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Whether you are reading on a sunny beach; after shoveling out the front steps; under a tree of falling leaves or while listening to the peepers, you can always find just the right book at the Amherst Town Library.

Contemporary authors have reimagined these classic stories by adding their own twist on well-known characters and plots. Try the classic and then try the retelling. Which do you prefer?

Are you a "cat person" or a "dog person"?

In the world of the near future, who will control women's bodies?

Remember, “Nobody puts baby in a corner.”?  Calling all independent women, this is for you.  Historically women have been challenging the status quo and standing up for what they believe in.  The leading ladies i

Embark upon a new craft adventure while waiting for your Spring to arrive! Check out these titles for inspiration.

For guys that read, these books will satisfy the hunt for the serious- or seriously different.

Celebrate Valentine's Day with a romance featuring a firefighter. What is it about a man in uniform anyway? Watch out- some of these titles are HOT!

The 89th Academy Awards will be held at 8:30 PM on February 26, 2017 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. Over the years many books have been made into Oscar-nominated and Oscar-winning films.