Category Archives: CLAMS Member Libraries

CLAMS Libraries offer a variety of services including: WiFi internet access, public use computers, inter-library loan, reference services, delivery service among member libraries, easy drop off, books (regular, Large Print and paperback), magazines, audiobooks (downloadable, CDs, Playaways, Cassettes), DVDs & Videocassettes, toys, games, programs for Adults, Teens and Children, community meeting rooms, etc. CLAMS Libraries cater to the informational, recreational and educational needs of their communities. In addition many CLAMS libraries hold special treasures and unique collections.

This is a brief summary of special Collections and archives at libraries on Cape Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. To see all reference databases CLAMS libraries subscribe to locally or statewide click here.

All CLAMS libraries offer free wireless Internet access.

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HELP Guides

help-153094_1280I would like a HELP/ “How to use” guide. Where can I access this information?
You can access our HELP pages to find information and directions on various topics including:

General FAQs        Email & Notices
My Account            Reading History & Lists
Requesting             Searching
Online Catalog      Digital Media
Encore

 

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VIRTCAT vs COMCAT

ComCat_Web_SmallI miss the Virtual Catalog! How come I can’t use the Virtual Catalog anymore?
The Commonwealth Catalog has replaced the Virtual Catalog and can be used to search for and request materials that you can not find or are unavailable in CLAMS.

 

I can’t find the item I am looking for in CLAMS, how can I see if other Massachusetts library networks have the item?
The Commonwealth Catalog can be used to search for and request items that you can not find or are unavailable in CLAMS.

 

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What’s new at CLAMS libraries?

Looking for a beach read?  Check out the New & Popular Titles page.
Looking for something to read on your Kindle, iPad or Nook?  We have eBooks.   Lots of new titles just added here.

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What is the Value of Your Library Use?

Do you ever wonder how much all those DVDs, Books, magazines, etc. you borrow from your local library saves you in personal expense?    Even if you rarely borrow  items but you use the library  for computer use,  to read the newspaper or, your favorite magazine  check out our library value calculator  just for fun!

 

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Welcome to CLAMS!

Welcome to the new look CLAMS webpage.  Find our latest titles, catalog search tips, featured historical digital collections and a CLAMS-wide events calendar.  We hope you enjoy your visit.

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