Truro Public Library

Upcoming Library Events

 

August Art Exhibit:
Diane Messinger
Big Girl Paintings

Anne H. Brock Community Room
and downstairs

 

 

Family Fun--click here

Adult Events--click here

Museum Passes--click here

 

ADULT EVENTS                                                 (top)

Truro Library Book Group
Wednesday, September 24, 6:30 pm
The group will be reading This is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett.

Knit or Knot
The weekly needlework group meets every Tuesday from 4:00 to 6:00 pm on the library's lower level.

 

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Learn to Solder
Saturday, August 30, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Soldering is a useful skill to have for projects ranging from electronics, to jewelry, to crafts. Participants will learn ho wto solder a Maker badge with blinking LED eyes. Please sign up for a half-hour session at one of four soldering stations; drop-ins are also welcome for a half-hour session, space permitting.

Wii & Board Games
Saturday, September 6, 10:00 am - noon

Play some fun games like Apples to Apples, Operation, Snap Circuits, GoldieBlox and the Spinning Machine, and Just Dance 2014.

Take It Apart
Saturday, September 13, 10:00 am - noon

Take apart some small appliances and electrical devices (unplugged) to find out what’s inside! 

LEGO® Fun
Saturday, September 20, 10:00 am - noon

Make a Lego marble maze, guess the number of Legos in a jar, and try some Lego challenges.

Magician Greg McAdams and Axel
Sunday, September 21, 1:00 - 2:00 pm

The Greg & Axel show is a totally unique entertainment experience that provides magic, comedy, audience participation and one hilarious dog. Sponsored by Truro Treasures.

Scratch
Saturday, September 27, 10:00 am - noon

Scratch is a programming language and an online community where children can program and share interactive media such as stories, games, and animation with people from all over the world. As children create with Scratch, they learn to think creatively, work collaboratively, and reason systematically. Scratch is designed and maintained by the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab. Join James Prickitt to learn about getting started.

Children’s Garden Group
Every Thursday at 4:00 pm

Help grow some vegetables and flowers. Eat some and grow others for competing in the Truro Ag Fair Harvest Contest on August 31. All are welcome.

Storytime
Every Thursday at 10:30 am
Stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts for ages birth to five year olds. Drop-ins welcome.                                             

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Museum Passes                                                (top)

Truro Public Library offers free or reduced-price admission passes to the following museums and places of interest:

Cahoon Museum of American Art, Cotuit.  Free admission for two.

Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis.  Free admission for two.

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Brewster.  50% discount on general admission for four visitors.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  Admission reduced to $7; limit of two people per pass (includes admission to all exhibits).

Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum, Provincetown.  Free admission, 2 adults plus 2 children.

Massachusetts Parks Pass. Entitles borrower to free parking for one vehicle at over 50 facilities in Massachusetts.

Early Learning Station Now Available

We now have an A.W.E. Early Learning Station in the children's room!  Geared toward ages 2-10, this Internet-free computer features fifty educational software programs.  Sign up at the circulation desk for a 20-minute session for you and your child.

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