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7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

June 2016

MPL Children’s Summer Kick Off

June 23, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

The children’s summer program officially kicks off on Thursday, June 23 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm with crafts, face painting, prizes, and fun on the Mattapoisett Congregational Church lawn, followed by a community concert from 6:00 to 8:00 pm with musicians from the Massachusetts Walking Tour of Traveling Musicians and local talent. Bring a blanket and a picnic dinner to enjoy the evening.

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Wareham Gatemen

June 28, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Special events at the library include the annual visit from the Wareham Gatemen on June 28 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. The baseball players will read stories and sign autographs. Pictures will be taken for children to make their own baseball card. No registration required. Bring your glove and play catch with the Gatemen!

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July 2016

Fun Fair

July 14, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Thursday, July 14 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm will be a Fun Fair on the lawn, featuring the Junior Friends of the Library as hosts. While coming to shop at Harbor Days and the Friends’ Annual Book Sale, children are invited to play games, win prizes, and make crafts. Rain date is Friday, July 15. All ages are welcome, and no registration is required.

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Re-Set Your Stress with Dr. Kristen Lee

July 19, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

“Dr. Kris” will present her book Re-Set: Make the Most of Your Stress on Tuesday, July 19 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm. Hear about her research and how to manage stress to your benefit. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Dr. Kristen Lee, Ed.D., LICSW, is an award-winning behavioral sciences professor, clinician and author from Boston. She is a regular contributor for the Huffington Post and Psychology Today. Dr. Kris’s work has been featured on NPR and CBS…

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December 2016

Children’s Film Screening

December 28, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Take a break from the holidays on Saturday, December 28 from 2:00 to 3:45 pm and enjoy the Disney-animated film My Neighbor Totoro by award-winning director Hayao Miyazaki. Described as a magical film, it follows two sisters as they move to the countryside and meet a mysterious forest spirit who can only be seen through the eyes of a child. All families are welcome to this free event. Free popcorn and water. Call the library at 508-758-4171 to reserve a…

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January 2017

Film and Book Discussion Series

January 15, 2017 @ 1:30 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Join other film enthusiasts for a screening of The English Patient on Sunday, January 15 at 1:30 pm. The group will be discussing the film and the book, with suggested questions and free refreshments. Sign up to attend and pick up the discussion questions by emailing spizzolo@sailsinc.org or by calling the library.

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April 2017

Poetry Write-In and Open Mic

April 22, 2017 @ 11:00 am
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

April is Poetry Month and library patrons of all ages are invited to stop in for new books, poetry activities, and to enjoy the listening station in the reading room. On Saturday, April 22 at 11:00 am, adults and students are invited to a Poetry Write-in! Writing prompts, supplies, and snacks will be available to inspire creativity and fun. At 3:00 pm, an open mic will be ready and waiting to hear verse written by participants who wish to share.…

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September 2017

Learn 3D Printing

September 26, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Two 3D Printing Academies have been scheduled: - 3D Printing for Students age 10 and up. On Tuesday, September 26 from 4:00 - 6:00 pm, learn to create designs and operate the library’s 3D printer. Limited spaces available, so sign up with librarian Elizabeth Sherry at esherry@sailsinc.org.

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October 2017

Fall 2017 Chess Tournament

October 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

K-12 Chess Players are invited to register for the Mattapoisett Library’s Fall Chess Tournament to be held on Saturday, October 7 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. No registration fee but players must sign up in advance.

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3D Printing for Adults

October 10, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Tuesday, October 10 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm, adults are invited to earn how to use the library’s 3D printer to fix household items, create gardening tools, personalize items, and help students enhance school projects. Sign up with librarian Elizabeth Sherry at esherry@sailsinc.org or visit Liz at the Reference Desk.

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December 2017

Gift-Making Workshop

December 13, 2017 @ 3:30 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Wednesday, December 13 at 3:30 pm: Gift-Making Workshop to make a hand-made gift for someone special. All materials provided – free – children under 8 years old, please bring an adult helper. Please register at the library.

