Welcome to our Library Website!
Field Memorial Library
1 Elm Street, Conway, MA 01341
Calling All Quilters The Quilters Group meets monthly, and will meet on Sunday, February 10 from 1-4 P.M in the Community Room. Please bring your own machine and supplies; tables and an ironing board are available for use. We can accommodate up to six people- contact Carol Baldwin at the library if you’d like to join us
Friends Meeting The next meeting of the Friends of the Library will be held on Wednesday, February 13 at 7:00 P.M. All are welcome.
Monday February 18, the FML will be closed in honor of President’s Day
Book ClubThe Book Club will have its’ first meeting on Wednesday, February 20 from 4-5:30 P.M. The book for discussion will be Still Here by Jojo Noyes. If you’d like to join us, please stop by the library or contact Carol Baldwin at firstname.lastname@example.org. Light refreshments will be served.
News & Notices
Vintage Book CollectionLibrary
Assistant Grace Cabral has been organizing and processing our wonderful
collection of books published during the early twentieth century,
comprised of fiction and nonfiction works. many of these books have been
housed in our library since it was built in 1901! The VBC is located in
the Fiction Room.
Seed Swap – Interested in attending a Seed Swap event as we get closer to spring? If there is sufficient interest we will set up a Seed Swap at the library. Let us know by stopping by the library or emailing Carol Baldwin at email@example.com.
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!
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.
Howard Boyden|Chris Eugin|Nat Cohen |Joanne Clapp|Alice Herrmann
Carol Baldwin, Director |David Whittier and Grace Cabral, Library Assistants| Deb Craven, Building and Grounds
From south of Deerfield/Conway, take Interstate 91 North, and Exit 24 for Deerfield/Conway. Continue on Route 116 North toward Conway. Travel approximately six miles into town, past the Greenfield Savings Bank. Go downhill and then as you approach the main street, the library building will be on your right, across the street from the town hall.
From north of Deerfield/Conway, take Interstate 91 South to Exit 25. At the end of the exit, take a right onto Rt 116 North toward Conway. Travel approximately six miles into town, past the Greenfield Savings Bank. Go downhill and then as you approach the main street, the library building will be on your right, across the street from the town hall.