Author Talk: The Captain's House

book cover of the captain's house

Wednesday, August 14th at 4:00


Join author Dr. Donna Bevans for a talk about her new book, The Captain's House, an intriguing story about a haunted house in Harwich filled with suspense, mystery and romance.

Do you believe in ghosts? Rachel didn't, and she wasn't going to let the rumors of ghosts and a curse stop her from buying the lovely sea captain's house on Cape Cod.

Voices in the night, footsteps overhead, and banging noises started to make Rachel think the rumors of a haunted house might be right, but it took meeting the ghosts face-to-face to make her a true believer.

Electric Suppliers: Are you really $aving?

Thursday, August 22nd at 6:30 p.m.


By special request, a representative from the Office of the Attorney General will discuss your electric supply options, focusing on competitive electric suppliers.

Learn about:
· the tactics these companies, sometimes referred to as third-party electric suppliers, use when contacting consumers to get them to switch to their service.
· tips for consumers when they evaluate their electric rate so that they can make an informed decision about their electric supply.

The Attorney General’s Office has issued a report noting that Massachusetts residents who switched to competitive electric supply companies collectively lost over $175 million over a two-year period.

Foodscaping

Thursday, August 8th at 6:00 p.m.


Join Dave Scandurra, owner/founder of Edible Landscapes of Cape Cod for an in-depth presentation about edible gardening here on the Cape. He will cover topics such as: integrating vegetables and herbs into the landscape, edible forest gardens, raised beds, grass-to-garden conversion, organic and ecological land care, native edible plants, and permaculture philosophy. Includes detailed plant profiles of the best edible perennials, trees, and shrub for Cape Cod.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Dennis Public Library. 

Maria Mitchell: The Making of a Homegrown Astronomer

black and white painting of a woman with a telescope

Wednesday, August 7th at 6:30


Fascinated by Nantucket's night skies and nurtured by a seafaring community with generations of strong women, Mitchell, while she was still only in her 30's, had grown from her father's talented teenage assistant to America's world-renowned first female astronomer.

Join Anne Speyer, long-time educator with a special interest in the history of women, on a literal and figurative celestial journey. 

This program is sponsored by the Friends of Dennis Public Library. 

UPDATE: The library is open!

Due to a power outage, the library is closed on Tuesday, July 23rd. Please be safe on the roads. We will see you on Wednesday.

UPDATE: the library will be open regular hours on Wednesday, July 24th. Our public internet is working once again.

We still do not have internet access for our staff computers, so we are not able to place holds or look up accounts. Please bring your library card if you plan to checkout any books or movies.

UPDATE: ALL LIBRARY OPERATIONS ARE BACK TO NORMAL.

Boston Red Sox: The Hometown Team

hometown team book jacket

Thursday, July 25th at 6:00


Visit the library for an author talk with Steve Babineau and Mike Shalin as they discuss their book "The Hometown Team."

For Red Sox fans eager to relive the glory days of their favorite players, "The Hometown Team" enables them to do just that, through the lens of longtime photographer Steve Babineau. This scrapbook-style book features fun and insightful commentary from veteran sports writer Mike Shalin and images of many BoSox legends.

From star and support players, to members of the grounds crew, Red Sox staff, alumni, and some opposing players, this book features Fenway's most memorable characters from the past forty years, with behind-the-scenes images of the ballpark during that time.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of Dennis Public Library.

July Art Show- Helen Walker and James Walker

Art Reception Thursday, July 11th from 4-7


Through the month of July we will have the artwork of siblings James Walker and Helen Walker on display in the library's meeting room. 


Join us for an art reception on Thursday, July 11th from 4-7 for a chance to enjoy the paintings and meet the artists. The display is open to the public and all are welcome. 

Bag of Books Sale

person sitting on a stack of books

Tuesday, July 9th- Saturday, July 20th


The Friends of Dennis Public Library are sponsoring a "Bag of Books" sale! Stop by the library to fill a bag with great new and gently used books for just $5. 

We have wonderful selections for kids, teens and adults! This is a perfect opportunity to add to your cottage library or stock up on beach reads. 

Bags will be available, but feel free to bring your own.