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Make a Candy Lighthouse

December 16, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Saturday, December 16 at 2:00 pm: Make a candy lighthouse! Join us to make your very own candy creation – free – all materials provided. Children under 8 must have an adult helper; please register at the library.

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January 2018

Medicare and You – An Informational Workshop

January 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

If you are getting ready to sign up for Medicare or would like more information about comparing plans and understanding Medigap and Medicare Advantage, then this workshop is for you. Sign up to attend on Sunday, January 7 at 2:00 pm. Consultant Jo-Anne Ryan of JR Consulting will present an overview of the sign up process and where you can learn to compare plans. This is informational only and is not a sales presentation. Bring your questions!

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Friends’ Used Book Sale

January 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

The next Used Book Sale will be held on Saturday, January 13 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Hundreds of new titles are available for children, teens and adults.

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Book Discussion Group

January 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Join our group on Sunday, January 14 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm to talk about The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley. Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk. Everyone is welcome to this and future meetings, held on the second Sunday of each month.

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Learn to Use the New Library Telescope

January 16, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Attend the Backyard Astronomy Program on Tuesday, January 16 and learn from the pros. Astronomers from the Aldrich Astronomical Society will be on hand from 6:30 to 7:30 pm to guide you in looking at the night sky using the library’s new telescope. A brief presentation will be followed by an outside demonstration. The whole family is welcome to learn how to use the telescope so it can be checked out with a library card. Registration is appreciated. Call the…

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Learn to Scan and Print on a 3D Printer

January 19, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Join librarian Liz Sherry on Friday, January 19 from 3:00 to 4:30 pm to learn how to scan and print on our 3D printer. Bring something to scan or make a scan yourself. Call 508-758-4171 to sign up.

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Learn to Make Winter Soups with Chef Colby Rottler

January 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Sign up for a cooking demonstration to be held on Sunday, January 21 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm when Chef Rottler will help us create several delicious soups. Learn the basics and get creative with these new recipes.

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February 2018

Library Book Discussion Group

February 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

The next meeting of the Book Discussion Group will be Sunday, February 11 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm. The group is discussing The Glass Universe by Dava Sobel. This fascinating account details the lesser known facts about the women of the Harvard Observatory who contributed their computational skills to the study of the universe in the mid-nineteenth century. Their work forever changed our understanding of the stars. Dava Sobel is the award-winning author of Longitude and Galileo’s Daughter. Copies of…

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July 2018

Learn about Shore Birds

July 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Carolyn Longworth, of the Nasketucket Bird Club and Director of the Millicent Library, will present Birding 101 on Tuesday, July 10from 7 to 8 pm. Do you know the difference between birders and birdwatchers? Enjoy this introduction to the common birds of our shoreline including osprey and herons. Learn terms like "semipalmated" and find out what tools you can use to improve your skills.

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New Bedford Free Public Library’s Art Collection

July 11, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Presenting the New Bedford Free Public Library's Art Collection, Janice Hodson, Curator of Art at the New Bedford Free Public Library, will offer a program at the Mattapoisett Library on the library's art collection on Wednesday, July 11from 6:30 pm to 8 pm. Beginning with the beautiful Audubon engravings that helped start the collection, Ms. Hodson will show images and detail the many works that continue to draw visitors year after year. This program is part of The Purrington Lecture…

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Retro Roots

July 14, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Also, on July 14, the local blues/rock band Retro Roots (Joe Gauvin, Janey Rego, and Patrick Igoe) will perform downstairs in the Community Meeting Room from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. Don't miss them - they are well known for their talent and will be performing later in the month at Harbor Days too.

