Programs and Events
Lots of things are always going on at the Library! Call, stop by, or visit our online Calendar to find out about current programs, activities and community events for all ages. You can also check out our Youth Services.
Click here to see some photos of past events.
F.O.W.L. Book Sales
The Friends of Whelden Library hold sales from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the second Saturday of the month, from April through November.
Whelden In Bloom
Whelden in Bloom will be held at the Library on Sunday, June 2nd from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Join friends and neighbors for wine, cheese and hors d'oeuvres. Plants, floral arrangements and other select items will be for sale. Donated by the Dig & Delve Garden Club, local business and Friends.
Citizen of the Year
The Trustees of the Library sponsor an annual award for the Citizen of the Year, who is a person of any age who has made West Barnstable a better place through their inspiration, dedication, and community spirit. The award is based on nominations from the community. Previous winners are: 1995 - Joanne Wallace; 1996 - Bette Nilsson; 1997 - Jim Jenkins; 1998 - Audrey Loughnane; 1999 - Martin Wirtanen; 2000 - Neil Atwood; 2001 - Jim McCarthy; 2002 - Susan Maki; 2003 - Nancy Shoemaker; 2004 - Kris Clark; 2005 - Mary E. Burns; 2006 - Helmi Viliesis; 2007 - Lily C. Tu; 2008 - Judith A. Desrochers; 2009 - John P. Jenkins; 2010 - Wolfgang Fattler; 2011 - Lenny Clark; and 2012 - Hank Farnham.