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A Mystic Bond of Brotherhood Makes All Men One

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356 Commercial St' | Provincetown Public Library | Provincetown

Sep 20th, 2014 at 2PM
Grounded in performance and community building in Provincetown, artist Joseph Keehn's program examines notions of place, asking how public areas such as bars, libraries, and parks act as third, shared spaces for the Provincetown community. Recordings of discussions in Provincetown bars, as well as an original score recorded by a local choir in Cape Cod National Seashore Park, will play through speakers - at a conversational level - in the Marc Jacobs Reading Room during the program.


All Thumbs - Mobile Marketing that Works

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356 Commercial St. | Provincetown Public Library | Provincetown

Sep 25th, 2014 at 6PM
All Thumbs provides a simple, yet practical guide to help companies ranging from small Mom and Pop shops to multinational corporations to build multi-level campaign-driven, mobile brand experiences designed for maximum effectiveness, while at the same time providing a strategic overview of how mobile marketing fits into an overall brand and media campaign. Upon its August 5 release through Palgrave MacMillan, the book was named by Amazon editors as a Best Book of the Month. In addition, Barnes & Noble is placing the book on it's own display table in 150 business-centric locations.


All Thumbs: Mobile Marketing That Works by Michael Kelley

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356 Commercial St. | Provincetown Public Library

Sep 25th, 2014 at 6PM
All Thumbs provides a simple, yet practical guide to help companies ranging from small Mom and Pop shops to multinational corporations to build multi-level campaign-driven, mobile brand experiences designed for maximum effectiveness, while at the same time providing a strategic overview of how mobile marketing fits into an overall brand and media campaign. Upon its August 5 release through Palgrave MacMillan, the book was named by Amazon editors as a Best Book of the Month.


Author Chip Bishop presents: Quentin and Flora

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356 Commercial St. | Provincetown Public Library | Provincetown

Aug 19th, 2014 at 6PM
Mashpee resident Chip Bishop will visit the Provincetown Public Library on Tuesday, August 19 to present his new book Quentin and Flora. The captivating relationship of Quentin Roosevelt, President Theodore Roosevelt’s youngest son, and Quentin’s secret fiancée, Flora Payne Whitney, is told in rich and absorbing detail in the new book by Bishop, a skillful storyteller. Quentin and Flora: A Roosevelt and a Vanderbilt in Love during the Great War, is Chip Bishop’s second book, following The Lion and the Journalist – The Unlikely Friendship of Theodore Roosevelt and Joseph Bucklin Bishop, a New York Times bestselling e-book.


Author Claire Sprague: It Can Happen Here

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356 Commercial St. | Provincetown Public Library | Provincetown

Aug 12th, 2014 at 6PM
A successful right wing revolution has never happened in America, but it occurs in three daring fictions. Call them speculative, counter-factualm or just plain ahistorical, these novels are the subject of Claire Sprague’s most recent book, It Can Happen Here. The three works, The Iron Heel, It Can’t Happen Here, and The Plot Against America share an unsettling vision of malignant realities beneath American democratic rhetoric. but unwilling to release Lois's pension. When Sam, an Oklahoma rancher loses his husband of 25 years, cousins of his deceased spouse challenge his will and move to evict Sam from his home.


Author “Two-Fer'' with Ron Suresha

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356 Commercial St. | Provincetown Public Library | Provincetown

Oct 30th, 2014 at 6PM
Join us for a night of bawdy folklore and wintering bears, as Ron Suresha presents two books coming out this November. First is Suresha's new collection of Turkish folk humor, Extraordinary Adventures of Mullah Nasruddin. The author will also read from the new anthology, The Bear of Winter, edited by Jerry L. Wheeler.


Beyond the Bridge by Tom MacDonald

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356 Commercial St. | Provincetown Public Library | Provincetown

Sep 27th, 2014 at 2PM
Dermot Sparhawk, a former all-American football star at Boston College, returns in Beyond the Bridge, a prequel to Tom MacDonalds award-winning debut novel, The Charlestown Connection. In Beyond the Bridge, Sparhawk, a struggling alcoholic, agrees to help find the killer of an accused pedophile priest. When two more priests are slain in Boston's Charlestown neighborhood, it becomes evident that it is the work of a sadistic serial killer who crucifies his prey after killing them. Sparhawk blazes an unconventional trail to the killer that puts him at odds with the very people he is trying to help and initiates a turf war with law enforcement.


Born to Read Children’s Story Hour

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356 Commercial St. | Provincetown Public Library | Provincetown

each week on Friday from Jul 1st through Oct 31st at 1030AM
Join Emma Anderson each Friday for the Provincetown Library's new ongoing Friday Morning Children's Story Group. This story time and play group is open to children aged birth to kindergarten and their caregivers. Emma, who has a degree in Special Education and History from Lesley University is also a teacher at Orleans Elementary School. The Story Group is a free program and will be held in the second floor Children's Area.