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Friends of the Library Annual Used Book Sale

July 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Harbor Days are back, and this means it's also time for the Friends' Used Book Sale. Mark your calendars for Thursday and Friday, July 19 and 20from 10 am to 4 pm and Saturday, July 21from 10 am to 1 pm. Hundreds of like-new fiction and non-fiction for adults, teens, and children will be available. There are also many DVDs and music CDs to choose from. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Library. Would you like to volunteer to…

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Friends of the Library Annual Used Book Sale

July 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Harbor Days are back, and this means it's also time for the Friends' Used Book Sale. Mark your calendars for Thursday and Friday, July 19 and 20from 10 am to 4 pm and Saturday, July 21from 10 am to 1 pm. Hundreds of like-new fiction and non-fiction for adults, teens, and children will be available. There are also many DVDs and music CDs to choose from. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Library. Would you like to volunteer to…

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September 2018

Family Storytime

September 26, 2018 @ 10:30 am
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Children of all ages are welcome to family storytime to be held on Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:15 am beginning September 26. This eight-week series does not require registration, so drop in and join the fun.

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October 2018

Traditional Irish Music Session

October 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Join local musicians and Irish music enthusiasts at an open session on Sunday, October 14from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the library. Free and family-friendly, everyone is welcome to enjoy the music, sing, or play along.

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Get Crafty with Old Books

October 19, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Friday, October 19from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm, celebrate Halloween with treats and frightfully clever altered book skills upstairs in the Reading Room. The library staff will supply all the supplies. For ages 12 to adults.

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Facebook Settings: Control Your Privacy

October 24, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Wednesday, October 24at 6:30 pm, John Theriault, Principal at Truventis, will discuss how to manage Facebook settings to get the most out of the social media platform while maintaining the level of privacy you want. Everyone is welcome to this free program. Call to register at 508-758-4171.

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History of Photography Lecture

October 28, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Professional photographer Liz Waring will be presenting "Focus on Photos: The History of Photography" at the library on Sunday, October 28from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Her interesting talk and visual presentation will cover facts, well-known photographers, and important developments in this medium.

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December 2018

Christmas Scents Workshop

December 2, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Make evocative aromatherapy gifts with certified holistic aromatherapist Katherine Anne Young, R.N. on Sunday, December 2from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. Enjoy cinnamon, cloves, citrus, thyme, eucalyptus, and other fragrant oils. All supplies will be provided. Limited to 15 participants, so please register at the adult circulation desk or call the library at 508-758-4171.

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Holiday Open House

December 8, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

The library will be joining the community festivities Saturday, December 8. In addition to children's crafts downstairs at 1:00 pm, the Reading Rooms will be decked out for an Open House including refreshments from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. From 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, holiday music will be presented by The Sea Glass Theatre, courtesy of the Mattapoisett Library Trust. Teens and adults are invited to make Holiday Book Crafts in the library's makerspace from 11:00 am to 12:30…

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Make a Candy Lighthouse

December 12, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

An Annual Event - Children are welcome to come in and make a candy lighthouse on Wednesday, December 12from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. All ages are welcome. Children under 5 years old need to bring an adult to help them. Please sign up in the Children's Department.

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Enjoy Dancing to The Nutcracker

December 14, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Children ages 4 to 8 are invited to "Inside the Pages of The Nutcracker" with music/dancer educator Kay Alden on Friday, December 14from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Enjoy bringing the characters off the page with music, dance, movement, and discussion. Register in the Children's Room.

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Holiday Storytime with Grandparents

December 19, 2018 @ 10:30 am
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Children of all ages are invited to bring their grandparents to a special storytime on Wednesday, December 19at 10:30 am. Enjoy stories together and make holiday cards. Parents are welcome too!

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July 2019

Fly me to the Moon

July 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Tuesday, July 16at 6:30 pm, join member Roger Menard of the Astronomical Society of New England for his program, "Fly me to the Moon". He will answer questions like: where did the Moon come from, why is the Moon so large in our night sky, what is the 'man in the Moon', why do we always see only one side of the Moon, what is a Lunar eclipse, how does the Moon impact life on Earth, etc. Along the…

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Moon Landing Celebration

July 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

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.

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Art Lab

July 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

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.

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Harry Potter’s Birthday

July 31, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

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.

