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Thursday May 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Story Time for 3 and Up     Tell a Friend
   

Stories and rhymes for 3 and up.  We do a craft after stories are finished.  No registration needed.

 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Time for 2s & 3s     Tell a Friend
   

Stories and rhymes for little ones in a relaxed atmosphere.  A simple craft follows.  No registration needed.

 
food_tomato 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Seeds and a Story     Tell a Friend
   

We'll read "Something is Growing" and investigate seeds of many kinds.  We'll plant some, too!  For children ages 4 and up.

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM SPECIAL Thursday Night at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Come to your local library for a Thursday night movie showing. The Mansfield Public Library hosts monthly bestselling movie showings from 6pm to 8pm. This month’s movie is a special documentary based on a bestselling book. "A homeless street busker befriends a tomcat, and their bond gives him the strength to get sober. Based on a true story." Contact the library for this month’s title or come in and check out the flyer! This program is free and open to all ages. No registration is required. 

Refreshments sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Friday May 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Story Time for 3 and Up     Tell a Friend
   

Stories and rhymes for 3 and up.  We do a craft after stories are finished.  No registration needed.

 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Time for 2 and Under     Tell a Friend
   

Stories and rhymes for very young children.  Relaxed atmosphere, no registration needed.

 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM After School Movie     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Once a month, an after school movie is shown in the library for teens. Movie choices will be posted on Facebook, Instagram, and at the library in the teen area. Cast your vote at any of these locations. After School Movies are after school for students in grades 6-12. Admission is free and snacks will be provided.

Refreshments sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Monday May 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none LIBRARY CLOSED     Tell a Friend
   

THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY.

Tuesday May 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Story Time for 2 and Under     Tell a Friend
   

Stories and rhymes for very young children.  Relaxed atmosphere, no registration needed.

Thursday June 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Story Time for 3 and Up     Tell a Friend
   

Stories and rhymes for 3 and up.  We do a craft after stories are finished.  No registration needed.

 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Time for 2s & 3s     Tell a Friend
   

Stories and rhymes for little ones in a relaxed atmosphere.  A simple craft follows.  No registration needed.

 
rec_painters_palette.GIF 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Coloring Club for Relaxation     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Catherine Coyne   508-261-7380   ccoyne@sailsinc.org
   
There is a new growing trend of coloring for relaxation. Adults are rediscovering the stress-relieving benefits of coloring. 
We meet the 1st Thursday of the month at 5 p.m. The library will provide soothing music, coloring books, markers, colored pencils, and crayons.
        There are many spaces available.
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM 7 Steps to Getting Organized     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

The Mansfield Public Library warmly welcomes Marilyn Cruickshank to host this free workshop on 7 Steps to Getting Organized. Want to get organized?  You are not alone!  It’s not always easy to figure out just where to start, so join us to learn basic organizing techniques from a professional organizer.   Marilyn Cruickshank from Creative Simplicity Organizing & Productivity will cover 7 steps to getting organized and reducing the overwhelm we all feel in today’s fast paced world.   You will leave the presentation ready to tackle your organizing challenges.

Marilyn Cruickshank is the owner of Creative Simplicity Organizing & Productivity. (www.csimplicity.com) Since 2009 she has been working with individuals, families, small businesses, and non-profits to get and stay organized.   
 
This program is free and open to the public. Please register below.
 
Sponsored by the Trustees of the Mansfield Public Library.
        There are many spaces available.
Friday June 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Story Time for 3 and Up     Tell a Friend
   

Stories and rhymes for 3 and up.  We do a craft after stories are finished.  No registration needed.

 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Time for 2 and Under     Tell a Friend
   

Stories and rhymes for very young children.  Relaxed atmosphere, no registration needed.

Tuesday June 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Story Time for 2 and Under     Tell a Friend
   

Stories and rhymes for very young children.  Relaxed atmosphere, no registration needed.

Wednesday June 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Playgroup with Carol Carver     Tell a Friend
   

Socialize, play, share stories and music, do art...  Carol Carver of Self Help, Inc.  leads this fun playgroup for young children and their caregivers.

Thursday June 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Story Time for 3 and Up     Tell a Friend
   

Stories and rhymes for 3 and up.  We do a craft after stories are finished.  No registration needed.

