• "Our" Story: 400 Years of Wampanoag History ~ Special 400 Commemoration Exhibit

    A Virtual Tour

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

    Steven Peters' will give a virtual talk about the exhibit ~
    "A Nation's Founding from an
    Indigenous Perspective"

    Tuesday, December 15th @ 3 PM

    Register & More Information

    Flyer
    Save the date: January 19th @ 3PM for Steven Peters' talk about the National Day of Mourning

     
  • 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.  

    Save the date:
    Monday, December 21 @ 3 PM for a virtual program with the artist.  A discussion follows on Robert's essays. Register here.

    Exhibit link.

    Essays & additional info.

  • Holiday Storywalk ~ Outdoors @ Eastham Library

    December 5th ~ 24th

  • Visit the "I Spy" Purple Passion Studio!

    View outside the Children's Room until December 5

  • Turnip Art

    Kindergarten & First Grade Turnip Heads

  • Virtual Author Talk with Ian Saxine

    Sunday, December 6th @3pm

  • Virtual Author Talk with David Silverman

    Sunday, December 13th @ 3pm

  • Historical Narratives & Myths

    Podcast

    Eastham Public Library & WCAI present...

    "Historical Narratives and Myths"

    A Discussion with Ian Saxine, Paula Peters,
    & Mindy Todd, on WCAI's The Point


    If you missed the live program on December 1st,
    here is the podcast:
    www.capeandislands.org/post/story-first-encounter-nauset

    Guests Ian Saxine, historian and author of the book, and Paula Peters, a member of the Wampanoag Tribe, reflected on what shapes historical narratives and how myths are created and perpetuated. Ian Saxine's book is available in CLAMS, to download online here, or for a free personal copy call the library at 508-240-5950.

    This program is part of the Eastham 400 commemmoration.

     
  • Eastham Council on Aging

    Free Virtual Classes & Programs


    The Eastham COA is offering ongoing virtual exercise classes
    and various programs of interest to the community.
    Pre-registration is required.
    For more information: Windmill Whisperings- Nov/Dec 2020 Newsletter
  • 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.

  • LIBRARY UPDATE

    COVID-19

     
    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:
    https://info.clamsnet.org/clams-libraries-public-wifi-access/
     
    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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