Category Archives: Adult Programs

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!

‘The Home Show’

LanDforms and Schmantze Theatre present
The Home Show, June 16 & 17 at 7 PM
(an original movement theatre experience for the books)

FREE. Reservations strongly recommended as space is limited:
Conceived and performed by Abby Bender, Leah Crosby, and Danielle Doell

Be prepared to stand and walk. May not be appropriate for all ages.
Please enter on Pacific Avenue. No late admission.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Martha’s Vineyard Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.


Ray Ewing's large-scale photography will be on view all month in the OBPL Meeting Room, with a reception on June 21, from 6-7-30 PM. (1) (1)

Ray Ewing’s large-scale, island-themed photography will be on view all month in the OBPL Meeting Room.  Please join us for a reception on June 21, from 6-7:30 PM.

Earth Day!

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Saturday, April 23, is Earth Day at the OBPL. Come meet some baby goats, plant seeds, join The Yard for an environmental dance, and help clean up the grounds.  Plus, bring an old t-shirt to silkscreen!

Library Mini Golf

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Library Mini Golf! Friday April 1 from 6-9 and Saturday April 2 from 10-1, come play 18 holes through the stacks. Brought to you by the Library Friends of Oak Bluffs.  Friday night is 21+, with beer provided by Offshore Ale, wine by Our Market, and food by Deon’s Kitchen.  Saturday is for families, and is free.

Cornell Coley: A Fascinating Rhythm at Carnaval

Join dancer, percussionist, and teacher Cornell Coley for two events during our Carnaval festival, Saturday January 30th at the OBPL. First, a Brazilian drumming workshop for children from 12-1.  Next, an all ages interactive performance from 2-3.  Lunch will be served in between.  Read more about Mr. Coley at .

Cornell Coley -A Fascinating Rhythm-- CARNAVAL!


Come to Carnaval for music, food, and fun for the whole family!  Saturday, January 30th, 11-3.

11 AM: Crafting, for kids and adults

12 PM: Children’s Percussion Workshop

1 PM: Brazilian Lunch

 2 PM: Interactive, All-Ages Musical Performance with Cornell Coley

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