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Carpet Installation

Children's Room Closed!

September 6 through September 12

The Children's Library and the entire Lower Level of the Library will be closed September 6 - 12 while the carpet is being replaced.

The Library is also looking for a few volunteers to assist on Saturday the 6th at 9 AM and on Monday the 8th and Tuesday the 9th at 5 PM. Anyone interested in volunteering should email or call and leave their name & phone number; we'll get in touch with you.

Astronomical Auction!

Meade LXD55

The Friends of the Middleborough Public Library are holding a silent auction of a telescope donated by a generous Middleborough resident. Bids will be accepted until 5pm on September 2, 2014.

The telescope is a Meade LXD55 with an 8" lens, tripod, electronic controls and additional accessories. The original purchase price was $1500. The current value is $1000(according to the Meade Instruments Corporation). The telescope can be viewed at the Library during regular Library hours.

The opening bid is $500 with additional bids in $25 increments. Bid slips are available at the Main Desk. You must stop in at the Library in person to sign up for a bid number. No bid numbers will be assigned over the telephone.

Following the auction the telescope will be dismantled and packed in the original packing materials, however; the winning bidder is responsible for pick up and transportation.
For further information about this Auction please contact the Library at 508-946-2470 or inquire via email to

Hidden Gems

With so many new books coming out each year you're bound to miss some gems. From time-to-time the Middleborough Public Library will list a few of these "Hidden Gems" for your consideration.

We Were Liars

We Were Liars, by E. Lockhart

Although this week’s Hidden Gem is well-known to the young adult (YA) audience for which it was written, We Were Liars may not be as familiar to adults. If you’ve thought about picking up a YA book to see what all the buzz is about, give this one a try.

When things start to go sour beneath the picture-perfect exterior of a wealthy family’s summer paradise, romance, life-long friendships and financial stability are all at risk. The story takes place at the family’s four summer houses built on their private island off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard. You’ll be surprised at the lengths people will go to to protect the ones they love in this suspenseful tale with a surprise, you-never-saw-it-coming ending.

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