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  • Rendering of Reading Room

  • Rendering of Reading Room

  • Rendering of Reading Room

  • Rendering of Reading Room

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Storytime with the Firebirds


A few of the Orleans Firebirds will share some baseball books with children of all ages. All are invited to meet our local heroes in this informal setting - ask them questions, listen to their stories, get to know them up close and personally. 

Beat the crowds at the games and get their autographs at the Library!

Summer Reading programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Eastham Library.

Meet author Sara Pennypacker
Wednesday, July 26th at 4 PM
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Join us in a talk with local writer

Sara Pennypacker

author of “Pax”, “Summer of the Gypsy Moths”,
the Clementine series (and many more) on
Wednesday, 7/26 at 4:00 at the Eastham Library

Bring your questions and books to sign

Author Don Wilding: "A Brief History of Eastham: On the Outer Beach of Cape Cod"
Wednesday, August 2, 4:00 pm

Meet Don Wilding, award-winning writer and editor, author of “Henry Beston’s Cape Cod: How the Outermost House Inspired a National Seashore,” and co-founder of the Henry Beston Society.  Books will be available for sale and signing. Sponsored by the Friends of the Eastham Public Library
Nobel Prize winner William Campbell, PhD
Friday, August 4, 1:30 pm

Dr. Campbell was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Medicine for his work on developing a new medication to treat river blindness and elephantiasis. He is a member of the United States National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Campbell will speak about his scientific work as well the Nobel ceremonies in Stockholm
Film: "Paper Lanterns: The Untold Story of American Prisoners of War in Hiroshima"
Friday, August 4, 4:00 pm

Shigeaki Mori witnessed the bombing of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, and the tragic fate of Japanese civilians.  Several US airmen were also killed in the blast.  Paper Lanterns tells the story of Mori’s search for the American soldiers’ families and his quest to help them find peace.  Producer Peter Grilli will speak
Voices of Poetry: “Splitting the Atom”
Saturday, August 5, 2:00 pm

This poetry & music event commemorates the 72nd anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima & Nagasaki, with poets Gail Mazur, Lloyd Schwartz and Gail Thomas, and music by Misao Koyama Hoagland and Lisa Gross. Rev. Edmund Robinson will offer some introductory words.
July Exhibit
John Tunney and June Havens

Night on Salt PondJohn Tunney:
Showers of Eastham (Red Gallery)
Cape Impressions (Turner Room)
Artist Statement: Cape Cod photographer John Tunney uses a variety of techniques, including camera motion,long exposures and shallow depth of field to create the images for his "Cape Impressions" exhibit.  The works include abstract coastal scapes, traditional landscapes and night scenes.

June Havens. Botanical Portraits (VIS Room)
Artist Statement: My paintings are botanical portraits of plants from my garden or given to me by friends and neighbors.  The mediums I use are watercolor, color pencils, and graphite. I love detail and often find myself working with #00 brushes and a magnifying glass.

Wet paintings from Hydrangea Festival in the Turner Gallery, beginning July 11 from 3:30-5:30 with a lemonade social 

Image: John Tunney, "Night on Salt Pond"