Summer continues at OVL
We truly appreciate the generosity of our local artists for their participation in our 2020 Plein Air Event! Thank you to everyone that came by to help support the library!

Many thanks to our runners and walkers that signed up for our virtual 5k! You can still donate at this LINK.
Important announcement about the future of OVL

As we reflect on the long history of the Osterville Village Library, we gain an even greater respect for its longevity and we find ourselves all the more committed to ensuring that it is an institution that endures.

This could be your year!
You do not need to be present to win .
Artwork available in support
of the Library
The Library, $1000. By Jenny Kelley
Hydrangeas, $450.
By Karen Crocker
End of Seaview Ave., $650.
By Marcia Corey
The Osterville Clock, $1000. By Marcia Corey
Garden Gate, $400. By Susan Ferriman-Jenkins
Dogs of Osterville, $600. By Elizabeth DeCicco
Dowses by Elizabeth DeCicco, $4200
A Life Suspended by
Nicole Donovan
Meet the author of A Life Suspended: A Mother and Son's Story of Autism, Extinction Bursts, and
Living a Resilient Life.
In case you missed one of our recent interviews .
COMM Fire Chief Winn - interview
Superintendent of Barnstable Schools Meg Mayo-Brown - interview
Barnstable County Nurse - interview
Osterville Town Councilor David Bogan - interview
White Shark Conservancy - interview
Trustees of the Reservation - interview
David Martin, Taste of Genealogy - Interview 1 2 3
Thank you to our Road Race Sponsors
The Osterville Village Library is very excited to have Osterville's premier Real Estate Agency,  Sotheby's International Realty  sponsor this major fundraising event for the library.

Prizes provided by Annmarie Edwards of  Guaranteed Rate  in Osterville.
We welcome The Trustees as a new sponsor for 2020. Trustees of Reservations preserve, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts.

Ski and Paddle Board Sale moving online
It’s that time of year again, help support the Osterville Village Library while getting a great deal on outdoor gear with Vermont Ski and Sport!

Just add a product to the cart, and put “ OVL ” or “ OSTERVILLE ” in the order notes section , and a portion of the proceeds will go straight to the
Osterville Village Library.

This year's paddle board special features an awesome complete inflatable board package for only $799!

For questions about which gear is right for you, call or text Jonathan at (802) 258-0282.
Outside storytime at OVL at 10:00 AM
Join us July 25th
Wednesdays with Wendy
on hold till August, storytime will be available on Facebook
Saturdays with Miss Audrey
New online resources for kids & adults at home
To fulfill our mission to foster lifelong learning, here are some opportunities to try something new using virtual technology.

* 10 Outdoor Art Projects that are Easy to Clean Up- link

* 17 Ways to Turn Cardboard Boxes into Epic Creations - link

* 75 Big Awesome Things to Check Off Your Summer Bucket List - link


* Easy Rock Candy Tutorial - link

* How to Make a Stress Ball - link

* Rainbow Tie Dye Shoes - link


* Easy Paper Plate Rainbow Craft - link

* How to Make Easy No Sew Sock Worms - link

* Quick and Easy Giant Paper Pinwheels - link

Around Barnstable & Virtually

Stand up & Paddle Lessons - Link

Film Making Camp by Filmmakers - Link

Larry Tye at Lowell Park - Link

Links of interest
Town Manager weekly (included in video is an update from Barnstable School Superintendent Dr. Meg Mayo-Brown) - Video
Barnstable School Website - link
Town Manager - Newsletter
Vote by Mail - link
Pay Your Real Estate Tax Bill - more info
Beach Stickers by mail - more info
Complete Your Census - link
Beach Water Quality - more info
Hurricane Preparedness Information - more info  
 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.

Noontime QwikFit with Terry
This class is 30 minutes of gentle exercise for active older adults. Bring hand weights, H20. $5.00 per class, $50 for August. 12-12:30 PM. For more info contact Terry Stocker at
M-W-F weather permitting.
Yoga on the Lawn
Weather permitting. 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
Two upcoming Red Cross Blood Drives at OVL
Tuesday, August 18 th  - 12pm - 5pm
Wednesday, August 19 th  - 12pm - 5pm

Book your day and time below
The 2020
is 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 arrow to view how we prepared to welcome you back inside the library.

Be well!
Concerts & more on the Library lawn

July 30th 6-7 PM The Moonlighters


Outdoor shows coming in August

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

43 Wianno Ave.
Osterville, MA 02655