Thursday, March 12th @ 6pm
Repurposed Book Art ~ February Special Exhibit
Month of February
Repurposed Book Art Exhibit
featuring artwork by local students
& community members.
The exhibit will be on display for the entire month of February
in celebration of Love Your Library Month.
Winter Music Series
Saturday February 29 @ 1pm
February Exhibit ~ Photography & Art Quilts
Artist Reception ~ Thursday, February 6th @ 5pm
This Wild Cape, featuring the photography
of Peter Trull in the Turner Gallery.
Flight of Ideas, featuring the small art quilts
of Studio Art Quilt Associates
in the Red Gallery.
Winter Music Series
Saturdays, January 25th ~ March 28th
Eastham 400 Celebration
Commemorative GiftsEastham 400 Commemoratives
Beautiful print of Eastham and keepsake ornament for sale.
Available at the front desk for $20 each.
2019 Turnip Festival Winners!
TURNIP COOK-OFFThis year's Judges State Representative Sarah Peake, Cape Cod Times Food Critic GwennFriss, and Owner of Van Rensselaer's Restaurant Peter Hall awarded prizes to:Grand Prize ~ Sam's Deli ~ The Brackett Slider2nd Prize ~ Jailhouse Tavern ~ Turnip au Gratin3rd Prize ~ Whale Walk Inn ~ Eastham QuicheThe People's Choice Award (the dish receiving the most votes from the sampling public) wasawarded to: Eastham Turnip & Crab Rangoon by Chef Bob Willis from the C Shore Kitchen & BarTURNIP SHUCK-OFF1st place winner ~ Kim Radke with a time of 58 seconds2nd place ~ Kirsten Friedrich with a time of 1 minute 2 seconds3rd place ~ Amy Brocker with a time of 1 minute 13 secondsTHE ENORMOUS TURNIP CONTESTTwo contestants guessed the exact weight of our pumpkin wanna-be ~ 17 lbs 3 oz.Both names were put in the contest canister and Joe Durant was drawn as the winner.
Eastham 400 Commemoration Events
Genealogy Day ~ Sunday, March 29th, from 11-4
Genealogy Day- The Cape Cod Genealogical Society hosts a day long symposium- free and open to the public.
Sunday, March 29th from 11- 4pm
Land ho! - Calling all Mayflower Descendents
Using Historic Maps in Genealogical Research
Sources for Native American Genealogy in Southeastern Massachusetts -Andrew Pierce
Mayflower Society Question & Answer -Judy Chas Needham & Kathleen Kaldis
Remember the Ladies: Strategies for Researching Your Female Ancestors -Kathleen Kaldis
The Mayflower, Plymouth Colony and Nauset, the Enduring Link -Ron Petersen
Six 20 minute Genealogical Consultations
Upcoming this spring:
May 1-10: Eastham Painters Guild, Artweek
May: Eastham Library Art Exhibit, Eastham History, w/ Native American Portrait Painting, Thursday, May 7th, 4:30- 7:30 & Artists' Reception, Thursday, May 14th @ 5pm
May 22- Sept 7: Sunset Series hosted by the Town of Eastham at First Encounter Beach
400 participants include: The Eastham Library, The Town of Eastham, The Eastham Historical Society, The Cape Cod National Seashore, The Mayflower Society, The Wampanoag Tribe, and others. Watch for more scheduled events.
Funded by Mass Humanities.
First Encounters Before The First Encounter
A talk by Dr. Kathleen Bragdon, author of "Native People of Southern New England, 1500-1650."
Enjoy a Virtual Tour and 3-D Model of the LibraryVirtual Tour Full-Screen
The Eastham Public Library - For Every Chapter of Your Life