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Friday, June 22, 2018


10:00 AM - 10:45 AMA Moment to Understand Giref



Location:  
Contact:  cyndy cotton
Description:  Gary German, PhD will be presenting about recent loss and affording an opportunity to come together and share experiences. In conjuction with the VNA.
 
 




Saturday, June 23, 2018


9:00 AM - 10:30 AMOsterville Village Trash Pick-up



Location:  Library Lawn
Contact:  cyndy cotton
Description:  The OVL and the OVA join forces to pick-up trash thoughout the village. meet at the library on the lawn, if you have your own gloves and grabber please bring. Some will be available.


10:00 AM - 11:00 AMLearn about Opening An Account for 16-25 YO



Location:  Anne McGraw Atrium
Contact:  
Description:  Benefits of a teen checking account in high school & college
· Unlimited check writing & ATM card
· Direct deposit & automatic payments
· Helpful customer service
· Online banking
· Low monthly fees
 
Join Laurianne Young on the new account Citizens Bank is offering for STUDENTS ages 16-25.
 
There will be fun giveaways that include water bottles, chap sticks, key chains, & more! Professionals from the Osterville branch will be prepared for banking questions and to also to open any of Student accounts if people are interested.
 
 


1:00 PM - 2:00 PMThe Back Bay Through Time with Anthony Sammarco



Location:  Main meeting room
Contact:  cyndy cotton
Description:  

In his new book Anthony M. Sammarco outlines the Back Bay of Boston, a neighborhood of the city that is not just the quintessential Victorian neighborhood of the late 19th century, but one that was planned as the premier residential and institutional development.

 

Begun in the late 1850s when the marshlands west of the Boston Public Garden were infilled through the ingenuity of John Souther, the Back Bay was a massive project that took over three decades to complete. With fill brought by gondola cars from Needham, Massachusetts six days a week, twenty for hours a day, every 45 minutes, the land to be filled had an average depth of 20 feet and the expanse of the Back Bay to be filled was roughly 550 acres. A monumental task, it was said that so successful was the venture that by 1885 only a small area was left to be infilled near the Back Bay Fens.

 

In this photographic history of the Back Bay of Boston Anthony M. Sammarco, with contemporary photographs by Peter B. Kingman, he has created a fascinating book that chronicles the neighborhood from the late 19th century through to today. Walking along Arlington, Boylston, Newbury Streets, Commonwealth, Huntington and Massachusetts Avenues and stopping at Park Square and Copley Square, this visually fascinating book offers a fascinating glimpse of the Back Bay of Boston Through Time.






Tuesday, June 26, 2018


11:00 AMMermaids and More: The Story of the Cahoon Museum of American Art



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:   Dr. Sarah Johnson, director of the Cahoon Museum of American Art, will present “Mermaids and More: The Story of the Cahoon Museum of American Art” at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 26. She will give a brief overview of the museum building, ranging from its 18th-century beginnings as a Crocker residence to its years as Ralph and Martha Cahoon’s home and studio through the recent renovation and expansion. She’ll also touch upon current exhibits and programs.
 




Wednesday, June 27, 2018


10:00 AM - 10:30 AMTory's Storytime/Playgroup for 0-3's



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  
Description:  Drop in for some music, movement and books. Play with our dollhouse, train table and other early learning toys. Meet and talk with other parents, and learn about some great books for 0-3's. 





Thursday, June 28, 2018


6:00 PMThe Art of Restoring Paintings and Frames



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  Ron Lindholm and Tracy Nee of Cape Cod Picture Framing & Restoration and Art Rescue disaster services of Dennis will give a presentation on “The Art of Restoring Paintings and Frames” at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 28. Ralph Cahoon had much of his framing done at Cape Cod Picture Framing during the last decade of his life. It was the artist’s penchant for using antique frames that sparked Lindholm’s interest in frame restoration. Nee specializes in both painting and frame restoration. They will also discuss the system they’ve developed for the recovery, treatment and restoration of fine art damaged by fire or flooding.
 




