Winter Music Series. BLACK WHYDAH TRIO

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,… Read More

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

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… Read More

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

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… Read More

Winter Music Series: PEKING AND THE MYSTICS

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… Read More

Winter Music Series: CELTIC ROOTS

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,… Read More

Winter Music Series: BOURBON SUNSET

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…. Read More

POSTPONED Winter Music Series: KENN MORR BAND

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… Read More

Winter Music Series: LAINA NICKERSON

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… Read More

Winter Music Series: JOE FLOOD

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… Read More

FOTL NIGHT AT MONTANO’s

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… Read More

The Grab Brothers – Truro Summer Concerts at the Library

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… Read More

20th Anniversary Party!

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… Read More

Toast and Jam with Tim Dickey – Truro Summer Concerts at the Library

Toast and Jam writes and performs original bluegrass, modern folk, Americana, swing, and more. Tim Dickey Julie Charland Laird Boles Alice Malone

Zoë Lewis – Truro Concerts on the Green is now at the Library!

ZOË LEWIS is a band in a body! She plays jazz, jump jive, latin grooves, swing, international folk, funk originals on anything from the piano to the spoons! Troubadour, vaudevillian, storyteller, adventurer, singer-songwriter! Photo credit: Sarah Ketelaars

Night Sky Beach Party! with Tressa Lyonne @Coast Guard Beach

Join us at Coast Guard Beach where we will use telescopes to view the moon, Jupiter, and other celestial bodies, possibly including some of the Perseid meteor shower. Please check our facebook page for cancellation in case of… Read More

Chandler Travis Philharmonic – Truro Summer Concerts at the Library

The Chandler Travis Philharmonic is a 9-piece ensemble from Boston that includes a horn section, string bass, keyboard, mandocello, guitar, drums, accordion, and singing valet. The band—all colorfully garbed 8 pieces of them, plus singing valet Fred Boak—have… Read More

Daddy-O! — Truro Summer Concerts at the Library

Since 1999, Daddy-O! has been re-creating the 1950s era performing in Southern New England, Southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod, Rhode Island and Connecticut. Some may call it, “Oldies”… We call it: “HARDCORE FIFTIES” The look, the sound, the feel… Read More

Meet Middle School Author KATE ALLEN

In Kate Allen’s new book, The Line Tender, Lucy tends the line to her loved ones with the help of her art, some caring adults, and her connection to the natural world, namely the ocean. By exploring the… Read More

Song & Dance Around the Globe with Sagit Zilberman

Dance to, sing along with, and experience traditional music from cultures across the world! International jazz multi-instrumentalist Sagit Zilberman will perform an interactive global music program for families and children. This program introduces audience members to instruments such… Read More

The Revolutionary Snake Ensemble – Truro Summer Concerts at the Library

Led by saxophonist Ken Field, Revolutionary Snake Ensemble is a funk/street beat improvisational brass band performing a unique blend of original and traditional music. “Sheer energy…visceral…a life-enhancing treat” – Fanfare “Ken Field’s New Orleans-inspired jazz/funk brass band…brilliantly bridges the booty/brain… Read More

Chapters: Truro Library through the Years @The Highland House Museum

Chapters: Truro Library through the Years Opening Reception The Truro Library has enjoyed twenty years in its current building, and the Highland House Museum is happy to host an exhibit looking back at the history of the library…. Read More

New Beach Band – Truro Summer Concerts at the Library

70’s Pop, soul, r&b, standards, boogie-woogie…all the good stuff you know and love. With some original tunes sprinkled on top! Band Members: Peter Donnelly Steve Sollog Vanessa Downing Peter Tighe Paul Lesniak

The Rip-It-Ups – Truro Summer Concerts at the Library

The Rip-It-Ups feature some amazing talent & have been rocking & rolling on Cape Cod Since early 2006. Playing at The Wellfleet Oysterfest, The Wellfleet Beachcomber, The Barley Neck Inn -Orleans, The Roobar In Chatham, the Music series… Read More