Coffee and Bagel Hour

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356 Commercial St. | Provincetown Public Library | Provincetown

each week on Friday from May 1st through Oct 31st at 10AM
Swing by the Marc Jacobs Reading Room on Friday mornings in 2014 for a great start to the weekend with the new Provincetown Public Library Coffee and Bagel Hour. Grab a quick “pick me up” or stay to visit with a cup of free coffee provided by the Wired Puppy and bagels/pastry provided by Stop and Shop. Have a meeting, catch up with friends, or get started on work! The Library staff looks forward to seeing YOU there and fostering a sense of community at this fun, free new initiative.


E-Reader/Tech Basics

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356 Commercial St. | Provincetown Public Library | Provincetown

each week on Thursday from Jan 10th through Oct 31st at 10AM
Having trouble with your new device? Meet with Member Services Coordinator Rebecca Levin and she'll walk you through the basics on your iPad, Kindle, Nook, or Android Device. Learn how to download books from the CLAMS and Freading systems. We also welcome basic "how to" questions (email, apps, etc.). This group meets in the Marc Jacobs Reading Room, and complimentary coffee from the Wired Puppy will be served during the session.


E-Reader/Tech Basics

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356 Commercial St. | Provincetown Public Library | Provincetown

each week on Thursday from May 1st through Jun 30th at 10AM
Having trouble with your new device? Meet with Member Services Coordinator Rebecca Levin and she'll walk you through the basics on your iPad, Kindle, Nook, or Android Device. Learn how to download books from the CLAMS and Freading systems. We also welcome basic "how to" questions (email, apps, etc.). This group meets in the Marc Jacobs Reading Room each week.


For Kids: The Elbows

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356 Commercial St. | Provincetown Public Library | Provincetown

Aug 15th, 2014 at 11AM
The Elbows are a children’s band from Cape Cod Massachusetts. The band is made up of four friends who got together one summer day to play music for some kids and their families...and they haven’t stopped since! The music is fun loving for kids of all ages. Many of the songs from their live shows are included on their first CD "The Elbows." This band will make you groove, move, sway and play.


Founding Motherw Sounding Off

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356 Commercial St. | Provincetown Public Library | Provincetown

Oct 15th, 2014 at 1PM
Are you ready to hear the hilarity, hijinks, and heroism of the early women innkeepers? Hosted by Kate Clinton, you're sure to laugh and enjoy this panel of pioneers and their fun romp through the 30 year her-story. Free.


Free Movie Night

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356 Commercial St. | Provincetown Public Library | Provincetown

Sep 24th, 2014 at 6PM
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is a 2013 romantic adventure comedy-drama film directed by, produced by, and starring Ben Stiller. Gore Verbinski served as executive producer. This is the second film adaptation of James Thurber's 1939 short story of the same name. The 1947 version was produced by Samuel Goldwyn and directed by Norman Z. McLeod, with Danny Kaye playing the role of Walter Mitty.


Morning Yoga at the Ship

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2 Mayflower Ave. | Provincetown Council on Aging | Provincetown

each week on Monday from Jul 1st through Aug 31st at 845AM
Improve flexibility and mental clarity with an hour of yoga each week on the Library's bright, spacious Second Level. The instructor, Geof Karlson, has been teaching yoga, tai chi, chi kung, and meditation for seven years on Cape Cod. He currently teaches in Wellfleet, Eastham, Orleans, and Harwich. Morning Yoga at the Ship is an open course being offered free of charge, and will meet weekly at the Library near the Rose Dorothea Model. Yoga mats will be provided to all in attendance.


October Movie Nights

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356 Commercial St. | Provincetown Public Library | Provincetown

each week on Wednesday from Oct 1st through Oct 29th at 6PM
October 1: Palo Alto (100 Minutes) October 8: Nebraska (114 Minutes) October 15: Brick Mansions (90 Minutes) October 22: Fed Up (92 Minutes) October 29: 28 Days Later- SPECIAL HALLOWEEN SCREENING (113 Minutes)


Provincetown Library Book Club

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100 Alden St. | Seashore Point | Provincetown

Sep 19th, 2014 at 6PM
This month's book selection is The Aspern Papers by Henry James. Copies are available at the Library Circulation desk. The Provincetown Library Book Group meets in the Beach Point Grille Room at Seashore Point's Second Level.


