Welcome to our Library Website!

Field Memorial Library

1 Elm Street, Conway, MA




Monday 4-7

Wednesday 2-7

Saturday 10-2

Directions: From 91, take the Deerfield/Conway exit and go to Route 116 West toward Conway. Travel approximately six miles into town, past the Greenfield Savings Bank. Go downhill and the as you approach the main street, the library building will be on your right, across the street from the town hall. 

What’s New?

Click on the “Blog” link (at top of page) for a list of new materials.

Art Exhibit

Our art display for the beginning of 2019 are selected photographic prints of details in the classical Field Memorial Library by local area photographer Bill Orr. Please stop by for a look.


The Friends of the Field Memorial Library are folks who work to raise funds and promote the library in our community. Love your library- join the Friends!

Family-Friendly Events

Have you seen the blog for Hilltown Families yet? It’s a great online resource for families living throughout the four counties of Western Massachusetts. “Hilltown Families believes in creating resilient and sustainable communities by developing and strengthening a sense of place in our children and citizens through community-based education and engagement.” 

About Our Library

Our building is a stunning example of nineteenth-century architecture, with a domed rotunda, Italian marble, original woodwork, a spiral staircase, and cast-iron shelving in the Fiction Room. Built in 1901 by Marshall Field, the library is dedicated as a memorial to his parents, John and Fidelia Nash Field.

What We Offer

Our library is located in the heart of Conway, Massachusetts, and we serve residents with a variety of materials, services and programs. If you’re a Conway resident and want to become a patron, stop in during open hours.
  • The Community Room is available for programs, meetings and workshops
  • Books, magazines, audiobooks and DVDs for adults and children
  • Wifi with PC and printer
  • Inter-library loan services
  • Educational and entertaining programs
  • Local History Collection and Vintage Book Collection

Friends of the Library

Volunteers are the backbone of our library. The Friends support us with book sales, building and grounds work, and fundraisers. Love your library- join the Friends! Come to a meeting (usually the second Wednesday of each month) or stop at the library during open hours for more  information.

Library Trustees 

Howard Boyden|Chris Eugin|Nat Cohen |Joanne Clapp|Alice Herrmann

Library Staff

Carol Baldwin, Director |David Whittier and Grace Cabral, Library Assistants| Deb Craven, Building and Grounds