Patrons may request and renew items by calling the library at 978-263-4680, or visiting the library website at www.boxlib.org and clicking on “Your Library Account.”
Artwork by local resident, Florence Como, will be on display through August. Since her retirement from teaching in the Lincoln Public Schools, Florence has pursued her love of painting. Travel in Europe, especially Italy, has provided Florence with a wide variety of subject matter for her paintings. In addition to European scenes, Florence enjoys painting local scenes and gets inspiration from the beauty of Cape Cod and Cape Ann. She paints in a realistic style and enjoys painting a wide variety of subject matter including landscapes, seascapes, florals, urban scenes and people.
For more information, please click here.
This week @ the Library
You are invited to join Pinto (or Katie) of PintoBellaHoops, a licensed Hula Hoop instructor, for a fun fitness lesson! Pinto Bella Hoops uses custom made adult and childrens' hoops to teach and share hoop dance, aerobics and laughter! As a hooper coming from a dance background, she is also trained in AFAA Primary Group Fitness. "At Pinto Bella Hoops, we don’t see hooping as just a sport, a dance, or an exercise, it is a lifestyle!"
This event is suitable for ages 6 up. It is free and open to the public. Note: Children age 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. To register for this special event call the Library at 978-263-4680 & ask for Kathleen.
Please note: Our programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Boxborough Public Library. If a program requires registration, preference will be given to Boxborough residents. Non-residents may attend programs on a space-available basis.
Summer Hours @ the Library
The Sargent Memorial Library in Boxborough will be closed Saturdays during July and August from Saturday, July 5, 2014 through Saturday, August 30, 2014. The library will be open Mondays and Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Patrons may request and renew items by calling the library at 978-263-4680, or visiting the website at www.boxlib.org.
The Sargent Memorial Library buys many thousands of new books, movies, and CDs each year. Now you can receive a free weekly email showcasing the latest arrivals at the library. You'll learn about many new bestsellers, DVDs, CDs, cookbooks, mysteries, science books, travel guides, histories, children's titles, health books, science fiction, and more. With this information you can place a hold on any Sargent Memorial Library book, DVD or CD.
More Graphic Novels on Tumblebook Cloud
Just in time for summer reading! Tumblebook Cloud has expanded their Graphic Novel Collection. Check it out by clicking HERE or the image above.
Kids & YA Downloadable eBooks & other Media
There are more downloadable eBooks and other media available for kids and YA readers. Overdrive, Freegal, Tumblebooks, Tumblebooks Cloud Jr. and Tumblebooks Cloud all have books, movies or music available 24/7. Come by the library any time we are open for help getting started.
The Sargent Memorial Library, through its membership in the C/WMARS network, provides free downloadable eBooks, audiobooks and even some movies via Overdrive. Visit the C/WMARS Digital Catalog to find a listing of the titles that are available. The Digital Catalog's HELP section can answer many of your questions about downloading eBooks, including step-by-step instructions for downloading the Overdrive software for all supported devices
Freegal Music is a downloadable music service funded by the Boxborough Public Library Foundation that gives you access to about 3 million songs in MP3 format, including Sony Music’s catalog of artists.Download up to 3 songs per week that can be played on a variety of devices. Freegal Apps are available in both the Apple iTunes App Store and the Google Play store. For more information please check out the Freegal FAQ or go explore Freegal today.
TumbleBooks (ages 2-7) is an online collection of animated, talking picture books funded by the Boxborough Public Lbrary Foundation. In addition to classic fairy tales, young readers will also find stories with popular characters like Franklin, Caillou, and Biscuit. A selection of National Geographic videos pair up perfectly with some of the non-fiction books available.
TumbleBookCloud Junior (Grades 2-6) is an online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books! It's designed specifically for kids in grades two to six. Funded by the Boxborough Public Lbrary Foundation.
TumbleBook Cloud (Grades 5 and up) is an online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books! Funded by the Boxborough Public Lbrary Foundation.
Databases Available to Library Patrons
The following online resources are made available by funds from the Sargent Memorial Library Foundation.
Ancestry.com (IN library use ONLY)
For a complete list of online resources available to Sargent Memorial Library patrons click here or on "Reference Databases" under the "Resources" tab.
Curious how much the services the library provides you would cost if you had to pay for them directly?
To find out, follow the instructions on the Library Use Value Calculator