Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Jacob Edwards Library! All events are free and open to the public.
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Friday Magic at the Library
Jacob Edwards Library
Friday, Jul. 28, 3:00 pm
If you play Magic: The Gathering, stop by to play with others! Other games (Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon) also welcome!

All skill levels!
Games and Crafts wit
Games and Crafts with Anti Bullying Theme by New Hope
Jacob Edwards Library
Monday, Jul. 31, 11:30 am
Join us on Mondays at lunch time for crafts and stories centered around anti-bullying, healthy friendships, and conflict resolution. Malerie will be here to lead the program! Sponsored by New Hope.
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Jungle Jim’s Minecraft Madness
Jacob Edwards Library
Monday, Jul. 31, 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Join Jungle Jim as he leads the kids through the magical world of Minecraft! Combining balloon artistry, magic, comedy and improv, Jim creates an amazing experience for children. Activities incude Giant Dragon creation, the Building Block Madness Tournament, a riveting Zombie Chase and the Balloon Firework Rocket extravanganza! All leads up to the big finale...A humongous 6-foot Slimeball!
  Sponsored by Southbridge Cultural Council and Friends of Jacob Edwards Library.
Knitting with Sonya
Knitting with Sonya
Jacob Edwards Library
Tuesday, Aug. 1, 10:30 am- 12:30 pm
Join us for a drop-in knitting and crafting group every Tuesday! The group is informal and friendly, and meets in the Reading Room. 
Crafty Wednesday
Crafty Wednesday
Children's Room Jacob Edwards Library
Wednesday, Aug. 2, All Day Event

All day, every Wednesday all year long!
                                          Drop in and do a craft in the children’s room! Future crafts are on display in the                                                          Children’s Room!
 
 

Tinkering Thursday
Tinkering Thursday
Children's Room
Thursday, Aug. 3, 3:00 p.m. -4:00 p.m.
                                                      Thursday from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m
                                                       
                                                      Hands-on STEAM-related activities to stimulate the brain for school-age children. Where you can use your imagination and create using eveyday items, and  upscaled products!! Come see what it is all about!!
Opening Reception -
Opening Reception - Helen Boyle
Jacob Edwards Library
Thursday, Aug. 3, 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Please join us in welcoming our featured artist for August, Helen Boyle!

"A photograph can do many things. It can bring back a memory, bring a smile or a tear. It can sometimes stir the soul or the imagination. Taking the time to see the people and beauty around us is easy to do just pause for a moment."
Teen Craft - Seed Bo
Teen Craft - Seed Bombs
Jacob Edwards Library
Friday, Aug. 4, 2:00 pm
All teens and tweens are welcome to join us to make seed bombs!

Summer Reading is wrapping up - but keep on "Building a Better World" with these seed bombs! Using wildflowers friendly to the region, we'll show you how to make a seed bomb that will have the best chance of producing flowers.

All materials provided!
Caravan Puppets
Jacob Edwards Library
Monday, Aug. 7, 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Book Club - The Kitchen House
Jacob Edwards Library
Monday, Aug. 7, 6:30 - 7:30 pm
The book club will discuss The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom
Knitting with Sonya
Knitting with Sonya
Jacob Edwards Library
Tuesday, Aug. 8, 10:30 am- 12:30 pm
Join us for a drop-in knitting and crafting group every Tuesday! The group is informal and friendly, and meets in the Reading Room. 
Construction Crew
Construction Crew
Jacob Edwards Library
Tuesday, Aug. 8, 3:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.
                                                      Tuesday from 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m
                                                       
                                                       We'll bring the Legos, you bring the ideas! Best for kids over 5.                                                                                  and finished Lego projects may go on display in the Children’s Room.
 
Crafty Wednesday
Crafty Wednesday
Children's Room Jacob Edwards Library
Wednesday, Aug. 9, All Day Event

All day, every Wednesday all year long!
                                          Drop in and do a craft in the children’s room! Future crafts are on display in the                                                          Children’s Room!
 
 

Tinkering Thursday
Tinkering Thursday
Children's Room
Thursday, Aug. 10, 3:00 p.m. -4:00 p.m.
                                                      Thursday from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m
                                                       
                                                      Hands-on STEAM-related activities to stimulate the brain for school-age children. Where you can use your imagination and create using eveyday items, and  upscaled products!! Come see what it is all about!!
Film Screening - A M
Film Screening - A Monster Calls
Jacob Edwards Library
Thursday, Aug. 10, 6:00 - 7:30 pm
A boy befriends a wise tree monster while coping with bullying and his mother’s terminal illness, using his imagination to escape reality.
Rated PG-13. Running time 108 min.
 
Knitting with Sonya
Knitting with Sonya
Jacob Edwards Library
Tuesday, Aug. 15, 10:30 am- 12:30 pm
Join us for a drop-in knitting and crafting group every Tuesday! The group is informal and friendly, and meets in the Reading Room. 
Construction Crew
Construction Crew
Jacob Edwards Library
Tuesday, Aug. 15, 3:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.
                                                      Tuesday from 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m
                                                       
                                                       We'll bring the Legos, you bring the ideas! Best for kids over 5.                                                                                  and finished Lego projects may go on display in the Children’s Room.
 
Crafty Wednesday
Crafty Wednesday
Children's Room Jacob Edwards Library
Wednesday, Aug. 16, All Day Event

All day, every Wednesday all year long!
                                          Drop in and do a craft in the children’s room! Future crafts are on display in the                                                          Children’s Room!
 
 

Tinkering Thursday
Tinkering Thursday
Children's Room
Thursday, Aug. 17, 3:00 p.m. -4:00 p.m.
                                                      Thursday from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m
                                                       
                                                      Hands-on STEAM-related activities to stimulate the brain for school-age children. Where you can use your imagination and create using eveyday items, and  upscaled products!! Come see what it is all about!!
Made in America with
"Made in America" with Quintessential Brass
Jacob Edwards Library
Thursday, Aug. 17, 6:30 - 7:30 pm
On Thursday, August 17th, 2017 you are invited to attend a FREE concert at the Jacob Edwards Library performed by Quintessential Brass. The quintent will a program entitled “Made In America” which highlights music by American composers and performers and celebrates America’s rich musical traditions.

Program will include some early American music, as well as the music of Leroy Anderson, John Phillip Sousa, John Bon Jovi, Henry Mancini, the Beach Boys, Henry Filmore, Charles Ives, John Williams, Lee Greenwood, Stevie Wonder, Jason Mraz, and others, as well as music from Broadway, the Big Band Era, and popular TV and movie themes.

This brass quintet consists of five full-time professional musicians who have, individually, performed with groups all over the world, recorded CDs and movie soundtracks, performed for Presidents, and at venues such as Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center. Quintessential Brass has recorded two CDs: “Miscellenea” and “A Quintessential Christmas”. For more information, you may visit their website at http://home.earthlink.net/~quintbrass/.
 
Mike Peipman, trumpet
Adam Mejaour, trumpet
Robin Milinazzo, horn
David Lindsey, trombone
Leslie Havens, bass trombone & tuba
 
This concert is supported by the Southbridge Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Masscahusetts Cultural Council, a state agency Sponsored by Southbridge Cultural Council.
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