Town-related News and Updates

By order of the Town of Dennis, Dennis Public Library is currently closed. Curbside pickup is available. Our book drop is open for returns.

Staff is available to assist with curbside pickup service Tuesdays-Saturdays starting at 10:00 a.m. Scheduled pickup hours are Tuesdays from 2:00-6:00 p.m.; Wednesdays-Fridays from 12:00-6:00 p.m.; and Saturdays from 12:00-4:00. Please call the library at 508-760-6219 during these hours to speak with staff.

Visit the Town's website through the link below for local information and updates regarding COVID-19:

Housing Production Plan Comment Period -
Review the presentation and draft in the Select Board packet dated 1/5/21 at

Virtual Library Programs

Many area libraries and organizations are offering virtual programs you can enjoy from the comfort and safety of home! 

One of the benefits of virtual programs is that you can enjoy events from across the Cape, state, or country! We will update this page as we hear about great programs to share with all of you. Get ready for some great offerings...

Be sure to check the event listings for more information and contact the hosting library or organization if registration is required. 

MBLC Massachusetts Libraries Event Calendar- here are eight calendars full of great virtual events spanning Massachusetts. But you don't need to be nearby, so feel free to explore them all.

Writers' Studio- Calling all writers! Come join us on-line for a weekly writing studio and meet fellow writers on Zoom. Write your chapters and screen share with each other. They have a lot of fun…
Centerville 1–3pm on Monday; Dennis Port on Wednesday 3–5pm; Woods Hole on Friday 1–3pm
To register please email Sharon Anderson at the Cape Cod Writers’ Studio: 

Virtual Lessons with Dance Caliente- Thursday, January 21st at 7:00, presented by Medford Public Library.

Bradley Baskir, Financial Advisor - 529 College Savings Plan: Simply the Smart Way to Save for College- Thursday, January 21st at 7:00, presented by Boston Public Library. 

Author Talk~ Ace Atkins- Friday, January 22nd at 7:00, presented by a collection of North of Boston libraries, including the Memorial Hall Library in Andover, Flint Memorial Library in North Reading, Tewksbury Public Library, Wilmington Memorial Library, and Woburn Public Library. 

Coffee Q&A: Will Rubenstein: eforever- Friday, January 22nd at 10:00, presented by Cape Cod Technology Council

Global Winds and the History of Exploration with Captain Elliot Rappaport- Sunday, January 24th at 2:00, presented by the Cape Cod Maritime Museum

Resume Writing- Monday, January 25th at 6:00, presented by the Kingston Public Library. 

Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition 2021 Webinar Series- starting Tuesday, January 26th at 12:30, presented by the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition

Bollywood Funk Dance Class- Tuesday, January 26th at 6:00, presented by the Seekonk Public Library

Genealogy From Home~ Vital Records- Wednesday, January 27th at 6:00, presented by Boston Public Library. 

Ask the Genealogist with David Allen Lambert- Wednesday, January 27th at 6:00, presented by Stoughton Public Library. 

Getting The New Year Started Right!- Wednesday, January 27th at 6:30, presented by Southwick Public Library and CFA Boston

Life After Coma- Wednesday, January 27th at 7:00, presented by the Waltham Public Library.

What is Gender? Does it Matter?- Wednesday, January 27th at 7:00, presented by the Westfield Athenaeum.

Guided Meditation- Thursday, January 28th at 11:00, presented by M.G. Parker Memorial Library

Virtual Bestselling Authors Series: Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child discuss 'The Scorpion's Tail'- Friday, January 29th at 7:00, presented by the Tewksbury Public Library.

Lifetime Learning: 24 courses available- Starting Monday, February 1st through Friday, April 30th, presented by Lifetime Learning in Orleans. 

The Remarkable Rise of Vice President Kamala Harris- Tuesday, February 2nd at 7:00, presented by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library.

90s Trivia- Wednesday, February 3rd at 7:00, presented by Southwick Public Library. 

Drawn Together: Art Journaling for Teens- Starting Wednesday, February 3rd at 3:00 for ages 12-18, presented by Springfield City Library

Mediumship: Connecting with our loved ones once again...- Saturday, February 6th at 1:30, presented by the M.G. Parker Memorial Library

DPL Book Club- Wednesday, February 17th at 2:00, presented by Dennis Public Library. 

Sacco-Vanzetti: The Case That Will Not Die- Wednesday, February 17th at 1:00, presented by Digital Commonwealth

Sacco-Vanzetti: The Impact on Art and Literature, Tuesday, March 9th, presented by Digital Commonwealth