It feels as if summer has finally arrived and we have lots of fun events planned at the library. Choose from one of our three book clubs, learn origami, meet an author, celebrate with Monday Fundays and so much more!
Be sure to stop in before your vacation for books, magazines, movies, and music or learn how you can download them for easier travel.
Planning a daytrip? Check out our museum passes, generously funded by our Friends of the Library.
Watch for our Summer Reading Program email in your in-box in a few weeks for more fun! Registration begins June 15 in the Children's Room.
More Digital Magazines
Libby and Overdrive users, have you noticed that you can now borrow digital magazines? This is in addition to the digital magazine collection that you have available to you in the Flipster app. Just Log in through Overdrive or Libby.
Ages 2 and Under: Tue., June 4 at 10:15 and Fri., June 7 at 11 a.m.
Multiage: Thur., June 6 at 10:15 a.m.
Ages 3 and up: Fri., June 7 at 10:15 a.m.
New Summer Schedule
June 25th through August 23rd
Ages 3 and under: Tuesdays at 10 :30 a.m.
Ages 3 and up: Fridays at 10:30 a.m.
TEENS and ADULTS
Art of Origami Workshop Series with Peter Merritt
"Origami is an ancient art of transforming paper into a living representation of life one fold at a time. Origami has its fundamental bases and folds and through these courses, one can understand the basics to feel comfortable. We will focus on the traditional folds and use our imagination to keep folding them until it becomes muscle memory. I look forward to your self patience and focus as a means to disconnect ones' stress from
life." - Origami instructor Peter Merritt
This program is free and open to ages 13 and up.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED - Because each workshop builds on skills learned from the previous workshop, it is recommended, but not required, that registrants should sign up for all 5 workshops.
Feverishly paging through a disturbing anonymous manuscript that she believes has world-changing potential, New York literary agent Isabel Reed catches the attentions of Copenhagen veteran station chief Hayden Gray, who resolves to keep the book's secrets from being exposed. By the Edgar Award-winning author of The Expats.
Documents the 2009 theft of an invaluable collection of ornithological displays from the Natural History Museum at Tring by a young American musician, tracing the author's years-long investigation to track down the culprit and understand his motives.
June 24 at 6:30 p.m.
Coloring Club The library provides soothing music and coloring supplies June 3 and 17 at 6:30 p.m.
with Kim Giannouloudis
June 10 and 24 at 6:30 p.m.
With Vlad Zachary June 3, 10, 17 & 24 at 6:30 p.m.
Thursday Night at the Movies
On the Basis of Sex June 13 at 6:00 p.m.
The true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases of a historic career that lead to her nomination and confirmation as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice.
The Mansfield Public Library is currently seeking individuals to be a part of our new Generational Advisory Board (G.A.B.)
What does this mean?
Members of G.A.B. will recommend and help the library to plan programming.
In addition, G.A.B. offers retirees and senior citizens a place to share knowledge and experience with each other.
Light refreshments will be served - No Registration Required
June 18 at 11:00 a.m.
Friends of the Library
Did you know the Friends of the Library fund our museum passes? The Friends of the Library have purchased passes for the Pawtucket Red Sox and many other fun family outings. Be sure to check them out this summer!
Also, stop by our ongoing book sale when you come to the library.
Boston by Foot This month we are highlighting our Boston by Foot pass sponsored by the Friends of the Library!
Each pass entitles up to 4 people to free admission to Boston by Foot's classic tours:
Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Boston by Little Feet, Dark Side of Boston, Heart of the Freedom Trail, Hub of Literary America, North End: Gateway to Boston, Reinventing Boston: A City Engineered, Road to Revolution.
Stop and Shop Community Bag Program The Friends of the Library have been selected for the Give Back Community Bag Program. Purchase a resusaeable bag at 377 Chauncy Street and support the library and the environment!