Representative Kuros to hold office hours
State Representative Kevin Kuros will be holding office hours in the Main Library Study Room on Monday, August 8, 2015 from 5-6 PM.Kevin.Kuros@mahouse.gov or call 617-722-2460 to make an appointment.
Non-essential Water Use Restriction
Please note that the Town of Uxbridge is once again limiting nonessential outdoor water use through mandatory restrictions from May 1st through September 30th. Nonessential water usage is prohibited in the Town of Uxbridge between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5p.m. and that such restrictions become effective starting May 1, 2015 and will remain in effect until September 30,2015.
TRY THIS ONE!
Enzo knows he is different from other dogs: a philosopher with a nearly human soul (and an obsession with opposable thumbs), he has educated himself by watching television extensively, and by listening very closely to the words of his master, Denny Swift, an up-and-coming race car driver.
AMAZONSMILE is here!
The Uxbridge Library is now a participant in the Amazon Smile Foundation. The program will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from customers' eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Friends of the Library. The purchase price for each item is the sale price, excluding shipping, handling, gift-wrapping fees, taxes and service charges, and less any rebates. Certain items are ineligible for this program.
Bi-Monthly Knitting Group
Calling all knitters! The library offers a twice monthly knitting group every first and third Thursday from 1:30-3:30 in the Main Library. Knitters of all skill levels are invited to join this lively group.
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The Friends of the Uxbridge Library are looking for members!. Please consider joining the Friends and help support the museums pass program, summer program and many other worthwhile endeavors that the Friends are a part of. Membership forms are available to download on the Friends Tab of this page.
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Our Summer Reading Program has begun!
Join us as we continue a summer of fun here at the library. We have 4 weeks left of fun programs to share with the entire family.
Click on the Children's Tab for a complete listing of summer activities.
Super Cold Science
Museum of Science Boston - Travelling Program
Tuesday, August 18 at 1:00 PM in the Main Library
Join us as we welcome members of the Museum of Science Travelling Programs scientists as they investigate how heat and temperature relate to the movement of atoms and molecules, and experience their extreme, even bizarre, effect on solids, liquids, and gases. This program is for children of all ages.
This is a free, drop in program sponsored in part by the Uxbridge Library Board of Trustees and a grant from the MOS.
Join us on Thursday, July 30 at 6:30 in the Main Library a we welcome local Mansfield, MA author Christine Zaniboni. Christine will be here to discuss the first book in her series The Cy Walleski Mystery Series; Iced at Midnight. Learn all about Cy, an ex-cop turned private eye. Cy lives in a small town in Maine and everyone knows him, and he knows everyone. Or does he?!
This is a free program, however registration is necessary. Please call the Main Desk at 508-278-8624x100.
Stampin Up Card Making
Join Stampin Up professional Lauren Steele on Monday, August 3 from 6-8 as she brings all of her tools, stamps and tricks for making some wonderful cards. Each participant will make 3 cards to take home. This class is FREE, however registration is necessary and limited to 8.
Sponsored by the Uxbridge Library Board of Trustees
This class is for ages 17 and up.
Page Turners Monthly Book Club
Join this lively afternoon book discussion group. Meets the second Tuesday of the month. The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 11, 2015. 2-3 PM in the lower library.
This is a free, drop-in program open to all. Light refreshments will be served. Please contact Carol at 508-278-8624x100 for more information.
Homebound Delivery Service
The library has a homebound service program in place that allows patrons who are unable to travel to the library due to medical conditions to receive home delivery of library materials.
In order to qualify for this door-to-door delivery and pickup service of materials, an applicant must live within the town of Uxbridge, MA and possess a valid Uxbridge Free Public Library card in good standing.
Patrons interested in this service can check with the Library Director at 508-278-8624x101 for more information.
Please note that at this time the library has a limited amount of volunteers and we will do our best to accommodate the needs of the patron.
Uxbridge author Michael Martino
Local Uxbridge author Michael Martino will be here on Thursday, September 10 at 6:30 PM to talk about his newly published book Shrouded Deception. It's the fictitious story of the holy Shroud of Turin being stolen and replaced with a forgery, and the quest to return it to the rightful place.
Following the talk, Michael will have copies of his book for sale.
This is a free program, however registration is necessary.
Pastel Paint - Scarlet Poppies
with Greg Maichack
Monday, September 21, 2015 6-8 PM
Join us as we welcome back local artist Greg Maichack with his program "How to pastel paint like Georgia O'Keeffe-Scarlet Poppies". No experience needed.
This is a free program, however registration is limited due to space constraints. Please call the Main Desk for more information.
Funded in part by a grant for the Uxbridge Cultural Council and the Uxbridge Library Board of Trustees.
Mental Tools for Fall Marathoners
with Jean Gillis
Mental Tools for Fall Marathons
Monday, September 28, 2015 6:30-8
Are doubt and fear creeping in as marathon day approaches? Youíre wondering if youíre training enough? Or if youíre going to bonk on the hills? Itís natural for nerves to set in before a big race, particularly if itís your first of that distance. Join Jean Gillis as she discusses the importance of mental skills for running and tools to help calm pre-race nerves.
This is a free program, however registration is necessary. Please contact the Main Desk at 508-278-8624x100
Coming this Fall
Boys Town Common Sense Parenting
Join Sarah Dodd, a Parent Trainer from Boys Town New England for a 7- week parenting workshop that uses a positive, effective approach to raising children. The focus will be on toddler and pre school age children.
This workshop is being offered FREE and will be held every Thursday from September 24 -November 5 from 6-8 PM in the Main Library. Registration is required and may be done by calling 508-278-8624x100.
Each workshop participant will receive a workbook and parenting guide to use and keep after the program is over
Charitable Giving Program from UniBank
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!
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.