Introducing… Representation Matters

In an effort to reflect the esteemed scholar Rudine Sims Bishop’s theory of books being “mirrors and windows” where children can see themselves as well as learn about those who have life experiences different than their own, the Kids’ Department will be working to create a series of booklists to help our patrons find books … Continued

Book Donation Hours!

SATURDAY, APRIL 17 – 10:00 AM—12:00 PM Curbside at the Parkman Street entrance Donations for the upcoming Friends of the Library book sale will be accepted curbside at the Parkman Street entrance on Saturday, April 17 from 10am to noon. Please drive up and volunteers will help remove donations from your car. Masks are required. … Continued

Library Giving Day

It is Library Awareness Week! Wednesday, April 7th is Library Giving Day, a campaign dedicated to growing philanthropic support for libraries across the nation. Please support the Westborough Public Library this #LibraryGivingDay! and help us strengthen our community. You can easily donate to the Westborough Public Library Foundation and the Friends of the Library. For another … Continued

Westborough Public Library Worker’s Day

There’s a famous quote about libraries that says, “The most important asset of any library goes home at night – the library staff.” To celebrate National Library Workers’ Day, The Westborough Public Library Board of Trustees has declared today, April 6, Westborough Public Library Workers’ Day. Huge, huge thanks go out to this dedicated staff … Continued

April is National Poetry Month

The Westborough Public Library is celebrating National Poetry Month. Come in and view our poetry displays along with poems written by patrons and staff. Take home a poetry book or two for your enjoyment.

We Need You! Strategic Plan Meeting

The library is working on a new 5 Year Strategic Plan, and we are seeking your input! Join us for discussion, brainstorming, and idea sharing with our consultant and your neighbors on Monday, March 29 at 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM via Zoom. We want to know what YOU want from YOUR library and how … Continued

Take and Make Kits for Teens and Kids

The Westborough Public Library is bringing events to our teens and kids by packaging up our programs and sending them home to you.  Every few weeks, the Teen Zone puts out a new kit that can be reserved ahead of time and then picked up in the library. In March, there will be kits for … Continued

Women’s History Month

Happy Women’s History Month from the Kids’ Department! “I raise up my voice—not so I can shout but so that those without a voice can be heard… We cannot succeed when half of us are held back.” – Malala Yousafzai We have compiled a list of books about amazing leaders, fantastic innovators, and inspirational thinkers … Continued

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