FAQ’s

How do I obtain a library card?
Visit the Library with a photo ID such as a driver’s license and we will create your CLAMS card while you wait. Online registration is available for a 30-day temporary card at www.clamsnet.org.

How long can I keep a book or movie?
The loan period for most books is two weeks. Books may be renewed for additional loan periods unless reserved by another patron. Movies circulate for one week.

How can I renew a book?Books may be renewed in person, online www.clamsnet.org or by phone, 508.896.3913. To reserve or renew a book online through CLAMS, you will need your CLAMS card pin number to set up or access your individual account.

What if my book is overdue?An overdue donation is requested for books not returned within the loan or renewal period … 10 cents a day for adults and children. The overdue donation for a movie is one dollar a day.

What is CLAMS?The Library is part of the CAPE LIBRARIES AUTOMATED MATERIALS SHARING system, commonly known by its acronym, CLAMS, www.clamsnet.org

What can I do with CLAMS?
1.Search the collections of all CLAMS libraries on Cape Cod and the Islands.
2.Determine the location and availability of items you need.
3.Reserve items to be delivered to the library of your choice.
4.Check on the status of items that you have requested, or have on loan