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January 2014

4-H Babysitting Course

Learn to Become a Responsible Babysitter!

The Falmouth Public Library is offering the always popular 4-H Babysitting Course for anyone age 11 and up.  This all-day course will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 9:45 AM to 4:45 PM in the Main Library at 300 Main Street, Falmouth. 

4-H Program Associate Mary Nielsen will…

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The Falmouth Public Library now has a new public fax machine.


The Falmouth Public Library now has a new public fax machine that will fax and will also scan to your email. The service is provided by Fax24 and is easy to use. The cost for fax and scan is $1.75 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page. International fax is $4.95 for the first page and…

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Books on “The Point with Mindy Todd”

This month the book discussion on “The Point with Mindy Todd” aired one day early.  If you missed the show this morning, tune in tonight at 7:00 PM on WCAI 90.1 FM for the re-broadcast or listen to the podcast online anytime.  Melanie Lauwers, book editor at The Cape Cod Times and our own Jill Erickson, head of reference and…

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North Falmouth - delayed re-opening

The North Falmouth Branch will need a little longer for its facelift! The re-opening date is delayed until mid February. If you have books to return you can return them to other CLAMS libraries or hold onto them until the branch re-opens. No overdue fees will be incurred for North Falmouth books returned to North Falmouth.

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New time for the book talk on “The Point with Mindy Todd”

Do you listen to the monthly book discussion on “The Point with Mindy Todd” on WCAI?  Take note, this month the show will air one day earlier than usual.  Tune in to 90.1 FM TOMORROW, Tuesday, January 28th at 9:00 AM to hear Mindy Todd, Melanie Lauwers (CAPE COD TIMES Book Editor), and Jill Erickson (Head of Reference & Adult…

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Welcoming Frankenstein!

So, you think you know all about Frankenstein?  You saw Boris Karloff, you have seen all kinds of cartoons and caricatures, and you might even have seen Gene Wilder in Young Frankenstein.  But, Frankenstein is not a comedy; it is not really a horror story.  Rather, it is a tragedy about science gone wrong.  Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus by…

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Storm Coming!

Due to the advancing snowstorm, the Falmouth Public Library, 300 Main Street will close early at 5:30 PM today, Tuesday, January 21.
The Library will reopen Wednesday, January 22 at its regular time of 1:00 PM.

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January with the Narrative Nonfiction Book Club

We have a wonderful group of people in the Falmouth Public Library Narrative Nonfiction Book Club!  Despite having our regular meeting on January third postponed by the snow storm to nearly a week later, many readers showed up ready and rarin’ to discuss our January book, The Psychopath Test:  a…

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Important Notice for CLAMS catalog & OverDrive Users

The CLAMS catalog and OverDrive will be unavailable for home use due to software maintenance on Monday, January 20th, 2014.  All Falmouth Public Libraries will also be closed for Martin Luther King Holiday.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this might cause. 

If you have any questions, please contact the reference department at 508-457-2555 ext. 6.

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Downton Abbey Reading List - Get Ready for Season Four

Are you eagerly awaiting Season Four of Downton Abbey?
Maybe reading a few Downton inspired books or watching a DVD about Highclere Castle will help pass the time between episodes!

Summerset Abbey

By T.J. Brown

Reminiscent of Downton Abbey, this first novel in a new series follows two…

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Great Decisions, 2014!

The library Great Decisions group returns next month! We begin on Wednesday, February 5th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This year the discussion topics are: Defense Technology, Israel and the U.S., Turkey’s Challenges, Islamic Awakening, Energy Independence, Food and Climate, China’s Foreign Policy, and U.S. Trade Policy

What is Great Decisions??? Great Decisions is the name shared…

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Open today, Friday, January 3rd.

The Main Library is open our regular hours today, Friday, January 3rd, from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM.  Stay safe.

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January 2-3 Storm Update … From Town Hall

From Town Hall:

January 2-3, 2014
Winter Storm - Community Notice

Issue Date: January 2, 2014 Issue Time:  2:40 PM

Next Community Notice- Mid-Morning January 3, 2014 as needed; unless conditions significantly change

Falmouth is expecting a seasonal storm.  Public Safety and Public Works Departments have inventoried and secured necessary…

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NO Book Club Tomorrow Morning … Postponed!

Monthly meeting of the Narrative Nonfiction Book Club IS POSTPONED TO THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2014 AT 10:00 AM, DUE TO SNOW. 

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