Did you see our Orca video on social media?  Click the image to watch!

Miss Kelly, Miss Megan, and Youth Services volunteer Isadora breached like whales to get you excited about the upcoming program:

Live in an Orca Pod!

Presented by Whale & Dolphin Conservancy

Monday, August 1 at 2pm

at Centerville Public Library

Read details and register below!

Disability Pride Month

Special Announcement!

Beginning August 12:

Social Group for Neurodivergent Teens (ages 13-18)

Beginning September 21:

Sensory Friendly Storytime (ages 2-5)

Read details below!


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Why not try for a prize?

Pick up a BINGO board in the front lobby or print a copy by clicking this link.

Return by August 28 to be entered in prize drawings!

Click here for suggestions for this week's theme: "Banned Book" (Includes previous week's suggestions)

Centerville Old Home Week is August 8 - 13!

Check out the schedule of events at this link!

3 events at CPL this year, including a visit from Hank Phillippi Ryan!  (details and registration below)


Yoga at CPL

Wednesday, August 3| 10:30-11:30am | HYBRID

In collaboration with Yoga Neighborhood, CPL hosts a FREE Hatha yoga at CPL on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 10:30am-11:30am. We welcome you to join us either in-person or via Zoom!

The instructor will lead class indoors in our community room. Don't forget your mat!

Want to participate from home?

Register at the link before 8am on August 3 to receive a Zoom link to the virtual class.

RSVP for Yoga!

Pilates Workshop

Thursday, August 4| 5-7pm | IN-PERSON

Did you miss Pilates last time?  We're rerunning it on August 4!

In this FREE two-hour workshop, Joan Berglund, certified Stott® Pilates instructor, will review the basics of the Stott® method of Pilates through physical practice and a discussion of theory.

The Essential matwork repertoire is beginner-friendly but experienced practitioners can also learn ways to deepen their understanding of Pilates-based movement.

RSVP for Pilates!

FREE one-hour classes will take place on August 11 and August 25 from 5:30-6:30pm!

Author Talk & Book Signing with Hank Phillippi Ryan

Wednesday, August 10| 6pm | IN-PERSON

Join us for a special author talk and book signing with bestselling author Hank Phillippi Ryan!

Hank Phillippi Ryan is the USA Today bestselling author of 13 thrillers, winning five Agathas, the Mary Higgins Clark Award, and 37 EMMYs for her investigative reporting in Boston. Her newest novel is Her Perfect Life, a chilling psychological standalone about fame, family, and revenge. Starred reviews from Kirkus and Publishers Weekly called it “superlative.” Her upcoming thriller is The House Guest, coming February 2023.

RSVP for Hank Phillippi Ryan!

Falmouth Road Race History

Monday, August 15| 6pm | IN-PERSON

The history of this fascinating race spans 47 years, and Clerici, an award-winning journalist and freelance writer, will share the behind-the-scenes tales and tidbits he’s culled from hundreds of interviews with runners and supporters connected with Falmouth’s famous 7-miler.

This compelling story is told through nearly 80 vintage and race-day photographs that span decades, including some which have never been published before. Author Paul Clerici is also the author of the “Boston Marathon History by the Mile” and “History of the Greater Boston Track Club” books.

Brought to you by Centerville, Hyannis, Marstons Mills and Whelden Libraries.

RSVP for Falmouth Road Race!


Indoor Storytime

Mondays| 11am |IN-PERSON

Miss Becky will incorporate yoga and nature into this weekly indoor gathering of young minds.

Come for the stories, leave with a smile!  Masks are optional but recommended.

Live in an Orca pod with WDC!

Monday, August 1| 2 - 3:30pm |IN-PERSON

Learn to live in an Orca pod at this team-building program with experts from the Whale and Dolphin Conservation! (Details below) Program is for ages 6+, space is limited, registration is required.