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August 2019

Concert at the Mattapoisett Museum

August 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Party of the Sun will be live at the Mattapoisett Museum on Thursday, August 8at 7:00 pm. Party of the Sun is an indie folk band from New Hampshire led by songwriter Ethan McBrien and producer/multi-instrumentalist Rory Hurley. Since 2006, both McBrien and Hurley have recorded and performed with funk/rock fusion outfit The Youngest Sun. Tickets are available on our website: www.mattapoisettmuseum.org/event-info/live-in-mattapoisett-party-of-the-sun. For more information please call 508-758-2844 or email director@mattapoisettmuseum.org.

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Chess Tournament

August 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Friday, August 16at 1:00 pm, Jim Kegle, our chess instructor, will host a Chess Tournament with Pizza Lunch. Children age 5 and up, including adults are welcome to participate. Some experience playing chess recommended. Please contact the library to register.

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End of Summer Celebration

August 24, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Saturday, August 24at 10:30 am, join Kay Hanley Alden for an End of Summer Celebration with a warm-up, ribbon skills, may pole dance, and games! Kay Hanley Alden, alumnus of the Boston Conservatory, brings her passion for teaching to all her programs. This program is recommended for children age 5 and up. Please contact the library to register.

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Science of Slime.

August 31, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

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.

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September 2019

Lava Lamp Science

September 12, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

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.

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Teens Cook

September 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

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.

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Banned Books Week

September 27, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

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.

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October 2019

Halloween Mask Craft

October 4, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Friday, October 4 at 4:00 pm, get a head start on your Halloween costume by joining us at Halloween Mask Craft. We will provide all of the materials and some templates to ensure a spectacular result. This event is recommended for ages 12 and up. Please register by September 27 to ensure we have enough supplies.

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Fairy Tale Story Time

October 5, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Saturday, October 5at 10:30 am join us for our monthly Fairy Tale Story Time with Fairy Godmother (in-Training).  This month we'll be reading stories about Cinderella. Craft included. Open to all ages. No registration is necessary.

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Mad Scientist Laboratory

October 9, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
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Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Every Wednesday in October, starting October 9 at 4:00 pm the Mattapoisett Free Public Library will be hosting Mad Scientist Laboratory. We invite students ages 12 and up to join the librarians as we perform ghoulish experiments in the name of science. As well as to celebrate what we all love about Halloween, the icky, surprising, creepy, and messy parts of life. The first Wednesday, October 9, we will be making Magnetic Slime. Students will learn about, create their own,…

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Decorating Cookies

October 10, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Thursday, October 10at 3:00 pm we're decorating cookies – and then eating them.  All ages welcome. Registration required. Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions ahead of time.

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Mad Scientist Laboratory

October 16, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
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Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Every Wednesday in October, starting October 9 at 4:00 pm the Mattapoisett Free Public Library will be hosting Mad Scientist Laboratory. We invite students ages 12 and up to join the librarians as we perform ghoulish experiments in the name of science. As well as to celebrate what we all love about Halloween, the icky, surprising, creepy, and messy parts of life. The first Wednesday, October 9, we will be making Magnetic Slime. Students will learn about, create their own,…

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Flashlight Craft

October 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Thursday, October 17at 3:15 pm, sign up for our flashlight craft. Find out about positive and negative currents and make your own flashlight. For ages 8 and up. Registration required.

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Flashlight Craft

October 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Thursday, October 17at 3:15 pm, sign up for our flashlight craft. Find out about positive and negative currents and make your own flashlight. For ages 8 and up. Registration required.

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David Shannon’s Birthday

October 19, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Saturday, October 19at 10:30 am, we'll be celebrating author David Shannon's birthday with books, activities, crafts and birthday cake. Registration required. All ages welcome.

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David Shannon’s Birthday

October 19, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Saturday, October 19at 10:30 am, we'll be celebrating author David Shannon's birthday with books, activities, crafts and birthday cake. Registration required. All ages welcome.

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Teens Cook: Halloween Candy

October 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Saturday, October 19, students aged 12 and up are invited to Teens Cook: Halloween Candy. At this program, we will be making a simple dish out of “left-over” Halloween candy. Please register by October 12th, space is limited.

