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Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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August 2019

Free Movie Nights: Summer Camp

August 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on August 21, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on August 28, 2019 at 5:30pm

Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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The Provincetown Public Library welcomes the community to participate in the August Summer Camp Movie Series screened at the Provincetown Public Library during the month of August.    This line-up of classic films has been curated by our very own Board of Library Trustee and film aficionado, Stephen Borkowski!  Patrons are encouraged to bring their own snacks and refreshments.   The films start at 5:30 pm and will be shown in the following order: August 7: The Naked Kiss (1964;…

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Provincetown Public Library Coffee Hour

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until August 31, 2019

Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Swing by the Marc Jacobs Reading Room on Friday mornings for a great start to the weekend with the Provincetown Public Library Coffee Hour.  Grab a quick “pick me up” or stay to visit with a cup of free coffee provided by the Wired Puppy.  Have a meeting, catch up with friends, or get started on work!  The Library staff looks forward to seeing YOU there and fostering a sense of community at this fun, free initiative. 

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Pride at Work: Being Out at Work Past & Present

August 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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This year marks the 50th anniversary of Pride and the historic Stonewall Rebellion. As we celebrate how far the LGBTQ+ struggle has come we also acknowledge its history as a workers struggle. It is important to recognize the LGBTQ+ people’s contributions to the labor movement and our overlapping struggles. Learn more about LQBTQ+ labor leaders of the past and the current efforts of Pride at Work. The UMass Dartmouth Labor Education Center is indentifying people to interview for a collection of…

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Free Movie Nights: Summer Camp

August 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on August 21, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on August 28, 2019 at 5:30pm

Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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The Provincetown Public Library welcomes the community to participate in the August Summer Camp Movie Series screened at the Provincetown Public Library during the month of August.    This line-up of classic films has been curated by our very own Board of Library Trustee and film aficionado, Stephen Borkowski!  Patrons are encouraged to bring their own snacks and refreshments.   The films start at 5:30 pm and will be shown in the following order: August 7: The Naked Kiss (1964;…

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Provincetown Independent Open Newsroom

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Provincetown Public Library Coffee Hour

August 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until August 31, 2019

Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Swing by the Marc Jacobs Reading Room on Friday mornings for a great start to the weekend with the Provincetown Public Library Coffee Hour.  Grab a quick “pick me up” or stay to visit with a cup of free coffee provided by the Wired Puppy.  Have a meeting, catch up with friends, or get started on work!  The Library staff looks forward to seeing YOU there and fostering a sense of community at this fun, free initiative. 

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September 2019

Astrology and Family: The Sun, Mars, and Venus

September 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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This edition of Astrology at the Library will help you learn more about how a greater understanding of the personal planets Mars and Venus, and the Sun in your natal astrology chart leads to profound family healing.  Q & A session afterwards.  Local astrologer Martha Clarke explains all!  Three free “on-the-spot” mini sessions will also be available! www.marthaclarkeastrology.com

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Free Movie Nights: Aubrey Hepburn

September 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on September 18, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on September 25, 2019 at 5:30pm

Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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The Provincetown Public Library welcomes the community to participate in the September free movie month comprised of four feature films that will showcase film icon Aubrey Hepburn! This line-up of classic films has been carefully selected by Khristine Hopkins, Library staff member and film aficionado.  The films start at 5:30 pm and will be shown in the following order: September 4: Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961; 1 hour,  55 minutes): A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has…

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Shoshanna Ehrlich Author Event

September 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Join author Shoshanna Ehrlich for a discussion of her and Alesha Doan’s work Abortion Regret: The New Attack on Reproductive Freedom in the Library’s Marc Jacobs Reading Room on Thursday, September 5 at 6:00 pm. “Abortion Regret: The New Attack on Reproductive Freedom is required reading for activists, students, scholars, journalists, policy makers and anyone trying to confront the ongoing threats to reproductive rights. The book is meticulously researched and tightly argued and exceptionally accessible. Its intersectional lens and interdisciplinary…

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Reading Challenge Discussion Group

September 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Meet others taking the 2019 Reading Challenge and discuss your book choices in person at the Provincetown Library Coffee Hour! Reading Challenge discussions will take place during Coffee Hour on the first Friday of each month. If you can’t make it, discuss your book choices on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/614236512111364/

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Provincetown Public Library Coffee Hour

September 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until September 28, 2019

Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Swing by the Marc Jacobs Reading Room on Friday mornings for a great start to the weekend with the Provincetown Public Library Coffee Hour.  Grab a quick “pick me up” or stay to visit with a cup of free coffee provided by the Wired Puppy.  Have a meeting, catch up with friends, or get started on work!  The Library staff looks forward to seeing YOU there and fostering a sense of community at this fun, free initiative. 

