Events

April 17 - 23, 2019

Wednesday, April 17

 Drop-in Family & Tween/Teen Crafts

Join us each weekday of the April Break for crafts. There will be a family craft in the Children's Room and a tween/teen craft in the Young Adult Room. A...

Friday, April 19

 Drop-in Family & Tween/Teen Crafts

Join us each weekday of the April Break for crafts. There will be a family craft in the Children's Room and a tween/teen craft in the Young Adult Room. A...

Thursday, April 18

 Drop-in Family & Tween/Teen Crafts

Join us each weekday of the April Break for crafts. There will be a family craft in the Children's Room and a tween/teen craft in the Young Adult Room. A...

Friday, April 19

Tuesday, April 23

Wednesday, April 17

Acupuncture Clinic for PTSD or Trauma

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

Tuesday, April 23

Adult Community Dance Class

Move and groove with The Yard. The Yard’s Director of Island Programs and Education, Jesse Keller Jason, makes every(body) feel comfortable in this dance...

After School Club

Drop in after school for reading, crafts, and games.

Thursday, April 18

After School Gaming

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

Friday, April 19

After School Knitting

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

Saturday, April 20

All-Ages Chess

All ages, all levels chess. Will include untimed chess, timed chess, speed chess, and blitz chess.

Wednesday, April 17

Alphabits Storytime

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

Sunday, April 21

Amp Jams

A chance to check out the space, hang out with awesome local artists, jam with friends and foes, or just chill, talk shop and admire our nifty stage and...

Thursday, April 18

Amp Jams

A chance to check out the space, hang out with awesome local artists, jam with friends and foes, or just chill, talk shop and admire our nifty stage and...

Monday, April 22

Thursday, April 18

Aquinnah Book Group

Join us for a lively discussion of Where the Crawdads Sing.

Friday, April 19

Art After School with Miss Lani

Drawn to Nature. Make way for Island ducklings – fluffy ducklings and rippling water – we hope to capture the “all in a row” – the line of ducklings...

Thursday, April 18

Art After School with Miss Lani

Drawn to Nature. Pond life is teeming with activity. Like us, frogs are amazing in their growth patterns – with their wiggles, swimming, nibbling, seeking...

Saturday, April 20

Art Exhibit & Reception: Donna Straw

All are invited to a reception to honor the work of Island artist Donna Straw. Ms. Straw's paintings will be displayed in the library’s Community Room from...

Monday, April 22

Art Exhibit: Silver and Gold

Silver and Gold featuring local artists. Show runs daily noon to 4 p.m. through May 5.

Thursday, April 18

Art Opening: Ed Schulman

Reception for Island artist Ed Schulman. Mr. Schulman paints from memory or imagination. His themes include cityscapes, seascapes and featureless, indistinct...

Art Party: Decoupage

Do you get as excited as we do about glue paper to things using Mod Podge? No experience necessary, pre-registration is required.

Wednesday, April 17

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...

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...

Monday, April 22

Art in the Stacks: Margaret Emerson

The Friends of the Vineyard Haven Library are pleased to present "Ocean Moment," an exhibit of paintings by Margaret Emerson. The exhibit will be on display...

Wednesday, April 17

Author Talk: Andrea Rogers

Local author Andrea Rogers will present her newly released book, My Granma’s Pearl-Handled Dagger. Books will be available for purchase and signing, and...

Baby Lapsit Storytime

Come sing songs, listen to stories and play with some fun soft toys. Best suited for babies and up until age 2.

Thursday, April 18

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...

Monday, April 22

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.

Sunday, April 21

Ballroom Dance

Come learn how to dance. All are welcome.

Friday, April 19

Sunday, April 21

Monday, April 22

Tuesday, April 23

Thursday, April 18

Friday, April 19

Big Moon Owl Prowl

Hoo’s out there? Owls silently fly through our Island woods and fields. Join us at Felix Neck for a bright moon walkabout to look for, listen to, and learn...

