Wednesday, June 5 (3:30)
Reference Librarian Amy Andreasson will present instructions for downloading 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.
Wednesday, June 12 (3:30)
Reference Librarian Amy Andreasson will present instructions for downloading ebooks to your Nook and tips for searching the Clams digital library site. Bring your questions regarding your Nook, or call Amy for an individual appointment (508-945-5170) if you need additional or extended help.
Game Day at the Eldredge: Come experience Modern Table Top Games. Whether you like working together to escape an underground temple, recovering artifacts from a sinking island, slaying monsters during a dungeon crawl, saving people from a burning building, holding off a horde of zombies, building a medieval city up, or smashing a more modern one down as a monster from the movies, there is something for you. Matt Donle from Wicked Fun Games will be your Game Ambassador and introduce you to some new games as well as some old favorites. If you have some games that you'd like to play feel free to bring them along. This event is for Adults, Young Adults, & Families. Children 8+ must be accompanied by an adult. No registration is required. no registr
Local author Mary Anne Dennison will be here to talk about her new suspense novel, Elegy for Paula. It is a winning combination of romance, mystery and international intrigue. We know you'll love it because it is set in Chatham! Come support a new author.
New York Times bestselling author Lisa Genova will be at the EPL to talk about her latest book, Love Anthony. Lisa’s third book is a beautifully woven story about family, friendships and autism, set on Nantucket. Lisa will be signing and selling her books at the program.
Local author Carol McCleary will join us once again to share her latest book, The Formula for Murder. She is the author of two previous books, The Illusion of Murder and The Alchemy of Murder. These historical fiction/mystery books are based on the adventures of American Journalist Nellie Bly (1864-1922).
Wednesday, July 10 at 3:00 pm
Roger Denk will be here to talk about his two latest books. Anadyr, the codename the USSR used to disquise the introduction of nuclear tipped missiles in Cuba, is the tale of both the original days of the Cuban revolution and of today. Skunk's Neck, set in Chatham, is the sequal to Denk's book Stepping Stones. In Skunk's Neck we finally find the secret that was worth everything at the site on the hill.
Come meet author Cheryl Kain as she talks about her book Letters to My Mama. After her mom and best friend died, Cheryl Kain was devastated. Heartbroken, without a map for the future, Cheryl began writing letters to her mother as an attempt to keep the conversation going, becoming an accidental poet and painter to express her overwhelming feelings. Letters to My Mama: An Adopted Daughter’s Creative Journey Through the First Year of Grief reveals Cheryl’s struggle in the different facets of grief – searching for the beloved, wanting to join them in death; anger, extreme fatigue, and even euphoria specific to grief. The letters remind her that her mother’s love and attention continue on, and the growth of the mother/daughter relationship is no longer limited to the physical world.
Get to know the Museums in Your Home Town
Join us at the Eldredge Public Library for a six month series focusing on the museums of Chatham. Maybe you haven't been to the museum in a long time, or have never been. This is your chance to get to know the museums. Hear why they were created, find out about their collections, and learn about upcoming plans and activities. Each museum will have a month long display in the library of special items and memorabilia.
January 26 @ 3:00 pm The Caleb Nickerson House
February 23 @ 3:00 pm The Atwood House Museum
March 30 @ 3:00 pm The Godfrey Windmill
April 27 @ 3:00 pm Chatham Railroad Museum
May 25 @ 3:00 pm Arconti American Museum
June 29 @ 3:00 pm Chatham Marconi Maritime Center
Join us for a lively picture presentation of “Tramping the Dune Shacks.” The Dune Tramp, a local writer and photographer has captured the beauty and mystery of the outer Cape Cod dune shacks. Take a journey across the landscape of Truro & Provincetown, over a 3 ¾ mile stretch, to visit the 19 existing dune shacks remaining in the Cape Cod National Seashore. This collection of photographs will take you inside these rustic dwellings, for a rare glimpse of shack living. View vintage images of some shacks back to the 1940s, graciously shared by the Cape Cod National Seashore. Each shack is discussed, along with a brief history…and an anecdote or two. It’s an entertaining and informative presentation for all ages.
Wednesday, June 26 at 10:30 am
Scott Krug, President of New England Low vision and Blindness will team together with Dr. Jen Salvo of Metro Low Vision at the Eldredge Public Library to provide an overview of resources currently available, including resources on the latest technology to help remain independent and active. This program is open to everyone at no charge. No reservations are necessary. Please join us to learn more about macular degeneration, either for yourself or a loved one.
Musician David Polansky returns to bring us Music Through the Decades. Join us for this fun filled one hour concert, where Mr. Polansky will show the audience how the last hundred-plus years of American history has influenced the great American Popular Song Book. Using keyboard, trumpet and vocals, David brings alive the music of George M. Cohan, Irving Berlin, Fats Waller, George Gershwin, Hoagy Carmichael, and a host of others from the gay 90’s, World War I, the Roaring 20’s, the Great Depression, World War II, Big Band and the Swing Eras. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Chatham Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a stage agency