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Family: A Battle at Kruger Lake with Jere Miller: A Family Storytime Event

September 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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The struggle of survival is shared throughout all families in the natural world.  Author Jere Miller presents such a story in his children’s book Family: A Battle at Kruger Lake, which takes place in Kruger National Park in South Africa.  The Kruger Cape buffalo herd is on a treacherous trek from the grasslands of the north to fertile territory to the south.  They must navigate the hostile savannah and dangerous predators that have their own familial concerns.  This short story…

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“Discovering Musicals” Book Signing, with author Marc Strauss and Special Guest, Sirius XM Morning DJ Christine Pedi

September 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Join author Marc Strauss in the Marc Jacobs Reading Room for a reading and signing of his new book Discovering Musicals: A Liberal Arts Guide to Stage and Screen.  Marc will be joined by special guest Christine Pedi, Sirius XM On Broadway Morning DJ, Forbidden Broadway alum, cabaret performer, and impressionist artist.    Marc will read a few excerpts from Discovering Musicals and Christine, who also wrote the Foreword to Discovering Musicals, will sing a few songs with her New…

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Extinction Rebellion

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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We are in the midst of an unprecedented climate crisis and ecological breakdown that threatens the continuation of life as we know it, and demands profound changes in all aspects of society. Join Extinction Rebellion in the Marc Jacobs Reading Room on Tuesday, September 10 to learn how you can be a part of a global movement of social transformation for a livable future.  Extinction Rebellion is a strictly non-violent movement, whose overall ambition is an international rebellion that helps…

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Provincetown Public Library Coffee Hour

September 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until September 28, 2019

Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Swing by the Marc Jacobs Reading Room on Friday mornings for a great start to the weekend with the Provincetown Public Library Coffee Hour.  Grab a quick “pick me up” or stay to visit with a cup of free coffee provided by the Wired Puppy.  Have a meeting, catch up with friends, or get started on work!  The Library staff looks forward to seeing YOU there and fostering a sense of community at this fun, free initiative. 

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Free Movie Nights: Aubrey Hepburn

September 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on September 18, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on September 25, 2019 at 5:30pm

Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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The Provincetown Public Library welcomes the community to participate in the September free movie month comprised of four feature films that will showcase film icon Aubrey Hepburn! This line-up of classic films has been carefully selected by Khristine Hopkins, Library staff member and film aficionado.  The films start at 5:30 pm and will be shown in the following order: September 4: Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961; 1 hour,  55 minutes): A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has…

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Raptors Are The Solution: Eliminating Rat Poisons In Our Environment

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Join Gary Menin of MASS-RATS, the Massachusetts state chapter of the Berkeley-based Raptors Are the Solution, at the Provincetown Public Library on Thursday, September 19 for a discussion , hosted by the Provincetown Board of Health, on the environmental effects of rat poisons and the dangers they pose to various raptor populations. Raptors Are The Solution is a Project of the Earth Island Institute and is dedicated to raising awareness of the impact of rodenticides on our environment with the…

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Provincetown Public Library Coffee Hour

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until September 28, 2019

Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Swing by the Marc Jacobs Reading Room on Friday mornings for a great start to the weekend with the Provincetown Public Library Coffee Hour.  Grab a quick “pick me up” or stay to visit with a cup of free coffee provided by the Wired Puppy.  Have a meeting, catch up with friends, or get started on work!  The Library staff looks forward to seeing YOU there and fostering a sense of community at this fun, free initiative. 

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Diana Sperrazza presents My Townie Heart

September 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Join author Diana Sperrazza for a discussion of her new novel My Townie Heart in the Library’s Marc Jacobs Reading Room on Saturday, September 21 at 2:00 pm. My Townie Heart is a class conscious, psychologically-driven story of loss and transformation told from the inside by its main character, Laura DiStefano. Set in a blue collar town in Massachusetts, the story follows Laura after she flunks out of college just as the counterculture reaches its peak on campus in the Seventies.…

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Free Movie Nights: Aubrey Hepburn

September 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on September 18, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on September 25, 2019 at 5:30pm

Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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The Provincetown Public Library welcomes the community to participate in the September free movie month comprised of four feature films that will showcase film icon Aubrey Hepburn! This line-up of classic films has been carefully selected by Khristine Hopkins, Library staff member and film aficionado.  The films start at 5:30 pm and will be shown in the following order: September 4: Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961; 1 hour,  55 minutes): A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has…

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Provincetown Public Library Coffee Hour

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until September 28, 2019

Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Swing by the Marc Jacobs Reading Room on Friday mornings for a great start to the weekend with the Provincetown Public Library Coffee Hour.  Grab a quick “pick me up” or stay to visit with a cup of free coffee provided by the Wired Puppy.  Have a meeting, catch up with friends, or get started on work!  The Library staff looks forward to seeing YOU there and fostering a sense of community at this fun, free initiative. 

