December Events at the Mashpee Public Library

New Library Hours

Beginning the week of December 3, the Library will be opening one hour earlier on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. We are looking forward to starting each day with you at 9:00 a.m. instead of 10:00 a.m. The hours for Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday will be 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. On Tuesday and Thursday our hours will remain 12 Noon to 7:00 p.m. with plans to expand the morning hours on those days after the new year!

Adult Events

Substance Use Resources and Treatment Options Drop-In Night
Tuesday, December 4th – 4 to 7pm
Drop-in night provides treatment options, counseling and education to individuals and families living with substance use and addiction. This Drop-in center model is the first of its kind on Cape Cod. Anyone is welcome from any town, it’s free and there is no RSVP required.

Coffee with the Command Staff
Tuesday, December 7th – 10 to 11am
Please join Mashpee Police Chief Scott Carline, Captain Thomas Rose, Operations Lieutenant Olivier Naas and Administrative Lieutenant Robert Palermo for coffee at the Mashpee Public Library. Don’t miss this great opportunity to get to know the Command Staff of the Mashpee Police Department. Everyone is welcome!

Family Events

Family Story Time
Saturday, December 8th – 10:30-11:30am
The holiday season is a wonderful time to celebrate a “Parade of Toys”. Join us at the library for a family story time featuring the story, Too Many Toys by David Shannon. There will be stories, songs and a seasonal craft. Fun for all ages!

Popcorn and a Movie – The Incredibles 2
Friday, December 28th – 2 to 4pm
Get ready to enjoy the big screen and sound system at the library! We will be showing an animated, action-packed superhero sequel that was worth the wait, The Incredibles 2 ! Follow the Parr family as they again use their powers to rescue the people of their city. Bring a comfy pillow and watch the family fun. This movie is rated PG and recommended for age 8 and up. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the film. Running time is 118 minutes.

Happy New Year Bingo for Books
Monday, December 31st – 2 to 3pm
Who doesn’t love a game of old fashioned Bingo? Children of all ages are invited to join us at the library for Happy New Year Bingo for Books. Help us Ring in the New Year and you could win a book! We have books for preschoolers, school age, tweens and teens!

Teen and Tween Events

MCBA Book Club
Thursday, December 13th – 4:30 to 5:30 pm
MCBA Book Club is for 4th to 6th graders who enjoy reading new books! Salem State University founded the Massachusetts Children’s Book Award in 1975. Every year there are 25 nominated titles of recently published books, and children in grades 4 to 6 must read at least 5 titles in order to be eligible to vote for their favorite book. We meet once a month on Thursdays.
This month we are reading The Terrible Two by bestselling authors Mac Barnett and Jory John. This zany fun story is about fitting in, making your mark and finding a friend where you least expect one. A smart prankster tale with heart! Space is limited and registration is required. Please call 508-539-1435 ext. 3001 or email jburke@clamsnet.org

Author: Mashpee Chamber of Commerce

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