Monthly Archives: January 2017

Groundhog Day craft

groundhog craft

Thursday, February 2nd from 3-4:30, kids can come to the library and make their very own groundhog who comes out of the ground! For kids 3+.

Library Mini Golf

Mini Golf 2017 (1)

Library Mini Golf! Friday, January 27th from 6-9 and Saturday, January 28th from 10-1, come play 18 holes through the stacks. Brought to you by the Library Friends of Oak Bluffs.  Friday night is 21+ and costs players $15, which includes dinner and drinks. Saturday is for families, and is free.

Library Closed – Saturday, January 7, 2017

The Oak Bluffs Public Library will be closed on Saturday, January 7 due to blizzard conditions. Stay safe and warm, everyone!

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URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
253 PM EST FRI JAN 6 2017
-DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…..VINEYARD HAVEN.
253 PM EST FRI JAN 6 2017
…WINTER STORM WARNING FROM 7 AM SATURDAY TO 4 AM EST SUNDAY
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM SATURDAY TO 4 AM
EST SUNDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
* LOCATIONS…INCLUDE SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST COASTAL MASSACHUSETTS
 INCLUDING CAPE COD…MARTHAS VINEYARD…AND NANTUCKET.
* SNOW ACCUMULATION…OF 12 TO 16 INCHES.
* TIMING…SNOW OVERSPREADS THE AREA SATURDAY MORNING BECOMING
 HEAVY AT TIMES SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING…THEN TAPERING
 OFF LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.
* IMPACTS…NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE AS SNOW BECOMES
 HEAVY AT TIMES ALONG WITH GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS RESULTING IN
 CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW WITH NEAR WHITE OUT
 CONDITIONS FORECAST. UNTREATED ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND
 SLICK. VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED. TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS.
* WINDS…NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
* VISIBILITIES…ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
A WINTER STORM WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN AN AVERAGE SNOWFALL OF 6
INCHES OR MORE IS EXPECTED WITHIN A 12 HOUR PERIOD…OR FOR 8
INCHES OR MORE IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD.
TRAVEL WILL BE SLOW AT BEST ON WELL TREATED SURFACES…AND QUITE
DIFFICULT ON UNTREATED SURFACES. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL…KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT…FOOD…AND WATER IN
YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.