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"Make Your Own Book" to celebrate Children's Book Week
May
1
4:30 PM16:30

"Make Your Own Book" to celebrate Children's Book Week

Be the author and illustrator of your own book using writing prompts, colored pens/pencils and hardcover blank books that are just waiting for your creative ideas to come to life. Presented by Mary Wilson of Pitter Patter Programs during ArtWeek, https://www.artweekma.org/ . Children ages 3 and up please register for this free program in person in the Children's Room, at hyannislibrary.org or by calling 508-775-2280. This event is sponsored by the Town of Barnstable's Kirkman Trust Fund.

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My Birdseed Brings All The Birds to the Yard: Attracting Native Birds on Cape Cod
May
14
6:30 PM18:30

My Birdseed Brings All The Birds to the Yard: Attracting Native Birds on Cape Cod

What does it takes to attract your favorite backyard birds? Stephanie Ellis, Executive Director of Wild Care, a nonprofit wildlife hospital dedicated to the rescue and release of injured and orphaned wildlife, will tell you. From native plants, to nest boxes, to birdseed, Stephanie will provide info for attracting a variety of birds to your yard throughout the year. She’ll also cover “what to do” if you find a baby bird, or if a bird strikes your window, and will provide tips on how we can better co-exist with our feathered neighbors. Stephanie will also bring special guest, “Nickerson” Wild Care’s educational Eastern Screech Owl.

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The Lost Secrets of the Farming Cultures
May
21
6:30 PM18:30

The Lost Secrets of the Farming Cultures

Award-winning journalist Ben Gagnon combines new scientific evidence with myth and folklore to explore a lost chapter of ancient history – a time when migratory birds were perceived as divine agents of the sun, delivering exotic seeds in the spring and guiding souls through the afterlife in fall and winter.

Free to the public. Registration is appreciated! Email sturgisreference@comcast.net, call 508-362-6636, or fill out the form online at: http://www.sturgislibrary.org/event2/the-lost-secrets-of-ancient-farming-cultures/

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Dream Tale Puppets presents Rumpelstilskin
Apr
20
10:45 AM10:45

Dream Tale Puppets presents Rumpelstilskin

The Cotuit Library and Dream Tale Puppets present the story of Rumpelstilskin, a lively take on the classic tale of gold and guessing games. This 40- minute show features five skillfully crafted table-top puppets. Puppeteers Jacek Zuzanski and Norina Reif, will each perform a number of roles as they put their twist in this puppetry performance. This program is best for an audience of 4 years and older, and is supported in part by a grant from The Mid-Cape Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

This program is free but please register at cotuitlibrary.org/events or contact the Library.

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The Easter Egg Hunt at the Cotuit Library
Apr
20
10:00 AM10:00

The Easter Egg Hunt at the Cotuit Library

Join us at Cotuit Library this Easter weekend for our annual Easter Egg Hunt! Bring along your own basket, seek out those eggs, and meet our Easter Bunny. This event will be rain or shine, so save the date and bring the whole family!

This program is free but please register at cotuitlibrary.org/events or contact the Library.

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