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APRIL 23, 2021
Wall Street Journal Online  

Wall Street Journal Online

The Edgartown Library is pleased to announce that you can now access the Wall Street Journal online for free! Simply click HERE and create an account. Your access is available for 3 days. After 3 days, simply come back and click the link again and log in as an existing user with the same username and password you originally created.

New York Times Online  

New York Times Online

You can access the New York Times online for free using your Edgartown Library card. Simply click HERE and enter the code c59d2806040934a2. Then create a username and password. You must use this login and password for every future visit to the New York Times online.

Home Delivery Now Available  

Home Delivery Now Available

Home delivery is now being offered on Thursdays and is available for free for any library patron living in Edgartown who is unable to visit the library. To sign up, fill out the Home Delivery Application and we will contact you. For more information call 508-627-4221.

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.

Hoopla - Digital Video Streaming Service  

Hoopla - Digital Video Streaming Service

The Edgartown Library now offers our patrons hoopla, a new digital media service that allows you to enjoy 
movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows on your computer, tablet or phone -- even 
on your TV.

There's no waiting: Titles can be streamed immediately or downloaded for offline enjoyment later. The 
hoopla service has hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more added daily. To get started, 
just follow the hoopla link.

For help on how to use Hoopla on your computer, click here.
For help on how to use the Hoopla app, click here.
Remote Tech Time: Sign up for For a One-on-One Session  

Remote Tech Time: Sign up for For a One-on-One Session


Sign up for a one-on-one session with our tech savvy library staff, and upgrade your tech literacy. You can learn how to access e-books, audio books, language learning software and streaming movies, all with the power of your library card, all for free. Sessions are available every Tuesday-Saturday afternoon.
Call or email the library, or click here to make an appointment.

Libby - eBooks and eAudiobooks  

Libby - eBooks and eAudiobooks

Edgartown Public Library is proud to offer you best-selling and classic ebooks, digital audiobooks, magazines and streaming video available 24/7 from the library’s digital collection. 

Download Libby from the app store or visit clamsnet.overdrive.com

For help on how to use the Libby app, click here.

For help on how to use Overdrive, click here.

Kanopy - Digital Movie Streaming Service  

Kanopy - Digital Movie Streaming Service

The popular on-demand video streaming service Kanopy is available for free to all our patrons. With 

your library card number and PIN, you can sign up with Kanopy and start streaming films on demand. 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. Kanopy is free for users with an Edgartown library card, entitling you to stream as many as 10 
films per month.

For help on how to use Kanopy on your computer, click here.
For help on how to use the Kanopy app, click here.
Mango - Learn a Language  

Mango - Learn a Language

Ready to learn a new language? Try this new service, Mango. (Watch a video here that introduces the service.)

Just added to this service is Little Pim, language learning for kids! Get instant access to videos in 12 languages, printable lessons, and fun activities. Click here to check it out here.

Access All the Resources of Encyclopaedia Brittanica  

Access All the Resources of Encyclopaedia Brittanica

Explore the fact-checked online encyclopedia from Encyclopaedia Britannica with hundreds of thousands of objective articles, biographies, videos, and images.

Click here for access.

Island Nonprofit Directory  

Island Nonprofit Directory

Please follow the following link to be connected to the The Vineyard Gazette's 2018 Island Nonprofit Directory:

https://vineyardgazette.com/island-nonprofit-directory

Passes to Museums and Other Mainland Attractions  

Passes to Museums and Other Mainland Attractions

Please note: All museum hours have changed in response to COVID-19. For specific information on museum openings and hours, please call or visit the museum's website.

Please check below for the current status of the library's museum passes. Updated April 15, 2021.

Before your next trip to Boston (or Vineyard Haven), please stop at our circulation desk before heading out and pick up discount passes to any museums you'd like to visit.

Currently available museum passes:

Martha's Vineyard Museum:
 Passes admit two adults and four children (or one adult and five children) through the age of 18. There are no advance reservations required, entry will be based on a first come first serve system.

Cape Cod Museum of Art: Passes admit one free adult. Not valid for special events or program admissions. There are no advance reservations required, entry will be based on a first come first serve system.

New England Aquarium: Passes admit 4 people at half-price admission. Patrons need to reserve timed-entry tickets in advance by calling the Aquarium at 617-973-5200.

Museum of Fine Art, Boston: Please call or email the library for the most up-to-date information.

USS Constitution Museum: Passes admit up of 9 people for free. Only one pass per party. There are no advance reservations required, entry will be based on a first come first serve system.

Boston Museum of Science: Passes admit up to 4 people at half-price admission to the Exhibit Hall. Patrons need to reserve timed-entry tickets in advance by calling the Museum at 617-723-2500. The Museum will the send you an email comnfirmation. You must bring your paper library pass as well as your confirmation email for entry to the museum; you do not need to stop at the Box Office.

Currently unavailable museum passes:

Boston Children's Museum: The Boston Children's Museum is temporarily closed.

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

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Printing, Scanning & Faxing  

Printing, Scanning & Faxing

When you print to or copy from our network color printer the fee is 25 cents per page. We can send or
receive fax documents for you for a fee of $1 per page. 

If you have a project that involves several pages, we might not be able to help you with it right away.
For larger projects, we encourage you to visit one of the Island businesses that are specifically
equipped for this work.

 

Reference and Research

Please call or visit the library with your reference question. The library’s reference room has a rich collection of useful books. Your library card is also your ticket into the electronic databases which all Edgartown Library patrons can access for free. These databases connect you with a vast range of materials, from scholarly journals and newspaper archives to financial, medical and scientific information.

To use the databases, LOG ON HERE

 

IN LATE AUTUMN

Oil on Canvas, 20 by 27 inches, by American artist Charles Harold Davis (1856-1933). Stretcher bears title and frame is dated 1925.
 
 
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Hours: Monday 10-5; Tuesday and Wednesday 10-8, Thursday through Saturday 10-5; closed Sunday.
Phone: 508-627-4221 and 508-627-1373