 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Time for 2s & 3s     Tell a Friend
   

Stories and rhymes for little ones in a relaxed atmosphere.  A simple craft follows.  No registration needed.

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Thursday Night at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Come to your local library for a Thursday night movie showing. The Mansfield Public Library hosts monthly bestselling movie showings from 6pm to 8pm. This month’s movie is rated PG-13 and stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. "Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling star as Mia and Sebastian, an actress and a jazz musician pursuing their Hollywood dreams — and finding each other — in a vibrant celebration of hope, dreams, and love." Contact the library for this month’s title or come in and check out the flyer! This program is free and open to all ages. No registration is required.

Refreshments sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Friday June 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Story Time for 3 and Up     Tell a Friend
   

Stories and rhymes for 3 and up.  We do a craft after stories are finished.  No registration needed.

 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Time for 2 and Under     Tell a Friend
   

Stories and rhymes for very young children.  Relaxed atmosphere, no registration needed.

Saturday June 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Farm Girl on the Front Lines: A Visit from Deborah Sampson     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Discover the secrets and strategies of the young woman who hoodwinked the Continental Army with her principled deception. Deborah leads as you dive into the story of this patriot who lived a life of deprivation yet prevailed as the only women to serve as a soldier in the Continental Army without detection. Peppered with surprises, this performance tells the story behind this famous, principled deception and reveals the character of the quiet rebel who pulled it off.

Deborah Sampson will be performed by Janet Parnes, founder and proprietor of Historical Portrayals by Lady J of Millis. Janet’s portrayals offer audiences insights into life’s trials and triumphs, particularly for women, in the Colonial, Federalist and late-Victorian eras.

Recommended for ages 7 and up. Please register below.

        There are many spaces available.
Monday June 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Essential Oils Class     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Join us as we welcome Josiah and Melissa Precourt as they host this free class on essential oils. They are parents and essential oil educators and have been incorporating essential oils in their family routine for over three years. Since essentials have changed their health, they have become driven to help educate as many people as possible about these powerful options. Many people have heard about essentials and want to start using them but don't know how. Let them mentor you as you embark on a journey of health. Join them to learn how to use essentials safely and effectively!

Open to the public. Please register below.

        There are many spaces available.
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Tuesday June 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Story Time for 2 and Under     Tell a Friend
   

Stories and rhymes for very young children.  Relaxed atmosphere, no registration needed.

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Crafternoon     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Join Miss Amy for an afternoon of crafting fun! The theme this month is Upcycling. Every month, we will make a different craft based on that month's theme. This program is free and open to any teens in grades 6 to 12. Registration is recommended. For more information, please contact Amy Rosa, Reference/Teen Librarian, at (508) 261-7380 or arosa@sailsinc.org.

Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

        There are 12 spaces available.
Thursday June 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Story Time for 3 and Up     Tell a Friend
   

Stories and rhymes for 3 and up.  We do a craft after stories are finished.  No registration needed.

 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Time for 2s & 3s     Tell a Friend
   

Stories and rhymes for little ones in a relaxed atmosphere.  A simple craft follows.  No registration needed.

Friday June 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Story Time for 3 and Up     Tell a Friend
   

Stories and rhymes for 3 and up.  We do a craft after stories are finished.  No registration needed.

 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Time for 2 and Under     Tell a Friend
   

Stories and rhymes for very young children.  Relaxed atmosphere, no registration needed.

Saturday June 17, 2017 -  Thursday August 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Summer Reading Program     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

BUILD A BETTER WORLD

The 2017 Summer Library Adventure officially begins on June 17!  Signing up is super easy! Sign up, log your books, and be entered into two raffle drawings at the end of the summer. Prizes can be picked up at the Reference Desk. Start reading today! This program runs until August 31. There will be two grand prizes picked at the end of the summer. These prizes have been graciously sponsored by the North Easton Savings Bank and the Friends of the Library.

