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Keep Safe & Keep Strong: documenting life in Williamsburg and Haydenville during Covid-19

CLICK HERE to share your own real-world experiences living through the Covid-19 Pandemic. Please contribute your daily life experiences to help Meekins Library create an historical record of this moment in the life of our town.
All responses may become part of the Local History Collection in the Meekins Library.
For questions or more information contact Daria D’Arienzo, Meekins Archivist at or leave a message at 413-268-7472.

Meekins is Open Virtually!

Our building may be closed, but you can still take advantage of many library services. 
CLICK HERE to find information about services available to you while we're closed.

Summer Reading is Coming!
June 20 -August 22

Check back soon for more information on our new ONLINE summer reading program. Even if you can't visit the library, it will be simple for you to participate from home! 
Census 2020 is ready for you to be counted

CLICK HERE to be COUNTED in the 2020 Census.
YOU matter!!!

Pre-1926 Meekins photos wanted
Do you have early 20th century photographs of the interior of Meekins Library that show the interior before the mezzanine level was added in 1926  hiding in your family albums? Do you know anyone who might have some early images?
Meekins Archivist Daria D’Arienzo ( is looking for visual evidence of how the rooms were laid out and decorated and where the original fixtures were placed. She is trying to build a photographic history of how Meekins has evolved. Exterior images are also welcome but she is particularly looking for interior views.
Please contact her directly at , at the desk at Meekins, or by phone at 413-538-6489.

Overdrive/Libby UPDATE

 LIBBY and OverDrive, the CWMARS resources for E-books and E-audio, have begun prompting you for both your barcode AND CW MARS password when signing in. This password will be the same one you use to log into your account in the OPAC.

If you have forgotten your password, you may request a Password Reset via email here:

ACORN TV - streaming video service

ACORN TVoffers unlimited streaming video with the best in British TV and Film. Each checkout provides a 7-day access pass to watch ACORN TV. After 7-days, check out another 7-day access pass. Your viewing history and preferences will be saved. This service is only available to patrons with library cards starting with 27425000.

Today in Massachusetts' History
Click for today's moment of Massachusetts' history.
Town Newsletter - Fall/Winter 2019-2020
Town Newsletter - Spring/Summer 2019 -

Community Resiliance Building Workshop, Williamsburg MA: Summary of Findings - 2/14/2020

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