Events

December 27, 2018 - January 2, 2019

Thursday, December 27

Music & Memory Cafe

A weekly social gathering with live music, refreshments, and discussion. Welcoming, inclusive environment for seniors, caregivers, and those with memory...

Oak Bluffs Writers Group

Open to writers of all kinds. No registration necessary, repeat attendance encouraged. Bring something to share.

Baby's First Year

An open discussion group for expectant parents/parents with a child up to the age of 1 year. Participants have an opportunity to share concerns and questions...

Chilmark Library Used Book Sale

Hardcover/Audiobooks/DVD: $1. Paperbacks: 25 cents. First week full price, second week half price, last week free.

Drop-In Family & Teen Crafts

Come join us for a family craft in the Children’s Room and a teen/tween craft in the Young Adult Room.

Hibernation Story Time

December's story time theme is hibernation. We will read stories that feature animals that hibernate.

Book Babies

A lap-sit storytime for pre-walkers. Songs, a story, and playtime.

Soup & Bread Lunch

Join us weekdays during the December break for free soup and bread lunch. All ages are welcome.

Documentary Movie Matinee

We’ll play a wonderful film about a trailblazer who defied the odds to become one of the world’s most admired conservationists. Refreshments served.

Family Movie Screening

Weekdays during the December break, the library will screen family-friendly movies in the Community Room. Popcorn will be served. Contact the library or...

Family Re-Gifting Party

Not sure what to do with that gift you received that's "not quite you?" Bring it to the library for our Yankee swap-style gift exchange. Just re-wrap the new...

Teen Movie Screening

Weekdays during the December break, the library will screen teen movies in the Young Adult Room. Popcorn will be served. Contact the library or check the...

Break Week: Yeti Crafts

Do an awesome Yeti craft before we watch Smallfoot.

After School Gaming

Come in and use one of the library's Nintendo Switch consoles and try out different games. Ages 9 and up.

Art After School with Miss Lani

No Not Gigantisms - Rather Yes to Small Works of Art for kids in grades 2 to 7. Miniatures on canvases are great fun and they capture our brush strokes and...

Break Week Movie

Today's movie is Smallfoot: A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as "humans" really do exist.

Messy Play Group

This is a facilitated play group designed to let your child explore messy activities. Activities support children's social and emotional development.

Story Time

Get comfortable in our cozy kids' area and hear stories from our new books.

Tech Help: Computers, eBooks & Social Media

I.T./Reference Librarian will be on hand to help with tech questions. Please bring your laptop, phone, or tablet that you need help with and any passwords...

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Kids Pizza & Movie

Join us for free pizza, veggies, and a kids' movie.

Table Tennis Club

With the MV Table Tennis Club. All ages and skill levels welcome.

GST Body Conditioning Class

GST Body is a conditioning technique that uses self manipulation of fascia through traction and movement sequences. Build a strong balanced dynamic body....

Kaiut Yoga

Kaiut Yoga® is all about biomechanical health (or said another way, your freedom of movement). It has been designed to work through chronic pain & injuries,...

Open Mic Night

Enjoy unique performances by musicians, storytellers, comedians, poets, and more in the comfort of your neighborhood library. Sign up in advance or...

Winter Thirsty Thursdays

Join the Amity Island Running Club for a group run where you pick your own pace and distance. We all start together and then hang out and have a beverage and...

MV Modern Quilt Guild

Open studio quilting. All levels of quilters are welcome.

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Teen Fire Night

Evening for teens around the fire to reconnect with peers around a seasonal outdoor activities, like earth skills, open fire cooking, a night-game, and some...

Women's Writing Group

We will write to prompts and tackle everyday life issues, such as motherhood, grief, addiction, love and relationships. Come and write, pen to paper. Listen,...

We Stand Together/Estamos Todos Juntos Meeting

A nonpartisan community organizing group. Meets every other week on Thursday. For more information email westandtogethermv@gmail.com.

Winter Art Workshops

This winter, bring your art supplies and join artist Elizabeth Whelan for free evenings of drawing and painting. Each session Ms. Whelan will set up two...

Movie Night

A woman pushed by her husband to write novels under his name, fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms. Her fight over creative ownership...

Live Music: Edbury All-Stars

Featuring Mike Benjamin, Kevin Medeiros, Johnny Hoy and a revolving door of Island favorites.

Friday, December 28

Chilmark Library Used Book Sale

Hardcover/Audiobooks/DVD: $1. Paperbacks: 25 cents. First week full price, second week half price, last week free.

Discovery Fridays

Read, discover and explore with the MV Family Center.

Drop-In Family & Teen Crafts

Come join us for a family craft in the Children’s Room and a teen/tween craft in the Young Adult Room.

Winter Break Activities: Lego Free Build

Come play with a giant bin of Legos in the meeting room.

Soup & Bread Lunch

Join us weekdays during the December break for free soup and bread lunch. All ages are welcome.

Teen Movie Screening

Weekdays during the December break, the library will screen teen movies in the Young Adult Room. Popcorn will be served. Contact the library or check the...

