Upcoming Programs


Tuesday, December 3 @ 7:00 pm - Winter Birds of Cape Cod

Vast flocks of winter robins, several species of hawks and owls and the occasional appearance of unusual vagrants make for plentiful birding opportunities on the Cape in the winter.  Join Mass Audubon Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary Director Ian Ives for this educational and fascinating introduction to winter birds of Cape Cod


Tuesday, December 10 from 6:30-8:30 pm - Season's Readings

Season's Readings is an annual event that features new, notable and gift worthy titles in children's and young adult literature along with additional recommendations for their caregivers! We are changing the format at bit and filling the evening with some new surprises, festive refreshments and door prizes! No registration is required. Season's Readings is co-hosted by the Eldredge Public Library and Monomoy Community Services.



Thursday, December 12 @ 7:00 pm - Author Chris Setterlund: Cape Cod Nights

Christopher Setterlund is a 12th-generation Cape Codder and the author of 5 books.  His latest book, Cape Cod Nights: Historic Bars, Clubs and Drinks, was recently featured on WCVB's award-winning show Chronicle and showcases some of the legends of the Cape's nightlife from the last century.  This event will be filled with memories of the Golden Age of Cape Cod nightlife and more, with places like Mill Hill Club, Compass Lounge, Chatham Squire and many others.


Saturday, December 14, 1:00-3:00 pm - Chatham Christmas By the Sea Weekend - The Cape Cod Carolers

As you stroll down Main Street during Chatham's Christmas By the Sea Stroll weekend, stop by the Library between 1-3 on Saturday afternoon to hear festive holiday music performed by The Cape Cod Carolers.  The Cape Cod Carolers are a traveling group of Victorian Carolers, comprised of professional vocalists and actors. Dressed in spirited, seasonal costume, the performers radiate the spirit of the season as they sing and stroll, sharing their secular and traditional music!  Take a break from your holiday shopping and join us for a festive holiday afternoon.


Saturday, March 14 @ 11:00 am - The Backyard Garden: It’s a Jungle Out There…with Larry Dapsis

Larry Dapsis, Entomologist with the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension will give an overview of what you should include in your pest management tool box for your summer garden.  He will talk about popular    vegetables and small fruits of Cape Cod gardeners and the how to manage the principal insect pests. This program will also include an introduction to the “good bugs,” both predators and parasites.


Chatham Chat!

Chatham Chat! An English Language Conversation Class runs every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 6:30-7:30 pm, year round. This class is designed to provide an opportunity for people to practice and improve their English. The Conversation Class if free and open to the public. Please call the library at 508-945-5170 to register.

Ebook Classes

Ready to download eBooks and Audiobooks?

Next class: Wednesday Nov 20 @ 11:00 am; Wednesday, Dec 4 @ 11:00 am

Learn to download free library eBooks and Audiobooks to your device and get tips for searching the Clams digital library site using the new Libby app.  Registration is required. Register online or call the library at 508-945-5170.  *Libby app is currently compatible with smart phones and tablets.   EBooks can be download on another device (phone, ipad, etc) and transferred to Kindle devices.