Tear Gas, Turmoil, and Tyranny in Hong Kong

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?… Read More

Astrology at the Library: Four Courses on the Basics

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… Read More

Astrology at the Library

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.

Halloween Dance Party!

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… Read More

Astrology at the Library

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.

Evanston’s Living History

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… Read More

Author Talk: Sandy MacFarlane, SWIRLING CURRENTS

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… Read More

Next Chapter Book Club–Meeting

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… Read More

A Special Mushroom Foraging Field Trip with Rachel Goclawski

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… Read More

An Introduction to Mushrooming with Forager and Educator Rachel Goclawski

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… Read More

From a Buick 6—On the Road with Bob Dylan

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… Read More

September Art Exhibit: John Ferguson, Paintings

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… 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

Author Talk: Stephen Kinzer

Author Talk: Stephen Kinzer on The Poisoner in Chief The bestselling author of All the Shah’s Men and The Brothers tells the astonishing story of the man who oversaw the CIA’s secret drug and mind-control experiments of the 1950s and ’60s…. 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

Author Talk: Sarah Blake

Author Talk: Sarah Blake on The Guest Book The Guest Book follows three generations of a powerful American family, a family that “used to run the world.” And when the novel begins in 1935, they still do. Kitty and… 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

Author Talk: Jane Leavy on THE BIG FELLA

Author Jane Leavy on: The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created Join us for a talk by Jane Leavy on baseball legend Babe Ruth. He lived in the present tense—in the camera’s lens. There was… 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

FOTL’s Annual Gigantic Book Sale

Friends of the Truro Library Gigantic Book Sale! Proceeds benefit the Truro Library Join us for our annual Gigantic Book Sale at the Truro Public Library. There will be thousands of books to choose from, all at bargain… Read More

Refugees, Nomads, Wanderers—A World on the Move

Refugees, Nomads, Wanderers—A World on the Move with Mark Adams We are all immigrants if you go back far enough—some forced, some by urgency, some by choice. American citizens and many others enjoy the liberty to travel for… 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

August Art Exhibit: Kenneth Hawkey, Paintings

Kenneth Hawkey—Paintings When creating  a piece of art there is a certain thought that can propel me into the beginnings of a piece, that initial jolt of inspiration. From that point,  the work evolves based on what is… 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

The Ballston Beach Poets: A Sense of Place

Join us for a reading by the Ballston Beach Poets, exploring the theme of “A Sense of Place”—be it physical, emotional, geographical, or something else. Their work ranges from the edgy to the tender, from the mythic to… 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

Steven Pinker: Enlightenment Now @First Parish Church / Truro Meeting House

The Friends of the Truro Meeting House and the Truro Public Library welcome acclaimed Canadian-American thinker Steven Pinker to the Truro Meeting House to discuss his book Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress. Is… 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

Author Talk: Juliette Fay

Juliette Fay —“one of the best authors of women’s fiction” (Library Journal) — transports us back to the early days of Hollywood as three friends struggle to earn their places among the stars of the silent screen. It’s… Read More

Capitalism: the Future of an Illusion, with Prof. Fred Block

Capitalism: The Future of an Illusion with Professor Fred L. Block Fred Block’s latest book, Capitalism: The Future of an Illusion (University of California Press, 2018), explains how U.S. politics got caught in a loop that alternates between center-left… Read More

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

Quasars and Black Holes, with Dr. Martin Elvis

Join us for an exploration of quasars and black holes with Center for Astrophysics Ι Harvard & Smithsonian Senior Astrophysicist Martin Elvis. It is a strange fact that right next to the darkest places in the universe—black holes—lie… 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

Author Talk: Karen Dukess

We are delighted to host the official Cape Cod launch of The Last Book Party with author Karen Dukess, in conversation with author Suzy Becker (Everything I Need to Know I Learned From My Cat, I Had Brain… 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

Workshop: Managing Life Stress

Managing Life Stress: Three Workshops With Judith Marsh, Ph.D. Three workshops designed to help participants of all ages identify, measure, and learn helpful and easy strategies for managing stressful life events. Space is limited to 10 people; please… Read More

Tor Hansen: Cape Cod’s Shoreline Bio-Diversity

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 more about our local biodiversity and replenishing and… Read More

The Ethnobotany of the Ottawas and the Kofáns

The Friends of the Truro Library presents botanist HOMER VIRGIL PINKLEY. Dr. Pinkley will treat us to an inside look at the ethnobotany of the Ottawas of the Great Lakes and the Kofáns from the Head Waters of… Read More

Beneath the Surface: Studying the Ocean with Underwater Imaging Systems and Remotely Operated Vehicles

Owen Nichols of the Center for Coastal Studies will discuss the important information we can gather by using underwater cameras, sonars, and remotely-operated vehicles to gather images of life under the ocean’s surface. Owen has been Director of… Read More

Workshop: Managing Life Stress

Managing Life Stress: Three Workshops With Judith Marsh, Ph.D. Three workshops designed to help participants of all ages identify, measure, and learn helpful and easy strategies for managing stressful life events. Space is limited to 10 people; please… Read More

