Mansfield Public Library

255 Hope Street, Mansfield, MA 02048

https://www.mansfieldlibraryma.com  |  508-261-7380

Wednesday May 1, 2024 - Friday May 31, 2024

Join us for our 9th annual Books in Bloom month long event! Stop by the library to check out beautiful book displays that are "blooming" to life and vote for your favorite! Book displays can be seen throughout the library from May 1st to the 31st and are designed by library staff, members of the Mansfield Garden Club, Mansfield Historical Society, Southeast Area Technical High School and Active Day of Mansfield! Also don’t forget to enter to win a raffle basket! All winners will be announced on Monday, June 3rd!

Our monthly Spice Club will have a “floral” theme. We will be offering Lavender and two recipes!

Special events during the month of May include a two session Yoga series, a concert by Grace Notes Community Chorus, an armchair travel program touring Brussels to Amsterdam on a river cruise, a program on financial wellness and lastly, a floral arranging workshop! Don’t forget that space is limited for these programs! 

We also have lots of fun and blooming programs happening in the Children’s Room, such as our floral-themed storytimes and the new Youth Room Garden Club for ages 5 through 13! 

Don’t Forget…

Our friends, the Garden Club of Mansfield, are also having their 29th annual plant sale on Saturday, May 18th from 9:00am to 12:00pm in the Mansfield Town Hall parking lot.
This event will happen RAIN or SHINE!

Join us for our 9th annual Books in Bloom month long event! Stop by the library to check out beautiful book displays that are "blooming" to life and vote for your favorite! Book displays can be seen throughout the library from May 1st to the 31st and are designed by library staff, members of the Mansfield Garden Club, Mansfield Historical Society, Southeast Area Technical High School and Active Day of Mansfield! Also don’t forget to enter to win a raffle basket! All winners will be announced on Monday, June 3rd!

Our monthly Spice Club will have a “floral” theme. We will be offering Lavender and two recipes!

Special events during the month of May include a two session Yoga series, a concert by Grace Notes Community Chorus, an armchair travel program touring Brussels to Amsterdam on a river cruise, a program on financial wellness and lastly, a floral arranging workshop! Don’t forget that space is limited for these programs! 

We also have lots of fun and blooming programs happening in the Children’s Room, such as our floral-themed storytimes and the new Youth Room Garden Club for ages 5 through 13! 

Don’t Forget…

Our friends, the Garden Club of Mansfield, are also having their 29th annual plant sale on Saturday, May 18th from 9:00am to 12:00pm in the Mansfield Town Hall parking lot.
This event will happen RAIN or SHINE!

Tuesday May 21, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for Little Ones! (ages 0-3)

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Sweet Reads Cafe for Teens

Pick your next favorite read at our first ever book tasting event!  Sample comics, manga, and fiction in different genres. 
 
Not a big reader?  That's okay!  Come anyway and hang with your friends, enjoy some sweet snacks, and build your own miniature bookshelf to take home!  All this and more awaits you at the SWEET READS CAFE!  
 
For teens in grades 7-12.  Supplies are limited and will be first come, first serve.  No registration required.

 

CONTACT: Melissa Bennett  508-261-7380  mbennett@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Pick your next favorite read at our first ever book tasting event!  Sample comics, manga, and fiction in different genres. 
 
Not a big reader?  That's okay!  Come anyway and hang with your friends, enjoy some sweet snacks, and build your own miniature bookshelf to take home!  All this and more awaits you at the SWEET READS CAFE!  
 
For teens in grades 7-12.  Supplies are limited and will be first come, first serve.  No registration required.

 

CONTACT:
  Melissa Bennett
  508.261.7380
   mbennett@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Yoga in Bloom With Revonda Mehovic

Please join us for an hour long community yoga practice at the Mansfield Public Library! This will be a level 1-2 Hatha yoga class that will offer plenty of modifications. The focus of this class will be on connecting the mind with the body through a series of gentle movements. Prior knowledge of hatha yoga poses will be helpful, but is not required. Please bring a yoga mat and water to class. If you have them, 2 yoga blocks and a towel to provide extra padding for your knees would be helpful.

 


Revonda Mehovic started practicing yoga in the late 1990s. More recently, she was inspired to teach yoga in order to share the benefits she gained from having a more regular practice. She received her formal training from Yoga Renew and has attended multiple yoga workshops in NC, VA, and NY. Her teaching philosophy is grounded in making yoga more accessible to all bodies.

This event is free and open to ages 18 and up. Registration required.

CONTACT: Whitney K Brown  5082617380  wkbrown@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Please join us for an hour long community yoga practice at the Mansfield Public Library! This will be a level 1-2 Hatha yoga class that will offer plenty of modifications. The focus of this class will be on connecting the mind with the body through a series of gentle movements. Prior knowledge of hatha yoga poses will be helpful, but is not required. Please bring a yoga mat and water to class. If you have them, 2 yoga blocks and a towel to provide extra padding for your knees would be helpful.

 


Revonda Mehovic started practicing yoga in the late 1990s. More recently, she was inspired to teach yoga in order to share the benefits she gained from having a more regular practice. She received her formal training from Yoga Renew and has attended multiple yoga workshops in NC, VA, and NY. Her teaching philosophy is grounded in making yoga more accessible to all bodies.

This event is free and open to ages 18 and up. Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Whitney K Brown
  5082617380
   wkbrown@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room


 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Virtually Speaking - Author Talk with Rebecca F. Kuang

We welcome you to register for a thrilling conversation with Rebecca F. Kuang (R.F. Kuang) as she chats with us about her New York Times bestselling novel, YellowfaceYellowface grapples with questions of diversity, racism, and cultural appropriation, as well as the terrifying alienation of social media.

In Yellowface, Authors June Hayward and Athena Liu were supposed to be twin rising stars. But Athena’s a literary darling. June Hayward is literally nobody. Who wants stories about basic white girls, June thinks.

So when June witnesses Athena’s death in a freak accident, she acts on impulse: she steals Athena’s just-finished masterpiece, an experimental novel about the unsung contributions of Chinese laborers during World War I.

So what if June edits Athena’s novel and sends it to her agent as her own work? So what if she lets her new publisher rebrand her as Juniper Song—complete with an ambiguously ethnic author photo? Doesn’t this piece of history deserve to be told, whoever the teller? That’s what June claims, and the New York Times bestseller list seems to agree.

But June can’t get away from Athena’s shadow, and emerging evidence threatens to bring June’s (stolen) success down around her. As June races to protect her secret, she discovers exactly how far she will go to keep what she thinks she deserves.

White lies, dark humor, and deadly consequences await within the pages of Yellowface. With its totally immersive first-person voice, Kuang’s novel is timely, razor-sharp, and eminently readable. Register to join the conversation! 

About the Author: Rebecca F. Kuang is the award-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Poppy War trilogy, Babel: An Arcane History, and Yellowface. A Marshall Scholar, she has an MPhil in Chinese Studies from Cambridge and an MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies from Oxford; she is now pursuing a PhD in East Asian Languages and Literatures at Yale, where she studies diaspora, contemporary Chinese literature, and Asian American literature.

Please register HERE for this event.

The views expressed by presenters are their own and their appearance in a program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Reference to any specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Mansfield Public Library.

CONTACT: Whitney K Brown  5082617380  wkbrown@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Virtual

We welcome you to register for a thrilling conversation with Rebecca F. Kuang (R.F. Kuang) as she chats with us about her New York Times bestselling novel, YellowfaceYellowface grapples with questions of diversity, racism, and cultural appropriation, as well as the terrifying alienation of social media.

In Yellowface, Authors June Hayward and Athena Liu were supposed to be twin rising stars. But Athena’s a literary darling. June Hayward is literally nobody. Who wants stories about basic white girls, June thinks.

So when June witnesses Athena’s death in a freak accident, she acts on impulse: she steals Athena’s just-finished masterpiece, an experimental novel about the unsung contributions of Chinese laborers during World War I.

So what if June edits Athena’s novel and sends it to her agent as her own work? So what if she lets her new publisher rebrand her as Juniper Song—complete with an ambiguously ethnic author photo? Doesn’t this piece of history deserve to be told, whoever the teller? That’s what June claims, and the New York Times bestseller list seems to agree.

But June can’t get away from Athena’s shadow, and emerging evidence threatens to bring June’s (stolen) success down around her. As June races to protect her secret, she discovers exactly how far she will go to keep what she thinks she deserves.

White lies, dark humor, and deadly consequences await within the pages of Yellowface. With its totally immersive first-person voice, Kuang’s novel is timely, razor-sharp, and eminently readable. Register to join the conversation! 

About the Author: Rebecca F. Kuang is the award-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Poppy War trilogy, Babel: An Arcane History, and Yellowface. A Marshall Scholar, she has an MPhil in Chinese Studies from Cambridge and an MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies from Oxford; she is now pursuing a PhD in East Asian Languages and Literatures at Yale, where she studies diaspora, contemporary Chinese literature, and Asian American literature.

Please register HERE for this event.

The views expressed by presenters are their own and their appearance in a program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Reference to any specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Mansfield Public Library.

CONTACT:
  Whitney K Brown
  5082617380
   wkbrown@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Virtual

Thursday May 23, 2024
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Baby Playgroup (ages 0-20 months)

Parents and caregivers of our youngest friends, ages 0-20 months, are invited to drop by the library every Thursday morning for a baby playgroup. We will provide age-appropriate toys for babies and young toddlers to play with, while parents and caregivers have an opportunity to engage with their little ones and socialize with other adults.

This is an informal gathering--no registration or commitment required. 

 

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Parents and caregivers of our youngest friends, ages 0-20 months, are invited to drop by the library every Thursday morning for a baby playgroup. We will provide age-appropriate toys for babies and young toddlers to play with, while parents and caregivers have an opportunity to engage with their little ones and socialize with other adults.

This is an informal gathering--no registration or commitment required. 

 

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Lego Club for Kids! (ages 5+)

Come build with LEGO bricks! Drop in to the Youth Room any time between 4:00-6:30 PM to build with our LEGO collection. Creations will be put on display in the Youth Room each week!

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Come build with LEGO bricks! Drop in to the Youth Room any time between 4:00-6:30 PM to build with our LEGO collection. Creations will be put on display in the Youth Room each week!

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
ELL Conversation Circle

This is a 45 minute conversation circle for adult English Language Learners who would like to practice their English speaking skills and meet new members of our community. All levels of English learners are welcome.

Please note: This is not a class; it is an an informal group for participants to gain confidence in conversational English.

No registration required. 

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org

This is a 45 minute conversation circle for adult English Language Learners who would like to practice their English speaking skills and meet new members of our community. All levels of English learners are welcome.

Please note: This is not a class; it is an an informal group for participants to gain confidence in conversational English.

No registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
IN PERSON Flower Arranging Demonstration

As part of our Books in Bloom series, we welcome Garden Club of Mansfield member Joyce Kelly who will demonstrate how to create a beautiful floral arrangement using floral foam bricks!
All supplies generously provided by Garden Club of Mansfield.
 
This event is free and open to ages 18 and up. Space is limited!  Registration required.
CONTACT: Whitney K Brown  5082617380  wkbrown@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

As part of our Books in Bloom series, we welcome Garden Club of Mansfield member Joyce Kelly who will demonstrate how to create a beautiful floral arrangement using floral foam bricks!
All supplies generously provided by Garden Club of Mansfield.
 
This event is free and open to ages 18 and up. Space is limited!  Registration required.
CONTACT:
  Whitney K Brown
  5082617380
   wkbrown@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room


Friday May 24, 2024
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12:00 PM
Friday Movie Matinee - The Art of Racing in the Rain

Friday Movie Matinees are the place to be!!!
The Mansfield Public Library is partnering with the Mansfield Council on Aging to offer current release movies for all! 

"
Through his bond with his owner, aspiring Formula One race car driver Denny, golden retriever Enzo learns that the techniques needed on the racetrack can also be used to successfully navigate the journey of life."--IMDB

Light refreshments will be provided by the Mansfield Council on Aging

This event is free and open to all ages appropriate to the rating. 
Rated PG.
 No registration required.

