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It’s Not Too Late to Join the Provincetown Library 2017 Reading Challenge!

The new year isn’t new anymore, but you can still take the Provincetown Library 2017 Reading Challenge! All you have to do is read 12 books in 2017 from 12 different categories. (See category list below.) Discuss your choices, have fun, and win prizes!

Yes, prizes are involved in this challenge! Not that we get too competitive — this is more like a marathon, where everybody who finishes wins. So everybody who reads 12 books (one each in all 12 categories) will get a prize. Click here for more details!

Nan’s New Book Highlights May 2017: Pulitzer Prize Winners

Sometimes prestigious prize winners are just that: prestigious, extremely well-written books, maybe even great literature. But sometimes you get a list of prize winners like this, where each one is not only important but fascinating and gripping. These titles are all...

Provincetown Public Library Receives Donation of Rare Book

Dr. J. Michael and Donna Pedro Lennon, longtime residents of Provincetown and now living in Westport, Massachusetts, continued their support of the Provincetown Public library with an extraordinary gift this weekend. The Lennons have donated a rare copy of the first...

New April Books at the Provincetown Public Library

This month, Lead Librarian Nan Cinnater provides visitors to our website with a visual inventory of all of the great new books arriving in April at the Provincetown Public Library! Scroll through the extensive list below to see if any covers catch your eye. All books...

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.

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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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