June 2024

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Saturday, June 110:00 AM—4:00 PMStory & Craft RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Peace Signs!

Drop in program for ALL AGES!  Promote peace and love by decorating a sign with a motivational quote or happy drawings to be placed around Booth Field at the Founders Day event! This program is in collaboration with the Foxboro Rotary Club and their Peace Pavilion station at the Founders Day Event.…Learn More

Saturday, June 110:30—11:15 AMCommunity Meeting RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

CANCELED - Small Singers and Shakers, Ages 0-5

Join Stacy Lake from Small Singers and Shakers in Mansfield for music and movement for children and their parent or caregiver. Children will be introduced to new songs, and use different instruments, props, scarves, puppets, etc. to reinforce learning, work on keeping a steady beat, and make the music come to life! There are songs to reinforce the seasons, the weather, to foster imagination, a song in sign language each session as well as sometimes books or catchy chants/poems.…Learn More

Saturday, June 111:00 AM—12:00 PMStory & Craft RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

LEGOS Ages: 5 - 12

LEGOS  Ages: 5-12 Come build with Legos at the Library. Caregivers are required to be in the room with the child to supervise them at all times. Brio blocks with be available in the room for younger siblings to play with. No Registration Req…Learn More
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Sunday, June 2Closed

Boyden Library

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Monday, June 32:00—3:00 PMOnline

For the Love of Mars: A Human History of the Red Planet with Smithsonian Curator Matt Shindell

For the Love of Mars: A Human History of the Red Planet with Smithsonian Curator Matt ShindellTo register and to see more events, please visit: https://libraryc. org/boydenlibrary. Mars and its secrets have fascinated and mystified humans since ancient times. Due to its vivid color and visibility, geologic kinship with Earth, and potential as our best hope for settlement, Mars embodies everything that inspires us about space and exploration.…Learn More

Monday, June 35:00—7:00 PMFuller Conference RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Dungeons & Dragons, Grades 9-12

Calling all novice adventurers! Teens grades 9 through 12 are invited to join this weekly Dungeons & Dragons game. This campaign is beginner friendly and materials are provided.   This program takes place in the Fuller Conference Room on the first floor.

Monday, June 36:30—7:30 PMCommunity Meeting RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Candle Making Workshop for Adults

Join us for an enlightening session where we dive into the diverse world of candle making techniques and tips. During this workshop, we will explore the various types of candles and discover which waxes are best suited for each type. Additionally, we will emphasize the importance of selecting the correct wick sizes and heat resistant container sizes to ensure optimal burning experience.…Learn More

Monday, June 37:15—9:00 PMFuller Conference RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Embroiderers' Guild of America

Monthly meeting of the Mayflower Chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America (EGA) to cover chapter business, education, and project stitching updates.…Learn More
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Tuesday, June 410:30—11:30 AMStory & Craft RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Baby Sign Playtime Party w/ Sheryl of Baby Kneads

For babies and non-verbal toddlers (5 months to 25 months) with an adult! Sign language is great to learn for all ages. It helps babies communicate, and it enhances early literacy skills for verbal children as well! In this program, your child will learn sign language through songs, stories, games, play, and board books.…Learn More

Tuesday, June 44:00—5:00 PMStory & Craft RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Writer's Workshop Ages: 8-12

Writer's Workshop Ages: 8-12Do you love writing and creating your own characters and stories? Come join Erin in our Writer's Workshop where you will learn all about story structure, character creation, and world building. Erin graduated with an English degree with a focus on Writing, Rhetoric, and Communication.…Learn More

Tuesday, June 46:00—7:00 PMFuller Conference RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Local Artists: Creative Networking Event

Calling all artists!  Here's your chance to showcase what you're working on and network with other artists in the area. All are welcome to attend.   Space is limited though, so participants are encouraged to register. Light refreshments will be served.
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Wednesday, June 510:15—10:45 AMCommunity Meeting RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Story and sing-a-long Fun (Ages: 1-2 years old)

Story and Sing-a-long Time Ages: 1 and 2 years old  We will have songs, stories, sing-a-long, shaker eggs, and music geared to children ages 1 and 2 years old. This program will be held on the first floor in the community room. Please choose only one story time to attend.…Learn More

Wednesday, June 511:00 AM—12:00 PMFuller Conference RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Tea and Talk (about books!)