CONTACT: Whitney K Brown  5082617380  wkbrown@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Friday Movie Matinees are the place to be!!!
The Mansfield Public Library is partnering with the Mansfield Council on Aging to offer current release movies for all! 

"
Through his bond with his owner, aspiring Formula One race car driver Denny, golden retriever Enzo learns that the techniques needed on the racetrack can also be used to successfully navigate the journey of life."--IMDB

Light refreshments will be provided by the Mansfield Council on Aging

This event is free and open to all ages appropriate to the rating. 
Rated PG.
 No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Whitney K Brown
  5082617380
   wkbrown@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Monday May 27, 2024

THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY.

THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY.

Thursday May 30, 2024
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Baby Playgroup (ages 0-20 months)

Parents and caregivers of our youngest friends, ages 0-20 months, are invited to drop by the library every Thursday morning for a baby playgroup. We will provide age-appropriate toys for babies and young toddlers to play with, while parents and caregivers have an opportunity to engage with their little ones and socialize with other adults.

This is an informal gathering--no registration or commitment required. 

 

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Parents and caregivers of our youngest friends, ages 0-20 months, are invited to drop by the library every Thursday morning for a baby playgroup. We will provide age-appropriate toys for babies and young toddlers to play with, while parents and caregivers have an opportunity to engage with their little ones and socialize with other adults.

This is an informal gathering--no registration or commitment required. 

 

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Lego Club for Kids! (ages 5+)

Come build with LEGO bricks! Drop in to the Youth Room any time between 4:00-6:30 PM to build with our LEGO collection. Creations will be put on display in the Youth Room each week!

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Come build with LEGO bricks! Drop in to the Youth Room any time between 4:00-6:30 PM to build with our LEGO collection. Creations will be put on display in the Youth Room each week!

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
ELL Conversation Circle

This is a 45 minute conversation circle for adult English Language Learners who would like to practice their English speaking skills and meet new members of our community. All levels of English learners are welcome.

Please note: This is not a class; it is an an informal group for participants to gain confidence in conversational English.

No registration required. 

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org

This is a 45 minute conversation circle for adult English Language Learners who would like to practice their English speaking skills and meet new members of our community. All levels of English learners are welcome.

Please note: This is not a class; it is an an informal group for participants to gain confidence in conversational English.

No registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
HYBRID Spill the Tea Book Chat (18 +)

Join our original book chat, but with a twist!! 
Let's talk books (in person and virtually) and drink tea! 

What are you currently reading, what do you want to read and what do you need more gossip about to read?? Our book chats are a great way to connect with fellow book lovers and community members! Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mansfield Public Library.

This event is free and open to all. Registration Required for invitation to Zoom Meeting Room.
Registrants will receive the invitation to the Zoom Meeting Room on the day of the event.

CONTACT: Whitney Brown  508-261-7380  wkbrown@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Join our original book chat, but with a twist!! 
Let's talk books (in person and virtually) and drink tea! 

What are you currently reading, what do you want to read and what do you need more gossip about to read?? Our book chats are a great way to connect with fellow book lovers and community members! Snacks provided by the Friends of the Mansfield Public Library.

This event is free and open to all. Registration Required for invitation to Zoom Meeting Room.
Registrants will receive the invitation to the Zoom Meeting Room on the day of the event.

CONTACT:
  Whitney Brown
  508.261.7380
   wkbrown@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room


Friday May 31, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
ELL Conversation Circle

Join Stacie for a 45 minute conversation circle for adult English Language Learners who would like to practice their English speaking skills and meet new members of our community. All levels of English learners are welcome.

Please note: This is not a class; it is an an informal group for participants to gain confidence in conversational English.

No registration required. 

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org

Join Stacie for a 45 minute conversation circle for adult English Language Learners who would like to practice their English speaking skills and meet new members of our community. All levels of English learners are welcome.

Please note: This is not a class; it is an an informal group for participants to gain confidence in conversational English.

No registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

Monday June 3, 2024
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Virtually Speaking - Author Talk with Matt Shindell

Mars and its secrets have fascinated and mystified humans since ancient times. Due to its vivid color and visibility, geologic kinship with Earth, and potential as our best hope for settlement, Mars embodies everything that inspires us about space and exploration. For the Love of Mars surveys the red planet's place in the human imagination, beginning with ancient astrologers and skywatchers and ending in our present moment of exploration and virtual engagement.

You’re invited to come learn alongside Matt Shindell, National Air and Space Museum curator, as he introduces viewers to historical figures across eras and around the world who have made sense of this mysterious planet. Shindell will highlight historical figures such as: 

  • Mayan astrologer priests who incorporated Mars into seasonal calendars and religious ceremonies; 
  • Babylonian astrologers who discerned bad omens; 
  • figures of the Scientific Revolution who struggled to comprehend it as a world; 
  • Victorian astronomers who sought signs of intelligent life; and
  • 20th- and 21st-century scientists who have established a technological presence on its surface. 

Along the way, we will encounter writers and artists from each period who take readers and viewers on imagined journeys to Mars.

 By focusing on the diverse human stories behind the telescopes and behind the robots we know and love, Shindell will show how Mars exploration has evolved in ways that have also expanded knowledge about other facets of the universe. Register now for this captivating voyage through time!

About the Author: Matthew Shindell, Ph.D., is a historian of science with a background in science studies. He is Curator of Earth and Planetary Science at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. He is responsible for the Museum’s collection of spacecraft, instruments, and other artifacts related to the exploration and study of our Earth and solar system. He co-hosts the Museum’s podcast, AirSpace. He curated the Museum’s permanent exhibition, Exploring the Planets, and is leading a curatorial team developing the exhibition Futures in Space. Shindell is the author of For the Love of Mars: A Human History of the Red Planet (2023) and The Life and Science of Harold C. Urey (2019), coauthor of Spaceships (2023), Our Future in Space (2023), and Discerning Experts (2019), and co-editor of Smithsonian American Women (2019).  

Please register HERE for this event.

The views expressed by presenters are their own and their appearance in a program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Reference to any specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Mansfield Public Library.

CONTACT: Whitney K Brown  5082617380  wkbrown@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Virtual

Mars and its secrets have fascinated and mystified humans since ancient times. Due to its vivid color and visibility, geologic kinship with Earth, and potential as our best hope for settlement, Mars embodies everything that inspires us about space and exploration. For the Love of Mars surveys the red planet's place in the human imagination, beginning with ancient astrologers and skywatchers and ending in our present moment of exploration and virtual engagement.

You’re invited to come learn alongside Matt Shindell, National Air and Space Museum curator, as he introduces viewers to historical figures across eras and around the world who have made sense of this mysterious planet. Shindell will highlight historical figures such as: 

  • Mayan astrologer priests who incorporated Mars into seasonal calendars and religious ceremonies; 
  • Babylonian astrologers who discerned bad omens; 
  • figures of the Scientific Revolution who struggled to comprehend it as a world; 
  • Victorian astronomers who sought signs of intelligent life; and
  • 20th- and 21st-century scientists who have established a technological presence on its surface. 

Along the way, we will encounter writers and artists from each period who take readers and viewers on imagined journeys to Mars.

 By focusing on the diverse human stories behind the telescopes and behind the robots we know and love, Shindell will show how Mars exploration has evolved in ways that have also expanded knowledge about other facets of the universe. Register now for this captivating voyage through time!

About the Author: Matthew Shindell, Ph.D., is a historian of science with a background in science studies. He is Curator of Earth and Planetary Science at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. He is responsible for the Museum’s collection of spacecraft, instruments, and other artifacts related to the exploration and study of our Earth and solar system. He co-hosts the Museum’s podcast, AirSpace. He curated the Museum’s permanent exhibition, Exploring the Planets, and is leading a curatorial team developing the exhibition Futures in Space. Shindell is the author of For the Love of Mars: A Human History of the Red Planet (2023) and The Life and Science of Harold C. Urey (2019), coauthor of Spaceships (2023), Our Future in Space (2023), and Discerning Experts (2019), and co-editor of Smithsonian American Women (2019).  

Please register HERE for this event.

The views expressed by presenters are their own and their appearance in a program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Reference to any specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Mansfield Public Library.

CONTACT:
  Whitney K Brown
  5082617380
   wkbrown@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Virtual

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Read Aloud & Art-ivity (Grades K-5)

Listen to a story and then gather together for a fun book-related art activity–or art-ivity! We''ll also check on our garden and plant experiments!

 
CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Listen to a story and then gather together for a fun book-related art activity–or art-ivity! We''ll also check on our garden and plant experiments!

 
CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Tuesday June 4, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for Little Ones! (ages 0-3)

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Wednesday June 5, 2024
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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Virtual 50+ Job Seekers Networking Group

This week's topic (June 5) is Thinking Outside the Box

The Massachusetts Library Collaborative's 50+ Job Seekers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, from 9:30am to 11:30am, via Zoom. If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you! Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking!

Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition. Each meeting features a new topic. Meetings include a presentation and interactive workshop on topics relevant to career transition, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, small group breakout rooms to network, and 1-on-1 coaching guidance. Participating on a regular basis will give job seekers the many tools and strategies needed for a successful job search.

Each biweekly meeting is facilitated by Deborah Hope, MBA, PCIC, an experienced executive career coach. Deborah is a former Fortune 500 executive, investment banker and entrepreneur. She transitioned to executive coaching over 12 years ago. Deborah has coached with Harvard Business School Executive Education programs and the Massachusetts Conference for Women. She has been trained or certified in a variety of coaching models and assessment tools. Deborah has facilitated 50+ job seekers networking groups since 2016. 

This week's topic (June 5) is Thinking Outside the Box. Register directly on Zoom HERE.

This group is sponsored by more than 60 Massachusetts public libraries.

NOTE: This program will not be recorded.

CONTACT: Whitney K Brown  5082617380  wkbrown@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: ZOOM Virtual Meeting Room

This week's topic (June 5) is Thinking Outside the Box

The Massachusetts Library Collaborative's 50+ Job Seekers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, from 9:30am to 11:30am, via Zoom. If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you! Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking!

Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition. Each meeting features a new topic. Meetings include a presentation and interactive workshop on topics relevant to career transition, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, small group breakout rooms to network, and 1-on-1 coaching guidance. Participating on a regular basis will give job seekers the many tools and strategies needed for a successful job search.

Each biweekly meeting is facilitated by Deborah Hope, MBA, PCIC, an experienced executive career coach. Deborah is a former Fortune 500 executive, investment banker and entrepreneur. She transitioned to executive coaching over 12 years ago. Deborah has coached with Harvard Business School Executive Education programs and the Massachusetts Conference for Women. She has been trained or certified in a variety of coaching models and assessment tools. Deborah has facilitated 50+ job seekers networking groups since 2016. 

This week's topic (June 5) is Thinking Outside the Box. Register directly on Zoom HERE.

This group is sponsored by more than 60 Massachusetts public libraries.

NOTE: This program will not be recorded.

CONTACT:
  Whitney K Brown
  5082617380
   wkbrown@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: ZOOM Virtual Meeting Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool Parachute Playgroup! (ages 3-5)

Families of children will engage in free play with a variety of manipulatives/educational toys. The group will have circle time, music, stories, a simple art project, tunnel and parachute play.  This group is focused on socialization and other developmental skills and is for ages 3-5.

Come join us for these MONTHLY FUN GET-TOGETHERS with others!

Registration is required. Please register each month by emailing ccarver@selfhelpinc.org.

 

CONTACT: Carol Carver  508-559-1666 x 1811  ccarver@selfhelpinc.org

Families of children will engage in free play with a variety of manipulatives/educational toys. The group will have circle time, music, stories, a simple art project, tunnel and parachute play.  This group is focused on socialization and other developmental skills and is for ages 3-5.

Come join us for these MONTHLY FUN GET-TOGETHERS with others!

Registration is required. Please register each month by emailing ccarver@selfhelpinc.org.

 

CONTACT:
  Carol Carver
  508.559.1666 x 1811
   ccarver@selfhelpinc.org

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
IN PERSON Planning for Medicare

Planning for Medicare is a comprehensive seminar that helps people approaching Medicare eligibility understand their health insurance options outside of their employer-sponsored coverage, whether they are planning to retire or not. Many employees need help understanding the coverage options available to them when they approach Medicare eligibility. This is especially true for those that plan to retire and are leaving their employer-sponsored coverage. For these employees, retirement may be the first time they don’t have a Human Resources representative helping to explain their health plan. The Planning for Medicare seminar helps your employees make an informed decision about their individual
health coverage options.

