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.


Services include:

How to download eBooks to your NOOK or Sony Reader from

our C/W MARS Digital Catalog:

NOOK              SONY READER          Listen to MP3 Audiobooks on your eReader or Nook

 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

each month.  The current month's selection is available at the Circulation Desk.  Call the library to find out more about this group (323-0417).




  How to Fight Brain-Melt    March 12, 2015 @ 1:00pm




Expansion and Renovation Project


Check out our Photo Gallery


Readers Corner


Free weekly emails of our latest books, movies, and music

This Week's Top Choices











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 Congress
Massachusetts is a U.S. state with two senators in the United States Senate and nine representatives in the United States House of Representatives.

Tax Forms 

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.


Used News Rumor, Humor 

and Media Analysis


- Promoting Energy Efficiency Across New England 


"Top Ten" Most Useful Websites

The Medical Library Association finds the following web sites particularly useful (sites are listed in alphabetical, NOT ranked, order):

The Consumer and Patient Health Information Section (CAPHIS) of MLA evaluates web sites based on the following criteria: credibility, sponsorship/authorship, content, audience, currency, disclosure, purpose, links, design, interactivity, and disclaimers.

Online Services from The Official Website of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts


Town of Belchertown's Official Homepage


Belchertown Community Referrals


Children's Services          Adult Services          Home


updated 6/22/2015