MARCH 21, 2018

Regular Library Hours

Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday:
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tuesday & Wednesday:
10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
(Closed Sundays)

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Film Series Starts Wednesday, March 28  

Film Series Starts Wednesday, March 28

A new film series, "4 from the '50s," opens with the first of four Wednesday screenings at 7 p.m. on March 28.

Our first film is a 1999 production from director Anthony Minghella. It's a stylish thriller, loosely based on a Patricia Highsmith novel, which beautifully captures the sensual glamour of Italy in the late 1950s -- a playground for young, wealthy American expatriates.

Please note, this series (which continues through April 18) is for adults.

Library Book Group: Our Schedule  

Library Book Group: Our Schedule

The Edgartown Library book group, moderated by Jean Stone, meets for good reading and lively discussions on the third Wednesday of every month. This group is open to all, and our library staff can help you get a copy to read.

March 21, 4 p.m.:
Since We Fell, by Dennis Lehane

April 18, 4 p.m.:
Lincoln in the Bardo, by George Saunders

May 16, 4 p.m.:
Shores Beyond Shores, by Irene Butter

June 20, 4 p.m.:
Uncommon Type: Some Stories, by Tom Hanks


Edgartown Library Offers New Streaming Movie Service  

Edgartown Library Offers New Streaming Movie Service

The popular on-demand video streaming service Kanopy is now available for free to all our patrons. With your library card number and PIN, you can sign up with Kanopy for free and start streaming films on demand right away. Just follow this link.

Offering what The New York Times calls “a garden of cinematic delights,” Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 titles, including award-winning documentaries and acclaimed films, rare and hard-to-find titles, and classic films, with collections from The Great Courses, Kino Lorber, and PBS among many others.

You can access Kanopy through a variety of devices and platforms, including Roku, Apple TV, iOS and Android, and Kanopy is also compatible for hearing- (with captions and transcripts) and visually-impaired patrons (compatible with technologies such as JAWS). Kanopy is free for users with an Edgartown library card, entitling you to stream as many as 10 films per month.

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36 Languages. Learn a language FREE.  

36 Languages. Learn a language FREE.

The Mango language learning service is available to you, as a library patron, from any internet connection — at the library, a coffee shop, or at home. All you need to log in is your 13-digit library card number. The Edgartown Library also subscribes, on behalf of all our patrons, to Mango's Little Pim service, a language learning program designed specifically for children from birth to age six.

Planning a Visit to Boston? <br>Stop Here First for Museum Passes  

Planning a Visit to Boston?
Stop Here First for Museum Passes

On your next trip to Boston, perhaps you'd enjoy an hour or three at the Museum of Fine Arts. If this is on your itinerary, do stop at our circulation desk before heading north -- and pick up a free pass. One pass entitles two visitors admission to the museum for $10 each. That's one more great reason to visit the library. The passes are generously purchased for us by the Friends of the Edgartown Library.

As you plan your fall travels around New England, you should definitely visit this page of the CLAMS network catalogue. It lists discount tickets to all sorts of destinations, from Battleship Cove to Mystic Aquarium, from the New Bedford Whaling Museum to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Enjoy!

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Gay Head Cliffs. Lithographic print, circa 1950, by Ruth Howland Sutton.
Edgartown Free Public Library
26 West Tisbury Road, Edgartown, MA 02539
Hours: Monday 10-5; Tuesday and Wednesday 10-8, Thursday through Saturday 10-5; closed Sunday.
Phone: 508-627-4221 and 508-627-1373