July 2019 Summer Reading is up and running so be sure to check it out! Children should stop by Children's Desk to register. Teens and Adults can sign up at the Reference Desk. Earn chances to win some out of this world prizes! Click on image to left for more information.
Be sure to check out our book bundles at the front of the library. Grab a bundle of travel themed books for your vacation or staycation! Travel by book to other countries, travel by train, car or airplane, choose a travel companion like Hercule Poirot! You are sure to find the book bundle that is just right for you!
Read on for information on all of our great July events!
The library will be CLOSED on Thursday, July 4th!
Hoopla is Coming to the Mansfield Public Library!
Instantly borrow eBooks, digital music, movies and more 24/7 with your Mansfield Public Library card!
Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. There are hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily.
Programs for your little ones. See all programs on our online calendar.
Museum of Science
July 8 at 6:30 p.m.
Ages 5 and Up.
Funded by the Mansfield Bank Charitable Foundation.
Chain Reaction Contraptions
July 15 at 6 p.m.
Sponsored in part by a grant from the Mansfield Cultural Council, a local agency, which is supported by the Mass. Cultural Council, a state agency.
Didgeridoo Down Under - a Family Event for All Ages!
July 29 at 6:30 p.m.
DDU is a high-energy, Australia-themed show that combines music, culture, puppetry, comedy, character building, storytelling and audience participation. The didgeridoo, usually a hollow tree trunk, has been played by Aboriginal Australians for at least 1,500 years, and is known for its otherworldly sound. But DDU is much more than music. It’s interactive, educational, motivational and super fun
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Mansfield Cultural Council, a local agency, which is supported by the Mass. Cultural Council, a state agency.
To enhance the experience of learning the art of origami and about Japanese culture, Japanese tea and snacks will be served. For safety reasons, no accommodations can be made for food allergies.
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing
Join STARnet for a Live Webcast Event to Celebrate NASA’s 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11’s Historic Moon Landing!
Join us for a guided recreation of Apollo 11’s journey to see how this mission was executed by crew members and mission control in Houston.
July 15, 4-5 p.m.
Summer Time Is Robot Time The Mansfield Public Library and the Mansfield Council on Aging will be hosting a free event called “Summer Time is Robot Time." The one hour presentation from Chartcloud Robotics will feature live demonstrations of a Humanoid Robot and a Tele-presence robot.
An account of the unsolved Golden State Killer case, written by the late author of the TrueCrimeDiary.com website and featuring an afterword by her husband, comedian Patton Oswalt, traces the rapes and murders of dozens of victims and the author's determined efforts to help identify the killer and bring him to justice.
Mystery Book Club
Thursday July 11 at 6:30 p.m.
Friends of the Library
Ready for the beach or pool? Stop by the Friends of the Library sale shelves for some great summer reading.
Friends Pass of the Month
The New England Aquarium
In honor of their 50th Anniversary the New England Aquarium is offering discounted passes through the library for July and August! These special passes offer 50% off admission for up to 4 people. Passes are not usually available in the summer, so be sure to take advantage of this special access.