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Wednesday, December 18, 2019


9:00 AM - 5:00 PMDesign Your Own Vision Board



Location:  Atrium
Contact:  
Description:  
2020 is almost here! Have a vision or set of goals you want to put down on paper? Stop by and design your board, whether your goals are health, school, sports, travel, or more!

Drop in any time between December 18 - January 4.

Ages 10 and up; all materials provided!


10:00 AMStoryTime/Playgroup for 0-3's



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  StoryTime/Playgroup for the little ones: great stories, simple activities, friendship and song! 






Thursday, December 19, 2019


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMPosture Assessment



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Business Center
Contact:  
Description:  
Every Thursday, licensed physical therapist Jesse Lang will be providing free posture assessments with corresponding stretches, tailored for your particular needs. General exercise and fitness questions also welcome. Blood pressure readings also available.


5:00 PM - 6:30 PMVNA Bereavement Group



Location:  History Room
Contact:  
Description:  

Visiting Nurse Association of Cape Cod’s bereavement support groups provide a positive, nurturing, confidential setting to learn ways to manage and cope with loss. Groups are facilitated by experienced bereavement professionals and are FREE of charge. These groups are open to anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one.




Friday, December 20, 2019


10:00 AM - 2:00 PMA Moment to Understand Grief and Loss



Location:  Osterville Village Library: History Room
Contact:  
Description:  
Gary German, PhD will be presenting about recent loss and affording an opportunity to come together and share experiences. All are welcome.




Saturday, December 21, 2019


9:00 AM - 4:00 PMDIY Holiday Cards & Gift Tags



Location:  Atrium
Contact:  
Description:  
Make your own holiday cards and gift tags at the Osterville Village Library. This is a drop-in craft, so stop by any time from December 14-December 23!

Materials provided but please feel free to bring your own additional materials.




Sunday, December 22, 2019


12:00 PM - 2:00 PMDungeons & Dragons Club for Kids



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Small Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  

Ages 10 and Up

D&D is a cooperative storytelling game in which your kids are the main characters. Together they work towards a goal, solve puzzles and defeat baddies, all while having a blast.

Over this six-week session, adventurers will:

  • Create a custom character and receive a custom character sheet.

  • Receive their own painted D&D miniature figure, representing their character.

  • Receive a full set of seven role playing game dice, plus a dice bag.

  • Receive a copy of the Basic D&D Rules, to keep the adventure going at home.

  • Play lots of Dungeons & Dragons.

  • Practice and learn teamwork, cooperation, flexibility and creative thinking skills.

Cost: $210 for all six weeks. Not sure if you’ll like it? Drop into a single Club date for $35. We accept credit cards, Venmo, cash and checks.






Tuesday, December 24, 2019


8:00 AMCLOSED for Christmas Eve.



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  The Osterville Village Library will be CLOSED on Christmas Eve.




Wednesday, December 25, 2019


8:00 AMCLOSED for the Christmas Holiday.



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  The Osterville Village Library will be CLOSED for the Christmas Holiday.




Thursday, December 26, 2019


10:00 AM - 7:00 PMDesign Your Own Vision Board



Location:  Atrium
Contact:  
Description:  
2020 is almost here! Have a vision or set of goals you want to put down on paper? Stop by and design your board, whether your goals are health, school, sports, travel, or more!

Drop in any time between December 18 - January 4.

Ages 10 and up; all materials provided!




Friday, December 27, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:00 PMEdible Insects: An Introduction to Entomophagy!



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  Insects are part of many diets around the world, with the exception of North America and Europe. There are a number of valid reasons to consider rethinking our attitude about insect-based foods including sustainability and nutrition.

During the program you can even sample some insects...only if you wish! Don’t be faint of heart for this exciting tour of culinary treats!

All ages welcome! Bring the whole family!




Saturday, December 28, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:00 PMWood Mosaics for Kids



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Children ages 7-12 will use their artistic talents to design and build a reql wood mosaic. Parents welcome to help. Sample mosaics by local artist Guile Wood. Registration required.




2:00 PM - 3:00 PMAstronomy for Beginners



Location:  Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  
Come learn from our in-house astronomy and mathematics expert, Art Cornell, about introductory-level astronomy! You'll learn the basics about our solar system and some interesting facts about the universe—and also about the library's telescope: an Orion StarBlast 4.5-inch Astro Reflector Telescope. All ages welcome!




