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Wednesday, March 20, 2019


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! 






Sunday, March 24, 2019


1:00 PM - 3:00 PMMovie Matinee



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Upper Level Main Meeting Room
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Description:  Join us for a movie matinee on the upper floor main meeting room! All ages welcome!




Wednesday, March 27, 2019


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, March 28, 2019


4:00 PM - 5:00 PMIntroduction to 3D Printing



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Makerspace
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Description:  Curious about 3D printing? Join us for a basic introduction to using 3D printers (including our own!). Get to know how to use our printer to make wonderful things!






Monday, April 1, 2019


10:00 AMChildren & Teens Choice Book Awards



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  This year, voting for the 12th annual Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards will be open from. Visit the library to vote, or go to  March 1 through June 2. Visit the library to vote, or go to https://everychildareader.net/vote/ 








Wednesday, April 3, 2019


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! 




2:00 PM - 3:30 PMMakers' Club for ages 7-12



Location:  Children's Room MakerSpace
Contact:  
Description:  Drop in and try out our STEM kits, use Arts & Craft materials, do stop-motion animation, and play games in our Makerspace. 





Monday, April 8, 2019


11:00 AMHappy & Healthy Aging Series



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  “Happy & Healthy Aging” Series
Back by popular demand! FREE Lecture series presented by Joe Carroll, PT DPT SCS from Cape Cod Rehab.
 
Starts at 11:00am. Come to one or all lectures of interest to complete the series at the Osterville Library!
4/8 - The Amazing Human Body: Managing Stress
Week 1 focuses on stress. Find out how it can have an impact on your life and talk about strategies to manage stress.
5/13 - Exercise and Arthritis
The CDC reported that 49.6% of adults ages 65 and older reported doctor-diagnosed arthritis.  This week explores how exercise can help ease the symptoms of arthritis and discuss other ways to help when living with arthritis.
6/10 - Balance: Fighting Falls
Learn strategies to prevent falls at home & out in the community along with the importance of incorporating balance exercises into your fitness routine.
7/8 - Posture is my Signature 
A strong posture is linked with aging well.  This lecture is on posture & how it can affect your balance, core & walking ability along with what you can do to improve and/or maintain your posture.
8/12 - The Burdenko Method
Learn about the Burdenko Method & explore the 6 essential qualities of health & fitness: balance, coordination, flexibility, endurance, speed & stretch. 




Wednesday, April 10, 2019


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! 




1:00 PM - 2:30 PMPollination Ecology



Location:  Osterville Village Library
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Description:  

Honeybees, both locally and nationally have been suffering catastrophic losses.  This program will review honey bee biology and the factors responsible for this problem.  In addition, we will review the state of wild pollinators like bumble bees and the things residents can do to help them. Many of the fruits and vegetables we eat require pollination.






Thursday, April 11, 2019


4:00 PM - 6:00 PMMovie Matinee



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  Join us for a movie matinee on the upper floor main meeting room! All ages welcome!




Saturday, April 13, 2019


10:00 AM - 3:00 PMLEGO Building Marathon - Harry Potter Castle



Location:  Children's Room MakerSpace
Contact:  Jan
Description:  

We need LEGO builders -- because we're building a 6,020-piece Hogwarts Castle LEGO model for our new Children's Room display case! 

If you're age 10 and up, sign up to work in teams that will start building the Saturday of April break. We also need a few good adult volunteers to work a couple of hours or so to supervise the building process. Please call or visit the library to sign up. 






Monday, April 15, 2019


9:00 AM - 3:00 PM5-day April Vacation Workshop: Intro to CAD, Autodesk Fusion 360 3D Modeling and 3D Printing



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Description:  Architects, engineers, drafters, artists and others use CAD (computer-aided design) software to create precision drawings or technical illustrations. CAD software can be used to create 2D drawings or 3D models.  Students in grades 7-12 will gain an introductory understanding of CAD software with specific focus on Autodesk's 3D modeling in Fusion 360. We'll introduce you to valuable tools for learning Fusion 360, and give you great tips and tricks. Students will also create simple designs to print out on 3D printers! 
[Registration required via juniortech.org or call 774-994-2097. Fee $270 payable to JuniorTech; limit 10 students.] 
 


 




Tuesday, April 16, 2019


5:00 PM - 6:30 PMFamily Game Night



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Anne Williams McGraw community Atrium
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Description:  Join us in the Anne Williams McGraw community Atrium tonight for some fun family games! Even though there are themes, please feel free to play any games the library has!
 
February 19...Games of Wits
March 19........Bingo!
April 16...........Art & Acting
May 21...........Money Games
June 18..........Cards
July 16............Strategy
August 13.......Classic Games
 



5:00 PM - 6:30 PMStop the Bleed-Save a Life Public Training



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Upper Level Main Meeting Room
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Description:  "Stop the Bleed" is a national awareness campaign intended to encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.
 
This class is free! It is for "All Ages" however parental discretion should be used in determining enrollment for younger children. Recommended for young adult and up.
 
Led by the Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire Department.




Wednesday, April 17, 2019


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! 




11:00 AMMagic & Juggling with Scott Jameson at the W. Barnstable Fire Station



Location:  W. Barnstable Fire Station
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Everyone loves a good magic show! Join kids from all over Barnstable to see magician and juggler Scott Jameson's extraordinary and fun performance at the W. Barnstable Fire Station!  

[Program supported in part by a grant from the Mid-Cape Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the MA Cultural Council, a state agency.]
 


1:00 PM - 3:00 PMBook Art Workshop



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Description:  Join us for a DIY Book Art workshop!  You’ll to learn to make either a cat or dog! (feel free to bring your own embellishments, though some are provided)
No experience required! For Ages 10+, Teens, & Adults (under 10 must have an adult present to assist them). Please register before workshop! Limited space!






Thursday, April 18, 2019


5:00 PMWaterfalls of Iceland Presentation by Stephen Farrar



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Upper Level Main Meeting Room
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Description:  Join Stephen Farrar as he brings you along a presentation of the Waterfalls of Iceland and its 3 National Parks. His trip consisted of around the country via the Ring Road and includes stunning photos of some natural wonders to depict the variety found along the route.

Image below: Farrar at Dettifoss (the largest volume waterfall in Europe).





Friday, April 19, 2019


10:00 AM - 11:00 AMA Moment to Understand Grief & 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.




Saturday, April 20, 2019


9:15 AMOVL Annual Easter Egg Hunt



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Follow that bunny! Children are invited to search for eggs in the library. 




Sunday, April 21, 2019


12:00 PM - 4:00 PMCLOSED for Easter Sunday



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Monday, April 22, 2019


2:00 PM - 3:00 PMResume & Cover Letter Workshop



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Description:  Are you:
Looking for a new career?
Haven't updated your resume in years?
Not sure where to begin on cover letters?

Then join us for a class on how to create your best resume & cover letter! Please register as space is limited.

We will cover:
The dos and don'ts of what to include, how to navigate around "gap" years, resume formats, types of cover letters, how to organize your resume using: summaries, education, employment history, hobbies & interests, professional skills; and more!




Wednesday, April 24, 2019


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! 






