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Wednesday, April 25, 2018


10:00 AM - 10:30 AMTory's Storytime - Playgroup/Storytime



Location:  Lillian Dixon Morton Children's Room
Contact:  
Description:  Children 0-up-to-age-3 are invited to drop in for some music, movement, and books; and/or play with our dollhouse, train table and other early learning toys. Parents will enjoy meeting and talking with other parents, and talking with us about great children's books.  





Saturday, April 28, 2018


10:00 AM - 10:45 AMSTEM StoryTime for Ages 3-6



Location:  Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  Come enjoy some stories, experiment with hands-on STEM materials, and do a simple craft. STEM themes include: magnets, sinking & floating, structures, colors, sound, gravity, measuring, sun power, wind power, and more!  Registration required; call or visit us! 





Monday, May 7, 2018


11:00 AM - 12:30 PMThe Amazing Human Body: Managing Stress



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Description:  

5/7 - The Amazing Human Body: Managing Stress

Week 1 focuses on stress. Find out how it can have an impact on your life and talk about strategies to manage stress.
Presented by Cape Cod Rehab






Friday, May 18, 2018


5:30 AM42 Annual Golf Tournament at Wianno Club



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Contact:  
Description:  To benefit the library. Play golf at the Wianno Club and enjoy dinner and auction after.  For more info and to reserve your spot Click Here




Tuesday, May 22, 2018


5:30 PM - 6:30 PMUnderstanding Social Media & Emerging Technologies



Location:  Main Meeting Room
Contact:  
Description:  Learn what  Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, a Blog, Podcast and more are, Get introduced to 3D prining and Virtiral and Augmented Reality.
Reservations suggested.




Monday, June 4, 2018


11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Exercise and Arthritis



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  6/4 - Exercise and Arthritis
The CDC reported that 49.6% of adults ages 65 and older reported doctor-diagnosed arthritis.  This week explores how exercise can help ease the symptoms of arthritis and discuss other ways to help when living with arthritis. Presented by Cape Cod Rehab




Tuesday, June 12, 2018


6:00 PMThe Conservation and Restoration of Cahoon Furniture



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Description:  

June 12 Conservator Barrett M. Keating will give a talk on “The Conservation and Restoration of Cahoon Furniture” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 12. Keating, who has a studio in North Falmouth, has specialized in the conservation and restoration of antique furniture and wooden artifacts for more than 30 years. His commissions have included the restoration of some three dozen pieces of furniture decorated by Ralph and Martha Cahoon.






Thursday, June 14, 2018


2:00 PMCahoons on the Block: Selling Ralph’s and Martha’s Work at Eldred’s



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Description:  June 14 Auctioneer Joshua F. Eldred will give the presentation “Cahoons on the Block: Selling Ralph’s and Martha’s Work at Eldred’s” at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 14. Eldred is president and head of American and European Art at Robert C. Eldred Co. auction house in East Dennis.
 


5:30 PMAuthor Emily Jeanne Miller



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Description:   Author of Brand New Human Being and The News from the End of the World (this one she's reading from)




Tuesday, June 19, 2018


11:00 AMHis and Hers: Comparing the Works of Ralph and Martha Cahoon



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  June 19. Cindy Nickerson, curator of the “Siren’s Call” exhibition, will present “His and Hers: Comparing the Works of Ralph and Martha Cahoon” at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 19. A former director and curator of the Cahoon Museum of American Art, Nickerson has done extensive research on the Cotuit folk artists. Her discussion will range from the creative pursuits of their Cape Cod childhoods to their national recognition as whimsical and witty "sophisticated primitives" with a penchant for mermaids.
 




