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Online Newspapers Home Access                       


Martha's Vineyard CLAMS Library cardholders can access the New York Times and Washington Post online for free using your library card, made possible by the Martha's Vineyard Library Association with support from Friends of island libraries.

Washington Post

To access the Washington Post online click HERE and enter the required fields to create a Washington Post account for unlimited 7-day access. Renew your seven day pass by returning to the library website.  You may use this login and password for every future visit to the Washington Post online.

To access New York Times online click HERE and enter the code c59d2806040934a2. Then create a username and password for unlimited 3-day access. Renew your three day pass by returning to the library website. You may use this login and password for every future visit to the New York Times online.

Anyone who lives, works, or owns property in Massachusetts can apply for a Boston Public Library eCard, for free online access to the Boston Globe and Wall Street Journal. Use the links below to sign up for a free temporary account, that can be renewed as needed.

To access Boston Globe online click HERE. Access will be available for the next 3 days (72 hours). A limited number of passes may be issued each day. After 3 days, simply come back and click the above link again and register again to regain access.

To access Wall Street Journal online click HERE. Access will be available for the next 3 days (72 hours). A limited number of passes may be issued each day.
After 3 days, simply come back and click the above link again and login as an existing user with the same username and password you originally created.
Articles can be accessed back to January 1, 1997, but not market data or stock quotes from charts


eBooks, Magazines & eAudiobooks                        
Streaming Entertainment                                       

AcornTV is temporarily unavailable due to a vendor licensing issue. Until this is resolved, some Acorn content is available through Hoopla, using a Boston Public Library eCard.
Education, Hobbies & Computer Classes               
Live Tutoring, Test Prep & Homework Help         
Genealogy & Language Learning                          
Online Research                                                      
Online Research                                                     
Newspapers & Periodicals                                   


Some statewide online resources have been provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. For additional statewide resources availble to Vineyard Haven Cardholders, visit:


Hoopla & Additional Resources from BPL            


Anyone who lives, resides part-time to attend school, owns property, or works in Massachusetts can access additional online resources for reading, education, and entertainment  by registering for an eCard from Boston Public Library. Online eCard registration is easy and free, and provides access to all of thelibrary's digital resources including the following:

Hoopla Streaming Media
Movies, TV shows, music, eBooks, and comics for online streaming or download to mobile devices, with no waiting lists. Borrow up to 10 items per calendar month. 

Color full-page and article reproductions of thousands of U.S. and international newspapers and magazines, including the Boston Herald back to Nov. 24, 2003. Coverage: usually current 3 months or more.

RBdigital Audiobooks & Magazines
Over 20,000 audiobooks and full-color popular magazines available to stream or download to mobile devices. Most magazines (English, Spanish, Chinese, and Vietnamese) are available with no waiting lists, no checkouts, and no limits.

Business and Investing Resources

Morningstar, Valueline, and other business and investment resources are now available to Boston Public library eCard holders, visit

Genealogy Resources

Genealogy and family history resources are now available to Boston Public Library eCard holders, visit

**Temporary Remote Access to Ancestry Library Edition ended January 1, 2022**

Note that some BPL resources such as RBDigital are also available with your Vineyard Haven CLAMS card, and to access BPL content on these platforms that may differ from available VHPL content, you will need to create a separate BPL account for that service.

Register for a BPL eCard:

Discover BLP Resources here:



Get Digital! Make an appointment with library staff to learn more about free entertainment and learning resources available to you with a library card!

Discover your new digital life with these FREE online resources:

MOVIES available on Hoopla, Kanopy, and Overdrive

eBOOKS available on Hoopla and Overdrive

NEWSPAPERS & MAGAZINES available on Overdrive and PressReader

....and much more!

Learn how to use your CLAMS Library Card to enjoy entertainment and learning resources including borrowing ebooks and audiobooks on Overdrive, streaming movies on Kanopy and Hoopla, taking classes online through Universal Class and, and taking advantage of other online resources through the Vineyard Haven Public Library and the Boston Public Library e-card program (free to all who live, reside part-time to attend school, own property, or work in Massachusetts.)

Vineyard Haven Library staff will provide one-on-one informal demonstrations and show you how to get started. Please call (508) 696-4210 or email [email protected] for an appointment. Thirty-minute appointments are available on Monday afternoons between 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm, and on Saturdays between 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.

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The Vineyard Haven Public Library
200 Main Street, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
Phone: 508.696.4210 & Email: [email protected]
Monday 10 am - 5 pm, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 10 am - 6 pm, Friday 1 pm - 5 pm, Saturday 10 am - 5 pm.

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