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NEW REGULATIONS - NO SMOKING ON TOWN PROPERTY
During the summer, the Northborough Board of Health voted that no
tobacco use would be allowed on the grounds of town buildings, which
includes parking lots, sidewalks, and yards.
We ask your cooperation in observing this new regulation.
LIBRARY SURVEY RESULTS ARE IN!
In early 2013 we mailed a survey to every household in Northborough, and provided an electronic version as well. A majority (67%) use the library at least once a month.
Biggest praise is for the library staff. The most frequent request is for more hours, especially in the evening and on Sundays.
Books, movies, audiobooks
The bad news:
Higgins Armory will close
permanently at the end of
The good news:
We have discount passes to
Higgins Armory that admit
up to 4 people at half price.
Children under 3 are free.
PEW RESEARCH RELEASES SURVEY RESULTS ON READING
"...the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project reveal[s] interesting variations among communities in the way their residents read and use reading-related technology and institutions."
We have pre-loaded Kindles to borrow (adult titles only).
Come in to borrow one!
If you or someone you know can no longer read regular books, you are probably eligible for free service through the Talking Book Library in Worcester. Go to
YOUR ONLINE PRESENCE IN JOB SEARCHES
Tuesday, January 7, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Susan Joyce, President of NETability, Inc., will talk about how recruiters use the Internet to find job candidates. She will also give tips on how to develop and manage your online reputation so that employers can find you. Make sure they find something that represents your qualifications and accomplishments.
Free. Snow date January 14, 2014.
New England Notebook: One Reporter, Six States, Uncommon Stories
Ted Reinstein, a reporter for Boston's celebrated TV news magazine, "Chronicle,” will be our guest to talk about his recently released book, New England Notebook, which comes with beautiful color photographs. It is a collection of some of his favorite stories culled from over 18 years of reporting all around New England.
Mr. Reinstein will have copies of his books for purchase and signing on Tuesday, January 21, 7 p.m.
New Purchases at Northborough Library
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Using the Catalog
You can renew, place holds, and check due dates online. Library staff can still do these for you, if you prefer.
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For library cards created before June 1, 2012: Your password is your LAST NAME all in CAPS. You can change your password on your second login.
For library cards created after June 1, 2012: Your password is the last 4 digits of your phone number.
If that doesn't work, call the library, 508-393-5025 x6.