Library Updates

On February 4, 2020 the Dennis Public Library will reopen to serve patrons. Repairs to areas damaged by water on January 20, 2020 have been completed. The Children’s Room and the Benjamin and Ruth Muse Meeting Room sustained damage in an earlier event on November 8, 2019, and will remain closed until carpet is delivered later this month.

The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program that is normally offered at this time of year in the Meeting Room has been relocated to the Dennis Union Church at 713 Main Street (Route 6A), Dennis, MA, through the month of February. Please call Susan Reilly at the Dennis Senior Center to arrange an appointment for tax preparation assistance: 508-385-5067. Voting on March 3, 2020, for Precinct #3 will still take place at Dennis Public Library.

The Dennis Public Library wishes to thank all of those who reached out with good wishes and offers of assistance. Your support is greatly appreciated.

The Incredible Edible Oyster

Saturday, April 26 at 1:00 pm

The popularity of the humble Eastern Oyster (Crassostrea virginic) has exploded in recent years not only due to its healthy and tasty attributes, but also as a result of the ecological services the oyster provides to our environment. Today’s oysters are viewed as a special commodity with consumers picking favorites based on the embayments in which they are grown, much the way wine enthusiasts choose vintages.

Water quality experts agree that there may be no better choice for improving the health of our embayments than oyster reefs and farms. Mass Audubon is working with local agencies and partners to bring back the wild oyster reef to Cape Cod’s waters. Through this fascinating presentation, you will learn about the power of the oyster to improve both our body’s health and our ecosystem’s health.