Falmouth Public Library Timeline
1792: Founding of Falmouth Library Society.
1876: Falmouth Circulating Library established.
1892: Falmouth Circulating Library moves to Town Hall.
1894: Falmouth Library collection numbers over 3,000 titles.
1901: Granite building on Main Street completed. Central dome with stained glass seal of Falmouth still visible.
1905: Collection numbers 6, 733 volumes, with 665 borrowers.
1936: East Falmouth Branch opens in E. Falmouth Elementary School.
1956: North Falmouth Branch opens in N. Falmouth Fire Station.
1966: North Falmouth Branch moves to Chester Street.
1967: FPL undertakes Regional Reference service and Interlibrary Loan for the 39 Cape & Islands libraries.
1966-68: Main Library adds twin wings. Collection over 24,000 vols.
1971: East Falmouth Branch opens new site overlooking pond.
1978: Main Library builds new addition.
1991: FPL system has 80,000 volumes; joins CLAMS network.
2000: Falmouth Public Library launches website: http://www.falmouthpubliclibrary.org
2008: Main Library reopens on March 16 after major addition and renovation.