Free Lunches for Kids Under 18!

Thursdays at 12pm starting June 16

In collaboration with YMCA Cape Cod, the Kids Summer Lunch Program is coming to Centerville Public Library!

Beginning June 16 and running throughout the summer, kids 18 years old and younger can get a free bagged meal.  Visit us on the side lawn at 12pm to receive a meal and enjoy the sunshine. 

First come, first served.  Meals must be eaten on site.



Indoor Storytime

Mondays at 11:00am

Storytime with Miss Becky

Mondays at 11:00am

Miss Becky will incorporate yoga and nature into this weekly indoor gathering of young minds.  Come for the stories, leave with a smile!  Toddlers and preschoolers welcome.



Tales for Tails

Mondays between 3:45 - 4:45pm

Interested kids (ages 6-12) can apply for the rewarding opportunity to volunteer as a Tales for Tails Reader. Readers will visit the MSPCA adoption center on Monday afternoons between 3:45 and 4:45.  Apply by emailing Miss Megan at

Tales for Tails is a collaborative program between the MSPCA and CPL designed to provide calm and comforting socialization for shelter animals while encouraging community youth to read and volunteer!



Sensory Friendly Storytime (ages 2-5)

Wednesdays at 11am (starts September 21st)

Weekly 20 minute Storytime limited to 6 children (of all participation levels) and especially welcoming to those with sensory sensitivities. We’ll enjoy stories, songs, dancing and bubbles followed by free play until noon. We have wiggle chairs and will share a variety of sensory items, but feel free to bring your own and/or noise-cancelling headphones.

Registration required—please share any triggers or challenging behaviors and let us know how best to support you. Caregiver participation required, siblings welcome.

To register, email Miss Megan at or call (508) 790-6220 x106.


Fresh Air Storytime

Thursdays at 11:00am

Fresh Air Storytime at CPL!

Thursdays at 11:00am

Join Miss Megan for stories, movement and music every Thursday at 11am!  We will meet on our side lawn under the tree for the rest of the summer.

(No outdoor storytime if it’s raining)



Pizza & Poetry

Thursdays from 4:00 - 5:30pm, July 14 - August 18, 2022

Calling all teens for weekly poetry writing workshops this summer!

Join local poet, Carol Traynor-Mayer for weekly poetry workshops this summer in the Young Adult Room at CPL.  Participants do not need any experience reading or writing poetry!  The workshops will involve reading from a variety of poems with themes teens care about written by a diverse range of poets.  Pizza will be provided!

Poet, Carol Traynor-Mayer is Founder of Words that Burn, a creative writing project that leads poetry writing workshops for teens. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Lesley University.



Social Group for Neurodivergent Teens

Every 2nd Friday of the month from 3-4pm (starts August 12)

Our amazing volunteer Isadora Greenberg will be the group leader. She is a passionate advocate and role model for Cape Advocates Standing Together and has presented at several conferences. Isadora understands the social challenges a young person with autism and ADHD faces, so this inclusive group is a safe space to be and celebrate YOU!

Activities will be determined by the interests of the participants. We will share a variety of sensory items, but feel free to bring your own and/or noise-cancelling headphones.

Group for ages 13-18.  Registration required (limit 10), siblings welcome, caregivers may be asked to supervise.

To register, email Miss Megan at or call (508) 790-6220 x106.