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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
APRIL 27, 2017


Welcome! 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, copies, fax, camera card readers and 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, February 21, in observance of President's 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 begin your Zinio digital magazine subscription.



Consumer Reports Online - New! Free subscription with your library card number.

 Consumer Reports Click Here



Grow Your Family Tree is free at the Chilmark Public Library. Stop in and access this popular online genealogy resource free from a library computer.



Mango Language Programs online programs are free at the Chilmark Public Library

Click here to start learning a new language.

Since its founding in 2007, Mango Languages has grown to become one of the world's leading providers of online language learning products. Mango is free for all Chilmark Library patrons, accessible through the library’s website with a Chilmark library card number. We now offer 77 languages! Mango also has a mobile app so you can learn on the go.

Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions. The courses are presented with an appreciation for cultural nuance and real-world application that integrates components of vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture.





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