CANCELLED-Speaker Series: New Year, New You

Join Methodist Mansfield’s weight management specialist in learning about what you need to do to start off the New Year in the right direction. Learn some new tips and tricks in cooking healthy, balanced eating, and exercising. Registration is required. Registration opens two weeks prior to program date.

Henna Designs for Adults (18+)

Come join Mansfield Public Library in learning about henna designs. Henna is a plant-based dye that safely stains the skin for a short period of time. Our henna artist will teach patrons how to create beautiful designs with this popular art form. All materials will be provided. Registration is required. Registration opens two weeks before the date of the program.

Creative Writing Workshop

Energize your creative writing with multiple modalities – scene, poetry, color, dialogue. Using as our guide, excerpts from Michael Ondaatje’s vibrant story of New Orleans Jazz in Coming Through Slaughter , we will explore and practice a variety of writing styles. Workshop leader, Jonnie Martin, holds an MFA in Fiction and is author of the novel Wrangle, winner of a Will Rogers Silver Medallion.

Movie Matinee: Wonder Woman

Join us for a movie matinee at Mansfield Public Library. No registration required and program is free. Popcorn will be provided.

Eliminate Sugar From Your Diet

Sugar can be present in almost everything we buy from stores and restaurants. Learn ways to identify sugar and find healthy, but still delicious alternatives!

Presented by EnRgize4Life

Get Medieval

Troy Depue, creator of Medieval Facts website and author of Diary of Mordred , will share his knowledge on Medieval history. Learn about the different kinds of armor and weapon types, such as swords, axes and flails. Hear stories about the real Dracula, Vlad Dracul lll, and how he is still the hero of Transylvania, Learn the real stories about William Wallace and Joan of Arc. And let us not forget the importance of the Medieval...

Maker Nights: Paper Marbling

At Maker Nights, you will find a new hobby, make a craft, or learn a new skill to take home with you.

At this Maker Night session, learn a simple method for marbling paper. Suminagashi is a Japanese marbling technique of floating inks on water to create unique, multi-colored designs on paper. The finished art pieces can be used for further art projects or simply enjoyed as is.

No registration is required for this program. Program open while supplies last. For adults, 18+.

This program is part of the Maker Nights series for adults....

Introduction to Essential Oils

Learn about the benefits of incorporating essential oils into your every day life in this interactive introduction class.

Tips on wearing oils, diffusing oils and other every day techniques will be presented.


Stormwater Pollution Prevention

Learn how to prevent Stormwater Pollution every time it rains.

Many of our daily activities can cause pollutants to enter our local waterways through rain water which runs off impervious surfaces like roofs, sidewalks and driveways. Learn about the most common urban pollutants and their effect on our local water quality!

We will discuss the purpose and function of the storm drainage system and cover common solutions to minimizing the amount of pollutants that enter our storm drain system and ultimately our local waterways.

No registration required for this program....

Build Responsibly

Let us help you to alleviate problems with the floodplain permitting process and help facilitate responsible building and lessen the impact on our local waterways. This presentation will cover the submittal requirements for both Floodplain Development permits and stormwater pollution prevention plans to the City of Arlington.

presented in partnership with Arlington Stormwater Management


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