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Monday, March 2, 2020


10:00 AM - 4:00 PMDr. Seuss Day Crafts



Location:  Lillian Dixie Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Drop-in our Children's Room to make some crafts that celebrate the works of Dr. Seuss. Take home a Seuss book to read! 






Wednesday, March 4, 2020


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



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






Thursday, March 5, 2020


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMPosture Assessment



Location:  
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.



10:00 AM - 1:00 PMMahjong



Location:  Osterville Village Library Atrium
Contact:  
Description:   
If you're an experienced mahjong player, grab your set and come join our mahjong group!

 




Saturday, March 7, 2020


1:00 PM - 2:00 PMThe Boston Irish



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  
Anthony Sammarco will present an illustrated lecture on “The Boston Irish." He will explore the 19th- and 20th-century people and institutions that were founded by and for the Irish immigrants and their descendants.

Many people think that the Irish immigration of the 1840s changed the face of Boston over the ensuing centuries. Generations of Irish in Boston contributed to the fabric of the city's life in business, government, and the church. Anthony Mitchell Sammarco is a noted historian and author of over seventy books on the history and development of Boston. He lectures widely on the history and development of his city.




Sunday, March 8, 2020


12:00 PM - 4:00 PMDungeons & Dragons Club for Kids



Location:  
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.

Register here: https://www.rebootgamelab.com/




1:00 PM - 2:00 PMPeace Corps Presentation



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  
*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*
Please visit the Circulation Desk or call the library at 508-428-5757 to register.

Cameroon is a country in West Africa, directly south-east of Nigeria. Leigh Marie Dannhauser was sent by the Peace Corps to be an agriculture volunteer in the West Region of Cameroon, specifically to Baleveng, a village of 15,000 people spread out over 88 square km.

Her photo presentation shows her journey and her two years in a village that became her home but is now just a memory. Signed copies of Nothing Works But Everything Works Out available at the end.




Wednesday, March 11, 2020


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



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




2:00 PM - 3:30 PMBooks, Craft & More - School Half-Day Program



Location:  Lillian Dixie 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, March 12, 2020


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMPosture Assessment



Location:  
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.

 


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMMahjong



Location:  Osterville Village Library Atrium
Contact:  
Description:   
If you're an experienced mahjong player, grab your set and come join our mahjong group!

 


2:00 PM - 3:00 PMIndependent Publishing: A Workshop



Location:  Osterville Village library: Upper Level Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

This free workshop with Sharon Anderson of the Cape Cod Writers Studio is an overview of the self-publishing industry and the trends for 2020.

Please register at the Circulation Desk or by calling the Osterville Village Library at 508-428-5757.


5:30 PM - 6:30 PMThe State of the Cape: How to Recycle and Reduce Waste



Location:  Osterville Village library: Upper Level Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

Want to recycle RIGHT and reduce your waste?

Come learn from Kari Parcell, Barnstable County’s Regional Waste Reduction Coordinator, about the state of Cape Cod's waste and what you can do to help.

Barnstable County is committed to facilitating regional cooperation to find solutions that reduce trash and increase recycling. Removing and disposing of trash from Cape Cod is expensive and harmful to the environment. Barnstable County’s Regional Waste Reduction Coordinator provides Cape Cod’s fifteen towns with technical assistance on a variety of issues related to waste reduction and recycling. 




Saturday, March 14, 2020


10:00 AM - 1:00 PMThe Great Osterville Pie Contest



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Atrium
Contact:  
Description:  
Celebrate Pi Day with us! Bring your best pie--sweet or savory--from 10-11:30 a.m. Judging is at noon. Samples at 1 p.m. Learn all about Pi at 12:30 p.m.

Questions? Email obpa02655@gmail.com

 


10:00 AM - 1:00 PMPainted Buoy Class with Blue Anchor Studio



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  
*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*
Register here: 
https://www.blueanchorstudio.net/apps/webstore/products/show/8090685

Come and paint a personalized buoy! We will use acrylic paint which doesn't come out of clothing so please dress accordingly!  Step by step directions and all materials will be provided for the $40 registration fee.