Saturday, April 27, 2019


10:00 AM - 12:00 PMChildren's Book Week Program



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Celebrate Spring CHILDREN'S BOOK WEEK April 25 - May 9. Vote for your favorite Children's Book; and attend this event. More details to come. 


 




Wednesday, May 1, 2019


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! 




10:00 AMChildren & Teens Choice Book Awards



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  This year, voting for the 12th annual Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards will be open from. Visit the library to vote, or go to  March 1 through June 2. Visit the library to vote, or go to https://everychildareader.net/vote/ 








Saturday, May 4, 2019


10:00 AM - 2:00 PMKids' Comic Book Day Event



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  As the world celebrates "Free Comic Book Day," children ages 8-12 are invited to drop-in to the Children's Room to try their hand at creating comics of their own. Bring your ideas and sketches, we'll provide the materials. 






Wednesday, May 8, 2019


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! 






Saturday, May 11, 2019


10:00 AM - 2:00 PMCraft a Mother's Day Card



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  All moms love a home-made card. Drop in our Children's Room to make a great Mother's Day card.






Monday, May 13, 2019


11:00 AMHappy & Healthy Aging Series



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  “Happy & Healthy Aging” Series
Back by popular demand! FREE Lecture series presented by Joe Carroll, PT DPT SCS from Cape Cod Rehab.
 
Starts at 11:00am. Come to one or all lectures of interest to complete the series at the Osterville Library!
4/8 - The Amazing Human Body: Managing Stress
Week 1 focuses on stress. Find out how it can have an impact on your life and talk about strategies to manage stress.
5/13 - Exercise and Arthritis
The CDC reported that 49.6% of adults ages 65 and older reported doctor-diagnosed arthritis.  This week explores how exercise can help ease the symptoms of arthritis and discuss other ways to help when living with arthritis.
6/10 - Balance: Fighting Falls
Learn strategies to prevent falls at home & out in the community along with the importance of incorporating balance exercises into your fitness routine.
7/8 - Posture is my Signature 
A strong posture is linked with aging well.  This lecture is on posture & how it can affect your balance, core & walking ability along with what you can do to improve and/or maintain your posture.
8/12 - The Burdenko Method
Learn about the Burdenko Method & explore the 6 essential qualities of health & fitness: balance, coordination, flexibility, endurance, speed & stretch. 




Wednesday, May 15, 2019


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, May 16, 2019


5:30 PM - 6:30 PMA Conversation with Barnstable Land Trust



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Main Meeting Room
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Description:  Join Barnstable Land Trust Executive Director Janet Milkman for a conversation on Barnstable Land Trust. Learn about conservation land in the Town – what’s protected and why, water quality in the town, our future goals, and how the community can be involved. Join us to ask questions, hear about Barnstable Land Trust, and add your voice to the conversation.




Friday, May 17, 2019


5:30 AMTicks: “One Bite Can Change Your Life…”



Location:  Osterville Village Library
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Description:  

Lyme Disease is the most prevalent tick-borne disease in Massachusetts and is now considered to be a public health crisis.  In addition to Lyme, deer ticks can carry the pathogens which cause Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, Relapsing Fever and Powassan virus, all of which can be very serious.  

 

This program will review the basic life cycle and ecology of deer, dog and lone star ticks.  A three point protection plan will be presented: Protect Yourself, Protect Your Yard and Protect your Pet.  Tick-borne diseases are preventable.




5:30 AM43rd Annual Osterville Village Library Golf Tournament



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Description:  To benefit the library. Play golf at the Wianno Club and enjoy dinner and auction after.  For more info and to reserve your spot Click Here


10:00 AM - 11:00 AMA 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.




Tuesday, May 21, 2019


5:00 PM - 6:30 PMFamily Game Night



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Anne Williams McGraw community Atrium
Contact:  
Description:  Join us in the Anne Williams McGraw community Atrium tonight for some fun family games! Even though there are themes, please feel free to play any games the library has!
 
February 19...Games of Wits
March 19........Bingo!
April 16...........Art & Acting
May 21...........Money Games
June 18..........Cards
July 16............Strategy
August 13.......Classic Games
 





Wednesday, May 22, 2019


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! 




2:00 PM - 3:30 PMMakers' Club for ages 7-12



Location:  Children's Room MakerSpace
Contact:  
Description:  Drop in and try out our STEM kits, use Arts & Craft materials, do stop-motion animation, and play games in our Makerspace. 





Thursday, May 23, 2019


5:00 PMTour of the South Island of New Zealand Presentation by Stephen Farrar



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Upper Level Main Meeting Room
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Description:  Join Stephen Farrar as he brings you along a presentation of the South Island of New Zealand. 

Farrar and his wife spent a week circumnavigating the island in a campervan – Mount Cook, the Milford Sound, glaciers, forests, beaches, and sheep. Stunning photos also include Farrar doing the highest bungy jump in the world (at the time) and photos from 5 of the 10 National Parks on the South Island. 




Monday, May 27, 2019


9:00 AM - 5:00 PMCLOSED for Memorial Day



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Wednesday, May 29, 2019


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! 






Saturday, June 1, 2019


10:00 AM - 11:00 AMCreating Wood Mosaics



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Children ages 5 and up are invited to this hands-on Art workshop -- come view our exhibit of Wood Mosaics by local artist Guile Wood, then work with the artist to make geometric mosaic patterns. 



 




Wednesday, June 5, 2019


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! 






Monday, June 10, 2019


11:00 AMHappy & Healthy Aging Series



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  “Happy & Healthy Aging” Series
Back by popular demand! FREE Lecture series presented by Joe Carroll, PT DPT SCS from Cape Cod Rehab.
 
Starts at 11:00am. Come to one or all lectures of interest to complete the series at the Osterville Library!
4/8 - The Amazing Human Body: Managing Stress
Week 1 focuses on stress. Find out how it can have an impact on your life and talk about strategies to manage stress.
5/13 - Exercise and Arthritis
The CDC reported that 49.6% of adults ages 65 and older reported doctor-diagnosed arthritis.  This week explores how exercise can help ease the symptoms of arthritis and discuss other ways to help when living with arthritis.
6/10 - Balance: Fighting Falls
Learn strategies to prevent falls at home & out in the community along with the importance of incorporating balance exercises into your fitness routine.
7/8 - Posture is my Signature 
A strong posture is linked with aging well.  This lecture is on posture & how it can affect your balance, core & walking ability along with what you can do to improve and/or maintain your posture.
8/12 - The Burdenko Method
Learn about the Burdenko Method & explore the 6 essential qualities of health & fitness: balance, coordination, flexibility, endurance, speed & stretch. 




Wednesday, June 12, 2019


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! 






Saturday, June 15, 2019


10:00 AM - 2:00 PMCraft a Father's Day Card



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  What would your Dad like for Father's Day? Drop in our Children's Room to craft a great Father's Day card. 




2:00 PMPaint Party



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Main Meeting Room
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Description:  Please join us for this really fun night and all for a great cause!  No experience needed.  All the supplies and the step by step lesson will be provided.  We will paint on a 16x20 canvas using acrylic paint.  Acrylic paint will not come out of clothing, so please dress accordingly.
Led by Blue Anchor Studio.

