CLAMS Network (Cape Library Automated Materials Sharing)
A. If you are not sure what you are looking for, you can call the library and we can make some recommendations for you.
B. eBooks and eAudiobooks - are very popular during this pandemic. You need a device to put the on ie: Kindle, computer, smartphone, I-pod, etc. You also need your CLAMS card and PIN. There are instructions on the CLAMS homepage and we have brochures with instructions at the library. Just knock on the library window and we can give you one. Libby is the easiest app to use.
You can access our open internet at DMlibrary on our porch or parking lot
Newspapers and Magazines - CLAMS has online newspapers and magazines available. See Clams homepage.
Fax and copier - while you are unable to enter our building, if you knock on the window, the staff will make copies of fax materials for you. PLEASE NOTE: LIMIT OF 5 PAGES. The cost is 10 cents for copies and $1.00 for the 1st fax page and 50 cents for additional pages.
Delivery to the Homebound
Patrons who are unable to physically access the library, and do not have anyone to assist them, can call the Library Director, Nancy Symington, to assist them.
Dennis-Harwich Lions Club Low Vision Center (This service is unavailabe at the present time due to Covid, thank you)
Thanks to the generosity of the Dennis-Harwich Lions Club, the Dennis Memorial Library is pleased to offer new technology and facilities that make library materials more accessible to the blind and low vision residents of our community. These resources can assist in reopening a world of books, journals, newspapers, and social activities to individuals who have little or no sight.
Low vision equipment and services that are available at the library are:
Dell computer with large screen monitor and magnifier/Zoom Text
Dell computer with JAWS screen reader and Kurzweil software (the computer “talks” to you.)
Perkins “Talking Books” recorder and tapes
Over 1,000 regular tape cassette audio books
Over 500 CD audio books
Low Vision Resource catalogs and information
Tutoring on Internet browsing, e-mail and other programs as needed.
Specific information for resources and assistance can be obtained by calling the library.
The library can also direct those who are interested to the Audible Local Ledger, Inc. This service brings the reading of news and items of interest to the listening community of Cape Cod.
The Talking Information Company, located in Marshfield provides the reading of daily newspapers, current periodicals, shopping guides, best selling books, calendars of community events, and other materials that had been only in print.
Cape Cod Collection
The Cape Cod Collection contains both fiction and non-fiction material for circulation. There are reference materials for in-library use only.
Some of our materials include Cape Cod history, books by Joseph C. Lincoln, Phoebe Atwood Taylor, and Gladys Taber.
Information on lighthouses, Cape Cod architecture, nature of Cape Cod, and flora and fauna unique to the Cape Cod region is available.
ESL Classes (Conversational English)
Fax and Scanner
Adult Craft Group
Children's Story and Craft Hour