The following February events will take place in the Children’s Department at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library.
Take Your Child to the Library Day: Saturday, February 3, 1:00 – 3:00 pm. Take the whole family to visit the library and explore all that we have to offer. Get a free balloon sculpture made by balloon artist Chip Rascal, try a scavenger hunt around the library for a chance to win a raffle prize, and enjoy FREE crafts, snacks & activities.
Heart Art: Valentine Craft Programs: Wednesday, February 7 at 4:00 pm for ages 7 and older. Make a wreath of paper hearts and “sew” a paper valentine, or for younger children there will be a session on Thursday, February 8 at 3:30 pm to listen to a special Valentine’s Day story and make a painted Valentine for someone special. Please register by stopping by or calling the library at 508-758-4171.
February School Vacation Events:
– Wednesday, February 21 at 3:30 pm: Register in advance to come to a live reptile show. Jeffrey Beatriz of Acushnet’s Cold Blooded Reptiles will be at the library for a fun, safe and informative hands-on experience with various live reptiles from all over the world. All ages welcome; children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult during the program. This program is generously funded by the Friends of the Mattapoisett Library.
– Thursday, February 22 at 10:30 am: Morning Movie at the Library. Watch Disney’s animated film 101 Dalmatians and enjoy free popcorn. No registration required.
– Friday, February 23 at 2:00 pm: Make a snowman out of a recycled bottle – free, all materials provided, children under 8 must bring an adult helper. Spaces are limited; please register for this program by February 21 in the children’s department (as space allows.)