Local History and Genealogy at Forbes Library:
A Community Treasure
Did you know that:
- Your public library collects, preserves and makes accessible the history of the Northampton area and its families from the 1600s to the present?
- Forbes is the only public library to house a Presidential Library?
- Special Collections holds over 30,000 items including images, maps, manuscripts, books and memorabilia?
We need your support this year.
Our Wish List:
- Software and equipment upgrades for digital access
- Online photo catalog
- Digitization of historic maps, documents and photographs
- Improved access to unique collections
Your tax deductible support of $10, $25, $100 or even more will ensure that Forbes Library is equipped to preserve collections and offer access to local history resources to everyone in our community.
You can make a secure donation to the Forbes Library Annual Fund by clicking the button below. All payments are handled through PayPal.