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December Art Exhibit:
Photograpy by David Wennerberg
in the Anne H. Brock Community Room.
Coffee and treats available at the library every Saturday through January! Come in for a cup of comfort and a good book!
Angel Tree at the Truro Library
All 120 Angels are taken!
Thank you to all who participated!
Sponsored by the Friends of the Truro Library, in cooperation with the Homeless Prevention Council and their Adopt-a-Family for Christmas program, the Angel Tree Project ensures that children in need receive gifts this holiday season. Please return the unwrapped gifts to the library by December 10th.
Wednesday, December 11, 1:30 pm
Cape Cod offers a wealth of evidence of animal activities given its coastal, sandy environment. Junior Rangers will practice drawing animal tracks and then will watch a slide show showing those animals and/or will go outside and search for tracks. A final portion of the session will be a fun activity testing Junior Rangers' knowledge of tracks. Presented by Ranger Mitch.
DIY Rainbow Looms
Friday, December 13, 12:30 pm
Bring your own Rainbow Looms or make a loom with a piece of wood, nails and a hammer. We’ll have lots of colorful rubber bands for making all kinds of bracelets. Please sign up.
Holiday Stories and Craft
Saturday, December 14, 10:00 am
Join Martha Hyams for a variety of stories and a craft. For ages 3-6 years. Please sign-up.
Winter Music Series
Saturday January 4, 12:30
Join the library for ou Winter Music Series kick-off with the Kami Lyle Trio band! The library will be providing musical entertainment every Saturday through the month of January and February.
No-Sew Fleece Pillows
Community Service Workshop
Saturday, January 4, 10:30 am - noon
Help make some pillows that will be donated to Hospice patients. For ages 8 and up. Please sign-up.
Junk Drawer Science
Tuesday, January 7, 3:30 pm
We'll begin an 8 week session of fun and educational science projects including Straw Rockets, Model Airplanes, The Magic of Electricity, Solar Cars and more. For ages 7 and up. Registration forms will be available to enroll in this 4-H program and there are scholarships available.
Truro Library Book Group
Wednesday, January 8, 6:00 pm
The Truro Library Book Group usually meets the last Wednesday of the month at 6:00 pm in the Cobb Room. However, there will be no December meeting. The January book is The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon. The February book and meeting date will be decided at the January meeting. All are welcome.
Family Reading Author
Tuesday, January 21, 9:30 am
Jean Ciborowski Fahey, Ph.D. is the Director of the Reading Partnership at South Shore Hospital, Early Literacy & Research Consultant to "REACH OUT & READ", a national pediatric literacy program, Graduate School Professor at Lesley University and Author of "Textbooks and the Students Who Can't Read Them" and recently published "Make Time for Reading: A Story Guide for Parents of Babies and Young Children."
Attendees will learn more ways to:
Books are being provided by St. Mary's of Barnstable ECW and South Shore Hospital Reading Partnership. Coffee, snacks and free child care will be provided. Please sign up.
Maker Movement Info Session
Saturday, January 25, 3:00 pm
The maker movement is a technology-enhanced extension of the DIY
culture. Makers focus on learning practical skills and applying them
creatively, working on a wide range of cross-disciplinary projects including electronics, robotic
Cape Cod Makers is a new, Cape-based non-profit that is dedicated to promoting the maker movement on Cape Cod. In this session, we'll give an overview of the maker movement, examples of how libraries can provide programming to support makers, and describe upcoming events including next April's Cape Cod Mini Maker Faire at Cape Cod Community College. We'll also include a hands-on electronics activity that involves making a piano out of a fruit of your choice (we recommend bananas).
Thursdays, 10:30 - 11:30 am
Stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts for ages birth to five year olds. Drop-ins welcome.
Knit or Knot,
the weekly needlework group, meets every Tuesday from 4:00 to 6:00 pm on the library's lower level.
Truro Library Book Group Information
Click on link: Book Group Dec.-Jan.
Read about us in the newspaper! Link to Banner article:
Truro Public Library is now on facebook!
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.
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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