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FEBRUARY 19, 2020

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Young Adult Programs
Space Adventure
& Book Club:
Tuesdays, 5-7 p.m.
Players will get a chance to roleplay a multi-species crew
exploring the universe on a ship of their creation.

Once a month we'll take a break to read and discuss a book taking place somewhere in the cosmos.
Our book for discussion on Feb. 25 is "A Thousand Pieces of You" by Claudia Grey. After our book
discussion we will travel into that story to go exploring. Be warned, you must always obey the
prime directive: Have fun!
YA Game Night
Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m.
Here's the night for your teen to get all the gaming fun without the digital daze that comes with video games. We'll have classics as well as some great new games. And we provide snacks -- because gamers need to eat, too.
Children's Weekly Programs
Open Paint Group
Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Come use our collection of finger paints and assorted brushes,
paint and dot art. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Drop-in After School Crafts
Wednesdays, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
We'll feature a new project every week -- just drop in. For ages 8 and up.

Discovery Days with the Family Center
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
Join us each week for the Family Center's Discovery Days program. The theme changes every week. Program is geared toward toddlers and pre-K aged children.

Toddler Story Time
Fridays at 10:30 a.m.
This program is geared toward toddlers and pre-K aged children.

Library Playdate
Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. to noon
Come play at the library with toys and friends! Toddlers and pre-K aged children and their caregivers can join us for unstructured play and casual reading in a warm environment. Please note, this is an unsupervised program, and all children must be accompanied by an adult.
Children's Special Events
Stop & Go Party
Saturday, Feb. 1
10:30 a.m. to noon
Kick off Black History Month by honoring Garrett Morgan, one of the inventors of the traffic light. We will have a traffic light-themed craft and snacks as well as books about transportation. All ages welcome; children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. 
Cake Decorating Workshop
Friday, Feb. 7
3 to 4:30 p.m.
Please call the library or stop in to enter your child's name into the drawing for a spot in this workshop; class size is limited to 12, and is for ages 8 and up. Participants will be contacted prior to the workshop to confirm attendance.
Make a Valentine
Saturday, Feb. 8
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
We'll have all the supplies you need to create a Valentine for someone special. All ages welcome; children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. 
New! Felix Neck
Nature Program
Wednesday, Feb. 12
3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Join us on the second Wednesday of the month for an after-school program with Felix Neck, geared toward children ages 8 and up. Each month we'll feature a different environmental activity and craft.
Celebrating Jackie Robinson
Wednesday, Feb. 19
3 to 4 p.m.
Black History Month continues with our celebration of the legendary baseball player. We'll have themed crafts and books on hand about Mr. Robinson. All ages welcome; children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
School Vacation Week Events
Clifford the Big Red Dog's Birthday Party
Saturday, Feb. 22, 10:30 a.m. to noon

Open Paint Group
Tuesday, Feb. 25, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Music with Sara Piazza
Wednesday, Feb. 26, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Zumba for Kids with Julie Meader
Wednesday, Feb. 26, 3 to 4 p.m.

Discovery Days with the Family Center
Thursday, Feb. 27, 10:30 a.m. to noon

Dr. Seuss Story Time
Friday, Feb. 28, 10:30 to 11:00 a.m.
With a special visit from the Cat in the Hat.

Movie Marathon Double Feature
Friday, Feb. 28
Addams Family at 11 a.m.
The Big Trip at 1 p.m.

Leap Day Celebration
Saturday, February 29, 10:30 a.m. to noon
Come celebrate the leap year with us! We will have games, refreshments, and supplies to create your own time capsule. 
 

EARLY SPRING MORNING

Oil on wood panel, 8 by 12 inches, by American artist Dwight William Tryon. Signed on lower right, "E W Tryon;" inscribed with title and dated 1924 on verso.
 
 
Edgartown Free Public Library
26 West Tisbury Road, Edgartown, MA 02539
Hours: Monday 10-5; Tuesday and Wednesday 10-8, Thursday through Saturday 10-5; closed Sunday.
Phone: 508-627-4221 and 508-627-1373