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.”
The photographs of Boxborough resident and Council on Aging member Frank Sibley will be on display at the Sargent Memorial Library from Dec. 3, 2014 through Jan. 6, 2015. Frank has been photographing the people and places of Boxborough as a hobby since 2001, the year he retired.
This week @ the Library
Artist @ the Library: Frank Sibley
The photographs of Boxborough resident and Council on Aging member Frank Sibley will be on display at the Sargent Memorial Library from Dec. 3, 2014 through Jan. 6, 2015. Frank has been photographing the people and places of Boxborough as a hobby since 2001, the year he retired. He has accumulated a vast collection of digital photographs on his computers which he will share with visitors to the Sargent Memorial Library. The photographs are of local people, celebrations, events and infrastructure. In addition, a series of permanent loose-leaf photo albums will be added to the collection at a reception on Dec. 16, at 1:00 PM, and remain on display at the library until the close of the exhibit. MORE INFO
New Year’s Closing
Library materials may be reserved and renewed online here.
Sargent Memorial Library Foundation Annual Fund Drive
The Sargent Memorial Library Foundation Annual Fund Drive has begun! Whether you enjoy holding the weight of a book in your hand, want to download the latest bestseller or music release to your e-book reader or tablet, research genealogy or investments using one of the library's many online databases, attend an exhibit or an event, or consult with one of our knowledgeable staff members, the library has something for everyone. Anytime you use library materials or attend an event, you are saving your family money. Please consider donating this year.
For a copy of the Annual Appeal letter with more information about the Library Foundation and what it funds, please click HERE.
For a printable, mailable donation form, please click HERE.
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.
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.
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