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

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

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

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

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

FOTL Spring Trip: The JFK Presidential Library and Museum

The Friends of the Truro Library 2019 Spring Trip: The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Musuem Wednesday, May 8, 7:30 a.m.–about 5:00 p.m. Join us for a journey through American history and the life of a remarkable… Read More

FOTL Presents: A Jigsaw Puzzle Competition

A Jigsaw Puzzle Competition Teams of four will compete. The first team to assemble the puzzle wins! Everyone does the same puzzle, which will be revealed at the start; no electronic devices or outside assistance permitted. If no… Read More

FOTL Presents: Meet Police Chief Jamie Calise

The Friends of the Truro Library invite you to meet Police Chief Jamie Calise. Mr. Calise was appointed Chief of the Truro Police Department in June, 2018. In addition to more than twenty years with the Warwick, Rhode… Read More

“The State of Truro” with Town Manager Rae Ann Palmer

Refreshments at 9:30; program begins at 10 a.m. The Friends of the Truro Library presents “The State of Truro.”  Town Manager Rae Ann Palmer will report on and address issues facing the town of Truro now, and in… Read More

“Crock Pot Luck” Luncheon with the Friends of the Truro Library

FOTL’s Crock Pot Luck! Wind down from the holiday crazies at a hearty potluck luncheon with the Friends of the Truro Library. Make a soup or stew and bring it to share (preferably in a crock pot so… Read More

Spectacle of Trees FOTL & COA Day Trip

Spectacle of Trees—Day Trip Friends of the Truro Library & The Truro COA Thursday, December 6, 9:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. CANCELLED Come view the trees that have been beautifully decorated by local non-profits, get some holiday shopping done and have… Read More

FOTL Presents: Cribbage Round Robin!

Come play cribbage in a round robin.  The Friends will supply pizza; bring your own soft drink. Teams of two will play partners for the evening. Winners stay at their table, losers move to another.  Team with the… 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

Martin Pring: 1603 Visitor to Truro

Martin Pring: 1603 Visitor to Truro The Friends of the Truro Library presents Truro Historical Society volunteer and passionate Truro historian Dan Sanders, who will deliver a talk about Martin Pring on Wednesday, October 10, at 6:00 p.m. … 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

FOTL Presents: A Revolution of Her Own

FOTL PRESENTS A Revolution of Her Own!  A Story of the American Heroine Deborah Sampson at the Truro Community Center Judith Kalaora, professional educator, actress, and living historian, portrays Deborah Sampson, the first woman to enlist in, to fight… Read More

FOTL Spring Trip to Providence!

  Friends of the Truro Library Spring Trip to Providence The Roger Williams Park Botanical Center & a Visit to Federal Hill Wednesday, April 25, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Join us on an excursion to the Botanical Center at Roger… Read More

FOTL Presents: Talking Tea with the Captain’s Daughters

MARCH 14 EVENT RESCHEDULED FOR APRIL 11 The Truro Public Library is pleased to welcome Dani Niedzielski and Meghan O’Connor–the duo behind Provincetown tea shop The Captain’s Daughters.  Dani and Meghan will discuss the pleasures and powers of… Read More

FOTL Presents: Talking Tea with the Captain’s Daughters

MARCH 14 EVENT RESCHEDULED FOR APRIL 11 The Truro Public Library is pleased to welcome Dani Niedzielski and Meghan O’Connor–the duo behind Provincetown tea shop The Captain’s Daughters.  Dani and Meghan will discuss the pleasures and powers of… 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

“The State of Truro” with Town Manager Rae Ann Palmer

Refreshments at 9:30; program begins at 10 a.m. The Friends of the Truro Library presents “The State of Truro.”  Town Manager Rae Ann Palmer will report on and address issues facing the town of Truro now, and in… 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

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

“Crock Pot Luck” Luncheon with the Friends of the Truro Library

FOTL’s Crock Pot Luck! Wind down from the holiday crazies at a hearty potluck luncheon with the Friends of the Truro Library. Make a soup or stew and bring it to share (preferably in a crock pot so… 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

FOTL Night at Van Rensselaer’s

FOTL Night at Van Rensselaer’s! Peter and Diane host a fundraiser for FOTL–proceeds benefit the Friends of the Truro Library.  Call 508-349-2127 to make your reservation.