Monday, April 22

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.

Thursday, April 18

Book Babies

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

Friday, April 19

Book Talk: Music on Martha's Vineyard

This is a history of Vineyard music through the years with author Thomas Dresser.

Thursday, April 18

Boys Varsity Baseball

Watch the MVRHS boys varsity baseball team take on Falmouth High School.

Tuesday, April 23

Boys Varsity Baseball

Watch the MVRHS boys varsity baseball team take on Saint John Paul II High School.

Boys Varsity Tennis

Watch MVRHS take on Sturgis Charter School West.

Wednesday, April 17

CANCELLED - Little Lamb Nursery

Join us in our nursery as welcome our newest members of the FARM – newborn lambs. Please note that we are open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m....

Tuesday, April 23

CANCELLED - Talk to the World Without Leaving MVRHS

Mass Humanities has awarded Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School a grant for Cross-Cultural Perceptions vs. Reality, a project engaging the student body...

Wednesday, April 17

Friday, April 19

Celebration of the Lord's Passion

Bishop Barron DVD Tre Ore: The Last Seven Words of Christ.

Celebration of the Lord's Passion

Liturgy of the Word Veneration of the Cross Communion.

Celebration of the Lord's Passion

Liturgy of the Word Veneration of the Cross Communion. Portuguese.

Wednesday, April 17

Cell Phone Troubleshooting

With Wendy and Meris. Join us in a relaxed atmosphere and get answers to common cell phone/ smartphone questions. Call to sign up.

Saturday, April 20

Centerpiece Workshop

Space is limited, so, if you have family coming to visit call us quick to claim your seats. We will be using tons of locally grown spring flowers to create...

Sunday, April 21

Saturday, April 20

Wednesday, April 17

Children's Movie

Velcro the Sloth. Best for ages 8 and above.

Saturday, April 20

Children's Spring Egg Hunt

Children of all ages can search the library (inside and outside) and collect spring eggs. Starts at 10 a.m. sharp.

Wednesday, April 17

Coffee Time

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

Thursday, April 18

Tuesday, April 23

Community Sing

Song leader Roberta Kirn shares songs from around the world. All ages welcome.

Wednesday, April 17

Community Supper

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

Monday, April 22

Compost Sale

Let your soil eat local for Earth Day – Gardeners are invited to purchase locally collected and cured compost from Island Grown Initiative. IGI’s...

Wednesday, April 17

Concert: John Tibbs

Celebrate Easter with a special free concert with John Tibbs. Mr. Tibbs is an incredible singer and songwriter and will be hosting a night of incredible...

Tuesday, April 23

Wednesday, April 17

Contemplative Lenten Worship

Informal, intimate gathering with meditative singing and scripture reading. It begins with the learning of a short meditative chant. This is sung in unison...

Tuesday, April 23

Saturday, April 20

Wednesday, April 17

Cribbage Night

Six games of singles. 1st, 2nd and 3rd cash prizes.

Tuesday, April 23

Friday, April 19

Saturday, April 20

Thursday, April 18

Saturday, April 20

Daffodil Day & Spring Celebration

Celebrate spring with a day of flowers and fun. A daffodil display in the Arboretum’s Far Barn will showcase a range of varieties in vases, illustrating the...

Dames in Action: A Film Series

An engaging story set in Italy for those who appreciate wisteria and sunshine, with a gem of an English cast. Dame Joan Plowright shines. Directed by Mike...

Friday, April 19

Discovery Fridays

Read, discover and explore with the MV Family Center.

Tuesday, April 23

Discussion Group

Open discussion of exciting and often controversial topics.

Wednesday, April 17

Tuesday, April 23

Earring Party

Round up some girlfriends and head on over to Stefanie Wolf's jewelry studio for an evening of jewelry-making, engaging chit chat, shopping and wine. Design...