Adults! Sign up here: https://wandooreader.com/mansfieldlibraryma/adult-summer-reading-2017/users/sessions/new

Teens! Sign up here: https://wandooreader.com/mansfieldlibraryma/teen-summer-reading-2017/users/sessions/new

Teen Summer Reading is open to teens in grades 6 to 12. Sponsored by your library, the Massachusetts Library System, the Board of Library Commissioners, and the Boston Bruins.  Some summer programs funded by the Mansfield Bank Charitable Foundation.

 
misc_lighthouse_01 10:00 AM  -  8:00 PM 2017 Summer Library Adventure for Children     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kitty Schacht   508-261-7380   kschacht@sailsinc.org
   

2017 Summer Library Adventure “Build a Better World”

Registration, Reading and Raffles begin – Saturday, June 17th

Children ages 0-13 can register any time, beginning on June 17th.  Our Summer Library Adventure runs through August 31.  Enter our weekly raffles when you read or listen to books, audiobooks or ebooks.  Enjoy Monday night performances beginning in July, lots of special events and stop in for summer story times and craft programs.  An online summer program is also available, ask us about it!

The “Build a Better World” 2017 Summer Library Adventure in a nutshell:

*For ages 0-13

*Family performances

*Weekly raffles for reading and listening

*Stories, crafts and activities

*Online reading program

*Special bike raffle for grades 1, 2 & 3 – sponsored by the Knights of Pythias

 

The Massachusetts Summer Library Program is sponsored by your local library, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.  Support of readers also provided by the USS Constitution Museum, Yankee Candle, Friendly’s Restaurants, and Treetop Adventures of Canton.  Additional sponsors include the Mansfield Cultural Council, The Natural Resources Trust of Mansfield, the PawSox and the Friends of the Mansfield Library.  Special thanks to the Knights of Pythias for their generous donation of bicycles and helmets for readers in first through third grade – to be awarded via raffle.

Saturday June 17, 2017 Go To Top
food_tomato 10:30 AM  -  2:00 PM Lego Challenge - Giant Vegetable Garden     Tell a Friend
   

Use our Legos to make critters or farm tools for our Giant Vegetable Garden.  We will display your creations for the rest of June.  Best for ages 5 and up.

Monday June 19, 2017 Go To Top
ent_gclef 10:00 AM  -  10:50 AM Circle of Songs with Hugh Hanley     Tell a Friend
   

Musician and educator Hugh Hanley presents a singalong program for young children and families.  Please register below, sign up each child individually.  This program is funded in part by a grant from the Mansfield Cultural Council, a local agency, which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

        There are 44 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Nonfiction Book Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Join our newest book club at the library! This book club will focus on nonfiction works. This month's title is The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary by Simon Winchester. "When editors of the Oxford English dictionary put out a call during the late 19th century for "men of letters" to contribute entries, hundreds of responses came forth." Please register below.

        There are many spaces available.
Wednesday June 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Teen Writing Workshop     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Join us for our monthly Teen Writing Workshop! This month we will be doing creative writing exercises.

This workshop is free and open to grades 6 to 12. Please register below.

Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

        There are many spaces available.
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Thursday June 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Advanced Digital Photography and Video Workshop     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Join us for a free workshop on Advanced Digital Photography and Video with your DSLR Camera! In this workshop, you will learn more in-depth, hands-on training in how to use your DSLR camera system.

This workshop is hosted by Bob Michaelson of Photography by Michelson, Inc. based in Braintree, MA. He is a published underwater photographer/videographer, who has been diving for 34 years. He is a PADI Dive Master, a Speciality Instructor in underwater photography, videography, naturalist, and PADI project AWARE Fish I.D.

Registration is recommended. Please register below.

Sponsored by the Trustees of the Mansfield Public Library.

        There are 23 spaces available.
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM Library Book Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Catherine Coyne   5082617380   ccoyne@mansfieldma.com
   

This month we will be discussing Commonwealth by Ann Patchett.

"The acclaimed, bestselling author--winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize--tells the enthralling story of how an unexpected romantic encounter irrevocably changes two families' lives. "

New Members are always welcome!  

        There are many spaces available.
Friday June 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM After School Movie     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Once a month, an after school movie is shown in the library for teens. Movie choices will be posted on Facebook, Instagram, and at the library in the teen area. Cast your vote at any of these locations. After School Movies are after school for students in grades 6-12. Admission is free and snacks will be provided.

