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Programs this week at the Yarmouth Town Libraries


2019 Cecelia Siemen Scholarship
Open for Applications

The South Yarmouth Library Association offers the Cecelia Siemen Scholarship in the Visual Arts. 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 at the South Yarmouth Library or from the Library website. Applications include the completed form, course work transcripts, three (3) letters of recommendation, a portfolio, and personal statement. See http://yarmouth.ma.us/1266/Cecelia-Siemen-Scholarship for the link to download an application. Applications to the South Yarmouth Library Association are due April 30.


Author Event: The Road Back
Presented by Kathleen Madden

Sunday, March 10, 2:00 p.m.
South Yarmouth Library

Cape Cod resident Kathleen Madden had seen her share of tragedy. Then, she bought a Harley and it changed
her life and then she wrote about her journeys. All are welcome to this free event. Call the Library at 508-760-4820 to sign up, or register at www.yarmouthlibraries.org, under the Calendar of Events. Bring a friend or neighbor


Story Time

Tuesday, March 12, 10:30 a.m.
South Yarmouth Library

For ages 2-5 and their caregivers.


Baby Story Time

Thursday, March 14, 10:30 a.m.
South Yarmouth Library

For infants to 3-year-olds and their caregivers.


Get Tech Help
One-on-one Sessions
by Appointment

At the South Yarmouth Library
and the West Yarmouth Library

You are welcome to bring your own device (laptop, tablet, eReader). Call or email Reference Librarian Trish Cassisi at tcassisi@clamsnet.org or call 508-760-4820 x 1314 to set up an appointment.


Save the Dates

Good Stories, Well Read
Saturday, March 16, 2:00 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. Doors open at 1:30 p.m.


The South Yarmouth Library
Association Presents
Joanne Parsons, Author of
Kitchen Canary and
Through the Open Door

Sunday, March 17, 2:00 p.m.
South Yarmouth Library

Joanne C. Parsons wrote her debut novel, Kitchen Canary, the year after she retired from a career in eldercare. Through the Open Door was written at the request of the readers of her first book, who loved the characters as much as Joanne loved creating them. Reservations are greatly encouraged. Please call the Library at (508) 760-4820, or sign up online at www.yarmouthlibraries.org. Refreshments provided by the South Yarmouth Library Association.


New! March Book Discussion Group

at the South Yarmouth Library
Tuesday, March 26, 3:30 p.m.

Mark your calendars for the start of the Library’s Book Discussion Group at South Yarmouth Library. We will alternate fiction, non-fiction, short stories and classics. Meetings will be in the Leonard Room and last for an hour. March’s book will be The Art Forger, by B.A. Shapiro. Please come prepared to discuss the book and make suggestions for books the group can read throughout the year. Refreshments will be served.

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