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Monday July 16, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Summer STEM Play Group  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

SORRY, THIS PROGRAM IS FULL.

This is a STEM-based playgroup for preschoolers.

Young children are natural-born scientists and engineers. Explore the world around you through science, technology, engineering and math with everyday activities.

This program is sponsored by the South Shore Community Action Council's Office of Coordinated Family and  Community Engagement.

For ages 3-5.

Please sign up in the children's room OR by sending an email to alattinville@ocln.org with your name, phone number, and ages of children attending. Registration is for all six sessions and is on a first come first served basis.

    Location: Program Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Summer Reading Buddies  
    Contact: Kate Jasinkski   781-545-8727   kjasinski@ocln.org
   

Hop on a Bean Bag and read aloud to one of our Scituate High School volunteers. Come with a book you are reading or pick one up at the library.

Children in Grades K-3 are invited to sign up ahead of time in the Children's Room for a 15 minute slot to read to a Summer Reading Buddy.

For Grades K-3. Please sign up in the Children's Room.

    Location: Program Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Homeseller Workshop  
    Contact: Christina Barakat   781-829-2003   christina@timvanderveenlaw.com
   

Free educational workshop for Scituate residents. The workshop is geared toward residents who have lived in their home for a long time and covers recent changes in the law and other legal aspects of selling their home.

    Location: Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Drop In Knitting and Crocheting  
    Contact: Susan Pope   781-545-8727   spope@ocln.org
   

Join Fiber Enthusiast and Yarn Store Owner Alison Schirone for Drop in Knitting and Crocheting. 

Bring your work in progress for knitting and crocheting help or just bring your project along and knit or crochet in the company of other fiber friends. 

This is not a “Learn To” class; it is expected that participants will have a basic knowledge of knitting or crocheting

 

   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Book Discussion Group  
    Contact:    781-545-8727   
   

 

Come join the discussion!

Book selection: "The Whip" by Karen Kondazian

 

    Location: Book Club Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM South Shore Peer Recovery  
    Contact: Ashley Walenta   860-334-2724   ashley@ashleyireneevents.com
   

This is a meeting for South Shore Peer Recovery's fundraiser, Recovery Rocks.

    Location: Large Conference Room

Tuesday July 17, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Nordic Walking Course  
    Contact: Lisa Thornton   781-545-8722   lthornton@scituatema.gov
   

Two Week Course - July 17 & July 24. Please call the Council on Aging at 781-545-8722 to sign up.

Have you ever seen someone walking with poles and wondered, WHY?   Did you know that in European countries, 15% of walkers use poles to get a better full body workout and increased health benefits!  Would you like to learn about it and give it a try?  

1. Nordic Pole Walking burns up to 46% more calories than exercise walking without poles or moderate jogging. 25-30% on average.   Only have time for a 30 min walk?  Adding poles turns it into a 55 min walk/workout. 

2. Increases heart and cardiovascular training to 25%

3. Incorporates 90 % of all body muscles in one exercise and increases endurance of  arm muscles, neck and shoulder. 

This program is presented by the Scituate Council on Aging.

    Location: Community Room
   4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Book Bunch!  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

Pick up a copy of this month's book in the Children's Room and come join us for a fun activity!

Read the book on your own or with a grown up ahead of time and we'll chat about it!

Book selection: "Stink & the Shark Sleepover" by Megan McDonald

For Grades 2-3.

Books available in the Children's Room.

Online registration begins June 15.

This program is generously funded by the Friends of the Scituate Town Library. Visit the Friends' Bookstore on the library lower level:  Monday, Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm.

    Location: Program Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Tween Tuesday: Ice Cream Making  
    Contact: Kate Jasinski   781-545-8727   kjasinski@ocln.org
   

For Grades 5-7

Come and spoil your dinner! Learn how to make ice cream from scratch by using the power of science and a few simple ingredients. Participants get to eat their creations when they are done!

Online registration begins June 15.

This program is generously funded by the Friends of the Scituate Town Library. Visit the Friends' Bookstore: Monday, Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm

    Location: Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Scituate Animal Shelter Meeting  
    Contact: Maryann Regan   781-544-4533   maryannregan@scituateanimalshelter.org
   

Scituate Animal Shelter Meeting for Staff and Volunteers

    Location: Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Scituate Library Foundation  
    Contact: Les Ball   781-378-2002   lesballscituate@gmail.com
   

Fund Raising meeting

    Location: Small Conference Room

Wednesday July 18, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Family Story Time  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

Join us at 10:00 am for songs, stories and rhymes at this multi-age story time group! Babies, toddlers, preschoolers and older siblings are all welcome!

Come and "shake your sillies out" and have some fun!

Story time runs approximately 20-30 minutes. No sign up is necessary. Just drop in!

    Location: Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Buried in Treasures Support Group  
    Contact: Laura Minier   781-378-1653   lminier@scituatema.gov
    Location: Small Conference Room
   2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Family Story Time  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

Join us at 2:00 pm for songs, stories and rhymes at this multi-age story time group! Babies, toddlers, preschoolers and older siblings are all welcome!

Come and "shake your sillies out" and have some fun!

Story time runs approximately 20-30 minutes. No sign up necessary. Just drop in!

The afternoon session of Story Time repeats the morning program.

 

    Location: Program Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Bookmaking for Kids with Scituate Arts Association  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

Come join artists from Scituate Arts Association in making a beautiful book to take home!

We have the supplies - you bring your creativity!

For ages 5-9 years.

Online registration begins June 15.

Scituate Arts Association website: http://www.scituateart.com/

    Location: Program Room
   5:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Friends' Bookstore - Special Hours & Sale!  
    Contact:    781-545-8727   
   

Visit the Friends' Bookstore! 

Sale on Paperback Fiction! Buy 3 and get one Free!

As part of the Wednesday night Summer Concert Series at the Library, the Friends' Bookstore will be open 5:30 to 8:00. The special sale offers Paperback Fiction: Buy  three, get one free!  The store also has a great selection of books for all interests and ages. 

Your purchases and contributions pay for the summer concerts, library passes, and programs for all ages.  For information,  617-610-1979

   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Summer Concerts on the Lawn (Rain location: Community Room)  
    Contact: Jessi Finnie   781-545-8727   jfinnie@ocln.org
   

JUNE 27TH—SUMMER READING KICK-OFF, TOE JAM PUPPET BAND 6 P.M.

JULY 11—ROGER KIMBALL, JAZZ ENSEMBLE

JULY 18—CAPE COD AFRICAN DRUM AND DANCE

JULY 25—THE B-SHARPS, BRASS & DRUM BAND

AUGUST 1—THE DOC ELLIS BAND

AUGUST 8—THE BELLOWSHAKES

The Summer Concert Series is generously funded by the Friends of Scituate Town Library. Please visit the Friends' Bookstore on the Lower Level: Monday, Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm. Your contributions help pay for the summer concerts, museum passes, and programs for children, teens, and adults. Special hours on Wednesday evenings as part of the Summer Concert Series.

 

    Location: Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Affordable Housing Trust  
    Contact: Mary Sprague   781-545-8815   msprague@scituatema.gov
    Location: Local History Room

Thursday July 19, 2018
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Maker Workshop: Build a Fairy or Elf House  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

Come build a fairy or elf house with us!