Saturday, April 20

Easter Bunny Visits the Library

Stop by to say hi and take a photo with the Easter Bunny, before heading to the annual Easter Egg Hunt, which starts at 1 p.m. sharp at the town recreation...

Sunday, April 21

Easter Candy Hunt

Our annual Easter candy hunt for ages 0 to 12. All welcome. Starts at 1 p.m. sharp.

Easter Choral Service

Beautiful choral Easter service. All are welcome.

Easter Community Service

Open to all. Sunday School and childcare are available. Easter Egg Hunt will be immediately after the service.

Saturday, April 20

Easter Egg Hunt

500 eggs. This is an annual favorite for kids of all ages. All are welcome.

Easter Egg Hunt

Come meet the Easter Bunny and hunt for eggs.

Easter Egg Hunt

Starts at 1 p.m. sharp at the town recreation center.

Sunday, April 21

Easter Egg Hunt

Please join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. sharp.

Easter Family Service

Family friendly Easter service with organ. All are welcome.

Easter Service

Easter service and Sunday School followed by egg hunt.

Easter Sunday Service

Rev. Sharon Eckhardt will lead the service, including a special Communion. Music by the Federated Church Choir, under the direction of Peter R. Boak,...

Easter Traditional Worship Service

Children and adults are all welcome for this service. Sunday School and childcare are available only at the 11 a.m. Ag Hall service.

Saturday, April 20

Sunday, April 21

Saturday, April 20

Egg Hunt

Join us for an egg hunt and kids crafts. There will be three separate egg hunts based on age: Under 5, 5 to 9, and 10 and up for the more advanced egg hunt...

Tuesday, April 23

English Conversation Circle

Join this multi-lingual group as we explore everyday English words and local culture. Any level of English speaker and speakers of all languages are...

Face Yoga

Face yoga is a completely natural alternative to anti-aging remedies. There are over 43 muscles in the face that can be targeted to lift the skin, naturally...

Saturday, April 20

Face Yoga

Face yoga is a completely natural alternative to anti-aging remedies. There are over 43 muscles in the face that can be targeted to lift the skin, naturally...

Thursday, April 18

Face Yoga

Face yoga is a completely natural alternative to anti-aging remedies. There are over 43 muscles in the face that can be targeted to lift the skin, naturally...

Friday, April 19

Family & Teen Movie Screenings

Each weekday of the April break, there will be a family movie in the Community Room and a teen movie in the Young Adult Room. Popcorn served. Please contact...

Thursday, April 18

Family & Teen Movie Screenings

Each weekday of the April break, there will be a family movie in the Community Room and a teen movie in the Young Adult Room. Popcorn served. Please contact...

Wednesday, April 17

Family & Teen Movie Screenings

Each weekday of the April break, there will be a family movie in the Community Room and a teen movie in the Young Adult Room. Popcorn served. Please contact...

Saturday, April 20

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.

Thursday, April 18

Family Movie & Popcorn

Up on the big screen today is Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse.

Friday, April 19

Family Movie & Popcorn

This afternoon we'll be screening a favorite film, A Dog's Way Home.

Saturday, April 20

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...

Friday, April 19

Family-to-Family Spring Holiday Meal Distribution

Includes a ham/chicken and all the trimmings. For all families that qualify. Please bring your Island Food Pantry card.

Wednesday, April 17

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...

Sunday, April 21

Monday, April 22

Film Screening & Panel Discussion: End Game

The library will host a screening of End Game, a documentary about medical providers who practice on “the cutting edge of life and death.” The film will be...

Tuesday, April 23

Film: Follow the Journey of the North Atlantic Right Whales

Ken Wentworth and Liz Witham of Film Truth Productions present and introduces their latest feature length documentary currently in production, Follow the...

Film: The Favorite

Duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving in 18th century England. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne, and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the...

Thursday, April 18

Fish Fry

Still the best deal on the Island. Fresh battered fish, homemade mac & cheese, french fries, coleslaw, cornbread and (of course) dessert. All you can eat.

