Upcoming events for teens, tweens and adults at the Marlborough Library


Marlborough – The Marlborough Public Library, 35 W. Main St., will offer free school vacation activities for teens, plus tech learning events for adults.

For teens in grades 6-12, the library will hold several events. Pre-registration is required.

A craft event, “Washer Jewelry,” Tuesday, Feb. 20, from 1:30-2:30 p.m. to create a unique pendant, bracelet or keychain using washers and thread.

On Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the library will hold a Book Brunch. Teens can share your their reviews (positive or negative), get recommendations for what to read next, and enjoy some brunch treats. The teen librarian will also share brand new young adult (YA) titles and give participants first dibs before they hit the library shelves.

In “Cosplay Creations,” Thursday, Feb. 22, from 2-3:30 p.m. teens will make a DIY cosplay headband, such as Pikachu ears, a Naruto headband, or unicorn horn. All supplies will be provided.

ArtLab will be held Friday, Feb. 23, from 2 -3:30 p.m. Teens will take a blank canvas and acrylic paints to make their own unique masterpiece.

Finally, on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 10-10:45 a.m., the library’s book club for tweens in grades 5-8, “BeTween the Lines,” will meet. Participants will have a fun book chat and enjoy some snacks. This month’s book is “Found” by Margaret Peterson Haddix.

For adults, one-on-one tech help will be offered Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the Bigelow Auditorium. Registration required. Call the Reference Desk at 508-624-6992 to sign up for an individual help session. They can assist with basic computer skills on laptops, tablets and phones including Internet searching, email, Microsoft Office, downloading e-books, online job applications, genealogy and social media.

On Thursday, Feb. 22, “Online Tools to Find Your Next Great Read” to learn about the many online tools that you can use to explore authors and titles. Registration required.

For more information, call 508-624-6900. For times and days of events, or to register online, visit http://bit.ly/MarlboroughLibraryEvents.