Use boxes and other materials to create an enchanting abode for your tiny friends.

We have all the supplies! You bring your imagination!

For children of all ages!

Online registration begins June 15.

This program is generously funded by the Friends of the Scituate Town Library. Visit the Friends' Bookstore Monday, Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm.

 

    Location: Community Room
   5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Obadiah Comfort Dog  
    Contact: Sue D'Arcangelo   781-545-8727   sdarcangelo@ocln.org
   

Come read or just cuddle up with Obadiah the Comfort Dog!  

Children in Grades Kindergarten and up are invited to sign up ahead of time in the Children's Room for a 15 minute slot to hang out with Obadiah the K-9 Comfort Dog. 

Obadiah is certified through Lutheran Church Charities. 

Please sign up in the Children's Room! 

    Location: Program Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Lip Sync Battle  
    Contact: Kate Jasinski   781-545-8727   kjasinski@ocln.org
   

For Grades 6-12

Think you have what it takes to win a lip sync battle? Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. Prizes generously donated by Scituate FACTS Coalition.

Friend and family are welcome to come and watch!

Participants must sign up in the Teen Room and let us know what song they will be lip syncing to. Please keep music selections PG and about 3 minutes or less in length.

This program is generously funded in part by the Friends of the Scituate Town Library. Visit the Friends' Bookstore: Monday, Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm

    Location: Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Scituate Historical Commission  
    Contact: Mike Cuneo     mikecuneo@outlook.com
    Location: Large Conference Room

Friday July 20, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Elephant & Piggie Party!  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

Come celebrate all things Elephant and Piggie!

If you're as much of a fan of Mo Willems and his fabulous characters as we are, join us for stories, treat and craft.

For ages 3 and up.

Online registration begins June 15.

This program is generously funded by the Friends of the Scituate Town Library. Visit the Friends' Bookstore Monday, Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm

 

    Location: Community Room
   8:00 PM Star Party at Scituate Lighthouse  
    Contact: Sue D'Arcangelo   781-545-8727   sdarcangelo@ocln.org
   

Come to a Star Party at Scituate Lighthouse!

Join the South Shore Astronomical Society every Friday evening at Scituate Lighthouse to view the night sky. Telescopes are available or bring your own.

Viewing starts at sundown, weather permitting.

For more information on South Shore Astronomical Society, please visit their website: https://ssastros.org

Did you know that Scituate Town Library has a telescope that can be checked out? For more information, visit the Children's Room.


Saturday July 21, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Art on the Cart  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

Come create!

On four Saturdays this summer we'll have project supplies and an idea for you.

Self-serve while supplies last!

For all ages!

This program is generously funded by the Friends of the Scituate Town Library. Visit the Friends' Bookstore on the library lower level:  Monday, Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm.

    Location: Program Room

Monday July 23, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Summer STEM Play Group  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

SORRY, THIS PROGRAM IS FULL.

This is a STEM-based playgroup for preschoolers.

Young children are natural-born scientists and engineers. Explore the world around you through science, technology, engineering and math with everyday activities.

This program is sponsored by the South Shore Community Action Council's Office of Coordinated Family and  Community Engagement.

For ages 3-5.

Please sign up in the children's room OR by sending an email to alattinville@ocln.org with your name, phone number, and ages of children attending. Registration is for all six sessions and is on a first come first served basis.

    Location: Program Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM TOSCA  
    Contact: Susan Frankel   781-545-8727   sfrankel@ocln.org
   

TOSCA team meeting

    Location: Small Conference Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Summer Reading Buddies  
    Contact: Kate Jasinkski   781-545-8727   kjasinski@ocln.org
   

Hop on a Bean Bag and read aloud to one of our Scituate High School volunteers. Come with a book you are reading or pick one up at the library.

Children in Grades K-3 are invited to sign up ahead of time in the Children's Room for a 15 minute slot to read to a Summer Reading Buddy.

For Grades K-3. Please sign up in the Children's Room.

    Location: Program Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scituate Council on Aging Board of Directors  
    Contact: John Miller   781-378-2164   john.miller33@comcast.net
   

Meeting

    Location: Small Conference Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Drop In Knitting & Crocheting Program  
    Contact: Susan Pope   781-545-8727   spope@ocln.org
   

Join Fiber Enthusiast and Yarn Store Owner Alison Schirone for Drop in Knitting and Crocheting. 

Bring your work in progress for knitting and crocheting help or just bring your project along and knit or crochet in the company of other fiber friends. 

This is not a “Learn To” class; it is expected that participants will have a basic knowledge of knitting or crocheting

 

    Location: Book Club Room

Tuesday July 24, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Nordic Walking Course  
    Contact: Lisa Thornton   781-545-8722   lthornton@scituatema.gov
   

Two Week Course - July 17 & July 24. Please call the Council on Aging at 781-545-8722 to sign up.

Have you ever seen someone walking with poles and wondered, WHY?   Did you know that in European countries, 15% of walkers use poles to get a better full body workout and increased health benefits!  Would you like to learn about it and give it a try?  

1. Nordic Pole Walking burns up to 46% more calories than exercise walking without poles or moderate jogging. 25-30% on average.   Only have time for a 30 min walk?  Adding poles turns it into a 55 min walk/workout. 

2. Increases heart and cardiovascular training to 25%

3. Incorporates 90 % of all body muscles in one exercise and increases endurance of  arm muscles, neck and shoulder. 

This program is presented by the Scituate Council on Aging.

    Location: Community Room
   4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Graphic Novel Club!  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

NEW! NEW!

For Grades 4 & 5

Kids, do you love Graphic Novels? Then this club is for you!

Parents, there's a lot to love about graphic novels (think comic book art): they encourage kids to love reading and they showcase great art!

Book Selection: "Astronaut Academy: Zero Gravity" by Dave Roman

Books available for check out in the Children's Room.

Online registration begins June 15.

This program is generously funded by the Friends of the Scituate Town Library. Visit the Friends' Bookstore on the library lower level:  Monday, Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm.

 

    Location: Program Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Tween Tuesday: Embroidery Headphones  
    Contact: Kate Jasinski   781-545-8727   kjasinski@ocln.org
   

For Grades 5-7

Turn your headphones into a piece of art! We'll show you how to wrap you headphone wires with special embroidery string.

Participants: please bring a pair of wired headphones with you.

Online registration begins June 15.

    Location: Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Forum for State Representative Democratic Candidates  
    Contact: Patrice Metro   781-378-1291   patriceuk@aol.com
   

Forum between Sean Costello and Patrick Kearney, Democratic Candidates for State Representative.

    Location: Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Therapeutic Form Drawing with Laura Embrey-Stine  
    Contact: Veronica Schlegel   617-639-7383   veronicaschlegelpt@gmail.com
    Location: Large Conference Room

Wednesday July 25, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Buried in Treasures Support Group  
    Contact: Chris Holmblad     mmhcjh@verizon.net
    Location: Large Conference Room
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Family Story Time  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

Join us at 10:00 am for songs, stories and rhymes at this multi-age story time group! Babies, toddlers, preschoolers and older siblings are all welcome!

Come and "shake your sillies out" and have some fun!

Story time runs approximately 20-30 minutes. No sign up is necessary. Just drop in!