Friday, April 19

Free Community Lunch

Delicious hot lunch provided by Island Grown Initiative. All ages are welcome.

Wednesday, April 17

Free Soup & Bread Lunch

The library will serve free soup and bread lunch each weekday of the April break. All ages are welcome.

Thursday, April 18

Free Soup & Bread Lunch

The library will serve free soup and bread lunch each weekday of the April break. All ages are welcome.

Friday, April 19

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.

Tuesday, April 23

Girls Varsity Lacrosse

Watch MVRHS take on Saint John Paul II High School.

Friday, April 19

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...

Good Friday Observance

The Meetinghouse will be open for those who wish to stop by for a time a quiet, reflection or prayer.

Sunday, April 21

Grand Easter Brunch

Prix Fixe holiday buffet, with specialty cocktails and a Bloody Mary bar. Fun for the kids includes complimentary rides on an antique fire truck and a...

Wednesday, April 17

Great Art on Screen: Klimt & Schiele - Eros and Psyche

Eros and Psyche, recounts the start of the Vienna Secession, a magical art movement formed in the late 1890’s for art, literature and music, in which new...

Thursday, April 18

Great Decisions: Nuclear Negotiations - Back to the Future?

National discussion group program for individuals interested in learning and participating in the foreign policy decision-making process. Eight week series...

Wednesday, April 17

Hand Building

​​In this adults-only class with Sabrina Kuchta we will discuss and experiment with hand building techniques. No prior experience in ceramics is necessary;...

Tuesday, April 23

Wednesday, April 17

Hockey Clinic

Cape Cod Hockey will be hosting a spring clinic for ages 7 to 14. Brush up on skill fundamentals, game situation breakdowns and have some fun. Email...

Sunday, April 21

Holy Rock + Roll Revival

Brothers Sean and Griffin McMahon provide as much music as they do comedic relief on this feel good night. Prepare to be impressed.

Holy Week: Easter Egg Hunt

Dress warm and bring your special Easter basket. All are welcome.

Wednesday, April 17

IGI Community Lunch

This program is free and all are welcome.

Friday, April 19

Immigration Resource Center

The Island Wide Youth Collaborative (IWYC) in partnership with the Immigration Resource Center of the Community Action Committee of Cape Cod and the Islands...

Monday, April 22

Island Food Pantry Open

For people coming more than once, please bring a letter of reference, written on letterhead, from clergy, medical staff, health care access or employer...

Saturday, April 20

Island Food Pantry Open

For people coming more than once, please bring a letter of reference, written on letterhead, from clergy, medical staff, health care access or employer...

Wednesday, April 17

Island Food Pantry Open

For people coming more than once, please bring a letter of reference, written on letterhead, from clergy, medical staff, health care access or employer...

Thursday, April 18

Island Grown Initiative Lunch Program

Healthy, delicious lunches for the community, free to all ages. The original goal of this program was to help bridge the nutrition gap for children when...

Sunday, April 21

Islanders Appreciation Easter Brunch

Brunch menu in addtion to regular Newes menu. With a special appearance by the Easter Bunny.

Monday, April 22

Jazz Film Screening

MVY Radio's Dave Kish presents a film of jazz improvisation featuring Charlie Parker, Ella Fitzgerald, Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Hank Jones, and more....

Wednesday, April 17

Join the Cult: A Film Series

A film where pulp detective fiction meets stoner bowling comedy, its cult following has grown over the decades. The Dude abides. Directed by Joel and Ethan...

Sunday, April 21

Journal You

Group journaling promotes unique personal experiences in coexistence with others. It is a way to tune in and meet yourself where you are, while being...

Tuesday, April 23

Karaoke

Hosted by none other than Johnny Showtime.

Saturday, April 20

Kids Craft

Make a card that opens a surprise umbrella.

Thursday, April 18

Kids Crafts

Best suited for ages 5 and above. Please contact the library for craft, or visit our website or Facebook page.

