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MA eBook Project Catalog
Find primary sources, historical documents, images, video and so much more from the collection at BiblioBoard
 
Look for bestsellers in fiction and nonfiction at Axis 360 from Baker & Taylor
 
 
http://masslibsystem.eblib.com/  Use your CWMARs library card to access EBL

FREEGAL MUSIC & MOVIES
Check out Freegal Music.  Uxbridge Library Registered cardholders can stream and download music. 

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Use the Overdrive app to get ebooks, audio books, movies, and music
Use your library card to get movies, music, ebooks, and audio books using the apps on this page.
To use these apps, you must have a library card with a C/W Mars member library, and know your passord. If you do not know your password, please contact your local library.

Browse the digital catalog here
With C/W Mars, you can:
* search the catalog
* place a hold
* review the items you have checked out
* renew items
 

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Do you shop at Amazon?
 Would you like to use your existing Amazon.com account to help the library purchase new books? 
Visit this link 
to make purchases and AmazonSmile will donate.5% of the purchase price to the Uxbridge Library.

Savers Bank Donation

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Many thanks to Diana Bruneau and Savers Bank in Uxbridge for their generous donation toward children's programming at the Uxbridge Library.

Programs such as Crafty Wednesday's, LEGO Club and storytellers will continue thanks to their thoughtfulness.

We salute you!


Kill A Watt Kit Available Now!

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Take control of your energy use at home. Borrow this kit from the library for 1 week and check out the kilowatt usage of your household appliances.

See a member of the staff for details!


Lions Clubs Glasses Collection
                                      
The library is currently collecting old or unused prescription glasses for the Uxbridge Lions Club. Please bring your donations to the Main Library.
Thank You!

Museum Passes

Don't forget to check out the list of museum passes that the Uxbridge Library has to offer.

Contact the Children's Room for more information!

508-278-8624x104


Thought for the day...
There is no friend as loyal as a book
-Ernest Hemingway

Help the Uxbridge Food Pantry!
The People First Food Pantry is looking for donations! Did you know the Library has collection bins for contributions to on both levels? Just drop off any non-perishable items during regular library hours and we'll arrange to have it delivered to the food pantry. Diapers, wipes and ointments are in high demand currently. Your help is greatly appreciated!  
 

Own a Piece of Uxbridge History!
  For a small donatation, you will receive a copy of Uxbridge Bi-Centennial 1927, with information about early Uxbridge and many of its historic buildings including the Library itself! The monies collected will go towards the historical collection.
Library Value Calculator

Do you know how much one interlibrary loan costs?  This Library Value Calculator might surprise you!  In Uxbridge, the Library's Fy2015 portion of the total municipal budget is only 0.85%.  Where else can you get value like that?!




New York Times Bestsellers

This Week in History

Vuoi imparare l'italiano?
 
 
The Library is pleased to offer Rocket Languages, a great new way to learn a new language.  Simply click on the button and register using your Uxbridge Library barcode!
 
 
 

New Non-Fiction Books
Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer
Natural Color Vibrant Plant Dye Projects by Sasha Duerr
Code of the Extraordinary Mind by Vishen Lakhiani
The Games: a global history of the Olympics by David Goldblatt
Libertarians on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
 
 
 



AMAZONSMILE is here!
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The Uxbridge Library is now a participant in the Amazon Smile Foundation. The program will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from customers' eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Friends of the Library. The purchase price for each item is the sale price, excluding shipping, handling, gift-wrapping fees, taxes and service charges, and less any rebates. Certain items are ineligible for this program.
Click here to access Amazon and support the library!

Friends Membership
                                                           

The Friends of the Uxbridge Library are looking for members!. Please consider joining the Friends and help support the museums pass program, summer program and many other worthwhile endeavors that the Friends are a part of. Membership forms are available to download on the Friends Tab of this page.


Bi-Monthly Knitting Group
                              
 
Calling all knitters and crochet lovers! The library offers a  knitting and crocheting group. All skill levels are invited to join this lively group. Next meetings are at 1:30PM on October 6 & 20. 

We're Mobile!
Click on or scan this image to access the mobile version of our website!

Make a Tax Deductible Contribution to the Library!
The Library's mission is "to serve the town of Uxbridge as a center for education, culture, recreation and information". This past year the Library offered over one hundred programs for children, teens and adults in the community, many of them sponsored by the Library Board of Trustees or the Friends of the Library. If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation towards future programming, please send contributions to the Library Board of Trustees or the Friends of the Library with "Programs" in the notation field.
Thank you for your support!



LEGO CLUB

 Is held every

THURSDAY

FROM 3:30-4:30

We supply the LEGO's just bring your building plate.



 
 
 


New Youth Services Librarian/ Assistant Director
September 26, 2016 ~ Welcome Deb Hinkle!!!
Come in to welcome Deb!  Her first day is Monday, September 26th.
Seed Collecting and Sharing Library
Bring in seeds to share and take seeds to plant next season.
Purple Cone FlowerFirst seeds available for sharing~ light pink Morning Glory, purple Cone Flower, and pink Holly Hock.
Please, bring in your flower and / or vegetable seeds to share.


 
Friends of the Library Book and Bake Sale
October 1st, Saturday, from 9-1
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Photo from the last Book & Bake Sale


 
Yoga with Marise
Mondays, at 7PM
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Chair Yoga with David Tapscot
Thursday, September 29 at 6:00PM
Please sign up for this program. Thank you to the Library Trustees for sponsoring Chair Yoga.

