What's happening at the Library...

Jun 282016
 
North Falmouth Library Hours

The North Falmouth Public Library has added Tuesday and Thursday hours during the West Falmouth Library’s restoration project to serve our patrons in as close a location as possible. West Falmouth staff will be working at that branch during construction. Come visit us at North Falmouth! North Falmouth Extended Hours: Monday: 2:00 – 7:00 Tuesday: 12:00 – 5:00 Wednesday [Read more…]

Jun 282016
 
Library Closed to the Public Until May 2017

Due to the ongoing construction project, the West Falmouth Library is now closed to the public. The Library is expected to remain closed through May of 2017. In the interim, the Board of Trustees of Falmouth Public Library and the Board of Directors of the West Falmouth Library have agreed to collaborate to offer services to [Read more…]

Jun 282016
 
Construction Update

Construction Update as of 1/12/17: The new water service lines from the street are in as is the new fire hydrant. They will serve both the fire protection (sprinkler) system and the domestic water system. The big modular retaining wall was finished and the hill behind it has been reconstructed. Planting will wait until warmer weather. [Read more…]

Jun 282016
 
Welcome to New Director Lois Hiller

The Library Board of Directors has hired Lois Hiller as the new library director. She began December 1st. Ms. Hiller has extensive library administrative experience, having served as director of the Mystic & Noank Library, a historic association library in Mystic, Conn. for eight years. In addition to managing a 13-person staff, Ms. Hiller oversaw [Read more…]

Jun 282016
 
Children's Programming

The Library’s children’s winter session for two early literacy programs, Mother Goose on the Loose® and Story Boat, is underway, taking place on Tuesdays and Fridays. The programs are being held at the Turning Pointe Dance Studio at 509 Thomas Landers Road, East Falmouth until construction at the West Falmouth Library is completed. There are no programs [Read more…]

Jun 282016
 
The Renovation and Addition Project

Construction is underway at the West Falmouth Library and is scheduled to be completed by the end of May 2017. The addition and renovations were designed by Brown Lindquist Fenuccio & Raber Architects, Inc. The construction manager is Dellbrook | JK Scanlan. While the project will cause temporary disruptions, ultimately the Library will be more easily accessible [Read more…]

Jun 282016
 
Oral History Project & Video

The West Falmouth Library first completed an oral history program between 1974 and 1976. Inspired by this project and the desire to document the stories of present-day community members, the oral history program was reestablished in March 2014 after the Library received a grant from the Falmouth Fund of the Cape Cod Foundation. The purpose of the project [Read more…]