Sunday, December 29, 2019


12:00 PM - 2:00 PMDungeons & Dragons Club for Kids



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Small Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  

Ages 10 and Up

D&D is a cooperative storytelling game in which your kids are the main characters. Together they work towards a goal, solve puzzles and defeat baddies, all while having a blast.

Over this six-week session, adventurers will:

  • Create a custom character and receive a custom character sheet.

  • Receive their own painted D&D miniature figure, representing their character.

  • Receive a full set of seven role playing game dice, plus a dice bag.

  • Receive a copy of the Basic D&D Rules, to keep the adventure going at home.

  • Play lots of Dungeons & Dragons.

  • Practice and learn teamwork, cooperation, flexibility and creative thinking skills.

Cost: $210 for all six weeks. Not sure if you’ll like it? Drop into a single Club date for $35. We accept credit cards, Venmo, cash and checks.






Tuesday, December 31, 2019


11:00 AMSTEM StoryTime for Ages 3-6



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Rolling, balancing, colors, and more! Explore the way things work, and hear some great stories. Registration required.
 





Wednesday, January 1, 2020


5:30 AMCLOSED for New Year's Day



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  The Osterville Village Library will be CLOSED for New Year's Day.




Thursday, January 2, 2020


1:00 PM - 2:00 PMCardboard Construction for Kids



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Children ages 6-10 can team up to design and build fantastic cardboard creations.  Registration required. 




5:00 PM - 6:00 PMFusion 360 Class Part 1: 3D Design and Printing with Rob Wilson



Location:  Makerspace
Contact:  
Description:  *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*
Call the library at 508-428-5757 to register.

Class Objectives: To become familiar with Fusion 360 and how to create a model that can be printed on a 3D printer. Beginners to 3D printing are welcome, but you must be able to proficiently use a laptop.

Class Part 1:
-Intro
-Rob's background
-Review Autodesk
-Review Fusion 360 preferences
-Quick look at Data Panel
-Concept of fusion (hierarchy of objects, browser, timeline, constraints, parameters, sketches)
-View cube
-First component
-Opacity
-Print
-Topic review of class

Rob Wilson graduated as a Mechanical Engineer from University of Massachusetts in Amherst. He spent 15 years in the field and originally learned CAD on CADRA, which has been subsumed into another company. He then learned CADAM and CATIA, which had been rebranded SolidWorks. He has used TurboCAD and is now using Fusion 360.

 




Friday, January 3, 2020


9:00 AM - 5:00 PMDesign Your Own Vision Board



Location:  Atrium
Contact:  
Description:  
2020 is almost here! Have a vision or set of goals you want to put down on paper? Stop by and design your board, whether your goals are health, school, sports, travel, or more!

Drop in any time between December 18 - January 4.

Ages 10 and up; all materials provided!




Saturday, January 4, 2020


1:00 PM - 3:00 PMLegos, Legos, Legos!



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Children ages 7-12 will engage in free LEGO play, build a LEGO model, play Lego Heroica, or create a stop-motion LEGO animation. Registration required, as space is limited. 






Sunday, January 5, 2020


12:00 PM - 2:00 PMDungeons & Dragons Club for Kids



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Small Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  

Ages 10 and Up

D&D is a cooperative storytelling game in which your kids are the main characters. Together they work towards a goal, solve puzzles and defeat baddies, all while having a blast.

Over this six-week session, adventurers will:

  • Create a custom character and receive a custom character sheet.

  • Receive their own painted D&D miniature figure, representing their character.

  • Receive a full set of seven role playing game dice, plus a dice bag.

  • Receive a copy of the Basic D&D Rules, to keep the adventure going at home.

  • Play lots of Dungeons & Dragons.

  • Practice and learn teamwork, cooperation, flexibility and creative thinking skills.

Cost: $210 for all six weeks. Not sure if you’ll like it? Drop into a single Club date for $35. We accept credit cards, Venmo, cash and checks.






Thursday, January 9, 2020


5:00 PM - 6:00 PMFusion 360 Class Part 2: 3D Design and Printing with Rob Wilson



Location:  Makerspace
Contact:  
Description:  
Class Objectives: To become familiar with Fusion 360 and how to create a model that can be printed on a 3D printer. Beginners to 3D printing are welcome, but you must be able to proficiently use a laptop.

