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Wellness Clinic & Blood Pressure Screening
10:00 am - 11:00 am
On Monday, August 1st, from 10-11am at the West Tisbury Library, public health nurse Lila Fischer will offer a free drop-in wellness clinic. Island Health Care, in conjunction with the Island’s boards of health, offer free blood pressure and other screenings, health counseling, and monthly health promotion inform , ...
No Balance Class Today
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Kanta Lipsky’s Online Balance Class is cancelled today. Please enjoy these class recordings instead! Video 1 Video 2 Video 3 Video 4 (new!) , ...
Children’s Storytime
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  Come enjoy storytime with Weezie Welz. Join us for stories, songs, and puppets. Meets Wednesdays in August at 1pm This event is free and open to the public! Any questions or concerns can be directed to mlawson@clamsnet.org , ...
Mac Help Desk
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Need Mac help? Starting June 27, “Mac Pro” Paul Levy will be on hand to help library patrons with their Mac devices on summer Mondays from 2-4pm on the West Tisbury Library porch. Drop in with or without your device and find help using or buying an iPhone, iPad, or a Mac computer. No sign up required. , ...
Henna Tattoo in the Young Adult Room
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join us in the Young Adult Room on Mondays AND Thursdays at 4 P.M. beginning July 18th for Henna! Henna (Lawsonia inermis) is a plant-based dye created from the henna tree, also known as Egyptian privet, and mignonette tree. The leaves of the henna plant contain a natural coloring pigment that is used for temporary bod , ...
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MVLA Classics Book Group: Great Expectations
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
This July, the MVLA Virtual Book Group will be reading Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations. Join a four-session discussion group on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays beginning the week of July 19th, 5-6pm. Free and open to the public. Email Dee at dleopold@clamsnet.org to sign. Coming up: The MVLA Virtual Book G , ...
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Virtual Chair Yoga
7:30 am - 8:30 am
  Virtual Chair Yoga Wednesdays, 7:30am Chair yoga is a supported style of yoga that is accessible to all levels and ages. In this class, practitioners will be guided through seated and moving meditations utilizing the support and assistance of a chair. While some chair yoga classes are aimed at elderly practition , ...
Traditional Storytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Children’s librarian, Mikaela, will be hosting a weekly  traditional storytime. Families will be able to listen and enjoy books new and old with some songs thrown in the mix. All ages are welcome but this storytime is designed for toddlers and young kids. There is no sign up, but attendance is limited. This program is , ...
Digital Navigation Technology Assistance
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Digital Navigation Technology Assistance by appointment Wednesdays from 11 am – 1 pm. Do you need help navigating the internet, using a smartphone or tablet, or other technology questions? Call the library at 508-693-3366 or email rrooney@clamsnet.org to set up an appointment.  Appointments are limited to 20 minu , ...
Concert: Aristides Rivas & Meena Malik, “Remembering”
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
On Wednesday, August 3rd, at 4pm, come to the West Tisbury Library for an in-person cello and voice concert titled, “Remembering: A Story of Immigration, Family, and the Search for Identity Through Music.” Arts and soul mates Aristides Rivas and Meena Malik bring an intimate program that explores their journeys as prof , ...
MVLA Classics Book Group: Great Expectations
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
This July, the MVLA Virtual Book Group will be reading Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations. Join a four-session discussion group on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays beginning the week of July 19th, 5-6pm. Free and open to the public. Email Dee at dleopold@clamsnet.org to sign. Coming up: The MVLA Virtual Book G , ...
MVY Radio Summer Series
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
MVY Radio Summer Series at the Library! Wednesdays starting July 6th through August 24th at 5:00pm. The 10th Annual MVYRADIO Summer Youth Performance Showcases will run Wednesdays between 5-6pm from July 6th through August 24th at a new LIBRARY VENUE! Folks can gather on the deck of the West Tisbury library and enjoy , ...
MV Modern Quilt Guild
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Join the MV Modern Quilt Guild! Meets at the West Tisbury Library from 6-7:30pm on Wednesdays. Mask wearing is required. There will also be a Zoom option available. Email Katherine Long at longkat@comcast.net for more information and Zoom info. , ...
Stargazing with Mark Alan Lovewell
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesdays, July 20 and August 3, 8:30 pm.  The Summer Night Sky: Travel Among the Cosmos with Mark Alan Lovewell and the Libraries of Martha’s Vineyard. Join veteran stargazer Mark Alan Lovewell in two sessions and discover the wonders of the cosmos in our summer night sky. July 20: Meet outside the Chilmark Library, , ...
