SUSPENDED: The Local Journalism Project – Open Newsroom Truro

Open Newsroom The Provincetown Independent’s nonprofit Local Journalism Project invites community members to join in making local news more collaborative. The editor (and from time to time reporters and newsmakers) will be on hand to hear about issues… Read More

The Local Journalism Project – Open Newsroom Truro

Open Newsroom The Provincetown Independent’s nonprofit Local Journalism Project invites community members to join in making local news more collaborative. The editor (and from time to time reporters and newsmakers) will be on hand to hear about issues… Read More

The Local Journalism Project – December Break

Open Newsroom Will NOT Meet on December 5; Next meeting: January 2 The Provincetown Independent’s nonprofit Local Journalism Project invites community members to join in making local news more collaborative. The editor (and from time to time reporters… Read More

The Local Journalism Project – Open Newsroom Truro

Open Newsroom The Provincetown Independent’s nonprofit Local Journalism Project invites community members to join in making local news more collaborative. The editor (and from time to time reporters and newsmakers) will be on hand to hear about issues… 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Friends’ Annual Luncheon

Wednesday, June 12, Noon Friends’ Annual Community Luncheon At this potluck social, the Friends welcome the public to enjoy good food and to learn what the Friends are all about. Officers will be elected. You don’t need to… 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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

Friends’ Annual Luncheon

Wednesday, June 13, Noon Friends’ Annual Community Luncheon At this potluck social, the Friends welcome the public to enjoy good food and to learn what the Friends are all about. You don’t need to bring a dish to… 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 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

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

Tor Hansen: A Deeper Look at the Twine Field Meadows

With the Twine Fields secured for conservation, Pond Road’s own naturalist, Tor Hansen, will return to take a deeper look at the fauna and the flora in Truro’s Twine Fields. Using his extraordinary photographs, presented in a slide… Read More

Questions and Answers about Immigration on the Cape, with Collin Mickle

Join Collin Mickle at the Truro Public Library to learn more about options for immigrants and their families: how one might receive free legal assistance and representation for applications to US Citizenship and Immigration Services; how to apply… Read More

Ukulele Workshop with Julie Stepanek

Want to try an instrument that is fun and easy to play? Join musician and teacher Julie Stepanek as she shows the fundamentals of ukulele playing. You’ll learn how to tune, strum and read chords. After a short… Read More

Film: “Auroville: City of the Dawn”

Travel with Ellen Anthony to the experimental community of Auroville in southern India. Fifty years since its beginning, people from over forty nations are living a version of human unity in all aspects of life—economy, work, spirituality, governance,… 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

MUSIC: Jordan Renzi with Mike Machaby

Jordan Renzi and guest Mike Machaby Cape Cod native Jordan Renzi and her guest Mike Machaby will treat us to a fusion of traditional folk and contemporary soul. Singer-songwriter Jordan Renzi, influenced by artists such as Eva Cassidy,… 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

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

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

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

Build a Better World: Summer Reading Program Opening Celebration

Come to the Summer Reading Program opening celebration! Join us any time between 3:00 and 6:00 p.m. to pick up your reading log, learn about this year’s theme, Build a Better World, experience the work of David Macaulay,… Read More

Coastal Geologist Mark Borrelli–at Truro Community Center

We welcome Coastal Geologist Mark Borrelli to talk about “Storms, Sea Level Rise, and Coastal Flooding in Truro: Now and in the Future.”  What might happen in Truro when the waters around us rise? The Center for Coastal… Read More

Friends’ Annual Luncheon

Wednesday, June 14, Noon Friends’ Annual Luncheon At this potluck social, the Friends welcome the public to enjoy good food and to learn what the Friends are all about. Officers will be elected.

Tor Hansen: Identify Resident and Migratory Fauna of the Twine Field Meadows

Pond Road’s own naturalist, Tor Hansen, returns to expand on the fauna and the flora in Truro’s Twine Fields. Using his extraordinary photographs, presented in a slide show, we will explore resident and migratory fauna and floral components… Read More

Cape Cod Toy Library Info Session

Come hear about what a Toy Library is and give us your input for creating the Cape Cod Toy Library. Childcare will be provided in the Children’s Room.

The Victrola Society: A Bouquet of Spring

The Victrola Society, Inc. of Cape Cod invites you to their a cappella performance “A Bouquet of Spring” The Victrola Society is a large group of local singers performing all over Cape Cod.

The Biodiversity of Truro’s Upland Twine Field Meadow

Pond Road’s own naturalist, Tor Hansen, will present a talk and slide show featuring his prize winning photos of fauna and the flora which shape their habitat in Truro’s Twine Fields. He will share opulent photos and discuss… Read More

The Home Organic Orchard with Dave DeWitt

The home orchard can be both rewarding and a test of patience. We will talk about site location, fertility, planting, pruning, pests, and diseases.  We will discuss Integrated Pest Management (IPM) procedures to help achieve a productive harvest.

What to Expect for Our Trees

With Russell Norton of the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension. More coming on this program soon! Join us as we look forward to this year’s planting!

Boomerang! Gather to Sew–Community-Made Reusable Bags

We are seeking sewers skilled enough to help with a community project–making reusable “Boomerang” bags to help reduce plastic pollution. Bring a working sewing machine, scissors, and pins, if you can. Donations of fabric, thread, etc. are welcome!… Read More

Garden Fertility with Dave DeWitt

Join us for a talk about the importance of soil fertility in the garden.  We will discuss macro and micro nutrients, pH, organic matter, and Cation Exchange Capacity. Learn how water and air relate with the soil.  Soils… 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!

Seed Propagation with Dave DeWitt

Tired of all the same old plant varieties at your local nursery?  Please join us as we discuss starting your own seeds.  When you plant your own seeds, you can find rare and interesting plants that aren’t available… Read More

Gather to Sew–Community-Made Reusable Bags

We are seeking sewers skilled enough to help with a community project–making reusable “Boomerang” bags to help reduce plastic pollution. Bring a working sewing machine, scissors, and pins, if you can. Donations of fabric, thread, etc. are welcome!… Read More

Garden Planning with Dave DeWitt

Join us for the first in a series of Garden Programs this spring! Local expert Dave DeWitt talks about what can we do now, in the heart of winter, to start a successful garden in the spring. There… 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

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

Interested in journalism? The Banner wants you

The Provincetown Banner is looking for a freelance writer or writers to report on Truro Board of Selectmen meetings, town government news and fun stories about life in Truro. Editor Ann Wood and Associate Editor Edward Miller will… 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

Let’s Get Moving! Using Playtime to Enhance Your Child’s Sensory Motor Development

Jill Mays, an occupational therapist who has been practicing for over 25 years, will share why physical activity remains key to children’s development, especially as it relates to sensory processing and brain organization. Movement is essential not only… Read More

Alice’s Ordinary People

The Truro Public Library is proud to present a screening of the documentary Alice’s Ordinary People.  The ordinary people in Craig Dudnick’s 2012 film were civil rights and voting activist leaders who educated and mobilized thousands of people… Read More

FOTL’s Annual Paperback Book Sale

Friends of the Truro Library Gigantic Paperback Book Sale! Part of Truro Treasures Gala Weekend Proceeds benefit the Truro Library As part of Truro Treasures Gala Weekend, the Friends of the Truro Library are holding their annual Paperback… Read More

FOTL’s Annual Paperback Book Sale

Friends of the Truro Library Gigantic Paperback Book Sale! Part of Truro Treasures Gala Weekend Proceeds benefit the Truro Library As part of Truro Treasures Gala Weekend, the Friends of the Truro Library are holding their annual Paperback… Read More

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