As the summer winds down, the fun continues at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library. Craft Tuesdays at our makerspace continues throughout August and September. Starting August 27, the start time will be 5:30 pm. Come by for a quick craft and some fun. No registration required.
We just added new dates for the Game Lounge. Come by and play some of your favorite games of all types, including Xbox 360- Kinect games on the big screen, on August 24at 2:30 pm, August 27at 4:00 pm, and September 7at 2:30 pm. All ages are welcome.
On Saturday, August 31at 1:00 pm, we will be diving into the science of slime. Teens are invited to learn about and create Edible Slime. We encourage patrons to register by August 24.
On Thursday, September 12at 4:00 pm, students are invited to learn Lava Lamp Science. As the science around lava lamps is explained, patrons will have an opportunity to create their own. Recommended for ages 9 and up, we encourage patrons to register by September 5.
On Saturday, September 21at 1:00 pm, our first teen cooking program, Teens Cook: Cheese, we’ll celebrate National Italian Cheese month. We will prepare a simple dish to eat and learn some tips and tricks for cooking with cheese. Patrons age 12 and up, please register by September 14. Space is limited.
On Friday, September 27at 4:00 pm, students age 12 and up are welcome as we celebrate Banned Books Week by creating Banned Book Jewelry. We will make banned book pendants that can easily be made into necklaces or key chains. Please register by September 20. Space is limited.
We are also in the process of starting a book club for older teens and adults dedicated to Emma Watson’s Our Shared Shelf. If you are interested, please visit the reference desk to sign up or contact librarian Michelle Skaar at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 508-758-4171. When you sign up, you will get an opportunity to vote for the first book and help us decide on the time we will meet.
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 email@example.com.