Osterville Village Library News

Library getting ready to celebrate;  1 Year Birthday! March 2013

Library Dedication June 21, 2012, 10:30 a.m.

Pictures from Grand Opening March 31 at 2012


March 30th 2012 5-7 p.m. Unveiling of  Mural,

March 31st 2012 10:00 a.m. Join us for the ribbon cutting! Tour the library. Free and open to all.

February 2012 Newsletter - read

January 13, 2012 - New Library to set sail with Compass Rose - article about artist Lance Walker and mural - Barnstable Patriot- read

In the News - Barnstable Enterprise - Osterville Library - read

If you want to be on our Donor Wall at entrance to library, have a tile in the Children's Room, or be on the Mural Wall in Main Meeting Room for opening day, Time is Running Out! Deadline is January 31st 2012. Updates will be done yearly after that.

OVL Donor Wall

November/December 2011 Newsletter - read

September 2011 Newsletter - read

September 14th 2011 - video of Cupola being placed, (below) - pictures


September 2011 Newsletter - read

August 2011 Update on Construction with time lapse, watch below

July 2011 All summer activities have been going on as usual, see pictures from 7/20 concert on the green, & the car raffle pictures

July 2011 Newsletter - read

June 2011 Library Update by Laurie Young, read, watch below


May 2011 Barnstable Patriot article on Emerging Leaders - Read

May 2011 Emerging Leaders announced - More...

April 2011 Time Lapse of Steel Erection


April News Letter - Read

April 2011 Steel Arrives Video


March 2011 - Update

January 9th 2011 - Read the Winter Newsletter

January 8th 2011 - Honorary Chair Carolyn Rowland Views Progress

Bob Bownes, Co-Chair Capital Campaign, Mrs. Rowland, Hornorary Chair, Gail Nightingale, Board of Trustees President  Mrs. Rowland, Hornorary Chair Capital Campaign &  Gail Nightingale, Board of Trustees President

December 8th 2010 - Time lapse video of demolition.


October 29th 2010 - Highlight video of speakers at ground breaking.


October 29th 2010 - Ground Breaking Ceremony Pictures


October 29th 2010 - Osterville Library Honors Mrs. Rowland, read

October 25th 2010- Osterville Library receives 5 star award, more

September 4th 2010 - From Ted Bellingrath to Jerry Ford,
the Design Evolution, read

September 1st 1010 - Fall Newsletter and Update - read

September 4th 2010 - Next Tile making 10-noon at Library

August 20th,  & 28th 2010 - Next tile making opportunity, more

August 6, 2010 - Tile Naming Opportunity at Library, kids, adults and pets welcome! More  - other donor opportunities

July 23, 2010 - Barnstable Patriot Article - read

June 29 2010 - Village Announcement - Plans were announced Tuesday for a major renovation at the Osterville Village Library in a gathering under a tent on the library property.

June 17 2010 - Mrs. Rowland, Capital Campaign Honorary Chair speaks at Wianno Club gathering.


Osterville Village Library Receives 5 Star Award

Library Journal's new national rating of public libraries, the LJ Index of Public Library Service, identifies 256 "star" libraries.

Eleven libraries were identified in Massachusetts as star libraries and six of these are on Cape Cod.  Osterville shares a five star rating with Wellfleet.
Below are pictures and speeches from the reception luncheon held at the Osterville Village Library April 7, 2009.

Mr. Meier, Library Staff & Town Manager Mr. Klimm