CLAMS is the "Cape Libraries Automated Material Sharing" network which servesÂ most of the libraries on the Cape and the Islands and provides all users with convenient and consistent access to these libraries both from terminals inside the libraries or from their home computers via the internet.
Please come to the Library to get your CLAMS card or download the CLAMSÂ adultÂ orÂ childÂ registration forms online, complete, sign, and return them to the library.Â Your card will be ready for pick up at the Library when you show your picture ID.
You can also apply for a temporary CLAMS card Â online which is good for 30 days with limited functionality.
Search for ebooks and audiobooks online and download to your personal computer or device.Â Â
General Loan Periods: Fiction and non-fiction books, new books, compact discs, audio recordings, and magazines are loaned for a period of two weeks.Â DVDs and Video Games are loaned for a period of one week.Â Museum passes are loaned for a period of three days.Â ILL materials are subject to different loan periods.
Borrowing Restrictions: There is a limit of 50 items that a borrower may take from the Eldredge Public Library at any given time.Â The following limits per card are enforced to assure that there are sufficient materials available in a given format.
DVD - Adult DVDs are unlimited; Childrens and YA DVDs are limited to a total of 4 per card
MUSIC CD - POP music is limited to 5 CDs per card, all other adult music is not limited
MUSIC CD - Children's music CD is limited to 5 per card
Renewals: Materials may be renewed 2 times, either in person, online or over the phone, if no one is waiting for the materials.Â ILL materials are subject to different renewal restrictions.
Book Returns: All items (except museum passes) may be returned in the book drops outside the building or brought to the front desk.Â There is a drop box designated for videos and audio cassettes.Â Museum passes must be returned inside the library during library hours.