Sunday, March 15, 2020


12:00 PM - 4:00 PMDungeons & Dragons Club for Kids



Location:  
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.

Register here: https://www.rebootgamelab.com/




1:00 PM - 3:00 PMPuppy in a Basket Floral Arrangement Class



Location:  Osterville Village Library Atrium
Contact:  
Description:  
Join Laurie for a fun afternoon of floral design. Everything you need to make this fun, St. Patricks-Day-themed arrangement is included in the $40 registration fee! Learn skills you can use for years to come.

Register at this link: https://awildirishrose.net/upcoming-events






Wednesday, March 18, 2020


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



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






Thursday, March 19, 2020


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMPosture Assessment



Location:  
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.

 


10:00 AM - 1:00 PMMahjong



Location:  Osterville Village Library Atrium
Contact:  
Description:   
If you're an experienced mahjong player, grab your set and come join our mahjong group!

 


5:00 PM - 6:30 PMVNA Bereavement Group



Location:  Osterville Village Library: 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.

Contact Rebecca Chesbro at 774-487-0786 with questions or to register.




Friday, March 20, 2020


10:00 AM - 12:00 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, March 21, 2020


10:00 AM - 11:00 AMUnderstanding Seasonal Maintenance for Your Property



Location:  Osterville Village library: Upper Level Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  
Join the DeMelo brothers, of Demelo Brothers Landscaping Inc., for Part 1 of their informative series on landscaping. 

This first session will be about property maintenance:
  • What homeowners should know about seasonal maintenance for their property
  • Timing for spring clean-up
  • Pruning tips
  • Mulching tips
  • What tasks should be completed during the season
  • And much more!



1:30 PM - 3:30 PMLove My Home Craft Class



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  
*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

These Love My Home boards are so beautiful and high quality, your friends will think they're from a specialty boutique. The bows can be changed up and the letters are made of wood. They measure 8” x 32”. Choose from country, elegant, casual, or nautical--all are so gorgeous!




Please reserve your seat here: https://www.awesomecraftnight.com/events/2020/3/21/g7gbo9auphto4vug582p4qfjqdr74a




Sunday, March 22, 2020


12:00 PM - 4:00 PMDungeons & Dragons Club for Kids



Location:  
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.

Register here: https://www.rebootgamelab.com/






Wednesday, March 25, 2020


10:00 AM - 11:00 AMMusical Moments with Miss Mary



Location:  Lillian Dixie Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  The Barnstable CFCE and the OVL invite you to attend: Musical Moments with Miss Mary. Join Miss Mary once-a-month on Wednesdays from 10:00-11:00am at the Osterville Village Library for marvelous musical moments of moving and grooving to songs, using instruments and props. This Music & Movement experience will be uplifting and engage you and your child with musical play & learning in a creative way.  

Come Make Music with us! Dates: 1/29, 2/26, 3/25, 4/29, and 5/27. Appropriate for children ages Birth to 8 years. FREE.

Registration required. To register for these programs, please email: barnstablecfce123@gmail.comThis program is funded by the MA Department of Early Education and Care.






Thursday, March 26, 2020


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMPosture Assessment



Location:  
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.

 


10:00 AM - 1:00 PMMahjong



Location:  Osterville Village Library Atrium
Contact:  
Description:   
If you're an experienced mahjong player, grab your set and come join our mahjong group!

 


5:00 PM - 7:00 PM"Dementia Live" Experience



Location:  Osterville Village library: Upper Level Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  
ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED for a 45-minute demonstration (call the OVL) at 508-428-5757. This will be a small group opportunity of only four participants per session so sign up early to secure your space!

Harbor Point at Centerville, an assisted living community specializing in memory care, will host a unique opportunity for family and professional caregivers to briefly, yet movingly, experience the challenges and struggles of a person living with dementia.

Using specialized gear within a safe, experiential setting, Dementia Live™ gives participants a real-life simulation of what it's like to live with dementia.