Ticket/Registration Info and what you'll paint is Coming Soon!





Tuesday, June 18, 2019


5:00 PM - 6:30 PMFamily Game Night



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Anne Williams McGraw community Atrium
Contact:  
Description:  Join us in the Anne Williams McGraw community Atrium tonight for some fun family games! Even though there are themes, please feel free to play any games the library has!
 
February 19...Games of Wits
March 19........Bingo!
April 16...........Art & Acting
May 21...........Money Games
June 18..........Cards
July 16............Strategy
August 13.......Classic Games
 





Thursday, June 20, 2019


5:00 PMPlants in the Parks Presentation by Stephen Farrar



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Upper Level Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  Join Stephen Farrar as he brings you along a presentation of the Plants in the Parks which makes the case that going to see flora in the US National Parks should rank much higher on priority lists as to what one should go to see in our parks. 




Friday, June 21, 2019


10:00 AM - 11:00 AMA 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.




Saturday, June 22, 2019


1:00 PM - 3:00 PMSummer Reading Start-up



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  
Join us as we begin our "Universe of Stories" summer reading program for children and teens.

Sign up for the Summer program, get a library card, try out some of our Summer activities. 


  




Tuesday, July 2, 2019


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSummer Reading "A Universe of Stories" Children's Program



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Kids ages 7-12 are invited to use our new LEGO Hogwarts Castle to create and film their own Harry Potter-themed stop-motion animation or Green Screen stories. Registration required. More details to come.  


  




Thursday, July 4, 2019


8:00 AMCLOSED for Independence Day



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Description:  The Osterville Village Library will be CLOSED for Independence Day.




Monday, July 8, 2019


11:00 AMHappy & Healthy Aging Series



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  “Happy & Healthy Aging” Series
Back by popular demand! FREE Lecture series presented by Joe Carroll, PT DPT SCS from Cape Cod Rehab.
 
Starts at 11:00am. Come to one or all lectures of interest to complete the series at the Osterville Library!
4/8 - The Amazing Human Body: Managing Stress
Week 1 focuses on stress. Find out how it can have an impact on your life and talk about strategies to manage stress.
5/13 - Exercise and Arthritis
The CDC reported that 49.6% of adults ages 65 and older reported doctor-diagnosed arthritis.  This week explores how exercise can help ease the symptoms of arthritis and discuss other ways to help when living with arthritis.
6/10 - Balance: Fighting Falls
Learn strategies to prevent falls at home & out in the community along with the importance of incorporating balance exercises into your fitness routine.
7/8 - Posture is my Signature 
A strong posture is linked with aging well.  This lecture is on posture & how it can affect your balance, core & walking ability along with what you can do to improve and/or maintain your posture.
8/12 - The Burdenko Method
Learn about the Burdenko Method & explore the 6 essential qualities of health & fitness: balance, coordination, flexibility, endurance, speed & stretch. 




Thursday, July 11, 2019


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSummer Reading "A Universe of Stories" Children's Program



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Kids ages 5-12 are invited to drop in for some cool outer-space crafts. Details to come.   


  




Sunday, July 14, 2019


10:00 AM - 4:30 PMTraditional Cape Cod Community and Family Clambake - 25th Annual Fundraiser for the Osterville Village Library



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Library Lawn
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Description:  Join us for our 25th Traditional Family Clambake. Last year sold out so don't miss out this year!

 Boiled Lobster (steak or chicken available if you prefer), corn on the cob, steamers with plenty of melted butter for dunking, a knob of spicy Linguicia sausage, boiled potato, chowder, and special children's menu.

More information coming soon. Click here for more information. 




Tuesday, July 16, 2019


2:00 PM - 4:00 PMSea Glass Window Art Class



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Library Lawn
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Description:  Join us for a fun afternoon and make your own seascape creation.  You will work with resin on an 11x14 frame. 
Everything you need will be provided;
shells, rocks, glass beads, sand, etc. 
If there is something special you would like to add to your window, bring it along! Pre-Registration Suggested.
Ticket Info.

 


5:00 PMWine Glass Painting



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Library Lawn
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Description:  Join us at this FUNdraiser and you'll be handpainting two Wineglasses! Design them however you'd like - the posted photo is just an example. Keep one and give one to a friend! Give them both as a gift! Or, keep them both for you!

Please dress accordingly because paint spills can happen!
Ticket Info.




5:00 PM - 6:30 PMFamily Game Night



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Atrium
Contact:  
Description:  Join us in the Anne Williams McGraw community Atrium tonight for some fun family games! Even though there are themes, please feel free to play any games the library has!
 
February 19...Games of Wits
March 19........Bingo!
April 16...........Art & Acting
May 21...........Money Games
June 18..........Cards
July 16............Strategy
August 13.......Classic Games
 





Wednesday, July 17, 2019


10:30 AM - 11:30 AMStoryWalk & StoryTime at Armstrong-Kelley Park



Location:  Armstrong-Kelley Park
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Meet at Armstrong-Kelley Park’s Holly Dell (which is on the boardwalk across from Fancy’s past the fish pond) for a free Story Hour. Suitable for 3-6 year olds. The Osterville Village Library Children's Librarian will use the great outdoors as a backdrop for a special book reading. Later, scamper around the Park, ring the bell at Liam’s Train, and kiss Buddy on the Green. Who’s Buddy? You’ll see!


  


6:00 PM - 8:30 PMCape Cod's Biggest Business Pitch Contest



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Library Lawn
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Description:  
One the Library is Cape Cod's Biggest Business Pitch Contest with EforAll under the tent. Like shark tank without the bite.





Thursday, July 18, 2019


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSummer Reading "A Universe of Stories' Children's Program



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Kids ages 7-12 are invited to use our new LEGO Hogwarts Castle to create and film their own Harry Potter-themed stop-motion animation or Green Screen stories. Registration required. More details to come.  


  


6:00 PM - 7:00 PMSummer Concert Series: Cape Cod Conservatory Jazz Band



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Library Lawn
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Description:  Osterville Library Summer Concert Series Presented by Kirkman Trust Fund: Cape Cod Conservatory Jazz Band

Kick-off concert Under The Tent. The 2018 Concert on the Green Series kicks off the season with the Cape Cod Conservatory Jazz Band. Free admission.






Saturday, July 20, 2019


8:00 AM40th Annual Osterville Village Library Cape Cod 5k Championship Sponsored by Sotheby's International Realty, Inc.



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Description:  40th Annual Osterville Village Library Cape Cod 5k Championship Sponsored by Sotheby's International Realty, Inc.

The beautiful 5k course with ocean views is measured and certified by the USATF. Children's race is sponsored by Cape Cod Academy. Race starts in front of the Osterville Village Library, 43 Wianno Ave. in Osterville. Prize money to top male and female athletes; medals to top 3 in each age division. 5k Entry Fee $35. 1k Kids Race Entry Fee $5. 

For more information click here.


10:00 AM - 4:00 PMVillage Crafters of Cape Cod Craft Fair



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Library Lawn
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Description:  On the Library Green, The Village Crafters' booths will again this year feature local artists and craftspeople exhibiting work of fine quality. Be sure to stop by after the Road Race and during the Village Day to see their beautiful work!