Local Author: J.J. Dutra

Truro Public Library is most pleased to host a reading by local author J.J. Dutra on Tuesday, May 14, at 6:30 p.m. Ms. Dutra will read from her new book, Dead Low Tide, second in a late-1930s Provincetown… Read More

May Art Exhibit: Miah Johnson

Paintings by Miah Johnson Artist’s Statement: On November 12, 2015, my world changed completely. I suffered a massive stroke that left me without use of my right arm, a pronounced limp, and severe communications deficits. Gone, my livelihood… Read More

Workshop: Managing Life Stress

Managing Life Stress: Three Workshops With Judith Marsh, Ph.D. Three workshops designed to help participants of all ages identify, measure, and learn helpful and easy strategies for managing stressful life events. Space is limited to 10 people; please… Read More

Mask Making Workshop/Benefit, Age 12+

Come join us for a 2-part class at the Truro Public Library to create a Venetian Mask and help your community by donating your finished mask to Lower Cape Outreach Council.  LCOC’s mission is to provide emergency assistance… Read More

Mask Making Workshop/Benefit, Age 12+

Come join us for a 2-part class at the Truro Public Library to create a Venetian Mask and help your community by donating your finished mask to Lower Cape Outreach Council.  LCOC’s mission is to provide emergency assistance… Read More

Classics of French Cinema: Léon Morin, Prêtre

Classics of French Cinemas: Selected Works of Jean-Pierre Melville We welcome spring with a new French film series, focusing this time on the cinematic genius of Jean-Pierre Melville (1917-1973).  With a signature style informed by his experiences in… 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

Classics of French Cinema: Les Enfants Terrible

Classics of French Cinemas: Selected Works of Jean-Pierre Melville We welcome spring with a new French film series, focusing this time on the cinematic genius of Jean-Pierre Melville (1917-1973).  With a signature style informed by his experiences in… Read More

April Art Exhibit: Elizabeth Lazeren

Elizabeth Lazeren Elizabeth Lazeren will exhibit giclées, (a type of archival print), of her original paintings for the first time at the Truro Public Library during the month of April. Using memory, experience and imagination, her marine paintings… Read More

Classics of French Cinema: L’Armée des Ombres

Classics of French Cinemas: Selected Works of Jean-Pierre Melville We welcome spring with a new French film series, focusing this time on the cinematic genius of Jean-Pierre Melville (1917-1973).  With a signature style informed by his experiences in… Read More

Using Boardmaker To Create Visual Supports

USING BOARDMAKER TO CREATE VISUAL SUPPORTS for People with Language and Communications Challenges A Workshop with Yvonne O’Connor The focus of this workshop is to talk about different types of visual supports that can help us communicate when… Read More

Classics of French Cinema: Le Silence de la Mer

Classics of French Cinemas: Selected Works of Jean-Pierre Melville We welcome spring with a new French film series, focusing this time on the cinematic genius of Jean-Pierre Melville (1917-1973).  With a signature style informed by his experiences in… 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

Kyle and Maria Spraker Trumpet and Harp Duo

Kyle Spraker is the Principal Trumpet of the Cape Symphony, a devoted Teaching Artist at the Cape Conservatory, and now the Director of Community Outreach and Education for both organizations. As a musician, Kyle has performed with orchestras,… 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

Chandler Travis Three-O with Kami Lyle

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 Boak.  And… Read More

Chev Hardy

Cool jazz for an invigorating and entertaining time! Music among the stacks in our main Library space! Sponsored by the Friends of the Truro Library, the weekly program is known as “Just plain fun!”

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.

Martin & Susanne

Start with two compelling voices, an uncanny sense of harmony and a deep grounding in traditional American music. Add stunning guitar work and a warm, intimate performance style, and you have Martin Grosswendt and Susanne Salem-Schatz. Martin is… Read More

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.

Marc Berger

Please welcome Marc Berger in his first time Truro performance and his co-performer Joe Flood playing acoustic fiddle, mandolin and guitar. Marc’s life has been about pursuing twin passions: creating and recording his American roots songs, and exploring… Read More

Ken Silvia Solo Guitarist

Ken Silvia – velvet-voiced singer and songsmith, a soulful interpreter of rhythm & blues and pop standards—a twister and blender of notes, phrases, and melodies. Equally influenced by Aaron Neville, Smokey Robinson, Etta James, and Marvin Gaye, his music… Read More

Kenn Morr Band

An organic collection of lush three-part vocal harmonies and sparkling acoustic instruments—real musicians playing soulful music in real time. Kenn Morr Guitarist, Vocalist; Tom Hagymasi, Strings; Pat Ryan, Bassist; Bob Gaspar, Drummer. Music among the stacks in our main Library space! Sponsored… Read More

Next Chapter Book Club–Meeting

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 current session begins on January 8 and continues through April… Read More

Bert Jackson Quartet

The Bert Jackson Quartet (BJQ) plays jazz standards and originals. While guests may fill in on occasion, the BJQ lineup includes Bert, Paul Lesniak on reeds, Roe Osborn on bass and Mike Dunford on drums. They have played clubs,… Read More