Class Part 2:
-Review of Part 1
-More data panel
-More additions to first component
-Timeline
-Moving viewpoint
-Other features
-More shortcuts
-Print considerations
-Topic review of class

Rob Wilson graduated as a Mechanical Engineer from University of Massachusetts in Amherst. He spent 15 years in the field and originally learned CAD on CADRA, which has been subsumed into another company. He then learned CADAM and CATIA, which had been rebranded SolidWorks. He has used TurboCAD and is now using Fusion 360.

 




Wednesday, January 15, 2020


1:00 PM - 4:00 PMBooks, Craft & More - School Half-Day Program



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Visit the library on this "Barnstable Schools Half-day" day. Children's books, media,crafts, and hands-on Art & STEM makerspace kits available for you to enjoy! 





Thursday, January 16, 2020


5:00 PM - 6:00 PMFusion 360 Class Part 3: 3D Design and Printing with Rob Wilson



Location:  Makerspace
Contact:  
Description:  
Class Objectives: To become familiar with Fusion 360 and how to create a model that can be printed on a 3D printer. Beginners to 3D printing are welcome, but you must be able to proficiently use a laptop.

Class Part 3:
-Review of class 2
-More data panel
-Tweaking the bodies
-More features
-Timeline manipulation
-More print considerations
-Review of class

Rob Wilson graduated as a Mechanical Engineer from University of Massachusetts in Amherst. He spent 15 years in the field and originally learned CAD on CADRA, which has been subsumed into another company. He then learned CADAM and CATIA, which had been rebranded SolidWorks. He has used TurboCAD and is now using Fusion 360.




Saturday, January 18, 2020


1:00 PM - 4:00 PMWinnie-the-Pooh Day Children's Craft Program



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Visit our Children's Room to create some great Winnie-the-Pooh character puppets. Hear some stories, or put on your own puppet play! 





Thursday, January 23, 2020


5:00 PM - 6:00 PMFusion 360 Class Part 4: 3D Design and Printing with Rob Wilson



Location:  Makerspace
Contact:  
Description:  

Class Objectives: To become familiar with Fusion 360 and how to create a model that can be printed on a 3D printer. Beginners to 3D printing are welcome, but you must be able to proficiently use a laptop.

Class Part 4:
-Review of Class 3
-Adding more components
-More on the form workspace
-Working with STL files
-Review of class

Rob Wilson graduated as a Mechanical Engineer from University of Massachusetts in Amherst. He spent 15 years in the field and originally learned CAD on CADRA, which has been subsumed into another company. He then learned CADAM and CATIA, which had been rebranded SolidWorks. He has used TurboCAD and is now using Fusion 360.




Saturday, January 25, 2020


9:00 AM - 3:00 PMJr. Tech: Whole Lot a' Machines



Location:  MakerSpace
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Mini-bridges, gliders, trebuchets and more -- use a wide range of materials to design, build and learn about machines! For childen in grades 4-6.  For fees and registration, go to juniortech.org 



2:00 PM - 3:00 PMTravel Talk: French Riviera!



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

Escape the winter blues and visit the sunny French Riviera! How did the French Riviera become the "it" place to be? What attracted artists such as Chagall, Renoir, Matisse, and Picasso to live and work here? Do you know the story behind the royal family of Monaco?

Speaker Constance Sable has travelled there several times and will share some history and her favorite spots with you. A culinary school graduate and local tour guide, Constance has a particular interest in the food and local traditions of southern France. Come join us for a lively presentation.

Register by calling the library at 508-428-5757.




Sunday, January 26, 2020


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM"Where Will Your Next Steps Take You?" Author Talk with Diane Singer



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

Diane Singer, author of "Where Will Your Next Steps Take You?" has helped hundreds of people, young and old, find the career that they wanted.

As an experienced job coach, recruiter, counselor and mentor, she knows what employers are looking for and the steps you need to take to get the job you want. She offers expertise in career counseling and employee recruitment, stemming in part from more than a decade as a member of the Boston University Alumni Career Network.

A consultant to management in a wide range of industries, Singer has extensive experience working with all levels of recruitment and staffing. She has developed and implemented training programs on interviewing, resume writing, career transitioning and skills development.

