Virtual Storytime

Virtual 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. Sign… Read More

SUSPENDED: Children’s Community Garden Group with Sustainable CAPE

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… Read More

SUSPENDED: Storytime

Unfortunately, Storytime is suspended through March.

SUSPENDED: Truro Library LEGO® Club! Ages 7+

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… Read More

Storytime Guest! Sing Song Storytime with Miss Ashley!

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.

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

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… Read More

Storytime Guest! Pitter Patter Puppets

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,… Read More

Children’s Community Garden Group with Sustainable CAPE

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… Read More

Musical Storytime with Julie Stepanek

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.

Thanksgiving Weekend Movie: THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON

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… Read More

Thanksgiving Weekend Movie: DORA AND THE LOST CITY OF GOLD

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…. Read More

NO Children’s Community Garden Group today

We hope to see you at the next session!

NO STORYTIME TODAY

No Storytime today–HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

CANCELLED: Children’s Community Garden Group with Sustainable CAPE

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

Truro Library LEGO® Club! Ages 7+

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… Read More

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

Halloween Party with Science Tellers: Aliens!

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… Read More

Storytime Guest! YOGA WITH CHELSEY PRICE

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.

Children’s Community Garden Group with Sustainable CAPE

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… Read More

Spin Art on the Back Deck

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

Magnets with elements etc.

How do magnets work? Visit 5-10 stations and complete activities to learn about magnetic energy.

Joy of Nature with CCNS Ranger Rebecca

What does Rebecca have in her magic bag? We’re not sure, but it’s bound to surprise and inspire joy. This hands-on program melds nature and art, with a dab of mindfulness to help us remember to slow down… Read More

Families Learn Ukulele with Julie Stepanek

Julie arrives with 25 ukuleles to teach beginner ukulele followed by a strum along of easy songs.

P.I.E. Story Theatre

From Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater: P.I.E. Story Theatre! Enjoy an interactive eclectic performance of adapted fairy tales, fables, and original stories in the “story theatre” style created by Viola Spolin and Paul Sills. Five actors use wooden stools,… Read More

Families Learn Ukulele with Julie Stepanek

Julie arrives with 25 ukuleles to teach beginner ukulele followed by a strum along of easy songs.

Storytime Guest! YOGA WITH CHELSEY PRICE

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.

A Kids’ Escape Room: Curse of the Evil Librarian

The Curse of the Evil Librarian is a collaborative “Escape the Room” game designed for kids aged 8–12. Working in teams, we will discover clues, decipher codes, and solve puzzles, all in order to lift the curse of the… Read More

Origami with Lisa Corfman

Experiment with paper with the technique of paperfolding called origami. Learn some tricks and techniques while you fold your own unique origami. Come and have fun!

Families Learn Ukulele with Julie Stepanek

Julie arrives with 25 ukuleles to teach beginner ukulele followed by a strum along of easy songs.

Storytime Guest! YOGA WITH CHELSEY PRICE

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.

Frisbee Show & Playshop with Todd Brodeur

In this inspiring, high energy program, Todd demonstrates basic tricks, catches, and combinations. Come see rare and unique Frisbees, learn a brief science lesson on the aerodynamics of Frisbees, and hear a bit of history about tossing circular… Read More

Storytime Guests! P.I.E. Story Theatre

From Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater: P.I.E. Story Theatre! Enjoy an interactive eclectic performance of adapted fairy tales, fables, and original stories in the “story theatre” style created by Viola Spolin and Paul Sills. Five actors use wooden stools,… Read More

Felting: Book Covers!

Create a felted cover for your own personal book/journal, which will be provided. For ages 6 and up. Space is limited, please sign up.

Storytime Guests! P.I.E. Story Theatre

From Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater: P.I.E. Story Theatre! Enjoy an interactive eclectic performance of adapted fairy tales, fables, and original stories in the “story theatre” style created by Viola Spolin and Paul Sills. Five actors use wooden stools,… Read More

Mr. Vinny—The Bubble Guy

Using giant bubble wands he designed himself, The Bubble Guy will travel around the back lawn making bubbles, answering questions, and offering some fun activities.    

Storytime Guest! YOGA WITH CHELSEY PRICE

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.

Fun with STEAM and Lucy Gilmore

One and a half hours of action-packed, discovery-based stations geared for children ages 3–8 (supervised younger and older siblings are welcome to this family program). All children need to be accompanied by a supervising adult; many of the… Read More

Children’s Community Garden Group with Sustainable CAPE

Children Community Garden Group with Sustainable CAPE Every Thursday at 2:00 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… Read More

Free Lunch for Kids

The Truro Public Library is pleased to join other local community institutions this summer who provide free lunches for all children 18 years and under through Food For Kids.  This open, drop-in program offers a nutritious meal, fresh-packed… Read More

Children’s Community Garden Group with Sustainable CAPE

Children Community Garden Group with Sustainable CAPE Every Wednesday 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… 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

Fun Sewing Workshop for Kids

FUN SEWING WORKSHOP FOR KIDS with Nola Glatzel At this workshop, kids will learn basic sewing and embroidery techniques while designing and creating their own pillows or stuffed animals. For ages 6 and up. Space is limited, please… Read More

Design and Engineering Challenge

Design and Engineering Challenge with Todd Schwebel Make a structure out of lightweight materials so they can support the most weight possible . Ages 7 and up. Space is limited; please sign up in advance.

