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Pumpkin Fest

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.

National Fossil Day! Thursday October 12, 4-7:45.

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!

Live Music Saturday September 30, 5-7

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.

Maritime Day for kids!

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.

CANCELED – Nat Benjamin’s Sail to Haiti

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!