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May Newsletter from the Yarmouth Town Libraries


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Did You Know?
Take a look at Zinio -- the world’s largest newsstand, offering full-color digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading on desktops or mobile devices. Our collection of popular digital magazines includes both new and older titles, no checkout periods, and no limits. Browse, check out, and read magazines in your browser and download to mobile apps. Once you check out a magazine, you may keep it as long as you wish. Any questions? Contact Trish Cassisi, tcassisi@clamsnet.org or call 508-760-4820 X 1314.


West Yarmouth Tech Help
One-on-One Sessions by Appointment

Thursday, May 11, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Get help with setting up an email account, downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks, online job applications, using a flash drive, sending an attachment, using the Library catalog and online databases, and finding information online. You are welcome to bring your own device (laptop, tablet, eReader). Registration required; please email Reference Librarian Trish Cassisi at tcassisi@clamsnet.org.


Yarmouth Libraries Genealogy Club

A Tour of the Historical Society of Old Yarmouth Archive
Thursday, May 18, 2:00 p.m
This month, the Yarmouth Libraries Genealogy Club will take a field trip to the HSOY archive, located in the Cobbler Shop off Route 6A in Yarmouth Port. Amy Heller, head of the Historical Society of Old Yarmouth, will host the tour and give the group a peek at historical documents and other items from the history of our town and its founders. We are looking forward to this local history lesson. If you are interested in joining us on the tour, please contact Library Director Jane Cain at 508-760-4820, ext. 1312 or at jcain@yarmouth.ma.us.



Thursday, May 18, 4:00 p.m.
West Yarmouth Library
In this book group, readers bring a favorite book to share with others. Bring your favorite reads and discover other great finds! Meet new people who also love reading.


Author Event: Audrey’s Garden
by Leslie Koresky

Sunday, May 21, 2:00 p.m.
South Yarmouth Library
Audrey’s Garden follows a year in the life of a ten-year-old girl as she learns some hard lessons about honesty, self respect, and what it means to be a friend. Reservations recommended. Call the Library at 508-760-4820, or sign up at our web site, www.yarmouthlibraries.org, in the Library Events section. The program is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. This event is part of the South Yarmouth Library Association’s Sunday Author Series.
Save The Date: Sunday, June 25, 2:00 p.m.
Arlene Kay, author of Boston Uncommon Mysteries. Arlene Kay spent twenty years as a senior executive with the federal government. This experience in offices around the nation
allowed her to observe both human and corporate foibles and rejoice in unintentional humor.

Children and Young Adult Programing


Elephant and Piggie’s
Thank-O-Rama Day

Saturday, May 6, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
South Yarmouth Library
All ages are welcome. Children under 8 need to bring an adult. Come celebrate 10 years of these best friends with an afternoon of stories, crafts and snacks featuring Gerald and Piggie


Musical Discoveries

Saturday, May 13, and Monday, May 22
South Yarmouth Library
A musical experience for the whole family!
Appropriate for infants to 5-year-old children and their caregivers. FREE classes incorporate singing, small and large motor movement, instruments and fun. All classes are at 10:30.
Our thanks to the South Yarmouth Library Association for their continued support of this popular family program.


Slime Time for Teens!

Monday, May 15, 6:00 p.m.
South Yarmouth Library
For ages 12 and up. Explore the science of slime and make some to take home! Bring some friends and drop in.


Lego Club

Wednesday, May 18, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
South Yarmouth Library
For all ages. Drop in, no registration required. Children under 8 need to bring an adult. The Library provides all the LEGO®s.


Drop-in S.T.EA.M.-based craft

Saturday, May 20, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
South Yarmouth Library
 For all ages. Children under 8 need to bring an adult

Weekly Programs


Yarmouth Town Libraries
Weekly Drop-in Story Times

Join us for stories, songs, crafts
and playtime.
No Story Time on Tuesday,
May 30, and Thursday, June 1.

Preschool Story Time

South Yarmouth Library
Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Ages 3-5 years old and their caregivers.
Baby Story Time
South Yarmouth Library
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
For infants to 3 year-olds, and their caregivers.
Story Time West
West Yarmouth Library
Fridays at 11:30 a.m.
All ages welcome.


South Yarmouth Knitting Group

South Yarmouth Library
Fridays at 9:00 a.m.
Alice Bowen of South Yarmouth is hosting a regular knitting group, (please ring the main entrance doorbell to be admitted.)

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