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Virtual: Pollination Ecology

Thursday, November 10th at 5:30 p.m.

Join us for a virtual discussion on how we can help bees. Larry Dapsis of the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension will review honey bee biology and the factors responsible for their catastrophic losses. He will also review the state of wild pollinators like bumble bees and the things we can do to help them.

Please email the library at den_mail@clamsnet.org to register and receive the Zoom link for this program.

Annual Meeting of the Friends of Dennis Public Library

Thursday, November 10th at 1:00 p.m.

Come join the Annual and Regular Meeting of The Friends of Dennis Public Library in the Benjamin and Ruth Muse Meeting Room. Members of the Friends are encouraged to attend and participate in the election of officers for 2022-2023. Interested Dennis residents and non-members are also welcome. 

Learn how your support helps ensure that the library will continue to be a welcoming destination for children, adults, residents and visitors. Refreshments will be served. For information, call the library at 508-706-6219.  

Author Lisa Franco

Thursday, October 20th at 2:00 p.m.

Author Lisa Franco discusses her book, My Dearest Darling, which features endearing love letters between a WWII naval officer, Lt. Donald Story, and his wife, Margery. Come hear not only the story of their amazing love, but also the tale of the discovery of their letters in a Dennis Port antique shop. 

Lisa Franco has been telling people’s stories for more than four decades. As a writer/producer for the ABC television affiliate WTNH 8 in New Haven, Connecticut, she earned multiple Emmy nominations and journalism awards for her documentaries. She also served as public affairs director for the station before she became the state communications director for one of the largest nonprofit organizations in the country.

Harry Potter Movie & Pizza


Saturday, October 15th at 11am 

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 
Movie and Pizza

Harry Potter has no idea how famous he is. That's because he's being raised by his miserable aunt and uncle who are terrified Harry will learn that he's really a wizard, just as his parents were. But everything changes when Harry is summoned to attend an infamous school for wizards, and he begins to discover some clues about his illustrious birthright. From the surprising way he is greeted by a lovable giant, to the unique curriculum and colorful faculty at his unusual school, Harry finds himself drawn deep inside a mystical world he never knew existed and closer to his own noble destiny. Come and see where all the magic started! 

Rated PG  Runs 2hr 32min

October's BookPage is here!

October 2022

BookPage is a great resource for people who love to read. Click on the cover to go to our landing page, where the latest issue can be accessed - along with older issues. Once you see the magazine cover, you may advance by using the arrow or click on the "+" sign to make the print larger as needed.

The Friends of the Dennis Public Library pay for our hard copy subscription. Come in and take home a copy while supplies last. 

Photographer Mark Chester displaying in our Meeting Room

October 2022

In youth Mark Chester's penchant to discover places and people began, National Geographic, his guide. For forty years with wanderlust and curiosity, he covered the continents photographing cultural landscapes. He's come full circle - traveling the world not leaving the state. 

His book The Bay State: A Multicultural Landscape features a collection of informal, environmental portraits of ethnic diversity in Massachusetts. 400+ photographs that represent over 190 countries are touring the state. A companion book that will become part of Dennis Public Library's collection will bring awareness to cultural diversity. His project supports the mission of The Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA), the largest coalition in New England promoting the rights and integration of immigrants and refugees.