Film Screening: SCIENCE FAIR

This event takes place at the NAUSET REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM. Thank you, NRHS, Karen Hepinstall, Amy Fleischer, and Mark Adams! SCIENCE FAIR, hailed by critics as “immensely likeable,” “brilliant and quirky” and an “ode to the teenage science… 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

October Art Exhibit: The Outer Cape White Line Printmakers 

The Outer Cape White Line Printmakers The Outer Cape White Line printmakers began as a workshop inspired by a Truro Group art show demonstration.  The group has shows at the Truro Public Library, Seamen’s Bank, the Eastham Public… Read More

Author Talk: Mary T. Prenon

Mary T. Prenon is one strong woman. In 1998, she vowed to lose fifty pounds no matter what it took. Nineteen years later, she finally achieved her goal and is ready to share her story with the world…. Read More

Next Chapter Book Club–Meeting

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 fall session begins on September 18 and continues through December 18…. Read More

The Early Days of Rock ‘n’ Roll

The Early Days of Rock ‘n’ Roll: A Multimedia Presentation by Pete Elman New Orleans and the Deep South 1955-1960: the cradle of rock and roll. From the fields to the factories to Friday night. This program will cover… Read More

September Art Exhibit: Matthias Christensen

Matthias Christensen Born in Denmark and raised in Truro, artist MATTHIAS Christensen will be exhibiting his stylized paintings at The Truro Public Library for the month of September. After graduating from Massachusetts College of Art and Design Matthias… Read More

September Art Exhibit: Matthias Christensen

Matthias Christensen Born in Denmark and raised in Truro, artist MATTHIAS Christensen will be exhibiting his stylized paintings at The Truro Public Library for the month of September. After graduating from Massachusetts College of Art and Design Matthias… 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

Poetry: Sue Burton

Poetry: Sue Burton Sue D. Burton reads from her unflinching new collection, BOX.  Winner of the 2017 Two Sylvias Press Poetry Prize, Box is “a book we need: brave, bold, inventive, magical” (Carol Potter).   2017 Two Sylvias Press Poetry… 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

Author Talk: Prof. David Reich

Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past The earth is inhabited by about 7.6 billion people today, but at one time we were a newly evolving species living… Read More

Author Talk: David Corn

 “Russian Roulette” —David Corn talks about his new book on interference in the 2016 election. The Truro Public Library and the Friends of the Truro Meeting House welcome veteran Washington journalist and political commentator David Corn to the… 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

FOTL’s Annual Gigantic Book Sale

Friends of the Truro Library Gigantic Book Sale! Proceeds benefit the Truro Library Join us for our annual Gigantic Book Sale at the Truro Public Library. There will be thousands of books to choose from, all at bargain… Read More

Author Talk: James F. Simon

Professor James Simon will talk about his new book Eisenhower vs. Warren: The Battle for Civil Rights and Liberties.  In Eisenhower vs. Warren, described in multiple reviews as a page-turner, prize-winning legal historian James F. Simon examines 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

Trump and the Law:  A Conversation with Steve Wasby

“Trump and the Law:  A Conversation with Steve Wasby” We are pleased to host a conversation with Steve Wasby on “Trump and the Law.”  Trump is not the only president to have controversial interactions with the law, and… Read More

Writers’ Symposium with David Levithan (author of Every Day and Will Grayson, Will Grayson)-a Young Adult and Middle Grade author Meet and Greet!

Calling middle- and high-schoolers, calling adults! Are you a YA or middle years fiction fan? Do you love to write? Do you sometimes wonder how writers do it?  What drives and inspires them, provides discipline, and feeds ideas?… Read More

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

Collaborating with Wendy Watson

Collaborating with Wendy Watson Clyde Watson presents a program about the life and work of the late illustrator & author Wendy Watson, & their collaboration on award-winning children’s books.

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.

Author: JAMES CARROLL

Join us for a reading and book signing with author James Carroll! From National Book Award-winning writer James Carroll comes a novel of the timeless love story of Peter Abelard and Héloïse, and its impact on a modern… Read More

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

Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of The Speckled Band

The Truro Public Library hosts a fabulous cast of Cape actors, including Michael Rogers as Holmes and Bill Salem as Dr. Watson, who will attempt to solve Holmes’ most insidious, frightening, and perplexing case, “The Adventure of the… Read More

June Art Exhibit Opening Reception: Robert Hager

  “My Cape Cod…in brush strokes soft as the summer wind” The Truro Public Library is pleased to show an exhibit of works by Robert G. Hager, a local artist with working studios in North Truro, MA and… Read More

Film Series: Images of Women in Film Pre- & Post-Code

The Women (with Joan Crawford) Joan Crawford and an all-star cast in a study of the lives and romantic entanglements of various interconnected women. We will see how images of women changed to meet the restrictions of what the Code… Read More

Film Screening: DIVIDE IN CONCORD

DIVIDE IN CONCORD: The Bottled Water Battle Over Plastic is a feature-length documentary that follows the entertaining tale of banning bottled water in small-town America. In 1775, Concord patriots fired the infamous ‘shot heard round the world’ that began… Read More