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On Wednesday, August 30, the ATL (and all GMILCS libraries) will be upgrading our computer system.

The library closes at 12:30PM on Saturdays and is closed all day Sunday through Labor Day Weekend.

Thanks to everyone who dealt with a last-minute snowdate and went to AMS on a snowday to see "Screenagers" a documentary about growing up in the digital age. It was a really interesting film and had some practical solutions for parents looking to set limits on tech time.

Apologies, but our regular email and text notifications for held and overdue items have been DELAYED. Please give us a call or login to your account ( to see the status of your library materials.

The Amherst Town Library (and all GMILCS consortium libraries) will be upgrading our computer system. All e-resources will be unavailable. This includes:
  •  the online catalog (including "My Account")

By enthusiastic demand, the Amherst Library Board of Trustees is pleased to sponsor the return of Egle Jarkova and Rui Urayama, who with Aristides Rivas will present 'Masters of Romanticism,” a program covering three centuries of music, including a young Beethoven’s

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country remind library patrons that a library card is the smartest card you can own.

Peek into the past, for the last time this summer with a look at See How We Grow. This photo album chronicles the Amherst Town Library’s 1986-1987 renovation. Inside, you’ll find pictures that show the Library before and during the renovation.

This week, peek into the past, with The Amherst Town Library Photo Album. Inside you’ll find photos of the Library from 1969-1985.

This week, peek into the past, with a book that once resided in the Amherst Town Library's collection and is now apart of the Library’s Archives. Amherst in the World Wars was published in 1947 to commemorate the war efforts and military services of Amherst residents.