Wednesday, June 20, 2018


11:00 AMUnexpected Treasures: Restoring Ralph and Martha Cahoon’s Osterville Home



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Description:  David Newton, chairman and CEO of C. H. Newton Builders, will speak on “Unexpected Treasures: Restoring Ralph and Martha Cahoon’s Osterville Home” at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 20. His company’s office at 919 Main St., Osterville, was once the home of folks artists Ralph and Martha Cahoon, purchased following their marriage in 1932. They ran a decorating shop and antiques business out of the little house until moving to Cotuit in 1945. Newton’s crew discovered wall paintings of Ralph’s as well as earlier artifacts, including a pre-Revolutionary War cannon, during their renovations and excavations of the building and property.
 




Thursday, June 21, 2018


4:00 PMThe Agony and the Ecstasy: Collecting the Legendary Paintings of Ralph and Martha Caho



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Description:  June 21 Art collector Laurie Young will speak on “The Agony and the Ecstasy:  Collecting the Legendary Paintings of Ralph and Martha Cahoon" at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 21. She and her husband, Robin, have assembled a stellar collection of works by Cape Cod folk artists Ralph and Martha Cahoon over the past two decades. She’ll talk about the hunt and the paintings’ endless appeal, while relating anecdotes about a number of the pieces




Tuesday, June 26, 2018


11:00 AMMermaids and More: The Story of the Cahoon Museum of American Art



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Description:   Dr. Sarah Johnson, director of the Cahoon Museum of American Art, will present “Mermaids and More: The Story of the Cahoon Museum of American Art” at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 26. She will give a brief overview of the museum building, ranging from its 18th-century beginnings as a Crocker residence to its years as Ralph and Martha Cahoon’s home and studio through the recent renovation and expansion. She’ll also touch upon current exhibits and programs.
 




Thursday, June 28, 2018


6:00 PMThe Art of Restoring Paintings and Frames



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Description:  Ron Lindholm and Tracy Nee of Cape Cod Picture Framing & Restoration and Art Rescue disaster services of Dennis will give a presentation on “The Art of Restoring Paintings and Frames” at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 28. Ralph Cahoon had much of his framing done at Cape Cod Picture Framing during the last decade of his life. It was the artist’s penchant for using antique frames that sparked Lindholm’s interest in frame restoration. Nee specializes in both painting and frame restoration. They will also discuss the system they’ve developed for the recovery, treatment and restoration of fine art damaged by fire or flooding.
 




Monday, July 2, 2018


11:00 AM - 12:30 PMBalance: Fighting Falls



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Description:  Balance: Fighting Falls
Learn strategies to prevent falls at home and out in the community along with the importance of incorporating balance exercises into your fitness routine. Presented by Cape Cod Rehab
 




Sunday, July 8, 2018


5:30 PM - 8:00 PMAnnual Family & Community Clambake



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  Meet your neighbors, treat your friends and associates, enjoy a traditonal clambake under the tent. More Information & Tickets




Tuesday, July 10, 2018


5:30 PM - 7:30 PM7th Annual Mutts & Martinis



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  Bring your dog for this early evening of fun, food, cocktails and dogtails. Rain or shine under the tent!
More information




Thursday, July 12, 2018


6:00 PMSummer Concert Series: Cape Conservatory Jazz Band



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  Summer concert series on the library green brought to you through the generosity of the Kirkman Trust Fund. Rain or shine (concerts will be held inside the library should it rain). 




Tuesday, July 17, 2018


4:00 PMThe Romance of Sailors’ Valentines



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Description:  July 17 Award-winning sailors’ valentine artist Sandi Blanda will give a presentation on “The Romance of Sailors’ Valentines” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 17. She’ll give an overview of the history of this beautiful form of shell craft, with a particular focus on Cape Cod artist Bernard Woodman, who was instrumental in reviving interest in this Victorian Era art form and collaborated with folk artists Ralph and Martha Cahoon. Blanda will also talk about her own romantic, lacy-looking valentines, created over the past 35 years.
 