 

Presented by Bill Rowbottom, Senior Plan Consultant, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Massachusetts

This program is free and open to all. Registration recommended for courtesy email reminder. 

CONTACT: Whitney Brown  508-261-7380  wkbrown@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Planning for Medicare is a comprehensive seminar that helps people approaching Medicare eligibility understand their health insurance options outside of their employer-sponsored coverage, whether they are planning to retire or not. Many employees need help understanding the coverage options available to them when they approach Medicare eligibility. This is especially true for those that plan to retire and are leaving their employer-sponsored coverage. For these employees, retirement may be the first time they don’t have a Human Resources representative helping to explain their health plan. The Planning for Medicare seminar helps your employees make an informed decision about their individual
health coverage options.

 

Presented by Bill Rowbottom, Senior Plan Consultant, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Massachusetts

This program is free and open to all. Registration recommended for courtesy email reminder. 

CONTACT:
  Whitney Brown
  508.261.7380
   wkbrown@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room


Thursday June 6, 2024
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Baby Playgroup (ages 0-20 months)

Parents and caregivers of our youngest friends, ages 0-20 months, are invited to drop by the library every Thursday morning for a baby playgroup. We will provide age-appropriate toys for babies and young toddlers to play with, while parents and caregivers have an opportunity to engage with their little ones and socialize with other adults.

This is an informal gathering--no registration or commitment required. 

 

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Parents and caregivers of our youngest friends, ages 0-20 months, are invited to drop by the library every Thursday morning for a baby playgroup. We will provide age-appropriate toys for babies and young toddlers to play with, while parents and caregivers have an opportunity to engage with their little ones and socialize with other adults.

This is an informal gathering--no registration or commitment required. 

 

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Lego Club for Kids! (ages 5+)

Come build with LEGO bricks! Drop in to the Youth Room any time between 4:00-6:30 PM to build with our LEGO collection. Creations will be put on display in the Youth Room each week!

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Come build with LEGO bricks! Drop in to the Youth Room any time between 4:00-6:30 PM to build with our LEGO collection. Creations will be put on display in the Youth Room each week!

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
ELL Conversation Circle

This is a 45 minute conversation circle for adult English Language Learners who would like to practice their English speaking skills and meet new members of our community. All levels of English learners are welcome.

Please note: This is not a class; it is an an informal group for participants to gain confidence in conversational English.

No registration required. 

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org

This is a 45 minute conversation circle for adult English Language Learners who would like to practice their English speaking skills and meet new members of our community. All levels of English learners are welcome.

Please note: This is not a class; it is an an informal group for participants to gain confidence in conversational English.

No registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Hybrid Mystery Book Club - Everyone in My Family Has Killed Someone: A Novel by Benjamin Stevenson

All are welcome to join the Mansfield Public Library Mystery Book Club for an in-person OR virtual discussion of Everyone in My Family Has Killed Someone: A Novel by Benjamin Stevenson.

Knives Out and Clue meet Agatha Christie and The Thursday Murder Club in this “utterly original” (Jane Harper), “not to be missed” (Karin Slaughter), fiendishly clever blend of classic and modern murder mystery.

Everyone in my family has killed someone. Some of us, the high achievers, have killed more than once. I’m not trying to be dramatic, but it is the truth. Some of us are good, others are bad, and some just unfortunate.

I’m Ernest Cunningham. Call me Ern or Ernie. I wish I’d killed whoever decided our family reunion should be at a ski resort, but it’s a little more complicated than that.

Have I killed someone? Yes. I have.

Who was it?

Let’s get started.

EVERYONE IN MY FAMILY HAS KILLED SOMEONE

My brother

My stepsister

My wife

My father

My mother

My sister-in-law

My uncle

My stepfather

My aunt

Me

--Amazon

 

This event is free and open to all. Registration Required for invitation to Zoom Meeting Room.
Registrants will receive the invitation to the Zoom Meeting Room on the day of the event.

CONTACT: Whitney Brown  508-261-7380  wkbrown@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Hybrid

All are welcome to join the Mansfield Public Library Mystery Book Club for an in-person OR virtual discussion of Everyone in My Family Has Killed Someone: A Novel by Benjamin Stevenson.

Knives Out and Clue meet Agatha Christie and The Thursday Murder Club in this “utterly original” (Jane Harper), “not to be missed” (Karin Slaughter), fiendishly clever blend of classic and modern murder mystery.

Everyone in my family has killed someone. Some of us, the high achievers, have killed more than once. I’m not trying to be dramatic, but it is the truth. Some of us are good, others are bad, and some just unfortunate.

I’m Ernest Cunningham. Call me Ern or Ernie. I wish I’d killed whoever decided our family reunion should be at a ski resort, but it’s a little more complicated than that.

Have I killed someone? Yes. I have.

Who was it?

Let’s get started.

EVERYONE IN MY FAMILY HAS KILLED SOMEONE

My brother

My stepsister

My wife

My father

My mother

My sister-in-law

My uncle

My stepfather

My aunt

Me

--Amazon

 

This event is free and open to all. Registration Required for invitation to Zoom Meeting Room.
Registrants will receive the invitation to the Zoom Meeting Room on the day of the event.

CONTACT:
  Whitney Brown
  508.261.7380
   wkbrown@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Hybrid


Monday June 10, 2024
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Family Game Night! (all ages)

Join us for family game night! Try out one of our board games or bring your own!

This is a drop-in event; no registration is required. 

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us for family game night! Try out one of our board games or bring your own!

This is a drop-in event; no registration is required. 

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Book Chat (ages 8-12)

Love to read? Love to talk about what you are reading? Join the library’s Book Chat for 8-12 year olds. We'll share the books we read on our own during the month and we'll also save time for book related activities and games too!

This Book Chat will meet the second Monday of every month. No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Love to read? Love to talk about what you are reading? Join the library’s Book Chat for 8-12 year olds. We'll share the books we read on our own during the month and we'll also save time for book related activities and games too!

This Book Chat will meet the second Monday of every month. No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Tuesday June 11, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for Little Ones! (ages 0-3)

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
IN PERSON Author Talk with Andrew Noone

Mansfield Public Library is excited to welcome author Andrew Noone for a discussion of his book, Bathsheba Spooner: A Revolutionary Murder Conspiracy.

"What possessed a woman from the elite of eighteenth-century New England society to conspire with American and British soldiers to murder her husband at the midpoint of the American Revolution?
The story of Bathsheba Spooner has alternately fascinated and baffled residents ofWorcester County for centuries. Beyond central Massachusetts, the tale is largely unknown.Many, when first hearing of the tale, assume it to be the stuff of legend. It was, in fact, the mostsensational “true crime” tragedy of the American 1700’s.The episode’s ingredients included a cold, possibly abusive husband, a handsome, directionlessteenager, a pair of roughened British prisoners-of-war, and readily available cash set aflame bysocial and political isolation, wartime uncertainty and social upheaval. Add to this mixture ahaughty, impetuous and (possibly insane) beautiful woman, and what resulted was a brutal homicide whose notoriety was only heightened by the distraction of New Englanders war-wearyand economically stressed.The crime was familiar to observers and participants whose names still represent for us the bestin Revolutionary Massachusetts: a signer of the Declaration (Robert Treat Paine), Governor John Hancock, Thomas Jefferson’s attorney general (Levi Lincoln), Justice Jedediah Foster(shared creator of the Massachusetts constitution, which inspired the national document), one of the colonies’ most famed printers (Isaiah Thomas) and, even, obliquely, Abigail Adams. TimothyRuggles, father of the crime’s instigator who, had he chosen to side with local Patriots ratherthan become an infamous spokesman for the King, would likely be as famous today as PaulRevere or Samuel Adams. It is tempting to speculate if the crime could have happened had hisloyalties been with the Revolutionaries.Early American marriage and divorce, its political and military background, the social strata, itslegal and retributive approach to justice---these contexts serve to frame an amateurly-conceived crime whose circumstances were uniquely suited to provoke a scandal which in its time was asgripping as that of Lizzie Borden’s over a century later." Amazon

 

 

 

Andrew Noone is an an independent scholar, beginning this book’s journey after a dinner guest reminded him that Bathsheba Spooner and unborn son were buried in the park opposite his family’s new home. At the time, no serious, in-depth work had ever appeared on the topic. One did appear, five years later, but he continued his own avenue of research.

Following his musicology degree from Syracuse University, he was awarded a Florence Fellowship in Renaissance Art History through the same school, spending seven months in that city after a semester in New York.

Prior to his current teaching position as music specialist with the Worcester Public Schools, he taught dozens of college courses, many in art history and music, throughout eastern/central Massachusetts, but primarily ESL at Clark University, where he received a graduate certificate in TESOL. Later, he completed three years of study in the Keepers of the Republic program (in American history) hosted by the American Antiquarian Society. He has published with Worldwide Books and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

His earliest dream memory is of standing at the base of the Pilgrim monument in Miles Standish Park in Duxbury, Massachusetts, with a black-robed Pilgrim nearby. His lifelong love of early American history continues, especially through the lens of eighteenth-century Worcester, the little village which played an outsized role during the American Revolution. Previously a member of the Worcester Historical Commission, he is currently a docent for Preservation Worcester.When not preparing classes or writing, he enjoys painting watercolors, learning guitar, playing piano, language study, and hiking. He and his wife live on Green Hill Park, resting place of Bathsheba Spooner and her unborn son. He has two adult children.

This program is free and open to all. Registration required for courtesy email reminder.

Mansfield Public Library is excited to welcome author Andrew Noone for a discussion of his book, Bathsheba Spooner: A Revolutionary Murder Conspiracy.

"What possessed a woman from the elite of eighteenth-century New England society to conspire with American and British soldiers to murder her husband at the midpoint of the American Revolution?
The story of Bathsheba Spooner has alternately fascinated and baffled residents ofWorcester County for centuries. Beyond central Massachusetts, the tale is largely unknown.Many, when first hearing of the tale, assume it to be the stuff of legend. It was, in fact, the mostsensational “true crime” tragedy of the American 1700’s.The episode’s ingredients included a cold, possibly abusive husband, a handsome, directionlessteenager, a pair of roughened British prisoners-of-war, and readily available cash set aflame bysocial and political isolation, wartime uncertainty and social upheaval. Add to this mixture ahaughty, impetuous and (possibly insane) beautiful woman, and what resulted was a brutal homicide whose notoriety was only heightened by the distraction of New Englanders war-wearyand economically stressed.The crime was familiar to observers and participants whose names still represent for us the bestin Revolutionary Massachusetts: a signer of the Declaration (Robert Treat Paine), Governor John Hancock, Thomas Jefferson’s attorney general (Levi Lincoln), Justice Jedediah Foster(shared creator of the Massachusetts constitution, which inspired the national document), one of the colonies’ most famed printers (Isaiah Thomas) and, even, obliquely, Abigail Adams. TimothyRuggles, father of the crime’s instigator who, had he chosen to side with local Patriots ratherthan become an infamous spokesman for the King, would likely be as famous today as PaulRevere or Samuel Adams. It is tempting to speculate if the crime could have happened had hisloyalties been with the Revolutionaries.Early American marriage and divorce, its political and military background, the social strata, itslegal and retributive approach to justice---these contexts serve to frame an amateurly-conceived crime whose circumstances were uniquely suited to provoke a scandal which in its time was asgripping as that of Lizzie Borden’s over a century later." Amazon

 

 

 

Andrew Noone is an an independent scholar, beginning this book’s journey after a dinner guest reminded him that Bathsheba Spooner and unborn son were buried in the park opposite his family’s new home. At the time, no serious, in-depth work had ever appeared on the topic. One did appear, five years later, but he continued his own avenue of research.

Following his musicology degree from Syracuse University, he was awarded a Florence Fellowship in Renaissance Art History through the same school, spending seven months in that city after a semester in New York.

