• Booby Trapped, The Bra in America

    A Virtual Program ~ May 25th @ 7pm

    Zoom link- no registration required.
  • Eastham Garden Tour

    Public Mural

    Click here or on image for printable pdf flyer.

  • Final Exhibition!

    Youth is a Work of Art Community Exhibit

    Youth is a Work of Art: Community Art Exhibit 

    This exhibit will be displayed through the month of May, 2021.
  • Coming Soon!

    Pondside Patio

  • Chewy Decimal Cooking Show~ A Virtual Program

    On Eastham Library's YouTube Channel

    The Eastham Public Library is proud to present a new virtual cooking program featuring Eastham's own master chef Elaine Lipton. Flyer.

    In Episode One, available on the library's YouTube Channel: YOUTUBE LINK, she will prepare a dish from India ~ Shrimp Curry, with Gajar-Ka-Halva for dessert. Link to recipes.

    The Chewy Decinal Cooking Show is also available for viewing on the town's vimeo channel VIMEO LINK.  Other viewing options: The Chewy Decimal Cooking Show will broadcast periodically on Lower Cape TV, Ch. 99 and the Town of Eastham's Ch.18. A live Zoom chat with Elaine, recorded Saturday, April 17th on Zoom, is available HERE.

    Check out our bountiful collection of cookbooks in CLAMS.
    This program is brought to you by the Friends of the Eastham Library.
  • Cape Pandemic Postcards ~ Nickerson History Archives

    Call for Submissions

    Click on flyer for archives link.
  • 2020 Book Awards

    List available


    The 2020 Book Awards list includes Pulitzer, National, Edgar, and Agatha Christie winners.

    Please click here for printable copy.
  • 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.
    Many other free virtual classes are offered to be enjoyed at 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.


Learn about Eastham

Visit the Eastham Historical Society's web-site & Facebook pages

Eastham Historical Society Preserving Eastham's Past for Eastham's Future

Learn how you can get involved or contact the archivists here   
Visit the EHS virtually on Facebook
   Massachusetts Cultural Council Mass Humanities
National Endowment for the Humanities


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