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.

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.

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

FOTL Presents: A Salute to Police Chief Kyle Takakjian

The Friends of the Truro Library invite you to join us as we salute our retiring Police Chief and honor his service to our community. Refreshments from 6:00 p.m.; program begins at 6:30 p.m.

FOTL Presents: Bob Prescott on Spring Birds

Spring has arrived and with it, the return of our feathered friends.  Curious about that new bird  at your feeder or hiding in the sea grass as you walk along our shores, streams and trails ?  Bob Prescott,… 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.

Winter Music: The Chandler Travis Three-O

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… Read More

Winter Music Series: Michael Holt

Toronto-based troubadour Michael Holt has toured North America and Europe over twenty times and released nine albums of his music. He puts on an unpredictable, one-man variety show using multiple instruments, moods, costumes and characters, weaving together covers of Maurice… Read More

Winter Music Series: Steppin’ Over the Moon

Come enjoy a swing band featuring Lou Roy of Eastham (mando, fiddle, drums and vocals); Kenny Kline of Woods Hole (guitar and vocals); Roe Osbourne of Harwich (bass and vocals); Richard Gregory-Allen from Marston’s Mills (mandola, fiddle and… Read More

Winter Music Series: Gregg Sullivan

Gregg Sullivan, a solo guitarist and a teaching artist at the Cape Conservatory, will play classic rock here at the Library! A former member of jazz-rock band Blood, Sweat & Tears, Sullivan has performed and/or recorded with performers… Read More

“The State of Truro” with Town Manager Rae Ann Palmer

Refreshments at 9:30; program begins at 10 a.m. The Friends  of the Truro Library are  proud to present “The State of Truro”.  Town Manager Rae Ann Palmer will report on and address issues facing the town of Truro… Read More

Winter Music Series: Creek River String Band

The Creek River String Band delivers an energetic and eclectic mix of bluegrass, country, folk, old-time, Tex-Mex, Celtic, blues and rock. Or as we like to say, fresh-baked roots music.   And the members are:  Kara Kulpa (Guitar, Mandolin,… Read More

Winter Music Series: Crowes Pasture

Crowes Pasture is the acoustic duo of Monique Byrne and Andy Rogovin. The duo brings leather-and-lace harmonies to classic and contemporary folk music in a style that draws from old-time and bluegrass traditions, including such artists as Gillian… Read More

Winter Music Series: Kenn Morr Band

The Kenn Morr Band: Alternative Folk/Rock with groovin’ rhythms, unique instrumentation, poetic lyrics and sweet melodies. Critics say the music stays with you upon first-listening. Driven by a trademark (bass) lead vocals (ala Mark Knopfler or Leonard Cohen),… Read More

Winter Music Series: CrabGrass

CrabGrass is comprised of Les Beavan on banjo, Chris Miner on mandolin, Dan Fortier on guitar, and Rick Sweeney on bass. Their sound is a mix of old and new; the shows always entertaining. Thanks to the Friends… Read More

“Crock Pot Luck” Luncheon with the Friends of the Truro Library

FOTL’s Crock Pot Luck! Wind down from the holiday crazies at a hearty potluck luncheon with the Friends of the Truro Library. Make a soup or stew and bring it to share (preferably in a crock pot so… Read More

RESCHEDULED Winter Music: The Chandler Travis Three-O

Due to inclement weather, the Chandler Travis Three-O has been rescheduled and will play on March 4. Be cozy, stay safe! What good is a Three-O with only three people?  Chandler Travis is joined by like-minded, talented, and… 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

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