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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. 


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!

Databases


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



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Here is the index to Whelden Memorial Library's collection of West Barnstable historical documents.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

Familysearch.org 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 CemeteryFind.com, 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.