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DECEMBER 20, 2014

The Edgartown Library is located at 58 North Water Street in downtown Edgartown, two blocks off Main Street and just up the hill from the Chappaquiddick ferry. We are a department of the Town of Edgartown.

Our library holds close to 40,000 materials – books and magazines, DVDs and videos, audio books, compact discs and more. The Edgartown Library is a member of CLAMS, the Cape Libraries Automated Materials Sharing Network, which offers easy access to the nearly 1.4 million items held by more than 30 participating libraries.

Our library staff is committed to serving you. Welcome!

Our Mission:

Enhancing our quality of life by connecting people with resources, information, and each other.

Our vision is that the library will be the place where community happens -- the center of the Edgartown community.

We are a valuable community resource. We embrace the rich heritage and vibrant future of our community. We aspire to be the best possible library and community center for Edgartown. Community needs drive our services and we take a personal interest in ensuring that they are delivered in a welcoming, accessible, and responsible manner.

We are agile and innovative in how we deliver services; we support staff learning and want our library to be a great place to work; we are excited about the possibilities and opportunities that the future holds for us; we share common goals and always strive for excellence; staff are dedicated, welcoming, professional and always strive to meet or exceed users' expectations. 

 


BUILDING OUR NEW LIBRARY

Click here to learn about the campaign to build the new Edgartown Public Library.
 


NEW STUFF
YOU CAN REQUEST

Just click the random image above to begin exploring our recent library acquisitions. Each one has a link where you can reserve the item.

FAIRHAVEN SCENE

Oil on Canvas, 13 by 18 inches, by American artist Charles Henry Gifford (1839-1904). Painted in 1893; signed and dated on lower right.
 
 
Edgartown Free Public Library
58 North Water Street, 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