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VNA of Cape Cod Nutrition Workshop

Saturday, May 18th at 11:00 a.m.

The Visiting Nurse Association of Cape Cod will host a nutrition workshop about fiber.

Step into the intriguing debate on whether fiber is a friend or foe in our quest for optimal health and well-being. As we navigate through the diverse perspectives and conflicting opinions surrounding fiber, we embark on a journey to unravel the truth behind the role of fiber in our diets.

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

This program is brought to you by the Town of Dennis and the VNA of Cape Cod Public Health and Wellness Division.

Introduction to Genealogy

Saturday, May 11th at 10:00 a.m. 

The Cape Cod Genealogical Society will host an introductory genealogy course.

Jeff Schiebe is an avid genealogist who has researched his family roots both in the U.S. and abroad and has given numerous presentations on a wide range of genealogy topics. In this highly informative session, Jeff will share his experience and knowledge of family history for attendees of all levels. There will be take-aways for everyone—he will acquaint novices with some of the basic tools to perform a genealogy search; describe current resources available to intermediate.

Please call 508-760-6219 to register.

Postcards From A Pandemic

Saturday, April 27th at 11:00 a.m. 

Please join us for live readings, a slide show and the opportunity to share your thoughts and experiences of living through the pandemic.

This book is a story told by many voices about life during the pandemic against the backdrop of the beauty and splendor of Cape Cod. With over 300 submissions from every town across the Cape, both novice and professional artists and authors share their stories through visual and literary art forms. The anthology evokes memories of our universal experience and emotions – fear, loneliness and despair coexisting with hope and even the ability to find humor during this challenging time.

Dennis Public Library's Technical Services Librarian, Ellen Johnson, will be reading her essays from the anthology. 

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

Searching For the Lady of the Dunes

Saturday, April 20th at 11:00 a.m. 

Local author Christopher Setterlund will discuss his book Searching for the Lady of the Dunes. For nearly fifty years, the Lady of the Dunes was Cape Cod’s most enduring mystery. Found savagely murdered and mutilated in the remote dunes of Provincetown in 1974 it seemed her identity would be forever unknown. In 2022 she was finally identified as Ruth Marie Terry. This book pulls the curtain back on the Wild West that was Provincetown in the 1960s and 1970s thanks to those who were there at the time.

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

Anything Goes: America During the Jazz Age

Saturday, April 13th at 11:00 a.m.

Historian and author Christopher Daley will provide an entertaining overview of the 1920s, showcasing world events, political events, prohibition, organized crime as well as the style, fashion and trends of the Jazz Age.

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

April's BookPage is here!

April 2024 

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

April Artist - Kristin Ranney

April Art Display

Kristin Ranney is a national award winning watercolor artist living on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. She was introduced to painting with watercolors after her step-mother took her to a workshop in 1992. Kristin discovered her passion for the medium and has continued working and growing her artistic style, attending workshops with many international watercolor artists including Mel Stabin, Barbara Nechis, Frank Francese, Pat Weaver, and Susan Webb Tregay. Her work has been shown in exhibitions from Maine to Idaho and is in international collections. Kristin was invited to be a Board Member of the Transparent Watercolor Society and served as the Marketing/PR co-chair for 5 years. She has won awards in national juried shows and is a Signature Member of the Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club of New York and the New England Watercolor Society and is a retired signature member of the Idaho Watercolor Society.