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August 2019

20th Anniversary Party!

August 29, 2019

Come celebrate twenty years at the 7 Standish Way library location and the vision of those who made it possible. Special Storytime with Sara Hutchings at 10:30 a.m. Lunch for Little Ones at 11:30 a.m. Cake Ceremony at…

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The Grab Brothers – Truro Summer Concerts at the Library

August 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The Grab Brothers are true brothers—Larry and Marc Grab—with music that explodes in a kick-ass blend of “Retro for Today” lead guitar crunching rhythms, mystical-leaning lyrics and arena-filling vocals that pull your heart strings on a whim. But…

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Spin Art on the Back Deck

August 30, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Try out our hand-built spin art bicycle or a smaller spin art machine and create unique, colorful designs.

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September 2019

September Art Exhibit: John Ferguson, Paintings

September 3, 2019 - September 27, 2019

John Ferguson—Paintings Artist’s Statement: I first came to Truro in 1956 with my family on vacation. I remember running down the dune between Highland Light and Coast Guard Beach (back when it was okay), as fast as I…

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From a Buick 6—On the Road with Bob Dylan

September 3, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

From a Buick 6—On the Road with Bob Dylan: A Multimedia Presentation by Pete Elman Pete Elman returns with the story of Bob Dylan’s classic trilogy of rock albums, recorded in New York and Nashville with his legendary…

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Medicinal Herb Workshop with Sarah Naciri

September 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Medicinal Herb Workshop with Sarah Naciri Join us for a hands-on, informative, and fun workshop with Community Herbalist Sarah Naciri, including what to look for in herbs and how to make simple and remedies. People of all ages…

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POSTPONED * Tor Hansen: Cape Cod’s Shoreline Bio-Diversity, PART 2

September 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

THIS PROGRAM IS POSTPONED. LOOK FOR IT LATER THIS FALL! Local naturalist Tor Hansen will explore biological diversity in thriving and declining populations on our Cape Cod shorelines. Through his discoveries, illustrations, colorful photos, and astute observations, we…

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On Equal Terms with Susan Eisenberg

September 17, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Susan Eisenberg, poet, author, oral historian, and artist,  will use both poetry and prose—her own voice and those of more than thirty other women—to discuss the experiences of women working in the construction trades. Eisenberg was a licensed…

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An Introduction to Mushrooming with Forager and Educator Rachel Goclawski

September 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Mushrooming can be a fun and safe hobby if you know the guidelines. Learn about some beginner-level mushrooms, their health benefits, and how to stick to “safer” classes of edible mushrooms with an interactive visual presentation. Presented by…

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A Battle At Kruger Lake with Jere Miller

September 21, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

A Battle At Kruger Lake A Family Storytime Event with Author Jere Miller Accompanied by live music and original art, author Jere Miller will present his children's book about family and survival that takes place in South Africa's…

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A Special Mushroom Foraging Field Trip with Rachel Goclawski

September 21, 2019 @ 11:30 pm

Forager and educator Rachel Goclawski will lead a walk for 30 people. Pre-registration and a $10.00 fee is required prior to the event by cash or check made out to The Friends of the Truro Library. Please wear…

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Author Talk: Sandy MacFarlane, SWIRLING CURRENTS

September 24, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Swirling Currents: Controversy, Compromise, and Dynamic Coastal Change During one remarkable day early in 2017, more than two hundred of the highly endangered North Atlantic right whales, nearly half of the entire world’s population, entered Cape Cod Bay…

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The Sound of Oneness

September 28, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Sound of Oneness An intimate afternoon of heart- & mind-opening music, played live by Shai Portugaly & Sagit Zilberman, diving into the stories and emotions behind the songs, reflecting on friendship, love, authenticity, and vulnerability, with instruments…

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October 2019

Evanston’s Living History

October 2, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Truro Public Library is proud to present Evanston’s Living History. Filmmaker Craig Dudnick (Alice’s Ordinary People) returns to present a screening of the documentary film, which explores the evolution of Evanston, Illinois and the citizens who confronted…

