Upcoming Programs

  

Saturday, September 30 @ 2:00 pm - Return to Vietnam: A POW/MIA Recovery Mission with Michael Cunninghamvietnam recovery

Michael H. Cunningham, Viet Nam veteran, retired U.S. Customs Inspector, and author, will be giving a talk/PowerPoint presentation about his recent trip to Viet Nam on a recovery mission with the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA). On this trip, Cunningham and the POW/MIA team searched a mountainous area west of Tam Ky for the remains of a fallen soldier lost in a horrific battle on July 29, 1968.

 

Thursday, October 12 @ 7:00 pm - The Haunted History of New England with Christopher Daleyhaunted new england

We has so much fun with Christopher Daley at our Lizzie Borden program, that we've asked him back to present the Haunted History of New England. The presentation melds historical fact together with legend and myth to produce an interesting and fascinating new look at events that really happened and the stories of haunting that followed them. The topics addressed in the lecture will be Mercy Brown "The Vampire" of Exeter Rhode Island, the cursed Freetown State Forest in Massachusetts, The horrors of the Lizzie Borden House in Fall River Massachusetts, Nine Men's Misery in Cumberland Rhode Island, a haunted forest in the wilds of Connecticut, the ghostly happenings at Mount Washington Hotel in New Hampshire, and evidence of ghosts at the John Alden House in Duxbury Massachusetts. Christopher Daley is currently a history teacher in the Silver Lake Regional School System in Kingston and has been lecturing on topics of historical interest for over 25 years. He has lectured all over New England at libraries, schools, historical societies and all sorts of clubs and organizations.

 Sunday, October 15 @ 2:00 pm - Thoreau on Cape Cod with Smith College Professor Michael Thurstonmichael_thurston_crop

Michael Thurston, Professor of English Language & Literature and Department Chair at Smith College will be here to talk about “Thoreau on Cape Cod,” following Thoreau’s path from Eastham to Provincetown.  The EPL joins other organizations across Massachusetts for a celebration of Henry David Thoreau’s 200th birthday.

 

Wednesday, October 18 @ 3:30 pm - Author Robert Finchouter beach

Cape Cod author, newspaper columnist and radio host Robert Finch will join us to talk about his latest book The Outer Beach: A Thousand-Mile Walk on Cape Cod's Atlantic Shore. After walking the Outer Beach, from Monomoy to Provincetown, for nearly 40 years, Finch has put pen to paper to share his observations, thoughts and experiences.    

 

 

Tuesday, October 24 @ 7:00 pm - I Am of Cape Cod with John Whelan and Photographer Kim Roderiquesi am of cape cod

I Am of Cape Cod: People and Their Stories includes a "collage of voices" from Native American Wampanoags to 12th generation descendants of colonists and recent washashores.  Throughout the book, 139 people from across the Cape tell their stories.  Join us to hear John Whelan and photographer Kim Roderiques talk about the book, the people of Cape Cod and their experiences on this amazing project.

 

English Language and Conversation Classesl

Our English Language and Conversation Class will meet each Thursday through the summer from 5:00-6:30. This class is designed to provide an opportunity for people to practice and improve their English.  The ESL Conversation Class if free and open to the public.  If you or someone you know is interested, please have them contact Amy Andreasson (508-945-5170) for registration and information.  The class will meet at the library.  

Ebook Classes

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Wednesdays  Sept 6 @ 10:15, Oct 4 @ 10:15, Dec 6 @ 10:15

Reference Librarian Amy Andreasson will present instructions for downloading free library ebooks to your Kindle and tips for searching the Clams digital library site. Bring your questions regarding your Kindle, or call Amy for an individual appointment (508-945-5170) if you need additional or extended help. Registration is required. Register online or call the library at 508-945-5170.

iPad Ebook Demoipad image

Wednesdays  Sept 6 @ 11:15, Oct 4 @ 11:15, Dec 6 @ 11:15

Reference Librarian Amy Andreasson will present instructions for downloading free library ebooks to your iPad and tips for searching the Clams digital library site. Bring your questions regarding your iPad, or call Amy for an individual appointment (508-945-5170) if you need additional or extended help. Registration is required. Register online or call the library at 508-945-5170.