Sunday, October 28, 2012

Library CLOSED on Monday, October 29th

The Vineyard Haven Public Library will be closed for the day on Monday, October 29th.
The library will open on Tuesday October 30th weather permitting, however programs including Preschool Storytime will be cancelled on Tuesday.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Online Access to the Cape Cod Times

Library patrons can access many full text articles (without photographs) for the Cape Cod Times from 2002 to the present through a free online database. You may need to enter your library card number in order to access the database from your home computer. A link to the database appears on the library home page at

Recent articles, including photographs, are available on the Cape Cod Times website at (website users are limited to a monthly quota of articles unless they purchase an online subscription).

If you need help locating an article from the Cape Cod Times, please ask a library staff member for assistance.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

CLAMS Mobile Apps Now Available for your iPhone, Android Phone, Blackberry, and More!



For your iPhone

For your iPad

For your iPodTouch


For your Android Phone

For your Android Tablet

For Android Devices
*not* listed on Google Play


For your BlackBerry Phone

For your BlackBerry Tablet

For your *Windows Phone

*The Windows Phone Option does not download an APP to your phone. It simply runs the App from the site.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Friends of the Library Booksales Held Monthly

The Friends of the Library hold "mini" book sales at the library, from 1pm-3pm on the third Saturday of each month. The October sale will be held on Saturday, October 20th from 1-3pm. Books are priced at $1 for paperbacks and $2 for hardcovers, or $12 to fill a bag.

Proceeds from these sales benefit library programs for children, and other library services supported by the Friends. Sales are also planned for Saturday, November 17th, and Saturday, December 15th, from 1pm-3pm.

Sunday Hours and Programs Resume on October 14th!

Sunday, October 14th, will be the first Sunday of the season that the library will be open. The library will be open from noon-4pm throughout the winter, except for a few holiday weekends. To celebrate, please join us for coffee and refreshments starting at Noon on the 14th.

As in past years, the Friends of the Library will be presenting a variety of special programs on Sunday afternoons at 2pm, including lectures, a play reading, and "Crafts for Grownups" with Jennifer. Details of programs will be posted soon on our website and bulletin boards.

West Tisbury Library Moving to Temporary Location October 15th

As the West Tisbury Library prepares to break ground on their new building, their library will be relocating to a temporary location at Middletown Village, across the street from Conroy’s Apothecary in North Tisbury, open to the public on Monday October 15th. The last day in the current library building will be Saturday, October 13th. The temporary location will have room for their newest materials including adult, children, and teen books and DVDs. They will have WiFi and laptops, passport applications, inter-library loan, printing, copying and fax available for public use. The library phone number and hours of operation will remain the same.