There will be a vacancy on the Forbes Library Board of Trustees for the term beginning January 2016. The volunteer, four year, elected position will be decided at the city elections Tuesday, November 3, 2015.

Potential candidates must be Northampton residents and at least 18 years old. Election papers are available at the City Clerk’s office in City Hall. These papers must be signed by at least fifty registered Northampton voters and turned into the Northampton Registrar of Voters by July 24th.

Anyone interested in becoming a member of the Forbes Library Board of Trustees is encouraged to contact Library Director, Janet Moulding ( or 413-587-1016) or any of the current Board of Trustees of the library. More information is available on the library’s website at