60 Bridge St. * 413-625-0306 * Housed in the historic Pratt Memorial Library Building since 1914

Hours

  • Monday 1–7 pm
  • Wednesday 11 am–7 pm
  • Saturday 10 am–3 pm

Upcoming Events

Arms Library Closed Entirely for Renovation
Monday, September 24, 2018, - Wednesday, January 30, 2019,

The Arms Library will be closing for three-four months for extensive renovations with a temporary location

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Hours

  • Monday 1–7 pm
  • Wednesday 11 am–7 pm
  • Saturday 10 am–3 pm

We are still using the bookdrop located outside, to the left of the front steps, of the Arms Library. We have a little cart to pull books to the Cooperative Bank. If during open library hours please drop your materials off with us in the bank's meeting room. Otherwise, the bookdrop it is! Our entrance is the outside meeting room door. We are open Mondays 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesdays 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

LezcanoDuo2Mohawk Trail Concerts presents its first 'Music at the Arms' concert on Friday, September 28th at 12 noon, at the Arms Library in Shelburne Falls.  The concert features Duo MundoRebecca Hartka, cello, and Jose Lezcano, guitar.  The concert is free, and the Arms Library is located at the corner of Bridge and Main Street, in the center of Shelburne Falls.

Cellist Rebecca Hartka and grammy-nominated guitarist and composer Jose Lezcano have been praised by American Record Guide for their "...subtle but effective unity of rubato...", and in Facts and Arts that their playing "displays a high degree of heart and tonal control".  Duo Mundo was formed in 2014, and in March of 2017 the duo performed and gave master classes in Havana, Cuba, through the invitation of UNEAC.

The concert will feature works of Astor Piazzolla, Jacob do Bandolim, and Jose Lezcano.  Admission is free, with donations gratefully accepted.  for more information, contact Mohawk Trail Concerts at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

ZELWIAN invitation receptionJoin us Saturday, October 14  from 4 - 6 p.m.   for a reception for The Many Shades of Light ~ Work by Marilyn and Henry Zelwian.

We will be in the lower level Langford Room.

 

Elqui trioMohawk Trail Concerts and the Arms Library presents Elqui trio with Scott Hill on guitar; Carlos Boltes on charanga and viola; and Gonzales Cortes on panpipes, quena and flute on October 13th at noon, as part of their CONCERTS AT THE ARMS 2017 - 2018 Season.

The Arms is located at the corner of Main and Bridge Streets in Shelburne Falls. The concert is being performed in the upper level rotunda. Please arrive early to allow time for seating. There is no charge but donations are accepted.