Marlborough Public Library Blog

Healthy Holiday Cooking Workshop!

On Tuesday, November 29th, from 6-8 p.m. join cooking instructor Liz Barbour and learn how to plan a healthy menu that can include recipes that are prepared ahead and recipes that can be put together last minute with very little fuss. Enjoy a cooking demonstration of two delicious recipes, samples, and more!  This event is FREE and open to the public.  Register here: http://bit.ly/NovCooking

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Adult Book Club – November 2016

This month the Adult Book Club is reading… I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

“Describes the life of a young Pakistani student who advocated for women’s rights and education in the Taliban-controlled Swat Valley who survived an assassination attempt and became the youngest nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize.” – publisher’s summary

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting. Continue reading “Adult Book Club – November 2016” »

Adult Book Club – October 2016

This month the Adult Book Club is reading… The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

“As the wars that have ravaged Britain fade into the past, Axl and Beatrice, a couple of elderly Britons, set out on a journey to find the son they have not seen in years, and are joined in their travels by a Saxon warrior, his orphaned charge, and a knight.” – publisher’s summary

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting. Continue reading “Adult Book Club – October 2016” »

Adult Book Club – September 2016

This month the Adult Book Club is reading… The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw

“Presents personal narratives from the generation of Americans who were born in the 1920s, came of age during the Depression, fought in World War II, and came home to build a new America during the postwar era.” – publisher’s summary

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting. Continue reading “Adult Book Club – September 2016” »

Adult Book Club – August 2016

This month the Adult Book Club is reading… The Heist by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg

“Just when it seems that international crook Nicolas Fox has been captured for good, he pulls off his greatest con of all: he convinces the FBI to offer him a job, working side by side with Special Agent Kate O’Hare. Problem is, teaming up to stop a corrupt investment banker who’s hiding on a private island in Indonesia is going to test O’Hare’s patience and Fox’s skill — if the two don’t kill each other first.” – publisher’s summary

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting. Continue reading “Adult Book Club – August 2016” »

Adult Book Club – July 2016

This month the Adult Book Club is reading… The Unexpected Waltz by Kim Wright

“Recently widowed from a much older wealthy man with whom she spent her married life doing charity work, Kelly finds renewal through ballroom dancing at the sides of a young Russian dance teacher, a hospice worker and a childhood confidante.” – publisher’s summary

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting. Continue reading “Adult Book Club – July 2016” »

Fall Fun in the Children’s Room!

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Boo!  Spike hopes that everyone loves Halloween as much as she does. She’s ready and wants you to join her in all the festivities. October is filled with all kinds of celebrations and spooky fun in the Children’s Room. On Saturday, October 8th, we’ll be having a Harry Potter Hogwarts Academy Training Camp. Learn how to perform your own magic and play Balloon Quidditch!  On the 11th, we’ll be celebrating Star Wars Reads Day. Dress up as your favorite Star Wars character, make a Yoda puppet, play pin the light saber on Darth Vader, or come see Lego Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles.

Oh, and of course, we’re having a Halloween Fun party on the 29th at 2pm. Dress up in your Halloween costume and we’ll supply the games, crafts, stories, and treats. Spike will be waiting for you. Don’t forget to check out our storytime programs, book clubs, art club, STEAM program, as well as our new Baby Art Adventures club. Our EventKeeper Calendar lists registration and date information and our webpage lists further details.