What's happening at the Library...

Jun 282016
 
Welcome to New Director Lois Hiller

The Library Board of Directors has hired Lois Hiller as the new library director. She will begin 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 [Read more…]

Jun 282016
 
40th Winter House Tour & Boutique

Please join us for the 40th anniversary of the Winter House Tour and Boutique on Sunday, December 11th, 11am-4pm. The houses are a variety of historic, remodeled and newly built in the West Falmouth area. New this year, ArtsFalmouth is sponsoring musicians who will perform at the library and the West Falmouth United Methodist Church. [Read more…]

Jun 282016
 
Silent Auction at Winter House Tour Boutique

As part of this year’s Winter House tour, the Silent Auction has been set up at the library and is ready for bids. This year the auction is open through Sunday, December 11th. Bids close at 4:00 pm on that Sunday. This year’s items are in the main part of the library so a ticket to [Read more…]

Jun 282016
 
Winter House Tour Live Music Schedule

A new addition to the Winter House Tour this year, ArtsFalmouth is sponsoring musicians who will perform at the library and the West Falmouth United Methodist Church. Schedule: West Falmouth United Methodist Church 11 AM to 12 PM: L’Esperance Mandolin Ensemble, Josh Bell (12 to 14 players) 12:15 PM to 1:15 PM: Christmas Fiddlers, Kathy Johnson (10 to 12 players) 1:30 to 2:30 PM: Still [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
 
Library to Close to the Public in December

Due to ongoing construction, the West Falmouth Library will be closed to the public after the Winter House Tour on Sunday, December 11th. 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 [Read more…]

Jun 282016
 
Volunteer Opportunities

Lend a hand and have some fun! There are some Winter House Tour-related volunteer opportunities available. The Winter House Tour is Sunday, December 11th 11am-4pm. Call the library at 508-548-4709 if you are interested. Many thanks to anyone who signs up! Friday, December 9th – Greens workshop, 10am-3pm – bring your garden shears and a lunch. Drop off [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…]

Jun 282016
 
Fall Session - Children's Programming

Fall session ends Friday, December 9th. Winter session begins Tuesday, January 3rd. The Library’s children’s fall session for two early literacy programs, Mother Goose on the Loose® and Story Boat, takes 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 [Read more…]