Rockets! with NASA Solar System Ambassador Don German

Learn more about why and how we went to the moon 50 years ago this July 20. NASA Ambassador Don German will share model rockets, followed by launching your own rocket on the back lawn. Image Credits: NASA… Read More

Summer Reading Program Blast-off Party

Get your Summer Reading on with crafts, games, and giveaways! You can also pick up your reading log, learn about this year’s theme: A Universe of Stories, grab some books and summer reading lists, and view this year’s… Read More

Tales from the Home of the World’s Worst Weather

Bitter cold, dense fog, heavy snow, and record winds: Mount Washington is known worldwide for its unpredictable and dangerous weather. For a mountain its size, why is Mt. Washington called the “Home of the World’s Worst Weather”?  Join… Read More

Night Sky Party with NASA Ambassador Don German

Come learn about the stars and planets while observing the night sky through a 5.1-inch reflector telescope. Learn how to locate Polaris (the North Star), the planet Mars, the Orion Nebula, and other popular constellations. Questions are appreciated… Read More

March Art Exhibit: Truro Central School Students

For the month of March, art created by the students of The Truro Central School under the instruction of art teacher Kim Possee will be on exhibit in the Anne Brock Community Room. This year’s installation includes architectural… Read More

Natural Body and Skin Care Workshop

Natural Body and Skin Care Workshop Learn how to make an herb-infused oil and salve, a face cleanser, a salt scrub & sugar scrub for exfoliating and hydrating your beautiful body, and a simple oil for ear infections.  We… Read More

9th Annual Children’s Community Garden Art Exhibit Opening

All About Mushrooms–Meet the Artists! The annual exhibition of the Children’s Community Garden group, with Sustainable CAPE, the Truro Public Library, the Truro Recreation Department, and the Barnstable County 4-H.

9th Annual Children’s Community Garden Art Exhibit

All About Mushrooms Meet the Artists! Friday, February 8, 3:00-5:00 p.m. The annual exhibition of the Children’s Community Garden group, with Sustainable CAPE, the Truro Public Library, the Truro Recreation Department, and the Barnstable County 4-H.

FOTL NIGHT AT MONTANO’s

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… Read More

Magic of Steel – Truro Concerts on the Green is now at the Library!

A FREE concert on the back deck of the Truro Library. The finale in a wonderful summer series created by the Truro Concert Committee! Celebrate the near-end of summer at the Truro Library!

Chandler Travis Philharmonic – Truro Concerts on the Green is now at the Library!

The Chandler Travis Philharmonic is a 9-piece ensemble from Boston that includes a horn section, string bass, keyboard, mandocello, guitar, drums, accordion, and singing valet. the band -all colorfully garbed 8 pieces of them, plus singing valet Fred Boak… Read More

Family Music: V.B. & The Buzz

Inspired by Authors Chris Raschka, Langston Hughes, Al Perkins, and Tomi Ungerer, VB and The Buzz will present a unique musical presentation, featuring original songs and the music of Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis, Nina Simone, The Beatles, and… Read More

The Mostly Celtic Quartet – Truro Concerts on the Green is now at the Library!

Denya LeVine and Julie Charland are Cape Cod favorites! Join us on the back deck at the Truro Public Library for their Celtic-themed, original set, including songs that may be new to you. Denya and Julie have been… Read More

Catherine Woolley Day!

Celebrate Truro children’s author Catherine Woolley—our children’s room is named after her!  Ms. Woolley wrote many picture books, including  The Popcorn Dragon, The Blueberry Pie Elf, The Puppy Who Wanted a Boy, and the Gus the Ghost series…. Read More

Ted DeColo & Andy Solberg – Truro Concerts on the Green is now at the Library!