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

Family Movie: THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS

Join us for a family movie! Pretzels and cider will be served. The magical adventure tells the spine-tingling tale of 10-year-old Lewis (Owen Vaccaro) who goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house with a… Read More

Drop-In Holiday Craft Table

We will provide supplies to make your own unique cards and/or ornaments for any holiday.

Make Your Own Hula Hoop

Join Todd and Zeno Schwebel who will provide all the supplies and expertise needed to make and decorate your own unique hula hoop.

Children’s Community Garden Group with Sustainable CAPE

Children Community Garden Group with Sustainable CAPE Every Wednesday 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… Read More

Spin Art on the Back Deck

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

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.

Families Learn the Ukulele

Julie Stepanek will teach beginner ukulele and strum-alongs of easy songs. All ages. Ukuleles provided!

Free Lunch for Kids

The Truro Public Library is pleased to join other local community institutions this summer who provide free lunches for all children 18 years and under through Food For Kids.  This open, drop-in program offers a nutritious meal, fresh-packed… Read More

Storytime Guest! BARBARA ANTHONY

Flannel Board Storytime master Barbara Anthony returns to entertain!

Outdoor Water Games (weather permitting)

If the weather cooperates, we’ll have goofy, wet fun outside behind the Library.

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.

Edible Insects at the Library!

Larry Dapsis, Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Entomologist, will educate us about Entomophagy and then we can sample some bugs! But don’t fill up too much to eat your “Free Lunch for Kids” at 11:30!

Make Your Own Musical Instruments

In this drop-in workshop, kids will have the opportunity to make, decorate, and play a variety of musical instruments utilizing basic household items.  For ages 5 and up.  

Storytelling through Video with Lower Cape TV

For 4th–6th graders. Learn to make your stories come alive through video production!  Working as a team, learn to storyboard, script, and then shoot and edit your video.  You’ll explore different shooting and editing techniques, backdrops, and props… Read More

Collage with Kenneth Hawkey

Create a rock & roll themed paper collage using scissors and glue. There will be an emphasis on learning the design principles of composition and contrast. Requires cutting contour shapes. For ages 7 and up. Please sign up.

Storytelling through Video with Lower Cape TV

For 4th–6th graders. Learn to make your stories come alive through video production!  Working as a team, learn to storyboard, script, and then shoot and edit your video.  You’ll explore different shooting and editing techniques, backdrops, and props… Read More

Storytime Guest! MARK LOEWEN

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

STEAM Family Fair with Lucy Gilmore

One and a half hours of action-packed, discovery-based stations geared for children ages 3–8 (supervised younger and older siblings are welcome to this family program). All children need to be accompanied by a supervising adult; many of the… Read More

Storytelling through Video with Lower Cape TV

For 4th–6th graders. Learn to make your stories come alive through video production!  Working as a team, learn to storyboard, script, and then shoot and edit your video.  You’ll explore different shooting and editing techniques, backdrops, and props… Read More

Musical Storytime with Miss Julie

Storytime with Special Guest Miss Julie Join Miss Julie for some of her favorite picture books. She plays the ukulele and leads everyone in singing old favorites like “Skidamarink” and “Baby Beluga.”

Mr. Vinny’s Shadow Puppet Show

Very interactive! Silly and surprising! Kids use their heads to help tell the story of “The 12 Lil’ Pigs and the Big Bad Pineapple” and play the game “What’s that Shadow?” Fun with  a family campfire feel! All… Read More

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

Storytime Guest! SKIPPYJON JONES

Skippyjon Jones pays a visit to storytime!

Kids’ Escape Room: THE LOST MUMMY

The Lost Mummy is a collaborative “Escape the Room” game designed for kids aged 8-12. Working in teams, we will discover clues, decipher codes and solve puzzles, all in order to escape the tomb of the Lost Mummy!… Read More

Beach Creatures! with CCNS Ranger Rebecca

Come make some Beach Creature Art  with Ranger Rebecca. We will learn about the creatures of the beach, do beach creature yoga, play a beach creature running game and create a collage of what lives on the beach. Every… Read More

Storytime Guest! BARBARA ANTHONY

Flannel Board Storytime master Barbara Anthony returns to entertain!

Lighthouses!

Lighthouses! with elements, etc. Why are there so many lighthouses on Cape Cod? What was the life of a lighthouse keeper like? Learn how lighthouses, even in the age of electronics, help mariners safely navigate the waters of… Read More

Children’s Community Garden Group with Sustainable CAPE

Children Community Garden Group with Sustainable CAPE Every Thursday at 2:00 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… Read More

Kindness Rocks with Jennifer Stratton

Expressive and creative art educator Jennifer Stratton will provide rocks for kids and adults to create with. There will be paint and markers to make your own “Kindness Rock,” or anything else. While waiting for those to dry… Read More

Pea Shoots at the Highlands Fest!