Wednesday, April 17

Learn the Art of Origami

Join Howes House staff in learning the ancient art of Japanese paper folding. Using traditional, vibrantly patterned origami paper, make fun and beautiful...

Learn with Me

With the MV Family Center. Parent-child community activity.

Tuesday, April 23

Learning Lab

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

Monday, April 22

Learning Lab

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

Saturday, April 20

Wednesday, April 17

Library Book Group

The group will meet to discuss Joan Silber's book, Improvement.

Friday, April 19

Lifeguard Recertification Course

Must have current lifeguard certification or one less than 30 days expired. Participants must come on the final day for written test and skills evaluation....

Tuesday, April 23

Little Artist's Open Paint Group

Come in and use our collection of fingerpaints, assorted brushes, paints, and dot art to create a painting to take home. All ages welcome. Children under 9...

Little Bird Music Class

Laura Jordan presents seasonal songs and movement. The class is somewhat structured but it’s a free flowing environment, allowing space for magic to happen...

Live Jazz Music

With Jeremy Berlin and Eric Johnson.

Thursday, April 18

Live Music: Edbury All-Stars

The Island's finest playing whatever they feel like. Permanent players include Johnny Hoy, Mike Benjamin, Willy Mason, Kevin Medeiros and Jessie Leaman. You...

Saturday, April 20

Live Music: Funktapuss

Funktapuss is a six-piece groove factory that churns out smooth, sweaty New England style funk.

Wednesday, April 17

Live Music: Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish

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

Friday, April 19

Live Music: Philly D + The Round-Up

Phil daRosa starts your weekend with an array of special guests.

Saturday, April 20

Local Poetry Audio Archive Project Drop-in Info and Recording Session

The Chilmark Library will be starting an ongoing audio archiving project to record local poets reading an original poem, with a drop-in recording event on...

Wednesday, April 17

Luncheon

All are invited to a luncheon hosted by the Tisbury Council on Aging. Call to make reservations by Tuesday, April 16.

MV Children's Chorus Rehearsals

Martha's Vineyard Children's Chorus is now registering for our spring 2019 semester. Concert will be held on June 1 at the Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs.

Thursday, April 18

MV Modern Quilt Guild

Open studio quilting. All levels of quilters are welcome.

Monday, April 22

Mabel and Jerry 2: Obstacles to the Altar

Proposing was never as wonderful, never as fraught with mishaps and false starts and never as hilarious as this. Mabel and Jerry have arrived at UPICOA, each...

Thursday, April 18

Monday, April 22

Massachusetts Boating Basics Course

Registration is required: Course ID: 4337. This course is provided through the coordinated efforts of the Massachusetts Environmental Police and the...

Thursday, April 18

Maundy Thursday Service

With choir. Foot washing and stripping of the Altar. Prayer Vigil immediately following service.

Maundy Thursday Service

Hear readings from the Bible about the Last Supper, service and Communion presided by Pastor Sharon Edkhardt.

Wednesday, April 17

Meditation & Mindfulness: Calming the Mind, Reducing Stress and Optimizing Well-Being

Seven-week series with Eilliott Dacher, MD. For more information or to register, call or email mvhmeditation@partners.org.

Tuesday, April 23

Mindfulness Meditation

We are a meditation study group that uses guided meditation, silence and participant sharing to explore the principles and practices of mindfulness. All...

Saturday, April 20

Mounted Egg Hunt

Please join us for our annual family friendly event. Activities will include egg-hunt focused pony rides, unmounted horse activities (horse painting -...

Thursday, April 18

Move with Me

With the MV Family Center. Parent/child activity.

Movie Matinee

Join us for a family friendly movie, popcorn provided.

Music & Memory Cafe

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

Friday, April 19

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Children can pick up a nature brochure at the children's desk, find 10 of the items around the Island, then visit us again when they're done.

Saturday, April 20

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Children can pick up a nature brochure at the children's desk, find 10 of the items around the Island, then visit us again when they're done.

