Library Status

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.

The World of Sherlock Holmes

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Saturday, June 8th at Noon



Learn about the extraordinary life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Trace the story of how he created the character Sherlock Holmes, and then look at the different ways writers, actors and directors have approached the character over the past 140 years. Discover the books, movies, and radio and stage productions influenced by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous character.



Presenter Barry Deitz was born in North Carolina and moved to Massachusetts five years ago. Over the years he has been a radio announcer, morning news anchor, librarian, actor, documentary film maker, reporter and high school teacher.