Refreshments sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Monday June 26, 2017 Go To Top
anim_butterfly_01 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Insects and Butterflies, Moose Hill Preschool Nature Program     Tell a Friend
   

Children ages 3-5 can learn all about insects and butterflies in this interactive program led by a Moose Hill educator and naturalist.  Please register on our online calendar at www.mansfieldlibraryma.com.  Funded by a donation from the Mansfield Natural Resources Trust.

Please register below.

        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Knitting Corner     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Join us for our newest monthly program at the Mansfield Public Library! We will be hosting a monthly knitting/needlework club that meets once a month on Monday evenings at the library. All knitters of any level are welcome to come knit together, chat together, and help one another out with tips and tricks.

This program is free and open to the public. Please register below.

 

        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday June 27, 2017 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Movie for Kids - To Be Announced     Tell a Friend
   

Not sure what it is yet, but I'm sur it will be fun!

Thursday June 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_star_white_in_red 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM 4th of July Crafts     Tell a Friend
   

Any age can make something festive to get ready for our nation's birthday!

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM SPECIAL Thursday Night at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Come to your local library for a Thursday night movie showing. The Mansfield Public Library hosts monthly bestselling movie showings from 6pm to 8pm. This month’s movie is rated R and stars Matthew McConaughey. "A failed businessman decides to prospect for gold in the jungles of Indonesia. With the help of an experienced geologist, he actually manages to unearth a massive gold deposit, but is soon forced to protect his find from ruthless Wall Street traders." Contact the library for this month’s title or come in and check out the flyer! This program is free and open to all ages. No registration is required. 

Refreshments sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Monday July 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Cha Cha Dance Lesson     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Join us for a Cha Cha Dance lesson presented by Lois Meinhardt! No experience necessary! Enjoy yourself and lighten up your Monday mood with an evening of dancing!

Lois is a high energy joyful teacher, who has won First Place in theater arts shows and competitions in US and Europe in swing, ballroom, latin, country and polka. Her 20 years of experience includes performing to choreography by Louis Van Amstel at the Warner Brother's Theater and studying with Tony Dovolani from Dancing with the Stars. She also teaches lessons at Goochie's Cafe in Plainville, MA.

This program is free. Registration is recommended. Please register below.

        There are 17 spaces available.
Tuesday July 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none LIBRARY CLOSED     Tell a Friend
   

THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF INDEPENDENCE DAY.

Thursday July 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Story Time for 3 and Up     Tell a Friend
   

Stories and a craft for children ages 3 and up.  

 
anim_mouse_01 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Thursday Afternoon Program - Homemade for Hamsters     Tell a Friend
   

Using the book "Homemade for Hamsters" we will build hamster toys with recyclables.  Don't have your own hamster?  Create a toy hamster with our supplies.  Ages 5 and up.

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rec_painters_palette.GIF 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Coloring Club for Relaxation     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Catherine Coyne   508-261-7380   ccoyne@sailsinc.org
   
There is a new growing trend of coloring for relaxation. Adults are rediscovering the stress-relieving benefits of coloring. 
We meet the 1st Thursday of the month at 5 p.m. The library will provide soothing music, coloring books, markers, colored pencils, and crayons.
Saturday July 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Hula Hooping at the Library!     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Join us as we welcome Pinto Bella Hoops for an interactive hula hooping program! Pinto Bella will be providing a bit of history and a lot of fun. She will talk about hula hooping, share some tips and tricks, give a brief performance, and then everyone will be given a chance to hula hoop themselves!

Pinto is a Hoopnotica certified instructor. She grew up in West Central Wisconsin and currently lives in Massachusetts where she has had the opportunity to learn from professional hula hoopers from around the globe through which she acquired certifications and learned even more techniques for teaching. She has worked with others to develop hula hooping programs, worked at summer camps, directed choirs, teaches music, art and dance, organizes events, and choreographs for ensembles.She is now traveling the country to share her experiences with different communities.

This program is free and open to all ages. Please register below.

        There are many spaces available.
Monday July 10, 2017 Go To Top
ent_magic 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Stephen the Magician     Tell a Friend
   

Stephen the Magician, and his animal helpers, will delight you with his magic.  This program is for children ages 3 and up and their families.  No registration needed.  Funded by the Friends of the Library.

