Mattapoisett Free Public Library

7 Barstow Street, P.O. Box 475
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 -- (508) 758-4171


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Thursday February 21, 2019
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Writers Group  
   

Creative writers meet on the first and third Thursday of every month from 10:30 to 12:00.  Memoir, fiction, essay and poetry genres are discussed and beginners are welcome. No registration, anyone may drop in to see what the group is all about.

   11:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Board Games Day!  
   

School Vacation Week - Board games for kids ages 7and up will be set up in the Community Meeting Room downstairs. Stop by any time between 11 am and 4 pm and play some old favorites or try some new games. No registration is required.

   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Knitting and Purling  
   

A weekly knitting group for both beginning and experienced knitters meets every Thursday at the library from 3 to 4 pm. Come by and ask for assistance getting started. You can even borrow needles and choose some wool. Experienced knitters are on hand to discuss patterns and share resources. Everyone is welcome.


Friday February 22, 2019
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Movie Day: Ponyo  
   

School Vacation Week - Children ages 5 and up are welcome to view the animanted modern classic "Ponyo." No registration is required.

 


Saturday February 23, 2019
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Discussion and Film--The Grapes of Wrath  
    Contact: Susan J Pizzolato   5087584171   spizzolo@sailsinc.org
   

Join Gail Roberts, Director of the Plumb Memorial Library in Rochester, in a lively discussion of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. The event takes place at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library. Pick up a copy of the book and a Reader's Guide at any of the tri-town libraries. Following the discussion, we will view the classic 1940 film, starring Henry Fonda. Light refreshments will be served. Please register at one of the three tri-town libraries. 


Tuesday February 26, 2019
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime  
   

Mother Goose on the Loose, a 30 minute Nursery Rhyme Progam. We will read simple stories, sing songs and nursery rhymes. This storytime is great for babies and toddlers. Storytimes are drop-in and no registration is required.


Wednesday February 27, 2019
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Family Story  
   

Everyone is welcome to Family Storytime! No registration is required.

   5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Chess Instruction  
   
Join chess instructor Jim Kegle on Wednesdays to learn chess skills and strategies. All abilities welcome. Please call or stop by the library to schedule your Wednesday OR Sunday lesson!
 

Thursday February 28, 2019
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Knitting and Purling  
   

A weekly knitting group for both beginning and experienced knitters meets every Thursday at the library from 3 to 4 pm. Come by and ask for assistance getting started. You can even borrow needles and choose some wool. Experienced knitters are on hand to discuss patterns and share resources. Everyone is welcome.


Sunday March 3, 2019
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Irish Music Sessions  
   

Free & family friendly. Bring an instrument or come to listen!


Tuesday March 5, 2019
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime  
   

Mother Goose on the Loose, a 30 minute Nursery Rhyme Progam. We will read simple stories, sing songs and nursery rhymes. This storytime is great for babies and toddlers. Storytimes are drop-in and no registration is required.


Wednesday March 6, 2019
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Family Story  
   

Everyone is welcome to Family Storytime! No registration is required.


Thursday March 7, 2019
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Writers Group  
   

Creative writers meet on the first and third Thursday of every month from 10:30 to 12:00.  Memoir, fiction, essay and poetry genres are discussed and beginners are welcome. No registration, anyone may drop in to see what the group is all about.

   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Knitting and Purling  
   

A weekly knitting group for both beginning and experienced knitters meets every Thursday at the library from 3 to 4 pm. Come by and ask for assistance getting started. You can even borrow needles and choose some wool. Experienced knitters are on hand to discuss patterns and share resources. Everyone is welcome.


Tuesday March 12, 2019
   1:30 PM Kids Yoga Class  
   

Yoga at the Mattapoisett Library with Sara DaCosta. For ages 3-5. A 30 minute class, bring a water bottle and yoga mat (available to borrow). Limit to 8 children. Please call or sign up at the Children’s department.


Thursday March 14, 2019
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Knitting and Purling  
   

A weekly knitting group for both beginning and experienced knitters meets every Thursday at the library from 3 to 4 pm. Come by and ask for assistance getting started. You can even borrow needles and choose some wool. Experienced knitters are on hand to discuss patterns and share resources. Everyone is welcome.


Sunday March 17, 2019
   2:00 PM Sing-along: Folk Songs of the 1930s  
   

Calling all singers & community musicians! Everyone welcome


Wednesday March 20, 2019
   6:00 PM Jackson Pollock Screening  
   

Light refreshments will be served


Thursday March 21, 2019
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Writers Group  
   

Creative writers meet on the first and third Thursday of every month from 10:30 to 12:00.  Memoir, fiction, essay and poetry genres are discussed and beginners are welcome. No registration, anyone may drop in to see what the group is all about.

   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Knitting and Purling  
   

A weekly knitting group for both beginning and experienced knitters meets every Thursday at the library from 3 to 4 pm. Come by and ask for assistance getting started. You can even borrow needles and choose some wool. Experienced knitters are on hand to discuss patterns and share resources. Everyone is welcome.


Saturday March 23, 2019
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM The Muralist  
   

Public Book Discussion Groups. Pick up a copy of The Muralist & Reader's Guide. Light refreshments will be served.


Thursday March 28, 2019
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Knitting and Purling  
   

A weekly knitting group for both beginning and experienced knitters meets every Thursday at the library from 3 to 4 pm. Come by and ask for assistance getting started. You can even borrow needles and choose some wool. Experienced knitters are on hand to discuss patterns and share resources. Everyone is welcome.


Sunday April 7, 2019
   2:00 PM Pianist Leslie Amper in Concert  
   

"Where the Arts Meet: The Federal Music Project" a multimedia presentation. Hoyt Hall, Tabor Academy. A Purrington Lecture, sponsored by The Mattapoisett Library Trust

   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Irish Music Sessions  
   

Free & family friendly. Bring an instrument or come to listen!


Tuesday April 9, 2019
   6:30 PM Kate Tartleton Textile Conservator  
   

"Spectacular Size: The Panorama on Show"


Thursday April 25, 2019
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM The Muralist  
   

Public Book Discussion Groups. Pick up a copy of The Muralist & Reader's Guide. Light refreshments will be served.


Wednesday May 1, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM The Muralist  
   

Public Book Discussion Groups. Pick up a copy of The Muralist & Reader's Guide. Light refreshments will be served.


Wednesday May 15, 2019
   6:30 PM Artists at Work  
   

"Artists at Work: a Film on the New Deal Art Projects". Screening begins at 6:30 pm


Sunday May 19, 2019
   2:00 PM The Muralist  
   

One Book, Tri Town. Conversation and book signing with Barbara Shapiro.


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