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Howie Carr is coming to Uxbridge!

                           

The Uxbridge Library Board of Trustees will host Howie Carr on Sunday, November 9 at 1 PM in the Uxbridge High School Auditorium.

This is a free event, however tickets will be handed out prior to the event. Please check back for more details.



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Regular Hours Schedule

 The library is operating under regular hours.

Mon & Thurs 10-8

Tues & Wed 10-5:30

Sat. 9-2

 


Savers Bank Donation

A huge thank you to Diana Bruneu and the Uxbridge Branch of Savers Bank for their generous donation to the library! These funds will be used for programs and materials in the children's area.Thank you Savers Bank!


ESL CLASSES

ESL sessions have resumed.

The Uxbridge Library is proud to be providing ESL ( English as a second language) classes each Monday evening from 6:00-7:30 in the Main Library. Facilitator Bonnie Berard is donating her time to this worthwhile effort. This program is being offered free to the public and will be on a drop-in basis. Please note there is no child care service available at this time. For more information please inquire at the circulation desk or call 508-278-8624.


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LEGO CLUB

 Is held every

THURSDAY

FROM 3:30-4:30. AGES 7 & up WELCOME TO ATTEND.


Museum Passes

Don't forget to check out the list of museum passes that the Uxbridge Library has to offer.

Contact the Children's Room for more information!

508-278-8624x104


Thought for the day...
"Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get when you don't".
Pete Seeger
1919-2014

Help the Uxbridge Food Pantry!
The People First Food Pantry is looking for donations! Did you know the Library has collection bins for contributions to on both levels? Just drop off any non-perishable items during regular library hours and we'll arrange to have it delivered to the food pantry. Your help is greatly appreciated!
Own a Piece of Uxbridge History!

Donations of any size are welcome to help fund the purchase of a new microfilm/microfiche reader.  For each donation, you will receive a copy of Uxbridge Bi-Centennial 1927, with information about early Uxbridge and many of its historic buildings including the Library itself!


Library Value Calculator

Do you know how much one interlibrary loan costs?  This Library Value Calculator might surprise you!  In Uxbridge, the Library's Fy2014 portion of the total municipal budget is only 0.85%.  Where else can you get value like that?!




New York Times Bestsellers

This Week in History

Make a Tax Deductible Contribution to the Library!
The Library's mission is "to serve the town of Uxbridge as a center for education, culture, recreation and information". This past year the Library offered over one hundred programs for children, teens and adults in the community, many of them sponsored by the Library Board of Trustees or the Friends of the Library. If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation towards future programming, please send contributions to the Library Board of Trustees or the Friends of the Library with "Programs" in the notation field.
Thank you for your support!


Librarian's Pick

                   

This fascinating story set in the 1920's will keep you guessing right up until the last sentence.

Chosen by Deb



The Friends of the Library would like to thank Stephen Croteau and Luoxi Li from the Roger H Croteau CPA Group in Uxbridge for helping the Friends of the Uxbridge Free Public Library with their tax exempt filing. We are grateful that there are businesses in our community that help support our library through their dedication and professionalism.   If you are looking for someone who is reliable and professional, Roger H. Croteau and Company are located at 10 River Road in Uxbridge MA.  



 
 
 

Vuoi imparare l'italiano?
 

The Library is pleased to offer Rocket Languages, a great new way to learn a new language.  Simply click on the button and register using your Uxbridge Library barcode!
 

Donate Your Old Books to Benefit the Library
The Friends of the library now offer you a simple way to support the library--with the donation of your old books/CDs/DVDs.  In the back library parking lot you will find a donation box.  Simply leave your items in the box.  When the box is full, the items will be collected, and the Friends will earn cash for the benefit of the library. 


Friends Semi-Annual Book & Bake Sale

                                                    

The Friends of the Uxbridge Library will hold their fall Book & Bake Sale will take place on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 9-1.

Donations may be dropped off beginning September 22, 2014.


Story Time & Baby & Me Registrations
September 8-13, 2014

Come join us  at the Uxbridge Free Public Library for Story Time or  our newest program Baby & Me.

