Go Thoreau! Celebrating 200 years!

Happy 200th Birthday, Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)
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The Dennis Libraries are celebrating all year. Stay tuned for lectures, book clubs, and other activities related to Thoreau and our appreciation of nature.

"On tops of mountains, as everywhere to hopeful souls, it is always morning."

Special Collections

Dennis Public Library is home to many special collections.

Consumer Information
We have a large collection of current consumer news and information including Consumer Reports magazine, the NADA Auto Guides, and a vast array of newsletters, pamphlets, and leaflets on a variety of consumer information subjects.

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 daily office hours where you can get personal help with your genealogical research.

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.

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.

Boston Globe - Search the Proquest Database of the Boston Globe. 

Print newspapers available in our library:  Cape Cod Times, The Register, The Chronicle