    Location: Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Buried in Treasures Support Group  
    Contact: Laura Minier   781-378-1653   lminier@scituatema.gov
    Location: Small Conference Room
   2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Family Story Time  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

Join us at 2:00 pm for songs, stories and rhymes at this multi-age story time group! Babies, toddlers, preschoolers and older siblings are all welcome!

Come and "shake your sillies out" and have some fun!

Story time runs approximately 20-30 minutes. No sign up necessary. Just drop in!

The afternoon session of Story Time repeats the morning program.

 

    Location: Program Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM DIY Sheet Music Art  
    Contact: Kate Jasinski   781-545-8727   kjasinski@ocln.org
   

In partnership with Scituate Arts Association, come and create beautiful art onto the pages of sheet music!

We provide the materials - feel free to come with your own  for added creativity!

For Grades 6-12. Online registration begins June 15.

Afterwards, hang out with your friends and watch a 6:00 pm concert featuring local teen band the B-Sharps, part of our Summer Concert Series here at the library.

 

 

    Location: Program Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Summer Concerts on the Lawn (Rain location: Community Room)  
    Contact: Jessi Finnie   781-545-8727   jfinnie@ocln.org
   

JUNE 27TH—SUMMER READING KICK-OFF, TOE JAM PUPPET BAND 6 P.M.

JULY 11—ROGER KIMBALL, JAZZ ENSEMBLE

JULY 18—CAPE COD AFRICAN DRUM AND DANCE

JULY 25—THE B-SHARPS, BRASS & DRUM BAND

AUGUST 1—THE DOC ELLIS BAND

AUGUST 8—THE BELLOWSHAKES

The Summer Concert Series is generously funded by the Friends of Scituate Town Library. Please visit the Friends' Bookstore on the Lower Level: Monday, Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm. Your contributions help pay for the summer concerts, museum passes, and programs for children, teens, and adults. Special hours on Wednesday evenings as part of the Summer Concert Series.

 

    Location: Community Room

Thursday July 26, 2018
   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM MAGIC: THE GATHERING Card Game Club  
    Contact: Kate Jasinski   781-545-8727   kjasinski@ocln.org
   

Come cast spells and battle wizards with others who share your interest in MAGIC: THE GATHERING Card Game!

Learn more about the game at this website: https://magic.wizards.com/en

This club is open to beginners and experts, ages 10-18. Bring your own cards or use the ones we have here! Yummy snacks will be provided.

 

 

    Location: Community Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Maker Workshop: Upcycled Wind Chimes  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

Come and create with us! We have the supplies - you bring your imagination!

For Kindergarten and up

Online registration begins June 15.

    Location: Program Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Cub Scouts  
    Contact: Jessi Finnie   781-545-8727   jfinnie@ocln.org
    Location: Community Room

Friday July 27, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Music with MamaSteph  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

MamaSteph brings her traditional children's songs for sing-alongs and musical stories.

A ticket is required to attend the MamaSteph program. Free tickets can be picked up in the Children's Room, from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm, Monday through Thursday before that week's Friday morning program. Free tickets must be picked up by an adult with a library card, and are limited to 6 per adult. Don't have a library card? Stop by the library with a photo id and get one today! Each person attending the program must have a ticket. This includes infants in strollers/buckets/laps, children, and adults. Please contact the library at 781-545-8727 with any questions.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Scituate Town Library.

    Location: Community Room
   8:00 PM Star Party at Scituate Lighthouse  
    Contact: Sue D'Arcangelo   781-545-8727   sdarcangelo@ocln.org
   

Come to a Star Party at Scituate Lighthouse!

Join the South Shore Astronomical Society every Friday evening at Scituate Lighthouse to view the night sky. Telescopes are available or bring your own.

Viewing starts at sundown, weather permitting.

For more information on South Shore Astronomical Society, please visit their website: https://ssastros.org

Did you know that Scituate Town Library has a telescope that can be checked out? For more information, visit the Children's Room.


Saturday July 28, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Art on the Cart  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

Come create!

On four Saturdays this summer we'll have project supplies and an idea for you.

Self-serve while supplies last!

For all ages!

This program is generously funded by the Friends of the Scituate Town Library. Visit the Friends' Bookstore on the library lower level: Monday, Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm.

    Location: Program Room

Monday July 30, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Summer STEM Play Group  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

SORRY, THIS PROGRAM IS FULL.

This is a STEM-based playgroup for preschoolers.

Young children are natural-born scientists and engineers. Explore the world around you through science, technology, engineering and math with everyday activities.

This program is sponsored by the South Shore Community Action Council's Office of Coordinated Family and  Community Engagement.

For ages 3-5.

Please sign up in the children's room OR by sending an email to alattinville@ocln.org with your name, phone number, and ages of children attending. Registration is for all six sessions and is on a first come first served basis.

    Location: Program Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Summer Reading Buddies  
    Contact: Kate Jasinkski   781-545-8727   kjasinski@ocln.org
   

Hop on a Bean Bag and read aloud to one of our Scituate High School volunteers. Come with a book you are reading or pick one up at the library.

Children in Grades K-3 are invited to sign up ahead of time in the Children's Room for a 15 minute slot to read to a Summer Reading Buddy.

For Grades K-3. Please sign up in the Children's Room.

    Location: Program Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Drop In Knitting and Crocheting  
    Contact: Susan Pope   781-545-8727   spope@ocln.org
   

Join Fiber Enthusiast and Yarn Store Owner Alison Schirone for Drop in Knitting and Crocheting. 

Bring your work in progress for knitting and crocheting help or just bring your project along and knit or crochet in the company of other fiber friends. 

This is not a “Learn To” class; it is expected that participants will have a basic knowledge of knitting or crocheting

 

   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Scituate FACTS Book Club  
    Contact: Annmarie Galvin   617-899-3762   scituatefacts@gmail.com
   

Book selection: David Scheff's "Beautiful Boy"

    Location: Community Room

Tuesday July 31, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Fancy Nancy Story Party!  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

Come celebrate all things fancy!

We'll enjoy a Fancy Nancy story, have a fancy snack and make something fancy!

For ages 3 and up.

Online registration begins June 15.

This program is generously funded by the Friends of the Scituate Town Library. Visit the Friends' Bookstore Monday, Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm

 

    Location: Community Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Tween Tuesday: CD Art  
    Contact: Kate Jasinski   781-545-8727   kjasinski@ocln.org
   

For Grades 5-7

Come relax, listen to music and learn how to upcycle old CDs into beautiful pieces of art.

Online registration begins June 15

This program is generously funded by the Friends of the Scituate Town Library. Visit the Friends' Bookstore Monday, Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm.

    Location: Program Room

Wednesday August 1, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Family Story Time  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

Join us at 10:00 am for songs, stories and rhymes at this multi-age story time group! Babies, toddlers, preschoolers and older siblings are all welcome!

Come and "shake your sillies out" and have some fun!

Story time runs approximately 20-30 minutes. No sign up is necessary. Just drop in!

    Location: Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Buried in Treasures Support Group  
    Contact: Laura Minier   781-378-1653   lminier@scituatema.gov
    Location: Small Conference Room
   2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Family Story Time  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

Join us at 2:00 pm for songs, stories and rhymes at this multi-age story time group! Babies, toddlers, preschoolers and older siblings are all welcome!

Come and "shake your sillies out" and have some fun!