Friday, June 29, 2018


10:00 AM - 11:00 AMLibraries Rock! Summer Reading Kick-off Event



Location:  Centerville Library
Contact:  
Description:  Osterville kids and parents are invited to our neighboring library in Centerville to enjoy "Mime & Music! Reading Rocks! Libraries Rock!" a performance by comic mime Robert Rivest. 

Plus, the performance will conclude with ice cream on the patio, courtesy of Four Seas. 

Libraries Rock! is sponsored by your library, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
 




Saturday, June 30, 2018


10:00 AM - 11:30 AM'Songs of the Sea' Children's Workshop



Location:  Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  
Music is everwhere -- even in the sea! This interactive, hands-on workshop explores the connection between music and nature. Kids will participate in a scientific study of whales, and create a music project of their very own. For ages 7-13; parents welcomed, too! 

Workshop offered by OPAK - Ocean Protection Advocacy Kids. $15 fee. To register, please contact OPAKedu.org.   



10:00 AM - 11:30 AMSongs of the Sea with OPAKEDU.oeg



Location:  
Contact:  cyndy cotton
Description:  Join OPAK at the Osterville Village Library for our Songs of the Sea Workshop. Discover the sounds of the humpback whale, discuss human impact to the ocean and get a chance to write your own whale song.  
 
This workshop is open to students 7-13 and parents are welcome to join! Bring your singing voice and thinking cap and be ready for a fun-filled morning.  Pre-registration Required.
 
$15.00




Monday, July 2, 2018


11:00 AM - 12:30 PMBalance: Fighting Falls



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  Balance: Fighting Falls
Learn strategies to prevent falls at home and out in the community along with the importance of incorporating balance exercises into your fitness routine. Presented by Cape Cod Rehab
 




Tuesday, July 3, 2018


3:00 PM - 5:00 PMSummer Reading: Musical Chairs - Reading & Drawing Edition



Location:  Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  Get a head start on your Summer Reading with a musical twist. For ages 5-10. 
 




Thursday, July 5, 2018


4:00 PM - 6:00 PMSummer Reading: Reading Music App



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  
Description:  Try out apps that help you learn to read music, then try out your tunes on our keyboard. Ages 6-12. 
 




Sunday, July 8, 2018


5:30 PM - 8:00 PMAnnual Family & Community Clambake



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  Meet your neighbors, treat your friends and associates, enjoy a traditonal clambake under the tent. More Information & Tickets




Monday, July 9, 2018


2:00 PM - 3:00 PMSummer Reading: Make a Musical Instrument



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  
Description:  Use your hands-on craft skills to design and build a simple musical instrument.  For ages 5-12. 
 




Tuesday, July 10, 2018


5:30 PM - 7:30 PM7th Annual Mutts & Martinis



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  Bring your dog for this early evening of fun, food, cocktails and dogtails. Rain or shine under the tent!
More information




Wednesday, July 11, 2018


10:00 AM - 11:15 AMStorytime with the Hyannis Harbor Hawks



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  
Description:  Pre-schoolers are invited to a special Storytime: hear sports stories read by baseball players from the Hyannis Harbor Hawks!  





Thursday, July 12, 2018


6:00 PMSummer Concert Series: Cape Conservatory Jazz Band



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  Summer concert series on the library green brought to you through the generosity of the Kirkman Trust Fund. Rain or shine (concerts will be held inside the library should it rain). 




Tuesday, July 17, 2018


3:00 PM - 5:00 PMSummer Reading: Garage Band



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  
Description:  Create music using the Garage Band app. For ages 6-12. 
 


4:00 PMThe Romance of Sailors’ Valentines



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  July 17 Award-winning sailors’ valentine artist Sandi Blanda will give a presentation on “The Romance of Sailors’ Valentines” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 17. She’ll give an overview of the history of this beautiful form of shell craft, with a particular focus on Cape Cod artist Bernard Woodman, who was instrumental in reviving interest in this Victorian Era art form and collaborated with folk artists Ralph and Martha Cahoon. Blanda will also talk about her own romantic, lacy-looking valentines, created over the past 35 years.
 