Participants gain greater awareness and understanding of the constant struggles (24/7) affecting persons with dementia. Greater understanding leads to more sensitive care partnering.

Choose from EITHER 5-5:45 PM time slot OR 5:45-6:30 PM time slot.




Friday, March 27, 2020


2:00 PM - 3:00 PMAncestry.com Beginner-Level Workshop



Location:  Makerspace
Contact:  
Description:  
*REGISTRATION REQUIRED AND LIMITED SEATS*
Stop by the Circulation Desk or call the library at 508-428-5757 to register.

Uncover your own family records through a hands-on workshop. You’ll be led step-by-step through how to use ancestry.com.

Laptops with Ancestry access provided. Basic computer skills required. Workshop is free but class size is limited to 8!




Saturday, March 28, 2020


10:00 AM - 11:00 AMFertilizer Do's and Don'ts



Location:  Osterville Village library: Upper Level Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  

Join the DeMelo brothers, of Demelo Brothers Landscaping Inc., for Part 2 of their informative series on landscaping. 

The second session will be about fertilizers do's and don'ts:
  • Fertilizing your turf and shrubs 
  • Different types of fertilizer to consider
  • When to apply fertilizer
  • More is NOT better
  • What we can do to reduce pollution



2:00 PM - 3:00 PMFranchises 101



Location:  Osterville Village library: Upper Level Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

Join Elaine Vakalopoulos for this informative session on franchises.

Please register at the Circulation Desk or by calling the library at 508-428-5757.




Sunday, March 29, 2020


12:00 PM - 4:00 PMDungeons & Dragons Club for Kids



Location:  
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.

Register here: https://www.rebootgamelab.com/






Wednesday, April 1, 2020


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



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




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



Location:  Lillian Dixie 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! 





Saturday, April 4, 2020


10:00 AM - 11:00 AMPlanning What to Do with Your Landscape



Location:  Osterville Village library: Upper Level Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  
Join the DeMelo brothers, of Demelo Brothers Landscaping Inc., for Part 3 of their informative series on landscaping.

The third session will be about planning what to do with your landscape:
  • Ways to refresh your landscape
  • What to consider for a new landscape project
  • How to start a new landscape project
  • Should you hire a designer?





Sunday, April 5, 2020


12:00 PM - 4:00 PMDungeons & Dragons Club for Kids



Location:  
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.

Register here: https://www.rebootgamelab.com/






Wednesday, April 8, 2020


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



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






Friday, April 10, 2020


12:00 PM - 3:30 PMBooks, Craft & More - School Day Off Program



Location:  Lillian Dixie 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! 





Saturday, April 11, 2020


10:00 AM - 11:00 AMHardscape/Softscape--or Both?



Location:  Osterville Village library: Upper Level Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  
Join the DeMelo brothers, of Demelo Brothers Landscaping Inc., for Part 4 of their informative series on landscaping.

The fourth session will be about hardscape vs. softscape:
  • How to incorporate both into your landscape
  • What types of stone to use
  • What types of plants to use
  • How stone and plants work together
  • Brick vs. pavers vs. stone

 


1:00 PM - 2:00 PMAuthor Talk: Power Within Her



Location:  Osterville Village library: Upper Level Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*
Register at the Circulation Desk or by calling the library at 508-428-5757.

Patricia Sprague is an author, a speaker, and a consultant from Cape Cod. She grew up in a big family. She has been divorced and, as a result, has been a single mother to four children for nearly 20 years. Patricia has been through many obstacles in her life that have challenged her, knocked her down, and left her feeling empty, confused, scared and lonely.

Patricia believes that her journey has brought her to her true passion. Her goal is to help women realize they are not alone and to teach them how to believe in who they are and to be confident that they will be okay and that they are stronger than anything that can happen to them. Patricia believes that the most important relationship that you build is the one you build with yourself. Once you are okay, everything else seems to fall into place.
 




