• Birding with Phil Kyle - Spring birding is classic bird watching, part three

    Saturday, April 28th @ 10 AM

    Marshes with insert photo of Phil Kyle

    Phil is known for his animated talks and slide shows as well as his teaching skills and 40 years of birding experience.  He is the past president of the Cape Cod Bird Club and writes the birding column for the Cape Cod Times.  Classes include: slides, syllabus, charts, carvings and guides. 
  • U.S. Life-Saving Stations on Cape Cod - 1872 & Beyond

    An illustrated talk by Richard G. Ryder, Grandson of Former Life-Saving Service Surfman and Coast Guard Station Keeper Richard E. Ryder of Chatham.

    Saturday, April 28th

    1:30 PM

    Photo caption: Richard E. Ryder, 1923
  • Watch where the water goes! "Rain gardens"

    Program and follow-up workshop - Wednesday, May 2nd Noon - 3 PM

    The landscape surrounding the library was designed to include numerous rain gardens and other eco-friendly practices to minimize impacts on the environment.  Come to this workshop to learn how these stormwater systems are designed to work, what is required to maintain them, and to find out how you can help.

    Noon - 1:45 PM.   Rain Garden Program (Registration not required for program)

    2:00-3:00 PM.      Workshop: Outdoor Hands-on Maintenance Training Exercise.  Limited to 50 registrants. (Register here for workshop!)

    Watch the PSA
    Printable flyer               

  • April Exhibit - Eastwind~A Cooperative Gallery & Working Studio

    Eastwind Gallery in Orleans is a long standing cooperative of local Cape Cod artists featuring original works of art and celebrating the opening of its 21st season in the heart of the Orleans Cultural District. Artwork varies in subject matter, medium, and style though often influenced by the beauty all around us on the Cape. This exhibit highlights the range of Eastwind’s award winning artists in works of fine art in oil, watercolor, pastel, acrylic, and photography. Read more....

    Elinor Freedman "Crash"                                    
  • Have You Named a Health Care Agent?

    Thursday, April 26 @ 10:30 AM

    “Your Health Care Proxy” Presented by Betsey Moehlich, RN, and Martha Byron, Chaplain

    Like planning a wedding, planning for your future health care is important!!
    Make a Health Care Plan for the best possible care all through your life

    This program will:
    • Guide you through the process of naming your health care agent/proxy.
    • Help you think about the instructions you wish to give to your agent.
    • Cover how to start the conversation with your family and loved ones about what is important to you at the end of life. 
    And here's some food for thought:  The Conversation: A Family's Private Decision (ABC News)
  • About Hospice

    Thursday, May 10, 10:30 am

    "About Hospice"
    Sarah Endres, Director of VNA of Cape Cod Hospice and Palliative Care Program, and Carmen Lugo-DeRaleau, will discuss the Hospice program, which is is a multifaceted program that provides physical, emotional and spiritual care and support to the patient and the family in the latter stages of life.

The Eastham Public Library - For Every Chapter Of Your Life


Shoutbomb texting software is now available to alert you about available holds and more!

CLAMS Texting using Shoutbomb
CLAMS has partnered with Shoutbomb to provide patrons with a new text messaging service. Use your mobile phone to receive text notices about your holds that are available, items that are due soon, overdues, and fines and send a text to renew an item. 
Read the full blog post on CLAMS' web-site