Thursday, July 19, 2018


4:00 PMThe Agony and the Ecstasy: Collecting the Legendary Paintings of Ralph and Martha Cahoon



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  Art collector Laurie Young will speak on “The Agony and the Ecstasy:  Collecting the Legendary Paintings of Ralph and Martha Cahoon" at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 21. She and her husband, Robin, have assembled a stellar collection of works by Cape Cod folk artists Ralph and Martha Cahoon over the past two decades. She’ll talk about the hunt and the paintings’


4:00 PM - 6:00 PMMakers Club for Kids & Teens: Minecraft



Location:  Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  Play Minecraft with other kids; bring your laptop or use ours; we'll show the action on our big TV screen. See a demo of our Minecraft stop-motion animation studio set. Great for ages 8 and up. 

 


6:00 PMSummer Concert Series: Mike Dumas Satellite Band



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  Summer concert series on the library green brought to you through the generosity of the Kirkman Trust Fund. Rain or shine (concerts will be held inside the library should it rain). 




Tuesday, July 24, 2018


3:00 PM - 5:00 PMSummer Reading: Music & Movement



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  
Description:  Let the little ones dance up a storm. We'll provide the music, you provide the kids!  For ages 2-6. 
 




Wednesday, July 25, 2018


10:00 AM - 11:00 AMCaz's 'Read to a Dog' Program



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  
Description:  Drop in and spend some time with Caz, our favorite neighborhood service dog:
  • At 10:00 Caz will join our preschool StoryTime, listening with you to some good StoryTime books. 
  • At 10:30 Caz will listen to older kids (ages 6 and up) read your favorite dog stories to him! 





Thursday, July 26, 2018


4:00 PM - 6:00 PMSummer Reading: Scratch Musical Instrument



Location:  Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  Use the Scratch coding language to design and try out your own musical instruments. For ages 5-10. 
 


6:00 PMSummer Concert Series: Saddle-Up Country Band



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  Summer concert series on the library green brought to you through the generosity of the Kirkman Trust Fund. Rain or shine (concerts will be held inside the library should it rain). 




Monday, July 30, 2018


9:00 AM - 3:00 PMJr. Tech: Intro to Computer Game Programming using C++



Location:  Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  Two-week program: July 30 - August 10. Run by Jr. Tech for students entering grades 8-12; $445 fee.

Learn the overall basics behind the C++ programming language (such as variables, data types, control structures, functions and object oriented programming). Then, take these skills and apply them to making computer games by learning how to program sprites, sounds and simple game designs.  By the close of the program you will develop coding skills and walk away with your very own custom final game project.

60 hrs. instruction, pack a snack, drink & lunch. Register via juniortech.org or 774-994-2097.






Tuesday, July 31, 2018


3:00 PM - 5:00 PMKids' Makers Club at the Library: Stop-motion Animation



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  
Description:  Children ages 6-12 are invited to drop in and try out our Makerspace kits -- electronics, coding, Legos, and more! Choose to use our stop-motion animation studio set-up to create your own animations.  





Thursday, August 2, 2018


6:00 PMSummer Concert Series: Bart Weisman Klezmer Swing Band



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  Summer concert series on the library green brought to you through the generosity of the Kirkman Trust Fund. Rain or shine (concerts will be held inside the library should it rain). 




Monday, August 6, 2018


11:00 AM - 12:30 PMPosture is my Signature



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  Posture is my Signature
A strong posture is linked with aging well.  This week focuses on posture and how it can affect your balance, core and walking ability along with what you can do to improve and/or maintain your posture. Presented by Cape Cod Rehab
 
 




Tuesday, August 7, 2018


3:00 PM - 5:00 PMSummer Reading: Name That Tune Music Screening



Location:  Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  Think you know movies and music? Put your knowledge to the test. All ages welcomed. 




Thursday, August 9, 2018


4:00 PM - 6:00 PMSummer Reading: Music Video Green Screen



Location:  Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  Use our Green Screen techonology to create you very own music video and pretend you're a star! 