The MET Live Encore: The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute (German: Die Zauberflöte), K. 620, is an opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to a German libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder....

Break Week Crafts: Capes & Masks

Make a cape and mask to wear while watching The Incredibles 2.

Art After School with Miss Lani

Goldsworthy and Calder Sculptures that Excite and Unite Us for kids in grades K to 2. Let us grasp poultry wire, wind bent willow branches, red poppy...

After School Knitting

With expert knitter Cindy Bonnell, for ages 9 and up. Pre-registration is strongly suggested.

Break Week Movie

Today's movie: The Incredibles 2: Bob Parr (Mr. Incredible) is left to care for the kids while Helen (Elastigirl) is out saving the world.

Friday Afternoon French

A facilitated lesson using the Mango Language program. We’ll do one chapter a week for a total of 10 weeks. Beginner level course.

Tech Help: Computers, eBooks & Social Media

I.T./Reference Librarian will be on hand to help with tech questions. Please bring your laptop, phone, or tablet that you need help with and any passwords...

Boys Varsity Basketball

Watch the MVRHS boys varsity basketball team take on Mashpee High School.

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Open Pickle Ball

Airport Fitness will be hosting Pickle Ball on Friday nights for adults. Must register with the front desk by noon on Friday.

Gold Pin Bowling

If the gold pin shows up as the head pin, and you bowl a strike, you instantly win one free bowling game and shoe rental, redeemable during a subsequent...

Saturday, December 29

Breakfast Club Running Group

This Beginner’s Group, know as the Breakfast Club, meets in the morning in front of the Y.

Free Range 5Ks

Free, weekly, professionally timed 5K in Manuel F. Correllus State Forest.

Kaiut Yoga

Kaiut Yoga® is all about biomechanical health (or said another way, your freedom of movement). It has been designed to work through chronic pain and...

Saturday Art Adventure with Miss Lani

S'more Love...for Endangered Species for ages 4 to 12. The cheetah in Iran, elephants in Moilori, black rhinos, jaguars in Mexico, giraffes…orangutans all...

Island Food Pantry Open

The Island Food Pantry strives to cultivate a healthy, hunger-free community on Martha’s Vineyard. Together with our many volunteers, partners, and...

Tech Help Drop-In

Our Technology Librarian can (maybe) help with your device. Call to sign up for a 30-minute slot.

Chilmark Library Used Book Sale

Hardcover/Audiobooks/DVD: $1. Paperbacks: 25 cents. First week full price, second week half price, last week free.

Family Crafts

These age-appropriate crafts are free and open to the public. Please visit the WT Library's online calendar for weekly craft listings.

Preschool Story Time with Friends

Story time for children three and up with puppets and more.

Stories and Songs

Come sing, dance, play music and have fun! A musical story hour meant for all ages.

Story Time

Get comfortable in our cozy kids' area and hear stories from our new books.

Dancing Class

Christina Montoya is well versed in many styles of dance, and now she’s going to teach us. No partner necessary, just come and have fun. Definitely an...

Dungeons & Dragons Club

Pre-registration is strongly recommended for this monthly club. For ages 11 and up.

Opera Club

A screening of the thrilling all-star concert filmed live from Berlin's Waldbühne amphitheatre in July 2006, with tenors Placido Domingo and Rolando...

Lego Club

This month, build a Lego car and race it on a pinewood derby track.

Make-N-Take: Lasagna

Every month we’ll provide everything needed to assemble a dish to take home and cook later. Limited spaces, please sign up.

Family Qigonog: For Health & Wellness

Gather with loved ones of all ages for an opportunity to cultivate self healing capacity, harmonize body, mind, heart and spirit energetics and deepen family...

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Evening of Wellness Workshop

Join Stacey Forend as we journal and bring our bodies into ease with nourishment, yin yoga (deep stretches) and yoga nidra (deep meditation) together.

Rosie's Ritzy Revue

Covers and originals performed by Rose Guerin, Stu Gardner, Josh Campbell, and Jemima James.

Sunday, December 30

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Self Care Sundays

By Bee Well. Please bring a pillow to sit on, a notebook and an open mind. Herbal tea will be served.

Sunday Worship

Body, Breath and Buddhism - Stefan Knight. Becoming more responsive and less reactive in all our relationships and in the greater world by utilizing our...

Girls Varsity Basketball

Watch the MVRHS girls varsity basketball team take on Cardinal Spellman High School.

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Monday, December 31

Yoga

A Slow Flow Yoga Class suited for every body. Connecting breath and movement with music to enhance the practice. This class is designed to meet you where you...

Friendship Hour in Portuguese

Friendship Hour in Portuguese is an opportunity to connect with other parents in your native language. You can visit with old friends and meet new ones while...

Play with Me Playgroup

Play with Me emphasizes the importance of families being their children's first teachers. A facilitated playgroup with planned activities to choose from with...

