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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Author Talk: John J. Clayton and Sharon Dunn

John J. Clayton reads from MINYAN: Ten Interwoven Stories Each story is shaped around a member of a small Tuesday morning prayer group in Brookline, Massachusetts. These men and women face loss, doubt, anger, brokenness, longing and love. Clayton… 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

Author Talk: Terri Arthur

Ms. Arthur presents Edith Cavell, the subject of her historical novel, Fatal Decision: Edith Cavell WWI Nurse.  A century ago during World War I, Edith Cavell, a British nurse and head of a Belgian Hospital and Nursing School,… Read More

Author Talk: Dick Cluster– Kill the Ampaya!

Kill the Ampaya! is a collection of Latin-American baseball stories edited and translated by Dick Cluster, who will read from the stories and answer questions about Latin-American baseball history, the authors, his process, and more. This book has… Read More

Author: Robert Finch

Two years after treating us to the work in-progress, Robert Finch returns to read from The Outer Beach: A Thousand-Mile Walk on Cape Cod’s Atlantic Shore. Mr. Finch writes of the Outer Beach, “No other place I know… 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

Special Guests! WENDY WATSON stories!

Cammie, Clyde, and Tom Watson will read stories by the late, great children’s book author and illustrator Wendy Watson.

Storytime Guest! MARK LOEWEN

Mark Loewen will read from his new book What Does a Princess Really Look Like?

My Life in Books: Children’s Author Judy Schachner!

The #1 NY Times Best Selling Author and Illustrator of over 26 books for children, including the Skippyjon Jones series, Sarabella’s Thinking Cap, Dewey Bob, and Yo Vikings, will give a presentation about her “Life in Books.” Judy… Read More

Jumanji Summer Reading Kick-off Party!

Get your Summer Reading on with crafts, games, and giveaways! Pick up your Libraries Rock! reading log and grab some books and summer reading lists.

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.