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Winter 2024 Tiny Art Show


All Ages 

In February we will be displaying tiny artwork, and all are welcome to contribute.

Starting Tuesday, January 2nd, come pick up a kit, which includes a 4" x 4" canvas, 6 paint colors, and a paintbrush. Use these materials (plus any others you might have at home) to create your own tiny masterpiece. The theme for this winter's art display is Cape Cod Winter Wonderland. Supplies are limited.

Please bring your tiny artwork to the library by Friday, January 26th, 2024. Label the back of your artwork with your full name, age (if under 18), and an email address or phone number. The Tiny Art Show will be on display in the library during February 2024. Artwork will be available to pick up in early March 2024.

Happy Hoops Floral Heart Embroidery Workshop

 Saturday, January 13th at 10:30 a.m. 

The Dennis Public Library is excited to announce that Happy Hoops will host a  floral heart embroidery workshop. Adults and teens will learn and practice simple embroidery techniques while creating their own floral heart that can be enjoyed before and after Valentine’s Day.

Please call the library at 508-760-6219 to register.

Museum Passes

Dennis Public Library Museum Passes

Looking for something fun to do over the holidays? Check out our museum passes! The library offers a number of free and reduced-cost passes to museums, parks, and other attractions both on and off the Cape. We do not reserve passes in advance, but you can call the library or browse our catalog to check pass availability. Passes check out for three days. 

Snowflake Ornament Take & Make Craft

Saturday, December 9th 

On Saturday, December 9th, stop by the library and pick up a take & make craft kit, which includes a wooden snowflake ornament, markers, and a ribbon to hang your finished ornament. Decorate your ornament with a fun holiday design or message. Supplies are limited.

Looking for that special gift?

The Friends of the Dennis Public Library invite you to purchase a brick in honor of a loved one. Each brick costs $125 with engraving, (see form for space requirements.)

This gift is unique, and it supports Dennis Public Library! For years to come, your special brick will be seen in DPL's walkway.

Please fill out the form at this link:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1GaYsZIKLZsDcNg-c4NYjbzQp2ZURcR47/view?pli=1

and mail to the Friends or bring to the library. 

Happy Holidays!

Yarmouth Art Guild Show

December 2023

During the month of December our meeting room art display will feature works by artists from the Yarmouth Art Guild. 

The Yarmouth Art Guild represents hundreds of artists from the mid-Cape area. Come and enjoy the colorful show.

Pieces are $25 each and available to purchase for your collection.


Women and the Boston Tea Party

Saturday, December 9th at 12:30

This year marks the 250th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party, one of the nation's most iconic events. Join Anne Speyer, long-time educator, who let's us know that the Boston Tea Party wasn't just attended by men. Discover the women who helped shape this pivotal event in American history.

Photograph: 240 chests of "bohea," a poor quality tea, were dumped into the Boston Harbor in 1773.

December's BookPage is here!

December 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. Use 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.