Join us to sip some tea and talk about some of our favorite books. A sneak peak of a few new bestsellers will also be presented at each session.

Wednesday, June 511:15—11:45 AMCommunity Meeting RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Story and Sing-a-long fun. Ages: 1-2 year old

Story and Sing-a-long Time Ages: 1 and 2 years old We will have songs, stories, sing-a-long, shaker eggs, and music geared to children ages 1 and 2 years old. This program will be held on the first floor in the community room. Please choose only one story time to attend.…Learn More

Wednesday, June 54:00—5:00 PMStory & Craft RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Graphic Novel Book Club (ages 8-12)

Children ages 8-12 can join this monthly graphic novel book club. This month is BYOB: Bring Your Own Book! Bring your favorite graphic novel (ask a librarian if you need help finding a copy) and we will discuss why they are our favorites! …Learn More
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Thursday, June 610:00—11:00 AMFuller Conference RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Drop in Tech Help

Do you need one-on-one help with a device (iPhone, iPad, e-reader, laptop, etc) you recently bought or acquired, or maybe you just have a basic technology question? Then stop into the Library and Libby will walk you through it! 

Thursday, June 67:00—9:00 PMCommunity Meeting RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Foxboro Art Association Monthly Meeting

The Foxboro Art Association monthly meeting will review business items and upcoming activities for this group and then will have a demonstration by a local artist. The meeting is free and open to the public.
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Friday, June 710:30—11:00 AMCommunity Meeting RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

CANCELED - Tippy Toe Time, Ages 2-5

Tippy Toe Time,  Ages 2-5Come join Erin in her beginner ballet class! Dancers will learn the basics of ballet held on Friday June 21st at 10:30am. Bring clothes and shoes you can DANCE in! Students will learn the terminology and basics of classical ballet training. Classes include introductory ballet techniques, fun movement dances, and a reading of a dance story.…Learn More
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Saturday, June 89:00—10:00 AMOld Library Entrance (on Bird Street)Boyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Photos with Bluey

Photos with BlueyIn celebration of Founders Day, join us at Boyden Library's old entrance on Bird Street anytime between 9am-10am to get your picture taken with Bluey!…Learn More

Saturday, June 811:00 AM—12:00 PMStory & Craft RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

LEGOS Ages: 5 - 12

LEGOS   Ages: 5-12 Come build with Legos at the Library. Caregivers are required to be in the room with the child to supervise them at all times. Brio blocks with be available in the room for younger siblings to play with. No Registration…Learn More
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Sunday, June 9Closed

Boyden Library

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Monday, June 105:00—7:00 PMFuller Conference RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Dungeons & Dragons, Grades 9-12

Calling all novice adventurers! Teens grades 9 through 12 are invited to join this weekly Dungeons & Dragons game. This campaign is beginner friendly and materials are provided.   This program takes place in the Fuller Conference Room on the first floor.

Monday, June 107:00—8:00 PMZoom

Virtual Author Talk on "Suffrage Song The Haunted History of Gender, Race and Voting Rights..."

We hope you can join us for what is going to be a fascinating conversation with author Caitlin Cass on her book, "Suffrage Song: The Haunted History of Gender, Race and Voting Rights in the U. S. " Part graphic novel, part map of the suffrage movement, this book tells the story of the fight for the right to vote by women from the very beginning.…Learn More
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Tuesday, June 113:30—4:30 PMStory & Craft RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Preschool Picassos (ages 3-5)

Monthly art class for ages 3-5 where we create works of art! This month: TBD Registration required.

Tuesday, June 117:00—8:30 PMFuller Conference RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Library Board of Trustees

BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES MONTHLY MEETING AGENDACall to Order Public Input Summer Reading Program Updates: Children’s Services, Teen Services, and Adult Services Vote to accept a donation of $3,274. 00 from Lakeview Pavilion to Boyden Library to sponsor…Learn More

Tuesday, June 117:00—8:30 PMCommunity Meeting RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Boyden's Writing Group

Writers of all genres and levels of experience are invited to form a community of writers committed to craft and life-long learning.  Mission: Foster a supportive group setting where writers freely share their work and insights with one another. Values: Empathy informs our interactions and our writing.…Learn More
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Wednesday, June 1210:15—10:45 AMCommunity Meeting RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Toddler Story and sing-a-long Fun (Ages: 1-2 years old)

