We are open 7 days a week
The mission of The Osterville Village Library is to inspire lifelong learning, advance knowledge, and strengthen our community. To fulfill our mission, we rely on library staff, collections, programs and the participation of our patrons and community.
We also need your to help to suppor t our fundraisers. Please take the time to familiarize yourself with some of our events. Your attendance and contribution is greatly appreciated. Our budget has been cut and we need to raise over $650,000. for the fiscal year.

More interviews to provide you with useful information .
OVL interviews Deirdre Arvidson, Public Health Nurse Barnstable County Dept. of Health & Environment.

OVL interviews Dr. Meg Mayo-Brown Superintendent of Barnstable Schools.

41st Cape Cod 5k Run for the Library building up to Village Day July 18th
Run for the Library Gift with Registration
Be one of the first to register in any of the 4 categories and receive the following:

1 gaiter per individual (150)
1 gaiter per family (50)
1 medal per child (first 50)
1 small treat bag per dog (unlimited)

Prizes will be announced
Enjoy Art Before our Plein Air Event
Online Bidding is Open
2nd Plein Air Online Build-up
In order to support our artists and help fund the library we will be having an online auction of Osterville & Cape Cod artwork building up to Plein Air.
Art is being added daily, so check back.

Plein Air Osterville is July 11th

Check out the artwork and bid on your favorites
It's Here! This could be your year! Ticket Information
You do not need to be present to win .
Grab the kids for story-time
Wednesdays with Wendy in the gazebo at 10AM. Wendy provides a educational and nurturing experience for your little ones. A storyteller who is at once endearing and entertaining
takes children on a fantastic journey of imagination with her warm tone and emotive enthusiasm
Saturday with Miss Audrey at 10:00AM Audrey Latham Dusheny is a favorite among story-time attendees. For decades Miss Audrey has been reading to children in the mid-cape area. We are thrilled to host her in the Gazebo on Saturdays at 10AM.

Grab a bite in the village, bring a chair or blanket and enjoy our spacious lawn for a delightful story-time with Miss Audrey.
New Online resources for kids & adults at home
To fulfill our mission to foster life-long learning, here are some opportunities to try something new using virtual technology.


* COVID - 19 on Cape Cod/Resources, News & Updates from the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce - Link

* 12 Virtual Activities for Kids That’d be Fun Even if You Weren’t Stuck at Home- Link

* Best To-Do List Ever! 50 Fun Things to do Outside with the Family - Link


* How to Embroider on Denim with Hand Stitching - Link

* How to Tie Dye Shirts with Kids - Link

* DIY Ring Toss - Link


* Cardboard Tube Rainbow Blowers - Link

* 4 Fun Milk carton Crafts to do with Kids - Link

* DIY Scented Rainbow Bubbles - Link

Around the Village For Kids:

Junior Tech STEM Classes - Link

Stand up & Paddle Lessons - Link

News from around the Town

Town of Barnstable, Town Manager Newsletter from June 26th - Read Now

Beach Stickers by mail - more info

Household Hazardous Waste Collection - Saturday, June 27, 2020

Need to Talk? Samaritans are available to Listen
During this unprecedented time, it can feel overwhelming to receive constant messages about COVID-19. Please know that we are here for you. Call or text our 24/7 helpline any time at 877-870-4673.

If you are a compromised adult in Osterville and need help reach out to OstervilleHelps.com

For COVID-19 information you can trust, please visit:

Yoga on the Lawn
Weather permitted. Sign up through Just Be Yoga Studio Mind/Body or email Pernille .
The schedule will be Monday and Friday 9:00 Slow Flow with Elin, Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 Flow with Pernille
Three upcoming Red Cross Blood Drives at OVL

Wednesday, July 15 th - 12am- 5pm
Tuesday, August 18 th-  12pm- 5pm
Wednesday, August 19 th 12pm- 5pm

Book you day and time below
The 2020
is now out in digital form.

Read about Ned Crosby, Growing up Diggs, The Foxhole and Armstrong-Kelley Park to name of few of the articles in the 2020 edition.

Print version is available at the library in the notice board holders and out front of library.

Osterville In-person Service Video
Click and view to see how we have prepared to welcome you back .

Be Well!

Monday 9-4:45
Tuesday 10-4:45
Wednesday 9-4:45
Thursday 10-4:45
Friday 9-4:45
Saturday 9-3:45
Sunday 12-3:45

Subject to change as we work through opening guidelines and new procedures.

Any questions, please contact Cyndy Cotton cyndycotton@clamsnet.org

Text CC5K to 71777
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43 Wianno Ave.
Osterville, MA 02655