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

COVID-19 Hours

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

COVID-19 Hours

  • Monday 10 am–5 pm
  • Wednesday 10 am–5 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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Curbside Pickup

The Arms Library is currently open Monday and Wednesday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m., for curbside pickup. You may request books from our collection as well as from the C/W MARS interlibrary loan service at the C/W MARS catalogue.

To pick up your items come to the library and knock on the front door during open hours. The building is still currently closed. If the item is from our collection please call first to be sure it is in the library. If you receive an email from us tellng you that your interlibrary loan is here, please follow the same pick-up procedure.


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Acorn TV & Movies, The Great Courses, and Qello Concerts Online

Acorn TV, The Great Courses and Qello Concerts. These are three new online services from the Arms. You can access these from outside of the library. For any of these you just need your library card number and to sign in at the above links. For Acorn, you can have a license for a week, to watch as many movies as you want! You can renew you Acorn license again, too.

COVID-19/Coronavirus Resources and Updates

The Arms Library is the official resource site for the Shelburne COVID-19 Emergency Task Force.
Local & National Resources Reopening Policy Shelburne Updates

Most Recent COVID-19 Update

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

See a slideshow of photos from the Arms Library renovation