Mattapoisett Library Events

Summer Fun continues at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library. Our Summer Reading Program is winding down, but there is still plenty to do at the library. 

            On Saturday,July 20drop by the library between 10:00 am and noon for a Moon Landing Celebration. Mattapoisett Free Public Library will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with crafts, games with prizes, and snacks. Please allow additional time for parking since our town will be hosting their annual Harbor Days. 

            On Friday,July 26at 1:00 pm join Benares Angeley from the Art Lab and create your own Space Banner. For children ages 4 to 10. Registration is required.

            On Wednesday, July 31at 2:00 pm, we’re celebrating Harry Potter’s Birthday (yes, it really is his birthday). Stop in for a “Horcrux Hunt” table–top Quidditch game, plus make your own magic wand and “snitch”. We’ll end our celebration with some “sorting-hat” cupcakes. Costumes encouraged, but not required. All ages welcome. No registration necessary. 

            Finally, if you have participated in our reading challenge, don’t forget to come to our final celebration on August 2at 10:30 am with a music concert with Roger Tinknell followed by ice cream and popsicles.

            Our library is also hosting many on-going events. 

-Tuesdays at 10:30 am: Family Story Time, 1:00 pm: Out of this World Reading, 3:00 pm: Sci-fi Book Club

-Wednesdays at 4:00 pm: Chess Lessons

-Thursday, July 25at 3:00 pm Family “Space Themed” Movie

-Fridays at 10:30 am: Songs and Stories with Miss Chris

-Saturday, June 27at 10:00 am S.T.E.(A)M. at your Library: Space Theme with games and crafts

            Other upcoming August events include Turtle Week August 13 through 17with a special presentation from the New England Coastal Wildlife Association on Wednesday, August 14 at 2:00 pm, a Chess Tournament with Pizza Lunch on August 15, and an End of Summer Celebration with Kay Alden with dance and games on August 24! Please check our website or visit the library for more information and to register.

            All programs are free and open to the public. If special accommodations are needed, please contact the library at 508-758-4171 for assistance or email the children’s librarian, Miss Chris at For more information on up-coming children’s programs, please visit our website at

Leave A Comment...