Come hear her discuss her book and her philosophies!

Register by calling the library at 508-428-5757 or stopping by the Circulation Desk.






Saturday, February 8, 2020


9:00 AM - 3:00 PMJr. Tech: It's All About Towers



Location:  MakerSpace
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Join the fun as we use many different materials to see who can build the tallest or strongest towers! For children in grades 4-6. For fees and registration, go to juniortech.org 



10:00 AMDog Parade



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Library Lawn
Contact:  
Description:  Dress up your pooch and win prizes and treats, courtesy of the dog friendly Osterville Library. Join us inside the library after for the Annual Chocolate Fest!



11:00 AM - 3:00 PM15th Annual Osterville Chocolate Festival



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Atrium
Contact:  
Description:  Chocolate Dessert Contest, Children's events, Dog Parade, many "Valentine" events throughout the shops.




Wednesday, February 12, 2020


1:00 PM - 4:00 PMBooks, Craft & More - School Half-Day Program



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Visit the library on this "Barnstable Schools Half-day" day. Children's books, media,crafts, and hands-on Art & STEM makerspace kits available for you to enjoy! 





Thursday, February 20, 2020


9:00 AM - 3:00 PMInvention Camp with JrTech



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  February Vacation Camp

Unleash your creative, inventive, and imaginative senses during this two-day Invention Camp! We will use raw materials, the Makey Makey electronic invention kit, and do some coding using Scratch to make all inventions. You will design no-tech, low-tech, and high-tech mazes during the Amazing Mazes activity. You will build musical Playdough keyboards! Yes, keyboards that play musical sounds using Playdough! Bring out your creative side, making interactive artwork and then applying coding to your artwork with Scratch to create silly things! You will invent working Rube Goldberg game controllers using everyday materials like bananas or Playdough! Twelve hours of fun!

Days: Thursday and Friday
Dates: February 21 – 22, 2020
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Grades: 5 – 6
Price: $144 (Includes materials)
Max size: 12 students
Where: Osterville Village Library, 43 Wianno Ave, Osterville, MA

For fees and registration, go to juniortech.org 




Friday, February 21, 2020


9:00 AM - 3:00 PMInvention Camp with JrTech



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  February Vacation Camp 

Unleash your creative, inventive, and imaginative senses during this two-day Invention Camp! We will use raw materials, the Makey Makey electronic invention kit, and do some coding using Scratch to make all inventions. You will design no-tech, low-tech, and high-tech mazes during the Amazing Mazes activity. You will build musical Playdough keyboards! Yes, keyboards that play musical sounds using Playdough! Bring out your creative side, making interactive artwork and then applying coding to your artwork with Scratch to create silly things! You will invent working Rube Goldberg game controllers using everyday materials like bananas or Playdough! Twelve hours of fun! 

Days: Thursday and Friday 
Dates: February 21 – 22, 2020 
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm 
Grades: 5 – 6 
Price: $144 (Includes materials) 
Max size: 12 students 
Where: Osterville Village Library, 43 Wianno Ave, Osterville, MA 

For fees and registration, go to juniortech.org 




Wednesday, March 11, 2020


1:00 PM - 4:00 PMBooks, Craft & More - School Half-Day Program



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Visit the library on this "Barnstable Schools Half-day" day. Children's books, media,crafts, and hands-on Art & STEM makerspace kits available for you to enjoy! 





Wednesday, April 1, 2020


1:00 PM - 4:00 PMBooks, Craft & More - School Half-Day Program



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Visit the library on this "Barnstable Schools Half-day" day. Children's books, media,crafts, and hands-on Art & STEM makerspace kits available for you to enjoy! 





Friday, April 10, 2020


1:00 PM - 4:00 PMBooks, Craft & More - School Day Off Program



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Visit the library on this "Barnstable Schools Half-day" day. Children's books, media,crafts, and hands-on Art & STEM makerspace kits available for you to enjoy! 





