Library Status

The library building is open to the public and waiting to welcome you.

Take Your Child to the Library Day at the other Dennis Libraries

Due our building closure, Dennis Public Library will not be able to participate in this year’s “Take Your Child to the Library Day” on Saturday, February 1st. However, the other Dennis libraries are looking forward to welcoming you:  

Dennis Memorial Library, located at 1020 Old Bass River Road in Dennis (02638), will be open from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. and have a drop in open house from 2:00-4:00 p.m., which offers crafts, puzzles, games, and books.  

Jacob Sears Memorial Library, located at 23 Center Street in East Dennis (02641), will be open from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Select a yummy treat from Harry Potter’s trunk.  

South Dennis Library, located at 389 Main Street in South Dennis (02660), will be open from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and have a drop in craft and scavenger hunt.

West Dennis Library, located at 260 Main Street (02670) in West Dennis, will be open from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Enjoy the lovely vintage doll house and giant Corduroy bear.

New Genealogical Database!

HeritageQuest is now available to access at home or in the library!


HeritageQuest is a genealogical database that you can use to search census records, town directories, immigration records, and much more. Click on the image below to get started. 

This and other great resources can be found by clicking on our "Research Help" page and choosing "Gale Reference Databases."




CLOSURE UPDATE

Due to water damage to our Circulation Desk and Back Office areas, we will remain closed until further notice. 


Thank you for staying faithful to us through our repair projects. We so value your patronage!  

Saturday, February 1st from 10:00-2:00


The Dennis Libraries invite you to help celebrate “Take Your Child to the Library Day,” an international initiative that encourages families everywhere to take their children to local libraries. Explore our materials for children and meet our friendly staff and volunteers.



This year’s “Take Your Child to the Library Day” is on Saturday, February 1st. Come and see us:

Dennis Public Library, located at 5 Hall Street in Dennis Port (02639), will be open from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. and present a drop-in craft and drawing prizes.

Dennis Memorial Library, located at 1020 Old Bass River Road in Dennis (02638), will be open from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. and have a drop in open house from 2:00-4:00 p.m., which offers crafts, puzzles, games, and books.  

Jacob Sears Memorial Library, located at 23 Center Street in East Dennis (02641), will be open from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Select a yummy treat from Harry Potter’s trunk.  

South Dennis Library, located at 389 Main Street in South Dennis (02660), will be open from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and have a drop in craft and scavenger hunt.

West Dennis Library, located at 260 Main Street (02670) in West Dennis, will be open from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Enjoy the lovely vintage doll house and giant Corduroy bear.

Let us introduce you to what the Dennis Libraries have to offer. We look forward to welcoming you.

CANCELLED- Book Folding Craft

Wednesday, January 22nd at 2:00


This program has been cancelled. We will post again when it is rescheduled.

Come to the library to make a hedgehog paper organizer out of a paperback book! These cute little guys are fun, relaxing and easy to make. Add embellishments like a bow tie, hat, or ribbon to give your hedgehog personality and flare!

This program is geared to ages 16-adult.

Registration is preferred, so give us a call to sign up at 508-760-6219

Genealogy Program Series

Presented by Cape Cod Genealogical Society


LOCATION UPDATE: The first session on 1/23 will take place at the West Dennis Library. 

Dennis Public Library is hosting a three-part series of genealogy workshops, presented by the Cape Cod Genealogical Society. 

The programs will take place on the fourth Thursday of the month from 5:30-7:30, January-March, 2020.


January 23rd: General Introduction to Genealogical Methods (Location: West Dennis Library)
February 27th: Immigration and Migration in Genealogy
March 26th: Using the Census for Genealogical Research

Attendance at all three workshops is recommended, but not required. 
Please call the library at 508-760-6219 to sign up. 

This series is sponsored by the Friends of Dennis Public Library.