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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 THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.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.

Move and Groove Storytime

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This new storytime will meet on the first Saturday of every month. Join us for our first one on January 7th at 10:30am. This storytime is for all ages, and will be particularly great for little ones who love stories and dance.

Monster Movie and Monster Party!

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There are monsters in the library! On January 13th at 2pm, kids are welcome to join us at the library when we put on a movie about monster best friends. Then on Saturday, January 14th at 10am, join us for a MONSTERously fun Monster Party,  where we will have crafts, snacks, and games all about monsters. Sure to be fun for the entire family.

Holiday Library Closings

Due to the up and coming holidays, the OBPL will be closed on Saturday, December 24th  for Christmas Eve and Saturday, December 31st for New Year’s Eve. We hope every has a safe and happy holiday season!

Votive Craft for Kids

On Saturday, December 17th, kids are welcome to join us in the Children’s Program Room to decorate a votive. The program will be held from 10am-11:30am.

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