6:00 PMSummer Concert Series: The Moonlights



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  Summer concert series on the library green brought to you through the generosity of the Kirkman Trust Fund. Rain or shine (concerts will be held inside the library should it rain). 




Friday, August 10, 2018


9:00 AM - 3:00 PMJr. Tech: Sizzling Summer Hands-on Fun!



Location:  Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  Offered by Jr. Tech, for students entering grades 4 and 5; $57 fee. Experience a chock-full day of activities and projects! 

Make elephant toothpaste, design and build a marble maze, build a lava lamp, make fizzing sherbet, design and build screaming balloons, play board games and have fun with STEM gadgets. 6 hours of packed fun!

To register, go to juniortech.org. Call 774-994-2097 for space availability. Pack a snack, drink & lunch. 






Tuesday, August 14, 2018


3:00 PM - 5:00 PMMakers Club for Kids & Teens: Minecraft



Location:  Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  Play Minecraft with other kids; bring your laptop or use ours; we'll show the action on our big TV screen. See a demo of our Minecraft stop-motion animation studio set. Great for ages 8 and up. 

 




Wednesday, August 15, 2018


11:00 AMSummer Reading Wrap Party



Location:  West Barnstable Fire Station
Contact:  
Description:  Summer Reading kids and families are invited to attend a fun program -- half yo-yo tricks and half dance party -- at West Barnstable Fire Station (2160 Meetinghouse Way, Rt 149). Plus, after the program kids can explore the West Barnstable Fire Department.   




Libraries Rock! is sponsored by your local library, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.




Thursday, August 16, 2018


4:00 PM - 6:00 PMSummer Reading: Make a Musical Instrument



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  
Description:  Use your hands-on craft skills to design and build a simple musical instrument.  For ages 5-12. 
 


6:00 PMSummer Concert Series: Two Cool



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  Summer concert series on the library green brought to you through the generosity of the Kirkman Trust Fund. Rain or shine (concerts will be held inside the library should it rain). 




Tuesday, August 21, 2018


3:00 PM - 5:00 PMMakers Club for Kids & Teens: Minecraft



Location:  Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  Play Minecraft with other kids; bring your laptop or use ours; we'll show the action on our big TV screen. See a demo of our Minecraft stop-motion animation studio set. Great for ages 8 and up. 

 




Thursday, August 23, 2018


4:00 PM - 6:00 PMSummer Reading: Garage Band



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  
Description:  Create music using the Garage Band app. For ages 6-12. 
 




Monday, September 10, 2018


11:00 AM - 12:30 PMNutrition: Eat Right Be Well



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  9/10 - Nutrition: Eat Right Be Well
Nutrition is an important component to any health and fitness program.  This week explores the latest trends in nutrition and debunks some of the common nutrition myths. Presented by Cape Cod Rehab
 




Monday, October 1, 2018


11:00 AM - 12:30 PM The Burdenko Method



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  The Burdenko Method
Learn about the Burdenko Method and explore the 6 essential qualities of health & fitness: balance, coordination, flexibility, endurance, speed and stretch. Presented by Cape Cod Rehab
 


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Friday, June 22, 2018

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
A Moment to Understand Giref
Gary German, PhD will be presenting about recent loss and affording an opportunity to come together and share experiences. In conjuction with the VNA.
 
 



Saturday, June 23, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Osterville Village Trash Pick-up
The OVL and the OVA join forces to pick-up trash thoughout the village. meet at the library on the lawn, if you have your own gloves and grabber please bring. Some will be available.

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Learn about Opening An Account for 16-25 YO
Benefits of a teen checking account in high school & college
· Unlimited check writing & ATM card
· Direct deposit & automatic payments
· Helpful customer service
· Online banking
· Low monthly fees
 
Join Laurianne Young on the new account Citizens Bank is offering for STUDENTS ages 16-25.
 
There will be fun giveaways that include water bottles, chap sticks, key chains, & more! Professionals from the Osterville branch will be prepared for banking questions and to also to open any of Student accounts if people are interested.
 
