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Programs this week at the Yarmouth Town Libraries


We Love our Library Users!

Bring your overdue items to the Yarmouth Town Libraries, along with a donation to the Yarmouth Food Pantry, from now until February 28, and we will forgive your fines. This
applies to overdue fines only, and does not cover lost materials.

The Pantry is always in need of paper products, laundry and dish washing soap, cleaning supplies and food storage wraps or baggies. We will accept donations at the South Yarmouth or West Yarmouth Library locations during the month of February.


2018 Cecelia Siemen Scholarship
Open for Applications

The South Yarmouth Library Association offers the Cecelia Siemen Scholarship in the Visual Arts annually. The $3,000 award advances the study and knowledge of someone in the visual arts. To be eligible, applicants must have completed one academic year at a college or art institute by the end of the school year in which the scholarship is offered.

Applications are available now from the South Yarmouth Library or from the website. Applications include the completed form, course work transcripts, three (3) letters of recommendation, a portfolio, and personal statement. See www.yarmouthlibraries.org for the link to download an application on the home page. Applications to the South Yarmouth Library Association are due April 30, 2018. Questions? Contact
Mary Jane Xenakis
at mjxartworks28@hotmail.com 



Yarmouth Reads 2018
The Metropol Hotel in Moscow

Saturday, February 10, 2:00 p.m.
South Yarmouth Library

Sue Loveland presents an enriching exploration of the Metropol Hotel, site of Count Roskov’s house arrest in "A Gentleman in Moscow," by Amor Towles. Learn about this spectacular hotel – its art, décor, luxurious service and more. As part of Yarmouth Reads 2018, There are books for sale at a discounted price. Call 508-760-4820 or visit the South Yarmouth Library for more information.


Year of the Dog Photo Display

Chinese New Year begins February 16. 2018 is the Year of the Dog in the Chinese zodiac. The Library will be hosting a pet photo display. Bring in a photo of your favorite pet to the South Yarmouth Library, to add to a special exhibit to celebrate the Year of the Dog with the Yarmouth Town Libraries. Stop by the Children’s Room for details.

Guidelines for the Yarmouth Libraries Year of the Dog Photo Display
We welcome photos of ALL furry friends to celebrate the happiness they bring into our lives. Photos will be displayed through March 15 in the Children’s Room at South Yarmouth Library and will be returned to the owner.
Please Note: Photos should be at least 4x6 inches, but not larger than 8x10 inches. Limit photos to pets only. Fill out an "All About My Pet" form, available in the Children’s Room. Encourage your friends and neighbors to participate.



Musical Discoveries

Monday, February 12, 10:30 a.m.
South Yarmouth Library

A musical experience for the whole family! For infants to 5-year-old children and their caregivers. Singing, small and large motor movement, instruments and fun. Classes are FREE. Funded by the South Yarmouth Library Association.


Story Times in February

Preschool Story Time
Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
South Yarmouth Library

For ages 3-5 and their caregivers.
Baby Story Time
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
South Yarmouth Library
For infants-3 years old and their caregivers.

Story Time West
Fridays at 11:30 a.m.
West Yarmouth Library
All ages are welcome. Children under 8 need
to bring an adult.


Save the Date
Good Stories, Well Read

Saturday, February 17, 2:30 p.m.
West Yarmouth Library

Experience classic short stories presented in a most entertaining way, by local Cape Cod actors. No registration is required, but come early for a good seat in front of the fireplace at the West Yarmouth Library. This program is coordinated by Toby Wilson, who sometimes reads a piece. You won’t want to miss this. Doors open at 2:00 p.m.

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