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DPL Book Club - Title Change!

Wednesday, November 17 at 2:00 p.m.

Like to read? Like to talk about what you read? Come and join the fun as the DPL Book Club discusses Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America, by Erik Larson.

The Book Club meets on the third Wednesday of every month.

New local author Kathleen Brunelle

Saturday, October 30 at 2:00 pm

In a perfect ending to our celebration of Archaeology Month and the pirate ship Whydah, the author arrives to discuss her new work, Bellamy's Bride: The Search for Maria Hallett of Cape Cod. Legend has it that pirate "Black Sam" Bellamy was aboard the Whydah and hoping to return to his Cape Cod love Maria Hallett when the ship was lost in a storm off the coast of Wellfleet. Ms. Brunelle carefully picks up the threads of legend and lore and searches to find the historical truth behind the stories of Maria Hallett. Did Maria really exist? She traces the real people and considers the possibilities. Books will be available for sale and signing.

Author's Friday - Casey Sherman

Friday, October 29 at 2:00 pm

An award winning journalist, Casey Sherman gained international headlines with his re-investigation of the notorious Boston Strangler case. He later chonicled it in his true crime bestseller A Rose for Mary. He landed back on the bestseller list in 2009 with his sea epic The Finest Hours, co-authored with Michael Tougias. The story tells of two oil tankers which split in two during a howling storm, and the valiant attempt to rescue the men inside the broken halves of the two ships.
Bio in part from Amazon.com.

Author Dan Gordon - rescheduled event

Saturday, October 23 at 2:00 pm

Get ready for Halloween with creepy stories that haunt America's greatest pastime. Author Dan Gordon arrives to scare our audience in an event rescheduled from last month. He and co-author Mickey Bradley have just released Field of Screams: Creepy Tales from the Baseball Diamond, the Locker Room, and Beyond. He'll have his hair-raising body of work on hand, including Cape Encounters: Contemporary Cape Cod Ghost Stories and Haunted Baseball: Ghosts, Curses, and Eerie Events, for sale and signing.

Local author Elizabeth Moisan

Friday, October 22 at 11:00 am

One of our favorite local authors joins us to continue our celebration of Archaeology Month and the pirate ship Whydah. Ms. Moisan conducted extensive research at The Whydah Museum in Provincetown, as well as other places around the Cape. Her work weaves together both historical facts and local lore. Learn the secrets of the author's research and learn more about the continuation of the story, as she's already hard at work on her next novel! Books will be available for sale and signing.

1st Wednesday Classic Film Series


Wednesday November 3rd at 2:00 pm

In this suspense favorite, starring James Stewart and Grace Kelley, a wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighborhood from his apartment windows, and becomes convinced that one of them has committed murder. Come see it on our big screen!

Meet HLAA Executive Director Brenda Battat

Saturday, October 16 at 10:00 am (9:30 am for coffee)

Come and meet Brenda Battat, executive director for the Hearing Loss Association of America. Learn about the HLAA and its goals and advocacy. Brenda has worked at HLAA for 21 years in a variety of positions. Bring your questions; "HLAA is Making a Difference for You!"