Sunday, April 12, 2020


5:30 AMCLOSED for Easter



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Wednesday, April 15, 2020


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



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






Sunday, April 19, 2020


12:00 PM - 4:00 PMDungeons & Dragons Club for Kids



Location:  
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.

Register here: https://www.rebootgamelab.com/






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 





Wednesday, April 22, 2020


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



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






Wednesday, April 29, 2020


10:00 AM - 11:00 AMMusical Moments with Miss Mary



Location:  Lillian Dixie Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  The Barnstable CFCE and the OVL invite you to attend: Musical Moments with Miss Mary. Join Miss Mary once-a-month on Wednesdays from 10:00-11:00am at the Osterville Village Library for marvelous musical moments of moving and grooving to songs, using instruments and props. This Music & Movement experience will be uplifting and engage you and your child with musical play & learning in a creative way.  

Come Make Music with us! Dates: 1/29, 2/26, 3/25, 4/29, and 5/27. Appropriate for children ages Birth to 8 years. FREE.

Registration required. To register for these programs, please email: barnstablecfce123@gmail.comThis program is funded by the MA Department of Early Education and Care.






Thursday, April 30, 2020


5:00 PM - 6:45 PM"Dementia Live" Experience



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  
ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED for a 45-minute demonstration (call the OVL) at 508-428-5757. This will be a small group opportunity of only four participants per session so sign up early to secure your space!

Harbor Point at Centerville, an assisted living community specializing in memory care, will host a unique opportunity for family and professional caregivers to briefly, yet movingly, experience the challenges and struggles of a person living with dementia.

Using specialized gear within a safe, experiential setting, Dementia Live™ gives participants a real-life simulation of what it's like to live with dementia.

Participants gain greater awareness and understanding of the constant struggles (24/7) affecting persons with dementia. Greater understanding leads to more sensitive care partnering.

Choose from EITHER 5-5:45 PM time slot OR 5:45-6:30 PM time slot.




Saturday, May 2, 2020


10:00 AM - 3:00 PMChildren's Book Week Program: Comic Book Day



Location:  Lillian Dixie 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. 





Wednesday, May 6, 2020


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



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






Saturday, May 9, 2020


10:00 AM - 3:00 PMChildren's Book Week & Mother's Day Crafts for Children



Location:  Lillian Dixie Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Drop in to celebrate reading during Children's Book week, and create Mother's Day cards and crafts. 





Wednesday, May 13, 2020


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



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






Wednesday, May 20, 2020


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



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






Friday, May 22, 2020


2:00 PM - 3:30 PMBooks, Craft & More - School Half-Day Program



Location:  Lillian Dixie 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!





Monday, May 25, 2020


5:30 AMCLOSED for Memorial Day



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Wednesday, May 27, 2020


10:00 AM - 11:00 AMMusical Moments with Miss Mary



Location:  Lillian Dixie Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  The Barnstable CFCE and the OVL invite you to attend: Musical Moments with Miss Mary. Join Miss Mary once-a-month on Wednesdays from 10:00-11:00am at the Osterville Village Library for marvelous musical moments of moving and grooving to songs, using instruments and props. This Music & Movement experience will be uplifting and engage you and your child with musical play & learning in a creative way.  

Come Make Music with us! Dates: 1/29, 2/26, 3/25, 4/29, and 5/27. Appropriate for children ages Birth to 8 years. FREE.

Registration required. To register for these programs, please email: barnstablecfce123@gmail.comThis program is funded by the MA Department of Early Education and Care.






Saturday, June 20, 2020


10:00 AM - 3:00 PMFather's Day Crafts for Children



Location:  Lillian Dixie 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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Monday, March 2, 2020

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Dr. Seuss Day Crafts
Drop-in our Children's Room to make some crafts that celebrate the works of Dr. Seuss. Take home a Seuss book to read! 





Wednesday, March 4, 2020

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





Thursday, March 5, 2020

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.


10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Mahjong
 
If you're an experienced mahjong player, grab your set and come join our mahjong group!

