Nature Walks – Eagles

Welcome back to Nature Walks! In this edition our friend Ruth talks about how conservation efforts helped bring back the Bald Eagle population to Massachusetts. Did you know that the Quabbin Reservoir played a part in restoring Bald Eagle populations in our area? Find out why this eagle’s head feathers are still brown, follow along … Continued

“How Do You Make Your Art?” with Don Tate

Welcome to our newest series- “How Do You Make Your Art?” Today we are joined by the amazing author and illustrator Don Tate! Don shows us around his studio, and gives us a peek into how he creates illustrations in his picture books. Don also mentions a library superhero! Mychal Threets is a librarian from … Continued

2023 Tax Forms Now Available

2023 federal & state tax forms have arrived! You can find them on the display just past our main desk, across from the staircase. Please contact us at (413) 283-3330, ext. 109 with any questions. Learn more about free (for those who meet the eligibility requirements) tax preparation assistance by contacting: Valley Opportunity Council: (413) … Continued

Legal Resources

Here are helpful links and resources that can assist you with your legal information needs. COURT SERVICE CENTERS (CSS) Court Service Centers help people navigate the court system. Centers are available to all court users without lawyers, and there are no income or immigration status requirements. All of the services in the Court Service Centers … Continued

Online Databases

Browse our library and collection of online resources, databases, research tools, magazines, entertainment services and more. Click here to view and access our databases. Please note that some resources can only be accessed within the library or from within your home with your library card.

Digital Library Material

Do you have mobile devices, a laptop, tablet, and/or a personal computer at home? Would you like to learn how to download free digital library material that returns itself? Use your library card to borrow ebooks and audiobooks to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can even send … Continued

We Deliver!

Can’t make it to the library? We can bring your books (and more) right to your doorstep! We deliver to Palmer and neighboring towns. To learn more about our Outreach Services or to get started, please email Sandy Burke or call her at 413-283-3330, ext. 124.

Your One-stop Financial Success Center

Thrive To Go is here to help you get ahead with an array of free and confidential financial coach services. With Thrive, you will learn goal setting and essential skills from overcoming financial difficulties to planning for the future. Thrive To Go provides on-site one-on-one financial coaching services on an appointment basis. Personal Financial Coaching– … Continued

We’re Going Fine-Free!

No more late fees on any Palmer items! That’s right, library fees are a thing of the past! As of now, we are no longer charging fees on any items owned by our library or returned at our library. For more information, check out our Fine-Free FAQ below: Why have you decided to stop charging … Continued

Reopening June 1st

We’re excited to announce that the library will reopen on June 1st with our regular summer hours! Monday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PMTuesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PMWednesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PMThursday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PMFriday: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM For safety reasons, some in-building activities will be limited: in order to … Continued