CLAMS Network (Cape Library Automated Materials Sharing)
There are 8 public computers with color printers.
There is one computer for public catalog search.
There is one computer in the children’s room. It is not connected to the Internet. Any child under 18 must have a signed parental permission form on record at the main desk in order to use the computers that are connected to the Internet.
Internet access is available 24/7 from anywhere in the library and within a certain area outside of the library (porch and parking lot). This is an open network and a password is not required.
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
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