with library associate Marianna Sorensen to brainstorm ideas and share projects. For details, see dedicated post.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

  • Facebook Live Music with David Garden! (11:00 am – 11:30 am) @ Facebook: Looking for something fun to do with the kids this summer? Join the Southborough Library for a FACEBOOK LIVE CONCERT for children performed by David Garden. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Southborough Library.
  • Online Literacy Webinar by Fay School (1:00 – 1:35 pm) @ webinar: Your Parenting Toolbox: Fostering Language and Literacy in the Early Years Register now for Fay School’s parenting webinar for parents of children ages 3-6. For more details, see dedicated post.
  • Virtual Dreamcatchers (4:00 – 5:00 pm) @ zoom: Southborough Library crafternoon program. Registered participants will receive a craft kit by mail prior to the virtual crafting session. Mandy Roberge will lead participants ages 8-18 through the process over zoom. Create a unique piece of wall art using antique doilies, beads, fathers, lace, ribbon and more! For details, see dedicated post.
  • Online Literacy Webinar by Fay School (8:30 – 9:05 pm) @ webinar: Your Parenting Toolbox: Fostering Language and Literacy in the Early Years Register now for Fay School’s parenting webinar for parents of children ages 3-6. For more details, see dedicated post.

Thursday, July 23, 2020

  • Library’s Virtual Story Time (10:30 am) @ Facebook: Children’s Librarian “Miss Kim” will hold a story time on Facebook live, which will also be viewable after. (Note: you don’t have to have a Facebook account to watch the Library’s videos.) These take place every Tuesday and Friday through August.
  • Virtual Reading Circle (8:00 – 9:00 pm) @ zoom: Virtual Reading Circle – for adults Do you wish you could talk about books with a fellow bibliophile? Are you dying to share the latest book you read? The Southborough Library is hosting a Virtual Reading Circle starting in June on Thursdays evenings for adults. Pre-registration is required. For details, see dedicated post.

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