Toddler Story and Sing-a-long Time Ages: 1 and 2 years old  We will have songs, stories, sing-a-long, shaker eggs, and music geared to children ages 1 and 2 years old. This program will be held on the first floor in the community room. Please choose only one story time to attend.…Learn More

Wednesday, June 1211:15—11:45 AMCommunity Meeting RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Toddler Story and Sing-a-long fun. Ages: 1-2 year old

Toddler Story and Sing-a-long Time Ages: 1 and 2 years old We will have songs, stories, sing-a-long, shaker eggs, and music geared to children ages 1 and 2 years old. This program will be held on the first floor in the community room. Please choose only one story time to attend.…Learn More

Wednesday, June 124:00—5:00 PMCommunity Meeting RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

TB12 Foundation Group Workout (ages 8+)

The TB12 Foundation is hosting a group workout and educational session for kids (ages 8+) and teens.   Learn about all about health & fitness with TB12 coaches! This program is sponsored by The TB12 Foundation and TBRx Franklin. Registration required.

Wednesday, June 124:00—5:00 PMStory & Craft RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Felted Patches, Pop Up Art School, Grades 7-12

Felted Patches, Pop Up Art School, Grades 7-12Make a fuzzy felted patch with wool. Pick from four rainbow designs. Use the finished piece as a patch on a jacket, or frame it for a unique piece of art. Pop up Art School will show you how to use a barbed needle and wool roving to make this cool accessory.…Learn More

Wednesday, June 125:30—6:30 PMCommunity Meeting RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

The G.O.A.T. Party: Celebrate Tom Brady's Induction into the Patriots Hall of Fame

Join us at the library to celebrate Tom Brady's legendary career and his induction into the Patriots Hall of Fame! There will be games, a craft, healthy snacks, a photo booth, and a special prize drawing! We are also so excited to announce that the artist…Learn More
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Thursday, June 134:00—5:00 PMStory & Craft RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Build & Topple: Dominos Challenge (ages 6+)

Join us for a STEM program called Build & Topple! Kids ages 6+ can build a domino maze together and topple it down. Dominos and challenge cards will be provided.  

Thursday, June 137:00—8:00 PMZoom

Author Shannon Reed on "Why We Read: On Bookworms, Libraries, and Just One Page Before Lights Out"

This one is for readers everywhere (and, isn't that perfect that it's with a LIBRARY)! Join us as we chat with author Shannon Reed about her book, "Why We Read: On Bookworms, Libraries, and Just One Page Before Lights Out". Why DO we read? What compels us to? What holds our attention? How many of us remember reading by a flashlight after hours? Shannon will have the scoop and will be answering lots of our Questions! Also, given her last name, we feel that Shannon is the perfect person to have written this book :).…Learn More

Thursday, June 138:00—9:00 PMOnline

Psychological Thrillers and the Queen of Twists– An Author Talk with Freida McFadden

Psychological Thrillers and the Queen of Twists– An Author Talk with Freida McFaddenTo register and to see more events, please visit: https://libraryc. org/boydenlibrary. Get your popcorn and take a seat as we pick the brain of the queen of twists herself, Freida McFadden! McFadden will join us to chat about writing psychological thrillers, her mega-bestselling hit The Housemaid series, in particular her forthcoming (June 11, 2024) third installment, The Housemaid Is Watching.…Learn More
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Saturday, June 1511:00 AM—12:00 PMStory & Craft RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

LEGOS Ages: 5 - 12

LEGOS   Ages: 5-12 Come build with Legos at the Library. Caregivers are required to be in the room with the child to supervise them at all times. Brio blocks with be available in the room for younger siblings to play with. No Registration…Learn More

Saturday, June 151:00—4:00 PMCommunity Meeting RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Arab Americans in Film

The Center for Arab Culture and The Road to Diversity and Understanding are collaborating on this event, Arab Americans in Film. They will be showing 3 short films by the director Raouf Zaki, who will be in attendance. A discussion with the director will follow the film showings.…Learn More
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Sunday, June 16Closed

Boyden Library

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Monday, June 175:00—7:00 PMFuller Conference RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Dungeons & Dragons, Grades 9-12

Calling all novice adventurers! Teens grades 9 through 12 are invited to join this weekly Dungeons & Dragons game. This campaign is beginner friendly and materials are provided.   This program takes place in the Fuller Conference Room on the first floor.