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October 2019

Free Movie Nights: Halloween on Film

October 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on October 16, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on October 23, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on October 30, 2019 at 5:30pm

Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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The Provincetown Public Library welcomes the community to participate in the October free movie month comprised of five feature films that include iconic Halloween scenes. This line-up of classic and contemporary films has been carefully selected by Stephen Desroches, Board of Library Trustees Chair and Halloween aficionado.  Each program will start with a short introduction and a brief discussion about why each film. The films start at 5:30 pm and will be shown in the following order: October 2: Lady in White (1988;…

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Provincetown Public Library Coffee Hour

October 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Friday, repeating until October 26, 2019

Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Swing by the Marc Jacobs Reading Room on Friday mornings for a great start to the weekend with the Provincetown Public Library Coffee Hour.  Grab a quick “pick me up” or stay to visit with a cup of free coffee provided by the Wired Puppy.  Have a meeting, catch up with friends, or get started on work!  The Library staff looks forward to seeing YOU there and fostering a sense of community at this fun, free initiative. 

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Reading Challenge Discussion Group

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Meet others taking the 2019 Reading Challenge and discuss your book choices in person at the Provincetown Library Coffee Hour! Reading Challenge discussions will take place during Coffee Hour on the first Friday of each month. If you can’t make it, discuss your book choices on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/614236512111364/

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Amy McGuiggan – Finding Emma

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Provincetown Public Library Coffee Hour

October 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Friday, repeating until October 26, 2019

Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Swing by the Marc Jacobs Reading Room on Friday mornings for a great start to the weekend with the Provincetown Public Library Coffee Hour.  Grab a quick “pick me up” or stay to visit with a cup of free coffee provided by the Wired Puppy.  Have a meeting, catch up with friends, or get started on work!  The Library staff looks forward to seeing YOU there and fostering a sense of community at this fun, free initiative. 

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Bold Stroke Books Author Orientation

October 15 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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The Courage to Connect: Sexuality, Citizenship and Community with Sandra Faiman-Silva, Ph.D.

October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Bold Stroke Books

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Free Movie Nights: Halloween on Film

October 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on October 16, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on October 23, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on October 30, 2019 at 5:30pm

Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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The Provincetown Public Library welcomes the community to participate in the October free movie month comprised of five feature films that include iconic Halloween scenes. This line-up of classic and contemporary films has been carefully selected by Stephen Desroches, Board of Library Trustees Chair and Halloween aficionado.  Each program will start with a short introduction and a brief discussion about why each film. The films start at 5:30 pm and will be shown in the following order: October 2: Lady in White (1988;…

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Bold Stroke Books

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Provincetown Public Library Coffee Hour

October 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Friday, repeating until October 26, 2019

Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Swing by the Marc Jacobs Reading Room on Friday mornings for a great start to the weekend with the Provincetown Public Library Coffee Hour.  Grab a quick “pick me up” or stay to visit with a cup of free coffee provided by the Wired Puppy.  Have a meeting, catch up with friends, or get started on work!  The Library staff looks forward to seeing YOU there and fostering a sense of community at this fun, free initiative. 

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Bold Stroke Books

October 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Bold Stroke Books

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Ben Shattuck and Jenny Slate Author Appearance

October 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - January 8, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Join authors Ben Shattuck and Jenny Slate in the Marc Jacobs Reading Room on Tuesday, October 22 at 6:00 pm.  Ben Shattuck will be reading an excerpt from a short story, and Jenny Slate a selection of short essays from her forthcoming book, Little Weirds (November, 2019). A conversation between the two writers to follow.  Ben Shattuck, a former Teaching-Writing Fellow of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, is the director of the Cuttyhunk Island Writers’ Residency. He is the recipient of a PEN America Best Debut Short…

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Free Movie Nights: Halloween on Film

October 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on October 16, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on October 23, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on October 30, 2019 at 5:30pm

Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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The Provincetown Public Library welcomes the community to participate in the October free movie month comprised of five feature films that include iconic Halloween scenes. This line-up of classic and contemporary films has been carefully selected by Stephen Desroches, Board of Library Trustees Chair and Halloween aficionado.  Each program will start with a short introduction and a brief discussion about why each film. The films start at 5:30 pm and will be shown in the following order: October 2: Lady in White (1988;…

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Provincetown Public Library Coffee Hour

October 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Friday, repeating until October 26, 2019

Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Swing by the Marc Jacobs Reading Room on Friday mornings for a great start to the weekend with the Provincetown Public Library Coffee Hour.  Grab a quick “pick me up” or stay to visit with a cup of free coffee provided by the Wired Puppy.  Have a meeting, catch up with friends, or get started on work!  The Library staff looks forward to seeing YOU there and fostering a sense of community at this fun, free initiative. 

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Free Movie Nights: Halloween on Film

October 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on October 16, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on October 23, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on October 30, 2019 at 5:30pm

Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room, 356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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The Provincetown Public Library welcomes the community to participate in the October free movie month comprised of five feature films that include iconic Halloween scenes. This line-up of classic and contemporary films has been carefully selected by Stephen Desroches, Board of Library Trustees Chair and Halloween aficionado.  Each program will start with a short introduction and a brief discussion about why each film. The films start at 5:30 pm and will be shown in the following order: October 2: Lady in White (1988;…

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