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Film Clip: History of Chilmark Library Click to View! History of the Chilmark Public Library with Barbara Stewart. This talk was part of the Chilmark Tri-Centennial celebration in 1994.

Film Clip: MVSL Click to Start!

Film Clip: MVSL Click to View! Chilmark History Film Clips: Martha's Vineyard Sign Language & the Deaf Community - Signs for fish. From a 1994 interview with Eric Cottle.
View our Chilmark Deaf Community Digital Archive
Chilmark Free Public Library
MAY 26, 2017


We are a full-service library with an in-house collection of 34,000 items -- books, magazines, newspapers, movies and more. We also offer access to more than 150,000 digital items - Ebooks, E-audios, digital magazines, online language learning, genealogy research and more. Our technology offerings include computers, wireless internet access, wifi hotspots, copies, fax, a scanner. We're here to serve you. Please let us know how we can help.


Please note: the library will be closed on Tuesday, May 30th in observance of Memorial Day.


New Library Hours

In our surveys last spring, a majority of you expressed a desire to have the library open in the morning at the same time each day.  You also told us you’d prefer that we open on Fridays instead of Mondays.

We heard you. Our offseason library hours are:

Sunday & Monday Closed

Tuesday 10:30-5

Wednesday 10:30-7

Thursday 10:30-5

Friday 10:30-1:30

Saturday 10:30-5



What's new for 2017? E-Zines! We now offer 50 digital magazine titles, free for Chilmark Library patrons. Read on your computer, tablet or phone. Start your subscription now.

Click here to read magazines on Zinio



Ancestry - Library Edition

Chilmark Free Public Library
P.O. Box 180
Chilmark, MA 02535
Phone: 508-645-3360
Fax: 508-645-3737