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Babies 0-18 months with a caregiver can enjoy 20-30 minutes of books, songs, finger-plays, sign language and rhymes, building early literacy and listening skills. This program is free with no registration required.
Come in for open playtime in our Family Place Library area. Bring your young children to play with others while building skills through play. Parents are required to remain with children at all times. No registration is required.
Spice up your life! Learn about that month's spice, participate in an activity, and recipe swap! Program is free and registration is required.
Toddlers 18 months to 3 years old with a caregiver can enjoy 30 minutes of books, songs, finger-plays, and rhymes introducing toddlers and parents to developmentally appropriate literature and related activities. This introduces group listening skills and provides interaction with others. Program is free and no registration is required.
Start a new adventure at the Mansfield Public Library! The Mansfield Public Library is hosting a short session of Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition. Join us for monthly one-shot encounters! Adventure through an encounter with other players in the hit tabletop roleplaying game. This event is focused around an adult audience. New players are encouraged to attend, as pre-generated characters and a short tutorial will be given before the encounter begins. All supplies will be provided. Program is free, and registration is required.
Children 3-6 years old, both English and Spanish speakers, with a caregiver can enjoy 30 minutes of books, songs, finger-plays and rhymes in both English and Spanish. This story time fosters emergent literacy, reinforces group listening skills and allows children to become familiar with a second language. Bilingual Story Time is every Monday at 10:30 a.m. No registration is required.
Interested in learning how to sew?
Sewing just got easier! Join Mansfield Public Library to learn the basics of sewing. Learn beginners sewing skills, how to use a sewing machine and create different sewing projects. Program is free and registration is required.
Do you have old newspapers, receipts, or junk mail lying around? Don't throw them away! Join Mansfield Public Library and Historical Services to learn how to make beautiful, eco-friendly paper from old paper or scraps.
All materials are provided. Program is FREE and registration is required.
Children 3-6 years old with a caregiver can enjoy 30 minutes of books, songs and a craft. Listener’s Story Time fosters emergent literacy, reinforces group listening skills, creativity and allows children to interact with others. Listener’s Story Time is every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. No registration required.
Grow your leadership skills by joining the Teen Advisory Group (TAG). Teens can earn volunteer hours while helping to plan library programming, community projects, library engagement and more. Registration required.
In this beginner level acrylic painting class, budding artists embark on a colorful journey of creativity and self-expression. Guided step by step instructions explore basic brush techniques and composition to create a beautiful winter masterpiece. Program is FREE and registration is required.
Learn how to play chess or just brush up on your skills. All ages and levels welcome. This program is free with no registration required.
Come enjoy a special holiday craft and write a letter to Santa. Then a very special guest (Santa) will stop by the library at 6:30 p.m. to read a story. Program is FREE
and no registration is required.
Have you ever wanted to try yoga but felt you didn't know where to start? Well look no further, we have an all-levels yoga class just for you! We will learn first how to breathe and then we will develop strength and flexibility by moving through gentle poses. This class will focus on alignment, balance, and mindfulness. No prior yoga experience is needed. Program is FREE and no registration is required. Please make sure to bring your own yoga mat.
What do you do with your broken stuff? Toss it? No way! Volunteer repair experts will be available to help make all possible repairs free of charge. Bring along your broken items from home. Please bring any other replacement parts that may be required. Note that clothing is accepted for repair, not alteration.
It’s game on at the Mansfield Public Library. Explore the new virtual reality frontier at the Mansfield Public Library. Drop in for VR experiences in gaming, global exploration, artistic creation, and more! Walk-ins and reservations available. Beginners and pros are welcome to join classic Nintendo Switch games. This program is free, however, a library card may be required to check out a controller.
Do you have questions about Medicare and didn’t know what to ask or who to ask? Here’s your opportunity to ask those questions in a casual setting. Join a representative that will talk about will discuss your rights, options, and entitlements so you can make informed decisions about Medicare.
Monthly friends of the library meeting.
A group for all levels of interest in crocheting and knitting. Join us to learn new stitches and techniques, meet new people, and spend time doing what you love!
All materials are provided. Program is FREE and registration is not required.
Come learn about an artist, their techniques, and participate in a hands-on art project the second Thursday of each month! Open to all school age children 5-17 years old. Program is FREE and registration is required.
Kiddos age 8 to 12 will explore hands-on projects in science, technology, art, and math every second Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. Program is FREE and registration is required.
This book club meets monthly at 10:30am to discuss a variety of fiction to non-fiction genres. Program is FREE and no registration is required.
Kiddos age 5-12 can construct their creativity during Brick Builders at 5 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month. Let their imagination go wild with a new building theme every week. Check the calendar for specific dates. Program is FREE and no registration is required.