Library Time

Cape Codders are fortunate enough to live in a place where our strong local libraries are centers for unique programming and engaging discussion.

On Wednesday, March 25 at 6pm, Barnstable Village’s Sturgis Library will host a panel discussion with business and civic leaders in the community, a cocktail party reception, and a tour of and an introduction to the resources of Sturgis Library. The original library building is the oldest in the country, and its collections include the Lothrop Genealogy Collection, which is used by genealogists from all over the United States in examining their connections to Cape Cod history.

The event includes a discussion on how business and civic leaders, and libraries can work together, featuring State Senator Dan Wolf, Barnstable Town Manager Tom Lynch, Barnstable Town Councilor Ann Canedy, and Cape Cod Beer co-owner Beth Marcus. RSVPif you’d like to attend.

For a younger crowd the Centerville Public Library is hosting a Girl Power Panel  of local (Kate Conway, Tricia Leaver and Katie O’Sullivan) and regional young adult authors on Monday, March 16. The event is specifically targeted to teen girls, as the featured books include strong heroines. The authors will be signing books as well as answering questions about their characters and future plotlines.

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