March is Youth Art Month!

painter's palette
Each month we have an art exhibit in the library meeting room. This month we are excited to share the work of local Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School students. Their art will be on display throughout the month of March in celebration of Youth Art Month.

Paintings, drawings, photographs and more are on display. You will be amazed by their creativity and talent.

Route 28 Road Work

March 14th - April 30th


MassDot will be working on Route 28 in Dennis Port. Please allow more time to follow detours, or access the library from the south side of Edwards Avenue via Lower County Road or Center Street.

We are sorry for the inconvenience and look forward to your visit.

Fairy gardens for children of all ages

two young girls with their fairy gardens

Saturday, March 23rd at 11:00


Create your own fairy garden! The program will start with a fairy story, then each participant will create their own unique garden design, including a garden container, fresh sheet moss, a mini house, pond making kit, living mini plants, fairy trinkets, and of course fairy dust!

Space is limited. Please register by Tuesday, March 19th to reserve your kit. THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL.

Caregivers must accompany small children. Additional family members are welcome. When you register please let us know how many gardens your group will be making. 

Mad Writers' Tea Party

tea cups stacked on teapot

Tuesday, March 12th from 4:00-5:30


Calling all writers, authors and readers. 

Come drink tea and chat with other like-minded book enthusiasts. Write your favorite character on a post-it-note for a fun game, wear a silly hat (optional), and share writing and publishing tips with each other. Possible presentation on independent publishing if requested. 

Tea time is at 4:00.

Please call Sharon at 774-238-1512 to reserve your tea cup.

Presented by the Cape Cod Writers' Studio

NEW ESOL Class

colorful word bubbles with speak english written in different languages

Thursdays from 5:30-7:30


We are excited to announce that we are starting a new ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) class every Thursday! Our new instructor, Samantha, has 5 years of experience tutoring and working with students in Boston. 

Practice speaking and writing English in a welcoming and supportive environment. 

This is a drop-in class, no registration required. One-on-one classes are also available. 

Learn on your time, at your level, and at your speed. 

A History of the Irish Harp Through the Ages

Mairead in a blue dress standing behind her harp

Saturday, March 2 at noon


Irish harpist Mairead Doherty will return to Dennis Public Library this March for a concert of Irish music. She will be joined by William Miner flutist, Richard Sullivan vocalist, and Denya LeVine violinist. 


We hope you can join us for an entertaining afternoon of music.



This program is supported in part by a grant from the Dennis Arts and Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. We appreciate their support in bringing enriching programs to the community. 

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Winter Hand Crafts Group

basket of colorful yarn

November through February, 

3rd Tuesday of the month, 2:00-3:30


This winter, the library is again opening our meeting room to let crafters gather to meet, work on their latest projects, and enjoy the company of others. 


This is an open gathering for anyone who would like to join in the fun and work on their knitting, crochet, cross stitch, quilting, or any sort of hand craft in a social setting. Please note that this is not an instructional workshop, but a gathering to give crafters a place to socialize. 

All are welcome. Tea will be available.

The group will meet on November 20, December 18, January 15 and February 19. 

LIBRARY CLOSING AT 4:30

Due to the weather, the library will be closing early at 4:30 on Tuesday, February 12th. Please stay safe.