Prior to his current teaching position as music specialist with the Worcester Public Schools, he taught dozens of college courses, many in art history and music, throughout eastern/central Massachusetts, but primarily ESL at Clark University, where he received a graduate certificate in TESOL. Later, he completed three years of study in the Keepers of the Republic program (in American history) hosted by the American Antiquarian Society. He has published with Worldwide Books and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

His earliest dream memory is of standing at the base of the Pilgrim monument in Miles Standish Park in Duxbury, Massachusetts, with a black-robed Pilgrim nearby. His lifelong love of early American history continues, especially through the lens of eighteenth-century Worcester, the little village which played an outsized role during the American Revolution. Previously a member of the Worcester Historical Commission, he is currently a docent for Preservation Worcester.When not preparing classes or writing, he enjoys painting watercolors, learning guitar, playing piano, language study, and hiking. He and his wife live on Green Hill Park, resting place of Bathsheba Spooner and her unborn son. He has two adult children.

This program is free and open to all. Registration required for courtesy email reminder.


Wednesday June 12, 2024
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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Virtual 50+ Job Seekers Networking Group

This week's topic (June 12) is Marketing Plan

The Massachusetts Library Collaborative's 50+ Job Seekers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, from 9:30am to 11:30am, via Zoom. If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you! Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking!

Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition. Each meeting features a new topic. Meetings include a presentation and interactive workshop on topics relevant to career transition, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, small group breakout rooms to network, and 1-on-1 coaching guidance. Participating on a regular basis will give job seekers the many tools and strategies needed for a successful job search.

Each biweekly meeting is facilitated by Deborah Hope, MBA, PCIC, an experienced executive career coach. Deborah is a former Fortune 500 executive, investment banker and entrepreneur. She transitioned to executive coaching over 12 years ago. Deborah has coached with Harvard Business School Executive Education programs and the Massachusetts Conference for Women. She has been trained or certified in a variety of coaching models and assessment tools. Deborah has facilitated 50+ job seekers networking groups since 2016. 

This week's topic (June 12) is Marketing Plan. Register directly on Zoom HERE.

This group is sponsored by more than 60 Massachusetts public libraries.

NOTE: This program will not be recorded.

CONTACT: Whitney K Brown  5082617380  wkbrown@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: ZOOM Virtual Meeting Room

This week's topic (June 12) is Marketing Plan

The Massachusetts Library Collaborative's 50+ Job Seekers Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, from 9:30am to 11:30am, via Zoom. If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, or recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is perfect for you! Remember, 85% of jobs are found through networking!

Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition. Each meeting features a new topic. Meetings include a presentation and interactive workshop on topics relevant to career transition, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, small group breakout rooms to network, and 1-on-1 coaching guidance. Participating on a regular basis will give job seekers the many tools and strategies needed for a successful job search.

Each biweekly meeting is facilitated by Deborah Hope, MBA, PCIC, an experienced executive career coach. Deborah is a former Fortune 500 executive, investment banker and entrepreneur. She transitioned to executive coaching over 12 years ago. Deborah has coached with Harvard Business School Executive Education programs and the Massachusetts Conference for Women. She has been trained or certified in a variety of coaching models and assessment tools. Deborah has facilitated 50+ job seekers networking groups since 2016. 

This week's topic (June 12) is Marketing Plan. Register directly on Zoom HERE.

This group is sponsored by more than 60 Massachusetts public libraries.

NOTE: This program will not be recorded.

CONTACT:
  Whitney K Brown
  5082617380
   wkbrown@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: ZOOM Virtual Meeting Room

 
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Spice Club - GROUND GINGER (ages 13 and up)

Do you love to cook and want to try new flavors and recipes? Or maybe you’re tired of cooking the same old thing and want to try something new? Then we have got just the club for you!!! Time to get spicy and join the Mansfield Public Library’s Spice Club!


Every month, a new spice and recipes will be featured each month. We will provide a Spice Pack which will include:
  • Information and history of each featured spice.
  • Two new recipes from A to Z World Food database (A Mansfield Public Library card is required to access this database).

  • Pre-measured featured spice for the two recipes that month

    Once registered, come to the library on Wednesday, June 12th, to pick up the kit.

Be sure to register individually if you have more than one person to sign up. The spice club is open to ages 13 and up.

This program is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Mansfield Public Library

Don't forget to share images of your culinary creations on the library's Facebook and/or Instagram pages.
Use the hashtags: #mansfieldpubliclibrary #mplspiceclub #librariesofinstagram #cookingfun 

CONTACT: Whitney Brown  wkbrown@sailsinc.org

Do you love to cook and want to try new flavors and recipes? Or maybe you’re tired of cooking the same old thing and want to try something new? Then we have got just the club for you!!! Time to get spicy and join the Mansfield Public Library’s Spice Club!


Every month, a new spice and recipes will be featured each month. We will provide a Spice Pack which will include:
  • Information and history of each featured spice.
  • Two new recipes from A to Z World Food database (A Mansfield Public Library card is required to access this database).

  • Pre-measured featured spice for the two recipes that month

    Once registered, come to the library on Wednesday, June 12th, to pick up the kit.

Be sure to register individually if you have more than one person to sign up. The spice club is open to ages 13 and up.

This program is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Mansfield Public Library

Don't forget to share images of your culinary creations on the library's Facebook and/or Instagram pages.
Use the hashtags: #mansfieldpubliclibrary #mplspiceclub #librariesofinstagram #cookingfun 

CONTACT:
  Whitney Brown
  
   wkbrown@sailsinc.org


 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Pre-K Story & Play Time (Ages 3-5)

Join Stacie for stories, songs, and silliness followed by imaginative playtime!

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join Stacie for stories, songs, and silliness followed by imaginative playtime!

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Library Learning with Kristen

Bring your library questions!  Learn how to borrow eBooks through Libby or Hoopla, or how to use one of the many databases that we offer, or how to do an Advanced Search in our online catalog, or how to request an item that isn't in our own SAILS network.  Please call ahead to make an in-person appointment for the 2nd or 4th Wednesday of the month, from 6:30 – 7:30pm.  Registration Required.  Space is limited.  

To book an appointment, please call the Reference Department at (508) 261-7380 x3.  Walk-ins welcome, if space allows.

CONTACT: Whitney K Brown  5082617380  wkbrown@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library Area

Bring your library questions!  Learn how to borrow eBooks through Libby or Hoopla, or how to use one of the many databases that we offer, or how to do an Advanced Search in our online catalog, or how to request an item that isn't in our own SAILS network.  Please call ahead to make an in-person appointment for the 2nd or 4th Wednesday of the month, from 6:30 – 7:30pm.  Registration Required.  Space is limited.  

To book an appointment, please call the Reference Department at (508) 261-7380 x3.  Walk-ins welcome, if space allows.

CONTACT:
  Whitney K Brown
  5082617380
   wkbrown@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library Area

Thursday June 13, 2024
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Baby Playgroup (ages 0-20 months)

Parents and caregivers of our youngest friends, ages 0-20 months, are invited to drop by the library every Thursday morning for a baby playgroup. We will provide age-appropriate toys for babies and young toddlers to play with, while parents and caregivers have an opportunity to engage with their little ones and socialize with other adults.

This is an informal gathering--no registration or commitment required. 

 

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Parents and caregivers of our youngest friends, ages 0-20 months, are invited to drop by the library every Thursday morning for a baby playgroup. We will provide age-appropriate toys for babies and young toddlers to play with, while parents and caregivers have an opportunity to engage with their little ones and socialize with other adults.

This is an informal gathering--no registration or commitment required. 

 

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Lego Club for Kids! (ages 5+)

Come build with LEGO bricks! Drop in to the Youth Room any time between 4:00-6:30 PM to build with our LEGO collection. Creations will be put on display in the Youth Room each week!

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Come build with LEGO bricks! Drop in to the Youth Room any time between 4:00-6:30 PM to build with our LEGO collection. Creations will be put on display in the Youth Room each week!

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
ELL Conversation Circle

This is a 45 minute conversation circle for adult English Language Learners who would like to practice their English speaking skills and meet new members of our community. All levels of English learners are welcome.

Please note: This is not a class; it is an an informal group for participants to gain confidence in conversational English.

No registration required. 

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org

This is a 45 minute conversation circle for adult English Language Learners who would like to practice their English speaking skills and meet new members of our community. All levels of English learners are welcome.

Please note: This is not a class; it is an an informal group for participants to gain confidence in conversational English.

No registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
It’s All Relative! Mansfield Public Library Genealogy Club

Whether you are at the start of the journey into your family history and not sure where to begin, or you are a seasoned pro, this new genealogy club is for you! The Mansfield Public Library Genealogy Club is for those who have an interest in genealogy. We will discuss our own journeys in the fascinating and sometimes overwhelming areas of genealogy and share tips and tricks that have become useful along the way. At the first meeting, Reference Librarian Whitney Brown will also go over genealogy resources that the library has to offer, both print and digital!

The Mansfield Public Library Genealogy Club meets in-person on the second Thursday of the month. 
 

 

 

 

This event is free and open to all. Registration Required. Please register at www.mansfieldlibraryma.com or call us at 508-261-7380 ext. 3. For more information on this program, please contact Whitney Brown, Reference/Teen Librarian, at (508) 261-7380 or email wkbrown@sailsinc.org.

CONTACT: Whitney Brown  508-261-7380  wkbrown@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Certuse Room

Whether you are at the start of the journey into your family history and not sure where to begin, or you are a seasoned pro, this new genealogy club is for you! The Mansfield Public Library Genealogy Club is for those who have an interest in genealogy. We will discuss our own journeys in the fascinating and sometimes overwhelming areas of genealogy and share tips and tricks that have become useful along the way. At the first meeting, Reference Librarian Whitney Brown will also go over genealogy resources that the library has to offer, both print and digital!

The Mansfield Public Library Genealogy Club meets in-person on the second Thursday of the month. 
 

 

 

 

This event is free and open to all. Registration Required. Please register at www.mansfieldlibraryma.com or call us at 508-261-7380 ext. 3. For more information on this program, please contact Whitney Brown, Reference/Teen Librarian, at (508) 261-7380 or email wkbrown@sailsinc.org.

CONTACT:
  Whitney Brown
  508.261.7380
   wkbrown@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Certuse Room


 
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8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Virtually Speaking - Author Talk with Freida McFadden

Get your popcorn and take a seat as we pick the brain of the queen of twists herself, Freida McFadden! McFadden will join us to chat about writing psychological thrillers, her mega-bestselling hit The Housemaid series, in particular her forthcoming (June 11, 2024) third installment, The Housemaid Is Watching

The next installment is full of unbelievable twists and tension as it continues to follow Millie Calloway. She used to clean other people’s houses—now, she can’t believe this new home is actually hers. The charming kitchen, the quiet cul-de-sac, the huge yard where her kids can play. She and her husband saved for years to give their children the life they deserve.

Even though she’s wary of their new neighbor, Mrs. Lowell when she invites them over for dinner, it’s their chance to make friends, so they accept the invitation. Mrs. Lowell’s maid opens the door wearing a white apron, her hair in a tight bun. Millie knows exactly what it’s like to be in her shoes. But the maid’s cold stare gives her chills…

The Lowells’ maid isn’t the only strange thing on their street. Millie’s sure she sees a shadowy figure watching them. Her husband leaves the house late at night. And when she meets a woman who lives across the way, her words chill to the bone: Be careful of your neighbors.

Millie wonders: Did they make a terrible mistake moving their family here?

About the Author: #1 New York TimesAmazon ChartsUSA TodayWall Street JournalSunday Times, and Publisher's Weekly bestselling author Freida McFadden is a practicing physician specializing in brain injury who has penned multiple bestselling psychological thrillers and medical humor novels. Freida’s work has been selected as one of Amazon Editors’ best books of the year, she is the winner of the International Thriller Writers Award for best paperback, and she is a Goodreads Choice Award winner. Her novels have been translated into over 30 languages.

Freida lives with her family and black cat in a centuries-old three-story home overlooking the ocean, with staircases that creak and moan with each step, and nobody could hear you if you scream. Unless you scream really loudly, maybe.

Please register HERE for this event.

