Library

We are a Family Search Affiliate Library!

Cape Cod Genealogical Society maintains a Genealogy Library at the Dennis Public Library, 5 Hall Avenue, Dennisport.

It is open to the public, during those hours that volunteers are available, currently:

Tuesday, 1 PM – 4 PM
Thursday, 10 AM – 4 PM
Saturday, 10 AM – 12 noon

Our Collection of Books Includes:

  • Genealogy research guides
  • Histories, related to early New England, Cape Cod, and Canadian history, including:
    • Military
    • Early settlers and immigrants
    • Towns of Cape Cod and Massachusetts, including vital records
  • Biographical information
    • Family histories and genealogies
    • Mayflower Families and other Mayflower related publications
  • Cemeteries, mostly on Cape Cod
  • Records/Sources – covering areas of New England and beyond
    • Census lists
    • Passenger lists
    • Tax lists
    • Vital records and church records

Periodical publications, including:

  • Journals and magazines of National Genealogical Society and NEHGS
  • Newsletters from genealogical and historical societies, both on- and off-Cape
  • Magazines of genealogical interest, including:
    • Family Tree Magazine
    • Internet Genealogy
In addition, we maintain two computers, with access to several genealogical sites:
  • Ancestry.com
  • American Ancestors
  • Find My Past
  • Family Search