You’re Invited to the Friends of the Mashpee Library Awards Ceremony!

You are cordially invited to the Friends of the Mashpee Library award ceremony, July 6, 4:00 PM, at the library. This year, we have two honorees:

  • Ed DeFoe will be honored as the “2017 Library Friend of the Year,” in appreciation for his outstanding service on behalf of the library. 
  • Former Library Trustee Carlo D’Este will be awarded Honorary Lifetime Membership for his 21 years of service as a supporter and advocate of the Mashpee Public Library. 

We hope you can join us in celebrating two people who have helped so much to enrich our library!

Light refreshments will be served. 

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Mini-Golf/Library 6th Birthday Celebration a Big Success!

The second “Selander Open” mini-golf event inside the library on April 20 was a lot of fun! We had 250 kids and parents playing golf, plus birthday cupcakes and other refreshments.

Thanks to all our sponsors, whose generosity made the mini-golf possible:

Cape Cod Rehab

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Clark, Balboni & Gildea Attorneys at Law

Dino’s Pizza & Sports Bar

DKM&G Attorneys at Law

The Lanes Bowl and Bistro

Mashpee Commons

Mashpee Kiwanis

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Thos. J. O’Neill Real Estate

Peninsula Council Inc., Homeowners Association at New Seabury

Robert Fox Builders

Roche Bros.

Southport

Whole Health Pharmacy

Willowbend

Women’s Club of New Seabury

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Book Sale

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Geraldine Brooks Author Event

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Dining for Books’ Special October Fundraiser

When you eat in (or take out or buy a gift certificate) at these local restaurants, at the designated times, a portion of your check will be donated to Friends of the Mashpee Library. Just mention that you are dining to support our Library.

Tuesday, Oct. 18: Estia, lunch and dinner

 Wednesday, Oct. 19: Wicked, lunch and dinner

 Tuesday, Oct. 25: Siena, lunch and dinner

 Wednesday, Oct. 26: Cape Grille at the Cape Club, dinner

 Bon Appetit!

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Dining For Books 2016

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Join us for this special fundraising event sponsored by the Friends of the Mashpee Library to support the Library! When you eat in (or take out or buy a gift certificate) at these local restaurants, at the designated times, a portion of your check (10-15%) will be donated to the Friends of the Mashpee Library. Please make sure to mention that you are dining to support our library!

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Click here for the full flyer or pick one up at the library!

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Successful Friends Raffle, Upcoming Events

raffle_debbie Town clerk Debbie Dami drew the three winning tickets in the Friends’ raffle on Sept. 8, at the Quashnet School, where the Friends of the Mashpee Library had an information table. The winners are Chris Nelson, Linda Francour and Elinor Saltz.

Prizes were golf for four at Willowbend Country Club, a bowling party for 8 at The Lanes, and a $100 gift certificate at Mashpee Commons.

The Friends of the Mashpee Library help supplement the local and state budget for the library. “Recently, the Friends bought iPads for patron use at the library, and now we are raising funds for landscaping, including a memorial garden,” Macdonald said.

Mark Your Calendar!

* Lunch with Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Geraldine Brooks, Nov. 11, 11:30 AM, at Christ the King Church, Route 151 and Steeple Street. Tickets are $27. Lunch is catered by Roche Bros. Ms. Brooks’s latest Novel is The Secret Chord. Her previous books include March and Caleb’s Crossing.

* Dining for Books. October 2016. Popular Mashpee restaurants will donate a percentage of their income for diners at designated dates. Watch this space for specific information on  restaurants and times.

Join the Friends, and Volunteer!

 Not a member yet? Fill out our membership form

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Licks for the Library and Raffle

Thank you to all those who participated in our Licks for the Library fundraiser! On August 26, Ghelfi’s, Polar Cave and Sweet Waves helped the Library raise money by donating a percentage of ice cream or frozen yogurt purchased. Thank you for supporting your local library and we hope you enjoyed your sweet treats! 

A big thank you to Ghelfi’s, Polar Cave and Sweet Waves for working with us once again this year!

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