Chronicling [In]Justice

Truro Public Library

Sociologist Carole Joffe and Investigative Reporter Jude Joffe-Block join us outside behind the Library to talk about their books Obstacle Course: The Everyday Struggle to Get an Abortion in America and Driving While Brown: Sheriff Joe Arpaio Versus... Read More

Bottle Rockets

Truro Public Library

Design, build, and launch your own bottle rocket behind the library!

Revolutionary Snake Ensemble – Truro Summer Concerts at the Library

Truro Public Library

Led by saxophonist Ken Field, Revolutionary Snake Ensemble is a funk/street beat improvisational brass band performing a unique blend of original and traditional music. “Sheer energy…visceral…a life-enhancing treat” – Fanfare “Ken Field’s New Orleans-inspired jazz/funk brass band…brilliantly bridges the booty/brain... Read More

Wampanoag History and Culture: Session 2

Truro Public Library

The Wampanoag people have lived on Cape Cod for over 12,000 years. Plimoth Patuxet’s Indigenous Museum Educator, Tim Turner, will share where and how 17th-century Wampanoag people lived, and lead us in an exploration of their culture and... Read More

Free

Wampanoag History and Culture: Session 1

Truro Public Library

The Wampanoag people have lived on Cape Cod for over 12,000 years. Plimoth Patuxet’s Indigenous Museum Educator, Tim Turner, will share where and how 17th-century Wampanoag people lived, and lead us in an exploration of their culture and... Read More

Free

WE’RE GOING ON A BEAR HUNT StoryWalk®

Truro Public Library

Welcome to the first StoryWalk® of our 2021 series! The goal of the STORYWALK® is to help build children’s interest in reading while encouraging healthy outdoor activity for both adults and children. STORYWALKS® have been installed in 45... Read More

Juneteeth Independence Day: Library Closed

Truro Public Library

The Library will be closed on Saturday, June 19, in observation of Juneteenth Independence Day, a Massachusetts state holiday. Have a great holiday!

Build-Your-Own Catapult: A Hands-On Workshop

Truro Public Library

Join us for a hands-on, build-your-own-catapult workshop!  This workshop, for kids 7 and up (with an adult helper for each group), will take place on the back deck of the Library. The rain date is Thursday, April 22.... Read More

Free

Booby Trapped: Event is on MAY 25

Truro Public Library

The date on this program was published in error. The event is on May 25. We're sorry you will have to wait so long! A new zoom link will be posted on the new listing for May 25.... Read More

Halloween Grab and Go

Truro Public Library

Halloween grab bags with a book, activity sheets, stickers, and some not too sweet treats! Please sign up for one by calling 508-487-1125 or emailing trurocurbside@gmail.com to arrange a pick-up time on Saturday, October 31 between 10:00 a.m... Read More

StoryWalk® – “Hiking Day” at Small’s Swamp Trail

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StoryWalk® – “Hiking Day” at Small’s Swamp Trail A StoryWalk® is basically taking a book outside – it’s a fun way for families, and maybe visitors too, to enjoy a book while enjoying some fresh air and exercise.... Read More

Virtual Storytime

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Virtual Event Virtual Event

Virtual Storytime Every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. For children up to age 5 and their caregivers. Talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement. Sign... Read More

SUSPENDED: The Local Journalism Project – Open Newsroom Truro

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Open Newsroom The Provincetown Independent’s nonprofit Local Journalism Project invites community members to join in making local news more collaborative. The editor (and from time to time reporters and newsmakers) will be on hand to hear about issues... Read More

Family Fort Night, After Hours

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Family Fort NIght, After Hours at the Truro Library Families with children of all ages are invited to the library to build their own forts! Bring blankets, pillows, a flashlight, sheets and/or cardboard. We'll supply the books kids... Read More

Census Bureau Hiring in Truro

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The Census Bureau will have drop-in hours in the Cobb Room of the Truro Public Library on Tuesday, February 25 from 4-6 p.m. The census Bureau is seeking new employees for the 2020 Census. They're paying $24/hour and... Read More

Open Games and VR Play

Truro Public Library

Join us for a video game free play event, hosted by a local Massachusetts eSport and gaming venue, One Up Games! Explore virtual worlds with PSVR and Oculus Quest, or play the latest titles on Xbox One, PlayStation... Read More

SPECIAL HOLIDAY CONCERT

Truro Public Library

It's the perfect day for a Special Holiday Concert! Join us for an hour of festive music, yuletide cheer, and unexpected humor with PIERRE BEAUREGARD, harmonics, and TERRI CONTI, accordian.