Writing Group
October 3, Monday, at 6PM

Join us at the Uxbridge Free Public Library, Monday, October 3rd, at 6:00 PM for a Creative Writing workshop with Zach Parrish. We will discuss themes in writing and work on our own pieces of fiction.
Students and adults are welcome to attend. Hope to see you there!

 
Overdrive Demo Unit
Come see what is available in e-books and e-audio books
This is the last week to come in and use the giant touch screen Overdrive Demo Unit. Please visit the library and see the e-books and e- audio books available to you with your CW MARS Library card. We will be happy to help you use this tool.
Photo of Overdrive demo unit computer screen with book covers.
Page Turners Monthly Book Club
                         
Join this lively afternoon book presentation & discussion group.
September 27th at 3 PM in the Adult Reading Room (2nd floor).

This is a free, drop-in program open to all. Please contact us at 508-278-8624 for more information.
Representative Kevin Kuros - Open Office Hour
October 4, 2016~Tuesday~ from 4-5PM
All are welcome to stop in the library to talk with Representative Kevin Kuros on the main floor.
Senator Ryan Fattman Open Office Hour
October 11, 2016~ Tuesday~ 5-6PM
All are welcome to stop in and talk with Senator Ryan Fattman on the main floor.
Sit and Knit
October 6, at 1:30PM
Come to knit or crochet at the library. Enjoy company and conversation with other creative people.
Card Making with Susan Bedard
October 20, Thursday, 6:30PM

Please sign-up for this free program sponsored by the Library Trustees and Library Staff.
​Get creative and get social, come to join us and walk away with cards to give away.

Meditation Group
Thursdays at 6:30PM
Benefits of meditation~ Reduces pain, feelings of depression and anxiety, anger, and confusion. Increases blood flow and slows the heart. Provides a sense of calm, peace, and balance.  Helps reverse heart disease, control thoughts, increase energy, and reduce stress.
All are welcome to attend this free program organized and run by volunteers. Sign up at the library is encouraged.

Caroline E. Zani author of "Piper Once & Again"
Thursday~ November 10, 2016 at 6:30PM






























Please call or stop by to sign up for this free event. Caroline E. Zani will talk about her new book. Books will be available for purchase and signing after Caroline's presentation.




 
The Value of the Book with Ray Rickman
November 3, 2016 at 6:30PM
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Ray Rickman, with over 30 years of experience in the book business, will give you an appraisal of your old and treasured book. Please sign up for this program, sponsored by the Uxbridge Free Public Library Trustees. 
Based on sign-up we are hoping that each person can bring up to two books.  This is a wonderful program that is similar to Antiques Road Show, but for books. ​

Food Pantry Donations Needed
Please add some non-perishables to the food pantry collection box on the first floor

Book Club~ The Bookies~ Open to all
October 20, 2016 at 2PM
We will discuss The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield. Extra copies will be ordered in regular, large print, audio, and available at the circulation desk. 
We are also happy to help you access them digitally on your preferred device. 
 

Create with Coloring
Thursday, October 6th from 3-4PM
Come in to relax and color. Coloring books, boxes, pens, and pencils will be provided.
Recycling Program with Bonnie Coombs
Monday, October 24, from 6:30- 7:30PM
Learn how you can make a difference with new Styrofoam recycling in the Blackstone Valley.
Create and Share
October 27, Thursday, 3-4PM
Bring what you are working on and share with others. This includes but is not limited to crochet, beading, knitting, sewing, Zentangle, and coloring. We will also have our coloring supplies available for anyone to use.
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Ann Hood~Author Visit
December 6, 2016 at 7PM at the Senior Center
Save this date! Ann Hood will talk about her new book, "The Book that Matters Most".
 More information to follow.
Sign up with Susan Baghdasarian (susanbaghdasarian@yahoo.com) she is the coordinator for this great event!
Thank you Lenze Corporation
For donating new Dr. Seuss Books and DVDs to our Library Collection!

Katie Fenton, Deb Auger, Ann Thomas, Tina Cavalieri, Deb Kling


Katie Fenton, Deb Auger, Tina Cavalieri, and Deb Kling
Thank you to the Friends of the Uxbridge Free Library
Saturday's Downton Abbey Tea was a lovely time!
Thank you to all who attended!  It was great to have JoAnn Cohen Vaida taking professional photographs and Lynn Shannon with sister Lisa who brought the tablecloths and her props with photo background set up!
Friends of the Library in Downton Tea photo 2016The Red Hat Society of Mendon in attendance had the loveliest hats and tea cups!
Thank you to Mark Francis, Library Trustee Chairman, who supplied the tables and chairs for the event! 
 

Missing some leaves from the Family Tree?
Facilitated by Mike Potaski
Are you interested in Genealogy and Family History?  Have you wondered how to start, where to go for assistance as you navigate the maze of Internet information?  Mike Postaski will be available most Saturday mornings from 10am-noon to help beginners get started and advise other researchers who are running into difficulties gathering information.  These sessions are free and open to the public. Please call ahead to check if he will be available.
He can also be contacted by email: mikepotaski@hotmail.com
Homebound Delivery Service

The library has a homebound service program in place that allows patrons who are unable to travel to the library due to medical conditions to receive home delivery of library materials.
In order to qualify for this door-to-door delivery and pickup service of materials, an applicant must live within the town of Uxbridge, MA and possess a valid Uxbridge Free Public Library card in good standing.

Please note that at this time the library has a limited amount of volunteers and we will do our best to accommodate the needs of the patron.
Call (508)278-8624 x101 or email athomas@uxbridge-ma.gov for more information.