Story time runs approximately 20-30 minutes. No sign up necessary. Just drop in!

The afternoon session of Story Time repeats the morning program.

 

    Location: Program Room
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Inspirational Book Club  
    Contact: Estelle Margarones   781-545-5300   revestelle@ftccscituate.org
   

The pace of life is often harried, so take an hour to get centered and grounded.

We're reading Breathe (Creating Space for God in a Hectic Life) by Keri Wyatt Kent. We'll discuss two chapters each time we meet and it's not necessary to make each meeting to gain valuable lesson applications. Come as you're able! 

On Aug 1, we'll discuss chapters 1 & 2; on Aug 8, we'll talk about chapters 3 & 4; on Aug 15, we'll delve into chapters 5 &6; on Aug 22, we'll comment on chapters 7 & 8, and on Aug 29, we'll finish our discussion with chapters 9 & 10. The paperback is available on Amazon.

All are welcome.  

 

    Location: Book Club Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Summer Concerts on the Lawn (Rain location: Community Room)  
    Contact: Jessi Finnie   781-545-8727   jfinnie@ocln.org
   

JUNE 27TH—SUMMER READING KICK-OFF, TOE JAM PUPPET BAND 6 P.M.

JULY 11—ROGER KIMBALL, JAZZ ENSEMBLE

JULY 18—CAPE COD AFRICAN DRUM AND DANCE

JULY 25—THE B-SHARPS, BRASS & DRUM BAND

AUGUST 1—THE DOC ELLIS BAND

AUGUST 8—THE BELLOWSHAKES

The Summer Concert Series is generously funded by the Friends of Scituate Town Library. Please visit the Friends' Bookstore on the Lower Level: Monday, Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm. Your contributions help pay for the summer concerts, museum passes, and programs for children, teens, and adults. Special hours on Wednesday evenings as part of the Summer Concert Series.

 

    Location: Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Books n Cooks Club  
    Contact: Susan Pope   781-545-8727   spope@ocln.org
   

Do you enjoy cookbooks, cooking and good conversation?

Come join this new bookclub! Meetings are scheduled the first Wednesday of the month.

Stop by the Research Desk to see this month's cookbook and select a recipe.

Have questions? Call the library at 781-545-8727 and ask for Susan Pope at the Research Desk.

 

    Location: Program Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scituate West Cork Sister City Project  
    Contact: Brenda O'Connor   781-545-4732   
   

Meeting

    Location: Small Conference Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM FOSS Board Meeting  
    Contact: Elaine Schembari   507-272-6054   eschemba@aol.com
   

FOSS Board Meeting

    Location: Large Conference Room

Thursday August 2, 2018
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Club!  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

An hour of free-building with Legos? Yes! Bring a friend if you like and build for an hour with the library's collection of Legos.

We'll display your creations proudly until the next Lego meeting! 

This is a club for kids in Grades Kindergarten and up. Parents and  younger siblings may play in the Children's Room while your Lego Builder attends the club meeting.

No sign up necessary

    Location: Program Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Stuffed Animal Sleepover and Pajama Storytime  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

Does your stuffed animal wonder what it’s like in the library overnight? Bring your plush pal to Pajama Storytime.

Come hear some stories and then tuck your animal in and they can spend the night!

Hear all about their antics and adventures when you pick up your pal in the morning.

For all ages!

Online registration begins June 15.

 


Friday August 3, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Scituate Education Foundation Meeting  
    Contact: Katina Bentley   617-510-7333   katina@katinabentley.com
   

SEF Database Training

    Location: Large Conference Room
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Music with MamaSteph  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

MamaSteph brings her traditional children's songs for sing-alongs and musical stories.

A ticket is required to attend the MamaSteph program. Free tickets can be picked up in the Children's Room, from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm, Monday through Thursday before that week's Friday morning program. Free tickets must be picked up by an adult with a library card, and are limited to 6 per adult. Don't have a library card? Stop by the library with a photo id and get one today! Each person attending the program must have a ticket. This includes infants in strollers/buckets/laps, children, and adults. Please contact the library at 781-545-8727 with any questions.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Scituate Town Library.

    Location: Community Room
   8:00 PM Star Party at Scituate Lighthouse  
    Contact: Sue D'Arcangelo   781-545-8727   sdarcangelo@ocln.org
   

Come to a Star Party at Scituate Lighthouse!

Join the South Shore Astronomical Society every Friday evening at Scituate Lighthouse to view the night sky. Telescopes are available or bring your own.

Viewing starts at sundown, weather permitting.

For more information on South Shore Astronomical Society, please visit their website: https://ssastros.org

Did you know that Scituate Town Library has a telescope that can be checked out? For more information, visit the Children's Room.


Saturday August 4, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Art on the Cart  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

Come create!

On four Saturdays this summer we'll have project supplies and an idea for you.

Self-serve while supplies last!

For all ages!

This program is generously funded by the Friends of the Scituate Town Library. Visit the Friends' Bookstore on the library lower level: Monday, Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm.

    Location: Program Room

Monday August 6, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Summer STEM Play Group  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

SORRY, THIS PROGRAM IS FULL.

This is a STEM-based playgroup for preschoolers.

Young children are natural-born scientists and engineers. Explore the world around you through science, technology, engineering and math with everyday activities.

This program is sponsored by the South Shore Community Action Council's Office of Coordinated Family and  Community Engagement.

For ages 3-5.

Please sign up in the children's room OR by sending an email to alattinville@ocln.org with your name, phone number, and ages of children attending. Registration is for all six sessions and is on a first come first served basis.

    Location: Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Poetry Discussion Group  
    Contact: Joyce Wilson     jpwwilson@comcast.net
    Location: Large Conference Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Summer Reading Buddies  
    Contact: Kate Jasinkski   781-545-8727   kjasinski@ocln.org
   

Hop on a Bean Bag and read aloud to one of our Scituate High School volunteers. Come with a book you are reading or pick one up at the library.

Children in Grades K-3 are invited to sign up ahead of time in the Children's Room for a 15 minute slot to read to a Summer Reading Buddy.

For Grades K-3. Please sign up in the Children's Room.

    Location: Program Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Drop In Knitting & Crocheting Program  
    Contact: Susan Pope   781-545-8727   spope@ocln.org
   

Join Fiber Enthusiast and Yarn Store Owner Alison Schirone for Drop in Knitting and Crocheting. 

Bring your work in progress for knitting and crocheting help or just bring your project along and knit or crochet in the company of other fiber friends. 

This is not a “Learn To” class; it is expected that participants will have a basic knowledge of knitting or crocheting

 

    Location: Book Club Room

Tuesday August 7, 2018
   4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Book Worms - Book Club for Grades K & 1  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

Book Worms, a book club for Grades K & 1

Join us for a fun and interesting story read aloud by Ms. Ann, and then enjoy a snack and related activity.

Book: "Shark Lady" by Jess Keating

For kids in Kindergarten and First Grade.

Online registration begins June 15.

This program is generously funded by the Friends of the Scituate Town Library. Visit the Friends' Bookstore on the library lower level Monday, Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm.

 

    Location: Program Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Tween Tuesday: Candy Sushi  
    Contact: Kate Jasinski   781-545-8727   kjasinski@ocln.org
   

For Grades 5-7

Do you have a bit of a sweet tooth? If yes, then you will love learning how to make candy sushi. We promise there is nothing fishy about this sushi!

