Library Updates

On January 20, 2020 the Dennis Public Library experienced water damage to its Circulation Desk and Back Office areas due to a leaking sprinkler pipe.

The Library will remain closed on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 to allow for clean up and repair of the affected areas. Additional closure time may be necessary to complete work. Stay tuned for further updates.

During this time period, the remaining four Dennis village libraries are fully operational and open to serve patrons. For information on these libraries, locations, and hours, please see the Town of Dennis website for the Departmental listing for Libraries at https://www.town.dennis.ma.us/libraries.


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.