Tuesday, July 23, 2019


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSummer Reading "A Universe of Stories" Children's Program



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Kids ages 7-12 are invited to use our new LEGO Hogwarts Castle to create and film their own Harry Potter-themed stop-motion animation or Green Screen stories. Registration required. More details to come.  


  




Wednesday, July 24, 2019


10:00 AM - 11:00 AMMeet the Children's Author: "Pizza Panda" author James Baker



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Meet the man behind the "Pizza Panda" book, hear the story, do a craft. Open to all ages. 






Thursday, July 25, 2019


3:00 PM - 4:00 PMSummer Reading "A Universe of Stories" Children's Program



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Kids ages 5-12 are invited to drop in for some cool outer-space crafts. Details to come.   


  


3:00 PM - 4:00 PMSummer Reading



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Kids ages 5-12 are invited to drop in for some cool outer-space crafts. Details to come.   


  


6:00 PM - 7:00 PMSummer Concert Series: Sarah Swain and the "Oh, Boys"



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Library Lawn
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Description:  Osterville Library Summer Concert Series Presented by Kirkman Trust Fund: Sarah Swain and the "Oh, Boys"

Concert on the Library Green Series-Pack a picnic and lawn chairs; bring the kids, dogs, house guests and neighbors!  Concerts are held indoors in the library if it rains. Free admission. Check with the Library for more information. 





Friday, July 26, 2019


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM5th Annual Ski & Stand Up Paddleboard Sale



Location:  Osterville Village Library
Contact:  
Description:  The best time to think ahead to winter sports is when the run is shining and the temps are tropical here on the Cape. Stop upstairs at the Library for our 5th Annual Ski & Stand Up Paddleboard equipment sale! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Library.






Saturday, July 27, 2019


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM5th Annual Ski & Stand Up Paddleboard Sale



Location:  Osterville Village Library
Contact:  
Description:  The best time to think ahead to winter sports is when the run is shining and the temps are tropical here on the Cape. Stop upstairs at the Library for our 5th Annual Ski & Stand Up Paddleboard equipment sale! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Library.






Sunday, July 28, 2019


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM5th Annual Ski & Stand Up Paddleboard Sale



Location:  Osterville Village Library
Contact:  
Description:  The best time to think ahead to winter sports is when the run is shining and the temps are tropical here on the Cape. Stop upstairs at the Library for our 5th Annual Ski & Stand Up Paddleboard equipment sale! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Library.






Monday, July 29, 2019


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM5th Annual Ski & Stand Up Paddleboard Sale



Location:  Osterville Village Library
Contact:  
Description:  The best time to think ahead to winter sports is when the run is shining and the temps are tropical here on the Cape. Stop upstairs at the Library for our 5th Annual Ski & Stand Up Paddleboard equipment sale! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Library.






Wednesday, July 31, 2019


10:30 AM - 11:30 AMStoryWalk & StoryTime at Armstrong-Kelley Park



Location:  Armstrong-Kelley Park
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Meet at Armstrong-Kelley Park’s Holly Dell (which is on the boardwalk across from Fancy’s past the fish pond) for a free Story Hour. Suitable for 3-6 year olds. The Osterville Village Library Children's Librarian will use the great outdoors as a backdrop for a special book reading. Later, scamper around the Park, ring the bell at Liam’s Train, and kiss Buddy on the Green. Who’s Buddy? You’ll see!


  


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMHarry Potter Birthday Event



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  
Description:  Celebrate Harry's birthday with us! Details to come. 





Thursday, August 1, 2019


6:00 PM - 7:00 PMSummer Concert Series: Saddle Up a Contemporary Country Band



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Library Lawn
Contact:  
Description:  Osterville Library Summer Concert Series Presented by Kirkman Trust Fund: Saddle Up a Contemporary Country Band

Concert on the Library Green Series-Pack a picnic and lawn chairs; bring the kids, dogs, house guests and neighbors!  Concerts are held indoors in the library if it rains. Free admission. Check with the Library for more information. 





Tuesday, August 6, 2019


10:30 AM - 12:30 PMSummer Reading "A Universe of Stories" Children's Program



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Kids ages 5-12 are invited to drop in for some cool outer-space crafts. Details to come.   


  




Thursday, August 8, 2019


6:00 PM - 7:00 PMSummer Concert Series: The Moonlighters



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Library Lawn
Contact:  
Description:  Osterville Library Summer Concert Series Presented by Kirkman Trust Fund: The Moonlighters

Concert on the Library Green Series-Pack a picnic and lawn chairs; bring the kids, dogs, house guests and neighbors! The Moonlighters are renowned for the rock n' soul hit music. The diverse lead signing styles and fat harmonies from every player (that's right, everybody sings!) truly make this band fun. 





Monday, August 12, 2019


11:00 AMHappy & Healthy Aging Series



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  “Happy & Healthy Aging” Series
Back by popular demand! FREE Lecture series presented by Joe Carroll, PT DPT SCS from Cape Cod Rehab.
 
Starts at 11:00am. Come to one or all lectures of interest to complete the series at the Osterville Library!
4/8 - The Amazing Human Body: Managing Stress
Week 1 focuses on stress. Find out how it can have an impact on your life and talk about strategies to manage stress.
5/13 - Exercise and Arthritis
The CDC reported that 49.6% of adults ages 65 and older reported doctor-diagnosed arthritis.  This week explores how exercise can help ease the symptoms of arthritis and discuss other ways to help when living with arthritis.
6/10 - Balance: Fighting Falls
Learn strategies to prevent falls at home & out in the community along with the importance of incorporating balance exercises into your fitness routine.
7/8 - Posture is my Signature 
A strong posture is linked with aging well.  This lecture is on posture & how it can affect your balance, core & walking ability along with what you can do to improve and/or maintain your posture.
8/12 - The Burdenko Method
Learn about the Burdenko Method & explore the 6 essential qualities of health & fitness: balance, coordination, flexibility, endurance, speed & stretch. 




Tuesday, August 13, 2019


5:00 PM - 6:30 PMFamily Game Night



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Atrium
Contact:  
Description:  Join us in the Anne Williams McGraw community Atrium tonight for some fun family games! Even though there are themes, please feel free to play any games the library has!
 
February 19...Games of Wits
March 19........Bingo!
April 16...........Art & Acting
May 21...........Money Games
June 18..........Cards
July 16............Strategy
August 13.......Classic Games
 





Thursday, August 15, 2019


3:00 PM - 4:00 PMSummer Reading "A Universe of Stories" Children's Program



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  Jan
Description:  Join us as for our final Summer Reading program of the season. Details to come. 


  




Friday, August 16, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:15 PMEdible Insects, an Introduction to Entomophagy!



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Upper Level Main Meeting Room
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.  Don’t be faint of heart for this exciting tour of culinary treats!
All age welcome!





Saturday, August 17, 2019


10:00 AM - 1:30 PMPaint Your Pet



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Makerspace
Contact:  
Description:  

Want to paint your favorite pet? Join us for this fun class!

We provide the step by step direction to paint your pet. All you need to do is email the picture of your pet and we will draw it out on a 16x20 canvas for you. This way, when you arrive to the class, all you need to do is start painting!