Provincetown Pet of the Week

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356 Commercial St. | Provincetown Public Library | Provincetown

every day of each week from Jan 1st through Feb 28th
Do you have the best pet in Provincetown? Are there countless photos of your dog or cat on your phone and computer? Submit pictures and short (under 200 words) descriptions to Marketing and Program Director Matt Clark at the email listed here. Provincetown’s pets are undoubtedly a unique and special part of our community, so spread the word and let us know about your favorite four-legged friends! A new winner will be displayed each Friday morning on our website.


Provincetown Schools Spooky Halloween Sleepover

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356 Commercial St. | Provincetown Public Library | Provincetown

Oct 24th, 2014 at 7PM
The Library will welcome students from Provincetown Schools’ 6th, 7th, and 8th grade for a ghoulish evening on the Mezzanine Level of our building. The night will include pizza, Halloween treats, scary movies, spooky stories, games with prizes, and even an early morning breakfast! Students participating are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes, and also need to be sure to bring their own sleeping bag and pillow. This program will be chaperoned by Provincetown Schools and Provincetown Library employees. Drop Off Time: Friday, October 24 at 7:00 pm Pick Up Time: Saturday, October 25 at 8:00 am


Seashore Point Book Club

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100 Aldeen St. | Seashore Point | Provincetown

Oct 16th, 2014 at 1PM
This month's book selection is Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand. Copies are available at the Seashore Point reception desk. The Provincetown Library Book Group meets in the Beach Point Grille Room at Seashore Point’s Second Level.


Tai Chi by the Ship

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356 Commercial ST. | Provincetown Public Library | Provincetown

each week on Friday from Aug 1st through Aug 31st at 9AM
This class combines the slow movements of Tai Chi and Chi Kung for the benefit of mental and physical balance and general well being, with an emphasis on “mindfulness” – remaining focused in the here and now. The health benefits of focused slow movement have been amply demonstrated by recent medical research. The instructor, Geof Karlson, has been teaching yoga, tai chi, chi kung, and meditation for seven years on Cape Cod.


The World's Gayest National Portrait Gallery

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356 Commercial St. | Provincetown Public Library | Provincetown

Sep 26th, 2014 at 3PM
Fifty years after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the full inside story can now be told. Join Norman Katz, a retired U.S. Secret Service Special Join Andrew Lear for a slide show with commentary focusing on the astonishing gay history hanging on the walls of the National Portrait Gallery in London. The program involves men, women, trans persons, couples, men portrayed by the "queer eye," and people involved in important gay historical events. The lecture also uses imagery to raise many key issues in gay history including the difficult evidentiary record and challenges of establishing transhistorical categories for same-sex desire.


Town Manager Candidate Open House

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356 Commercial St. | Provincetown Public Library | Provincetown

Sep 23rd, 2014 at 530PM
All members of our community are invited to attend and meet the prospective Town Managers!


Tuesdays with Hilde

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356 Commercial St. | Provincetown Public Library | Provincetown

Oct 21st, 2014 at 430PM
Provincetown’s Hilde Olsen is starting a great new weekly writing group held in the Library’s scenic Mezzanine area! Whether you are just getting started or have already been published, this program is open to writers of all levels and formats. Olsen, a core member of the Writer’s Voice Café, will provide a regular weekly setting for community members to work on existing pieces, find inspiration, or get feedback from the group. Tuesdays with Hilde will begin meeting weekly on October 21 at 4:30 pm. !


Website of the Week

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356 Commercial St. | Provincetown Public Library | Provincetown

every day of each week from Jan 1st through Oct 31st
Is there a website, blog, or Tumblr that you just can’t get enough of? Have you created a creative new site that deserves some recognition? Submit your favorite online destinations to Marketing and Program Director Matt Clark. The best submission of the week will be displayed each Friday morning! On the library website.


Writer’s Voice Cafe Open Mic Night

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356 Commercial St. | Provincetown Public Library | Provincetown

Sep 10th, 2014 at 6PM
The September 10 Featured Speaker will be David "Scarbie" Mitchell, known in Provincetown as "the one with the hats on the pink bike." David wrote and performs LipSchtick, a memoir based musical comedy/drama each summer at the UU Meeting House. He will speak about his experiences and his creative processes, of writing and acting in LipSchtick; One Boy's Journey To Fabulous And Back!


Writer’s Voice Cafe Open Mic Night

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356 Commercial St. | Provincetown Public Library | Provincetown

Oct 15th, 2014 at 6PM
Continuing to further its mission of becoming a center for cultural storytelling in our community, the Library is working with the founding members of the Writer’s Voice Cafe to produce a series of Open Mic events and Workshops in 2014. Founded by Dian Hamilton with Hilde Oleson joining shortly thereafter, The Writer’s Voice Café provides writers of all media opportunities to share their work and to connect with others in the community for support and inspiration. ! Join us on October 15 for a special Women’s



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