Tuesday July 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time for Ages 2.9 and Under     Tell a Friend
   

Stories, rhymes and songs for our youngest patrons.  We strive for a fun and relaxed experience.  Enjoy a simple art activity after the program.

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Crafternoon     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Join Miss Amy for an afternoon of crafting fun! The theme this month is Upcycling. Every month, we will make a different craft based on that month's theme. This program is free and open to any teens in grades 6 to 12. Registration is recommended. For more information, please contact Amy Rosa, Reference/Teen Librarian, at (508) 261-7380 or arosa@sailsinc.org.

Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

        There are 12 spaces available.
Thursday July 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Story Time for 3 and Up     Tell a Friend
   

Stories and a craft for children ages 3 and up.  

 
anim_mouse_01 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Thursday Afternoon Program - Mr. Postmouse Takes a Trip     Tell a Friend
   

Let's read the book "Mr. Postmouse Takes a Trip" together, and then we'll draw cross-sections and cutaways.  Ages 5 and up.

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Thursday Night at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Come to your local library for a Thursday night movie showing. The Mansfield Public Library hosts monthly bestselling movie showings from 6pm to 8pm. This month’s movie is TBA. Contact the library for this month’s title or come in and check out the flyer! This program is free and open to all ages. No registration is required.

Refreshments sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Saturday July 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Hungrytown Concert     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Mansfield Library warmly welcomes Hungrytown to perform at the library for a FREE concert on Saturday July 15 at 2pm.

This program is open to all ages.

For more information, please contact Amy Rosa, Reference Librarian, at (508) 261-7380 or arosa@sailsinc.org.

Monday July 17, 2017 Go To Top
anim_paw 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Creature Teachers Live Animal Program     Tell a Friend
   

Come see some unusual and furry creatures and learn all about them.  Funded by the Friends of the Library.  No registration needed.  Ages 3 and up.

Tuesday July 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time for Ages 2.9 and Under     Tell a Friend
   

Stories, rhymes and songs for our youngest patrons.  We strive for a fun and relaxed experience.  Enjoy a simple art activity after the program.

Wednesday July 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Teen Writing Workshop     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Join us for our monthly Teen Writing Workshop! This month we will be doing creative writing exercises.

This workshop is free and open to grades 6 to 12. Please register below.

Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

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Thursday July 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Story Time for 3 and Up     Tell a Friend
   

Stories and a craft for children ages 3 and up.  

 
anim_whale1 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Thursday Afternoon Program - Lego Challenge     Tell a Friend
   

Use our Legos to create something for our "Save the Whales - Underwater World" backdrop.  Use your imagination and creativity.  We'll display your creations for the rest of June.  Ages 5 and up.

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM The Role of the Honeybee     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

More information coming soon...

Friday July 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM After School Movie     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Once a month, an after school movie is shown in the library for teens. Movie choices will be posted on Facebook, Instagram, and at the library in the teen area. Cast your vote at any of these locations. After School Movies are after school for students in grades 6-12. Admission is free and snacks will be provided.

Refreshments sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Monday July 24, 2017 Go To Top
nat_leaf_green 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Fantastic Frogs - Moose Hill Preschool Science     Tell a Friend
   

Visit with a Moose Hill Naturalist as she presents an interactive program about frogs, geared for preschoolers.  Ages 3-5 can sign up for this fun and informative program.  Funded by the Natural Resources Trust of Mansfield.  Please register below.

        There are 18 spaces available.
 
ent_sock_puppet.GIF 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Drawbridge Puppet Theater     Tell a Friend
   

The Drawbridge Puppet Theater presents "Chicken Little" and "Goldilocks".  Children ages 3 and up and their families are invited to enjoy this wonderful puppet presentation.  No registration needed.

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Knitting Corner     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Join us for our newest monthly program at the Mansfield Public Library! We will be hosting a monthly knitting/needlework club that meets once a month on Monday evenings at the library. All knitters of any level are welcome to come knit together, chat together, and help one another out with tips and tricks.

This program is free and open to the public. Please register below.