 

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The Back Bay Through Time with Anthony Sammarco

In his new book Anthony M. Sammarco outlines the Back Bay of Boston, a neighborhood of the city that is not just the quintessential Victorian neighborhood of the late 19th century, but one that was planned as the premier residential and institutional development.

 

Begun in the late 1850s when the marshlands west of the Boston Public Garden were infilled through the ingenuity of John Souther, the Back Bay was a massive project that took over three decades to complete. With fill brought by gondola cars from Needham, Massachusetts six days a week, twenty for hours a day, every 45 minutes, the land to be filled had an average depth of 20 feet and the expanse of the Back Bay to be filled was roughly 550 acres. A monumental task, it was said that so successful was the venture that by 1885 only a small area was left to be infilled near the Back Bay Fens.

 

In this photographic history of the Back Bay of Boston Anthony M. Sammarco, with contemporary photographs by Peter B. Kingman, he has created a fascinating book that chronicles the neighborhood from the late 19th century through to today. Walking along Arlington, Boylston, Newbury Streets, Commonwealth, Huntington and Massachusetts Avenues and stopping at Park Square and Copley Square, this visually fascinating book offers a fascinating glimpse of the Back Bay of Boston Through Time.





Tuesday, June 26, 2018

11:00 AM
Mermaids and More: The Story of the Cahoon Museum of American Art
 Dr. Sarah Johnson, director of the Cahoon Museum of American Art, will present “Mermaids and More: The Story of the Cahoon Museum of American Art” at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 26. She will give a brief overview of the museum building, ranging from its 18th-century beginnings as a Crocker residence to its years as Ralph and Martha Cahoon’s home and studio through the recent renovation and expansion. She’ll also touch upon current exhibits and programs.
 



Wednesday, June 27, 2018

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Tory's Storytime/Playgroup for 0-3's
Drop in for some music, movement and books. Play with our dollhouse, train table and other early learning toys. Meet and talk with other parents, and learn about some great books for 0-3's. 




Thursday, June 28, 2018

6:00 PM
The Art of Restoring Paintings and Frames
Ron Lindholm and Tracy Nee of Cape Cod Picture Framing & Restoration and Art Rescue disaster services of Dennis will give a presentation on “The Art of Restoring Paintings and Frames” at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 28. Ralph Cahoon had much of his framing done at Cape Cod Picture Framing during the last decade of his life. It was the artist’s penchant for using antique frames that sparked Lindholm’s interest in frame restoration. Nee specializes in both painting and frame restoration. They will also discuss the system they’ve developed for the recovery, treatment and restoration of fine art damaged by fire or flooding.
 



Friday, June 29, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Libraries Rock! Summer Reading Kick-off Event
Osterville kids and parents are invited to our neighboring library in Centerville to enjoy "Mime & Music! Reading Rocks! Libraries Rock!" a performance by comic mime Robert Rivest. 

Plus, the performance will conclude with ice cream on the patio, courtesy of Four Seas. 

Libraries Rock! is sponsored by your library, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
 



Saturday, June 30, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
'Songs of the Sea' Children's Workshop

Music is everwhere -- even in the sea! This interactive, hands-on workshop explores the connection between music and nature. Kids will participate in a scientific study of whales, and create a music project of their very own. For ages 7-13; parents welcomed, too! 

Workshop offered by OPAK - Ocean Protection Advocacy Kids. $15 fee. To register, please contact OPAKedu.org.   


10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Songs of the Sea with OPAKEDU.oeg
Join OPAK at the Osterville Village Library for our Songs of the Sea Workshop. Discover the sounds of the humpback whale, discuss human impact to the ocean and get a chance to write your own whale song.  
 
This workshop is open to students 7-13 and parents are welcome to join! Bring your singing voice and thinking cap and be ready for a fun-filled morning.  Pre-registration Required.
 
$15.00



Monday, July 2, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Balance: Fighting Falls
Balance: Fighting Falls
Learn strategies to prevent falls at home and out in the community along with the importance of incorporating balance exercises into your fitness routine. Presented by Cape Cod Rehab
 



Tuesday, July 3, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Summer Reading: Musical Chairs - Reading & Drawing Edition
Get a head start on your Summer Reading with a musical twist. For ages 5-10. 
 



