Home Learning Sessions – Full STEAM Ahead – Nature

Youth Services Librarians from six Cape Cod towns are offering STEAM workshops for children ages 10 and up for six sessions on Zoom. Please register at fullsteamaheadcc@gmail.com and a link will be sent to you. The Wellfleet Public… Read More

Home Learning Sessions – Full STEAM Ahead – Magnets

Youth Services Librarians from six Cape Cod towns are offering STEAM workshops for children ages 10 and up for six sessions on Zoom. Please register at fullsteamaheadcc@gmail.com and a link will be sent to you. The Truro Public… Read More

Home Learning Sessions – Full STEAM Ahead – Bird Nests

Youth Services Librarians from six Cape Cod towns are offering STEAM workshops for children ages 10 and up for six sessions on Zoom. Please register at fullsteamaheadcc@gmail.com and a link will be sent to you. The Eastham Public… Read More

Home Learning Sessions – Full STEAM Ahead – Monsters

Youth Services Librarians from six Cape Cod towns are offering STEAM workshops for children ages 10 and up for six sessions on Zoom. Please register at fullsteamaheadcc@gmail.com and a link will be sent to you. Snow Library in… Read More

Home Learning Sessions – Full STEAM Ahead – Whales & National Seashore

Youth Services Librarians from six Cape Cod towns are offering STEAM workshops for children ages 10 and up for six sessions on Zoom. Please register at fullsteamaheadcc@gmail.com and a link will be sent to you. Provincetown Public Library… Read More

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

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

Magnets with elements etc.

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

Rockets! with NASA Solar System Ambassador Don German

Learn more about why and how we went to the moon 50 years ago this July 20. NASA Ambassador Don German will share model rockets, followed by launching your own rocket on the back lawn. Image Credits: NASA… Read More

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

Make Your Own Diorama with Jennifer Stratton

The universe is a big place with so many parts. As humans we are but one small aspect—guests, really. Jennifer Stratton, creative and expressive art educator, will lead us in making 3D dioramas using boxes and other fun… Read More

Tales from the Home of the World’s Worst Weather

Bitter cold, dense fog, heavy snow, and record winds: Mount Washington is known worldwide for its unpredictable and dangerous weather. For a mountain its size, why is Mt. Washington called the “Home of the World’s Worst Weather”?  Join… 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

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.

Animals in Winter with elements, etc.

Animals in Winter with elements, etc. Learn how animals prepare for the winter months here on Cape Cod, how they stay safe from storms in their shelters, and come out to forage for food.  Learn how to notice… Read More

Kids’ Makerspace

KIDS’ MAKERSPACE at the Truro Public Library. We’re going to build, explore, create, and have fun! Each week we’ll tackle a new project designed to inform, enlighten, and entertain. Ages 8-13. Space is limited: please sign up for… Read More

Kids’ Makerspace

KIDS’ MAKERSPACE at the Truro Public Library. We’re going to build, explore, create, and have fun! Each week we’ll tackle a new project designed to inform, enlighten, and entertain. Ages 8-13. Space is limited: please sign up for… Read More

Kids’ Makerspace

KIDS’ MAKERSPACE at the Truro Public Library. We’re going to build, explore, create, and have fun! Each week we’ll tackle a new project designed to inform, enlighten, and entertain. Ages 8-13. Space is limited: please sign up for… Read More

Kids’ Makerspace

KIDS’ MAKERSPACE at the Truro Public Library. We’re going to build, explore, create, and have fun! Each week we’ll tackle a new project designed to inform, enlighten, and entertain. Ages 8-13. Space is limited: please sign up for… Read More

Kids’ Makerspace

KIDS’ MAKERSPACE at the Truro Public Library. We’re going to build, explore, create, and have fun! Each week we’ll tackle a new project designed to inform, enlighten, and entertain. Ages 8-13. Space is limited: please sign up for… 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

Nature at Night with elements, etc.

Nature at Night with elements, etc. Who is awake when you are asleep? Explore the fascinating nocturnal world.    

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

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

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

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

Underwater ROV Launching

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

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

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

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!

Halloween Party with Mad Science!

MAD SCIENCE presents “Fire and Ice.” Children will be dazzled and entertained as they interact with our Mad Scientists! Foggy dry ice storms, giant beach balls floating in the air, and even a special Mad Science “burp” potion… Read More

Explore LittleBits

LittleBits has been called the “Legos of the 21st Century.”  It is a library of electronic modules that snap together with small magnets for prototyping and learning.  The idea is to “put the power of electronics in 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

3-D Felted Animals with Janice Redman

Create your own 3-D felted animals with sculptor Janice Redman using raw dyed wool and pipe cleaners. They could be farm animals or fantastic beasts, it’s up to you! For ages 6 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

STEAM DROP-IN: Soaring Satellites

SOARING SATELLITES! Design and build a satellite that can float for at least five seconds in the marked area of our vertical wind tube. Using simple, recycled materials, children can explore the concepts of lift and weight as… 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

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

Blizzards: Outwit the Elements! With the Boston Museum of Science

A blizzard is coming! Engineer a tree house to withstand high winds, and save snowboarders from a wild mountain avalanche. With two exciting activities, this hands-on workshop gives participants a chance to plan, build, and test their designs… Read More

STEAM DROP-IN: Rube Goldberg Contraptions

RUBE GOLDBERG MACHINES Rube Goldberg was an illustrator, sculptor and inventor who is best known for cartoons depicting complicated gadgets that perform simple tasks in indirect, convoluted ways. Come make your own “Rube Goldberg Machine” using balls, tubes,… Read More

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… Read More

STEAM DROP-IN: Design Challenges

SPAGHETTI DESIGN CHALLENGE Working with dried spaghetti and marshmallows, design and build a tower, a bridge, a geodesic dome or any other number of three-dimensional creations. These drop-in programs are designed to fit your schedule. Come in anytime… 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

Explore LittleBits & DIY STEAM Stixplosion!!!

LittleBits has been called the “Legos of the 21st Century.”  It is a library of electronic modules that snap together with small magnets for prototyping and learning.  The idea is to “put the power of electronics in the… Read More

DIY STEAM Power: Stixplosion!

Build a chain reaction model using blocks, sticks, and rubber bands—then set it off!  

Explore LittleBits

LittleBits has been called the “Legos of the 21st Century.”  It is a library of electronic modules that snap together with small magnets for prototyping and learning.  The idea is to “put the power of electronics in the… Read More

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