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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!

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: February 3, 2017

February 3, 2017 Photo by Paul Murphy Mornings are Beautiful A New Poem by Hilde Oleson Mornings are lovely when they come. After a deep black night To see that crack of brightness Peek into the horizon. Then if we are lucky, there may be pink. Slipping in slyly,...

Books You Can Read in a Day

When your to-do list is long, it’s nice to be able to finish something right away! For those busy times, and for all those taking the 2017 Provincetown Library Reading Challenge, here is a list of Nan's favorites -- books you can finish in a day, most of them under...

Nan’s New Book Highlights: February 2, 2017

Science Fiction: It’s Not Just for Geeks Any More Those of you who already like science fiction know that it is widely--and wildly--diverse, atmospheric, character-driven, multi-cultural and meaningful. Those of you who think you don’t like it, consider this list:...

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Winter Wednesdays 2017: February 1 – March 29

A free community program offering compelling courses in Provincetown on a drop-in basis during the coldest, darkest months of the year. All sessions are offered for free on a drop-in basis. Some materials fees or subscriptions may apply, see course description for more information. Classes are held at the Provincetown Schools, with the exception of the Genealogy course, which is held at Provincetown Public Library.

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