Mansfield Public Library 255 Hope St, Mansfield, MA02048 The Mansfield Public Library hosts events such as public lectures and story time in its Community Room, which is also…More available by appointment to non-profit organizations for events. The library offers a large, silent study area with free Wi-Fi, electric outlets and comfortable seating. The Children's room features a whimsical mural, comfortable story-time area, individual computer stations and an extensive collection of reading and audio materials for kids of all ages. Library Director Janet Campbell and her staff provide patrons with a variety of programs, reference and Internet help and a live homework helpline for all ages, including adult learners. The homework helpline is available on-line from 4 - 10pm daily.
Town of Mansfield - Council on Aging 255 Hope St, Mansfield, MA02048 Located within the public library building, the Council on Aging provides Mansfield seniors, ages 60 and up, with a…More variety of daily activities and services. A staff of eight, led by Director Gale Farrugia, runs programs designed to promote the health and well-being of Mansfield seniors. Inside, a community room is shared with the public library and provides a variety of safety, health and wellness, exercise and recreation events for active seniors, including gardening, chimes, music and painting. The office coordinates outreach services such as transportation for local travel and medical visits. Home delivered meals are available five days a week and services are available for fuel assistance, help with Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security and SHINE (Serving Insurance Needs of Elders).