Nature Spirit Masks with Maya Apfelbaum

Masks are empowering and fun to make. They are important parts of ancient and contemporary art, theatre and rituals, so please bring your curiosity and imagination and come make one! Our process will begin with a quick introduction and a short guided meditation… Read More

Meet the Artist Reception – Kenneth Hawkey

KENNETH HAWKEY ART EXHIBIT: TRADITIONS A “seasoned veteran” in interpreting Truro, Massachusetts through painting, Kenneth Hawkey will present a number of his Truro themed paintings in an exhibit for the month of June at the Truro Public Library…. Read More

Kenneth Hawkey Traditions in the Anne H. Brock Room

Poster of Kenneth's Art, an oil painting of a house

KENNETH HAWKEY ART EXHIBIT: TRADITIONS A “seasoned veteran” in interpreting Truro, Massachusetts through painting, Kenneth Hawkey will present a number of his Truro themed paintings in an exhibit for the month of June at the Truro Public Library…. Read More

Elisabeth Pearl Art in the Anne H. Brock Room

A painting from Elizabeth Pearl, a colorful night street scene of Provincetown

TRURO PUBLIC LIBRARY ART EXHIBIT: Elisabeth Pearl The Truro Public Library is excited to present local artist Elizabeth Pearl’s series of paintings of neighboring Provincetown’s joyous street life. This presentation will be available for viewing throughout the month… Read More

Free Screening “Rescuing Our Oceans Through Recycled Art”

In this ArtsLight documentary by filmmaker Johnny Bergmann, we learn how our fragile oceans are plagued with plastics and other manmade trash. This documentary explores how artists have come together to create art out of this detritus in… Read More

“Cutting Edge” by artist Keith Maddy

Keith Maddy (b. 1964, Pembroke, MA)  Keith holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with distinction from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston.  Maddy was awarded a Fellowship in 2022 from the Massachusetts Cultural Council; the… Read More

March Art Display – We Are Artist 2: The Truro Central School Art Show

For the month of March the Truro Public Library is happy to welcome the artist of the Truro Central School with their amazing curation of pieces from grades K-5.  

January Art Display – Hal McIntosh

For the month of January, the Truro Public Library is happy to present abstracts and garden florals by accomplished Pond Road artist, the late Hal McIntosh.  With an artistic career lasting over 60 years, Hal McIntosh’s influence on… Read More

Beginners Knitting – Winter Wednesdays

Beginners Knitting with Darren Showers This class will teach the basics of knitting which includes the Knit and Purl stitches. You’ll learn how to read a yarn ball label and basic knitting patterns so you can confidently select… Read More

December Art Display – Hal McIntosh

For the month of December, the Truro Public Library is happy to present abstracts and garden florals by accomplished Pond Road artist, the late Hal McIntosh.  With an artistic career lasting over 60 years, Hal McIntosh’s influence on our… Read More

Meet the Artist Reception – Tammy Foster Friedman

Art and Discovery, by Tammy Foster Friedman Meet the Artist Reception — Saturday, November 4 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. “I am blessed to paint en plein aire, the landscapes of the Cape that bring me peace… Read More

November Art Display – Tammy Foster Friedman

Art and Discovery, by Tammy Foster Friedman Meet the Artist Reception — Saturday, November 4 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. “I am blessed to paint en plein aire, the landscapes of the Cape that bring me peace… Read More

October Art Display – Christus Murphy

Christus began his painting career at the age of 8 when his elementary school teachers recognized his talents and found a private teacher for him. In 1953 he graduated from Massachusetts College of Art where he studied under… Read More

Denny Camino Opening

Opening Reception in the Anne H. Brock Room I was born in a suburb outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I attended college at Point Park College and received a B.S. in Business Management with an emphasis in Fashion Merchandising… Read More

September Art Display – Denny Camino

I was born in a suburb outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I attended college at Point Park College and received a B.S. in Business Management with an emphasis in Fashion Merchandising in 1995. I then attended college at The… Read More

Pamet River Show

During August, the Truro Public Library will celebrate the Pamet River through an exhibition of paintings, prints and photographs by local artists. The show will be held in the Library’s Anne H. Brock Community Room and will be… Read More

Pamet River Show – Public Reception

During August, the Truro Public Library will celebrate the Pamet River through an exhibition of paintings, prints and photographs by local artists. The show will be held in the Library’s Anne H. Brock Community Room and will be… Read More

Watercolor Art Classes with Miriam Dretler

Wednesdays, July 12, 19, 26 from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. The lessons will include: Working with washes in watercolor.  Wet paint dry paint on wet or dry paper and discovering watercolor. Discovering your unique voice with color and… Read More

Watercolor Art Classes with Miriam Dretler

Wednesdays, July 12, 19, 26 from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. The lessons will include: Working with washes in watercolor.  Wet paint dry paint on wet or dry paper and discovering watercolor. Discovering your unique voice with color and… Read More

Watercolor Art Classes with Miriam Dretler

Wednesdays, July 12, 19, 26 from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. The lessons will include: Working with washes in watercolor.  Wet paint dry paint on wet or dry paper and discovering watercolor. Discovering your unique voice with color and… Read More

Artist’s America with Michael Albert

An Artist’s America with Michael Albert A Modern Pop Art Experience & Collage workshop using recycled cereal boxes for kids and caregivers includes Artist talk, Hands On Collage workshop, and Free Poster Giveaway & Signings.