Drop-In Family & Teen Crafts

Come join us for a family craft in the Children’s Room and a teen/tween craft in the Young Adult Room.

Pre-School Storycraft Storytime

Come join us for Pre-School Storycrafts best suited for ages 3 and above. Storytime will start with stories being read and will end with a short craft.

Children's New Year's Eve Celebration

Come make New Year's party poppers and decorate cookies. We'll have free New Year's Eve sunglasses while supplies last.

 Balance: Chi Kung, Yoga & Breath

With Kanta Lipsky. We will explore ways to strengthen our connection to the earth and increase our bodies’ ability to maintain good balance. At Howes House...

Soup & Bread Lunch

Join us weekdays during the December break for free soup and bread lunch. All ages are welcome.

Family Movie Screening

Weekdays during the December break, the library will screen family-friendly movies in the Community Room. Popcorn will be served. Contact the library or...

Teen Movie Screening

Weekdays during the December break, the library will screen teen movies in the Young Adult Room. Popcorn will be served. Contact the library or check the...

Island Food Pantry Open

The Island Food Pantry strives to cultivate a healthy, hunger-free community on Martha’s Vineyard. Together with our many volunteers, partners, and...

New Year's Eve Public Skating

In celebration of the Martha's Vineyard Ice Arena and YMCA merger, we invite the entire community to come skate with us.

Tech Help: Computers, eBooks & Social Media

I.T./Reference Librarian will be on hand to help with tech questions. Please bring your laptop, phone, or tablet that you need help with and any passwords...

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Kaiut Yoga

Kaiut Yoga® is all about biomechanical health (or said another way, your freedom of movement). It has been designed to work through chronic pain & injuries,...

Board Game Night

Come join the local Board Game Club that meets every Monday night in the upstairs space at The Barn. Anyone is welcome. Board games vary from week to week.

Tuesday, January 1

Skate with Me

Event with free skate rentals for families with children aged 0 to 8 with the MV Family Center.

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Houses of Grace Island Winter Shelter

If you are homeless or just out of heating fuel and need a warm place to stay overnight or if you know of someone who is, spread the word. Island churches...

Writing & Poetry Tuesdays

Every Tuesday all writers, poets, playwrights, lyricists and community are invited to read or just listen and enjoy the readings.

Wednesday, January 2

Kaiut Yoga

Kaiut Yoga® is all about biomechanical health (or said another way, your freedom of movement). It has been designed to work through chronic pain and...

Art Therapy: Memory Support Group

The ongoing memory support group is a weekly group serving those recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and wishing to find a supportive environment to...

Play with Me Playgroup

Play with Me emphasizes the importance of families being children's first educators. This is a facilitated playgorup with different planned activities to...

Coffee Time

Come read today’s paper, drink some complimentary coffee (courtesy of Tony’s Market), have some pastry, and chat.

Alphabits Storytime

An alphabet-themed storytime featuring stories, songs, and a craft for ages 3 and above.

Art Therapy: Memory Support Group

The ongoing memory support group is a weekly group serving those recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and wishing to find a supportive environment to...

Island Food Pantry Open

The Island Food Pantry strives to cultivate a healthy, hunger-free community on Martha’s Vineyard. Together with our many volunteers, partners, and...

Acupuncture Clinic for PTSD or Trauma

Do you experience difficulty sleeping, sudden outbursts/anger, flashbacks, nightmares, depression, emotional numbness, easily startled/frightened, trouble...

After School Crafts

We'll feature a new project every week. For ages 9 and up.

After School Program

Have fun with books and crafts with Irene. Read some stories then do a fun craft related to the theme. Grades K to 5 welcome. Parents are welcome to...

Learning Lab

Homework help, activities, coding and more for kids 10 and above. (Or 8 to 9 year olds with a mature caregiver).

Tech Help: Computers, eBooks & Social Media

I.T./Reference Librarian will be on hand to help with tech questions. Please bring your laptop, phone, or tablet that you need help with and any passwords...

Library Friends of Oak Bluffs

The Steering Committee meets each month to plan and carry out LFOB projects. We invite you to drop us a line, give us a call, or stop by one of our meetings.

Girls Varsity Basketball

Watch the MVRHS girls varsity basketball team take on Sandwich High School.

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Community Supper

Join us for food and fellowship. Main dish provided. Sides welcomed.

MV Modern Quilt Guild

Open studio quilting. All levels of quilters are welcome.

Featherstone Uke Jam

Come learn how to play the ukulele in a relaxed, fun atmosphere. Play along with the group and enjoy refreshments and lots of laughs. Just bring your uke, or...

Houses of Grace Island Winter Shelter

If you are homeless or just out of heating fuel and need a warm place to stay overnight or if you know of someone who is, spread the word. Island churches...

Trivia Night

MC’d by Dan Cassidy. Call and reserve your team a table.

Live Music: Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish

The iconic Vineyard blues band featuring Johnny Hoy, Jeremy Berlin, Delanie Pickering and Kevin Medeiros.

December 27, 2018 - January 2, 2019