Marlborough – The Marlborough Public Library, 55 West Main St., is offering free upcoming special events for adults, teens and kids.
For adults, there is “Crafter Dark – Teacup Succulents” Monday, Aug. 13, from 6-8 p.m. The adult crafting series will showcase making succulent terrariums in china teacups that you can bring home with you. These plants are easy to care for and are wonderful indoor plants, and teacups make great tiny flower pots that bring an air of whimsy to any room. Pre-registration required; space is limited.
Silk hoop painting for teens will be demonstrated Tuesday, Aug. 14, from 2-3:30 p.m. Silk hoop painting is a combination of tie dye and stained class, but on a stretched silk fabric. A teacher from Let’s Gogh Art will guide you through the process and you’ll end up with a beautiful, unique wall hanging. Open to teens going into grades 6-12. Pre-registration required; space is limited.
Also for teens, there will be a Teen Book Brunch Wednesday, Aug. 15, from 11 a.m.to 12 p.m. Get recommendations from other teens and get first dibs on some brand-new YA titles before they hit the library shelves while enjoying some brunch treats. This program is intended for teens going into grades 6-12. Preregistration required.
For children ages 3-7 (with a caregiver), drop by for PJ Storytime Tuesday, Aug. 14, at 6:30 p.m. Ms. Kerry will read stories about wild creatures. Wear your pjs and bring a stuffed animal friend.
Ms. Lauren will be hosting her monthly Craft Corner for children ages 7-11 Wednesday, Aug. 15, at 3:30 p.m. Pre-registration required.
On Thursday, Aug. 16, at 2 p.m., Marcos Valles will be performing Rockabye Beats. This bilingual kiddie concert is a crowd favorite for parents and toddlers alike.
The End-of-Summer-Reading Party will be Saturday, Aug. 18, at 11 a.m. Author Jonathan Hall will read from his children’s book, which is about Toto the Tornado Kitten. Kids will have the opportunity to meet Toto, who survived the 2011 Brimfield Tornado, and enjoy cat-themed treats and crafts. Awards will be given to the top summer reading readers.
For more information, call 508-624-6900. For times and days of events, or to register online, visit the calendar of events at http://bit.ly/MarlboroughLibraryEvents.