November events at the Marlborough Library


Marlborough – The Marlborough Public Library, 35 West Main St., is offering several free upcoming events for kids, teens and adults, including Write-Ins to celebrate National Novel Writing Month and various book clubs.

Adults are invited to attend “Crafter Dark” Monday, Nov. 4, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Supplies will be provided for participants to make bird-themed coasters using wood disks, cork, and illustrations from John James Audubon’s “The Birds of America.”  Registration is required.

In celebration of National Novel Writing Month (Nanowrimo), the library will be holding Write-In events Sundays, Nov. 10 and 17, from 2 to 4 p.m. Nanowrimo is a writing challenge that encourages participants to engage in a month-long writing challenge, working toward the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30. Writers of all ages are welcome; writers age 12 and under must be accompanied by a caregiver. No registration is required.

Patrons age 18 and over are invited to the Adult Book Club Monday, Nov. 18, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. or Thursday, Nov. 21, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. November’s selection for discussion is “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean.

The Forever Young Adult Book Club is for teens and adults who read YA books. The next meeting will be held Wednesday, Nov. 20, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call for information on the selected book.

The Science Book Club will be held Monday, Nov. 25, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. No previous experience in the subject is necessary. The November book selection is “The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs” by Steve Brusatte.

Copies of the selected reading are available at the circulation desk of the library. No registration is required for book clubs.

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