This class is limited to 10 participants. No experience needed. 
Register and Ticket Info






Monday, September 2, 2019


8:00 AMCLOSED for Labor Day



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  The Osterville Village Library will be CLOSED for Labor Day Weekend.




Saturday, September 14, 2019


5:30 AMThe Gasp Fundraiser



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  COMING SOON!

A charitable bike ride to benefit the Osterville Village Library. Formally the Last Gasp. 

Check back here as event gets closer for details regarding this event!




Saturday, September 28, 2019


10:00 AM - 4:00 PMVillage Crafters of Cape Cod Craft Fair



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Library Lawn
Contact:  
Description:  On the Library Green, The Village Crafters' booths will again this year feature local artists and craftspeople exhibiting work of fine quality. Be sure to stop by to see their beautiful work!




Saturday, October 12, 2019


11:00 AMFall Fest Dog Parade



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Library Lawn
Contact:  
Description:  Dress them up and parade around town! Prizes and treats included!




Thursday, November 28, 2019


8:00 AMCLOSED for Thanksgiving



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




Friday, November 29, 2019


1:00 PM - 3:00 PMBlack Friday 'Drop & Shop'



Location:  Osterville Village Library
Contact:  
Description:  Kids 7 and over can stay and enjoy books, crafts, movies and fun while parents shop in the village. Registration required.




Friday, December 6, 2019


5:00 PM - 7:00 PMMeets Mrs. Claus!



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Atrium
Contact:  
Description:  Meet Mrs. Claus! Write a letter to her husband and warm up and enjoy the  Cocoa Station at the Osterville Village Library

Take time out from your "stroll" to visit the library's Cocoa Station and meet Mrs. Claus.  She will be collecting your letters to bring back to Santa at the North Pole!







Saturday, December 7, 2019


11:00 AMDog Parade



Location:  Osterville Village Library: Library Lawn
Contact:  
Description:  Dress them up and parade around town! Prizes and treats included!




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.




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.




Saturday, February 8, 2020


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.


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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

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





Sunday, March 24, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Movie Matinee
Join us for a movie matinee on the upper floor main meeting room! All ages welcome!



Wednesday, March 27, 2019

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





Thursday, March 28, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Introduction to 3D Printing
Curious about 3D printing? Join us for a basic introduction to using 3D printers (including our own!). Get to know how to use our printer to make wonderful things!





Monday, April 1, 2019

10:00 AM
Children & Teens Choice Book Awards
This year, voting for the 12th annual Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards will be open from. Visit the library to vote, or go to  March 1 through June 2. Visit the library to vote, or go to https://everychildareader.net/vote/ 







Wednesday, April 3, 2019

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
Makers' Club for ages 7-12
Drop in and try out our STEM kits, use Arts & Craft materials, do stop-motion animation, and play games in our Makerspace. 




Monday, April 8, 2019

11:00 AM
Happy & Healthy Aging Series
“Happy & Healthy Aging” Series
Back by popular demand! FREE Lecture series presented by Joe Carroll, PT DPT SCS from Cape Cod Rehab.
 
Starts at 11:00am. Come to one or all lectures of interest to complete the series at the Osterville Library!
4/8 - The Amazing Human Body: Managing Stress
Week 1 focuses on stress. Find out how it can have an impact on your life and talk about strategies to manage stress.
5/13 - Exercise and Arthritis
The CDC reported that 49.6% of adults ages 65 and older reported doctor-diagnosed arthritis.  This week explores how exercise can help ease the symptoms of arthritis and discuss other ways to help when living with arthritis.
6/10 - Balance: Fighting Falls
Learn strategies to prevent falls at home & out in the community along with the importance of incorporating balance exercises into your fitness routine.
7/8 - Posture is my Signature 
A strong posture is linked with aging well.  This lecture is on posture & how it can affect your balance, core & walking ability along with what you can do to improve and/or maintain your posture.
8/12 - The Burdenko Method
Learn about the Burdenko Method & explore the 6 essential qualities of health & fitness: balance, coordination, flexibility, endurance, speed & stretch. 



Wednesday, April 10, 2019

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 - 2:30 PM
Pollination Ecology

Honeybees, both locally and nationally have been suffering catastrophic losses.  This program will review honey bee biology and the factors responsible for this problem.  In addition, we will review the state of wild pollinators like bumble bees and the things residents can do to help them. Many of the fruits and vegetables we eat require pollination.





Thursday, April 11, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Movie Matinee
Join us for a movie matinee on the upper floor main meeting room! All ages welcome!



Saturday, April 13, 2019

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
LEGO Building Marathon - Harry Potter Castle


We need LEGO builders -- because we're building a 6,020-piece Hogwarts Castle LEGO model for our new Children's Room display case! 

If you're age 10 and up, sign up to work in teams that will start building the Saturday of April break. We also need a few good adult volunteers to work a couple of hours or so to supervise the building process. Please call or visit the library to sign up. 





Monday, April 15, 2019

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5-day April Vacation Workshop: Intro to CAD, Autodesk Fusion 360 3D Modeling and 3D Printing
Architects, engineers, drafters, artists and others use CAD (computer-aided design) software to create precision drawings or technical illustrations. CAD software can be used to create 2D drawings or 3D models.  Students in grades 7-12 will gain an introductory understanding of CAD software with specific focus on Autodesk's 3D modeling in Fusion 360. We'll introduce you to valuable tools for learning Fusion 360, and give you great tips and tricks. Students will also create simple designs to print out on 3D printers! 
[Registration required via juniortech.org or call 774-994-2097. Fee $270 payable to JuniorTech; limit 10 students.] 
 


 



Tuesday, April 16, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Family Game Night
Join us in the Anne Williams McGraw community Atrium tonight for some fun family games! Even though there are themes, please feel free to play any games the library has!
 
February 19...Games of Wits
March 19........Bingo!
April 16...........Art & Acting
May 21...........Money Games
June 18..........Cards
July 16............Strategy
August 13.......Classic Games
 


5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Stop the Bleed-Save a Life Public Training
"Stop the Bleed" is a national awareness campaign intended to encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.
 
This class is free! It is for "All Ages" however parental discretion should be used in determining enrollment for younger children. Recommended for young adult and up.
 
Led by the Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire Department.



Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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



11:00 AM
Magic & Juggling with Scott Jameson at the W. Barnstable Fire Station
Everyone loves a good magic show! Join kids from all over Barnstable to see magician and juggler Scott Jameson's extraordinary and fun performance at the W. Barnstable Fire Station!  

[Program supported in part by a grant from the Mid-Cape Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the MA Cultural Council, a state agency.]
 

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Book Art Workshop
Join us for a DIY Book Art workshop!  You’ll to learn to make either a cat or dog! (feel free to bring your own embellishments, though some are provided)
No experience required! For Ages 10+, Teens, & Adults (under 10 must have an adult present to assist them). Please register before workshop! Limited space!





Thursday, April 18, 2019

5:00 PM
Waterfalls of Iceland Presentation by Stephen Farrar
Join Stephen Farrar as he brings you along a presentation of the Waterfalls of Iceland and its 3 National Parks. His trip consisted of around the country via the Ring Road and includes stunning photos of some natural wonders to depict the variety found along the route.

