FEBRUARY 25, 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

Island Nonprofit Directory  

Island Nonprofit Directory

Please follow the following link to be connected to the The Vineyard Gazette's 2018 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 Feb. 16, 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. The terms of the discounts are as follows:

Currently available museum passes:

Martha's Vineyard Museum:
 We have four passes that can be checked out at the front desk. Each pass admits two adults and four children (or one adult and five children) through the age of 18 to the Museum, now located overlooking Lagoon Pond in Vineyard Haven.

Cape Cod Museum of Art: 1 pass for free adult gallery admission. Not valid for special events or
program admissions.

USS Constitution Museum: 1 pass for free admission. Limited to parties of 9 or fewer, only one pass per party.

Currently unavailable museum passes:

Boston Museum of Science
: Daily passes allow up to 4 people per day to visit the Museum's main Exhibit Halls for $10 per person.   

Boston Children's Museum: Daily passes allow up to 4 people in at half price ($8.50).   

New England Aquarium: Daily coupons, valid September 5 to June 30, admit up to 4 people at $10 per person.   

Cape Cod Museum of Art: 1 pass for free adult gallery admission. Not valid for special events or
program admissions.

Mystic Aquarium: 5 passes for $5 off general admission for up to 4 people. And 10% off a new family or 
grandparent membership when you present pass. Valid through 2018.   

Museum of Fine Art, Boston: Passes admit up to 2 people per day at $10 per person.   

Edaville Family Theme Park: Month-specific passes allow one person into the park for free, general
admission. One pass per group. This includes parking, rides, live show, meet-and-greets, the museum,
Dino Land, and the play places. Upgrades such as Santa VIP, Christmas Festival of Lights, and
Edaville Express must be purchased separately at the park.

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. We can also scan a document into digital form and
email it for a fee of $1 per page.

If you have a project that involves a number of 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

You can also use these links as shortcuts to specific resources:

For access to The New York Times.
For access to The Boston Globe
For the full suite of Gale Reference Databases.
For Academic OneFile.
For Gale World History in Context.
For the Health & Wellness Resource Center.
For the Academic Health Reference Center.
For Gale Science in Context.

Need Legal Advice? Can't Afford a Lawyer? <br>This New Service Might Help You  

Need Legal Advice? Can't Afford a Lawyer?
This New Service Might Help You

Massachusetts now has a new resource for low income people who need help with civil (non-criminal) legal
problems -- Mass Legal Answers Online, www.masslao.org.

Low-income Massachusetts residents can create an account on the secure website, then log in and post
their legal questions. Volunteer lawyers answer the questions through the same website. There is no charge
to use this service. People can access the site from anywhere that they have internet access, including
smart phones -- and including our public computers at the Edgartown Library.  All information is confidential.

Mass Legal Answers Online is part of the national Free Legal Answers project sponsored by the American
Bar Association, and is being managed in Massachusetts by the Massachusetts Law Reform Institute with
the assistance of the Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association.

Did You Know About Lynda.com?  

Did You Know About Lynda.com?

As a Massachusetts resident, you can sign up for a Boston Public Library eCard, which gets you access to tons of free digital resources like Lynda.com.

Lynda.com is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through individual, corporate, academic and government subscriptions, members have access to the Lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.

Sign up here for a HERE for a BPL eCard and start using Lynda.com.



Lithographic print by Ruth Howland Sutton. 10 by 14 inches. Note: This drawing was published in the Ladies Home Journal in 1953.
Edgartown Free Public Library
26 West Tisbury Road, 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