Online registration begins June 15.

This program is generously funded by the Friends of the Scituate Town Library. Visit the Friends' Bookstore Monday, Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm

 

    Location: Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Scituate Democratic Town Committee Meeting  
    Contact: Patrice Metro   781-378-1291   patriceuk@aol.com
   

Scituate Democratic Town Committee Meeting

    Location: Large Conference Room
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Scituate Beach Commission  
    Contact: Nancy Fay   781-883-3513   Nfay8@hotmail.com
    Location: Small Conference Room

Wednesday August 8, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Family Story Time  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

Join us at 10:00 am for songs, stories and rhymes at this multi-age story time group! Babies, toddlers, preschoolers and older siblings are all welcome!

Come and "shake your sillies out" and have some fun!

Story time runs approximately 20-30 minutes. No sign up is necessary. Just drop in!

    Location: Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Buried in Treasures Support Group  
    Contact: Laura Minier   781-378-1653   lminier@scituatema.gov
    Location: Small Conference Room
   2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Family Story Time  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

Join us at 2:00 pm for songs, stories and rhymes at this multi-age story time group! Babies, toddlers, preschoolers and older siblings are all welcome!

Come and "shake your sillies out" and have some fun!

Story time runs approximately 20-30 minutes. No sign up necessary. Just drop in!

The afternoon session of Story Time repeats the morning program.

 

    Location: Program Room
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Inspirational Book Club  
    Contact: Estelle Margarones   781-545-5300   revestelle@ftccscituate.org
   

The pace of life is often harried, so take an hour to get centered and grounded.

We're reading Breathe (Creating Space for God in a Hectic Life) by Keri Wyatt Kent. We'll discuss two chapters each time we meet and it's not necessary to make each meeting to gain valuable lesson applications. Come as you're able! 

On Aug 1, we'll discuss chapters 1 & 2; on Aug 8, we'll talk about chapters 3 & 4; on Aug 15, we'll delve into chapters 5 &6; on Aug 22, we'll comment on chapters 7 & 8, and on Aug 29, we'll finish our discussion with chapters 9 & 10. The paperback is available on Amazon.

All are welcome.  

 

    Location: Book Club Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Summer Concerts on the Lawn (Rain location: Community Room)  
    Contact: Jessi Finnie   781-545-8727   jfinnie@ocln.org
   

JUNE 27TH—SUMMER READING KICK-OFF, TOE JAM PUPPET BAND 6 P.M.

JULY 11—ROGER KIMBALL, JAZZ ENSEMBLE

JULY 18—CAPE COD AFRICAN DRUM AND DANCE

JULY 25—THE B-SHARPS, BRASS & DRUM BAND

AUGUST 1—THE DOC ELLIS BAND

AUGUST 8—THE BELLOWSHAKES

The Summer Concert Series is generously funded by the Friends of Scituate Town Library. Please visit the Friends' Bookstore on the Lower Level: Monday, Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm. Your contributions help pay for the summer concerts, museum passes, and programs for children, teens, and adults. Special hours on Wednesday evenings as part of the Summer Concert Series.

 

    Location: Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Buried in Treasures Support Group  
    Contact: Chris Holmblad     mmhcjh@verizon.net
    Location: Large Conference Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scituate Sleuths - Mystery Book Group  
    Contact: Susan Pope   781-545-8727   spope@ocln.org
   

 

Adult Mystery Book Club - Scituate Sleuths!

Book selection: "Outfoxed" by Rita Mae Brown

Do you love a good whodunit? Need new suggestions for suspenseful authors? Come join this Mystery Book group!

To register, come in or call 781-545-8727 and ask for the Reference Desk. All are welcome.

 

    Location: Book Club Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Commission on Disabilities  
    Contact: Megan Sommer   781-378-1912   megg.sommer@gmail.com
   

Monthly meeting of Scituate's Commission on Disabilities

    Location: Small Conference Room

Thursday August 9, 2018
   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM MAGIC: THE GATHERING Card Game Club  
    Contact: Kate Jasinski   781-545-8727   kjasinski@ocln.org
   

Come cast spells and battle wizards with others who share your interest in MAGIC: THE GATHERING Card Game!

Learn more about the game at this website: https://magic.wizards.com/en

This club is open to beginners and experts, ages 10-18. Bring your own cards or use the ones we have here! Yummy snacks will be provided.

 

 

    Location: Community Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Maker Workshop: Make a Musical Instrument  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

Come and create with us! We have the supplies - you bring your imagination!

For Kindergarten and up

Online registration begins June 15.

    Location: Program Room
   5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Obadiah Comfort Dog  
    Contact: Sue D'Arcangelo   781-545-8727   sdarcangelo@ocln.org
   

Come read or just cuddle up with Obadiah the Comfort Dog!  

Children in Grades Kindergarten and up are invited to sign up ahead of time in the Children's Room for a 15 minute slot to hang out with Obadiah the K-9 Comfort Dog. 

Obadiah is certified through Lutheran Church Charities. 

Please sign up in the Children's Room! 

    Location: Program Room

Friday August 10, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Life-Sized Self-Portraits with Scituate Arts Association  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

Come join artists from Scituate Arts Association in making fantastic life-sized portraits!

We have the supplies - you bring your creativity!

For ages 3-7.

Online registration begins June 15.

Scituate Arts Association website: http://www.scituateart.com/

 

    Location: Community Room
   8:00 PM Star Party at Scituate Lighthouse  
    Contact: Sue D'Arcangelo   781-545-8727   sdarcangelo@ocln.org
   

Come to a Star Party at Scituate Lighthouse!

Join the South Shore Astronomical Society every Friday evening at Scituate Lighthouse to view the night sky. Telescopes are available or bring your own.

Viewing starts at sundown, weather permitting.

For more information on South Shore Astronomical Society, please visit their website: https://ssastros.org

Did you know that Scituate Town Library has a telescope that can be checked out? For more information, visit the Children's Room.


Saturday August 11, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Art on the Cart  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

Come create!

On four Saturdays this summer we'll have project supplies and an idea for you.

Self-serve while supplies last!

For all ages!

This program is generously funded by the Friends of the Scituate Town Library. Visit the Friends' Bookstore on the library lower level: Monday, Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm.

    Location: Program Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Summer Teen Volunteer Ice Cream Party  
    Contact: Kate Jasinski   781-545-8727   kjasinski@ocln.org
   

We want to show our apprciation for your help over the summer.

If you are a teen that served as a volunteer or on our Teen Advisory Board this summer, this party is for you!

Let us treat you to a delicious ice cream sundae, fun and games!

Please RSVP to Kate by Aug. 6 at kjasinski@ocln.org

    Location: Community Room

Monday August 13, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Summer STEM Play Group  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

SORRY, THIS PROGRAM IS FULL.

This is a STEM-based playgroup for preschoolers.

Young children are natural-born scientists and engineers. Explore the world around you through science, technology, engineering and math with everyday activities.

This program is sponsored by the South Shore Community Action Council's Office of Coordinated Family and  Community Engagement.

For ages 3-5.

Please sign up in the children's room OR by sending an email to alattinville@ocln.org with your name, phone number, and ages of children attending. Registration is for all six sessions and is on a first come first served basis.