“The Ted DeColo- Andy Solberg jazz group had it’s beginnings on Cape Cod with the formation of the trio ensemble Traces. With Ted on reeds, Andy on strings and Dan Moore on keyboards we performed extensively on the… Read More

Zoë Lewis – Truro Concerts on the Green is now at the Library!

ZOË LEWIS is a band in a body! She plays jazz, jump jive, latin grooves, swing, international folk, funk originals on anything from the piano to the spoons! Troubadour, vaudevillian, storyteller, adventurer, singer-songwriter! Photo credit: Sarah Ketelaars

Toast and Jam with Tim Dickey – Truro Concerts on the Green is now at the Library!

Toast and Jam writes and performs original bluegrass, modern folk, Americana, swing, and more. Tim Dickey Julie Charland Laird Boles Alice Malone

The Grab Brothers – Truro Concerts on the Green is now at the Library!

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… Read More

4-H Coastal Explorer

All aboard the Coastal Explorer! This unique 31-foot educational vehicle is equipped with hands-on marine science displays, activities, and aquariums. All ages are invited to come and learn about coastal animals.

New Beach Band – Truro Concerts on the Green is now at the Library!

70’s Pop, soul, r&b, standards, boogie-woogie…all the good stuff you know and love. With some original tunes sprinkled on top! Band Members: Peter Donnelly Steve Sollog Vanessa Downing Peter Tighe Paul Lesniak

Music: The Birdfeeders

Join local musicians Gerry Kinahan and Friends on the back deck for family dancing to popular songs from the 60s, 70s and 80s. All ages.

The Rip-It Ups – Truro Concerts on the Green is now at the Library!

The Rip-It-Ups feature some amazing talent & have been rocking & rolling on Cape Cod Since early 2006. Playing at The Wellfleet Oysterfest, The Wellfleet Beachcomber, The Barley Neck Inn -Orleans, The Roobar In Chatham, the Music series at… Read More

FOTL Presents: A Revolution of Her Own

FOTL PRESENTS A Revolution of Her Own!  A Story of the American Heroine Deborah Sampson at the Truro Community Center Judith Kalaora, professional educator, actress, and living historian, portrays Deborah Sampson, the first woman to enlist in, to fight… Read More

Cape Cod Classical Roadshow

Truro Public Library will be one of three Cape Cod libraries to host a concert on the debut tour of the Cape Cod Classical Roadshow, performed by six award-winning alumni of the popular, long-running public radio show, ‘NPR’s… Read More

March Art Exhibit: Truro Central School Students

For the month of March, art created by the students of The Truro Central School under the instruction of art teacher Kim Possee will be on exhibit in the Anne Brock Community Room.  This year’s installation features architectural… Read More

Daddy-O! – Winter Music Series

Since 1999, Daddy-O! has been re-creating the 1950s era performing in Southern New England, Southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod, Rhode Island and Connecticut. Some may call it, “Oldies”… We call it: “HARDCORE FIFTIES” The look, the sound, the feel… Read More

Michael Holt – Winter Music Series

Michael Holt has toured North America and Europe twenty times and released ten albums of his music. He puts on a spontaneous, one-man variety show using multiple instruments, moods, and characters. He weaves covers of Debussy, Dylan, Dizzy… Read More

Jordan Renzi & Mike Machaby – Winter Music Series

Influenced by artists like Eva Cassidy, Bob Dylan, Laura Marling and Norah Jones “Featherbed Lane” showcases Jordan’s soulful voice and sensitive song-writing style. In January 2014, Jordan landed an invitation to perform at Boston Mayor Walsh’s Inaugural Gala… Read More

Schultze-Ericsson Cello Duo – Winter Music Series

“Elizabeth Schultze and Bo Ericsson have played many concerts all over the Cape since moving here in 1991. Schultze is a member of Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra, and Ericsson is a former member. Ericsson, a native of Sweden,… Read More

8th Annual Children’s Community Garden Art Exhibit Opening

Goats & the Garden–Meet the Artists! The annual exhibition of the Children’s Community Garden group, with Sustainable CAPE, the Truro Public Library, the Truro Recreation Department, and the Barnstable County 4-H.

