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.

Is There Such a Thing as #hetoo? with Dr. Jessie Ford

Is There Such A Thing as #hetoo? Examining  Men’s Accounts of Unwanted Sex: The Importance of Social Expectations and Masculinity with Dr. Jessie Ford A number of surveys have found that about 8 percent of men are victims… Read More

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

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

Local Author: J.J. Dutra

Truro Public Library is most pleased to host a reading by local author J.J. Dutra on Tuesday, May 14, at 6:30 p.m. Ms. Dutra will read from her new book, Dead Low Tide, second in a late-1930s Provincetown… 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

Author: JAMES CARROLL

Join us for a reading and book signing with author James Carroll! From National Book Award-winning writer James Carroll comes a novel of the timeless love story of Peter Abelard and Héloïse, and its impact on a modern… 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

A Garden Planning Talk with Dave DeWitt

Join us for a garden talk!  The conversation will include garden design and planning, winter prep for fertility and pests, a tomato production review, and a question and answer period. It’s great to be prepared when the gardening… Read More

Truro: FOCUS on HOUSING

FOCUS on HOUSING A forum Hosted by the Truro Housing Authority at the Truro Library Community Room To help focus on the scope of our housing needs in Truro, Jeffery Ribeiro, a professional Planner from the Cape Cod… Read More

FOTL Presents: The Story of a Truro Eclipse Chaser

Wonder what all the to-do was in August about the total solar eclipse?  Truro resident and long-time eclipse chaser Jay Vivian will lift the shadows on the mystery.  He’ll discuss the basics of eclipses, including why they’re so… Read More

Next Chapter Book Club–Facilitator Session

The Truro Public Library is proud to host a Next Chapter Book Club for intellectually or developmentally disabled adolescents and adults on the Outer Cape. The fall session begins on September 26. We are offering volunteer facilitator training… Read More

Next Chapter Book Club–Facilitator Session

The Truro Public Library is proud to host a Next Chapter Book Club for intellectually or developmentally disabled adolescents and adults on the Outer Cape. The fall session begins on September 26. We are offering volunteer facilitator training… 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

Author Talk: Stephen Kinzer –@First Parish Church/Truro Meeting House

Local author and journalist Stephen Kinzer talks about his new book, The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire. We are pleased to co-sponsor this event with the Friends of the Truro Meeting House…. 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

Author: Robert Finch

Two years after treating us to the work in-progress, Robert Finch returns to read from The Outer Beach: A Thousand-Mile Walk on Cape Cod’s Atlantic Shore. Mr. Finch writes of the Outer Beach, “No other place I know… 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

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

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!

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

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

Growth and Development at 2 Years Old

Toddlers experience huge thinking, learning, social, and emotional changes that help them learn about their world and make sense of it. What can parents do to best support their child’s healthy development and growing brain? Join Monica Keefe-Hess,… Read More

Artist Talk: Ewa Nogiec

Ewa Nogiec will present an Artist Talk!  Come hear about her work and enjoy her paintings.  Ms. Nogiec is a graphic designer, painter, photographer, and gardener.  A Polish emigrant, she has lived in Provincetown and North Truro since… Read More

Next Chapter Book Club–Facilitator Session

The Truro Public Library is excited to launch a Next Chapter Book Club for intellectually or developmentally disabled adolescents and adults on the Outer Cape, offering an informational session on Wednesday, October 26, at 6:30 p.m. and a… Read More

Next Chapter Book Club–Information Session

The Truro Public Library is excited to launch a Next Chapter Book Club for intellectually or developmentally disabled adolescents and adults on the Outer Cape, offering an informational session on Wednesday, October 26, at 6:30 p.m. and a… 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

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