Family Outdoor Concert at the Mattapoisett Library

Kicking off our Summer Reading Program at Mattapoisett Library will be a participatory outdoor concert for the whole family. Davis Bates and Roger Tinknell, two award-winning musicians and storytellers. will be hosting a concert, “Tails and Tales,” on Tuesday, July 6, at 6:30 pm. Come down to the library to celebrate nature, reading, animals, and community! Please bring a chair or blanket. This event is funded in part by a grant from the Mattapoisett Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

            In addition to our summer concert, Mattapoisett Library is hosting many programs for all ages. Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am is our Puppet and Acting Workshop for children 10 and up and their families. Registration is required. Wednesday afternoons at 3:00 pm, join us at the library for Pop-up Crafts and Activities for all ages. Thursday mornings at 10:30 am is our Sensory Center for our younger patrons with interactive activities and bubbles, of course. Friday mornings at 10:30 am, join our traditional story time with Miss Chris.

            In addition, we have an ongoing reading challenge for children ages 0-12. Children will track the minutes they read, receive up to 12 animal figurines for each hour they read, and be entered in a raffle for crafts, books, and ice cream.

            We have lots of other special programs coming up including a nature hike with the Mattapoisett Land Trust on July 23, petting zoo on July 31, and end of summer party on August 6. Find out all about our events by either visiting our website at, dropping by the library to pick up a brochure, or by liking us on Facebook.

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