Events

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,...

Music & Memory Cafe

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

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.

Oak Bluffs Writers Group

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

 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...

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...

Move with Me

With the MV Family Center. Parent/child activity.

Story Time

Join us for stories about this season of new beginnings.

Book Babies

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

Story Time

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

Open Printmaking Studio

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

Boys Varsity Baseball

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

Free Soup & Bread Lunch

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

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...

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...

Family Movie & Popcorn

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

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....

Movie Matinee

Join us for a family friendly movie, popcorn provided.

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...

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.

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

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

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...

Roaming Reader

Kids of all ages can join Connie, our roaming reader, and listen to a story. Choose your own or be surprised. Kids under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Spring Break Crafts & Movies

Watch Mary Poppins Returns and make a Mary Poppins craft.

Aquinnah Book Group

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

Kids Crafts

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

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

Opening Day: l'etoile

l'etoile opens for the 2019 season.

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...

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.

MV Modern Quilt Guild

Open studio quilting. All levels of quilters are welcome.

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Opening Day: The Cardboard Box

The Cardboard Box opens for the 2019 season.

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...

Maundy Thursday Service

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

Maundy Thursday Service

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

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.

Poetry Cafe

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

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....

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...

Thursday, April 18