Story Hour for Grownups returns on Sunday, November 2, to the Woods Hole Public Library, with its traditional Halloween opener of mildly ghoulish fare. Offerings might induce a bit of seat squirming but should not interfere with a good night’s sleep! Ever popular Frank Child has selected Roald Dahl’s classic, “The Landlady,” for his reading. […]

The Woods Hole Public Library will present the next Story Hour for Grownups on Sunday, December 14, at 3 pm, in its Ratcliffe Room, which houses its extensive theater and performing arts collection. (During the month of December, the larger Community Room is the site of the Library’s annual Holiday Book Sale.) Doors will open […]

The New Year brings yet another installment of Story Hour for Grownups to the Woods Hole Public Library, on Sunday, January 18, at 3 pm. The event is free and open to the public. The afternoon’s program will open with an original story, “Where is Your Husband?” by local writer Helen Goodwin. An American woman […]

The winter folktale “The Mitten” has been made popular most recently by Jan Brett who has written and illustrated the story with her attention to exquisite detail in the hand-stitched clothes of the family,rich in embroidery, and their cabin built at the edge of the forest, full of highly-detailed wooden carving. The animals themselves are […]

The Woods Hole Library will host Two 90 minute Sessions (March 11 and March 25 2015) from 2:30 to 4:00 PM to work together to understand more about Living and Dying. Intended for anyone who believes that: • For-warned is For-armed • Information is best learned when shared • I will die. So will you. The Process: […]

This year’s abbreviated season (by snow and more snow) of Story Hour for Grownups at the Woods Hole Public Library will culminate with readings by Shelby Allen and Alan Steinbach. The event will take place on Sunday, March 22, at 3 pm, in the Library’s downstairs Community Room. Shelby Allen—a poet, essayist, actress, and Boston […]

The Woods Hole Library will host Two 90 minute Sessions (March 11 and March 25 2015) from 2:30 to 4:00 PM to work together to understand more about Living and Dying. Intended for anyone who believes that: • For-warned is For-armed • Information is best learned when shared • I will die. So will you. The Process: […]

As part of the celebration of National Poetry Month, the Woods Hole Public Library has invited  poet Shelby Allen, of Falmouth and Boston to read from her body of work.  She will read from her volume of poems “Crack Willow, Poems of Transformation” which was published in 2011    by  Cherry Grove Collections. Ms. Allen is practiced in speaking and […]

On July 1 the weekly “Story-Time for Pre-Schoolers” begins at 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday morning through August 5. Volunteers will spend about ½ hour reading their favorite picture books to the assorted children who come to the Library to hear and see.

On July 1 the weekly “Story-Time for Pre-Schoolers” begins at 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday morning through August 5. Volunteers will spend about ½ hour reading their favorite picture books to the assorted children who come to the Library to hear and see.