• National Day of Mourning - A Virtual Talk by Steven Peters

    Tuesday, January 19th @ 3PM

    Our Story 400 Years of Wampanoag History A Virtual Tour
     "Our" Story exhibit link.

    Please join us Tuesday, January 19th @ 3PM for Steven Peters' virtual talk about the National Day of Mourning. Registration required.

    Peters' virtual talk about the "Our" Story exhibit ~
    "A Nation's Founding from an Indigenous Perspective" is available under Event Videos.

    Part of the Eastham 400  Commemoration.

  • Thirteen Moons: A Meditation on Indigenous Life

    December's Virtual Exhibit based on Robert Peters' 2020 calendar

    Thirteen Moons Slide ShowThirteen Moons: a Meditation on Indigenous Life, is published as a 2020 calendar and includes artwork, poetry, and essays. It can be read as a coffee table book.  Flyer

    A recording of the December 21st virtual program is now available under Event Videos.

    Exhibit link
     by Red Hawk and Wakby Singers

    Essays & additional info.

  • Virtual Community Art Exhibit

    Age is a Work of Art

    Age is a Work of Art Community Exhibit
    Follow the link to view the virtual exhibit!
  • Podcasts

    An Eastham Library & WCAI Collaboration

    HISTORICAL NARRATIVES ~ A Discussion with Ian Saxine, Paula Peters, & Mindy Todd, on WCAI's The Point, December 1st, 2020:  www.capeandislands.org/post/story-first-encounter-nauset
    Saxine's book, The Story of the "First Encounter" at Nauset is available in CLAMS, to download, or call the library @508-240-5950 for a free copy.

    SPIRIT RUN ~ Mindy Todd, of WCAI's The Point, interviews author Noé Álvarez, on November 19, 2020: https://www.capeandislands.org/post/spirit-run
    They discuss his new book is "Spirit Run: a 6,000 Mile Marathon Through North America's Stolen Land," also availalble in CLAMS. Part of the Eastham 400 commemmoration.
  • Eastham Council on Aging

    Free Virtual Classes & Programs

    A new Senior Fitness Hour is available on Lower Cape TV; a collaborative effort with the Councils on Aging in the Brewster, Orleans, Eastham, Wellfleet, and Truro.

    Monday thru Friday, 10-11am.
    Stay fit in the comfort & safety of your home.

    Schedule & class information: LowerCapeTV
    For additional resources: Eastham Senior Center

  • Story Time with Fran

    Weekly on Instagram

  • The Sunset Series ~ A Virtual Eastham 400 Event

    Now available on YouTube

    The Sunset Series commenced with the ringing of a bell 15 minutes before sunset and continued with daily 10-minute presentations of Eastham’s history for 99 evenings from June 1st - Sept. 7th.

    This entire series is now available on our Eastham 400 YouTube channel.

    photo: Andrea Daniels

  • Curbside Pick-up

    Please call the library for more info!

  • New CLAMS app!

    Available now for download

    Search for CLAMS Library Network in your app store!
  • Not sure where to find online programming?

    Check out the MBLC calendar of Massachusetts online programming!

    MBLC online events calendar
  • New books to look forward to - Read the new issue of Book Page online

  • No CLAMS card?

    Get an ecard!

    CLAMS ecard

    If you don’t yet have a CLAMS library card, you can now register online and start downloading ebooks or use state databases immediately. Here’s how:

    You will need a computer or cell phone and access to your email account.

    1. Go to https://library.clamsnet.org/selfreg

    2. Fill out the form and submit. The screen will refresh, with your name, new card number and username. Print the info, take a screenshot or jot down your new card number – you’ll need it in just a moment.

    3. Click the link in the first bullet point to log in and create a PIN/Password:
    Login to My Account and establish a PIN (Password) Scroll down to and click Did you forget your PIN/Password? Enter your new card number.

    4. Check your email for a link to set your PIN/Password.

    Your ecard will now be valid until June 30th and will give you access to materials at OverDrive for eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines (when asked for your library, select “CLAMS Library Patrons”). It also includes all Massachusetts Library Databases (select any library to begin). Individually owned library databases such as Hoopla are not included.



    Out of concern for the health and safety of our patrons, staff and volunteers, the Eastham Public Library building is closed to the public.

    The Library staff is offering curbside service and is available to provide services to the public by phone and email.  Our delivery system is again operational so you can now request books from other CLAMS libraries to be delivered here in Eastham.  Please note everything is a bit slower...

    We encourage patrons to use OverDrive eBooks, try our new streaming RB Digital service,  watch a movie via Hoopla, listen to music on freegal, read the online Cape Cod Times or NY Times online, or explore other online services available from the library’s homepage. 

    List of libraries offering free WIFI in their parking lots courtesty CLAMS:
    Please begin returning books to the library book return. All library fines will be waived.   Please note checkin of materials will be delayed as part of the quarantine process.

    Thank you for your patience during these unusual times.


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