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July 2012

Tonight’s Kindle program filled - new program time next Tues.

Tonight’s” Learn to borrow library books for your Kindle” is filled BUT our volunteer teacher Mary Carter has offered to teach the same program at the same place (Falmouth Library Teen Room) and time NEXT week Aug. 7th from 6 to 7 PM. Seating is limited and we already have 3 people signed up. Contact Peter Cook at 508-457-2555 x…

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Henna by Heather Next Week!

The Falmouth Public Library is delighted to present another exciting workshop with Henna by Heather, only this time for adults rather than teens, on Wednesday, August 8th from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Heather is an acclaimed and fully certified henna artist. She has presented workshops across New England and the east coast of the United…

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Mad Science! in the Hermann Room, Tues, July 31, 3-4 PM

The Mad Scientists get to tell everyone how everything works! We’ll do lots fun, visually interesting experiments, with plenty of opportunities for helpers!

Free wristbands for admission to indoor programs will be available after 2:00pm the day of the performance in the Children’s Department, and will be required to gain entrance.

Sponsored by the Trustees of…

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The Scout Report

I’ve written about this before, but it remains one of my favorite internet resources. The Scout Report. Here is the description from their web page:

“The Scout Report is the flagship publication of the Internet Scout Project. Published every Friday both on the web and by email, it provides…

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What we’ve read lately

The Planets written by science reporter and astronomy columnist Dava Sobel was the topic of July’s Narrative Non-fiction book Club of the Falmouth Public Library. As the title suggests, The Planets is a book about the planets of our solar system. The book gives its readers a tour of the solar system, including the planet the…

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Outdoor Adventures with The Point

Today Mindy, Melanie, and I talked about books both to inspire you to go outdoors, and books the help you once you’ve left the house. If you missed the show, it will be repeated tonight at 7:30 p.m. on WCAI or you can always listen to the podcast online. We’d love to know what…

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Animal Adventures - Live animals at the library!

Tuesday, July 24th from 3-4 PM in the Main Library Hermann Room:

Animal Adventures - Live animals at the library!

Eight to ten animals are presented in a one-hour session. Meet the animals, hear interesting stories and information about them and get close. Controlled petting and touching is allowed at the discretion of the Animal Adventure…

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Road Work

Just a heads up that while the road has been closed for work on the new sidewalk, it should be reopened by 9:30 or so, and it did not stop Brian Lies from arriving!

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New Kindle Programs!

Learn how to borrow e-books for your Kindles - Thursday, July 26th from 10 to 11 AM and Tuesday, July 31st from 6 to 7 PM. In the Main Library’s Teen Room. Sign up by calling 508-457-2555 x2941 or email

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Children’s author & illustrator Brian Lies visiting Fri., July 20th.

Author and Illustrator Brian Lies is coming to the Falmouth Public Library!  Eight Cousins Bookstore has arranged for Mr. Lies to visit with us. Enjoy a book reading, hear about his artwork, and even buy his books! No registration is required, but space is limited.  The event is from 11 to 12 noon in the Hermann Meeting Room.

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The library e-mail is working

As of this afternoon the library e-mail is back up and working.

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Dream Tale Puppets presents Story and Puppet Time, July 17, 3 to 4 PM

Dream Tale Puppets presents Story and Puppet Time tomorrow, Tues., July 17th from 3 to 4 PM in the Hermann Room at the Main Library.

Story and Puppet Time features two charming 25-minute-long puppet shows - “Three Little Pigs” and “Little Red Riding Hood.” Both are created with a young audience in mind. Performers are: puppeteer Jacek Zuzanski…

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A Cool Event for Teens Coming Up!

The Falmouth Public Library is delighted to present an exciting workshop: Art Journaling, with Kim Cragin.  The workshop will take place at the Main Library on Wednesday, July 25th from 2:30-5:00 PM and is open to 12 to 18 year olds.  Kim is a holistic counselor with graduate studies in expressive arts therapy, a clinical hypnotherapist and a reiki master.…

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Another Summer Puzzle Finished!

