Stay up-to-date with all of the 
exciting happenings at Whelden this month.
We look forward to seeing you!

Whelden will be closed on Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. We will re-open on Friday, July 5, at 9:00 a.m.

The Bookstore is open on 
Sat., July 13, 20, & 27 
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Don't Forget to VOTE for

West Barnstable Citizen of the Year!

The Trustees of Whelden Memorial Library in West Barnstable will announce and honor a Citizen of the Year at the Village Festival on Saturday, August 17, 2019!

This award is made to...
a person of any age who has made West Barnstable a better place through inspiration, dedication, and community spirit.
*Look for ballots and boxes at the library, bank, and post office in West Barnstable.

Upcoming Events  

Stitching at Whelden

Stop by on the 2nd or 4th Wednesday of each month for an informal afternoon get-together from 2-4 p.m. Come to knit, crochet, sew, or enjoy any other type of needlecraft. Bring a project and work in company in our cozy library. 

Beginners welcome!

Whelden Book Corner:

Staff Picks  

  • Edible Bugs Program with Barnstable  Land Trust ($5 for non-members): Aug.  1, 11:00 a.m.
  • Tail End of Summer Party for Teens and  Youth: Aug. 5, 5:30-7:00 p.m.  
  • Monarch Madness with Barnstable  Land Trust ($5 for non-members), The Care and Feeding of Monarchs at Home: Aug. 10, 10:00 a.m.
  • The 29th Annual West Barnstable Village Festival: Aug. 17
  • Attracting Birds with Native Plants - Leslie Altman, Master Gardener Association of
    Cape Cod: Aug. 21, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
More information will be emailed, posted on our website, and provided at the library in the upcoming weeks.


 Many thanks once again to the 'Dig & Delve' Garden Club
for decorating our mantel!
Thank you to Judy Fraher and Anne Klickstein for your lovely seasonal touches.

The Children's Room 

Summer is here at last! 
Whelden is the perfect spot for you. 
Join us at our events or find a reading nook and simply relax. 

Above are photos taken at our Summer Kick-off Party with Trevor the Juggler and Long Pasture's Touch and Talk Tide Pool Critter visit. Both events were well attended and thoroughly enjoyed!

Every month we add new books to our collection. 
Check to see if we have what you are looking for! 
Call us, or go to our website to check the Cape Libraries Automated Materials Sharing (CLAMS) database.

We would love for you to join our social media conversation.
Be sure to 'LIKE' us on Facebook to follow our library journey.
Feedback and questions are always welcome!