Digital Resources

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Get a card today!

Apply online to receive a temporary CLAMS card. This gets you immediate access to ebooks and audiobooks. To get a full access card, come in to the library with a photo ID and we'll finish setting it up.

Did you know you can become an online member of the Boston Public Library for free if you live or work in the state of Massachusetts? Apply online today.

Look for Books

Search the catalog. Access the library catalog, manage your account, find a CLAMS library and more.

Can't find what you're looking for on the cape?
The Commonwealth Catalog (ComCat) allows library users to locate and request library materials from all across the state, and have them delivered directly to their home library. 

Digital Updates

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eBooks and Audio

Using Libby/Overdrive,

browse, borrow, and enjoy titles from the CLAMS digital collection. Download the app to your mobile device to acess your books on the go!

Borrow and enjoy audiobooks, eBooks, comics, movies, TV, magazines, or music everywhere you have a screen-your computer, your phone, your car, even your TV. All you need is a library card. hoopla syncs across all your devices, so you can stream titles immediately or whenever you're in the mood. 

Databases and Learning Tools

Search all eBooks, journals, newspapers and magazines provided by the MBLC.

Mango Language Learning

Have your library card number ready, visit Select "Use Mango as a Guest" to get started quickly


Select 'Sign Up' to create a profile and save your progress as you learn. 


*Please note: You must have a library card issued by Whelden Library to use this service.

NoveList Plus is a comprehensive readers' advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction. With an intuitive interface and extensive proprietary content, NoveList Plus answers the question: What should I read next?

Whelden Index

Here is the index to Whelden Memorial Library's collection of West Barnstable historical documents. The documents are not available online, but may be viewed and copied at the library. If you are not able to visit the library, please email us and we will scan and email documents as time permits.

Many of the photographs in our collection have been scanned and are available on our Flickr page. They may be downloaded and saved or printed.

Other Geneology Resources is a free website maintained by the LDS church. You must create an account to use the site but there is no charge to access many of their materials.

The Cape Cod Gravestones website lists early gravestones, with some photos, of the earliest graves across the Cape.

Many Massachusetts towns have added their records to, including all the Barnstable cemeteries. They are searchable by name.

Findagrave is a volunteer effort to document all graves before they are lost. Though incomplete, you will find many graves listed here, some with photographs.