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
 
A Moveable Feast Fundraiser

Saturday, April 8th. Please join friends and neighbors for an evening of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, followed by dinner and conversation at one of several lovely nearby homes. Return for dessert and coffee and conclusion of silent auction. Event starts at 5:45pm with cocktails. The gathering will be held at C.H Newton Builders’s Conference Room, [Read more…]

Jun 282016
 
Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 15th at 3pm. Children up to age 8 are welcome to the West Falmouth Library Egg Hunt. This year our hunt will take place at Swift Park—up the hill behind the library on Blacksmith Shop Rd. Bring a basket or bag for your goodies. Free. Rain or shine.
 

Jun 282016
 
“Through the Fog: A photographer's retrospective of a life lived along the shoreline of Chatham”

West Falmouth Library, in conjunction with Falmouth Art Center, presents local photographer Shareen Davis and her talk “Through the Fog: A photographer’s retrospective of a life lived along the shoreline of Chatham.” The event is at 7pm on Thursday, April 27, at the Falmouth Arts Center, 137 Gifford Street. A $10 donation is requested. For more information, call [Read more…]

Jun 282016
 
Construction Update

Library Construction Update as of 3/19/17 by Library Trustee and Construction Liaison Oliver Egleston Much of the recent work on the project will be hidden from view when it is complete. For example, electrical wiring has been installed for power, lights, fire alarm, and data. Piping and equipment have been roughed in for HVAC, plumbing and [Read more…]

Jun 282016
 
Library Closed to the Public Until June 2017

Due to the ongoing construction project, the West Falmouth Library is now closed to the public. The Library is expected to remain closed until June 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 West [Read more…]

Jun 282016
 
West Falmouth Library Offers Scholarships

The West Falmouth Library offers two Scholarships, The Arthur F. Hennessey, Jr. Memorial Scholarship and The Colonial Scholarship to local high school seniors pursuing a college education. Applications are available in the school guidance offices and at the West Falmouth Library. The deadline for the completed applications is April 1, 2017. The Scholarship Committee recommends each applicant [Read more…]

Jun 282016
 
Children's Programming

The Library’s  two early literacy programs, Mother Goose on the Loose® and Story Boat, take place on Tuesdays and Fridays, until Friday, June 16th. 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 the [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. This project is made possible by the donors to the West Falmouth Library capital campaign. [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…]