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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.


Story Time West

Friday, April 5, 11:30 a.m.
West Yarmouth Library
All ages are welcome. Children under 8 need to bring an adult.


Yarmouth Reads 2019:
Juvenile Justice – Then and Now
By Anastatia Ellis, Esquire

Sunday, April 7, 2:00 p.m
South Yarmouth Library

Learn about the juvenile justice system in Massachusetts – its history and its issues with Yarmouth resident, attorney Anastatia Quirk. Gain some insight and get your questions answered about just what is right and wrong with the system. Sign up online or at the Library. Tickets for the Finale will be available, as will printed programs of the series of Yarmouth Reads 2019 events. Light refreshments will be served. Bring a donation of a new or like-new book (for ages 4-15) for Kaitlynn’s Closet.


Musical Discoveries

Monday, April 8, 10:30 a.m. 
South Yarmouth Library

A musical experience for the whole family! For infants to 5-year-old children and their caregivers. Free classes include singing, small and large motor movement, instruments and fun. Our thanks to the South Yarmouth Library Association for their support of this popular program. No signup necessary.


Story Time

Tuesday, April 9, 10:30 a.m.
South Yarmouth Library

For ages 2-5 and their caregivers.
Please note: No Story Time on Tuesday, April 16.


Baby Story Time

Thursday, April 11, 10:30 a.m.
South Yarmouth Library

For infants to 3-year-olds and their caregivers.
Please note: No Story Time on Thursday, April 18.


Reverse Mortgages:
Are They Right For You?

Thursday, April 11, 3:00 p.m.
South Yarmouth Library

Learn the facts: What’s the difference between a reverse mortgage and a conventional mortgage? Who can get a reverse mortgage? Can you face foreclosure on a property with a reverse mortgage? Stuart Saposnik, a reverse mortgage specialist, will host this program. 


Technology Questions & Answers

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 Date:
Yarmouth Annual Community
Cleanup Day

Saturday, April 13, 8:00 a.m.
Yarmouth Town Hall

Yarmouth’s Annual Community Cleanup Day -
what better way to show how much we care about
our town than by making Yarmouth look great!
Meet at the Yarmouth Town Hall at 9 a.m. for route
assignment. Wear comfortable footwear and
clothing. Bring gloves if you have them. We will
provide the supplies. Then, join us for a free
appreciation lunch following the cleanup. Call the
Yarmouth Chamber of Commerce at
(508) 778-1008 for more information.


Yarmouth Reads 2019
The Island of Worthy Boys

Book Discussion

Saturday, April 13, 2:00 p.m.
South Yarmouth Library

Yarmouth residents Jane Garvey and Helen Niedermeier will facilitate a discussion on the circumstances that led Aiden and Charles to the farm school on Thompson Island. Join us for this lively discussion. Tickets for the Finale will be available, as will printed programs of the series of Yarmouth Reads 2019 events. Light refreshments will be served.

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