 

        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday July 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time for Ages 2.9 and Under     Tell a Friend
   

Stories, rhymes and songs for our youngest patrons.  We strive for a fun and relaxed experience.  Enjoy a simple art activity after the program.

Wednesday July 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_construction 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Tinkering for Preschoolers     Tell a Friend
   

Carol Carver of Self Help, Inc., presents this STEAM program for children   This program is for ages 3-5 and requires pre-registration. Please register below.

        There are 15 spaces available.
Thursday July 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Story Time for 3 and Up     Tell a Friend
   

Liz from Dental Associates of Walpole will be our guest reader.  She presents information on basic dental hygiene in a fun and interactive way.  

 
anim_rabbit 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Thursday Afternoon Program - Charlotte the Scientist is Squished     Tell a Friend
   

We'll read the book "Charlotte the Scientist is Squished" and then run a simple experiment using the scientific method.  Ages 5 and up.

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Thursday Night at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Come to your local library for a Thursday night movie showing. The Mansfield Public Library hosts monthly bestselling movie showings from 6pm to 8pm. This month’s movie is TBA. Contact the library for this month’s title or come in and check out the flyer! This program is free and open to all ages. No registration is required.

Refreshments sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

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Monday July 31, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Musician Tom Sieling - Take a Tromp Through the Swamp     Tell a Friend
   

Tom Sieling, a musician from New York, brings his wildly interactive and fun music for kids to Mansfield for a special family performance - "Take a Tromp Through the Swamp!"  Join us for this performance featuring guitar, banjo and harmonica - and lots of audience participation.  No registration needed.  Funded in party by a grant from the Mansfield Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

Tuesday August 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time for Ages 2.9 and Under     Tell a Friend
   

Stories, rhymes and songs for our youngest patrons.  We strive for a fun and relaxed experience.  Enjoy a simple art activity after the program.

Wednesday August 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_construction 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Tinkering for Preschoolers     Tell a Friend
   

Carol Carver of Self Help, Inc., presents this STEAM program for children   This program is for ages 3-5 and requires pre-registration. Please register below.

        There are 15 spaces available.
Thursday August 3, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Ellen Hoffman, Making Music     Tell a Friend
   

Ellen Hoffman presents her program Making Music.  With instruments, rhythm and voice she engages children ages 3 and up.  Funded by the Mansfield Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.  Registration is required.  Please sign up below.

        There are 18 spaces available.
 
misc_construction 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Thursday Afternoon Program - Dreaming Up, Building Towers     Tell a Friend
   

The book "Dreaming Up" will be our inspiration for building towers.  Or maybe you'd like to play Jenga?  Ages 5 and up.

 
rec_painters_palette.GIF 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Coloring Club for Relaxation     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Catherine Coyne   508-261-7380   ccoyne@sailsinc.org
   
There is a new growing trend of coloring for relaxation. Adults are rediscovering the stress-relieving benefits of coloring. 
We meet the 1st Thursday of the month at 5 p.m. The library will provide soothing music, coloring books, markers, colored pencils, and crayons.
Friday August 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_crown 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Pretty as a Princess     Tell a Friend
   

Beautiful princesses visit the Library!  Each princess shares her story through word and song.  Please register below.

        There are 49 spaces available.
Tuesday August 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time for Ages 2.9 and Under     Tell a Friend
   

Stories, rhymes and songs for our youngest patrons.  We strive for a fun and relaxed experience.  Enjoy a simple art activity after the program.

 
ent_drum1 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Rolie Polie Guacamole Concert     Tell a Friend
   

This fun band performs infectious children's music.  Great fun for young children and their families.  Funded by the Mansfield Parks and Recreation Department.

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Crafternoon     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Join Miss Amy for an afternoon of crafting fun! The theme this month is Seashells. Every month, we will make a different craft based on that month's theme. This program is free and open to any teens in grades 6 to 12. Registration is recommended. For more information, please contact Amy Rosa, Reference/Teen Librarian, at (508) 261-7380 or arosa@sailsinc.org.

Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

        There are 12 spaces available.
Wednesday August 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Estate Planning Workshop     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

The Mansfield Public Library warmly welcomes back Michael Graff, an instructor and personal finance coach at American Financial Education Alliance (AFEA) to host this FREE workshop on estate planning.

