Our Discover the Universe of the Mattapoisett Free Public Library has officially begun, and teens can find themselves busy all summer long just by participating in Bingo. While learning everything the Mattapoisett Free Public Library has to offer, each Bingo achieved will earn a small prize and a raffle ticket for the grand prize, a gift basket including a 3D pen. Come into the library to learn more and to check out a Bingo card!
We have also created enjoyable programs especially for teens. Starting on Saturday, July 6at 12:00 pm, we will be opening the “Game Lounge,” a space for patrons to hang out and play games of all types including Xbox Kinect on the big screen. The “Game Lounge” will be continuing through the summer on July 24 and August 3. Snacks will be available.
On Tuesday, July 9starting at 6:30 pm, teens are invited to join us for Book End Painting to bring life to old bookends the library has accumulated. Teens are welcome keep them or donate their creations to liven up the Student Lounge.
On Tuesday, July 23starting at 5:30 pm, all are welcome as we learn Screen Printing! Utilizing a simple method of screen printing, we will print designs on fabrics. The library will provide all of the materials, but for those with a particular design in mind, you are welcome bring in your own. We encourage patrons to sign up by July 16 to ensure we have enough materials.
On Wednesday, July 24at 6:30 pm, we will be screening the movie “Hidden Figures.” Come in for the movie and a discussion. There will be refreshments as well.
On Tuesday, August 6at 5:30 pm, we will be hosting A Book Tasting. Designed like a food tasting, this will be an opportunity for you to get to know some of the new young adult titles added to the collection this summer. Refreshments will be served.
On Wednesday, August 7at 1:00 pm, all are welcome to participate in Sharpie Tie Dye! Use Sharpies to draw designs onto fabrics like tee shirts and add alcohol to create a tie dye look. The library will provide all the materials needed, but if you have a particular design in mind, bring your own! We encourage patrons to sign up by July 31.
All programs are free and open to the public. If you have any questions or need special accommodations, please contact the library at 508-758-4171 or email the Adult Services/Reference Librarian, Michelle Skaar at firstname.lastname@example.org.