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Programs this week from the Yarmouth Town Libraries


Summer Reading 2019:
A Universe of Stories

Summer Reading has begun! Participants keep track of their reading times for a chance to win prizes. The more you read the better your chances! “A Universe of Stories” is sponsored by the Yarmouth Town Libraries, South Yarmouth and West Yarmouth Library Associations, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. Registration is under way! Call the Library at 508-760-4820 X1316 to sign up.


Story Time West

Friday, July 12, 11:30 a.m.
West Yarmouth Library

Enjoy stories, songs and a creative activity. All ages are welcome. Children under 8 need to bring an adult.


Under Sun, Stars and Sails
A Whaling Family’s Life at Sea

South Yarmouth Library Association's Sunday Author Series Welcomes Marsha Hall Brown
Event is cancelled. Will be rescheduled.
Author Marsha Hall Brown is a descendant of Nantucket whaling masters and the island’s founding families. Under Sun, Stars and Sails is the story of a family’s real-life adventures at sea during two whaling voyages in the mid-1800s. It is a unique story of a whaling master, Captain Joseph Marshall, his wife, Malvina Pinkham Marshall, and daughter Helen. Books will be available for purchase through Spinner Publications, as well as refreshments provided by the South Yarmouth Library Association. Reservations are strongly encouraged, as this is a popular series.


Monday Movie Matinees:
Earth to Echo 

Monday, July 15, 2:00 p.m. 
South Yarmouth Library

Join us for family movies at the South Yarmouth
Library in the Leonard Room. All ages are welcome.
Children under eight need to bring an adult
Rated PG. 91 minutes.


Summer Musical Discoveries 

Tuesdays, July 16, 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. Our thanks to the South Yarmouth Library Association for funding this popular family program. 


Wednesdays at West 
S.T.E.A.M. Activities for grades K-4*

Scratch Art
Wednesday, July 17, 2:00 p.m.
West Yarmouth Library

The library provides all the supplies. Registration suggested.  *Children under 8 need to bring an adult.

Lego® Club

Wednesday, July 17, 6:00 p.m.
South Yarmouth Library
The Library provides all the Lego®s. Bring your creativity and a friend! For all ages; children under 8 need to bring an adult.


Outdoor Story Time

Thursdays, July 18, 10:30 a.m. 
South Yarmouth Library
On the lawn, weather permitting, or in the Leonard Room if there's rain. Stories, games, hoola hoops, bubbles and more! For all ages; children under 8 need to bring an adult.


Save the date:

50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing
Saturday, July 20, 11:00 a.m.
South Yarmouth Library

Celebrate with us, as we commemorate the
Apollo 11 moon landing with space and astronaut- themed stories, activities and refreshments. No sign-up required; just drop in. Children under 8 need to bring an adult.

July Book Discussion Group 

Tuesday, July 23, 3:00 p.m.
South Yarmouth Library
The South Yarmouth Library’s Book Discussion Group meets monthly. In July we will discuss Blackbird House by Alice Hoffman. An evocative work that traces the lives of the various occupants of an old Cape Cod house over a span of two hundred years. Join us!  Books are available to borrow from the Library.  

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