Mattapoisett Library sponsors November events

Nov 8, 2021

MATTAPOISETT _ The Mattapoisett Library, 7 Barstow St., is hosting a variety of events in November.

“Colorful Turkey Craft’’ will be held from 3:15 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16. The craft that will be created can be used as a decoration or a place card for Thanksgiving Day tables. 

Because hot glue guns will be used, this craft is recommended for ages 6 and older. Registration is required.

The Cookbook Club meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16 to discuss “Zaitoun: Recipes from the Palestinian Kitchen’’ by Yasmin Khan. E-mail Michelle Skaar at with any questions.

Author Richard Rezendes will be in the Local Author Spotlight at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17. He will talk about his book, “A Haunting in Mattapoisett,’’ and have copies available for purchase.

The children's room is hosting Storytots on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. This simple, weekly story time session is geared towards toddlers. No registration is required.

Youngsters can sign up for the monthly graphic novel book club at 3:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18 . The next graphic novel is “The Cardboard Kingdom” by Chad Sell. The book club will include a brief discussion of the book, a craft, snack, and an introduction to next month’s book. The club is recommended for children 9 and older. Registration is required.

Erin Fragola, the outreach coordinator for the Perkins Library will visit the library at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23 to discuss all of the services the Perkins Library has to offer. The library provides accessible materials to people who have difficulties reading traditional print, including audiobooks, magazines, braille and large-print titles, as well as audio-described movies, all delivered directly to a patron’s home through postage-free circulation.

Frederick Thurber will offer a presentation about creating an audiobook for his title, “In the Wake of the Willows,’’ a pastiche of the beloved children’s book, “The Wind in the Willows.’’ This Purrington Lecture Series program will take place at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30 as a hybrid program.  

Those interested may attend in person or tune in via Zoom. Registration is not required. To get the Zoom meeting link, email Jennifer Jones at

The library will be open 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24 and will be closed Thursday, Nov. 25 and Friday, Nov. 26.

For more information about these programs, contact the library at (508) 758-4171 or email