The views expressed by presenters are their own and their appearance in a program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Reference to any specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Mansfield Public Library.

CONTACT: Whitney K Brown  5082617380  wkbrown@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Virtual

Get your popcorn and take a seat as we pick the brain of the queen of twists herself, Freida McFadden! McFadden will join us to chat about writing psychological thrillers, her mega-bestselling hit The Housemaid series, in particular her forthcoming (June 11, 2024) third installment, The Housemaid Is Watching

The next installment is full of unbelievable twists and tension as it continues to follow Millie Calloway. She used to clean other people’s houses—now, she can’t believe this new home is actually hers. The charming kitchen, the quiet cul-de-sac, the huge yard where her kids can play. She and her husband saved for years to give their children the life they deserve.

Even though she’s wary of their new neighbor, Mrs. Lowell when she invites them over for dinner, it’s their chance to make friends, so they accept the invitation. Mrs. Lowell’s maid opens the door wearing a white apron, her hair in a tight bun. Millie knows exactly what it’s like to be in her shoes. But the maid’s cold stare gives her chills…

The Lowells’ maid isn’t the only strange thing on their street. Millie’s sure she sees a shadowy figure watching them. Her husband leaves the house late at night. And when she meets a woman who lives across the way, her words chill to the bone: Be careful of your neighbors.

Millie wonders: Did they make a terrible mistake moving their family here?

About the Author: #1 New York TimesAmazon ChartsUSA TodayWall Street JournalSunday Times, and Publisher's Weekly bestselling author Freida McFadden is a practicing physician specializing in brain injury who has penned multiple bestselling psychological thrillers and medical humor novels. Freida’s work has been selected as one of Amazon Editors’ best books of the year, she is the winner of the International Thriller Writers Award for best paperback, and she is a Goodreads Choice Award winner. Her novels have been translated into over 30 languages.

Freida lives with her family and black cat in a centuries-old three-story home overlooking the ocean, with staircases that creak and moan with each step, and nobody could hear you if you scream. Unless you scream really loudly, maybe.

Please register HERE for this event.

The views expressed by presenters are their own and their appearance in a program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Reference to any specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Mansfield Public Library.

CONTACT:
  Whitney K Brown
  5082617380
   wkbrown@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Virtual

Saturday June 15, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Read-to-a-Dog! (Grades K-6)

Children in grades K-6 are invited to practice their reading or storytelling skills with a patient, supportive (and adorable!) listener: a certified therapy dog! Children can choose a book from the library or bring one from home, and will have around 5-10 minutes to read.

There is no registration required, but children will be asked to check-in upon arrival and wait for their turn! Coloring pages and books for browsing will be available. Children who have attended before are encouraged to bring their Pawsport with them to continue collecting stamps for their reading!

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org

Children in grades K-6 are invited to practice their reading or storytelling skills with a patient, supportive (and adorable!) listener: a certified therapy dog! Children can choose a book from the library or bring one from home, and will have around 5-10 minutes to read.

There is no registration required, but children will be asked to check-in upon arrival and wait for their turn! Coloring pages and books for browsing will be available. Children who have attended before are encouraged to bring their Pawsport with them to continue collecting stamps for their reading!

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

Monday June 17, 2024
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6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
Evening Baby Playtime (ages 0-20 months)

Parents and caregivers of our youngest friends, ages 0-20 months, are invited to drop by the library for a special evening baby playgroup. We will provide age-appropriate toys for babies and young toddlers. Parents and caregivers will have an opportunity to engage with their little ones and socialize with other adults.

This is an informal gathering--no registration or commitment required. 

 

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Parents and caregivers of our youngest friends, ages 0-20 months, are invited to drop by the library for a special evening baby playgroup. We will provide age-appropriate toys for babies and young toddlers. Parents and caregivers will have an opportunity to engage with their little ones and socialize with other adults.

This is an informal gathering--no registration or commitment required. 

 

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Tuesday June 18, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for Little Ones! (ages 0-3)

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Wednesday June 19, 2024

THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF JUNETEENTH.

THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF JUNETEENTH.

Thursday June 20, 2024
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Baby Playgroup (ages 0-20 months)

Parents and caregivers of our youngest friends, ages 0-20 months, are invited to drop by the library every Thursday morning for a baby playgroup. We will provide age-appropriate toys for babies and young toddlers to play with, while parents and caregivers have an opportunity to engage with their little ones and socialize with other adults.

This is an informal gathering--no registration or commitment required. 

 

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Parents and caregivers of our youngest friends, ages 0-20 months, are invited to drop by the library every Thursday morning for a baby playgroup. We will provide age-appropriate toys for babies and young toddlers to play with, while parents and caregivers have an opportunity to engage with their little ones and socialize with other adults.

This is an informal gathering--no registration or commitment required. 

 

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Virtually Speaking - Author Talk with Tiffany Jewell

Join us as #1 New York Times bestselling author Tiffany Jewell highlights the inequities Black and Brown students face from preschool through college as she presents lessons and knowledge from her new book Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School

From preschool to higher education and everything in between, Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School focuses on the experiences Black and Brown students face as a direct result of the racism built into schools across the United States.

The overarching nonfiction narrative follows author Tiffany Jewell from early elementary school through her time at college, unpacking the history of systemic racism in the American educational system along the way. Throughout the book, other writers of the global majority share a wide variety of personal narratives and stories based on their own school experiences.

Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School provides young folks with the context to think critically about and chart their own course through their current schooling—and any future schooling they may pursue. A true “don’t want to miss” event–so register now! 

 

About the Author: Tiffany Jewell is a Black biracial writer, twin sister, first-generation American, cisgender mama, anti-bias antiracist (ABAR) educator, and consultant. She is the author of the #1 New York Times and #1 Indie Bestseller, This Book Is Anti-Racist, a book for young folks and everyone to wake up, take action, and do the work of becoming antiracist as well as The Antiracist Kid: A Book About Identity, Justice, and Activism the recently released Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School (2024).

Tiffany has been working with children and families for nearly two decades and has worked as a Montessori educator for fifteen years. She enjoys exploring social justice with young folks, especially the history of racism and resistance, economic justice, and socially and personally constructed identities. Tiffany enjoys working with educators and supporting them building strong, authentic communities in which every child can be seen and valued. She is the co-founder, alongside Britt Hawthorne, of ABARatSchool, an organization that strives to support educators and caregivers in their anti-bias anti-racist journeys. She also served as the president of the founding board of the national organization Montessori for Social Justice- seeing it through to completing nonprofit status and creating a strong mission to support and amplify Montessorian of the Global Majority across the country. Tiffany lives on the homeland of the Pocumtuc and the Nipmuck with her two young storytellers, husband, and a turtle she’s had since she was nine years old. 

Please register HERE for this event.

The views expressed by presenters are their own and their appearance in a program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Reference to any specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Mansfield Public Library.

CONTACT: Whitney K Brown  5082617380  wkbrown@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Virtual

Join us as #1 New York Times bestselling author Tiffany Jewell highlights the inequities Black and Brown students face from preschool through college as she presents lessons and knowledge from her new book Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School

From preschool to higher education and everything in between, Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School focuses on the experiences Black and Brown students face as a direct result of the racism built into schools across the United States.

The overarching nonfiction narrative follows author Tiffany Jewell from early elementary school through her time at college, unpacking the history of systemic racism in the American educational system along the way. Throughout the book, other writers of the global majority share a wide variety of personal narratives and stories based on their own school experiences.

Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School provides young folks with the context to think critically about and chart their own course through their current schooling—and any future schooling they may pursue. A true “don’t want to miss” event–so register now! 

 

About the Author: Tiffany Jewell is a Black biracial writer, twin sister, first-generation American, cisgender mama, anti-bias antiracist (ABAR) educator, and consultant. She is the author of the #1 New York Times and #1 Indie Bestseller, This Book Is Anti-Racist, a book for young folks and everyone to wake up, take action, and do the work of becoming antiracist as well as The Antiracist Kid: A Book About Identity, Justice, and Activism the recently released Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School (2024).

Tiffany has been working with children and families for nearly two decades and has worked as a Montessori educator for fifteen years. She enjoys exploring social justice with young folks, especially the history of racism and resistance, economic justice, and socially and personally constructed identities. Tiffany enjoys working with educators and supporting them building strong, authentic communities in which every child can be seen and valued. She is the co-founder, alongside Britt Hawthorne, of ABARatSchool, an organization that strives to support educators and caregivers in their anti-bias anti-racist journeys. She also served as the president of the founding board of the national organization Montessori for Social Justice- seeing it through to completing nonprofit status and creating a strong mission to support and amplify Montessorian of the Global Majority across the country. Tiffany lives on the homeland of the Pocumtuc and the Nipmuck with her two young storytellers, husband, and a turtle she’s had since she was nine years old. 

Please register HERE for this event.

The views expressed by presenters are their own and their appearance in a program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Reference to any specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Mansfield Public Library.

CONTACT:
  Whitney K Brown
  5082617380
   wkbrown@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Virtual

 
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4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Lego Club for Kids! (ages 5+)

Come build with LEGO bricks! Drop in to the Youth Room any time between 4:00-6:30 PM to build with our LEGO collection. Creations will be put on display in the Youth Room each week!

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Come build with LEGO bricks! Drop in to the Youth Room any time between 4:00-6:30 PM to build with our LEGO collection. Creations will be put on display in the Youth Room each week!

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
ELL Conversation Circle

This is a 45 minute conversation circle for adult English Language Learners who would like to practice their English speaking skills and meet new members of our community. All levels of English learners are welcome.

Please note: This is not a class; it is an an informal group for participants to gain confidence in conversational English.

No registration required. 

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org

This is a 45 minute conversation circle for adult English Language Learners who would like to practice their English speaking skills and meet new members of our community. All levels of English learners are welcome.

Please note: This is not a class; it is an an informal group for participants to gain confidence in conversational English.

No registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Hybrid Fiction Book Club - Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus

All are welcome to join the Mansfield Public Library Fiction Book Club for an in-person OR virtual discussion of Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus.

A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: The New York Times, Washington Post, NPR, Oprah Daily, Entertainment Weekly, Newsweek

Chemist Elizabeth Zott is not your average woman. In fact, Elizabeth Zott would be the first to point out that there is no such thing as an average woman. But it’s the early 1960s and her all-male team at Hastings Research Institute takes a very unscientific view of equality. Except for one: Calvin Evans; the lonely, brilliant, Nobel-prize nominated grudge-holder who falls in love with–of all things–her mind. True chemistry results.

But like science, life is unpredictable. Which is why a few years later Elizabeth Zott finds herself not only a single mother, but the reluctant star of America’s most beloved cooking show Supper at Six. Elizabeth’s unusual approach to cooking (“combine one tablespoon acetic acid with a pinch of sodium chloride”) proves revolutionary. But as her following grows, not everyone is happy. Because as it turns out, Elizabeth Zott isn’t just teaching women to cook. She’s daring them to change the status quo.

Laugh-out-loud funny, shrewdly observant, and studded with a dazzling cast of supporting characters, Lessons in Chemistry is as original and vibrant as its protagonist.”–from the Publisher

 

This event is free and open to all. Registration Required for invitation to Zoom Meeting Room.
Registrants will receive the invitation to the Zoom Meeting Room on the day of the event.

CONTACT: Catherine Coyne  508-261-7380  ccoyne@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Hybrid

All are welcome to join the Mansfield Public Library Fiction Book Club for an in-person OR virtual discussion of Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus.

A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: The New York Times, Washington Post, NPR, Oprah Daily, Entertainment Weekly, Newsweek

Chemist Elizabeth Zott is not your average woman. In fact, Elizabeth Zott would be the first to point out that there is no such thing as an average woman. But it’s the early 1960s and her all-male team at Hastings Research Institute takes a very unscientific view of equality. Except for one: Calvin Evans; the lonely, brilliant, Nobel-prize nominated grudge-holder who falls in love with–of all things–her mind. True chemistry results.

But like science, life is unpredictable. Which is why a few years later Elizabeth Zott finds herself not only a single mother, but the reluctant star of America’s most beloved cooking show Supper at Six. Elizabeth’s unusual approach to cooking (“combine one tablespoon acetic acid with a pinch of sodium chloride”) proves revolutionary. But as her following grows, not everyone is happy. Because as it turns out, Elizabeth Zott isn’t just teaching women to cook. She’s daring them to change the status quo.