 



Saturday, March 7, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The Boston Irish

Anthony Sammarco will present an illustrated lecture on “The Boston Irish." He will explore the 19th- and 20th-century people and institutions that were founded by and for the Irish immigrants and their descendants.

Many people think that the Irish immigration of the 1840s changed the face of Boston over the ensuing centuries. Generations of Irish in Boston contributed to the fabric of the city's life in business, government, and the church. Anthony Mitchell Sammarco is a noted historian and author of over seventy books on the history and development of Boston. He lectures widely on the history and development of his city.



Sunday, March 8, 2020

12:00 PM - 4:00 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.

Register here: https://www.rebootgamelab.com/



1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Peace Corps Presentation

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*
Please visit the Circulation Desk or call the library at 508-428-5757 to register.

Cameroon is a country in West Africa, directly south-east of Nigeria. Leigh Marie Dannhauser was sent by the Peace Corps to be an agriculture volunteer in the West Region of Cameroon, specifically to Baleveng, a village of 15,000 people spread out over 88 square km.

Her photo presentation shows her journey and her two years in a village that became her home but is now just a memory. Signed copies of Nothing Works But Everything Works Out available at the end.



Wednesday, March 11, 2020

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



2:00 PM - 3:30 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, March 12, 2020

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.

 

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mahjong
 
If you're an experienced mahjong player, grab your set and come join our mahjong group!

 

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Independent Publishing: A Workshop
*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

This free workshop with Sharon Anderson of the Cape Cod Writers Studio is an overview of the self-publishing industry and the trends for 2020.

Please register at the Circulation Desk or by calling the Osterville Village Library at 508-428-5757.

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
The State of the Cape: How to Recycle and Reduce Waste
*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

Want to recycle RIGHT and reduce your waste?

Come learn from Kari Parcell, Barnstable County’s Regional Waste Reduction Coordinator, about the state of Cape Cod's waste and what you can do to help.

Barnstable County is committed to facilitating regional cooperation to find solutions that reduce trash and increase recycling. Removing and disposing of trash from Cape Cod is expensive and harmful to the environment. Barnstable County’s Regional Waste Reduction Coordinator provides Cape Cod’s fifteen towns with technical assistance on a variety of issues related to waste reduction and recycling. 



Saturday, March 14, 2020

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The Great Osterville Pie Contest

Celebrate Pi Day with us! Bring your best pie--sweet or savory--from 10-11:30 a.m. Judging is at noon. Samples at 1 p.m. Learn all about Pi at 12:30 p.m.

Questions? Email obpa02655@gmail.com

 

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Painted Buoy Class with Blue Anchor Studio

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*
Register here: 
https://www.blueanchorstudio.net/apps/webstore/products/show/8090685

Come and paint a personalized buoy! We will use acrylic paint which doesn't come out of clothing so please dress accordingly!  Step by step directions and all materials will be provided for the $40 registration fee.





Sunday, March 15, 2020

12:00 PM - 4:00 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.

Register here: https://www.rebootgamelab.com/



1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Puppy in a Basket Floral Arrangement Class

Join Laurie for a fun afternoon of floral design. Everything you need to make this fun, St. Patricks-Day-themed arrangement is included in the $40 registration fee! Learn skills you can use for years to come.

Register at this link: https://awildirishrose.net/upcoming-events





Wednesday, March 18, 2020

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





Thursday, March 19, 2020

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.

 

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Mahjong
 
If you're an experienced mahjong player, grab your set and come join our mahjong group!

 

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.

Contact Rebecca Chesbro at 774-487-0786 with questions or to register.



Friday, March 20, 2020

10:00 AM - 12:00 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, March 21, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Understanding Seasonal Maintenance for Your Property

Join the DeMelo brothers, of Demelo Brothers Landscaping Inc., for Part 1 of their informative series on landscaping. 

This first session will be about property maintenance:
  • What homeowners should know about seasonal maintenance for their property
  • Timing for spring clean-up
  • Pruning tips
  • Mulching tips
  • What tasks should be completed during the season
  • And much more!


