Our reference collection includes print materials, online databases and microfilm (Vineyard Gazette from 1846)
The Library provides reference services in person, by telephone or email.
Contact the Reference Librarian:
: (508) 696-4211 ext. 115
Email: [email protected]
HeritageQuest provides access to more than 4.4 billion records. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.
Ancestry Library Edition Our vendor Proquest has temporarily granted remote access to Ancestry Library Edition. A Vineyard Haven Library card and PIN are required to access from home.
Ancestry Library Edition is provided by the Friends of the Vineyard Haven Public Library, through your generous donations to the Annual Appeal for the Library.
ONLINE CONTINUING EDUCATION CLASSES
The library is your guide to free online education. In addition to the Library’s subscription to Universal Class, hundreds of free tutorials and classes are available online without a library card.
Access thousands of courses from over 100 universities, including Harvard and MIT.
Learn to code for free.
Tutorials available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Universal Class can be accessed on any Library computer or from home. A Vineyard Haven library card is required for home access.
Universal Class is provided by the Friends of the Vineyard Haven Public Library, through your generous donations to the Annual Appeal for the Library.
All library databases are available from home and within the library unless otherwise indicated. Some databases may require a CLAMS library card number.
Magazines, Newspapers & Journals:
Books & Literature:
Business & Investments:
Current Events & Issues:
Health & Medicine:
Statewide online resources have been provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Additional resources have been funded by the Friends of the Vineyard Haven Public Library, through community donations to their Annual Appeal.
CLAMS Online Catalog
Federal Tax Forms
MedlinePlus Health Information from the National Library of Medicine
TAX HELP RESOURCES
Find your tax form by searching IRS.gov
Use the Free File Online Lookup Tool to determine whether you qualify for any free file online products.
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program
Offers free tax help to people who generally make $56,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns.
Find a location near you.
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free, individualized tax preparation for low-to moderate-income taxpayers. Find a location near you.
MARTHA'S VINEYARD LINKS
Town of Tisbury
Tisbury Historical Records
Martha's Vineyard Chamber of Commerce
Martha's Vineyard Museum
Martha's Vineyard Preservation Trust
Martha's Vineyard Online
Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
CAPE COD LINKS
Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce
Cape Cod National Seashore
Cape Cod Regional Transit
Cape Cod Times
Online Database (enter CLAMS card number for home access)
Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands
Island Queen Ferry
Marine Biological Laboratory
Marine Biological Lab/ WHOI Library
NOAA- Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Peter Pan Bus (Bonanza)
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Massachusetts Hospital Directory
Massachusetts Historical Society
Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation
Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles
Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries
Massachusetts Tax Forms