Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Whelden Memorial Library!
 Limit by audience:
 
Take & Make: Cinnamo
Take Home Craft Kit
Saturday, Oct. 1
Make your own tasty treat in a mug! A fun craft for all ages! 

Registration required-
Please be sure to register each person receiving a kit individually.
 
Tech Help by Appoint
Whelden Memorial Library
Monday, Oct. 3
or call 5083622262.
Learning a new device? Struggling to figure out e-books? Need to send an email? We're here for you!
45 minute appointments available most days.
Call 508-362-2262, email whelden@comcast.net or register online to request an appointment.
Whelden Memorial Library
Thursday, Oct. 6, 10am-11am (9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/13)
Kids Movement and Jamboree program hosted by Cape Cod Children's Place, on the library lawn. 
Find out more information and sign up, call: 508-240-3310.

  Sponsored by Cape Cod Children’s Place.
Outdoor Storytime wi
Whelden Memorial Library
Thursday, Oct. 6, 11am
Join us on the library lawn for outdoor story time!
*Rain brings this event inside*

Masks are not required for outdoor events.
Hip Hop Dance Class
West Barnstable Community Building
Thursday, Oct. 6, 4:30-5pm (Oct. 6,13,27, and Nov. 3)
or call 5083622262.
For ages 6-8.
Thursdays in October at the Community Building
Registration Required-
Please register each child attending the class individually. 
If attending multiple sessions, be sure to register for each one separately.
Registration for all classes is encouraged but not required.


An upbeat class that incorporates basic elements of hip hop including grooves, pop and lock, waves, isolations, and style. Dancers will be encouraged to explore their freestyle building confidence as they figure out how they love to move. Each class will include a warmup, movement across the floor and a combination. They will be discovering body awareness, developing control, and learning about musicality. 
Indigenous People&rs
West Barnstable Community Building
Friday, Oct. 7, 12-1pm
Hear the story of Christopher Columbus from an opposing historical perspective.
During this one hour lecture, we'll hear about how the Taino people lived and how they encountered the Europeans in 1492.
Not recommended for children under age 10, as some elements of discussion may be for more mature listeners. Sponsored by Hyannis Public & Whelden Memorial Library.
FOWL Book Sale
Whelden Memorial Library
Saturday, Oct. 8, 9am - 2pm
The Friends of the Whelden Library (FOWL) Bookstore is now open for the 2022 season.
Open regularly May-October, on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month.
Closed
Whelden Memorial Library
Monday, Oct. 10
The library is closed for the holiday. To learn more about the history of Columbus Day and Indigenous People's Day, click here.
BCOA Caregiver/Suppo
Whelden Memorial Library
Thursday, Oct. 13, 10:00-12:00pm
The Barnstable Council on Aging Caregiver/Support Services Coordinator will be available at Whelden to assist with resources for our caregivers and Barnstable citizens 60+. The Caregiver/Support Services will provide resources and educational programs that benefit our residents and the people we care for. No appointment needed - Walk ins welcome!
Whelden Memorial Library
Thursday, Oct. 13, 10am-11am (9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/13)
Kids Movement and Jamboree program hosted by Cape Cod Children's Place, on the library lawn. 
Find out more information and sign up, call: 508-240-3310.

  Sponsored by Cape Cod Children’s Place.
Outdoor Storytime wi
Whelden Memorial Library
Thursday, Oct. 13, 11am
Join us on the library lawn for outdoor story time!
*Rain brings this event inside*

Masks are not required for outdoor events.
Hip Hop Dance Class
West Barnstable Community Building
Thursday, Oct. 13, 4:30-5pm (Oct. 6,13,27, and Nov. 3)
or call 5083622262.
For ages 6-8.
Thursdays in October at the Community Building
Registration Required-
Please register each child attending the class individually. 
If attending multiple sessions, be sure to register for each one separately.
Registration for all classes is encouraged but not required.


An upbeat class that incorporates basic elements of hip hop including grooves, pop and lock, waves, isolations, and style. Dancers will be encouraged to explore their freestyle building confidence as they figure out how they love to move. Each class will include a warmup, movement across the floor and a combination. They will be discovering body awareness, developing control, and learning about musicality. 
Case studies in Psyc
Whelden Memorial Library
Thursday, Oct. 13, 6:00 pm
Please join us for the first of a series of discussions with Dr. Herbert Greenwald on his remarkable case studies in psychology.  This session will focus on a patient with psychological blindness, who could not be cured medically but was cured through a new way of looking at psychology.
  Sponsored by Whelden Library.
Tech Help by Appoint
Whelden Memorial Library
Monday, Oct. 17
or call 5083622262.
Learning a new device? Struggling to figure out e-books? Need to send an email? We're here for you!
45 minute appointments available most days.
Call 508-362-2262, email whelden@comcast.net or register online to request an appointment.
Pollination Ecology
West Barnstable Community Center
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 4:30 pm
Larry Dapsis from the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension will be joining us to discuss honey bee biology and the factors responsible for their catastrophic losses. Sponsored by Whelden Memorial Library.
Animal School
West Barnstable Community Building
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 4:45 om
Animal School
Wednesday October 19
4:45 pm
West Barnstable Community Building
Join us for a special visit with Loki and Thor - the owls from Birdsey New England Wildlife Center!
Outdoor Storytime wi
Whelden Memorial Library
Thursday, Oct. 20, 11am
Join us on the library lawn for outdoor story time!
*Rain brings this event inside*

Masks are not required for outdoor events.
Trustees Annual Meet
West Barnstable Community Building
Thursday, Oct. 20, 4pm
The Annual Meeting of the Whelden Memorial Library Board of Trustees will be held at the West Barnstable Community Building on 2377 Meetinghouse Way, W. Barnstable, MA 02668 on Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. EST.
 
The items of business are:
 
1.       A proposal to elect the Board of Trustees Officers.
2.       A proposal for changes to the existing bylaws.

Open to any West Barnstable (Whelden) Library Cardholder of legal voting age.

Interested in becoming a trustee? Visit: wheldenlibrary.org/info/staff-trustees to fill out our online form or email whelden@comcast.net to state your interest. 
Revolutionary Spycra
Whelden Memorial Library
Friday, Oct. 21, 6:00 pm
Learn about the Patriots, traitors, and rebels who changed the course of history during the American Revolution! Sponsored by Whelden Memorial Library.
FOWL Book Sale
Whelden Memorial Library
Saturday, Oct. 22, 9am - 2pm
The Friends of the Whelden Library (FOWL) Bookstore is now open for the 2022 season.
Open regularly May-October, on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month.
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