Join us for our 4th annual Books in Bloom event at the Mansfield Public Library! Check out beautiful book displays that are "blooming" to life and vote for your favorite display. Book displays will be displayed throughout the whole library for the month of May and are designed by library staff, Mansfield Garden Club, QMS Book Chat Group and Helping Hands Florist in Plainville, MA.
Enter to win a raffle basket! All winners will be announced on Friday May 31.
Activities during our Books in Bloom celebration include the Garden Club of Mansfield’s 24th Annual Gardening on the Green Sale at Town Hall on May 18 from 9 - Noon, cookie decorating, a jazz concert, gardening and shipwreck lectures, and so much more! The Friends of the Library will be selling books all about gardening!
When garden designer Addison, along with her husband, take up residence at an old English manor, she stumbles upon a mystery, dating back to World War II, that involves the enchanting camellia orchard and an old gardener's notebook, which conceals a series of horrible crimes.
An international best-seller based on the true story of an Auschwitz-Birkenau survivor traces the experiences of a Jewish Slovakian who uses his position as a concentration-camp tattooist to secure food for his fellow prisoners.
A comprehensive historical portrait of Laura Ingalls Wilder draws on unpublished manuscripts, letters, diaries and official records to fill in the gaps in Wilder's official story, sharing lesser-known details about her pioneer experiences while challenging popular misconceptions about how her books were ghostwritten.
Mon., May 20 at 6:30 p.m.
Come hang out! Just for ages 12–18. See all programs on ouronline calendar.
The Board of Library Trustees has a vacancy for a 3 year term.
The Board of Library Trustees shall be responsible for the operation and administration of the Mansfield Public Library. The Mansfield Public Library Board of Trustees supervises the custody and management of the library. The Board supervises the expenditures of all money raised or appropriated by the Town for its support, as well as money or property the library receives as gifts. The Board also:
-Decides policy for facility use in conjunction with the Council on Aging Board
-Sets policy for the running of programs
-Works with the Library Director and staff to meet the mission of the library as a source of information and recreational and cultural activities for the town.
The Board works to ensure that the library has the means to provide quality services and resources to the community.
Please apply at Town Hall if you are interested. Interested parties will be interviewed by the Select Board.