Our Nostalgic Summer Begins at OVL
Our annual summer tent stands on the library lawn ready to host a variety of events including our Plein Air art auction on Saturday July 18th for Osterville Village Day. Also, join us to sign up for this years Virtual Cape Cod 5k, Run for the Library.
Look for pop -up kids crafts, Seascape Glass art and other activities.
As we celebrate summer 2020, we do so in strict adherence to town and state regulations in the name of safety. Social distancing & masks is a mandatory precaution.  
Seascape Window Class
Join us on Monday, July 13th for a Seascape Window Class. All supplies and lesson will be provided. No experience necessary and great for all ages. Patterns will be provide so you can create anything you'd like; wave, seahorse, anchor or just simply decorate your window!

The class will be held outside, under the tent, and social distance protocols will be utilized. We ask that all attendees wear masks. Limited spaces.

Date Change: Plein Air is now July 18th
Online and under the tent
Since the weather is not looking good the 11th we are moving the date up a week to the 18th. Fewer artist but MORE ART!. Join us under the tent to view a variety of art while Plein Air artists paint around the village. We also have a "Buy it now" option available so you can grab and go. Our silent auction runs form 3:30 to 5 PM in person and online.

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.

Plein Air Osterville is July 18th

Check out the artwork and bid on your favorites
Interview with COMM Fire Chief Winn
Get the latest info from the Chief on COMM's response to COVID, how to stay safe and what to do if you need help.
Sign-up now or on Village Day, July 18th between 8-11 AM
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
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.
It's Here! This could be your year! Ticket Information
You do not need to be present to win .

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 years paddle board special features and 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 Story-time at OVL at 10:00 AM
Wednesdays with Wendy
Saturday 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.

* 20 Fun and Easy Summer Crafts for Kids - link

* 7 Tips to Cope With Kids Stuck at Home This Summer - link

* How to Raise A Reader - link


* Mod Podge Reusable Water Bottles - link

  * Pop Bottle Firefly - link

* How to Weave on a Cardboard Loom - link


* Ice Painting - link

* Pool Noodle Monsters - link

* Fish in a Bag Slime - link

Around the Village For Kids:

Stand up & Paddle Lessons - Link

Grab and Go Crafts in the Children's Room

Noontime QuikFit with Terry
This class is 30 minutes of gentle exercise for active older adults. Bring hand weights, H20 & chair. $5.00 per class, $50. for August. 12-12:30 PM for more info contact Terry Stocker at exerciseterry@aol.com
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

News from around the Town

Town of Barnstable, Town Manager Newsletter from July 10th - Read Now or watch Video

Pay Your Real Estate Tax Bill - more info

Beach Stickers by mail - more info

Beach Water Quality - more info

Changes to Recycling at the Transfer Station effective July 1, 2020 - more info

Coping with Stress & Fear - link

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:

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
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 16th 6-7 PM Cape Cod Conservatory Smaller Big Band

July 23rd 6-7 Mike Dumas Band

July 30th 6-7 PM The Moonlighters

Oyster Event July 21st at 4PM, bClean, the Anglers Club & OVL


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 cyndycotton@clamsnet.org

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43 Wianno Ave.
Osterville, MA 02655