Category Archives: In the News

CLAMS Online Services are now available, updates are completed.

🚨ALERT! All CLAMS online catalogs will be offline from 9 PM tonight, December 2nd through tomorrow morning December 3rd, for a planned software upgrade. Access to any service that requires your CLAMS login will be unavailable during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.🚨

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Announcing automatic renewals!

CLAMS libraries are pleased to announce that beginning November 12th, materials eligible to be renewed will be automatically extended another loan period up to three times. No more calling the library or hurrying in to return things! Exceptions are museum passes, express items, items on hold for other patrons, items already renewed three times, Interlibrary Loan materials or ebooks. Items that cannot be renewed may still accrue fines. Questions? Call your library for more information.

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#BigLibraryRead

November’s Big Library Read is now available on OverDrive with no waiting. We hope you enjoy this month’s book.

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Surprise visit at Edgartown Library!

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Power Outages

Most CLAMS libraries are open today, but a few are closed due to power outages, including Sturgis, Centerville, West Barnstable, Marstons Mills and Hyannis. On the Vineyard West Tisbury has no power. Please check with your library before venturing out.

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CLAMS online services unavailable during software upgrade October 15/16

🚨ALERT! All CLAMS online catalogs will be offline from 9 PM on October 15th through the morning of October 16th, for a planned software upgrade.
Access to any service that requires your CLAMS login will be unavailable during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.🚨

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Limiting eBook access for libraries will hurt patrons

eBooks aren’t just a fad, they are especially useful for readers with challenges such as sight impairment, dyslexia, or those who can’t get to the library or physically hold a book . Please consider signing the American Libraries Association petition telling Macmillan publishing that limiting access to eBooks for libraries is the wrong move. You can read more about this and sign the petition by clicking the link.
https://p2a.co/fgcQkzV

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September is Library Card Signup Month

The best way to explore infinity and beyond is at your library! Be sure to sign up for a library card at any CLAMS library or use our online form:https://library.clamsnet.org/selfreg.html

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Read an eBook Day, Sept. 18th!

Be a part of Read an eBook Day by checking out your favorite ebook from your library. Join the conversation by sharing what you’re reading and stories about why you love ebooks and by using the hashtag #ebookLove on social media. Anyone who uses that hashtag on September 18th will automatically be entered into a drawing for a free Kobo reader and Libby swag.

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