Upcoming Events


Our next book sale is Saturday, August 8th, from 9am - 1pm.

The 24th Annual West Barnstable Village Festival is coming August 15th. The library will have crafters on the lawn, activities for children, a bake sale and White Elephant Sale and more.

September is Whelden's month at the Barnstable Transfer Station! Please start saving your redeemable bottles and cans, and volunteer if you can to help. Click here to learn more.

Whelden Memorial Library is
your community resource.

We offer a wide selection of fiction, mystery and non-fiction books, audiobooks on cd, as well as a large collection of dvds for adults and children. Three public computers and wifi offer access to the internet. Our special collections include a Cape Cod section, materials about and for our local Finnish community and the historical Wirtanen collection - clippings, photos, and notes related to our unique West Barnstable village.  As a member of the CLAMS network we can offer access to materials from all over the Cape, interlibrary loan, and a large collection of ebooks and downloadable audiobooks.

Crafters Needed!

Spaces on our front lawn are available at the upcoming West Barnstable Village Festival on August 15th. We are seeking vendors of arts, crafts, vintage goods, jewelry and more.  Click here to view the flyer.

It's time to vote for West Barnstable's Citizen of the Year! Click here for more information. The deadline is August 1st.


Do you have time for a quick survey to help the CLAMS office improve their online catalog?  It will only take 5-10 minutes and your feedback is important.