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Like April showers that bring May Flowers, so “may” these books shower you with a new author to enjoy.

Shakespeare was born April 23, 1564 but his works and influence are still celebrated today.

Whether you are reading on a sunny beach; after shoveling out the front steps; under a tree of falling leaves or while listening to the peepers, you can always find just the right book at the Amherst Town Library.

Contemporary authors have reimagined these classic stories by adding their own twist on well-known characters and plots. Try the classic and then try the retelling. Which do you prefer?

Are you a "cat person" or a "dog person"?

In the world of the near future, who will control women's bodies?

Remember, “Nobody puts baby in a corner.”?  Calling all independent women, this is for you.  Historically women have been challenging the status quo and standing up for what they believe in.  The leading ladies i

Embark upon a new craft adventure while waiting for your Spring to arrive! Check out these titles for inspiration.

For guys that read, these books will satisfy the hunt for the serious- or seriously different.