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Mad Scientist Laboratory

October 23, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
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Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Every Wednesday in October, starting October 9 at 4:00 pm the Mattapoisett Free Public Library will be hosting Mad Scientist Laboratory. We invite students ages 12 and up to join the librarians as we perform ghoulish experiments in the name of science. As well as to celebrate what we all love about Halloween, the icky, surprising, creepy, and messy parts of life. The first Wednesday, October 9, we will be making Magnetic Slime. Students will learn about, create their own,…

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Storyteller David Mello

October 23, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

We'll be hosting a special program on Wednesday, October 23at 6:30 pm with storyteller David Mello who brings shadow puppets to life for his program "Tales Best told in the Dark". Recommended for ages 5 and up. No registration necessary.

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Tales Best told in the Dark

October 23, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

David Mello's Family Program, "Tales Best told in the Dark" will be presented at the Mattapoisett Library. Let storyteller David Mello chill, thrill and thoroughly entertain you with a diverse collection of stories, poems, and songs from around the world using masks and shadow puppetry.  On Wednesday, October 23at 6:30 pm at the Mattapoisett Public Library. Recommended for ages 5 and up.  No registration necessary.

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STEAM Session

October 24, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Thursday, October 24at 3:00 pm, our monthly STEAM session will be about bats. Learn about echolocation with games and activities. Includes craft and snack. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Registration required.

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Costume Parade

October 25, 2019 @ 10:30 am
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Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Don't forget to visit us on Tuesday or Friday mornings at 10:30 am for our ongoing story times. This month for Halloween we'll be having a costume parade on Friday, October 25 and Tuesday, October 29with small treats – costumes encouraged but not required.

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Costume Parade

October 29, 2019 @ 10:30 am
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One event on October 29, 2019 at 10:30 am

Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Don't forget to visit us on Tuesday or Friday mornings at 10:30 am for our ongoing story times. This month for Halloween we'll be having a costume parade on Friday, October 25 and Tuesday, October 29with small treats – costumes encouraged but not required.

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Mad Scientist Laboratory

October 30, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
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One event on October 16, 2019 at 4:00 pm

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Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Every Wednesday in October, starting October 9 at 4:00 pm the Mattapoisett Free Public Library will be hosting Mad Scientist Laboratory. We invite students ages 12 and up to join the librarians as we perform ghoulish experiments in the name of science. As well as to celebrate what we all love about Halloween, the icky, surprising, creepy, and messy parts of life. The first Wednesday, October 9, we will be making Magnetic Slime. Students will learn about, create their own,…

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November 2019

Mindfulness Program for Children and Parents

November 16, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Saturday, November 16at 10:30 am, local author Wendy O'Neal will be presenting a mindfulness program for children and parents. Children will be invited to participate in mindfulness activities followed by a small snack. Parents are welcome to find out more and ask questions at the end. Copies of Wendy O'Neal's book, Breathing Makes it Betterwill be available.  Registration required. Recommended for children ages 3 to 8.

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Mindfulness Program for Children and Parents

November 16, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Saturday, November 16at 10:30 am, author Wendy O'Neal will be presenting a mindfulness program for children and parents. Children will be invited to participate in mindfulness activities followed by a small snack. Parents are welcome to find out more and ask questions at the end. Copies of Wendy O'Neal's book, Breathing Makes it Betterwill be available. Registration is required.

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TechConnect Series

November 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

This month the library will begin the TechConnect Series. Each month we will highlight one of the many online resources the Mattapoisett Free Public Library has to offer. On Saturday, November 16at 2:00 pm, we will start with a Mango Workshop showcasing the language learning program. Learn how to create an account, download, use the program, and get your questions answered in one hour-long session. We recommend you bring your favorite smart device.