Thursday, July 5, 2018

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Summer Reading: Reading Music App
Try out apps that help you learn to read music, then try out your tunes on our keyboard. Ages 6-12. 
 



Sunday, July 8, 2018

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Annual Family & Community Clambake
Meet your neighbors, treat your friends and associates, enjoy a traditonal clambake under the tent. More Information & Tickets



Monday, July 9, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Summer Reading: Make a Musical Instrument
Use your hands-on craft skills to design and build a simple musical instrument.  For ages 5-12. 
 



Tuesday, July 10, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
7th Annual Mutts & Martinis
Bring your dog for this early evening of fun, food, cocktails and dogtails. Rain or shine under the tent!
More information



Wednesday, July 11, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Storytime with the Hyannis Harbor Hawks
Pre-schoolers are invited to a special Storytime: hear sports stories read by baseball players from the Hyannis Harbor Hawks!  




Thursday, July 12, 2018

6:00 PM
Summer Concert Series: Cape Conservatory Jazz Band
Summer concert series on the library green brought to you through the generosity of the Kirkman Trust Fund. Rain or shine (concerts will be held inside the library should it rain). 



Tuesday, July 17, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Summer Reading: Garage Band
Create music using the Garage Band app. For ages 6-12. 
 

4:00 PM
The Romance of Sailors’ Valentines
July 17 Award-winning sailors’ valentine artist Sandi Blanda will give a presentation on “The Romance of Sailors’ Valentines” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 17. She’ll give an overview of the history of this beautiful form of shell craft, with a particular focus on Cape Cod artist Bernard Woodman, who was instrumental in reviving interest in this Victorian Era art form and collaborated with folk artists Ralph and Martha Cahoon. Blanda will also talk about her own romantic, lacy-looking valentines, created over the past 35 years.
 



Thursday, July 19, 2018

4:00 PM
The Agony and the Ecstasy: Collecting the Legendary Paintings of Ralph and Martha Cahoon
Art collector Laurie Young will speak on “The Agony and the Ecstasy:  Collecting the Legendary Paintings of Ralph and Martha Cahoon" at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 21. She and her husband, Robin, have assembled a stellar collection of works by Cape Cod folk artists Ralph and Martha Cahoon over the past two decades. She’ll talk about the hunt and the paintings’

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Makers Club for Kids & Teens: Minecraft
Play Minecraft with other kids; bring your laptop or use ours; we'll show the action on our big TV screen. See a demo of our Minecraft stop-motion animation studio set. Great for ages 8 and up. 

 

6:00 PM
Summer Concert Series: Mike Dumas Satellite Band
Summer concert series on the library green brought to you through the generosity of the Kirkman Trust Fund. Rain or shine (concerts will be held inside the library should it rain). 



Tuesday, July 24, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Summer Reading: Music & Movement
Let the little ones dance up a storm. We'll provide the music, you provide the kids!  For ages 2-6. 
 



Wednesday, July 25, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Caz's 'Read to a Dog' Program
Drop in and spend some time with Caz, our favorite neighborhood service dog:
  • At 10:00 Caz will join our preschool StoryTime, listening with you to some good StoryTime books. 
  • At 10:30 Caz will listen to older kids (ages 6 and up) read your favorite dog stories to him! 




Thursday, July 26, 2018

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Summer Reading: Scratch Musical Instrument
Use the Scratch coding language to design and try out your own musical instruments. For ages 5-10. 
 

6:00 PM
Summer Concert Series: Saddle-Up Country Band
Summer concert series on the library green brought to you through the generosity of the Kirkman Trust Fund. Rain or shine (concerts will be held inside the library should it rain). 



Monday, July 30, 2018

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Jr. Tech: Intro to Computer Game Programming using C++
Two-week program: July 30 - August 10. Run by Jr. Tech for students entering grades 8-12; $445 fee.

