• March Exhibit ~ The Beauty of Cape Cod & Saving Grace

    A video from Philip Bergson and Ron Edson‘s Thursday night opening

    Art Gallery Captures Cape's Unique Beauty from Lower Cape TV on Vimeo.

  • Healthy Entertaining with a Classic Twist/ Film & Food- with ECOA

    Every Other Wednesday @ 3pm/ March 27 thru June 5

     
    Eastham Library has partnered with Eastham Council on Aging, and the Eastham Cultural Council, for an exciting new series this spring- Healthy Entertaining with a Classic Twist. The ECOA will offer six cooking programs (at the COA) on various themes with local Chef Heather Bailey of Optimal Kitchen. That same week the library will offer film screenings on the cooking theme with related snacks.
    Please RSVP one week prior @ 508-255-6164.


    Wednesday, March 27th @3pm ~ Under the Tuscan Sun (Mediterranean)
    Wednesday, April 10th @ 3pm ~ Memoirs of a Geisha (Pan Asian)
    Wednesday, April 24th @ 3pm ~ Bel Canto (Latin)
    Wednesday, May 8th @ 3pm ~ Life of Pi (Indian)
    Wednesday, May 22nd @ 3pm ~ Casino Royale (Caribbean)
    Wednesday, June 5th @ 3pm ~ A Wrinkle in Time (Local Vegetable)
  • Painting in Retirement II

    6 Week Painting Class with Peter Kalill @ ECOA

    This class requires pre-registration. It meets at the Eastham Council on Aging building on Tuesdays from 12:30- 3:30 for six weeks starting Tuesday, March 19th. Call the COA @ 508-255-6164 to register. Made possible through a MCC grant.

    Please see attached flyer for details, class schedule, and materials list- printable flyer.

    www.kalill.com

     

     
  • Decorative Paper Making with Heather Pilchard - A Two-Part Series

    Sunday, March 24, 1:30 – 3:30 PM (Papermaking) Sunday, March 31, 1:00 – 4:00 PM (Book Creation)

    Artist Heather Pilchard will teach “paste” paper making and a second class on book making. The paper from the first class will serve as a cover for the book that is created in the second class. The results will be beautiful one of a kind books.

    Participants must commit to attending both classes.
    Register here - one slot available.

    Funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council
    Printable flyer
     

  • Let's Talk Prevention

    Exhibit Table ~ March

    The Eastham Library is partnering with the Let's Talk Prevention Program during the month of March. Their exhibit table will include information on the ways in which environmental factors can contribute to various diseases.

      LTP Flyer
     

     
  • Pond Series ~ How They Got Here & How They Work

    April 2nd ~ June 15th

    Beginning on April 2nd, Eastham Library will present a seven-part series of programs focused on ponds, each will cover a different aspect of pond life, from herring, turtles, and mallards, to environmental threats, water quality and the state of Eastham's ponds.
     
    April 2nd @ 6:30
    Ponds: How They Got Here & How They Work

    Our speaker for the first program in our series is Tom Cambareri, recently retired as the Director of Water Resources at the Cape Cod Commission. Tom is a Water Resources Specialist and Hydrogeologist with 40 years experience on Cape Cod and is a member of the Massachusetts Water Resources Commission.
    Program flyer
    Series flyer
     
     
  • March Exhibit ~ The Beauty of Cape Cod & Saving Grace

    Artist Reception ~ Thursday, March 7, from 5- 6:30

     
    Our March exhibit features the work of two Cape artists ~
     
    The Beauty of Cape Cod ~ plein air and studio oil paintings by Philip Bergson.  Artist website
     
    Saving Grace,The Rescue of the Wreck of the Steamship Forfarshire ~ paintings of the seacoast & beyond, in oil, pastel, and encaustic by Eastham Painters Guild Artist, Ron Edson. Edson flyer
     
  • The Cape Cod Times Daily Edition

    With your Eastham Public Library card

    Cape Cod Times The Cape Cod Times Collection: Search more than 20 years of Cape Cod history with The Cape Cod Times Collection. Coverage from 1998 through current. Note: Choose the Image Format for the graphical version-the other options are text only.




    72 hours of home access             Log in or register to activate the service
    Note: The Sunday Crossword puzzle is not available through this service
     
    Overdrive users - Try checking out a magazine! There's no waiting list, and they don't count against the checkout limit! You can read in the the browser or with the Libby app..
  • The Great American Read

    A National Survey of America's Best-Loved Books

    Great American Read LogoTHE GREAT AMERICAN READ was an eight-part PBS series that explored and celebrated the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey).  It investigated how and why writers create their fictional worlds, how we as readers are affected by these stories, and what these 100 different books have to say about our diverse nation and our shared human experience.  Read the 100 List
  • NEW: Eastham Now Lending Wifi Hotspots!

     

    The Eastham Library now has 3 Wifi Hotspots available for circulation.

    These items will check out for 3 days at a time and are renewable. Call the library or visit the Circulation Desk for more information.
  • Pajama Drive

    February 1 - March 15

    PJ Drive


    Please bring donations of new PJs for kids aged birth - 18 to the Eastham Library's Children's Room

    The PJs will be distributed to local children and teens





     


Please Help Us Meet Your Library Needs

Please complete the Library's Planning Survey by April 5th

Library SurveyThe Library Trustees are asking your help in completing a survey.

Every five years, Massachusetts public libraries adopt a new strategic plan. Survey results help guide the planning committees and Trustees.  The survey is brief and available onlne here as well as in print at the Library, Town Hall and the Council on Aging.

The survey closes on April 5, 2019.

Thank you for your help ~ The Eastham Library Board of Trustees

 

Winter Weather and Our Drive-Up Book Return

Freezing & snowy conditions may delay our staff and volunteers in emptying the Drive-Up Book Return.  Please use the Book Returns by the Front Door when possible.  Material will be "back-dated" to the time last emptied.

TRY SHOUTBOMB FOR CLAMS REMINDERS & ALERTS

🤤Read the full blog post about this texting software on CLAMS' web-site
 
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