8th Annual Children’s Community Garden Art Exhibit

Goats & the Garden Meet the Artists! Friday, February 2, 3:00-5:00 p.m. The annual exhibition of the Children’s Community Garden group, with Sustainable CAPE, the Truro Public Library, the Truro Recreation Department, and the Barnstable County 4-H.

Monica Rizzio – Winter Music Series

The locals call someone who moves to Cape Cod but was not born there a Washashore. In Texas, a young girl barrel-raced on Pleasant Valley Ranch and had never seen the ocean. So when Monica Rizzio crossed over… Read More

Denya LeVine & Julie Charland – Winter Music Series

Denya LeVine and Julie Charland are Cape Cod favorites! Join us at the Truro Public Library for their Irish-themed, original set, including songs that may be new to you. Denya and Julie have been performing across the Cape… Read More

Frank Poranski and Lary Chaplan are Broadway Central – Winter Music Series

Frank, vocals, and guitar, has been performing on Cape Cod for the last twenty years as a solo artist, as part of Frank and Chev, with the Pollyannas, backing Tianna Esperanza. and more. Lary Chaplan, violin, began his… Read More

Zoë Lewis – Winter Music Series

Zoë Lewis plays gypsy jazz, jump jive, Latin grooves, swing, international folk originals on anything from the piano to the spoons! WINNER of the Colorado Rocky Mountain Folks Festival Troubadour Award in 2003, NEW FOLK WINNER 2002 at… Read More

Songs from the British Invasion – Winter Music Series

Dan Cuetara’s new band, “Read More Books” will be playing at the Truro Public Library December 30th. We will be playing a stand up acoustic set of British Invasion songs similar to the set Cuetara’s previous band “Eat… Read More

FOTL Night at Van Rensselaer’s

FOTL Night at Van Rensselaer’s! Peter and Diane host a fundraiser for FOTL–proceeds benefit the Friends of the Truro Library.  Call 508-349-2127 to make your reservation.

FOTL Two-Day Book Sale

Friends of the Truro Library’s TRURO TREASURE TWO-DAY BOOK SALE! If there is inclement weather, the book sale will be held in the Community Room inside the Library.

FOTL Two-Day Book Sale

Friends of the Truro Library’s TRURO TREASURE TWO-DAY BOOK SALE! If there is inclement weather, the book sale will be held in the Community Room inside the Library.

Why We Need Beach-Combers: Beach Cleanups for a Purpose

We welcome Emily Beebe and Carol Harris to present “Why We Need Beach-Combers: Beach Cleanups for a Purpose.”  This all-ages, interactive presentation about marine debris will demonstrate how beach-combing can make a difference. The Town of Truro and the… Read More

MUSIC: The American Clarinet Quartet

The American Clarinet Quartet provides virtuosic and enthusiastic performances for audiences from South Carolina to Maine.  Drawing on years of professional experience, these four accomplished musicians present an exciting and polished program that captivates audiences of all ages…. Read More

MUSIC: Cape Cod Saxophone Quartet

The Cape Cod Sax Quartet consists of some of Cape Cod’s most well-known saxophonists (rotating upon availability), including: Berke McKelvey, Maurice Soque, Ryder Corey, and Nicholas Suchecki, merging seasoned professionals with rising talents.  The Cape Cod Sax Quartet was… Read More

Under One Sky: A Song and Story Celebration –with Davis Bates

At the Truro Community Center The Truro Public Library, the Truro Council on Aging, and the Truro Department of Recreation will celebrate the diverse heritage of the New England region and April school vacation with a performance by… Read More

Basic Gardening Q&A, Succulent Transplant Activity

A Basic Gardening Q&A with Cynthia Lindgren, Children’s Community Garden Instructor, and volunteer Russ Cherry. Enjoy a free Zebra Haworthia succulent transplant activity. Materials provided, all ages welcome!