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Stop the Bleed: Bleeding Control Basic (BCon) Course

October 5, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Uncontrolled bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death from trauma.  Injuries result from a many causes, including motor vehicle accidents, workplace incidents, and accidents around the home.  The greater the number of people who know how…

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October Art Exhibit Opening–Meg Clarke, Photographs

October 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

"Connected by Sand and Sea" Photographs by Meg Clarke from the United Arab Emirates Opening Reception: Saturday, October 5, 4-6 p.m. Artist's Statement: "The 15 photographs in this exhibit were taken during my five years living in Abu…

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Medicinal Herbs with Sarah Naciri: Adaptogens

October 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Medicinal Herb Presentation with Sarah Naciri: Adaptogenic Herbs Join us for a lecture and tea-tasting with Community Herbalist Sarah Naciri. Known as Adaptogens, Superior Medicines, Herbal Tonics, and Rasayana herbs—these herbs have been used for thousands of years…

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Astrology at the Library

October 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join local astrologer Martha Clarke for a talk on the "Moon and Mercury," and access family healing through a greater understanding of these planets in your natal birth chart. A Q&A will follow.

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FOTL NIGHT AT MONTANO’s

October 24, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm

FOTL Night at Montano’s–A portion of dinner sales will be donated to the Friends of the Truro Library to help fund programs and events at the Truro Library!  Call 508-487-2026 to make your reservation. The door opens at…

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Halloween Party with Science Tellers: Aliens!

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Halloween Party with Science Tellers: Aliens! From 10:00-11:00 a.m., join us for Science Tellers' action-packed and educational alien adventure using science experiments for special effects. ....During a midnight meteor shower, something mysterious falls from the sky toward Earth…

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Halloween Dance Party!

October 29, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Friends of the Truro Library presents A Halloween Dance Party! Come dance at the Library with DJ Beth O'Rourke, and enjoy activities and snacks throughout the main space. Get down, get loud--no shushing in the house! Boogie…

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Truro Library Book Group — TO THE LIGHTHOUSE by Virginia Woolf

October 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Truro Library Book Club Wednesday, October 30 , 6:00 p.m. October’s selection is To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf. “Radiant as is in its beauty, there could never be a mistake about it: here is a novel to…

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Art Exhibit–Meg Clarke

October 31, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

"Connected by Sand and Sea" Photographs by Meg Clarke from the United Arab Emirates Opening Reception: Saturday, October 5, 4-6 p.m. Artist's Statement: "The 15 photographs in this exhibit were taken during my five years living in Abu…

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November 2019

Astrology at the Library

November 1, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join local astrologer Martha Clarke for a talk on "Venus and Neptune." Access your divine creativity through a greater understanding of these planets in your natal birth chart. A Q&A will follow.

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The Local Journalism Project – Open Newsroom Truro

November 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Open Newsroom The Provincetown Independent’s nonprofit Local Journalism Project invites community members to join in making local news more collaborative. The editor (and from time to time reporters and newsmakers) will be on hand to hear about issues…

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Tear Gas, Turmoil, and Tyranny in Hong Kong

November 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Tear Gas, Turmoil, and Tyranny in Hong Kong with Tony Fizzano Do you enjoy the freedom that comes with living in the United States? Do you know about what's happening in Hong Kong - perhaps from the news?…

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!!POSTPONED!! Medicinal Herbs with Sarah Naciri: Herbs for Autumn

November 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Medicinal Herb Presentation with Sarah Naciri: Herbs for Autumn Please join Community Herbalist Sarah Naciri for a lecture, tea-drinking, and medicine-making.  This program will focus on Mullein, Elecampane, Schizandra, Licorice root, Ginger root, and is geared toward adults…

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Poems of Gratitude

November 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Poems of Gratitude Co-sponsored with the Truro Historical Society The Truro Public Library appreciates the opportunity to collaborate with the Truro Historical Society on a Poetry Reading dedicated to the theme of gratitude. As we approach Thanksgiving, our…

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CANCELLED: Children’s Community Garden Group with Sustainable CAPE

November 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Children Community Garden Group with Sustainable CAPE Today's meeting is cancelled due to illness. We hope to see you on December 5!

