Summer starts at the Elizabeth Taber Library

Jun 2, 2021

MARION — Summer is starting at the Elizabeth Taber Library. 

Starting June 14, patrons can sign up for the “Tales and Tails” summer reading program. Participants will receive a “Reading Buddy Kit,” complete with a reading log and a mini zoo animal reading buddy. 

On June 26 and July 17 from noon to 2 p.m., the New Bedford Art Museum's artmobile will arrive at the library with art projects inspired by the Ruth E. Carter exhibit, “Uncommon Threads.” This is a drop-in event at the library for all ages.

On June 28 at 2 p.m., the Elizabeth Taber Library will host a summer reading kickoff event, featuring an interactive children's concert from the Roackabye Beats,  at the Marion bandstand. 

On July 8 at 1 p.m., the library will be visited by animals from the Pine Meadow alpaca farm: Meet alpacas, goats, bearded dragon, tortoises, chinchilla, rabbits and more.

On July 13 at 6:30 p.m., “Good Grief” author Dannie Engwert will host a mandala workshop. Design your own found object mandalas and take home a photographic keepsake of your creations. This is an outdoor program at the library for teens and adults.

On July 20 at 1 p.m., Mike Piazza and his performing border collies will visit the library for a flying disc performance. 

More activities will be announced throughout the summer.  Check the library’s website and facebook page for updates.