Forbes Library

Art + Entertainment + Music

Forbes Library, the public library for Northampton, Massachusetts, provides a wide range of information, materials and services to all of the people of Northampton and Massachusetts.

The library’s magnificent building offers a friendly, welcoming physical environment which encourages the civic, intellectual, and cultural pursuits of the public. Forbes serves as a community meeting place in which curiosity, free inquiry, and lifelong learning are supported and nurtured. The library is open 56 hours per week, and many resources are available online 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Check Out These Upcoming Events:

Paintings by Lori Lynn Hoffer Mixed Media Art by Dora Reyes and Don Carter

Reception: February 24, 3-5:30 PM Bursting with exuberant color and light, Lori Lynn’s botanical …

Artist Books by Laurel Rogers, Topographical Textiles by Lee Thomson, Still Life Paintings by Steve Levin

Reception: March 16, 2-5 PM Steve Levin's still lifes are painted on copper which is cut to shape.  …