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Mask Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 am
The library will be offering special “masked hours” on Thursdays and Saturdays from 9-10am. All patrons over the age of 2 and library staff will be wearing masks during mask hours. During normal library hours, masks are optional: Mon-Thu 10-6, Fri-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-4. Curbside pick-up will remain an option at this time. , ...
Yoga with Hallie Brevetti: Breathing and Stretching
10:30 am - 11:30 am
On summer Thursdays at 10:30am, Hallie Brevetti will teach a series of Breathing and Stretching yoga classes at the West Tisbury Library. Classes include 30 minutes dedicated to exploring breathing techniques and 30 minutes dedicated to yoga and stretching using seated and standing postures only. Think of this as a cla , ...
Online Class: Unlock Your Intuition
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
The West Tisbury Library invites you to join Shanta Gabriel’s new four-week class series, “Unlock Your Intuition.” Classes meet online through Zoom on August Thursdays from 11:30am-12:30pm. Attend one, some, or all sessions. Free and open to the public. Please email wt_mail@clamsnet.org to sign up. Class description: A , ...
Book talk – Center-Mid with author Jeff Kass
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Book talk – Center-Mid with author Jeff Kass! Thursday, August 4th at 3:00pm on the children’s porch. Allison is a high school senior who plays center-mid for the defending state champion Womack Warriors. When the unity of her team is threatened by both a racial incident and a sexting scandal, Allison must , ...
Henna Tattoo in the Young Adult Room
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join us in the Young Adult Room on Mondays AND Thursdays at 4 P.M. beginning July 18th for Henna! Henna (Lawsonia inermis) is a plant-based dye created from the henna tree, also known as Egyptian privet, and mignonette tree. The leaves of the henna plant contain a natural coloring pigment that is used for temporary bod , ...
Book Talk – Paul Laurence Dunbar: The Life and Times of a Caged Bird
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
On Thursday, August 4th, at 4:30pm at the West Tisbury Library, Princeton Professor Gene Andrew Jarrett will speak about his new book, Paul Laurence Dunbar: The Life and Times of a Caged Bird. Books will be available for purchase and signing. This event is free and open to the public. Jarrett’s new biography of Dunbar , ...
MVLA Classics Book Group: Great Expectations
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
This July, the MVLA Virtual Book Group will be reading Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations. Join a four-session discussion group on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays beginning the week of July 19th, 5-6pm. Free and open to the public. Email Dee at dleopold@clamsnet.org to sign. Coming up: The MVLA Virtual Book G , ...
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Virtual Kripalu Flow Yoga
7:30 am - 8:30 am
  VIRTUAL YOGA with Jason Mazar-Kelly (Yogijay) and The West Tisbury Library via ZOOM! All Levels Kripalu Flow Fridays – 7:30am Class Description: Join me for an all levels Kripalu flow focused on soothing the nervous system through a combination of movement, breathwork and meditation. This class is accessib , ...
Broadway Dance Class
10:30 am - 11:30 am
On summer Fridays at 10:30am, the West Tisbury Library presents “Broadway Dance Through the Ages,” an in-person dance class led by Hallie Brevetti. This is a beginner dance class that includes a short warm-up, a brief history of the musical of the day, and a fun piece of choreography in the style of the show. Think of , ...
Online Balance Class
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mondays and Fridays at 11:30am, the West Tisbury Library will host an online Balance Series led by Kanta Lipsky. In this class, we will explore ways to strengthen our connection to the earth and increase our bodies’ ability to maintain good balance. No yoga mat needed, but a chair will be necessary for some of the move , ...
Art Reception: Bruce Mathews
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
“Flowers When No One is Looking” Photography show by Bruce Mathews The unique shapes and colors of flowers, caught by fine art photographer Bruce Mathews of Vineyard Haven, will be on display for the month of August in the West Tisbury Library Community Room gallery. Bruce had a twenty five year career in New York City , ...
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Mask Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 am
The library will be offering special “masked hours” on Thursdays and Saturdays from 9-10am. All patrons over the age of 2 and library staff will be wearing masks during mask hours. During normal library hours, masks are optional: Mon-Thu 10-6, Fri-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-4. Curbside pick-up will remain an option at this time. , ...
Family Craft Table
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Drop in on Saturdays for our Family Craft Table in the Children’s Room from 10:30am-3pm (or until supplies run out).   No sign-up required. Email mlawson@clamsnet.org with questions. This event is free and open to the public! , ...
Children’s Pinkletink Concert
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Families are invited to the Children’s Porch to see the Island’s popular kid rock band, the Pinkletinks. They’ll perform classic children’s songs in a rock-band format. This event is free and open to the public! Any questions or concerns can be directed to mlawson@clamsnet.org. , ...
