YA Author Talk

Tuesday, July 24th from 4:00-5:30


Local young adult authors Katie O'Sullivan, K.R. Conway and Kristy Acevedo will be at the library on Tuesday, July 24th for an author talk and book signing. Come hear about their books and their writing processes! 

Katie O'Sullivan is the author of the Son of a Mermaid series, prefect for young readers 9 and up. K.R. Conway pens the Undertow series, currently on the Monomoy High School summer reading list, and geared towards teens. Kristy Acevedo is a YA science fiction writer and author of the Holo series. 


This program is intended for a wide audience from tweens to adults. Books will be available for purchase.

Sailor's Valentines with Gregg Roberts

Thursday, August 2nd at 6:30


The library is hosting a special exhibit and talk with award winning Sailor's Valentine artist Gregg Roberts. Mr. Roberts creates works of maritime art in his studio and gallery here on Cape Cod. Utilizing a broad selection of shells assembled over a lifetime of collecting, he creates imaginative Sailor's Valentines. 

His works will be on display in the library now until the special event on Thursday, August 2nd where the artist will talk about his work.

Visit GreggRoberts.net for more information and to see a brief video about his work!

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

Dennis Libraries Survey 2018

We need you to help us plan our future!


Pick up a copy of the survey at any of the five Dennis libraries of at the Town Clerk's Office at Dennis Town Hall. Please return your completed survey by July 28, 2018. We would love to hear from you. 

The survey is also available online:

Thank you for participating!


July Artists~ Judith Cournoyer and Margrit Mason

During the month of July the art of Judith Cournoyer and Margrit Mason will be on display in the library's meeting room. All are welcome to stop by to take a look and enjoy this great exhibition.

Judith Cournoyer has lived and worked in Germany and Egypt and traveled in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, the Caribbean and the US. Her travel experiences and lifelong love of drawing have allowed her to find pencils an ideal medium. She is a member of the Fresh Paint Artists, the Yarmouth Art Guild, the Cape Cod Museum of Art and the Cape Cod Art Center. Judy is thankful she lives on Cape Cod!

Margrit Mason is an Artist Member of the Cape Cod Art Association and the Yarmouth Art Guild. She began her career in the arts in photography, then later studied oil painting and watercolor, and has been teaching for more than twenty years. Since moving to Cape Cod, the unique charm of the area has become her everyday focus and her primary source of inspiration. Her work has been featured in both Watercolor and Watercolor Highlights

Author's Friday Special: William Martin

Friday, July 27th from 1-4pm


The Friends of the Dennis Public Library are hosting their annual fundraiser Author's Friday Special event on Friday, July 27th from 1-4pm at the Sea View restaurant. This year's featured author is William Martin, author of Cape Cod and the Peter Fallon and Evangeline Carrington adventure series. His new book, Bound for Gold, will be released on July 3rd. 



Join the Friends for a special event showcasing William Martin. There will be autographed books available for purchase, special raffle drawings, door prizes, delicious appetizers and a cash bar. 

Tickets are $25 in advance, available at the library, or $30 at the door. 

The Sea View is located at 76 Chase Ave. in Dennis Port. 

Bayberry Quilters Raffle Quilt on Display - one day only!

Saturday, July 7th from 10:00-1:00

The Bayberry Quilters are displaying a beautiful quilt called “Cape Cod Autumn” that will be the first place prize at their 37th annual quilt show, “Seasons of Quilting” at its NEW LOCATION at the Barnstable High School on August 2, 3, and 4, 2018.

This quilt will be on display and tickets sold at the library ON SATURDAY, JULY 7th ONLY, $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00. Proceeds go to fund scholarships and toolships for Cape Cod high school students. Be generous and be lucky!

Author Talk: Historic New England

Thursday, July 12th at 6:30


Stop by the library for an author talk with Patricia Harris and David Lyon as they discuss their book, Historic New England: A Tour of the Region’s Top 100 National Historic Landmarks. In addition to historic houses and tall ships, Historic New England examines such quirky spots as the country's oldest weather stations, carousels, and sandy beaches. From Fairfield, Connecticut’s Birdcraft Sanctuary to the Windjammers of Rockland, Maine, this book appeals to the historical enthusiast, the armchair traveler, and both local visitors and tourists alike.

Patricia Harris and David Lyon are authors of more than thirty books on travel, food, and art, including Boston, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Vermont & New Hampshire in the Food Lovers series published by the Globe Pequot Press. They live in Cambridge, Massachusetts, not far from the Longfellow House, and can be found online at HungryTravelers.com or on social media by the Twitter and Instagram handle of @hungrytravelers.

CLAMS will be OFFLINE June 27th

Wednesday, June 27th

CLAMS services, including the online catalogs, ebooks (OverDrive) and the Commonwealth Catalog will be unavailable to all users on Wednesday, June 27th due to scheduled system maintenance. 

Please bring your CLAMS library card with you to the library to checkout materials. We will not be able to look up accounts, even with a photo ID. We will also be unable to renew any items or place any holds during this time.
We apologize for any inconvenience.