Laugh-out-loud funny, shrewdly observant, and studded with a dazzling cast of supporting characters, Lessons in Chemistry is as original and vibrant as its protagonist.”–from the Publisher

 

This event is free and open to all. Registration Required for invitation to Zoom Meeting Room.
Registrants will receive the invitation to the Zoom Meeting Room on the day of the event.

CONTACT:
  Catherine Coyne
  508.261.7380
   ccoyne@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Hybrid


Friday June 21, 2024
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Playtime: Restaurant! (All Ages)

Head to the children’s room to visit the “restaurant”.  Take turns cooking, serving, and eating letters!

This event is for children of all ages. No registration needed. 

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Head to the children’s room to visit the “restaurant”.  Take turns cooking, serving, and eating letters!

This event is for children of all ages. No registration needed. 

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Saturday June 22, 2024
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Playtime: Restaurant! (All Ages)

Head to the children’s room to visit the “restaurant”.  Take turns cooking, serving, and eating letters!

This event is for children of all ages. No registration needed. 

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Head to the children’s room to visit the “restaurant”.  Take turns cooking, serving, and eating letters!

This event is for children of all ages. No registration needed. 

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Monday June 24, 2024
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Playtime: Restaurant! (All Ages)

Head to the children’s room to visit the “restaurant”.  Take turns cooking, serving, and eating letters!

This event is for children of all ages. No registration needed. 

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Head to the children’s room to visit the “restaurant”.  Take turns cooking, serving, and eating letters!

This event is for children of all ages. No registration needed. 

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Art Lab, Jr. (Grades K-6) + Teen Art Lab (Grades 7-12)

Art Lab, JR + Teen Art Lab = More Creativity! This is a program that focuses on process and creativity. Participate in some of the experiment stations or follow your own creative sparks! 

This is a drop in program which means you don’t have to arrive at the start time or stay for the whole session. 

Not all materials are washable; please dress accordingly! No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Art Lab, JR + Teen Art Lab = More Creativity! This is a program that focuses on process and creativity. Participate in some of the experiment stations or follow your own creative sparks! 

This is a drop in program which means you don’t have to arrive at the start time or stay for the whole session. 

Not all materials are washable; please dress accordingly! No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Art Lab, Jr. (Grades K-6) + Teen Art Lab (Grades 7-12)

Art Lab, JR + Teen Art Lab = More Creativity! This is a program that focuses on process and creativity. Participate in some of the experiment stations or follow your own creative sparks! 

This is a drop in program which means you don’t have to arrive at the start time or stay for the whole session. 

Not all materials are washable; please dress accordingly! No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Art Lab, JR + Teen Art Lab = More Creativity! This is a program that focuses on process and creativity. Participate in some of the experiment stations or follow your own creative sparks! 

This is a drop in program which means you don’t have to arrive at the start time or stay for the whole session. 

Not all materials are washable; please dress accordingly! No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Tuesday June 25, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for Little Ones! (ages 0-3)

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:30 PM
Beginner Photography With Scott Weiner

Whether you're a budding photographer or simply curious about capturing the world through a lens, this free one-hour session is your gateway to continuing your journey on the art of photography.

Dive into the essentials of the exposure triangle—shutter speed, aperture, and ISO—and learn how these key elements work together to create breathtaking images. We'll also explore composition techniques that will elevate your photos.

Bring your digital camera (DSLR or mirrorless is fine) with a manual mode to practice in real-time. While not mandatory, having your camera will enhance your learning experience, allowing you to immediately apply what you learn. Feel free to bring along objects you'd like to photograph, adding a personal touch to your creations.

This workshop is perfect for individuals with no prior knowledge of photography but are eager to learn. Basic familiarity with your camera's settings is advised, as individual assistance with camera settings may be limited.

Join us to unleash your creative potential and start capturing the world in ways you've never imagined. Don't miss this opportunity to turn your vision into stunning photographs!


 
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Discover the art of photography with Scott Weiner, who embarked on his photographic journey six years ago, exploring everything from wildlife and landscapes to family portraits and event photography. With over 30 years of adult education experience, Scott combines his photographic passion with educational expertise, advocating a learning philosophy that celebrates continuous growth, creativity, and learning from both successes and errors. He is eager to share his insights and techniques, refined through years of practice and mentorship. This workshop is not just about learning the basics; it's an opportunity to ignite your passion for capturing life's moments, supported by Scott's belief in the joy of shared knowledge and creation. Explore Scott's work and the beauty he captures by visiting Weiner Family Studios (https://www.weinerfamilystudios.com/portfolio).

 

This program is free and open to all. Registration recommended for courtesy email reminder the day of the event.

CONTACT: Whitney Brown  508-261-7380  wkbrown@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Whether you're a budding photographer or simply curious about capturing the world through a lens, this free one-hour session is your gateway to continuing your journey on the art of photography.

Dive into the essentials of the exposure triangle—shutter speed, aperture, and ISO—and learn how these key elements work together to create breathtaking images. We'll also explore composition techniques that will elevate your photos.

Bring your digital camera (DSLR or mirrorless is fine) with a manual mode to practice in real-time. While not mandatory, having your camera will enhance your learning experience, allowing you to immediately apply what you learn. Feel free to bring along objects you'd like to photograph, adding a personal touch to your creations.

This workshop is perfect for individuals with no prior knowledge of photography but are eager to learn. Basic familiarity with your camera's settings is advised, as individual assistance with camera settings may be limited.

Join us to unleash your creative potential and start capturing the world in ways you've never imagined. Don't miss this opportunity to turn your vision into stunning photographs!


 
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Discover the art of photography with Scott Weiner, who embarked on his photographic journey six years ago, exploring everything from wildlife and landscapes to family portraits and event photography. With over 30 years of adult education experience, Scott combines his photographic passion with educational expertise, advocating a learning philosophy that celebrates continuous growth, creativity, and learning from both successes and errors. He is eager to share his insights and techniques, refined through years of practice and mentorship. This workshop is not just about learning the basics; it's an opportunity to ignite your passion for capturing life's moments, supported by Scott's belief in the joy of shared knowledge and creation. Explore Scott's work and the beauty he captures by visiting Weiner Family Studios (https://www.weinerfamilystudios.com/portfolio).

 

This program is free and open to all. Registration recommended for courtesy email reminder the day of the event.

CONTACT:
  Whitney Brown
  508.261.7380
   wkbrown@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room


Wednesday June 26, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Playground Bonanza! with Miss Carol (ages 3-5)

Familes with preschoolers--come join our Playground Bonanza!  We will start by playing at the Plymouth Street Playground and then move on to some songs, movement, story and a craft! The Plymouth Street Playground is part of the Mansfield Youth Soccer Complex and is located at 50 Plymouth Street (near the Plymouth Street Fire Station off of School Street).

If it happens to rain that day we will meet indoors at the Mansfield Library for the gathering instead.

Registration is required. Please register by emailing Carol at ccarver@selfhelpinc.org.

 

 

CONTACT: Carol Carver  5085591666 ext 1811  ccarver@selfhelpinc.org

Familes with preschoolers--come join our Playground Bonanza!  We will start by playing at the Plymouth Street Playground and then move on to some songs, movement, story and a craft! The Plymouth Street Playground is part of the Mansfield Youth Soccer Complex and is located at 50 Plymouth Street (near the Plymouth Street Fire Station off of School Street).

If it happens to rain that day we will meet indoors at the Mansfield Library for the gathering instead.

Registration is required. Please register by emailing Carol at ccarver@selfhelpinc.org.

 

 

CONTACT:
  Carol Carver
  5085591666 ext 1811
   ccarver@selfhelpinc.org

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Pre-K Story & Play Time (Ages 3-5)

Join Stacie for stories, songs, and silliness followed by imaginative playtime!

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join Stacie for stories, songs, and silliness followed by imaginative playtime!

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Library Learning with Kristen

Bring your library questions!  Learn how to borrow eBooks through Libby or Hoopla, or how to use one of the many databases that we offer, or how to do an Advanced Search in our online catalog, or how to request an item that isn't in our own SAILS network.  Please call ahead to make an in-person appointment for the 2nd or 4th Wednesday of the month, from 6:30 – 7:30pm.  Registration Required.  Space is limited.  

To book an appointment, please call the Reference Department at (508) 261-7380 x3.  Walk-ins welcome, if space allows.

CONTACT: Whitney K Brown  5082617380  wkbrown@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library Area

Bring your library questions!  Learn how to borrow eBooks through Libby or Hoopla, or how to use one of the many databases that we offer, or how to do an Advanced Search in our online catalog, or how to request an item that isn't in our own SAILS network.  Please call ahead to make an in-person appointment for the 2nd or 4th Wednesday of the month, from 6:30 – 7:30pm.  Registration Required.  Space is limited.  

To book an appointment, please call the Reference Department at (508) 261-7380 x3.  Walk-ins welcome, if space allows.

CONTACT:
  Whitney K Brown
  5082617380
   wkbrown@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library Area

Thursday June 27, 2024
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Baby Playgroup (ages 0-20 months)

Parents and caregivers of our youngest friends, ages 0-20 months, are invited to drop by the library every Thursday morning for a baby playgroup. We will provide age-appropriate toys for babies and young toddlers to play with, while parents and caregivers have an opportunity to engage with their little ones and socialize with other adults.

This is an informal gathering--no registration or commitment required. 

 

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Parents and caregivers of our youngest friends, ages 0-20 months, are invited to drop by the library every Thursday morning for a baby playgroup. We will provide age-appropriate toys for babies and young toddlers to play with, while parents and caregivers have an opportunity to engage with their little ones and socialize with other adults.

This is an informal gathering--no registration or commitment required. 

 

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Lego Club for Kids! (ages 5+)

Come build with LEGO bricks! Drop in to the Youth Room any time between 4:00-6:30 PM to build with our LEGO collection. Creations will be put on display in the Youth Room each week!

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Come build with LEGO bricks! Drop in to the Youth Room any time between 4:00-6:30 PM to build with our LEGO collection. Creations will be put on display in the Youth Room each week!

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
ELL Conversation Circle

This is a 45 minute conversation circle for adult English Language Learners who would like to practice their English speaking skills and meet new members of our community. All levels of English learners are welcome.

Please note: This is not a class; it is an an informal group for participants to gain confidence in conversational English.

No registration required. 

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org

This is a 45 minute conversation circle for adult English Language Learners who would like to practice their English speaking skills and meet new members of our community. All levels of English learners are welcome.

Please note: This is not a class; it is an an informal group for participants to gain confidence in conversational English.

No registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

Friday June 28, 2024
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
PLAYTIME: Playdoh! (Ages 3+)

Drop by the library between 10 AM -12 PM to play with Playdoh! Bring your creativity!

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Drop by the library between 10 AM -12 PM to play with Playdoh! Bring your creativity!

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
ELL Conversation Circle

Join Stacie for a 45 minute conversation circle for adult English Language Learners who would like to practice their English speaking skills and meet new members of our community. All levels of English learners are welcome.

Please note: This is not a class; it is an an informal group for participants to gain confidence in conversational English.

No registration required. 

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org

Join Stacie for a 45 minute conversation circle for adult English Language Learners who would like to practice their English speaking skills and meet new members of our community. All levels of English learners are welcome.

Please note: This is not a class; it is an an informal group for participants to gain confidence in conversational English.

No registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

Saturday June 29, 2024
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
LibraryBEATS: Drum and Rhythm Circle with Otha Day! (all ages)

Join us for our READ! RENEW! REPEAT! Summer Reading Kickoff! The AMAZING Otha Day returns to the library with his LibraryBEATS Drum and Rhytm Circle.  Djembes & other rhythm instruments will be provided. Get ready to make some noise & smile! 

Children must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

This program is generously sponsored by the Bluestone Bank Charitable Foundation!

Bluestone Bank Announces Meg McIsaac as New President and CEO

CONTACT: Whitney Brown  5082617380  wkbrown@sailsinc.org

Join us for our READ! RENEW! REPEAT! Summer Reading Kickoff! The AMAZING Otha Day returns to the library with his LibraryBEATS Drum and Rhytm Circle.  Djembes & other rhythm instruments will be provided. Get ready to make some noise & smile! 