The New Georgia Project Presentation
1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Come to a conversation about voting rights and community organizing with the new leadership of the New Georgia Project for youth and young adults. Saturday, August 6th Gathering and refreshments: 1:45-2pm Program and Q&A: 2-3pm For more info and to RSVP, contact hardyjeville882@gmail.com. , ...
Fourth Annual Dionis Coffin Riggs Day of Poetry
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
On Saturday, August 6th at 3:30pm, the West Tisbury Library presents the fourth annual Dionis Coffin Riggs Day of Poetry. This special event was established on her birthday of August 6th to annually commemorate not only the work of Ms. Riggs but the work from poets who have been members of the poetry group she establis , ...
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Closed on Sundays
All Day
The library is closed on summer Sundays. , ...
Annual Friends of the West Tisbury Library Book Sale (outdoors at the library, weather permitting)
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The annual Friends of the West Tisbury Library book sale will be back but in a different format, location, and schedule.  For those who wish to continue supporting the library, we will be selling gently-used books through smaller sales. Beginning Sunday, July 10, 2022, 12-4 p.m., weather permitting, weekly pop-up sales , ...
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Online Balance Class
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mondays and Fridays at 11:30am, the West Tisbury Library will host an online Balance Series led by Kanta Lipsky. In this class, we will explore ways to strengthen our connection to the earth and increase our bodies’ ability to maintain good balance. No yoga mat needed, but a chair will be necessary for some of the move , ...
Children’s Storytime Canceled Today
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
See you next week on Monday, August 15! , ...
Mac Help Desk
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Need Mac help? Starting June 27, “Mac Pro” Paul Levy will be on hand to help library patrons with their Mac devices on summer Mondays from 2-4pm on the West Tisbury Library porch. Drop in with or without your device and find help using or buying an iPhone, iPad, or a Mac computer. No sign up required. , ...
Henna Tattoo in the Young Adult Room
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join us in the Young Adult Room on Mondays AND Thursdays at 4 P.M. beginning July 18th for Henna! Henna (Lawsonia inermis) is a plant-based dye created from the henna tree, also known as Egyptian privet, and mignonette tree. The leaves of the henna plant contain a natural coloring pigment that is used for temporary bod , ...
Online Writers Read
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Online Writers Read Led by Niki Patton On Monday, August 8 at 6:30pm, the West Tisbury Library will host its monthly “Writers Read” evening online through Zoom. This event, led by Niki Patton, features community members reading short original prose pieces. Both fiction and nonfiction readings are welcome. Each reader i , ...
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iPad Workshop
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday, August 9, 10:30 am You have an iPad and you’re excited to use it – but where to begin? Or perhaps you’d just like to refresh your skills and learn a few new tricks? Kathy Lavieri, a technology trainer with over twenty years of experience working with adult learners, will hold an in-person iPad workshop. , ...
MVLA Classics Book Group: Great Expectations
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
This July, the MVLA Virtual Book Group will be reading Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations. Join a four-session discussion group on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays beginning the week of July 19th, 5-6pm. Free and open to the public. Email Dee at dleopold@clamsnet.org to sign. Coming up: The MVLA Virtual Book G , ...
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Virtual Chair Yoga
7:30 am - 8:30 am
  Virtual Chair Yoga Wednesdays, 7:30am Chair yoga is a supported style of yoga that is accessible to all levels and ages. In this class, practitioners will be guided through seated and moving meditations utilizing the support and assistance of a chair. While some chair yoga classes are aimed at elderly practition , ...
Traditional Storytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Children’s librarian, Mikaela, will be hosting a weekly  traditional storytime. Families will be able to listen and enjoy books new and old with some songs thrown in the mix. All ages are welcome but this storytime is designed for toddlers and young kids. There is no sign up, but attendance is limited. This program is , ...
Digital Navigation Technology Assistance
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Digital Navigation Technology Assistance by appointment Wednesdays from 11 am – 1 pm. Do you need help navigating the internet, using a smartphone or tablet, or other technology questions? Call the library at 508-693-3366 or email rrooney@clamsnet.org to set up an appointment.  Appointments are limited to 20 minu , ...
Workshop: Learn the Art of Macrame
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
On Wednesday, August 10 from 3:30-5:30pm at the West Tisbury Library, join artist Rebecca Tucker as she teaches the basics of macrame. Participants will learn techniques to create a macrame wall hanging. All materials will be provided. This workshop is for adults and teens ages 12+. Free and open to the public. This wo , ...
Make-up tutorial
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Make-up tutorial! In the YA Room. Wednesday, August 10th at 4:00 pm. Free! Limited space, sign-up required. Please email lhearn@clamsnet.org Bring your own makeup. Ages 12 to 21. , ...
