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Experience the world of electronic reading with one of the six different ebook readers the library has available for checkout: 

As we all happily anticipate the arrival of spring, the Library will be “springing” alive with a month long series of programs for adults and children, exhibits, and displays “Celebrating the Book and All Its Lives” in March. Read more about Celebrating the Book & All Its Lives

March Madness

Participate in the library's March Madness @ Your Library - Book Tournament for a chance to win a prize. Based on the NCAA College Basketball tournament, we’ve pitted thirty-two of the most popular adult fiction books of 2013 against each other for our very own tournament of book Read more about March Madness

Stop by the library this spring on Sundays at 4 PM for some great concerts. Many thanks to the Friends of the Amherst Town Library for sponsoring the shows! Click on the link for each show to sign up.

  Read more about Sundays at Four Concert Series 2014

The Civil War is widely considered to be the most pivotal event in American history. To commemorate the ongoing 150th anniversary, the Amherst Town Library will host an adult programming series focusing on different aspects of the war and its impacts on the United States. Read more about Remembering...The Civil War in Focus - January Programming Series

Event Date: 
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 9:00am

The Friends of the Library are excited to have just booked their next museum trip. They will be visiting the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA on January 21 to see some special exhibits. Read more about Friends of the Library: upcoming trip to Peabody Essex Museum (Salem, MA)

Kirkus Reviews just released their picks for the best fiction published in 2013. Browse the list and check one out today! Read more about Kirkus Reviews - best fiction of 2013

Event Date: 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 7:00pm

Open enrollment is underway for the new Health Insurance Marketplace.  Just about everyone has questions about how the changes will affect them personally, whether they have health insurance, don't have health insurance, or are covered by Medicare.  This educational session, led by an AARP Health Read more about Health Insurance Marketplace Educational Session

Event Date: 
Monday, November 11, 2013 - 7:00pm

Join us this veterans day for a multimedia slide presentation in which the audience will relive that tragic day, November 22nd, 1963, in vivivd detail through the use of witness statements, photographs, diagrams, pictures and videos of the sites in Dallas, and of course the famous Zapruder film. Read more about The Kennedy Assassination : 50 Years later