Tuesday, April 21, 2020


9:00 AM - 3:00 PMJr. Tech: Beginner Coders - 3 Days, Tuesday - Thursday



Location:  MakerSpace
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Build skills in coding, sequencing, debugging, loops and conditionals while having fun building games and completing challenges. For children in grades 4-6.  For fees and registration, go to juniortech.org 





Saturday, May 2, 2020


12:00 PM - 3:00 PMChildren's Book Week Program: Comic Book Day



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Drop in for activities celebrating Children's Book Week -- use a variety of materials to create your own Comics. 





Saturday, May 9, 2020


12:00 PM - 3:00 PMMother's Day Crafts for Children



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Drop in to create Mother's Day cards and crafts. 





Friday, May 22, 2020


1:00 PM - 4:00 PMBooks, Craft & More - School Half-Day Program



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:   Visit the library on this Barnstable Schools Half Day. Children's books, media,crafts, and hands-on Art & STEM makerspace kits available for you to enjoy!





Saturday, June 20, 2020


12:00 PM - 3:00 PMFather's Day Crafts for Children



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Drop in our Children's Room to create Father's Day cards and crafts. 





Saturday, September 26, 2020


10:00 AM - 4:00 PMVillage Crafters at Osterville Village Library Lawn



Location:  Osterville Village Library
Contact:  Village Crafters
Description:  Dozens of talented crafters set up on the library lawn.


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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Design Your Own Vision Board

2020 is almost here! Have a vision or set of goals you want to put down on paper? Stop by and design your board, whether your goals are health, school, sports, travel, or more!

Drop in any time between December 18 - January 4.

Ages 10 and up; all materials provided!

10:00 AM
StoryTime/Playgroup for 0-3's
StoryTime/Playgroup for the little ones: great stories, simple activities, friendship and song! 





Thursday, December 19, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Posture Assessment

Every Thursday, licensed physical therapist Jesse Lang will be providing free posture assessments with corresponding stretches, tailored for your particular needs. General exercise and fitness questions also welcome. Blood pressure readings also available.

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
VNA Bereavement Group


Visiting Nurse Association of Cape Cod’s bereavement support groups provide a positive, nurturing, confidential setting to learn ways to manage and cope with loss. Groups are facilitated by experienced bereavement professionals and are FREE of charge. These groups are open to anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one.



Friday, December 20, 2019

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
A Moment to Understand Grief and Loss

Gary German, PhD will be presenting about recent loss and affording an opportunity to come together and share experiences. All are welcome.



Saturday, December 21, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
DIY Holiday Cards & Gift Tags

Make your own holiday cards and gift tags at the Osterville Village Library. This is a drop-in craft, so stop by any time from December 14-December 23!

Materials provided but please feel free to bring your own additional materials.



Sunday, December 22, 2019

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Dungeons & Dragons Club for Kids

Ages 10 and Up

D&D is a cooperative storytelling game in which your kids are the main characters. Together they work towards a goal, solve puzzles and defeat baddies, all while having a blast.

Over this six-week session, adventurers will:

  • Create a custom character and receive a custom character sheet.

  • Receive their own painted D&D miniature figure, representing their character.

  • Receive a full set of seven role playing game dice, plus a dice bag.

  • Receive a copy of the Basic D&D Rules, to keep the adventure going at home.

  • Play lots of Dungeons & Dragons.

  • Practice and learn teamwork, cooperation, flexibility and creative thinking skills.

Cost: $210 for all six weeks. Not sure if you’ll like it? Drop into a single Club date for $35. We accept credit cards, Venmo, cash and checks.





Tuesday, December 24, 2019

8:00 AM
CLOSED for Christmas Eve.
The Osterville Village Library will be CLOSED on Christmas Eve.



Wednesday, December 25, 2019

8:00 AM
CLOSED for the Christmas Holiday.
The Osterville Village Library will be CLOSED for the Christmas Holiday.



Thursday, December 26, 2019

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Design Your Own Vision Board

2020 is almost here! Have a vision or set of goals you want to put down on paper? Stop by and design your board, whether your goals are health, school, sports, travel, or more!

Drop in any time between December 18 - January 4.

Ages 10 and up; all materials provided!



Friday, December 27, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Edible Insects: An Introduction to Entomophagy!
Insects are part of many diets around the world, with the exception of North America and Europe. There are a number of valid reasons to consider rethinking our attitude about insect-based foods including sustainability and nutrition.

During the program you can even sample some insects...only if you wish! Don’t be faint of heart for this exciting tour of culinary treats!