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NO STORYTIME TODAY

November 28, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

No Storytime today--HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

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Truro Library CLOSED for Thanksgiving Holiday

November 29, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until November 29, 2019

The Truro Library will be closing at 5 p.m. on Wednesday November 27. The Library will be closed all day November 28 & 29 and will open for regular hours on Saturday, November 30.

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Thanksgiving Weekend Movie: DORA AND THE LOST CITY OF GOLD

November 30, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join us for a family movie! Popcorn and apple cider will be served. Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, nothing could prepare Dora (Isabela Moner) for her most dangerous adventure ever—High School.…

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Thanksgiving Weekend Movie: THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON

November 30, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us for a family movie! Popcorn and apple cider will be served. A modern Mark Twain style adventure story, THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON tells the story of Zak (Zack Gottsagen), a young man with Down syndrome, who…

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December 2019

December Art Exhibit Reception and Talk—Garrow Throop

December 3, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Garrow Throop: Vignettes from the Outer Cape Art Exhibit: December 3–31 Opening Reception: Tuesday, December 3, 3:00–5:00 p.m., Artist Talk at 4:00 p.m. As a Graphic Designer, Garrow Throop spent his career creating imagery in the commercial world.…

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Truro Library Book Group — THE SPY AND THE TRAITOR by Ben Macintyre

December 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Truro Library Book Club November’s selection is The Spy and the Traitor by Ben Macintyre. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER by the celebrated author of Double Cross and Rogue Heroes. “The best true spy story I have ever read.”—JOHN LE CARRÉ If…

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Storytime Guest! YOGA WITH CHELSEY PRICE

December 5, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every 3 weeks that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until December 5, 2019

Each class is a combination of activities involving yoga poses, games, songs, dancing, and meditation. Children will learn all the amazing benefits of yoga as they grow, glow and flow.

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The Local Journalism Project – December Break

December 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Open Newsroom Will NOT Meet on December 5; Next meeting: January 2 The Provincetown Independent’s nonprofit Local Journalism Project invites community members to join in making local news more collaborative. The editor (and from time to time reporters…

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Medicinal Herbs with Sarah Naciri: Herbs for Lung Health

December 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Medicinal Herb Presentation with Sarah Naciri: Herbs for Lung Health Come learn how to make medicine for various lung conditions with Community Herbalist Sarah Naciri. We will focus on mullein leaf, linden, marshmallow root, licorice root and elecampane…

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FOTL Cookie Swap

December 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Sign up for the FOTL Cookie Swap! Bring one kind of homemade cookie to share, along with copies of your recipe. We will supply index cards for cookie description, creator name, and any food allergy information (i.e., nuts).…

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Next Chapter Book Club–Meeting

December 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 17, 2019

The Truro Public Library is proud to host a Next Chapter Book Club for adolescents and adults on the Outer Cape living with intellectual or developmental challenges. The 2019 fall session begins on September 24 and continues through…

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SPECIAL HOLIDAY CONCERT

December 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

It's the perfect day for a Special Holiday Concert! Join us for an hour of festive music, yuletide cheer, and unexpected humor with PIERRE BEAUREGARD, harmonics, and TERRI CONTI, accordian.

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Astrology at the Library: Four Courses on the Basics

December 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

Astrology at the Library: Astrology Basics Join us for four courses on the basics with local astrologer Martha Clarke! We will learn about the history of astrology; the four elements: Fire, Earth, Air and Water; the modes of…

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Children’s Community Garden Group with Sustainable CAPE

December 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

Children Community Garden Group with Sustainable CAPE Every Thursday at 4:00 p.m. Join us for garden adventures at the library. Reflect on the seasonal, local food we have grown ourselves and on how our garden work helps the…

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Truro Library CLOSES AT NOON for Holiday

December 24, 2019

The Truro Library will be closing at noon on Tuesday, December 24, and will be closed all day on December 25. We will open for regular hours on Thursday, December 26. We will also be closed on Wednesday,…

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Musical Storytime with Julie Stepanek

December 26, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Storytime with Special Guest Julie Stepanek Music and Movement! A special story time for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and their caregivers. Julie Stepanek will play her ukulele and share finger plays, integrated movement, and sing-along songs.

