Chilmark Free Public Library

The first public library on Martha's Vineyard, the Chilmark Free Public Library opened in 1882. It moved to its current location in 1953, though the facility has been expanded several times since then. 

522 South Road, Chilmark, MA 02535




Sunday & Monday: Closed; Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday: 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday: 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.




Upcoming Events

Online Memoir Writing Workshop

With Moira Silva. In this course, writers are invited to tell whatever story is closest to them. They may dive into what's happening now or reflect on prior...

7/14 10:30am
Make & Take Tuesdays

Pick up your craft kits outside on the front porch. For ages 5 to 11. July 7: Fire breathing dragon July 14: Magic wands July 21: Jack & the Beanstock...

7/14 11am
Artist Talk: Kevin Blythe Sampson

A featured artist in the Mariposa Museum, Oak Bluffs, exhibit Freedom Songs this summer, Kevin Sampson is a found object assemblage artist from Ironbound,...

7/15 5pm
Poetry Drop-In

A workshop consisting of in-class writing exercises using poems as models. Donald Nitchie's poetry collection, Driving Lessons, was published in 2008, and he...

7/18 2pm
The Pollinators

Our complex food system rests on the wings of the honey bee and the commercial beekeepers that move them from farm to orchard pollinating the crops that...


Recent Events

Poetry Drop-In


STEM Saturdays


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