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Delayed open - Tuesday, February 28th

Tuesday, February 28th - delayed opening at 10:30 a.m.

Due to this morning's storm, the library will have a delayed opening at 10:30. This delayed opening applies to all Town buildings while crews work to clear the parking lots and pathways.

Thank you for your understanding and stay safe during your travels!

New CLAMS catalog coming...

Monday, February 27th

Click HERE for more detailed information.

"A Writing Adventure" - POSTPONED

Thursday, February 23rd at 2:00 - POSTPONED

This event will be postponed to another date and time. Thank you!

Join local author Deanna Baxter as she shares "A Writing Adventure". If you have ever wanted to write a memoir or book, Deanna, who has just published her own book Willows by Flowing Streams, will offer her guidance on publishing and read an excerpt from her book, which is a collection of short stories with a collage of ordinary characters facing life's dilemmas.

Call the library at 508-760-6219 to register. 

Additional ESOL Class Time

Thursday, February 16th at 6:00 

Due to popular demand, we have added Thursday night sessions for ESOL. We also offer sessions at 12:30 on Fridays. 

Share the information with neighbors and feel free to bring family and friends.

The Woman King Movie Night

Wednesday, February 22nd at 5:30

Celebrate Black History Month by watching the blockbuster historic epic movie The Woman King.

Inspired by true events, this is the remarkable, action-packed story about the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the world has ever seen. Follow the epic and intense journey of General Nanisca (VIOLA DAVIS) as she trains the next generation of recruits and readies them for battle against an enemy determined to destroy their way of life.

Run time 2 hr. and 15 min., rated PG-13 (Parents Strongly Cautioned)

Refreshments will be served.

Artist Leslie Altman displaying in our Meeting Room

February 2023

Artist Leslie Altman, watercolorist, will display her paintings in the library's meeting room for the month of February. Ms. Altman has exhibited in many local galleries, and her work can be found in homes across the country.

Leslie began painting more than 10 years ago at the suggestion of a friend, and she immediately fell in love with watercolor. She works in a studio in Yarmouth Port and en plein. Her landscapes attempt to capture feeling through color and light. Her subjects include Cape scenes, as well as landscapes from travel abroad and closer to home.

Happy Hoops by Jessica Coen featured in our Art Display Case

February 2023

Jessica Coen is a homeschooling mother of three, who created Happy Hoops as a way to handle the stress of daily life. Through this form of art, she has found a simple way of relaxing and creative therapy.

Her art can be found on Facebook under Happy Hoops. Please inquire on Facebook for purchases.

Virtual Tour with the National Constitution Center

Tuesday, February 21st at 2:00 p.m.

Register for this live virtual tour of the Slavery and Reconstruction exhibit at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A museum educator will lead us through their exhibit, Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality. Learn how constitutional clashes over slavery set the stage for the Civil War, and how the nation transformed the Constitution after the war during the Reconstruction period, taking a particularly close look at the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments.

Along the way, our guide will highlight the stories of people like Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, Harriet Tubman, and other figures central to the conflict over slavery. We will also get an up-close look at special artifacts on display, including original copies of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments, Dred Scott's signed petition for freedom, a fragment of the flag that Abraham Lincoln raised at Independence Hall, a commemorative copy of the Emancipation Proclamation, and more!

Please email the library at den_mail@clamsnet.org to receive the Zoom link.

Today's ESOL cancelled

Friday, February 3rd at 12:30 - CANCELLED

Due to today's inclement weather, our weekly ESOL session has been cancelled.

Stay tuned for an additional ESOL class on Thursday evenings, starting Thursday, February 16th at 6:00.

February's BookPage is here!

February 2023

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.