Children must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

This program is generously sponsored by the Bluestone Bank Charitable Foundation!

Bluestone Bank Announces Meg McIsaac as New President and CEO

CONTACT:
  Whitney Brown
  5082617380
   wkbrown@sailsinc.org

Tuesday July 2, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for Little Ones! (ages 0-3)

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Thursday July 4, 2024

THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF INDEPENDENCE DAY.

THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF INDEPENDENCE DAY.

Tuesday July 9, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for Little Ones! (ages 0-3)

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Wednesday July 10, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Pre-K Story & Play Time (Ages 3-5)

Join Stacie for stories, songs, and silliness followed by imaginative playtime!

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join Stacie for stories, songs, and silliness followed by imaginative playtime!

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Thursday July 11, 2024
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4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Lego Club for Kids! (ages 5+)

Come build with LEGO bricks! Drop in to the Youth Room any time between 4:00-6:30 PM to build with our LEGO collection. Creations will be put on display in the Youth Room each week!

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Come build with LEGO bricks! Drop in to the Youth Room any time between 4:00-6:30 PM to build with our LEGO collection. Creations will be put on display in the Youth Room each week!

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Saturday July 13, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
BaNannies Concert

The BaNannies RETURN to the Mansfield Public Library!  This mother-daughter duo always receives rave reviews. 

All ages are welcome. No registration required.

 

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

The BaNannies RETURN to the Mansfield Public Library!  This mother-daughter duo always receives rave reviews. 

All ages are welcome. No registration required.

 

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Tuesday July 16, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for Little Ones! (ages 0-3)

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Wednesday July 17, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Pre-K Story & Play Time (Ages 3-5)

Join Stacie for stories, songs, and silliness followed by imaginative playtime!

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join Stacie for stories, songs, and silliness followed by imaginative playtime!

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Thursday July 18, 2024
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4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Lego Club for Kids! (ages 5+)

Come build with LEGO bricks! Drop in to the Youth Room any time between 4:00-6:30 PM to build with our LEGO collection. Creations will be put on display in the Youth Room each week!

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Come build with LEGO bricks! Drop in to the Youth Room any time between 4:00-6:30 PM to build with our LEGO collection. Creations will be put on display in the Youth Room each week!

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Saturday July 20, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Read-to-a-Dog! (Grades K-6)

Children in grades K-6 are invited to practice their reading or storytelling skills with a patient, supportive (and adorable!) listener: a certified therapy dog! Children can choose a book from the library or bring one from home, and will have around 5-10 minutes to read.

There is no registration required, but children will be asked to check-in upon arrival and wait for their turn! Coloring pages and books for browsing will be available. Children who have attended before are encouraged to bring their Pawsport with them to continue collecting stamps for their reading!

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org

Children in grades K-6 are invited to practice their reading or storytelling skills with a patient, supportive (and adorable!) listener: a certified therapy dog! Children can choose a book from the library or bring one from home, and will have around 5-10 minutes to read.

There is no registration required, but children will be asked to check-in upon arrival and wait for their turn! Coloring pages and books for browsing will be available. Children who have attended before are encouraged to bring their Pawsport with them to continue collecting stamps for their reading!

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

Tuesday July 23, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for Little Ones! (ages 0-3)

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Thursday July 25, 2024
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4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Lego Club for Kids! (ages 5+)

Come build with LEGO bricks! Drop in to the Youth Room any time between 4:00-6:30 PM to build with our LEGO collection. Creations will be put on display in the Youth Room each week!

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Come build with LEGO bricks! Drop in to the Youth Room any time between 4:00-6:30 PM to build with our LEGO collection. Creations will be put on display in the Youth Room each week!

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Monday July 29, 2024
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Art Lab, Jr. (Grades K-6) + Teen Art Lab (Grades 7-12)

Art Lab, JR + Teen Art Lab = More Creativity! This is a program that focuses on process and creativity. Participate in some of the experiment stations or follow your own creative sparks! 

This is a drop in program which means you don’t have to arrive at the start time or stay for the whole session. 

Not all materials are washable; please dress accordingly! No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Art Lab, JR + Teen Art Lab = More Creativity! This is a program that focuses on process and creativity. Participate in some of the experiment stations or follow your own creative sparks! 

This is a drop in program which means you don’t have to arrive at the start time or stay for the whole session. 

Not all materials are washable; please dress accordingly! No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Thursday August 1, 2024
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4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Lego Club for Kids! (ages 5+)

Come build with LEGO bricks! Drop in to the Youth Room any time between 4:00-6:30 PM to build with our LEGO collection. Creations will be put on display in the Youth Room each week!

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Come build with LEGO bricks! Drop in to the Youth Room any time between 4:00-6:30 PM to build with our LEGO collection. Creations will be put on display in the Youth Room each week!

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Thursday August 8, 2024
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4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Lego Club for Kids! (ages 5+)

Come build with LEGO bricks! Drop in to the Youth Room any time between 4:00-6:30 PM to build with our LEGO collection. Creations will be put on display in the Youth Room each week!

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Come build with LEGO bricks! Drop in to the Youth Room any time between 4:00-6:30 PM to build with our LEGO collection. Creations will be put on display in the Youth Room each week!

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Tuesday August 13, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for Little Ones! (ages 0-3)

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Thursday August 15, 2024
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4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Lego Club for Kids! (ages 5+)

Come build with LEGO bricks! Drop in to the Youth Room any time between 4:00-6:30 PM to build with our LEGO collection. Creations will be put on display in the Youth Room each week!

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Come build with LEGO bricks! Drop in to the Youth Room any time between 4:00-6:30 PM to build with our LEGO collection. Creations will be put on display in the Youth Room each week!

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Saturday August 17, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Read-to-a-Dog! (Grades K-6)

Children in grades K-6 are invited to practice their reading or storytelling skills with a patient, supportive (and adorable!) listener: a certified therapy dog! Children can choose a book from the library or bring one from home, and will have around 5-10 minutes to read.

There is no registration required, but children will be asked to check-in upon arrival and wait for their turn! Coloring pages and books for browsing will be available. Children who have attended before are encouraged to bring their Pawsport with them to continue collecting stamps for their reading!

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org

Children in grades K-6 are invited to practice their reading or storytelling skills with a patient, supportive (and adorable!) listener: a certified therapy dog! Children can choose a book from the library or bring one from home, and will have around 5-10 minutes to read.

There is no registration required, but children will be asked to check-in upon arrival and wait for their turn! Coloring pages and books for browsing will be available. Children who have attended before are encouraged to bring their Pawsport with them to continue collecting stamps for their reading!

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

Tuesday August 20, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for Little Ones! (ages 0-3)

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Thursday August 22, 2024
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4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Lego Club for Kids! (ages 5+)

Come build with LEGO bricks! Drop in to the Youth Room any time between 4:00-6:30 PM to build with our LEGO collection. Creations will be put on display in the Youth Room each week!

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Come build with LEGO bricks! Drop in to the Youth Room any time between 4:00-6:30 PM to build with our LEGO collection. Creations will be put on display in the Youth Room each week!

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Monday August 26, 2024
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Art Lab, Jr. (Grades K-6) + Teen Art Lab (Grades 7-12)

Art Lab, JR + Teen Art Lab = More Creativity! This is a program that focuses on process and creativity. Participate in some of the experiment stations or follow your own creative sparks! 

This is a drop in program which means you don’t have to arrive at the start time or stay for the whole session. 

Not all materials are washable; please dress accordingly! No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Art Lab, JR + Teen Art Lab = More Creativity! This is a program that focuses on process and creativity. Participate in some of the experiment stations or follow your own creative sparks! 

This is a drop in program which means you don’t have to arrive at the start time or stay for the whole session. 

Not all materials are washable; please dress accordingly! No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Tuesday August 27, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for Little Ones! (ages 0-3)

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Wednesday August 28, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Pre-K Story & Play Time (Ages 3-5)

Join Stacie for stories, songs, and silliness followed by imaginative playtime!

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join Stacie for stories, songs, and silliness followed by imaginative playtime!

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Saturday August 31, 2024

THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF LABOR DAY.

THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF LABOR DAY.

Monday September 2, 2024

THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF LABOR DAY.

THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF LABOR DAY.

Tuesday September 3, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for Little Ones! (ages 0-3)

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Thursday September 5, 2024
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Hybrid Mystery Book Club- Helltown: The Untold Story of a Serial Killer on Cape Cod by Casey Sherman

All are welcome to join the Mansfield Public Library Mystery Book Club for an in-person OR virtual discussion of Helltown: The Untold Story of a Serial Killer on Cape Cod by Casey Sherman.

Before Charles Manson, there was Tony Costa―the serial killer of Cape Cod

1969: The hippie scene is vibrant in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Long-haired teenagers roam the streets, strumming guitars and preaching about peace and love… and Tony Costa is at the center of it all. To a certain group of smitten young women, he is known as Sire―the leader of their counter-culture movement, the charming man who speaks eloquently and hands out hallucinogenic drugs like candy. But beneath his benign persona lies a twisted and uncontrollable rage that threatens to break loose at any moment. Tony Costa is the most dangerous man on Cape Cod, and no one who crosses his path is safe.

When young women begin to disappear, Costa's natural charisma and good looks initially protect him from suspicion. But as the bodies are discovered, the police close in on him as the key suspect. Meanwhile, local writers Kurt Vonnegut and Norman Mailer are locked in a desperate race to secure their legacies as great literary icons―and they both set their sights on Tony Costa and the drug-soaked hippie culture that he embodies as their next promising subject, launching independent investigations that stoke the competitive fires between two of the greatest American writers.

Immersive, unflinching, and shocking,Helltown is a landmark true crime narrative that transports us back to the turbulent late 1960s, reveals the secrets of a notorious serial killer, and unspools the threads connecting Costa, Vonnegut, and Mailer in the seaside city that played host to horrors unlike any ever seen before. New York Times bestselling author Casey Sherman has crafted a stunner.--Amazon

 

This event is free and open to all. Registration Required for invitation to Zoom Meeting Room.
Registrants will receive the invitation to the Zoom Meeting Room on the day of the event.

CONTACT: Whitney Brown  508-261-7380  wkbrown@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Hybrid

All are welcome to join the Mansfield Public Library Mystery Book Club for an in-person OR virtual discussion of Helltown: The Untold Story of a Serial Killer on Cape Cod by Casey Sherman.

Before Charles Manson, there was Tony Costa―the serial killer of Cape Cod

1969: The hippie scene is vibrant in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Long-haired teenagers roam the streets, strumming guitars and preaching about peace and love… and Tony Costa is at the center of it all. To a certain group of smitten young women, he is known as Sire―the leader of their counter-culture movement, the charming man who speaks eloquently and hands out hallucinogenic drugs like candy. But beneath his benign persona lies a twisted and uncontrollable rage that threatens to break loose at any moment. Tony Costa is the most dangerous man on Cape Cod, and no one who crosses his path is safe.

When young women begin to disappear, Costa's natural charisma and good looks initially protect him from suspicion. But as the bodies are discovered, the police close in on him as the key suspect. Meanwhile, local writers Kurt Vonnegut and Norman Mailer are locked in a desperate race to secure their legacies as great literary icons―and they both set their sights on Tony Costa and the drug-soaked hippie culture that he embodies as their next promising subject, launching independent investigations that stoke the competitive fires between two of the greatest American writers.

Immersive, unflinching, and shocking,Helltown is a landmark true crime narrative that transports us back to the turbulent late 1960s, reveals the secrets of a notorious serial killer, and unspools the threads connecting Costa, Vonnegut, and Mailer in the seaside city that played host to horrors unlike any ever seen before. New York Times bestselling author Casey Sherman has crafted a stunner.--Amazon

 

This event is free and open to all. Registration Required for invitation to Zoom Meeting Room.
Registrants will receive the invitation to the Zoom Meeting Room on the day of the event.

