The Writer’s Studio: Where writers with great potential meet

Fridays starting September 29th from 10:00-12:00

Everyone has a story to tell. With the Internet, Kindles, and Nooks, self-publishing your writing is easy. Everyone can read and buy your stories and books globally. The new digital age makes the process easier than you think.

Starting on Friday, September 29th S.D. Anderson, PhD, Indie author and publisher, will lead a weekly writers’ group. You will learn how to write and publish your own work and have fun doing it. Please call the library to register for the first studio: 508-760-6219.

S.D. Anderson has been self-publishing for more than 30 years in the Visionary Fiction genre. All of her books, fiction and non-fiction, websites, and blogs maintain a spiritual and mystical element merging Easter and Western philosophies. Living on her magical Cape Cod, she actively participates in a weekly writers’ group through Cape Cod Writers Center and is a member of the Visionary Fiction Alliance. 

PoetryMusic: Where Words and Music Meet

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Thursday, September 22 at 6:30 pm

Enjoy an evening of culture. Colleen O’Brien with voice and cello and Chris Lee with vibes and percussion present “PoetryMusic.” The event is a delightful meeting of music and poetry, ranging from Shakespeare to Robert Frost and Maya Angelou. In the tradition of classical art song, where composers wrote music for the poetry to be sung, this chamber jazz duo combines poetry, exquisite music, and visual images for a truly unique multi-media experience. 

New Date! SeaShells by the SeaShore: A Wreath Making Workshop

Saturday, September 17th at 12:30 pm

Make a seashell wreath to add to your fall decor. Rita Parisi from Waterfall Productions will instruct our audience on how to create a 10-inch seashell wreath. Basic materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own sea treasures and fall accents to add to your wreath.

Appropriate for ages 5 (with parental supervision) and up. Limited to 25 participants. A $15 CASH materials fee must be paid to the library at the time of registration. Reserve early to ensure a space.

Building the Immune System

Tuesday, September 6 at 7:00 pm

Fall is on the way. Are you ready for better health and wellness during the cold and flu season? Join natural health proponent Jacky Trout at the Dennis Public Library. She will discuss the body’s own healing processes and the natural approach to building a better immune system. With her methods, she believes you can say goodbye to allergies, colds, and flu and wake up energized and ready to face the day looking and feeling younger. She will also delve into the truth about detoxifying.

Jacky Trout holds a Master's degree in Clinical Laboratory Science with a specialization in Cytopatholgy from the University of Rhode Island. She has studied natural health for over 15 years.

Winner of Cape Air Tickets!

The Friends of the Dennis Public Library are pleased to announce that Pam Driscoll was the winner of two Cape Air tickets at the Author's Friday Special featuring Sy Montgomery.

Thank you to everyone who attended and purchased tickets to support the library! Sy Montgomery was a great storyteller, and we loved having her as this year's featured guest. Join us for this annual event next July.

National Night Out

Tuesday, August 2 from 4:00-7:00 pm

The Town of Dennis is celebrating National Night Out, which is an annual community building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods better, safer places to live.

This year's event will be in Downtown Dennis Port. Come visit the library booth on the library lawn at 5 Hall Street in Dennis Port.

Get Sy-ched Sy Fans!

The Friends of the Dennis Public Library and the Dennis Public Library would like to congratulate the four lucky raffle winners who will attend the Author's Friday Special event tomorrow from 1:00-4:00 p.m. featuring author and adventurer Sy Montgomery:

Lisa V.
Linda S.
Ray O.
Sandford H.

We will see you there! Tickets still available at the library and at the door of the SeaView, 76 Chase Avenue in Dennis Port.

Visiting author Felice Cohen

Thursday, August 18 at 7:00 pm

Author, organizer, and blogger Felice Cohen tells us to think small!
Felice Cohen, the author of 90 Lessons for Living Large in 90 Square Feet (...or more) and What Papa Told Me, downsized her life to fit into a 90-square foot apartment in Manhattan. She admits that the experience of living life smaller made her life larger. She says others can do it as well, giving them more time to do what they love. She is happy to pass along motivational tips on getting rid of stuff.

 Felice Cohen, the grandchild of two Holocaust survivors, is the author of the award-winning book “What Papa Told Me,” a memoir about her grandfather’s life before, during and after the war. The book has been endorsed by Elie Wiesel and Yad Vashem, translated into Polish, won three honorable mention book awards, and has sold 30,000 copies around the world. Aside from having spoken to thousands about her grandfather, she is featured in two documentaries focusing on grandchildren of survivors. Her newest book, “90 Lessons for Living Large in 90 Square Feet (...or more),” is based on the YouTube video of her 90-square-foot Manhattan studio that went viral with millions of views on YouTube.com, gaining media attention across the globe. Felice has been featured on Good Morning America, NBC, CBS, Fox5, Sirius, NPR, Time, Forbes, Globe & Mail, New York Daily News, Cape Cod Times and the Daily Mail to name a few. She is also featured in a documentary on tiny living.Felice writes the blog “Living Large in Any Space” and has written for the New York Daily News, amNew York, Metro and others. What enabled Felice to “live large” in that tiny studio is that she has been a professional organizer for over 20 years. Please visit her website www.felicecohen.com.