Fine Free Days The Mansfield Public Library wants to share the love by declaring Feb. 12 - Feb. 24 as Fine FreeWeeks. The library will waive fines for overdue items that are returned during these weeks. This does not apply to previously returned items, museum passes, or lost or damaged items.
Blind Date With a Book Back by popular demand!
Choose one of the beautifully wrapped packages on display and open it at home to find you blind-date book. Will it be a love match? Broaden your reading horizons and take a chance! All month long.
Boston Bruins PJ's Drive February 1st - March 10 We're joining with the Boston Bruins to collect new pajamas for children, both big and little, who are in need. Take advantage of those seasonal sales and donate new pajamas to help children feel cozy and warm. Our Library goal is 50 pairs of pajamas, let's see if we can make a difference in some young lives. Donations can be brought to the Youth Room.
Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African-American women mathematicians to America's space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them from their white counterparts despite their groundbreaking successes.
A tale inspired by The Great Gatsby is set in the contemporary South and follows the difficulties endured by an extended black family with colliding visions of the American dream. A first novel by the author of We Are Taking Only What We Need.
February 15, 7:00 p.m.
“A library is a good place to go when you feel unhappy, for there, in a book, you may find encouragement and comfort. A library is a good place to go when you feel bewildered or undecided, for there, in a book, you may have your question answered. Books are good company, in sad times and happy times, for books are people - people who have managed to stay alive by hiding between the covers of a book."