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T(w)een Space 3:00 pm
T(w)een Space
Aug 1 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Come hang out! Meet your friends, watch a movie or play some games. Don’t forget to enter the weekly contests while you’re here! The T(w)een Space is reserved for use by children entering middle school or higher. Parents may drop their
Sparky’s Puppets “Build a Better World” 6:30 pm
Sparky’s Puppets “Build a Better World” @ Mansfield Public Library
Aug 1 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
Sparky’s Puppets dramatize favorite children’s stories with colorful hand puppets, lively humor and plenty of audience participation.  For over 37 years, they have delighted children and family audiences throughout New England. In this show, the “Three Little Pigs” are hard
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Wonderful Wednesdays 10:30 am
Wonderful Wednesdays @ Mansfield Public Library
Aug 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us for stories, songs and simple crafts for young children with a caregiver. On nice days we’ll also check out what’s happening in the children’s garden!
T(w)een Space 1:00 pm
T(w)een Space
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Wednesdays are craft days in the T(w)een Space! Drop in to make different each week. Supplies are limited, so plan to start at 1:00! June 28: T-shirt bags (bring your own T-shirt) *note: there will be no craft on July
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Crafts for Kids: Make 3D sea creatures 2:30 pm
Crafts for Kids: Make 3D sea creatures @ Mansfield Public Library
Aug 3 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Make a crab from a cup, a 3D paper whale, a funny jellyfish and more!
Tween/Family Board Games 3:00 pm
Tween/Family Board Games
Aug 3 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
On Thursdays, the T(w)een Space becomes a game room! Meet a friend or bring your family and play a game. You can play some of our games or bring your own. Children in middle school or higher may be dropped off
Reading in the Kitchen: Cookbook Book Club 6:30 pm
Reading in the Kitchen: Cookbook Book Club
Aug 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
This month’s topic is barbecuing and grilling! Join us while we share our grilled or barbecued creations. There are still plenty of cookbooks reserved at the circulation desk for checkout. We look forward to seeing all of you again, and new
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Mansfield Public Library
Aug 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Stories, songs and simple crafts for young children accompanied by a caregiver.
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Matt’s Monday Matinee 1:00 pm
Matt’s Monday Matinee
Aug 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Until Reel to Real resumes in the Fall, Mansfield Public Library Assistant, Matt Ockmond, has agreed to expand his monthly film screening and discussion with an additional meeting on the first Mondays of the month. Please join us for intriguing
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T(w)een Space 3:00 pm
T(w)een Space
Aug 8 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Come hang out! Meet your friends, watch a movie or play some games. Don’t forget to enter the weekly contests while you’re here! The T(w)een Space is reserved for use by children entering middle school or higher. Parents may drop their
Mansfield Public Library Book Discussion 6:45 pm
Mansfield Public Library Book Discussion
Aug 8 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us this month for a discussion of Truth and Beauty by Ann Patchett. Multiple copies available at the circulation desk.
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Wonderful Wednesdays 10:30 am
Wonderful Wednesdays @ Mansfield Public Library
Aug 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us for stories, songs and simple crafts for young children with a caregiver. On nice days we’ll also check out what’s happening in the children’s garden!
T(w)een Space 1:00 pm
T(w)een Space
Aug 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Wednesdays are craft days in the T(w)een Space! Drop in to make different each week. Supplies are limited, so plan to start at 1:00! June 28: T-shirt bags (bring your own T-shirt) *note: there will be no craft on July
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Drop-In Knitting Group 2:00 pm
Drop-In Knitting Group
Aug 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Library Program Room Do you have any unfinished objects in your workbasket? Do you want to learn (or re-learn) to knit? Do you have some questions about a yarn or pattern you are considering? Come join us for an afternoon
Ice Cream Social 2:30 pm
Ice Cream Social @ Mansfield Public Library
Aug 10 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Celebrate summer at our annual Ice Cream Social featuring fun and games and make your own sundae out on the lawn.
Mansfield Film Discussion 7:00 pm
Mansfield Film Discussion
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Mansfield Film Discussion
For the next Film Discussion on Thursday August 10th at 7pm in the Buchanan Auditorium we will be watching Zootopia (2016) an animated family film that has a more complex view of race and bias than you might expect. Directed
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Mansfield Public Library
Aug 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Stories, songs and simple crafts for young children accompanied by a caregiver.
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Board Game Night 6:00 pm
Board Game Night @ Library Express
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Board Game Night @ Library Express
Board Game Night at the Library Express! Enjoy board games in a fun and relaxed setting. Bring your own games or play one of ours. Teens ( accompanied by an adult) and adults welcome. 2 hours free parking available in
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“Essential Play” at Wonderful Wednesdays 10:30 am
“Essential Play” at Wonderful Wednesdays @ Mansfield Public Library
Aug 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us for a special Wonderful Wednesdays with guest Jessica Soucy. Jessica will show us how to enhance home made play doughs with lovely essential oils. We’ll start with some fun stories about the senses, followed by lots of hands
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Mansfield Public Library
Aug 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Stories, songs and simple crafts for young children accompanied by a caregiver.
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Family Eclipse Party! 2:00 pm
Family Eclipse Party! @ Mansfield Public Library
Aug 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Come to the Library for a celebration of the solar eclipse! We’ll start with some stories and folktales about the sun and moon, and move on to a variety of crafts and activities. We’ll have some eclipse glasses on hand
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Wonderful Wednesdays 10:30 am
Wonderful Wednesdays @ Mansfield Public Library
Aug 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us for stories, songs and simple crafts for young children accompanied by a caregiver.
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Mansfield Public Library
Aug 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Stories, songs and simple crafts for young children accompanied by a caregiver.
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