All ages welcome! Bring the whole family!



Saturday, December 28, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Wood Mosaics for Kids
Children ages 7-12 will use their artistic talents to design and build a reql wood mosaic. Parents welcome to help. Sample mosaics by local artist Guile Wood. Registration required.



2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Astronomy for Beginners

Come learn from our in-house astronomy and mathematics expert, Art Cornell, about introductory-level astronomy! You'll learn the basics about our solar system and some interesting facts about the universe—and also about the library's telescope: an Orion StarBlast 4.5-inch Astro Reflector Telescope. All ages welcome!



Sunday, December 29, 2019

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Dungeons & Dragons Club for Kids

Ages 10 and Up

D&D is a cooperative storytelling game in which your kids are the main characters. Together they work towards a goal, solve puzzles and defeat baddies, all while having a blast.

Over this six-week session, adventurers will:

  • Create a custom character and receive a custom character sheet.

  • Receive their own painted D&D miniature figure, representing their character.

  • Receive a full set of seven role playing game dice, plus a dice bag.

  • Receive a copy of the Basic D&D Rules, to keep the adventure going at home.

  • Play lots of Dungeons & Dragons.

  • Practice and learn teamwork, cooperation, flexibility and creative thinking skills.

Cost: $210 for all six weeks. Not sure if you’ll like it? Drop into a single Club date for $35. We accept credit cards, Venmo, cash and checks.





Tuesday, December 31, 2019

11:00 AM
STEM StoryTime for Ages 3-6
Rolling, balancing, colors, and more! Explore the way things work, and hear some great stories. Registration required.
 




Wednesday, January 1, 2020

5:30 AM
CLOSED for New Year's Day
The Osterville Village Library will be CLOSED for New Year's Day.



Thursday, January 2, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Cardboard Construction for Kids
Children ages 6-10 can team up to design and build fantastic cardboard creations.  Registration required. 



5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fusion 360 Class Part 1: 3D Design and Printing with Rob Wilson
*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*
Call the library at 508-428-5757 to register.

Class Objectives: To become familiar with Fusion 360 and how to create a model that can be printed on a 3D printer. Beginners to 3D printing are welcome, but you must be able to proficiently use a laptop.

Class Part 1:
-Intro
-Rob's background
-Review Autodesk
-Review Fusion 360 preferences
-Quick look at Data Panel
-Concept of fusion (hierarchy of objects, browser, timeline, constraints, parameters, sketches)
-View cube
-First component
-Opacity
-Print
-Topic review of class

Rob Wilson graduated as a Mechanical Engineer from University of Massachusetts in Amherst. He spent 15 years in the field and originally learned CAD on CADRA, which has been subsumed into another company. He then learned CADAM and CATIA, which had been rebranded SolidWorks. He has used TurboCAD and is now using Fusion 360.

 



Friday, January 3, 2020

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Design Your Own Vision Board

2020 is almost here! Have a vision or set of goals you want to put down on paper? Stop by and design your board, whether your goals are health, school, sports, travel, or more!

Drop in any time between December 18 - January 4.

Ages 10 and up; all materials provided!



Saturday, January 4, 2020

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Legos, Legos, Legos!
Children ages 7-12 will engage in free LEGO play, build a LEGO model, play Lego Heroica, or create a stop-motion LEGO animation. Registration required, as space is limited. 





Sunday, January 5, 2020

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Dungeons & Dragons Club for Kids

Ages 10 and Up

D&D is a cooperative storytelling game in which your kids are the main characters. Together they work towards a goal, solve puzzles and defeat baddies, all while having a blast.

Over this six-week session, adventurers will:

  • Create a custom character and receive a custom character sheet.

  • Receive their own painted D&D miniature figure, representing their character.

  • Receive a full set of seven role playing game dice, plus a dice bag.

  • Receive a copy of the Basic D&D Rules, to keep the adventure going at home.

  • Play lots of Dungeons & Dragons.

  • Practice and learn teamwork, cooperation, flexibility and creative thinking skills.

Cost: $210 for all six weeks. Not sure if you’ll like it? Drop into a single Club date for $35. We accept credit cards, Venmo, cash and checks.