Wednesday, April 17

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Children can pick up a nature brochure at the children's desk, find 10 of the items around the Island, then visit us again when they're done.

Thursday, April 18

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Children can pick up a nature brochure at the children's desk, find 10 of the items around the Island, then visit us again when they're done.

Tuesday, April 23

Oak Bluffs COA Walking Club

With Sandy Blythe and Lloyd Henke. Meets at OBCOA and walk to various locations in our beautiful town. Bring a bottle of water and wear comfortable shoes.

Thursday, April 18

Oak Bluffs Writers Group

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

Wednesday, April 17

Open House: Vineyard Montessori School & Summer Camp

Vineyard Montessori School invites you to drop-in and meet the Head of School and learn about our engaging academic program and our new summer camp. Ages:...

Sunday, April 21

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Thursday, April 18

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Tuesday, April 23

Open Mic Night

Come be a part of a welcoming Island community of creative artists sharing their craft and connecting through individual and collaborative expression and...

Open Pottery Studio

With Frank Creney. This is a non-instructional time for adults familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio.

Wednesday, April 17

Open Pottery Studio

With Nancy Blank and Sabrina Kuchta. Children welcome with experienced adult supervision. This is a non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics...

Sunday, April 21

Open Pottery Studio

With Nancy Blank and Sabrina Kuchta. This is a non-instructional time for adults familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio.

Thursday, April 18

Open Pottery Studio

With Nancy Blank and Sabrina Kuchta. This is a non-instructional time for adults familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio.

Open Printmaking Studio

Studio time for independent projects in the Printmaking Studio with Fae Kontje-Gibbs.

Tuesday, April 23

Open Studio Tuesdays

Artists and craftspeople, bring your unfinished project or your unrealized vision to bring it to that next level. Every class will include a free themed...

Wednesday, April 17

Open Tabletop Gaming & Legos

Come play a variety of board games in the meeting room and with Legos in the Children's room.

Friday, April 19

Opening Day: Coop de Ville

Coop de Ville opens for the 2019 season.

Thursday, April 18

Opening Day: The Cardboard Box

The Cardboard Box opens for the 2019 season.

Opening Day: l'etoile

l'etoile opens for the 2019 season.

Wednesday, April 17

Painting the Landscape in Watercolor

Working from photographs (or outside ‘en plein air’ at Featherstone if the weather permits) we’ll examine all the elements that contribute to a successful...

Tuesday, April 23

Parent Connections

Join the Island Wide Youth Collaborative for a new support group for parents and caregivers of children in grades 6 to 12 with ADD/ADHD. This group is a...

Thursday, April 18

Pen and Paper: Teen Writing Group

Young adults ages 12 to 18 can drop in on this writing group. Each week will feature a new writing exercise, discussion topic or opportunity to share some...

Piano Parlor

Piano players can sign up to serenade the library for up to 30 minutes each. Stop in to play a few pieces or simply enjoy the performances by our talented...

Monday, April 22

Pickleball

Pickleball at the Boys and Girls Club except when school is not in session. Beginners and experienced players alike are welcome.

Tuesday, April 23

Pickleball

Pickleball at the Boys and Girls Club except when school is not in session. Beginners and experienced players alike are welcome.

Pizza Night

Pizza plus company. All welcome. All ages.

Monday, April 22

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...

Thursday, April 18

Poetry Cafe

Hosted by Arnie Reisman with guest poets Myles Gordon, Georgia Morris, Susan Puciul and Jill Jupen.

Saturday, April 20

Poetry Together: A Reading by Island Poets

Celebrate Poetry Month and the Island’s vibrant community of poets and writers during a special group reading. Featuring works written by renowned poets...

Thursday, April 18

Pony Camp

Is there any better way to spend vacation than surrounded by ponies? Join us for one day or all four and enjoy riding, activities, learning and more.

