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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!

Public computers are back up!

Sorry for the inconvenience yesterday, Tuesday 4/25/17, when our computers were down after lunch. Please note they are back in action as of Wednesday 4/26/17. We will see you at the library!

CLOSED Tuesday March 14th, 2017

Due to the pending Nor’Easter, the library will be closed all day on March 14th. We will re-open Wednesday, March 15th at 10:00 am. Please see NOAA website for up-to-date storm warnings and watches. Although we may miss the brunt of the snow with this one, be cautious of high winds, coastal flooding, and ice. Stay safe!

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=41.45532076694093&lon=-70.56055092278604#.WMb_Jfnyvcs

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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 THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.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.