The Craft of Poetry
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Starting Wednesday, July 13th, West Tisbury Poet Laureate Tain Leonard-Peck will lead a series of poetry writing workshops on alternating summer Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30pm. This workshop focuses on building the fundamentals of crafting poetry, through analyzing original pieces submitted by workshop participants. Bring , ...
MVLA Classics Book Group: Great Expectations
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
This July, the MVLA Virtual Book Group will be reading Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations. Join a four-session discussion group on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays beginning the week of July 19th, 5-6pm. Free and open to the public. Email Dee at dleopold@clamsnet.org to sign. Coming up: The MVLA Virtual Book G , ...
MVY Radio Summer Series
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
MVY Radio Summer Series at the Library! Wednesdays starting July 6th through August 24th at 5:00pm. The 10th Annual MVYRADIO Summer Youth Performance Showcases will run Wednesdays between 5-6pm from July 6th through August 24th at a new LIBRARY VENUE! Folks can gather on the deck of the West Tisbury library and enjoy , ...
MV Modern Quilt Guild
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Join the MV Modern Quilt Guild! Meets at the West Tisbury Library from 6-7:30pm on Wednesdays. Mask wearing is required. There will also be a Zoom option available. Email Katherine Long at longkat@comcast.net for more information and Zoom info. , ...
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Mask Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 am
The library will be offering special “masked hours” on Thursdays and Saturdays from 9-10am. All patrons over the age of 2 and library staff will be wearing masks during mask hours. During normal library hours, masks are optional: Mon-Thu 10-6, Fri-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-4. Curbside pick-up will remain an option at this time. , ...
Yoga with Hallie Brevetti: Breathing and Stretching
10:30 am - 11:30 am
On summer Thursdays at 10:30am, Hallie Brevetti will teach a series of Breathing and Stretching yoga classes at the West Tisbury Library. Classes include 30 minutes dedicated to exploring breathing techniques and 30 minutes dedicated to yoga and stretching using seated and standing postures only. Think of this as a cla , ...
Online Class: Unlock Your Intuition
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
The West Tisbury Library invites you to join Shanta Gabriel’s new four-week class series, “Unlock Your Intuition.” Classes meet online through Zoom on August Thursdays from 11:30am-12:30pm. Attend one, some, or all sessions. Free and open to the public. Please email wt_mail@clamsnet.org to sign up. Class description: A , ...
Sharks! with Felix Neck
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Come learn about these incredible sea creatures with Liz from Mass Audubon’s Felix Neck on August 11th at 3:00pm. FREE! Please email lhearn@clamsnet.org with any questions. This program is for kids ages 8-12 on the children’s porch. , ...
Henna Tattoo in the Young Adult Room
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join us in the Young Adult Room on Mondays AND Thursdays at 4 P.M. beginning July 18th for Henna! Henna (Lawsonia inermis) is a plant-based dye created from the henna tree, also known as Egyptian privet, and mignonette tree. The leaves of the henna plant contain a natural coloring pigment that is used for temporary bod , ...
Rock and Roll Show: Mike Mok and the Em-Tones
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
On Thursday, August 11th, at 4:30pm, come to the West Tisbury Library for a rock and roll show with Mike Mok and the Em-Tones from New York City. Singer Mike Mok (guitar), JJ Murphy (drums), Greg Albert (bass) will be performing originals and covers. This event is free and open to the public. Mike Mok is a long time re , ...
MVLA Classics Book Group: Great Expectations
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
This July, the MVLA Virtual Book Group will be reading Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations. Join a four-session discussion group on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays beginning the week of July 19th, 5-6pm. Free and open to the public. Email Dee at dleopold@clamsnet.org to sign. Coming up: The MVLA Virtual Book G , ...
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Virtual Kripalu Flow Yoga
7:30 am - 8:30 am
  VIRTUAL YOGA with Jason Mazar-Kelly (Yogijay) and The West Tisbury Library via ZOOM! All Levels Kripalu Flow Fridays – 7:30am Class Description: Join me for an all levels Kripalu flow focused on soothing the nervous system through a combination of movement, breathwork and meditation. This class is accessib , ...
Broadway Dance Class
10:30 am - 11:30 am
On summer Fridays at 10:30am, the West Tisbury Library presents “Broadway Dance Through the Ages,” an in-person dance class led by Hallie Brevetti. This is a beginner dance class that includes a short warm-up, a brief history of the musical of the day, and a fun piece of choreography in the style of the show. Think of , ...
