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.

February Artist - Eileen Powers

Throughout the month of February, stop by our meeting room and enjoy the photography of Eileen Powers, which will be on display in the Benjamin Muse Meeting Room during most of the library's open hours.

As a graphic designer and illustrator, Eileen brings a keenly-trained aesthetic eye to the camera. She first learned to use the camera in high school on a borrowed 35-millimeter Argus. Today she uses a combination of film and digital to create her work. A few of her favorite cameras are the Holga, Diane, Contax G2, Canon Mark III, and, of course, the iPhone.

She is interested in the beauty and abstraction of ordinary places and daily life. While she shoots formal portraits, Eileen has a particular interest in street photography, documentary and landscape. All of the images in this show were shot in 2014-16 and printed in her studio. Eileen's ongoing projects include Campers of Sandy Neck; Dennisport: A Sea of Change; Hullabaloo: The Abstract Beauty of Boat Hulls; and Carnival in Provincetown. Eileen's latest project is a documentary of garages in America.

Eileen has studied with such notable photographers as Constantine Manos, John Paul Caponigro, Stella Johnson, and Terry Abrams. She attended the Maine Media Workshops, MassArt, Syracuse University, UMass Dartmouth, and Caponigro Studios in Cushing, Maine. She holds a B.A. in creative writing and an M.A. in advertising design. She lives in Centerville with Tom, Sampson, and the perennially fashionable, Ms. Louise Cheese.

Visit her website at http://eileenpowersphotography.com/ or follow her on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/capecoastalphoto/?pnref=lhc.