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Truro Library CLOSES AT NOON for Holiday

December 31, 2019

The Truro Library will be closing at noon on Tuesday, December 31, and will be closed all day on Wednesday, January 1, 2020! We will open for regular hours on Thursday, January 2.

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January 2020

Truro Library CLOSED for Holidays

January 1
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One event on January 1, 2020 at 12:00 am

The Truro Library will be closing at noon on Tuesday, December 24, and will be closed all day on December 25. We will open for regular hours on Thursday, December 26. We will also be closed on Wednesday,…

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Winter Music Series: JOE FLOOD

January 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Joe Flood – Solo guitarist, vocalist - Country, Blues, Roots Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Joe Flood has traveled a long musical road.  He worked the streets of Paris with the Lost Wandering Blues and Jazz Band, whose alumni include…

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“Crock Pot Luck” Luncheon with the Friends of the Truro Library *TIME CHANGE*

January 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

FOTL’s Crock Pot Luck! **TIME CHANGE in 2020!** Wind down from the holiday crazies at a hearty potluck luncheon with the Friends of the Truro Library. Make a soup or stew and bring it to share (preferably in…

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Winter Music Series: LAINA NICKERSON

January 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Laine Nickerson – Soloist, Ukulele - Contemporary, Pop Laina Nickerson is a 14-year-old Barnstable High School student who was born and raised on Cape Cod.  A lifelong lover of music, Laina can always be heard cheerfully singing as…

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POSTPONED Winter Music Series: KENN MORR BAND

January 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

CANCELLED due to weather: Kenn Morr Band — Folk, Americana, Rock The Kenn Morr Band has regretfully cancelled due to weather and the drive from Western Mass tomorrow; or rather, we are all hoping for a postponement! Please…

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Storytime Guest! Pitter Patter Puppets

January 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Mary Wilson of Pitter Patter Puppets brings silly songs, storytelling, and rhymes to the Library. Her puppet show features 45 minutes of developmentally appropriate interactive puppet play activities specifically designed to stimulate language, literacy, sensory awareness, problem solving,…

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Winter Music Series: BOURBON SUNSET

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Bourbon Sunset—Bluegrass, Folk Join us to hear Bourbon Sunset, the Outer Cape trio of Chris Miner, Peter Waful, and Lynda Shuster. The group showcases tight three-part harmonies accompanied by the traditional string instrumentation of mandolin, banjo, and guitar.…

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Truro Library Book Group — CLEMENTINE: THE LIFE OF MRS. WINSTON CHURCHILL by Sonia Purnell

January 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Truro Library Book Club December’s selection is Clementine: The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill by Sonia Purnell. “Engrossing…the first formal biography of a woman who has heretofore been relegated to the sidelines.”–The New York Times A long overdue…

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February 2020

Winter Music Series: CELTIC ROOTS

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Celtic Roots—Innovative Celtic The Celtic Roots (formerly the Keltic Kids) is a young Celtic band hailing from several Cape Cod towns. They have performed on stage together since 2013. Their first CD, “Lola’s Tree,” came out in October,…

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Want to Learn Spanish?