Winter Music: The Chandler Travis Three-O

What good is a Three-O with only three people?  Chandler Travis is joined by like-minded, talented, and enthusiastic partners John Clark (string bass) and Berke “Rev. Earl Speedway” McKelvey (keyboard, sax, clarinet), along with The Valet, vocalist Fred… Read More

Winter Music Series: Michael Holt

Toronto-based troubadour Michael Holt has toured North America and Europe over twenty times and released nine albums of his music. He puts on an unpredictable, one-man variety show using multiple instruments, moods, costumes and characters, weaving together covers of Maurice… Read More

Tree Limb Candle Holders: Makers Session with Jody Johnson

Maker Session with Jody Johnson Tree Limb Candle Holders Use hand tools, including a drill, to create a unique candle holder. For ages 9 and up. Please sign up.

Winter Music Series: Steppin’ Over the Moon

Come enjoy a swing band featuring Lou Roy of Eastham (mando, fiddle, drums and vocals); Kenny Kline of Woods Hole (guitar and vocals); Roe Osbourne of Harwich (bass and vocals); Richard Gregory-Allen from Marston’s Mills (mandola, fiddle and… Read More

Winter Music Series: Gregg Sullivan

Gregg Sullivan, a solo guitarist and a teaching artist at the Cape Conservatory, will play classic rock here at the Library! A former member of jazz-rock band Blood, Sweat & Tears, Sullivan has performed and/or recorded with performers… Read More

Drop-In Card Making for All Ages

Drop-In Card Making for All Ages Lots of supplies will be available to create your own unique creation.

Winter Music Series: Creek River String Band

The Creek River String Band delivers an energetic and eclectic mix of bluegrass, country, folk, old-time, Tex-Mex, Celtic, blues and rock. Or as we like to say, fresh-baked roots music.   And the members are:  Kara Kulpa (Guitar, Mandolin,… Read More

7th Annual Children’s Community Garden Art Exhibit Opening

Bee Diversity! The annual exhibition of the Children’s Community Garden group, with Sustainable CAPE, the Truro Public Library, the Truro Recreation Department, and the Barnstable County 4-H. This year the Children’s Community Garden group focused on bees and… Read More

Winter Music Series: Crowes Pasture

Crowes Pasture is the acoustic duo of Monique Byrne and Andy Rogovin. The duo brings leather-and-lace harmonies to classic and contemporary folk music in a style that draws from old-time and bluegrass traditions, including such artists as Gillian… Read More

Winter Music Series: Kenn Morr Band

The Kenn Morr Band: Alternative Folk/Rock with groovin’ rhythms, unique instrumentation, poetic lyrics and sweet melodies. Critics say the music stays with you upon first-listening. Driven by a trademark (bass) lead vocals (ala Mark Knopfler or Leonard Cohen),… Read More

Winter Music Series: CrabGrass

CrabGrass is comprised of Les Beavan on banjo, Chris Miner on mandolin, Dan Fortier on guitar, and Rick Sweeney on bass. Their sound is a mix of old and new; the shows always entertaining. Thanks to the Friends… Read More

7th Annual Children’s Community Garden Art Exhibit

Bee Diversity! The annual exhibition of the Children’s Community Garden group, with Sustainable CAPE, the Truro Public Library, the Truro Recreation Department, and the Barnstable County 4-H. This year the Children’s Community Garden group focused on bees and… Read More

RESCHEDULED Winter Music: The Chandler Travis Three-O

Due to inclement weather, the Chandler Travis Three-O has been rescheduled and will play on March 4. Be cozy, stay safe! What good is a Three-O with only three people?  Chandler Travis is joined by like-minded, talented, and… Read More

Library in-house programs suspended indefinitely. Please revisit our website for updates!