Online Balance Class
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mondays and Fridays at 11:30am, the West Tisbury Library will host an online Balance Series led by Kanta Lipsky. In this class, we will explore ways to strengthen our connection to the earth and increase our bodies’ ability to maintain good balance. No yoga mat needed, but a chair will be necessary for some of the move , ...
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Mask Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 am
The library will be offering special “masked hours” on Thursdays and Saturdays from 9-10am. All patrons over the age of 2 and library staff will be wearing masks during mask hours. During normal library hours, masks are optional: Mon-Thu 10-6, Fri-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-4. Curbside pick-up will remain an option at this time. , ...
Family Craft Table
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Drop in on Saturdays for our Family Craft Table in the Children’s Room from 10:30am-3pm (or until supplies run out).   No sign-up required. Email mlawson@clamsnet.org with questions. This event is free and open to the public! , ...
“Beethoven’s 27th Squared” – Concert featuring Peter Halperin
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
On Saturday, August 13, at 3:30pm, come to the West Tisbury Library for a live performance featuring pianist Peter Halperin. This event is free and open to the public. Peter Halperin has been writing music, singing and playing the piano and guitar since early childhood. He started writing songs at 15 and has continued , ...
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Closed on Sundays
All Day
The library is closed on summer Sundays. , ...
Annual Friends of the West Tisbury Library Book Sale (outdoors at the library, weather permitting)
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The annual Friends of the West Tisbury Library book sale will be back but in a different format, location, and schedule.  For those who wish to continue supporting the library, we will be selling gently-used books through smaller sales. Beginning Sunday, July 10, 2022, 12-4 p.m., weather permitting, weekly pop-up sales , ...
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Writing & Reading Workshop for Young People!
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The West Tisbury Library and Mathea Morais will be offering a Writing & Reading Workshop for young people ages 9-14. The workshop will be held: Monday, August 15th – Friday, Aug 18th from 10:30am-12pm. Snacks, books, pencils, and paper provided. Space is limited to ten participants, so please pre-register at , ...
Online Balance Class
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mondays and Fridays at 11:30am, the West Tisbury Library will host an online Balance Series led by Kanta Lipsky. In this class, we will explore ways to strengthen our connection to the earth and increase our bodies’ ability to maintain good balance. No yoga mat needed, but a chair will be necessary for some of the move , ...
Children’s Storytime
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  Come enjoy storytime with Weezie Welz. Join us for stories, songs, and puppets. Meets Wednesdays in August at 1pm This event is free and open to the public! Any questions or concerns can be directed to mlawson@clamsnet.org , ...
Mac Help Desk
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Need Mac help? Starting June 27, “Mac Pro” Paul Levy will be on hand to help library patrons with their Mac devices on summer Mondays from 2-4pm on the West Tisbury Library porch. Drop in with or without your device and find help using or buying an iPhone, iPad, or a Mac computer. No sign up required. , ...
Henna Tattoo in the Young Adult Room
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join us in the Young Adult Room on Mondays AND Thursdays at 4 P.M. beginning July 18th for Henna! Henna (Lawsonia inermis) is a plant-based dye created from the henna tree, also known as Egyptian privet, and mignonette tree. The leaves of the henna plant contain a natural coloring pigment that is used for temporary bod , ...
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Writing & Reading Workshop for Young People!
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The West Tisbury Library and Mathea Morais will be offering a Writing & Reading Workshop for young people ages 9-14. The workshop will be held: Monday, August 15th – Friday, Aug 18th from 10:30am-12pm. Snacks, books, pencils, and paper provided. Space is limited to ten participants, so please pre-register at , ...
“From Tee Shirt to Treasure” Presentation with the MV Modern Quilt Guild
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
On Tuesday, August 16th, from 11am-12pm, join us at the West Tisbury Library for a presentation by the Martha’s Vineyard Modern Quilt Guild. The Guild spent the winter making tee shirt quilts which will be auctioned off to benefit the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society beginning on July 29. These unique creations f , ...
Concert: The Cucumbers
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
On Tuesday, August 16th, at 4pm, come to the West Tisbury Library for an afternoon of live music featuring The Cucumbers. Jon Fried and Deena Shoshkes will be playing all original songs from ballads to rockers blending indie pop, folk and Americana, arranged for two vocals, guitar and banjo. This event is free and open , ...
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Virtual Chair Yoga
7:30 am - 8:30 am
  Virtual Chair Yoga Wednesdays, 7:30am Chair yoga is a supported style of yoga that is accessible to all levels and ages. In this class, practitioners will be guided through seated and moving meditations utilizing the support and assistance of a chair. While some chair yoga classes are aimed at elderly practition , ...