This program is free and open to public. Registration is recommended. Please register below.

        There are many spaces available.
Thursday August 10, 2017 Go To Top
anim_horse 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Visit with Rosie the Miniature Therapy Horse     Tell a Friend
   

Rosie is the miniature horse with the big heart.  She visits the Library so you can find out more about her role as a therapy horse, and enjoy social time with her.

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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Thursday Night at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Come to your local library for a Thursday night movie showing. The Mansfield Public Library hosts monthly bestselling movie showings from 6pm to 8pm. This month’s movie is TBA. Contact the library for this month’s title or come in and check out the flyer! This program is free and open to all ages. No registration is required.

Refreshments sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Monday August 14, 2017 Go To Top
nat_leaf_fall 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Smelly Skunks - Moose Hill Preschool Science     Tell a Friend
   

A naturalist from Moose Hill visits the Library to teach children ages 3-5 all about skunks!  This program is fun and informative.  Please register below.

        There are 18 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Swing Fever Trio Concert     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Mansfield Library warmly welcomes Swing Fever Trio to perform at the library for a FREE concert on Monday August 14 at 6:30pm.

This program is open to all ages.

For more information, please contact Amy Rosa, Reference Librarian, at (508) 261-7380 or arosa@sailsinc.org.

Wednesday August 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Writing Workshop     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Join us for our monthly Teen Writing Workshop! This month we will have special guest author Lori Goldstein in to host!

This workshop is free and open to grades 6 to 12. Please register below.

Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

        There are many spaces available.
Thursday August 17, 2017 Go To Top
anim_dino01 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Visit with Rosie the Miniature Therapy Horse     Tell a Friend
   

Anna Staniszewski presents her new picture book, Dogosaurus Rex.  Children ages 3 and up are invited for this readaloud and a related craft.

Friday August 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM After School Movie     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Once a month, an after school movie is shown in the library for teens. Movie choices will be posted on Facebook, Instagram, and at the library in the teen area. Cast your vote at any of these locations. After School Movies are after school for students in grades 6-12. Admission is free and snacks will be provided.

Refreshments sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Monday August 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen End of the Summer Party     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Teens, join us for an End-of-the-Summer Pizza Party! Log some more books for your summer reading, win some prizes, share stories, do crafts, and enjoy some pizza!

Open to teens entering grades 6 to 12. This program is free. Please register below.

Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

        There are many spaces available.
Thursday August 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Thursday Night at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Come to your local library for a Thursday night movie showing. The Mansfield Public Library hosts monthly bestselling movie showings from 6pm to 8pm. This month’s movie is TBA. Contact the library for this month’s title or come in and check out the flyer! This program is free and open to all ages. No registration is required.

Refreshments sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Monday August 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Knitting Corner     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Join us for our newest monthly program at the Mansfield Public Library! We will be hosting a monthly knitting/needlework club that meets once a month on Monday evenings at the library. All knitters of any level are welcome to come knit together, chat together, and help one another out with tips and tricks.

This program is free and open to the public. Please register below.

 

        There are many spaces available.
Monday September 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none LIBRARY CLOSED     Tell a Friend
   

THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF LABOR DAY.

Monday September 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Zydeco Dance Lesson     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   508-261-7380   arosa@sailsinc.org
   

Join us for a Zydeco Dance lesson presented by Lois Meinhardt! No experience necessary! Enjoy yourself and lighten up your Monday mood with an evening of dancing! Zydeco is a form of French-Creole dancing that orginated in Louisiana. Come learn this lively folk dance with us!

Lois is a high energy joyful teacher, who has won First Place in theater arts shows and competitions in US and Europe in swing, ballroom, latin, country and polka. Her 20 years of experience includes performing to choreography by Louis Van Amstel at the Warner Brother's Theater and studying with Tony Dovolani from Dancing with the Stars. She also teaches lessons at Goochie's Cafe in Plainville, MA.

This program is free. Registration is recommended. Please register below.

        There are 17 spaces available.
Monday October 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none LIBRARY CLOSED     Tell a Friend
   

THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF COLUMBUS DAY.

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