Meet the Artist – John Koch

Titled “Nature-ish,” John Koch is exhibiting nature inspired work in June. John’s art is both representational and in a state that depends upon whether one sees obvious elements of nature, or not.

Meet the Artist – Amy Ford

Amy Ford’s colorful exhibit incorporates large scale figurative work and portraits in combination with portraits in the landscape from “The Inner Hebrides to the Outer Cape.”

Meet the Artist – Catherine Hess

A Battle At Kruger Lake with Jere Miller

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… 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

September Art Exhibit: Kay Cassill

“Birds of a Feather” Paintings by Kay Cassill Opening Reception Thursday, September 7, 4-6 pm “‘Birds of a Feather’ is a series started when I found I was drawing the gulls and various birds that appeared at the… Read More

“Aldren A. Watson’s Waterfront New York” with Clyde Watson

“Aldren A. Watson’s Waterfront New York” Clyde Watson (editor) will share her father’s beautiful and historically rich collection of watercolors, based on 1920s and 1930s photographs taken by his own father and depicting the part of the city… Read More

August Art Exhibit: Warren Green

Paintings by Warren Green Opening Reception Friday, August 4, 4-6 pm Artist Bio: Warren F. Green was born in Waterbury, Connecticut.  He spent his professional career living near Boston, working for eleven years at Massachusetts General Hospital.  He… Read More

Art Exhibit Opening: Chas’n Sails and More. Nancy Bloom

Chas’n Sails and more . . .  Fine Art Photography Exhibit Opening Reception Sunday, June 4, 2-4 pm Nancy Bloom has won numerous photography awards on the local, New England, and international levels. She is a Professional Nautical Photographer… Read More

June Art Exhibit: Chas’n Sails and More. Nancy Bloom

Chas’n Sails and more . . .  Fine Art Photography Exhibit Opening Reception Sunday, June 4, 2-4 pm Nancy Bloom has won numerous photography awards on the local, New England, and international levels. She is a Professional Nautical Photographer… Read More

April Art: Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Opening Reception

Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club is a group that serves the Cape Cod area and is dedicated to promoting the study, understanding, improvement and enjoyment of photography. The group encourages  participation by photographers of every skill level, from… Read More

CANCELLED | FOTL Trip to New Bedford Whaling Museum

Join the Friends of the Truro Librarytrip to New Bedford’s Whaling Historical National Park has been cancelled.

Artist Talk: Ewa Nogiec

Ewa Nogiec will present an Artist Talk!  Come hear about her work and enjoy her paintings.  Ms. Nogiec is a graphic designer, painter, photographer, and gardener.  A Polish emigrant, she has lived in Provincetown and North Truro since… Read More

Travel and Photography in Cuba

North Truro residents Amanda Reed and Rachael Sokolowski present a talk and a movie about 10 days of travel and photography in Havana, Cienfuegos, Trinidad, and Varadero, Cuba in March, 2016.  While Cuba prepared for President Obama’s visit,… Read More

A Lesson in Mixing and Creating Colors with Kenneth Hawkey

With this project we will be following this summer’s library theme—OUTER SPACE! Learn about the planets, while practicing some art skills! Using a reference image of each planet, the class will create a grid and within each grid,… Read More

Make Your Own Diorama with Jennifer Stratton

The universe is a big place with so many parts. As humans we are but one small aspect—guests, really. Jennifer Stratton, creative and expressive art educator, will lead us in making 3D dioramas using boxes and other fun… 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

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.

Felting Workshop for Kids

Join us for a morning of felting! Children will learn both wet and dry felting techniques in this hands-on workshop. We will start by wet-felting beads before awakening our imaginations as we create needle-felted creatures. For ages 6… Read More

Felting with Janice Redman

Create a garden inspired panel using raw dyed wool and needle felting. We’ll then try the traditional Mongolian method of wet felting to finish our pieces to take home. For ages 6 and up. Please sign up.

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

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.

3-D Felted Animals with Janice Redman

Create your own 3-D felted animals with sculptor Janice Redman using raw dyed wool and pipe cleaners. They could be farm animals or fantastic beasts, it’s up to you! For ages 6 and up. Please sign up.  

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

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