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Another Summer Puzzle is completed!

This afternoon local resident Steve Bazycki placed the last piece in the very challenging New Yorker 1000 piece puzzle entitled “Beachgoing,” a cover image by Richard Taylor.

Steve is a dedicated puzzler and frequent library user. Congratulations to Steve for his determination and patience! 

Look for the new puzzle,…

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Great Business Reads for the Beach

Great Business Reads for the Beach at the Falmouth Public Library!

A recent article in Booklist Online featured “Great Business Reads for the Beach” by editor Keir Graff:

“ I’ve always thought of business books as being on a par with reference when it comes to reading pleasure—or maybe even just a little bit worse. After…

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Email Down at Falmouth Public Library

Alert! The Falmouth Public Library email server is currently down. It is expected to be back in operation on Monday July 16.  If you want to contact the library please call 508-457-2555, or text us at 66746 askfpl. 

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Another cool teen workshop!

Hey teens!  Feeling creative? We have an exciting workshop for you: Art Journaling, with Kim Cragin.  Art journaling is a creative way to express yourself with mixed media such as writing, sketching, stamping, collage, and more. During the workshop you’ll will learn a variety of art techniques and create your own unique art journal. The workshop will take place in…

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Main Library closed tomorrow (July 11) - branches open

Reminder - the Main Library will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, July 11th. The East Branch will be open 9 AM to 1 PM. North Branch will be open 10 AM to 12 Noon. The Main Library will re-open Thursday at 9:30 AM.

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Dream Big Magic Show tomorrow (July 10) 3-4 PM

Join Marcus the Magician for this special presentation with an emphasis on the importance of reading. He uses magic, comedy, music, and puppetry to show children of all ages how they can dream big and use books and hard work to realize those dreams!

Free wristbands for admission to indoor programs will be available after 2:00pm the day…

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Back by Popular Demand!

We had so many adults who wanted to sign up for our teen program on henna, that we have decided to bring back our henna artist in August for adults (anyone over 18) who want to try a henna design! So ... on August 6th from 4:00 - 7:00 Heather of Henna by Heather will…

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Breaking News from the Children’s Room!

The Falmouth Public Library is lucky to be hosting an Author Visit with Brian Lies, local(ish (Duxbury)) and world famous children’s author/illustrator. Brian was chosen as the illustrator for the National Summer Reading Program we’re participating in, and has illustrated a wonderful new picture book by I.C. Springman titled More as well as written…

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Cape Cod Theatre Project

We are big fans of the Cape Cod Theatre Project, so when they asked us if they could have some playwrights talk at the library, we gave this project a big thumbs up. Cape Cod Theatre Project and the Falmouth Public Library are teaming up for an opportunity for you to meet some of the…

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Falmouth, East and North libraries closed tomorrow, July 4th.

The main library is open today until 8:30 PM (Tuesday) and all Falmouth Public libraries are closed tomorrow, July 4th, for the holiday. The main library will re-open Thursday, July 5th at 9:30 AM and East Falmouth Library opens at 9 AM.

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Big Ryan’s Tall Tales - Tues. July 3rd, 3 to 4 PM

Big Ryan’s Tall Tales - Tues. July 3rd, 3 to 4 PM in the Hermann Room.

Join storyteller Big Ryan for stories, dancing, and lots of laughs! This program is for families of all ages, and is sponsored by the Trustees of the Falmouth Public Library.

Free wristbands for admission to indoor programs will be available…

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The Friend’s Book Sale - Two more days!

Two more days left! The Friends of the Falmouth Library Book Sale is open today, Monday from 10 AM to 4 PM. Tomorrow, Tuesday July 3rd, is the last day - from 10 AM to 12 noon. Make sure to stop by the library lawn on Main Street so you don’t miss it!

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