WDC’s Team-Building Program is designed to cultivate and strengthen community and culture. Participants will act as an orca pod (group) experiencing a series of intentional challenges that promote teamwork, communication, and trust. Each challenge is accompanied by a mindful debrief that allows participants to safely and openly share their thoughts, ideas, and attitudes.

Register by emailing Miss Megan at missmegan@clamsnet.org

Fresh Air Storytime

Thursdays| 11am |IN-PERSON

Join Miss Megan for stories, movement and music on our side lawn under the tree every Thursday at 11am!

No outdoor story time if it’s raining

Call ahead to check:

(508) 790-6220


Pizza & Poetry

Thursdays| 4 - 5:30pm |IN-PERSON

July 14 - August 18, 2022

Calling all teens for weekly poetry writing workshops this summer!

Local poet Carol Traynor-Mayer will lead weekly poetry workshops for teens this summer in the Young Adult Room at CPL. Participants do not need any experience reading or writing poetry!

The workshops will involve reading from a variety of poems with themes teens care about written by a diverse range of poets. Pizza will be provided!

Register by emailing Miss Megan at missmegan@clamsnet.org

Bliss, the Therapy Dog

Saturdays, July 23, August 6, August 13| 10:30 - 11am |IN-PERSON

Come visit Bliss and her handler Lisa Falkson this summer!  Bliss is an 8 year old German Shepherd and certified therapy dog who brings joy to others with her gentle spirit.  Come read her a book or just visit with and learn more about her.

No Registration required.  All ages welcome to drop-in for comfort!

Social Group for Neurodivergent Teens

Every 2nd Friday of the month| 3-4pm |IN-PERSON


Our amazing volunteer Isadora Greenberg, a passionate advocate and role model for Cape Advocates Standing Together, will be the group leader. Isadora understands the social challenges a young person with autism and ADHD faces, so this inclusive group is a safe space to be and celebrate YOU!

Activities will be determined by the interests of the participants. We will share a variety of sensory items, but feel free to bring your own and/or noise-cancelling headphones.

Group for ages 13-18.  Registration required (limit 10), siblings welcome, caregivers may be asked to supervise.

To register, email Miss Megan at missmegan@clamsnet.org or call (508) 790-6220 x106.

Sensory Friendly Storytime

Wednesdays| 11am |IN-PERSON


Weekly 20 minute Storytime limited to 6 children (of all participation levels) and especially welcoming to those with sensory sensitivities. We’ll enjoy stories, songs, dancing and bubbles followed by free play until noon.

We have wiggle chairs and will share a variety of sensory items, but feel free to bring your own and/or noise-cancelling headphones.

Registration required—please share any triggers or challenging behaviors and let us know how best to support you. Caregiver participation required, siblings welcome.

To register, email Miss Megan at missmegan@clamsnet.org or call (508) 790-6220 x106.


Artist of the Month: Guy Giammasi

Centerville resident Guy Giammasi is a retired teacher who has always been interested in art.  He finds painting to be a fun hobby, albeit frustrating at times.  When not painting, you can find Guy coordinating CPL's Alice Owen Williams' Bookstore and serving on the library's Board of Trustees.

Guy Giammasi's artwork will be displayed in the front lobby for the month of August.

Need Space for a Quick Meeting?

Our Hyannisport Conference Room is available for one-time or infrequent meetings for virtual meetings, work phone or conference calls, as a study or test-taking space, or other activities that fit in this category.

Infrequent use is free-of-charge!  Make a reservation online by clicking on this Calendly link, or call Erin at (508) 790-6220 to check for availability.

In collaboration with YMCA Cape Cod, the Kids Summer Lunch Program is coming to Centerville Public Library!

Beginning June 16 and running throughout the summer, kids 18 years old and younger can get a free bagged meal.

Visit us on the back patio at 12pm to receive a meal and enjoy the sunshine.

First come, first served. Meals must be eaten on site.

Stay up-to-date during the week by checking out our social media!

We post service and program news, as well as fun videos on our Facebook and Instagram pages.

We also upload recorded programs to YouTube for access anytime!

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