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.

Local author Evan J. Albright

Thursday, May 5 at 7:00 pm

Come celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a little Cape Cod-flavored history of Mexico. Award-winning local author Evan J. Albright talks about his latest release The Man Who Owned a Wonder of the World: The Gringo’s History of Mexico’s Chichén Itzá.

Today the ancient Maya city of Chichén Itzá in Yucatán, Mexico, is considered one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. This amazing ruin, famous for its giant pyramid, possesses a little known secret—it was owned by a Cape Cod man from West Falmouth, Edward Herbert Thompson.

In this incredible true story, Albright traveled to Mexico to discover how Thompson could come to possess one of the greatest archaeological jewels of Mexico. Over the course of ten years, Albright traced Thompson’s explorations across the Yucatán Peninsula, only to stumble upon the archaeologist’s biggest secret —the son he left behind!