Carnegie Library


The Carnegie Library
201 Avenue A, Avenue A + 7th Street

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 1:00 - 8:00pm
Thursday & Friday 1:00 - 5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 2:00pm

Nestled in beautiful western Massachusetts, the Montague Public Library system has three branches: Millers Falls, Montague Center, and the the historic Carnegie Library in Turners Falls. Montague is part of the MLS (Massachusetts Library System) allowing patrons to borrow books, CDs, DVDs and tapes from any partner library in the system, including Greenfield, Amherst, etc. Public computers and free wireless Internet access is available. The Montague system is home to many fun programs for young and old, including Music and Movement, Story Time, and Homeschool Science classes as well as summer reading programs.
Visit the Montague Public Library website for a program schedule.

A Brief History of the Building
1903:  Andrew Carnegie gave $13,500 to the town to build the library.
1985:  The town received an historic preservation grant from Mass Historic to restore the exterior.
1997:  A ramp was built on the south side for handicapped access.
1982: This building was added to the National Register of Historic Places.