Monday, June 177:00—7:30 PMZoom

Book Recs with Bookstagrammer Jody Blanchette aka @redreadreviews (Virtual)

Not sure what to read next? Join Jody for 30 minutes of pure book recommendations ! We're sure you'll find something to like from Jody's many enthusiastic reviews. Jody is an Instagram reviewer and Book Club leader. Lover of all books! We know that Jody will travel far and wide to meet the authors she loves (she's been to Ashland several times!), reads voraciously, and talks about books as if they are her best friends.…Learn More
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Tuesday, June 187:00—8:00 PMZoom

[VIRTUAL] Magical Girls & Fighting Dreamers: An Exploration of Queer Representation in Manga & Anime

[VIRTUAL] Magical Girls & Fighting Dreamers: An Exploration of Queer Representation in Manga & AnimeVirtual Program intended for Teens and Adults.   Parents/Guardians encouraged to join their teens. Morrill Memorial Library of Norwood, MA's Youth Services Librarian, Dina Delic will be presenting "Magical Girls and Fighting Dreamers: An Exploration of Queer Representation in Manga & Anime" via Zoom.…Learn More
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Wednesday, June 19Closed

Boyden Library

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Thursday, June 202:00—3:00 PMOnline

Unpacking a History of Systemic Racism in the American Education System with Tiffany Jewell

Unpacking a History of Systemic Racism in the American Education System with Tiffany JewellTo register and to see more events, please visit: https://libraryc. org/boydenlibrary. Join us as #1 New York Times bestselling author Tiffany Jewell highlights the inequities Black and Brown students face from preschool through college as she presents lessons and knowledge from her new book Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School.…Learn More
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Friday, June 2110:00—11:00 AMFuller Conference RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Zentangle Workshop

Come Join CZT Linda Evans for an hour of learning and practicing this relaxed method of drawing. We could all use a little slow down and relax time. No art background is needed. Participants must bring their own supplies: 1-2H or HB pencil sharpened1-black Micron pen size 01 or whatever black pen you have1-sketchbook (for drawing not watercolor) or hard stock paper.…Learn More

Friday, June 2110:30—11:00 AMCommunity Meeting RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Tippy Toe Time, Ages 2-5

Tippy Toe Time,  Ages 2-5Come join Erin in her beginner ballet class! Dancers will learn the basics of ballet held on Friday June 21st at 10:30am. Bring clothes and shoes you can DANCE in! Students will learn the terminology and basics of classical ballet training. Classes include introductory ballet techniques, fun movement dances, and a reading of a dance story.…Learn More
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Saturday, June 2211:00 AM—12:00 PMStory & Craft RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Legos Ages: 5-12

LEGOS Ages: 5-12 Come build with Legos at the Library. Caregivers are required to be in the room with the child to supervise them at all times. Brio blocks with be available in the room for younger siblings to play with. No Registration Required…Learn More

Saturday, June 222:30—4:30 PMCommunity Meeting RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Chess Club

Come play chess at the Boyden Library.   For ages 8+ and all abilities are welcome to join in and play a game of chess. You may bring your own chess board, but it is not required.  
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Sunday, June 23Closed

Boyden Library

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Monday, June 241:00—1:45 PMPayson Playground

Flying High Frisbee Dogs- Summer Reading Kickoff Event!

Join us as at the Payson fields as we celebrate the first day of the 2024 Summer Reading Program! Mike Piazza and his 4 flying high frisbee dogs will be entertaining you with epic, athletic tricks. The show is educational, interactive, dynamic, fun, and sure to thrill crowds of all ages! IMPORTANT: Please do not bring your own dogs/pets to this event due to safety reasons.…Learn More

Monday, June 245:00—7:00 PMFuller Conference RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Dungeons & Dragons, Grades 9-12

Calling all novice adventurers! Teens grades 9 through 12 are invited to join this weekly Dungeons & Dragons game. This campaign is beginner friendly and materials are provided.   This program takes place in the Fuller Conference Room on the first floor.

