The Sturgis Library will host a program on native animals and their habitats on Thursday, August 4, at 10:30 AM. The program will feature Barnstable Natural Resource Officer Amy Croteau and her vast collection of taxidermized animals. Ms. Croteau will be discussing native animals, their habitats and aspects of her job. The program is free, but registration is required. Email Christy at to sign up.

The library will also host a plant pigments workshop Saturday, August 6, from 10 to 11:30 AM. Participants can learn the basics of dyeing with plant-based color in this hands-on class with artist Milisa Simone Moses. Participants will join Ms. Moses to dye silk ribbons with flowers and leaves from the library gardens. The materials fee is $25. Email Christy at to sign up.

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