Hearts and reptiles in February at the Mattapoisett Library

Jan 28, 2018

The Mattapoisett Library is offering several craft opportunities for students this February, including a winter break session, as well as the chance to meet and greet some real-life reptiles.


Saturday, February 3: Take Your Child to the Library Day

Take the whole family to visit the library from 1-3 p.m., and explore all that there is available.  Children will receive a free balloon sculpture made by balloon artist Chip Rascal, and have the opportunity try a scavenger hunt around the library for a chance to win a raffle prize. Free crafts and snacks will be available.

Wednesday, February 7 and Thursday, February 8: Heart Art: Valentine Craft Programs

For ages 7 and older—make a wreath of paper hearts and "sew" a paper valentine at 4 p.m. on February 7.

For younger children, there will be a session on Thursday, February 8 at 3:30 p.m. to listen to a special Valentine's Day story and make a painted Valentine for someone special. Register for either event by stopping by or calling the library at 508-758-4171.


February School Vacation Events

Wednesday, February 21: Live Reptile Show

Jeffrey Beatriz of Acushnet's Cold Blooded Reptiles will be at the library at 3:30 p.m. for a safe and informative hands-on experience with live reptiles from all over the world. All ages are welcome, but children under eight must be accompanied by an adult during the program. This program is funded by the Friends of the Mattapoisett Library.


Thursday, February 22: Morning Movie at the Library

At 10:30 a.m., watch Disney's Animated Film 101 Dalmatians and enjoy free popcorn. No registration is required.


Friday, February 23: Recycled Snowmen

At 2 p.m., make a snowman out of a recycled bottle. The craft program is free and all materials are provided. Children under eight must bring an adult helper. Spaces are limited—register for this program by February 21 in the children's department.