    Location: Program Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Summer Reading Buddies  
    Contact: Kate Jasinkski   781-545-8727   kjasinski@ocln.org
   

Hop on a Bean Bag and read aloud to one of our Scituate High School volunteers. Come with a book you are reading or pick one up at the library.

Children in Grades K-3 are invited to sign up ahead of time in the Children's Room for a 15 minute slot to read to a Summer Reading Buddy.

For Grades K-3. Please sign up in the Children's Room.

    Location: Program Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Drop In Knitting & Crocheting Program  
    Contact: Susan Pope   781-545-8727   spope@ocln.org
   

Join Fiber Enthusiast and Yarn Store Owner Alison Schirone for Drop in Knitting and Crocheting. 

Bring your work in progress for knitting and crocheting help or just bring your project along and knit or crochet in the company of other fiber friends. 

This is not a “Learn To” class; it is expected that participants will have a basic knowledge of knitting or crocheting

 

    Location: Book Club Room
   7:00 PM  -  10:00 PM Community Preservation Committee (CPC)  
    Contact: Mary Sprague   781-545-8815   msprague@scituatema.gov
   

Meeting

    Location: Community Room

Tuesday August 14, 2018
   4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Book Bunch!  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

Pick up a copy of this month's book in the Children's Room and come join us for a fun activity!

Read the book on your own or with a grown up ahead of time and we'll chat about it!

Book selection: "Fortunately, the Milk" by Neil Gaiman

For Grades 2-3.

Books available in the Children's Room.

Online registration begins June 15.

This program is generously funded by the Friends of the Scituate Town Library. Visit the Friends' Bookstore on the library lower level:  Monday, Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm.

    Location: Program Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Tween Tuesday: Lip Sync Battle  
    Contact: Kate Jasinski   781-545-8727   kjasinski@ocln.org
   

For Grades 5-7.

Think you have what it takes to win a lip sync battle?

Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.

Friend and family are welcome to come and watch!

Participants must sign up in the Teen Room and let us know what song they will be lip syncing to. Please keep music selections PG and about 3 minutes or less in length.

This program is generously funded by the Friends of the Scituate Town Library. Visit the Friends' Bookstore: Monday, Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm

    Location: Community Room

Wednesday August 15, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Family Story Time  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

Join us at 10:00 am for songs, stories and rhymes at this multi-age story time group! Babies, toddlers, preschoolers and older siblings are all welcome!

Come and "shake your sillies out" and have some fun!

Story time runs approximately 20-30 minutes. No sign up is necessary. Just drop in!

    Location: Program Room
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Friends of Scituate Town Library  
    Contact:    781-545-8727   
   

Meeting

    Location: Large Conference Room
   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Buried in Treasures Support Group  
    Contact: Laura Minier   781-378-1653   lminier@scituatema.gov
    Location: Small Conference Room
   2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Family Story Time  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

Join us at 2:00 pm for songs, stories and rhymes at this multi-age story time group! Babies, toddlers, preschoolers and older siblings are all welcome!

Come and "shake your sillies out" and have some fun!

Story time runs approximately 20-30 minutes. No sign up necessary. Just drop in!

The afternoon session of Story Time repeats the morning program.

 

    Location: Program Room
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Inspirational Book Club  
    Contact: Estelle Margarones   781-545-5300   revestelle@ftccscituate.org
   

The pace of life is often harried, so take an hour to get centered and grounded.

We're reading Breathe (Creating Space for God in a Hectic Life) by Keri Wyatt Kent. We'll discuss two chapters each time we meet and it's not necessary to make each meeting to gain valuable lesson applications. Come as you're able! 

On Aug 1, we'll discuss chapters 1 & 2; on Aug 8, we'll talk about chapters 3 & 4; on Aug 15, we'll delve into chapters 5 &6; on Aug 22, we'll comment on chapters 7 & 8, and on Aug 29, we'll finish our discussion with chapters 9 & 10. The paperback is available on Amazon.

All are welcome.  

 

    Location: Book Club Room

Thursday August 16, 2018
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Maker's Workshop: Make a Mancala Board  
    Contact: Sue D'Arcangelo   781-545-8727   sdarcangelo@gmail.com
   

Make a Mancala game board and learn to play one of the world's oldest games! Express your artistic side as you create a mancala board to take home.

Mancala encourages math and strategy skills and is suitable for all ages. Participants will be given instruction on how to play the game.

For Kindergarten and up. Adult supervision is required for children under 8 years old.

Online registration begins June 15.

 

    Location: Community Room
   5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Obadiah Comfort Dog  
    Contact: Sue D'Arcangelo   781-545-8727   sdarcangelo@ocln.org
   

Come read or just cuddle up with Obadiah the Comfort Dog!  

Children in Grades Kindergarten and up are invited to sign up ahead of time in the Children's Room for a 15 minute slot to hang out with Obadiah the K-9 Comfort Dog. 

Obadiah is certified through Lutheran Church Charities. 

Please sign up in the Children's Room! 

    Location: Program Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Glow Night!  
    Contact: Kate Jasinski   781-545-8727   kjasinski@ocln.org
   

What is the library like after the lights go out??

Come for Glow in the Dark bowling, music and other Glow in the Dark fun!

For Grades 6-12

This program is generously funded by the Friends of the Scituate Town Library. Visit the Friends' Bookstore Monday, Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm

 

    Location: Community Room

Friday August 17, 2018
   8:00 PM Star Party at Scituate Lighthouse  
    Contact: Sue D'Arcangelo   781-545-8727   sdarcangelo@ocln.org
   

Come to a Star Party at Scituate Lighthouse!

Join the South Shore Astronomical Society every Friday evening at Scituate Lighthouse to view the night sky. Telescopes are available or bring your own.

Viewing starts at sundown, weather permitting.

For more information on South Shore Astronomical Society, please visit their website: https://ssastros.org

Did you know that Scituate Town Library has a telescope that can be checked out? For more information, visit the Children's Room.


Monday August 20, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Drop In Knitting and Crocheting  
    Contact: Susan Pope   781-545-8727   spope@ocln.org
   

Join Fiber Enthusiast and Yarn Store Owner Alison Schirone for Drop in Knitting and Crocheting. 

Bring your work in progress for knitting and crocheting help or just bring your project along and knit or crochet in the company of other fiber friends. 

This is not a “Learn To” class; it is expected that participants will have a basic knowledge of knitting or crocheting

 

   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Book Discussion Group  
    Contact:    781-545-8727   
   

 

Come join the discussion!

Book selection: TBA

 

    Location: Book Club Room

Tuesday August 21, 2018
   4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Graphic Novel Club!  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

NEW! NEW!

For Grades 4 & 5

Kids, do you love Graphic Novels? Then this club is for you!

Parents, there's a lot to love about graphic novels (think comic book art): they encourage kids to love reading and they showcase great art!

Book Selection: "Zita the Spacegirl" by Ben Hatke

Books available for check out in the Children's Room.

Online registration begins June 15.

This program is generously funded by the Friends of the Scituate Town Library. Visit the Friends' Bookstore on the library lower level:  Monday, Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm.

 

    Location: Program Room
   6:00 PM  -  10:30 PM Board of Selectmen Meeting  
    Contact: Lorraine Devin   781-545-8740   ldevin@scituatema.gov
    Location: Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Scituate Animal Shelter Board Meeting  
    Contact: Lisey Good   6175105677   lgood@goodinteriors.com
   

Meeting of the Board of Directors for The Scitaute Animal Shelter.

