The Forbes Library offers a variety of cultural and educational programs for all ages. All events are free unless otherwise noted.

Some sample programs, ongoing and otherwise, include: community concerts, film series, book discussion groups, poetry reading and discussion groups, children’s story times, yoga classes, art exhibits, knitting clinic, Writer-In-Residence programs, writing groups, gaming clubs, author readings and lectures, and computer.

You can sign up to be on the mailing list for events, exhibits, or both, online or at any public service desk.

Forbes Library is committed to providing universal access to all of our events. For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Lisa Downing at 413-587-1017 or Please let us know at least two weeks before the event if you require any special accommodations.

Do you have an idea for an event or program at the library? Please contact us with your program ideas!