Featured service: passes

passes2Who doesn’t like a discount?  Your local CLAMS library may offer free- to-you, or discounted passes for:  museums,  art centers, and more.    Check  the online list  and visit your library’s website for more information.    Libraries will vary in selection, reservation and  lending policies.

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Librarian of Congress appointed

Dr. Carla Hayden Approved as Librarian of Congress

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New Additions Last Month

New additions to catalog
The CLAMS library network  added  over 10,000 items to our catalog last month. Continue reading

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Summer Reading Lists for Cape & Islands Schools 2016

Summer Reading 2016Attention Cape & Islands students. We have your books for summer reading available in CLAMS. Continue reading

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Summer at Cape Cod & Island libraries

There are lots of fun summer events at CLAMS Member libraries.  Check out the CLAMS calendar and/or the CLAMS Facebook events page  to see what’s happening or check with your local CLAMS library.
Read the full description of the event to find out if a ticket or pre-registration is required.

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ALA Celebrates LGBTQ+ Book Month

In 2015 the American Library Association declared June as GLBT Book Month. It is, “a nationwide celebration of the authors and writings that reflect the lives and experiences of the gay,  lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community.” Continue reading

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ComCat Users

Due to a recent  software upgrade there  are some new  features in the Commonwealth Catalog. The upgrade will allow users to:comcat

  • Cancel items in Retry status from the My Account menu.
  • Items in search results will have Action Buttons on covers : Request This Item – if there is only one item; brings up the request form (or login) directly  and View Details – if there is more than one item; brings up list of titles and locations.

 

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New Look Featured Titles

 

Browse hundreds of recent may_bbqadditions, eBooks and monthly theme titles in the CLAMS new look  “Featured Titles”  section.  Click on the images below and link directly  into the Catalog.
May is barbecue month – have fun browsing!

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What do I read next?

novplus200Your current CLAMS library card allows access to a great reading resource.  NoveList Plus is a comprehensive readers’ advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction. NoveList Plus will help you to answer the question of what to read next.

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2016 Pulitzer Prizes

Congratulations to the 2016 Pulitzer prize winners.
sympathizerFiction – The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
Non-fiction – Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS   by Joby Warrick
Biography – Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan
History – Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America by T.J. Stiles

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