Image below: Farrar at Dettifoss (the largest volume waterfall in Europe).




Friday, April 19, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
A Moment to Understand Grief & Loss
Gary German, PhD will be presenting about recent loss and affording an opportunity to come together and share experiences.



Saturday, April 20, 2019

9:15 AM
OVL Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Follow that bunny! Children are invited to search for eggs in the library. 



Sunday, April 21, 2019

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
CLOSED for Easter Sunday




Monday, April 22, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Resume & Cover Letter Workshop
Are you:
Looking for a new career?
Haven't updated your resume in years?
Not sure where to begin on cover letters?

Then join us for a class on how to create your best resume & cover letter! Please register as space is limited.

We will cover:
The dos and don'ts of what to include, how to navigate around "gap" years, resume formats, types of cover letters, how to organize your resume using: summaries, education, employment history, hobbies & interests, professional skills; and more!



Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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





Saturday, April 27, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Children's Book Week Program
Celebrate Spring CHILDREN'S BOOK WEEK April 25 - May 9. Vote for your favorite Children's Book; and attend this event. More details to come. 


 



Wednesday, May 1, 2019

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



10:00 AM
Children & Teens Choice Book Awards
This year, voting for the 12th annual Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards will be open from. Visit the library to vote, or go to  March 1 through June 2. Visit the library to vote, or go to https://everychildareader.net/vote/ 







Saturday, May 4, 2019

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Kids' Comic Book Day Event
As the world celebrates "Free Comic Book Day," children ages 8-12 are invited to drop-in to the Children's Room to try their hand at creating comics of their own. Bring your ideas and sketches, we'll provide the materials. 





Wednesday, May 8, 2019

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





Saturday, May 11, 2019

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Craft a Mother's Day Card
All moms love a home-made card. Drop in our Children's Room to make a great Mother's Day card.





Monday, May 13, 2019

11:00 AM
Happy & Healthy Aging Series
“Happy & Healthy Aging” Series
Back by popular demand! FREE Lecture series presented by Joe Carroll, PT DPT SCS from Cape Cod Rehab.
 
Starts at 11:00am. Come to one or all lectures of interest to complete the series at the Osterville Library!
4/8 - The Amazing Human Body: Managing Stress
Week 1 focuses on stress. Find out how it can have an impact on your life and talk about strategies to manage stress.
5/13 - Exercise and Arthritis
The CDC reported that 49.6% of adults ages 65 and older reported doctor-diagnosed arthritis.  This week explores how exercise can help ease the symptoms of arthritis and discuss other ways to help when living with arthritis.
6/10 - Balance: Fighting Falls
Learn strategies to prevent falls at home & out in the community along with the importance of incorporating balance exercises into your fitness routine.
7/8 - Posture is my Signature 
A strong posture is linked with aging well.  This lecture is on posture & how it can affect your balance, core & walking ability along with what you can do to improve and/or maintain your posture.
8/12 - The Burdenko Method
Learn about the Burdenko Method & explore the 6 essential qualities of health & fitness: balance, coordination, flexibility, endurance, speed & stretch. 



Wednesday, May 15, 2019

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





Thursday, May 16, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
A Conversation with Barnstable Land Trust
Join Barnstable Land Trust Executive Director Janet Milkman for a conversation on Barnstable Land Trust. Learn about conservation land in the Town – what’s protected and why, water quality in the town, our future goals, and how the community can be involved. Join us to ask questions, hear about Barnstable Land Trust, and add your voice to the conversation.



Friday, May 17, 2019

5:30 AM
Ticks: “One Bite Can Change Your Life…”

Lyme Disease is the most prevalent tick-borne disease in Massachusetts and is now considered to be a public health crisis.  In addition to Lyme, deer ticks can carry the pathogens which cause Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, Relapsing Fever and Powassan virus, all of which can be very serious.  

 

This program will review the basic life cycle and ecology of deer, dog and lone star ticks.  A three point protection plan will be presented: Protect Yourself, Protect Your Yard and Protect your Pet.  Tick-borne diseases are preventable.



5:30 AM
43rd Annual Osterville Village Library Golf Tournament
To benefit the library. Play golf at the Wianno Club and enjoy dinner and auction after.  For more info and to reserve your spot Click Here

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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.



Tuesday, May 21, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Family Game Night
Join us in the Anne Williams McGraw community Atrium tonight for some fun family games! Even though there are themes, please feel free to play any games the library has!
 
February 19...Games of Wits
March 19........Bingo!
April 16...........Art & Acting
May 21...........Money Games
June 18..........Cards
July 16............Strategy
August 13.......Classic Games
 




Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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
Makers' Club for ages 7-12
Drop in and try out our STEM kits, use Arts & Craft materials, do stop-motion animation, and play games in our Makerspace. 




Thursday, May 23, 2019

5:00 PM
Tour of the South Island of New Zealand Presentation by Stephen Farrar
Join Stephen Farrar as he brings you along a presentation of the South Island of New Zealand. 

Farrar and his wife spent a week circumnavigating the island in a campervan – Mount Cook, the Milford Sound, glaciers, forests, beaches, and sheep. Stunning photos also include Farrar doing the highest bungy jump in the world (at the time) and photos from 5 of the 10 National Parks on the South Island. 



Monday, May 27, 2019

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
CLOSED for Memorial Day




Wednesday, May 29, 2019

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





Saturday, June 1, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Creating Wood Mosaics
Children ages 5 and up are invited to this hands-on Art workshop -- come view our exhibit of Wood Mosaics by local artist Guile Wood, then work with the artist to make geometric mosaic patterns. 



 



Wednesday, June 5, 2019

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





Monday, June 10, 2019

11:00 AM
Happy & Healthy Aging Series
“Happy & Healthy Aging” Series
Back by popular demand! FREE Lecture series presented by Joe Carroll, PT DPT SCS from Cape Cod Rehab.
 
Starts at 11:00am. Come to one or all lectures of interest to complete the series at the Osterville Library!
4/8 - The Amazing Human Body: Managing Stress
Week 1 focuses on stress. Find out how it can have an impact on your life and talk about strategies to manage stress.
5/13 - Exercise and Arthritis
The CDC reported that 49.6% of adults ages 65 and older reported doctor-diagnosed arthritis.  This week explores how exercise can help ease the symptoms of arthritis and discuss other ways to help when living with arthritis.
6/10 - Balance: Fighting Falls
Learn strategies to prevent falls at home & out in the community along with the importance of incorporating balance exercises into your fitness routine.
7/8 - Posture is my Signature 
A strong posture is linked with aging well.  This lecture is on posture & how it can affect your balance, core & walking ability along with what you can do to improve and/or maintain your posture.
8/12 - The Burdenko Method
Learn about the Burdenko Method & explore the 6 essential qualities of health & fitness: balance, coordination, flexibility, endurance, speed & stretch. 



Wednesday, June 12, 2019

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





Saturday, June 15, 2019

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Craft a Father's Day Card
What would your Dad like for Father's Day? Drop in our Children's Room to craft a great Father's Day card. 



