SUSPENDED: Wednesday Matinees: La Femme Infidèle

Classic Films from France and England Join us for classic films representing creative leaps in the eras of their production. Time for discussion follows each film. La Femme Infidèle Claude Chabrol’s “psycho-sexual” thriller is a cold, cynical dissection… Read More

SUSPENDED: Wednesday Matinees: Kes

Classic Films from France and England Join us for classic films representing creative leaps in the eras of their production. Time for discussion follows each film. Kes Ken Loach’s quintessential portrait of working-class Northern England. Billy (an astonishingly… Read More

Wednesday Matinees: Sundays and Cybèle

Classic Films from France and England Join us for classic films representing creative leaps in the eras of their production. Time for discussion follows each film. Sundays and Cybèle Director Serge Bourguignon tells the tragic story of Pierre… Read More

Wednesday Matinees: I Know Where I’m Going!

Classic Films from France and England Join us for classic films representing creative leaps in the eras of their production. Time for discussion follows each film. I Know Where I’m Going! Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s romantic drama… Read More

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

Evanston’s Living History

The Truro Public Library is proud to present Evanston’s Living History. Filmmaker Craig Dudnick (Alice’s Ordinary People) returns to present a screening of the documentary film, which explores the evolution of Evanston, Illinois and the citizens who confronted… Read More

Classics of French Cinema: Léon Morin, Prêtre

Classics of French Cinemas: Selected Works of Jean-Pierre Melville We welcome spring with a new French film series, focusing this time on the cinematic genius of Jean-Pierre Melville (1917-1973).  With a signature style informed by his experiences in… Read More

Classics of French Cinema: Les Enfants Terrible

Classics of French Cinemas: Selected Works of Jean-Pierre Melville We welcome spring with a new French film series, focusing this time on the cinematic genius of Jean-Pierre Melville (1917-1973).  With a signature style informed by his experiences in… Read More

Classics of French Cinema: L’Armée des Ombres

Classics of French Cinemas: Selected Works of Jean-Pierre Melville We welcome spring with a new French film series, focusing this time on the cinematic genius of Jean-Pierre Melville (1917-1973).  With a signature style informed by his experiences in… Read More

Classics of French Cinema: Le Silence de la Mer

Classics of French Cinemas: Selected Works of Jean-Pierre Melville We welcome spring with a new French film series, focusing this time on the cinematic genius of Jean-Pierre Melville (1917-1973).  With a signature style informed by his experiences in… 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

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

Film Series: Images of Women in Film Pre- & Post-Code

The Women (with Joan Crawford) Joan Crawford and an all-star cast in a study of the lives and romantic entanglements of various interconnected women. We will see how images of women changed to meet the restrictions of what the Code… 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

Film Series: Images of Women in Film Pre- & Post-Code

Of Human Bondage (with Bette Davis) A young man finds himself attracted to a cold and unfeeling waitress who may ultimately destroy them both. Bette Davis shocked audiences as well as critics with her raw performance as a… Read More

Film Series: Images of Women in Film Pre- & Post-Code

Dinner at Eight (with Jean Harlow) A high-society dinner party masks a hotbed of scandal and intrigue. A very funny look at the “upper crust” of the times. (1933, 110 min.) Images of Women in Film Pre- & Post-Code… Read More

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

Film Series: Images of Women in Film Pre- & Post-Code

Midnight Mary (with Loretta Young) This crisply told story about Mary–an abused orphan who sinks into a life of crime–is told through flashback as she awaits the verdict of her murder trial.  (1933, 74 min.) Images of Women in… Read More

Film Series: Images of Women in Film Pre- & Post-Code

Baby Face (with Barbara Stanwyck) A young woman, sexually exploited all her life, decides to turn the tables and exploit the hapless men at a big city bank – by gleefully sleeping her way to the top. (1933, 71… Read More

Film Series: Images of Women in Film Pre- & Post-Code

The Divorcee (with Norma Shearer) When a woman discovers that her husband has been unfaithful to her, she decides to respond to his infidelities in kind. (1930, 84 min.) Images of Women in Film Pre- & Post-Code with Michelle… Read More

Four French Films: Echoes of Proust

Four French Films: Echoes of Proust When the first volume of Proust’s In Search of Lost Time appeared in 1913, it created a sensation. A new way of expressing the mysteries of human emotion had been discovered. These… Read More

Four French Films: Echoes of Proust

Four French Films: Echoes of Proust When the first volume of Proust’s In Search of Lost Time appeared in 1913, it created a sensation. A new way of expressing the mysteries of human emotion had been discovered. These… Read More

Four French Films: Echoes of Proust

Four French Films: Echoes of Proust When the first volume of Proust’s In Search of Lost Time appeared in 1913, it created a sensation. A new way of expressing the mysteries of human emotion had been discovered. These… 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

Four French Films: Echoes of Proust

Four French Films: Echoes of Proust When the first volume of Proust’s In Search of Lost Time appeared in 1913, it created a sensation. A new way of expressing the mysteries of human emotion had been discovered. These four… Read More

Family Movie & Craft: DESPICABLE ME 3

Despicable Me 3 Movie and Craft Watch the movie from our new projector and make your own minion. Hot apple cider and popcorn will be served.  • Gru, Lucy, their adorable daughters, and the Minions are back in… Read More

Family Movie & Craft: THE LORAX

The Lorax Movie and Craft Saturday, December 30, 10:30 a.m. – noon Watch the movie from our new projector and make your own Lorax. Hot apple cider and popcorn will be served.  • A 12-year-old boy searches for… Read More

Family Movie & Craft: STICK MAN

Watch the movie from our new projector and make your own Stick Man. Hot apple cider and popcorn will be served.  • Stick Man lives in the family tree with his Stick Lady Love and their stick children… Read More

Family Movie: THE RED TURTLE

No school today! Come see a movie at the library! The Red Turtle is a “PG” Studio Ghibli film. Free popcorn and juice will be served.

Family Movie: OCEANS

No school today! Come see a movie at the library! Oceans is a “G” Disneynature film. Free popcorn and juice will be served.

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

ONE BIG HOME ….the impact of over-sized building on beach destinations

A New Film – One Big Home – Illustrates the Impact of Over-Sized Building on a Beach Destination Community A new film by Thomas Bena documents an issue that is as tricky for residents of Martha’s Vineyard as it is… Read More

Family Movie: TROLLS

Free popcorn will be served.

Family Movie: STORKS

Free popcorn and goldfish will be served.

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

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