Events

Thursday, June 20

FILMUSIC Film Festival

Music and film flow naturally together. Our 7th Annual FILMUSIC Festival will bring you closer to the music you love or introduce you to some you’ve never...

Early Birders

The early bird gets the worm (or fish). Join Felix Neck birders for a casual walk of the wildlife sanctuary grounds to look for summertime birds. An easy to...

Bodyshred

A high-intensity endurance based metabolic conditioning workout integrating all of the most progressive exercise science techniques used by world-class...

Camp for a Day

Explore forest, field, marsh, pond, and seashore habitats at our 350-acre wildlife sanctuary. This program will encourage campers to actively investigate and...

Kayak Quest

Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond at your own pace on this self-guided tour. Rhyming quest clues (think: treasure hunt) will help you uncover the story of the Pond’s...

Knitting Skills

This multi-level class welcomes first time knitters as well as those with more experience. Projects will be tailored to your skill set, and are designed to...

Family Guided Kayak Tours

Accompany a Felix Neck naturalist for an adventure on Sengekontacket Pond. Explore the salt marsh and search for pond wildlife. All trips focus on the...

Kiln Fired Enameling

Learn the art of enameling - glass on metal - and explore different enameling techniques during this weekly 3 hour class. You will create a piece of jewelry...

Torch & Fired Enameling: Glass on Metal

Come experience the magic of enameling - Watch grains turn glossy and bond to metal.

Landscape Watercolor

Join artist Lynn Hoeft for a series of watercolor classes focusing on the sights and scenes of Polly Hill Arboretum. This class will focus on landscape...

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.

Architectural Walking Tour of Edgartown

This 90-minute tour winds its way through the commercial core of Edgartown; making stops at the 1703 John Coffin House, the hidden Village Green, the Vincent...

BIRTHFIT Postpartum Series

Strength and Conditioning classes specific for the motherhood transition.

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...

Creature Feature

Young naturalists get an up-close look at the native animals of Martha’s Vineyard. The program combines a story, craft, and a look at the “creature” of the...

Special Story Hour: Coast Guard Station Menemsha

Our visitors from the Coast Guard always bring special gear to share with kids when they lead a library story hour.

Book Babies

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

Exhibit: Nikon Small World

Showcasing photographs focusing on the complexity and beauty of life from a new perspective: looking through the light microscope. The exhibit will make its...

Brewery Tours

Brewer Calantoni Scarfone is on hand to explain the brewing process and equipment used at Bad Martha Brewery.

Harbor Front Walking Tour

Highlights four of the Trust’s iconic maritime properties, the Osborne Wharf Building, Norton Boathouse, and Old Sculpin Gallery. Together, we will journey...

Garden Volunteer Work Day

Help our garden grow. Work alongside our knowledgeable garden volunteers and learn about which plants provide food for Island butterflies and birds. Come for...

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....

Architectural Walking Tour of Edgartown

This 90-minute tour winds its way through the commercial core of Edgartown; making stops at the 1703 John Coffin House, the hidden Village Green, the Vincent...

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...

Aquinnah Book Group

Please join us for a lively discussion of Miracle Creek by Angie Kim.

Kids Crafts

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

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...

Hike & Hops

Get outside and get thirsty on a naturalist-guided walk at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary. Gain insight into plants and local products used to brew Bad...

Poetry Drop-In

Workshop co-led by Donald Nitchie and Fan Ogilvie. Read and discuss two or more poems from classic and contemporary poets, and then use those poems as models...

Opening Night: Blooming Art

A celebration of Art and Flowers. This annual event supports the Garden Club, scholarship and Old Mill Preservation Funds. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and...

 Oyster Farm Sunset Tours

Farm.Field.Sea.'s Oyster Farm Tours invite you to experience the Island's booming oyster farming industry first hand with local oyster farmers and...

Kaiut Yoga

Kaiut Yoga, a yoga of Biomechanics, serves the modern body and modern mind, to increase freedom of movement, working from the joints to maintain/return the...

Thirsty Thursday Group Run/Walk

Join the Amity Island Running Club every Thursday at Bad Martha Brewery in Edgartown for a group run where you pick your own pace and distance. We all start...

Art Party: Wine Cork Succulents

In this session of Learn with Us, we'll be decorating wine corks and turning them into magnetic planters for succulents. Registration required.

Family Board Game Night

Bring your family to play board games from our brand new board game section. Games for all ages.

Fiber Arts Workshop

Visiting fiber arts instructor Prin Van Gulden will lead a wet felting workshop and weaving demo. Tour Slough Farm and meet the sheep. Refreshments...

Open Meditation

Come meditate with us. All are welcome.

Is Housing on the Vineyard - Really in Crisis?

Come express your thoughts. Does this proposed policy address the challenge at hand? Does it meet your expectations? Will it be a significant component of...

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.

TapTheYard: Leonardo Sandoval & Gregory Richardson

Leonardo Sandoval and Gregory Richardson: Partido & Phase. Jazz, tap, and contemporary urban dance combine with unique Brazilian flavor in this performance...

Vineyard Sound Show

An acapella concert featuring 10 talented boys from various New England colleges. Music typically covers Sam Cooke hits, Beatles classics, and various...

FILMUSIC Festival: The Passion of Joan of Arc

The Berklee Silent Film Orchestra (BSFO) returns to The Martha’s Vineyard Film Center for their sixth annual silent film concert. The award-winning group...

Trivia Night

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

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...

Live Music: Crooked Coast

Equal doses of indie rock riffs, reggae rhythms, hip hop flows and pop melodies create something both original and familiar - Crooked Coast has distilled...

Thursday, June 20