Squid Pro Quo: Fishermen and Scientists Working Together to Study Cephalopods from Cape Cod to the Dominican Republic

Squid Pro Quo: Fishermen and Scientists Working Together to Study Cephalopods from Cape Cod to the Dominican Republic Owen Nichols, Director of Marine Fisheries Research at the Center for Coastal Studies, will talk about his work studying squid… Read More

SUSPENDED: Tor Hansen: Cape Cod’s Shoreline Bio-Diversity, PART 2

Tor Hansen: Cape Cod’s Shoreline Bio-Diversity, PART 2 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… Read More

Tear Gas, Turmoil, and Tyranny in Hong Kong

Tear Gas, Turmoil, and Tyranny in Hong Kong with Tony Fizzano Do you enjoy the freedom that comes with living in the United States? Do you know about what’s happening in Hong Kong – perhaps from the news?… Read More

Astrology at the Library: Four Courses on the Basics

Astrology at the Library: Astrology Basics Join us for four courses on the basics with local astrologer Martha Clarke! We will learn about the history of astrology; the four elements: Fire, Earth, Air and Water; the modes of… Read More

Astrology at the Library

Join local astrologer Martha Clarke for a talk on “Venus and Neptune.” Access your divine creativity through a greater understanding of these planets in your natal birth chart. A Q&A will follow.

Astrology at the Library

Join local astrologer Martha Clarke for a talk on the “Moon and Mercury,” and access family healing through a greater understanding of these planets in your natal birth chart. A Q&A will follow.

POSTPONED * Tor Hansen: Cape Cod’s Shoreline Bio-Diversity, PART 2

THIS PROGRAM IS POSTPONED. LOOK FOR IT LATER THIS FALL! 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… 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

Birds of the New England Swamp

Wildlife photographer Peter Christoph presents a narrated slideshow, sharing both his award-winning images and his photographic secrets as he brings you inside a typical New England swamp. Peter provides an intimate look into the many varieties of birds… Read More

Beneath the Surface: Studying the Ocean with Underwater Imaging Systems and Remotely Operated Vehicles

Owen Nichols of the Center for Coastal Studies will discuss the important information we can gather by using underwater cameras, sonars, and remotely-operated vehicles to gather images of life under the ocean’s surface. Owen has been Director of… 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

“Putting Your Garden to Bed” with Dave DeWitt

The Friends of the Truro Library present “Putting Your Garden to Bed,” with David DeWitt. Once your harvest has withered away, it is important to get everything cleaned up before winter.  End-of-season cleanup and maintenance is an important… Read More

Trump and the Law:  A Conversation with Steve Wasby

“Trump and the Law:  A Conversation with Steve Wasby” We are pleased to host a conversation with Steve Wasby on “Trump and the Law.”  Trump is not the only president to have controversial interactions with the law, and… Read More

Investing for Social Good, with Ali Pinkerton

We are pleased to present “Investing for Social Good: Business, Finance, and Human Rights,” with Ali Pinkerton.  Ali works in the Private Sector Department at Oxfam America, an international human rights and development organization, developing innovative financing tools… Read More

Validating the Afterlife, with Roland Comtois

Sharing His Story A compelling, inspirational speaker, Roland has captivated audiences worldwide with his ability to connect with the spiritual realm. Seeing the Signs Roland shares how the audience can access their own intuitive abilities and be open… 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

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

Robert Allison: Benjamin Franklin and the Invention of America

Find out how a runaway Boston apprentice became one of the most influential and famous men of his age. Historian Robert Allison will explore both the celebrated and lesser known aspects of founder Benjamin Franklin’s remarkable life on… 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

Special Guest: Norman Katz

The 100th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s birthday on May 29 has many of us considering the impact of his public service, and his assassination, on our country. The Truro Public Library is pleased to announce that we… Read More

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

Deer Ticks: “One Bite Can Change Your Life…”

Join us for a tick-borne illness workshop with Larry Dapsis, Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Entomologist. Lyme Disease is the most prevalent infectious disease in Massachusetts and is now considered to be a public health crisis.  In addition to… Read More

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

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

Truro Housing Challenges: Are There Solutions?

Join speakers Carl Brotman, Truro Housing Authority Chair, and Rae Ann Palmer, Town Manager, for a talk about the future of housing in Truro, including warrant articles for the upcoming Town Meeting. Refreshments at 5:30, program at 6:00… 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

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