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Wednesday, January 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! 






Thursday, January 23, 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.


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.






Wednesday, January 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, January 30, 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.


5:00 PM - 6:30 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.




Friday, January 31, 2020


3:30 PM - 5:00 PMPodcasting 101



Location:  Makerspace
Contact:  
Description:  
*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

Class is limited to 12 participants. Call the library at 508-428-5757 to register!
 
Learn the basics of what makes a good podcast and how you can get started on your own podcasting venture. Staff from the Cape Cod Community Media Center will educate you on different types of podcasts, what goes into making them, and how you can create your own podcast. The workshop will also feature a hands-on demonstration with the RODECaster Pro, a podcast mixer available for use at the Media Center.





Saturday, February 1, 2020


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. 




Wednesday, February 5, 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, 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!



10:00 AM - 12:00 PMTown Councilor David Bogan Office Hours



Location:  History Room
Contact:  
Description:  
The second Saturday of the month from 10 AM-12 PM is open office hours for Town Councilor David Bogan.


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.


1:00 PM - 3:00 PMCraft Class: Birthday Board



Location:  Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

Join Awesome Craft Night for this fun craft party!



Never forget a birthday again! Hang a celebration board in your home, workplace, classroom, or give as a gift. Pick from 3 designs and choose your colors at time of party. ONLY $40 INCLUDES ALL MATERIALS PLUS 20 BIRTHDAY HEARTS (additional hearts can be purchased at party).

Please reserve your seat by emailing christine@awesomecraftnight.com




Wednesday, February 12, 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 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 13, 2020


5:00 PM - 7:00 PMOsterville 1951: A Memoir



Location:  Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  Come hear Pete Stringer reminisce about the people he encountered!




Monday, February 17, 2020


5:30 AMCLOSED for President's Day



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Wednesday, February 19, 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, February 20, 2020


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



Location:  
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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 


10:00 AMThink Like a Scientist: Leonardo da Vinci



Location:  Lillian Dixie Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Children ages 6-12 will immerse themselves in the fantastical world of artist/scientist Leonardo da Vinci. They will work alongside the Renaissance man himself (as portrayed by science educator Jesse Lang).

Together we will:
  • explore Leonardo's artwork and inventions
  • experiment with materials
  • draft and craft inventive ideas of our own
  • try out the iPad app "Leonardo's Cat."
Registration is recommended. 






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 


2:00 PM - 4:00 PMCraft Time with Katri



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Atrium
Contact:  
Description:  
Come meet our crafter extraordinaire, Katri, to have fun crafting and learn about all the library's crafting opportunities! All ages are welcome; materials will be provided.




Wednesday, February 26, 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.






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! 






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! 




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, 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! 






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.






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 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 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


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! 





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! 






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.






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. 





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


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. 





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


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!





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


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, January 22, 2020

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





Thursday, January 23, 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.

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.





Wednesday, January 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, January 30, 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.

5:00 PM - 6:30 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, January 31, 2020

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Podcasting 101

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

Class is limited to 12 participants. Call the library at 508-428-5757 to register!
 
Learn the basics of what makes a good podcast and how you can get started on your own podcasting venture. Staff from the Cape Cod Community Media Center will educate you on different types of podcasts, what goes into making them, and how you can create your own podcast. The workshop will also feature a hands-on demonstration with the RODECaster Pro, a podcast mixer available for use at the Media Center.




Saturday, February 1, 2020

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. 



Wednesday, February 5, 2020

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





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!


10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Town Councilor David Bogan Office Hours

The second Saturday of the month from 10 AM-12 PM is open office hours for Town Councilor David Bogan.

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.

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Craft Class: Birthday Board
*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

Join Awesome Craft Night for this fun craft party!



Never forget a birthday again! Hang a celebration board in your home, workplace, classroom, or give as a gift. Pick from 3 designs and choose your colors at time of party. ONLY $40 INCLUDES ALL MATERIALS PLUS 20 BIRTHDAY HEARTS (additional hearts can be purchased at party).

Please reserve your seat by emailing christine@awesomecraftnight.com



Wednesday, February 12, 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! 




Thursday, February 13, 2020

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Osterville 1951: A Memoir
Come hear Pete Stringer reminisce about the people he encountered!



Monday, February 17, 2020

5:30 AM
CLOSED for President's Day




Wednesday, February 19, 2020

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





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 

10:00 AM
Think Like a Scientist: Leonardo da Vinci
Children ages 6-12 will immerse themselves in the fantastical world of artist/scientist Leonardo da Vinci. They will work alongside the Renaissance man himself (as portrayed by science educator Jesse Lang).

Together we will:
  • explore Leonardo's artwork and inventions
  • experiment with materials
  • draft and craft inventive ideas of our own
  • try out the iPad app "Leonardo's Cat."
Registration is recommended. 





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 

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Craft Time with Katri

Come meet our crafter extraordinaire, Katri, to have fun crafting and learn about all the library's crafting opportunities! All ages are welcome; materials will be provided.



Wednesday, February 26, 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.





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! 





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! 



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, 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! 





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.





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! 




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

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! 




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! 





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.





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. 




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

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mother's Day Crafts for Children
Drop in to 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

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!




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

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.