February 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 5, 2020

Violeta Villamil is offering free Spanish classes for anyone who wants to learn basic Spanish or improve upon their existing conversational Spanish skills. Classes begin January 8, and will be cancelled if it is snowing. THERE WILL BE…

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CANCELLED: “The State of Truro” with Town Manager Rae Ann Palmer

February 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. PLEASE CHECK BACK TO FIND OUT IF THERE IS A NEW DATE. Refreshments at 6:00 p.m.; program begins at 6:30 p.m.. The Friends of the Truro Library presents “The State of Truro.”  Town…

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Winter Music Series: PEKING AND THE MYSTICS

February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Peking and the Mystics—Vintage Acapella  One sunny day in the spring of 1973, a few Tufts University grads got together for lunch at a local Chinese eatery. The meal produced some remarkable harmony, and the rest, as they…

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Build, Test, and Destroy: Design and Engineering with Todd Schwebel

February 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Build, Test, and Destroy with Todd Schwebel Use popsicle sticks, hot glue, rubber bands, and your engineering attitude to build, test, and destroy bridges and other structures. Age 7 and up. Please call or come by the Library…

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The Local Journalism Project – Open Newsroom Truro

February 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until April 1, 2020

Open Newsroom The Provincetown Independent’s nonprofit Local Journalism Project invites community members to join in making local news more collaborative. The editor (and from time to time reporters and newsmakers) will be on hand to hear about issues…

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Winter Music Series. FRED FRIED, PEGGY GERBER, MICHAEL RYLE: JAZZICAL CATS

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Fred Fried, Peggy Gerber, Michael Ryle: Jazzical Cats—Lively Jazz  Experience lively jazz with three musicians whose backgrounds and experience range from roadhouse to the concert hall, who believe that music lies beyond category and genre, and for whom…

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Game Night: Cribbage

February 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 25, 2020

Join us on Tuesday nights for some relaxed, fun competition!

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NO Children’s Community Garden Group today

February 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on December 25, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on January 2, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on February 13, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on February 20, 2020 at 4:00 pm

We hope to see you at the next session!

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Open Games and VR Play

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a video game free play event, hosted by a local Massachusetts eSport and gaming venue, One Up Games! Explore virtual worlds with PSVR and Oculus Quest, or play the latest titles on Xbox One, PlayStation…

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Paint Party: Refresh!

February 21 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on February 21, 2020 at 1:30 pm

On Wednesday artist Ken Hawkey will help participants brainstorm and plan our new teen area banner as well as a special book cart for recommended reads for fifth to ninth graders. Then on Friday we’ll paint what we’ve…

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Winter Music Series. CROWES PASTURE: MONIQUE BYRNE & ANDY ROGOVIN

February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Crowes Pasture: Monique Byrne & Andy Rogovin—Acoustic Contemporary Folk Monique Byrne and Andy Rogovin perform original music and eye-opening covers that reflect a mutual passion, sense of discovery, and celebration of life. Their tightly blended vocal harmonies are…

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Census Bureau Hiring in Truro

February 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Census Bureau will have drop-in hours in the Cobb Room of the Truro Public Library on Tuesday, February 25 from 4-6 p.m. The census Bureau is seeking new employees for the 2020 Census. They're paying $24/hour and…

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Truro Library Book Group — THE THINGS THEY CARRIED by Tim O’Brien

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Truro Library Book Club January’s selection is the American Classic The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien. " ultimate, indelible image of war in our time, and in time to come." -- Los Angeles Time Since it burst onto…

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FOTL presents: T’ai Chi with Sarah Beals

February 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

T’ai Chi Ch’uan–Truro 2020 Yang Style long form of Tai Chi, Qigong (warm up) exercises T’ai Chi is an elegant Chinese exercise form conducive to improving good health through increased body awareness, thoughtful movement, and focused practice.  Slow…

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Family Fort Night, After Hours

February 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Family Fort NIght, After Hours at the Truro Library Families with children of all ages are invited to the library to build their own forts! Bring blankets, pillows, a flashlight, sheets and/or cardboard. We'll supply the books kids…

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Winter Music Series. BLACK WHYDAH TRIO

February 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Black Whydah Trio—Irish Folk Instrumental Black Whydah Trio, from the Lower Cape, is a lively multi-instrumental group whose members include Jean Sagara, John Best, and Ellen Sullivan. They play an assortment of instruments, including cello, violin, guitar, mandolin,…

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March 2020

Wednesday Matinees: I Know Where I’m Going!

