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Library Policies

Eastham Library Policies

Eastham Library Policies

Library Policies

Use this page to familiarize yourself with the different policies at the Eastham Public Library. All policies listed here have been approved by the CLAMS Network or by the Eastham Library Board of Trustees. Questions about our library policies can be directed to the Library Director, Melanie McKenzie at (508) 240-5950 x3137 or

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Eastham Library Mission Statement & Long-Range Plan

Library Mission Statement: 
The Eastham Public Library’ s mission is to  be a safe and welcoming center for information, materials, services and programs intended to strengthen community; enhance leisure time; open access to the latest technologies and support lifelong learning.

Long-Range Plan
Adopted August 10, 2019

Library Borrowing Policies

Books 14 days Fine-free
Movies (DVD, Blu-Ray, Video) 7 days Fine-free
TV Series 14 days Fine-free
Audiobooks (CD, Playaway) 14 days Fine-free
Magazines 14 days Fine-free
Video Games 14 days Fine-free
WiFi Hotspots 7 days Fine-free
Telescope 7 days Fine-free
Museum Passes Varies by Pass Fine-free

*Please note that while Eastham Library items do not accrue late fines, this policy varies per each CLAMS member library. In addition, replacement fees will still be charged for Eastham Library items that are lost or damaged.