CLAMS System Maintenance Alert

The CLAMS  online catalog will be unavailable on Monday, April 20th, 2015, from approximately 6:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., due to system maintenance.  During this time, users also will not have full access to OverDrive or the Commonwealth Catalog. We apologize for any inconvenience. This site will remain online during the maintenance period, so you can check back at info.clamsnet.org to see the system status.

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April is National Poetry Month

Happy National Poetry Month!  Find out more here.
#npm15.
Find poetry collections in the CLAMS online catalog.

 

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Dr Seuss: coming in July 2015

Dr. Seuss returns with a newly discovered book “What Pet should I get?”
Find it in CLAMS

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eBook, eAudio users

Do you use the CLAMS Digital Downloads service?  Now you may renew eBooks and eAudios if there is no waiting list on the title. How to renew digital titles.

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Colleen McCullough R.I.P.

Colleen McCullough, author of the Thorn Birds has passed away.
Find her works in the CLAMS online catalog.

New York Times obituary.

 

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CLAMS – 2014: a Year in Review

2014 A Year in Review

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Norman Bridwell

cliffordNorman Bridwell, the creator of  the much loved children’s series of books “Clifford the Big Red Dog“,  has passed away at his Martha’s Vineyard home.
NPR article.

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P.D. James, mystery writer, “Queen of Crime”

P.D. James, the “Queen of Crime” and creator of the Adam Dalgliesh  mysteries and Death comes to Pemberley, has passed away.  Find her novels in the CLAMS catalog. 
New York times article

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National Book Awards 2014 Finalists

The finalists for the National Book Awards 2014 have been announced on NPR.
The National Book awards are for fiction, non-fiction, poetry and young adult literature.  Among the titles are: Lila by Marilynne Robinson, All the Light we cannot see by Anthony Doerr, The Meaning of Human Existence by
Edward O. Wilson.
 See the full list.
2014 Finalists announced by Mitchell Kaplan on NPR’s Morning Edition.
Search the CLAMS Catalog
Find many of these titles to download.

 

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Man Booker 2014 winner announced

Richard Flanagan has won the Man Booker prize for Fiction 2014 with his novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North.  Available as a print book and eBook from CLAMS.

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