March 4 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Classic Films from France and England Join us for classic films representing creative leaps in the eras of their production. Time for discussion follows each film. I Know Where I'm Going! Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s romantic drama…

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Storytime Guest! Sing Song Storytime with Miss Ashley!

March 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join Miss Ashley at the Truro Public Library for Sing Song Storytime—an educational, fun, unusual, invigorating, nourishing, magical, musical extravaganza for you and your little one! For 4-month-old bouncing babies to 4-year-old dancing toddlers.

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POSTPONED: Medicinal Herbs with Sarah Naciri: Aromatic Kitchen Medicine

March 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

POSTPONED TO APRIL 4 Aromatic Kitchen Medicine: Deepening our Relationship with Common Culinary Herbs Join us for a lecture and tea-tasting with Community Herbalist Sarah Naciri. Awaken your senses and deepen your understanding of the medicinal qualities of…

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Game Night: Mahjong

March 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 17, 2020

Join us on Tuesday nights for some relaxed, fun competition!

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Wednesday Matinees: Sundays and Cybèle

March 11 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Classic Films from France and England Join us for classic films representing creative leaps in the eras of their production. Time for discussion follows each film. Sundays and Cybèle Director Serge Bourguignon tells the tragic story of Pierre…

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SUSPENDED: Ongoing Mindful Ease with JC Hotchkiss

March 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on March 31, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Suspended through March. Ongoing Mindful Ease with J.C. (Chuck) Hotchkiss Every other Tuesday, 5:30–7:00 p.m. Join an ongoing gathering to practice mindfulness and meditation:  Learn how to inhabit life with a mind of peace, joy, and deepening attention.…

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SUSPENDED: Wednesday Matinees: Kes

March 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Classic Films from France and England Join us for classic films representing creative leaps in the eras of their production. Time for discussion follows each film. Kes Ken Loach’s quintessential portrait of working-class Northern England. Billy (an astonishingly…

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CANCELLED: Áine Minogue—Celtic Harpist, Vocalist

March 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Áine Minogue—Celtic Harpist The Friends of the Truro Library help you through St. Patrick's Day withdrawal with a special treat—a concert by acclaimed Celtic harpist, vocalist, composer, and arranger Áine Minogue. With voice and harp, Áine shares with…

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SUSPENDED: Game Night: Mahjong

March 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm

Suspended through March. Stay tuned! Join us on Tuesday nights for some relaxed, fun competition!

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SUSPENDED: Wednesday Matinees: La Femme Infidèle

March 25 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Classic Films from France and England Join us for classic films representing creative leaps in the eras of their production. Time for discussion follows each film. La Femme Infidèle Claude Chabrol’s “psycho-sexual” thriller is a cold, cynical dissection…

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SUSPENDED: Truro Library Book Group — CIRCE by Madeline Miller

March 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Truro Library Book Club The March selection is the Circe by Madeline Miller. #1 New York Times Bestseller -- named one of the Best Books of the Year by NPR, the Washington Post, People, Time, Amazon, Entertainment Weekly, Bustle, Newsweek, the A.V. Club, Christian Science Monitor, Refinery 29,…

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SUSPENDED: Storytime

March 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 26, 2020 at 8:00 am

Unfortunately, Storytime is suspended through March.

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SUSPENDED: Children’s Community Garden Group with Sustainable CAPE

March 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

Suspended through March. Children Community Garden Group with Sustainable CAPE Every Thursday at 4:00 p.m. Join us for garden adventures at the library. Reflect on the seasonal, local food we grow ourselves and on how our garden work…

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SUSPENDED: Truro Library LEGO® Club! Ages 7+

March 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until March 28, 2020

LEGO® CLUB SUSPENDED.  Unfortunately, we need to suspend the Lego club through March. Please check in to find out when we will be back up and running with some fun new projects! Saturdays, 10:30 to Noon We will…

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SUSPENDED: Next Chapter Book Club–Meeting

March 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Suspended through March. The Truro Public Library is proud to host a Next Chapter Book Club for adolescents and adults on the Outer Cape living with intellectual or developmental challenges. The 2020 spring session begins on January 7…

