Truro Public Library

Upcoming Library Events

 

September Art Exhibit:
Kenneth Hawkey
"A Sense of Place"

Anne H. Brock Community Room

 

 

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.

Sea Turtles on Cape Cod--With MassAudubon
Tuesday, October 7, 4-5 pm

A MassAudubon presentation for all ages!

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

 

FAMILY FUN                                               (top)

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.

StoryWalk®: Ugly Vegetables by Grace Lin
Saturday, September 27, 9:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
behind the library, weather permitting

A little girl thinks her mother's garden is the ugliest in the neighborhood until she discovers that flowers might look and smell pretty but Chinese vegetable soup smells best of all.

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, Vermont and developed in collaboration with the Vermont Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition and the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. The StoryWalk® Project was adapted for use in Massachusetts by the Boston Children's Museum and funded by eec (Early Education & Care) Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Grant.

Sea Turtles on Cape Cod--With MassAudubon
Tuesday, October 7, 4-5 pm

A MassAudubon presentation for all ages!

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

Help grow some vegetables and flowers.  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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