Making solar ovens, windsocks among July library events

Jun 26, 2022

MATTAPOISETT — Summer programming has begun at Mattapoisett Free Public Library.

On Tuesday, July 5 at 2 p.m., teens will build solar ovens using upcycled pizza boxes, foil, and plastic wrap. These ovens will be used for a later program to make s’mores. Registration is required as supplies are limited.

Adults who enjoy crafts are encouraged to sign up for the Creativebug Craft on Wednesday, July 6 at 5:30 p.m. Using the craft video resource, Creativebug, the program will explore how to create and paint repeating patterns with graph paper and gouache. Registration is required as supplies are limited. 

Children are invited to craft a bee-autiful windsock craft on Thursday, July 7 at 3 p.m. This is open to children of all ages; younger children may need assistance from an adult to complete the craft. Registration is required. 

The Mattapoisett Sustainability Partnership meets at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 9 to prepare for the August RE-Art Recycled art show and discuss new initiatives for the fall. New members are welcome. 

Other upcoming events include:

Summer Storytots takes place on Thursday, July 7 at 10:30 a.m, weekly through Aug. 11.

Outdoor Story Time is set for Friday, July 8 at 10:30 a.m. weather permitting. Check the library’s online calendar for other dates

For more information about these programs, send an email to Jennifer Jones at Registration is necessary for some of these events. Visit for more details.