Upcoming Events at Truro Public Library 10/5 to 10/18/17

A little something for everyone...

The Truro Public Library presents “A Deeper Look at the Twine Fields” with Tor Hansen on Tuesday, October 10, at 6:30 p.m. With the Twine Fields secured for conservation, Pond Road’s own naturalist, Tor Hansen, will return to take a deeper look at Truro’s Twine Fields. Using his extraordinary photographs, presented in a slide show, we will explore resident and migratory fauna and floral components of Twine Field upland meadow in North Truro.


The Friends of the Truro Library present Jay Vivian, who will share “The Sotry of a Local  Eclipse Chaser” on Wednesday, October 11, at 6:00 p.m. Mr. Vivian will discuss the science behind this phenomenon and regale us with tales from his fifty-plus years of chasing eclipses. Refreshments will be served.


FOTL Night at Van Rensselaer's on Monday, October 16! Doors Open at 4:00 p.m. Peter and Diane host a fundraiser for FOTL.  Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Truro Library.  Call 508-349-2127 to make your reservation.


The Next Chapter Book

Tuesday, October 10 & Tuesday, October 17, 1:00 pm.

The NCBC is a nationwide program that provides the fun and focus of a book club to adolescents and adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities.  Weekly meetings of the group continue each Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. through December 19. Please consider joining us! Contact Tricia or Maggie at the Truro Library for more details by calling 508-487-1125.


Ongoing Mindful Ease        
with J.C. (Chuck) Hotchkiss
Tuesday, October 17, 5:30–7:00 p.m.

Join an ongoing gathering to practice mindfulness and meditation:  Learn how to inhabit life with a mind of peace, joy, and deepening attention. The popular winter series has continued as an ongoing, bi-weekly workshop.  JC (Chuck) Hotchkiss is an artist/educator who continues to enjoy a lifelong engagement with meditative practices.


For Kids


Thursday, October 5 & Thursday October 12, 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Stories, songs, fingerplays, and crafts for ages birth to five year olds. Drop-ins welcome. 


Saturday, October 7, 10:30 a.m.–noon

Guess the number of Legos in a jar and try some fun Lego challenges.

Children Community Garden Group with Sustainable CAPE

Wednesday, October 11 & Wednesday, October 18, 4:00 p.m.

Join us for outside adventure, learning and art in our edible garden behind the library. Learn all about seasonal, local food we can grow ourselves and how our harvest helps the health of our bodies, community and environment. All welcome! Followed by Free Lunch for Kids at 11:30 a.m.


Explore LittleBits
Saturday, October 14, 10:30 a.m.–noon

LittleBits has been called the “Lego® of the 21st Century.”  It is a library of electronic modules that snap together with small magnets for prototyping and learning.  The idea is to “put the power of electronics in the hands of everyone, and to break down complex technologies so that anyone can build, prototype, and invent.”

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