Northampton, Forbes Library

20 West Street
Northampton, MA  01060-3798
: (413)587-1015


The Library is closed.

Reopening Date: To Be Determined
Phone: (413)587-1011
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Services Currently Offered:

Accepting Returns via BookDrop
Phone and Email Support
Virtual Programming

Disclaimer: Always check library‘s website, facebook page, or contact the library via phone or email for service limitations.


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  • Lisa Downing  –  Director
  • Julie Bartlett Nelson –  Local History
  • Paula Elliott –  Cataloger
  • Jill Emmons –  Interlibrary Loan Specialist
  • Sarah Johnson –  Children's Librarian
  • Faith Kaufmann –  Arts & Music Librarian
  • Molly Moss –  Assistant Director
  • Brian Tabor –  Circulation Supervisor


  • Russell Carrier - Trustee Chair
  • Marjorie Hess
  • Emily Prabhaker
  • Joseph Twarog
  • Katy E. Wight

Last Modified: 04/23/2020

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