Wildflower seed balls and more at the Mattapoisett Library

Feb 27, 2023

The Mattapoisett Free Public Library has programs to help prepare for spring and to ride out the rest of the unpredictable winter.

Starting Saturday, March 4 at 2 p.m., join the library to create Wildflower Seed Balls. Exactly as it sounds, a wildflower seed ball is a ball of wildflower seeds that can be tossed on bare patches of soil to grow a variety of wild flowers. This workshop is suitable for all ages, no registration is required.

The Mattapoisett Library’s Teen Advisory Board will meet on Tuesday, March 14 at 4 p.m. They will discuss adding items to the “library of things,” new video games and recruitment. New members are always welcome.

Game Lounge continues into March. On Wednesday, March 1 and March 15 from 3:30  to 5 p.m., all are welcome to play Nintendo Switch on the big screen as well as an assortment of board games. Bring games from home or use those provided by the library. No registration is required. Snacks will be served.

Family Jeopardy returns on Saturday, March 18 at 11 a.m. Bring the whole family for Jeopardy fun. Categories include movies, music, science and more. There are prizes for all who participate and the winning team will receive the surprise grand prize. No registration is required.

On Saturday, March 26 at 1 p.m., teens and adults are invited to participate in “Step-by-Step Acrylic Painting: Bight Birches” Join Devin (NivedArt) who will lead a class about how to handle acrylic paint. This is a program for all skill levels. Either follow along step-by-step or make changes as we go to customize your artwork. All materials are included. Each participant will receive a large 16” x 20” stretched canvas to work on and take home. As a bonus, the library will continue the community acrylic painting and all participants will have the opportunity to contribute. When the painting is complete, they will be on display in the library. Registration is required.

Program funded by the Richard and Ann J. Prouty Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Co-Trustee.

All programs are free and open to the public. For more information, call 508-758-4171 or email mflp@sailsinc.org.