1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Love My Home Craft Class

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

These Love My Home boards are so beautiful and high quality, your friends will think they're from a specialty boutique. The bows can be changed up and the letters are made of wood. They measure 8” x 32”. Choose from country, elegant, casual, or nautical--all are so gorgeous!




Please reserve your seat here: https://www.awesomecraftnight.com/events/2020/3/21/g7gbo9auphto4vug582p4qfjqdr74a



Sunday, March 22, 2020

12:00 PM - 4:00 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.

Register here: https://www.rebootgamelab.com/





Wednesday, March 25, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Musical Moments with Miss Mary
The Barnstable CFCE and the OVL invite you to attend: Musical Moments with Miss Mary. Join Miss Mary once-a-month on Wednesdays from 10:00-11:00am at the Osterville Village Library for marvelous musical moments of moving and grooving to songs, using instruments and props. This Music & Movement experience will be uplifting and engage you and your child with musical play & learning in a creative way.  

Come Make Music with us! Dates: 1/29, 2/26, 3/25, 4/29, and 5/27. Appropriate for children ages Birth to 8 years. FREE.

Registration required. To register for these programs, please email: barnstablecfce123@gmail.comThis program is funded by the MA Department of Early Education and Care.





Thursday, March 26, 2020

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.

 

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Mahjong
 
If you're an experienced mahjong player, grab your set and come join our mahjong group!

 

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
"Dementia Live" Experience

ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED for a 45-minute demonstration (call the OVL) at 508-428-5757. This will be a small group opportunity of only four participants per session so sign up early to secure your space!

Harbor Point at Centerville, an assisted living community specializing in memory care, will host a unique opportunity for family and professional caregivers to briefly, yet movingly, experience the challenges and struggles of a person living with dementia.

Using specialized gear within a safe, experiential setting, Dementia Live™ gives participants a real-life simulation of what it's like to live with dementia.

Participants gain greater awareness and understanding of the constant struggles (24/7) affecting persons with dementia. Greater understanding leads to more sensitive care partnering.

Choose from EITHER 5-5:45 PM time slot OR 5:45-6:30 PM time slot.



Friday, March 27, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Ancestry.com Beginner-Level Workshop

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED AND LIMITED SEATS*
Stop by the Circulation Desk or call the library at 508-428-5757 to register.

Uncover your own family records through a hands-on workshop. You’ll be led step-by-step through how to use ancestry.com.

Laptops with Ancestry access provided. Basic computer skills required. Workshop is free but class size is limited to 8!



Saturday, March 28, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Fertilizer Do's and Don'ts


Join the DeMelo brothers, of Demelo Brothers Landscaping Inc., for Part 2 of their informative series on landscaping. 

The second session will be about fertilizers do's and don'ts:
  • Fertilizing your turf and shrubs 
  • Different types of fertilizer to consider
  • When to apply fertilizer
  • More is NOT better
  • What we can do to reduce pollution


2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Franchises 101
*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

Join Elaine Vakalopoulos for this informative session on franchises.

Please register at the Circulation Desk or by calling the library at 508-428-5757.



Sunday, March 29, 2020

12:00 PM - 4:00 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.

Register here: https://www.rebootgamelab.com/





Wednesday, April 1, 2020

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



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! 




Saturday, April 4, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Planning What to Do with Your Landscape

Join the DeMelo brothers, of Demelo Brothers Landscaping Inc., for Part 3 of their informative series on landscaping.

The third session will be about planning what to do with your landscape:
  • Ways to refresh your landscape
  • What to consider for a new landscape project
  • How to start a new landscape project
  • Should you hire a designer?




Sunday, April 5, 2020

12:00 PM - 4:00 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.

Register here: https://www.rebootgamelab.com/





Wednesday, April 8, 2020

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





Friday, April 10, 2020

12:00 PM - 3:30 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! 




Saturday, April 11, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Hardscape/Softscape--or Both?