Thursday, January 9, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fusion 360 Class Part 2: 3D Design and Printing with Rob Wilson

Class Objectives: To become familiar with Fusion 360 and how to create a model that can be printed on a 3D printer. Beginners to 3D printing are welcome, but you must be able to proficiently use a laptop.

Class Part 2:
-Review of Part 1
-More data panel
-More additions to first component
-Timeline
-Moving viewpoint
-Other features
-More shortcuts
-Print considerations
-Topic review of class

Rob Wilson graduated as a Mechanical Engineer from University of Massachusetts in Amherst. He spent 15 years in the field and originally learned CAD on CADRA, which has been subsumed into another company. He then learned CADAM and CATIA, which had been rebranded SolidWorks. He has used TurboCAD and is now using Fusion 360.

 



Wednesday, January 15, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Books, Craft & More - School Half-Day Program
Visit the library on this "Barnstable Schools Half-day" day. Children's books, media,crafts, and hands-on Art & STEM makerspace kits available for you to enjoy! 




Thursday, January 16, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fusion 360 Class Part 3: 3D Design and Printing with Rob Wilson

Class Objectives: To become familiar with Fusion 360 and how to create a model that can be printed on a 3D printer. Beginners to 3D printing are welcome, but you must be able to proficiently use a laptop.

Class Part 3:
-Review of class 2
-More data panel
-Tweaking the bodies
-More features
-Timeline manipulation
-More print considerations
-Review of class

Rob Wilson graduated as a Mechanical Engineer from University of Massachusetts in Amherst. He spent 15 years in the field and originally learned CAD on CADRA, which has been subsumed into another company. He then learned CADAM and CATIA, which had been rebranded SolidWorks. He has used TurboCAD and is now using Fusion 360.



Saturday, January 18, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Winnie-the-Pooh Day Children's Craft Program
Visit our Children's Room to create some great Winnie-the-Pooh character puppets. Hear some stories, or put on your own puppet play! 




Thursday, January 23, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fusion 360 Class Part 4: 3D Design and Printing with Rob Wilson


Class Objectives: To become familiar with Fusion 360 and how to create a model that can be printed on a 3D printer. Beginners to 3D printing are welcome, but you must be able to proficiently use a laptop.

Class Part 4:
-Review of Class 3
-Adding more components
-More on the form workspace
-Working with STL files
-Review of class

Rob Wilson graduated as a Mechanical Engineer from University of Massachusetts in Amherst. He spent 15 years in the field and originally learned CAD on CADRA, which has been subsumed into another company. He then learned CADAM and CATIA, which had been rebranded SolidWorks. He has used TurboCAD and is now using Fusion 360.



Saturday, January 25, 2020

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Jr. Tech: Whole Lot a' Machines
Mini-bridges, gliders, trebuchets and more -- use a wide range of materials to design, build and learn about machines! For childen in grades 4-6.  For fees and registration, go to juniortech.org 


2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Travel Talk: French Riviera!
*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

Escape the winter blues and visit the sunny French Riviera! How did the French Riviera become the "it" place to be? What attracted artists such as Chagall, Renoir, Matisse, and Picasso to live and work here? Do you know the story behind the royal family of Monaco?

Speaker Constance Sable has travelled there several times and will share some history and her favorite spots with you. A culinary school graduate and local tour guide, Constance has a particular interest in the food and local traditions of southern France. Come join us for a lively presentation.

Register by calling the library at 508-428-5757.



Sunday, January 26, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
"Where Will Your Next Steps Take You?" Author Talk with Diane Singer

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

Diane Singer, author of "Where Will Your Next Steps Take You?" has helped hundreds of people, young and old, find the career that they wanted.

As an experienced job coach, recruiter, counselor and mentor, she knows what employers are looking for and the steps you need to take to get the job you want. She offers expertise in career counseling and employee recruitment, stemming in part from more than a decade as a member of the Boston University Alumni Career Network.

A consultant to management in a wide range of industries, Singer has extensive experience working with all levels of recruitment and staffing. She has developed and implemented training programs on interviewing, resume writing, career transitioning and skills development.

Come hear her discuss her book and her philosophies!

Register by calling the library at 508-428-5757 or stopping by the Circulation Desk.