Wednesday, April 17

Pony Camp

Is there any better way to spend vacation than surrounded by ponies? Join us for one day or all four and enjoy riding, activities, learning and more.

Saturday, April 20

Portuguese Story Hour

Join us for stories in Portuguese geared toward preschool children.

Monday, April 22

Pre-School Storycraft Storytime

Best suited for ages 3 and above. Storytime will start with stories being read and will end with a short craft.

Wednesday, April 17

Tuesday, April 23

RTZ Trivia

Win up to $75 in gift certificates. Hosted by Johnny "Showtime" Tiernan and Emily Hunsaker.

Radio Games

Radio Games with Laurel Redington of MVY Radio is a new after-school program created to engage our middle schoolers with each other and learn to communicate...

Saturday, April 20

Rosie's Ritzy Revue

Rose Guerin leads an incredible show with special guests.

Saturday Art Adventure with Miss Lani

Drawn to Nature. Astonishing works of nature. We will work with dried flowers, pressed forms, grasses, flower petals to create shapes of butterflies, birds...

Saturday Youth Spring Explore

A new adventure each week in a different Island location for ages 6 and up. Sassafras’ Saturday Youth program is an ongoing outdoor program during the...

Wednesday, April 17

Saturday, April 20

Shellfish Extravaganza

Come celebrate spring, earth day and Island shellfish with the Martha's Vineyard Shellfish Group. Enjoy local oysters and clams, chowder, dance to Johnny Hoy...

Wednesday, April 17

Sign Language Learning & Practice Circle

Facilitated by Lynn Thorp. Meets four spring Wednesdays. This series provides a means for learning, practicing, and experiencing Pidgin Signed English as a...

Saturday, April 20

Silly Story Time

Come in on Saturday mornings for our silly story hour and a chance for toddlers to get those wiggles out. We will read silly stories that encourage play and...

Solo Concert: Ned Rothenberg

Composer/performer, Ned Rothenberg is internationally acclaimed for both his solo and ensemble music, presented for the past 40 years on five continents. He...

Wednesday, April 17

Spring Break Crafts & Movies

Watch Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald while making your own "magic" wands.

Friday, April 19

Spring Break Crafts & Movies

Watch Bumblebee while making your own transforming pop-ups.

Thursday, April 18

Spring Break Crafts & Movies

Watch Mary Poppins Returns and make a Mary Poppins craft.

Saturday, April 20

Spring Egg Hunt

Rain or shine at 10 a.m. sharp. Gather outside the front entrance to the library. Please bring your own basket for gathering. After the hunt, the library...

Spring Egg Hunt

Join us to celebrate the beginning of Spring with an egg hunt.

Spring Fling

Martha's Vineyard Vegan Society will be hosting a Spring Fling and you're all invited. Free food and goodies, giveaways, raffles. Music, face painting, kids...

Wednesday, April 17

Spring into Long Point

Celebrate the onset of Spring this April Vacation with The Trustees at Long Point Wildlife Refuge visitor center. Drop in for free activities and crafts -...

Thursday, April 18

Spring into Nature

Join the Martha’s Vineyard Environmental Educators Alliance during your school vacation week to explore different Island properties, learn about wildlife,...

Wednesday, April 17

Spring into Nature

Join the Martha’s Vineyard Environmental Educators Alliance during your school vacation week to explore different Island properties, learn about wildlife,...

Friday, April 19

Spring into Nature

Join the Martha’s Vineyard Environmental Educators Alliance during your school vacation week to explore different Island properties, learn about wildlife,...

Monday, April 22

Still Life

Monitored by Liz Taft, this non instructional class is set up to be a bit like Plein Air - a limited time to work and to capture the light of the day. Liz...

Saturday, April 20

Stories & Songs

Come for stories and songs with Rizwan.

Tuesday, April 23

Stories & Songs

Come for stories and songs with Rizwan.

Thursday, April 18

Story Time

Toddlers and preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to join Talia for a fun story time. Books, songs, puppets and more.