The Local Journalism Project – December Break

Truro Public Library

Open Newsroom Will NOT Meet on December 5; Next meeting: January 2 The Provincetown Independent’s nonprofit Local Journalism Project invites community members to join in making local news more collaborative. The editor (and from time to time reporters... Read More

December Art Exhibit Reception and Talk—Garrow Throop

Truro Public Library

Garrow Throop: Vignettes from the Outer Cape Art Exhibit: December 3–31 Opening Reception: Tuesday, December 3, 3:00–5:00 p.m., Artist Talk at 4:00 p.m. As a Graphic Designer, Garrow Throop spent his career creating imagery in the commercial world.... Read More

Poems of Gratitude

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Poems of Gratitude Co-sponsored with the Truro Historical Society The Truro Public Library appreciates the opportunity to collaborate with the Truro Historical Society on a Poetry Reading dedicated to the theme of gratitude. As we approach Thanksgiving, our... Read More

Tear Gas, Turmoil, and Tyranny in Hong Kong

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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

Truro Public 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.

Halloween Dance Party!

Truro Public Library

The Friends of the Truro Library presents A Halloween Dance Party! Come dance at the Library with DJ Beth O'Rourke, and enjoy activities and snacks throughout the main space. Get down, get loud--no shushing in the house! Boogie... Read More

Halloween Party with Science Tellers: Aliens!

Truro Public Library

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

Astrology at the Library

Truro Public 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.

October Art Exhibit Opening–Meg Clarke, Photographs

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"Connected by Sand and Sea" Photographs by Meg Clarke from the United Arab Emirates Opening Reception: Saturday, October 5, 4-6 p.m. Artist's Statement: "The 15 photographs in this exhibit were taken during my five years living in Abu... Read More

Stop the Bleed: Bleeding Control Basic (BCon) Course

Truro Public Library

Uncontrolled bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death from trauma.  Injuries result from a many causes, including motor vehicle accidents, workplace incidents, and accidents around the home.  The greater the number of people who know how... Read More

The Sound of Oneness

Truro Public Library

The Sound of Oneness An intimate afternoon of heart- & mind-opening music, played live by Shai Portugaly & Sagit Zilberman, diving into the stories and emotions behind the songs, reflecting on friendship, love, authenticity, and vulnerability, with instruments... Read More

A Battle At Kruger Lake with Jere Miller

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A Battle At Kruger Lake A Family Storytime Event with Author Jere Miller Accompanied by live music and original art, author Jere Miller will present his children's book about family and survival that takes place in South Africa's... Read More

The Grab Brothers – Truro Summer Concerts at the Library

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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

Zoë Lewis – Truro Concerts on the Green is now at the Library!

Truro Public 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

Chandler Travis Philharmonic – Truro Summer Concerts at the Library

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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—have... Read More

The Revolutionary Snake Ensemble – Truro Summer Concerts at the Library

Truro Public Library

Led by saxophonist Ken Field, Revolutionary Snake Ensemble is a funk/street beat improvisational brass band performing a unique blend of original and traditional music. “Sheer energy…visceral…a life-enhancing treat” – Fanfare “Ken Field’s New Orleans-inspired jazz/funk brass band…brilliantly bridges the booty/brain... Read More

New Beach Band – Truro Summer Concerts at the Library

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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 Summer Concerts at the Library

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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... Read More

December Art Exhibit: FALL ’17: Photographs by Will Oxtoby

Truro Public Library

Will Oxtoby Will Oxtoby, a hardworking volunteer at the Truro Library, will be exhibiting “FALL ’17: Photographs by Will Oxtoby.” Join us at Will’s reception for the exhibit on Tuesday, December 4 from 4 to 6 pm here... Read More

November Art Exhibit: Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club

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Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club The Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club serves the Cape Cod area and is dedicated to promoting the study, understanding, improvement, and enjoyment of photography. Come enjoy the show!  Above photo, “Corn Hill Cottages, Truro,” ... Read More

October Art Exhibit: The Outer Cape White Line Printmakers 

Truro Public Library

The Outer Cape White Line Printmakers The Outer Cape White Line printmakers began as a workshop inspired by a Truro Group art show demonstration.  The group has shows at the Truro Public Library, Seamen’s Bank, the Eastham Public... Read More

September Art Exhibit: Matthias Christensen

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Matthias Christensen Born in Denmark and raised in Truro, artist MATTHIAS Christensen will be exhibiting his stylized paintings at The Truro Public Library for the month of September. After graduating from Massachusetts College of Art and Design Matthias... Read More

Zoë Lewis – Truro Concerts on the Green is now at the Library!

Truro Public 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

Family Movie & Craft: COCO

Truro Public Library

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

Family Movie & Craft: THE LORAX

Truro Public Library

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

Truro Public Library

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