    Location: Large Conference Room

Wednesday August 22, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Buried in Treasures Support Group  
    Contact: Chris Holmblad     mmhcjh@verizon.net
    Location: Large Conference Room
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Inspirational Book Club  
    Contact: Estelle Margarones   781-545-5300   revestelle@ftccscituate.org
   

The pace of life is often harried, so take an hour to get centered and grounded.

We're reading Breathe (Creating Space for God in a Hectic Life) by Keri Wyatt Kent. We'll discuss two chapters each time we meet and it's not necessary to make each meeting to gain valuable lesson applications. Come as you're able! 

On Aug 1, we'll discuss chapters 1 & 2; on Aug 8, we'll talk about chapters 3 & 4; on Aug 15, we'll delve into chapters 5 &6; on Aug 22, we'll comment on chapters 7 & 8, and on Aug 29, we'll finish our discussion with chapters 9 & 10. The paperback is available on Amazon.

All are welcome.  

 

    Location: Book Club Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Affordable Housing Trust  
    Contact: Mary Sprague   781-545-8815   msprague@scituatema.gov
    Location: Local History Room

Thursday August 23, 2018
   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM MAGIC: THE GATHERING Card Game Club  
    Contact: Kate Jasinski   781-545-8727   kjasinski@ocln.org
   

Come cast spells and battle wizards with others who share your interest in MAGIC: THE GATHERING Card Game!

Learn more about the game at this website: https://magic.wizards.com/en

This club is open to beginners and experts, ages 10-18. Bring your own cards or use the ones we have here! Yummy snacks will be provided.

 

 

    Location: Community Room
   5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Obadiah Comfort Dog  
    Contact: Sue D'Arcangelo   781-545-8727   sdarcangelo@ocln.org
   

Come read or just cuddle up with Obadiah the Comfort Dog!  

Children in Grades Kindergarten and up are invited to sign up ahead of time in the Children's Room for a 15 minute slot to hang out with Obadiah the K-9 Comfort Dog. 

Obadiah is certified through Lutheran Church Charities. 

Please sign up in the Children's Room! 

    Location: Program Room

Friday August 24, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Music with MamaSteph  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

MamaSteph brings her traditional children's songs for sing-alongs and musical stories.

A ticket is required to attend the MamaSteph program. Free tickets can be picked up in the Children's Room, from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm, Monday through Thursday before that week's Friday morning program. Free tickets must be picked up by an adult with a library card, and are limited to 6 per adult. Don't have a library card? Stop by the library with a photo id and get one today! Each person attending the program must have a ticket. This includes infants in strollers/buckets/laps, children, and adults. Please contact the library at 781-545-8727 with any questions.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Scituate Town Library.

    Location: Community Room
   8:00 PM Star Party at Scituate Lighthouse  
    Contact: Sue D'Arcangelo   781-545-8727   sdarcangelo@ocln.org
   

Come to a Star Party at Scituate Lighthouse!

Join the South Shore Astronomical Society every Friday evening at Scituate Lighthouse to view the night sky. Telescopes are available or bring your own.

Viewing starts at sundown, weather permitting.

For more information on South Shore Astronomical Society, please visit their website: https://ssastros.org

Did you know that Scituate Town Library has a telescope that can be checked out? For more information, visit the Children's Room.


Monday August 27, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Drop In Knitting & Crocheting Program  
    Contact: Susan Pope   781-545-8727   spope@ocln.org
   

Join Fiber Enthusiast and Yarn Store Owner Alison Schirone for Drop in Knitting and Crocheting. 

Bring your work in progress for knitting and crocheting help or just bring your project along and knit or crochet in the company of other fiber friends. 

This is not a “Learn To” class; it is expected that participants will have a basic knowledge of knitting or crocheting

 

    Location: Book Club Room

Wednesday August 29, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Inspirational Book Club  
    Contact: Estelle Margarones   781-545-5300   revestelle@ftccscituate.org
   

The pace of life is often harried, so take an hour to get centered and grounded.

We're reading Breathe (Creating Space for God in a Hectic Life) by Keri Wyatt Kent. We'll discuss two chapters each time we meet and it's not necessary to make each meeting to gain valuable lesson applications. Come as you're able! 

On Aug 1, we'll discuss chapters 1 & 2; on Aug 8, we'll talk about chapters 3 & 4; on Aug 15, we'll delve into chapters 5 &6; on Aug 22, we'll comment on chapters 7 & 8, and on Aug 29, we'll finish our discussion with chapters 9 & 10. The paperback is available on Amazon.

All are welcome.  

 

    Location: Book Club Room

Friday August 31, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Music with MamaSteph  
    Contact: Ann Lattinville   781-545-8727   alattinville@ocln.org
   

MamaSteph brings her traditional children's songs for sing-alongs and musical stories.

A ticket is required to attend the MamaSteph program. Free tickets can be picked up in the Children's Room, from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm, Monday through Thursday before that week's Friday morning program. Free tickets must be picked up by an adult with a library card, and are limited to 6 per adult. Don't have a library card? Stop by the library with a photo id and get one today! Each person attending the program must have a ticket. This includes infants in strollers/buckets/laps, children, and adults. Please contact the library at 781-545-8727 with any questions.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Scituate Town Library.

    Location: Community Room
   8:00 PM Star Party at Scituate Lighthouse  
    Contact: Sue D'Arcangelo   781-545-8727   sdarcangelo@ocln.org
   

Come to a Star Party at Scituate Lighthouse!

Join the South Shore Astronomical Society every Friday evening at Scituate Lighthouse to view the night sky. Telescopes are available or bring your own.

Viewing starts at sundown, weather permitting.

For more information on South Shore Astronomical Society, please visit their website: https://ssastros.org

Did you know that Scituate Town Library has a telescope that can be checked out? For more information, visit the Children's Room.


Monday September 3, 2018
     LIBRARY IS CLOSED  
    Contact:    781-545-8727   
   

Scituate Town Library is closed today for Labor Day holiday.


Wednesday September 5, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Books n Cooks Club  
    Contact: Susan Pope   781-545-8727   spope@ocln.org
   

Do you enjoy cookbooks, cooking and good conversation?

Come join this new bookclub! Meetings are scheduled the first Wednesday of the month.

Stop by the Research Desk to see this month's cookbook and select a recipe.

Have questions? Call the library at 781-545-8727 and ask for Susan Pope at the Research Desk.

 

    Location: Program Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scituate West Cork Sister City Project  
    Contact: Brenda O'Connor   781-545-4732   
   

Meeting

    Location: Small Conference Room

Thursday September 6, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners  
    Contact: Rachel Masse   617-725-1860 x218   
   

Meeting

    Location: Community Room

Monday September 10, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  10:00 PM Community Preservation Committee (CPC)  
    Contact: Mary Sprague   781-545-8815   msprague@scituatema.gov
   

Meeting

    Location: Community Room

Tuesday September 11, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scituate Education Foundation  
    Contact: Adam St. Jean     adamstjean@hotmail.com
    Location: Community Room

Wednesday September 12, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scituate Sleuths - Mystery Book Group  
    Contact: Susan Pope   781-545-8727   spope@ocln.org
   

 

Adult Mystery Book Club - Scituate Sleuths!

