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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.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 8:30am

The Friends of the Library are excited to have just booked their next museum trip. They will be visiting the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, MA on January 27 to see some special exhibits.


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

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

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.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 8:00pm

Margaret Bourke-White is an American treasure. Her career as the original star photographer for Fortune and Life makes an exciting story. How did she capture the inside of the Otis Steel mill in her twenties? Why was she the first accredited female photographer in WWII?

Robin deRosa
Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 8:00pm

The Amherst Town Library is offering an exciting Halloween Special presentation for adults, "Witches, Pop Culture, and the Past,” on Tuesday, October 15 at 7 p.m. in the Johnson Meeting Room of the Library.

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.

Meet Julia Child at ATL
Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 8:00pm

A live theatre performance featuring “Julia Child” doing what she did best. The audience will learn about her life and have the opportunity to view “Julia” on the set of The French Chef, an amusing and fun experience.