The Mansfield Public Library has announced the following events.
All events will be held at the library, 255 Hope St., unless otherwise noted.
Registration is required for all events unless noted otherwise. To register, visit http://mansfieldlibraryma.com or call 508-261-7380, ext. 3.
For more information, call 508-261-7380 or email@example.com.
Adult and Teen Events
What About You? Self-Improvement and Self Growth Training: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 9. This self improvement training by life coach Billy Giannouloudis will help attendees explore their mind and focus intention. He will teach control through goal aetting and provide tools to achieve in areas for growth. No registration required.
Nonfiction Book Club: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 11. The Mansfield Public Library Nonfiction Book Club will discuss “Educated” by Tara Westover. Info on the book from Kirkus Reviews: “A recent Cambridge University doctorate debuts with a wrenching account of her childhood and youth in a strict Mormon family in a remote region of Idaho.… An astonishing account of deprivation, confusion, survival, and success.” No registration required. New members welcome.
“Thursday Night at the Movies:” 6-8 p.m. Feb. 14. “Crazy Rich Asians,” Rated PG-13. Info from IMDb: “This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global best-seller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend’s family.” Refreshments sponsored by The Friends of the Library. No registration required.
Winter Landscape Teen Paint Night: 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 20. In this program, artist Sandra Churchill will teach teens ages 14-18 how to use acrylic paints to create a winter landscape on canvas boards. Emphasis on light, shading and color as tools for creating the “mood” of the scene on canvas. Registration required; space is limited.
Presentation by New Hope Organization: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 21. To recognize February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, the Mansfield Public Library will host a presentation and discussion about domestic and sexual violence awareness, as well as healthy teen relationships. Program offered by New Hope Organization, which works throughout Massachusetts to build an anti-violence movement to end sexual and domestic violence. They seek to create communities free from violence, where individuals and families are able to achieve their full human potential. Registration required; space is limited.
Youth Room Events
Storytimes: Regular story times begin at the Mansfield Public Library the week of Jan. 14, with story times for ages 2 and younger on Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. and Fridays at 11 a.m., a multi-age story time on Thursdays at 10:15 a.m. and a story time for ages 3 and older on Fridays at 10:15 a.m. No storytimes will be held during February school vacation week.
Art Beats: 10:30 a.m. Feb. 9. For ages 3-5. Children will create and leave with a craft.
Science and Nature Program: 10:30 a.m. Feb. 11. Moose Hill will present this preschool science and nature program to learn how animals survive and stay warm in the winter.
Art Beats: 3:45 p.m. Feb. 12. For ages 7-10. Children will create and leave with a craft.
Pajama Storytime: 6 p.m. Feb. 12. A Valentine-themed Pajama Storytime that will include books and a craft.
STEAM: 10:30 a.m. Feb. 13. A special science-themed program for ages 3-5. Carol Carver works with Self Help, Inc. Register on the online calendar at http://mansfieldlibraryma.com.