2:00 PM
Paint Party
Please join us for this really fun night and all for a great cause!  No experience needed.  All the supplies and the step by step lesson will be provided.  We will paint on a 16x20 canvas using acrylic paint.  Acrylic paint will not come out of clothing, so please dress accordingly.
Led by Blue Anchor Studio.

Ticket/Registration Info and what you'll paint is Coming Soon!




Tuesday, June 18, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Family Game Night
Join us in the Anne Williams McGraw community Atrium tonight for some fun family games! Even though there are themes, please feel free to play any games the library has!
 
February 19...Games of Wits
March 19........Bingo!
April 16...........Art & Acting
May 21...........Money Games
June 18..........Cards
July 16............Strategy
August 13.......Classic Games
 




Thursday, June 20, 2019

5:00 PM
Plants in the Parks Presentation by Stephen Farrar
Join Stephen Farrar as he brings you along a presentation of the Plants in the Parks which makes the case that going to see flora in the US National Parks should rank much higher on priority lists as to what one should go to see in our parks. 



Friday, June 21, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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.



Saturday, June 22, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Summer Reading Start-up

Join us as we begin our "Universe of Stories" summer reading program for children and teens.

Sign up for the Summer program, get a library card, try out some of our Summer activities. 


  



Tuesday, July 2, 2019

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Summer Reading "A Universe of Stories" Children's Program
Kids ages 7-12 are invited to use our new LEGO Hogwarts Castle to create and film their own Harry Potter-themed stop-motion animation or Green Screen stories. Registration required. More details to come.  


  



Thursday, July 4, 2019

8:00 AM
CLOSED for Independence Day
The Osterville Village Library will be CLOSED for Independence Day.



Monday, July 8, 2019

11:00 AM
Happy & Healthy Aging Series
“Happy & Healthy Aging” Series
Back by popular demand! FREE Lecture series presented by Joe Carroll, PT DPT SCS from Cape Cod Rehab.
 
Starts at 11:00am. Come to one or all lectures of interest to complete the series at the Osterville Library!
4/8 - The Amazing Human Body: Managing Stress
Week 1 focuses on stress. Find out how it can have an impact on your life and talk about strategies to manage stress.
5/13 - Exercise and Arthritis
The CDC reported that 49.6% of adults ages 65 and older reported doctor-diagnosed arthritis.  This week explores how exercise can help ease the symptoms of arthritis and discuss other ways to help when living with arthritis.
6/10 - Balance: Fighting Falls
Learn strategies to prevent falls at home & out in the community along with the importance of incorporating balance exercises into your fitness routine.
7/8 - Posture is my Signature 
A strong posture is linked with aging well.  This lecture is on posture & how it can affect your balance, core & walking ability along with what you can do to improve and/or maintain your posture.
8/12 - The Burdenko Method
Learn about the Burdenko Method & explore the 6 essential qualities of health & fitness: balance, coordination, flexibility, endurance, speed & stretch. 



Thursday, July 11, 2019

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Summer Reading "A Universe of Stories" Children's Program
Kids ages 5-12 are invited to drop in for some cool outer-space crafts. Details to come.   


  



Sunday, July 14, 2019

10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Traditional Cape Cod Community and Family Clambake - 25th Annual Fundraiser for the Osterville Village Library
Join us for our 25th Traditional Family Clambake. Last year sold out so don't miss out this year!

 Boiled Lobster (steak or chicken available if you prefer), corn on the cob, steamers with plenty of melted butter for dunking, a knob of spicy Linguicia sausage, boiled potato, chowder, and special children's menu.

More information coming soon. Click here for more information. 



Tuesday, July 16, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sea Glass Window Art Class
Join us for a fun afternoon and make your own seascape creation.  You will work with resin on an 11x14 frame. 
Everything you need will be provided;
shells, rocks, glass beads, sand, etc. 
If there is something special you would like to add to your window, bring it along! Pre-Registration Suggested.
Ticket Info.

 

5:00 PM
Wine Glass Painting
Join us at this FUNdraiser and you'll be handpainting two Wineglasses! Design them however you'd like - the posted photo is just an example. Keep one and give one to a friend! Give them both as a gift! Or, keep them both for you!

Please dress accordingly because paint spills can happen!
Ticket Info.



5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Family Game Night
Join us in the Anne Williams McGraw community Atrium tonight for some fun family games! Even though there are themes, please feel free to play any games the library has!
 
February 19...Games of Wits
March 19........Bingo!
April 16...........Art & Acting
May 21...........Money Games
June 18..........Cards
July 16............Strategy
August 13.......Classic Games
 




Wednesday, July 17, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
StoryWalk & StoryTime at Armstrong-Kelley Park
Meet at Armstrong-Kelley Park’s Holly Dell (which is on the boardwalk across from Fancy’s past the fish pond) for a free Story Hour. Suitable for 3-6 year olds. The Osterville Village Library Children's Librarian will use the great outdoors as a backdrop for a special book reading. Later, scamper around the Park, ring the bell at Liam’s Train, and kiss Buddy on the Green. Who’s Buddy? You’ll see!


  

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cape Cod's Biggest Business Pitch Contest
One the Library is Cape Cod's Biggest Business Pitch Contest with EforAll under the tent. Like shark tank without the bite.




Thursday, July 18, 2019

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Summer Reading "A Universe of Stories' Children's Program
Kids ages 7-12 are invited to use our new LEGO Hogwarts Castle to create and film their own Harry Potter-themed stop-motion animation or Green Screen stories. Registration required. More details to come.  


  

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Summer Concert Series: Cape Cod Conservatory Jazz Band
Osterville Library Summer Concert Series Presented by Kirkman Trust Fund: Cape Cod Conservatory Jazz Band

Kick-off concert Under The Tent. The 2018 Concert on the Green Series kicks off the season with the Cape Cod Conservatory Jazz Band. Free admission.





Saturday, July 20, 2019

8:00 AM
40th Annual Osterville Village Library Cape Cod 5k Championship Sponsored by Sotheby's International Realty, Inc.
40th Annual Osterville Village Library Cape Cod 5k Championship Sponsored by Sotheby's International Realty, Inc.

The beautiful 5k course with ocean views is measured and certified by the USATF. Children's race is sponsored by Cape Cod Academy. Race starts in front of the Osterville Village Library, 43 Wianno Ave. in Osterville. Prize money to top male and female athletes; medals to top 3 in each age division. 5k Entry Fee $35. 1k Kids Race Entry Fee $5. 

For more information click here.

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Village Crafters of Cape Cod Craft Fair
On the Library Green, The Village Crafters' booths will again this year feature local artists and craftspeople exhibiting work of fine quality. Be sure to stop by after the Road Race and during the Village Day to see their beautiful work!



Tuesday, July 23, 2019

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Summer Reading "A Universe of Stories" Children's Program
Kids ages 7-12 are invited to use our new LEGO Hogwarts Castle to create and film their own Harry Potter-themed stop-motion animation or Green Screen stories. Registration required. More details to come.  


  



Wednesday, July 24, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Meet the Children's Author: "Pizza Panda" author James Baker
Meet the man behind the "Pizza Panda" book, hear the story, do a craft. Open to all ages. 