CONTACT:
  Whitney Brown
  508.261.7380
   wkbrown@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Hybrid

Tuesday September 10, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for Little Ones! (ages 0-3)

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Tuesday September 17, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for Little Ones! (ages 0-3)

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join us for a lively storytime. We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and movement! Great for ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Wednesday September 18, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Pre-K Story & Play Time (Ages 3-5)

Join Stacie for stories, songs, and silliness followed by imaginative playtime!

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join Stacie for stories, songs, and silliness followed by imaginative playtime!

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Thursday October 3, 2024
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Hybrid Mystery Book Club - Wrong Place, Wrong Time by Gillian McAllister

All are welcome to join the Mansfield Public Library Mystery Book Club for an in-person OR virtual discussion of Wrong Place, Wrong Time by Gillian McAllister.

New York Times bestselling author Gillian McAllister has created a thriller unlike any other in this endlessly clever, twisty story of a mother who must move backward through time to prevent tragedy from striking at the heart of her family.

Can you stop a murder after it’s already happened?

It is midnight on the morning of Halloween, and Jen anxiously waits up for her 18-year-old son, Todd, to return home. But worries about his broken curfew transform into something much more dangerous when Todd finally emerges from the darkness. As Jen watches through the window, she sees her funny, seemingly happy teenage son stab a total stranger.

She doesn’t know who the victim is, or why Todd has committed such a devastating act of violence. All she knows is that her life, and Todd’s, have been shattered. 

After her son is taken into custody, Jen falls asleep in despair. But when she wakes up…it is yesterday. The murder has not happened yet—and there may be a chance to stop it. Each morning, when Jen wakes, she is further back in the past, first weeks, then years, before the murder. And Jen realizes that somewhere in the past lies the trigger for Todd’s terrible crime…and it is her mission to find it, and prevent it from taking place.

Both the story of a mother’s love and the sacrifices she will make for her child, and a thriller with a brilliant twist, Wrong Place Wrong Time is a one-of-a-kind novel that begs to be read in one sitting.--Amazon

 

This event is free and open to all. Registration Required for invitation to Zoom Meeting Room.
Registrants will receive the invitation to the Zoom Meeting Room on the day of the event.

CONTACT: Whitney Brown  508-261-7380  wkbrown@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Hybrid

All are welcome to join the Mansfield Public Library Mystery Book Club for an in-person OR virtual discussion of Wrong Place, Wrong Time by Gillian McAllister.

New York Times bestselling author Gillian McAllister has created a thriller unlike any other in this endlessly clever, twisty story of a mother who must move backward through time to prevent tragedy from striking at the heart of her family.

Can you stop a murder after it’s already happened?

It is midnight on the morning of Halloween, and Jen anxiously waits up for her 18-year-old son, Todd, to return home. But worries about his broken curfew transform into something much more dangerous when Todd finally emerges from the darkness. As Jen watches through the window, she sees her funny, seemingly happy teenage son stab a total stranger.

She doesn’t know who the victim is, or why Todd has committed such a devastating act of violence. All she knows is that her life, and Todd’s, have been shattered. 

After her son is taken into custody, Jen falls asleep in despair. But when she wakes up…it is yesterday. The murder has not happened yet—and there may be a chance to stop it. Each morning, when Jen wakes, she is further back in the past, first weeks, then years, before the murder. And Jen realizes that somewhere in the past lies the trigger for Todd’s terrible crime…and it is her mission to find it, and prevent it from taking place.

Both the story of a mother’s love and the sacrifices she will make for her child, and a thriller with a brilliant twist, Wrong Place Wrong Time is a one-of-a-kind novel that begs to be read in one sitting.--Amazon

 

This event is free and open to all. Registration Required for invitation to Zoom Meeting Room.
Registrants will receive the invitation to the Zoom Meeting Room on the day of the event.

CONTACT:
  Whitney Brown
  508.261.7380
   wkbrown@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Hybrid

Monday October 14, 2024

THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF COLUMBUS DAY.

THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF COLUMBUS DAY.

Wednesday October 16, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Pre-K Story & Play Time (Ages 3-5)

Join Stacie for stories, songs, and silliness followed by imaginative playtime!

CONTACT: Stacie Hooper  5082617380  shooper@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join Stacie for stories, songs, and silliness followed by imaginative playtime!

CONTACT:
  Stacie Hooper
  5082617380
   shooper@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Thursday November 7, 2024
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Hybrid Mystery Book Club - The Maid: A Novel by Nita Prose

All are welcome to join the Mansfield Public Library Mystery Book Club for an in-person OR virtual discussion of The Maid: A Novel by Nita Prose.

Molly Gray is not like everyone else. She struggles with social skills and misreads the intentions of others. Her gran used to interpret the world for her, codifying it into simple rules that Molly could live by.

Since Gran died a few months ago, twenty-five-year-old Molly has been navigating life’s complexities all by herself. No matter—she throws herself with gusto into her work as a hotel maid. Her unique character, along with her obsessive love of cleaning and proper etiquette, make her an ideal fit for the job. She delights in donning her crisp uniform each morning, stocking her cart with miniature soaps and bottles, and returning guest rooms at the Regency Grand Hotel to a state of perfection.

But Molly’s orderly life is upended the day she enters the suite of the infamous and wealthy Charles Black, only to find it in a state of disarray and Mr. Black himself dead in his bed. Before she knows what’s happening, Molly’s unusual demeanor has the police targeting her as their lead suspect. She quickly finds herself caught in a web of deception, one she has no idea how to untangle. Fortunately for Molly, friends she never knew she had unite with her in a search for clues to what really happened to Mr. Black—but will they be able to find the real killer before it’s too late?

Clue-like, locked-room mystery and a heartwarming journey of the spirit, The Maid explores what it means to be the same as everyone else and yet entirely different—and reveals that all mysteries can be solved through connection to the human heart.

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: The Washington Post, The Guardian, Glamour, Elle, PopSugar, Newsweek, Mental Floss, She Reads, Kirkus Reviews --Amazon

 

This event is free and open to all. Registration Required for invitation to Zoom Meeting Room.
Registrants will receive the invitation to the Zoom Meeting Room on the day of the event.

CONTACT: Whitney Brown  508-261-7380  wkbrown@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Hybrid

All are welcome to join the Mansfield Public Library Mystery Book Club for an in-person OR virtual discussion of The Maid: A Novel by Nita Prose.

Molly Gray is not like everyone else. She struggles with social skills and misreads the intentions of others. Her gran used to interpret the world for her, codifying it into simple rules that Molly could live by.

Since Gran died a few months ago, twenty-five-year-old Molly has been navigating life’s complexities all by herself. No matter—she throws herself with gusto into her work as a hotel maid. Her unique character, along with her obsessive love of cleaning and proper etiquette, make her an ideal fit for the job. She delights in donning her crisp uniform each morning, stocking her cart with miniature soaps and bottles, and returning guest rooms at the Regency Grand Hotel to a state of perfection.

But Molly’s orderly life is upended the day she enters the suite of the infamous and wealthy Charles Black, only to find it in a state of disarray and Mr. Black himself dead in his bed. Before she knows what’s happening, Molly’s unusual demeanor has the police targeting her as their lead suspect. She quickly finds herself caught in a web of deception, one she has no idea how to untangle. Fortunately for Molly, friends she never knew she had unite with her in a search for clues to what really happened to Mr. Black—but will they be able to find the real killer before it’s too late?

Clue-like, locked-room mystery and a heartwarming journey of the spirit, The Maid explores what it means to be the same as everyone else and yet entirely different—and reveals that all mysteries can be solved through connection to the human heart.

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: The Washington Post, The Guardian, Glamour, Elle, PopSugar, Newsweek, Mental Floss, She Reads, Kirkus Reviews --Amazon

 

This event is free and open to all. Registration Required for invitation to Zoom Meeting Room.
Registrants will receive the invitation to the Zoom Meeting Room on the day of the event.

CONTACT:
  Whitney Brown
  508.261.7380
   wkbrown@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Hybrid

Monday November 11, 2024

THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF VETERANS' DAY.

THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF VETERANS' DAY.

Wednesday November 27, 2024
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Library Closing Early

THE LIBRARY IS CLOSING AT 5:00 PM TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF THANKSGIVING

THE LIBRARY IS CLOSING AT 5:00 PM TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF THANKSGIVING

Thursday November 28, 2024

THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF THANKSGIVING.

THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF THANKSGIVING.

Thursday December 5, 2024
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Hybrid Mystery Book Club - The Curse of Penryth Hall by Jess Armstrong

All are welcome to join the Mansfield Public Library Mystery Book Club for an in-person OR virtual discussion of The Curse of Penryth Hall by Jess Armstrong.

An atmospheric gothic mystery that beautifully brings the ancient Cornish countryside to life, Armstrong introduces heroine Ruby Vaughn in her Minotaur Books & Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel Award-winning debut, The Curse of Penryth Hall.

After the Great War, American heiress Ruby Vaughn made a life for herself running a rare bookstore alongside her octogenarian employer and house mate in Exeter. She’s always avoided dwelling on the past, even before the war, but it always has a way of finding her. When Ruby is forced to deliver a box of books to a folk healer living deep in the Cornish countryside, she is brought back to the one place she swore she’d never return. A more sensible soul would have delivered the package and left without rehashing old wounds. But no one has ever accused Ruby of being sensible. Thus begins her visit to Penryth Hall.

A foreboding fortress, Penryth Hall is home to Ruby’s once dearest friend, Tamsyn, and her husband, Sir Edward Chenowyth. It’s an unsettling place, and after a more unsettling evening, Ruby is eager to depart. But her plans change when Penryth’s bells ring for the first time in thirty years. Edward is dead; he met a gruesome end in the orchard, and with his death brings whispers of a returned curse. It also brings Ruan Kivell, the person whose books brought her to Cornwall, the one the locals call a Pellar, the man they believe can break the curse. Ruby doesn’t believe in curses―or Pellars―but this is Cornwall and to these villagers the curse is anything but lore, and they believe it will soon claim its next victim: Tamsyn.

To protect her friend, Ruby must work alongside the Pellar to find out what really happened in the orchard that night. --Amazon

 

This event is free and open to all. Registration Required for invitation to Zoom Meeting Room.
Registrants will receive the invitation to the Zoom Meeting Room on the day of the event.

CONTACT: Whitney Brown  508-261-7380  wkbrown@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Hybrid

All are welcome to join the Mansfield Public Library Mystery Book Club for an in-person OR virtual discussion of The Curse of Penryth Hall by Jess Armstrong.

An atmospheric gothic mystery that beautifully brings the ancient Cornish countryside to life, Armstrong introduces heroine Ruby Vaughn in her Minotaur Books & Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel Award-winning debut, The Curse of Penryth Hall.

After the Great War, American heiress Ruby Vaughn made a life for herself running a rare bookstore alongside her octogenarian employer and house mate in Exeter. She’s always avoided dwelling on the past, even before the war, but it always has a way of finding her. When Ruby is forced to deliver a box of books to a folk healer living deep in the Cornish countryside, she is brought back to the one place she swore she’d never return. A more sensible soul would have delivered the package and left without rehashing old wounds. But no one has ever accused Ruby of being sensible. Thus begins her visit to Penryth Hall.

A foreboding fortress, Penryth Hall is home to Ruby’s once dearest friend, Tamsyn, and her husband, Sir Edward Chenowyth. It’s an unsettling place, and after a more unsettling evening, Ruby is eager to depart. But her plans change when Penryth’s bells ring for the first time in thirty years. Edward is dead; he met a gruesome end in the orchard, and with his death brings whispers of a returned curse. It also brings Ruan Kivell, the person whose books brought her to Cornwall, the one the locals call a Pellar, the man they believe can break the curse. Ruby doesn’t believe in curses―or Pellars―but this is Cornwall and to these villagers the curse is anything but lore, and they believe it will soon claim its next victim: Tamsyn.

To protect her friend, Ruby must work alongside the Pellar to find out what really happened in the orchard that night. --Amazon

 

This event is free and open to all. Registration Required for invitation to Zoom Meeting Room.
Registrants will receive the invitation to the Zoom Meeting Room on the day of the event.

CONTACT:
  Whitney Brown
  508.261.7380
   wkbrown@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Hybrid

Wednesday December 25, 2024