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December 2019

Nutcracker Experience

December 4, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

For children and families, On Wednesday, December 4at 3:30 pm, the Library will host a Nutcracker Experience. Join Kay Hanley Alden, a dance educator, as she takes the Nutcracker Ballet off the stage and brings the story to life. Dance and play with sugar plum fairies, waltzing flowers, gingerbread surprises, and the mouse king's marching troops. Recommended for ages 4 to 8. This event will be followed by a snack and simple craft. Registration is required. As always, Kay Hanley…

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Holiday Story Time

December 7, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Saturday, December 7at 10:30 am, join us for an all-ages Holiday Story Time. Join Miss Chris and celebrate our many winter holidays with songs and stories. Includes craft and snack. Please contact Miss Chris for information at 508-758-4171 or by email at cmatos@sailsinc.org.

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Candy Lighthouse

December 11, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Tuesday, December 11at 3:30 pm, make your own Candy Lighthouse with frosting, ice cream cones and of course, lots of candy. This event is for all ages. Registration required.

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Crafts and Cocoa

December 14, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Saturday, December 14 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm, join us for crafts and cocoa before Mattapoisett's Annual Winter Stroll and tree lighting. This event is open to all ages and no registration necessary.

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STEAM

December 19, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Thursday, December 19 at 3:15 pm, our monthly STEAM session will be about toys. Learn about the science behind some of our most beloved toys, then make your own toy car and top. This event includes a snack and is recommended for ages six and up. Registration is required.

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Snow Kingdom Party

December 21, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Saturday, December 21 at 10:30 am, the Snow Sisters, Elsa and Anna will be visiting the library during our "Snow Kingdom Party". The princesses will share stories and songs followed by picture opportunities. Children are welcome to wear costumes if they wish. Snacks and crafts are included. All ages are welcome; registration is required.

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Winter Jokes Treasure Hunt

December 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Finally, during the winter break from December 22 to January 4, drop by the library to complete our "Winter Jokes Treasure Hunt".  All participants receive a free book.

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January 2020

Sharpie Mug Decorating

January 18, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Saturday, January 18 at 1:00 pm, join us for Sharpie Mug Decorating. A family-friendly event, we will provide the supplies and you will just need to bring the talent. Please register before January 11 to ensure we have enough supplies.

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Dungeons and Dragons

January 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Saturday, January 25 at 1:00 pm, Dungeons and Dragons will meet again to continue their quest. New players always welcome, and this session is recommended for ages 12 and up. Please contact Michelle Skaar at mskaar@sailsinc.org or call the library for more information. All programs are free and open to the public.  If special accommodations are needed, please contact the library at 508-758-4171 for assistance.

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February 2020

TechConnect Workshop: Optimal Resume

February 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Tuesday, February 11 at 5:00 pm, join us at our ‘TechConnect Workshop: Optimal Resume’. Optimal Resume is a free library service that helps you every step of the way through the hiring process from creating your first resume to practicing for interviews. Join us to learn everything you need to know about Optimal Resume. This workshop is recommended for ages 15 and up. Please register by February 4.

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History of the Suffrage Movement in Massachusetts

February 15, 2020 @ 1:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Also on Saturday, February 15 at 1:00 pm, in recognition of the 100th anniversary of the passing of the 19th Amendment, the Boston Women’s Heritage Trail will hold a special presentation of the history of the suffrage movement in Massachusetts. Reflective of the trail of the same name, travel through the streets of Boston learning about the greatest influencers and events of the suffrage movement without ever leaving your seat! It will include information about the arrest of suffragists during…

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Adult 3D Print Workshop

February 15, 2020 @ 10:30 am
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Saturday, February 15 at 10:30 am, join us for Adult 3D Print Workshop. We will go over the basics of how our 3D printer works, the uses of completed 3D prints, how to find designs, how to create designs, and after answer your questions. Please call or visit the library register before February 8.

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Bath Bomb Creation

February 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Saturday, February 22 at 1:00 pm, join us for Bath Bomb Creation! We will teach you how to create this relaxing treat. You will learn a simple recipe that you can recreate at home. Recommend for ages 12 and up. Please register by February 15.

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Dungeons and Dragons

February 29, 2020 @ 1:30 pm
Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

On Saturday, February 29 at 1:30 pm, Dungeons and Dragons will meet again to continue their quest. New players always welcome, recommended for ages 12 and up!

