The Clapp Memorial Library offers a wide range of resources in a variety of formats, and provides a number of public library services. These resources and services have been selected, and are delivered by a cordial, competent staff that fully supports the fundamental mission of the Clapp Memorial Library--to completely satisfy your public library needs in a manner that might entice you to visit your Library more often. Please let us know how we can best assist you. You may telephone Circulation and Reference Services at (413)-323-0417.
In person and telephone (413-323-0417), for Circulation and Reference Services
Each group reads the same book and then comes together for great discussions and yummy snacks. Examples are: The Mother/Daughter Group and Parent/Son Group. Registration is required. Please contact Jennifer Whitehead (413-323-0417) to find out the current information on each group that is being offered this Fall.
Massachusetts Teen Choice Book Award
Teen Advisory Board
Check out our new Clapp Library Teen Facebook Page!
The Belchertown Biblioholics meet on the 4th Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Library. Each month a different book is selected for discussion.
Members read the selected book and get together for a lively discussion . The current month's selection is available at the Circulation Desk.
Our "Mystery" Book Group will be held on the second Wednesday of each month @ 1:00pm at the Library. Join us as we discuss a different mystery novel
The current month's selection is available at the
Circulation Desk. Call the library to find out more about this group
How to Fight Brain-Melt March 12, 2015 @ 1:00pm
Expansion and Renovation Project
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HELP US WRITE A COMMUNITY POEM!
How-to video directory
Have you ever wanted to know how to make Challah bread the old fashioned way? Try out Videojug, voted best online video site of 2007 by OVGuide. They call themselves “the world’s most comprehensive library of free factual video content online.” The video quality is much better than what you find on YouTube and is generally edited decently well.
Massachussetts Members of
Massachusetts is a U.S. state with two senators in the United States Senate and nine representatives in the United States House of Representatives.
On January 1, 2005, the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities launched the Mass Moments project—a daily almanac of Massachusetts history. Throughout 2005, radio listeners and Internet users will find a different story every day about events and people in the recorded history of Massachusetts.
MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together, by health topic, authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), other government, non-profit and other health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to the medical research literature. It also provides you with a database of full-text drug information and an illustrated medical encyclopedia.
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and Media Analysis
- Promoting Energy Efficiency Across New England
The Medical Library Association finds the following web sites particularly useful (sites are listed in alphabetical, NOT ranked, order):
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Town of Belchertown's Official Homepage
Belchertown Community Referrals
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