Traditional Storytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Children’s librarian, Mikaela, will be hosting a weekly  traditional storytime. Families will be able to listen and enjoy books new and old with some songs thrown in the mix. All ages are welcome but this storytime is designed for toddlers and young kids. There is no sign up, but attendance is limited. This program is , ...
Writing & Reading Workshop for Young People!
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The West Tisbury Library and Mathea Morais will be offering a Writing & Reading Workshop for young people ages 9-14. The workshop will be held: Monday, August 15th – Friday, Aug 18th from 10:30am-12pm. Snacks, books, pencils, and paper provided. Space is limited to ten participants, so please pre-register at , ...
Digital Navigation Technology Assistance
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Digital Navigation Technology Assistance by appointment Wednesdays from 11 am – 1 pm. Do you need help navigating the internet, using a smartphone or tablet, or other technology questions? Call the library at 508-693-3366 or email rrooney@clamsnet.org to set up an appointment.  Appointments are limited to 20 minu , ...
Book Talk with Darlene Williams: Higher Level Method
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
On Wednesday, August 17th, at 12pm, join us at the West Tisbury Library for a talk with author Darlene Williams as she presents her new book, The Higher Level Method: What Would I Tell My Younger Self? Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. This event is free and open to the public. Darlene Will , ...
MVY Radio Summer Series
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
MVY Radio Summer Series at the Library! Wednesdays starting July 6th through August 24th at 5:00pm. The 10th Annual MVYRADIO Summer Youth Performance Showcases will run Wednesdays between 5-6pm from July 6th through August 24th at a new LIBRARY VENUE! Folks can gather on the deck of the West Tisbury library and enjoy , ...
MV Modern Quilt Guild
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Join the MV Modern Quilt Guild! Meets at the West Tisbury Library from 6-7:30pm on Wednesdays. Mask wearing is required. There will also be a Zoom option available. Email Katherine Long at longkat@comcast.net for more information and Zoom info. , ...
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Mask Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 am
The library will be offering special “masked hours” on Thursdays and Saturdays from 9-10am. All patrons over the age of 2 and library staff will be wearing masks during mask hours. During normal library hours, masks are optional: Mon-Thu 10-6, Fri-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-4. Curbside pick-up will remain an option at this time. , ...
Writing & Reading Workshop for Young People!
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The West Tisbury Library and Mathea Morais will be offering a Writing & Reading Workshop for young people ages 9-14. The workshop will be held: Monday, August 15th – Friday, Aug 18th from 10:30am-12pm. Snacks, books, pencils, and paper provided. Space is limited to ten participants, so please pre-register at , ...
Online Class: Unlock Your Intuition
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
The West Tisbury Library invites you to join Shanta Gabriel’s new four-week class series, “Unlock Your Intuition.” Classes meet online through Zoom on August Thursdays from 11:30am-12:30pm. Attend one, some, or all sessions. Free and open to the public. Please email wt_mail@clamsnet.org to sign up. Class description: A , ...
Henna Tattoo in the Young Adult Room
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join us in the Young Adult Room on Mondays AND Thursdays at 4 P.M. beginning July 18th for Henna! Henna (Lawsonia inermis) is a plant-based dye created from the henna tree, also known as Egyptian privet, and mignonette tree. The leaves of the henna plant contain a natural coloring pigment that is used for temporary bod , ...
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Virtual Kripalu Flow Yoga
7:30 am - 8:30 am
  VIRTUAL YOGA with Jason Mazar-Kelly (Yogijay) and The West Tisbury Library via ZOOM! All Levels Kripalu Flow Fridays – 7:30am Class Description: Join me for an all levels Kripalu flow focused on soothing the nervous system through a combination of movement, breathwork and meditation. This class is accessib , ...
Online Balance Class
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mondays and Fridays at 11:30am, the West Tisbury Library will host an online Balance Series led by Kanta Lipsky. In this class, we will explore ways to strengthen our connection to the earth and increase our bodies’ ability to maintain good balance. No yoga mat needed, but a chair will be necessary for some of the move , ...
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Mask Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 am
The library will be offering special “masked hours” on Thursdays and Saturdays from 9-10am. All patrons over the age of 2 and library staff will be wearing masks during mask hours. During normal library hours, masks are optional: Mon-Thu 10-6, Fri-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-4. Curbside pick-up will remain an option at this time. , ...
Family Craft Table
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Drop in on Saturdays for our Family Craft Table in the Children’s Room from 10:30am-3pm (or until supplies run out).   No sign-up required. Email mlawson@clamsnet.org with questions. This event is free and open to the public! , ...
Coast Guard Storytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Have you ever wanted to learn more about the Coast Guard and meet members of their team? Come join Mikaela and members of the Menemsha Coast Guard Station for a special storytime! Designed for ages 2-7, but all members of our community are welcome   ! , ...
