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Jacob Edwards Library is the public library for the town of Southbridge. Located at 236 Main Street, in the downtown, it is a community hub. The staff is committed to the promotion of reading, education, literacy, culture, and lifelong learning for everyone in the community. The library has 95,000 items in the collection ranging from books, audiobooks, DVDs, music and games that are available to be borrowed. Monthly rotating art shows, screening of foreign and indie movies, creative writing workshop, anime club, story hours are among some of the exciting programs that are on offer at the library. All programs are free and everyone is welcome!
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IRIS GOMEZ is an award-winning writer and nationally-recognized expert on the rights of immigrants in the United States. On Thursday, October 11, 2012 she will return to the Jacob Edwards Library to present a program on Immigrant Dreams In Life and In Literature. The presentation will start at 6:30 p.m. in the Reading Room, at 236 Main Street, Southbridge. All welcome! The Friends of Jacob Edwards Library will provide light…Continue
Posted on August 23, 2012 at 9:48pm
On Monday, August 20th at 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Blades and a Special Guest will visit the
Jacob Edwards Library at 236 Main Street, Southbridge.
The library successfully applied for a grant to have a Reading Rink - one of five libraries across the state! To encourage participation, the Bruins (mascot Blades and other VIPs) are making special library visits to award Boston…Continue
Posted on August 15, 2012 at 9:53pm
Free Fun Fridays invites Massachusetts residents and tourists to visit designated cultural attractions every Friday, this summer, with FREE Admission, NO Registration or tickets required. What could be better? Why not visit and enjoy?
Here is a link to the calendar…Continue
Posted on June 16, 2011 at 11:20am
During a time of great stress, why not think about stopping by the library to sit and relax? The reading room offers a nice view of Main Street while you retreat from the hustle and bustle. With a library card, you can borrow materials. There is a free WiFi service available 24/7, extending as far as the parking lot. Computers are readily available too! Perhaps you may be interested in attending one of the events we offer…Continue
Posted on June 2, 2011 at 5:28pm