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April 2020

SUSPENDED: Medicinal Herbs with Sarah Naciri: Aromatic Kitchen Medicine

April 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Aromatic Kitchen Medicine: Deepening our Relationship with Common Culinary Herbs Join us for a lecture and tea-tasting with Community Herbalist Sarah Naciri. Awaken your senses and deepen your understanding of the medicinal qualities of common aromatic herbs such…

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SUSPENDED: The Local Journalism Project – Open Newsroom Truro

April 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Open Newsroom The Provincetown Independent’s nonprofit Local Journalism Project invites community members to join in making local news more collaborative. The editor (and from time to time reporters and newsmakers) will be on hand to hear about issues…

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Next Chapter Book Club–Meeting

April 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 14, 2020

The Truro Public Library is proud to host a Next Chapter Book Club for adolescents and adults on the Outer Cape living with intellectual or developmental challenges. The 2020 spring session begins on January 7 and continues through…

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Truro Library LEGO® Club! Ages 7+

April 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until April 18, 2020

Saturdays, 10:30 to Noon (No club November 30; December 28; February 15; February 22) We will be putting together various LEGO sets (Star Wars, Ninjago, LEGO® Friends, and the Tower Bridge of London) and also making up our…

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NO Truro Playgroup today

April 20
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One event on December 30, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on January 20, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on February 17, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on April 20, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on March 16, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on March 23, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on March 30, 2020 at 12:00 am

**There will be NO Truro Playgroup today.** From October 21, 2019 to May 4, 2020 (except school holidays) For children aged birth to three years old, and their parent or caregiver. Talk, sing, read, write, and play together…

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SUSPENDED: Tor Hansen: Cape Cod’s Shoreline Bio-Diversity, PART 2

April 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Tor Hansen: Cape Cod’s Shoreline Bio-Diversity, PART 2 Local naturalist Tor Hansen will explore biological diversity in thriving and declining populations on our Cape Cod shorelines. Through his discoveries, illustrations, colorful photos, and astute observations, we will learn…

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SUSPENDED: 4-H Babysitting Course

April 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until April 24, 2020

Sessions include child safety, first aid and emergencies, stages of child development, feeding babies and children, discipline and entertainment, and the business of babysitting. Please sign up by contacting the library.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Truro…

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SUSPENDED: Amazing Animal Ambassadors

April 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us for a live animal show presented by local expert Bethany Jakubson. Meet representatives from the natural world and learn about the habitats they come from and why they are important. During the presentation, you will have…

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ONLINE: Truro Library Book Group — FURIOUS HOURS by Casey Cep

April 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Truro Library Book Club The April selection is the Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep. ONE OF PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2019 NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS…

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May 2020

Truro Playgroup

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, repeating until May 4, 2020

From October 21, 2019 to May 4, 2020 (except school holidays) For children aged birth to three years old, and their parent or caregiver. Talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children.…

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Squid Pro Quo: Fishermen and Scientists Working Together to Study Cephalopods from Cape Cod to the Dominican Republic

May 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Squid Pro Quo: Fishermen and Scientists Working Together to Study Cephalopods from Cape Cod to the Dominican Republic Owen Nichols, Director of Marine Fisheries Research at the Center for Coastal Studies, will talk about his work studying squid…

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Children’s Community Garden Group with Sustainable CAPE

May 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 28, 2020

Children Community Garden Group with Sustainable CAPE Every Thursday at 4:00 p.m. 2020 Art Show through February. Seeds! Join us for garden adventures at the library. Reflect on the seasonal, local food we grow ourselves and on how…

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July 2020

Ongoing Mindful Ease with JC Hotchkiss

July 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Ongoing Mindful Ease with J.C. (Chuck) Hotchkiss Every other Tuesday, 5:30–7:00 p.m. Join an ongoing gathering to practice mindfulness and meditation:  Learn how to inhabit life with a mind of peace, joy, and deepening attention. The popular winter…

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Storytime

July 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Storytime Every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. For children up to age 5 and their caregivers. Talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement.

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