Book selection: "The Bone Garden" by Tess Gerritsen

Do you love a good whodunit? Need new suggestions for suspenseful authors? Come join this Mystery Book group!

To register, come in or call 781-545-8727 and ask for the Reference Desk. All are welcome.

 

    Location: Book Club Room

Monday September 17, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Book Discussion Group  
    Contact:    781-545-8727   
   

 

Come join the discussion!

Book selection: TBA

 

    Location: Book Club Room

Tuesday September 18, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Community Book Discussion  
    Contact: Rev. Pamela M. Barz     pamela.merrill.barz@gmail.com
   

 

Book selection: "The House of Broken Angels" by Luis Alberto Urrea

 

    Location: Book Club Room

Wednesday September 19, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Affordable Housing Trust  
    Contact: Mary Sprague   781-545-8815   msprague@scituatema.gov
    Location: Local History Room

Tuesday September 25, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM OCLN Reference Round Table  
    Contact: Susan Pope   781-545-8727   spope@ocln.org
    Location: Community Room

Wednesday October 3, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Books n Cooks Club  
    Contact: Susan Pope   781-545-8727   spope@ocln.org
   

Do you enjoy cookbooks, cooking and good conversation?

Come join this new bookclub! Meetings are scheduled the first Wednesday of the month.

Stop by the Research Desk to see this month's cookbook and select a recipe.

Have questions? Call the library at 781-545-8727 and ask for Susan Pope at the Research Desk.

 

    Location: Program Room

Monday October 8, 2018
     LIBRARY IS CLOSED  
    Contact:    781-545-8727   
   

Scituate Town Library is closed today for Columbus Day holiday.


Wednesday October 10, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scituate Sleuths - Mystery Book Group  
    Contact: Susan Pope   781-545-8727   spope@ocln.org
   

 

Adult Mystery Book Club - Scituate Sleuths!

Book selection: TBA

Do you love a good whodunit? Need new suggestions for suspenseful authors? Come join this Mystery Book group!

To register, come in or call 781-545-8727 and ask for the Reference Desk. All are welcome.

 

    Location: Book Club Room

Sunday October 14, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Author Talk: Scituate Native Ann Finnie  
    Contact: Susan Pope   781-545-8727   spope@ocln.org
   

Scituate native Ann Finnie launches her new inspirational book!

Her talk will highlight many of her experiences as a holistic healing facilitator. A Q&A will follow Ann's talk.

Copies of her new books will be available for purchase and signing.

 

    Location: Community Room

Monday October 15, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Book Discussion Group  
    Contact:    781-545-8727   
   

 

Come join the discussion!

Book selection: TBA

 

    Location: Book Club Room
   7:00 PM  -  10:00 PM Community Preservation Committee (CPC)  
    Contact: Mary Sprague   781-545-8815   msprague@scituatema.gov
   

Meeting

    Location: Community Room

Friday October 19, 2018
     Art in Bloom--Sponsored by the Scituate Garden Club  
    Contact: Jessi Finnie   781-545-8727   jfinnie@ocln.org
   

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   12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Garden Club Tea  
    Contact: Jessi Finnie   781-545-8727   jfinnie@ocln.org
    Location: Community Room

Saturday October 20, 2018
     Art in Bloom--Sponsored by the Scituate Garden Club  
    Contact: Jessi Finnie   781-545-8727   jfinnie@ocln.org
   

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Sunday October 21, 2018
     Art in Bloom--Sponsored by the Scituate Garden Club  
    Contact: Jessi Finnie   781-545-8727   jfinnie@ocln.org
   

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Wednesday November 7, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Books n Cooks Club  
    Contact: Susan Pope   781-545-8727   spope@ocln.org
   

Do you enjoy cookbooks, cooking and good conversation?

Come join this new bookclub! Meetings are scheduled the first Wednesday of the month.

Stop by the Research Desk to see this month's cookbook and select a recipe.

Have questions? Call the library at 781-545-8727 and ask for Susan Pope at the Research Desk.

 

    Location: Program Room

Monday November 12, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  10:00 PM Community Preservation Committee (CPC)  
    Contact: Mary Sprague   781-545-8815   msprague@scituatema.gov
   

Meeting

    Location: Community Room

Wednesday November 14, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Scituate Sleuths - Mystery Book Group  
    Contact: Susan Pope   781-545-8727   spope@ocln.org
   

 

Adult Mystery Book Club - Scituate Sleuths!

Book selection: TBA

Do you love a good whodunit? Need new suggestions for suspenseful authors? Come join this Mystery Book group!

To register, come in or call 781-545-8727 and ask for the Reference Desk. All are welcome.

 

    Location: Book Club Room

Monday November 19, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Book Discussion Group  
    Contact:    781-545-8727   
   

 

Come join the discussion!

Book selection: TBA

 

    Location: Book Club Room

Wednesday November 21, 2018
   5:00 PM Library Closes at 5:00 pm Today  
    Contact:    781-545-8727   
   

Scituate Town Library closes at 5:00 pm today.


Thursday November 22, 2018
     LIBRARY IS CLOSED  
    Contact:    781-545-8727   
   

Scituate Town Library is closed today for Thanksgiving holiday.


Wednesday December 5, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Books n Cooks Club  
    Contact: Susan Pope   781-545-8727   spope@ocln.org
   

Do you enjoy cookbooks, cooking and good conversation?

Come join this new bookclub! Meetings are scheduled the first Wednesday of the month.

Stop by the Research Desk to see this month's cookbook and select a recipe.

Have questions? Call the library at 781-545-8727 and ask for Susan Pope at the Research Desk.

 

    Location: Program Room

Monday December 10, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  10:00 PM Community Preservation Committee (CPC)  
    Contact: Mary Sprague   781-545-8815   msprague@scituatema.gov
   

Meeting

    Location: Community Room

Thursday December 13, 2018
   9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Scituate Garden Club  
    Contact: Marla Minier   781-545-6898   mminier98@gmail.com
   

Meeting

    Location: Community Room

Monday December 17, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Book Discussion Group  
    Contact:    781-545-8727   
   

 

Come join the discussion!

Book selection: TBA

 

    Location: Book Club Room

Monday December 24, 2018
     LIBRARY IS CLOSED  
    Contact:    781-545-8727   
   

Scituate Town Library is closed today for Christmas holiday.


Tuesday December 25, 2018
     LIBRARY IS CLOSED  
    Contact:    781-545-8727   
   

Scituate Town Library is closed today for Christmas holiday.


Monday December 31, 2018
   5:00 PM Library Closes at 5:00 pm Today  
    Contact:    781-545-8727   
   

Scituate Town Library closes at 5:00 pm today.


Tuesday January 1, 2019
     LIBRARY IS CLOSED  
    Contact:    781-545-8727   
   

Scituate Town Library is closed today for New Year's Day holiday.


Monday January 21, 2019
     LIBRARY IS CLOSED  
    Contact:    781-545-8727   
   

Scituate Town Library is closed today for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.


Monday February 18, 2019
     LIBRARY IS CLOSED  
    Contact:    781-545-8727   
   

Scituate Town Library is closed today for Presidents Day holiday.


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