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Closed on Sundays
All Day
The library is closed on summer Sundays. , ...
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Online Balance Class
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mondays and Fridays at 11:30am, the West Tisbury Library will host an online Balance Series led by Kanta Lipsky. In this class, we will explore ways to strengthen our connection to the earth and increase our bodies’ ability to maintain good balance. No yoga mat needed, but a chair will be necessary for some of the move , ...
Children’s Storytime
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  Come enjoy storytime with Weezie Welz. Join us for stories, songs, and puppets. Meets Wednesdays in August at 1pm This event is free and open to the public! Any questions or concerns can be directed to mlawson@clamsnet.org , ...
Mac Help Desk
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Need Mac help? Starting June 27, “Mac Pro” Paul Levy will be on hand to help library patrons with their Mac devices on summer Mondays from 2-4pm on the West Tisbury Library porch. Drop in with or without your device and find help using or buying an iPhone, iPad, or a Mac computer. No sign up required. , ...
Henna Tattoo in the Young Adult Room
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join us in the Young Adult Room on Mondays AND Thursdays at 4 P.M. beginning July 18th for Henna! Henna (Lawsonia inermis) is a plant-based dye created from the henna tree, also known as Egyptian privet, and mignonette tree. The leaves of the henna plant contain a natural coloring pigment that is used for temporary bod , ...
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Virtual Chair Yoga
7:30 am - 8:30 am
  Virtual Chair Yoga Wednesdays, 7:30am Chair yoga is a supported style of yoga that is accessible to all levels and ages. In this class, practitioners will be guided through seated and moving meditations utilizing the support and assistance of a chair. While some chair yoga classes are aimed at elderly practition , ...
Traditional Storytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Children’s librarian, Mikaela, will be hosting a weekly  traditional storytime. Families will be able to listen and enjoy books new and old with some songs thrown in the mix. All ages are welcome but this storytime is designed for toddlers and young kids. There is no sign up, but attendance is limited. This program is , ...
Digital Navigation Technology Assistance
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Digital Navigation Technology Assistance by appointment Wednesdays from 11 am – 1 pm. Do you need help navigating the internet, using a smartphone or tablet, or other technology questions? Call the library at 508-693-3366 or email rrooney@clamsnet.org to set up an appointment.  Appointments are limited to 20 minu , ...
The Craft of Poetry
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Starting Wednesday, July 13th, West Tisbury Poet Laureate Tain Leonard-Peck will lead a series of poetry writing workshops on alternating summer Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30pm. This workshop focuses on building the fundamentals of crafting poetry, through analyzing original pieces submitted by workshop participants. Bring , ...
Book Talk with Dianne C. Braley
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
On Wednesday, August 24th, at 4:30pm, join us at the West Tisbury Library for a book talk with author Dianne C. Braley. Dianne will read from her newly released novel, The Silence in the Sound and poetry book, Unheard Whispers. The reading will be followed by a Q&A with local author T. Elizabeth Bell. Books will be , ...
MVY Radio Summer Series
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
MVY Radio Summer Series at the Library! Wednesdays starting July 6th through August 24th at 5:00pm. The 10th Annual MVYRADIO Summer Youth Performance Showcases will run Wednesdays between 5-6pm from July 6th through August 24th at a new LIBRARY VENUE! Folks can gather on the deck of the West Tisbury library and enjoy , ...
MV Modern Quilt Guild
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Join the MV Modern Quilt Guild! Meets at the West Tisbury Library from 6-7:30pm on Wednesdays. Mask wearing is required. There will also be a Zoom option available. Email Katherine Long at longkat@comcast.net for more information and Zoom info. , ...
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Mask Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 am
The library will be offering special “masked hours” on Thursdays and Saturdays from 9-10am. All patrons over the age of 2 and library staff will be wearing masks during mask hours. During normal library hours, masks are optional: Mon-Thu 10-6, Fri-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-4. Curbside pick-up will remain an option at this time. , ...
Online Class: Unlock Your Intuition
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
The West Tisbury Library invites you to join Shanta Gabriel’s new four-week class series, “Unlock Your Intuition.” Classes meet online through Zoom on August Thursdays from 11:30am-12:30pm. Attend one, some, or all sessions. Free and open to the public. Please email wt_mail@clamsnet.org to sign up. Class description: A , ...
Henna Tattoo in the Young Adult Room
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join us in the Young Adult Room on Mondays AND Thursdays at 4 P.M. beginning July 18th for Henna! Henna (Lawsonia inermis) is a plant-based dye created from the henna tree, also known as Egyptian privet, and mignonette tree. The leaves of the henna plant contain a natural coloring pigment that is used for temporary bod , ...