Join the DeMelo brothers, of Demelo Brothers Landscaping Inc., for Part 4 of their informative series on landscaping.

The fourth session will be about hardscape vs. softscape:
  • How to incorporate both into your landscape
  • What types of stone to use
  • What types of plants to use
  • How stone and plants work together
  • Brick vs. pavers vs. stone

 

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Author Talk: Power Within Her
*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*
Register at the Circulation Desk or by calling the library at 508-428-5757.

Patricia Sprague is an author, a speaker, and a consultant from Cape Cod. She grew up in a big family. She has been divorced and, as a result, has been a single mother to four children for nearly 20 years. Patricia has been through many obstacles in her life that have challenged her, knocked her down, and left her feeling empty, confused, scared and lonely.

Patricia believes that her journey has brought her to her true passion. Her goal is to help women realize they are not alone and to teach them how to believe in who they are and to be confident that they will be okay and that they are stronger than anything that can happen to them. Patricia believes that the most important relationship that you build is the one you build with yourself. Once you are okay, everything else seems to fall into place.
 



Sunday, April 12, 2020

5:30 AM
CLOSED for Easter




Wednesday, April 15, 2020

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





Sunday, April 19, 2020

12:00 PM - 4:00 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.

Register here: https://www.rebootgamelab.com/





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 




Wednesday, April 22, 2020

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





Wednesday, April 29, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Musical Moments with Miss Mary
The Barnstable CFCE and the OVL invite you to attend: Musical Moments with Miss Mary. Join Miss Mary once-a-month on Wednesdays from 10:00-11:00am at the Osterville Village Library for marvelous musical moments of moving and grooving to songs, using instruments and props. This Music & Movement experience will be uplifting and engage you and your child with musical play & learning in a creative way.  

Come Make Music with us! Dates: 1/29, 2/26, 3/25, 4/29, and 5/27. Appropriate for children ages Birth to 8 years. FREE.

Registration required. To register for these programs, please email: barnstablecfce123@gmail.comThis program is funded by the MA Department of Early Education and Care.





Thursday, April 30, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
"Dementia Live" Experience

ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED for a 45-minute demonstration (call the OVL) at 508-428-5757. This will be a small group opportunity of only four participants per session so sign up early to secure your space!

Harbor Point at Centerville, an assisted living community specializing in memory care, will host a unique opportunity for family and professional caregivers to briefly, yet movingly, experience the challenges and struggles of a person living with dementia.

Using specialized gear within a safe, experiential setting, Dementia Live™ gives participants a real-life simulation of what it's like to live with dementia.

Participants gain greater awareness and understanding of the constant struggles (24/7) affecting persons with dementia. Greater understanding leads to more sensitive care partnering.

Choose from EITHER 5-5:45 PM time slot OR 5:45-6:30 PM time slot.



Saturday, May 2, 2020

10:00 AM - 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. 




Wednesday, May 6, 2020

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





Saturday, May 9, 2020

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Children's Book Week & Mother's Day Crafts for Children
Drop in to celebrate reading during Children's Book week, and create Mother's Day cards and crafts. 




Wednesday, May 13, 2020

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





Wednesday, May 20, 2020

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





Friday, May 22, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:30 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!




Monday, May 25, 2020

5:30 AM
CLOSED for Memorial Day




Wednesday, May 27, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Musical Moments with Miss Mary
The Barnstable CFCE and the OVL invite you to attend: Musical Moments with Miss Mary. Join Miss Mary once-a-month on Wednesdays from 10:00-11:00am at the Osterville Village Library for marvelous musical moments of moving and grooving to songs, using instruments and props. This Music & Movement experience will be uplifting and engage you and your child with musical play & learning in a creative way.  

Come Make Music with us! Dates: 1/29, 2/26, 3/25, 4/29, and 5/27. Appropriate for children ages Birth to 8 years. FREE.

Registration required. To register for these programs, please email: barnstablecfce123@gmail.comThis program is funded by the MA Department of Early Education and Care.





Saturday, June 20, 2020

10:00 AM - 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.