Spring will be here soon and we are gearing up with some fantastic programs at the library. For children we have a variety of story times, crafts and science programs. Teens can register for painting or join the Teen Advisory Board.
New for adults we welcome you to kick off our new Mystery Book Club with an author panel by three New England authors from Sisters In Crime. Seniors and retirees are welcome to join our new Generational Advisory Board for our kick-off meeting on March 19.
Don't forget to support the library by joining or renewing your membership to the Friends of the Mansfield Library!
Once again the library is teaming with the Boston Bruins for their annual Pajama Drive to benefit DCF Wonderfund and Cradles to Crayons. We are collecting donations of new pajamas for babies, children and teens in the Youth Room through March 15th.
Sisters in Crime New England will offer a discussion panel on the topic of the Modern Heroine and what goes into redefining the mystery genre through the creation of strong women characters.
Our panel of Sisters in Crime New England authors includes:
Leslie Wheeler, award winning author of the the Miranda Lewis Living History Mysteries and the Berkshire Hilltown Mysteries. Barbara Struna, author of The Old Cape Mystery Series, which includes: The Old Cape House, The Old Cape Teapot, and most recently, The Old Cape Hollywood Secret. Deborah Ducette, author of RAISING OUR CHILDREN'S CHILDREN: ROOM IN THE HEART, as well as her debut mystery novel, THE FORGOTTEN ROSES.
This event is free and open to all. No Registration Required.
Piano Concert by Dan Kennedy March 7 at 6:30 p.m.
Cutting Computer Costs March 11 at 6:30 p.m.
March 7 & 21 at 5 p.m.
March 11 & 25 at 6:30 p.m.
Writing Group March 4, 11, 18,and 25
at 6:30 p.m.
Thursday Night at the Movies March 14 at 6:30 p.m. Rated PG-13 Run Time 2 hr. 10 min.
Generational Advisory Board March 19, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. For retirees and Senior citizens
One On One Computer Tutoring
Computers got you down? Or do you simply want to improve your computer skills? Well look no further! Mansfield Public Library is now offering one-on-one tutoring sessions!
Schedule an appointment and learn how to:
· Search online
· Set-up and use an email account
· Use your eReader or smartphone
· Work in Word, Excel, or PowerPoint
· Download eBooks, audio, and more
· Utilize the Library catalog
· Renew and reserve books online
· Research with online resources
Call 508-261-7380 ext. 3 to schedule your appointment!
Library staff can refer you to professionals for assistance with hardware and virus issues.
A decorated Iraq War veteran and author of The Long Walk describes his journey in the footsteps of 18th-century explorer Alexander Mackenzie and his discovery of the fabled Northwest Passage that Mackenzie never realized he had found.
Monday, March 18 at 6:30 p.m.
Friends of the Library
Support the Friends and Support Your Library
Watch for your annual Friends of the Library membership renewal form in the mail. You too can become a member for as little as $10.00 per year! Forms are also available at the front desk.