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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.
Vuoi imparare l'italiano?
The Romanov Sisters -Helen Rapport
They were the Princess Dianas of their day-- perhaps the most photographed and talked about young royals of the early twentieth century. The four captivating Russian Grand Duchesses-- Olga, Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia Romanov-- were much admired for their happy dispositions, their looks, the clothes they wore and their privileged lifestyle. Over the years, the story of the four Romanov sisters and their tragic end in a basement at Ekaterinburg in 1918 has clouded our view of them, leading to a mass of sentimental and idealized hagiography
ESL sessions will resume on February 23, 2015.
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
Is held every
FROM 3:30-4:30. AGES 7 & up WELCOME TO ATTEND.
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.
Donate Your Old Books to Benefit the Library
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.
Page Turners Monthly Book Club
Join this lively afternoon book discussion group. This month local author Steven Porter will be here on Tuesday, December 23 at 2 to discuss his book Manisses.
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.
Holiday Puppet Show
Saturday, December 20!
Celebrate the winter season as Sparky’s Puppets perform "Stories from Snowy Lands” at the Uxbridge Free Public Library on Saturday, December
20 at 1:00 P.M. Watch Jack Frost’s magic bring a snowman to life. Laugh at the antics of a boastful bear that goes ice fishing. And visit a shoemaker’s shop on a wintry day.
Sparky’s Puppets dramatize favorite children’s stories with colorful puppets, lively humor and plenty of audience participation. They have performed in schools, libraries and festivals throughout New England for over 35 years.
Local Author Tom D'Agostino
Author Tom D'Agostino will join us on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 6:30 in the Main Library for a lively discussion on his book Abandoned Villages and Ghost Towns of New England. Abandoned villages hold secrets that sometimes only ghosts can reveal. Tom will discuss forgotten places such as flooded Flagstaff, Maine and Massachusetts' s Dogtown Common.
This is a free program, however registration is necessary. Sponsored by the Uxbridge Library Trustees.
Stampin Up Card Making
Join Stampin Up professional Lauren Steele on Monday, January 5 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.
Sponsored by the Uxbridge Library Board of Trustees
This class is for ages 17 and up.
Friends of the Uxbridge Library Present
2nd Annual Downton Abbey Tea Party
Back by popular demand, the 2nd Annual Downton Abbey Tea sponsored by the Friends of the Uxbridge Library. This lively event will take place on Saturday, February 28, 2015 from 2:30-4:00 in the Main Library. All attendees are encouraged to wear their favorite special hat to this event. There will be raffles, tea, sandwiches and pastries to enjoy.
Tickets are on sale now at the Main Desk and are $10 per person. Seating is limited, so reserve your spot now.
*Tickets make a wonderful holiday gift for that Downton Abbey aficionado!*
We hope you'll join us!
Hands on Tarot Psychic Sampler
MARY DAISLEY owner of Hands on Tarot will present a two-part workshop on January 15 & 22 from 6-8 PM entitled Psychic Sampler. Join Mary as she helps participants explore their sixth sense. Registration necessary as space is limited.
This is a free program sponsored by the Uxbridge Library Board of Trustees
Library Holiday Hours
The Library will operate on the following holiday hours:
Monday, Dec. 22 -10-8
Tuesday, Dec. 23 - 10-5:30
Wednesday, Dec. 24 - CLOSED
Thursday, Dec. 25 - CLOSED
Saturday, Dec. 27 - 9-2
Monday, Dec. 29 - 10-8
Tuesday, Dec. 30 - 10-5:30
Wednesday, Dec. 31 - 10-2 - (1/2 Day Only)
Thursday, Jan. 1- CLOSED
Saturday, Jan 3- 9-2
On behalf of the Uxbridge Library Trustees and Staff, we wish you all a very happy holiday!
with Jeff Belanger
for MARCH 23 ,2015
Please register in the Main Library
Limited seating available
A supernatural evening with Jeff Belanger.
Join Jeff Belanger (finally!) on Monday, March 23 at 6:30 for a multimedia lecture, Q&A, and book signing. A Supernatural Evening offers a world tour of haunts, ghostly evidence, and discussion. This event is free and open to the public
This program is being sponsored by the Uxbridge Library Trustees.
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!
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 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.