News & Announcements

Check the calendar for information on this week’s events:
Monday 23 February 7:00 PM Film for Grown Ups
Thursday 26 February 7:00 PM Knitting for Grown Ups
Saturday 28 February 2:00 PM Knitting Class for Children
Saturday 28 February 3:00 PM Movies for Kids

Woods Hole Historical Museum Offers Winter Craft Workshop Series

The Woods Hole Historical Museum is offering its annual Winter Craft Workshop series.

Classes will meet at the Woods Hole Public Library on the first and third Thursday evenings of the month at 7 p.m. beginning January 15. Workshops are open to the public and feature a wide variety of handcrafts – from traditional to contemporary.

Individuals may register for a single workshop or for multiple sessions. Among this year’s offerings are Shibori tea towels, knot tying, sewing a zippered clutch, basketry, a reclaimed book project, and intro to crochet, Some workshops have nominal materials fees. Materials fees are payable at the start of each class.

Workshops in this popular series fill up quickly. For more information or to reserve your place, please call the Woods Hole Public Library at (508) 548-8961. Details on each workshop are also available at


Jan. 15: Shibori Tea Towels with Rachel Switzer
Jan. 29: Knot Tying with Stephen Wagner, Mariner
Feb. 5: Reclaimed Book Page Heart Garlands with Lauren Leveque
Feb. 19: Sewing a Fold-Over Zippered Clutch with Kellie Porter and Margaret McCormick
Mar. 5: Basketry Part 1 with Barbara Douglass
Mar. 12: Basketry Part 2 with Barbara Douglass
Mar. 19: Crochet Basics with Rita Garrick

Children’s activities on Saturday Afternoons

The Woods Hole Public Library will be presenting a series of children’s activities for all Saturdays in January and February. Each afternoon will include a Knitting Workshop, starting at 2 PM, for children in 1st grade and older, followed by a film starting at 3 PM for children of all ages. All these activities are free and open to the public.

The knitting classes are open to knitters of all abilities, even none at all. Instruction will be provided. The children should bring their own needles and yarn, preferably of a medium weight or thicker with needles of at least a US7 to match the yarn.

For more details about either the knitting or the film, including the titles, please call the Library at 508-548-8961.

Ongoing book sale now (during regular open hours)

New books added daily.