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

Building Access Hours

  • Monday 1 pm–5:30 pm
  • Wednesday 1 pm–5:30 pm
  • Saturday 10 am–2:30 pm

Curbside Pickup Hours

  • Monday 10 am–5:30 pm
  • Wednesday 10 am–5:30 pm
  • Saturday 10 am–3 pm

Building Access Hours

  • Monday 1 pm–5:30 pm
  • Wednesday 1 pm–5:30 pm
  • Saturday 10 am–2:30 pm

Curbside Pickup Hours

  • Monday 10 am–5:30 pm
  • Wednesday 10 am–5:30 pm
  • Saturday 10 am–3 pm

Arms Library

Contact Information

60 Bridge St. (at the corner of Main St.)
Shelburne Falls, MA 01370
Map and Directions
(413) 625-0306
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  • Check out our calendar full of great summer activivites, for all ages! Make and Take kits, Ed the Wizard, Bermuda Kite-making, Summer Reading Logs, Summer Reading Raffle! You can pick up a list of our activities, and a reading log, at the library.
  • Almost the entire Arms Library is open! (The exception is the meeting room, unless you are looking for juvenile and young adult graphic novels.)
  • Visits may now last up to one hour.
  • We are still asking people to properly wear face coverings, as we have non-vaccinated children using the library. We are also listening to WHO reccomendations and payibng attention to the spread of variants. We have masks at the door in case you forget yours.
  • 10 people at a time are allowed in the library at a time.
  • 1 family or pod are allowed in the children's room at a time, unless both families are comfortable with more.
  • You no longer need to make an appointment!
  • We are still offering curbside service. Just knock and we will meet you outside.

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we continue to navigate these changing times.

Laurie, Sharin and Rhiannon


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Arms Library, Shelburne Falls, MassachusettsThe Arms Library, housed in the historic Pratt Memorial Library Building, is located at 60 Bridge Street on the corner of Bridge and Main Streets.

Laurie WheelerArms Library Director Laurie Wheeler
Photo by The Recorder/Paul Franz
We invite you to explore our website. There are links to order books, and become involved with the library, as well as library contact information, research and Facebook links, and much more.

Be well, and enjoy.

-Laurie Wheeler