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Programs this week at the Yarmouth Town Libraries


Learn to Make Foods to Feel Better: Probiotics

Friday, March 16, 10:00 a.m. Kefir
South Yarmouth Library
Yarmouth resident Martha Gibbons offers a 3-part class in preparing kefir, fermented vegetables, and kombucha. Come to one session or all three. Please register by calling the library at (508) 760-4820 or on our website:  www.yarmouthlibraries.org
Save the Dates:
Friday, March 23, 10:00 a.m. Fermented Vegetables
Friday, April 6, 10:00 a.m. Kombucha


Good Stories, Well Read

Saturday, March 17, 2:30 p.m.
West Yarmouth Library
Join us to hear classic short stories read by
Cape Cod actors. It is a wonderful way to spend an afternoon. Organized by Toby Wilson, each experience of Good Stories, Well Read is unique. No registration required, but come early to get a good seat by the fireplace at the West Yarmouth Library.


South Yarmouth Library
Association Sunday Author Series:
Barbara Eppich Struna,
"The Old Cape Hollywood Secret"

Sunday, March 18, 2:00 p.m.
South Yarmouth Library
International bestselling Cape Cod author and Brewster resident Barbara Eppich Struna will discuss her latest book of suspenseful historical fiction, "The Old Cape Hollywood Secret." The story begins in 1947. Maggie and her cousin, Gertie, travel from Cape Cod to Hollywood for fame and glamour. One returns home, the other disappears only to be found seventy years later by present day Cape Codder, Nancy Caldwell.

"The Old Cape Hollywood Secret"  received an Honorable Mention at The Hollywood Book Festival 2017.
The Sunday Author Series is popular – reservations are encouraged. Funded by the South Yarmouth Library Association.


Musical Discoveries

Saturday, March 17, 10:30 a.m.
Monday, March 19, 10:30 a.m.
South Yarmouth Library
A musical experience for the whole family! For infants to 5-year-old children and their caregivers. Classes include singing, small and large motor movement, instruments and fun. Classes are FREE and are held in the Leonard Room. Our thanks to the South Yarmouth Library Association for their support of this popular program.


Drop-in Lego Club

Wednesday, March 21, 6:00 p.m.
South Yarmouth Library
For all ages. Children under 8 need to bring an adult. The Library provides the LEGO®s. Bring your imagination and some friends.


Story Times in March

Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, March 20, 10:30 a.m.
South Yarmouth Library
For ages 3-5 and their caregivers.

Baby Story Time 
Thursday, March 22, 10:30 a.m.
South Yarmouth Library 
For infants-3 years old and their caregivers.

Story Time West
Friday, March 23, 11:30 a.m.
West Yarmouth Library
All ages are welcome. Children under 8 need to bring an adult.


2018 Cecelia Siemen Scholarship
Open for Applications

The South Yarmouth Library Association offers the Cecelia Siemen Scholarship in the Visual Arts annually. The $3,000 award advances the study and knowledge of someone in the visual arts. To be eligible, applicants must have completed one academic year at a college or art institute by the end of the school year in which the scholarship is offered.

Applications are available now at the South Yarmouth Library or from the website. See www.yarmouthlibraries.org for the link to download an application on the home page. Applications include the completed form, course work transcripts, three (3) letters of recommendation, a portfolio, and personal statement.  Applications to the South Yarmouth Library Association are due April 30, 2018. Questions? Contact Mary Jane Xenakis at mjxartworks28@hotmail.com 


Two Openings on the Town Library Board

The Town Library Board has two openings. The Board supports the Library and advises the Yarmouth Board of Selectmen on Library issues and policies. If you are interested in getting involved in this advocacy group, stop by and meet the Director, Jane Cain, or call the Library at 508-760-4820. The Town of Yarmouth asks for a Talent Bank application available on the Town website. You can also find out when the next Board meeting is, and plan to attend.

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