Saturday, February 8, 2020

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Jr. Tech: It's All About Towers
Join the fun as we use many different materials to see who can build the tallest or strongest towers! For children in grades 4-6. For fees and registration, go to juniortech.org 


10:00 AM
Dog Parade
Dress up your pooch and win prizes and treats, courtesy of the dog friendly Osterville Library. Join us inside the library after for the Annual Chocolate Fest!


11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
15th Annual Osterville Chocolate Festival
Chocolate Dessert Contest, Children's events, Dog Parade, many "Valentine" events throughout the shops.



Wednesday, February 12, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Books, Craft & More - School Half-Day Program
Visit the library on this "Barnstable Schools Half-day" day. Children's books, media,crafts, and hands-on Art & STEM makerspace kits available for you to enjoy! 




Thursday, February 20, 2020

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Invention Camp with JrTech
February Vacation Camp

Unleash your creative, inventive, and imaginative senses during this two-day Invention Camp! We will use raw materials, the Makey Makey electronic invention kit, and do some coding using Scratch to make all inventions. You will design no-tech, low-tech, and high-tech mazes during the Amazing Mazes activity. You will build musical Playdough keyboards! Yes, keyboards that play musical sounds using Playdough! Bring out your creative side, making interactive artwork and then applying coding to your artwork with Scratch to create silly things! You will invent working Rube Goldberg game controllers using everyday materials like bananas or Playdough! Twelve hours of fun!

Days: Thursday and Friday
Dates: February 21 – 22, 2020
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Grades: 5 – 6
Price: $144 (Includes materials)
Max size: 12 students
Where: Osterville Village Library, 43 Wianno Ave, Osterville, MA

For fees and registration, go to juniortech.org 



Friday, February 21, 2020

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Invention Camp with JrTech
February Vacation Camp 

Unleash your creative, inventive, and imaginative senses during this two-day Invention Camp! We will use raw materials, the Makey Makey electronic invention kit, and do some coding using Scratch to make all inventions. You will design no-tech, low-tech, and high-tech mazes during the Amazing Mazes activity. You will build musical Playdough keyboards! Yes, keyboards that play musical sounds using Playdough! Bring out your creative side, making interactive artwork and then applying coding to your artwork with Scratch to create silly things! You will invent working Rube Goldberg game controllers using everyday materials like bananas or Playdough! Twelve hours of fun! 

Days: Thursday and Friday 
Dates: February 21 – 22, 2020 
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm 
Grades: 5 – 6 
Price: $144 (Includes materials) 
Max size: 12 students 
Where: Osterville Village Library, 43 Wianno Ave, Osterville, MA 

For fees and registration, go to juniortech.org 



Wednesday, March 11, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Books, Craft & More - School Half-Day Program
Visit the library on this "Barnstable Schools Half-day" day. Children's books, media,crafts, and hands-on Art & STEM makerspace kits available for you to enjoy! 




Wednesday, April 1, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Books, Craft & More - School Half-Day Program
Visit the library on this "Barnstable Schools Half-day" day. Children's books, media,crafts, and hands-on Art & STEM makerspace kits available for you to enjoy! 




Friday, April 10, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Books, Craft & More - School Day Off Program
Visit the library on this "Barnstable Schools Half-day" day. Children's books, media,crafts, and hands-on Art & STEM makerspace kits available for you to enjoy! 




Tuesday, April 21, 2020

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Jr. Tech: Beginner Coders - 3 Days, Tuesday - Thursday
Build skills in coding, sequencing, debugging, loops and conditionals while having fun building games and completing challenges. For children in grades 4-6.  For fees and registration, go to juniortech.org 




Saturday, May 2, 2020

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Children's Book Week Program: Comic Book Day
Drop in for activities celebrating Children's Book Week -- use a variety of materials to create your own Comics. 




Saturday, May 9, 2020

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mother's Day Crafts for Children
Drop in to create Mother's Day cards and crafts. 




Friday, May 22, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Books, Craft & More - School Half-Day Program
 Visit the library on this Barnstable Schools Half Day. Children's books, media,crafts, and hands-on Art & STEM makerspace kits available for you to enjoy!




Saturday, June 20, 2020

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Father's Day Crafts for Children
Drop in our Children's Room to create Father's Day cards and crafts. 




Saturday, September 26, 2020

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Village Crafters at Osterville Village Library Lawn
Dozens of talented crafters set up on the library lawn.