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February 2021

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February 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Sign up now on our Events Calendar by clicking on “Events” located on our website, www.mattapoisettlibrary.org. Each event starts with an educational video or professional presenter and introduces at least one live animal. All ages welcome. February 25, Roger Williams Zoomobile; March 4, Wingmasters "Birds of Prey"; March 11, Roger Williams Zoomobile; March 18,RI Audubon: "Life Cycle of Frogs"; March 25, Roger Williams Zoomobile; April 1, Wingmasters "World of Owls"; April 8, Roger Williams Zoomobile. For additional information, including our…

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Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Sign up now on our Events Calendar by clicking on “Events” located on our website, www.mattapoisettlibrary.org. Each event starts with an educational video or professional presenter and introduces at least one live animal. All ages welcome. February 25, Roger Williams Zoomobile; March 4, Wingmasters "Birds of Prey"; March 11, Roger Williams Zoomobile; March 18,RI Audubon: "Life Cycle of Frogs"; March 25, Roger Williams Zoomobile; April 1, Wingmasters "World of Owls"; April 8, Roger Williams Zoomobile. For additional information, including our…

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Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Sign up now on our Events Calendar by clicking on “Events” located on our website, www.mattapoisettlibrary.org. Each event starts with an educational video or professional presenter and introduces at least one live animal. All ages welcome. February 25, Roger Williams Zoomobile; March 4, Wingmasters "Birds of Prey"; March 11, Roger Williams Zoomobile; March 18,RI Audubon: "Life Cycle of Frogs"; March 25, Roger Williams Zoomobile; April 1, Wingmasters "World of Owls"; April 8, Roger Williams Zoomobile. For additional information, including our…

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Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Sign up now on our Events Calendar by clicking on “Events” located on our website, www.mattapoisettlibrary.org. Each event starts with an educational video or professional presenter and introduces at least one live animal. All ages welcome. February 25, Roger Williams Zoomobile; March 4, Wingmasters "Birds of Prey"; March 11, Roger Williams Zoomobile; March 18,RI Audubon: "Life Cycle of Frogs"; March 25, Roger Williams Zoomobile; April 1, Wingmasters "World of Owls"; April 8, Roger Williams Zoomobile. For additional information, including our…

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Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Sign up now on our Events Calendar by clicking on “Events” located on our website, www.mattapoisettlibrary.org. Each event starts with an educational video or professional presenter and introduces at least one live animal. All ages welcome. February 25, Roger Williams Zoomobile; March 4, Wingmasters "Birds of Prey"; March 11, Roger Williams Zoomobile; March 18,RI Audubon: "Life Cycle of Frogs"; March 25, Roger Williams Zoomobile; April 1, Wingmasters "World of Owls"; April 8, Roger Williams Zoomobile. For additional information, including our…

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Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Sign up now on our Events Calendar by clicking on “Events” located on our website, www.mattapoisettlibrary.org. Each event starts with an educational video or professional presenter and introduces at least one live animal. All ages welcome. February 25, Roger Williams Zoomobile; March 4, Wingmasters "Birds of Prey"; March 11, Roger Williams Zoomobile; March 18,RI Audubon: "Life Cycle of Frogs"; March 25, Roger Williams Zoomobile; April 1, Wingmasters "World of Owls"; April 8, Roger Williams Zoomobile. For additional information, including our…

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Mattapoisett Public Library, 7 Barstow Street
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 United States

Sign up now on our Events Calendar by clicking on “Events” located on our website, www.mattapoisettlibrary.org. Each event starts with an educational video or professional presenter and introduces at least one live animal. All ages welcome. February 25, Roger Williams Zoomobile; March 4, Wingmasters "Birds of Prey"; March 11, Roger Williams Zoomobile; March 18,RI Audubon: "Life Cycle of Frogs"; March 25, Roger Williams Zoomobile; April 1, Wingmasters "World of Owls"; April 8, Roger Williams Zoomobile. For additional information, including our…

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