Check Out This Month's Featured Pass!

This month's featured pass is the Sandwich Glass Museum!

This pass provides free admission for up to four people. For more information, visit their website!

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Ken Gloss appraises books and ephemera

Wednesday, October 21 at 1:00 pm

Come and meet Ken Gloss from the Brattle Book Shop in Cambridge, MA, one of America’s oldest and largest used book shops. Ken has appeared on PBS’ Antiques Roadshow. Bring one to three items and get them appraised for $5.00. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Dennis Public Library, and proceeds will benefit the library.  

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

October Artist - Moira Birch Swiatkowski

Quick Mini Morning Sketches Show 

Reception: Thursday, October 15th from 4:30 -7:00 p.m.

Artist Moira Swiatkowski is a local artist and illustrator from Dennis. She has a daily practice painting a small watercolor every morning. This show is a sampling of the variety of sketches that are a result of this practice.
Moira draws pictures for children and adults inspired by the natural world and by her own stories. When she’s not in the studio, she loves to swim and watch birds and hang out with her wonderful family and friends.
Check out her website at " or follow her on social media. 

Friday, October 2, 2015

Mass Murder: Massachusetts' Most Infamous Murder Cases

Saturday, October 24 at 1:00 pm

As Halloween draws near, lecturer Christopher Daley introduces our audience to "Mass Murder," a chronicle of Massachusetts’ most infamous murder cases, both solved and unsolved. Get ready for a little mystery, a little suspense, and a little gore. Along with historic photographs and art culled from archives, microfilm, and literary sources, Christopher shows his photographs of the murder sites and historical locations to give the audience a sense of the modern day context of the crimes. 

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Local Mystery Author Leslie Meier

Saturday, October 17 at 1:00 p.m. 

Come meet local mystery author Leslie Meier. She has just released Candy Corn Murder, another book in her very popular Lucy Stone mystery series.

In her story Halloween is coming to Tinker’s Cove, Maine, and reporter Lucy Stone is covering the town’s annual Giant Pumpkin Fest. It all sounds like a lot of fun until her husband Bill is suspected of murdering his friend Evan while they worked on a potentially prize-winning pumpkin catapult. How will Lucy solve the case?

Leslie will answer all your questions and books will be available for sale and signing.

Celebrate Fall with fashion tips

Thursday, October 8 at 6:30 p.m. 

Come meet Kathleen Sullivan, a fashion advisor who operates as “A Flare for Fashion." She returns to Dennis Public Library for a fall visit. For over 20 years Kathleen has been selling women's clothing and accessories. Her focus is always on the latest trends. In this workshop participants will learn the best colors for them to wear and the basic essentials for an autumn wardrobe. The event promises to be a fun and interactive good time. Space is limited, so please call to register: 508-760-6219.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Celebrate DPL's 10th Anniversary

Saturday, September 26 at 1:00 pm

It's hard to believe that 10 years have passed since Dennis Public Library opened its doors, but it's true! Come help celebrate with refreshments and a speech by Stephen Hale, the architect of the library. After the celebration the annual meeting of the Friends of the Dennis Public Library will take place. All events open to the public. Come and join us and help shape the next 10 years. 

Monday, August 24, 2015

Cape Cod Baseball League: Past and Present

Thursday, September 17 at 7:00 pm

The Cape Cod Baseball League is a collegiate summer baseball league loved by both locals and visitors. Over the years, the CCBL has played a significant role in honing great baseball players who have made it to the major leagues.

Our very special guest speaker is Dan Dunn, curator of the Cape Cod Baseball League Hall of Fame, former president of the Bourne Braves, and former general manager of the Falmouth Commodores. He will talk about the league’s history and current topics, such as where and how the League gets players and what major league baseball scouts want to see. Dan will also bring unique historical artifacts for viewing. Don’t miss the fun!

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Shark Chronicles

Thursday, August 20 at 7:00 p.m. 

Myles Marcus of the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History brings “Shark Chronicles” to our audience. Do these toothy creatures of the deep make you curious or creep you out? Myles will discuss this famous predator, reviewing evolution, anatomy, and physiology and helping separate shark fact from fiction. He will also take a look at Great White sharks, which are sometimes seen around the Cape, and talk about International Shark Attack File Statistics. Questions encouraged.