Families join us Saturday, October 14th from 10-11:30 for our annual Fall Festival, this year PUMPKIN themed! We will have pumpkin painting, pumpkin games, and pumpkin stories. Sure to be fun for the entire family.
To accommodate staff training, the Library will be opening late on Wednesday October 25th. Amended hours that day will be from 1 pm to 5 pm. Thank you for your understanding.
Fossil Day on Thursday October 12th 4 pm- 7:45 pm, is a FREE drop-in and mingle event, open to all ages. Bring your own fossils to share with others or to ask the experts about. Don’t have any fossils? Come enjoy what others bring and listen to the experts as they present. Families and students are encouraged to attend and explore the science of Paleontology! Event is brought to you by a partnership between MPRI, the Oak Bluffs Public Library and the National Park Service. When: Thursday October 12th, 4 pm- 7:45 pm . Where: Oak Bluffs Public Library. Who: EVERYONE!
Help bring our Maritime month to a close as we celebrate music, culture, and women’s roles in maritime history. Thank you again to the Library Friends of Oak Bluffs and to Gordon Goodwin’s family for their dedication to our unique coastal location.
Join us tonight to learn about harvesting and preparing a local food source! Tasty samples will be provided.
Saturday, Septmber 30th the Coast Guard is bringing a boat to the library to teach children and their families about boats and boat safety from 10:30-12:30. For older children, there will be a soap “scrimshaw” craft in the program room from 10-11:30. Younger ones are welcome to do our maritime scavenger hunt all day long! Sure to be a boatload of fun for the entire family.
Due to the oncoming tropical storm, we are postponing tonight’s program: Nat Benjamin’s Sail to Haiti. We plan to reschedule the event to an evening in October.
For now, the library plans to remain open. Tonight’s pajama-friendly Family Night at 6:30 in the children’s room will still take place. Please see NOAA’s website for up-to-date storm warnings and watches. Although we may miss the brunt of the storm, be cautious of high winds, coastal flooding, and potential power outages.. Stay safe!
Library Friends of Oak Bluffs update the community about library staff, programming, and other interesting tidbits with their newsletter, “Book Ends”. Please click the images below to view online, or download the pdf file to save your own copy of the Fall newsletter.
2017 Fall News_LFOB.pdf
Children and families join us Saturday, September 16th at 10:30 for a book talk and activity with children’s author David Cundy.
Kids and families join us, Saturday September 2nd at 2pm, for a reading and talk with Veronica N. Chapman, author of the children’s picture book I Know I Can!