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Virtual Performance: Remote Learning

Tired of remote learning?  

Check out this upbeat musical and puppet performance being presented for the Dennis Public Library. 

Original music written and performed by Paul Kehoe; puppetry performed by Mary Wilson of Pitter Patter Puppets; and videography is courtesy of Emma McMahon.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Dennis Arts and Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

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The Dennis Public Library thanks presenter and educator Mary Wilson for her efforts to bring us this offering. 

Virtual Event: Gorgeous Gardens of New England

Thursday, April 1st at 6:30 p.m.

Sponsored by the Southwick Public Library

This lively presentation by Joanne Pearson, a professional photographer and former registered landscape architect, features a beautiful slideshow of some of her favorite public and private gardens. She will be sharing with you the fascinating history of these gardens and some valuable tips on garden design and techniques for photographing flowers and gardens.

Joanne's photographs of gardens and landscapes have been featured in numerous magazines and calendars. She regularly lectures on gardens and photography, seeking to inspire and educate her audiences. 

To register, please email southwicklibrary@comcast.net. Staff will send you a Zoom invite. 

Virtual Event: Author Nomi Prins

Thursday, March 25th at 6:00

Part of the Boston Public Library Repairing America Series

Journalist and political-financial expert Nomi Prins joins BPL President David Leonard to discuss her years of experience writing about the fallout of the 2007-08 global financial crisis and how it informs the way we will pull ourselves out of economic difficulties created by the pandemic.

Looking at the historical developments and underpinnings of international finance, economics and geo-politics, Prins will reference her latest book, "Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World" and the lasting impact of events from the global financial crisis. She can also provide guidance to understand and navigate global financial complexities and dynamics made more difficult by the COVID-19 crisis.

This talk is presented in partnership with the Kirstein Business Library and Innovation Center and sponsored by the Friends of Kirstein. 

Click on the link below to register:

Puzzle Palooza

Tired of COVID Brain Fog?

Try making puzzles, which helps stimulate the brain's frontal lobe and have fun while you're doing it. We are lending out puzzles and are currently accepting puzzle donations from our patrons. 

Please leave your donated puzzles in bags underneath the curbside pickup table during one of your scheduled pickup times. We will accept the puzzles and quarantine them for 3 days before lending out to other patrons. 

NOTE: Due to space restrictions, no other types of materials are being accepted for donation at this time.

Take & Make Treasures - Gallery Space


Want to see what all the
excitement is about? 

Green is keen, and so is Mimi's "Pot O' Clovers." Click on "Gallery Space" below and see the new display page for Take & Make Treasures created by our patrons. Thank you, everyone! Stay tuned...

  Gallery Space

Virtual Event: Emerald Isle ~ Four Irish Writers

Celebrate Irish writers with this event sponsored by the Meekins Public Library in Williamsburg, Massachusetts. Email meekinsreference@cwmars.org for the Zoom link.

Find other great remote programs by clicking "Virtual Events" at the top right of Dennis Public Library's website. This link will take you to a center page list of selected offerings.

Take & Make Treasures: Pot O' Clovers

Spring is in the air...

And we hope green landscapes and sunny days are not too far behind. Get a jump start on the season by creating your own "Pot O' Clovers." 

Call to schedule a curbside pickup of the craft materials. Supplies are limited.

Send a photo of your completed work to den_mail@clamsnet.org and we will display your work for others to see.

Virtual Event: Road to the Vote ~ The Boston Women's Suffrage Trail

Thursday, March 18th at 7:00

Celebrate Women's History Month with a program presented by the Brewster Ladies' Library. 

The Boston Women's Heritage Trail describes the history of people and activities in Massachusetts during the struggle for the American woman's right to vote. The presentation includes topics such as the arrest of suffragists during President's Wilson's visit to Boston in 1919, the suffrage parade, and suffragists Lucy Stone, Alice Stone Blackwell, Julia Ward Howe and others. The presentation will take place over Zoom. Please email mfacteau@brewsterladieslibrary.org for the link.

Virtual Event: Celtic Music in America ~ The Atwater-Donnelly Duo

Friday, March 12th at 7:00

Enjoy the award-winning, internationally acclaimed duo of Aubrey Atwater and Elwood Donnelly, who share an evening of traditional American and Celtic folk songs and percussive dance. The duo blends harmonies and plays an astonishing array of instruments, creating music for all ages. 

Presented by the Framingham Public Library. To receive the Zoom link, register at bit.ly/FPL-Events before 5pm on March 12.

For more great virtual events, check out Dennis Public Library's updated listing of virtual events from around the state. 

Complimentary BookPage

March 2021 issue

Enjoy complimentary access to BookPage, a monthly book review publication. Click on the cover to view. Once you can see the magazine, click on the "+" sign to make the print larger as needed.

The Friends of the Dennis Public Library pay for our subscription. If you would like a hard copy, please just make a request when scheduling your curbside pickup orders. Supplies are limited.

We thank the Friends for all of their support!

National Read Across America Day

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

March 2nd is National Read Across America Day, a day to celebrate many people's favorite activity. The day was established by the National Education Association (NEA) in 1998 to help get kids excited about reading. The day occurs each year on the birthday of Dr. Seuss, beloved children's book author. So, call us to get supplied with your favorite books and celebrate the joy of reading.

Please also feel free to take a look at NEA's website, which includes a calendar of events and recommended books: https://www.nea.org/professional-excellence/student-engagement/read-across-america