Thursday, July 19, 2018


4:00 PMThe Agony and the Ecstasy: Collecting the Legendary Paintings of Ralph and Martha Cahoon



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  Art collector Laurie Young will speak on “The Agony and the Ecstasy:  Collecting the Legendary Paintings of Ralph and Martha Cahoon" at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 21. She and her husband, Robin, have assembled a stellar collection of works by Cape Cod folk artists Ralph and Martha Cahoon over the past two decades. She’ll talk about the hunt and the paintings’


6:00 PMSummer Concert Series: Mike Dumas Satellite Band



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  Summer concert series on the library green brought to you through the generosity of the Kirkman Trust Fund. Rain or shine (concerts will be held inside the library should it rain). 




Thursday, July 26, 2018


6:00 PMSummer Concert Series: Saddle-Up Country Band



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  Summer concert series on the library green brought to you through the generosity of the Kirkman Trust Fund. Rain or shine (concerts will be held inside the library should it rain). 




Thursday, August 2, 2018


6:00 PMSummer Concert Series: Bart Weisman Klezmer Swing Band



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  Summer concert series on the library green brought to you through the generosity of the Kirkman Trust Fund. Rain or shine (concerts will be held inside the library should it rain). 




Monday, August 6, 2018


11:00 AM - 12:30 PMPosture is my Signature



Location:  
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Description:  Posture is my Signature
A strong posture is linked with aging well.  This week focuses on posture and how it can affect your balance, core and walking ability along with what you can do to improve and/or maintain your posture. Presented by Cape Cod Rehab
 
 




Thursday, August 9, 2018


6:00 PMSummer Concert Series: The Moonlights



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  Summer concert series on the library green brought to you through the generosity of the Kirkman Trust Fund. Rain or shine (concerts will be held inside the library should it rain). 




Thursday, August 16, 2018


6:00 PMSummer Concert Series: Two Cool



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  Summer concert series on the library green brought to you through the generosity of the Kirkman Trust Fund. Rain or shine (concerts will be held inside the library should it rain). 




Monday, September 10, 2018


11:00 AM - 12:30 PMNutrition: Eat Right Be Well



Location:  
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Description:  9/10 - Nutrition: Eat Right Be Well
Nutrition is an important component to any health and fitness program.  This week explores the latest trends in nutrition and debunks some of the common nutrition myths. Presented by Cape Cod Rehab
 




Monday, October 1, 2018


11:00 AM - 12:30 PM The Burdenko Method



Location:  
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Description:  The Burdenko Method
Learn about the Burdenko Method and explore the 6 essential qualities of health & fitness: balance, coordination, flexibility, endurance, speed and stretch. Presented by Cape Cod Rehab
 


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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Tory's Storytime - Playgroup/Storytime
Children 0-up-to-age-3 are invited to drop in for some music, movement, and books; and/or play with our dollhouse, train table and other early learning toys. Parents will enjoy meeting and talking with other parents, and talking with us about great children's books.  




Saturday, April 28, 2018

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
STEM StoryTime for Ages 3-6
Come enjoy some stories, experiment with hands-on STEM materials, and do a simple craft. STEM themes include: magnets, sinking & floating, structures, colors, sound, gravity, measuring, sun power, wind power, and more!  Registration required; call or visit us! 




Monday, May 7, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
The Amazing Human Body: Managing Stress

5/7 - The Amazing Human Body: Managing Stress

Week 1 focuses on stress. Find out how it can have an impact on your life and talk about strategies to manage stress.
Presented by Cape Cod Rehab





Friday, May 18, 2018

5:30 AM
42 Annual Golf Tournament at Wianno Club
To benefit the library. Play golf at the Wianno Club and enjoy dinner and auction after.  For more info and to reserve your spot Click Here



Tuesday, May 22, 2018

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Understanding Social Media & Emerging Technologies
Learn what  Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, a Blog, Podcast and more are, Get introduced to 3D prining and Virtiral and Augmented Reality.
Reservations suggested.



