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2016 Eastham Turnip Festival
Sat. Nov. 19th 1-4 PM

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Joelle Szerdi, Project Manager with Oudens Ello Architectue to Present Talk and ‘Virtual Tour’


Residents of Eastham and neighboring towns will have an opportunity to take a “virtual tour” of the interior of their “incredible” new library at the annual meeting of The Friends of the Eastham Public Library, on Wednesday, June 8, at 4 p.m., at the Town Hall (Earle Mountain Room).

Joelle Szerdi, an architect with Oudens-Ello and project manager for furniture, fixtures, and equipment, will deliver a PowerPoint presentation, supported by photos, about the new facility that has grown rapidly during this past year on the grounds of its long-standing predecessor.

“We are excited to provide the public with its first inside look at our incredible new library,” said Judy Sebastian, the Friends’ president. “We encourage as many residents as possible to attend—and will also look forward to welcoming them at the actual facility in the coming months.”

In addition to the presentation, there will be a brief business meeting, at which a slate of officers will be presented.

Satellite Book Return available at Schoolhouse Museum
Satellite Book Return at Schoolhouse Museum
This seasonal satellite book return on the
front walkway of the Schoolhouse Museum
(across from the Salt Pond Visitors Center) is
now available to make it easier to
return materials this summer. 

Thank you to the Eastham Historical Society
for loaning us this very accessible spot!

Weiss Ratings and Consumer Reports Online
As we welcome in the new year, a clean slate, the Library has many online resources to help.  Our newest is Weiss Ratings Consumer Guides Nine How-To Guides that will Help You Plan For & Select the Right Insurance and Financial Products.

Topics include:
Auto Insurance, Elder Care Choices, Health Savings Accounts, Homeowners Insurance, Long-term Care Insurance, Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage, Medicare Supplemental Insuarance, Term Life Insurance and Variable Annuitites. 

The Library also offers Consumers Reports online.
Missed our Programs?
Enjoy one of our Videos
The Finest Hours" - One Book One Town  Author Michael Tougias tells the true story about two tanker ships which separately cracked in the rough seas of the stormy Outer Cape.  The coincidental calamities left 84 sailors adrift in wrecked ships.  Coast Guardsmen overcame numerous challenges to bring them back alive.  Tougis uses slides to recount the storm, the sinking tankers, the rescues, the victims, the survivors, and all the heroes of this histortic event.
Dick Ryder, Don St. Pierre: CG36500: Her Story.  Learn about the heroic story of the CG36500 and her crew in the 1952 blizzard and rescue, with an undate on the restoration of the Motor Lifeboat CG36500.  Dick Ryder and Don St. Pierre tell the story from first hand experience with the famous vessel.
Rescue of the Bounty 7-17-2015.  The tall ship featured in the 1962 classic movie, Mutiny on the Bounty, sailed into Hurricane Sandy and overturned in 30 foot seas 90 miles off North Carolina, prompting one of the most massive rescues in Coast Guard History.  The Eastham Public Library welcomes author, Michael Tougias to discuss his book, Rescue of the Bounty.
Piping Plovers: Perilous Journey 7-8-2015.  Coming home to nest or rest during migration on sandy beaches is far riskier than in Thoreau's day when the piping plover was the most memorable sound of the Outer Cape. Please join us as the National Seashore's top shorebird expert, Mary Hake, explains the important role seashore beaches play in the life cycle of threatened shorebirds such as the piping plover, least tern, American oystercatcher and red knot, and what we are doing to help them survive on the edges of our world.

These and other videos from the Town of Eastham are on Vimeo  Thank you Mike Caliri, Video Services Coordinator, for making this possible!


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What is TumbleBooks?

Tumble Books is a collection of animated, talking picture books with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Math Stories, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but not animation), Videos (from National Geographics), Tumble TV, pre-set playlists of a sequence of books, and Tumble Puzzles & Games.

Access Tumble Books from any reading/mobile device that has an internet connection.

Happy Tumbling!