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The Provincetown Public Library

A Cultural Storytelling Center at Lands End

Open Daily:

Monday and Friday: 10-5
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 10-8
Saturday and Sunday: 1-5

New in the World of Books….

Staff Summer Reads

Library staff members have been chilling with these fabulous and fascinating books this summer. Augustown, by Kei Miller; chosen by Mary Alice Wells Beautifully written novel with touches of the mystical about racial and socio-economic discrimination in Jamaica....

New York Times Bestsellers: July 30, 2018

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION THE OTHER WOMAN by Daniel Silva THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING by Bill Clinton and James Patterson THE ADVENTURE ZONE: HERE THERE BE GERBLINS by Clint McElroy et al. Illustrated by Carey Pietsch SHARP OBJECTS by Gillian...

Nan’s June Book Highlights

Everyone knows that every month is LGBT pride month in Provincetown, but it’s good to be reminded in June to take a fresh look at LGBT history and literature. Here are some of the great new gay reads in the Library this month. Jam on the Vine , by LaShonda Katrice...

About the Provincetown Library: 

Located downtown on Commercial Street, the Library is both a literal and metaphorical center of the Provincetown community, housing nearly 40,000 items, more than 30 works of art from the Town’s Art Collection, and the Rose Dorothea Schooner model.

Now Accepting Online Donations

Contribute to the Library Gift Fund using your credit card online! The Library Gift Fund is maintained by the Provincetown Board of Library Trustees, and is used to pay our building’s mortgage each year. Your contribution brings us one step closer to paying off the $300,000 still owed for our gorgeous building.

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August 2017 Writer's Voice Café


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February 2017 Writer's Voice Café

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