Monday, June 4, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Exercise and Arthritis
6/4 - Exercise and Arthritis
The CDC reported that 49.6% of adults ages 65 and older reported doctor-diagnosed arthritis.  This week explores how exercise can help ease the symptoms of arthritis and discuss other ways to help when living with arthritis. Presented by Cape Cod Rehab



Tuesday, June 12, 2018

6:00 PM
The Conservation and Restoration of Cahoon Furniture

June 12 Conservator Barrett M. Keating will give a talk on “The Conservation and Restoration of Cahoon Furniture” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 12. Keating, who has a studio in North Falmouth, has specialized in the conservation and restoration of antique furniture and wooden artifacts for more than 30 years. His commissions have included the restoration of some three dozen pieces of furniture decorated by Ralph and Martha Cahoon.





Thursday, June 14, 2018

2:00 PM
Cahoons on the Block: Selling Ralph’s and Martha’s Work at Eldred’s
June 14 Auctioneer Joshua F. Eldred will give the presentation “Cahoons on the Block: Selling Ralph’s and Martha’s Work at Eldred’s” at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 14. Eldred is president and head of American and European Art at Robert C. Eldred Co. auction house in East Dennis.
 

5:30 PM
Author Emily Jeanne Miller
 Author of Brand New Human Being and The News from the End of the World (this one she's reading from)



Tuesday, June 19, 2018

11:00 AM
His and Hers: Comparing the Works of Ralph and Martha Cahoon
June 19. Cindy Nickerson, curator of the “Siren’s Call” exhibition, will present “His and Hers: Comparing the Works of Ralph and Martha Cahoon” at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 19. A former director and curator of the Cahoon Museum of American Art, Nickerson has done extensive research on the Cotuit folk artists. Her discussion will range from the creative pursuits of their Cape Cod childhoods to their national recognition as whimsical and witty "sophisticated primitives" with a penchant for mermaids.
 



Wednesday, June 20, 2018

11:00 AM
Unexpected Treasures: Restoring Ralph and Martha Cahoon’s Osterville Home
David Newton, chairman and CEO of C. H. Newton Builders, will speak on “Unexpected Treasures: Restoring Ralph and Martha Cahoon’s Osterville Home” at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 20. His company’s office at 919 Main St., Osterville, was once the home of folks artists Ralph and Martha Cahoon, purchased following their marriage in 1932. They ran a decorating shop and antiques business out of the little house until moving to Cotuit in 1945. Newton’s crew discovered wall paintings of Ralph’s as well as earlier artifacts, including a pre-Revolutionary War cannon, during their renovations and excavations of the building and property.
 



Thursday, June 21, 2018

4:00 PM
The Agony and the Ecstasy: Collecting the Legendary Paintings of Ralph and Martha Caho
June 21 Art collector Laurie Young will speak on “The Agony and the Ecstasy:  Collecting the Legendary Paintings of Ralph and Martha Cahoon" at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 21. She and her husband, Robin, have assembled a stellar collection of works by Cape Cod folk artists Ralph and Martha Cahoon over the past two decades. She’ll talk about the hunt and the paintings’ endless appeal, while relating anecdotes about a number of the pieces



Tuesday, June 26, 2018

11:00 AM
Mermaids and More: The Story of the Cahoon Museum of American Art
 Dr. Sarah Johnson, director of the Cahoon Museum of American Art, will present “Mermaids and More: The Story of the Cahoon Museum of American Art” at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 26. She will give a brief overview of the museum building, ranging from its 18th-century beginnings as a Crocker residence to its years as Ralph and Martha Cahoon’s home and studio through the recent renovation and expansion. She’ll also touch upon current exhibits and programs.
 



Thursday, June 28, 2018

6:00 PM
The Art of Restoring Paintings and Frames
Ron Lindholm and Tracy Nee of Cape Cod Picture Framing & Restoration and Art Rescue disaster services of Dennis will give a presentation on “The Art of Restoring Paintings and Frames” at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 28. Ralph Cahoon had much of his framing done at Cape Cod Picture Framing during the last decade of his life. It was the artist’s penchant for using antique frames that sparked Lindholm’s interest in frame restoration. Nee specializes in both painting and frame restoration. They will also discuss the system they’ve developed for the recovery, treatment and restoration of fine art damaged by fire or flooding.
 