Registration week is

September 8-13, 2014 during regular library hours. All registrations must be done in person, no phone calls or emails please.

Baby & Me is held on Monday (waiting list available) or Saturday for children ages 0-2 and their caregiver.

Story Time is held on Tuesday or Thursday for children ages 2 1/2 - 5 and their caregiver. Please pick-up an information packet for times and more details.

 


Sublime Sunflowers
with Greg Maichack

                                   

 

Monday, September 22, 2014 at 6:30 PM - Only a few spaces left!

Join MA Cultural Council Gold Star Program Award nominee Greg Maichack as he teaches participants how to paint a sunflower using simple techniques. All necessary materials will be supplied by Greg. Therefore, registration is required due to the nature of this program. Please call the Main Desk at 508-278-8624x100 or register in person.

Program sponsored by the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the Uxbridge Library Board of Trustees.


Mary Daisley Presents
Everyday Armor

 Monday, September 29 , 2014 6-8 PM.

Please register in the Main Library

Do you feel other people's aches, pains and bad moods? Do you feel exhausted after being around large groups?Join Mary Daisley as she shares easy techniques for how to keep the moods and emotions of others from negatively influencing your own. Everyday Armor is a two hour experiential class that explores grounding, centering, aura play, and guided meditations to create a crystal fortress of personal mental and emotional protection. This class is ideal for everyone with helpful information for all.

This program is being sponsored by the Uxbridge Library Trustees.


The Gravestone Girls
will return to the Uxbridge Library
Thursday, October 2nd 6:30-8

                       

The Gravestone Girls are cemetery historians dedicated to documenting and preserving gravestone art, while educating audiences about the treasures to be found in local cemeteries. The focus of the presentation covers cemetery art, history and symbolism with an emphasis on local cemeteries.   

Please call or visit the library to register for this wonderfully unique program sponsored by the Uxbridge Library Board of Trustees.  


Stories & Songs for the Little Ones
With Deb Hudgins

On Monday, October 6 from 10:30-11 join Deb Hudgins as she sings songs and tells stories about the fall here at the library.This program is especially designed with the little ones in mind.

This is a FREE, drop-in program sponsored by Beginning Bridges of Northbridge & Uxbridge.


Still Waiting for That Bestseller?
Try one of our Nooks!
               Thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Library, and the Teen Advisory Board  we have Nooks available to borrow!  From George R.R. Martin's Game of Thrones saga to Jhumpa Lahiri's The Lowland, and many children's and young adult titles we have something for every taste.  Check one out today!
Library receives Charitable Giving Program Grant from UniBank
Thanks to the generosity of our neighbor, UniBank, the Library is pleased to be able to offer LearningExpress Library, an interactive, multipurpose database! 
The LearningExpress Library online learning platform has helped millions of library patrons and students prepare for a wide range of career-oriented licensing and certification exams in health care, education, civil service, homeland security, as well as improve job skills such as creating a great resume, honing interviewing techniques, and improving business communications. The platform also has interactive tutorials to help users improve basic skills in reading, writing, and math, as well as prepare for high-stakes tests such as the GED, ACT, and SAT. The innovative platform includes self-paced interactive study, instant scoring, and diagnostic feedback, and can be accessed from any computer with an Internet connection
To access LearningExpress Library with your Uxbridge Library card, click here!

Missing some leaves from the Family Tree?
Facilitated by Mike Potaski
Are you interested in Genealogy and Family History?  Have you wondered how to start, where to go for assistance as you navigate the maze of Internet information?  Mike Postaski will be available most Saturday mornings beginning September 21st from 10am-noon to help beginners get started and advise other researchers who are running into difficulties gathering information.  These sessions are free and open to the public.
Need a Laptop?
Borrow one for in-house library use!
Thanks to the generosity of the Greater Worcester Community Foundation, the Library was able to purchase four laptops for in-house use. Users must sign-in at the Main Circulation Desk, before sitting down to use any computer. ll computers
are on a first-come, first-served basis and cannot be reserved in advance;

All laptops are wireless and equipped with MS Office software.