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The Dennis Public Library will welcome patrons back into our building on Tuesday, June 15th, when our regular, pre-COVID hours will resume: Tues.-Thurs. 10-8; Fri. & Sat. 10-2. We are following the Governor's advisory: People fully vaccinated against COVID-19 need not wear masks, while unvaccinated people are strongly encouraged to wear masks for their health and safety.

Local Author Joseph Theroux

book cover "the devil's throat"

Thursday, October 26th at 6:30pm


Local author Joseph Theroux will be at Dennis Public Library for a book signing and to talk about his book, “The Devil’s Throat.”

“The Devil’s Throat” is set in 1889 in the Kingdom of Hawaii. Robert Louis Stevenson investigates the murder of volcano painter Jules Tavernier. Stevenson gets caught up in the intrigue of secret societies and Chinese tongs. His investigations ultimately lead him to the treasure of Kamehameha the Great’s tomb.

Local author Joseph Theroux has published one novel, “Black Coconuts, Brown Magic.” He has written fiction and historical articles for the Pacific Islands Monthly, New Pacific, Hawaii, Honolulu, Spirit of Aloha, Historic Nantucket, and The Journal of Pacific History. He lived in Samoa, Hawaii, and now resides on Cape Cod.