Library Status

Our building is open to the public. We are following the Governor's advisory updated as of 12//21/21: All people should wear masks inside public buildings regardless of vaccination status.

Special Collections

Dennis Public Library is home to many special collections.

Cape Cod Collection
A large selection of non-fiction and reference titles about Cape Cod and/or by Cape Cod authors. We also have a smaller collection of Cape Cod fiction titles available.

Cape Cod Genealogy
In addition to the genealogy resources in our Cape Cod Reference collection, the Dennis Public Library is also the home of the Cape Cod Genealogical Society Genealogy Room. The CCGS holds office hours where you can get personal help with your genealogical research. Office hours are Tuesday 1-4, Thursday 10-4, Saturday 10-12. Volunteers can also be reached at 

Cape Cod Salties Collection
The Cape Cod Salties Sportfishing Club has generously donated a number of fishing books, video tapes, and DVDs to the library. The Salties continually add to the collection, so there is always something new to see. If you need to know where the best fishing spots are, or how to tie a fly, stop in and check it out.

Bayberry Quilters Collection
The Bayberry Quilters Guild is dedicated to quilting and the education of members and others in the art of quilting. Today there are over 300 members in the Bayberry Quilters of Cape Cod Guild. This new collection consists of quilting books donated from the guild. 

Echos Culturels Foreign Language Collection
Echos Culturels is a new organization specializing in acquiring foreign language books and fostering the learning of foreign language. Presently the organization is focusing on French, and this new collection consists of French language fiction and instructional books for children, and beginning, intermediate, and advanced-level adult readers.