Monday, June 246:00—9:00 PMCommunity Meeting RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Foxborough Community Game Night

This is a meeting of the Foxborough Community Game Night. We will be playing various board and/or card games. People are welcome to bring their favorites to try out. The goal here is to expose each other to new and exciting board/card game experiences.…Learn More
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Tuesday, June 2511:00 AM—12:00 PMCommunity Meeting RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Boyden Library Book Club

The Boyden Library is hosting a book club that will meet on the fourth Tuesday of every month. All are welcome. September 26: The Book of Form & Emptiness by Ruth OzekiOctober 24: Hang the Moon by  Jeannette Walls November 28: House of Eve…Learn More

Tuesday, June 2511:00—11:45 AMPatriot Place

Patriot Place Story Time Series

Join Miss Emma for a fun story time series at the Dean College Stage in Patriot Place, Foxboro! Stage located between Bar Louie and Citizen Crust.

Tuesday, June 252:00—3:30 PMStory & Craft RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Friendship Bracelets Ages: 6-12

Join us in making your own friendship bracelets!Make them! Trade them! Wear them!June 25th 2 - 3:30pmAges: 6-12Registration RequiredIf you can no longer attend a program, please call the Children's department at 508-543-1246 or email edunford@sailsinc.…Learn More

Tuesday, June 256:00—8:00 PMCommunity Meeting RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Glass painting for adults

Glass painting workshop with local area artist Nidhi Mehta. This program is for adults 18+ and registration is required.   Preference will be given to those on the wait-list from the 1/31 glass painting class. For more info on the artist, please visit her Instagram page.…Learn More
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Wednesday, June 2611:00 AM—12:00 PMFuller Conference RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035
Town CommonAcross from the Boyden Library, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Common Talk (about books!)

Bring a blanket or chair to the Town Common and discuss your favorite books!This program will meet on the following summer dates: June 26, July 10, 24, August 7 and 22. This program will meet in the Fuller Conference room if there is inclement weather.

Wednesday, June 264:00—4:45 PMFuller Conference RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Snackable Chats & Delicious Sips, Grades 7-12

Snackable Chats & Delicious Sips, Grades 7-12Snack Chat is Teen led group! Teens will make a fun drink, have a fun activity, snack, and chat! The group will meet the last Wednesday of each month. Questions: jhuston@sailsinc. org…Learn More

Wednesday, June 264:00—5:00 PMStory & Craft RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Strange Science

Join Miss Emma for a monthly science experiment for kids in grades 2-5.   This month: Sunography Registration required.

Wednesday, June 266:00—6:45 PMCommunity Meeting RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Stay Fit! Bollywood Style

Stay Fit! Bollywood StyleThe Boyden Library is offering an in-person fitness class to the beats of Bollywood music with Purnima Thakre on the evening of June 26 at 6pm.   Purnima Thakre, one of the popular BollyX- Bollywood Dance workout instructors, takes pride in making the magic of Bollywood accessible to everyone.…Learn More

Wednesday, June 267:00—8:00 PMZoom

Q&A with author Lucy Gilmore: "The Library of Borrowed Hearts" (Virtual)

We all know the transformative power of books and how they can help us connect with those around us. We are so excited to welcome author Lucy Gilmore to Ashland as she discusses her book "The Library of Borrowed Hearts" the follow-up to her wonderful "The Lonely Hearts Book Club".…Learn More
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Thursday, June 272:00—3:00 PMStory & Craft RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Mystery Craft: My Perfectly Weird Pet

Mystery Craft: My Perfectly Weird PetMy Perfectly Weird Pet: June's Mystery Craft, Thurs., June 27th. for ages 8-12

Thursday, June 274:00—5:00 PMCommunity Meeting RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Join a representative from the Alzheimer's Association to learn basic information on the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, stages, risk factors, research and FDA-approved treatments. Registration is required.    This class will be canceled if there is low attendance.

Thursday, June 275:00—5:30 PMTown CommonAcross from the Boyden Library, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Farmers Market Story Time on the Town Common

Join Miss Emma at the Foxboro Town Common Farmer's Market for a fun story time complete with stories and songs! Best suited for ages 2-6.
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Saturday, June 2911:00 AM—12:00 PMStory & Craft RoomBoyden Library10 Bird Street, Foxborough, MA, 02035

Legos Ages: 5-12

LEGOS Ages: 5-12 Come build with Legos at the Library. Caregivers are required to be in the room with the child to supervise them at all times. Brio blocks with be available in the room for younger siblings to play with. No Registration Required…Learn More
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Sunday, June 30Closed

Boyden Library