Marine Life with Felix Neck
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Learn about sea creatures, great and small, with Liz from Mass Aububon’s Felix Neck, Thursday, August 25th at 3:00pm. FREE! Please email lhearn@clamsnet.org with any questions. This program is for kids ages 8-12!   , ...
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Virtual Kripalu Flow Yoga
7:30 am - 8:30 am
  VIRTUAL YOGA with Jason Mazar-Kelly (Yogijay) and The West Tisbury Library via ZOOM! All Levels Kripalu Flow Fridays – 7:30am Class Description: Join me for an all levels Kripalu flow focused on soothing the nervous system through a combination of movement, breathwork and meditation. This class is accessib , ...
Online Balance Class
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mondays and Fridays at 11:30am, the West Tisbury Library will host an online Balance Series led by Kanta Lipsky. In this class, we will explore ways to strengthen our connection to the earth and increase our bodies’ ability to maintain good balance. No yoga mat needed, but a chair will be necessary for some of the move , ...
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Mask Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 am
The library will be offering special “masked hours” on Thursdays and Saturdays from 9-10am. All patrons over the age of 2 and library staff will be wearing masks during mask hours. During normal library hours, masks are optional: Mon-Thu 10-6, Fri-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-4. Curbside pick-up will remain an option at this time. , ...
Family Craft Table
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Drop in on Saturdays for our Family Craft Table in the Children’s Room from 10:30am-3pm (or until supplies run out).   No sign-up required. Email mlawson@clamsnet.org with questions. This event is free and open to the public! , ...
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Closed on Sundays
All Day
The library is closed on summer Sundays. , ...
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Online Balance Class
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mondays and Fridays at 11:30am, the West Tisbury Library will host an online Balance Series led by Kanta Lipsky. In this class, we will explore ways to strengthen our connection to the earth and increase our bodies’ ability to maintain good balance. No yoga mat needed, but a chair will be necessary for some of the move , ...
Children’s Storytime
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  Come enjoy storytime with Weezie Welz. Join us for stories, songs, and puppets. Meets Wednesdays in August at 1pm This event is free and open to the public! Any questions or concerns can be directed to mlawson@clamsnet.org , ...
Mac Help Desk
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Need Mac help? Starting June 27, “Mac Pro” Paul Levy will be on hand to help library patrons with their Mac devices on summer Mondays from 2-4pm on the West Tisbury Library porch. Drop in with or without your device and find help using or buying an iPhone, iPad, or a Mac computer. No sign up required. , ...
Henna Tattoo in the Young Adult Room
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join us in the Young Adult Room on Mondays AND Thursdays at 4 P.M. beginning July 18th for Henna! Henna (Lawsonia inermis) is a plant-based dye created from the henna tree, also known as Egyptian privet, and mignonette tree. The leaves of the henna plant contain a natural coloring pigment that is used for temporary bod , ...
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Dukes County Sheriff Candidate Forum (at the Oak Bluffs Library)
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The League of Women Voters MV will host a Dukes County Sheriff Candidate Forum live at the Oak Bluffs Library on Tuesday, August 30, from 7:30-9pm. Candidates: Robert Ogden and Erik Blake. This forum will also be filmed for later viewing on MVTV. , ...
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Virtual Chair Yoga
7:30 am - 8:30 am
  Virtual Chair Yoga Wednesdays, 7:30am Chair yoga is a supported style of yoga that is accessible to all levels and ages. In this class, practitioners will be guided through seated and moving meditations utilizing the support and assistance of a chair. While some chair yoga classes are aimed at elderly practition , ...
Traditional Storytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Children’s librarian, Mikaela, will be hosting a weekly  traditional storytime. Families will be able to listen and enjoy books new and old with some songs thrown in the mix. All ages are welcome but this storytime is designed for toddlers and young kids. There is no sign up, but attendance is limited. This program is , ...
Digital Navigation Technology Assistance
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Digital Navigation Technology Assistance by appointment Wednesdays from 11 am – 1 pm. Do you need help navigating the internet, using a smartphone or tablet, or other technology questions? Call the library at 508-693-3366 or email rrooney@clamsnet.org to set up an appointment.  Appointments are limited to 20 minu , ...
MV Modern Quilt Guild
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Join the MV Modern Quilt Guild! Meets at the West Tisbury Library from 6-7:30pm on Wednesdays. Mask wearing is required. There will also be a Zoom option available. Email Katherine Long at longkat@comcast.net for more information and Zoom info. , ...
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Monthly Weekly Daily List
August 2022

Mask Hours

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