Libraries in the Northampton Area

Forbes Library
Northampton, Massachusetts’ public library.
Smith College Libraries
Links to Neilson Library, Hillyer Arts Library, Josten Performing Arts Library, Young Science Library, Mortimer Rare Book Room, College Archives, and Sophia Smith Collection.
Five College Library Catalog
Search UMass, Amherst, Hampshire, Mt. Holyoke, and Smith College library catalog at one time.
Hampshire Law Library
The Hampshire Law Library is one of 17 Mass Trial Court Law Libraries, is located in Northampton, and (like our city & town public libraries) is free to the public.
Commonwealth Catalog
Search the combined catalog for a number of Mass. library networks. Created by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
Massachusetts Virtual Catalog
Search the virtual catalog for several eastern Mass. library networks, academic libraries from the Boston Library Consortium, and others or search for special collections and archives in Massachusetts. Created by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
Lilly Library
The Public Library in Florence, Massachusetts.
Libraries in Northampton
Lilly Library’s list of Northampton Libraries.
Library Catalogs (CW MARS)
Quick links to catalogs of Northampton area libraries.
UMass Amherst Library
University of Massachusetts Amherst Library website.
American Antiquarian Society
National research library in Worcester Ma with materials from pre-twentieth century history and culture.
Perkins Braille and Talking Book Library
The Perkins Library provides free services to Massachusetts residents of any age who are unable to read traditional print materials due to a visual or physical disability.
Massachusetts Library Directory
Search for any of the more than 1,700 libraries that are members of the six Massachusetts Regional Library Systems. Created by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Digital Libraries

Five College Archives Digital Access Project
A digital archive of historical materials available through the 5 college consortium.
Sophia Smith Collection
Women’s online history materials at Smith College.