HIGHLANDS FEST 2018 at the Cape Cod National Seashore’s Highlands Center SAVE THE DATE Saturday, June 30, 10 am to 1 pm. Free. Truro Public Library Youth Services Librarian Maggie Hanelt and our Children’s Garden educator Farmer Cynthia… Read More

Free Lunch for Kids

The Truro Public Library is pleased to join other local community institutions this summer who provide free lunches for all children 18 years and under through Food For Kids.  This open, drop-in program offers a nutritious meal, fresh-packed… Read More

Creative Dance for 3-5 Year-Olds

Creative dance for 3-5 year olds. Children develop self awareness while exploring a variety of dances and movements.

Make Your Own Pool Noodle Toys

Using pool noodles, we will make different types of toys, such as rockets and tennis rackets. These toys can be used outside and in the pool, but they are also indoor-friendly for those rainy days!

Creative Dance for 3-5 Year-Olds

Creative dance for 3-5 year olds. Children develop self awareness while exploring a variety of dances and movements.

Whales off Cape Cod’s Shore

Whales off Cape Cod’s Shore with Ranger Benjamin Through hands on learning with whale skulls, vertebra, faux teeth, and baleen, students will learn the differences between toothed and baleen whales.  Taking on the role of scientists, students will… Read More

Creative Dance for 3-5 Year-Olds

Creative dance for 3-5 year olds. Children develop self awareness while exploring a variety of dances and movements.

Creative Dance for 3-5 Year-Olds

Creative dance for 3-5 year olds. Children develop self awareness while exploring a variety of dances and movements.

Creative Dance for 3-5 Year-Olds

Creative dance for 3-5 year olds. Children develop self awareness while exploring a variety of dances and movements.

Children’s Community Garden Group with Sustainable CAPE

Children Community Garden Group with Sustainable CAPE Every Wednesday 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… Read More

Underwater ROV Launching

Underwater ROV—Launch Day Saturday, April 21, 1:00 p.m. Come for the launching of our OpenROV!

Family Movie & Craft: COCO

Watch COCO on our big screen and make some fun crafts. Popcorn will be served.  •  Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary… Read More

Family Fun Makerspace: Art Bots

MAKE AN ART BOT! What if you could build a robot that creates its own art? In this project, you will create your own Art Bot, a robot with markers for “legs” that wobbles across a piece of… Read More

Build an Underwater ROV–Ages 9 and Up

Build an Underwater ROV—Ages 9 and up Tuesday, April 17 – Friday, April 20, 10:00 a.m. – noon Launch Day: Saturday, April 21, 1:00 p.m. We’ll be assembling an open-source Remotely Operated Vehicle that we plan to use to… Read More

Working with Clay: A Special Kids Workshop Series

Due to a storm cancellation on March 3, the third session of this series will take place on March 24. The Truro Public Library presents “Working with Clay,” a special kids workshop series with Brian J. Taylor and… Read More

Working with Clay: A Special Kids Workshop Series

Due to a storm cancellation on March 3, the third session of this series will take place on March 24. The Truro Public Library presents “Working with Clay,” a special kids workshop series with Brian J. Taylor and… Read More

Working with Clay: A Special Kids Workshop Series

Due to a storm cancellation on March 3, the third session of this series will take place on March 24. The Truro Public Library presents “Working with Clay,” a special kids workshop series with Brian J. Taylor and… Read More

Working with Clay: A Special Kids Workshop Series

Due to a storm cancellation on March 3, the third session of this series will take place on March 24. The Truro Public Library presents “Working with Clay,” a special kids workshop series with Brian J. Taylor and… Read More

Nature’s Engineers

Nature’s Engineers with Lynne Animals are great engineers. They know how to BUILD to LAST! What do burrs, a kingfisher’s bill, and  turkey vultures have in common? They’ve all served as inspiration for human innovation. Learn about animal… Read More

Family Movie: THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE

Family Movie: The Lego Ninjago Movie Watch the movie from our new projector,  Popcorn will be served.  • A fierce but undisciplined team of modern-day ninjas must learn to check their egos and pull together to unleash their… Read More

Kitchen Science!

Kitchen Science with Lynne Kitchen Science: A chemical reaction happens when two ingredients combine and produce a new or changed substance. We’ll use common substances, found in the kitchen, to create a change or a new substance!

Family Fun: Wii & Board Games

Wii & Board Games Play some fun games like Apples to Apples, Operation, Snap Circuits, Checkers, GoldieBlox and the Spinning Machine, and Just Dance.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover–Pick up

Pick up your stuffed animal friend, share some cider and donuts and learn all about their overnight adventures! For ages 9 and under.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover–Dropoff

Bring a stuffed animal to listen to some bedtime stories, eat some pizza, and tuck them in to spend the night at the library. Pick them up the next day, Saturday, February 10, at 12:30 p.m., and find… Read More

Family Fun: LEGO®

Make your own unique creations!

Family Fun: Wii & Board Games

Wii & Board Games Play some fun games like Apples to Apples, Operation, Snap Circuits, Checkers, GoldieBlox and the Spinning Machine, and Just Dance.

Family Fun: LEGO®

Make your own unique creations!

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