Learn the overall basics behind the C++ programming language (such as variables, data types, control structures, functions and object oriented programming). Then, take these skills and apply them to making computer games by learning how to program sprites, sounds and simple game designs.  By the close of the program you will develop coding skills and walk away with your very own custom final game project.

60 hrs. instruction, pack a snack, drink & lunch. Register via juniortech.org or 774-994-2097.





Tuesday, July 31, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids' Makers Club at the Library: Stop-motion Animation
Children ages 6-12 are invited to drop in and try out our Makerspace kits -- electronics, coding, Legos, and more! Choose to use our stop-motion animation studio set-up to create your own animations.  




Thursday, August 2, 2018

6:00 PM
Summer Concert Series: Bart Weisman Klezmer Swing Band
Summer concert series on the library green brought to you through the generosity of the Kirkman Trust Fund. Rain or shine (concerts will be held inside the library should it rain). 



Monday, August 6, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Posture is my Signature
Posture is my Signature
A strong posture is linked with aging well.  This week focuses on posture and how it can affect your balance, core and walking ability along with what you can do to improve and/or maintain your posture. Presented by Cape Cod Rehab
 
 



Tuesday, August 7, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Summer Reading: Name That Tune Music Screening
Think you know movies and music? Put your knowledge to the test. All ages welcomed. 



Thursday, August 9, 2018

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Summer Reading: Music Video Green Screen
Use our Green Screen techonology to create you very own music video and pretend you're a star! 

6:00 PM
Summer Concert Series: The Moonlights
Summer concert series on the library green brought to you through the generosity of the Kirkman Trust Fund. Rain or shine (concerts will be held inside the library should it rain). 



Friday, August 10, 2018

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Jr. Tech: Sizzling Summer Hands-on Fun!
Offered by Jr. Tech, for students entering grades 4 and 5; $57 fee. Experience a chock-full day of activities and projects! 

Make elephant toothpaste, design and build a marble maze, build a lava lamp, make fizzing sherbet, design and build screaming balloons, play board games and have fun with STEM gadgets. 6 hours of packed fun!

To register, go to juniortech.org. Call 774-994-2097 for space availability. Pack a snack, drink & lunch. 





Tuesday, August 14, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Makers Club for Kids & Teens: Minecraft
Play Minecraft with other kids; bring your laptop or use ours; we'll show the action on our big TV screen. See a demo of our Minecraft stop-motion animation studio set. Great for ages 8 and up. 

 



Wednesday, August 15, 2018

11:00 AM
Summer Reading Wrap Party
Summer Reading kids and families are invited to attend a fun program -- half yo-yo tricks and half dance party -- at West Barnstable Fire Station (2160 Meetinghouse Way, Rt 149). Plus, after the program kids can explore the West Barnstable Fire Department.   




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Thursday, August 16, 2018

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Summer Reading: Make a Musical Instrument
Use your hands-on craft skills to design and build a simple musical instrument.  For ages 5-12. 
 

6:00 PM
Summer Concert Series: Two Cool
Summer concert series on the library green brought to you through the generosity of the Kirkman Trust Fund. Rain or shine (concerts will be held inside the library should it rain). 



Tuesday, August 21, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Makers Club for Kids & Teens: Minecraft
Play Minecraft with other kids; bring your laptop or use ours; we'll show the action on our big TV screen. See a demo of our Minecraft stop-motion animation studio set. Great for ages 8 and up. 

 



Thursday, August 23, 2018

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Summer Reading: Garage Band
Create music using the Garage Band app. For ages 6-12. 
 



Monday, September 10, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Nutrition: Eat Right Be Well
9/10 - Nutrition: Eat Right Be Well
Nutrition is an important component to any health and fitness program.  This week explores the latest trends in nutrition and debunks some of the common nutrition myths. Presented by Cape Cod Rehab
 



Monday, October 1, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
The Burdenko Method
The Burdenko Method
Learn about the Burdenko Method and explore the 6 essential qualities of health & fitness: balance, coordination, flexibility, endurance, speed and stretch. Presented by Cape Cod Rehab