Thursday, July 25, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Summer Reading "A Universe of Stories" Children's Program
Kids ages 5-12 are invited to drop in for some cool outer-space crafts. Details to come.   


  

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Summer Reading
Kids ages 5-12 are invited to drop in for some cool outer-space crafts. Details to come.   


  

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Summer Concert Series: Sarah Swain and the "Oh, Boys"
Osterville Library Summer Concert Series Presented by Kirkman Trust Fund: Sarah Swain and the "Oh, Boys"

Concert on the Library Green Series-Pack a picnic and lawn chairs; bring the kids, dogs, house guests and neighbors!  Concerts are held indoors in the library if it rains. Free admission. Check with the Library for more information. 




Friday, July 26, 2019

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
5th Annual Ski & Stand Up Paddleboard Sale
The best time to think ahead to winter sports is when the run is shining and the temps are tropical here on the Cape. Stop upstairs at the Library for our 5th Annual Ski & Stand Up Paddleboard equipment sale! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Library.





Saturday, July 27, 2019

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
5th Annual Ski & Stand Up Paddleboard Sale
The best time to think ahead to winter sports is when the run is shining and the temps are tropical here on the Cape. Stop upstairs at the Library for our 5th Annual Ski & Stand Up Paddleboard equipment sale! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Library.





Sunday, July 28, 2019

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
5th Annual Ski & Stand Up Paddleboard Sale
The best time to think ahead to winter sports is when the run is shining and the temps are tropical here on the Cape. Stop upstairs at the Library for our 5th Annual Ski & Stand Up Paddleboard equipment sale! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Library.





Monday, July 29, 2019

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
5th Annual Ski & Stand Up Paddleboard Sale
The best time to think ahead to winter sports is when the run is shining and the temps are tropical here on the Cape. Stop upstairs at the Library for our 5th Annual Ski & Stand Up Paddleboard equipment sale! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Library.





Wednesday, July 31, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
StoryWalk & StoryTime at Armstrong-Kelley Park
Meet at Armstrong-Kelley Park’s Holly Dell (which is on the boardwalk across from Fancy’s past the fish pond) for a free Story Hour. Suitable for 3-6 year olds. The Osterville Village Library Children's Librarian will use the great outdoors as a backdrop for a special book reading. Later, scamper around the Park, ring the bell at Liam’s Train, and kiss Buddy on the Green. Who’s Buddy? You’ll see!


  

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Harry Potter Birthday Event
Celebrate Harry's birthday with us! Details to come. 




Thursday, August 1, 2019

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Summer Concert Series: Saddle Up a Contemporary Country Band
Osterville Library Summer Concert Series Presented by Kirkman Trust Fund: Saddle Up a Contemporary Country Band

Concert on the Library Green Series-Pack a picnic and lawn chairs; bring the kids, dogs, house guests and neighbors!  Concerts are held indoors in the library if it rains. Free admission. Check with the Library for more information. 




Tuesday, August 6, 2019

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Summer Reading "A Universe of Stories" Children's Program
Kids ages 5-12 are invited to drop in for some cool outer-space crafts. Details to come.   


  



Thursday, August 8, 2019

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Summer Concert Series: The Moonlighters
Osterville Library Summer Concert Series Presented by Kirkman Trust Fund: The Moonlighters

Concert on the Library Green Series-Pack a picnic and lawn chairs; bring the kids, dogs, house guests and neighbors! The Moonlighters are renowned for the rock n' soul hit music. The diverse lead signing styles and fat harmonies from every player (that's right, everybody sings!) truly make this band fun. 




Monday, August 12, 2019

11:00 AM
Happy & Healthy Aging Series
“Happy & Healthy Aging” Series
Back by popular demand! FREE Lecture series presented by Joe Carroll, PT DPT SCS from Cape Cod Rehab.
 
Starts at 11:00am. Come to one or all lectures of interest to complete the series at the Osterville Library!
4/8 - The Amazing Human Body: Managing Stress
Week 1 focuses on stress. Find out how it can have an impact on your life and talk about strategies to manage stress.
5/13 - Exercise and Arthritis
The CDC reported that 49.6% of adults ages 65 and older reported doctor-diagnosed arthritis.  This week explores how exercise can help ease the symptoms of arthritis and discuss other ways to help when living with arthritis.
6/10 - Balance: Fighting Falls
Learn strategies to prevent falls at home & out in the community along with the importance of incorporating balance exercises into your fitness routine.
7/8 - Posture is my Signature 
A strong posture is linked with aging well.  This lecture is on posture & how it can affect your balance, core & walking ability along with what you can do to improve and/or maintain your posture.
8/12 - The Burdenko Method
Learn about the Burdenko Method & explore the 6 essential qualities of health & fitness: balance, coordination, flexibility, endurance, speed & stretch. 



Tuesday, August 13, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Family Game Night
Join us in the Anne Williams McGraw community Atrium tonight for some fun family games! Even though there are themes, please feel free to play any games the library has!
 
February 19...Games of Wits
March 19........Bingo!
April 16...........Art & Acting
May 21...........Money Games
June 18..........Cards
July 16............Strategy
August 13.......Classic Games
 




Thursday, August 15, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Summer Reading "A Universe of Stories" Children's Program
Join us as for our final Summer Reading program of the season. Details to come. 


  



Friday, August 16, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:15 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.  Don’t be faint of heart for this exciting tour of culinary treats!
All age welcome!




Saturday, August 17, 2019

10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Paint Your Pet

Want to paint your favorite pet? Join us for this fun class!

We provide the step by step direction to paint your pet. All you need to do is email the picture of your pet and we will draw it out on a 16x20 canvas for you. This way, when you arrive to the class, all you need to do is start painting!

This class is limited to 10 participants. No experience needed. 
Register and Ticket Info





Monday, September 2, 2019

8:00 AM
CLOSED for Labor Day
The Osterville Village Library will be CLOSED for Labor Day Weekend.



Saturday, September 14, 2019

5:30 AM
The Gasp Fundraiser
COMING SOON!

A charitable bike ride to benefit the Osterville Village Library. Formally the Last Gasp. 

Check back here as event gets closer for details regarding this event!



Saturday, September 28, 2019

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Village Crafters of Cape Cod Craft Fair
On the Library Green, The Village Crafters' booths will again this year feature local artists and craftspeople exhibiting work of fine quality. Be sure to stop by to see their beautiful work!



Saturday, October 12, 2019

11:00 AM
Fall Fest Dog Parade
Dress them up and parade around town! Prizes and treats included!



Thursday, November 28, 2019

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



Friday, November 29, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Black Friday 'Drop & Shop'
Kids 7 and over can stay and enjoy books, crafts, movies and fun while parents shop in the village. Registration required.



Friday, December 6, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Meets Mrs. Claus!
Meet Mrs. Claus! Write a letter to her husband and warm up and enjoy the  Cocoa Station at the Osterville Village Library

Take time out from your "stroll" to visit the library's Cocoa Station and meet Mrs. Claus.  She will be collecting your letters to bring back to Santa at the North Pole!






Saturday, December 7, 2019

11:00 AM
Dog Parade
Dress them up and parade around town! Prizes and treats included!



Wednesday, December 25, 2019

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



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.



Saturday, February 8, 2020

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.