Monday, July 2, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Balance: Fighting Falls
Balance: Fighting Falls
Learn strategies to prevent falls at home and out in the community along with the importance of incorporating balance exercises into your fitness routine. Presented by Cape Cod Rehab
 



Sunday, July 8, 2018

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Annual Family & Community Clambake
Meet your neighbors, treat your friends and associates, enjoy a traditonal clambake under the tent. More Information & Tickets



Tuesday, July 10, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
7th Annual Mutts & Martinis
Bring your dog for this early evening of fun, food, cocktails and dogtails. Rain or shine under the tent!
More information



Thursday, July 12, 2018

6:00 PM
Summer Concert Series: Cape Conservatory Jazz Band
Summer concert series on the library green brought to you through the generosity of the Kirkman Trust Fund. Rain or shine (concerts will be held inside the library should it rain). 



Tuesday, July 17, 2018

4:00 PM
The Romance of Sailors’ Valentines
July 17 Award-winning sailors’ valentine artist Sandi Blanda will give a presentation on “The Romance of Sailors’ Valentines” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 17. She’ll give an overview of the history of this beautiful form of shell craft, with a particular focus on Cape Cod artist Bernard Woodman, who was instrumental in reviving interest in this Victorian Era art form and collaborated with folk artists Ralph and Martha Cahoon. Blanda will also talk about her own romantic, lacy-looking valentines, created over the past 35 years.
 



Thursday, July 19, 2018

4:00 PM
The Agony and the Ecstasy: Collecting the Legendary Paintings of Ralph and Martha Cahoon
Art collector Laurie Young will speak on “The Agony and the Ecstasy:  Collecting the Legendary Paintings of Ralph and Martha Cahoon" at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 21. She and her husband, Robin, have assembled a stellar collection of works by Cape Cod folk artists Ralph and Martha Cahoon over the past two decades. She’ll talk about the hunt and the paintings’

6:00 PM
Summer Concert Series: Mike Dumas Satellite Band
Summer concert series on the library green brought to you through the generosity of the Kirkman Trust Fund. Rain or shine (concerts will be held inside the library should it rain). 



Thursday, July 26, 2018

6:00 PM
Summer Concert Series: Saddle-Up Country Band
Summer concert series on the library green brought to you through the generosity of the Kirkman Trust Fund. Rain or shine (concerts will be held inside the library should it rain). 



Thursday, August 2, 2018

6:00 PM
Summer Concert Series: Bart Weisman Klezmer Swing Band
Summer concert series on the library green brought to you through the generosity of the Kirkman Trust Fund. Rain or shine (concerts will be held inside the library should it rain). 



Monday, August 6, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Posture is my Signature
Posture is my Signature
A strong posture is linked with aging well.  This week focuses on posture and how it can affect your balance, core and walking ability along with what you can do to improve and/or maintain your posture. Presented by Cape Cod Rehab
 
 



Thursday, August 9, 2018

6:00 PM
Summer Concert Series: The Moonlights
Summer concert series on the library green brought to you through the generosity of the Kirkman Trust Fund. Rain or shine (concerts will be held inside the library should it rain). 



Thursday, August 16, 2018

6:00 PM
Summer Concert Series: Two Cool
Summer concert series on the library green brought to you through the generosity of the Kirkman Trust Fund. Rain or shine (concerts will be held inside the library should it rain). 



Monday, September 10, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Nutrition: Eat Right Be Well
9/10 - Nutrition: Eat Right Be Well
Nutrition is an important component to any health and fitness program.  This week explores the latest trends in nutrition and debunks some of the common nutrition myths. Presented by Cape Cod Rehab
 



Monday, October 1, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
The Burdenko Method
The Burdenko Method
Learn about the Burdenko Method and explore the 6 essential qualities of health & fitness: balance, coordination, flexibility, endurance, speed and stretch. Presented by Cape Cod Rehab