Special Collections

Meekins Library
Two Main Street
Williamsburg MA , 01096
FAX: (413)268-7472
General email:
Institution Contact(s):
  Lisa Wenner, Director (413)268-7472 lwenner@cwmars.org
Hours: Tu 10:00AM-5:00PM W 10:00AM-8:00PM Th 3:00PM-8:00PM Sa 10:00-3:00PM
Online Catalog:
  Web: http://wmars.cwmars.org/search~S67/
Services for the Disabled:
Other Services:
  Information on hotel/housing accommodations
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Lisa Wenner, Director (413)268-7472 lwenner@cwmars.org
Collections: 2
Formats: 20 linear feet of manuscripts 80 linear feet of archives 300 monographs 2 maps 50 photographs 200 pamphlets 1 video tape 100 ephemera
Collection Description:
  Williamsburg Local History Collection
Pioneer Valley History Collection
Access: Collection(s) are available by appointment only
Copying: All photocopying done by staff
Loans: Exceptions made at discretion of librarian
Directions: FROM I-90 (MASSACHUSETTS TURNPIKE): Take Springfield Exit head North on I-91. Take Northampton Exit 20. Signs read "Route 9 Northampton and Amherst". Go straight across Route 9 at end of ramp onto Damon Rd. (A left would take you to Northampton, a right over bridge to Amherst). Drive 1 mile go straight across Route 5 through first set of lights. Road becomes Bridge Road. Continue straight 2.3 miles until Bridge Road ends at Route 9. Turn Right onto Route 9 West sign reads "Williamsburg 5 Cummington 17". Continue 2.6 miles to Haydenville Center. Continue straight on Route 9 through Haydenville Center. You may notice little Haydenville Library on Left and large Brassworks on left. 1.9 miles further on you will enter the center of Williamsburg. As Route 9 swings left you go straight: You'll see Williamsburg Market on right and opposite the Meekins Library. Park at the market or bank and walk across the street to the library. You are now in Williamsburg center. FROM PITTSFIELD AND ROUTE 9: Travel on Route 9 East from Pittsfield following signs to Northampton. Approaching Williamsburg center you will pass a sign for Route 143. Williamsburg Center is approximately .5 mile. You will see the Post Office on the right. Turn left at the flashing yellow light in the center of village and park across the street from the Meekins Library. FROM I-91 NORTH: Take Northampton Exit 20. At the stoplight at the bottom of the ramp turn right onto Bridge Rd. Once you are on Bridge Rd. Follow directions from above.