SEPTEMBER 27, 2020


CONTACTLESS HOLDS PICKUP IS NOW AVAILABLE. Click here to learn how it works.

The library building remains closed to the public. Curbside pickup is offered during the following hours:

12pm - 4pm Monday (closed 9/7)
12pm - 4pm Tuesday 
12pm - 4pm Wednesday
12pm - 4pm Thursday 
12pm - 4pm Friday
12pm - 4pm Saturday

Please contact us at 508-627-4221 or email info@edgartownlibrary.org with questions or for assistance.

To read about our contactless holds pickup service and how to order materials, click here.
To read our latest newsletter, click here.
To sign up for our monthly newsletter, follow this link. 

Have You Taken the 2020 Census?  

Have You Taken the 2020 Census?

Census results impact our community every day by helping to shape federal funding for things like local schools, roadway construction, library funding, support for families in need, and more. 

Have you completed the census yet? If not, now is the time, since the Census deadline is September 30! It only takes a few minutes, so click here to find out how you can respond online, by phone or by email.

Please note, you do not need a Census ID to complete the Census.

Need Internet Access?  

Need Internet Access?

Check out a mobile WiFi hotspot from the Edgartown Library. WiFi hotspots are wallet sized devices that broadcast wireless internet in a 30 foot radius and can connect up to 10 devices. They work anywhere with Verizon coverage, so you can take it on the go. For full details on checking out a WiFi hotspot, click here.

New Materials  

New Materials

Cool Fall Reads
Check out our list of Cool Fall Reads here!

New Adult Fiction
For a list of new fiction items, click here.

New Adult Nonfiction
For a list of new non-fiction items, click here.

New DVDs
For a list of new DVDs, click here.
New! Outdoor Seating  

New! Outdoor Seating

Need a place to get some work done, plug in, or relax? Check out our new outdoor seating area, complete with Wifi and shade.

And don't forget, you can also enjoy the library's WiFi from both of our parking lots.
Check Out the New CLAMS App  

Check Out the New CLAMS App

The new Cape & Islands Libraries Automated Materials Sharing app has just launched! Take a tour of the app with Chris by clicking here.

The CLAMS app lets you browse collections, place holds, view upcoming programs, and more. It also includes special features like integrated NYT bestseller lists, coming soon titles, and it can even act as a digital library card.

Available for iOS and Android.

To add your digital library card to the app:

  • Download the CLAMS Library Network app from the App Store or Google Play Store.
  • Select My Account, Manage Accounts, then Add Account/Add Library Card.
  • Enter your library card number and Password/PIN and select Validate.
  • If you'd like to add more than one card to the app just repeat the process.
  • You can now use your Digital Library Card to check out items at the library.
Need a Library Card?  

Need a Library Card?

The Edgartown Library issues library cards free of charge to all Massachusetts residents and property owners. Applicants visiting the island may apply for an out-of-state card, which has a one-time $10 fee and may check out up to ten (10) items. To apply for a library card, click the link below, fill out the form, and either email it to us at info@edgartownlibrary.org or drop it off during curbside pickup hours. 

Stop by the library anytime during curbside pickup hours and present your photo ID in order to pick up your library card. If you need any assistance, please email us at info@edgartownlibrary.org.

Download pdf file: Card Application Form
Official Sources of Information for COVID-19  

Official Sources of Information for COVID-19

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The Road to Winter. Oil on canvas, 18 by 22 inches. By Edward Willis Redfield (1869-1965), American painter. From the Simpson Collection. -- Redfield is known for starting the "New Hope" school of painting in Pennsylvania.
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