Library Hours

Monday          3:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday          3:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday    1:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Thursday        3:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Friday             10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Saturday        10:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m.

For holiday closings, see the Hours and Holidays page under Library Information. Library hours are the same whether school is in session or not.

For information about events, you may follow us on Facebook or email to be added to the email list.

TO RENEW AN ITEM: You must know your userid and password to renew a book online. If you do not know your userid and password, please call the circulation desk at 413-253-0657. Then go to Search the Library Catalog (above) and log in.

News & Events

The Exotic World of Bats! Thursday, April 19 @ 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Children and their families will learn how vital bats are for maintaining a healthy environment. See vivid photos of tropical fruit bats, the vampire bat, and some of our local bats. Create bat tee shirts! Bring your own or we’ll have shirts available for $4.00.

An Evening of Poetry with Bruce Bynum, Thursday, April 19, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Pelham poet Bruce Bynum and friends will read from their work.

Community Resilience Building Workshop, Saturday, April 21, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Town staff, residents, neighbors, and municipal and regional partners will share ideas about climate change, natural hazards, and their impacts on our town in cooperation with the Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness program. If you are interested, please contact Karen at More…

Community Choice Energy Information Session, Tuesday, April 24, at 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. At Town Meeting, we will vote whether to join Northampton and Amherst to develop and approve a plan for an inter-municipal Community Choice Energy (CCE) organization. Learn About Community Choice Energy with the Pelham Energy Committee. For more information, visit

Teen Poetry Night, Wednesday, April 25, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Open to all area teens. Share your original work or read a poem by a favorite poet. Make poem cookies! Refreshments will be served.

Adult Book Group, Wednesday, April 25, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. We are reading, “How to Get Filthy Rich in All are welcome.

Felting Workshop for Kids, April 28 @ 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Andrea Allees presents a felting workshop for kids ages 8-12.

Office Hours

State Rep. Solomon Goldstein-Rose will have open office hours at the Library every three months, between 6:00 and 7:00 p.m., and the next event will be in May, 2018.


Artwork by Cornelia Sullivan will be on display in the Ramsdell Room through April.


For updates and cancellations, please check our Facebook page. More details are available on the events calendar.

Adult Book Group
Third Wednesdays (usually), 7:30 p.m.

Drop-In Knitting
Mondays, 6-8 p.m.

Early Childhood Play Group
Sponsored by the Collaborative for Educational Services, Mondays at 9:30 a.m.

Music for Little Ones
with Wendy Plummer, Mondays at 10:30 a.m.

Overeaters Anonymous
Sundays at 10:30 a.m.

Preschool Story Hour
Fridays at 10:30 a.m., stories and crafts for children ages 5 and under with a grown-up.

RUSH (Rise Up Singing in Harmony)
monthly sing, visit to sign up.

with Alyse Bynum, Mondays 5:30 p.m., to register email