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Reserving Library Items

  1. DIY Reserves can be done online in the CLAMS website
  2. Current issues of daily newspapers stay in the library, but we will continue to offer older issues to be picked up outside of the Hermann Meeting Room by appointment.  Current magazines circulate for one week and can also be requested for check out by appointment or reserved online through CLAMS.
  3. Call the library and staff will place your reservation
  4. Send an email to
  5. Text 66746 and start your question with “askfpl”

Telephone Assistance

Falmouth Public Library’s staff is ready to help with any questions you might have.

  • Main Library 508-457-2555 
  • East Falmouth Branch 508-548-6340 
  • North Falmouth Branch 508-563-2922

Returning Items & Donations

Return library items to the book drops at any library any time 24/7. Following return, items will stay on a your account during a 72 hour quarantine. Your items will be checked in after this quarantine period. 

Good News! The Falmouth Public Library, as well as the West Falmouth and Woods Hole Library, no longer charge fines for items returned late to their libraries. We are thrilled to be Fine Free!

Sorry, we are unable to accept donations at this time.

Online Services- eBooks & (much) more! 

Using your Falmouth Public Library Card: Find the resources you can access from home.  Need a PIN? Go to the library homepage and click on “My Account“. 

Also, Proquest is temporarily allowing access to all for their coronavirus research database here

More Online Resources:

Boston Public Library eCard: The Falmouth Public Library has a lot to offer you, but as a Massachusetts resident, you can get more with a Boston Public Library eCard, including, Value Line and JStor databases just for starters.

Massachusetts Libraries Online: This website is a continuously updated website which provides a wealth of information on all Massachusetts Public Libraries, including the online resources which patrons have available to them as state-funded resources. 

Events & Meeting Rooms

FPL’s event calendar is updated continually. And you can now sign up for our weekly eNewsletter

Sorry, we are unable to accept Room Reservations at this time.