Story Time

Join us for stories about this season of new beginnings.

Monday, April 22

Sunday, April 21

Sunday Worship

An Easter State of Mind - Reverend Bill Clark. Once again Christians around the globe gather to celebrate Easter Sunday. Which Easter will be celebrating at...

Friday, April 19

Tai Chi & Tea

Qi Gong and Yang-style Taijiquan with Diane Crane. All skill levels are welcome.

Wednesday, April 17

Talk: What is Astrology?

Join us for What is Astrology? with Arlan Wise. Astrology is a symbolic language that translates cosmic wisdom to practical use. This talk gives an outline...

Saturday, April 20

Tech Help Drop-In

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

Tuesday, April 23

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...

Thursday, April 18

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...

Monday, April 22

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...

Wednesday, April 17

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...

Friday, April 19

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...

Teen Lock-In

Pizza and games after hours at the library. Ages 12 to 18. Pre-registration by a guardian is required.

Thursday, April 18

Tenebrae Service: Worship in Shadows

Tenebrae, Latin for “shadows” or “darkness,” is one of the oldest traditions in the Christian church for the commemoration of the passion and death of Jesus....

Wednesday, April 17

The Joy of Ceramics

The Joy of Ceramics, with Debbie Hale, lies in its endless creative opportunities whether you work on a wheel or do hand building. This offering is a...

Monday, April 22

Throwing Pots

This intermediate/advanced class with Frank Creney is for those who can already throw on the wheel but want to learn new shapes and how to work larger. Each...

Thursday, April 18

Friday, April 19

Toddler Time

Songs and a story just for busy walking toddlers and their caregivers.

Tuesday, April 23

Tom Maley Life Drawing

This group met for many years at the home of Tom Maley and now they meet at Featherstone for two hours each Tuesday morning. New participants are welcome....

Wednesday, April 17

Thursday, April 18

Trivia Night

With host Dan Cassidy. Come have fun, eat and drink, and win big prizes.

Tuesday, April 23

Tumble Time Storytime

There will be a traditional storytime and tumble time on all of our soft blocks and large tunnel. Best suited for ages 3 and up.

Saturday, April 20

VCS Earth Day Beach Clean-Up After Party

Join the Vineyard Conservation Society (VCS) at the Oak Bluffs Sailing Camp for great food, a free raffle, and to compare your treasure hunting stories....

Thursday, April 18

VHPL Book Club

Come enjoy a lively discussion in a casual atmosphere. Monthly book selections are available at the circulation desk, and everyone is invited to join us....

Monday, April 22

Walk with Me

Parent/child activity with the MV Family Center. Stroller friendly.

Friday, April 19

We Dance

PathwaysARTS finale We Dance event of the season, featuring: Global Water Dances with Martha Eddy. "Global Water Dances aims to use the international...

Wednesday, April 17

Wii Dance

Join Allyson on the “dance” floor as we move around and get in some fun exercise. All ages welcome.

Saturday, April 20

Wii-U Gaming

Face off against others in Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros., and Nintendoland.

Tuesday, April 23

Will Power: A Week-Long Celebration of Shakespeare

The Edgartown Library is celebrating Shakespeare’s history plays by screening a series of exceptional productions from the Royal Shakespeare Company. “The...

Monday, April 22

Will Power: Week-Long Celebration of William Shakespeare

The Edgartown Library is celebrating Shakespeare’s history plays by screening a series of exceptional productions from the Royal Shakespeare Company. “The...

Thursday, April 18

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...

Saturday, April 20

Wire Work Fundamentals

In this two hour class, taught by Sarah K Young of Vineyard Sky Bead Design you’ll learn some simple wire working techniques. Turn your beach finds - sea...

Workshop: Lawn & Turf Management

Chuck Wiley, owner of Vineyard Gardens and master horticulturist, and Todd Stempien, lead foreman and lawn specialist will lead this weeks talk on caring for...

Thursday, April 18